Where to send the kids March 21-25
A number of organizations are offering spring break day camps during the week of March 21 to 25.
Scenic Hudson will offer an afternoon hands-on science museum from 2 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday at its River Center at Long Dock Park in Beacon. Guided programs will be provided at 3 and 4 p.m. on fishing (March 22), orienteering (March 23), binoculars and bird identification (March 24) and looking for signs of animals (March 25). The events are rain or shine. For information, call 845-473-4440, ext. 238, or visit scenichudson.org.
The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will host a camp for students ages 6 to 9 at its Outdoor Discover Center on Muser Drive, across from 174 Angola Road in Cornwall. It runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. daily. Register by the day or for the full five-day session. Pre-paid registration is required. Museum members are $42 per day and non-members, $48. Visit hhnm.org or call 845-534-5506, ext. 204.
The John Jay Homestead State Historic Site in Katonah will host a camp for children in grades 2 to 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, March 23 – 25. The fee is $40 per day for members of the Friends of John Jay Homestead at the family level or higher or $50 otherwise. To register, visit johnjayhomestead.org. On March 23, the theme will be colonial life; on March 24, the history of New York state; and on March 25, “Around the World with John Jay.” The site is located at 400 Route 22.
All Sport Fishkill has a camp for children ages 5 to 12 that runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily at its facility at 17 Old Main St. It includes sports, games, swimming and arts and crafts. The fee is $50 per day for club members and $60 otherwise, and registration is required. Call 845-896-5678.