South Newton:
Temple Beth Avodah




Temple Beth Avodah: 45 Puddingstone Lane, Newton MA

Conveniently located at, though not affiliated with, Temple Beth Avodah in South Newton. Using the Saw Mill Brook Conservation area, we create a dynamic summer program with opportunities to explore nature in wetlands, forested areas and beautiful meadows. The wandering creek that runs through this wooded area provides countless opportunities to observe the wildlife that come to visit!

Things to Know

  • Offered for Explorers (Ages 3-6) and Hikers (Ages 6-8)
  • Program runs from 9:00am-1:00pm
  • 8:30am early drop-off and extended day until 3:00pm are available
  • Please bring a NUT-FREE lunch
  • Mid-morning snack of Rold Gold pretzels will be provided
  • A Fla-Vor-Ice popsicle is given at the end of each day
  • Children MUST be potty-trained

Health Forms

This program requires a health form for your child. Please submit a health record from your child's physician before June 1st. You can email all health forms to, or mail your health forms to:

PUDDLESTOMPERS Nature Exploration
1 Bridge Street, Suite 105
Newton, MA

South Newton Summer 2018 Schedule


June 11 - 15

June 18 - 22

June 25 - 29

July 2 - 6 (prorated $280)

July 9 - 13

July 16 - 20

July 23 - 27

July 30 - August 3

August 6 - 10

August 13 - 17


Weekly Theme

Nature's Neighborhoods

Nature on the Move!

Social Creatures

Life in the Trees

Colors of Summer

Noisy Nature

Nature's Mini Habitats

Animal Adaptations

Growing, Growing, Grown!

Living vs. Non-living Nature


Take a trip to nature's neighborhoods and discover who is living there!

Migrate through the forest, fly like a dragonfly, follow animal tracks!

Explore animals that love to be together!

Investigate creatures big and small that call trees their home!

Explore the vibrant colors of summer both in plants and animals!

Follow your ears and uncover what's buzzing all around you!

Discover mini habitats in nature with their own weather systems! 

Explore the ways animals use their unique bodies!

Learn how nature grows up! Investigate life both big and small. 

Discover why some nature is considered alive and some non-living.

Early Drop-off & Extended Day

Early drop-off at 8:30am and extended day 1:00-3:00pm are available at this location. If you would like to register less than a week before the start of your program, you must speak with a PUDDLESTOMPERS Staff member first, or email us at You can register for early drop-off and extended day here



Early Drop-off: $9.00/day/child
Extended day: $34/day/child


Children MUST be potty trained in order to attend this program. Please review our full list of our Policies, including our refund and cancellation policies, before registering.