Summer Nature Study Ideas – Use the Archives!

Summer nature study can be as easy and casual as you need it to be! There are no rules to completing the Outdoor Hour Challenges and if you want to pick and choose a few of the nature study topics from the archives, feel free to jump around to areas of interest in your family.

Year Long Nature Study Summer Reminders

Make sure to mark your summer calendar with one or two of the year long study summer season ideas below!

Start by clicking the link to the archived entry

Outdoor Hour Challenge Summer Nature Study Ideas Index @handbookofnaturestudy

There are many more summer nature study ideas listed under the summer tab on the Handbook of Nature Study website.

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You may wish to complete one of the Summer Ebook series available in the Ultimate Naturalist Library.

Summer Nature Study Ebooks Available

Summer Nature Study

More Summer Nature Study

Summer Nature Study Continues

Ultimate Naturalist Library September 2017 @handbookofnaturestudy

Use the discount code SUMMER5 for $5 off your Ultimate Naturalist Library membership.


  1. Barb, I love your work. My last homeschooler is soon to leave the nest, and the grands aren’t ready for me, yet, but I planned a whole nature study component for my behavioral health classroom, using your studies. Thank you!

    • Barb McCoy says:

      Thank you so much for your kind words. I appreciate them more than I can say. I wish you the best in your nature study in whatever form it is in the future.

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