Connecting with the Natural World through Art and Science Discovery


A New Season of InHabit Art Has Begun!
with Haverstraw Center Youth

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Children Need Creative Hands-On Learning Now More Than Ever! 


Facilitator Trainings & Workshops


There is a growing need for more caring, trained adults to guide children in out-of-school settings. As a leader and innovator in outdoor Nature Art Education, Strawtown provides enriching program content and trainings that will make your programs engaging and fun!

Do you love nature, art and children? Do you want to make a difference in the world? Learn from the Strawtown Studio place-based teaching model, developed over 20+ years. Gain inspiration, tools, and confidence for providing creative learning experiences wherever you are. Contact us to learn more!

Program Showcase

InHabit Art

2 Community Centers, 3 Teams, and a Whole Lot of Joy!

Funded by the National Endowment for the Arts and Humanities New York

Discover All the Ways to Engage with Strawtown!

Educator Training


Nature, Art, and Science Programming


Water Advocacy


Great thanks to O&R for their community engagement and support of Strawtown at the Haverstraw Earth Day Festival!

Laurie Seeman, Executive Director

“If you raised all the children, we could turn it around in one generation.”
-Joey L, parent

Please Donate

Children need healthy, guided experiences in nature. Your support will help us to reach more children – and train more adults who can guide them outdoors. Contributions of any size will secure youth and educator scholarships, training materials, and mentorship programs. We thank you for your support!

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Strawtown Studio is honored to be awarded grant support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the NYS Council on the Arts, Governor Hochul and the NY State Legislature, and Humanities New York.

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