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Phone | 413-256-6006
Fax | 413-253-2809


Mailing Address
Hitchcock Center
525 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002

For staff contact information by program area, click here.


FrogWatch USA Citizen Science Training
with Brittany Gutermuth, Environmental Educator and
Patti Steinman, MassAudubon
Friday, February 6

The Winter Landscape from the Animals’ Perspective
with Alcott Smith, Naturalist, Veterinarian, and Animal Tracker
Saturday, February 7
Field Walk: 9am-12pm or
Field Walk: 1-4 pm

Family Musical Event with Sarah Pirtle
Saturday, February 7
(snow date Sunday, Feb. 8)

How Much Arsenic Do We Eat?
with Julian Tyson, Professor of Chemistry at the UMass Amherst
Wednesday, February 11

Winter Quabbin Nature Walk
with John Green
Saturday, February 14

Wildflowers, Orchids and Wildlife in Manitoba & Minnesota
with Nancy Goodman
Thursday, February 19

Salamander Citizen Science
Tim Zimmerman, visiting assistant professor at Hampshire College and
Ted Watt, Hitchcock Center Naturalist
Sunday, February 22
1:30-3:00 pm

Curriculum Day
(no school for Amherst schools)
January 30
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3

Preschool Track Detectives
Ages 3-5
Friday, February 2

Winter Vacation Camp
February 16-20
Ages 6-7 & 8-10

Spring Nature Discovery Preschool
Ages 3-5
Fridays, beginning March 20
AM Session: 9:30-11:30am
PM Session: 1-3pm

Nature Play Afterschool
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3
September 10-December 17
3:30pm - 5:30pm

Girls into the Wild Afterschool Program
Ages 8-10, Grades 3-5
Thursdays once per month

Hitchcock Homeschool Program
Homeschool I & II Classes
Homeschool Discovery Days
Ages 6-8
Tuesdays, 10am-2pm

Thank you
to our business partners!

Sustaining Partners
KirschLeuchs Consulting
Wright Builders

Leading Partners
Florence Savings Bank
Integrity Development & Design

Community Partners
Boisselle, Morton & Asscoiates
Collective Copies
Hart & Patterson Financial Group
Kraus-Fitch Architects, Inc.
Surner Heating Co.
Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc
Whalen Insurance


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