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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

Two Coyotes Wilderness School

Founded in 2000, Two Coyotes is a non-profit nature mentoring organization in Connecticut that connects people to nature, community, and self. We offer programming year-round at locations in Newtown, Granby, and Killingworth, including summer camp, weekly school day programs for homeschool and public school students, weekend programs, and caregiver-child programs. Join us outdoors in the snow, mud, or sun!
PO Box 711
Monroe , CT , 06468
Phone: (203) 843-3112
41° 20' 26.0232" N, 73° 13' 3.2052" W

Mystic Seaport Museum - Mystic, CT

Mystic Seaport Museum is the nation's leading maritime history museum whose 19 acre waterfront campus includes a 19th-century seafaring village, tall ships and small boats, exhibit galleries, a renowned planetarium and much more!
75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic , CT , 06355
Phone: 860-572-0711
41° 21' 44.0748" N, 71° 57' 48.1068" W

Location:

Wood Acres Farm-
68 Griffin Road
Plymouth, CT, 06786
United States

Phone:

860-681-7935

Location:

1 Jewell Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

(860) 585-5411

Organization:

Lamothe's Sugar House

Location:

89 Stone Road
Burlington , CT, 06013
United States

Phone:

860-675-5043

**cancelled** Watch Maple Syrup Being Made

Dates: 
03/29/2020
Time: 
1 pm - 4 pm

Location:

Mills Pond Park
14 E Hill Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-5808

5th Annual Spring Clean Up- Mills Pond Park

Dates: 
04/25/2020
Time: 
9 am - 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

111 N. Main St.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

All Heart Nests- Rockwell Park Pavilion

Dates: 
05/02/2020
Time: 
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Animal Birthday Party: Codi Turns 2

Dates: 
03/29/2020
Time: 
1:30 – 3:30 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: 
06/29/2020
07/06/2020
07/13/2020
Time: 
1 - 2 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

April 2020 Discovery Adventures Camps

Dates: 
04/20/2020
04/21/2020
04/22/2020
Time: 
9 am - 3 pm

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

April Animal Baby Shower

Dates: 
04/19/2020
Time: 
1 — 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

April Break: Spring Is In The Air At Flanders

Dates: 
04/10/2020
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
Time: 
Friday, April 10, Monday – Friday, April 13 – 17 | 9 AM – 1 PM or 1 – 5 PM or All Day

Organization:

My Gym West Hartford

Location:

150 S Main St
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

April Camp- My Gym West Hartford

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
Monday 4/13 9am-12pm Tuesday 4/14 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm Wednesday 4/15 9am-12pm Thursday 4/16 9am-12pm and 1pm-4pm Friday 4/17 9am-12pm

Location:

Countryside Park- Avon
335 Huckleberry Hill Road
Avon, CT, 06001
United States

Phone:

860-409-4332

April Vacation Art - Craft Adventure

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
9 am - 1:30 pm

Location:

Stafford Elementary School
212 Louisiana Avenue
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

860-584-6160

April Vacation Camp- Bristol Parks and Rec

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
9am-3pm

Location:

Jefferson School
140 Horse Plain Rd
New Britain, CT, 06053
United States

Phone:

(860) 826-3360

April Vacation Camp- New Britain Parks and Rec

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Art Cart at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Dates: 
04/04/2020
04/11/2020
04/18/2020
Time: 
10:30 am - 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Art Explorers at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Dates: 
04/04/2020
04/11/2020
04/18/2020
Time: 
10:30 am - 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Art Start with Margaret Freedman at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Dates: 
04/04/2020
04/11/2020
04/18/2020
Time: 
11-11:45 am

Organization:

Rose's Berry Farm

Location:

295 Matson Hill Rd
So. Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

860-633-7467

Breakfast with a View at Rose's Berry Farm

Dates: 
06/14/2020
06/21/2020
06/28/2020
Time: 
8 am - 1 pm

Location:

The Back Nine Tavern - New Britain, CT
245 Hartford Rd
New Britain, CT, 06053
United States

Phone:

(860) 826-3360

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny- The Back Nine Tavern

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
8:30 AM and 11:00 AM

Location:

103 Flaggy Hole Rd
East Hampton, NY, 11937
United States

Phone:

631.604.2201

Camp Blue Bay Open House Meet the Summer Camp Directors!

Dates: 
05/02/2020
05/03/2020
Time: 
10 am - 3 pm

Organization:

Location:

Locations throughout the United States
Administered from Washington, DC, 20560
United States

CANCELED: Smithsonian Museum Day 2020- canceled for 2020

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
See website/location

Organization:

Location:

36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
United States

Phone:

(860) 623-3305

CANCELLED - Spring Break Family Programs at the New England Air Museum

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location:

Mills Pond Park -Canton, CT
14 E Hill Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-5808

Canton Easter Eggstravaganza

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
10-11:05 a.m.

Organization:

Location:

6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, CT, 06032
United States

Phone:

(860) 673-6791

Celebrate Earth Day Everyday

Dates: 
04/18/2020
Time: 
11:00am - 12:00pm

Location:

Stanley Quarter Park, New Britain, CT
451 Blake Road
New Britain, CT, 06051
United States

Phone:

(860) 826-3360

Location:

Welles Shipman Ward House
972 Main St
South Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

860.633.6890

COLONIAL COOKING AND PLAYTIME FOR CHILDREN

Dates: 
04/14/2020
Time: 
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location:

1750 Ogden House
1520 Bronsons Road
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Colonial Life Camp at the 1750 Ogden House (Ages 8 – 12) at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
08/17/2020
08/18/2020
08/19/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

1750 Ogden House
1520 Bronsons Road
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Colonial Life Camp at the 1750 Ogden House (Ages 8 – 12) at Fairfield Museum and History Center(Aug 24-28)

Dates: 
08/24/2020
08/25/2020
08/26/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

Pine Grove School- Avon
151 Scoville Rd
Avon, CT, 06001
United States

Phone:

860-409-4332

CT Soccer Network Spring Soccer Camp

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
Option 1 - Campers attend from 9:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. Option 2 - Campers attend from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Organization:

Springfield Museums

Location:

21 Edwards Street
Springfield, MA, 01103
United States

Phone:

413-263-6800

Early Enrichment Day: Dr. Seuss Adventures

Dates: 
03/30/2020
04/20/2020
Time: 
9:30 am–1:30 pm

Organization:

My Gym West Hartford

Location:

150 S Main St
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Easter Egg Hunt- My Gym West Hartford

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
Party 1: 9:00-9:45am (3yrs and under) Party 2: 10:00-10:45am (3yrs and under) Party 3: 11:00am-11:45am (all ages)

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Eggs, Eggs, Eggs Scavenger Hunt

Dates: 
04/10/2020
04/11/2020
04/12/2020
Time: 
10 am — 4 pm

Location:

Grove Street Park- Essex, CT
Grove Street
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

860-767-4340

Essex Eggstravaganza

Dates: 
04/10/2020
Time: 
10 amm SHARP

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Explore the Natural World (Ages 8 – 12) at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
07/15/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

Canton Intermediate School
39 Dyer Ave,
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-5808

Explorers April Vacation Camp (Ages 5-13)- Canton Parks and Recreation

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
9:00 am-3:00 pm

Location:

Fern Ridge Park- West Hartford, CT
Fern Street
West Hartford, CT, 06117
United States

Phone:

860-561-8260

Family Fishing Day 2020- Westmoor Park

Dates: 
05/02/2020
Time: 
9:00am — 12:00pm

Organization:

Location:

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Phone:

860-236-5621 x222

Organization:

Location:

6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, CT, 06032
United States

Phone:

(860) 673-6791

Farmington Libraries Maker Fair

Dates: 
03/29/2020
Time: 
1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:

Roaring Brook School- Avon
30 Old Wheeler Ln
Avon, CT, 06001
United States

Phone:

860-409-4332

Fit Kids April Vacation Fun Camp (Tumble Bunny)

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m

Location:

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

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flander's Field & Forest 5K

Dates: 
06/05/2020
Time: 
Check website for details

Organization:

Location:

5 Church Hill Road
Woodbury, CT, 06798
United States

Phone:

(203) 263-3711

Flanders Summer Camp!

Dates: 
06/15/2020
06/16/2020
06/17/2020
Time: 
Half and Full Day Programs HALF DAY: 9am–1pm or 1–5pm ALL-DAY: 9am–5pm

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Floral Fairy Tales Camp (Ages 6 – 10) at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Location:

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

8602782670

Free Admission Afternoons at the Wadsworth Atheneum

Dates: 
03/29/2020
04/01/2020
04/02/2020
Time: 
4 - 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: 
04/04/2020
05/02/2020
06/06/2020
Time: 
9 am - 5 pm

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Graphic Arts: My Fascinating World (Ages 8 – 12) at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
08/03/2020
08/04/2020
08/05/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Organization:

Lake Compounce

Location:

822 Lake Avenue
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

860-583-3300

Holiday Lights at Lake Compounce

Dates: 
11/14/2020
11/15/2020
11/20/2020
Time: 
4 pm

Organization:

Location:

36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
United States

Phone:

(860) 623-3305

Homeschool Day at the New England Air Museum

Dates: 
05/11/2020
Time: 
10 am - 3 pm

Location:

10 Killingworth Tpke
Clinton, CT, 06413
United States

Phone:

860-669-2342

Kindness Club - The Henry Carter Hull Library

Dates: 
04/14/2020
Time: 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Location:

10 Killingworth Tpke
Clinton, CT, 06413
United States

Phone:

860-669-2342

LEGO WeDo Robotics & STEM Fun - The Henry Carter Hull Library

Dates: 
04/07/2020
Time: 
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM

Location:

83 Long Lake Camp Way
Long Lake, NY, 12847
United States

Phone:

914-693-7111

Long Lake Summer Adventure Camp

Dates: 
06/28/2020
06/29/2020
06/30/2020
Time: 
See website for details

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

(203) 852-0700, ext. 2206

Maritime Aquarium Spring Camp (Ages 4-5)

Dates: 
04/06/2020
04/07/2020
04/08/2020
Time: 
9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location:

10 North Water Street
Norwalk, CT, 06854
United States

Phone:

(203) 852-0700, ext. 2206

Maritime Aquarium Spring Camp (Ages 6-8)

Dates: 
04/06/2020
04/07/2020
04/08/2020
Time: 
9:00 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Mother's Day Pollinator Program

Dates: 
05/10/2020
Time: 
Talk 1 pm—2 pm Walk 2 pm—2:30 pm

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Organization:

Location:

56 Lexington Street
New Britain, CT, 06052
United States

Phone:

860.229.0257

Museum and Me Too Toddler Time at the New Britain Museum of American Art

Dates: 
04/24/2020
05/22/2020
06/26/2020
Time: 
10 - 11 am

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Owl Prowl

Dates: 
04/03/2020
Time: 
7:30 pm — 9:00 pm

Organization:

My Gym West Hartford

Location:

150 S Main St
West Hartford, CT, 06107
United States

Parents' Night Out- My Gym West Hartford

Dates: 
04/03/2020
05/08/2020
Time: 
5:30-8:30 pm

Location:

Rockwell Lagoon - Bristol, CT
Enterences on Jacob Street, Dutton Ave. and Terryville Rd.
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

Perry J. Spinelli Fishing Derby

Dates: 
04/25/2020
Time: 
7am-10am

Location:

1875 Noble Avenue
Bridgeport, CT, 06610
United States

Phone:

(203) 394-6563

Planet Party at the Beardsley Zoo!

Dates: 
06/13/2020
06/14/2020
Time: 
all day

Organization:

Location:

36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
United States

Phone:

(860) 623-3305

POSTPONED - Space Expo at the New England Air Museum

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
10 am - 4 pm

Location:

10 Killingworth Tpke
Clinton, CT, 06413
United States

Phone:

860-669-2342

Read to Bee the Therapy Dog - The Henry Carter Hull Library

Dates: 
04/07/2020
Time: 
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Organization:

Location:

515 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT, 06109
United States

Phone:

860-529-2665

Scavenger Hunt at Wethersfield Library

Dates: 
04/04/2020
04/11/2020
04/18/2020
Time: 
10 am - 4:30 pm

Location:

600 Main Street
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

(860) 278-2670

Second Saturdays at the Wadsworth Atheneum!

Dates: 
04/11/2020
05/09/2020
06/13/2020
Time: 
1 - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Spring Fever! Vacation Program For Grades K-5

Dates: 
04/13/2020
04/14/2020
04/15/2020
Time: 
9 am – Noon

Location:

Bristol Children's Library - Bristol, CT
5 High St
Bristol, CT, 06010
United States

Phone:

(860) 584-6100

Spring Gala- Bristol Childrens Library

Dates: 
04/04/2020
Time: 
10am-2pm

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 1-6

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
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

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 4-6

Dates: 
07/27/2020
07/28/2020
07/29/2020
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

Summer Camp at Mystic Aquarium - Grades 7-10

Dates: 
07/13/2020
07/14/2020
07/15/2020
Time: 
Monday – Friday, 8:30 am-4:00 pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203 899 0606 x247

Summer Camps at Stepping Stones Museum

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
9 am - 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Summer Solstice WIldlie Trivia and Pizza Party

Dates: 
06/19/2020
Time: 
6 – 7:30 pm

Location:

10 Killingworth Tpke
Clinton, CT, 06413
United States

Phone:

860-669-2342

Sunday Hours - The Henry Carter Hull Library

Dates: 
03/29/2020
Time: 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Super Spies (Ages 8 – 12) at Fairfield Museum and History Center

Dates: 
07/20/2020
07/21/2020
07/22/2020
Time: 
10 am - 2 pm

Location:

New Britain Senior Center - New Britain, CT
55 Pearl St
New Britain, CT, 06051
United States

Phone:

(860) 826-3360

Superhero Day- New Britain Senior Center

Dates: 
05/02/2020
Time: 
10 - 11:30 AM

Organization:

Location:

38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT, 06793
United States

Phone:

(860) 868-0518, ext103

The Institute for American Indian Studies' Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/22/2020
06/23/2020
06/24/2020
Time: 
9:00am - 3:00pm (extended camp available with pre-registration)

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Turtle Derby: A Run For the Strawberries

Dates: 
05/03/2020
Time: 
1 – 4 pm

Organization:

Location:

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Phone:

860-236-5621 x222

Organization:

Location:

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Phone:

860-236-5621 x222

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Vernal Pool Walk: Amphibian Program

Dates: 
04/02/2020
Time: 
7:00 — 8:30 pm

Location:

Canton Community Center
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-5808

Water Safety Night- Canton Community Center

Dates: 
05/12/2020
Time: 
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

70 Gracey Road
Canton, CT, 06019
United States

Phone:

860-693-0263

Weekend Bird Walks

Dates: 
04/25/2020
05/02/2020
05/16/2020
Time: 
7 — 9 am

Organization:

Location:

119 Flagg Road
West Hartford, CT, 06119
United States

Phone:

860-561-8260

WESTMOOR PARK Farm Day

Dates: 
05/16/2020
Time: 
11:00 am — 3:00pm

Location:

215 Wyonegonic Rd
Denmark, ME, 04022
United States

Phone:

207-452-2051

Wyonegonic Summer Camp for Girls

Dates: 
06/25/2020
06/26/2020
06/27/2020
Time: 
Overnight

Location:

10 Killingworth Tpke
Clinton, CT, 06413
United States

Phone:

860-669-2342

Yoga for Kids & Caregivers - The Henry Carter Hull Library

Dates: 
04/02/2020
04/09/2020
04/16/2020
Time: 
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM