After School Programs

After School @ the Museum

Please wear comfortable clothes that can get a little messy. 

All sessions will be held at METC with activities inside and outside the building. Safety is a priority at METC. Students will be supervised at all times by our education staff.

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New Jersey’s Craftspeople

Dates: Feb. 25, March 3, 10, 17, 24 [ March 31 make up day]

Time: 4:15-5:15pm

Be a crafts person at METC! Join a museum educator in exploring different craftspeople and handling historic tools. Design and create projects as a tinsmith, carpenter, printer and more! At the last session show off your favorite craftsperson in a presentation for your families.

Grades: K-3rd

Cost: $60 for the 5 week session

Pre-registration is required. Registration is now closed for this program. To check if any additional spaces are available please contact our Education Department by emailing or call 973-377-2982 ext 12.

From Seed to Plate: Exploring how food gets to you!

Dates: May 7, 14, 21, 28 [June 4 makeup day]

Time: 4:15-5:15pm

You are what you eat, but where exactly does your food come from? Join METC in discovering the source of our food: Farms!  During this program, you’ll investigate how to grow plants and what they need to thrive as well as read stories, play games and plant seeds to grow and take home.

Grades: K-3rd

Cost: $48 for the 4 week session. METC Members, enter code “member” during registration for special METC Member discount.

Pre-registration is required. Click here to register!