New York State


At Poughkidsie, an indoor entertainment space in the Hudson Valley, groups can explore, imagine, and unleash their creativity. Located in a 5,000 square-foot facility, Poughkidsie features a play space called The Village, an interactive art studio, and more. The Village shops and park allow groups to engage in imaginative and creative play using musical instruments, costumes, hula-hoops, and Tegu blocks. The Studio at Poughkidsie provides paint, buttons, sequins, and other craft supplies for groups to create their very own masterpieces such as birdhouses and jewelry boxes. Art and science classes, spring break workshops, and other special events are offered frequently; please check for the full schedule. Custom art and science classes are also available for visiting groups by prior arrangement.
For information on activities in The Village, visit
To learn more about The Studio, visit
Contact Info
Address: 50 Springside Ave., Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. Dutchess County. Tel: 845-243-3750. Email: Website: Hrs: Weekdays 10AM-5PM, Weekends 9AM-5PM, Closed Tuesday & Wednesday during the spring & fall seasons. See for seasonal hours. Contact: Manager. 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: PreK-12th. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art, Science. Custom scout badge programs available.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Indoor Amusement Lesson Plan

Indoor Amusement Centers offer many games and sports activities that are played in a group. Students participate in activities to learn about the members of their team and how to work together in order to be successful. Discuss the importance of teamwork or “playing the game.” In what other situations might you need these skills? Is it important to play by the rules? Why or why not?... Continue