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Discovery Museum and Planetarium

Discovery Museum has interactive exhibits, planetarium shows, Science on a Sphere, and so much more! Discover an “Energy Network” with catapults, solar power, and simple machines. Test physic concepts using pulley chairs, levers, and giant magnets. Create a light spectrum masterpiece on Everbright, a massive Lite Brite-style station, or challenge yourself in the “DARE to Discover” gallery. Fly a mission to the Moon in Discovery Museum’s Challenger Center, a simulated space mission experience which can be scheduled for groups or parties. Have a memorable birthday, with super fun science themes like Starforce Explorers and Peculiar Potions. Book an overnight at the Museum for your Scout or school group! Discovery offers amazing class field trip options, with over 80 different learning labs, live science demonstrations, and planetarium shows. You can also book Travelling Science that comes to your school or library! The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 am to 5 pm, throughout the school year for regular admission. Pre-booked school groups can schedule a visit on Mondays.
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport , CT , 06604
Phone: 203-372-3521
41° 12' 56.0124" N, 73° 14' 1.3488" W

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

We are dedicated to arts and culture, natural and agricultural sciences and history. We seek to inspire creativity, foster self-discovery, promote environmental stewardship, and nurture an appreciation for lifelong learning for kids and families.
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford , CT , 06903
Phone: 203-977-6538
41° 7' 33.9636" N, 73° 32' 43.854" W

Connecticut Science Center

With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" 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

Apple Blossom School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center housing a variety of parent and Child Classes, Under-3 Program, Nursery, Kindergarten, and Community Workshops.
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Clay Art Center

The Clay Art Center is buzzing with activity and the love for clay and spirit of community is abundantly displayed. Classes for both adults and kids, summer camps, workshops, and exhibitions.
40 Beech Street
Port Chester , NY , 10573
Phone: (914) 937-2047
40° 59' 46.518" N, 73° 39' 47.6424" W

Two Coyotes Wilderness School

This not-for-profit organization is working to help nurture children through self-awareness and connecting them to nature.
PO Box 711
Monroe , CT , 06468
Phone: (203) 843-3112
41° 20' 26.0232" N, 73° 13' 3.2052" W

Whitby School

Whitby School inspires a passion for learning and empowers each child,18 months through Grade 8, to take responsibility as an open-minded, principled citizen in a global community. Learning continues year round through Whitby's Summer Enrichment and Early Childhood programs, designed for children 18 months through 11 years.
969 Lake Avenue
Greenwich , CT , 06831
Phone: 203-869-8464
41° 6' 50.8608" N, 73° 39' 14.4072" W

LiveGirl- New Canaan, CT

LiveGirl, Inc. is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that unites and empowers by bringing together middle school girls from across Fairfield County for a variety of leadership experiences. LiveGirl offers year-round programming that builds self-confidence and fosters deep connections, including a leadership series, weekly mentoring groups, and a summer camp. Camp LiveGirl: ACTIVATE July 15-18 (9 a.m.-Noon) and CAMP July 22-26 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) at New Canaan HS).
59 Grove Street, Suite 1D
New Canaan , CT , 06840
Phone: (203) 216-9476
41° 8' 37.3668" N, 73° 29' 54.4668" W

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

New Pond Farm Education Center

New Pond Farm Education Center is an environmental education center with a small working farm located on 102-acres in West Redding Connecticut where our mission is: "On every acre, in all we do, we plant seeds for a lifetime of active engagement with the natural world."
101 Marchant Road
West Redding , CT , 06896
Phone: (203) 938-2117
41° 19' 0.5736" N, 73° 25' 45.7968" W

New Canaan Mounted Troop

New Canaan Mounted Troop is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides the most comprehensive educational Full Horsemanship and Equine Care Programs for youth in Fairfield County and offers a Connecticut state licensed Summer Camp! Camp sessions are from mid-June through mid-August for children ages 7 to 13. Expert instruction is provided in a closely supervised environment. Your child will learn about the equestrian world and gain a great appreciation of horses. Daily one hour group riding lessons are part of the camp experience. Super Troopers Therapeutic Program is offering a " Summer on the Farm" camp for children ages 4-13 with special needs. Session I August 12-15 and Session II August 19-22. Camp includes riding, equine care, art, gardening, photography, music and fun! contact : supertroopers@newcanaanmountedtroop.org
22 Carter Street
New Canaan , CT , 06840
Phone: 203-966-0634
41° 9' 23.0544" N, 73° 28' 19.308" W