Summer Camps in Connecticut | YMCA Camp Woodstock
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Summer CampsTony Gronski2023-03-01T09:42:26-05:00
Welcome to The Friendship Camp!
We’re located in the beautiful pines of Woodstock, Connecticut. We offer sleep-away summer camp and day camp for boys and girls ages 7 – 16. Our typical session is 2 weeks, but shorter and longer options are available. Your camper will have a wonderful and memorable summer here at Camp Woodstock!
Our Camp Programs
- Day Camp
- Sleepaway Camp
- Leader-in-Training (LIT)
Rates & Dates
Our summer camp programs for 2023 will run June 25th – August 18th. We have “pay what you can afford” (3-tier) pricing, and also offer financial assistance for all families with a household annual income below $100,000! Learn more
This year we are replacing our Open House with personalized tours of camp for each family. Arrange a Tour
Campers can choose from dozens of classic summer camp activities for their daily schedule. Plus, our famously creative evening programs get the entire camp involved for the most anticipated event of the day! Learn more
Why Summer Camp Matters
Summer camp provides a safe environment to try new activities, live with new people, make new friends, eat new foods, and sometimes deal with homesickness. It is in this time, out of their comfort zone, that children develop life skills, independence, and self-confidence. At camp, kids learn to express themselves. We often hear “Camp allows me to be myself. At camp, I belong.”
Why Camp Woodstock is Special
Two things set Camp Woodstock apart from other summer camps. First is our culture, which is driven by our CHoRR (pronounced “core”) values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility. The CHoRR values are how we connect with campers, and how campers learn to connect with others.
Second is our counselors, who are passionate and committed to your child’s well-being during his or her Camp Woodstock experience. Nearly every one of our counselors was once a camper at Camp Woodstock, and has come up through the ranks of our selective and rigorous leadership training program. Each counselor is an excellent role model for your child.
We are known as The Friendship Camp for good reason: Campers have been making lifelong friendships “down by the lake” since 1922!
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CT Summer Camps – Mystic Seaport Museum Kids Activities
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Mystic Seaport Museum offers a number of summer camps and programs that provide a unique learning adventure! Our wide selection of Summer Day Camps offers campers ages 4 to 16 a kid’s-eye-view of maritime history as they explore the Museum. Community Sailing day camps let kids ages 6 to 15 build and refine their sailing skills with our sailing instructors out on the Mystic River. Our residential, Joseph Conrad Overnight Camp invites campers 8 to 15 to spend a week with us, learning to sail by day, doing fun maritime themed activities in the evenings, and sleeping aboard a historic ship by night. And teens 15 and up can sail along the coast as part of the crew of the schooner Brilliant. Select the camp that best suits your children and give them a summer to remember at Mystic Seaport Museum!
Summer Day Camp (Ages 4-16)
With many different day camps to choose from, campers ages 4 to 16 get a kids’-eye-view of maritime history as they explore Mystic Seaport Museum, take part in hands-on activities, play unique games and create fantastic craft projects. They’ll discover the secret lives of sailors, learn what life was like at port, meet the citizens of Greenmanville, investigate the superstitions of the sea, and more. All of our programs are licensed by the State of Connecticut and are staffed by experienced museum educators.
Joseph Conrad Overnight Sailing Camp (Ages 8-15)
Since 1949 the training ship, Joseph Conrad, has hosted overnight summer campers at Mystic Seaport Museum. This truly unique, historic summer sailing camp teaches not just sailing skills, but teamwork and camaraderie as well. Campers sail in traditional 9′ Dyer Dhow sailboats by day, do hands-on activities in the evenings, and sleep aboard a historic ship by night. Our camp is licensed by the state of Connecticut and our staff includes experienced camp counselors, US Sailing certified sailing instructors, Red Cross certified Lifeguards, and USCG licensed captains, many of whom are past Conrad Camp participants.
Community Sailing (Ages 6-15)
No matter your skill level, you will find sailing at Mystic Seaport Museum an unequaled experience. The Sailing Center offers a full lineup of camps and classes for both kids and adults designed to build and refine sailing skills, all while nurturing the love of the water and our connection to the sea. Our Sailing instructors are experienced sailors and educators; their love of the water and years of sailing experience provide participants not only with the required technical knowledge, but with practical know-how through hands-on instruction. Competitive racing series are also available!
Schooner Brilliant Summer Sailing Program (Ages 15+)
Give your teenager a Brilliant experience aboard this beautiful 61-foot classic schooner! They will become part of the crew in this full-participation sailing experience, while cruising local waters and visiting scenic ports of call. As the oldest sail education program in the country, Brilliant has taught teamwork, leadership, stewardship, and traditional seamanship for more than 60 years. Participants learn under the guidance of a professional crew and U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Captain.
Participants will receive a 75% refund if they cancel before 30 days prior to the camp. No refunds will be given if cancellation is made within 30 days prior to the camp.
Need-based financial assistance is available for the Museum’s summer camps and sailing programs. Learn more >>
- We no longer require proof of a negative covid test at drop off for day campers.
- CONRAD CAMP and BRILLIANT will still require proof of a negative covid rapid test at drop off.
- COVID vaccinations will be strongly recommended but not required.
- Masks are optional.
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Children’s developing camp Jam for schoolchildren.
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The fastest and most convenient way to apply online is through the registration form.
Our manager will definitely call you back within 24 hours (during the start of sales, with a heavy load, the response time may be increased).
You can also write to us on Telegram or call
8 (8422) 42-51-02.
Documents required to conclude a contract
- certificate from school
- copy of the child’s birth certificate (even if the child already has a passport)
- copy of parent’s passport
- application for compensation (to be filled in by us)
- if the parent and child have different surnames, then supporting documents are required
(certificate of marriage, divorce or guardianship, etc. )
- Our manager will invite you to conclude an agreement after January 13, 2023
Addresses of branches where you can conclude an agreement
Our managers are glad to receive you at the offices of the Smart School of Foreign Languages.
- 2-pereulok Mira, 26: Monday – Thursday 10.30-19.00, Friday 09.00-19.00, Saturday 09.00-14.30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (100, 101)
- st. Artema, 14: Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 19.00, Friday – 13.00 – 17.30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (102), +7 (967) 771-33-43
- st. Otradnaya, 85a: Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 18.30, Friday – 13.00 – 17.30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (103)
- 59/2a Gaya Ave.: Monday – Thursday 10:00 – 18:30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (104)
- Tyuleneva avenue, 12: Monday – Thursday 10. 00 – 18.30, Friday 13.00-17.30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (105)
- st. Repina, 49: Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 18.30, Friday 13.00 – 17.30 (12.30 – 13.00 lunch), +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (106), +7 (960) 372-96-97
- st. Kamyshinskaya, 27: Tuesday – Wednesday 10:00-18:30, Friday 13:00 – 17:30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (108)
- Festivalny blvd., 18 (school 69): Monday – Thursday 10.00 – 18.30, Friday 13.00 – 17.30, +7 (8422) 42-51-02 (111)
To confirm the booking, within 10 days after the conclusion of the contract
prepayment is required at any of our branches.
State compensation is the reimbursement of part of the cost of the tour at the expense of the budget of the Ulyanovsk region. Compensation is provided to every schoolchild of the Ulyanovsk region. It is possible to receive compensation for 28 days a year. The parent pays for the ticket minus compensation
If the summer shift in our camp lasts 14 days, then the child has the opportunity to go to 2 shifts or spend the remaining days on autumn and spring holidays. The main thing is that the total for the year is no more than 28 days.
How to apply for compensation:
- In any Smart school office
- In the Department of Education at the address Ulyanovsk, Narimanov Ave., 13 – in this case, you will need
visit our office to sign a contract
- For residents of Dimitrovgrad:
Submission of documents for compensation is carried out at the Department of Education at the address Gvardeyskaya 14b, after that it is necessary to conclude an agreement at the address Lenina Avenue, 1c, Smart Camp Camp (former sanatorium Berezka).
The cashback program for children’s holidays, first launched in Russia in 2021, allows parents to return 50% of the cost of a ticket to a children’s camp.
The program is renewed annually and information on cashback for 2023 has not yet been accepted. Follow federal news.
We will also notify you of any changes in our social networks, Viber and Telegram channels.
How to collect a child for camp?
Documents required at check-in
- Certificate 079/y with tests (scraping for enterobiasis, feces for worm eggs – valid for 10 days)
- Certificate of epid. school environment (issued by the school nurse) – valid for 3 days
- Copy of insurance policy
Before the trip, you need to download from the site
CONSENT FOR MEDICAL INTERVENTION, print and sign. If you do not have such an opportunity, you can sign all the necessary documents on the day of arrival at the camp itself.
You don’t need to take a contract with you.
In order for all collected items to be returned, we recommend labeling the child’s clothes. This can be done on labels or on the inside with special markers that do not spoil clothes.
Alternatively, you and your child can make a list of things that are in his suitcase and hand it over to the receptionist at check-in.
We do not recommend giving your child expensive items and gadgets. The administration is not responsible in case of their loss.
We also care about the health and safety of children, so we suggest that you familiarize yourself with the list of products that are allowed to pass to the child.
By downloading the checklist, you can check whether you have collected everything you need and get acquainted with our recommendations and a list of what your child may need during the shift.
When your child is at camp
The best time to visit during the shift is from 14:00 to 16:00 during quiet time, so as not to distract the children from classes, as we have a very busy schedule. But you can choose another time convenient for you, taking into account the mode of your child. Contact the administrator and he will accompany the child to the gate.
We also have a parent’s day every summer session. This is a grandiose reporting musical with the participation of all the guys, which you should definitely visit. We inform about dates and times in parental viber chats.
How is the resettlement and distribution of units?
When submitting an application, indicate your wishes for resettlement in the registration form. If you want to make any changes, please contact your manager.
Resettlement and division into teams takes place a week before arrival for a shift, taking into account the age of the child.
How do I know what my child is up to?
On the first day of the shift, we create viber chats with parents by squad. In them, on a daily basis, our counselors publish photos, as well as descriptions of classes and activities.
When applying, please provide your phone number to which Viber is linked.
Documents required upon departure
Departure from the camp is carried out from 9:00 to 12:00.
If you are picking up your child yourself, no documentation is required.
If you cannot pick up the child yourself, you need a free-form written power of attorney indicating your full name and passport details.
If you need to pick up your child before the end of the shift, you must fill out an application to leave the camp.
What to do if you forgot things in the camp?
In our VK group, a special photo album has been created, where you can find your forgotten thing.
You can pick up things at the branch on the 2nd lane of the World, 26
“Heir. Business holidays” – city camp, Krasnoyarsk. Vouchers to the children’s camp for 2023
I shift – ACCELERATORS
Track “Progressive thinking”
Track “Psychology of Leadership”
Track “Oratory and the art of communication”
Business track “School of Entrepreneurs”
Track “Emotional-creative workshop”
2-week *intensive training program* aimed at improving communication, leadership, progressive skills, and also developing business competencies.
- Increase mindfulness and concentration, speed of thinking;
- Acquire skills in financial planning and economic analysis;
- Learn to take responsibility, motivate yourself and others;
- Develop new public speaking, improve your own speech;
- Generate ideas to create value propositions;
- Form effective business thinking;
- Develop creative and personal potential, identify strengths, learn to control and manage emotions.
II shift – SELF-MADE
- Personal effectiveness
- Digital session
- Business environment
- Media environment
A 2-week *intensive training program* aimed at the formation and practical application of the most in-demand skills.
- To form in the child the internal readiness to independently and consciously plan, adjust and implement the prospects for professional and personal development
- Acquire in-demand skills and competencies
- Develop analytical skills, critical thinking and the ability to quickly make decisions in today’s changing world
Address: Russia, Krasnoyarsk, Prospect Mira, 86
Time: from 10:00 to 17:00 on weekdays.