DPNC Program Cancellation Policy: Pre-registration allows the Nature Center to secure staffing and materials for programs, so that we may best serve you. We require pre-registration and pre-payment for most programs in order to reserve a space. If DPNC cancels a program, you will receive a full refund. If you withdraw from a program more than 4 days in advance, you will receive a refund less a 25% administrative fee. Withdrawals within 4 days of a program are not refundable. Preregistration for all programs is always recommended. Walk-ins should be prepared to pay by check or with exact change for programs at Coogan Farm, off-site, or after hours, and may be turned away if program is full.

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February 2017

Homeschool

February 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Jan. 10 & 24, Feb. 14 & 28, March 14 & 28, April 11 & 25, May 9 & 23, and June 13 1:30-4:30pm $15 per child, per class The curriculum includes topics such as reptiles, weather, Native American life, astronomy, water, amphibians, soil, and pollination. Activities related to the…

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March 2017

Natural Art with Nature Nik

March 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Thursday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27 9:30-11:30am Ages 7-10 $10 per child, per class Join DPNC educator Nikki on a fun, artistic adventure exploring nature in creative ways. Using STEAM standards and artistic principles, we will fuse both art and nature together to make…

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Fireside Stories

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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End your week relaxing by the fire with your family. We’ll have stories, rhymes and songs, and the magic of a crackling fire! For families with children up to 8 years old. Meet at DPNC. Free/member, $5/nonmember (per person cost). [button size='tiny' color='' background_color='' font_size='' line_height='' font_style='' font_weight='' text='Register' link='https://55308.blackbaudhosting.com/55308/tickets?tab=2&txobjid=201e3579-db40-405f-9033-ee608ec4dbb4'…

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Preschool Open House

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Give your child the gift of a magical childhood in nature. Join us at the preschool to learn more about our unique nature-based program. Meet our animals, explore the classroom and find out how we infuse nature into our comprehensive program while preparing your child for kindergarten in a fun…

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Snowshoeing at the Coogan Farm

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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If we are lucky, we will have freshly fallen snow! Join us for a snowshoe trek (or a walk, if no snow) through the winter wonderland that is the Coogan Farm. We’ll move at a slow pace, keeping an eye out for animal tracks, birds and other winter wildlife. Please…

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Seuss on the Loose

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$6.80/member / $8 non-member. Ages 5-12. Join us for a fun morning celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday! Did you know Dr. Seuss is a New England native? We’ll read The Lorax, make Oobleck, and learn about the importance of trees in our world. Meet at DPNC. [button size='tiny' color='' background_color='' font_size=''…

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Homemade Maple Candy

March 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Coogan Farm, 162 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic,CT06355United States
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$15.30/members, $18/nonmembers. We’ll meet at Coogan Farm and cook this melt-in-your-mouth seasonal candy together. Leave with recipes and experience to make more of your own candy at home. Minimum 5 participants for program.

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Chickadees

March 6 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Mondays, 9:30-11am. Jan. 9, 23, 30, Feb. 6, 13, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 17, 24 $8.50/member, $10/nonmember Led by Marianne Goddard Explore the DPNC with your little one in our classic parent and child class. Activities, circle time, and time outside bring nature to life for…

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Downtown Birding: Noank, March 8, 2017

March 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

$8.50/member $10/nonmemberSome of the best winter birding is right in the heart of our communities! Join us as we look for resident birds and winter visitors. The walk starts at Carson’s Store (43 Main St., Noank), and we’ll head out and look for waterfowl and other birds around the mouth…

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Natural Art with Nature Nik

March 9 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center, 109 Pequotsepos Road
Mystic,CT06355United States
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Thursday, March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; April 6, 13, 20, 27 9:30-11:30am Ages 7-10 $10 per child, per class Join DPNC educator Nikki on a fun, artistic adventure exploring nature in creative ways. Using STEAM standards and artistic principles, we will fuse both art and nature together to make…

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