Get the children out of house
Boscobel will host programs for children on Tuesday, Dec. 26, and Thursday, Dec. 28, with sessions at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. On Tuesday, children will make candles, pomander balls and globe ornaments. On Thursday, they will build countdown clocks, funny hats and noisemakers for the New Year. Tickets are $10 for each adult and child who are members and $20 otherwise. Additional guests are $5 each.
The Hudson Highlands Nature Museum in Cornwall is holding a mini-camp for children ages 6 to 9 from Wednesday, Dec. 27, to Friday, Dec. 29, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day at the Outdoor Discovery Center. Children can attend one to three days. They’ll meet a different animal each day and learn about its winter habits, as well as make crafts, go outdoors, play games and hike. The cost is $42 per day for members and $48 otherwise. See hhnm.org.