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No Child Left Inside® Events Calendar
 
 
Families Cook on the Farm
Common Ground (New Haven)
Saturday, June 18,
2016.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Description: Join us for a special Open Farm Day- today we'll be making garden pizzas with ingredients from our garden! Drop in anytime from 10am to 2pm to explore the learning garden, harvest ingredients, and make your own pizza!
For More Information: Or questions, Contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221. No RSVP needed.
 

 
 
Outdoor Living Skills: Lashing Project III
Ansonia Nature Center 
(Ansonia)
Saturday, June 18, 2016
10:00 AM
Description: Join Ranger Dan for the final session of his Lashing Projects. Hike into the forest, find a suitable group of trees, and build a raised platform using what we find in nature! Our goal is to build a tree house using our lashing skills. FREE Program. Registration required.
For More Information: And to register for all events please call (203) 736-1053.
 
 

 
 
Summer Solstice Drumming with Che Cartafalsa
Ansonia Nature Center 
(Ansonia)
Saturday, June 18, 2016
2:00 PM
Description: Che Cartafalsa is a musician, instrument maker, and educator whose work has ranged from concert halls and orchestras to rock bands and West African street weddings. He has played in the Northeast as a member of Toubabou and the White-Eyed Lizard Band, Che passes on to his students what he has learned from African percussion masters, emphasizing instrumental technique, listening skills, and multilayered rhythms in percussion. Authentic instruments will help us learn traditional African rhythms. FREE Program. Registration required.
For More Information: And to register for all events please call (203) 736-1053.
 
 

 
 
Full Strawberry Moon Hike
Ansonia Nature Center 
(Ansonia)
Monday, June 20, 2016
8:00 PM
Description: The Algonquin tribes knew this moon as a time to gather the ripening strawberries. It is also known as the Rose Moon. Join the Nature Center rangers for this nighttime exploration of the park’s trails as we follow the scents of the summer through the forest and fields. This adventure is geared toward adults and children. Wear sturdy shoes. Fee: $1.00.  Registration required.
For More Information: And to register for all events please call (203) 736-1053.
 
 

 
 
Summer Nature Days
Ansonia Nature Center 
(Ansonia)
Open Registration: Choose one or more week long sessions.
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Description:  Dates: Aug. 1–5, Aug. 8–12, and Aug. 15–19. For children 5 to 11 years old who love the outdoors and wildlife, these popular classes will be not only educational but also a chance to explore the 156 acres the park offers. We will visit a variety of habitats in the park such as wetlands, fields, and woodlands. A great choice for a fun late-summer experience! FEE PER WEEK: $150 priority students - Ansonia residents and current family-level FANCI members; $175 all others.
For More Information: And to register for all events please call (203) 736-1053.
 
 

 
Family Camping
Common Ground (New Haven)
Friday, June 24,
2016.
6:00 PM  - 10:00 PM
Description: Connect with nature without leaving the city.  Bring a picnic dinner, sit by the campfire, and take an optional guided night hike. In the morning, help feed the farm animals and enjoy breakfast with eggs from our chickens and other farm foods.
For More Information: Or questions, Contact Jesse at jdelia@commongroundct.org or call (203)389-4333 x1221. RSVP required.
 
 

 
 
Backyard Explorers Launch
Grace Farms
(New Canaan)
 
Saturday, June 25, 2016
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description: Celebrate the beginning of summer and join us as we launch the Grace Farms Backyard Explorer program, created to inspire children and their parents to connect with and experience the wonder of the natural world. Roam Grace Farms, 80-acre preserve and discover the incredible diversity of native wildlife and wilderness habitats. The Backyard Explorer Launch will include: Wildlife Painting with Betsey Fowler; Nature Inspired Arts & Crafts; and Backyard Explorer Wilderness Hikes.
For More Information: And to register please visit the Grace Farms website at www.gracefarms.org
 
 

 
 
CT Audubon Center at Glastonbury Summer Camp
CT Audubon Society Center (Glastonbury)
June 27, 2016 - August 19, 2016
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Description:  The Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Glastonbury is now accepting registrations for their Summer Camp. The Camp runs for 8 weeks, from June 27 - August 19. Children may be signed up for each individual weekly session.
Camp for ages 3-5 runs from 10 am - noon, Monday - Friday, and costs $120 per week for CT Audubon members and $170 for non-members. Two separate camps for ages 5 - 7 and ages 8 - 12 run a full day, from 9 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday, and cost $285 for members and $335 for non-members. All feature nature activities, crafts and outdoor skill development.
For More Information: A brochure and registration form may be obtained online at www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-glastonbury or by calling 860-633-8402.