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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

The New Britain Museum of American Art

The New Britain Museum of American Art’s founding in 1903 entitles the institution to be designated the first museum of strictly American art in the country. The singular focus on American art and its panoramic view of American artistic achievement make the New Britain Museum of American Art a significant teaching resource available to the local, regional, and national public. All are welcome to experience Art via vibrant education and community outreach programs for all ages include docent-led school and adult tours, teacher services, studio classes and vacation programs, Art Happy Hour gallery talks, lectures, symposia, concerts, film, monthly First Friday jazz evenings, quarterly Museum After Dark parties.
56 Lexington Street
New Britain , CT , 06052
Phone: 860-229-0257
41° 39' 51.444" N, 72° 47' 29.7456" W

iD Tech

iD Tech is the world’s #1 summer STEM program for ages 7-17, held at 150+ prestigious locations nationwide. With world-class instructors and innovative courses in coding, game development, robotics, and design, iD Tech programs instill in-demand skills that embolden students to shape the future.
Held at 150+ Locations Nationwide
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Phone: 1-888-709-TECH
41° 41' 48.3108" N, 72° 43' 15.1392" W

Location:

Harwinton Fairgrounds
150 Locust Rd
Harwinton, CT, 06791
United States

Phone:

860 478 5954

15th Annual Robin Hood’s Medieval Faire

Dates: 
05/18/2024
05/19/2024
05/25/2024
Time: 
10:30AM - 6:00PM

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

2-Week Camp Session at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
07/28/2024
07/29/2024
07/30/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Organization:

Mystic Aquarium

Location:

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

Phone:

860.572.5955

2024 Summer Camps at Mystic Aquarium - (GRADES PREK-12 grade) **MULTIPLE CAMPS/MULTIPLE WEEKS

Dates: 
06/17/2024
06/18/2024
06/19/2024
Time: 
9am

Location:

80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

2024 Summer Nature Camp at White Memorial Conservation Center

Dates: 
07/08/2024
07/09/2024
07/10/2024
Time: 
See website

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711

2024 WoodenBoat Show - Mystic Seaport Museum

Dates: 
06/28/2024
06/29/2024
06/30/2024
Time: 
10:00AM

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

AAPI Celebration - Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Dates: 
05/15/2024
05/16/2024
05/17/2024
Time: 
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

August Father/Son Weekend at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
08/23/2024
08/24/2024
08/25/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Location:

170 Sigourney Street
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Phone:

860-929-7661

Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford Summer Fun Club

Dates: 
06/24/2024
06/25/2024
06/26/2024
Time: 
8:00am-5:00pm and 12:00PM-8:00PM

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(800) 377-3987

Brick Brunch at Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Dates: 
07/27/2024
Time: 
Train boards: 10:15 am Train ride: 10:30 am – 12 pm

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(800) 377-3987

Brick Brunch at Essex Steam Train and Riverboat

Dates: 
07/27/2024
Time: 
Train boards: 10:15 am Train ride: 10:30 am – 12 pm

Location:

Camp Demigod
730 University Ave
Ithaca, NY, 14850
United States

Phone:

650-283-5440

Camp Demigod

Dates: 
07/01/2024
07/02/2024
07/03/2024
Time: 
1:00pm

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Connecticut Science Center Birthday Bash

Dates: 
06/12/2024
06/13/2024
06/14/2024
Time: 
10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location:

422 Church St
Grapevine, TX, 76051
United States

Phone:

817-481-2559

Creative Arts Camp

Dates: 
06/03/2024
06/04/2024
06/05/2024
Time: 
9 AM - 12 PM

Organization:

Location:

10 Deerfield Lane
Ansonia, CT, 06401
United States

Phone:

203-736-1053

Creature Feature – Turtle Time at Ansonia Nature Center

Dates: 
05/25/2024
Time: 
12:00PM - 1:00PM

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Dad is Free on Father's Day at CT Science Center

Dates: 
06/16/2024
Time: 
10:00AM – 4:00PM

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

ENROLLING NOW: Private online coding classes for kids with Young Gates!

Dates: 
05/29/2024
05/30/2024
05/31/2024
Time: 
Varies. Please see website for details.

Organization:

Location:

10 Deerfield Lane
Ansonia, CT, 06401
United States

Phone:

203-736-1053

Family Organic Garden at Ansonia Nature Center

Dates: 
05/21/2024
05/28/2024
06/04/2024
Time: 
3:30PM - 5:00PM

Organization:

Location:

2143 Main Street
Glastonbury, CT, 06033
United States

Phone:

860.652.7697

Family Paint Night Series - Glastonbury Parks and Rec

Dates: 
05/17/2024
Time: 
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

Heroes Unleashed: K-9 Demo Day - Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
06/15/2024
Time: 
11:00AM – 1:00PM

Organization:

Location:

58 North Road
East Windsor , CT, 06088
United States

Phone:

860) 627-6540

Homeschool Day at the CT Trolley Museum

Dates: 
05/17/2024
Time: 
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Organization:

Location:

36 Perimeter Road
Windsor Locks, CT, 06096
United States

Phone:

(860) 623-3305

Homeschool Days at the New England Air Museum

Dates: 
05/20/2024
Time: 
10:00AM - 3:00PM

Location:

Various locations Enter zip code on website to see closest locations
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United States

Phone:

1-888-709-TECH

iD Tech On Campus Camps- Multiple locations (2024)

Dates: 
06/03/2024
06/04/2024
06/05/2024
Time: 
see schedule

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

June Camp Session at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
06/09/2024
06/10/2024
06/11/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Location:

520 East 1st Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V5T 0H2
Canada

Phone:

604-844-3800

Junior Arts Institute

Dates: 
07/02/2024
07/03/2024
07/04/2024
Time: 
9:00-4:00pm

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

Junior Camp Session at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
08/11/2024
08/12/2024
08/13/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Organization:

Location:

1060 Main St.
Branford, CT, 06405
United States

Phone:

203-481-1015

Kids only Pizza Party - Fired Up- Branford

Dates: 
05/18/2024
06/29/2024
Time: 
5:00PM - 7:00PM

Organization:

Location:

323 Broad Street
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-285-1910

Lego Club at Windsor Public Library

Dates: 
06/04/2024
07/02/2024
08/06/2024
Time: 
5:30PM - 6:30PM

Location:

4025 S. Hwy 89-91
Wellsville, UT, 84339
United States

Phone:

(435) 245-6050

Life on the Farm Summer Camp

Dates: 
06/03/2024
06/04/2024
06/05/2024
Time: 
9am- 1pm

Organization:

Location:

323 Broad Street
Windsor, CT, 06095
United States

Phone:

860-285-1910

Mad Science at Windsor Public Library

Dates: 
06/11/2024
07/09/2024
08/13/2024
Time: 
6:00PM - 7:00PM

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

Main Camp Session at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
06/30/2024
07/01/2024
07/02/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Organization:

Location:

250 Columbus Blvd
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-520-2167

MakeFest at the Connecticut Science Center

Dates: 
05/18/2024
Time: 
11:00AM - 3:00PM

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

May Father/Son Weekend 1 at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
05/17/2024
05/18/2024
05/19/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Organization:

Falling Creek Camp

Location:

816 Falling Creek Camp Rd.
Zirconia, NC, 28790
United States

Phone:

828-692-0262

May Father/Son Weekend 2 at Falling Creek Camp

Dates: 
05/24/2024
05/25/2024
05/26/2024
Time: 
8:00AM

Location:

1098 Main Street
South Glastonbury, CT, 06073
United States

Phone:

860-833-0095

May Free Farm Tasting

Dates: 
05/19/2024
Time: 
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

409 Main Street
Niantic, CT, 06357
United States

Phone:

860-691-1111

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

Muster Day at Old Sturbridge Village

Dates: 
05/18/2024
Time: 
9:30AM - 5:00PM

Location:

109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

(860) 536-1216

Nature Night Out - Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center

Dates: 
05/18/2024
Time: 
5:00PM-8:00PM

Organization:

Location:

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

Phone:

(508) 347-3362

Night in the Museum at Old Sturbridge Village

Dates: 
05/18/2024
05/25/2024
06/01/2024
Time: 
Program begins at 5:30 on your selected date and runs until 9:30 the following morning.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Online Coding Camps with Young Gates!

Dates: 
05/27/2024
05/28/2024
05/29/2024
Time: 
Varies. Please see website for details.

Location:

370 Beach Rd.
Fairfield, CT, 06824
United States

Phone:

(203) 259-1598

Open Play at Victorian Cottage

Dates: 
05/21/2024
05/28/2024
06/04/2024
Time: 
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Organization:

Frost Valley YMCA

Location:

2000 Frost Valley Road
Claryville, NY, 12725
United States

Phone:

845-985-2291 ext 205

OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMP OPEN HOUSES- Frost Valley YMCA

Dates: 
05/19/2024
Time: 
1 pm - 3:30 pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

Paleontology Week - Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Dates: 
05/27/2024
05/28/2024
05/29/2024
Time: 
9:00AM - 5:00PM

Location:

Humane Society of Charlotte Animal Resource Center
1348 Parker Dr.
Charlotte, NC, 28208
United States

Paw-sitive Impact for Teens with Disabilities

Dates: 
07/08/2024
07/09/2024
Time: 
9am-12pm

Organization:

Location:

67 Main St
Essex, CT, 06426
United States

Phone:

(860) 767-8269

RiverQuest Kid’s Cruise at Connecticut River Museum

Dates: 
05/18/2024
06/15/2024
07/13/2024
Time: 
9:00AM

Location:

Old Grove Park - West Haven CT
.
West Haven, CT, .
United States

Phone:

203-937-3510

Savin Rock Festival - 2024

Dates: 
07/26/2024
07/27/2024
Time: 
Friday, July 26, 5-10 p.m. | Saturday, July 27, 9 a.m.-10 p.m.

Location:

625 Williams Street
New London, CT, 06320
United States

Phone:

(860) 443-2545

Science Saturdays at Lyman Allyn

Dates: 
05/18/2024
06/15/2024
Time: 
11:00AM - 1:00PM

Organization:

Location:

409 Main Street
Niantic, CT, 06357
United States

Phone:

860-691-1111

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Sonic Sandbox ONLINE

Dates: 
07/22/2024
07/23/2024
07/24/2024
Time: 
9AM to 12 Noon EST

Location:

80 Whitehall Rd PO Box 368
Litchfield, CT, 06759
United States

Phone:

860-567-0857

Organization:

Location:

180 Bloomfield Ave.
Hartford, CT, 06105
United States

Steve & Kate's Camp 2024

Dates: 
06/17/2024
06/18/2024
06/19/2024
Time: 
See website for details.

Location:

ONLINE ONLY

Summer Camp - Art

Dates: 
07/08/2024
07/09/2024
07/10/2024
Time: 
9am - 2pm

Location:

303 West Avenue
Norwalk, CT, 06850
United States

Phone:

203-899-0606

Summer Camp at Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Dates: 
06/17/2024
06/18/2024
06/19/2024
Time: 
Camp Hours: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm Extended Care: 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Location:

60 Main Street
Farmington, CT, 06032
United States

Summer in Farmington

Dates: 
07/07/2024
07/08/2024
07/09/2024
Time: 
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Location:

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
300 Columbus Boulevard
Hartford, CT, 06103
United States

Phone:

860-713-3131

Taste of the Caribbean & Jerk Festival

Dates: 
08/03/2024
Time: 
1:00PM - 9:00PM

Organization:

Location:

38 Curtis Road
Washington, CT, 06793
United States

Phone:

(860) 868-0518, ext103

The Institute for American Indian Studies' Summer Camp (Ages 6 – 12)

Dates: 
06/26/2024
06/27/2024
06/28/2024
Time: 
9:00am - 3:00pm

Location:

Smith Middle School
216 Addison Rd
Glastonbury, CT, 06033
United States

Phone:

860-833-0095

Touch A Truck

Dates: 
05/18/2024
Time: 
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Organization:

Location:

75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT, 06355
United States

Phone:

860-572-0711

Voyage to the Deep – Underwater Adventures at Mystic Seaport Museum

Dates: 
06/08/2024
06/09/2024
06/10/2024
Time: 
10:00AM

Organization:

Historic Deerfield

Location:

84B Old Main Street
Deerfield, CT, 01342
United States

Phone:

413-774-5581

Wooly Wonders – Heritage Breed Sheep Weekend

Dates: 
05/18/2024
05/19/2024
Time: 
10:00AM - 4:00PM

Location:

North Metro Flex Academy
2350 Helen St N
North St. Paul, MN, 55109
United States

Phone:

651-243-2221

Your Extraordinary Summer (YES), MN Institute for Talented Youth

Dates: 
06/17/2024
06/18/2024
06/19/2024
Time: 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM