Kean Skylands to Host Fall Learning Festival

A free, family event on the Jefferson, NJ campus of Kean University

UNION, N.J. — Kean Skylands is hosting its first Fall Learning Festival from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 at its campus in Jefferson, New Jersey. 

Kean Skylands, Kean University’s picturesque campus in northwest New Jersey, offers programs in biology, criminal justice, management and psychology to students with some college credits who want to complete their bachelor’s degrees.

“Community is at the heart of everything we do at Kean, and this event at Kean Skylands is one more way we demonstrate that,” Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D. said. “It is an opportunity to show our friends and neighbors how the Kean Skylands natural landscape is part of our interdisciplinary curricula.”

The festival, which is open to the Kean community and the general public, will be a fun-filled day of guided nature hikes, tours, community demonstrations and interactive seminars for all ages. The free seminars are scheduled to run from 30-60 minutes and will focus on the following topics: 

Arts and Crafts: Rock Painting and Using Natural Materials

Birds of the Skylands Region


Drones and Environmental Technology

Financial Literacy

Insects of the Skylands Region

Reach for the Skylands (Mindfulness/Nature Connectivity)



Located on more than 40 breathtaking acres in western Morris County, the Skylands campus, with its classrooms nestled among the trees and a three-level skywalk, is like no other campus in New Jersey. Attendees will experience the autumn beauty and immersive learning environment of Kean Skylands, which hosts community events year-round. 

“The Fall Learning Festival is a chance for the Kean Skylands team to share our passion and enthusiasm about the campus and what it has to offer all of our community members,” said Robyn Roebuck, Kean Skylands director of operations. “We really want everyone to know that regardless of their age, education level or interests, the Kean Skylands campus can provide them with opportunities to learn as well as connect with nature in meaningful ways.”

Registration is encouraged.   

For more information, view the Kean Skylands Fall Learning Festival agenda or contact To learn more about the academic programs, visit the Kean Skylands website.  

Kean Skylands is located at 243 Mount Paul Road, Oak Ridge, New Jersey 07438 (near major roadways 15, 23 and 80).


Founded in 1855, Kean University is one of the largest metropolitan institutions of higher education in the region, with a richly diverse student, faculty and staff population. Kean continues to play a key role in the training of teachers and is a hub of educational, technological and cultural enrichment serving more than 16,000 students. The University’s six undergraduate colleges offer more than 50 undergraduate degrees over a full range of academic subjects. The Nathan Weiss Graduate College offers seven doctoral degree programs and more than 70 options for graduate study leading to master’s degrees, professional diplomas or certifications. With campuses in Union, Toms River, Jefferson and Manahawkin, New Jersey, and Wenzhou, China, Kean University furthers its mission by providing an affordable and accessible world-class education. Visit

Photo Caption: Kean Skylands is hosting its first Fall Learning Festival from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Saturday, October 29 at its campus in Jefferson, New Jersey. (Photo Credit: Kean University)

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