Outdoor Play Connection: Balance Screen Time with Green Time

Morning, Mid-day, and Afternoon Outdoor Classes for Your Kids: $20 Off for Mac KID subscribers!

By Jessica Kline, Publisher + Editor Macaroni Kid Clifton-Montclair September 27, 2023

Ready for the kids to explore the great outdoors? Want to join them? Join an Outdoor Play Connection class and get ready to hike, create, and connect with others. Both drop-off and child+parent classes are open for enrollment!

Outdoor Play Connection, founded and facilitated by Claudine Mossberg, a local mom of three and certified outdoor educator, is a 100% outdoor, all-weather enrichment program for kids ages 2-12 with internships for ages 13+. Every class offers projects in sync with the seasons, interactive activities, and a child-focused rhythm to inspire confidence, exploration, and creativity in nature.

Classes meet locally in Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange.

Offerings include:

  • Outdoor Creators, a weekly 2-hour art-based class for kids to explore with their parents
  • Nature School which is a weekly 3-hour, drop-off optional class aimed at fostering skills in problem-solving, creativity, and confidence.
  • Internships are available for kids aged 13-17

Come engage in community and learn in nature as you and your kids enjoy the many social, emotional, and cognitive benefits of time spent in the outdoors. 

💕 See you in the Forest 🌳

Sign up for classes at and all Macaroni KID subscribers receive $20 off using promo code: macaronikid20.

Outdoor Play Connection


Phone: (973) 259-6202


Instagram: @outdoorplayconnection

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