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Nature’s Playground
After School Program

Nature's Playground LogoFree School Bus Transportation

Daily school bus transportation from Essex & Deep River Elementary Schools to Nature’s Playground.

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After School =

3pm-6pm school days
1pm-6pm half days
7:30am-6pm vacation days

Nature’s Playground is an adventure-filled after-school program for students in grades K-6. We give your child the chance to play and learn OUTSIDE while you finish your work day.


  • Primitive Skills
  • Wilderness Survival
  • Outdoor Cooking
  • Maple Sugaring
  • Hiking
  • Farming
  • Fishing
  • Ropes Course
  • Homework Help

Nature’s Playground

P.O. Box 577
253 Bushy Hill Rd.
Ivoryton, CT 06442

Nature’s Playground Office: (860) 767-0848 x103
Nature’s Playground Cell: (860) 395-9794

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Meet Our Director

Aaron Page

Aaron Page, M.Ed., is originally from Wallingford, and now lives in Chester with his wife and children. He is a certified CT Head Teacher for Child Day Care Centers, holds a Master’s Degree in Childhood Education from NYU, with 10 years of elementary teaching and 25 years of summer camp leadership experience to Nature’s Playground. Aaron loves the outdoors, especially teaching children about fishing, hiking, birding, and survival skills.

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