Ever wondered what it was like to work on a farm over 100 years ago? Enroll in Bauer Park‘s week long camp, Farm Fanatics for a chance to go back in time. Enjoy fun farm activities such as planting, making butter, making candles, playing early American games, and searching for historical farm artifacts. This camp is ideal for kids ages 6-9 and runs Monday through Friday from 1-4pm. Be sure to dress for the weather, bring lots of sunscreen, wear closed toed shoes, and bring a snack and water. There is a fee of $98 for this week long camp. Register online for this camp on the website or by calling 203-245-5623.
Ever wondered what it’s like to be a farmer? Head out to the Stamford Museum and Nature Center every Wednesday at 2pm this summer to discover the life of a farmer on Heckscher Farm. There will be a different farming activity each week including milking, grooming, caring for young animals, and more! This program runs from June 24th-August 19th and runs for 30-45 minutes. This program is free (with gate admission) and for all ages. Meet at the chicken coop!
Bring your young kids (ages 0-3 years) over to Westmoor Park for a guided nature walk and visit to the farm. Feel free to bring strollers or wagons for your kids. There is a fee of $10 for residents and $11 for non-residents (for each parent/child pair, plus an extra half of the fee for each addition child). Be sure to register online, in person, or by mail!