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September 2017
16 Sep

Our Broad-Leafed Woodlands

11:00am - 1:30pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

The Lower Hudson Valley has been called one of the hardwood capitals of the world. The tree canopy makes this area so beautiful, with its great variety of broad leaves of many different colors and shapes. Join us for this program and learn tree identification through creating art with leaf shapes.  Offered activities will include painting leaf silhouettes and embroidery on leaves. This is a time to work hands-on with the different leaf shapes towards getting to know our trees…

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$280
20 Sep

After School Class

Wednesdays | 3:30pm - 5:30pm | Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, Sleepy Hollow

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: 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, children become…

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$210
29 Sep

After School Class

Fridays | 4:00pm - 6:00pm | Marydell Faith & Life Center, Nyack

Discover new ways to play with the day! Notice what’s happening in nature: 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, children become…

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October 2017
07 Oct

Colors of Migration

11:00am - 1:30pm | TBD

Fall is a time of migration for many species of animals in the northeast.  Join us in an artistic exploration of migration, as we play with the differences in color and composition of the land and water that the animals travel over and through -- from the earthy autumn tones of the Hudson Valley, to the aqua blues and bold colors of southern island habitats. Participants will have fun studying aerial images of the earth and creating art by mixing…

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26 Oct

NYS Outdoor Education Association Annual Conference

Thu - Sun | Oct 26 - Oct 29 | 8:30am - 5:00pm | Green Chimneys Clearpool Campus, 33 Clearpool Rd, Carmel Hamlet, NY 10512, Carmel

Watershed Moments: Connecting to Our Natural World Join Strawtown at NYSOEA's annual conference!  Featuring Keynote Speaker Mark Morey, "A Connected Leader" Workshop Program Strands: The Water that Connects Us Nature Tech The Outdoors is for Everyone Classroom Connections Ecosystem Explorations For More Info

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November 2017
18 Nov

Four Elements of Strawtown’s Nature-Connected Approach

9:00am - 5:00pm | TBD, Rockland County

A Full-Day Teacher Workshop in Rockland County, NY Saturday, November 18th 9:00am – 5:00pm Details to be announced. Contact us to reserve your space.

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