Outdoors Day

The NY Department of Environmental Conservation is partnering with NYS Parks to offer a statewide Outdoor Day. Various activities are planned on June 8, 2019 at Stony Kill Farm to encourage people to get out and enjoy a new outdoor experience. Below, please find a list of the activities planned here at Stony Kill Farm and Education Center.

SCHEDULED ACTIVITIES, first come, first served.

Planting seeds with Sember Weinman from Common Ground Farm
1:00 to 2:00 pm at Common Ground Farm fields, limited to 12 attendees, all ages.

Family Nature Walk with Tom Amisson  10:00 am – 11:30 pm at Sierra Trailhead on Red Schoolhouse Road, limited to 12 attendees, all ages.

Beginner Bird Walk with Dick Lahey from Waterman’s Bird Club
10:00 – 11:00 am at the picnic tables across from the red barn, all ages.

Fishing at the Farm Pond with Paul Adams
11:30 am – 1:00 pm at the Farm Pond near the big red barn, limited to 10, all ages. Bring your poles, we’ll bring the bait!

Honeybee Hive inspection with an SKF Bee Association Beekeeper 1:00 pm at the honeybee hive yard at Stony Kill Farm, all ages.

Archery for Kids with Stamper, 2:00 – 3:00 pm, near the tenant farmhouse across from the farm pond, ages 5 – 12.


Orienteering with Margaret Maruschak, 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, , 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, meet at picnic tables across from the barn.

Camp Oh No! and with Cub Scout Pack 3001, 10:00 am to 3:00 pm at the campfire circle across from the barn, ages 6 – 12.

Concession Stand Fundraiser with hot dogs, snacks, water and snow cones run by the Stony Ground 4H Club, 10 am to 3 pm.