Programs and Events

You can discover something new each time you visit the Cumming Nature Center! From exploring our exhibits to embarking on an adventure on our nature trails, a trip to the Nature Center is sure to be fun for the whole family. Plan your visit today!

Frost Town Trail Fest

Saturday, May 28

Explore every inch of the nature center with a 10k or 25k trail run!

BioBlitz

Saturday, June 11

Celebrate our region's biodiversity and help us count as many species as possible at CNC!

Orchestra in the Pines

June 25

Enjoy a performance from the Finger Lakes Symphony Orchestra beneath the majestic red pines.

Yoga in the Pines

May 15 & June 5

Take your yoga practice beneath the majestic pines of the Cumming Nature Center.

Weekend Wild Walks

Saturdays and Sundays

Explore the Cumming Nature Center landscape through guided hikes and programs.

Eco-Book Club and Hike

Select Wednesdays

Explore the Cumming Nature Center landscape while feeding your inner book-worm!

Heritage Maker Workshop Series

Heritage Making is about nurturing traditional crafts and building beautiful things in a community context. Explore new skills from stone carving to blacksmithing in this series of workshops at the Cumming Nature Center.


At the core, this program aims to create a supportive space for talented teachers and craftspeople to share traditional knowledge through fellowship and intensive instruction. Classes are relaxed, informative, and recognize the value in handmade arts and crafts.

Registrations are non-refundable as of 48 hours prior to the program you registered for.

 


Stone Carving

Saturday, July 9 | 9:30am

The tradition of stone carving dates back thousands of years, and the fundamental techniques of this ancient art are still used today. Students in the Introduction to Stone Carving class will explore the basics of stone carving in small-group, hands-on training sessions. Students will learn how to use a subtractive method of carving to create a small alabaster sculpture to take home. All tools and materials are included with registration.

Cost: $200 (includes materials fee)

Register


 Check back later this summer for our Fall Schedule!

Scouting at CNC

Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts can choose several adventures at CNC and RMSC! 


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