StoryWalk® Opening Day

  • Friday May 27 from 12pm-4pm
  • Wildlife EducationCenter
  • Admission: Included in regualr WEC admission. Museum Members: FREE. Not-yet-Members: $3 Adults & Children ages 3 and above

The Museum, in partnership with the Cornwall Public Library and The Grail, invites you to StoryWalk® 2017. Read an illustrated children’s story and solve riddles about this specialhabitat as you stroll along our meadow trail.
• 1:00 and 2:30 meet an animal from the book
• 1:30 and 3:00 guided walk along  Story Walk® Trail
• 12:30 - 3:30 craft and snack for the kids


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How To be a happy Camper- Family Camp out

  • Friday, June 9 at 6pm to Saturday, June 10 at 8am
  • Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Admission: Members: $18 Adults, $9 Children ages 3 and above. Not-yet-Members: $20 Adults, $12 Children ages 3 and above. 
  • Pre-paid registration required

Welcome the summer season with a night under the full moon! After dinner, bring your family, tent, and sleeping bags for an evening of nocturnal fun. We’ll teach you everything you need to know to tent camp on your own, from campground reservations to starting a fire. As the sun goes down, join us for fun and s’mores around the campfire. A light breakfast snack and coffee will be provided Saturday
morning as we break camp. 

Or regsiter by phone at 845-534-5506 ext 204. 


Family Fishing Day 

  • Sunday, June 25 from 8:30am - 10:30am
  • Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Admission: Members: $8 Adults, $5 Children Not-yet-Members: $10 Adults, $7 Children
  • Pre-paid registration required.

Join Carl Heitmuller for some tall fishy tales and to learn all about fishing! Our ponds are home to many different species of fish, including large-mouth bass,
black crappy, and pumpkinseed sunfish. The NYS fishing license requirement is waived for adults who
participate in this event. We provide the bait; you bring poles and your sense of adventure!

Or register by phone at 845-534-5506 ext 204. 


Full Moon Hike 

  • Sunday, July 8 at from 8:00pm
  • Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Admission: Members: $8 Adults, $5 Children Not-yet-Members: $10 Adults, $7 Children
  • Pre-paid registration requiredSee below

Enjoy the moonlit fields and forests on a guided full moon trek. The Full Buck Moon appears during the time when new antlers of buck deer push out from their foreheads in coatings of velvety fur. Join educator, Lisa DiMarzo, to learn more lunar
and celestial stories.

Or register by phone at 845-534-5506 ext 204. 


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Butterfly Weekend 

  • Saturday, August 12 & Sunday, August 13 from 10am-2pm
  • Outdoor Discovery Center
  • Admission: Members: $6 Adults, $4 Children Not-yet-Members: $8 Adults, $6 Children
  • Pre-paid registration requiredSee below

Flutter in this weekend to discover the beauty of butterflies,moths, and caterpillars:
• 10:30am & 12:30pm - Illustrated presentation about
common local butterflies
• 11:30am & 1:30pm - Guided  field butterfly walk
• Butterfly tent (one ticket with each paid admission)
• Butterfly, moth, and caterpillar crafts for kids
• Admission to Grasshopper Grove included