NCNC After School Program

General Information

This winter, join us to explore the forests, fields, and ponds of the New Canaan Nature Center during our new after school program! Create hypotheses, conduct experiments, and get ready for some awesome hands-on collaborative learning. Delve into fun and engaging weekly themes while exploring our natural world.

For students in grades K-4 during the 2021-2022 school year

Program includes: bus transportation to the Nature Center from the 3 NCPS Elementary Schools, snack time, outdoor free play (whenever possible), sustainable nature STEAM activities, and homework time.

Winter 2022 Program Dates:
January 3rd – April 7th
Programming available for 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week.

*Regular program hours for Winter 2022:
3:00-5:45pm (based on South School dismissal times)
4:00-5:45pm (based on East & West School dismissal times)
*Please see our Handbook (available below) for information regarding Early Dismissal Days, School Closings, and School Vacation Days.

Program Registration

A current NCNC Family Membership and a non-refundable $250 deposit is required for registration.

Availability is first come, first served.

Limited spaces remain on Tuesdays and Thursdays for students in Grades K-1!

Register by December 17th for our Winter Session.


Program Price for 3:00-5:45pm Program:
5 days/week: $275/week
4 days/week: $200/week
3 days/week: $165/week
2 days/week: $110/week

Program Price for 4:00-5:45pm Program:
5 days/week: $175/week
4 days/week: $140/week
3 days/week: $105/week
2 days/week: $70/week

For questions or more information please contact Michelle Hips

Director of Environmental Education