CLOSED! The Budding Naturalist: July 7-10

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CLOSED! The Budding Naturalist: July 7-10

Time: July 7, 2014 at 3pm to July 10, 2014 at 5pm
Location: Animal Embassy public exhibit at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Street: 39 Scofieldtown Road
City/Town: Stamford, CT 06903
Website or Map:
Phone: 203-655-5404
Event Type: children, nature, animals, education
Organized By: Animal Embassy
Latest Activity: Jun 10, 2014

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The Budding Naturalist

For children entering Grades K-2 and Grades 3-5

July 7-10, 2014

Monday-Thursday, 3:00-5:00 pm


This program is perfect for any nature lover and will help develop a deeper appreciation for exotic animals and far-away places, as well as for our local wildlife and habitats. With access to over 100 rescued and adopted exotic animals residing in our public exhibit, as well as to the beautiful property of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center and surrounding woodland preserve, students will receive amazing cross-training as a “Budding Naturalist.” Discover life under the surface of our local aquatic habitats (with nets and fish traps), check our camera trap (for images of elusive forest-dwelling creatures), learn field techniques to make plaster casts of animal tracks, and learn techniques for the safe handling of our rescued ambassadors and field subjects. Programs will run with a minimum of 8 children. Maximum 10-12 children.



$120 per child for 4-day program

$105 per child for 4-day program for SM&NC Members


Drop-off & pick-up location:

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903 (meet in front of the Otter Pond)



Please complete and mail your application as soon as possible to secure your child’s place.


Download an Application Form on our website's Vacation Programs page, or contact our office:



Phone: 203.655.5404.

For Stamford Museum & Nature Center Membership discount, please visit to join SM&NC.

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