Summer Co-op Adventures SESSION TWO
Monday, Aug 12, 2019 – Friday, Aug 16, 2019
9:00am – 4:00pm
Summer Co-op Adventures
Summer Co-op Adventures are designed to foster friendships and promote teamwork through significant, week-long adventures. Open to incoming 7th- and 8th-grade students from Chester, Deep River and Essex. Participants will benefit from working with Tri-Town Staff who have a unique combination of professional, academic and counseling skills, and credentialed agency staff in partnership with hosts and guides from participating venues.
Food ↔ Environment↔ Art
SESSION TWO: (August 12-16)
August 12 Bushy Hill Nature Center foraging with Felise Cressman, making rope, baskets, and dyes, creating art, swimming, zip lining, high-ropes
August 13 Lyman Allyn Art/Arboretum art scavenger hunt, silver coin utensils, amphitheater lunch, sketching plants with Fran Curto
August 14 Upper Pond Farm planting, harvesting fresh produce to take home and meeting and feeding critters
August 15 Brownstone water park,’nuff said. Actually, there’s a lot of cool stuff, like rock climbing and zip lining
August 16 Cooking Our Lunch (1/2 day) local chefs show us how to make some lunch with our harvested produce, om nom
Program runs daily from 9-4 Monday-Thursday, 9-12:30 on Friday.
Transportation to Tri-Town (56 High St. Deep River) daily is participants’ responsibility. Bus leaves Tri-Town parking lot at 9 am. Pickup is at 4 pm. Please note: On Friday, drop off and pickup are at 9 am and 12:30 pm at the United Church of Chester, 29 W Main Street.
Please arrive 15 minutes early to prepare for the day’s adventure
inclement weather destinations: Mystic Aquarium, Yale Peabody Museum, Apple Workshops, UConn Puppetry Museum, Goodspeed Theater
Fees: $235 per session/$200 add’l. sibling. Admission costs included. Partial scholarships may be available.
Electronics Policy: To encourage active participation among students, we have a NO CELL PHONE policy. This also includes iPods, tablets and other electronic devices. Program staff will have cell phones which parents and participants may use in case of emergency.
Personal Conduct & Discipline: Our commitment to the safety and well-being of all participants requires that all students adhere to instructions and procedures outlined by Tri-Town staff and the hosts and guides at each location. We expect courteous, respectful behavior. Inappropriate behavior will warrant dismissal from the activities, without refund.
Please contact Tri-Town Youth Services directly with any questions at 860-526-3600.
Event LocationTri-Town Youth Services Bureau, 56 HIGH ST
Deep River, Connecticut, 06417