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ADULT GARDEN CLASS—Farming Year-Round in Scarsdale

WNC: Spring Gardening with Weinberg Master Gardener

WHO: Adults and Seniors

WHEN: Saturday, 9:30am-10:30am, 8 classes

March 16th, March 23rd, April 6th, April 27th, May 4th, May 25th, June 7th, June 15.

WHERE: Weinberg Nature Center

WHO: Beginner and Intermediate Levels 

COST: $250.00 residents

MAX: 16

Participants will draw from their own gardening goals, embracing traditional and alternative gardening practices, bridging horticultural experiments at Weinberg to one's home environment.


WNC: Little Ferns Nature Program (80% outdoors).

WHO:  Ages 2.75 to 5 years old

WHEN: 5 classes per week, Monday – Friday

3-class option available, for program inquiries please contact:

Spring Semester runs 9:15am-12pm, April 1st – June 14th, 2024.

WHERE: Weinberg Nature Center

COST: Scarsdale residents $3,402.00/ non-residents $4,050.00

Max: 15 students

Based on the European forest school approach to education, Little Ferns integrates nature, life skill, and applied literacy education, utilizing multiple learning sites at the Nature Center: 6 outdoor educational classroom sites, open green, greenhouse, outside garden, compost station, hiking trails and 2 indoor classrooms (including an Animal Room with 25 animal species). STEAM-programs are 80% outdoors during warm months and about 40-60% outdoors during cold months. Students connect with local flora and fauna as well as the 28 resident animal species, daily. Little Ferns closely follows the Scarsdale school calendar year.

WNC: Forest Adventures, Afterschool Nature Program (80% outdoors)

WHO: Ages 2 – 5-year-olds accompanied by parent/nanny

WHEN: 10 Mondays, 3:30pm-4:30pm, April 2- June 4th, 2024

             OR  10 Thursdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm, April 4 – June 6th, 2024

WHERE: Open Green at Weinberg Nature Center

COST: $313 Spring Semester

MAX: 14


Get to know resident Weinberg animals in outdoors settings, learning about wildlife, going on nature trail hikes, and creating botanical and animal art at multiple learning sites at the Nature Center.

WNC: Forest Adventures, Afterschool Nature Program Elementary (80% outdoors)

WHO: 5 – 10 years. Drop-off.

WHEN: 8 Wednesdays, 3:30pm-4:30pm, April 1st – May 20th

WHERE: Weinberg Nature Center

COST: $250.00

MAX: 14

Go on hikes, make walking sticks and animal totem pole with basic and hand-held electrical tools, learn fire-making skills and animal tracking, nature art and, of course, learn all about the animals at the Nature Center from a naturalist.

WNC: August Animal Visions (outdoors)

Who: 4.5 – 10-year-olds

When: 10:15-2:15pm, August 5th – August 9th

            August 12 – August 16th

Where: Weinberg Nature Center

Cost:    $465/ week, $795/2weeks residents

            $558/week, $954/2 weeks non-residents

MAX: 30/week

Join us for an outdoors adventure at the Weinberg Nature Center. Explore nature hikes, live animals, horticulture, local ecology, obstacle courses, storytelling, yoga, shelter building, nature arts and crafts and much, much more!

program questions, ask Sam

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