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Birthday Parties

misc1Celebrate your next birthday with us—we offer fun, nature-themed options for kids ages 4 and older

Choose to hold your child’s birthday party at Flat Rock Brook Nature Center and you will have use of our classroom for 3 hours (which includes set-up and clean-up time). One half hour into your party our naturalist will lead a 60 minute program, which may be conducted indoors/outdoors. Please dress appropriately for the weather and trails. The program will be moved indoors to our interpretive center in inclement weather. Following the program your group returns to the classroom for party activities and refreshments. Group size limited to 15 children.
Prices quoted are for current members. We will gladly add $50 one-year family membership to the costs listed below.  Call us to discuss booking your child's birthday party (201) 567-1265.

Program Options

Program Options for Children's Parties
Seasonal Nature Walk $250
Your child(ren) and their guests walk the trails of Flat Rock Brook to discover the wonders of nature. Themes vary according to the season.
Team Challenge Extravaganza $250
Children work in teams engaging in a number of challenging games designed to stimulate them mentally and physically.
It's a Water World After All $250
Children play games and complete activities that teach them about the water resources around them
Nature Scavenger Hunt $275
Children work in teams to search for Flat Rock Brook's "treasures" while taking an educational and fun nature walk. Prizes for all.
Insect Interview $275
Meet the friendly Madagascan Giant Cockroaches! Children can get up close and personal with these creatures and then go on a nature walk to search for more creepy, crawly friends.
Meet the Critters $275
Children will see and be able to get up close and personal with Flat Rock Brook’s resident reptiles and amphibians while learning interesting facts about their lives.

What We Provide

We Provide
Private room for 3 hours; one-hour nature program led by our naturalist; tables and chairs, refrigerator, stove, microwave, sink; trash bags and supplies for clean-up.
You Supply
Food, drinks and ice; tablecloths, napkins, cups (no Styrofoam), plates, utensils; decorations and party favors; set-up and cleanup. Catered parties welcome.
Two adult supervisors required for each group of 15 children. Renters shall comply with park rules, safety laws and fire laws. No smoking is allowed. Flammable materials for decorations are not permitted. Parking is in designated areas only.
Renter shall be responsible for behavior for all participants. Renter assumes full responsibility for personal injury to participants within the building and for property damage. We require information on your homeowner’s policy. Flat Rock assumes no responsibility for possessions left on premises by renter. Flat Rock reserves the right to terminate your event for non-compliance with these regulations.
The following are not permitted: running inside, ball playing, piñatas, balloons or noisemakers. The room must be left in the condition you found it. Clean all surfaces. Sweep and clean floors. Your event must take place in the classroom only. Children may not eat outside or in our interpretive exhibit room.
We strongly encourage you to visit our facility before reserving your event space. Call for an appointment (201) 567-1265.

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center
443 Van Nostrand Avenue
Englewood, NJ 07631
To book a Birthday Party, call the Flat Rock Brook office:
Reservations must be made in advance.

Available times are:
Weekdays: 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

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