Nature

KINGSTON – FREE! Naturalist Passport: Paper-making @ Forsyth Nature Center

 

 

Thursday, August 29, 2019

 

3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

 

Ever wonder where your paper came from? Well find out now, by making your very own paper. Program will examine the steps that take us from a tree to a sheet of paper.

 

A Naturalist’s Passport is 14 Thursdays of free hands on interactive, outdoor nature programs. Programs are designed for families and are free. Youth participants receive a Naturalist’s Passport and upon completion of six programs, will receive a free gift and a certificate. For more information, call KC Keegan-Twombly at 845-481-7336

 

 

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LARCHMONT – August Mini-Camp in Nature @ Sheldrake Enivronmental Center

 

Monday, August 26th – Thursday, August 29th 2019

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

For ages 3-6

$240 for members (Family level+); $270 for non-members

 

 

Sheldrake’s popular mini-camp is back for a late-August session–the perfect way to keep kids busy and enriched before the start of school.

 

Experience all-new adventures in late-summer nature. Children will enjoy nature-themed projects, STEAM-based activities, and exploring all the wonders of the great outdoors. Stories, games, crafts, and a shared snack round out the fun.

 

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For additional information, please email scheduling@sheldrakecenter.org

 

 

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SCARSDALE – Summer Camp Week 8: Creature Feature @ Greenburgh Nature Center

 

Each day, we will discover a new featured creature from the animal kingdom in this week of creature fun! We’ll touch the world’s softest animal, find out what hides in our forest during the day and who’s out at night. Get ready to keep on creature adventuring!

 

WEEK 8: MONDAY, August 26- FRIDAY, August 30, 2019

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.

 

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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

TUXEDO PARK – Skulls, Bones and Beaks @ Sterling Forest State Park

 

 

Saturday, August 24, 2019

 

1 pm

 

Geared towards children ages 6 – 13

 

 

Skulls and bones are much more than just Halloween decorations or props used on the set of a horror movie. Join us at Sterling Forest and learn more about the not so spooky world of bones! Learn how to read the stories that bones tell, like what an animal eats, how well it can see, and why chicken bones are hollow. Then finish up the day by making a skull of your very own!

 

No need to bring anything; all will be provided and be prepared to have fun!

 

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Parental supervision is required. Please register by calling (845) 351-5907.

 

KINGSTON – FREE! Naturalist Passport: Scat, Tracks and Animal Signs @ Forsyth Nature Center

 

 

Thursday, August 22, 2019

 

3:30 – 4:30 pm

 

 

Learn about the hidden world of animal tracking. Participants will learn about stride, animal movement and even the things animals leave behind. Participant will have the opportunity to make their own track and participate in a nature walk looking for animal signs.

 

A Naturalist’s Passport is 14 Thursdays of free hands on interactive, outdoor nature programs. Programs are designed for families and are free. Youth participants receive a Naturalist’s Passport and upon completion of six programs, will receive a free gift and a certificate. For more information, call KC Keegan-Twombly at 845-481-7336

 

 

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