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April 2020

$10 – $135
14 Apr

Spring Break Mini-Camp

Apr 14 - Apr 17 | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

For ages 6-12 Give your kids the best break from school with outdoor exploration and earth art! Strawtown’s mini-camp is the ultimate way to refresh and recharge with nature, art, and science adventures. We go on outings to see what we can discover and then return to the studio with impressions, materials, and ideas for creative time. Explore woodlands and fields for signs of wildlife Create seasonal artwork Have fun playing games Connect with friends old and new Other Information:…

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28 Apr

Spring Into Nature Art! April 28

4:30pm - 5:30pm | Nyack Library, Nyack

Join Strawtown Studio artists and naturalists and explore the spring season as it unfolds in this nature-art series. Create art with natural materials and learn what more there is to love about where we live!   Location: Nyack Library 59 South Broadway Nyack, NY 10960   Tuesdays, March 24, April 28, May 19, 2020 4:30pm – 5:30pm   This is a FREE program open to children Grades 1 to 5.   Sign up for each program separately. Click here for more…

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May 2020

$20 – $210
1 May

After School Class

May 1 - Jun 5 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: the season, weather, daylight, trees, wildlife . . . In this class we watch the workings of nature over time, and let our questions be our guide. We make art related to our discoveries, with a wide variety of materials to explore and skills to learn. There’s plenty of space for imagination to grow and to work out new ideas. In these weekly art and nature classes,…

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$20 – $210
6 May

After School Class – Westchester

May 6 - Jun 10 | 3:30pm - 5:30pm | Hudson Valley Writer’s Center, Sleepy Hollow

*Strawtown Studio is committed to maintaining healthy and safe spaces. As a largely outdoor classroom, we are hoping to hold this session as a May-June class held at the beach at RiverWalk center. We will keep this page updated with information regarding that possibility. Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: the season, weather, daylight, trees, wildlife . . . In this class we watch the workings of nature over time, and let our…

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$20 – $210
7 May

Next Level Nature Art – for ages 10-15

May 7 - Jun 11 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Does your pre-teen like to make things, spend time outdoors, hang out with friends?   This program is designed for 10 - 15 year olds, during their transition from late childhood to early adolescence. It's the place to learn mastery of skills, explore personal expression, develop confidence, and discover an authentic identity in a caring, creative community.   In this lightly structured class, we allow space and time for exploration, and experience the timelessness of the natural world.  This Strawtown…

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19 May

Spring Into Nature Art! May 19

4:30pm - 5:30pm | Nyack Library, Nyack

Join Strawtown Studio artists and naturalists and explore the spring season as it unfolds in this nature-art series. Create art with natural materials and learn what more there is to love about where we live!   Location: Nyack Library 59 South Broadway Nyack, NY 10960   Tuesdays, March 24, April 28, May 19, 2020 4:30pm – 5:30pm   This is a FREE program open to children Grades 1 to 5.   Sign up for each program separately. Click here for more…

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June 2020

$48 – $4840
29 Jun

Summer Discovery Days – For Ages 7 – 12

Jun 29 - Aug 20 | 9:30am - 4:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Our nature, art and science program is truly engaging all day long! Children explore nature, play in streams, build dwellings, pick berries, learn games and make art with natural materials in a small group setting. We go on outings to the river, mountain and woodlands, where children have time to observe different plants and animals, and learn skills.  In our learning group, we practice artful questioning of the world, and often make first-time discoveries. This is what kids love so…

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July 2020

$20 – $540
10 Jul

Next Level Summer Fridays – For Ages 10 -15

Jul 10 - Jul 31 | 9:30am - 3:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Days for teens to just “be” — relaxing in hammocks, making art in nature, conversing and discussing topics with friends.  These Summer Fridays are designed for teens to de-stress, contemplate the world, and reflect on life with both quiet and social time, with art-making and skill-building as a focus.  The teens’ own interests lead the way with activities, nature observation, and art and craft materials such as painting, sewing, beading, sculpture, fiber, clay work, and more. There will be opportunities…

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