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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Spooky Nature Trail, Adult and Family, at DPNC
October 20, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
What will haunt you in the woods? Our annual spooky festivities for Halloween are sure to haunt your senses as darkness falls and this treasured, regional favorite provides many spooks and fright. Explore the Nature Center trails on a self-guided tour with weird and wild animals, glowing, jack-o-lanterns and frightful and delightful creatures of all kinds.In addition to the haunted trail, families will enjoy spooky-themed crafts and games for children, as well as close encounters with the cuddly and creepy creatures found at the Nature Center. We will have treats and cider available for purchase.
5:30-7 p.m. Mild scare, 7-7:30 p.m. Moderate scare
$12 per youth (ages 3-12) and $8 per adult (ages 13+)
Generously sponsored by Charter Oak Credit Union, Chelsea Groton Bank and The Day
Children must be accompanied by an adult on the trails. For additional information or to volunteer as a character on the trail, please contact the Nature Center at 860.536.1216. Strollers are discouraged on grounds for safety purposes. Flashlights are welcomed for use after dark.
TWO Nights! Register for Friday or Saturday.
Online registration will stop after 4:15 pm the day of (for Friday);3pm(for Saturday) .Register for Saturday