Early Education

  • Historic Hudson Valley announces tours of historic landmarks will begin May 3

    Tickets are now on sale for site tours and spring events

    Historic Hudson Valley is thrilled to announce its highly anticipated spring tour season will begin on Friday, May 3, with tours of Kykuit, the Rockefeller estate, Philipsburg Manor, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside, and Union Church of Pocantico Hills, all National Historic Landmarks. On Saturday, May 25, the return of The Pinkster Festival will add to a full spring lineup of activities. read more »
  • Spilling the secrets to early literacy

    Learning to read is a critical step in your child's educational journey

    For young children, learning to read is a critical step in their educational journeys, as literacy helps build cognitive abilities and language proficiency and has a direct impact on later academic achievement. read more »
  • Earth Day Celebration and Hike

    Fun for all ages at the Hudson Highlands Nature Center

    Celebrate Earth Day 2024 with the Hudson Highlands Nature Center! This exciting day has something for people of all ages and interests and will take place at the Nature Center’s Outdoor Discovery Campus location. read more »
  • Best places to buy used books in the Hudson Valley

    Discover quaint bookstores in the scenic Hudson Valley

    Discover a treasure trove of literary gems in the Hudson Valley with our guide to the best places to buy used books. From cozy independent bookstores nestled in charming towns to hidden gems in bustling cities, explore the diverse and vibrant book-buying scene that awaits book lovers in this picturesque region. read more »
  • Closing the STEM skills gap to create new possibilities for kids

    Advocates are addressing systemic educational barriers

    Over the next decade, it’s projected that nearly 3.5 million manufacturing and STEM-related jobs will be available, yet 2 million are expected to go unfilled due to a skills gap, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics. read more »
  • Hudson Highlands Nature Museum to Become “Hudson Highlands Nature Center”

    The name changes but the mission remains the same

    Beginning January 1, 2024, the Hudson Highlands Nature Museum will become the Hudson Highlands Nature Center. The Nature Center will continue to operate under the same mission to “connect children with nature through hands-on education and play.” read more »