Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in June

Outdoor Activities for Kids in Westchester in June

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Get outside with the top outdoor activities in Westchester for kids who love nature in June.

Family Farm Tour
WHEN: Apr. 6 - Nov. 9, Saturday-Sunday, 11:15am-12pm
WHERE: Stone Barns, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the farm and some of the seasonal highlights on this family-fun tour, then walk around to have a look at the animals and the vegetable gardens.
WANT TO GO? $10. 914-366-6200. story.stonebarnscenter.org.

Extended Summer Hours
WHEN: May. 26 - Sep. 2, Wednesday-Thursday, 10am-5:30pm; Friday-Saturday, 10am-8pm; Sundays, 10am-5:30pm
WHERE: Storm King Art Center, 1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Take advantage of the season's longer days at this 500-acre sculpture park full of rolling hills, woodlands, and fields of native grasses and wildflowers. Kids will marvel at the 100 carefully sited sculptures created by some of the most acclaimed artists of our time.
WANT TO GO? $18; $15 seniors; $8 students and children ages 5-18; free for children younger than 4. 845-534-3115. stormking.org.

Shabbat by the Hudson FREE
WHEN: Jun. 1 - Jul. 6, first and third Fridays, 8-9pm
WHERE: Riverfront Green Park, 300 Railroad Ave., Peekskill, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet your local Jewish community as First Hebrew’s Rabbi Dana leads an outdoor Shabbat service. Feel free to come early, bring dinner and wine. Benches may be available or bring your own chair.
WANT TO GO? 914-739-0500. firsthebrew.org.

Play Days @ Jay FREE
WHEN: Jun. 1 - Oct. 26, Fridays, 12-2pm
WHERE: John Jay Homestead, 400 Jay St., Katonah, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Pack a picnic and spend the afternoon at the Homestead. Explore six discovery centers and visit the chickens. Education staff will lead a short hands-on activity at 1pm.
WANT TO GO? 914-232-5651. johnjayhomestead.org.

Hiking Muscoot Trails FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 2, 7-9am
WHERE: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, New York
AGES: All
WHAT: Join a moderate hike at Muscoot Farm and explore the trails. Wear sturdy shoes and meet in the reception center. 
WANT TO GO? 914-864-7286. muscootfarm.org.

Beachcombing at the Riverwalk Center FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 3, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Ave., Sleepy Hollow, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Join a Teatown educator in Kingsland Point Park to find treasures on the shore, while learning about the natural treasure that is the Hudson River Estuary. Registration required.
WANT TO GO? 914-762-2912. teatown.org.

Getting Grounded FREE
WHEN: Jun. 7 - Nov. 16, Thursday-Friday, 1-1:45pm
WHERE: Stone Barns, 630 Bedford Road, Pocantico Hills, NY
AGES: 13 and older
WHAT: See the farm and learn what is grown, how it is grown, and why. While walking the field, pastures, and greenhouse, engage with a Stone Barns staffer in conversation about resilient agriculture and innovation and experimentation on the farm.
WANT TO GO? 914-366-6200. stonebarnscenter.org.

Family Camp Out
WHEN: Jun. 8 - 9, Friday, 6pm; Saturday, 8am
WHERE: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, 120 Muser Drive, Cornwall, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Bring your family, tent, and sleeping bags for an evening of nocturnal fun. As the sun goes down, enjoy entertainment and s’mores around the campfire. A light breakfast snack and coffee will be provided Saturday morning.
WANT TO GO? $20; $12 children. 845-534-5506. hhnm.org.

What's the Buzz with Honeybees
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 10, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn why honey bees are critical players in our lives and in the global economy. Get close to actual honey bees using the observation hive and meet some resident pollinators out in the meadow. Includes a honey tasting direct from the hives on the property.
WANT TO GO? $8. 914-723-3470. greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Family Nature Walk
WHEN: Monday, Jun. 11, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Join naturalist and educator Gabriel Willow on a family-friendly walk through the gardens or woodlands.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Junior Pollinators Walk
WHEN: Jun. 16 - 17, Saturday-Sunday, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, 649 W. 249th St., Bronx, NY
AGES: 5 and older
WHAT: Youngest visitors and their families are encouraged to join an expedition to hunt for colorful flowers and their creature pollinators in the gardens.
WANT TO GO? $8; $4 students and seniors; $2 children ages 6-18. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Creatures of Woodfrog Pond
WHEN: Sunday, Jun. 17, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: The program starts with an indoor introduction of some local pond residents and concludes with a walk to the pond where kids will get a chance to dip nets to catch various pond creatures.
WANT TO GO? $8. 914-723-3470. greenburghnaturecenter.org.

International Mud Day
WHEN: Saturday, Jun. 30, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Hudson Highlands Nature Museum, 120 Muser Dr., Cornwall, NY
AGES: 3 and older
WHAT: A mud-riffic day of play in Grasshopper Grove! Think mud pies, mud pools, mud art, and mud slides. Bring a towel or a change of clothes to enjoy this afternoon of summertime play.
WANT TO GO? $3. 845-534-5506. hhnm.org.

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