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

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


Join Earthplace and the Westport Library for a REEL Science movie screening of Honey I Shrunk the Kids. There will be a pre-film talk about the ecology of backyards and hand-on activities with MakerSpace. The movie will start at 7pm and popcorn will be provided. 

There is no cost to participate and no registration required. We hope to see you there!


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.