Eco Games Free-for-All: Sustaining the Sea

Is your Tuna farmed or wild and what's the difference? Find out at Joppa Flats!

We know how important it is to be "green," but how do we apply that to the way we live on the New England coast? Come to Mass Audubon’s Joppa Flats for a full day of activities all about ocean creatures like whales, sea turtles & fish! We’ll learn about ocean sustainability and seashore conservation with fun, informative games like mini sporting events, quiz competitions, model building, and art projects for all ages!

For ages 2-6:

  • a building wide scavenger hunt
  • a charm bracelet you can make
  • take-home ocean crafts
  • unstructured play with sea turtle props
  • ocean books, coloring pages,
  • stuffed animals such as whales, sharks, and fish to enjoy
  • There also be local face painter, Lynn, onsite for more ocean animal fun!

For ages 7 through 10 ( in addition to the above):

  • Science stations about math and chemistry
  • Competitive fishing simulations
  • Be a contestant in our quiz show
  • Test your skill at Sea Turtle Survival game of chance
  • Construct a solar boat model to race against a friend

For teens and adults:

  • Learn about smart consumer choices with our eco-shopping simulation
  • Become more aware of sea level rise
  • Find out about home energy conservation with Next Step Living.

Scheduled Events:

  • 11am – Family presentation: We’re Going on a Whale Watch! (designed for ages 2-7)
  • 1pm – Family presentation: Sea Turtle & Shark Conservation Quiz (designed for ages 7 - 12)

Please Note: This is a rain-or-shine event. Children must be accompanied by an adult.

When: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 10am - 3pm
Prices: 
Suggested Donation of $2/person
Phone: 
978.462.9998
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