Experiential outdoor programs for all students.

Get your students out in nature, where they belong.

The Environmental Learning Centers of Connecticut offers diverse, hands-on, and experiential programs to inspire the appreciation and enjoyment of nature in your students.  Field trip programs take place at either the Harry C. Barnes Memorial Nature Center OR the Indian Rock Nature Preserve utilizing the preserves 280-acres with trails, a scenic pond, and farm.  Additionally, any program available Out-to-School is also available as a fieldtrip.

Please find a complete guide to both Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten to 5th Grade program descriptions downloadable below. Each guide is complete with a description and information regarding aligned standards, duration of time, max number of students, and cost.

Pre-K Program Guide

K to 5th Grade Program Guide

We’ve got you covered.

Programs can be adapted for any grade level, so if there is a particular program that you are interested in that is listed for a different grade level, please call to discuss options. Desire another topic that you do not see listed? We’ve got you covered. Reach out to our Director of Education. We are more than happy to customize a program to meet your needs.

Schedule a fieldtrip to Barnes Nature Center or Indian Rock Nature Preserve

Field Trips or Presentations should be scheduled at least two weeks in advance by calling the Center at (860) 583-1234 ext. 105 or by emailing Kirsten Tomlinson at: ktomlinson@elcct.org.