Programs, Classes, & Activities at Arcadia

Two boys observing nature at Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

The Arcadia Nature Preschool was founded in 1976 on the premise that happy and rewarding early childhood experiences with nature form the foundation for the development of creative, caring and aware adults. Learn More

Young Explorers

Ready for some outdoor adventure? We’ve got all kinds of fun programs and activities for you and your friends and family! You can do activities like Nature Bingo, print out a discovery booklet, or play at our Nature Play Area. We also have vacation week programs. Learn More

Kingbird © Richard Johnson
© Richard Johnson

Arcadia hosts a wide variety of birds year-round. Join us on an upcoming birding program or go birding on your own. Whichever you choose, bring the checklist of birds you might see at Arcadia. Learn More

Arcadia's Art House

Arcadia's Art House is perfectly situated to serve visitors who wish to connect to the nature around them through art. Open May–November.  Learn More

School group at Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

At Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary, we offer a multitude of fun and educational nature-based programs year round for preschool through college. Learn More

Western Massachusetts Youth Climate Summit © Phil Doyle
Western Massachusetts Youth Climate Summit © Phil Doyle

Our climate is changing and so have the state science standards. Arcadia is here to help your students and teachers prepare for both of these changes with hands-on, minds-on, and grade-level appropriate lessons on climate change. Learn More

People playing in the snow at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Looking for something to do over school vacation week in February and April? Arcadia offers school vacation week programs for children ages 5–12. Learn More

Adult group birding at Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Arcadia offers public programs for adults on natural history, environmental issues, and teacher workshops throughout the year. Learn More