Sunday June 19th: 7–9 pm
$10 Member Family/Group*; $15 Nonmember Family/Group* (*Up to four people)
Celebrate the longest day of the year at Felix Neck with stories, a campfire, music, and tasty treats in our Old Stone Amphitheater. Enjoy music from the Featherstone Ukulele Jammers as we come together at summer's beginning and welcome all that this season has to offer.
Camp for a Day
Children ages 4–10
June 22, 23, 24: 9 am–2:30 pm
Members: $63/day; Nonmembers: $79/day
Give camp a try and see what all the fun is about!
June 22: Wild Things; June 23: Take to the Skies; June 24: Adapt!
Mondays–Fridays; May 2–September 30
Members: $35/kayak; Nonmembers: $45/kayak*
Enjoy Sengekontacket Pond at your own pace on this self-guided tour. Rhyming “quest” clues (think: treasure hunt!) will help you uncover the story of the pond’s people, places, and wildlife.
*Single & double kayaks available; call to reserve. Up to 2.5 hours; all boats must be returned by 3:30 pm. Age restrictions may apply, call for more information.
Moonrise Kayak Tour
Members: $37/person; Nonmembers: $47/person
See Sengekontacket Pond in a new light—moonlight!—as we celebrate the different full moons of summer. With a guide, kayak on the pond as the sun sets, stars twinkle, and the moon rises.
May 21: 7–9 pm July 20: 7:15–9:15 pm September 15: 6–8 pm
June 20: 7:15–9:15 pm August 17: 6:30–8:30 pm September 16: 6:15–8:15
July 19: 7–9 pm August 18: 6:45–8:45 pm
Sunset Kayak Tour
Wednesdays; June 1–September 28
Times vary; call ahead for schedule
Members: $35/person; Nonmembers: $45/person
Enjoy a breathtaking sunset tour on Sengekontacket Pond. Relax, unwind, and appreciate the painted sky like never before while paddling the waters. As the sun sets, see the natural world come to tranquil peace as you float and relish the view.
Guided Kayak Tour
Saturdays; June 11–September 10
Thursdays; June 16–August 25
Members: $32/person; Nonmembers: $42/person
Join a Felix Neck naturalist on an exciting kayak adventure on Sengekontacket Pond. Paddle by Sarson’s Island to see nesting shorebirds. Watch American oystercatchers, cormorants, and shore-birds feed and frolic. Explore the salt marsh and search for pond wildlife. All trips focus on natural history of saltwater communities found on Martha’s Vineyard.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays; June 13–September 2: 10–11:30 am
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9 per person
Children under 3: Free
Meet amazing creatures of the sea! Take a short walk through the forest to a protected beach where you will explore shallow waters with dip nets and use a large seine net to catch fish, crabs, and other pond wildlife! Wear clothes and shoes that can get wet and don’t forget your hat, sunscreen, and mosquito repellent.
Children ages 3–5 with parent or friend
Mondays & Thursdays; June 13–August 22: 10:30–11:30 am
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9 per child
June 13: Songbirds July 21: Dragonflies
June 16: Butterflies July 25: Fish
June 20: Osprey July 28: Lobsters
June 23: Starfish August: 1: Horseshoe Crab
June 27: Snakes August: 4: Mice
June 30: Salamanders August 8: Jellyfish
July 4: Frogs August: 11: Hermit Crabs
July 7: Spider Crabs August 15: Turtles
July 11: Slugs & Snails August 18: Insects
July 14: Turtles August 22: Caterpillars
July 18: Spiders
Mondays & Fridays; June 13–September 12: 1:30–2 pm
FREE with sanctuary admission
It’s feeding time at Felix Neck! Learn about the turtles, frogs, and snakes that live in our Discovery Room!
Marine Life Tank
Tuesdays & Thursdays; June 14–September 15 1–2 pm
Explore what lies beneath the waters off Martha’s Vineyard and meet local sea creatures from the island with our new Marine Life Touch Tank exhibit.
Tuesdays; June 14–August 30: 10–11 am
Members: $6; Nonmembers: $9 per person Children under 3: Free
Reptiles are an amazing group of animals. Are they slimy? Cold blooded? What makes a reptile a reptile? We’ll answer these questions and more while learning about snakes and turtles in our Discovery Room and while exploring their natural habitats!
Thursdays; June 16–September 15: 8–9:30 am
FREE with sanctuary admission
The early bird gets the worm (or fish)! Join Felix Neck birders for a casual walk of the wildlife sanctuary grounds to look for summertime birds. An easy to moderate stroll. Bring bug spray.
Garden Volunteer Work Day
Thursdays; June 16–August 25: 1–3 pm
Help our garden grow! Work alongside our knowledgeable garden volunteers and learn about native species that provide food for Island butterflies and birds. Come for the knowledge but stay for the experience and fun!
Marine Discovery Tour
Tuesdays; June 21–August 30: 5:30–7:30 pm
Members: $30; Nonmembers: $40
Cruise from Oak Bluffs Harbor with a Felix Neck Naturalist to explore the waters of Vineyard Sound aboard The Skipper. We may tow a plankton net and check lobster and fish traps for crabs, fish, and shellfish that live in the water surrounding the island. Participants will have a chance to look at the catch up-close and try scup fishing if time permits.
Saturdays at Sengekontacket
Saturdays; July 9–August 20: 9:30–10:30 am
FREE: Sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket
This one-hour program sponsored by Friends of Sengekontacket explores a different aspect of Sengekontacket pond each week. From the birds above, to the creatures below the water’s sur-face, this program includes hands-on activities and engages all ages. Meet at Little Bridge in Oak Bluffs, on the Sengekontacket Pond side.
Fall Equinox Yoga Celebration
Thursday, September 22: 10:30–noon
Members: $10; Nonmembers: $15 per person
The Fall Equinox is a powerful opportunity to reflect and connect more deeply with yourself, your community, and the natural world. This vinyasa practice will help cultivate balance and renew the mind, body, and spirit in a beautiful natural setting. Bring a mat or towel and water. Please dress appropriately for this outdoor event.
Contact FELIX NECK WILDLIFE SANCTUARY
508.627.4850 for additional information