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Connecticut Historical Society

The mission of the CT Historical Society in Hartford is to inspire and foster a life-long interest in history through exhibitions, fun programs, and Connecticut-related collections,
One Elizabeth Street
Hartford , CT , 06105
Phone: (860) 236-5621
41° 46' 22.5624" N, 72° 42' 18.9972" W

Connecticut Science Center

With more than 165 hands-on exhibits, a state-of-the-art 3D digital theater, a fully living Butterfly Encounter, four educational labs, plus daily programs and events, there is endless exploration.
250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford , CT , 06103
Phone: 860-520-2167
41° 45' 53.2476" N, 72° 40' 7.7736" W

Play-Well TEKnologies - Hartford

Play-Well TEKnologies teaches Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math concepts by using LEGO® materials. Have a blast learning through play with LEGO®! We offer camps, workshops, after-school enrichment and birthday parties! Kids dive into our classes and exercise their innate gift for building. They come away understanding fundamental principles of engineering and physics. The experience boosts their confidence, creativity and ability to collaborate. Kids can't get enough.
1106 New Britain Avenue
West Hartford , CT , 06110
Phone: 203-517-5274
41° 43' 58.6164" N, 72° 43' 45.3684" W

The Curiosity Lab

At The Curiosity Lab, students explore different concepts, ideas and projects through self-paced learning. The possibilities are endless while working through, creating and learning with our many virtual STEAM programs. Students learn through private classes with a live instructor online! Classes are flexible and can be taken anywhere the student has access to the internet! Classes are custom to keep students engaged while learning skills that will keep them competitive in their tech driven futures! Choose from: - coding - photoshop - minecraft - 2D game creation - 3D game creation - app creation - tech tutoring - illustrator - muse - dreamweaver We now have an Enrichment Program for parents who are looking for a little bit more! A full stack developer program for kids! Yes, they can!
Virtual classes offered throughout North America
Greater Toronto Area , ON , -
Phone: 289-224-9747

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-5322

2019 SUMMER DAY CAMPS - Mystic Seaport Museum - Mystic, CT

Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
Time: 
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

A Week In the Life of A Marine Biologist

Dates: 
08/05/2019
08/06/2019
08/07/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Animal Antics Summer Camp (gr. 1 - 3)

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Animal Spotlight Summer Camp For Toddlers/Parents

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/08/2019
07/15/2019
Time: 
Mondays, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm; Wednesdays, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Aqua Camp (gr. 7 - 10)

Dates: 
07/15/2019
07/16/2019
07/17/2019
Time: 
Monday & Tuesday, 8:30am-4:00pm; Wednesday 8:30am (overnight on 7/17, 8/14) – Thursday 8:30am:

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Aquarium Fun Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/02/2019
07/03/2019
Time: 
Monday – Wednesday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

Bear Grylls Survival Academy Teen Summer Programs

Dates: 
06/30/2019
07/01/2019
07/02/2019
Time: 
check website for details

Organization:

Location:

.
Various Cities, IA, .
United States

Phone:

(866) 846-7892

Breakthrough Basketball Camps- Hartford

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Camp KO

Location:

170 Kingswood Rd
West Hartford, CT, CT, 06119
United States

Phone:

8607275032

Camp KO 2019

Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
Time: 
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Organization:

Town of West Hartford

Location:

50 South Main Street
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Phone:

(860) 561-7510

Celebrate West Hartford Festival

Dates: 
06/01/2019
06/02/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Cinderella's Ball

Dates: 
09/29/2019
Time: 
1 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Day Out with Thomas

Dates: 
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
05/04/2019
Time: 
9:00 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860.572.0711.

Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition at Mystic Seaport!

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-5322

Decoration Day at Mystic Seaport

Dates: 
05/27/2019
Time: 
9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Dinosaurs Summer Camp (gr. 1 - 3)

Dates: 
07/08/2019
07/09/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Location:

12 Main Street
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

Phone:

(860) 354- 4318

Dirty Date Night (Pottery Wheel)

Dates: 
05/03/2019
Time: 
#1- 5:30-8:30PM, #2 -7:00-9:00PM

Organization:

Location:

586 Main Street
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

860-643-2471

Earth Day & Arbor Day Celebration at Center Springs Park

Dates: 
04/27/2019
Time: 
2 PM – 4 PM

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Earth Day Clean Up at Mystic Aquarium

Dates: 
04/28/2019
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

Indian Rock Nature Preserve
501 Wolcott Road
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 583-1234

Earth Day Open House at Indian Rock

Dates: 
04/27/2019
Time: 
10 am-2 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Eco Explorers Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Dates: 
07/08/2019
07/09/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Endangered Species Summer Camp (gr. 1 - 3)

Dates: 
07/29/2019
07/30/2019
07/31/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Environmental Conservation Camp(gr. 7 - 10)

Dates: 
07/22/2019
07/23/2019
07/24/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Location:

95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Fairy Party With Tinkerbell

Dates: 
04/26/2019
Time: 
4 PM – 6 PM

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Family Overnight at the Mystic Aquarium

Dates: 
06/28/2019
06/29/2019
Time: 
7 pm Friday- 9 am Saturday

Organization:

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Father's Day on the Essex Steam Train

Dates: 
06/16/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Location:

Van Vleck Farm Sanctuary
5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flander's Field & Forest 5K

Dates: 
06/07/2019
Time: 
6 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flanders Summer Camp!

Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
Time: 
Half and Full Day Programs HALF DAY: 9am–1pm or 1–5pm ALL-DAY: 9am–5pm

Location:

170 Whitney Avenue
New Haven, CT, 06520
United States

Phone:

(203)432-3776

Free Admission at the Yale Peabody Museum!

Dates: 
05/02/2019
05/09/2019
05/16/2019
Time: 
2 - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Phone:

(860) 236-5621

Free First Saturday at the CT Historical Society

Dates: 
05/04/2019
06/01/2019
07/06/2019
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Location:

Haddam Meadows State Park
.
Haddam, CT, 06438
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Free Hi-Rail Rides With the Essex Steam Train

Dates: 
06/01/2019
06/08/2019
06/15/2019
Time: 
9am-12pm

Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913

Free Rides For Preschoolers At Quassy Amusement Park

Dates: 
05/19/2019
Time: 
11 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

Frost Valley YMCA Day Camp

Dates: 
07/01/2019
07/02/2019
07/03/2019
Time: 
varies

Location:

340 Washington Street
Hartford, CT, 06106
United States

Phone:

8009222770

Girl Scouts of Connecticut Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/24/2019
Time: 
multiple.

Organization:

Quassy Amusement Park

Location:

2132 Middlebury Road
Middlebury, CT, 06762
United States

Phone:

203-758-2913

Heroes' Day & Art In The Park

Dates: 
05/11/2019
Time: 
11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Homeschool Day at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Dates: 
05/17/2019
Time: 
11:30 am - 1 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860.572.0711

Independence Day Celebration

Dates: 
07/04/2019
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-5322

JOSEPH CONRAD OVERNIGHT SUMMER SAILING CAMP - Mystic Seaport Museum - Mystic, CT

Dates: 
06/16/2019
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
Time: 
Members: $850 • Non-members: $900

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Junior Aquarium Careers Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Dates: 
07/29/2019
07/30/2019
07/31/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Jurassic Giants

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
Time: 
see website

Location:

248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203-453-2457

Kindness Rocks

Dates: 
08/11/2019
Time: 
10:00-4:30

Location:

Veterans’ Memorial Park
180 Hillstown Road
Machester, CT, 06040-6309
United States

Phone:

860-512-3000

Leadership, Team Building and Ropes Course Challenge Camp for grades 5 -8

Dates: 
07/08/2019
07/09/2019
07/10/2019
Time: 
9am-3pm

Organization:

Location:

586 Main Street
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

860-643-2471

Make It, Take It Tuesdays at the Mary Cheney Library!

Dates: 
04/30/2019
05/07/2019
05/14/2019
Time: 
3 pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Marine Animals and Their Envorinment Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Dates: 
07/22/2019
07/23/2019
07/24/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

203-852-0700, ext. 1201

Maritime Aquarium Summer Camp programs

Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
Time: 
9:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

586 Main Street
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

860-643-2471

Middle School Gamers at the Mary Cheney Library!

Dates: 
05/01/2019
05/08/2019
05/15/2019
Time: 
6 - 8 pm

Organization:

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Mommy and Me Tea on the Essex Steam Train

Dates: 
05/18/2019
05/19/2019
Time: 
2:00 pm & 3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-6010

Mother's Day Brunch at Lyman Orchards

Dates: 
05/12/2019
Time: 
10a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-6010

Mother's Day Cake Decorating Workshop For Kids at Lyman Orchards

Dates: 
05/11/2019
Time: 
10am, 11:30am, 1pm and 2:30pm

Organization:

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Mother's Day on the Essex Steam Train

Dates: 
05/12/2019
Time: 
1st departure – Boards 11:30, departs 12:00 2nd departure – Boards 4:30, departs 5:00

Location:

17 River Street
East Haven , CT, 06512
United States

Phone:

(203) 467-6927

Mother’s Day Weekend at Shore Line Trolley Museum

Dates: 
05/11/2019
05/12/2019
Time: 
Sat and Sun May 11 & 12, 2019, 11:00am – 4:00pm

Organization:

Buckland Hills Mall

Location:

194 Buckland Hills Drive
Manchester, CT, 06042
United States

Phone:

(860) 644-1450

Mural Contest At Buckland Hills

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/27/2019
04/28/2019
Time: 
All Day

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

55 Coogan Blvd.
Mystic, CT, 06355-1997
United States

Phone:

860.572.5955

Mystic River Adventure Summer Camp (gr. 4 - 6)

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Location:

166 Albany Turnpike
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-352-5504

Open Play at The Little Green Tambourine!

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/29/2019
05/03/2019
Time: 
9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Organization:

TimberGyms

Location:

94 Pane Rd
Newington, CT, 06111
United States

Phone:

(860)-594-8888

Open Play at TimberGyms in Newington!

Dates: 
04/26/2019
04/29/2019
04/30/2019
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

One Railroad Avenue / P.O. Box 452
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

8607670103

Passengers From the Past on the Essex Steam Train

Dates: 
06/08/2019
06/09/2019
06/15/2019
Time: 
11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m., & 2:00 p.m.

Location:

248 Old Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203-453-2457

Puritans at Play on Connecticut Open House Day

Dates: 
06/08/2019
Time: 
10:00-4:30

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Roaring Brook Nature Center's SUMMER 2019 Programs

Dates: 
06/17/2019
06/18/2019
06/19/2019
Time: 
Varies-Check website

Organization:

Elizabeth Park

Location:

1561 Asylum Ave
West Hartford, CT, 06117
United States

Phone:

860-231-9443

Rose Weekend at Elizabeth Park!

Dates: 
06/15/2019
06/16/2019
Time: 
10 am to 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711

Sea Music Festival at Mystic Seaport

Dates: 
06/06/2019
06/07/2019
06/08/2019
Time: 
varies

Location:

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

(860) 278-2670

Second Saturdays at the Wadsworth Atheneum!

Dates: 
05/11/2019
06/08/2019
07/13/2019
Time: 
1 - 4 pm

Location:

95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Snow Ball With Elsa

Dates: 
12/08/2019
Time: 
1 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

32 Reeds Gap Road
Middlefield, CT, 06455
United States

Phone:

(860) 349-6010

Strawberry Fest at Lyman Orchards

Dates: 
06/15/2019
Time: 
8:00 AM

Location:

Village Center for the Arts
12 Main Street
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

Phone:

8603544318

Summer Camp Creation

Dates: 
06/24/2019
07/01/2019
07/08/2019
Time: 
9-12PM for ages 3-6. 9-4PM for ages 7-14

Location:

Manchester Community College
60 Bidwell St,
Manchester, CT, 06040
United States

Phone:

860-512-3000

Summer Culinary Programs For Kids in Grades 5 -8

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Time: 
9am-3pm

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

SUMMER DAY CAMP OPEN HOUSES- Frost Valley YMCA

Dates: 
04/28/2019
05/19/2019
06/09/2019
Time: 
10 am - 1 pm

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

SUMMER SLEEPAWAY CAMP OPEN HOUSES

Dates: 
05/19/2019
Time: 
11:30 am -3 pm

Organization:

Dudley Farm Museum

Location:

2351 Durham Rd
Guilford, CT, 06437
United States

Phone:

203–457–0770

The Dudley Summer Market 2019

Dates: 
06/01/2019
06/08/2019
06/15/2019
Time: 
9am - 12:30 pm

Location:

95 Riverside Ave.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Under the Sea Party With Ariel

Dates: 
06/30/2019
Time: 
1 PM – 3 PM

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711

Viking Days at Mystic Seaport

Dates: 
06/01/2019
06/02/2019
Time: 
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location:

12 Main Street
New Milford, CT, 06776
United States

Phone:

(860) 354-4318

Watercolor Class for Adults

Dates: 
05/01/2019
Time: 
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA, 01566
United States

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

Wool Day's at Sturbridge Village

Dates: 
05/25/2019
05/26/2019
05/27/2019
Time: 
9:30 am to 5:00 pm

Location:

Box 9242
Hartford, CT, 06533
United States

Phone:

2039887160

Wooster Square Cherry Blossom Festival

Dates: 
04/28/2019
Time: 
12 noon - 4:30 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA, 01258
United States

Phone:

413-528-1227

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock BOLD & GOLD WILDERNESS ADVENTURE

Dates: 
06/30/2019
07/01/2019
07/02/2019
Time: 
see website for details

Organization:

Location:

162 East Street
Mount Washington, MA, 01258
United States

Phone:

413-528-1227

YMCA Camp Hi-Rock- Day CAMP

Dates: 
06/24/2019
06/25/2019
06/26/2019
Time: 
see website for details