Our Host Partners:
The Manlius Library in Manlius, NY has been our longest running partnership. Beginning in the summer of 2015, the Young Naturalists began a weekly summer program. The summer program continued and grew in 2016.
Beginning in the fall of 2016, the Young Naturalists and the library began monthly programming throughout the rest of the year and continued into 2017.
Summer 2017 programming has recently just begun and more kids are participating and are becoming engaged in their environment.
|Participants at the Manlius Library observe organisms at the library's pond|
The Manlius Family YMCA began partnering with the Young Naturalists in February 2017, to provide an entertaining and educational experience for their after school programming.With the Young Naturalists, the children in the after school program have activities too do once a month that educate them on their local environment and how it is connected to their life.
The Cazenovia Public Library in Cazenovia, NY recently created a partnership with the Young Naturalists to create a summer program, similar to what is offered at the Manlius Library. Beginning in the summer of 2017, with the partnership in Cazenovia, the Young Naturalists have broadened their efforts to connect as many youth as possible with their environment.