Event:Summer Youth in Action Program
Date:July 1st, 2019.
Location:Community Center, 330 Windsor Avenue
Details:The Summer Youth in Action program provides teens with an engaging and interactive learning experience to help them gain a greater appreciation of themselves and the world around them. All activities focus on decision making, problem solving, self-identity and critical-thinking skills to help youth on their road to the future, as well as academic skills specific to each week’s theme. Each week includes field trips to enhance learning. Enrichment and social learning activities are included on all field trips, as well as summer fun activities and swimming on some days at Goslee Pool.
This program is designed for youth entering grades 9, 10, and 11 in the fall 2019. Summer Youth in Action takes place Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, at the Community Center at 330 Windsor Avenue. $105 per week. Scholarships are available. Register online or at Recreation and Leisure Services at 599 Matianuck Avenue. 860-285-1990.
Week 1 - July 1 to July 5 This is Us: Get to know new faces and reconnect with familiar ones. No program on July 4.
Week 2 - July 8 to July 12 Mad Science: Dive deeper into the arts: painting, sculpture, dance, musical theater, and more.
Week 3 - July 15 to July 19 The Amazing Race: Just like the show, participants will explore other cultures, traditions, and customs.
Week 4 - July 22 to July 26 : Friday Night Lights: A week full of physical activities that are challenge by choice.
Week 5 - July 29 to August 3 Master of Art: Take a moment to appreciate the natural world around us.
Week 6- August 5 to August 9 Game of Thrones: Celebrate all the fun of the summer with our final week blow out!