Register for Summer Programs

8/3/16;
Due to low enrollment, Ultimate Photography for Beginners has been cancelled.

Clinton Youth and Family 2016 Youth Summer Programs

CYFS is excited to announce our new and upcoming summer programs for 2016!

***All participants in our programs must have their own transportation***

Some programs have two sessions—sign up for one or both!

 

HIKE IT!
For youth entering grades 1 and 2.
We will hike the trails at Peters Woods, Valley Rd., and explore nature. Class size is limited to 12 youth, minimum 6 youth. This program will have 2 sessions; each will meet once a week from 9:30am - 11:30am. 
Sturdy walking shoes must be worn. No flip-flops/sandals.

SESSION ONE starts   Wednesday, July 6th ends Wednesday, July 27th

SESSION TWO starts Wednesday, August 3rd ends Wednesday, August 24th    Cost: $20.00 per session

 

TRAILBLAZERS!  
For youth entering grades 3, 4, & 5.
We will hike the trails at Peters Woods, Valley Rd., exploring different themes in nature and collecting specimens from our nature walk. Class size is limited to 12 youth, minimum 6. This program will have 2 sessions; each will meet once a week from 9:30 - 11:30am.

Sturdy walking shoes must be worn. No flip-flops/sandals.

SESSION ONE starts Friday July 8th  ends Friday July 29st            Cost: $20.00 per session               

SESSION TWO starts Friday Aug. 5th ends Friday Aug. 26th         

 

THE ULTIMATE PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS for BEGINNERS  
For youth entering grades 6 to 11.

 This class will build photographic skills through hands-on individual instruction with professional photographer Steve Nadler. Class will cover the basics on learning to use your camera, understanding composition and lighting. Any Single Digital Lens Reflex or Point & Shoot camera acceptable. Class will meet from 10:00 to 12:00, Tuesday, Aug. 2nd, Wednesday, Aug. 3rd and Thursday, Aug. 4th with an art reception at HCH library. Minimum 10 youth.  Classes will meet at the library and Town Hall Annex. Cost: $65.00, non-residents: $75.00.

 

 

·         PLAYBACK THEATER IMPROV GROUP!  
For youth entering grades 5 to 9.

·    Learn to perform improvisational theatre which honors personal stories using drama, mime, dance, movement and sound.  Interactive and fun!

Classes will meet at HCH Library Community Room from 10:00 to 12:00, with an option for bringing lunch, and a “chillax” movie. 6 sessions starts Tuesday July 12th to Tuesday August 16th. Snacks provided. No acting  experience necessary. Minimum: 6 youth.    Cost: $20.00.

 

FISHING TRIP!  For youth 12 yrs. and older.  All day fishing excursion on the Lucky Lady out of Clinton for Bass and Blue. Rod & reel rental included in price.  Limited to 20 youth, (minimum 10). Wed., July 13th and/or Wed., August 10th.  No experience necessary.  Children under 12 must be accompanied by a full fare paying adult. Departs Clinton 8:30am, returns approx. 3:00pm.

Cost: Youth 16 and under $30.00. Adults $55.00 (tips for mates extra…please bring $5.00 per person).

 

COUNSELOR HELPERS (CIT)
 For ages 13 and up
. This is a program for youth who are looking to take on a leadership role while helping others. Youth get to be a helper to CYFS staff in hiking, Playback Theater, etc. Gain valuable experience in the supervision of children and safety. CIT’s will participate in a training/leadership building session on Friday, June 24thBy application only, 6 positions available.  Cost: $15.00 payable at the time of acceptance.

Registration is available on our website www.clintonyouthandfamily.org or contact CYFS at (860) 669-1103 for more information. Please stop by the office to sign-up between 9 - 4, Monday to Thursday

Scholarships are available based on need.

Programs are subject to cancellation if minimum enrollment is not met.