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Valentine’s Baking at the Farm

Open to Westport Elementary & Middle School Students Grades 3-5 (Feb 11, 3:45-5:45)

and Grades 6-8 (Feb 14, 3:00-5:00)

Back by popular demand: A two-hour after-school Valentine's-themed baking class at the Farm with chef Kathy. Create a Valentine's Day tradition for your jr. bakers. We’re making an array of heart-themed treats. Click here for dates and registration: https://www.wakemantownfarm.org/cooking-and-baking

Wakeman Town Farm, 134 Cross Hwy Westport

Teen Volunteer Club at Earthplace

Ages: Grades 5-12

Date and Time:


Tuesdays, January 8th - March 26th; 4pm-5pm (REGISTER)

OR Thursdays, January 11th - March 28th; 4pm-5pm (REGISTER)


Tuesdays, April 2nd - June 11th, 4pm-5pm (REGISTER)

OR Thursdays, April 4th - June 13th, 4pm-5pm (REGISTER)

Location: Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport CT

Teen Volunteer Club offers a fun and supportive environment for connecting with nature. Work side-by-side with our naturalists to learn animal care skills with hands-on training and explore the Earthplace grounds. Weekly activities include animal care, special event preparation, and maintaining the Earthplace private preserve.


Junior Staff at Earthplace

Ages: Grades 6-12

Date and Time: Saturdays, 10am-2pm

1/5, 1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/27, 5/4, 5/25


Location: Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport CT

Share an enhanced educational experience with your peers while working with our naturalists. Supplementing the school science curriculum, this program provides a solid based in the natural sciences through interactive learning and hands-on experimentation, as well as volunteer work. Volunteers assist in Animal Hall and at our nature programs.