Sustainable Saturday Workshops
Green Generations will be offering 2-hour workshops from 10 am to 12 pm once per month on Saturdays from June to October for children 8-12 years old. Each of these workshops will have an eco-friendly theme to teach children about sustainability and cultivate a love for nature. Each workshop will be held at St Mary's Park and drop-off/pick-up will be in front of the St Mary's Recreation Center entrance. There will be a maximum of 8 children per group and workshops will be held rain or shine. If by chance there is severe weather, you will be notified of a cancellation.
Saturday June 1st: Urban Gardening
Children will take a walk through St Mary's Park and identify urban plants. Then, they will be planting their own personal herb gardens to take home.
Saturday July 13th: Beautiful Butterflies and Busy Bees
Children will explore the intricate world of insects and study their important role in the urban environment.
Saturday August 3rd: Trees, Leaves & Me!
Children will learn how to identify trees by exploring their leaves and to understand the significance trees contribute to biodiversity. Each child will have a hands-on experience with leaf exploration.
Saturday September 7th: R is for Rocks!
St Mary's Park is home to a diverse variety of rocks and many of them have been here for centuries. Children will learn about the history of the earth beneath them.
Saturday October 19th: Autumn Explorations
Fall is a beautiful time for harvesting and learning about the change of seasons. Children will explore the fall foliage and decorate their own pumpkins to take home.
St Mary's Park Recreation Center (View)
450 St Anns Avenue
Bronx, NY 10455
|Minimum Age: 8|
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|