We help educators discover, appreciate, and share the region’s natural, historic, and cultural treasures with children and youth. And, foster collaboration among schools and informal learning sites like museums and parks. More.

7/8/16: We join President Obama in declaring: “We can do better than this. We are better than this.” and “We’ve seen such tragedies far too many times…our hearts go out to the families and communities who’ve suffered….”  Resources.

What’s new

This year’s THV institute, Find Your Park, Museum, Historic Site: Gain a Classroom, July 26-28. Overview. Register.

Virtual book group through August 2. National Parks: America’s Best Idea by Dayton Duncan & Ken Burns. Details.

Free passes for 4th graders & their families. Visit national and NYS recreation areas and parks with Every Kid in a Park.