New Canaan


Register for Summer Camp

Our camp programs aim to get children and youth “unplugged” from electronics and other indoor activities through sustainable, exciting, hands-on explorations in the outdoors. It’s our goal to “Leave No Child Inside” this summer, as a world of adventure awaits outside the door!

For additional information, please contact our
Summer Camp Director at (203) 966-9577 x38 or
send an email to

New Canaan

Adventure Camp · Age 8 - 15

Adventure Campers Ages 10 and up: Sign up with a friend. Receive $50 off one session. Must register together. One rebate per camper.

Adventure Camp sessions offer a range of experiences and new challenges for older campers and outdoor enthusiasts. Campers participate in a variety of fun and unique outdoor activities as they start as Apprentices and strive to become Master Adventurers. Sessions include exciting off-site field visits (ages 10 & up), paddling and hiking, team challenges and experiments, plus the opportunity for campout-style dinners and overnight excursions on Nature Center grounds or elsewhere. Learn More Now!

New Canaan

Summer Camp · Age 3 - 7

Our action-packed Summer Camp emphasizes fun, hands-on experiences that give children an opportunity to simply "be a kid" while exploring the marvels of nature and making friends. Weekly camp-wide themes inspire young adventurers at age-appropriate levels as they learn and play amidst our 40 acres of ponds, fields, and forest. Budding scientists uncover the mysteries of the natural world while adventure-seekers learn wilderness skills and experience the exhilaration of the great outdoors! Learn More Now!

New Canaan

Mommy, Me & Nature · Age 18 - 36 months

Mommy, Me, and Nature Makes Three! Explore the wonders of summer at the Nature Center together with your young child! These programs introduce children ages 18 - 36 months to the delights of nature at a hands-on level. We will share walks, crafts, visits with live animals, songs and stories, all in an unhurried atmosphere. Learn More Now!

Teacher Naturalist in Training / Junior Counselor · Age 15 - 17

Looking for an exciting and enriching way to go beyond being just a camper? Want to help strengthen your résumé? Become a Teacher-Naturalist in Training (TNT) and gain valuable leadership skills and nature camp experience while assisting our experienced Camp Counselors with summer camp activities. Learn More Now!