Connect with nature through art and science discovery

Hear the stories of Strawtown-in-the-making! 

Learn what prompted the start of Strawtown, and the many ways we are making a difference today! 

Trade + Prosper Podcast Interview 

with Founder Laurie Seeman and Program Director Joanna Dickey (25 min)

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

That’s why Strawtown is shifting our focus. We see the 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 is uniquely positioned to provide you with abundant program content and trainings. For all those looking for inspiration, tools, and skills for making a difference in children’s lives, join us today!

Facilitator Training Program
Spring Dates TBA! Apply now to learn more!

Nature-Connected Children Need Nature-Connected Adults!

Do you love nature, art and children? Learn from the Strawtown place-based teaching model, developed over 20+ years. Gain inspiration, tools, and confidence for providing creative learning experiences wherever you are.

Discover All the Ways to Engage with Strawtown!

Educator Training


Nature, Art, Children


Water Advocacy


Your help is vitally important at this time!

Please donate to keep our Strawtown programs alive. We are prepared to work hard to move through this all together. Your support will make all the difference now and for the future!

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

Strawtown Studio, Rockland’s premier Nature, Art and Science education non-profit, is honored to be awarded a National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant for its community and water arts project called “Streaming Arts: Raising a Flag for the Minisceongo Creek”.

Strawtown Program Partners



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