Urban Park Rangers

Natural Classroom Series


The Natural Classroom is a program designed to expose the students to the natural environment and different ecosystems of New York City.

This exciting series of hands–on classes provide an unforgettable experience for every season and every student. 

Examples of topics for Fall, 2019:

  • Botany: Plant Power

  • Ecology: The Web of Life

  • Entomology: Buggin’ Out

  • TreesNYC: Something Big is Taking Root

  • Geology: Rock Your World

  • Ornithology: Parks are for the Birds

  • Native Americans: Pathways to the Past

Classes take place in Maria Hernandez Park

Bushwick, Brooklyn


Sept 9 - Dec 16

skipping DOE non-attendance days Sept 30, Oct 14, Nov 11

as well as Urban Rangers 40th anniversary Sept 16

Total: 11 classes

2:30 - 4p

Ages 7 - 12

$275 students enrolled in Fall, 2019 LOIL academic classes

$300 all others