Scavenger Hunt

Sweetbay Swamp Quest Fest!

Kids and families will learn all about questing on an exploration in Ravenswood!

At this Quest Fest, learn all about Questing! Make your own stamp and passport and participate in the fastest growing family recreational adventure this side of the Atlantic. The Sweetbay Swamp Quest is a clue-based treasure hunt through the swamp trails, discovering stories about our nearly "loved to death" Sweetbay Magnolia and to a Quest Treasure Box. Pre-registration required.

When: 
Sunday, November 8, 2014 1-3PM
Location: 
Ravenswood Park

Family Flyby: Butterflies and Bugs

Come learn about butterflies and other insects at Joppa Flats Center Newburyport

All kinds of bugs live in our backyards, including butterflies! At this family fly-by kids will learn about butterflies' and bugs' lives, their births, their diets and their survival skills.  Join us at Joppa Flats Education Center for a magnified look into their bug sized world!

When: 
Sunday, July 27, 2014 10-3 pm

Parent/Child Walkabout: Salt Marsh Hide & Seek

Explore the marsh with your child at Joppa Flats Education Center!

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, sights, and sounds of our natural landscape. Wildlife, local and migrating birds, collecting techniques, and environmental awareness will be presented in a fun, energetic format that adults and children alike will enjoy.

When: 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014 2-3:30 pm

Vacation Week Flyby: Orbit the Earth!

This Flyby at Joppa Flats Center is all about the planet Earth.

Joppa Flats Education Center helps families beat the blahs and keep minds active and hands busy during school break! Drop in for an hour or stay all day for a vacation destination that suits your family's schedule. Participate in scheduled family presentations at 11:00 am or 1:00 pm. Let our volunteers provide guided instruction on how to blend science and art based on the day's theme. It's free-flow learning for the whole family. Come once, or make it a multiple-day adventure. Indoors and out, weather permitting.

When: 
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 10am-3pm

Vacation Week Flyby at Joppa Flats: Descent to the Deep!

The vacation week fly by will focus on the creatures of the deep.

Joppa Flats Education Center helps families beat the blahs and keep minds active and hands busy during school break! Drop in for an hour or stay all day for a vacation destination that suits your family's schedule. Participate in scheduled family presentations at 11:00 am or 1:00 pm. Let our volunteers provide guided instruction on how to blend science and art based on the day's theme. It's free-flow learning for the whole family. Come once, or make it a multiple-day adventure. Indoors and out, weather permitting.

When: 
Thursday, April 24, 2014 10am-3pm

Vacation Week Flyby at Joppa Flats: Follow the Flock!

Vacation Week Flyby at Joppa Flats will focus on flocking.

Joppa Flats Education Center helps families beat the blahs and keep minds active and hands busy during school break! Drop in for an hour or stay all day for a vacation destination that suits your family's schedule. Participate in scheduled family presentations at 11:00 am or 1:00 pm. Let our volunteers provide guided instruction on how to blend science and art based on the day's theme. It's free-flow learning for the whole family. Come once, or make it a multiple-day adventure. Indoors and out, weather permitting.

When: 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 10am-3pm

Rockport Community Egg Hunt

The Rockport Chamber of Commerce sponsors the annual Community Egg Hunt

The Rockport Chamber of Commerce will sponsor the annual Community Egg Hunt for the children of the Town in the Millbrook Meadow weather and meadow conditions permitting.

When: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 2pm

NorthShore Easter Egg Hunt

The FREE NorthShore Easter Egg Hunt is sponsored by the Netcast Church of Beverl

Join in the fun at Netcast's 4th annual FREE North Shore Easter Egg Hunt with the support of the Gordon College Kid's Club this year at Beverly High School.Come out for a day of fun, prizes and celebration! We will be giving away an Xbox 360, Wii U, Kindle Fires, and a bunch of other fun gifts. There will be fun for kids of all ages, face painting, games and 20,000 eggs.

When: 
Saturday, April 19, 2014 10am-1pm
Location: 
Beverly High School

Spring Animal Treasure Hunt & Tea

Children will love the mystery behind the decor of the Crane Estate Great House

The Trustees of Reservations hosts a fun afternoon at The Great House at Castle Hillof fun for families with proceeds to benefit the Ipswich Humane Group! Explore the Great House while searching for images of animals in paintings, wallpaper, and decorative arts. Each child will receive a small prize for completing the treasure hunt. Don't miss the face painting and coloring table, too!

When: 
Sunday April 13, 2014 12-4pm

Meet the Chicks Day at Green Meadows Farm

Green Meadows Farm invites families to Meet the Chicks Day - a day of fun activi

Green Meadows Farm invites families to their annual 'Meet the Chicks' Day! Kids will meet some the newest members of the farm crew and some of the adult laying hens as well. It's a great opportunity to learn about the development of a chicken. There will also be a fun scavenger hunt to get your little ones out and enjoying the farm. Meet the Chicks Day is free and open to the public so stop by and enjoy a touch of spring.

When: 
Saturday, April 12, 2014 11am - 2pm
Location: 
Green Meadows Farm
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