Nature Education all school year long! Young Explorers is back! This fall spark a lifelong love of science and nature in your child. Whether hiking in the woods, rolling logs and learning about insects, bird watching in the meadow or engaging in a craft project, young naturalists, ages 3 to 6 will have fun learning about nature! Children will experience the changing seasons outdoors and will learn about plant and wildlife in the fall, winter and spring. …Find out more »
Who doesn't love an occasional hike in the great outdoors? Add an extra awareness to the experience and your outing can benefit both your mind and body. Being outdoors increases well-being, immunity, helps alleviate stress and anxiety, promotes creativity, assists with recovery from mental fatigue, helps restore attention, boosts the brain's ability to think and engages the senses. Join one of our naturalists and explore the Sheldrake property over a 4 week period with guided mindful hikes and exercises. Hikes…Find out more »
This pre-Halloween family program may dispel some myths about bats. After reading a story about bats, looking at photos of all different kinds of bats, and making a bat craft, we will go on a hike and look for signs of these and other creatures of the night. We’ll also play several “batty” games! Program will run 5 -6 pm rain or shine.Find out more »
Year round, Sheldrake Environmental Center offers monthly guided Neighborhood Nature walks; in the springtime join us for compost bin sales and workshops, along with Earth Day clean-ups; and in the fall, we have our Fall Festival and International Coastal Clean Up. Use the listing below to find the kind of events you would like to enjoy at Sheldrake Environmental Center.