Rockfall Nature Explorers

Outside nature fun for kids in grades 3 to 6

Come enjoy some outdoor time one afternoon per week at the Rockfall Forest and Wadsworth Falls State Park with Everyone Outside! At Nature Explorers, we enjoy connecting with the natural world around us as nature detectives, scientists and artists. This fall we will explore the woods, build shelters, play games and use viewing scopes to examine insects and water creatures. Students from Memorial School can be signed out by EO staff and walk over to the meeting spot directly after school. Students from all elementary schools and home-schooled students welcome! 

Program information:
Meeting Location: Middlefield Memorial School
Dates: Thursdays, Sept
 29 to Nov 3 (Rain date Nov 10), 6 weeks 

Drop off either at ~2:40 or ~3:15 PM 

10/20 only: Option for drop-off between 12:05 & 12:15 PM (Memorial School early-release day)

Pickup: 5:30 PM

Cost: Self-selected sliding scale $50-195 (See registration form for options.) Additional financial aid available. A non-refundable $15 deposit (part of the total tuition cost) is due at checkout. 

Please select the highest fee on the registration form your family can comfortably afford. This method enables our after-school programs to be accessible to all children, regardless of financial need. Additional financial aid and payment plans are available. See registration form for additional scholarship application.

BIPOC award: Everyone Outside offers a 25%-off BIPOC award to those whose children identify as Black, Indigenous, or a Person of Color. To select this option, please enter the coupon code “BIPOC-25” at checkout. If you would like to read more about our decision to offer this reparations award, please click here.  

Waitlist policy: You may find the program you are interested in already waitlisted. Don't worry! Spaces are likely to become available as people’s plans change. Please register for your desired sessions to be placed on our waitlist and staff will reach out to you when a space becomes available.

For questions, please send us an email using the Contact Form

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Thank you, Rockfall Foundation!

This program is made possible thanks to a partnership with the Rockfall Foundation, which owns and stewards the Rockfall Forest as well as other properties and whose mission is to promote and support environmental education and conservation in the Lower Connecticut River Valley.

Help connect a child to nature!

Can you contribute to our financial aid fund?

We rely on supporters like you to be able to offer sliding-scale tuition and extra financial aid.