4-H Educator and Naturalist Tom Tasber in the field with a preschool class!

4-H Educator and Naturalist Tom Tasber in the field with a preschool class!

4-H Educator/Naturalist Tom Tasber teaching students about critters that live in ponds!

4-H Educator/Naturalist Tom Tasber teaching students about critters that live in ponds!

4-H Education Center at Finch Hollow

Fall 2017 Hours

The 4-H Education Center Building at Finch Hollow is located at 1394 Oakdale Rd in Johnson City, NY. The building is generally open 8:30-3:30 Monday through Friday. However, to ensure the building will be open when you visit, we recommend calling a day or two before your visit. Trails are open daily, during daylight hours, year round

We offer public programs for Preschoolers, Families, and Senior Citizens. Throughout the school year we offer field trips for schools with children of all ages!

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FUN FOR 3’s – 5’s

Bring your preschooler and join us for these special programs for your 3 – 5 year old. Most programs include an interactive presentation and a craft or nature walk. All programs cost $3.00 per person (children and adults) and registration is required. Registration can be completed by signing up online or calling 607-729-4231 and leaving a message.

October 30th "Bats" 9:30-10:30am

Learn about the only flying mammal and why they are important!

November 17th "Owls" 9:30-11:00am

Learn about these creatures that come out at night and see one up close!

November 29th "Bears" 10:00-11:00am

Learn about bears and what they do in winter!

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Family Programs

All programs cost $3.00 per person (children and adults) and registration is required. Registration can be completed by signing up online or calling 607-729-4231 and leaving a message.

November 4th "Pine Cone Garlands" Choose either 10:30-11:30am or 12:30-1:30pm

Come make a pine cone garland. Pine cones, beads and string will be supplied, you may bring along ribbon, tiny ornaments, or any other extras that you would like to tie your garland. This program is suitable for children ages 6 and up.

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Senior Brown Bag Lunch

This program is for people 50 years old and up. Bring your lunch and spend 30 minutes socializing with friends then spend an hour learning about the wonders of the animal kingdom! Programs cost $1.00 per person and registration is required. Parking is limited so attendees are encouraged to carpool. Registration for Senior Brown Bag Lunches is required and can be completed by signing up online or calling 607-729-4231 and leaving a message.

November 2nd "Bobcats" 12:00-1:30pm

Learn about these animals who share their name with a hairstyle.


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Contact

Victoria Londner
4-H Education Center Coordinator
vl232@cornell.edu
607-729-4231

Last updated October 20, 2017