Summer Camp registration at The Connection is now ongoing! Register for a full day or half day; camp begins on June 27 and runs through August 24. Summer day camps at The Connection have been a tradition in the community for over 70 years. This year campers will enjoy endless summer fun with activities such as: Performing Arts, Gymnastics, Sports, Swimming, Yoga, STEAM, Art, or Travel!
The Connection offers SummerFun (boys and girls 3+), Lights! Camera! Action! (boys and girls 4+), Girls Gymnastics (girls 4+), Fit & Fun (boys and girls 4+) and Travel Camp (boys and girls 8+), as well as extended camps such as early morning Sunrisers from 7:30-8:30am, ages 3+, late afternoon Campers Club from 4:30-6:00pm ages 4+, and an all-day option, ages 4+!
The traditional SummerFun camp (9:00-1:00pm) offers daily activities such as swim lessons, yoga, dance, gymnastics, sports, arts and crafts. Campers are grouped by age and rotate through the 30,000 sq ft building, outdoor recreation and playground facilities, plus a state of the art gymnastics gym for a well-rounded summer camp experience.
New for 2016, SummerFun Day Camp will include STEAM programming. Summer is the perfect time for kids to build, create and explore. The Connection’s new STEAM-inspired activities will encourage innovation, invention and make learning fun!
Lights, Camera, Action! Performing Arts Camp (12:30-4:30pm) is excited to announce campers will perform on the Summit Middle School stage and will have two components to choose from. “Backstage Pass” will explore behind the scenes elements by designing and creating sets, costumes, props and staging. “Stars on Stage” will be for campers who love to sing, dance and perform in one of our four summer performances. Shows for Summer 2016 include: Frozen, Wizard of Oz, Finding Nemo, and High School Musical.
Gymnastics Camp (12:30-4:30pm) is perfect for beginners to advanced gymnasts, combining instruction on balance beam, uneven bars, vaulting, floor exercise and tumble track. This camp also includes a daily recreational swim time or optional swim lesson, a dance rotation and a tumbling contest every Friday. After 8 weeks of flips and jumps, even the novice will feel confident.
Fit & Fun (12:30-4:30pm) uses spirited play geared to individual ability levels to teach campers multiple sports, help them gain confidence and acquire a love of sports to match their talents and interests. Daily recreational swim or swim lessons are also included in this camp.
Travel Camp (for boys and girls ages 8+) has announced their exciting 2016 trips. This summer campers will have a blast traveling to: Dutch Springs Aqua Park, Dorney Park Amusement Park, Gazillion Bubble Show, Powerhouse Studio Wild and Wacky Game Show Challenge, and iPlay America.
Full and Partial Scholarships are available for all of The Connection’s classes and activities, including camp. Day camps at The Connection bring together children of all abilities, backgrounds and economic circumstances to enjoy swimming, gymnastics, performing arts, sports, outdoor play and games.
To learn more about The Connection summer camps and to view a brochure, visit www.TheConnectionOnline.org, call: 908.273.4242 or stop by 79 Maple Street in Summit.