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No Child Left Inside® Events Calendar
Saturday Morning Spring Walks
Connecticut Audubon Society at Fairfield
April 9, 16 and May 7, 2016
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description:  Explore the scenic trails of The Connecticut Audubon Society’s Larsen Sanctuary as it comes alive for spring! Our quest includes a welcome back to migrating birds, calling peepers and skunk cabbage. The trail is a flat, one-mile loop where we’ll roll logs in search of insects and salamanders too. 
The walk begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr Street. All ages are welcome (no strollers please). Free for CAS members; $3 for nonmembers. Advance registration required. Call 203-259-6305, ext. 109 to reserve your spot.
Visit Connecticut Audubon Society’s website at for a complete list of our upcoming spring programs and special events around the state. 
For More Information: Visit

Growing Up WILD: Garden & Nature Activities for Early Childhood Educators
Common Ground (New Haven)
Thursday, April 30, 2016
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Description: This workshop focuses on environmental education activities for young children on gardening and nutrition.  The Growing Up WILD curriculum is designed for ages 4-7 and includes thematic units that work in a classroom, preschool, daycare or a non-formal setting.  $20 workshop fee; additional $25 for curriculum guide.
For More Information: Contact Jill at or call (203) 389-4333 x1212.

Turtle Day
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
May 14, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description: International Turtle Day is May 23rd but we are celebrating it early with a look to the sea turtles and the conservation methods to help protect them.  Join us for some turtle fun at the center, special program by Mystic Aquarium on Sea Turtles and a hike to find turtle facts.  Bring a lunch and spend the day!
For More Information: Event is free and open to all ages. For questions and information call 203-734-2513 or email 

Monarch Watch Training 
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
May 17, 2016
7:00 PM
Description: Families and individuals are invited to learn about research of Monarch Butterflies and milkweed to note changes in population and range of species.  Become part of our volunteer core, counting here at the Kellogg Center or take the training and register your backyard as a study site. Registration is required.
For More Information: And registration, contact Donna Kingston at 203-734-2513 or email 

Pollinator Palooza!
CT Audubon Society, Milford Point Center (Milford)
May 21, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Description:  Come learn about the decline of our pollinators (bees, butterflies, bats, and birds) and what you can do to help them! Experts will have displays and
talk about their biology and habitat needs. Come see the CAS Coastal Center and its beautiful location! This event is geared to families, students and teachers.
For More Information: Please contact Cathy Hagadorn at  or call (203) 878-7440.

Great Sunflower Project
Kellogg Environmental Center (Derby)
June 4, 2016
10:00 AM 
Description: Learn how to study and count bumble bees in Connecticut.  Join us to see how you can participate as part of the Kellogg Center's volunteers researching bees and milkweed.  You may also come to learn about the project and register your backyard as a research site. Registration required.
For More Information: And for registration call Donna Kingston at 203-734-2513 or email 

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 or by calling 860-633-8402.