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ArtsROC School of Art, Music & Language

ArtsROC is an innovative school offering classes in Lego Education, Minecraft, music, and language, located in Pittsford, NY. We are also opening a second location in Brighton, NY, focused on dance classes. Jr NBA basketball camp program in the summer.
3462 Monroe Avenue
14534 Pittsford , NY
Phone: (585) 218-9125

Hidden Valley Animal Adventure

Escape to the wild as you get up close and personal with over 300 animals and 40 different exotic species including zebra, bison, camel, ostrich and more!
2887 Royce Rd.
14167 Varysburg , NY
Phone: 585-535-4100.

Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park

Only a short 30 minutes from Rochester, Sonnenberg Gardens offers enjoyment for all ages in its formal gardens, victorian mansion, and greenhouse complex.
151 Charlotte Street
14424 Canandaigua , NY
Phone: (585) 394-4922

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Rochester's science, technology and cultural heritage museum. Also includes Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center (in Naples).
657 East Ave
14607 Rochester , NY
Phone: 585-271-4552

The Strong Museum

A national museum of play, right in our back yard! Voted #1 place to take kids in Rochester by KOA readers.
One Manhattan Square
14607 Rochester , NY
Phone: 585-263-2700

Seneca Park Zoo

Come visit the animals at Seneca Park Zoo, which is open all year long. Closed New Year's Day, the first Saturday in June for Zoobilation,Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
2222 St. Paul Street
14621 Rochester , NY
Phone: 585-336-7200

YMCA Camp Cory

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Cory is a YMCA overnight camp on Keuka Lake, in Penn Yan, NY. Day camps for ages 5-13, winter camp rentals, fall programs, and other family activities also available.
140 Route 54 East Lake Road
14527 Penn Yan , NY
Phone: 800-981-7092

Holiday Hollow Halloween Festival

The U.S.'s only Halloween Festival. A unique destination for families in search of imagination and fun. Open every weekend in October + Columbus Day!
1410 Main Rd.
14036 Corfu , NY
Phone: (716) 474-4300

Vista Teach: LEGO Robotics & Tech Camps

LEGO Robotics for young students: designing, building, & programming models with motors and sensors. SEE VIDEO FOOTAGE at www.vistateach.biz
48 Nightfrost Lane
14467 Henrietta , NY
Phone: 585-414-7170

Ganondagan State Historic Site

The only site of its kind east of the Mississippi, Ganondagan is dedicated to sharing the living culture and natural world of the Seneca people at their historic Town of Peace. At the new Seneca Art & Culture Center, approximately 300 pieces from historical artifacts through contemporary artistic and cultural contributions are featured in 15 permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting five centuries of Seneca life.
Boughton Hill Road 7000 County Road 41
14564 Victor , NY
Phone: 585-924-5848

YMCA Camp Arrowhead

Part of the YMCA of Greater Rochester, Camp Arrowhead features year-round programming for homeschool kids, summer day camps, group rentals, outdoor education programming, and more.
20 Arrowhead Rd.
14534 Pittsford , NY
Phone: 585-383-4590

The Harley School

Founded in 1917, The Harley School is a nationally-recognized, independent school in Rochester, NY, offering an innovative and demanding college preparatory program for 525 day students in Nursery (age 3) through Grade 12.
1981 Clover Street
14618 Rochester , NY
Phone: (585) 442-1770

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