Calendar, Locations, and Photos
The Program is based at Bowen Elementary School, 280 Cypress Street, Newton Centre near the Newton Centre T-stop (map opens in new window).
NOTE: All trip times are 9am - 4pm unless otherwise noted.
Download 2018 calendar as a PDF file (2 pages).
Environmental Science Program 2018 Calendar - last updated: 07/01/18
JULY 4, 2018
Independence Day Holiday
First Day of Program,
9 am - 4 pm
slide show for families, meet the leaders, Q & A
bicycle checks (students with last name that begins with A - L)
Cold Spring Park, Edmands Park,
bicycle checks (students with last name that begins with M - Z)
Olmsted Historic Site (T) $,
Hall's Pond Sanctuary (B)
AND please sign and return YMCA waiver form if you have not already
Spectacle Island (T) $,
Charles River Esplanade (B),
Olmsted Park $,
Larz Anderson Park,
George's Island (T) $,
Wellesley Botanical Garden (B)
Invasive Species Removal Day
Meet at Auburndale Cove parking lot (175 West Pine, Auburndale)
Click here to read about clothing and equipment!
Hammond Pond $,
Museum of Science (T) $,
Harvard Museum of Natural History (T) $,
Weston Observatory (B)
Leader's Own Design,
Rose Kennedy Greenway (T) $,
Castle Island (T) $,
Arnold Arboretum (B)
Gloucester Salt Marshes
9 AM - 4:30 PM
Long Wharf Landing,
[Note: may include Wingaersheek Beach]
Leader's Own Design
New England Aquarium (T) $
Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary (B)
Canoe Prep Day
9am - 1pm
Drop-off and pickup at 2 Forest Grove Road in Waltham
Here is printable map (PDF)
AND please sign and return CRCK waiver form for participation, if you have not already
7am- 4 pm;
start at 284 South St,Needham (take I-95 South to exit 17, go west on Rte. 135; turn right onto South St. look for group on right.
Pickup at parking lot near intersection of Elliot St. & Chestnut St., Newton (Elliot St/Central Ave bridge)
Back Bay Fens (T) $,
MIT Museum and Boston Commons (T) $,
Walden Pond bike trip CANCELLED
Welch-Dickey Loop Trail, NH
Mountain Prep Day & Group Games Day
(depart at 4am )
1st night at AMC hut
2nd night at AMC hut
| August 1
Return at 11pm to Bowen School
Graduation/Last day of program
(11 am -2pm)
** Bowen Elementary School is located 280 Cypress Street, Newton Centre near the Newton Centre T-stop (map opens in new window).
[B] = Bike Trip
(T) $ = MBTA trip
$ = money necessary (for example, museum admission, ferry ticket)
L.O.D. = Leader's Own Design
Print the Mountain Equipment List (PDF file, opens in new window).
Print the Trail Lunch Suggestions (PDF file, opens in new window).
Download notes on equipment and clothes for daily activities.
Check these 2014 activity photos:
Invasive Species Removal day, Monday July 7th
City Hall Invasives Removal
Merchants Island trip
Mt. Washington Day1
Mt. Washington Day2
Mt. Washington Day3
Scroll down for links to photos and calendars from previous years.
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