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Time to plan for summer camp, Litchfield style.

POSTED April 18, 2014
BY Timothy W. Gaffney
Twitter: @TimothyGaffney

Litchfield Park and Rec Summer Day Camp Release 2014

            There will be more fun and excitement than ever before this summer as some new and interesting happenings will take place at the Litchfield Parks and Recreation’s “Fun” Summer Camp.

            This year the camp will open on Wednesday, June 25th and run through Friday, August 22nd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Litchfield’s Community Field location on North Lake Street. Early drop-offs and late pick up can be arranged for an extra fee.

The cost of the camp is only $22 a day, with some great things planned. The activities kick off with “Music Mondays! Each Monday, time will be devoted to singing, songwriting and perhaps even playing an instrument! Music professionals, Jen Vanderlyn of Morris and Bill Shontz, a nationally acclaimed children’s entertainer from Massachusetts will visit the camp and share their knowledge and love of music.

            Also coming to the camp are: A performance from The Connecticut Ballet, Chris Hurlbert and“The Magic of Christopher;” Bike Day, Olympic Week, Sandy Beach Tuesdays, Twin Day, Talent Show, Superhero Day, a Scavenger Hunt, and Field trips (Field trips are an extra cost) to go golfing at Fairview Farms; Bowling at Thomaston Lanes; Batting cages, miniature golf and go-cart riding at R&B Sportsworld; Norwalk Aquarium; Lake Compounce; Quassy Amusement Park;  The Pez Factory; Woodbury Tubing; Mount Tom State Park and a trip to White Memorial for a Nature Day!

            The ever popular “Game Show Guy” will also be coming to camp this summer for “Campardy” a “Don’t Miss” event!

            The camp staff is headed by director Katie Pratt. They are friendly, knowledgeable and dependable, so you know your child will have fun with friends and be in a safe and nurturing environment.

            There will be other special guest to drop in on the campers throughout the summer, but we need to keep them a secret at this point. Needless to say, there’s a lot to do and see at the Litchfield Parks and Recreation’s “Fun” Summer Camp.

            It’s for children 13 and under Monday through Friday, with the 3-5 year-olds coming Monday – Thursday from 9 a.m to 12 Noon.

            For more information contact Litchfield Parks and Recreation at (860) 567-7569. 

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