What do we offer?

Click on School Programs for descriptions of programs listed below

 

Field Trips Take your class on a field trip to the Wildlife Education Center, Outdoor Discovery Center or the Hudson River for an interactive, hands-on program aligned to NYS Standards. **You may  reserve the use of Grasshopper Grove, the Museum's Nature Play space for an additional $25 per hour, per class.  Please be sure to let the Education Manager know if you will be adding this options when booking your program.**  

  • Maple Sugar Tours............................All Grades
  • Introduction to Animals.......................... ...K
  • Who lives at the Pond?.......................... ...K
  • Tools, Toys and Tales.........................K,1,2
  • Animal Kingdom.....................................1,2
  • Aquatic Adaptations.............................1,2,3
  • World of Frogs.....................................2,3,4
  • Forest Ecology Ramble.....................2,3,4,5
  • Hudson River Study..........................2,3,4,5
  • Middle School Hudson River Program
  • Paleontology........................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Reptiles.........................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Amphibians....................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Reptiles and Amphibians.......2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Mammals.......................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Birds.............................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Insects....................................2,3
  • Habitats of the Hudson............................3,4
  • Symbols of New York.........................3,4,5
  • Native American: Basic Needs.............3,4,5
  • Geology of the Hudson Valley..............3,4,5
  • Wildlife History of New York..3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Native American: Ceremonies..................4,5
  • Pond Ecology..........................................4,5
  • Hudson River Ecosystems.................4,5,MS
  • Advanced Pond Ecology...................MS,HS
  • Advanced Forest Ecology.................MS,HS

 

 

In-School Programs Our environmental educators can come to your classroom with our hands-on, interactive programs aligned to NYS Standards. Use a program to launch a unit, sum up a unit, or reinforce classroom curricula.

  • Introduction to Animals................... .........K
  • Tools, Toys and Tales.........................K,1,2
  • Animal Kingdom.....................................1,2
  • Paleontology........................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Reptiles.........................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Amphibians....................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Reptiles and Amphibians.......2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Mammals.......................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • The Birds.............................2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Insects and Their Allies.........2,3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Habitats of the Hudson............................3,4
  • Symbols of New York.........................3,4,5
  • Native American: Basic Needs.............3,4,5
  • Wildlife History of New York..3,4,5,MS,HS
  • Native American: Ceremonies..................4,5

Programs for Preschools The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum is a regional leader in outdoor nature experiences for early childhood. Bring your pre-school children to our site for an adventure in nature or let us come to you and bring the wonders of nature to your classroom. **You mayreserve the use of Grasshopper Grove, the Museum's Nature Play space for an additional $25 per hour, per class.  Please be sure to let the Education Manager know if you will be adding this options when booking your program.**

  • Grasshopper and Friends
  • Who Lives at the Pond?
  • Introduction to Animals
  • Tools, Toys & Tales of Native Americans
     

Large Audience PresentationsDesigned for groups larger than one classroom up to 100 students. Let us come to your school and be your partner in environmental education!

  • Reptiles and Amphibians of New York State
    For in-school audiences up to 100. Grades 2 and up.
     
  • Wildlife History of New York
    For in-school audiences up to 100. Grades 3 and up