Nature/Outdoors | Kids Out and About Fairfield County, CT

Penfield Beach in Fairfield

Penfield Beach is a 3.5 acre beachfront property that is a favorite. A great place to swim and sun along the Long Island Sound, it offers a long stretch of sandy beach. There are picnic tables and grills on the beach for visitor use.
323 Fairfield Beach Road
Fairfield , CT , 06824
Phone: 203-256-3191
41° 8' 5.2152" N, 73° 14' 30.6384" W

Bruce Museum

Explore Art and Science at the Bruce Museum, located at One Museum Drive in Greenwich, CT. The Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm; closed most Mondays and major holidays.
1 Museum Drive
Greenwich , CT , 06830
Phone: 203-869-0376
41° 1' 11.4852" N, 73° 37' 22.5552" 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

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

Two Coyotes Wilderness School

Founded in 2000, Two Coyotes is a non-profit nature mentoring organization in Connecticut that connects people to nature, community, and self. We offer programming year-round at locations in Newtown, Granby, and Killingworth, including summer camp, weekly school day programs for homeschool and public school students, weekend programs, and caregiver-child programs. Join us outdoors in the snow, mud, or sun!
PO Box 711
Monroe , CT , 06468
Phone: (203) 843-3112
41° 20' 26.0232" N, 73° 13' 3.2052" 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

Mystic Seaport Museum - Mystic, CT

Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime history museum whose 19 acre waterfront campus includes a 19th-century seafaring village, tall ships and small boats, exhibit galleries, a renowned planetarium and much more!
75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic , CT , 06355
Phone: 860-572-0711
41° 21' 44.0748" N, 71° 57' 48.1068" W

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens

The Bartlett's trails and gardens are open and Summer Camp will kick off on June, 29 2020. However, our buildings are closed to the general public. Please practice safe social distancing in our trails and gardens, while remaining 6 feet apart. Please do not touch anyone's dogs, if you see one. 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

The Institute for American Indian Studies

The Institute for American Indian Studies, in Washington, Connecticut, preserves and educates through discovery and creativity the diverse traditions, vitality, and knowledge of Native American cultures. Inside the museum, exhibits allow visitors to travel through time as they encounter exhibits and information on pre-historic to contemporary Native Americans. Nestled on 15 acres of woodlands and trails, complete with a replicated Algonkian village, visitors can also explore the seasonal world of the Eastern Woodlands. Open year round, the IAIS offers a range of events and education programs, as well as a full-day summer camp.
38 Curtis Road
Washington , CT , 06793 41° 36' 38.4012" N, 73° 19' 30.7056" W

Meigs Point Nature Center

Meigs Point Nature Center offers virtual programs about animals and nature in our environment.
1288 Boston Post Road
Madison , CT , 06443
Phone: 2032154718
41° 16' 11.1576" N, 72° 33' 32.6592" W

Organization:

Location:

80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

June 6 Animal Architects with Gerri Griswold

Dates: 
06/06/2020
Time: 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

9146668448

Organization:

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Animal Spotlight Summer Camp For Toddlers/Parents

Dates: 
06/29/2020
07/06/2020
07/13/2020
Time: 
1 - 2 p.m.

Location:

Brewster Campus
400 Doasnburg Road
Brewster, NY, 10509
United States

Phone:

845.279.2995 x307

Birds of Prey Day - Green Chimneys

Dates: 
06/07/2020
Time: 
10:00am - 4:30pm

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

Camp Henry Hird (grades 8-10)

Dates: 
06/28/2020
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
Time: 
All Day

Organization:

Camp Onaway

Location:

27 Camp Onaway Drive
Hebron, NH, 03241-7447
United States

Phone:

603-744-2180

Camp Onaway Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/27/2020
06/28/2020
06/29/2020
Time: 
All day

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

Camp Wawayanda at Frost Valley YMCA

Dates: 
06/28/2020
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
Time: 
All Day

Organization:

Location:

873 Boston Post Road
Rye, NY, 10580
United States

Phone:

914.967.5150

Location:

Three Saints Park
112 Miller Rd
Bethany, CT, 06524
United States

CT Localpalooza IV

Dates: 
08/29/2020
Time: 
11:30 am - 10 pm

Location:

Danbury Railway Museum
120 White St
Danbury, CT, 06810
United States

Danbury Farmers' Market

Dates: 
06/26/2020
07/03/2020
07/10/2020
Time: 
10 am -2 pm

Location:

Danbury Railway Museum
120 White St
Danbury, CT, 06810
United States

Danbury Farmers' Market OPENING DAY-

Dates: 
06/19/2020
Time: 
10 am -2 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

207-680-6942

Dancing Jaguar's Virtual Spirit Camp

Dates: 
06/15/2020
06/16/2020
06/17/2020
Time: 
Choose one of the following sessions. M and W from June 15-August 5 9 am - 10:30 am ET T and Th from June 16-August 6 9 am - 10:30 am ET Afternoon Sessions Afternoon Sessions are available either Monday and Wednesday OR Tuesday and Thursday. Choose one of the following sessions. ​M and W from June 15-August 5 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm ET T and Th from June 16-August 6 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm ET

Organization:

Essex Parks and Rec

Location:

29 West Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Essex Independence Day Parade

Dates: 
07/04/2020
Time: 
10 am

Organization:

Essex Parks and Rec

Location:

29 West Avenue
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Essex Summer Concert Series

Dates: 
06/23/2020
07/01/2020
07/07/2020
Time: 
6:30 pm - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flanders Summer Camp!

Dates: 
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
07/01/2020
Time: 
Half and Full Day Programs HALF DAY: 9am–1pm or 1–5pm ALL-DAY: 9am–5pm

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
08/25/2020
09/26/2020
11/11/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

40 Dodgingtown Road
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-1113 x102

HVWS Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
9 AM to 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

June 11 Pond Prowl at Ongley Pond via Facebook Live

Dates: 
06/11/2020
Time: 
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

JUNE Farm School - Meet The Sheep

Dates: 
06/12/2020
06/13/2020
Time: 
Register for specific time slot

Location:

Village Creek Motocross Park
4840 Shelby Rd
Fort Worth, TX, 76140
United States

Phone:

888-655-1127

Kids Obstacle Challenge

Dates: 
10/03/2020
10/04/2020
Time: 
8:40 am - 12:20 pm

Location:

83 Long Lake Camp Way
Long Lake, NY, 12847
United States

Phone:

914-693-7111

Long Lake Summer Adventure Camp

Dates: 
06/28/2020
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
Time: 
See website for details

Organization:

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-852-0700, ext. 1201

Maritime Aquarium Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/15/2020
06/16/2020
06/17/2020
Time: 
Most sessions meet from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Pre- and extended care is available.

Organization:

Scattered Solutions

Location:

.
., TX, .
United States

Scattered Summer Sessions Ages 5&6

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
Morning Session: 10am-12pm EST Afternoon Sessions: 1pm-3pm or 3pm-5pm EST *Extended hours are also available for working families who need their child to have a virtually supervised lunch!

Organization:

Scattered Solutions

Location:

.
., TX, .
United States

Scattered Summer Sessions Ages 7&8

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
9:00am - 12:00pm EST - Morning Session 1:00pm - 4:00pm EST - Afternoon Session

Location:

Greenwich Audubon Center
613 Riversville Road
Greenwich, CT, 06831
United States

Phone:

2039003349

Sensory-Sensitive Saturday at Greenwich Audubon

Dates: 
06/13/2020
07/11/2020
08/08/2020
Time: 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 1-6

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 4-6

Dates: 
07/27/2020
07/28/2020
07/29/2020
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 7-10

Dates: 
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
07/15/2020
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Gnarled Hollow Rd,
East Setauket, NY, 11733
United States

Phone:

631-689-8172

Summer Camps at Benner's Farm

Dates: 
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
07/01/2020
Time: 
See info

Organization:

Location:

260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco, NY, 10549
United States

Phone:

914-666-8448

Summer Conservation Camp at Westmoreland

Dates: 
08/24/2020
08/25/2020
08/26/2020
Time: 
9 am- 3 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

518-743-2238

Summer Enrichment 2020 – Online

Dates: 
07/06/2020
Time: 
Varies - class times are 10am -12pm, or 1-3pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(314) 229-2544

VIRTUAL CAMP: e-Volved Life Virtual Summer Camps - e-volvedLIFE

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

720.586.4468

VIRTUAL CAMP: ONLINE CAMP- Avid4 Adventure

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
varies

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(253) 630-8761

VIRTUAL EVENT: Stargazing Adventures-The Science and Stories of Space at 3pm Pacific from Covington Library

Dates: 
06/17/2020
Time: 
6pm EDT / 5pm CDT / 4pm MDT / 3pm PDT / 2pm AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

314-577-0888

VIRTUAL EVENT: Behind the Scenes "Snack Chat" (Facebook Live) at 10:30am Central from Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Dates: 
06/04/2020
Time: 
11:30am EDT / 10:30am CDT / 9:30am MDT / 8:30am PDT / 7:30am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: Puppy Live Stream - Weekdays at 8am-10am and 11am-1pm Central from Snowy Pines White Labs

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
9am EDT / 8am CDT / 7am MDT / 6am PDT / 5am AKDT OR 12pm EDT / 11am CDT / 10am MDT / 9am PDT / 8am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: STEAMwork - Every Day at 2:30pm Eastern from National Children's Museum - Washington, D.C.

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
2:30pm EDT / 1:30pm CDT / 12:30pm MDT / 11:30am PDT / 10:30am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

VIRTUAL EVENT: Summer Solstice LIVE from Stonehenge - May 20 at 3:30pm Eastern from English Heritage

Dates: 
06/20/2020
Time: 
3:30pm EDT / 2:30pm CDT / 1:30pm MDT / 12:30pm PDT / 11:30am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

(828) 280-0624

Virtual Kids Martial Arts and MORE!

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
on-demand

Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Online
Online, NY, .
United States

Phone:

713.681.8433

Virtual Summer Camp with Houston Arboretum & Nature Center

Dates: 
06/02/2020
06/03/2020
06/04/2020
Time: 
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