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Activities for Kids

Throughout the year, the Friends run activities and programs especially for children as well as programs suitable for entire families. Please see below and our events page for our full listing of activities and programs.

The Refuge staff also has programs and information available for children. You can find this information at:

From the Friends' current event schedule, the following activities are of special interest to children.

July 22, 10:30 AMAges 2-5Refuge Fledglings Hour — Nature-themed Program for Kids
July 29, NoonAll agesPaula's Reading Circle

Drumlin Farms 3-Day Camps at Assabet River NWR

Sign up now for Drumlin Farms 3-Day Camps at Assabet River NWR. The first camp starts June 27th, the last camp starts August 8th. See Drumlin Farms for details.

Saturday, June 24, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

Refuge Fledglings Hour — Nature-themed Program Series for Kids

Join Refuge staff for Refuge Fledglings Hour, a nature-themed program series that includes crafts, stories, and games or songs that relate to a different topic each month. This month’s theme will be on Dragonflies and Damselflies. Check the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge facebook page for up to date information.

Programs are usually held the 4th Saturday of every month from 10:30am – 11:30 AM. For 2 to 5 year olds; siblings welcome. Held at the Visitor Center.

Saturday, July 29, Noon

Paula's Noontime Reading Circle

Join refuge volunteer Paula Goodwin for a mid-day program that will include a book reading and a short activity. Kids of all ages welcome.