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

 Spring 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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PUBLIC PROGRAMS

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.

Tuesday, May 2 “Let’s Take a Walk!” 10:00-11:00am OR 12:30-1:30pm

May is here! Let’s find out if April showers really do bring May flowers, and see which birds are making Finch Hollow their home.

Wednesday, June 14 “Who Lives in the Pond?” 9:30-11:00am OR 12:30-2:00pm

Slip on your boots or old sneakers, and that’s what we’ll discover! Fish, frogs, and turtles are neighbors to lots of other interesting pond creatures! Nets and containers will be provided as we venture down to the water’s edge to scoop out and discover more about life in the pond.


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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.

Saturday, May 20th “Let’s Take a Walk !”10:00-11:00am or 12:00-1:00pm.

Let’s find out if April showers really do bring May flowers.

Saturday, June 3rd “Frogs” 10:30-12:00pm

Learn about the frogs that live in the pond at Finch Hollow and make a craft to take home!

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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.

Thursday, May 4 "Ruffed Grouse" 12:00-1:30


Wednesday, June 21 "Garter Snakes" 12:00-1:30

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Contact

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

Last updated April 24, 2017