Group Programs for Children & Young Adults at Stony Brook

Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary offers a variety of fun and educational nature-based programs for Scout troops, birthdays, homeschools, and more. The unique features of our varied landscape, including our boardwalk, give us many opportunities for close-up wildlife viewing.

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Booking Group Programs

All group programs are currently SOLD OUT out for the season


Scout Programs

Girl Scout group at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

The programs offered at Stony Brook allow Girl and Boy Scouts to work together to gain an appreciation for the natural world. We offer different programs designed to help your Scouts meet their badge requirements. Self-guided hikes can also be arranged. Programs are offered after school or on weekends. Ask us about opportunities for Eagle or Gold Award projects.

Email Marla Cohen at [email protected] for booking information.


Birthday Parties

Birthday party at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Birthdays are "wild" at Stony Brook! Bring your friends and family for a fun, educational outdoor birthday celebration. Birthday parties are designed for children turning 4 and older, and are two hours in length. Our programs include age appropriate activities, in which children and a teacher naturalist explore the sanctuary through one of seven themes.

We are not currently booking birthday parties.


Preschool Programs

Preschool children looking in a pond bucket at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

Invite a Stony Brook teacher/naturalist to bring a variety of nature topics to your class. Seasonal topics, taught September through May focus on what is happening outside in our own backyards. We incorporate creative dramatics, songs and games, manipulatives, puppets, and an occasional animal into the programs to engage your preschoolers.

We are not currently booking preschool programs.


Party & Function Rentals

Rental space at Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary

We have facilities available for rental by private and public groups and organizations.

We are not currently booking party & function rentals.


Looking for Group Programs for Adults?

Mass Audubon offers educational programs for garden clubs, senior centers, historical groups, and many other clubs and organizations.

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