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Plankton & Oysters

Ages 7-16

Application

Themes

Plankton; Plant vs. Animal; Phytoplankton vs. Zooplankton; Food Wed; Filter Feeders

Ages

7-16

Location

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Pier 84 Maritime Entertainment District

Length

90 minutes

This program introduces campers to basic marine science concepts through one of the River’s smallest creatures – plankton. Campers use microscopes and learn about food webs.

FOR YOUR TRIP:

Capacity: 30 Students

Fee: $200 per program

Cancelation Policy: Hudson River Park’s Education Team is committed to offering high-quality, low-cost environmental education programming to as many students as possible throughout New York City. In the event that you need to cancel your scheduled program, kindly provide us with as much notice as possible so that we may have the opportunity to offer your scheduled time to one of the many groups on our waiting list. A tremendous amount of resources and effort go into program preparation and set up to bring students a dynamic learning experience in the park. It is with this in mind that we require a minimum of 24 hours advanced notice of your need to cancel.

  • Canceling a program less than 24 hours in advance will result in forfeited program fees
  • Canceling a program less than 24 hours in advance will forfeit fee waiver status
  • Repeated cancelations will result in the cancelation of all future programs from our calendar

Thank you for your cooperation!

Additional Information:

  • Payment: Payment is required within ten days of program confirmation in order to reserve the program. Please provide check or money order made out to “Hudson River Park Trust.”
  • Chaperones: Hudson River Park requires one chaperone for every ten students (1:10). The number of chaperones should be increased for Pre-K or special needs classes.
  • Clothing: Dress appropriately for the weather, including rain and sun protection. Keep in mind that it may be up to 10° F cooler on the riverfront. Closed-toed shoes are required.
  • Lunch: There are lawns and picnic areas throughout Hudson River Park. There is no indoor space for eating. Classes are welcome to eat in the park before or after their scheduled program.
  • Transportation & Directions: For directions to your program location at Pier 25, Pier 46, Chelsea or Pier 84.
  • Fee Waiver: Partial or full waivers of the fee may be available, please call the Environment & Education Department at 212-627-2020 for details.