Art Forms and Animal Encounters Register at NCS
Join MMA and learn about a new animal and art form each week. We will sculpt snake coil jars with clay, modge podge insect masks, paint turtles with water colors, explore gyotaku techniques (Japanese Fish prints) with acrylic paints on rice paper, make mammal mosaics, and build mobiles with owl origami. Live animal visits will be included some weeks.
6 Sessions, 4/6, 4/13, 4/27, 5/4, 5/11, 5/18
2:45 - 3:45 pm
$85 per child
plus $30 materials fee
Spring Discovery Camp
Explore and Play - the Nature Way Register
Come explore and play with MMA! Each day, as we venture out to new locations, campers will have fun playing habitat games before they are given the opportunity for unstructured free time in the outdoors. We will bring magnifying lenses, collection containers, field guides, and our imagination as we explore the island. Once back at the museum, we will make themed animal and habitat art projects. Appropriate for children ages 6-11 years.
We have 3 Full Scholarships available!! Click here for details.
8:50 am - 1 pm daily
Medical Form Required
Early-Bird Bird Walks Register
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on a boutique birding experience. Birds are an important part of Nantucket’s ecosystem and the island is known as an excellent birding spot. You will head out to some of the best birding areas on the island. Transportation is provided from 4 Vestal St. This program is meant for adults but, children ages 8 and up are welcome to register with an adult guardian.
January 2, 4, 11, 18, 25
February 1, 8, 15, 22
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Owl Prowl Register
Join the MMA’s Field Ornithologist, Ginger Andrews, on an exciting night-birding experience – the Owl Prowl. After visiting our demonstration Barn Owl nest box, you will visit sites known for owls, play recordings of their calls and wait for a response or sighting. Transportation is provided from 4 Vestal St. This program is meant for adults but children 8 and up are welcome to register with an adult guardian. This program will be cancelled and refunded in the case of rain.
Special Program *Snowy Owl Quest*
Join Ginger Andrews, on an exciting quest for snowy owls. You will visit sites known for snowy owls along the beach. Four wheel drive transportation is provided from 4 Vestal St courtesy of Young’s Bike Shop. This program is meant for adults but children 8 and up are welcome to register with an adult guardian.
Friday Feb 10
Friday Mar 10
Friday May 12
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
*Snowy Owl Quest*
Saturday Feb 11
2:30 - 5:00 PM