Wildlife, Birds & Rivers: Nature in Vermont With Your Grandchild

Canoe, float and hike through the Green Mountain State with your grandchild as you learn about birds, bears, moose and more, visit a local farm and take part in STEM activities!
Rating (5)
Program No. 2576RJ
6 days
Starts at
1,199 / ADULT
899 / CHILD

At a Glance

Dip your toes in the Green Mountain State and get a taste of all things Vermont with your grandchild! Keep your eye on the sky as you learn to spot rare birds, from hawks and bald eagles to owls and vultures, and get up close to birds and cold-blooded critters during hands-on presentations. Dive into science and engineering at interactive museum exhibits and a boat-building activity. Visit a local farm to pick strawberries and learn about farm-to-table food. Plus, take advantage of the great outdoors as you hike Mt. Tom, canoe along the Connecticut River and laze along in a tube on the White River.
Activity Level
Outdoor: No Sweat
Walking up to two miles, some uneven terrain; wading in a river.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • ? Discover New England’s bird life with a program led by Vermont Institute of Natural Science ornithologists, learning about hawks, owls, bald eagles and more. ? Work and play in the Ottauquechee River and enjoy a gentle hike on Mount Tom. ? Take a field trip to the Montshire Museum of Science to test out interactive exhibits, including outdoor water exhibits (you WILL get wet)!

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 8-12.
Suggested Reading List
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