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School's Out, Nature's In: 
Spring Break 2023
April 10-14 (Ridgefield/Wilton Break)


School's out, but the woods are open! Children will explore vernal pools, search for amphibians, stomp in the mud, and scoop in the swamp! Each day will include exploration, hands-on activities, animal presentations, and nature crafts. 

This program is outdoors. Please dress your child appropriately. Each group will have a sheltered Home Base space with patio heaters and a fire. Time spent inside our building will be limited to animal lessons, bad weather, bathroom use, and emergency use. Please read our Program Policies before attending our program.

Grade K-2

All K-2 dates are FULL! - join our waitlist via registration link below
Educators: Jen Bradshaw, Jen Meikle

Assistants: Miss Donna

Grade 3-5

Monday is full! Tues-Fri dates still available!

Educators: Tommy McCarthy, Sarah Breznen

Assistants: Teddy, Kevin

12 children per group

Monday 4/10-Friday 4/14

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

$90 per day per child

What to Bring: Nut-free snack and lunch, reusable water bottle, full change of clothes (including socks, underwear, extra shoes in case they get wet)

How to Dress: Dress for the outdoors with layers and gear appropriate for the weather (rain coat, rain boots, etc.) 

Medication: If your child has an allergy that requires an Epi pen, inhaler, or other medication that may need to be administered at WNC, a health form and administration of medication approval form will be required.

We have a new registration system.

Click here for registration tips for new and returning campers.

Registration closes at 1 pm on April 6.

Registration is required and is non-refundable or transferable.

Make-up classes for missed days are not available.

Please read our program policies here.


Nature is for everyone!

If your family is experiencing financial need, please visit our scholarship page.

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