"If we want children to flourish, to become truly empowered, then let us allow them to love the earth before we ask them to save it."

David Sobel

Mission & Vision


We envision a world where all youth find their strength in nature, know how to tend the wild within, and live compassionately with the earth always in mind.



Merrohawke Nature School, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, provides meaningful outdoor education programs ashore and afloat, for all ages, in all seasons, to inspire a deep connection to land and sea, a strong sense of self, and compassion for all.

Summer Semester 2016

Registration will open October 15, 2015.



Support Merrohawke

Merrohawke Nature School serves upwards of 1,600 kids annually, ashore and afloat, in all seasons, in all weather.