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Fort Totten Park
Camp overnight in the park with the Urban Park Rangers! Create lasting memories, connect with the natural world, and bond with your families. ...
Sterling Forest State Park
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Ever wonder what types of creatures call your local pond home? Or what kinds of creepy crawlies live in the muck at the bottom of a lake? Join ...
Alley Pond Environmental Center
Young elementary, Tween
Explore the question “What does it mean to be alive?” through hands-on science and art. Each session participants will conduct experime...
Learn about animal health basics. During the class you will practice conducting animal check-ups, handling live animals, and studying animal anatom...
South Fork Natural History Museum
$10; $7.50 per child ages 3-12; free for members and children 2 and younger
Andy Sabin, known as the “Salamander Commander,” is equally as interested in snakes as he is in salamanders. In fact, Andy is fasc...
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
In this program, whether you’re a current or potential oyster gardener or just interested in shellfish culture, you’ll tour the Town of...
Many salamanders breed in water, and here’s your chance to see the larval aquatic stage of the endangered Eastern Tiger Salamander before it ...
Watson Adventures Meet-Up Location
Tween, Teen, Adult
Fans of the Broadway musical or the Founding Fathers will follow in Alexander Hamilton's footsteps through the streets of Lower Manhattan, from...
Greenburgh Nature Center
$8; $5 members
At the end of a long winter, help celebrate the arrival of spring. Bring the whole family down to the Barnyard and have a wonderful wooly...
Baisley Pond Park
Catch-and-release fishing is a great way to get outdoors and discover nature just a few blocks from home. Experienced Urban Park Rangers teach...
Charles A. Dana Discovery Center
Upper East Side
The North Woods is the largest of the Park's woodlands, offering a 40-acre forest retreat in the middle of New York City. Learn about the desig...
$10; $7.50 per child ages 3-12; free for members and children 2 years and younger
The Promised Land of Napeague is not only home to a great diversity of wildlife, but it’s also the site of a unique part of Long Island histo...
Wolf Conservation Center
$14; $11 children younger than 12
Learn about the mythology, biology, and ecology of wolf families and discover why it's a special time for packs in North America. Whether the w...
Jones Beach Nature Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and c...
Go Green is a fun and informative day of exhibits and activities promoting Earth Day values. Visitors can engage with and learn about sus...
Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary
Help with invasive plant removal, trail work, beach clean-up, and more. A great way to have fun, get some exercise and give something back to the e...
Cranberry Lake Preserve
North White Plains
Take a leisurely hike to the quarry taking in all the history and nature of the area.
New York Aquarium
$100 non-members; $85 members
Sleep with the sharks in this new overnight program. Tour behind the scenes, meet a live animal and discover the wonders of the ocean during this s...
$12; $8 children 5-18; free for children younger than 5
Be there bright and early at Boscobel’s scenic overlook to hear from Constitution Marsh Audubon Center and Sanctuary staff and meet some...
Tenafly Nature Center
Lace up your hiking boots and join TNC to HIT THE TRAIL! Young or old, inexperienced or expert, there's fun to be had and a trail to suit the i...
Brooklyn Bridge Park - Pier 1
Pull on a pair of waders, cast a net, and find marine life in New York’s waterways. Maybe you’ll be the first to find a seahorse or the...
$20; $15 member; $10 child; $5 member child
Hunt for wild edibles with the master – Wildman Steve Brill! Spring brings a myriad of wonders to Teatown’s woods and meadows. Leafy gr...
King Manor Museum
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Farming at King Manor was Rufus King’s favorite hobby, where he experimented with different soil, plants, and even fertilizer. Find out more ...
From Lemon Creek in Staten Island to the shores of the Bronx River, New York’s waterways are teeming with life — and it’s up to y...
Kids ages 9-14 will learn about soil ecology, composting, how to plant a vegetable garden, common garden weeds and insects, how to harvest, an...
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