Walking Mountains Science Center provides fun and interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. At Walking Mountains, visitors of all ages can explore interactive exhibits or take a nature walk on the Avon campus (daily at 2pm) with knowledgeable Naturalists to learn more about our spectacular mountain surroundings.
Walking Mountains also offers summer science camps, early childhood programs, and adult programs like backcountry hikes ... Read More
Portofino Jewelry is a fun store where you can create something sparkly. It's a unique family activity for anyone at any age! The trained staff will help make it easy for kids (and grownups too)! Choose from beautiful beads and charms that are cost-appropriate. A handmade keepsake can make memories of your time in the mountains.
Call to make arrangements and come in. Portofino Jewelry is in Chapel Square in Avon just down from Wishes Toy Store. ... Read More
A 48-acre playground located along beautiful Nottingham Lake and featuring basketball courts, beach volleyball, tennis courts, soccer fields, softball diamond, and park features for children, picnic tables, barbeque grills, and recreation paths for walking, bicycling or in-line skating. Paddleboat rentals, fishing poles and bait are also available at Avon's Log Cabin. An overall fantastic place to spend a summer afternoon. Read More
The evening is the perfect time to slow down and reflect upon all the adventures of a day spent in nature. Enjoy a bedtime story outside as we learn about local plant and animal communities. We will take a nature walk while reading a new story each week. There will be activities to go along with each story. Dress appropriately for mountain evening weather. Target youth 5-10 years, $5/child. Please arrive 10 minutes before the program begins to ensure your ... Read More
Children will explore the natural world and have fun with others while developing their sense of place. Topics vary weekly and help children express their inherent wonder and curiosity as little scientists. Come prepared for indoor and outdoor seasonal activities such as songs, stories, games, and outdoor play. Please bring water and a small snack for your child. Children 3-5 years with adult. $10/pair & $5/additional child. Generously underwritten by ... Read More
Exercise on brand new state-of-the-art TechnoGym strength equipment, treadmills and ellipticals, as well as Free Motion incline trainers and new Precor recumbent and upright bikes for your cardiovascular needs.
All cardio equipment features built-in television screens that you're sure to enjoy while the kids splash until they're prunes in the aquatics area featuring a 140-foot water slide encircled by a lazy river, fountains, sprays, bubblers & ... Read More
Help your child develop sensory awareness & comfort in the outdoors from an early age. Learn ways to introduce children to the natural world and nurture their sense of wonder as you explore the woods, meadows, and wildflowers. 6 to 36 months with an adult. $5/child.
Learn more: http://www.walkingmountains.org/project/nature-tykes/ Read More