COVID-19 UPDATE: The Harris Center building will be closed to visitors until further notice. Our trails and grounds remain open.

Family Programs

Fun for Kids...and Parents Too!

Hike, ramble, track, sing, play, learn, and explore with the Harris Center.

Upcoming Programs

Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Mushroom Madness

Friday, October 23,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A hand holding an orange mushroom. (photo © Ben Conant)

Have you ever wondered about mushrooms? Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the fascinating world of fungi! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Babies in Backpacks & Toddlers in Tow

Thursday, October 22,
10:00 am
to 11:00 am
Peterborough
Harris Center naturalist Susie Spikol leads a program for young children. (photo © Ben Conant)

Join naturalist Susie Spikol for a morning ramble with your little ones along a winding trail in a magical corner of Peterborough.

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Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Squirrels Up Close

Friday, November 20,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A gray squirrel perched on a wooden platform. (photo © Jacob McGinnis via the Flickr Creative Commons)

Join Harris Center naturalists to explore the secret world of squirrels! This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Go Wild for At-Home Learners: Everlasting Evergreens

Friday, December 18,
10:00 am
to 11:30 am
Harris Center for Conservation Education
A caterpillar is well camouflaged in the hemlock branches. (photo Brett Amy Thelen).

December is the perfect time to get crazy with conifers! We’ll study cones, search for shrubs, and learn to tell a pine from a hemlock. This in-person, outdoor learning experience is for homeschoolers and remote learners in Grades 1 through 5.

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Contact Us

For more information on Harris Center family programs, please contact Susie Spikol at (603) 525-3394 or by email.