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February 2018

Winter Vacation Camp

February 19—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 - $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Online registration opens December 10. Space is limited to 15 participants per age group. Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Monday through Friday, February 19-23 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 20—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 - $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Online registration opens December 10. Space is limited to 15 participants per age group. Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Monday through Friday, February 19-23 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 21—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 - $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Online registration opens December 10. Space is limited to 15 participants per age group. Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Monday through Friday, February 19-23 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Living Building Tour

February 21—12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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FREE

Come meet our newest educator – our building! It is designed to model systems in nature, it is net zero energy, net zero water, has composting toilets, and has been made with responsibly sourced non-toxic materials, come check it out at one of our bi-monthly tours. Tours typically last from 1-1.5 hours. First Fridays at 4pm: January 5, February 2, March 2 Third Wednesdays at 12pm: January 17, February 21, March 21 FREE but please register online

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 22—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 - $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Online registration opens December 10. Space is limited to 15 participants per age group. Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Monday through Friday, February 19-23 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Vacation Camp

February 23—8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$60 - $70

Spend your days off from school learning and playing outside at the Hitchcock Center! We’ll explore topics in winter ecology while playing games, making crafts and spending time with our live animals. Sign up for as many days as you wish. Online registration opens December 10. Space is limited to 15 participants per age group. Ages 6-10, Grades K-5 Monday through Friday, February 19-23 Members: $60 per day/Non-members: $70 per day

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Winter Nature Walk on Snowshoes

February 24—9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$15 - $20

Join naturalist John Green in one of his favorite habitats for winter nature walk on snowshoes. Go off trail and down to the water with the freedome of snowshoes looking for signs of all the animals and birds active through the winter. This is a magical time to visit the Quabbin. Bring snowshoes, we have a few to loan if needed. Directions provided with registration. with John Green, naturalist Saturday, February 24, 9am-12pm Members $15/Non-members $20 Registration link available soon

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Homeschool Discovery Day

February 27—10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$42 - $46

Do you love science and nature? Do you want to see what the Hitchcock Homeschool program is all about? Sign up for our Discovery Days, our one-time programs about science and nature. In a mixed-age setting, we explore cool topics at the Hitchcock Center, meet science experts, and sometimes go on field trips. Our Discovery Day programs are appropriate for everyone from first time to veteran homeschoolers, and we welcome almost-6 year olds who are interested in joining our class…

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Nature Play Afterschool

February 28—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$275 - $300

Just because it’s cold outside, doesn’t mean your kids need to stay inside to play. Have them join Hitchcock’s Nature Play Afterschool Program, which is designed to let kids be kids. Together we will run, jump, climb, invent, imagine, play and be a free-range kids all while developing self-confidence and learning valuable social skills. During Winter Nature Play, we make snow forts, sled, find animal tracks, play manhunt in the dark and use our imagination as we explore the wooded…

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Spring Birding Class with Scott Surner

February 28—6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Hitchcock Center for the Environment, 845 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002
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$295 - $325

Join this Hitchcock tradition, Scott has been leading since 1979. Space is limited and in high demand. Class and fieldtrip schedule. Classes: 4 Wednesdays, January 31 – May 9, 6:30pm-8pm Weekend Field Trips: February 10-June 10 see online for all dates Register here. Online registration opens on January 9 at 9am. Members $295/Non-members $325

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