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

Organization:

Location:

56 Deer Run Road
Wilton, CT, 06897
United States

Phone:

203-762-7280

REGISTER NOW FOR: Mommy, Me & the Natural World- Woodcock Nature Center

Dates: 
03/10/2021
03/11/2021
03/12/2021
Time: 
REGISTRATION OPENS 3/10 at 10 am

Organization:

Location:

151 Brookdale Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203.883.4035

Week 5 Summer Camp: Wilderness Explorers

Dates: 
07/19/2021
07/20/2021
07/21/2021
Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

151 Brookdale Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

203.883.4035

Week 7 Summer Camp: Garden to Table

Dates: 
08/02/2021
08/03/2021
08/04/2021
Time: 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Apple Blossom Waldorf School and Family Center

A Waldorf Early Childhood Education Center offering Infant and Toddler Care, Flexible Nursery, and Mixed-Age Kindergarten. Our Family Center offers Parent & Child Classes, Virtual Parenting Classes, and more!
440 Danbury Rd.
Wilton , CT , 06897
Phone: 203-834-0344
41° 13' 1.3512" N, 73° 25' 39.0324" W

Flanders Nature Center and Land Trust

Flanders Nature Center & Land Trust acquires, preserves, and manages land; and uses the land to promote the understanding and appreciation of nature, art, and the environment.
5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury , CT , 06798
Phone: (203) 263-3711
41° 36' 0" N, 73° 12' 23.5476" 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

Westmoreland Sanctuary

Westmoreland Sanctuary was established in 1957 as a not-for-profit organization. Surrounded by wooded countryside and suburban areas, Westmoreland's 640 acres offer a variety of activities to its more than 30,000 annual visitors.
260 Chestnut Ridge Road
Mount Kisco , NY , 10549
Phone: 914-666-8448
41° 10' 51.6324" N, 73° 40' 45.2388" W

New Canaan Nature Center

The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.
144 Oenoke Ridge
New Canaan , CT , 06840
Phone: 2039669577
41° 9' 11.9088" N, 73° 29' 57.3468" 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

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

Location:

Clearpool Campus
33 Clearpool Road
Carmel, NY, 10512
United States

Phone:

845.279.2995 x307

2021 Clearpool Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/28/2021
06/29/2021
06/30/2021
Time: 
9am - 4:30pm

Location:

130 Hardscrabble Road
North Salem, NY, 10560
United States

Phone:

914.485.1210

2021 Easter Egg Hunt at Harvest Moon

Dates: 
03/27/2021
03/28/2021
04/02/2021
Time: 
12 pm -4 pm - Tickets Available ONLINE only

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

2021 Summer Youth Workshops at Fairfield Museum and History Center (ages 8-12)

Dates: 
07/12/2021
07/13/2021
07/14/2021
Time: 
9:30 am – 12:00 pm (with health screenings 9:15 – 9:30 am)

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

A BETTER EARTH & DISABILITY

Dates: 
04/06/2021
Time: 
5:45pm - 8:00 pm

Location:

31 Pecks Lane
Newtown, CT, 06470
United States

Phone:

203-364-4009

Annual Egg Scramble 2021

Dates: 
04/03/2021
Time: 
9.00am

Location:

Indian Rock Nature Preserve
501 Wolcott Road
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 583-1234

Annual Pancake Breakfast & Maple Sugaring Demonstration Fundraiser

Dates: 
03/20/2021
Time: 
8am-12pm “Take Out” only

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Bats Eat the Bugs that Bug Us!

Dates: 
04/22/2021
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Birdwatching for Beginners - A Virtual series with Belle Isle Nature Center & Detroit Zoo

Dates: 
03/14/2021
04/11/2021
05/09/2021
Time: 
1:00PM-3:00PM EST, 12:00PM-2:00PM CST, 11:00AM-1:00PM MST, 10:00AM-12:00PM PST, & 9:00AM-11:00AM AKST

Organization:

Location:

10 Deerfield Lane
Ansonia, CT, 06401
United States

Phone:

203-736-1053

Bluebird Walk - At Ansonia Nature and Recreation Center

Dates: 
03/20/2021
Time: 
1:00PM-2:00PM

Organization:

Breezemont Day Camp

Location:

62 Cox Ave
Armonk, NY, 10504
United States

Phone:

(914) 367-1936

Breezemont Day Camp- 2021

Dates: 
06/28/2021
06/29/2021
06/30/2021
Time: 
9:30 am - 4:15 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Buffalo Zoo: Then and Now Workshop

Dates: 
03/13/2021
Time: 
1:30-3:00 p.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Cosmic Coffee, Cup No. 35 | The Messier Marathon - March 4 at 9am Mountain from Lowell Observatory

Dates: 
03/04/2021
Time: 
11am EDT / 10am CDT / 9am MDT / 8am PDT / 7am AKDT

Organization:

The Buffalo Zoo

Location:

300 Parkside Ave
Buffalo , NY, 14214
United States

Phone:

7169956127

Cub Club

Dates: 
03/04/2021
03/11/2021
03/18/2021
Time: 
10:00-11:00 a.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Danbury Library presents: Bite Force: The Strongest Jaws in the Animal Kingdom!

Dates: 
04/07/2021
04/14/2021
04/21/2021
Time: 
3 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Digital Learning Classroom (Grades 2-5)

Dates: 
03/02/2021
03/03/2021
03/04/2021
Time: 
8:30 am - 3:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Facebook LIVE programs from the Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Dates: 
03/06/2021
03/13/2021
03/20/2021
Time: 
10 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Friday: Germination

Dates: 
04/16/2021
Time: 
2:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Friday: Picture Canyon

Dates: 
05/07/2021
Time: 
2:30PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Family Friday: Visit an Archaeologist

Dates: 
03/05/2021
Time: 
2:30PM

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Family Maple Boildowns- Members only!

Dates: 
03/05/2021
Time: 
6:30 - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Farm it Yourself: A Fungus Among Us

Dates: 
03/20/2021
Time: 
2:00 - 3:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Farm it Yourself: Seed Sowing for Spring

Dates: 
03/21/2021
Time: 
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

1849 C St NW
Washington, DC, 20240
United States

Phone:

202-208-6843

Free Entrance Days in the National Parks!

Dates: 
04/17/2021
08/04/2021
08/25/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

The Adventure Park at The Discovery Museum
4450 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06604
United States

Phone:

203-690-1717

Glow in the Park

Dates: 
11/06/2021
11/13/2021
11/20/2021
Time: 
6-10 pm

Organization:

Location:

400 Doansburg Road, Box 719
Brewster, NY, 10509
United States

Phone:

845.279.2995 x307

Hillside Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/28/2021
06/29/2021
06/30/2021
Time: 
9am - 4:30pm

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

How to Be a Field Biologist

Dates: 
03/21/2021
Time: 
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

1240 Chapel Street
New Haven, CT, 06511
United States

Phone:

203-777-9622

IT’S FOREVER SUMMER AT Y DAY CAMP! (Central Connecticut Coast YMCA locations)

Dates: 
06/21/2021
06/22/2021
06/23/2021
Time: 
Check times for your location

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

MARCH WINTER FAMILY WEEKEND (MAIN CAMP)- Frost Valley YMCA

Dates: 
03/19/2021
03/20/2021
03/21/2021
Time: 
March 19 @ 4:00 pm - March 21 @ 12:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Marine Education Center Virtual Tour Every Thursday 10:30 ET

Dates: 
03/04/2021
03/11/2021
03/18/2021
Time: 
10:30am EDT / 9:30am CDT / 8:30am MDT / 7:30am PDT / 6:30am AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Minnesota Night Skies in April - with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Dates: 
03/29/2021
Time: 
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Minnesota Night Skies in March Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Dates: 
03/29/2021
Time: 
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711

Mystic Seaport Museum Summer Camps

Dates: 
06/14/2021
06/15/2021
06/16/2021
Time: 
times vary

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Naked Eye Astronomy (Members Only)

Dates: 
03/13/2021
Time: 
Friday January 15 & February 12 6:30-7:30 pm Saturday March 13 7:00-8:00 pm

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Outdoor Survivor Course

Dates: 
03/08/2021
03/15/2021
Time: 
4:30pm - 5:30pm EST

Organization:

Location:

101 Marchant Road
West Redding, CT, 06896
United States

Phone:

(203) 938-2117

REGISTER NOW- March Guided Family Hike at New Pond Farm Education Center

Dates: 
03/27/2021
Time: 
10– 11 a.m. or 2 – 3 p.m.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Streaming | Interactive Stargazing - March 2 at 8pm Mountain from Lowell Observatory

Dates: 
03/02/2021
Time: 
10pm EDT / 9pm CDT / 8pm MDT / 7pm PDT / 6pm AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Streaming | Messier Marathon International Star Party - March 13 to March 14 from Lowell Observatory

Dates: 
03/13/2021
03/14/2021
Time: 
8:30pm EDT / 7:30pm CDT / 6:30pm MDT / 5:30pm PDT / 4:30pm AKDT

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

SUMMER CAMP 2021 (Virtual) - Museum of Life and Science

Dates: 
06/07/2021
06/08/2021
06/09/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium

Dates: 
06/21/2021
06/22/2021
06/23/2021
Time: 
see website

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

Sunday Art Explorers

Dates: 
03/07/2021
03/14/2021
03/21/2021
Time: 
10 am - 11:30 am

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Virtual Marine and Environmental Sciences College Fair

Dates: 
03/27/2021
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

WILD WEDNESDAY FREE LIVESTREAM ANIMAL ENCOUNTER!

Dates: 
03/03/2021
03/10/2021
03/17/2021
Time: 
6:30pm to 7:30pm CST

Location:

East Valley Ranch - Claryville, NY
21 Straus Lane
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext. 348

WINTER FAMILY WEEKEND AT EVR- Frost Valley YMCA

Dates: 
03/26/2021
03/27/2021
03/28/2021
Time: 
February 19 @ 4:00 pm - February 21 @ 12:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT, 06903
United States

Phone:

2039776521

WonderArt Parent/Child: Winter Session

Dates: 
03/02/2021
03/03/2021
03/09/2021
Time: 
10:00 - 10:45 am OR 11:15 am - 12:00 pm