Programs for Families with Children

Parent & child watching sheep in barn at Drumlin Farm

Mass Audubon has a variety of programs to keep families, children, and teens busy in the outdoors all year long. Connect to nature through camps, seasonal festivals, educational programs, paddling excursions, interactive story-time, and more!

Upcoming Programs

Mass Audubon offers a huge variety of nature-based programs for families, children, and teens in every season at our wildlife sanctuaries across Massachusetts.

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Homeschool Programs

Homeschool Programs

Group of students at Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary © Gail Hansche Godin
© Gail Hansche Godin

Our educators love working with homeschooling families, and we offer several options for homeschoolers and their parents. Discover programs >

Afterschool Programs

Afterschool Programs

Several wildlife sanctuaries across the state offer a variety of afterschool programs developed for Pre-K through Grade 8. Learn more >

Family looking over a pond © Daniel Welsh
© Daniel Welsh

Nature Play Days encourage everyone to get out in nature each season through a variety of play ideas and activities! Learn more >

Nature Smarts

Nature Smarts Workbooks

Mass Audubon's Nature Smarts Workbooks for ages 4–6 and 7–9 are packed with colorfully illustrated games, puzzles, mazes, and on-the-page activities to get children excited to learn about nature. Learn more >

Birthday Parties

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday with a unique party at a wildlife sanctuary! Packages include fun indoor and outdoor activities led by a teacher naturalist. Start planning >