Garden Explorers Afterschool Spring 2014

    February 11, 2014 – 2:23 pm

    Garden Explorers is FULL.  Please email us to be put on the waiting list.

    One Week Summer Sessions this August.  Click here to learn more.

    For children ages 7 – 11

    Join us for the fun in our beautiful gardens. The program takes place inside and around the Old Stone House & Washington Park.

    * Start seedlings
    * Transplant and harvest fruits, vegetables and herbs
    * Prepare simple foods
    * Work with compost
    * Study plants, flowers, insects and other garden dwellers
    * Create art with plants
    * Play games

     

    April 23 through June 11, 2014
    Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5:30 pm

    8 sessions $300

    Limited to 10 students

    Free pickup from PS 321, PS 39 and The Children’s School. A light snack is provided.

     


     

     

     

    Garden Explorers @ OSH Summer 2014

    January 24, 2014 – 2:45 pm

    Looking for week-long activities in August for Ages 6 – 11?

    Garden play, harvest fruit, get dirty. Children will have plenty of time to play, make art projects and write about their experiences! Families will share in a garden event at the end of each week-long session. Join us for the fun!

    One-week sessions begin Aug 11, Aug 18 and Aug 25
    Monday through  Friday, 9 am to 3 pm

    $300 week
    $100 deposit  per week required upon registration. Full payment due July 1, 2014.

     

    REGISTER ONLINE TODAY

     

     

    The Old Stone House by Bode Sauser, Spring 2013

    The Old Stone House by Bode Sauser, Spring 2013

    9th Annual Seed Celebration & Swap @ OSH

    January 23, 2014 – 4:08 pm

    9th Annual Seed Celebration and SwapSaturday, February 8, 2014
    10am – 3pm
    Bring the whole family – Absolutely free!

    SEEDS TO SWAP
    We have many and you bring some too

    GARDENERS
    This is a social and informational event

    SEEDS TO BUY
    Hudson Valley Art Packs and Fedco organic seed

    EDUCATION
    Design examples, books, demonstrations, catalogs

    ASK THE GARDENER
    Questions about compost, planting & design

    SEED ART
    Displays & mosaic making

     

    Permaculture Festival & Pumpkin Smash @ OSH

    September 1, 2013 – 11:58 am

     

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    Garden Explorers – Fall 2013

    August 13, 2013 – 11:33 am

    For children ages 7 – 11

    Welcome to Garden Explorers!  Join us for the fun in our beautiful gardens. The program takes place inside and around the Old Stone House & Washington Park.

    * Start seedlings
    * Transplant  and harvest fruits, vegetables and herbs
    * Prepare simple foods
    * Work with compost
    * Study plants, flowers, insects and other garden dwellers
    * Create art with plants
    * Play games

    FALL REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

    September 25 through November 20
    (no program October 16)
    Wednesdays, 3:30 to 5:30 pm
    8 sessions     $300

    Free pickup from PS 321 and The Children’s School.  A light snack is provided.

     

    The Old Stone House by Bode Sauser, Spring 2013

    Searching for Freedom: Searching for Freedom: African American Heroes in the Revolutionary Era; 1735-1790

    August 23, 2012 – 12:18 pm

    The American Revolution

    Grades 4-12, 90 minutes

    Learn About African Americans in the American Revolutionary War Era at the Old Stone House

    Explore the stories of individuals who began the struggle for civil rights in the mid 1700’s, then collaborate within small groups to retell these biographical stories through writing, visual arts or drama.
     
    Online reservation
     

    The Gowanus Creek

    August 10, 2012 – 4:35 pm

    Pre-Colonial Era

    Grade 4-12, 90 minutes

    Until 1850, the Gowanus was a tidal creek surrounded by a rich salt marsh ecosystem. In this program students separate into small groups to explore the bounty of the Gowanus by looking at oysters, swans, fish, turtles and beavers. Once plentiful in Brooklyn, these species were first utilized by the Lenape, then the Dutch and may still be seen today.
     
    Online reservation
     

    Traditional Medicinals

    August 10, 2012 – 4:21 pm

    Dutch Colonial Farm Life in Brooklyn

    Grades 2-5, 90 minutes
    Sept 23-Nov 1/Apr 24 to Jun 13

    How did colonists treat illnesses? While touring our historic gardens, students learn to identify common plants and how they were used in the 1700’s for both food and medicine. At the end of the program, we sample some refreshing Freedom tea.
     
    Online reservation