Nature & Adventure Day
Thank you to everyone who came out to volunteer, our amazing vendors, and to all who stopped by to visit and have some fun!
We look forward to next year’s Nature & Adventure Day, which is currently planned to take place the weekend of March 18-19, 2023.
AHM Youth & Family Services and St. Peter’s Episcopal Church partner each year, to host the very popular Nature & Adventure Day. We are incredibly grateful to have the support on the planning committee for this event from our partner towns of Andover, Columbia, Hebron, and Marlborough!
Donations gladly accepted at the door. All ages are welcome!
This event is located both indoors & outdoors at AHM’s Community Center, located at 25 Pendleton Drive in Hebron.
Nature and Adventure Day features both indoor and outdoor activities, weather permitting. This event is a day filled with fun for all ages; from young children to teens to parents and seniors. Everyone is welcome to attend!
Vendors being planned for this year:
- Horizon Wings – Live Birds of Prey Exhibit from 11am – 2pm
- Meigs Preserve Nature Center – Reptiles & Amphibians Exhibit
- Animal Bones & Furs Display
- Maple Syrup Demonstration
- Nature Hikes & Animal Print Identification
- Letterboxing Activity
- Hebron Conservation Pollinator Project
- and more!
Nature and Adventure Day is held at:
AHM Youth & Family Services
25 Pendleton Drive in Hebron
This event is free to the public! Donations to help defray the cost of AHM programs like today are gladly accepted and appreciated!
This day would not be possible without the help of our volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for Nature and Adventure Day, please sign up through the volunteer button!
The success of this event in past years is due especially to the outstanding quality of exhibits and partners that have been involved with this event. If you would like more information about exhibiting in 2022, please reach out to JoelR@ahmyouth.org.
Setup: On the day of the event, AHM’s doors will open for you to set up by 8:30 am. Please plan to arrive no later than 9. The event begins at 10am and door will open to the public at that time. We will have volunteers to help you with anything you need assistance with. AHM will provide a table and chairs for every exhibitor. Please plan to keep your exhibit open until 3:30pm. Maple Festival closes at 4pm.
Materials: Please feel free to share educational brochures, flyers or handouts about your exhibit.
We always have something fun for everyone!
Past activities and exhibits have included:
- Natural Landscapes
- Bird and butterfly house sale
- Horizon Wings (A live demonstration of raptors)
- Reptiles and amphibians
- Display of artifacts from the Institute of American Indian Studies
- Museum and research center
- Natural Benefits of Teas
- Goodwin State Forest Animal Skulls
- Bones and furs
- Plaster animal footprints
- Live reptiles
- Aquatic insects
- Tiny Tree Huggers
- Maple syrup demonstration
- Walks on the beautiful St. Peter’s Nature Trail