Stamford Museum & Nature Center Summer Camp Options! - Stamford Moms

Each of The Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s six 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.

Woodland Wonder Art
Mondays & Wednesdays OR Tuesdays & Thursdays
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. OR 10:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Session 1: July 6-9
Session 2: July 13-16
Session 3: July 20-23
Session 4: July 27-30
Session 5: August 3-6
Session 6: August 10-13
Age: 18 months – 2

This summer, explore the woodland wonders with your littlest naturalist! The new location will still allow for all of the age-appropriate art experiences, songs, live animals, and hands-on centers that you are your child love but will also allow us to get outside and explore the trails!

Wild At Art
9:15 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (Limited Lunch Bunch available from 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.)
Session 1: July 6-10
Session 2: July 13-17
Session 3: July 20-24
Session 4: July 27-31
Session 5: August 3-7
Session 6: August 10-14
Age: Children entering Pre-K 4 or Kindergarten

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! Give your kids the camp experience they crave and that is vital to their development!

Heckscher Chefs
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Week One (Camp Session 3): July 20-24
Week Two (Camp Session 6): August 10-14
Age: Children Entering Grade 1-4

Aspiring chefs will tackle a variety of new recipes and will create our favorite foodstuffs, such as butter! We’ll also learn the importance of sourcing local food and discover what is growing on the farm in during the summer.

Exploring Art & Nature
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Limited Lunch Bunch available from 12:30 – 1:30 pm)
Session 1: July 6-10
Session 2: July 13-17
Session 3: July 20-24
Session 4: July 27-31
Session 5: August 3-7
Session 6: August 10-14
Age: Children Entering Grade 1-4 

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 planetarium, Heckscher Farm, Museum galleries, or nature trails, guided by one of our experienced environmental educators. 

WILD Kids!
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Week 1 (Camp Session 1): July 6-10
Week 2 (Camp Session 2): July 13-17
Week 3 (Camp Session 4): July 27-31
Week 4 (Camp Session 5): August 3-7
Age: Children Entering Grade 1-4

Explore the wonderful world of wildlife and discover how we care for our exotic animals here at SM&NC! Each week will immerse campers in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our lizards, chinchillas, ferrets, insects, turtles and more!

Heckscher Farmers
9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Session 1: July 6-10
Session 2: July 13-17
Session 3: July 20-24
Session 4: July 27-31
Age: Children Entering Grade 1-4

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
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 1: July 6-10
Session 2: July 13-17
Session 3: July 20-24
Session 4: July 27-31
Session 5: August 3-7
Session 6: August 10-14
Age: Children Entering Grades 3-7

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.

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