Explore the amazing natural wonders found at the SM&NC!

This series of family programs, led by the Stamford Museum & Nature Center Environmental Education team, explores the amazing natural wonders found on our campus. Programs meet at the Overbrook Nature Center.

S’mores & Slides
(& Mini Golf, too!)-FULL

All Ages
Friday, July 22
6 – 7:30 pm

Our popular S’mores & Slides returns with the addition of our open mini golf course on the Meadow! We’ll have open playground and mini golf, and then open the S’mores station from 7–7:30 pm to make a sweet treat. Children under 3 do not need to be registered.

Members: $12/person
Non-Members: $15/person

Mini Golf

Things with Wings Night Hike

Ages 5+
Friday, August 12- NEW DATE!
7:30 – 8:30 pm

One of our summer favorites! Join us for an evening hike to look for many of our things with wings. We’ll catch the last birds of the day, search for bats coming out for the evening, call for owls, and see what winged insects are out and about.

Members: $8/person
Non-Members: $10/person


Stream Hunters-FULL

Ages 5+
Sunday, September 18
3:30 – 4:30 pm

This annual favorite returns! Grab a net and search the stream for a variety of amazing amphibians, insects, and invertebrates. Learn how what we find can help determine the quality of our water, and about the amazing adaptations that these animals have to survive in a stream habitat! We will be going in the stream, so please dress accordingly. Shoes that can get wet are a must!

Members: $8/person
Non-Members: $10/person

Outdoor Recreation And Awesome Adventures With Kids. A Little Ch

Youth & Family Program Policies

  • Refunds may be available for a registered program up to 10 days before the program date. Within 10 days refunds are, unfortunately, not available. Please register carefully. Contact registration at 203.977.6521 for refunds. Programs cancelled by SM&NC will be refunded in full.
  • Ticket transfers are not permitted. Only registered parties may attend in their program time/date.
  • Please note age requirements.  Registrations outside of the age minimums/maximums will be cancelled and may not be refunded.
  • Please note registration requirements.  Some programs are drop-off and some require adult attendance.  All parties 3 and up that attend a program require a ticket for individually-ticketed events.


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