Greenbelt Summer Camp 2018: Five week series begins Monday, July 9

The Greenbelt offers exciting, educational, hands-on summer camp experiences guiding children safely through outdoor exploration. Our camp is great for nature lovers, scientists, creative types, and adventurers alike! A five week series begins on July 9; sign up for all five sessions or choose just a couple!

Become a member of the Greenbelt Conservancy in 2018, and become a part of our success!

The Greenbelt Conservancy relies on private funding from members, businesses, foundations, corporations and general philanthropy. Become a member and become a part of maintaining and beautifying our vital parkland in central Staten Island. There are many ways to get involved as a member of the Greenbelt Conservancy – from “Young Naturalists” to “Mighty Oaks” categories.

Environmental Education Programs, Field Trips, Homeschool & Toddler Programs – 2018

The Greenbelt is an exceptional place for educators and students to explore the wonders of nature. We are always excited to share our forests and meadows with you! We offer both underhand outdoor programs. Our Environmental Education programs compliment learning standards; we are an official New York City Department of Education Vendor.

Living with deer in Staten Island

Deer populations are increasing across the United States. In fact, there are more deer in North America today than any time in history. Within New York City, populations of white-tailed deer are growing and expanding in the north Bronx and Staten Island. Deer benefit from abundant food and shelter available in those boroughs’ parks and green spaces.

2018 High Rock Challenge is Saturday, April 28. Free training runs on Saturdays, April 14 & 21

Race day is Saturday, April 28, 2018. Two-member teams compete in mystery events and physical obstacles, which are located throughout the approximately 10-K course. Events are designed to encourage teamwork The course is almost entirely on the Greenbelt trail system. Proceeds from the event help support Greenbelt trail maintenance. The HRC is held in memory of NYPD Officer, John Kelly.