ncli: Events Calendar

No Child Left Inside® Events Calendar
 
 
 
Common Ground After School Program
Common Ground (New Haven)
September 30 - November 6, 2014
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description: Get your child unplugged and outside, exploring nature, hiking, imagining, growing food, making friends, and having fun! 
For More Information: See www.commongroundct.org or call 203-389-4333 x1213 for program information and online/phone registration. 
    

 
 
Osborne Homestead Museum Holiday Tours
Osborne Homestead Museum (Derby)
November 28, 2014 -December 20, 2014
4 PM - 6:30 PM
Description: Visit the rooms of the Osborne Homestead Museum magnificently decorated to the theme of “Holidays at the Symphony.” Each room beautifully showcases the different musical components of the symphony orchestra.
  
For More Information: Contact Susan Robinson at (203)734-2513 or at susan.d.robinson@ct.go
 

 
 
GreenSchools: A Project Learning Tree Educator Workshop 
Connecticut Forest & Parks Association(Rockfall)
December 12, 2014 9 AM -3 PM 
Description: Inspire your 6th through 12th grade students to take responsibility for improving the environment at their school, home, and in their community. "Green" your school or youth center via this environmental service-learning program. Help improve students’ academic performance in STEM subjects. GreenSchools! provides teachers and students with the training and resources to create healthier schools – and save money.  Project Learning Tree (PLT)  activities will help you address many of the Common Core State Standards.  GreenSchools! grows student leaders, helps improve students’ academic performance, and develops students’ critical thinking skills.
For More Information: Go to www.ctwoodlands.org/GreenSchoolsDec2014. Cost is $40 per person.
 

 
 
Raptor Program by a Place Called Hope
Dinosaur State Park
(Rocky Hill)
December 30, 2014
1 PM
Description: A live raptor program sponsored by the Friends of Dinosaur Park and Arboretum. Meet these magnificent descendants of dinosaurs! Recommended for ages 5 and older. Tickets are available with admission at 9:00am on the day of the program. Admission is $6.00 for ages 13 and up, $2.00 for ages 6-12 and 5 and under is free. Space is limited to 100 visitors.
For More Information: Contact Margaret Enkler at 860-5429-5816 or at margaret.enkler@ct.gov
 

 
 
Naturalist Badge Day for Webelos 
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
January 17, 2015
9:30 AM - 12 PM
Description: Explore winter animals, signs, behavior and identification using bird feeding stations and natural food sites on the estate. Learn how plants and animals survive the season while identifying who and what they are. Learn how information is collected for bird studies using Project Feeder Watch. Registration required.
For More Information: Contact Donna Kingston at (203)734-2513 or at donna.kingston@ct.gov
 
 

 
 
The Bobcat: Connecticut's Secretive Wild Cat
Sessions Woods WMA
(Burlington)
January 17, 2015
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
Description: Visit Sessions Woods to learn about the natural history of bobcats, including diet, breeding habits, and habitat needs. 
For More Information: Contact Laura Rogers-Castro-860-675-8130 or laura.rogers-castro@ct.gov
 

 
 
Winter Festival
Burr Pond State Park  (Torrington)
February 7, 2015 10 AM - 3 PM
Description: Come out and enjoy a day full of outdoor adventure.  Activities will include ice fishing, snowshoeing, tracking, ice safety rescue demonstrations, a bonfire complete with a marshmallow roast and storytelling, and much more!
For More Information: Visit No Child Left Inside® at www.nochildleftinside.org to learn more.  Visit Burr Pond State Park for directions. The Festival is FREE and there is no registration or sign-up.
 

 
 
Sustainability Badge Day for Boy Scouts
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
February 7, 2015
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Description: Learn about growing areas of careers and technology centered on sustainable design and supporting sustainable action to help meet the requirements for this merit badge. $5.00 per scout. Registration required.
For More Information: Contact Donna Kingston at (203)734-2513 or at donna.kingston@ct.gov
 

 
 
Bird Program by Horizon Wings
Dinosaur State Park
(Rocky Hill)
February 15, 2015
1 PM
Description: This live bird program includes 4 birds and an eagle. Tickets are available with admission at 9:00am on the day of the program. Admission is $6.00 for ages 13 and up, $2.00 for ages 6-12 and 5 and under is free. Space is limited to 100 visitors.
For More Information: Contact Margaret Enkler at 860-5429-5816 or at margaret.enkler@ct.gov
 

 
 
Forester Badge Day for Webelos
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
March 21, 2015
9:30 AM - 12 PM
Description: We will cover the history of Connecticut Forests and all that goes into understanding trees. Learn how to identify trees using keys and learn about their adaptive features for survival. We will go into the many ways forestry products are used and the roles they play in helping maintain the health of ecosystems.
For More Information: Contact Donna Kingston at (203)734-2513 or at donna.kingston@ct.gov