Little Explorers (Ages 3-5)

ACA Accredited. Welcome to Little Explorers! The best place to keep your little ones active this summer. Our eight, one-week sessions offer three camp choices: 3 half days, 5 half days, or 5 full days. Sign up for one or all eight!


Registration begins on March 29th and is open to residents of South Windsor only. Camp fills quickly, so be sure to register early.

Contact Information

  • Camp Phone (as of June 25th): 860-221-9645
  • Recreation Office (for billing and registration): 860-648-6355

Accreditation & Training

Though state accreditation of our camps is unavailable, this camp is ACA Accredited. Be sure to check out our staff that helps makes this program great!

Age Requirements

To ensure safety and appropriateness of all programs, we maintain strict age guidelines for all camps. If your child is turning 3 during a camp week, they can sign up for Little Explorers starting that session. If your child is turning 6 during a camp week, they can attend Little Explorers until that session is over. 



Choose from any of the following options for each week of camp.

3 Half-Day

Your little camper will enjoy three mornings of camp - Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday - and enjoy activities with their new friends.

Tuesday - Thursday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session A, C-H (not offered Session B): $125

5 Half-Day

For campers who want to enjoy camp all week long! These children will participate in Little Explorers activities every weekday morning.

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Session A, C - H: $150
Session B: $125

5 Full-Day

Full day campers will be involved in great camp activities all day Monday - Friday! Campers bring their own lunch each day (please no nut products). Full-Day campers also enjoy additional crafts, activities, games, free play, and much more! Afternoons will also include a "rest time" so please bring a pillow and blanket. 

Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Session A, C - H: $240
Session B: $192


Staff & Activities

This program will once again be led by Kelly Sivo. Kelly is a veteran staff member with the South Windsor Parks & Recreation Department and is excited to be starting her second year as Little Explorers Director! She is currently the Site Director for More Mighty Mites basketball and has previously worked as a counselor for Little Explorers, Camp Discovery and Junior Adventurers. Kelly just recently attained her Master of Social Work degree from UConn and is a past graduate of Eastern CT State University. And yes, preschool-goers, she is Mrs. Sivo's daughter!
Kelly, as well as her energetic staff, will guide your children through fun filled days involving:

- Arts and Crafts
- Games
- Silly Songs & Stories
- Weekly Themes & Spirit Days
- And so much more!

Location & Transportation

Camp is regularly held at Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility. Parking will be in the SWHS back lot, and sign-in will be located in the rear of the building.

On Wednesday mornings, camp is held at Veteran's Memorial Park. Drop off for all campers and pick up for half day campers will be at Veterans Memorial Park. Transportation will be provided from VMP pool to Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility for 4 and 5-year-olds. Full Day 3-year-olds must be picked up from VMP and transported back to Wapping Parks & Recreation.

Potty Training

All campers must be potty trained.

Camp 2018 Information

Theme Theme Thursday
A June 25 - 29
Colors of the Wind
Favorite Color Day
B July 2 - 6 (NC 7/4)
Stars and Stripes
Red, White and Blue
C July 9 - 13
Imagination Station
Favorite Character Day
D July 16 - 20 Out of this World
Space Day
E July 23 - 27
Out to the Ball Game Sports Day
F July 30 - Aug 3
Around the World
Heritage/Culture Day
G August 6 - 10 Camp for the Holidays
Halloween Day
August 13 - 17
Motion of the Ocean
Beach Day
Schedule is tentative and may be subject to change