Hands-on | Kids Out and About Rochester

Stokoe Farms

Sunflowers in August, Pumpkin Patch & Harvest Fest and lots more fun in the fall from mid-September until the end of October, and magic 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. Hours vary, see StokoeFarms.com for a detailed calendar.
656 South Road
Scottsville , NY , 14546
Phone: (585) 889-0770
42° 59' 35.466" N, 77° 46' 20.7624" W

Genesee Country Village & Museum and Nature Center

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

Rochester Museum & Science Center (RMSC)

Immerse yourself in the incredible world of science, history, space, and nature. Follow your curiosity from the depths of the oceans to the edge of the universe. Partake in classes, camps and events for all ages. All at the Science Museum, Strasenburgh Planetarium and Cumming Nature Center.
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.271.4552
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

G and S Orchards

The 2021 CSA enrollments are now available! Please contact us if interested.
825 Atlantic Avenue (Route 286)
Walworth , NY , 14568
Phone: (315) 524-3823
43° 9' 55.5876" N, 77° 20' 18.5928" W

Seneca Park Zoo

Plan a visit to Seneca Park Zoo to surround yourself with wildlife from around the world. Seneca Park Zoo is open 362 days a year and is only 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

New York Museum of Transportation

The New York Museum of Transportation is unique among Western New York's museums. In Rush, just 20 minutes from Rochester, the museum features vintage trolley cars, highway and horse-drawn vehicles, a steam locomotive, several model railroads, photos, exhibits, gallery, and gift shop. Relive holiday memories with the Midtown Plaza Monorail on display! On certain Sundays, rides are included with admission on the only electric trolley line in New York State (NOTE: for trolley rides, check website for days, hours and reservations). Open Sundays only, and featuring monthly special events.
6393 East River Rd
W. Henrietta , NY , 14586
Phone: (585) 533-1113
43° 1' 0.2136" N, 77° 42' 35.262" W

The Strong

Visit the Ultimate Play Destination The Strong is a highly interactive, collections-based museum devoted to the history and exploration of play. Voted a top 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

RocVentures Climbing Gym

RocVentures Climbing Gym has been in the Neighborhood of the Arts for 21 years. We serve adventure birthday parties, field trips, summer and school break camps, and (of course) indoor climbing and high ropes courses!
1044 University Ave.
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: (585) 442-5462
43° 9' 14.3064" N, 77° 34' 23.7972" W

Rochester Museum & Science Center Preschool

Located at the Gannett School on the RMSC Campus, RMSC Preschool offers unique science, art, history and cultural hands-on experiences and activities for children ages three to five. The integration of exhibits enhances the preschool curriculum and stimulates curiosity.  
657 East Ave
Rochester , NY , 14607
Phone: 585.697.1949
43° 9' 8.9028" N, 77° 35' 14.8092" W

J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation - Camp Cutler

into the rolling hills of Western New York’s Finger Lakes Region, the J. Warren Cutler Scout Reservation – commonly known as Camp Cutler – stretches across more than 1400 acres of peaceful woods, lush meadows, and sparkling streams. Camp Cutler hosts a variety of Scouting programs, including the premier Cub Scout Camping destination in upstate New York, Cub Scout Adventure Camp.
7131 Gulick Rd
Naples , NY , 14512
Phone: (585) 241-8545
42° 40' 20.874" N, 77° 25' 56.5968" W

Cub Scouts, BSA

Scouting provides an educational program for boys and girls that builds character, trains in the responsibilities citizenship, develops mental and personal fitness. We serve over 6,000 youth through partnering (Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Exploring) programs in a five county area (Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Seneca & Yates Counties).
2320 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-244-4210
43° 5' 44.3688" N, 77° 36' 57.3588" W

Exploring

Exploring is a co-ed program for youth aged 14-20. The purpose of the program is to check out a career YOU are interested in. Exploring is a career-education program that allows you and your friends to learn more about a particular career through hands-on activities led by people out in the real world. We serve youth through partnering programs in a five county area (Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Seneca & Yates Counties).
2320 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-244-4210
43° 5' 44.3688" N, 77° 36' 57.3588" W

Scouts BSA

Scouting provides an educational program for boys and girls that builds character, trains in the responsibilities citizenship, develops mental and personal fitness. We serve over 6,000 youth through partnering (Scouts BSA, Venturing, and Exploring) programs in a five county area (Monroe, Ontario, Wayne, Seneca & Yates Counties).
2320 Brighton-Henrietta Town Line Road
Rochester , NY , 14623
Phone: 585-244-4210
43° 5' 44.3688" N, 77° 36' 57.3588" W

Stages (A Magical Journey Thru Stages)

Rochester, NY's not-for-profit youth theatre company at the Auditorium Center. Offers 8 annual full-scale theater productions, classes, summer camps, and more!
875 East Main Street Stages Theatre, Auditorium Center, Third Floor
Rochester , NY , 14605
Phone: 585-935-7173
43° 9' 37.4364" N, 77° 35' 19.086" W

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

2021 Homeschool Days

Dates: 
11/09/2021
12/07/2021
Time: 
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Location:

278 Main St.
Arcade, NY, 14009
United States

Phone:

585-492-3100

All Aboard the Wonderland Express!

Dates: 
11/20/2021
11/21/2021
11/26/2021
Time: 
varies, see website

Location:

Main Street Armory
900 East Main Street
Rochester, NY, 14605
United States

BrickUniverse LEGO Fan Expo: Rochester, NY

Dates: 
04/23/2022
04/24/2022
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

11095 Bethany Center Rd
East Bethany, NY, 14054
United States

Phone:

585-344-1122

Create-a-Critter

Dates: 
12/04/2021
Time: 
1st session: 10:30am-12:30apm 2nd session: 1:30pm-3:30pm

Organization:

Location:

3090 Main St.
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Creative Play on Mon 1-2pm

Dates: 
10/18/2021
10/25/2021
11/01/2021
Time: 
1:00-2:00pm

Organization:

Location:

3090 Main St.
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

Creative Play on Mon 3:30-4:30pm

Dates: 
10/18/2021
10/25/2021
11/01/2021
Time: 
3:30-4:30pm

Organization:

Mendon Public Library

Location:

22 North Main Street
Honeoye Falls, NY, 14472
United States

Phone:

624-6067

Elastic Lava Bead Class

Dates: 
11/16/2021
Time: 
7:00-8:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

ENROLLING NOW: Private online coding classes for kids with Young Gates!

Dates: 
11/29/2021
11/30/2021
12/01/2021
Time: 
Varies. Please see website for details.

Location:

278 Main St.
Arcade, NY, 14009
United States

Phone:

585-492-3100

Fall Foliage Train Ride

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
Time: 
varies, see website

Location:

6450 Shaker Road
Alton, NY, 14413
United States

Phone:

717-940-9324

Fright Night at the Farm

Dates: 
10/29/2021
Time: 
6:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Intermediate Sewing Course for Kids

Dates: 
10/21/2021
10/28/2021
11/04/2021
Time: 
4:00-5:00pm

Location:

William Udicious Pavilion
1911 Rush Scottsville Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-1370

Leaf Art For Kids!

Dates: 
11/11/2021
Time: 
2:00 - 3:00PM

Organization:

Location:

269 Ogden Center Rd
Spencerport, NY, 14559
United States

Phone:

585-617-6181

LEGO Club

Dates: 
10/21/2021
Time: 
6:30 PM

Location:

2300 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14618
United States

Phone:

585-784-5300

LEGO® Club

Dates: 
11/02/2021
11/16/2021
12/07/2021
Time: 
4:30pm

Location:

1 PARI Drive
Rosman, NC, 28772
United States

Phone:

828-862-5554

Leonids Meteor Shower Experience

Dates: 
11/19/2021
11/20/2021
Time: 
From 4:00 pm on November 19th till 10:00 am on November 20th

Organization:

Location:

Memorial Art Gallery 500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY, 14607
United States

Phone:

585-276-8900

Mini Monster MAGic

Dates: 
10/23/2021
Time: 
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Organization:

Nightmare Manor

Location:

3333 W Henrietta rd Southtown Plaza
Henrietta , NY, 14467
United States

Phone:

585-455 9871

Nightmare Manor

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
10/22/2021
Time: 
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm or 7:30 pm-11:30 pm depending on date

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Norman Bird Sanctuary Scarecrow Competition

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
10/18/2021
Time: 
12:00 AM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Online Coding Camps with Young Gates!

Dates: 
11/22/2021
11/23/2021
11/24/2021
Time: 
Varies. Please see website for details.

Organization:

Location:

269 Ogden Center Rd
Spencerport, NY, 14559
United States

Phone:

585-617-6181

Pokemon Trainers Club

Dates: 
10/16/2021
Time: 
2:00 PM

Location:

William Udicious Pavilion
1911 Rush Scottsville Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-1370

Presents & Popcorn for Teens!

Dates: 
11/17/2021
Time: 
7:00 - 9:00PM

Location:

William Udicious Pavilion
1911 Rush Scottsville Road
Rush, NY, 14543
United States

Phone:

585-533-1370

Putt Putt and Pizza for Teens

Dates: 
11/22/2021
Time: 
6:00 - 9:00 PM

Location:

295 N Main Street
Canandaigua, NY, 14424
United States

Phone:

585-394-1472

Register for Light Up The Lawn at Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
Time: 
Register online

Organization:

Location:

3090 Main St.
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

SPLAT on Mon 6:00-7:00pm

Dates: 
10/18/2021
10/25/2021
11/01/2021
Time: 
6:00-7:00pm

Organization:

Location:

3090 Main St.
Caledonia, NY, 14423
United States

STEAM Studio on Mon 4:30-5:30pm

Dates: 
10/18/2021
10/25/2021
11/01/2021
Time: 
4:30-5:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Character Cards)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Cartooning Workshop (Holiday Reindeer)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
10:00am - 11:30am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Baby Yoda)

Dates: 
11/14/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Step-by-Step Family Painting Workshop (Evening Sky)

Dates: 
12/12/2021
Time: 
2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

The Big Reveal Virtual Launch Party

Dates: 
11/02/2021
Time: 
1:00pm CDT

Organization:

Location:

701 White Road
Brockport, NY, 14420
United States

Phone:

585-395-0505

The Great Pumpkin Patch at McCracken Farms

Dates: 
10/16/2021
10/17/2021
10/23/2021
Time: 
11 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

902 Elmgrove Rd.
Rochester, NY, 14624
United States

Phone:

5852476446

Time for Tots

Dates: 
10/20/2021
10/27/2021
11/03/2021
Time: 
10:15AM

Organization:

Nightmare Manor

Location:

3333 W Henrietta rd Southtown Plaza
Henrietta , NY, 14467
United States

Phone:

585-455 9871

Treat Fest Kid's Event at Nightmare Manor

Dates: 
10/23/2021
Time: 
12 pm - 3 pm

Location:

3 Rail Road Street
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-223-8210

Turkey Camp

Dates: 
11/26/2021
11/27/2021
Time: 
9am-12pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Preschool Workshop: Space

Dates: 
11/13/2021
11/20/2021
12/04/2021
Time: 
9:00AM

Location:

370 Macedon Center Road Suite 3
Fairport, NY, 14450
United States

Phone:

585-364-3136

Zombies One-Day Fun-Day Event!

Dates: 
10/24/2021
Time: 
1:00 - 2:30 pm