On this exploratory hike, we will be looking at various forms of life in the forest, from plants and trees to birds and bugs. We will learn about the delicate ecosystem in which the forest exists and how various life forms interact and depend on each other for their survival.
Harriman State Park (exact location TBA)
Youth ages 8+
Family members are encouraged to explore the park on their own while the youth are involved in the program
To protect participants, we will be following all statewide guidelines identified by NY Forward including, but not limited to, maintaining 6 ft. of distance at all times, wearing facemasks, and having hand sanitizer available. A full list of guidelines will be provided to all participants prior to the hike.
Jeff Solomon is an avid nature lover and hiker who has hiked extensively in Harriman State Park. As a former middle school teacher and director of nature and pioneering programs at various summer camps, Jeff has a great deal of experience working in an educational and recreational capacity with youth and has led countless nature hikes. Jeff is also the founder of the National Camp Association, which is a children's summer camp organization.
Last updated November 12, 2020