Programs, Classes, & Activities at Arcadia

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Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary offers a wide variety of programs for people of all ages. Whether you're new to nature or an outdoors aficionado, there's something for everyone!

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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

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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

Arcadia's Art House

The Art House is perfect for visitors who wish to connect to the nature around them through art. Open on weekends through November 1. Learn more >

School group at Mass Audubon Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

We offer a multitude of fun and educational nature-based programs year-round for students in preschool through college. Learn more >

People playing in the snow at Arcadia Wildlife Sanctuary

Looking for something to do over school vacation in February and April? Arcadia offers vacation week camps for children ages 6–12. 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

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