Early Release Days Kids will have a blast with a half-day of recreational, age-appropriate programs and activities that are safe, fun, and designed to stretch their minds and bodies. Scheduled activities may include: Archery, Hiking, STEM, Gardening/Nature Learning, Outdoor Games, and more! Ages:  K-5th Grade FRI  MAR 17 & 24 | APR 14 | MAY […]

Spend the morning in the garden at the Norton Outdoor Center! Participants will decorate a planter and plant seeds to take home and care for in their own gardens. Ages:  5-12 SAT  MAY 13 10:00-11:00 AM Norton Outdoor Center 295 West Main Street Norton, MA $10, Y Members $15, Non-Members Register Online  

Bees play a vital role in our environment and help produce at least one third of the food we eat! Unfortunately, bees often get a bad reputation because of similar looking wasps and hornets. In this program, participants will learn all about the difference between bees and other insects, as well as why it is […]

Ages:  12 and up Ever wonder what it takes to be a beekeeper? Thought about starting a beehive of your own? During this program, you will learn what it takes to start your own beehives in your own backyard, as well as learning about bee behavior and how to harvest honey from your hives. This […]

Participants will engage with nature in an artistic and creative way. Drawing inspiration from nature and even incorporating natural objects into their projects, participants will create beautiful works of art to take home. Ages:  6-10 & 11-15 Session I:  Ages 6-10 SAT  APR 29-MAY 20 10:00-10:45 AM Register for this Session Session II:  Ages 11-15 […]

Bring the family and pack a picnic dinner. Grab some chairs and blankets to curl up in and enjoy a movie under the stars! SAT  APR 29 & MAY 20 7:00-9:00 PM *Movies to be announced on our website and social media channels (Follow us on Facebook & Instagram, @attleboroymca). Norton Outdoor Center 295 West […]

Ages:  All Ages Come to a special performance by the Toe Jam Puppet Band at the Norton Outdoor Center. The Toe Jam Puppet Band offers a special brand of hands-on children’s entertainment that grown-ups can enjoy, as well. The performances are very active, encouraging kids and parents to sing and dance along with the band […]

Ages:  21+ Who is ready to take on the challenge of our ropes course, where you’re certain to feel a sense of fulfillment and achievement, ready to face any challenge, and inspired by the night sky under a canopy of trees lit only by the magic of the stars and a bit of safety lighting. […]

Ages:  Up to 5 years, with adult caregiver Our brand new playground at the Norton Outdoor Center (installed summer 2022) offers the perfect setting for a late morning/early afternoon of playground time, snack break, and a craft. FRI, MAR 24 | APR 28 | MAY 26 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Norton Outdoor Center 295 West Main […]

Ages:  Children who are walking on their own up to age 5 This class will incorporate a series of fun movements for walkers and their grown-up companions offering a wonderful opportunity to stretch and play together. Find your balance through traditional yoga poses, which have been modified and adapted to a playful format, incorporated into […]