Be a part of GEC Family Enrichment. We’ll be using stories and imagination to branch out and forage in our Green Spaces.  Join us for super fun, developmentally appropriate, nature-based play.

Registration Open for Sprouts (age 3-8)  Afterschool Enrichment
 Mushrooms (ages 1-3 with caregiver) Preregister HERE STILL ENROLLING Autumn Session II: October 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, December 2,9,16,30, Wednesdays 9-10 am, All through the seasons, rain, snow or shine!

Registration Open for Mushrooms (ages 1-3 with caregiver) All through the seasons, rain, snow or shine!
Registration Open for Summer Sprouts (age 3-8) Enrichment


TEEN VOLUNTEERS You'll help your community explore their green spaces with courage, imagination. October 11, 2 - 3:30
You can help your community explore their green spaces with courage, and imagination. LEARN MORE


Upcoming Family Field Studies & Events:

*morning Mushrooms (age 1-3) with caregivers and afternoon Sprouts (age 3-8) programs, click on images above to register

  • Friday, February 26th:  Small world storytelling with Terrariums*
  • Friday, March 18:  Mini Clover Lawns & Marigolds*
  • Sunday, March 20:  Special Event for First Day of Spring, Clover and Moss Gardens: Fairies & Gnomes Play (FYI, Palm Sunday)*
  • Wednesday, March 23:  Final sign up date for Lettuce Challenge, and teacher/parent Q&A  3:30-5 pm
  • Sunday, April 24Greenwich Youth Film Festival and High School Fairchild Challenge Awards at Cole Auditorium, Greenwich Public Library
  • Friday, April 29:  Arbor Day Tree & Leaf Poetry & Creating Compost Posters with Town of Greenwich Conservation Commission (International Compost awareness Week and student compost posters on display May 1-7)*
  • Wednesday, May 4:  Registered Schools Pickup Lettuce Challenge Plants
  • Saturday, May 7:  May Market, Bouquets for Mother’s Day
  • Sunday, May 16:  Welcoming Curiosity Concerts
  • Friday, May 20:  Secret Garden Themed Pollinator Plantings*
  • Wednesday, June 15, 4pm:  Buttercrunch Awards for Lettuce Challenge & Elementary School Fairchild Challenge Awards
  • July 4-August 12:  Summer School/Camp Outreach Imaginative Gardening for Stewardship with Herbs, Greens & Tomatoes:  Weekly Plant Petting Zoos, Resourceful Design, and Composting with Worms
  • August 15-September 2:  Sprouts Summer Enrichment Themed Nature Play in the garden, greenhouse, and Pinetum, ages 3-8, 9:15 am – 12 pm
    • August 15-19:   Seton Storytellers & Small Worlds
    • August 22-26:  Treasure Hunters & Maps
    • August 29-Sept 2:  Cardboard Homesteads & Farmers Markets