2nd Annual Catskills Great Outdoor Expo
Mar
30
10:00 AM10:00

2nd Annual Catskills Great Outdoor Expo

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The Catskills Great Outdoor Expo—learn about all the best the Catskills have to offer in hiking, paddling, bicycling, and all outdoor recreation activities in this one-day Expo with dozens of exhibitors, expert presentations, free samples and raffles—plus the famous Catskill Center Gear Sale.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
Apr
4
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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Discovery Walks: Animal Tracks and Traces
Apr
5
5:00 PM17:00

Discovery Walks: Animal Tracks and Traces

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Animals like bobcats, fishers, and bears leave tracks and traces if only we have the knowledge to spot them! Join us for our first Discovery Walk of spring with NYSDEC Wildlife Technician Emily Carrollo as she takes us on a walk to track and identify Catskills wildlife. Come over after work to learn some helpful tips to continue identifying animals whether you’re at home in your backyard or out on the trails in the Catskill Park!

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
Apr
11
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
Apr
25
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
May
2
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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I Love My Park Day at the Catskill Interpretive Center
May
4
9:00 AM09:00

I Love My Park Day at the Catskill Interpretive Center

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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Show your love for the Catskills! Volunteers are invited and encouraged to participate in the “I Love My Park Day” event held within the Catskill Forest Preserve at the Catskill Interpretive Center. Volunteers at this event will plant trees, install riparian vegetation, help with the removal of invasive species, and partake in some light trail maintenance. Volunteers should wear appropriate clothing and footwear for planting activities and bring lunch, water and snacks. All ages are welcome. Pre-registration will open in April - keep an eye on https://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day for more details.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session
May
9
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Spring Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy. Photo by Naomi Nishimura

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Outdoors Day
Jun
8
10:00 AM10:00

Outdoors Day

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
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DEC and NYS Parks is offering an Outdoors Day on June 8, 2019, from 10 AM to 3 PM at multiple sites across New York State, as part of Governor Cuomo's Adventure NY initiative. This free open house-type event will allow visitors to try out many outdoor recreation activities, and learn techniques from DEC and Parks staff, local organizations and experts.  

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Catskill Mountain Story Festival
Jun
15
10:00 AM10:00

Catskill Mountain Story Festival

Join us at the Catskill Interpretive Center for the Catskill Mountain Story Festival, a celebration of the past, present and future of writing and storytelling in the Catskills. Enjoy performances and panels, meet acclaimed authors, see what's new from local small presses, engage with local libraries and nonprofits, and share your own stories of the Catskills. There will be performers and activities for all ages, so bring the whole family and spend the day! Stay tuned for more details as the date gets closer.   

Logo artwork by Paper Wolf Design

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Jul
11
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Jul
18
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Jul
25
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Aug
1
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Aug
8
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Aug
15
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Aug
22
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session
Aug
29
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Summer Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Fall Family Day
Aug
31
10:00 AM10:00

Fall Family Day

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Save the date! Bring the whole family for this full day of kid-centered fun in the beautiful Catskill Mountains. Stay tuned for more details on our featured performers, hands-on art & science activities, outdoor adventures on the trail, and lots more! Photo by John McDaniel.

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Discovery Day
Sep
28
10:00 AM10:00

Discovery Day

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Save the date for this new event at the Catskill Interpretive Center celebrating the nature, history and culture of the Catskills through kid-friendly educational programs, performances, demos and hands-on activities. Stay tuned for more details coming soon!

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Oct
10
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Oct
17
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Oct
24
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Oct
31
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Nov
7
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session
Nov
14
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids - Fall Session

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Stay tuned for details on this week’s program! Catskill Mountain Kids is a year-round weekly daytime program series that celebrates the nature, history and culture of the Catskills. Each session will include some focused learning time, hands-on activities, and outdoor exploration. The program is geared for ages 4-7 but all are welcome. Please dress for the weather/being outside and the possibility of getting messy.

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Discovery Walks: Map Reading and Compass Basics
Mar
3
12:00 PM12:00

Discovery Walks: Map Reading and Compass Basics

Geared towards adults and open to all ages, this week for Discovery Walks we're talking about Map Reading and Compasses. If you like to hike or just have an interest in navigation, this will be an opportunity to go over the basics and to practice compass skills.

Some compasses will be provided to share, however if you have your own please bring it with you! Map print-outs provided, rain or shine.

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Catskill Mountain Kids: Maple Syrup
Feb
28
11:00 AM11:00

Catskill Mountain Kids: Maple Syrup

  • Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This week for Catskill Mountain Kids we’re talking about maple syrup! Local maple expert and educator Tim Neu will join us to talk about maple syrup production in the Catskills. We’ll spend some time outside looking for maple trees on our trail and learning about the tapping process, and some indoors making and tasting maple treats. We’re looking forward to a sweet, delicious hour to finish our winter session of CMK!

Photo courtesy of Tim Neu

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