Public Programs for Children

public programs children

Here at White Memorial, our public programs for children are designed to inspire understanding, appreciation, and respect for the natural world. Advanced registration is required for most programs and space is limited. Check out our upcoming programs below. See something you like? Click on it for a larger view. To register, click the green “Tickets” button on that page. 

Apr
2
Thu
Nature’s Nursery, Winter 2020 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Nature’s Nursery First Thursday of Each Month (Jan. 2, Feb. 6, Mar. 5, April 2) Ages 3-6 Years Nature’s Nursery Series Join us on the first Thursday of each month for hour-long programs designed just for your young nature lovers. Every session will include a story, an encounter with a live animal, and an activity or craft. Bring your kids out to White Memorial for a jam-packed hour of hands-on learning. Parents, we ask that you stay for the duration of the program. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. 4-5pm. Advanced registration is required. Members: $8/child per session or $25/whole series, Non-Members: $12/child per session or $45/whole series.  
Apr
14
Tue
“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 14 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17, 2020
Grades 1-3
9:30am – 12:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 14 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17
Grades 4-6
1:30-4:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

Apr
15
Wed
“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 15 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17, 2020
Grades 1-3
9:30am – 12:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 15 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17
Grades 4-6
1:30-4:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

Apr
16
Thu
“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17, 2020
Grades 1-3
9:30am – 12:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 16 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17
Grades 4-6
1:30-4:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

Apr
17
Fri
“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 17 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 1-3 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17, 2020
Grades 1-3
9:30am – 12:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

“Sense”-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 – CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 17 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
"Sense"-sational Spring Break Camp Grades 4-6 - CANCELLED @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Tuesday, April 14 – Friday, April 17
Grades 4-6
1:30-4:30pm

Which CT animal has the best sense of hearing? Who can see better: a human or a hawk? Why do owls not mind eating smelly skunks? All of these questions about the senses will be answered and more during our “Sense”sational Spring Break Camp. Spend your vacation exploring the wild and wonderful natural world at White Memorial. Meet live animals up close, make some awesome crafts, tromp around the woods, and play fun games, all while learning about the amazing senses of our native critters. Snacks and drinks will be served between adventures. Parents are welcome to stay, but it is not necessary. Meet in the A.B. Ceder Room. Advanced registration is required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Members: $20/child per session or $70/child for the week. Non-members: $35/child per session or $120/child for the week

 

 

 

Apr
24
Fri
30th Annual Museum Sleep-In – POSTPONED, DATE TBD @ White Memorial - Ceder Room
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm
30th Annual Museum Sleep-In - POSTPONED, DATE TBD @ White Memorial - Ceder Room

Friday, April 24 – Saturday, April 25
Grades 4-6

If you enjoy viewing the night sky, exploring the outdoors, learning about nature, and meeting new friends, then join us for the 30th Annual Museum Sleep-In at White Memorial. You’ll get to sleep over in the Museum, as well as make nature crafts, scoop for pond critters, go on nature hikes, meet live animals, and enjoy some yummy food. It will be like a real-life “Night at the Museum!” Limited space, so don’t miss out! Drop-off program. Made possible by the Education and Activities Committee. Meet in the Museum. The event goes from 5pm Friday night – 12 noon Saturday. Advanced registration required. To register, please call 860-567-0857 or visit whitememorialcc.org. Registration must be received by April 17. Members: $60/child, Non-Members: $120/child

Fee covers all program materials, snacks, and breakfast.
This program is limited to 25 kids.
First come, first served.
In mid-April, a confirmation and checklist of items to bring will be mailed.
You will also be contacted regarding your child’s preference for the Friday workshop.
Children should be dropped off promptly at 5pm and picked up at 12 noon.
All activities occur rain or shine.