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This outdoor day camp includes a wide variety of sports, arts, crafts, group games, free play, and special events. One field trip or special event is included per session. Campers will be divided into groups according to age. The camp meets rain or shine at
CENTRAL SCHOOL ***
and will use the pool facilities at Memorial Park for free swim. Campers must provide their own lunch, 2 snacks, water and transportation to and from camp. Participants must be in grades K-6 during the 2019-2020 school year, or ages 5-12 by December 31, 2019.
There will be no swimming lesson included in the camp cost. However, an optional swimming lesson can be added on. Please see below for more details.
Fee: $193/camper per session. Swimming lessons can be added on for $15 - there is a max of 30 campers for the camp lessons, so you must register early. Please see detailed notes below. Register before June 1st and save 10% on the camp cost (cost will be $175)! (Swimming lessons not included in discount)
Registration for camps closes Sunday evenings at 8:00pm a week before a camp session is set to begin. This allows us time to put together groups. Please register accordingly.
Group information will be available on
by the Wednesday before a session begins. Please check there to see which group your child will be in.
NO INFORMATION WILL BE MAILED OUT THIS SUMMER.
Emails regarding weather cancellations or changes will be sent to the parents who have "opted in" to receive our "cancellation" emails.
**** Sessions 1 & 2, 4-8 & ALL camp swimming lessons are currently full. Please place your child on the free waiting list when prompted during registration, and if any spaces open up we will contact families in the order they are listed on the waiting list.
Day to Day Information
The staff will be sharing information through the Remind App. Please download the app and link to this class to stay up to date:
2019 Camp Theme Weeks
Each week of camp will have a special theme and activity for the campers! This year's themes are:
* Session 1 - Mystery Adventure Week (Escape Room activities)
* Session 2 - Olympics Week (Waterslide)
* Session 3 - Celebrate the Holidays Week (Beach Party Band)
* Session 4 - Superhero Week (Waterslide)
* Session 5 - Goin' on a Safari Week (Jeepers Creepers reptile show)
* Session 6 - Under the Sea Week (Waterslide; cardboard boat races)
* Session 7 - Fun & Fitness Week (Hydroblasters)
* Session 8 - Mess Fest Week (Dunk Tank)
Swimming lessons are not included in the camp cost. If you would still like your child to take a swimming lesson, you may do so for $15. The camp swimming lessons will be held from 3:15-3:45pm at Memorial Pool; campers will be signed out of camp by their counselors, and signed into the lessons with their swim instructors. They will be picked up from lessons by a staff member and brought back over to Central School for sign out. Space in the camp swimming lessons is limited to 30 campers per week, so please do not wait to register. THESE LESSSONS ARE ONLY FOR SUMMER EXPLORERS CAMPERS IN THE CORRESPONDING WEEK!
Camp Director Phone
If you need to reach the camp director DURING CAMP HOURS, you may call them at: 860-960-6290
Additional Forms and Files:
Camp Emergency Medication Administration Form
Photo Release Form
Summer Explorers 2019 Camp Info
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 1 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 2 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 3 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 -Session 4 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 5 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 7 Groups
Summer Explorers 2019 - Session 8 Groups
* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *
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