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G and S Orchards

The farm stand and you pick are closed for the 2017 season. Thank you for another great year! CSA Enrollment begins in January 2018.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum

Genesee Country Village & Museum in Mumford, NY is the largest living history museum in New York State. Transport yourself back to the 19th century mid-May through mid-October, with special events all year long. Over 60 historic buildings making history come alive! Hours vary seasonally; see website for details.
1410 Flint Hill Road PO Box 310
Mumford , NY , 14511
Phone: (585) 538-6822
42° 59' 33.594" N, 77° 52' 48.4284" W

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
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: (585) 442-1770
43° 7' 12.6804" N, 77° 32' 59.1576" W

Stokoe Farms

Pumpkins and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and fun in the Christmas season with the best Christmas trees in WNY! For over 200 years, the Stokoe family has been cultivating our farming heritage. Step back to a simpler time with your family and take a wagon ride to pick your own special pumpkin or to choose the perfect Christmas tree. Let us help you make memorable Harvest and Christmas traditions will last for generations. Open weekend only, 10am-5pm mid September thru the end of October, and again during the Christmas season.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

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.
Pittsford , NY , 14534
Phone: 585-383-4590
43° 2' 38.544" N, 77° 29' 10.104" W

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
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-271-4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

Seneca Park Zoo

Come visit the animals at Seneca Park Zoo, which is open all year long. Closed New Year's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
2222 St. Paul Street
Rochester , NY , 14621
Phone: 585-336-7200
43° 11' 48.7356" N, 77° 37' 2.8704" W

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
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585-263-2700
43° 9' 9.8784" N, 77° 36' 2.5524" W

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
Penn Yan , NY , 14527
Phone: 800-981-7092
42° 38' 36.942" N, 77° 3' 59.3604" W

Earthworks Institute Inc.

At EarthWorks Institute, we believe that the best way to get students engaged with learning is to take a hands on approach. Our programs are taught through time-honored mentoring experiences to create a very special kind of outdoor learning experience; wilderness skills like plant identification, tool making, shelter building, and how to build friction fire, deep awareness and more. Give your child the gift of adventure, confidence and character with Earthworks Institute.
185 Caroline Street
Rochester , NY , 14620
Phone: (585) 861-8127
43° 8' 21.1668" N, 77° 36' 4.0428" W

Bristol Mountain Aerial Adventures

BRISTOL MOUNTAIN AERIAL ADVENTURES INCLUDES MORE THAN 7 CHALLENGE COURSES, 2 KIDS COURSES, AND 125+ ELEMENTS. Watch your kid gain confidence as he or she navigates, balances, and zips their way through the trees. Both courses are located closer to the ground and use a different harness system that is just as safe but less complicated for younger children to use. If your child has any difficulties there are staff members on the course at all times to help them to work through the elements.
5589 South Hill Road
Canandaigua , NY , 14424
Phone: 585-374-1180
42° 44' 36.6936" N, 77° 25' 12.6876" W

The Artful Fairy

You'll find Fairy Magic at The Artful Fairy! Walk-in and Create Your Own Garden, have a Fairylicious Birthday Party or take one of our many Fairy Garden Classes. Looking for Adult fun? Plant~N'~Party is for you! Create succulent gardens in unique containers while you sip delicious beverages. We're Rochester's premiere Plant and Sip company!
90 E. Main St #3
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: 585-924-4499
42° 58' 54.5052" N, 77° 24' 27.8964" W

Little Medical School of Rochester

Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Little Medical School offers STEM classes that introduce kids to the fascinating world of medicine! Through interactive learning, kids will discover how the body and organs work, how to use medical instruments, administer first aid and even tie knots like a real surgeon. Little Medical School®, based in St. Louis, MO, was founded in 2011. Little Medical School® brings medicine, science, and the importance of health to children in an entertaining, exciting, and fun way. Children learn and have fun as they dress up like doctors, learn how to use instruments doctors use, and understand how the body works!
510 Clinton Square
Rochester , NY , 14604
Phone: 585-577-7170
43° 9' 19.422" N, 77° 36' 22.6296" W

Eastside Martial Arts

Purpose:To encourage and equip students to develop a depth to their character by discovering who they are through the Martial Arts. Program Mission Statement: A Martial Arts program designed to develop character, teach self-defense and improve overall coordination to excel in sports and life.
7263 State Route 96
Victor , NY , 14564
Phone: (585) 742-5425
42° 59' 39.0876" N, 77° 25' 46.902" W

Vista Teach: LEGO & VEX IQ Robotics Camps

LEGO & VEX IQ Robotics for young students: designing, building, & programming interactive structures with motors and sensors. SEE VIDEO FOOTAGE at www.vistateach.biz | Internationally recognized programs in STEM Education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) taught by female, former Corporate Engineers now NYS Certified Teachers in our 6th year as faculty members at Allendale Columbia School. Hands-on, real world Engineering Education!
Vista Teach at Allendale Columbia School 519 Allens Creek Road
Rochester , NY , 14618
Phone: 585-414-7170
43° 7' 3.8388" N, 77° 32' 17.7936" W


Adventure Landing, Buffalo
2400 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY, 14150
United States



Adventure Landing Annual Easter Egg Hunt

9:00 AM


302 Goodman Street N
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States



Alcohol Ink Eggs

6:00-8:30 PM


Aquarium of Niagara


701 Whirlpool Street
Niagara Falls, NY, 14301
United States



Aquarium of Niagara Seaster Egg Hunt

11 am - 3 pm


713 Monroe Ave.
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States



ArtSmart Camp (Ages 10 – 13) at the Flower City Arts Center



24 State St.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States



Baby Play Time at the Pittsford Community Library

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.


24 State St.
Pittsford, NY, 14534
United States



Baby Play Time at the Pittsford Community Library

9:30 to 10:30 am


2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States



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