2024 Fall Classes - coming soon


Older Eco-Adventurers  - Full
For older children ages 8 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, THIRD MONDAYS
Beginning February 5th
Spring semester (Jan - May): $175


Classes currently not in session: 


Eco-Adventurers 
For children ages 6 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, SECOND MONDAYS
Start date to be announced 

Nature Girls 
For children ages 7 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, FOURTH MONDAYS
Start date to be announced 

Young Explorers 

For children ages 4-8, from 9:30-noon 
Monthly, THIRD WEDNESDAYS
Start date to be announced

To Register for Classes: 
Email handsonnature@gmail.com to see if there is space in the class you are interested in.  Once we receive your email, we will hold your spot or put you on our waiting list.  Please don't pay in advance before securing a spot in a class.

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

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

Class Options

Class Information


Homeschool Classes run monthly for one semester (avg 4-5 months)
Program fee: varies and include all materials. 
Class size ranges from 5-12 students.
Students provide their own snack. 
Location: 19 Carter 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

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

Homeschool Program

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