Habitat and/or Facilities
477 Beaverkill Road
Olivebridge, NY 12461
FAX (845) 657-8489
Located on 372 acres in the Catskill Mountain foothills. Habitats include forest, field, lakes, ponds, streams. Buildings include colonial craft shops and school house and working farm. Challenge ropes course.
Environmental awareness is explored through the historic perspective of colonial America and the modern perspective of ecological concern - all with a stress on hands-on learning.
North Colebrook, CT 06021
500 Acres (including a 78 acre lake), streams, and forests. Dormitories and dining hall.
Contrasts are conducted of plant and animal life in the terrestrial and aquatic communities. A mountain climb introduces students to a variety of ecological concepts, including "zonation" and "adaption" of plant and animal life.
Birch Ridge Road
Blairstown, NJ 07825
Field, pond, stream.
Ecological variety of habitats are effectively used to develop a concept in adaptation, communities in nature and relationship of man to his natural environment.
Fairview Lake Environmental Education Center
1035 Fairview Lake Road
Stillwater, NJ 07860
600 acres of open and forested land, 110 acre lake, ponds, maple swamp with board walk, challenge course. Accommodations for 300.
A variety of ecology and outdoor skills programs provide students and teachers with the opportunity to live and learn together and become more aware of our natural world.
Frost Valley YMCA Environmental Education Center
Box 55, 2000 Frost Valley Rd.
Claryville, NY 12725-9600
Fax: (845) 985-0056
Located on 4600 forested acres in the Catskills. 50 cabins/lodges, central dining hall and unique Resource Management Center and Greenhouses, ropes course.
Schools may participate in environmental, outdoor skills and adventure-based programs.
Greenkill Outdoor Env. Ed Ctr. see YMCA Camping Services below
Pocono Environmental Education Center (PEEC)
RD 2, Box 1010
Dingmans Ferry, PA 18328
FAX (570) 828-9695
The largest residential center in the western hemisphere is situated on 36 acres and is surrounded by 200,000 acres of public land. Over 45 cabins will house between 3-12 each.
PEEC uses the outdoors as its classroom to promote environmental awareness, knowledge and outdoor skills. A variety of programs are offered for school groups, youth-at-risk groups and teacher and staff development.
YMCA Camping Services
of Greater New York (Greenkill)
P.O. Box B
Huguenot, NY 12746
FAX: (845) 858-7823
Located on a 1000 acre in Southern Catskills. Diverse forested terrain, streams and 3 lakes. Four new lodges accommodate 40 people each.
The concept of interrelationships is stressed in the varied environmental programs as well as on the Project Adventure course and outdoor skills programs.