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SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Weather Chasers (Ages 5-8)

Sun, wind, rain, and thunder, whatever the weather there is something we can measure! Create and use scientific tools to keep track of our daily weather and learn how to forecast what weather is to come! (activities adapted appropriately for each age group) Ages: 5-8 Cost: $290 (BMS Members save...

SOLD OUT! Discovery Camp: Weather Chasers (Ages 9-12)

Sun, wind, rain, and thunder, whatever the weather there is something we can measure! Create and use scientific tools to keep track of our daily weather and learn how to forecast what weather is to come! (activities adapted appropriately for each age group) Ages: 9-12 Cost: $290 (BMS Members save...

Full Moon Family Hike

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

As summer comes to an end, enjoy a guided evening outdoors in search of wildlife beneath the Full Harvest Moon. No flashlights, please. Age: Ages 5 and up Cost: $8 per person, BMS Members save 10%. Advance registration required. Space is limited.

Little Tykes on the Trails

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with a story time, guided trail walk, and playful activities to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own snack to enjoy in the Center or on the Deck. Rain or shine. Age: 3-5 Cost: $8 per child with adult. BMS Members...

SciNight: Bugs for Grown-Ups

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

Bug aficionadas, from beginner to expert, - join in a live guided bug hunt of  the fields, forests, and waters as daylight ends and night begins.  We'll investigate identification, record our findings, and explore the good and bad of our six-legged, eight-legged and no-legged wild neighbors while using scientific collection techniques. A...

Family Fish Night

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

Join in a sunset fishing experience off the Lake Kirsty fishing pier. Instruction, bait and rods are available for children ages 5-15 to borrow. Age: Ages 5 to 15 with an adult Cost: $8 per child with an adult, BMS Members save 10% Advance registration required. Space is limited.

Autumn Sunrise Hike

Greet the morning Sun as it rises over the marsh and warms the Earth on an invigorating guided trail hike. Afterwards, enjoy hot tea or cider and good conversation under the Willow tree by the Education Center. Age: 18+ Cost: $8 per person, BMS Members save 10%. Advance registration required. Space is...

Night Hike & Storytelling

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

Walk the woods by nightlight and experience the wildlife while your guide shares bone-chilling short stories and poetry. Age: 18+ Cost: $8 per person, BMS Members save 10%. Advance registration required. Space is limited.

Little Tykes on the Trails

Tifft Nature Preserve 1200 Furhmann Blvd, Buffalo, NY

Enjoy a morning of early childhood fun with a story time, guided trail walk, and playful activities to help foster the nature explorer in your child. Bring your own snack to enjoy in the Center or on the Deck. Rain or shine. Age: 3-5 Cost: $8 per child with adult. BMS Members...

Family Halloween Hike

Venture into the woods on a guided hike to find out who or what has been on the Tifft Trails at night. Investigate mysterious sounds, smells, and textures in the dark. End with hot cider, delicious doughnuts, and kid's crafts! Program entirely indoors in inclement weather. Age: Ages 5 and up...