The Schooner Challenge is a fundraiser for the Essex Shipbuilding Museum!
Hop aboard one of three Essex-built schooners and take part in a fun evening of friendly competition that raises funds for presewrve Essex-built Schooners.  Join the crew of Schooner Thomas E....
Explore the history of Ravenswood with the Trustees of Reservations in Glouceste
Rescued Road, Revolution & Renaissance - Walk through history at Ravenswood Park! Ravenswood, over the centuries, has changed from once a main thoroughfare, to a backwoods, and now to our...
Teens will learn wilderness survival skills in this session at Mass Audubon's I
What does it take to survive a night in the wild? We'll cover fire, shelter, and knowledge of nocturnal animals in this dusk survival skills program. Set up a home base, make fire with flint...
Clark Camp at Clark School in Rowley MA
Clark Camp offers campers choices each day to create the day that they want to experience. With a fun, engaging and creative staff who will create a physically and emotionally safe environment to...
Rough Meadows Wildlife Sanctuary is part island, part forest and part marsh!
In every kind of weather, our favorite thing is to head outdoors to our spectacular local habitats! Each nature exploration will focus on the importance of a sense of place as we explore the ecology...
Community Giving Tree's mission is to help low-income families in northeastern M
Time to clean out and drop off your gently-used donations to Essex County children in need. On Saturday, May 9th from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., the Community Giving Tree van is accepting donations at the...
A youngster tries out the violin at Rockport MA Shalin Liu Performance Center
Experience an “Instrument Petting Zoo” and get a chance to learn first-hand about a variety of instruments sponsored by Rockport Music! The Instrument Petting Zoo is an opportunity for...
Community Giving Tree's mission is to help low-income families in northeastern M
Community Giving Tree is proud to announce the Twice Loved Toy Sale Topsfield Fairgrounds: The Trade Center, on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 from 9 a.m. to noon. This massive toy sale is a good time to...
Come celebrate the arts in Massachusetts at Motif #1 Day in Rockport MA!  There'
Bring the family to Rockport for a full day of activities on Motif No. 1 Day! Hosted by Rockport Festivals, this festival celebrates Rockport across the arts through the symbol of Rockport’s...
Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist, specialist and author of New York Times best
Glen Urquhart School proudly welcomes Dr. Michael Thompson, psychologist and author of the New York Times best-seller Raising Cain and seven other best-selling books on children and parenting.
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Take a Hike on a North Shore Trail!

A list of North Shore Trails for hiking, running, walking, snowshoeing and cross country skiing, find a trail on the North shore North of Boston Massachusetts

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Boston Ballet School Northshore Summer Programs. Register online today for summe
The Boston Ballet School North Shore Studio in Marblehead is comprised of young people whose dedication, effort and talent is evidenced in their well-worn ballet slippers. Register today for the BBS Summer Program where children ages 3 and up enjoy a supportive, welcoming, and engaging experience. We had the pleasure to speak with Jessica Kreyer, Principal and Director of the Boston Ballet School Marblehead Studio about the Summer Dance Programs for ages three through adult at the state-of-the-art facility conveniently located on the Salem/Marblehead line within the Lynch/van Otterloo YMCA.

 

Kids pre-k through grade 5 will love the engaging, interactive and fun April Vac
Maritime Gloucester has planned a fulfilling and fun week of programs for kids during April Vacation 2015. The programs are geared towards learning about life in the sea, and on it! Daily session are offered through the week, and offerings will be split by age - pre-K through 1st grade and grades 2-5.  These sessions are part story, part presentation and part art or craft project.  Kids will learn about sea life, sail and wind power, lobstering and more!

 

Four days of exploring and natural adventure await your child at IRWS!
Spring is an exciting time for outdoor discovery. This April Vacation week Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary has put together four days of hands-on, awesome activities to explore the natural world in spring. Kids will sharpen their  observation skills as they locate and learn about bugs, search for salamanders, watch birds gather nesting materials, and much more. Participants will be divided into smaller groups by age.

 

Kids will learn about life on the Farm at this April Vacation Program!
Dig into the farm and roll up your sleeves in the kitchen! Kids will discover how delicious food grows on the farm and ends up on their plate every day. In this program, kids will learn a lot about life on the farm and the cycles that farmers must follow to be successful, including:

 

Kids will explore nature and express what they learn through art at Joppa Flats!
Nature's beauty is all around us. Let's open our eyes and explore nature as artistic inspiration! Join teachers Jan and Lee for these series, and learn how creativity intersects with science, technique, and construction in a fun and rewarding way. Materials will be provided. Parents are welcome but not required to stay. Each series requires a minimum of four participants.