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SCARSDALE – Summer Camp Week 4: Nature Quest @ Greenburgh Nature Center

 

Your child will go behind the scenes of the Nature Center as they meet and care for the rescued and rehabilitated animals that live on grounds. Children will learn about animal behavior as they spend time with our furry, feathered and scaly animals. Campers will also get a chance to explore our fields and trails.

 

 

WEEK 4: MONDAY, July 29- FRIDAY, August 2, 2019

Nature Quest

9:30 am – 1:30 pm

 

Group 1: Grades K – 1

Group 2: Grades 2 – 3

 

$375 ($350 if you reister by April 1st)

+ $85 membership fee

Membership is required to register for camp.

 

REGISTER HERE

 

The Greenburgh Natue Center is a 33-acre nature preserve with trails, a pond, a Native Plant Meadow, Nature’s Discovery Playground, Barnyard, and gardens.  ABOUT GNC

 

NEW PALTZ – Farm STEAM Summer Camp (Ages 4-12) @ Phillies Bridge Farm Project

 

 

Session 1:  Down to Earth

Week 1:  July 1st – 5th, $280  (Four-day week as July 4th is a  holiday)
Week 2:  July 8th – 12th, $350
Both weeks: $595

During this first session of the season we will be exploring a mix of chemistry and earth science as we get our hands dirty and learn about the ground that supports and sustains our farming practices.  We will be measuring the garden beds and planting seeds, we will make an earth battery, grow our own crystals, find and identify rocks, learn about composting and soil composition, paper mache and mosaic art crafts, and much, much more!

 

 

Session 2:  Up With the Chickens

Week 3:  July 15th – 19th, $350
Week 4:  July 22nd – 26th, $350
Both weeks: $650

In this session our focus will be an exploration of the animals on the farm as well some of the wildlife at Phillies Bridge, from birds, to bugs, to amphibians!  We will explore different breeds of chickens and goats and learn about how our animals contribute to our farm. With experiments, games, and presentations from different animal experts, this session is sure to be a hit with your animal enthusiast!

 

 

Session 3:  Green Fingers

Week 5: July 29th – August 2nd, $350
Week 6: August 5th – 9th $350
Both weeks: $650

As we start growing our fall crop, this session features an in-depth look at our plants and what it takes to keep them safe from pests and alive through harsh growing conditions. We will be exploring some super cool science experiments involving hydroponic growing and seed sprouting, different breeds of plants and genetics, as well as exploring how plants can sustain us and our community. Each child will start their own seedlings to bring home and this sessions boasts loads of fun artwork from pokeberry ink to flower pressing!

 

 

Session 4: Bundles of Energy

Week 7: August 12th – 16th, $350
Week 8 August 19th – 23rd, $350
Both weeks: $650

Our last session of the season will be a culmination of all we learned throughout the summer as we explore the kinds of energy that keep a farm moving, from sunlight to wind to water and how our animals and plants take part in energy processes.  Pinwheels, circuitry, and solar cooking are a few examples of the fun projects and art we will explore during this session!

 

 

Have questions about our camp program? Please check out our FAQ page or contact us at camp@philliesbridge.org or 845-256-9108

 

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Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale, NY

SCARSDALE – Raptors of Westchester! @ Greenburgh Nature Center

 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

 

1 – 2 pm

 

$5 for members, $8 for non-members

 

 

Meet the Greenburgh Nature Center’s birds of prey with a naturalist and discover what makes these creatures the hunters of the sky. This event includes a visit to the outdoor bird aviary to feed our majestic Bald Eagles, Red Tailed Hawks, and Great Horned Owl.

 

 

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STONE RIDGE – FREE 4th Annual Bright Ideas Festival @ High Meadow School

 

The Bright Ideas Festival at High Meadow School is a FREE event for all ages showcasing science, innovation, math and creativity, returns for a fourth year at High Meadow School in Stone Ridge, NY. The festival, centered around the theme of “invention, creativity, and problem solving ”, focuses on STEAM-themed learning experiences.

 

Sunday, April 28, 2019

10 am – 5 pm

 

Featured at the event are Robotics with PTECH, an Escape Room Fun from the maker of Interactive STEM Games, 3D Printing with SUNY New Paltz, Solar telescopes with Mid Hudson Astronomy and will culminate a special performance by “Bill Robinson’s Birds of Prey,” at 4 PM. Campus tours and classroom presentations by High Meadow students will be featured.

 

 

 

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CORNWALL-ON-HUDSON – Exhibit Grand Opening: “Stomping Grounds: Habitats of the Hudson Valley” @ HHNM’s Wildlife Education Center

Saturday, April 6 & Sunday, April 7, 2019

12 – 4 pm

“Meet the Animals” at 1 & 2:30 pm

Admission: Museum Members: FREE. Not-yet-Members: $5 Adults & Children 3 & up

 

 

It’s time for a change in our Ogden Gallery! As the Birds on the Wing exhibit moves out, a new Habitats of the Hudson Valley exhibit moves in. What’s so special about a beaver pond? What makes areas along the Hudson River unique? What’s the one place in the Hudson Valley that’s protected for migrating, meadow-loving birds? How can we keep these areas wild, but still use them for recreation and learning? Find out more about the vast array of habitat types that are right in your backyard as you explore new interactive elements, toys, books, and games. This indoor space is a great area to spend the afternoon with children.