Connect with the natural world through art and science discovery programs



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The Strawtown Experience

Through shared hands-on nature discovery, art with natural materials, and science inquiry, participants come away with a greater understanding of the world and themselves.

Enjoy the drawings all throughout our site!  They are created by Strawtown students and staff.



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Nature, Art, Children


Making a Difference: Children and Community Water Advocacy

21 Nov

After School Class

Hudson Valley Writer’s Center, Sleepy Hollow

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: weather, daylight, trees, wildlife . . . In this class we watch the workings of nature over time, and let our questions be our guide. We make art related to our discoveries, with a wide variety...

09 Dec

Illuminations – A Make & Take Gift-Making Benefit

Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

All our hearts are a-glow here at Strawtown Studio!  The winter gift-making season is upon us.  Strawtown just launched a sparkling new website, and we are celebrating 15 years of keeping the lights shining while delivering our Nature-Connected curriculum to...

10 Feb

Hudson River Eagle Fest!

Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson

Join Strawtown at Teatown's annual Eagle Fest!  Celebrate the return of the Bald Eagle to the Hudson River, and learn about why our area of the river is so amazing.  Strawtown artists will lead you in creating a work of art with fun materials that will...



Winter is a good time to bring Strawtown in to enrich your classroom and community events! 

Contact us for a free consultation.

Wonders & Exclaims!


Art & Excerpts from the Field!


“We truly love what you do for the community and our son. We feel so comfortable sending him to you because you educate him in nature, creativity, mindfulness and awareness. It’s very much appreciated.”

Ashley R.


“We are lucky to have found a place our daughter can really be herself, that challenges her, and inspires her each day. Thank you so much for being such wonderful and inspirational teachers!”

Jenn W.


“One thing I was especially impressed with was how calm and comfortable the kids were with you being outdoors all day, no electronics, and I wonder what magic you guys employed to make them feel so.”

Sona M.

NY/NJ Trail Conference


Strawtown is growing!  After 15 years we are looking to accomplish a whole lot more.  With your support we can reach more children and communities! 

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