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Friday Field Trips for Homeschoolers
October 22 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
One event on October 22, 2021 at 9:00 AM
One event on November 5, 2021 at 10:00 AM
One event on November 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM
One event on December 3, 2021 at 9:00 AM
Come explore what nature has in store at some of our most amazing wild places on the North Shore! Joppa Flats Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings and her team will introduce families to local forests, beaches, and wetlands to make observations in nature, identify wildlife, and enjoy hands-on science activities outdoors. Sign up for one, some, or all!
Joppa Flats will provide all field gear and equipment. This is not a drop-off class; all children must be accompanied by at least one adult. All adults are expected to participate in the program.
10/1, 12:00-2:00 pm: Between the Tides at Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island
10/15, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Foliage & Fungus Walk at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowley
10/22, 9:00-11:00 am: A Visit to the Bird Banding Station on the Parker River National Wildlife Refuge, Plum Island
11/5, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Salt Marsh Survey at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowley
11/12, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Changes in Season at the Pond at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, Topsfield
12/3, 10:00 am-12:00 pm: Reading the Trees at Moseley Woods, Newburyport
Instructions and Directions:
Prior to the program, you will receive an email with information on where to meet, parking and facilities details, driving directions, and other guidelines plus Covid-19 safety protocols. Dress for the weather and terrain.
Suitable for children 6 – 12 years
Joppa Flats Education Center
1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950