Offered in Barkhamsted, Newtown, and Torrington

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Program Information

  • Flexible schedules
  • Full day and half day options
  • Located in a local public school
  • Great program for boys and girls grades K to age 12
  • AM & PM snack included
  • Opportunities for success for children with and without learning differences
  • A program where children can be children
  • Caring and nurturing staff

Our Program 

Give your child a summer of fun and friendship at this exciting full-day camp. The BASES Summer Program offers affordable option with locations in Barkhamsted, Newtown, and Torrington. Children experience  a variety of daily indoor and outdoor activities such as art, science, cooking, music, nature, water play and more in a nurturing, noncompetitive environment. Special theme days such as pajama day, crazy hat day, sports team day and more highlight each week. Participants will also have the opportunity to swim twice a week and enjoy a special event or field trip each week!

We follow the regulated ratio of one teacher to every 10 students, with extra staff most days for quality purposes.  Each program site also employs one or more staff who are certified in first aid, CPR, Medication Administration and Epi-pen use.

Dates & Rates*

*Due to school closings, start dates are subject to change.

Barkhamsted
Barkhamsted Elementary School 
July 6, 2020 - August 14, 2020 
Full Day: $48 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $35 per half day, per child 

Newtown
Newtown Middle School 
July 6, 2020 - August 14, 2020 
Full Day: $50 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $38 per half day, per child 

Torrington
Vogel-Wetmore School 
July 6, 2020 - August 14, 2020 
Full Day: $42 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $30 per half day, per child 

Flexible Schedules

Flexibility is key as the schedules of parents and children are busy! Full and half day options are available. Sign up and pay tuition for any combination of full and half days. Additional days may be added once your schedule is submitted but please note, once you submit a day you are responsible for the payment of that day.

Barkhamsted
7:00 am - 12:30 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Newtown
7:00 am - 12:30 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Torrington
7:00 am - 1:00 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack

Breakfast/Snack
Morning breakfast and an afternoon snack is served Daily, following the Connecticut Adult and Child Food Programs Healthy Eating Guidelines.  Weekly Menu will be posted.*   

Lunch

Barkhamsted & Newtown
BASES Summer Program students will need to bring a cold lunch with a beverage in a non-breakable container. 

Torrington
EdAdvance Summer Food Service will provide a nutritious lunch Monday-Friday for all full and half-day campers. BASES Summer Program students also have the option to provide their own lunch.

* No nuts will be served for lunch or snack if an allergy exists with any student.

Swimming

 

 

 

 

Barkhamsted
Stanclift Cove
Tuesday & Thursday 
1:00pm - 4:00pm  

Newtown
Eichler’s Cove
Tuesday & Thursday 
1:00pm - 4:00pm 

Torrington
Beese Park Pool 
Monday & Wednesday 
3:00pm - 6:00pm*
*Parent pickup at the pool

Field Trips 

Times and locations subject to change.

  • All students are required to wear program t-shirt on all field trips
  • There is an additional cost for field trips/special events.
  • All staff chaperone field trips. Therefore, all students registered for a field trip day are required to attend the field trip and will be charged the additional fee for the field trip.

Friday, July 10
Quassy
Depart/Return: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, July 17
Bowling
Depart/Return: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tuesday, July 21
Harford Yard Goats
Depart/Return: 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Friday, July 31
Children's Museum
Depart/Return: 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesday, August 4
Lake Compounce
Depart/Return: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, August 14
Flight Trampoline Park
Depart/Return: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Non-Refundable Registration Fee*

Individual
$50

Family
$75

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