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.
Explore two different local river grasses, phragmites and cattails! In this program, participants will have fun painting with the grasses, which have been prepared and turned into painting tools, and they will learn how to work with different strokes and ink...
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...
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...
“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.