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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4 Aug

Our Tidal River

Nyack Beach State Park, Nyack

River Life with Beach Art!  Sponsored by the Palisades Parks Conservancy, this program will be a mix between a time to relax and picnic on the beach and to enjoy the view, and a time to experience the river through science and art activities. Participants will be...

11 Aug

Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count

Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, Sleepy Hollow

If you could lift the lid off the Hudson River, what would you see? Join us at the fish count and find out!  The educators from Teatown will lead you in catching fish and aquatic life in the river with a sein net.  Then become inspired to make art on the...



STILL SPACE!! Summer Discovery Days

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Wonders & Exclaims!



Art & Excerpts from the Field!



STILL SPACE! Summer Discovery Days

Register today!

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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