Environmental Education

Inspiring for All.

We invite students of all ages to participate in education opportunities presented by the Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut. Whether you are a grade-school teacher looking to get your classroom outside, a parent looking for family-focused fun, or an individual seeking to fill their natural curiosities of the outdoors, we have something for you.

School Fieldtrips

Book a fieldtrip to the Barnes Nature Center or Indian Rock Nature Preserve.


Book one of our professional naturalist to visit your classroom!

Summer Camp

Spend 1, 2, or all 9 weeks of summer outside, discovering interests and building skills.

Community Events

Adult and family oriented events take place throughout the year!

Scout Programs

Scouts will work with one of our naturalists to complete badge requirements.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your big day with friends, family, and live animals at the Barnes Nature Center.