Summer
Summer theater program to offer scholarships

Summer theater program to offer scholarships

Shakespeare Academy at Stratford, a summer theater program for college students, announced this week that the Mighty Quinn Foundation will provide two full scholarships and one partial scholarship for students to attend the inaugural program this summer in Stratford. Mighty Quinn Foundation is a Stratford-based 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to the enhancement of the educational and...

Cruise around the Boston Harbor

St. Theresa Seniors will host a cruise on the Odyssey around the Boston Harbor, a way to see the harbor from the water on Thursday, June 12. Departure is 7:30 a.m. from St. Theresa Church, 5301 Main St., in Trumbull. Estimated return time is 7:30 p.m. Price is $97, due by May 15 and includes...
Sail away on a summertime adventure

Sail away on a summertime adventure

“Have Fun, Make Friends, Learn to Sail!” is the motto at Sailaway Sailing School. You can find the school any day from June 23 to Aug. 15, on the boardwalk at Captain’s Cove Seaport on historic Black Rock Harbor. Entering its ninth summer, Sailaway offers kids ages 9 to 16 the chance to “unplug” from...

Fair for children to highlight summer programs

“Kidologie Gets Ready for Summer,” a children’s fair for kids of all ages and their parents is coming back to the Reed Intermediate School in Newtown on Sunday, March 16, 11-3 p.m. The annual Kidologie Gets Ready for Summer event is a production of Connectologie LLC. The company’s signature event includes the latest in live...
Zoo Patrol takes youth on exploration of animals

Zoo Patrol takes youth on exploration of animals

If you love animals, the environment, and being outdoors then you’ll love Zoo Patrol at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Zoo Patrol offers a week full of zookeeper talks, behind the scenes tours, hands-on learning, games, crafts, and more for children ages 6-14. Each day Zoo Patrollers tour an area of the zoo (rainforest, predators, farmyard, Hoofstock)...
Discover summer at Webb Mountain Discovery Zone

Discover summer at Webb Mountain Discovery Zone

  Youngsters can explore nature this summer during the Webb Mountain Discovery Zone camp. Whether exploring the various vernal pools, hiking trails or searching for birds and amphibians, day campers will be in tune with the natural wonders found at Webb Mountain. Participants will experience nature walks, meet live animals, create nature crafts, participate in...
Art camp themes include superheroes, fairies and beauty

Art camp themes include superheroes, fairies and beauty

The time is approaching fast where we have to start thinking of what we are going to be doing with the kids for the summer. Once again The Giggling Pig Art and Party Studio of Shelton will be offering an all day camp for the season. This year they have worked extra hard on making...

Summer rowing program starting

Yale Community Rowing’s (YCR) 2014 Summer Rowing Registration information is online for its 16th summer rowing program. Sign-ups will go live online on Feb. 14. YCR offers various learn to row programs for ages 10-15 and adults, as well as more advanced middle school and high school programs. Through the sport of rowing, YCR seeks...

Keep healthy and active at summer camp

Insports Centers Trumbull has announced two new summer camps, and 10 specialty sport camps for children ages 2 to 15. Registrations received before April 30 get $10 off per child, per week. Lunch is provided to all full-day campers. All summer long, each week brings a new set of sports, traditional camp crafts and activities:...
Students gain a competitive edge for school and future careers

Students gain a competitive edge for school and future careers

  iD Tech is a camp for ages 7-18, expands courses and university locations to prepare more students for the growing STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. Jobs in STEM are growing at twice the national average, which means one million tech positions are projected to go unfilled by the  2020 (according to code.org)....
Fresh Air Fund offers camping for youth

Fresh Air Fund offers camping for youth

Through the Fresh Air Fund Program, youth from the inner cities can have a summer filled with suburban living. The Fresh Air Fund Program has two parts — a camping program and a Friendly Town Program. The camp is based in Fishkill, NY, and is a traditional summer camp. Through this Friendly Town program, kids...
Performing Arts Center combines dance, singing lessons and more

Performing Arts Center combines dance, singing lessons and more

  The snow is falling and the winds are blowing, so what’s better than thinking about what the plans are for the summer? The Performing Arts Center of Connecticut — in Trumbull — has put together summer programs to keep dancers, singers and actors challenged and excited about their art. PACC’s are world-renown dancers and...