New Canaan Nature Center EARTH DAY Celebrate the Monarch GIVE
Summer Camp

Preschool Programs for ages 2 - 5
New Canaan Nature Center Signup Form
   SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION    YOUTH & FAMILY PROGRAMS

GROUNDS OPEN DAILY
DAWN TO DUSK.

Visitors Center Hours
Tuesday – Saturday
9:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

Our Mission…
The New Canaan Nature Center is an environmental education center and sanctuary dedicated to helping people of all ages better understand, appreciate and care for the world of nature.

Summer Camp

Summer
CAMP

Dreaming of Summer Time!

All this cold weather and snow has us thinking about and dreaming of some awesome summer camp fun.

SUMMER CAMP REGISTRATION has started!.

The only place to take SUMMER IN is…
OUTSIDE!

Click here for camp details.

The Great Egg Hunt 2014 Spring Celebration

The Great Egg Hunt & Spring Celebration

Saturday, April 19

Our Egg Hunt programs are for smaller groups (approx. 25 per hunt) and will explore the miracle of SPRINGTIME. Meet warm and fuzzy spring animals

Program tickets are sold out.

   SPRING BREAK PROGRAM    BIRD OF THE MONTH

COMMUNITY EVENTS
The Nature Center offers a wide array of innovative environmental educational programs serving youth, families and adults.
Click the below links to view upcoming programs.

Youth & Family Programs

Adult Programs

Spring Break

Spring Fling Break Programs
Ages 3-7

Out of school and looking for some spring fun and adventure?

Come on down the hill and join other enthusiastic kids as our expert staff guide you on a variety of seasonal adventures throughout the 40-acres of forests, fields, and ponds at NCNC.

Click here for details…

Monarch Butterfly

Surprise!

April's Bird of the Month is actually not a bird at all! Instead, we've chosen to highlight the Monarch Butterfly, which in its adulthood is one of the prettiest creatures to grace our skies.

CELEBRATE THE MONARCH: Free Seed Give-a-way
Tuesday, April 22 in the Village of New Canaan
Pickup Milkweed seeds to help the Monarch Butterflies.

Click here for more details about EARTH DAY and our New Canaan Partners.

   NATURE CENTER TRAIL MAP & MORE…    MOMMY, ME & NATURE

Upcoming Youth &
Family Programs

Spring Celebration Night Hike
Saturday, April 26
6:30 - 8:00 P.M.
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NCNC Trail Map

Visit the
Nature Center

Winter is a calm time here. Bring your hat, scarf and mittens and hike the trails. Two miles of trails criss-cross the site (including a 350-foot marsh boardwalk).

Click here to download the NEW Trail Map.

Visit our Birds of Prey. Their aviaries are outside and they can be observed from the trails near the parking lot. Come see the birds and explore!

Mommy, Me & Nature

Mommy, Me & Nature

It's NEVER too early to get your child outside!

Classes will be led by our beloved Judy Gilroy. Judy has just begun her work with the New Canaan Nature Center Preschool and Mommy, Me and Nature programs. She comes to us with years of Early Childhood Education experience. We are excited to share her positive spirit and enthusiasm with your little ones.

Click here for details and classes schedule for Children and a Caregiver, January - May 2014.