Fall Children and Family Programs

Fall registration is still open and we’re excited to launch a new program — Wild Children in the Woods, an afterschool series for ages 8-11! Learn more and register.

Hitchcock Center names new director

Hitchcock Center for the Environment’s new executive director, William “Billy” Spitzer, who begins his tenure later in July, brings experience in science education, climate communication, and network building. Read more…

 

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Calendar

  1. Poisonous or Venomous: An Exploration of Natural Defenses Discovery Day

    October 19—10:00 am - 2:00 pm
  2. Art in the Forest After School Series

    October 19—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  3. Nature Play Afterschool Series

    October 19—3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  4. Nature Discovery Preschool Series: Spineless Wonders

    October 20—9:30 am - 11:30 am
  5. Nature Discovery Preschool Series: Spineless Wonders

    October 20—1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  6. Junior Nature Play Afterschool Series

    October 20—1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  7. Nature Play Afterschool Series

    October 20—1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

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Have you ever heard of plogging? As guest columnist Kelsey Wentling explains in the October 15 Earth Matters, it’s a Swedish “sportmanteau" that has spread over the world. Joggers pick up litter as they run, exercising different muscles as well as their environmental consciousness.

P.S. If you’re unable to access the Gazette page, wait a few days and go to the Hitchcock Center website, www.hitchcockcenter.org, where you’ll find the article on the home page.
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
FREE Live Animal Family Programs at the the Hitchcock Center!
(Registration Requested)

October 23rd we will be meeting Cob the Corn Snake. We will be learning all about Cob through the power of our own observation. This class will be outside, weather allowing, and involve hands-on learning and a craft at the end of class.

All ages welcome, geared for ages 5–7 or Grades K–1
Saturdays, 10:30–11:30am
October 23, November 20
Suggested Donation: $5–$30 per family
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Huge thanks to the R.W. Kern Center and Hampshire College for hosting us. Their Website:https://sites.hampshire.edu/rwkerncenter/Book a Tour:https://sites.ha...
Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Huge thanks to the R.W. Kern Center and Hampshire College for hosting us. Their Website:https://sites.hampshire.edu/rwkerncenter/Book a Tour:https://sites.ha...

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