Explore a Sanctuary

Discover the wonders of nature at a Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuary near you. 

Nature play area at BNC

Unlike static, traditional playgrounds, nature play areas give children the chance to solve problems and construct their surroundings through natural elements and unstructured exploration. Check out nature play elements at these sanctuaries. Learn more

Water, Water Everywhere activity sheet - Summer 2018

Try some of these fun, hands-on activities for children as you discover and explore outdoors. These are great learning experiences for school groups, scout troops, and of course, families. Learn more

Winter Bingo Card

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 different Bingo cards for each season of the year. Learn more

Discovery Booklet

Mass Audubon's Discovery Booklets help you observe and learn about the habitats and wildlife at our sanctuaries. Learn more

Little kids laughing together

Several wildlife sanctuaries around the state offer unique birthday parties with fun indoor and outdoor activities led by a teacher naturalist. Most can be customized for your child's age and interests. Learn More

Kids digging in the mud at the Boston Nature Center

Want to learn more about birds, bugs, and everything in between? Join a Mass Audubon program at a wildlife sanctuary near you. Learn more

Kids at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary vacation week camp

Not sure what your kids should do during school vacation week? Many of our wildlife sanctuaries have fun outdoor activities to keep kids engaged all week long. Find a Mass Audubon program near you! Learn more

Hiking up the drumlin at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Quests help families, youth groups, and friends explore and learn the special stories of Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries. Take a free self-paced Quest at participating Mass Audubon wildlife sanctuaries. Learn more