Adventure Unit (Ages 12-15)

*PLEASE NOTE*


 

This camp will be held at Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility

Contact Information


  • Camp Email: adventureunit@aol.com
  • Camp Phone (as of June 26): 860-803-8885
  • Recreation Office (re: Billing and Registration): 860-648-6355

Register Here


Registration begins on March 29. Camp fills quickly, so be sure to register early.

Accreditation & Training


Though state accreditation of our camps is unavailable, this camp is ACA Accredited. Check out our staff that makes this program great!

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Cost


The cost for this camp is $310 per week, based on a 5-day week. Session B is $250 as there is no camp on 7/4
 

Location & Trips


 Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility will be the home base of Adventure Unit, though field trips will take us to many different locations, including:
  • Brownstone Adventure Park
  • Farmington River Tubing
  • Southwick Zoo
  • Veterans' Memorial Park
Trips are tentative to change based on weather and availability.

Extended Hours


Need to get to work early or extend your child's time at the camp? Check out our Clubhouse Care!
 

Staff


Typically, staff are college students ages 18 or older pursuing a degree in education or a related field.

Training


All camp personnel are trained in Standard First Aid and CPR for the Professional Rescue. They also attend training sessions for the following:
  • Blood Borne Pathogens
  • Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting
  • Child Development
  • Diversity Awareness
  • Games
  • Leadership
  • Positive Disciplining

About the Director


The director of this camp is Paul Macchi. This will be Paul's 12th year with Adventure Unit and his 8th year as Camp Director. Paul received his Bachelor's of Science Degree in Education with a concentration in Physical Education and Health from CCSU. He currently teaches middle school Physical Education and health as well as coaches field hockey and lacrosse at high school level. Paul never fails to bring excitement and a one-of-a-kind spirit to every day at Adventure Unit.
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2018 Schedule

Session Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
A
June 25 - 29
VMP Laser Tag/Bowling Ocean Beach Six Flags VMP
B
July 2 - 6
Ice Skating Newport Boat Cruise No Camp Pottery VMP
C
July 9 - 13
Farmington River Tubing Baseball Hall of Fame* TBD Lake Compounce VMP
D
July 16 - 20
Cake Decorating & Pool Whale Watch* Yard Goats Ocean Beach VMP
E
July 23 - 27
Canoeing Six Flags* Brownstone TBD VMP
F
July 30 - Aug 3
Farmington River Tubing New Britain Bees Lake Compounce Battleship Cove VMP
G
August 6 - 10
Laser Tag & Bowling Surfing* TBD Brownstone VMP
H
August 13 - 17
Campions & VMP Tour of Fenway Six Flags Ocean Beach VMP
* Indicates a late day pickup

Schedule and trips are tentative and may be subject to change.