The live animal exhibit trail and all hiking trails are closed for the season. View our calendar for scheduled programs.
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Summer Guided Discoveries

2022 Guided Discoveries registration will open in March.

Thank you for a great summer of Guided Discoveries!

Guided Discoveries are week-long outdoor natural adventure camps for children ages 4 to 12.Programs, taught by experienced naturalist educators, give children an in-depth exploration of nature and science. We are delighted to offer Guided Discoveries this summer and look forward to a fun and safe experience for everyone.

Guided Discoveries Cancellations... Yours and Ours!

If you cancel at least two weeks prior to the start of the program, your payment will be refunded minus a $20 handling fee. If you cancel within two weeks of the start of the program, your payment will not be refunded.

If there is low enrollment, Squam Lakes Natural Science Center will cancel weeklong programs on the Wednesday prior to the scheduled start date and will fully refund your payment at that time. The Science Center will make every effort to alert participants to possible cancellations one month in advance.