Field Trips

teacher-in-natureThe Science Center’s environmental education programs offer indoor and outdoor learning activities. Out on the trails, children explore diverse wildlife habitats: woodlands, meadows, wetlands, and Jacobs Pond. At the nature center, children meet wildlife up close, take part in real scientific investigations, and enjoy hands-on exhibits.

Nature programs are held year round at the Science Center, with special topics offered seasonally in the fall, winter, spring, and summer.

 

Programs are tailored to the learning needs of each group.

All of our education programs are led by experienced teacher/naturalists. One naturalist is assigned to each group of 10-12 children. Program lengths refer to time spent with a naturalist. Visitors are welcome to extend their stay by hiking the trails, picnicking, and touring the exhibit halls on their own. Admission to the nature center and use of our facilities are included in the program cost. Special formats, including extended and all-day programs, are available.

Program Fees

  • 1.0 hour program – $10/child
  • 1.5 hour program – $12/child
  • 2.0 hour program – $14/child

For more information contact: Tricia DeGiulio, Director of Environmental Education and Camping
Phone: 781-659-2559 Ext. 214
Email: tdegiulio@ssymca.org

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Program Registration

boy-microscopeAdvance registration is required for all programs. We suggest scheduling spring programs three months in advance. To confirm your reservation, a non-refundable deposit of $50 is required. The balance is due on the day of the program. At your option, payment in full may be made in advance. Cash, checks, and credit cards (MasterCard, VISA, and Discover) are accepted.

Please provide one adult chaperone for every ten children. To help us become acquainted, we ask that visitors wear name tags. For Outdoor programs, please wear sturdy shoes and dress for the weather. Programs are held rain or shine!

For more information contact: Tricia DeGiulio, Director of Environmental Education and Camping
Phone: 781-659-2559 Ext. 214
Email: tdegiulio@ssymca.org