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Children’s Programs

Registration is required for all programs.
Please register online or by calling 203-938-2117

Preschool StudentsElementary SchoolMiddle & High SchoolSummer Camp

Storytime for Children Ages 1 – 5 with an Adult

Tuesdays:
     May 14
This session is now FULL
    June 11

Sundays:
   June 9
10:30 – 11:15 a.m.

Join us each month for nature stories and related activities as we explore the seasons at New Pond Farm. Activities may include live animal encounters, nature crafts, walks on the property, and more.
      Each session will include an outdoor component – please dress accordingly.

Each program is:
$10 per member child/adult pair,
$15 per non-member child/adult pair.
Adults and siblings under 1 are free.

Please register with the appropriate link below

Tuesdays

May 14
Wait List
June 11

Sundays

June 9

NEW!!
SUMMER SPROUTS
For Kids Ages 4 & 5

TUESDAYS – FRIDAYS
9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

SESSION I: JULY 9 – 12
SESSION 2: AUGUST 6 – 9
New this year, Summer Sprouts is a program designed especially for children ages 4 and 5, who have not yet been to kindergarten. Designed to meet the developmental needs of preschoolers, Summer Sprouts will spend their days exploring the wonders of nature in a relaxed, supportive environment. Each week campers will embark on magical outdoor adventures that build confidence, spark creativity, and nourish their connection with nature.

This small group of campers will be led by experienced staff who have a passion for sharing their love of the outdoors with young learners.

Summer Sprouts will have lunch at the farm but will not have use of the pool.

Each 4-day session is:
$217 per member, $267 per non-member
(includes camp shirt; campers bring a bagged lunch)

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Elementary School Students

(These are drop-off programs unless otherwise noted)


Father’s Day Craft

Sunday, June 9 This program is now FULL, but we are taking a waiting list.
12 – 1 p.m.
Shhh, it’s a surprise! Let us help your child create a unique gift for that special someone this coming Father’s Day.

This program is:
$15 per member child,
$20 per non-member child

Please Register Here for the wait list


NATURE TREKKERS
For Students Entering Grades 1 – 5

SIX WEEKLY SESSIONS
MONDAYS – FRIDAYS

JUNE 24 – AUGUST 2 (No camp July 4th & 5th)
9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Get ready for another summer filled with fun and adventure at New Pond Farm! Our 102-acre outdoor classroom, with its woodlands, wetlands, meadow, and barnyard, will be ours to explore! Each day will bring new hands-on, outdoor adventures. Favorite camp activities include exploring in the stream, critter hunting at the pond, visiting the cows in the barn, harvesting veggies in the garden, hiking the trails, creating nature art, and so much more! This program includes swims in our pool under the supervision of a certified lifeguard.

Each Weekly Session is:
$465 per member, $515 per non-member
($279 per member, $329 per non-member for the week of July 4)
(includes camp shirt; campers bring a bagged lunch)

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Middle & High School Students

Leatherworking

Sunday, June 2
1 – 3 p.m.
Are you interested in learning a new skill? This introductory course will guide crafters through the basics of working with leather and its tools. Come create a leather pouch using various hand tools. Through carving and stamping, you will have the opportunity to express your creativity.

This program is:
$25 per member
$30 per non-member

Please Register Here


NEW!! WAYFINDERS
For Students Entering Grades 6 – 8

MONDAYS – FRIDAYS, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
SESSION I: JULY 15 – 19
    OUT IN THE WILDERNESS
SESSION 2: JULY 22 – JULY 26
    THE SCIENCE OF NATURE
SESSION 3: JULY 29 – AUGUST 2
    ANIMALS AND THE ARTS
New this year, Wayfinders is a program specifically designed for young teens looking to continue to experience the fun and magic of summer camp at New Pond Farm.

Designed to meet the needs and interests of middle school students, Wayfinders will dive deeply into a weekly theme with projects, experiments, and activities that will challenge their minds, provoke their curiosity, and inspire their creativity.

Weekly activities will include timeless camp favorites such as live animal encounters, games, outdoor exploration, art, and swims in the pool, along with exciting, new experiences including an overnight campout!

Another unique component of the Wayfinders experience is the opportunity to work with younger campers as “counselors-in-training” during a part of each day. This crossover between groups gives the Wayfinders a safe and supportive work-like experience while providing our younger campers with fun and positive role models.

Each Session is:
$465 per member,
$515 per non-member
(includes camp shirt; campers bring a bagged lunch)

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If you would like to view samples of past programs, please view past calendars here.