Youth Summer Camps & Programs

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Summer Playground Program
(Children who have completed grades K-5)
Child must have completed kindergarten! Includes sports, games, arts & crafts, special events, field trips and swimming! Meets rain or shine. Supervision is 9:1 child to staff ratio.

Buttonball Session 1            104002-S1
Buttonball Session 2            104002-S2
Buttonball Session 3            104002-S3
Playground-Hebron Ave.
Hebron Ave. Session 1         104006-S1
Hebron Ave. Session 2         104006-S2
Hebron Ave. Session 3         104006-S3
Nayaug Session 1                 104009-S1
Nayaug Session 2                 104009-S2
Nayaug Session 3                 104009-S3

FEE:                  $250/Child Session
MEETS:             Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:       Elementary Schools
SESSION 1:      June 20*-30 
                           *Schools are not available for use on Monday, June 19 due to a Teacher Work Day. Session 1 will 
                            start on Tuesday, June 20.

SESSION 2:      July 3-14 (No Camp 7/4)
SESSION 3:      July 17-28

Camp Sunrise
(Special Needs Children ages 3-21)
A special needs camp that provides opportunities for achievement in a supportive environment. June 21-August 4 (Seven 1 week sessions), Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at the Smith Middle School. $109/week. Special registration procedures are required - applications available at the Parks and Recreation office or online at

Music & Arts Camp
(Children Entering Grades 3-9 in Fall)
Top notch instruction is provided to campers in the arts, dance, drama, instrumental and vocal music by certified teachers from local school districts. Camp culminates with an evening performance/art show. Special registration procedures are required for this program-you may not register using this brochure. Program and registration information is online at Register online or print and mail the registration form.

FEE:                $250/Child
MEETS:           Monday-Friday 8:30-11:55 a.m.
LOCATION:     Smith Middle School
DATES:            June 26*-July 20 (No Camp 7/4)
                         *Please Note Date Change

Camp After Camp-M&A Extended Day
(Children Entering Grades 3-5)
Immediately following Music & Arts Camp to create a full day program. Afternoons will be structured as a traditional playground camp with sports, games, arts & crafts, special events, field trips and swimming! Open to campers enrolled in Music & Arts Camp only.

Music & Arts Extended Day
Camp After Camp             104105-AC

FEE:               $209/child
MEETS:          Monday-Friday 12:00-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:    Smith Middle School
DATES:          June 26*-July 20 (No Camp 7/4) 
                       *Please Note Date Change

Teen Scene-M&A Extended Day
(Entering Grades 6-9)
Immediately following Music & Arts Camp to create a full day program. Afternoons are less structured with more field trips and time to “hang out” with friends. Open to campers enrolled in Music & Arts Camp only.

Music & Arts Extended Day

Teen Scene            104105-TS

FEE:                 $239
MEETS:           Monday-Friday 12:00-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:     Smith Middle School
DATES:           June 26*-July 20 (No Camp 7/4) 
                        *Please Note Date Change

Camp Discovery
A day camp program designed to meet the needs of working parents while providing a fun filled day.Campers participate in swim lessons, sports, games, arts & crafts, free swim and have the option of taking a tennis lesson. Special events and field trips occur weekly. Campers will be split into two age groups: Explorers and Trailblazers. Both meet at the same location and campers see each other during the day but field trips and activities differ. This is not a drop in program and campers should plan on being there for the entire day. Participants and families are invited to our pre-camp Ice Cream social Thursday, June 15th 7:00-8:00 p.m. at J.B. Williams Park. Enjoy make your own sundaes while having a chance to meet camp staff! Visit for more information.

Camp Discovery-Explorers
(Children who have completed grades K-2)
Session-1            104130-E1
Session-2            104130-E2
Session-3            104130-E3
Session-4            104130-E4
Camp Discovery-Trailblazers
(Children who have completed grades 3-6)
Session-1            104130-T1
Session-2            104130-T2
Session-3            104130-T3
Session-4            104130-T4

FEE:                        $359
MEETS:                  Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
LOCATION:            GHS Room F217
SESSION-1:           June 20*-30
                               *Schools are not available for use on Monday, June 19 due to a Teacher Work Day. Session 1 will
                                start on Tuesday, June 20.

SESSION-2:           July 3-July 14 (No Camp 7/4)
SESSION-3:           July 17-July 28
SESSION-4:           July 31-August 11


Programs taught by Incrediflix Staff. All flixs downloadable within a month after program ends. Sign up for morning and afternoon sessions and stay for supervised lunch at no additional charge.

Stop Motion Tricks & Effects
(Boys and Girls ages 7-13)
Begin your stop motion movie making career with a BANG! We’ll pull back the curtain and reveal how stop-motion movie magic is made as kids learn how to create special effects for their stop motion movies. Kids will work in groups to create and film effects from water to fire or even flying!

Youth Programs
Stop Motion Tricks             112201-TE

FEE:                $174
MEETS:           Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
DATES:           July 24-28
LOCATION:     Smith Middle School Art Room #3

Star Wars Stop Motion
(Boys and Girls ages 7-13)
Create your very own Star Wars characters and bring them to life using the magic of Stop Motion Animation. Students will create characters and sets for an original Star Wars movie they storyboard, write, shoot, and voice-over in age-appropriate groups.

Youth Programs
Star Wars Stop Motion                   112201-SS

FEE:                   $174
MEETS:              Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
DATES:              July 24-28
LOCATION:        Smith Middle School Art Room #3

Live Action Flix

(Boys and Girls ages 7-13)
We’ll guide you through “Action” to “That’s a wrap” as you brainstorm, location scout, bring in props and costumes, act and direct in a collaborative movie that will be fun for the entire audience.

Youth Programs
Live Action Flix              112201-AF

FEE:                 $174
MEETS:           Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
DATES:            August 7-11
LOCATION:     Smith Middle School Art Room #3

Minecraft Flix

(Boys and Girls ages 7-13)
Let your imagination be your guide as you turn the popular video game into an exciting Minecraft movie. Using stop-motion animation you’ll bring Steve, the creepers, animals and more to life. Students will write, storyboard, shoot and add voice-over in age appropriate groups.

Youth Programs
Minecraft Flix                    112201-M1

FEE:                     $174
MEETS:                Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
DATES:                August 7-11
LOCATION:         Smith Middle School Art Room #3

Star Wars Live Action

(Boys and Girls ages 9-13)
Use the Force to write, direct, film, and star in your very own Star Wars Live Action Movie! You can be a Jedi Knight, Sith Lord, X-Wing Tie Fighter pilot, or even a cool droid like R2-D2 or C3PO! Kids will work together on the movie going through the Hollywood process from “Action” to “Cut” and “That’s a Wrap!”

Youth Programs
Star Wars Live Action        112201-SA

FEE:               $174
MEETS:         Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
DATES:         August 14-18
LOCATION:   Academy Teen Center

Lego Flix

(Boys and Girls ages 7-13)
We know you love Legos and can create incredible Lego worlds, now it’s time to bring those worlds to life in Lego Stop-Motion Animated Flix! We provide the Legos, and you provide your imagination. Students will create a Lego set with Lego characters for a movie they storyboard, write, shoot, and voice-over in age-appropriate groups.

Youth Programs
Lego Flix           112201-LF

FEE:                   $174
MEETS:              Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
DATES:               August 14-18
LOCATION:         Academy Teen Center

Amazing Faces & Places ArtVentures
(Boys and Girls Ages 5-10)
Oh, the places we’ll go! Art explorers travel to some amazing places while creating some wicked cool art forms dating back to when art began. Discover weird gargoyle faces and visit the amazing Taj Mahal. Experience cave painting, fossil-making and egg shell mosaics. Make worry dolls and totem poles. Learn about Oaxacan alebrijes while designing colorful T-shirts. Sculpt and paint colorful Mexican pots, make bark paintings, and create Haitian sequined banners. Fun facts and concepts in history and geography are included as well as FACE PAINTING or GLITTER TATTOOS. Our most creative and original art-venture week! Pair this with a Play-Well Camp, morning or afternoon, for a FULL DAY PROGRAM. (If so, sign up for Supervised Lunch, brought from home as well).

Kids Crafts
Let’s Gogh Art Ages 5-7           312003-AA
Let’s Gogh Art Ages 8-10         312003-BB
Supervised Lunch                     312003-CC

FEE:                      $149/Person; $12/Supervised Lunch
MEETS:                  Monday-Friday
                               Ages 8-10: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                               Ages 5-7: 1:00-4:00 p.m.
                               Supervised Lunch: 12:00-1:00 p.m.
LOCATION:            Academy Teen Center
DATES:                  August 7-11

Intro to STEM with Lego®
(Boys and Girls ages 5-6)
Tap into your imagination with tens of thousands of LEGO®! Build engineer-designed projects such as Boats, Snowmobiles, Catapults, and Merry-Go-Rounds. Then use special pieces to create your own unique design! New and returning students can explore the endless creative possibilities of the LEGO® building system with the guidance of an experienced Play-Well instructor. Pair with Let’s Gogh Art Camp (you must also sign up for Supervised Lunch) for a full day program!

Youth Programs
Intro to STEM - 1         112128-S1
Intro to STEM - 2         112128-S2

FEE:                        $149
MEETS:                   Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION:             Academy Multipurpose Room #1
SESSION 1:            August 7-11
SESSION 2:            August 14-18
INSTRUCTOR:       Play-Well TEKnologies

STEM Challenge with Lego®

(Boys and Girls ages 7-12)
Power on your engineering skills with Play-Well TEKnologies and tens of thousands of LEGO®! Apply real-world concepts in physics, engineering, and architecture through engineer-designed projects such as Catapults, Pneumatic Cranes, Arch Bridges, and Battletracks! Design and build as never before, and explore your craziest ideas in a supportive environment. An experienced instructor will challenge new and returning students to engineer at the next level. Pair with Let’s Gogh Art Camp (you must also sign up for Supervised Lunch) for a full day program!

Youth Programs

STEM Challenge - 1          112128-C1
STEM Challenge - 2          112128-C2

FEE:                    $149
MEETS:              Monday-Friday 1:00-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:        Academy Multipurpose Room #1
SESSION 1:        August 7-11
SESSION 2:        August 14-18
INSTRUCTOR:   Play-Well TEKnologies

Aspiring Young Engineers

(Boys and Girls ages 8-12)
In this exciting, educational program, participants use a variety of mediums including LEGO®, ESTES® model rockets, and KEVA® building blocks to explore a unique, customized S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics) curriculum. Participants will learn about and build projects such as hydroelectric waterwheels, model rockets and scale bridges. From building model roller coasters to LEGO® challenges, your child is sure to have a blast while learning along the way!

Youth Programs
Young Engineers 5-8          112204-AM
Young Engineers 9-12        112204-PM

FEE:                       $149
MEETS:                 Monday-Friday
                              AGES 5-8: 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
                              AGES 8-12: 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.
LOCATION:          Academy Multi-Purpose Room #1
DATES:                August 21-August 25
INSTRUCTOR:     Engineering Imagination

Amazing 4 in 1 Robot
(Boys and Girls ages 7-11)
Build your own interchangeable robot to take home with four unique modes. Choices include the Cricket, Beast, Trailer, or Grandpa-Bot. Learn how the different gears work as you build and gain confidence, self-esteem, and celebrate as the architect that built it. Have fun building a wide range of additional robotic designs with the Robotic Building System. These robots are not taken home.

Youth Programs

4-in-1 Robot                       112501-4R

FEE:                      $149
MEETS:                Monday-Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m.
LOCATION:          Hopewell Art Room
DATES:                July 17-21
INSTRUCTOR:     Sciensational Workshops

3D Illumination Electronics
(Boys and Girls ages 7-12)
Experiment, have fun and take home your own 3D Illumination Electronic Kit - the first of its kind! Enjoy exciting light effects and a three-color light tunnel. Activities include building your own security house where no one enters as the alarm sounds and color LED flashes. Play button ball or hole ball. Build a projector that will show six cool images. Use your 3D color glasses. Build a house with lights.

Youth Programs

Illumination Electronics                112501-IE

FEE:                              $149
MEETS:                        Monday-Friday 12:00-3:00 p.m.
LOCATION:                  Hopewell Art Room
DATES:                       July 17-21
INSTRUCTOR:           Sciensational Workshops

Make-It Take-It Home
(Boys and Girls ages 6-11)
Grow a crystal tree, make an energy bead bracelet, build a working electric motor and design your own sharpie pen T-shirt while learning some cool chemistry. Make your own bubbling blobs and explore the properties of a density tube. Make silly putt, glow goo, green flubber and ice cream in our own way!

Youth Programs
Make-It                           112501-MI

FEE:                          $149
MEETS:                     Monday-Friday 8:30-11:30 a.m.
LOCATION:               Hopewell School Art Room
DATES:                     August 7-11
INSTRUCTOR:         Sciensational Workshops

Egyptian Dig Buried Treasure
(Boys and Girls ages 6-11)
Discover the amazing science of Archaeology as you uncover ancient artifacts and learn about Egyptian life. Excavate with tools that real archaeologist use. Find artifacts as we excavate a scarab - what’s that?! Learn all about it and even take home a booklet and all the artifacts. Wet the sand that we dig into and create one of two sand sculptures for display. You can make a pyramid as well as a sphinx.

Youth Programs
Egyptian Dig                         112501-ED

Fee:                           $149
Meets:                       Monday-Friday 12:00-3:00 p.m.
Location:                   Hopewell School Art Room
Dates:                        August 7-11
Instructor:                  Sciensational Workshops

Mad Science Anatomy Academy
(Children ages 6-11; Glastonbury Residents Only)
Kids have fun learning about the scientific equipment they already own - the human body. Explore the science behind cells, organs, muscles and bones. Fun experiments help kids understand more about their senses, brains, breathing, circulation and digestion. Create model cells, make Mad Mucus and a simulated stomach, build simple lung models, assemble a model skeleton, and more!

Mad Science-Anatomy Academy
Anatomy 9:00-12:00            103133-01
Anatomy 1:00-4:00              103133-02

FEE:                      $150/child
LOCATION:           Smith School Art Room #1
DATE:                    July 31-August 4