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Embrace the arrival of winter with weekly adventures at Sheldrake. School-aged children can enjoy being nature detectives as they search for life under logs and observe the impact of changing temperatures on the natural world. Our all-outdoor nature program gives school-aged children the opportunity for STEM enrichment, connection with nature, and the company of other young enthusiasts. Our Nature Detectives: get first-hand experience with science and nature learn about birds, insects, seeds, trees, and other natural wonders enjoy the outdoors…Find out more »
Explore Sheldrake's 60 acres while searching for signs of wintering plants and animals. Each week, we'll embark on a new adventure, complemented by stories crafts, games, and other nature-themed activities. Class is held entirely outdoors, with nature as our classroom. Dates: Fridays – December 18-January 29 (no class 12/25 or 1/1) (5 sessions) Time: 1:00-2:00 pm For ages: 3-5 (this is a drop-off program) Fee: $110 for members, $125 for non-members COVID-19 Precautions: All participants are required to wear masks, complete daily health screeners, have…Find out more »
Join Sheldrake for our outdoor nature program, designed to give children the opportunity for STEM enrichment, connection with nature, and fascinating adventures. Each week, the American Redstart group will explore Sheldrake’s 60 acres, observing the changes in the natural world in mid-winter. This is a drop-off program for a private pod. Dates: Thursdays – January 14-February 25 (excluding 2/18) (6 sessions) Time: 1:30-2:30 pm COVID-19 Precautions: All participants are required to wear masks, complete daily health screeners, have their temperature taken daily, and sign a…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.