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

Teen Programs

Teen Volunteer Club

Grades 5+, Tuesdays OR Thursdays, 4-5pm

Whatever your nature passion, Teen Volunteer Club offers a fun and supportive environment for connecting with nature. Work side-by-side with our naturalists to learn animal care skills with hands-on training and explore the Earthplace grounds. Weekly activities include animal care, special event preparation, and maintaining the Earthplace private preserve.  

 

Winter 2018 Dates:
Tuesday, January 9th - Tuesday, March 27th
OR

Thursday, January 11th - Thursday, March 29th 

 

Members: $60, Non-members: $75

Register Here

 

Spring 2018 Dates:

Tuesday, April 3rd - Tuesday, June 12th

OR 

Thursday, April 5th - Thursday, June 14th

Members: $60, Non-members: $75

Register Here 

Please note: If paying by credit card, a 2.25% transaction fee will be added to cover fees incurred.


Eco Explorers

Grades 5+, Wednesdays, 4-5 pm

Winter 2018: January 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Febuary 7, 14, 28; March 7, 14, 21, 28
Spring 2018:
April 4, 18, 25; May 2,  9, 16, 23, 30; June 6, 13

Develop your passion for nature and science! Guided by Naturalist Veronica Swain, study different types of birds, frogs, plants, and even bats. Embark on a new mission each week, gathering information from our sanctuary for use in scientific projects.

Members: $160, Non-members: $200

Register Here

Please note: If paying by credit card, a 2.25% transaction fee will be added to cover fees incurred.

 


Junior Staff

Grades 6 to 12, Saturdays, 10am-2pm

Winter/Spring Session: January 6, 20; February 3, 10; March 3, 17; April 21, 28; May 5,19


Share an enhanced educational experience with your peers while working with our Naturalists! Supplementing the school science curriculum, this program provides a solid base in the natural sciences through interactive learning and hands-on experimentation, as well as volunteer work. Participants are accepted to the program upon successful completion of an application and interview. 
Members: $400, Non-members: $500

Register Here

Please note: If paying by credit card, a 2.25% transaction fee will be added to cover fees incurred.


Harbor Watch Student Programs

For water quality internships and opportunities for high school and undergraduate students with Harbor Watch, click here.