Afterschool Programs

Boys hiking up boulder trail at Blue Hills Trailside Museum

Mass Audubon offers a variety of afterschool programs developed for Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. Programs are designed to help children connect to the natural world, whether in a city, a suburb, or a rural area, while emphasizing friendships, stewardship, and a sense of place.

For 2020-2021 School Year

All classes follow Massachusetts COVID-19 safety guidelines including all instruction taking place outside and masks required for all students and teachers.

Afterschool Programs for Schools & Youth Groups

Mass Audubon partners with schools and youth groups across the state to offer safe, engaging, meaningful afterschool opportunities for students. Offered at your site or nearby natural areas, these programs give students a chance to explore subjects they are learning in school more deeply, discover new interests, make friends, and enjoy the many mental and physical health benefits of being outside.

Berkshires & Connecticut River Valley

Pleasant Valley, Lenox

Metro West

Broadmoor, Natick
Drumlin Farm, Lincoln
Habitat, Belmont

Metro South

Moose Hill, Sharon


North Shore

Ipswich River, Topsfield
Joppa Flats, Newburyport

Martha's Vineyard & Nantucket

Felix Neck, Edgartown

Afterschool Programs for Families

Afterschool programs are a wonderful chance for children to relax, make new friends, and connect to nature while reinforcing science concepts and learning about the wildlife in their area. Connect to your local sanctuary to find programs near you.

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