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

March 25, Hyde Park: Many Thousands Gone: Using Primary Sources to Teach about Slavery in the Valley. Details. Register.

Hold the dates: July 25-27, Building Community with Place-Based Learning. More.

New, simpler Explore Award application. Take a look.

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