Rates & Reservations
Below please find our rates for standard programs and large group presentations. We require the presence of at least one teacher/group leader/adult from your school or group for all program bookings. For afterschool groups, the adult need not be present for the duration of the program, but must be easily reached if need be. There is no additional cost for teachers/group leaders or any chaperones that may attend the program.
Call (203) 966–9577 x20 to register your program today!
How to Make Your Reservation
In order to hold a reservation, we require a minimum a 15% deposit to secure your program on our calendar. Deposit is due within two weeks of the date you make the reservation booking with our Registrar. The remaining balance must be received at least 10 business days prior to the date of your scheduled program. Failure to remit payment at least 10 business days prior to the date of your first scheduled program may result in removal of program dates from our calendar and/or forfeiture of deposit. If you require other payment arrangements, please speak with our Registrar, Marianne Dec at (203) 966-9577 x20 at the time of booking, so that alternative arrangements can be made.
We accept cash, check or credit card as payment for programs. Call (203) 966-9577 x20 to reserve your program, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. If you are unable to contact us, please leave a voicemail with your name, number, and best time to contact you so we can get your group scheduled as soon as possible.
When You Are Ready to Book Your Program
Please have all of the following information ready when you call:
If you choose to cancel your visit because of undesirable weather conditions, please call (203) 966-9577 x20 as soon as possible to notify us of your change in plans. If you get voicemail, please leave a best contact phone number so we can follow up. If we have already received a deposit or full payment, we will be happy to work with you to reschedule your program as our calendar allows. Such weather related reschedules will be assessed an administrative fee equal to 25% of original program cost which will be due along with any outstanding balances.
Refunds are issued only if the Nature Center or your school/group's location is closed or has a delayed opening because of inclement weather.Cancellations and Refund Policy
*Please note that our cancellation and refund policy has been updated as of 11/01/13.
Payments are transferable if you reschedule a program within 45 days of the original program.