Archive for Outdoor activities

Mt. Tom and Notch Homeschool Programs

There may be a cost involved. Mt. Tom/ Notch programs The Notch Visitor Center on Rt. 116 in Amherst. Meet in the parking lot. This is not a State Park sponsored program so they have no information to give out. Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4 @ 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11

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Updates from the Athol Bird and Nature Club

Friday, May 26, 7 a.m.                                 “Early Bird” Birding with Jeff
 Join Jeff here at the Center before heading out to explore the North Quabbin area for spring migrant birds. Come for as long as your schedule allows. Severe weather cancels. Info: Jeff Johnstone, 978-249-9052. MREC 100 Main Street Athol   Sunday May 28 10 am

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New Year’s Day Hike

This coming Sunday there will be be a New Year’s Day Hike at the Notch Visitor Center in Amherst, MA.   We will meet at 12:45 p.m. and leave at 1:00 p.m. for a 2 hour plus hike. The trail will mostly be easy.   Do wear proper winter hiking clothes with poles if you

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Mount Tom Programs Sept. 10-13, 2016

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. Birds will our topic this week at Lake Bray.  MEET AT LAKE BRAY SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 1:00 p.m. HIKE TO LOST BOULDER.  This 2 hour hike will travel to the Lost Boulder. Who knows what other lost natural items we will find along the way. Bring

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Earthwork Programs

Earthwork Programs Wilderness Extravaganza–4th Annual! A Weekend of 5 Wilderness Skills Workshops! Attend All, Some or Just One! Saturday, September 24 & Sunday, September 25 For Families, Adults & Teens Conway, MA Saturday, 9/24 9:00-12:00 The Skill of the Knife WS 1 $45/adult, $25/child prepaid 1:00-4:00 Wild Edibles WS 2 $50/adult, $30/child prepaid 5:00-8:00 Primitive Cooking

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Skiing at Mohawk Mountain

From the New England Catholic Homeschool Yahoo group: Mohawk Mountain has graciously extended group rates to our group! The dates are all on Tuesday, and they are:  Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, Feb 7,14, 28 and Mar 7 Cost is:  Lift Tickets-$18.00  Lessons:  $19.00  Rentals:  $23.40 If you would like to join us, I

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Hitchcock Center Fall Classes

Homeschool 1 Mammals Cost Hitchcock Center Fall 2016 Ages 6-8 Limit 12 students Katie Koerten, Teacher. Classes Tuesday September 13, 30, Oct 4, 11, 18, Nov 1, 8, 22, 29 and December 6, 2016 10am to 2pm Tuesdays  (10 classes) New Location Hampshire College by Red Barn 845 West Street, Amherst, MA Notes: Member $420

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Here are the programs for next week at Mt. Tom.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. This one hour program will focus on the Turtles that live in and around Lake Bray. Learn how these reptiles have survived for the last 250 million years. MEET AT LAKE BRAY SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 1:00 p.m. BEAU BRIDGE HIKE. This 2 hour hike will travel

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Upcoming Tinkergarten Classes

Outdoor Play with Tinkergarten Please join us for FREE Tinkergarten (www.tinkergarten.com) outdoor play classes for families with young children. Tinkergarten aims to bring back the most influential part of our own childhoods — free time to tinker and explore outside. The curriculum is designed to help preschoolers and younger children problem-solve, lead, and create. Think

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Upcoming Programs at Mt. Tom

Here are the programs for next week at Mt. Tom.   SATURDAY, AUGUST 6, 10:30 a.m. LIFE AROUND THE LAKE. Beavers have the most impact of any animal on this planet besides humans. Join us for this one hour stroll to see the changes made by our past resident beavers.  MEET AT LAKE BRAY  

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