Connect with the natural world through art and science discovery programs

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.

20 Oct

A Bird’s Eye View

State Line Lookout

Join Strawtown artists and educators at the State Line Lookout, and enjoy the cliff-side view, as it will be our outdoor creative space!  We will go on a short nature exploration walk, gather natural materials, and look to the skies for our bird friends. ...

21 Oct

River Art Rendezvous

Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, Sleepy Hollow

Come out for an afternoon on the river beach!  Join Teatown educators and Strawtown artists for a creative Nature Art gathering.  Learn what's so amazing about the wide bays area of the Hudson River, and be guided to make art with natural found objects...

3 Nov

Cornucopia of Fall Color!

Sterling Forest Visitor’s Center, Tuxedo Park

Join Strawtown artists and educators for a Fall Color Adventure!  Learn what happens to autumn leaves as they change colors.  Go on a short nature walk to search for colors and gather leaves and other natural materials.  Then participants will be led on...

 

 

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TESTIMONIALS

“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.

Parent

“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.

Parent

“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

 

 

“Our daughter loves your adventures, making things, and being in nature.  The combination is not common and when she comes home she is centered and happy.  Thank you!” -Janine R., parent

Wonders & Exclaims!


 

 

Art & Excerpts from the Field!

 

 

“Our daughter loves your adventures, making things, and being in nature.  The combination is not common and when she comes home she is centered and happy.  Thank you!” -Janine R., parent

Wonders & Exclaims!


 

 

Art & Excerpts from the Field!

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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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