Little Kids | ages 5 and under

For our smallest naturalists, we offer creative, open-ended, exploratory programs for children aged 3 to 5 and their caregivers. Our goal: to foster an early love of the natural world and an eagerness to have fun outside!

Mighty Acorns Explorer Club

Held from September to May on the third Thursday of each month, Mighty Acorns invite young adventurers to explore the natural world through interactive games, puzzles, and activities. This program is held at The Nature Museum and most sessions involve exploring our backyard and the nearby woods, fields and pond. We hope you and your little one can join us in the fall!

Mighty Acorns will meet the following days this winter and spring; please note, babes-in-arms are welcome to tag along with caregivers.

Winter/Spring 2017 | Register Online

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Did You Know?
Our youth programs and events are open often to younger children too, if they are accompagnied by a parent or caregiver. Please feel encouraged to contact us to see if a program for older children might be suitable as well for your younger child.
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Discovery Days

Summer Thursdays are Discovery Days at The Nature Museum! Join us for these weekly summer camp programs as we explore the forests, fields, ponds and streams of Grafton. Through engaging hands-on games and explorations, each week we will discover a new aspect of the natural world. This camp is designed to be flexible, to suit your busy summer schedule. You can join us for a one time or become a full-fledged Nature Museum Junior Naturalist and attend every week. 

This program is attended by 5-8 year olds who are dropped off often by their caregivers, but we invite 3- and 4-year olds to attend if they are accompanied by a parent or guardian. Adults attend for free.

Register online | Summer 2017

Does your child love Discovery Days? 
Sign up for several dates at once and join us when it suits you this summer!

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