Join our recreation staff for morning and afternoon activities designed to spark curiosity, learn about nature, and engage in friendly competition. These family friendly activities are geared for ages 4 and up. Activities are subject to change over holiday weekends and due to weather. Please refer to the Central Stairs Bulletin Board during your stay for updates and changes.
Mohonk Scavenger Hunt 11am
Gather a team or participate solo and see if you can be the first to answer the trivia about Mohonk, riddles, and collect items on our grounds. You’ll get to learn a little bit about our beautiful property and have fun along the way.
Cardboard Regatta 2:30pm
Teams will construct boats made of cardboard that will race, carrying members to a point on the lake and back.
Intro to Fishing 11am – 12pm
Join our expert staff on learning the basics of fishing. Poles and bait will be provided.
Putting Tournament 2:30pm
Play a round of putting on our 100+ old 9-hole historic putting green. If your team has the lowest score win a prize! Up to 4 people per team.
Flight School 11am
Construct a flying object with pieces and parts provided to you from our ‘flight crew’. Test your object to see if it can survive our course and trial runs.
Selfie Scavenger Hunt 2:30pm
Take great team photos all while finding iconic viewpoints on our grounds. Please bring a smart phone or digital camera to participate.
PVC Road Race 11am
This is a wild team activity based on the idea of building a race car out of PVC pipes and participate in a time trial. Put on your thinking caps and have some fun!
Jr. Naturalist Hike 2:30pm
A family hike geared toward our younger naturalists who love to experience nature with our staff. Each child will receive a Jr. Naturalist certificate at the end of the hike.
Lake Chipping Contest 11am
Fore! Try your hand at chipping floating golf balls out onto our lake and see if you can get your ball to land on the floating targets.
Disc Golf Clinic 2:30pm
Never heard of disc golf? Want to try something new? Come learn the basics about this fun and easy activity while having some hands on time.
Corn Hole Challenge 11am
Warm up your arm and get ready to play our corn-hole challenge. Up to 4 people per team.
Summerhouse Hunt 2:30pm
Track down select Mohonk Summerhouses as you explore our grounds and take pictures along the way. Please bring a smartphone or digital camera to participate.
Egg Engineering 11am
Your team will be constructing the perfect egg module. Put on your thinking cap and design, construct, and be prepared to test it out!
Nature Scavenger Hunt 2:30pm
Test your knowledge and have fun exploring while you track down the items on list.