Forsyth Nature Center

Welcome to the Forsyth Nature Center

Welcome to the Virtual home of the Friends of Forysth Nature Center

The Forsyth Nature Center has been growing and changing for many years.

The Mission of the Forsyth Nature Center is “To foster the exploration of the natural world in and around our community through educational programming and contact with flora and fauna at an interpretive facility”

The Forsyth Nature Center has 24 animal exhibits and a dozen gardens that contain a variety of native flora found right here in the Hudson Valley.

 The Nature Center has been a fixture in the Kingston Community since 1936 and continues to grow and expand with the help of the community through its Friends of Forsyth Nature Center, a not for profit group and with the support of the City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department.

 

 

Silly, The Desert Tortoise

Junior Naturalist 2014

Junior Naturalist 2014

 

Junior Naturalist Program Registration begins on March 17th and will be available to book online at www.kingstonparksandrec.org. You can also register and pay over the phone  (call 845-481-7336) or stop in to register at 467 Broadway, Kingston.

 

Dates for this 2014 are:

Session A (Completed K or 1st Grade): June 30-July 11 (no camp on July 4)      $200 for Residents, $260 for Non Residents

Session B (2nd or 3rd Grade): July 14-25                                                       $200 for Residents, $260 for Non Residents (Full) Wait List being accepted

Session C (4th or 5th Grade): July 28-August 8                                               $200 for Residents, $260 for Non Residents

Session D (6th, 7th or 8th Grade): August 11-15th                                          $105 for Residents, $155 for Non Residents

 

During the Junior Naturalist Program, participants are given the opportunity to learn, recreate and enjoy nature during an intensive summer experience. The program meets at the Forsyth Nature Center from 9am-3pm. Youth participate in hands on environmental education programming in a variety of subject areas while also kayaking, fishing, hiking, exploring and much more! Space is very limited and many sessions fill up on the first day!

 

New Program Registration Site Live!

The City of Kingston Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce our new Online Program Registration Website is now live. Click here to create an account, search for upcoming programs and much more. Visit www.kingstonparksandrec.org for more information.