Programs and Events

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Story Time and Hike
Every Wednesday at 10am

Friends of Rogers invite you and your toddler to our Story Time and Hike. Songs and stories start off this fun family program followed by a short hike on the trails. Bring a snack or a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike with your new found friends.

 Story Time Flyer Updated 7_29_2015


River Recreation Series
Saturday, August 29th: times vary with program
August 29 River Recreation Series

Saturday August 29th Friends of Rogers and Chenango County Cornell Cooperative extension are having a River Recreation series. Join us for Beginner River Kayaking, Intermediate River Kayaking, Basic River Canoeing, Kayaking and Canoeing Chenango County’s Four Rivers, and Float Fishing Chenango County’s Four Rivers.

For more information regarding specific program and times click on flyer. To sign up download the registration form and submit to Friends of Rogers.

Must pre-register for these workshops.



Food F.O.R. Thought: Apples, Apples, Apples
Saturday, September 12th at 2:00pm
Friends of Rogers (FOR) hosts this unique series on in-home food prep, including canning, drying, preserving and other common techniques.

appleLearn about storing and harvesting apples, cultivating home orchards, and new recipes, plus a demonstration of applesauce methods and equipment.

Pre-registration is required; $5 for members and $7 for non members. Complimentary child care available for children over age 2.


Paddling the Chenango River
Saturday, October 10th from 9:00am to 2:00pm

Join Friends of Rogers for a scenic fall foliage paddle down2015, October the Chenango from Sherburne to North Norwich. This river provides a gentle challenge as it weaves between both farm fields and woodland edges.

Participants must be 16 years or older; prior paddling experience required. Participants must be able to control their boats.  You must Pre-Register for this event.

With your own boat: $15 members/ $20 non-member
Boat provided:
Kayak: $20 members/$25 non-member
Canoe: $30 members/ $35 non-member

Click here for registration form


Note to Participants: Currently there are no program fees unless noted. We graciously accept all freewill donations to help support the Rogers Center. Please call (607) 674-4733 or email  for questions or to RSVP for an event.
Please meet at the Visitor Center for all programs unless otherwise noted.

View more events on our Annual Events Page

If you have questions regarding programs or would like to volunteer please email

11 Responses to Programs and Events

  1. Julie H. says:

    What a great line-up of events!

  2. Chris Brunner says:

    What are the chances for the design and installation of a PV solar installation that would serve to offset electrical costs to run the facility as well as serve as an demo./ educational tool for renewable energy?

  3. ask says:

    I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Perfectly written!

  4. Annie says:

    It’s nice to see that you are offering Project Learning Tree. Unfortunately, I cannot attend. Will you be offering any other educator workshops in the near future?

    • for13460 says:

      We will continue to offer educator workshops and as soon as they become scheduled we will add them to our upcoming programs. Please check back regularly.

  5. heather says:

    Are you going to have any boy scout marit badge their

  6. Robert H. Benton Jr. says:

    Do you need assistance on the “Hop into Spring” event? I have run herpetology events at the Center years ago. I have power points on all the New York amphibian and reptile population. All of the New York frog calls are in the powerpoints. Let me know.

  7. M Carhart says:

    My son is looking forward to Spring Break Out and Summer Camp again this year. Do you have the dates scheduled yet?

    • for13460 says:

      We do have dates scheduled and are currently finalizing the fliers and registration forms. As soon as they are finished we will put them on the website. If you would like, please email requesting this information and we will also email it you.

  8. Mb Dunn says:

    Love the page and the events! Nice improvement to the center over the past year…..we enjoy looking forward to all the cool activities each season!

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