Children’s Programs – Winter/Spring ’23

This Winter, children’s classes will be held indoors in the Phil Dejana Learning Center. CLICK HERE FOR THE WINTER SCHEDULE

In Spring of 2023, we will return outdoors in the diverse environments across the Preserve’s beautiful grounds and in the Outdoor Classroom. CLICK HERE FOR THE SPRING SCHEDULE

Weekly classes of just eight to twelve children ages 18 months through 14 years foster lifelong connections between art, science, wellness, and the environment.

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Nature Discovery with the Parent Resource Center
Children age 15 – 36 months and their adults explore the natural world through active play and circle time, engaging the five senses. Winter classes will be held indoors, and begin December 14!  Register with PRC!

Art with Sandrine Gold
Our youngest artists will explore painting, clay sculpting, and collage, inspired by nature’s abundant resources. Older students will view the natural world through the lenses of well-known artists from around the world, who were inspired by nature.

Outdoor Nature Exploration
Preschool – Early Elementary with Tracy Strianese
Upper Elementary -Middle School with Hildur Palsdottir
Outdoor nature immersion classes will lead students on a discovery of the natural wonders of the Preserve and its varied environments. These classes are held entirely outdoors in Winter and Spring.

STEAM Discovery
Children will explore a variety of scientific, technological, and engineering concepts through hands-on experiments, building projects, and artistic crafts. Inquiry-based classes will utilize the natural landscape of the Preserve for project materials and age-appropriate discussions.

Yoga
Elementary and Middle School with Yoga Life of Port Washington
Children discover the many benefits of Yoga in fun and imaginative ways – they learn to incorporate wellness concepts and practices now and for the future. Classes will resume in Spring, schedule TBD.


WINTER CLASS SCHEDULE

OUTDOOR DISCOVERY ZONE: Register with PARENT RESOURCE CENTER

Age 15 – 36 Months
Wednesdays 9:30 – 10:15 am and 10:30 – 11:15
Dates: December 14 – March 1 (no class 2/22)

ART IN NATURE

Ages 3-5 
Thursdays 2:15 – 3:00 pm
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)

Grades K-1
Thursdays 3:30 – 4:15 pm
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)

Grades 2-5
Thursdays 4:30 – 5:15
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)

OUTDOOR NATURE EXPLORATION

Ages 3-5
Thursdays 2:30 – 3:15
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)
Rain Dates: March 17, 24

Grades K-2 Section I
Wednesdays 3:45 – 4:30 pm
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)
Rain Dates: March 16, 23

Grades K-2 Section II
Fridays 3:45 – 4:30 pm
Dates: January 27 – March 10 (no class 2/24)
Rain Dates: March 17, 24

Grades 3-5
Fridays 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Dates: January 27 – March 10 (no class 2/24)
Rain Dates: March 17, 24

Grades 6-9
Thursdays 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)
Rain Dates: March 17, 24

STEAM DISCOVERY

Ages 3-5
Fridays 2:15 – 3:00 pm
Dates: January 27 – March 10 (no class 2/24)

Grades K-2
Wednesdays 3:40 – 4:25
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)

Grades 3-5
Wednesdays 4:40 – 5:25
Dates: January 26 – March 9 (no class 2/23)


SPRING CLASS SCHEDULE

ART IN NATURE

Ages 3-5 
Thursdays 2:15 – 3:00 pm
Dates: April 20 – June 1

Grades K-1
Thursdays 3:30 – 4:15 pm
Dates: April 20 – June 1

Grades 2-5
Thursdays 4:30 – 5:15
Dates: April 20 – June 1

OUTDOOR NATURE EXPLORATION

Ages 3-5 Section I
Wednesdays 2:15 – 3:00
Dates: April 19 – May 31
Rain Dates: June 7, 14

Ages 3-5 Section II
Thursdays 2:30 – 3:15
Dates: April 20 – June 1
Rain Dates: June 8, 15

Grades K-2 Section I
Wednesdays 3:45 – 4:30 pm
Dates: April 19 – May 31
Rain Dates: June 7, 14

Grades K-2 Section II
Fridays 3:45 – 4:30 pm
Dates: April 21 – June 9 (no class 5/26)
Rain Dates: June 16

Grades 3-5
Wednesdays 3:45 – 4:45 pm
Dates: April 19 – May 31
Rain Dates: June 7, 14

Grades 6-9
Thursdays 4:00 – 5:00 pm
Dates: April 20 – June 1
Rain Dates: June 8, 15

STEAM DISCOVERY

Ages 3-5
Fridays 2:15 – 3:00 pm
Dates: April 21 – June 9 (no class 5/26)

Grades K-2
Fridays 3:40 – 4:25 pm
Dates: April 21 – June 9 (no class 5/26)

Grades 3-5
Fridays 4:40 – 5:25 pm
Dates: April 21 – June 9 (no class 5/26)

YOGA: Yoga Life at Sands Point Preserve:

Visit Yoga Life’s website for schedule and to register.

To register and for more information, contact Education Director Tracy Strianese (516.570.2185).