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
Class Options

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  ​​​​Hands on Nature 

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

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

Homeschool Program

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

                     2020 Fall Classes 


Most of our Fall classes are currently full.  Please contact us to be put on the waitlist or to reserve a spot for the next session!


Eco-Adventurers -   spaces available
For children ages 6 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, SECOND MONDAYS
Beginning September 14th
Fall semester (September - December): $120


Older Eco-Adventurers -   FULL
For older children ages 9 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, THIRD or FOURTH MONDAYS
Beginning September 21st
Fall semester (September - December): $120


Nature Girls -   FULL
For children ages 6 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, FOURTH WEDNESDAYS
Beginning September 23rd
Fall semester (September - December): $120


Young Explorers -   spaces available

For children ages 4-8, from 9:30-noon 
Monthly, SECOND or THIRD WEDNESDAYS
Beginning September 16th
Fall semester (September - December): $100


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.