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.
Our nature, art and science program is truly engaging all day long! Children explore streams, build dwellings, pick berries, play games and make art with natural materials in a small group setting. They have time to observe different plants and animals and get to know...
A collection of artwork from nature discovery in the lower Hudson Valley by the students and teaching artists of Strawtown Studio. Join us for an Evening Soiree! Ceremonial Tree Planting and Gallery Talks by Laurie Seeman, Founding Dir. of Strawtown Studio Susan...
“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.