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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.


Fungi Field Trip
with Dianna Smith, mycology educator
Saturday, September 20, 10am-1pm

Monarch Tagging
with Jennifer Unkles
Thursday, September 25, 4pm

Nature for Wellness
with Cassie Kollman
Saturday, October 4, 1pm-3pm

Curriculum Day
(no school for Amherst schools)
Monday, December 1, 8:30am-3pm
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3

Nature Play Afterschool
Ages 6-9, Grades 1-3
Wednesdays, 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

Nature Discovery Preschool
Ages 3-5
Fridays, 9:30am-11:30am or 1pm-3pm

New 50 Places for 50 Years Blog
In honor of the Hitchcock Center’s 50th year, Hitchcock staff and friends will be sharing favorite places to experience nature in the Pioneer Valley.

Earth Matters
Read Hitchcock's most recent Earth Matters column: 
A naturalist mows the lawn
by David Spector


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