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.

What’s new

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

Cary Institute wants judges — especially art and science teachers — for their annual student Data Jam. Learn more here. Let them know by June 1 if you’d like to participate.

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