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Outdoor Adventures for Families: Sand Flats & Clamming
October 24 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Fall is a fantastic time to explore our coastline with its rocky tide pools and sandy clam flats. Joppa Flats Education Coordinator Lisa Hutchings will guide families on the identification of creatures, provide small group challenges, and share her vast knowledge and joy for marine life. Sign up for one or all of these educational outdoor adventures.
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. Locations are subject to change.
Oct. 17 / 2:00-4:00 pm: Tide Pooling at Sandy Point State Reservation, Plum Island
Oct. 24 / 1:00-3:00 pm: Sand Flats & Clamming at Pavilion Beach, Ipswich
Oct. 30 / 2:00-4:00 pm: iNaturalist Nature Walk at Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary, Rowley
Nov. 14 / 2:00-4:00 pm: Coastal Challenges Photo Journaling at Plum Island Beach, Newburyport
Nov. 21 / 2:00-4:00 pm: Sketching & Photographing Waterfowl at the Parker River National Widlife Refuge, Newbury
Instructions and Directions:
Meet at Pavilion Beach, Ipswich. Driving directions will be provided along with our Covid-19 safety protocol. All participants must wear a mask and complete a Covid-19 self-health assessment prior to the program. Dress for the weather and terrain; use protection from biting insects.
Registration is required. Register HERE
Audience: Children 6 – 11 years
Members: Adult $12.00, Child $10.00
Nonmembers: Adult $15.00, Child $13.00
Joppa Flats Education Center
1 Plum Island Turnpike
Newburyport, MA 01950