Public Programswells national estuarine research reserve
Public programs are a high priority at the Wells Reserve. We are pleased to offer a diverse slate of inexpensive activities throughout the year.
Celebrations and festivals to bring people together. Fees vary.
One-day and week-long camps that introduce ecology and the study of nature to kids ages 5 to 12. See listing for appropriate ages for each program. Financial assistance is available.
- April Vacation Week Camp: Vernal Pool Party Apr 20
- April Vacation Week Camp: Marshy Mysteries Apr 23
- Summer Camp: Earth Stewards Jun 29 – Jul 2
- Summer Camp: River, Mudflat, Salt Marsh, & Beach Jul 6 – Jul 10
- Summer Camp: Artists in Nature Jul 13
View more Kid's Camps on our full calendar
These programs are best for boys and girls who are 3 to 5 years old. Fees vary.
Easy walks that last 1½ or 2 hours. Free. Groups of 10 or more must make arrangements in advance.
There are currently no upcoming Guided Tours.
Seasonal sessions with a sharp focus. Fees vary.
- Morning Yoga Mar 3
- Moonlit Snowshoe Walk Mar 4
- Woodcock Watch Apr 9
- Woodcock Watch Apr 10
- Morning Yoga May 5
View more Special Programs on our full calendar
Coastal Training Program
Putting science to work for people whose decisions impact coastal environments. Fees vary.
- Climate Adaptation for Local Governments Apr 14 – Apr 16
Lunch 'n' Learns
Informal noon-time brown bags. Suggested $2 donation includes admission. Bring your lunch.
Diverse offerings in Mather Auditorium. Suggested $5 donation includes site admission.
There are currently no upcoming Evening Programs.
Informative sessions prepare you to teach school groups, lead public programs, join monitoring efforts, or patrol trails. Free.
York County Audubon
Evening programs, guided bird walks, and other activities led by our local Audubon chapter. Most are free.
- No smoking.
- No pets.
- Groups of 10 or more must make arrangements in advance.