The Stamford Museum & Nature Center has a number of summer camp options for children 18 months to grade 7!
Each of weekly camp sessions features a different theme, which is integrated into the activities and programs for the week, taking full advantage of the SM&NC’s unique setting. Programs are led by an experienced SM&NC Environmental Educator or Preschool Teacher to provide exciting and engaging interactive experiences both in the classroom and in the natural world.
Wonder Art Camp
Ages 18 months- 2+ with Adult
Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. OR 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
This summer, we’ll explore the woodland wonders with your littlest naturalist! Our new location will still allow for all of the age-appropriate art experiences, songs, live animals, and hands-on centers that you and your child love but will also allow us to get outside and explore the trails!
Wild at Art Camp
Children Entering a 4s Preschool or Kindergarten
9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Limited Lunch Bunch available from 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
Art, Nature & Me Preschool
Children entering PreK4 or K will go wild for art and nature at our newly updated camp! We’ll explore all of the best that SM&NC has to offer and get your campers unplugged and OUTSIDE hiking on trails, participating in outdoor art, visiting animal pastures, experiencing free play, rolling over logs, and more!
Children Entering Grade 1-4
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Limited Lunch Bunch available from 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.)
Engage your camper in the hands-on exploration of art and nature. In each session campers will discover the diverse resources of the SM&NC’s unique facility with visits to the Heckscher Farm, Museum galleries, or nature trails, guided by one of our experienced environmental educators.
Heckscher Farmers Camp
Children Entering Grades 1-4
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Immerse your camper in the daily chores and activities of our Heckscher Farm in this interactive program. Campers will be responsible for helping with daily chores such as grooming, exercising, feeding, and cleaning farm animals, and will also help with weekly produce harvest and planting in our organic garden.
Explorers Adventures Full Day Camp
Children Entering Grades 3-7
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Campers will explore all aspects of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center in this exciting, hands-on, camp. From Heckscher Farm and our nature trails to streams and ponds, campers will work with animals, plant in our garden, study vernal pool amphibians, and more.
- February 15: Family Plus and Director’s Circle
- February 22: All other SM&NC members
- March 1: Non-members
Click here to register or to learn more!