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-moring 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 2017 Schedule


June 12 - 16

June 19 - 23

June 26 - 30

July 3 - 7 (prorated $272)

July 10 - 14

July 17 - 21

July 24 - 28

July 31 - August 4

August 7 - 11

August 14 - 18


Weekly Theme

Growing, Growing, Grown!

Noisy Nature

Nature in Summertime

Nature's Mini Habitats

Sneaky, Creepy Nature

Animal Adaptations

Colorful Creatures

Wiggly Wonders

Social Creatures

Solo Nature 


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

Follow your ears and uncover what is buzzing all around you!

Discover how summer weather is helping nature grow!

Discover mini habitats in nature with their own weather systems!

Search for nature clues and discover the mysterious ways of animals!

Explore the ways animals use their bodies to hide, move and sleep!

Explore the vibrant colors of nature! 

Let worms wiggle on your hand, look for snakes and touch slimy slugs!

Explore animals that love to be together!

Investigate creature that prefer to live alone!

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: $8.50/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. 



Registrations are filling up fast! 
June 12th: Closing soon!
June 19th: Closing soon!
July 10th: Few spots available