Suffolk County Farm & Education Center
A model farm education facility and a working farm. Visitors are able to see a century old working farm which still holds a tie to the past while showcasing present-day agriculture. Guided Tours, Workshops, Seasonal Activities.
Suffolk County Farm and Education Center, Yaphank, Long Island, NY. (631-852-4600 Open daily, 9am - 3pm. For individuals taking a self- guided tour, FREE.
Schaefers Corn Maze
Fun for all ages! Two mazes, Corn Maze Express, and Hayrides. We have large hay bales to jump on, hay tunnels, corn pit, playground equipment, picnic tables, concession trailer and stand.
Wright's Orchard and Dried Flower Farm
PYO: Apples, Peaches, Raspberries, and Pumpkins. Large selection of dried flowers and fresh fruits and vegetables. Tolland, CT 06084. Tel: 860-872-1665. REGION: Tolland County, North East CT
Buck's Corn Maze
Learn how the maze is planted and the design is cut. Let them test your skills by finding all the check points in the corn maze. After the maze experience, your group can take a relaxing hayride around the maze and by the creek.
Hallockville Museum Farm
Groups can engage hands-on with multiple aspects of farm life, such as churning butter, baking in an original wood-burning fireplace, learning to care for cows, and playing historical games. 6038 Sound Avenue, Riverhead, NY 11901. Tel: 631-298-5292. Cost: Fee.
Tanglewood will give your camp group an opportunity to hear some well-known classical artists and performances by the Boston Symphony Orchestra, as well as other types of music, including jazz and modern. 297 West St., Lenox, MA 01240. 617-638-9345. Cost: Fee.
Jacobs Pillow Dance Festival
Jacob’s Pillow is an internationally celebrated center for dance that presents dance in all forms from the world over during its annual Festival. Becket, MA. tel: 413-637-1322. For info click on name.
In a lovely country setting, pick your own apples (over 20 varieties and many near to the ground for younger pickers) and pumpkins. Hayrides to the fields and Halloween Hay Maze. Tel: 201-666-0472.
Insectropolis Toms River
A unique, interactive bug museum that is both entertaining and educational for visitors of all ages.
Insectropolis, 1761 Lakewood Road, Toms River, NJ (732-- 349-7090) Located near the New Jersey shore. Only a few miles from the Garden State Parkway, easily accessible from New Jersey, Philadelphia, and New York.
Hudson River Park
More than 165 special entertainment events and summer programs will be offered across Hudson River Park’s 550 acres of lush parkland and marine sanctuary—in the water, across nine of our public piers, and under the stars. Festivities last from June through September in New York’s Park for Play.
The leading U.S. organization committed to deepening mutual understanding between the United States and Japan in a global context. Now in its second century, the Society serves audiences across the United States and abroad through innovative programs in arts and culture, public policy, business, language and education.
Japan Society, 33 East 47th Street, NYC (212-832-1155)
StoryTime in Bryant Park
Le Carrousel StoryTime
Saturday, July 22, 1:00pm–2:00pm - Le Carrousel
Cali Co Cat and her carousel pals get you jumpin’ and leapin’ with fun, games and stories to boot.
Le Carrousel programs are weather permitting and subject to change.
Bryant Park, 42nd Street and 5th Avenue, NYC
Dr. Davies Farm
Over 4,000 apple trees on 40 acres. Hay rides thru the beautiful countryside to the orchards - weekends 11am-5pm./ Weekday by app't.
Dr. Davies Farm, 306 Route 304, Congers, NY. (845-268-7020).
Only 25 minutes from the GW Bridge.
Trailside Nature Museum
4700 acres of rolling countryside, Westchester county’s largest park. Great for hiking/walking, birding, cross-country skiing, the extremely varied terrain ranges from deep hollows to ridges that rise up more than 800 feet. The Museum presents permanent and seasonal exhibits that focus on aspects of the natural world and the human history of Ward Pound Ridge Reservation and the surrounding area. Specimens of birds, mammals, plants, insects, and minerals are also on display.
Trailside Nature Museum & Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 & 121, Cross River, NY (914-864-7323)
Green Mountain Orchards
130 West Hill Road. Putney, VT. 802-387-5851. Pick-your-own apples or pumpkins, enjoy fresh apple cider and other treats as well as wagon rides and sleigh rides year round, by appointment. Fee.
New England Maple Museum
The New England Maple Museum reveals the mysteries of the maple tree and the sugar it produces. Groups will take a trip through a 200-year history of sugaring, beginning with the Native American discovery of sweet syrup.4578 U.S. 7, Pittsford, VT 05763. Rutland County. Tel: 802-483-9414. Cost: Fee.