Wilderness Survival for Families

Develop your family’s wilderness survival skills in a trio of fun, hands-on classes led by Ranger Eric Powers and survival expert Adam Nestor. The Preserve’s beautiful woods and campsite provide the setting for a new series of three-hour morning sessions. Prepare to connect with the environment and get dirty on these family adventures as you learn the survival Rule of Three’s and more.

Saturday, May 15 at 10 am – 1 pm: Building Shelter from Natural Materials

Saturday, June 19 at 10am – 1 pm: Techniques for Purifying Water 

Saturday, August 7 at 10am – 1 pm: Methods for Making Fire

Social distancing is required, and face masks are required for unvaccinated individuals. Children must be 8+ and must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Purchase tickets online or call 516.570.2185.
Tickets are limited, so pre-registration is required; includes parking.

Conservancy Members
$15 per adult
$5 per child, 8+

$20 per adult
$10 per child, 8+

Join the Conservancy now and receive free admission to the Preserve’s grounds for 14 months and discounts to many events throughout the year.