Especially for Kids

Conservation Education Recreation Community

View our 2024 Kids Program Schedule here

WRL seeks to build relationships between children and nature through imaginative storytelling, art, exploration, science, life skills and outdoor play.

We believe kids should be outside and encourage getting dirty!

Upcoming Programs

StoryWalk® at Margaret Lindley Park: The Gruffalo

StoryWalk® at Margaret Lindley Park: The Gruffalo

06/01/2024 - 06/30/2024    
All Day
There are many predators lurking in the forest but who is the scariest of them all? The Gruffalo, of course! Follow along with Mouse's journey to trick Fox, Owl and [...]
Family Bird Banding Field Trip

Family Bird Banding Field Trip

06/08/2024    
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$0.00
Have you ever wondered how scientists study birds? Join Dr. Heather Williams of the Williams College biology department to find out in this hands-on science experience for families! Become part [...]
Firefly Night

Firefly Night

06/29/2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Come enjoy the magic of the fireflies at Sheep Hill! Join local naturalist Doug Lister for a fun filled evening of storytelling culminating in an evening walk around the meadow [...]
Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session I (Ages 5 - 8)- Registration open

Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session I (Ages 5 - 8)- Registration open

07/08/2024 - 07/12/2024    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
$0.00 - $240.00
Come be a Sheep Hill Scientist this summer for Ages 5-8! Session I Theme - Nature Exploration - Join WRL staff to explore a different field of outdoor science each [...]
Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session II (Ages 5 - 8)

Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session II (Ages 5 - 8)

07/15/2024 - 07/19/2024    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
**Spots are currently limited until we find our summer staff – please register for the waitlist if spots are full!** Come be a Sheep Hill Scientist this summer for ages [...]
Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session III (Ages 8 - 12)

Sheep Hill Scientists - Summer Session III (Ages 8 - 12)

08/05/2024 - 08/09/2024    
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Come be a Sheep Hill Scientist this summer for ages 8-12! Session III Theme - Junior Ecologists - Join WRL staff to explore what it means to be a scientist. [...]

 

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