Programs, Classes, & Activities at Boston Nature Center

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Boston Nature Center 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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BNC preschoolers playing in fall leaves

Pathways to Nature provides a high-quality nature preschool for children ages 2.9 to 6. Each day children discover the natural world through activities fostering academic and emotional/social growth. 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

A girl at the Boston Nature Center observing pond life

At Boston Nature Center and Wildlife Sanctuary, we offer a multitude of fun and educational nature-based programs year round for students age 3 to age 18. Learn More

School vacation week groups in snow

Not sure what your kids should do during school vacation week? Boston Nature Center’s school vacation week programs offer invaluable opportunities for children to follow their curiosity about the natural world in a safe and inclusive environment. Learn More

Mass Audubon's Boston Nature Center Youth Leaders

The Willow Tree Youth Leaders Program at the Boston Nature Center is an internship program designed to introduce Boston youth to nature, encourage interest in the environment and science, and create future stewards. Learn More >