Adventure Unit (Ages 12-15)

2019 Information Available Soon!



This camp will be held at Wapping Parks & Recreation Facility

Contact Information

  • Camp Email:
  • Camp Phone (as of June 24): 860-803-8885
  • Recreation Office (re: Billing and Registration): 860-648-6355

Register Here

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 $330 per week, based on a 5-day week. Session B is $200 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

This director for Adventurer Unit this summer is Nick Heck. He has been working for South Windsor Parks and Recreation Department since 2013. He has worked as a counselor at Trailblazers, Camp Discovery, and Junior Adventurers. He is currently majoring in History and Secondary education at Saint Anselm College. Starting as a camper, then counselor, assistant director, to now director, Nick has always loved camp. He looks forward to another fun summer at Adventure Unit!

Dates Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
6/24 - 6/28
Session A
Pool Laser Tag/Bowling Ocean Beach Six Flags Pool
7/1 - 7/5 Farmington River Tubing Pottery Newport Boat Cruise NO CAMP NO CAMP
7/8 - 7/12 Cake Decorating/VMP Patriots Place*
Early & Late Day
Lake Compounce Brownstone Pool
7/15 - 7/19 Ice Skating Whale Watch* Hartford Yard Goats Launch Pool
7/22 - 7/26 Farmington River Tubing TBD* Six Flags Southwick Zoo Pool
7/29 - 8/2 Campions Surfing* New Britian Bees Lake Compounce Pool
8/5 - 8/9 Laser Tag & Bowling Six Flags* TBD Brownstone Pool
8/12 - 8/16 Basketball Hall of Fame Canoeing Lake Compounce Ocean Beach Pool
* Indicates a late day pickup

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