Our mission is to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action.

10 Woodside Lane Westport, CT 06880   203-557-4400 Earthplace Preschool: 203-557-3638

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours:

  • Wednesday, November 22nd: 9am to 3pm (Preschool closed, excluding full-time students)
  • Thursday, November 23rd: Closed
  • Friday, November 24th: 9am to 2pm (Preschool closed) 

Counselor to camper ratio is at least 1:6, with minimum two counselors per group.

 

Trekkers are explorers! Campers in this group spend Mondays at Earthplace engaging in team building through pond studies, animal hall exploring, shelter building and more! During the rest of the week off-campus field trips focus on nature discovery and environmental learning. On Tuesdays Trekkers go canoeing, Wednesday are at a museum and Thursdays are spent hiking followed by a campout.

 

Each week during the Thursday night campout campers go on a night hike, pitch their own tents and cook their dinner over the campfire and make s'mores for dessert. Pick up from the overnight is at 9:00am on Friday morning, and there is no camp for Trekkers that day.

 

Week: Wednesday Museum: Thursday Hiking:
Session 2:*
June 19 - June 24
Peabody Museum Devil's Den
Session 3:
June 26 - June 30
Connecticut Science Center Saugatuck Forest
Session 4:**
July 5 - July 7
Pequot Museum
(Thursday)
Wilton Town Forest
(Friday)
Session 5:
July 10 - July 14
Lyman Orchard Sleeping Giant
Session 6:
July 17 - July 21
White Memorial Nature Center Huntington State Park
Session 7:
July 24 - July 28
Harbor Watch/Kayak Tunxis Trail
Session 8:
July 31 - August 4
Mystic Acquarium Mianus River Gorge
Session 9:
August 7 - August 11
The Dinosaur Place Appalachian Trail

* Will prorate as needed depending on school end date.
**Reduced days and rates apply for the holiday week. Because of the shortened week, there is no Thursday campout and camp will be held on Friday, 7/7.

Schedule

  Hours
Monday - Wednesday 9:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - Friday, 9:00am (overnight)
Friday  No Camp
Optional Early Drop-off 8:00 - 9:00am
Optional Extended Day 4:00 - 6:00pm