Finding Our Way - WCSU STEM


Learn more about us

For K-12 Graders & Their Families

A year-long hands-on learning program that gets students involved in the environmental sciences of their surroundings and fosters lifelong interest in protecting our environment.


2017-18 Stewardship Award Winners Announced!

Watch our Summer Experience 2018 here!



Save the date!

Spary Safe, Play Safe: Tick control gets reel- A series of short films


The Ridgefield Playhouse

Wednesday, April 10, 2019 6-8PM

More information and tickets here!


Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program

Deadline May 13, 2019

The Connecticut Sea Grant Arts Support Awards Program awards up to $1000 to an artist or group of artists through this competitive funding program…more information.

2018 Connecticut Bird Atlas 

As update from past event, the Atlas Project data, trends and stats; present the winter survey protocol!


More events, WCSU

We encourage you to attend Western Connecticut State University events open to the public. Click on the links below for more information.

University Events: November and December 2018






















































































































































Summer camp photos have been posted!

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2018-19 Schedule

Next Finding Our Way Family Science Saturday, October 6, from 9-12 at the Science Building. 

All must attend.


View Family Science Saturday Picture here: February 3rd!

View Family Science Saturday Pictures here: March 24th!

Together we can work together to end plastic pollution!

Recommended Read- A Long Walk to Water!

A Long Walk to Water is based on a true story and is a New York Times bestseller. Read more here!


Applications Open for Natural Resources Conservation Academy


The NRCA engages high school students, conservation volunteers, and teachers in environmental ed and service learning programming, and participants execute a long term conservation project in their own towns throughout Connecticut. Learn more at or see these fun videos on our Conservation Ambassador Program and Conservation Training Partnerships Program.


Shout-out to Nurse Zulma Colon-Danielsen!

The Finding Our Way team thanks Nurse Colon-Danielsen for her leadership before, during, and after the Wallops Island trip. She took care of so many things, from getting all the medical forms properly filled out and accounted, to professionally attending to medical needs during the trip, and even bringing along some delicious snacks. Thanks to her volunteer efforts, our Wallops adventure was even nicer.


Our 2017 overnight field trip to Wallops Island, VA was a huge success

We visited the NASA Space Flight Center, the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s satellite station, Chincoteague National Wildlife Reserve and Dover Air Force Base and the Air Mobility Command Museum. We met scientists,…more information.


See Finding Our Way Summer Experience 2017

Check out our awesome video. Click here!

Summer activities 2018 schedule