The Bayard Cutting Arboretum is offering two educational programs for school students this year,

Kids Interactive Tree Program   and  Forest Walks for Youth

 

You can enjoy these trips at no cost by filling out the appropriate paperwork through Connect Kids to Parks Grant Program.

Connect Kids to Parks is a field trip grant program.  This program connects children with nature, outdoor recreation and history by refunding transportation costs and program fees up to $1,000 or eligible classrooms.

 

HOW TO APPLY


Apply online at www.parks.ny.gov at least 2 weeks before the scheduled date of the field trip and receive confirmation paperwork via email upon approval.

 

HOW DOES THE SCHOOL GET REIMBURSED?


Go on the field trip! Bring along the approved grant applications for verification and collect all receipts.  Send receipts and signed application to State Parks parksbusgrant@parks.ny.gov within 30 days of the completed field trip.  The refund will be sent in approximately 4 weeks via electronic transfer.  The school is responsible to pay the vendor.

 

ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS


If you have any questions email:

Email: parksbusgrant@parks.ny.gov

Call: 1-518-474-6736

CONNECT KIDS TO PARKS BROCHURE

 

 

 

Bayard Cutting Arboretum Contact

Lee Kennedy

lee.kennedy@parks.ny.gov

Phone:  1-631-581-1002 or 1-631-241-3694