Spend quality time with your little one exploring the joys of nature. Each week will feature a nature theme with creative learning activities and adventures developed to connect children and caregivers to the natural world. For children ages 18–36 months with a caregiver (Mommy, Daddy, Grandma, Grandpa...). 7 sessions ~ Thursdays, January 3-February 14 - 9:30–10:30 AM. FREE, thanks to the generous support of Con Edison. Registration for this program is now full. To be added to the wait list,…Find out more »
Join our weekly mindful hiking group! Watch the forest reveal new stories each week as we deepen our connection to nature and, in turn, find space to release stress and take in all the benefits that nature connection has to offer. Each week we'll have a 60-minute mindful outdoor experience lead by certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide, Cindy Olsen. This time will include gentle warm-ups for our bodies, breathing and centering exercises, walking with awareness through the forest, and a…Find out more »
Nature Bugs remain active all winter! Join us at Sheldrake to study nature in the colder months. Your young nature detective will explore the world outside to observe how plants and animals survive the winter. Look for animal tracks, create crafts from natural objects, and more. 6 sessions on Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 pm, starting January 9. For ages 3-6 Our Nature Bugs: get hands-on experience with science and nature learn about birds, insects, seeds, and other natural wonders enjoy the outdoors as they walk…Find out more »
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.