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New year, new program! Take a mid-week break at Sheldrake to de-hibernate and recharge your battery outdoors. Each Wednesday, we'll venture into the woods together for a 45-minute nature diversion, embracing the chill or a little snow. Dressed for the elements, we can savor the season and observe its effects on the natural world. Optionally, stick around after to join us for a brown-bag lunch (B.Y.O.), either outdoors if the weather permits or indoors if not. Need to get back…Find out more »
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. DATES: Thursdays, January 9-February 6 (5 sessions) TIME: 9:30-10:30 am AGES: For children ages 18–36 months with an actively participating caregiver PRICE: FREE, thanks to the generous support of Con Edison.Find out more »
Join us at Sheldrake to examine the seasonal changes from winter to spring. Children will be nature detectives as they walk through the woods learning about the plants and animals that enjoy Sheldrake's 60 acres. Whether hiking in the woods, rolling logs and learning about insects, bird watching, or engaging in a craft project, young naturalists will have fun learning about various aspects of nature. Children enjoy lunch together (brought from home), with discussion of their shared experiences. Dates: 12 Fridays…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.