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

Family Programs


Group Canoe Paddle: 

Our canoe paddles are a great way to spend an afternoon on the water
with family or friends!
Bring the whole family on our first Group Canoe
Paddle of the year! We will travel along the Saugatuck River in search of
egrets, osprey, ducks,
shorebirds and much more! Canoes and personal
flotation devices (required for all participants) are included! Space is
limited and advanced registration
is strongly recommended.

Members: $24 per person, $12 for children 12 and under
Non-members: $30 per person, $15 for children 12 and under.


Location: Earthplace

When: Sunday, June 17th, 1:30-3:30pm - REGISTER HERE

Saturday, July 21st, 2-4pm - REGISTER HERE

Sunday, August 12th, 1:30-3:30pm - REGISTER HERE
Saturday, September 22nd, 2-4pm - REGISTER HERE

Sunday, October 21st, 1:30-3:30pm - REGISTER HERE


Family Campfire:

Join us as we gather ‘round as the sun goes down for a little old-fashioned
family fun as we roast marshmallows next to a crackling fire along with a
guided night walk, a visit from a nocturnal animal and more – it will be an
evening the whole family
will love!


Where: Earthplace
Cost: Member Families: $25

Non-member Families: $30


When: Friday, June 15th, 6:30-8pm (CANCELLED - due to weather conditions)

Friday, September 28th, 6:30-8pm - REGISTER HERE

Friday, October 26th, 6:30-8pm - REGISTER HERE




Refund Policy: Please register carefully. Earthplace does not issue refunds unless the program is cancelled. Emergency situations will be considered at the discretion of Earthplace. If you have any questions, please contact Becky Newman at 203-557-4400.