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Science Barge

The world-renowned Science Barge is a sustainable urban farm and education center floating on the Hudson. Programs range from a one-hour tour to a 3-hour Greenhouse Program and Green Lunch Challenge, where campers will bring their lunches and learn to recycle and compost their waste. 99 Dock St., Yonkers, NY, 10701. Tel: 914-375-2151. Cost: Fee.... More Info

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Five Rivers Environmental Education Center

Groups can hike 10 miles of trails through over 450 acres of broad fields, forests, and wetlands. 56 Game Farm Rd., Delmar, NY 12054. Tel: 518-475-0291. Cost: Free.

Mohonk Preserve

3197 Rte. 44/55, NY 12525. 845-255-0919. 6,500 acres in the Shawangunk Mountains–including cliffs, forests, fields, ponds, and streams. Fee.

Moreau Lake State Park Nature Center

605 Old Saratoga Rd., Gansevoort, NY 12831. 518-793-0511. Numerous nature-based recreation hiking and education programs with topics on winter survival, predator/prey relationships, beaver ecology, amphibians, and much more. Fee.

Saw Mill River Audubon

275 Millwood Rd., Chappaqua, New York 10514. 914-666-6503. Over 300 acres of critical wildlife habitat that focuses on environmental education and conservation. Fee/Free.

Stony Kill Farm Environmental Education Center

79 Farmstead Ln., Wappingers Falls, NY 12590. 845-831-1617. Features miles of nature trails, an 18th century stone farmhouse and 19th century barn, and learning center. Fee/Free.