The New Canaan Nature Center is a not-for-profit environmental education organization dedicated to inspiring people of all ages to respect, protect, and enjoy the world of nature. To be recognized as a leader in environmental education, stewardship of natural resources, and service to the community.
Each day’s schedule provides opportunities for children to explore and express themselves through art, music, and movement, language, math, dramatic play, and hands-on science and creative activities. The day also includes a nature walk and guided hike on the grounds of the Nature Center. Our Preschool runs length of a typical school year, September through May. Themes reflecting seasonal changes in nature provide the basis for daily activities.