Children’s Programs

Night Hike and S’mores @ Holden Arboretum
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Explore the Arboretum’s fields, forests and around the ponds on this fall hike. Listen for special night sounds of owls, katydids and coyotes. Afterwards relax around a campfire at the Holden Shelter House with hot chocolate and s’mores. Wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather.

7 and up – one adult per family must be present

Family Yoga Hike @ Holden Arboretum
Oct 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Love hiking and yoga? Use the woods and the beauty of the Arboretum as your inspiration for poses. Awaken your flow and enjoy a refreshing outdoor practice.

Giving Thanks – A Celebration of Nature @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Join us as we give thanks and celebrate all that nature provides. A reading of the Jonathan London book Giving Thanks will be followed by a hike to discover some of the wonders of nature. We will then gather by a fire for a snack and a chance to create your very own tree of thanks to take home.

Ages 6-12 with an adult

Gingerbread Houses – Straight from the Woods @ Warren H. Corning Visitor Center
Nov 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Nothing embodies the sights and sounds of the season like gingerbread houses. Join us as we build nature inspired houses with items from
nature. We will take a hike to collect natural items and you can bring some from home. Take your creation home with you to enjoy all season long.

Families of all ages

$15 for additional gingerbread house