"When You Come to Roaring Brook ..."
- 9:30 am - 10:45 am or 9:45 am - 11:00 am
- 11 am - 12:15 am or 11:15 am - 12:30 pm
- 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm or 12:45 - 2 pm
All programs at Roaring Brook Nature Center
are 1-1/4 hour (75 minutes) except as listed. Schedule times may vary
slightly for 2 hour programs.
For all day programs, scheduling as early in the year as possible is recommended.
Please call 860.693.0263 between 9 am - 5 pm Monday through Friday
Reservations should be made as early in the school year as possible
Limited facilities are available
to groups. Reservations are required.
The Nature Center gift shop carries a variety of nature-related items
for children and adults. Reservations are requested for gift shop use.
Gift bags may be ordered in advance.
To place an order, call 860.693.0263.
Gift shop proceeds support our educational programming.
Two week cancellation notice is required to avoid being billed
the minimum program fee.
There is no charge for groups canceling due to inclement weather.
Every effort is made to reschedule.
Please notify the Nature Center of any special needs of your group.
Our building is wheelchair accessible and we have an ADA compliant restroom; most or our trails are not wheelchair accessible but several smaller trails near our building are wheelchair accessible.
Two chaperones (one teacher and one parent or 2 parents) or is requested for every ten students. Please do not bring siblings or additional younger children. Additional chaperones will be charged $6 per chaperone.
Arrival / Teacher Check-in
Upon arrival teachers should check into gift shop/office. Late arrivals
may result in shortened programs. Refunds are not issued for shortened programs. If you are planning to arrive early, please notify the Center
as building space may be in use by other groups.
Full payment is required upon arrival unless other arrangements are made in advance.
Payment may be made in the form of cash (larger bills, please), check or by Mastercard or Visa. The Nature Center does not accept discount coupons or Museum memberships in lieu of payment for school programs.
Weather / Clothing
Programs at Roaring Brook Nature Center
utilize the wide variety of habitats
in the refuge. Classes will go out in the rain, except in the event of thunderstorms. Participants must come dressed to go outdoors.