Jun
11
Tue
ONLINE SALES ARE NOW CLOSED! The 38th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!
Jun 11 @ 2:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 12:00 am
ONLINE SALES ARE NOW CLOSED! The 38th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle Ticket Sale!

The 38th Annual Family Nature Day Raffle!

ONLINE SALES ARE NOW CLOSED! PLEASE CALL 860-567-0857 to PURCHASE TICKETS! THANK YOU!

Drawing is at 4PM on Saturday, September 28, 2019 at The White Memorial Conservation Center. Ticket holders do not need to be present to win but it sure is fun if you are…. just to see the expression on your face! Priceless!

Tickets are $10.00 each. Only 1000 tickets are printed!

Three destination prizes are up for grabs this year!

The first prize is a one week trip for two to Iceland donated by Krummi Travel www.krummitravel.com . June 13 – 21, 2020: Includes eight days / seven nights accommodation, breakfast and dinner daily, round trip airfare from Boston or New York, and transportation while in Iceland.  Enjoy this glorious time of year when the midnight sun teases you into staying up far later than you ever did as a kid and Iceland is alive with Nature!

The second prize is a $1500 gift card to the incomparable Winvian Farm in Morris, Connecticut! Winvian is our neighbor and a great supporter of White Memorial. We love them! Choose from their menu of whimsical, architect designed rooms…will it be the Tree House? The Helicopter? The Beaver Lodge or another of these breathtaking cottages? Your gift card covers two nights plus breakfast for two making for one of the grandest weekend getaways that we can imagine! www.winvian.com

This year’s third prize is a doozy as well! Choose three friends, pack your camping gear (a tent is provided) and head out to The Wolf Conservation Center in South Salem , New York where you will spend a night under the stars listening to the howling residents which make this destination one of the greatest education and environmental centers in the United States. “Sleeping with Wolves”: Included in your $300 gift card is a pizza party and breakfast and a talk from the Center Staff about their precious residents. www.nywolf.org

All proceeds from the raffle benefit programming expenses at the Conservation Center.

All online purchasers will receive their ticket stubs in jpeg form via email. The originals can be picked up at the Museum where they will be stored in a file.

Tickets can also be purchased by phone: 860-567-0857 and in person at the Gift Shop.

Jul
20
Sat
Museum Children Free Week
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm
Museum Children Free Week

Museum Children Free Week

July 20 – 26, 2019

In Memory of John Howard from His family and Friends.

Free admission to children ages twelve and under when accompanied by an adult.

Jul
22
Mon
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp (Grades 3-9) @ A.B. Ceder Room
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – Jul 26 @ 3:30 pm
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp (Grades 3-9) @ A.B. Ceder Room

July 8-August 9 (weekdays only)
“Natural History Explorers” Summer Camp
Kids entering grades 3 – 9 can join us for week-long sessions that immerse them in nature! All-day adventures take us into the nooks and crannies of White Memorial property, as well as to natural areas throughout northwestern CT. Activities include collecting rocks and minerals, investigating aquatic life, exploring different ecosystems, learning to identify wildlife, climbing mountains, hiking trails, and so much more. 9:30am – 3:30pm each day. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $150/week, Non-members: $210/week. Members can begin registering on March 15 and non-members on April 1. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Grades 3 & 4: July 8-12 (SOLD OUT!) & 15-19 (SOLD OUT!)
Grades 5 & 6: July 22-26 (SOLD OUT!) & July 29-Aug. 2
Grades 7, 8 & 9: August 5-9

Refunds will only be issued (minus a $15 service fee) if a cancellation is made 2 weeks in advance of the program you booked. Call 860-567-0857 or email for changes or cancellations to your booking.

Nature Adventurers Summer Camp (Grades 1 & 2) – SOLD OUT! @ Mott Van Winkle Classroom
Jul 22 @ 9:30 am – Jul 26 @ 3:30 pm
Nature Adventurers Summer Camp (Grades 1 & 2) - SOLD OUT! @ Mott Van Winkle Classroom

July 8-26 (weekdays only) – SOLD OUT!
“Nature Adventurers” Summer Camp
Kids entering grades 1 & 2 can join us for three weeks of all-day outdoor discovery, games, books, songs, and crafts that help them learn more about the natural world around them. Sign up by week. 9:30am – 3:30pm each day. Meet on the Ceder Room lawn in the Main Area. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org to register. Space is limited! Members: $125/week, Non-members: $185/week. Members can begin registering on March 15 and non-members on April 1. Financial aid available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refunds will only be issued (minus a $15 service fee) if a cancellation is made 2 weeks in advance of the program you booked. Call 860-567-0857 or email for changes or cancellations to your booking.

Jul
24
Wed
Yoga in the Garden
Jul 24 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer sun. Class will be followed by a brief guided meditation for those who would like to participate. This is an all levels, all ages program and requires no prior yoga or meditation experience! Recent studies have shown the benefits of yoga, which include stress reduction, improvement in strength, flexibility, and balance.

Please bring a mat and water (and sunscreen/bug repellent if desired). Each class  is $10. Come to one, several, or all!! A portion of these proceeds will go to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. For information, Please call 860-309-9489.

 

Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT is a Board Certified movement therapist, nationally certified counselor, and a registered yoga teacher. She is a 27 year employee of Waterbury Hospital and an adjunct faculty member in dance at NVCC. She owns and operates the Evolving Center, a private practice, in Litchfield.

Jul
26
Fri
Star Party!
Jul 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Star Party!

Friday, July 26, 2019

This astronomy program is organized by members of the Litchfield Hills Amateur Astronomy Club and the Mattatuck Astronomical Society. Weather permitting; there will be star gazing after the program. 8:00 P.M., A.B. Ceder Room. Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. You are invited to bring your own telescope or binoculars. FREE… Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center’s programming expenses

Jul
27
Sat
Tree Identification Walk with Lukas Hyder
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Tree Identification Walk with Lukas Hyder

Saturday, July 27, 2019

It’s much easier to ID trees when they have foliage all over them! Step up your game and allow the Master to teach you a thing or two! 10:00 a.m., Meet in the Museum parking lot. FREE…Donations will be accepted to help defray the Conservation Center’s programming expenses

Jul
29
Mon
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp (Grades 3-9) @ A.B. Ceder Room
Jul 29 @ 9:30 am – Aug 2 @ 3:30 pm
Natural History Explorers Summer Camp (Grades 3-9) @ A.B. Ceder Room

July 8-August 9 (weekdays only)
“Natural History Explorers” Summer Camp
Kids entering grades 3 – 9 can join us for week-long sessions that immerse them in nature! All-day adventures take us into the nooks and crannies of White Memorial property, as well as to natural areas throughout northwestern CT. Activities include collecting rocks and minerals, investigating aquatic life, exploring different ecosystems, learning to identify wildlife, climbing mountains, hiking trails, and so much more. 9:30am – 3:30pm each day. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $150/week, Non-members: $210/week. Members can begin registering on March 15 and non-members on April 1. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Grades 3 & 4: July 8-12 (SOLD OUT!) & 15-19 (SOLD OUT!)
Grades 5 & 6: July 22-26 (SOLD OUT!) & July 29-Aug. 2
Grades 7, 8 & 9: August 5-9

Refunds will only be issued (minus a $15 service fee) if a cancellation is made 2 weeks in advance of the program you booked. Call 860-567-0857 or email for changes or cancellations to your booking.

Jul
30
Tue
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp (Ages 4 & 5) – SOLD OUT! @ Nature Museum
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Wee Discoverers Summer Camp (Ages 4 & 5) - SOLD OUT! @ Nature Museum

Tuesdays, July 9, 16, 23, 30, and Aug. 6 – SOLD OUT!
“Wee Discoverers” Summer Nature Camp
This weekly two-hour series for 4 & 5 year-olds features stories, songs, crafts, games, and outdoor adventures that introduce young ones to the wonders of nature! Sign up by session or for all 5 sessions. Meet in Nature Museum Children’s Corner. 9:30 – 11:30am. Pre-registration and pre-payment are required. Please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Space is limited! Members: $15/session, Non-members: $25/session. Members can begin registering on March 15 and non-members on April 1. Financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Refunds will only be issued (minus a $15 service fee) if a cancellation is made 2 weeks in advance of the program you booked. Call 860-567-0857 or email for changes or cancellations to your booking.

 

Jul
31
Wed
Yoga in the Garden
Jul 31 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Yoga in the Garden

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

In the garden behind the White Memorial museum, we will practice gentle, Vinyasa yoga as we listen to the birds, feel the morning breezes, and celebrate the warmth of the summer sun. Class will be followed by a brief guided meditation for those who would like to participate. This is an all levels, all ages program and requires no prior yoga or meditation experience! Recent studies have shown the benefits of yoga, which include stress reduction, improvement in strength, flexibility, and balance.

Please bring a mat and water (and sunscreen/bug repellant if desired). Each class  is $10. Come to one, several, or all!! A portion of these proceeds will go to the White Memorial Conservation Center. 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. For information, Please call 860-309-9489.

 

Judith Ehrman-Shapiro, MA, BC-DMT, NCC, RYT is a Board Certified movement therapist, nationally certified counselor, and a registered yoga teacher. She is a 27 year employee of Waterbury Hospital and an adjunct faculty member in dance at NVCC. She owns and operates the Evolving Center, a private practice, in Litchfield.