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Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Ages 7+ A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes. These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats. Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and…

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August 17, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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Ages 7+
A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes.
These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats.
Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and the Abilis Foundation.
Members & Non-Members: FREE
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Junior Curator: Spring Session 2

Ages 11 – 13 Meets at Heckscher WILD! Porch This program provides an overview of basic animal care and experiential learning on Heckscher Farm. The program includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the farm and various hands-on experiences, such as cleaning and feeding of animals. Upon completion of the program, each participant will be eligible to become a farm volunteer. Space is limited to 66 participants per session. Held from 3:30 – 5:00 pm each session day. Members: $145 Non-Members: $160…

Meets at Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Home away from Homeschool: Curate a Mini Exhibit

  Get creative with innovative and inspiring art projects for homeschoolers. Each week we will focus on a different medium to create unique and colorful masterpieces. Using both traditional and alternative materials, students will enjoy being artistic and social! This month’s theme is Curate a Mini Exhibit.  Join us as we create our own museum, from the exhibition on view to marketing the opening – it’s all up to you! May 7, 2024 May 14, 2024 May 21, 2024 May…

Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main Street, Waterbury, CT, 06702, United States

After School: Kids, Lambs & Ducks (Tuesdays)

Session 1: Tuesdays, May 21 – June 4 Join us for a three-week farm adventure spent up close with our newest arrivals on the farm. Go in-pasture with our lambs and goat kids, learn how wool becomes yarn, and explore! As each session features the same curriculum, children may only register for one session. Limited to 8 children/session. Participants must be 5 years old by program date. Ages 5 – 9 3 weeks 3:45 – 5 pm Members: $51/3-week session…

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

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