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Vacation Drop-Off Day: Wild & Woolly

Vacation Drop-Off Day: Wild & Woolly Friday, March 29 Ages 5 – 9 9:30 am – 12 pm Limited to 12 children No school? No problem! Join us for a […]

Heckscher Barn

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

An annual favorite returns! Create a painting with glow in the dark paint and head out on our Wheels in the Woods trail to hunt for glow in the dark […]

Meets at Overbrook Nature Center

Amphibian Amble

On one of our favorite nights of the year, we’ll head up to the vernal pools to see if we can catch “salamander rain”— the evening when salamanders emerge from […]

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Junior WILD! Keepers: Spring Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants […]

Heckscher WILD!

Farm & Forest All-Terrain 5K Run

Our exciting new benefit run explores the vast terrain and many wonders of the SM&NC’s extraordinary 118-acre site. Route will include paved paths throughout Heckscher Farm, scenic nature trails, wooden […]

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Junior Curator: Spring Session 1

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 […]

Meets at Heckscher WILD!

Junior WILD! Keepers: Spring Session 2

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants […]

Heckscher WILD!

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 […]

Meets at Heckscher WILD!

Junior WILD! Keepers: Summer Session 1

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! MEMBERS ONLY Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program […]

Heckscher WILD!