Young Explorers Activities at Joppa Flats

Ready for some outdoor adventure? We’ve got all kinds of fun programs and activities for you and your friends and family!

touch tank creatures at Joppa Flats Education Center

The Flats come alive at the Education Center. Here, you can identify sea shells, crab molts, and mermaid purses at a sand table or handle live animals such as sea stars, urchins, and hermit crabs in a 110-gallon tide pool touch tank. Dive in >

Young kids learning to use binoculars

Looking for something fun to do over school vacation week? Joppa offers programs for families in February and Vacation Days programs for children ages 8 to 11 in April! Learn More >

Print out the cards and see if you can be the first to find all the items in a row, column, or corner to corner! We have Bingo cards with year-round and seasonal nature themes. Start Playing >

Discovery Booklet

Mass Audubon's Discovery Booklets help you learn about the habitats and wildlife at our sanctuaries by observing what's around you. Get a Booklet >