Please note our hours are changing!

The RMSC’s Museum & Strasenburgh Planetarium will be open to the public on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays beginning Monday, November 30. See the Planetarium Show Schedule and the Museum Admission page to plan your visit. 

Earthskills

Earthskills

Get your class back-to-the-woods with the Earthskills program modeled after our inspiring Forest School. Students will discover how to tune in to nature through games and activities involving stealth and observation while practicing survival skills like shelter, fire building, woodscraft and more. This program runs in any weather, or season, and requires students to be properly attired for the conditions.

**Capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit.

Subjects: Engineering & Design, Life Science, Earth Science
Program Type: Guided Cumming Nature Center Experience
NYS Standards:

  • P-LS1-1 Observe familiar plants and animals (including humans) and describe what they need to survive.\

  • K-LS1-1 Use observations to describe patterns of what plants and animals (including humans) need to survive.

  • K-ESS3-1 Use a model to represent the relationship between the needs of different plants or animals (including humans) and the places they live.

  • 2-LS4-1 Make observations of plants and animals to compare the diversity of life in different habitats.

  • 5-ESS3-1 Obtain and combine information about ways individual communities use science ideas to protect Earth’s resources and environment.


NGSS Keywords: Life Science, Ecosystems. Structure, Function & Information Processing, Organism, Plants & Animals


Where is it?

Cumming Nature Center

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Thursday
Any time except for 11/13/20-12/26/20
Program Length: Full Day
Earliest Start Time: 8am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: Pre K, 1st Grade, 2nd Grade, 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 10
Maximum Attendence: 30

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: $13 per student

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Timeframe: 2 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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