Programs and Events

Story Time and Hike
Wednesdays in August at 10 am

 Wednesdays in September at 10:30 am *NEW TIME*
9-16 Storytime & Hike

Join Jenni Larchar as she leads young children and their grownups in songs, stories, and a hike on the trails at Rogers Center every Wednesday.

Program takes place rain, shine, or snow, so come dressed for the weather.

Bring a snack or a picnic lunch to enjoy after the hike with new friends.


Wild Goose Chase
Saturday, September 17 at 10 am

Wild Goose Chase Flyer


A 5K trail run/walk for the whole family to benefit Rogers Environmental Education Center.

FREE t-shirt for those who pre-register by September 1, 2016 !

Click here to register.



Chenango River Float Fishing Trip
Saturday, September 27 10:00am

Learn how to take advantage of Ch2016 Float Fishing Flierenango County’s great river fishing. We’ll float from Rogers Center to the North Norwich DEC fishing access. Great for beginners or experienced kayakers. Use one of our kayaks or your own. Light snacks will be provided on the river.

Registration fee is priced per boat.
With your own boat: $15 members/ $20 not-yet-member
Boat provided: Canoe: $25 members/ $30 not-yet-member
Kayak: $20 members/$25 not-yet-member

Pre-registration is required. Click here for registration form.

Bait, fishing license, and pole are responsibility of participant .
Must be 13 years old; under 18 must participate with an adult.


Mushroom Musings
Saturday, October 1 10:00am

Mushroom MusingsJoin the Mid-York Mycological Society for fun with fungi! Conditions permitting, we will walk along the trails of Rogers Center to find wild specimens in their native habitats. The morning may also include a presentation on mushroom identification and their role in agriculture, industry, medicine, and nature. Dress for the weather and bring any recently-collected mushrooms you would like help identifying..

Members- $2/Not-Yet-Members – $3   Pre-registration is suggested.


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14 Responses to Programs and Events

  1. susan gustafson says:

    The NYSUT Regional Educational Conference is looking for someone from your facility that may want to do an educational workshop on a topic pertinent to Elementary- high school students. We are looking for someone that would facilitate a workshop in our January 27 conference at the Radisson Centre Hotel in Utica.
    Could you let me know of anyone that may be able to help us out? thank you. Sue

  2. Nicole Sokolowski says:

    I was wondering if you offered wilderness survival skills courses for adults. If not, do you know where they can be taken.


  3. cassandra says:

    I love your center ,it has provided our family with years of memories and always had given our children the chance to understand ,respect and fall in love with nature with every visit!! Roger’s center Has become our family’s classroom in environmental education and we cannot express our deep gratitude enough for your beautiful enlightening experiences that have become a part of our lives!!!!!

  4. MaryBeth says:

    Just finished looking at all your upcoming programs. Wow! I am really impressed and excited about participating in many of them. Such a great variety of things to do and learn within nature. See you soon!

  5. Julie H. says:

    What a great line-up of events!

  6. 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?

  7. 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.

  8. heather says:

    Are you going to have any boy scout marit badge their

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. 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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