Environmental Education

The Environmental Education Division offers year-round programs for all ages and strives to meet the outdoor adventure and educational needs of the diverse community of Brookline. View online for up-to-date activity offerings.

Have a question about the Outdoor Supplemental Science program? Check out Frequently Asked Questions by clicking here or contact Stephanie Springer at sspringer@brooklinema.gov


  • Nocturnal Hike
  • Family Kayaking at Mystic Lakes
  • Early Release Outings 
  • Foliage Photography


  • Owl Prowl
  • Full Moon Snowshoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing 
  • Maple Sugaring
  • Teen Cross Country Skiing
  • Teen Winter Adventurers at White Mountains of New Hampshire

Spring & Summer

  • Amphibian Night
  • Family Marine Day
  • Stars and Stories
  • Family Canoeing at Ponkapoag Pond
  • Family Fishing
  • Family Campout
  • Teen Washusett Hike

Vacation Programs

  • December Wildlife
  • Spring Break Eco-Explorers

Environmental Education Center

All nature camps and nature programs are based at the Brookline Environmental Education Center (BEEC) located within the Soule Park at 654 Hammond St in Chestnut Hill. The BEEC features a comfortable, interactive learning space for up to 16 children, outdoor bird feeders, and a garden which participants take part in caring for.

Private Program Offerings

Our environmental educator is available for private bookings for scout groups, birthday parties, school groups and more! Programs can
be tailored to fit each group’s need.