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

This series of family programs, led by Stamford Museum & Nature Center's exceptional Environmental Education team, explores the amazing natural wonders found on our campus.

Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt

December 18, 2023
March 29 @ 7:00 pm8:00 pm
Meets at Overbrook Nature Center
$15 – $20

An annual favorite returns! Create a painting with glow in the dark paint and head out on our Wheels in the Woods trail to hunt for glow in the dark eggs. Tickets cover one child and adult pair. Limited to 15 pairs. Meets at the Overbrook Nature Center.…

Amphibian Amble

December 18, 2023
April 5 @ 6:30 pm7:30 pm
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
$12 – $15

On one of our favorite nights of the year, we’ll head up to the vernal pools to see if we can catch “salamander rain”— the evening when salamanders emerge from their winter sleep to begin to lay eggs. Using nets, we’ll scoop for amphibians and invertebrates, and learn…

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 participants age 3 and up who attend a program require a ticket for individually-ticketed events.
      *This policy does not apply to any Summer Camp, Summer Wonder Art, or other program that is covered under our Summer Camp refund policies. Please refer to our summer camp pages for more information on these policies.

For registration assistance or questions, please contact Visitor Services at 203.977.6521.


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