Winter Vacation Camp

02/20/2012 to 02/24/2012

151 Brookdale Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203-322-6971.

February 20th-24th, 9 am to 3 pm

A full day camp program offered to 5 to 11 year olds. Parents are welcome to sign up for individual days or the whole week. Each day children will explore a topic related to the botanical and natural world. A healthy snack will be provided by the Arboretum each day however each child is responsible for their own peanut free lunch. Children should dress appropriately for the weather as we will be spending time outside each day. $350 per week/$75 per day (Non Members), $300 per week/$65 per day (Members). For more information, please call Todd DuPont at 203-322-6971, visit www.bartlettarboretum.org or e-mail education@bartlettarboretum.org
* * * * * Our 91-acre nature preserve is a living museum of majestic trees, rare plant collections, charming gardens, and varied natural habitats and landscapes traversed by hiking and walking trails. The Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens is open to the public every day of the year.

Inter- Break Out Day: How Sweet It Is!

02/20/2012 to 02/20/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Visit SM&NC on your vacation break and discover all of the sweet things we have to offer! Join us for a Maple Sugar Open House and see how the sugaring season is progressing. Learn about the ecology of chocolate and make a chocolate craft to take home. Take a winter farm tour to see how all of our sweet spring babies have grown up. Join us at 2:30 for s'mores over the campfire. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Folk Art Creation Station at Westport Historical Society

02/21/2012 to 02/23/2012

25 Avery Place, Westport, CT Phone: 203-222-1424.

10 am- 2pm, Come for one or more days. Children: K-5, $145 Non-Members $175. Get Active, Log Off! Low-Tech Fun
Folk art includes sock monkeys, ugly dolls, classic games; All supplies and snack provided; bring bag lunch, Pizza Thursday.

Winter Vacation Adventures Audubon Greenwich

02/21/2012 to 02/22/2012

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-5272 .

Sign up and explore the winter season with Audubon's experts. They will enjoy short nature hikes, learn how wildlife weathers winter's tough conditions, and have fun making crafts with new friends. Sign up for one or all the days. For Grades K-5. $65 per day. ($75 for non-members) Registration forms & details are online. Questions? Call James at x224 or Ted at x230.

Paint with the Animals

02/21/2012 to 02/23/2012

Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06610. Phone: 203-394-6563`.

Create one-of-a-kind artwork by collaborating with our veryown animal artists-in-residence! This new premium program is the first ofits kind in the country and is open by reservation only. The minimum age toparticipate is 6 years old; couples and families are encouraged to painttogether. Cost: $100 per canvas. A single canvas may be used by an individual,or a group of up to 6 may share a canvas. Six canvases will be available eachof the three days. Call (203) 394-6563 for details and to reserve a canvas.

Sketching Theatre with artist and illustrator Deborah Bassino

02/21/2012 to 02/21/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Workshop for ages 8 – 13. $25; Members, $20. Learn sketching techniques inspired by the rich and glorious costumes and set designs in the theatre exhibition.

Vacation Drop Off Days

02/21/2012 to 02/23/2012

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.1646.

Tuesday, Feb 21 - Thursday, Feb 23, 2 - 5 pm, Ages 5 - 8. Explore some of your favorite parts of the SM&NC during the winter vacation. View the night sky during the day, see the farm animals get tucked in for the night, play great winter games, discover how animals get ready for winter and more. Each day will be lead by two SM&NC environmental educators and will feature visits with live animals, hands-on experiments and activities, crafts and nature walks. Peanut-free snack will be served each day. Sign up for one day or all three! Limited to 12 children per day. Members: $35/day or $90 for 3 days  | Non-Members: $45/day or $120 for 3 days. For more information call 203.322.1646, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org, or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Mad Masks at Fairfield Museum and History Center

02/22/2012 to 02/22/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Workshop for ages 6 – 10. $10; Members, $8. Create a mixed media mask inspired by the costumes and creatures in the Bravo! theatre exhibition, like Egyptian gods, feathered headdresses, donkeys and lions!

All Day Theater Wednesday at The Fairfield Museum and History Center

02/22/2012 to 02/22/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Workshops: ages 6 - 10. Mad Masks: 10am – 12pm. Create a mixed media mask inspired by the costumes and creatures in the Bravo! theatre exhibition, like Egyptian gods, feathered headdresses, donkeys and lions!. Theatre Explorers: Workshop for ages 6 – 10. Dive in to our costume trunk and explore fun theatre games, playwriting, improv and more in the Bravo! theatre exhibition. Combined fee for all-day option: $30; Members, $25. A staff-supervised lunch time and break is available for participants who sign up for both Wednesday workshops. Please bring a peanut-free lunch.

Theatre Explorers at The Fairfield Museum and History Center

02/22/2012 to 02/22/2012

370 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Workshop for ages 6 – 10. $10; Members, $8. Dive in to our costume trunk and explore fun theatre games, playwriting, improv and more in the Bravo! theatre exhibition.