Hammonasset Beach State Park

Connecticut’s largest shoreline and public beach park, offering over 2 miles of beach for youth groups to enjoy swimming, trails, strolling along the boardwalk, or relaxing in the sun and surf. The Park also features over 550 grassy campsites that are perfect for enjoying nature. Be sure and visit the Meigs Nature Center, located within the park, where groups can enjoy touch tanks as they pet and observe snakes, turtles, and other reptiles and amphibians. Groups can also go out to the salt marsh and explore the habitats of various animals.
 
See what other activities you and your students can enjoy at the park.
 
Contact Info 
1288 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT 06443. New Haven County. Tel: 203-245-2785. Email: rangermpnc@gmail.com. Hrs: Daily 8AM-Sunset.
 
Trip Info 
PROGRAM TYPE: Day Trips, Overnight Trips, Self-guided Activities, Guided Activities. COST: Fee.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Physical Ed./Recreation, Science.  
SCOUT MERIT BADGE ACHIEVEMENT IN: Camping, Physical Ed./Recreation. 

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Sports & Games Lesson Plan

Students participate in activities to learn about the members of their team and how to work together in order to be successful. Discuss the importance of teamwork or “playing the game.” In what other situations might you need these skills? Is it important to play by the rules? Why or why not?... Continue