Children's Nature Connection Programs

Current Programs:

Girls Outside Tuesdays!

After-school nature connection program on the grounds of Wadsworth Mansion in Middletown

(For girls in grades 2-5)

Tuesdays, 3:45 - 6:00pm

Session 1: Feb 28 - Mar 28 (5 classes)

Session 2: Apr 18 - May 30 (7 classes)

*Discount if you register for multiple sessions

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Rockfall Nature Explorers

After-school nature connection program at Wadsworth Falls State Park and Rockfall Forest in Middlefield

(For kids in grades 3-6)

Thursdays, 

Winter: Jan 12 - Feb 9 (5 classes) - 2:30-5pm

Spring: Feb 23 - Mar 30 (6 classes) - 2:30-5:30pm

*Discount if you register for multiple sessions

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Farm and Forest Nature Explorers

A full-day nature connection and land stewardship program located at Fire Ring Farm and Palmer-Taylor Preserve in Portland for ages 5-15. 

Wednesdays,

Winter: Jan 11 - Feb 15 (6 classes) - 10am-3pm

Spring 1: Mar 1 - Apr 5 (6 classes) - 9am - 3pm
Spring 2: Apr 26 - May 31 (6 classes) - 9am - 3pm

*Discount if you register for multiple sessions

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Teen Nature Explorers

Farm and forest nature connection and land stewardship program at Fire Ring Farm in Portland & var. other nature preserves in Middlesex County for young teens and pre-teens in grades 6-8.

 

2023 Spring Session Dates:

Sundays: 3/19, 4/2, 4/16, 5/7, 5/21, 6/4 (6 weeks)

Time: 12-3 pm

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Partner Programs

Farm & Forest Summer Camp

Our summer camp offers kids ages 5-15 a chance to connect with the natural world and learn about sustainable farming in small groups with supportive mentors.

 

Thanks to all who attended our camp this past summer!

We can't wait to see you again next year!

Registration opens in Feb. 2023!

Camp will run from June 19 - August 4.

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Fire Ring Farm Kids Herbal Classes

Fun and playful classes about plants and medicinal herbs for all ages. 

Touch and smell a plant, make a craft, color an herb fairy, sing a song. It's fun for the whole family!

 

Location: Fire Ring Farm, Portland

 

For more information:

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