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Summer Programs

The Marion Natural History Museum's Summer Program is an educational science-based program with an emphasis on our coastal environment and is one of the most well known and well regarded in the Southcoast area.

Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program led by our Executive Director, Elizabeth Leidhold, a lifelong educator and environmental scientist.

“I never teach my pupils. I only attempt to provide the conditions in which they can learn.”

– Albert Einstein

CHILDREN'S SUMMER PROGRAMS

Our renowned children's summer programs are packed with science-based exploration of our area's forests, wetlands, and coastal environment.

Coastal Explorations July session – grades entering 3 – 6

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm

JOIN US THIS SUMMER FOR SOME COASTAL EXPLORATIONS The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the Southcoast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and the program size is limited and registration restricted in size.  This program will feature exploration of our rocky…

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Wild Plant Identification Walk

July 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wild Encounters!

July 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

DATE CHANGE TO JULY 27th  Wild Care – Wild Encounters “Help! A bird struck my window… “There’s a baby squirrel at my doorstep… Now what?”  Wild Care, Inc. is a nonprofit wildlife hospital located in Eastham that is dedicated to the rescue and release of injured and orphaned wildlife on Cape Cod. Wild Care operates a Wildlife Helpline, and rehabilitates over 1,800 animals per year; everything from Bald Eagles to Deer Mice. Wild Care’s Executive…

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Coastal Explorations August session – grades entering 3- 6

August 1 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 12:00 pm

JOIN US THIS SUMMER FOR SOME COASTAL EXPLORATIONS The Marion Natural History Museum’s Summer Program is one of the most well known and well regarded in the Southcoast area. Children from across the country visit us each summer and participate in the program. The programs are designed to be small groups, and the program size is limited and registration restricted in size.  This program will feature exploration of our rocky…

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