This program is only available in the summer.
Come explore Hudson River Park’s Habitat Garden, a green reserve with a rich diversity of native trees and plants. In Garden Adventures, students investigate the ecosystem services that the Park’s land-based plants provide to its many inhabitants.
- Students will define habitat
- Students will distinguish common bird species found in the Park
- Students will be able to correlate beak shapes to food selection
- Students will identify how habitat is crucial for wildlife migration
- Student Capacity: 30 students per program
- Cost: $200 (waivers available upon demonstration of need)
- Adult chaperones: one chaperone is required for every 10 students (1:10 ratio) at minimum
- Habitat Zones
- Bird Identification
- Tree or Monarch Butterfly Exploration
What Teachers Say About the Program:
- “[Garden Adventures] was a great program I would highly recommend—we loved the 3D hands-on tools and bird skulls and the learning games.” —2nd Grade Teacher, Brooklyn
- “The educators were friendly, knowledgeable and effective at providing answers to questions the children raised during the interactive activities. The program provided an age-appropriate balance of factual as well as hands-on information. The children were engaged at all times.” —4th Grade Teacher, Bronx