Priscilla Mancinone, Program Coordinator, email@example.com
Lynn Davies, Executive Director, firstname.lastname@example.org
General inquiries, email@example.com
New Milford, CT 06776
Hours: Varies by class offerings
We help young people discover and develop their talents in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and Design-related fields, and inspire entry to these fields through insight to careers and education paths and the use of relevant resources and projects. We provide a highly novel, creative and inspiring environment, with resources and guidance that promote thinking, problem solving and experimentation while displacing fear of failure. We foster individual confidence, and communication and collaboration skills, through opportunities for individual students and team projects. We serve young people with special learning styles by providing environments, projects and guidance that meet these talents and needs. We promote an appreciation, interest and passion for teaching among young people through our innovative and highly effective Mentor and Intern development approach.
Mailing address: PO Box 607
New Milford, CT 06776
Deer Pond Farm in Sherman has approximately 850 acres with 15 miles of hiking trails open to the public daily dawn to dusk. Weekly guided programs are offered throughout the year on various nature themes.
There is diverse geology, habitats, flora and fauna to observe. Over 100 species of birds and numerous other wildlife species have been documented here. We have a well-established pollinator garden and many other habitat enhancement areas along our trails.
Founded in 1898, the Connecticut Audubon Society operates nature facilities in Fairfield, Milford, Pomfret, Sherman, Old Lyme, and an EcoTravel office in Essex. Connecticut Audubon manages 20 wildlife sanctuaries encompassing almost 3,300 acres of open space in Connecticut, and educates over 100,000 children and adults annually. Connecticut Audubon is an independent organization, not affiliated with any national or governmental group.
The Connecticut Audubon Society’s staff, volunteers and scientific vendors work to preserve birds, other wildlife and their environments in Connecticut. No dogs, horses, fishing camping, fires or collecting permitted at our sanctuaries. Our work includes sanctuary management, advocacy, environmental education and activities at our centers and with partnering land owners.
Come visit us!