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



“I would recommend the Earthplace camp for any child who loves animals and nature. It's such a safe, fun and wonderful place for children.”

- An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent


“My kids always come home from Earthplace camp with smiles and lots to talk about. I love that.”

- An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent

“I feel happy after dropping my kids off at Earthplace camp. The staff is amazing and loves to interact with the kids--even if it means getting muddy! My son, who is often hesitant in new situations, told me, 'I always have fun at Earthplace'.”

- An Earthplace Summer Camp Parent


Unique Resources 

  • 62 acres of unspoiled sanctuary, including Stony Brook and Frog Hollow Pond
  • Two miles of walking trails with open fields and protected wildlife habitats
  • Live animal collection with 50 resident aniamls, such as raptors, mammals and reptiles
  • Natureplace, a natural history focused interactive exhibit space

Trained & Enthusiastic Staff

  • Counselors trained in CPR, First Aid and Medication Administration
  • Staff nurse on site daily
  • Certified teachers and camp counselors demonstrate safety first, enthusiasm for nature discovery and a spirited approach to play

Nature-based Activities

  • Nature excursions, including stream exploration, tree climbing and pond dipping
  • Outdoor living skills, like foraging and shelter building
  • Hands-on experiences with our resident animals under the guidance of trained naturalists
  • Classic and popular programs, such as arts and crafts and field trips, with a nature twist

Schedule to Fit Your Family

  • 5-day a week programming
  • Register for one week, or every week
  • Convenient early drop-off and extended day options available
  • Camp is on rain or shine!