Connecting Students to Nature and History

Hunt for monarch butterflies, fire an air-powered cannon, and study the unique habitats that surround America's largest metropolitan area.  Every year, over 22,000 students and their teachers from New York and New Jersey experience the wonders of Gateway National Recreation Area – be one of them!

Teachers - learn more about teacher-created lessons, the Teacher Ranger Teacher program, and other educational opportunities at Gateway.

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Features

Students from St. Mary's School study the health of the Hudson River

Field Trips

Bring your class to Gateway!

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A waiting tent

Ecology Village

Interested in school camping at Floyd Bennett Field during the spring of 2016?

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Workshops

Teacher Workshops

Gateway offers teachers several professional development opportunities in Jamaica Bay.

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TRT Renay Moran-Kirklen

Teacher-Ranger-Teacher

Connecting urban students and teachers to their park.

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Partners

Education Partners

Educational partners working with Gateway bring programs to thousands more students around New York and New Jersey

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Teacher-Authored Lessons

Teacher-Authored Lessons

Lessons written by teachers and their students for use by any teachers interested in doing hands-on science in Jamaica Bay.

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