POLICY FOR CLOSINGS AND DELAYS
Our closings/delays will be posted on our home page and channel 12 news CT.
During the Darien Public Schools calendar year: If the Darien Public Schools are closed, have a delayed start or an early dismissal due to inclement weather, please use the following schedule for Darien Nature Center classes.
- Darien Public Schools are closed, Darien Nature Center will be closed.
- Darien Public Schools have a delayed opening, the Darien Nature Center will begin all classes at 10:15 (INCLUDES KNEE-HI TO NATURE).
- Darien Public Schools have an early dismissal. The Darien Nature Center Director will make a decision regarding early dismissal by 7:00 am.
Due to inclement weather during a Darien Nature Center Vacation Program a decision will be made based on local area schools that are in session at that time.
- We will take into consideration the safety of your children and our teachers.
- Please tune into Channel 12 news and/or our website.
SCHOOL CLOSING REFUND POLICY:
Due to inclement weather no refunds or make-up classes will be offered except in the following cases:
1) During regular classes; if a same day of the week class is cancelled two times due to inclement weather, the Darien Nature Center will offer a credit* of 100% for the third day and each subsequent same day of the week thereafter.
2) During a vacation program; if a vacation day is cancelled a credit* of 100% will be offered for that day.
*Credits must be used within the same calendar year towards any new program.