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

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

Homeschool Program

Class Options

"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

  ​​​​Hands on Nature 

                  2021 Spring Classes 


Please contact us to check availability for our homeschooling classes!


Eco-Adventurers -   spaces available
For children ages 6 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, SECOND MONDAYS
Beginning January 11th
Winter/Spring semester (January - May): $150


Older Eco-Adventurers -   FULL
For older children ages 9 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, THIRD or FOURTH MONDAYS
Beginning January 18th
Winter/Spring semester (January - May): $150


Nature Girls -   FULL
For children ages 7 and up, from 9:30-2:00 pm
Monthly, FOURTH WEDNESDAYS
Beginning January 27th
Winter/Spring semester (January - May): $150


Young Explorers -   FULL

For children ages 4-8, from 9:30-noon 
Monthly, SECOND or THIRD WEDNESDAYS
Beginning January 13th
Winter/Spring semester (January - May): $125


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.