Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Two kids running in the snow. We all need nature—and nature needs you. Together, we can protect the wildlife and wild lands of Massachusetts for generations to come. Make a tax-deductible donation today.
Mom and son in a canoe exploring an empty nest box
Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary, Princeton

Family & Youth Programs

Mass Audubon has a variety of ways for families, children, and teens to experience the outdoors all year long. Connect to nature through nature play areas, festivals, educational programs, activity sheets, videos, and more!

Explore With Us

Two Drumlin preschoolers examining a stream

Nature Preschools

We actively support every preschooler's curiosity and wonder using our sanctuaries as outdoor classrooms.

Campers exploring on the trails at Wellfleet Bay

Camp

At Mass Audubon's summer camps, children spend time outdoors, discover the natural world, meet new friends, play noncompetitive games and have fun!

Wildwood Teen Adventure Trek group at top of hike

Programs for Teens

Mass Audubon's programs and clubs offer teens ages 13-17 ways to meet new friends, gain skills, and connect to nature.

Scouts making a bird feeder

Group Programs

From homeschooling to programs for Scouts, our sanctuaries across the state can help your youth group connect to nature.

Kids wearing backpacks walking away from the camera on a trail

Vacation Week

We offer in-person vacation camps and programs to keep children engaged while they're out of school! 

Family on the boardwalk at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary © Charlie Reinertsen
© Charlie Reinertsen

Explore On Your Own

Check out our family fun ideas including nature play, activity sheets, and more!

Get Inspired