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Weston Youth Services
Welcomes Summer 2019 Camps!

Online Registration Began on Wednesday, March 13th at 10:01 p.m.
All programs run from 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
All camps will be held at Weston Intermediate School, unless otherwise noted.
 
 
Cooking and Baking Camps
 
 
Summer Cooking Across America! (for students entering Grades 4-8)
Join us for a culinary road trip across America! Get ready to taste your way through our country’s regional flavors as we head on this sweet and savory chef’s adventure. We’ll examine five regions of our country and uncover the vast differences each region has to offer using their summer bounties. Get your taste buds ready as we visit Maine and cook up some chowder, enjoy tacos and avocado salad from Malibu, sink our teeth into barbecue from Kansas City, learn how to cook creole from New Orleans, and who doesn’t love “take me out to the ballgame” stadium eats from New York City? Note: Items used in this program may contain nuts or gluten or may be processed on shared equipment with nuts or gluten. Please note we cannot accommodate individual dietary needs or restrictions at all times. 
 
Dates:                           June 24th – June 28th
Cost:                             $ 210.00
Instructor:                    Cathy Klein
# of students:               7 minimum/12 maximum  
 
Snack Attack! (for students entering Grades 1-3)
Get ready to learn, cook, eat, play, and create as we connect food and stories in this new one- week camp! We’ll dive into books like Dragons Love Tacos, Everybody Bakes Bread, Mei-Mei’s Lucky Birthday Noodle, among others, and connect the stories to foods like dragon delicious guacamole, cornbread, and warm Asian noodles. We’ll also have fun decorating placemats or make our own creations with recycled food packaging and spend time playing outdoor games with chalk, jump ropes, and balls. Note: Items used in this program may contain nuts or gluten or may be processed on shared equipment with nuts or gluten. Please note we cannot accommodate individual dietary needs or restrictions at all times. 
 
Dates:                           June 24th – June 28th
Cost:                             $ 210.00
Instructor:                    Gabriela Low
# of students:               7 minimum/10 maximum  
 
We're Cooking Around the World! (for students entering Grades 4-8)
Let’s take your palate on a world tour and enjoy flavorful favorites from each country we visit including homemade pasta, cannoli bites and cheesy garlic bread from Italy, chicken gyro with tzatziki sauce, hummus and homemade pita chips, and baklava from Greece, homemade salsa, guacamole & queso, baked chicken taquitos, and tres leches cake from Mexico, and all American burgers, oven fries, strawberry shortcake, and more from the United States! So pack up your adventure bags and let’s get cooking!  Note: Items used in this program may contain nuts or gluten or may be processed on shared equipment with nuts or gluten. Please note we cannot accommodate individual dietary needs or restrictions at all times. 
Dates:                         July 1st – July 5th (no camp July 4th)
Cost:                          $ 168.00
Instructor:                  Gabriela Low
# of students:            7 minimum/12 maximum
 
 
Bake My Day! (for students entering Grades 3-6)
Join the growing number of kids who love to bake and have some fun with us at baking camp! Kids will learn how to bake like pros as we master the techniques for homemade breads, pies, pizzas, cookies cakes and more! Each day we'll learn a new baking skill from cutting butter into flour for pie crusts, kneading dough for buns and pretzels, melting chocolate over a bain marie for cakes and so on!
Note: Items used in this program may contain nuts or gluten or may be processed on shared equipment with nuts or gluten. Please note we cannot accommodate individual dietary needs or restrictions at all times. 

Dates:                        July 8th – July 12th
Cost:                           $ 210.00
Instructor:                  Gabriela Low
# of students:             7 minimum/12 maximum
 
 
Science Camps
 
 
Snap Circuit and Engineering  (for students entering Grades 3-5)
Create an electrifying summer this year with our SNAP Program camp. Learn about electrons and electricity using the hair-raising Van De Graaff Machine and other fun electric tools. Campers will use Snap Circuit Boards to build simple and complex electronic circuits such as alarms, doorbells, radios, and much more! Campers will get a chance to build and create the code for programmable rovers and take home an award winning robot that they hand built!
 
Dates:                     June 24th – June 28th 
Cost:                       $ 265.00
Instructor:               Mad Science of Fairfield and New Haven Counties
# of students:          12 minimum/20 maximum
 
Science Potions and Explorations (for students entering Grades 1-4)
Come Fizz, Pop, Boom with Mad Science this summer! We will be testing everything from warm Ooey, Gooey Slime to freezing, cold Dry Ice! In this awesome program, each day we will take you on a journey through hands-on and amazing science! Create crazy chemical reactions that explode and crackle and even experiments that glow in the dark! Piece by piece throughout our program, you will get to put together your own home lab, complete with beakers, test tubes, and all the tools of a great Mad Scientist!
 
Dates:                      July 1st – July 5th (no camp on July 4th)
Cost:                        $ 185.00
Instructor:                Mad Science of Fairfield and New Haven Counties
# of students:           12 minimum/20 maximum
 
Eureka! Design, Build, and Invent (for students entering Grades 1-4)
Whether your child loves to build things or destroy them, this camp includes lots of both! Bring your imagination and learn that anyone can be an inventor! Discovering the work of Da Vinci, Edison, Tesla, and Benjamin Franklin, campers will invent their own solutions to everyday problems! But the fun doesn’t stop there; campers will have fun working together to brainstorm, design, test, evaluate, and design problem-solving contraptions, build a catapult, and will even construct a geodesic dome big enough for all the campers to sit inside it!
 
Dates:                      July 8th – July 12th
Cost:                        $ 230.00
Instructor:                Mad Science of Fairfield and New Haven Counties
# of students:          12 minimum/20 maximum
 
 
Anatomy Academy  (for students entering Grades 2-6)
Let’s dig our hands inside what is inside of us! Campers will build a stethoscope to become a junior physician and navigate the system in our human bodies! They will get a hands-on exploration of bones, while working together to assemble a model skeleton! Every camper will create MAD Mucus and use micro slide viewers to catch a glimpse of the life of tiny cellular machines that the human body needs to function. This camp is both fun and educational!
 
Dates:                      July 15th – July 19th
Cost:                        $ 230.00
Instructor:                Mad Science of Fairfield and New Haven Counties
# of students:          12 minimum/20 maximum
 
 
Knit and Crochet with Gabriela! (for students entering Grades 3-8)
 
 
Fit to Knit! 
Have you always wanted to learn to knit or crochet? Now is the time! Join the movement of discovering the art of knitting and crocheting and embrace your creativity! Come experience something new! Working on exciting beginner’s projects to learn the basics, projects may include scarfs, headbands, pouches, embellishing flip-flops, dolls, pompoms, and much more!  What a great way to relax, while building concentration and gaining confidence!
 
 
Dates:                 July 15th – July 19th
Cost:                   $ 210.00
Instructor:         Gabriela Low
# of students:     7 minimum/12 maximum
 
 
Sitter Safety Program (for students entering Grades 7-10)
 
 
Sitter Safety
Be the best babysitter you can!  Learn the skills you need to safely and responsibly give care for children and infants.  This two day class will cover infant and toddler child care, emergency situations, behavior, and will include American Heart Association (AHA) First Aid Certification along with Hands only CPR. Students will be required to do an in-service project and will be contacted by the instructor prior to the start of the program with details.  This program is a great “refresher” course for students who have taken the Sitter Safety program in the past. Note: Students must be present both days. There are no makeup classes available.
 
 
Dates:                                June 26th – June 27th
Cost:                                  $ 99.00
Instructor:                         Julia Braden
# of students:                    10 minimum/20 maximum
 
 
Lego Camps  
 
*Lego camps are a full day and run from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.*
 
 
STEM + Robotics using LEGO® FULL DAY CAMP (for students entering Grades 2-5)
Prepare for a full-day LEGO® camp packed with hands-on and minds-on STEM fun! Build mechanical and structural projects such as Gear Cars, Gondolas, Merry-Go-Rounds, and Scissor Lifts. Then learn about concepts such as basic programming skills, sensors, and robotic components while building robots with the WeDo system! Engineering and Robotics come together in this new full-day camp for LEGO® fanatics! Note:  Projects will not go home with children.
 
Dates:                                  July 1st – July 5th (no camp July 4th)
Time: *                               9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost:                                    $ 275.00
Instructor:                           Play-well TEKnologies
# of students:                     11 minimum/24 maximum
 
 
STEM + Super Hero w/ LEGO® Materials: FULL DAY CAMP (for students entering Grades 1-4)
Prepare for a full-day LEGO® camp packed with hands-on and minds-on STEM fun! Build projects inspired by cool machines close to home such as Trains, Helicopters, Treehouses, and Beam Bridges. Then build the hideouts and vehicles of your favorite caped crusaders and learn what makes them not only Super Heroes, but Super Hero Engineers. Engineer and Craft innovative solutions in this new full-day themed engineering camp for LEGO® fanatics!
Note:  Projects will not go home with children.
 
Dates:                          July 22nd  – July 26th
Time: *                        9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Cost:                            $ 325.00
Instructor                     Play-well TEKnologies
# of students:               11 minimum/24 maximum
 
Film Camp
 
Action Stop Motion Flix (for students entering Grades 3-7)
Quiet on the set! Take One! Using stop motion tricks to create fires, explosions, and floods, student’s characters can work together or battle it out to save the day in this action packed stop motion class featuring Roblox and Lego characters. Students will work in small groups to storyboard, create the action, film, and voice-over these exciting movies. Downloads will be available within a month after camp ends.
Note: Movies become the property of program participants who will then have the right to share online. When registering online, please read and sign the release agreement.
 
 
 
 
Dates:                      July 15th – July 19th
Cost:                        $ 210.00
Instructor:               Incrediflix
# of students:          6 minimum/20 maximum
 
 
Weston Theater Camp
 
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Weston Technology Camps
 
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