Programs & Events

Programs and Events:


Summer Nature Days …….Register Now!
For children from 5 to 11 years old who love the outdoors and wildlife, these popular classes are not only educational but give your child a chance to explore the 150 acres the park offers. We will visit a variety of habitats such as the parks wetlands, fields, and woodlands.  Activities include hiking, songs, games, animal time, cooking and more.  Program runs from Mon. through Fri. July 21 – 25; July 28 – Aug.1; Aug. 4 – 8; Aug.11 – 15, 9 am to 3 pm TUITION:$150/week for residents/FANCI members, $175 all others.
Fill out a registration form and drop off or mail to us with your payment.
Nature Days Registration Form

School and youth group natural history programs are offered from September to June fees are $5/child with a $50 minimum a variety of programs are offered
Nature-based day camps  are offered during all school vacations and the summer.  The staff makes learning fun by providing lively, age-appropriate.

A full compliment of public programs for children and adults are offered year-round.
See our Summer Calendar of Events 2014

“If a child is to keep alive his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement, and mystery of the world we live in.”
Rachel Carson

Please, print, fill out and mail or drop off registration  at the Nature Center 9-5
Nature Days Registration Form 

Early Education Programs
NATURE’S CHILD the first Friday of the month
See our calendar for monthly topics
 An educational preschool program for 3-5 year olds and their caregiver on the first Friday of the month.  Themes include birds, bats, bugs and much more depending on the season.  Spend time at the Nature Center with your little one as you learn about the natural world through stories, crafts and time outside.  Please dress for the weather.  Tuition: $6 per family ($4 for Ansonia residents or FANCU members)  Please register in advance so we can plan for correct numbers.  

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