Reservations, Fees and Scholarships

Reservations

Fill out our online Lesson Request Form

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Please fill out our Lesson Request Form (PDF format) or Lesson Request Form (DOC format) or you can e-mail the program coordinator at gsp5rivers@outlook.com for further information. You will receive a confirmation and pre-visit materials shortly after your reservation is booked.

Fee Schedule

A fee is charged for these lessons to cover part of the cost of running the program. This fee is based on the number of field parties needed. Please note that you are responsible for paying for the number of students originally scheduled, even if some are absent.

•1 field party (up to 15 students) $75
•2 field parties (16-30 students) $150
•3 field parties (31-45 students) $225
•4 field parties (46-60 students) $300
•Larger groups are welcome to visit on multiple days or to divide their students into morning and afternoon lessons on the same day.

The fee for "Marvelous Maples" is $2 per student.

Funding Opportunities and Scholarships

(1) Reimbursement is available through the Capital Region BOCES Arts in Education and Exploratory Enrichment Program.

(2) For transportation grants, click here for the "Connect Kids to Parks" program to go to the NYS Parks web site page that explains the program.

(3) Due to limited funding, we ask that you only apply for Friends Scholarship funds if you are turned down for one or both of the above funding opportunities. If you still would like to apply for a Friends scholarship, you can apply online or on paper. ONLINE: Click here for the online Scholarship Information and Application Form. PAPER: Click here for the Friends Scholarship Information and Application form (PDF format), or Friends Scholarship Information and Application form (Word format).