Summer Camp

New Canaan’s most popular summer camp for over 41 years! Weekly themes inspire young adventurers as they learn and play in our 40 acres of ponds, fields, and forest. Each session gives children an opportunity to simply “be a kid” while exploring the marvels of nature and making friends.

EXPLORE
EXPLORE
Learn about Summer Camp at the New Canaan Nature Center! See what campers can do in a unique environment that promotes discovery and gives children a chance to make lifelong memories!
REGISTRATION / SCHEDULE
REGISTRATION / SCHEDULE
Register online beginning March 2018. See the summer schedule to choose between programs. Check availability once registration begins!
COMING TO CAMP
COMING TO CAMP
Curious about what to expect at Summer Camp? Here are the various necessary forms for attendance and other important information!

Our camp programs aim to get children and youth unplugged from indoor activities through exciting, hands-on explorations in the outdoors.

Our action-packed Summer Camp emphasizes fun experiences that give children an opportunity to simply “be a kid” while exploring the marvels of nature and making friends. Weekly themes inspire young adventurers at age-appropriate levels as they learn and play amidst our 40 acres of ponds, fields, and forest. Budding scientists uncover the mysteries of the natural world while adventure-seekers learn wilderness skills and experience the exhilaration of the great outdoors!

Experienced and highly trained counselors create daily fun with games, camp songs, art projects and amazing nature discoveries.

day camp

Day Camp

Morning Session

9:00AM – 12:00PM

Optional Lunch Bunch

12:00PM – 1:15PM

full day

Full Day

Full Day Session

9:00am – 3:30pm

adventure camp

Adventure Camp

Full Day Session

9:00am – 3:30pm

Daily off-site Adventures With Thursday OVERNIGHT CAMPOUT at local state parks.

Send us a message through our contact form if you are interested in becoming a camp counselor