The Nature Center will be OPEN Wednesday, Dec. 27 - Saturday, Dec. 30 from 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM for holiday visitors!

School Calendar

DNC Opens Aug 28, 2017
Closed – Labor Day Sep 4, 2017
Chipmunks Vacation Camp Sep 5-8, 2017
Parent Orientation Sep 6, 2017
S’mores & More Sep 7, 2017
First Day of Fall Session Sep 11, 2017
Closed – Rosh Hashanah Sept 21, 2017
Positive Parenting Workshop Oct 5, 2017
Open – Columbus Day Oct 9, 2017
Fall Fest 2017: Fireside Oct 21, 2017
Pumpkin Decorating Oct 25 & 26, 2017
Hoot & Howl Oct 29, 2017
Closed – Election Day Nov 7, 2017
Open – Veterans Day Nov 11, 2017
Half Day – 1:00 Closing Nov 22, 2017
Closed – Thanksgiving Break Nov 23 & 24, 2017
Afternoon with the Animals Dec 5, 2017
Adventures in Science Dec 6, 2017
Last Day of Fall Session Dec 15, 2017
Snowbirds Vacation Camp Dec 18-21, 2017
Ornament Decorating Dec 20, 2017
Half Day – 1:00 Closing Dec 22, 2017
Closed – Christmas Break Dec 25-26, 2017
Closed – New Year’s Day Jan 1, 2018
First Day Winter/Spring Session Jan 3, 2018
Closed – Martin Luther King Jan 15, 2018
Closed – Presidents Day Feb 19, 2018
Groundhogs Vacation Camp Feb 20-23, 2018
Early Dismissal Program (TBA) March 14-16, 2018
Closed – Good Friday March 30, 2018
Closed – Day after Easter Apr 2, 2018
Crickets Vacation Camp Apr 9-13, 2018
Earth Day Celebration Apr 22, 2018
Down on the Farm May 26, 2018
Closed – Memorial Day – Walk with us in the parade! May 28, 2018
Last Day Winter/Spring Session Jun 8, 2018
June Bugs Vacation Camp TBD
Summer Camp Begins Jun 18, 2018

School Closings:

The DNC follows Darien Public School policies for closings/delays.

School Delays:

Check Channel 12 News and our
website in inclement weather
DNC classes will begin at 10:15 am
Guardian & Me Classes (Knee High to Nature, Babes in the Woods) will be cancelled in the event of a delayed opening.

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Event Calendar