Camp Programs

Stop & Shop/Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Healthy Choices

Campers learn how to be pro-active in living a smart and healthy lifestyle.  Your child may learn how to differentiate from good and bad foods or how to determine what foods are part of a balanced diet.

Arts & Crafts

Campers explore and expand their horizons with a focus on the pursuit of personal creativity as well as project orientated work.  Your child may tap into their creative side and decorate their own hat or visor.

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Bank of America Junior Leaders Program

Year-long, counselor in training program for campers who have been identified to have leadership potential attending their final year at Camp.  The program includes workshops and lessons revolving around the themes of self-esteem, diversity, work ethic, team building and communication, money management, conflict resolution, self-awareness, stress management and community service. 

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Computer Lab-Brain Camp

Utilizing fun yet educational computer games to teach basic coding and programming keep our campers brains healthy and active.

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DeBell Fund Nature Program

Lessons focusing on recycling, gardening, composting, introductions to environmental and natural science topics; campers learn about different plants, minerals and animals right at our campsite.   

First Tee of Connecticut

The First Tee model uses golf instruction to teach important life skills based on nine core values; honesty, integrity, sportsmanship, respect, courtesy, judgment, confidence, responsibility and perseverance. 

Girls Empowerment

Your child will participate in team-building challenges and games, hands-on crafts and activities, group discussions, field trips and be introduced to various group speakers

Hartford Wolf Pack Deck Hockey

Your child will participate in a weekly hockey program that promotes a healthy, active lifestyle.  It may involve running, sprinting, changing direction and large amounts of strength, power and flexibility training.

LEGO STEM and Manufacturing Program

Designed to enhance campers’ creativity and knowledge in the topics of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.  For example, by explaining Newton’s Law of Motion and how his discovery changed our understanding of the universe, campers used legos and built examples of the Six Simple Machines; the lever, wheel & axle, pulley, inclined plane, wedge & screw.

Photography

By learning the very basics of photography, campers are able to take photos for the Camp newsletter, and host an art contest in the Hartford’s Camp Courant gallery. 

Garmany Fund Music & Performing Arts

Campers are exposed to the many ways music can be created and performed while learning how music has been used as a means of expression throughout history.

The Performing Arts program in partnership with Unified Theater teaches campers of all abilities how to perform improvisation, puppetry, straight theater, poetry recitation and musical theater.

Sports and Recreation

Designed to improve overall physical fitness and strengthen campers understanding of living an active and healthy life. 

SBM Charitable Foundation Swimming Program

Swimming is a vital life skill.  We strive to instill a love and respect for the aquatic environment by first learning about water safety and basic swimming strokes. 

Fund for Greater Hartford / United Way Early Learning Center

For campers ages five and six, goals are created using the Connecticut Pre K-1st grade English Language curriculum standards and the Connecticut Pre K-1st grade math curriculum.

Key Bank / Talcott Financial ‘Finance Is Fun’ Program

An introduction to the  fundamentals of earning and spending money, for example, learning the monetary value of recycling and how it benefit families and communities.

Yoga

A structural reprieve for an over-stimulated camper provides an opportunity for campers to focus inward, calm their minds and bodies and release stress.  Your child start by learning the basics; posture, breathing and meditation. 

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