MYSTIC, Conn. – The Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center in Mystic is offering many programs and activities during December. For more information or to register for an activity, call the Nature Center at (860) 536-1216 or online at www.dpnc.org/calendar.

Fort Building Vacation Day Program

From lean-tos to survival shelters, we’ll spend the day, Dec. 26, creating different types of forts in the woods. All School Vacation Day programs are for ages 5 to 12. Please have children bring a snack, water bottle, lunch and dress for the weather. Meet at DPNC. Costs for those staying half-day (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) are $25.50 for members and $30 for non-members. Cost for those staying for the full day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) are $51 for members and $60 for non-members.

Furry and Feathery Animals Vacation Day Program

Meet some of our favorite furry and feathery animals at DPNC, from rabbits to raptors, we’ll learn all about the birds and mammals that live in Connecticut, Dec. 27. All School Vacation Day programs are for ages 5 to 12. Please have children bring a snack, water bottle, lunch and dress for the weather. Meet at DPNC.

Costs for those staying half-day (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) are $25.50 for members and $30 for non-members. Cost for those staying for the full day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) are $51 for members and $60 for non-members. 

Scaly and Slimy Animals Vacation Day Program

Snakes and salamanders, turtles and frogs are the name of the game, Dec. 28. We’ll meet live animals and learn about their amazing adaptations. All School Vacation Day programs are for ages 5 to 12. Please have children bring a snack, water bottle, lunch and dress for the weather. Meets at DPNC.

Costs for those staying half-day (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) are $25.50 for members and $30 for non-members. Cost for those staying for the full day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) are $51 for members and $60 for non-members.

Nature Crafts Vacation Day Program

Spend the last day of the year, Dec. 31, being inspired by nature! Create beautiful items from sticks, leaves, rocks and more, some to leave outside for others to discover and some to bring home to brighten up your room. All School Vacation Day programs are for ages 5 to 12. Please have children bring a snack, water bottle, lunch and dress for the weather. Meets at DPNC.

Costs for those staying half-day (8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.) are $25.50 for members and $30 for non-members. Cost for those staying for the full day (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) are $51 for members and $60 for non-members.