THE ANSONIA NATURE CENTER BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO COVID-19.
Because of concerns about Covid-19, the Ansonia Nature Center is running outdoor programming only and asking participants of those programs to practice social distancing and wear masks.
The Nature Center building is closed and all indoor programs are cancelled until further notice.
We will begin offering a few small, in person, outside classes.
Mushroom Hunt, Saturday Nov 14 @ 1 pm
Join Ranger Evelyn to explore the diversity of decomposers on this in person nature hike. Together we will seek out mushrooms and see how many different kinds we can find.
Please bring your own basket to collect mushrooms for a group display at the end of the hike. All collected items will be returned to Nature.
Nature stays in Nature
If you would like, you can download the Seek app from iNaturalist to help you identify mushrooms.
For ages 8+
Space is limited; registration is REQUIRED. NO WALK-INS
All participants must fill out wavier and health screen to participate
Call 203 736-1053 to register or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Masks and social distance mandatory.
Nature Explorers Program
Join us for a fun program, exploring and learning about nature. This class is loosely structured and influenced by the seasons and interest of the group. Classes are entirely outdoors. Space is limited. Two age groups Wednesday Nov 4, 10:00- 11:00am (ages 3-5 with an adult)Wednesday Nov 4, 2:00-3:00 pm (ages 6 and older with an adult)Please call to register 203 736-1053Tuition: $6 per child, Cash or check payable to Ansonia Nature Center.
All participants must pre-register and adhere to the new rules list.
Now and always, the health and safety of our staff, volunteers, and visitors is a priority. We are excited to have reopened our outdoor facilities and to provide outdoor programs. Here is how we are working to keep everyone safe.
For Your Class:
- Per State of Connecticut guidelines, face masks must be worn by class participants.
- Physical distancing of 6ft should be practiced between groups at all times.
- Spacing will be indicated in the outdoor teaching spaces.
- Hand sanitizer is available for your use
- No passing or sharing items between groups
- Outdoor restrooms are open for the public.
- Our employees are screened daily.
- All participants must fill out a Waiver of Liability before attending class
- Health Pre-Screening must be filled out the day before class.
No walk-ins will be allowed to participate.
OUR BUILDING IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
***VIRTUAL ONGOING PROGRAMS***
Zoom Fiber Arts Group – Tuesdays, 6 pm
Get together with others to work on your fiber arts projects! Bring any kind of fiber work—knitting, felting, crocheting, etc. A great way to dedicate time to your handiwork and socialize too. FREE. To register or for more
Please call to register for all programs. Dates and times are subject to change.
Registration is required 3 days before an event. If not enough people sign up the program may be canceled
Scout or other organizational groups must book a separate class or program than those being offered to the public.