Programs, Classes, & Activities at Ipswich River

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Ipswich River 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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Nature Preschool Boy Studying Flower 320

Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary's nature preschool for 3-5 year olds features a nature-based, emergent curriculum which promotes language, math, and social development. Choose from two, three, or five-day options. 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 play Nature Bingo, print out a discovery booklet, or play at our Nature Play Area. We also have vacation week programs. Learn More

Teen Conservation Club members on excursion

The Teen Conservation Club, which meets once-a-month on Saturdays during the fall, winter and spring, teaches young people ages 13-16 about the challenges of conservation and empowers them to take part in real science and conservation work that focuses on issues they care about. Learn More

Kingbird © Richard Johnson
© Richard Johnson

Ipswich River 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 Ipswich River. Learn more >

Docent with Adults

Sunday visitors have a wonderful opportunity to enrich their experience by learning from knowledgeable nature guides. Learn More