Starflower Experiences
Long Island, New York
 
e-mail us at info@starflowerexperiences.org

Starflower Experiences, Inc. is a local not-for-profit educational organization that offers programs and experiences to help people understand, appreciate, and live more in harmony with the earth's life systems.


“Manor Farm” was selected by our local Macy’s store for the <3 Your Park Program! Between March 7 and March 31, Macy’s will match donations, dollar-for-dollar, up to $250,000 to benefit local parks at participating stores nationwide. What a great way to show some love to “Manor Farm”! You don't have to make a purchase to donate. Visit Macy's at Walt Whitman Shops.

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Starflower Experiences runs an Accredited EarthkeepersTM program

checking out a water 'speck'
Checking out a water 'speck'

This summer: July 7-11, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, followed by an optional week of Earth Explorers

Download a registration flyer here for our summer experiences: Summer 2014

The Earthkeepers program is run at sites around the world!

 
Rangers of the EarthTM

Starflower Experiences was lucky to be a pilot site for The Institute for Earth Education's Rangers of the Earth program. 2013-2014 is the 11th year at the Martin Luther King Jr School in Wyandanch.

The Great Speck-tackle
'The Great Speck-tackle'

This powerful program takes a whole year to complete, yet requires only 2 full days at an outdoor site plus opportunities for youngsters to explore natural places in their own community.


Check out our upcoming events:
    Auction fundraiser April 5 2014 auction flyer
    book discussions April 8 and 29; also May 20 and June 10 (scroll down for info)
    Manor Farm egg hunt April 19 from 1:00 - 4:00
    Eureka Expeditions spring break April 14-18 from 9:00 - 4:00 (scroll down for info)
    Work days at Manor Farm from 10 - 2: May 3, December 6
    Next Community Yard Sale is June 7, 2014. (scroll down for info)
    Long Island Naturally, our environmental fair is September 27, 2014.

Volunteers welcomed!

Eureka Expeditions

Learn the keys to the modern day high-tech scavenger hunt known as geocaching. Each day we will travel to a different natural wonder on Long Island where you can use our GPS units to find the hidden clues that will unlock a treasured surprise for all participants.

Download registration flyers here: Eureka April 2014 and Eureka August 2014

Manor Farm Egg Hunt

Book Discussion: Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too by Beth Terry

Calling All K-2, It's Planting Time For You! by Beth Terry

Book Discussion: RAISING ELIJAH by Sandra Steingraber

  •   May 20 & June 10
  •   Manor Farm 7 pm
  •   Please start reading before May 20 and finish by June 10

Community Yard Sale--June 7, 2014
We'll be holding a Community Yard Sale at Manor Farm on Saturday June 7 from 10 am to 4 pm. For a donation of $20 you can have a 10'x10' space to sell your unwanted stuff. If you love garage/yard sales, this is for you! If you want to reserve a space, click here: Yard Sale Reservation form

Nature's Way

  •   2nd - 3rd graders
  •   Full week for a small group
  •   Based at Manor Farm, July 21-25
  •   Focuses on understanding our plant and animal neighbors and how they interact

Youngsters who follow Nature's Way will begin their expedition each day at our headquarters at Manor Farm where they will be involved in games and challenges to better understand their natural neighbors. Then they'll set off along "Nature's Way" in the woodlands of the adjacent Berkeley Jackson County Park where they'll have the chance to practice and apply their new understandings as well as learn to appreciate the natural beauty of this area. Finally, participants will come to see how they can help the plants and animals that live together and depend on each other in natural communities.

Download a registration flyer here for our summer experiences: Summer 2014

Can you help?

We are looking for donations of:
      · a DVD player
      · berets (adult sized)
      · pitchers (for drinks)
      · cloth napkins
      · solid color table cloths for 8' tables
      · covered cake/cookie trays
      · someone to make a model of Manor Farm
      · a dark glass bottle with cork (large enough to put a note in)
      · some old stockings
      · old Ranger Rick magazines
      · gloves/mittens for winter
      · tree branches approximately 3" in diameter
      · trowels, garden rakes (not leaf rakes)
      · garden gloves
      · garden hoses
      · clippers and loppers for trimming trails
      · a data projector
      · binoculars
      · a small digital camera
      · a 10 x 10 'festival' tent
      · raincoats/ponchos to fit ages 10 through adult
      · a library-style step stool

Thanks for the very generous help!


in Jericho for food at LI Naturally

Emerald Brand
for being a sponsor for LI Naturally

NY2O
for being a sponsor for LI Naturally




We're seeking people to help keep trails trimmed in Berkeley Jackson County Park and Manor Road Park. If you are not susceptable to poison ivy, we especially need you! We also need someone who can do some minor carpentry/constructon for a few interior projects at Manor Farm.

You can phone us at 516-938-6152 or email us at info@starflowerexperiences.org.


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Donations to Starflower Experiences are tax-deductible.
You can still send a check or donate needed items, but if you want to donate here online, now you can!


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