Adventure Unit (Ages 12-15)



This camp will be held at Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility

Contact Information

  • Camp Email:
  • 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!



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!


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


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.

2018 Schedule

Session Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
June 25 - 29
VMP Laser Tag/Bowling Ocean Beach Six Flags VMP
July 2 - 6
Ice Skating Newport Boat Cruise No Camp Pottery VMP
July 9 - 13
Farmington River Tubing Baseball Hall of Fame* TBD Lake Compounce VMP
July 16 - 20
Cake Decorating & Pool Whale Watch* Yard Goats Ocean Beach VMP
July 23 - 27
Canoeing Six Flags* Brownstone TBD VMP
July 30 - Aug 3
Farmington River Tubing New Britain Bees Lake Compounce Battleship Cove VMP
August 6 - 10
Laser Tag & Bowling Surfing* TBD Brownstone VMP
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.