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Woodcock Nature Center

The Woodcock Nature Center is located in Wilton, CT. Located on 149 acres of state-protected land, the Woodcock Nature Preserve includes a pond, wetlands and 3 miles of publicly accessible woodland trails. The Center is home to a variety of living local and exotic creatures including snakes, frogs and lizards. We also house a handful of injured birds of prey.
56 Deer Run Road
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: (203)762-7280
41° 14' 50.9856" N, 73° 28' 25.4748" W

Silvermine Arts Center

The Silvermine School of Art summer Art Studio camps and workshops for students offer extraordinary opportunities for young children as well as high school students. Students will meet new friends and have fun on Silvermine’s 5-acre campus with its barns, classrooms, sculpture walk and picturesque waterfall.  Younger ones will gain new competence; older students can deepen knowledge of technique and composition or strengthen a portfolio for college.  We offer over 120 art studio sessions in painting, drawing, photography, woodworking, ceramics, metal sculpture, printmaking, jewelry, mixed media and special studies. Sessions run in one-week sessions for ages 4 to 17. Sessions are available for two age groups: Juniors (ages: 4-10) and Youth (ages 11-17).  The first session begins on June 17 and camps run through August 28. For additional information contact the school office, 203-966-6668, ext. 2 or visit our website: www.silvermineart.org.
1037 Silvermine Road
New Canaan , CT , 06840
Phone: 203.966.9700
41° 9' 2.034" N, 73° 27' 1.5732" W

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

Bartlett Arboretum and Gardens is located in Stamford, CT. The Arboretum is a living museum adorned with majestic trees, charming gardens, wildlife, walking trails, natural habitats and landscapes. They serve as a recreational and educational resource for visitors. The Arboretum hosts a wide range of innovative classes, certificate programs in Master Gardening and Arboriculture, gardening symposiums, summer concerts, garden tours and its highly acclaimed summer nature camp and STEAM-based children's school-day and after-school programs.
151 Brookdale Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-322-6971
41° 7' 58.098" N, 73° 33' 11.1528" W