Path of the Otter Summer Program

Path of the Otter Program in Ashfield

(c) Hilltown Families - Path of the Otter ProgramPath of the Otter will be offering a summer program in the hilltowns for children ages 5-7. This program is a playful introduction to earth awareness, nature exploration and naturalist and wilderness living skills. Kids participating will:

  • Learn to recognize, identify and follow animal signs
  • Learn to listen for and understand birds and bird language
  • Be introduced to exploration and survival skills
  • Learn to identify plants and their uses and hazards
  • To develop their senses
  • To be engaged in imaginative play
  • To listen to and tell stories(c) Hilltown Families - Path of the Otter Program

The summer program will be in Ashfield, MA on Tuesday in July & August from 9am-3pm. Dates include:

  • July 8, 15, 22, & 29, 2008
  • August 6, 13, 20, & 27, 2008

  • And be sure to check out their monthly program (May 17th & June 7th from 10am-1pm)

My daughter loved the Path of the Otter fall program. She enjoyed learning how to make a shelter with sticks and leaves, and she keeps talking about Rona’s fire making demonstration. This program is highly recommended for young, budding naturalists!

– Sienna Wildfield, Hilltown Families


Path of the Otter is an Earthwork Program ($$) and will be led by Rona Leventhal. Rona is an educator, storyteller and performer who weaves her skills together to engage children in the wonders of the natural world.


For more information, directions or to register call Frank Grindrod at (413) 522-0338, or email

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