Nantucket Activities

Check out these cool and educational Nantucket Activities that your whole family can enjoy! This list is updated regularly so please visit regularly to keep you updated! 

Children’s Beach

  • Monday-Saturday morning yoga 7:30-8:30am
  • Sunday evening concerts @ 6:00-7:15pm starting July 12th
  • Hungry Minnow (restaurant on beach, food and ice cream)

Jettie’s Tennis 

  • Call to reserve a court and time
  • Private lessons available 
  • $30/hr for the court
  • Private lessons $80/hr
  • Group lessons $90/hr 

Maria Mitchell

  • All summer discovery programs are cancelled for the summer
  • Teen Naturalist Leadership Program (13-16 yo) Monday-Friday 1:30-4:30

Dreamland

  • https://www.nantucketdreamland.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/DSC-Summer-Session-Flyer-v4.pdf
    • Virtual lessons and performances for all ages
    • Dreamland: Sessions weekly and biweekly June 30th-August 7th
      • Meets M-F 9am-1pm 
    • Masterclasses: Amplify Music Theatre Dance July 13th-August 7th
      • Meets M-F 2-4:30pm
    • 13: hybrid virtual rehearsals and live performance July 6th-August 9th
      • Meets M-F 5:30-8:30pm
    • The Big One-Oh: hybrid virtual rehearsals and live performance June 30th-August 1st
      • Meets M-F 10am-1pm
  • Drive-in theatre expected to open the week after July 4th
    • The Playing Fields at 7 Nobadeer Farm Rd
    • One movie showing every night at 8:30pm– gates close 15 mins prior to the show
    • Purchase tickets online
    • Stay tuned for the summer schedule
  • Online drama sessions on Instagram Live at 3pm T/TH
    • Go to Instagram @dreamlandstagecompany
  • Live weekly play reading Tuesday @7pm 
    • Announced on Facebook and Instagram on Friday
      • First come first serve comment for readings

ACK Surf School

  • Private lessons ($80/person per hour)
  • Group lessons ($60/person per hour) 3+ people
  • Board rentals available 

Nantucket Island Surf School

  • Private lessons ($85/hr per person)
  • Group lessons ($60/hr per person)
  • 1 week mini surf clinic
    • M-F 8:45-11:45am
    • Min age 12
    • Call, space limited
    • $500 a week

Nantucket Historical Association 

  • Includes whaling Museum, Research Library, and Historic Properties
  • Online classes/seminars (older focus)
    • Painting, needlepoint, basket making)
  • Online coloring pages and activity books on the website
  • ACKtivities for kids 

Shipwreck and Life Saving Museum 

  • Virtual museum 
  • Closed until further notice
  • If opened:
    • Tours, history, outdoor setting
    • For kids: swings, rope wall, knot tying, marshall the sea dog
    • Weekly children’s programs in July and August

Nantucket Community Sailing

  • Reopening July 13th at Jetties Sailing Center only
  • Offering private lessons
    • Need prior sailing experience
    • Ages 8-14

Nantucket Community School

  • Nantucket Swimming starting July 6th for all aged
  • ACKventure Day Camps
    • Most are waitlisted but offered for most age groups 
  • ACK Travelin’ runs weekly (M-F) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (10-12)
  • ACKventure Full-Day runs weekly (M-F) from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM. (K-5)
  • Jr. ACKventure is our ½ day camp that runs concurrently with ACKventure Full-Day from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM for children 3 years and 6 months to 5 years of age.
  • ACKventure Sports Camps cater to all ages (6 – 18 years) and skills.  Morning programs run from 9:00 AM- 12:00 PM with an afternoon option for ages 6-12 on-site at the Nantucket Public School’s main campus.

Artist Association

  • Weekly camps and art lessons for various age groups
  • Clay sculpting, drawing, digital arts, painting, comics, illustrations, etc.
  • C. Robert Perrin Master Art Demonstrations 
    • Wednesdays 6-8pm July 15th, August 5th, August 26th, September 16th 
  • Sidewalk Art Show to be announced 

Nantucket Music School

  • Private online music lessons 
  • Small group lessons offered 
    • Piano: ages 5-8, July 27-30th and August 3-6th
    • Studio Production and Beat Making: ages 12-18, dates TBD
    • Open Voices Youth Chorus: ages 8-12, dates TBD

Magic Lessons: Mitchell Rothstein

  • Contact 856-366-0303
  • Professional Magician offering private/small group magic lessons
  • Card tricks, sleight of hand, etc.
  • Ages 8+, $60/hr

Critter Cruises

  • 1 hr cruise to see Captain Josh bring up lobster traps, fish traps and everyone gets to go fishing. 
  • Special private cruises this summer following COVID-19 guidelines with max 10 passengers on the ship 
  • Tickets are $62 per child, $72 per adult and $26 for infants

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