The seat of New York’s government has also been at the center of American history since the nation’s founding.At Saratoga, the American fight for independence was tipped in favor of the new nation.One-hundred seventy bird species in total have been identified within the park, and 97 of these species have been noted as breeders within the park. Preschool Naturalists is a nature class designed for children ages 3 to 5. Join a naturalist for a leisurely walk on the Park's trails. People of all ages and experience levels are invited to Saratoga Spa State Park's Creekside Classroom at p.m.The BCA lies within Bird Conservation Region 13, and 14 of 15 regional Responsibility Species have been recorded breeding here. Saratoga Spa State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program from July 9th through July 20th, 2018 at the Peerless Pool. Cost: FREE How: ONE registration session: (at the Saratoga Spa State Park Administration Building): Wednesday, May 16th, 6p.m. This hour-long program will focus on using all five sense to explore a certain aspect of the outdoor world. Dress for the weather and wear appropriate footwear. This event is free and meets at the Creekside Classroom. during each Friday in July to learn about pollinators and to try their hands at origami, the Japanese art of paper-folding.
Children will also enjoy a nature related story and craft. Origami paper will be provided and coloring pages will be available for younger children.
The program is appropriate for children 6 to 12, and lasts approximatley 45 minutes. Each child receives a survival pack with their own safety whistle.
A guided tour of our famous springs and "spouters." This class introduces students to the importance of their local history.
The hands-on class will encourage young students to enjoy and appreciate the great outdoors.
Students will get a close-up, hands-on introduction to the creatures that live in Geyser Creek.
The word Saratoga is shorthand for two battles that gave the coup de grace to the 1777 British invasion from Canada during the American Revolutionary War.