Camp Environmental Educators
Camp Environmental Educator (Counselor) 2023
Waterman Conservation Forest Recreation and Explore Camp
Fred L. Waterman Conservation Education Center has provided environmental education and outdoor recreation opportunities to the residents of Broome and Tioga counties for over 40 years. Our mission is to promote environmental literacy while encouraging people to get outside and enjoy our natural areas. For over 20 years we’ve offered a youth recreation day camp during the summer for children between the ages of 6 and 11 which includes games, hikes, crafts, and other activities. This year, the camp will run from July 3rd until August 11th from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. The Waterman Center is a proud partner agency of the United Way of Tioga County.
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Waterman's main site on Hilton Road houses an interpretive center with a museum, live animal residents, a reference library, gift shop, educational displays and classroom space, all of which are open to the public.
M-F 9am -4pm
Sat 10am - 4pm
Open dawn to dusk daily
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Your generous support helps fund programming, care for our display animals and so much more!
The mission of Waterman Conservation Education Center is to promote conservation education and environmental literacy. We serve our members, the citizens of the Twin Tiers of New York State and Pennsylvania, and all visitors to our wildlife refuge system.
Background image courtesy of Outside the Box Photography
Waterman Interpretive Center
403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY
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Our Trail Sites
1250 Robinson Hill Road
From 17 West take the exit 70 N and turn left at the light. Continue on Harry L. Drive west. Harry L. Drive turns into Watson Blvd 1.0 miles. Take Watson Blvd .09 miles then turn right onto Country Club Road. Turn right onto Robinson Hill Road. The entrance to The Glen is about 1.2 miles up Robinson Hill Road on the right-hand side.
From 17 East, take the exit 70 N and turn left at the light. Continue on Harry L. Drive west. Harry L. Drive turns into Watson Blvd 1.0 miles. Take Watson Blvd .09 miles then turn right onto Country Club Road. Turn right onto Robinson Hill Road.
Pettus Hill Nature Preserve
125 Abby Road
Travelling Eastbound on Route 17 from Binghamton, Take Exit 77, West Windsor.
Turn right at the end of the ramp, turn right at end of the ramp, then take an immediate left on Fox Farm Rd.
Go .5 miles and turn right on Roberts Road Go .4 miles and turn right on Abbey Road.
Go .6 miles and bear left at the “Y” intersection. Go .1 miles to where the road crosses the power line right-of-way. Turn left and drive about 50 yards along the right-of-way to the parking area along the fence. Use the pedestrian opening in the fence by the parking area to enter the property.