Summer Programs

REGISTRATION IS OPEN NOW 

2020 Summer Programs 

June 22, 2020 – August 21, 2020 (Closed 3rd of July)

*Due to COVID-19 our summer program capacity will be reduced by 50%.  Applications are currently being accepted and enrollment will close once the program reaches capacity. Please email Laura Casey (casey@townofwindsorct.com) for details about current openings.  There will be NO Toddler Half-Day Summer program in 2020

Our program is located at the Windsor Discovery Center & Montessori School in the Milo W. Peck building. It has a large gym and numerous large classrooms that facilitate grouping of children by age and interest. There are two fenced in playscapes, a soccer field, and 44 acres of wooded areas and nature trails including a ropes challenge course. We offer summer programs for children ages 3 to 10 years old. Elementary programs available for children entering Kindergarten through fifth grade.

Currently enrolled families have priority registration.  External registration is on a first come first serve basis after April 1, 2020.

Preschool Summer Program

The Preschool summer program is a recreational and educational based program revolving around weekly themes for children ages 3-4 and fully potty trained. The program will operate from June 22th through August 21st. We offer two program options; Monday through Friday for a full day, or Monday through Friday for a half day 8:30 am- 12:00 pm. The summer enrollment is available in one-week increments.  Currently enrolled families have priority registration.  External registration is on a first come first serve basis after April 1, 2020. 

COVID 19 Update: Water Play, Swimming, and external field trips are currently under review for Summer 2020. Group size is limited to 10 children per classroom. 

COST:   1/2 day $165 per week (8:30 am – 12:00 pm)

               Full day $290 per week (6:45 am – 5:30 pm)*

*Hours may be reduced due to COVID 19

 

June 22 – June 26  

June 29 – July 3 (Closed July 3rd)  

July 6 – July 10   

July 13 – July 17  

July 20 – 24   

July 27 – July 31  

August 3 – August 7    

August 10 – 14    

August 17 – 21   

Elementary Summer Programs

*COVID 19 Updates: Group size will be limited to 10 students per group. External field trips and swimming programs are currently under review. 

The nine-week theme based elementary summer programs are specifically designed for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade.  The programs are divided into three groups, Kindergarten-First Grades, Second-Third Grades and Fourth – Fifth grades. The programs will operate from June 22nd through August 21st, Monday through Friday from 8:30 am- 4:30 pm. Parents have the option of signing up for any number of weeks.

Our programs are theme based with loads of activities  and special events based on the children’s interests.

Cost per week:

  • Full Day Option (8:30 am- 4:30 pm) $240
  • Extended Day Option* (6:45 am- 5:30 pm) $260

*Extended day hours are subject to change due to COVID 19

 

 

Activities for Elementary Programs

  •  Adventure Activities *
  • Archery (4th – 5th Grade)
  • Organized non-competitive games
  • Arts & Crafts / Science / Nature
  • Cooking Activities
  • Dance Instruction
  • Community Service Projects (4th – 5th Grade)
  • Yoga / Aerobics
  • Science activities

* such as the ROPES challenge course used to promote team building, trust, and cooperative play.

Additional Information

  • All Summer Programs will be closed on Friday, July 3rd.
  • Please return the registration form with the weeks of attendance indicated.
  • All summer program fees are paid in 2 installments. First Installment up registration the second installment due by May 30, 2020.  After June 1, 2020 full payment is required upon registration.
  • No REFUNDS after June 1, 2020
  • Each summer program will have a maximum capacity of 10 children per group. Spaces are limited and will be on a first come basis.
  • Every family is required to pay a $25 registration fee per child.
  • Every child must have a current yearly physical with a copy of the updated information sent to us with their registration information.

Kindergarten & First Graders

Children must be 5 Years of age to attend this program.

The K-1 Summer program is available for children ages 5 and 6.

Each week will consist of a different theme such as; Pirates,  Sports, Science Exploration, Happy Birthday America, Cooking, Nature, Animals-Land, and Sea,  and final week for a Summer Celebration!

 

2nd Through 3rd Grade Summer Program

The 2nd-3rd grade Summer program is available for children ages 7-8.

The 2020 summer themes will be determined. We will arrange for age-appropriate daily activities. We will balance structure and unstructured times during the day, including quiet/summer reading packet

 

4th through 5th Graders

This program is available for children ages 9-10 and will have weekly themes developed by the children with the teacher.

Some examples could be Party In The U.S.A., Amazing Race, Fun in the Sun, Bring Back Backyard Classics, Summer Olympics, You’ve Got Talent and Survivor. The 4th-5th Program will additionally have archery throughout the summer.