Class Information


Homeschool Classes run monthly for one semester (avg 4-5 months)
Program fee: varies and include all materials. 
Class size ranges from 4-11 students.
Students provide their own snack. 
Location: 24 Central Street, Berlin

 Homeschool Program topics include:

  • Local Mammals of New England
  • Acorn Harvesting
  • Native American Lore
  • Wildlife Tracking
  • Stone Walls of MA
  • Insect Diversity
  • Hawks and Owls
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Mushrooms and other Fungi
  • Nature Journaling
  • Vernal Pool Life Cycles
  • Our Local Reptiles and Amphibians

Hands on Nature • 67 Carter Street, Berlin MA 01503 • (508) 981-1335 • handsonnature@gmail.com • A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization

Homeschool Program

"I've learned a lot from TV - every time someone turns it on I leave the room and go for a walk"

         2017 Winter/Spring Classes 



Young Explorers For children ages 4-8 
Monthly, THIRD WEDNESDAYS, mornings from 9:30-noon
Beginning January 18 
$25/class or $100/semester (4 classes)

Eco-Adventurers 
For children ages 7 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, SECOND or FOURTH MONDAYS
Beginning January 9 
$30/class or $100/semester (4 classes)

Older Eco-Adventurers - Wilderness Survival Classes
For older children ages 11 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, THIRD MONDAYS
Beginning January 16 
$30/class or $100/semester (4 classes)


Class Options

Connecting children to their natural world through outdoor educational hands-on experiences

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