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Keeping It Green for Schools


Give your students the opportunity to give back to their community and learn the value of stewardship by spreading mulch, weeding or raking leaves. Led by environmental educators, projects are located throughout the Park based on the school’s location. Groups of up to 30 students in grades K-12 with two or more chaperones. Schools are limited to two sessions per school year.

Fall 2017: September 8 - December 15 (Registration Open)
September - October: Thursdays
10:00 am - 11:30 am

October 26 - December 16:  Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Available dates:

October
Friday 28

November
Friday 4
Friday 18
Wednesday 30

December
Thursday 1, Friday 2
Wednesday 7, Thursday 8, Friday 9
Wednesday 14, Friday 16

To register for a Keeping it Green for Schools session, contact discovery@centralparknyc.org.

Please include the following:

  • Date(s) preferred
  • School Name & Address
  • Grade
  • Number of students
  • Number of chaperones
  • Expected means of transportation (walk, school bus, public transit)

Families interested in participating in a Keeping It Green session, click here.

This program is made possible by

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Youth Education & Service Programs are supported in part by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation; The Pinkerton Foundation; the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation; William E. Weiss Foundation, Inc./Daryl Brown Uber; and The Barker Welfare Foundation.