Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.
Greenwich Botanical Center is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to promoting horticulture, conservation, and the arts.

GBC Forest Days

Forest Days at the Greenwich Botanical Center is an all-weather,
outdoor enrichment program with three offerings designed to
encourage children ages 12 months - 6 years to have fun and
grow socially, emotionally, and physically through interest-led
play and natural exploration while developing a
deep appreciation and respect for nature! 

Greenwich Botanical Center Forest Days is an all-weather, outdoor enrichment program with 3 different offerings designed to encourage children ages 12 months - 6 years to have fun and grow socially, emotionally, and physically through interest-led play and natural exploration while developing a deep appreciation and respect for nature!

Explore with Me Spring 2024

Forest Days Explore with Me is an all-weather outdoor enrichment program for children 12 - 36 months and their caregivers. This offering is designed to encourage young children, with the help of their parent or caregiver, to experience nature via circle time, walks, outdoor sensory play, songs and forest exploration. Explore with Me meets at Monday afternoon at 3:45; and 9:30 and 10:30 Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday for 45 minutes from March 18 - May 16th

Explore with Me classes will run with between 4 and 10 caregiver/child pairs.

Little Rangers Spring 2024

Forest Days Little Rangers is an afternoon all-weather, outdoor preschool enrichment program designed for unaccompanied children ages 3 1/2 through 5 years that meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays or Thursdays from 12:15 – 2:45. While our instructors prepare themes and materials to introduce children to the wonders of nature, our schedule flows organically from what our woodland environment presents each day. Outdoor nature play during Little Rangers develops observation skills, problem solving, logic and reasoning skills and encourages taking appropriate risks. Activities include creating secret habitats, making forest stew, observing critters in their natural environments, going on nature walks, singing, art and free play. March 19 - May 16th, 2024

Little Rangers classes will run with between 5 and 10 children.

Afternoon Adventurers Spring 2024

Forest Days Afternoon Adventurers is an immersive outdoor education program for children in Kindergarten and First Grade that meets on Tuesday or Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 – 5:30 PM. Building on the approach of Little Rangers and Explore with Me, children will spend the afternoon exploring and playing in the woods, learning about nature’s interactions, the different ways people interact with nature, how to observe and use our senses, to identify trees, animals, birds, plants and seeds and basic outdoor skills such as map and compass reading. This session runs March 19 - May 15th, 2024

 Afternoon Adventurers classes will run with as few as 5 and as many as 12 children.
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Greenwich Botanical Center
130 Bible Street, P.O. Box 1600
Cos Cob, Connecticut 06807
+1 203-869-9242
info@greenwichbotanicalcenter.org
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Mon - Fri :  9:00AM - 4:00PM
Saturday : Closed
Sunday : Closed