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Sunday June 13, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Monday June 14, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June AM - 2 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June AM - 5 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
3:10 PM - 6:00 PM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June PM - 2 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
3:10 PM - 6:00 PM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June PM - 5 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Introduction to Track and Field - Intro to Track and Field
Introduction to Track and FieldMondays 6:30pm – 7:30pm, East Hampton High School Track 5/10 through 6/14Price $20 per athleteInstructor Cristina RussoAge Groups – Athletes entering grades 1-5Course Description – This program is an opportunity to introduce your athlete to the joys of Track and Field. Over the course of 5 weeks (no clinic May 31), athletes will learn the fundamentals of sprinting, relays, mid distance running, hurdles, long jump, javelin and more. Led by an enthusiastic instructor with years of coaching experience, this training program was developed with a strong emphasis on having fun and exploring our athleticism. This is the perfect lead into the 2021 Summer Olympics!
 
Tuesday June 15, 2021
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June AM - 2 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June AM - 5 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
3:10 PM - 6:00 PM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June PM - 2 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
3:10 PM - 6:00 PM    Morning and Afternoon Adventures - Before and After School Program - June PM - 5 Days
Afternoon Adventures meets at Memorial Elementary School before and after school each day from 7:00AM - 8:30AM and 3:00PM - 6:00PM.  Students in grades K-5 may attend the program.  Registration is done on a monthly basis, either online or at the Parks and Recreation office. You must enroll for the whole month.  Please send your child with a healthy snack each day.  The children have time for play outside (weather permitting) every day or time in the gym.  Everyone does homework or quiet reading; then they enjoy crafts, games, special guests and play with staff and their peers until pickup time.  Care is provided on scheduled school half days from when school gets out until 6:00PM for no additional charge. A discount is offered if doing both before and after school.   This program is operating in accordance with all covid 19 regulations and guidelines.  All participants must have the attached Covid 19 Waiver on file with us before attending the program Students from Center School are bussed to Memorial School in the afternoon, and from Memorial School to Center school in the morning.   Location: Memorial Elementary School.   Dates:   First day of school - last day of school Times: 7:00AM-8:30AM and 3:00PM-6:00PM IF you are registering for both before and after care.  Put the before care portion in your cart first, and the after school portion will be discounted 10% at checkout. 
 
Wednesday June 16, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Running Camp for Middle Schoolers - MS Running Camp
Running Camp for Middle SchoolersStarting June 16th and ending on August 11th, every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30pm, Middle Schoolers will be immersed in the world of running. They will learn about various running topics/techniques such as proper stretching, goal setting, and running form. We are hoping to do a few in-person road races this year too such as the Rails to Trails 5k here in East Hampton. Location: East Hampton High School Track Cost: $80Meets Wednesdays 6:00-7:30PM
 
Thursday June 17, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Friday June 18, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Saturday June 19, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Sunday June 20, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Monday June 21, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Half Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Full Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    NERF Blaster Camp - NERF Blaster Camp
Nerf Blaster Camp You will have loads of FUN playing Nerf blaster games in this camp!  Each day different interactive nerf blaster games will be played.  For example, we will play Nerf blaster capture the flag, last man standing and protect the President.  Each child will need to bring their own Nerf blaster.  Nerf darts and safety goggles will be provided daily. Instructor:  Jaime Sullivan & Patrick SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  9:00-11:00Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $100 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    STEAM Camp - STEAM Camp
STEAM CampValerie Ballek – 2nd Grade TeacherSTEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. During this program, students will integrate ALL of these as they design, create, and conduct experiments. They will write lab reports in which they learn how to create meaningful step by step procedures to answer a question. They will use materials to design the experiment, test their hypotheses, review their results, and write conclusions. It will be a fully hands on program that is perfect for students with creative, curious minds who want to understand more about how the world works! Age: 2nd and 3rd Graders    Cost:  $110Dates:  June 21st – June 25thTime:  9:00-12:00Location:  Memorial School 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Dino Time (Dinosaur Week!)
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Middle School Camp - Fear Factor
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:23 AM - 2:30 PM    Fairy Garden Camp - Fairy Gardens
Fairy Garden CampInstructor:  Jaime SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  11:30 - 2:30Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $110 During this week your child will get to learn about, explore, and create a couple of different fairy gardens! This camp will allow your child to create magical gardens filled with whimsical landscapes and accessories.  We will use a variety of materials, many found in nature! Come create the magic of fairy gardens. (If your child is participating in Nerf Camp in the morning they can stay with me and transition to Fairy Garden Camp).
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Tuesday June 22, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Half Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Full Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    NERF Blaster Camp - NERF Blaster Camp
Nerf Blaster Camp You will have loads of FUN playing Nerf blaster games in this camp!  Each day different interactive nerf blaster games will be played.  For example, we will play Nerf blaster capture the flag, last man standing and protect the President.  Each child will need to bring their own Nerf blaster.  Nerf darts and safety goggles will be provided daily. Instructor:  Jaime Sullivan & Patrick SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  9:00-11:00Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $100 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    STEAM Camp - STEAM Camp
STEAM CampValerie Ballek – 2nd Grade TeacherSTEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. During this program, students will integrate ALL of these as they design, create, and conduct experiments. They will write lab reports in which they learn how to create meaningful step by step procedures to answer a question. They will use materials to design the experiment, test their hypotheses, review their results, and write conclusions. It will be a fully hands on program that is perfect for students with creative, curious minds who want to understand more about how the world works! Age: 2nd and 3rd Graders    Cost:  $110Dates:  June 21st – June 25thTime:  9:00-12:00Location:  Memorial School 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Dino Time (Dinosaur Week!)
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Middle School Camp - Fear Factor
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:23 AM - 2:30 PM    Fairy Garden Camp - Fairy Gardens
Fairy Garden CampInstructor:  Jaime SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  11:30 - 2:30Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $110 During this week your child will get to learn about, explore, and create a couple of different fairy gardens! This camp will allow your child to create magical gardens filled with whimsical landscapes and accessories.  We will use a variety of materials, many found in nature! Come create the magic of fairy gardens. (If your child is participating in Nerf Camp in the morning they can stay with me and transition to Fairy Garden Camp).
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Wednesday June 23, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Half Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Full Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    NERF Blaster Camp - NERF Blaster Camp
Nerf Blaster Camp You will have loads of FUN playing Nerf blaster games in this camp!  Each day different interactive nerf blaster games will be played.  For example, we will play Nerf blaster capture the flag, last man standing and protect the President.  Each child will need to bring their own Nerf blaster.  Nerf darts and safety goggles will be provided daily. Instructor:  Jaime Sullivan & Patrick SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  9:00-11:00Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $100 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    STEAM Camp - STEAM Camp
STEAM CampValerie Ballek – 2nd Grade TeacherSTEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. During this program, students will integrate ALL of these as they design, create, and conduct experiments. They will write lab reports in which they learn how to create meaningful step by step procedures to answer a question. They will use materials to design the experiment, test their hypotheses, review their results, and write conclusions. It will be a fully hands on program that is perfect for students with creative, curious minds who want to understand more about how the world works! Age: 2nd and 3rd Graders    Cost:  $110Dates:  June 21st – June 25thTime:  9:00-12:00Location:  Memorial School 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Dino Time (Dinosaur Week!)
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Middle School Camp - Fear Factor
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:23 AM - 2:30 PM    Fairy Garden Camp - Fairy Gardens
Fairy Garden CampInstructor:  Jaime SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  11:30 - 2:30Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $110 During this week your child will get to learn about, explore, and create a couple of different fairy gardens! This camp will allow your child to create magical gardens filled with whimsical landscapes and accessories.  We will use a variety of materials, many found in nature! Come create the magic of fairy gardens. (If your child is participating in Nerf Camp in the morning they can stay with me and transition to Fairy Garden Camp).
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Running Camp for Middle Schoolers - MS Running Camp
Running Camp for Middle SchoolersStarting June 16th and ending on August 11th, every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30pm, Middle Schoolers will be immersed in the world of running. They will learn about various running topics/techniques such as proper stretching, goal setting, and running form. We are hoping to do a few in-person road races this year too such as the Rails to Trails 5k here in East Hampton. Location: East Hampton High School Track Cost: $80Meets Wednesdays 6:00-7:30PM
 
Thursday June 24, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Half Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Full Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    NERF Blaster Camp - NERF Blaster Camp
Nerf Blaster Camp You will have loads of FUN playing Nerf blaster games in this camp!  Each day different interactive nerf blaster games will be played.  For example, we will play Nerf blaster capture the flag, last man standing and protect the President.  Each child will need to bring their own Nerf blaster.  Nerf darts and safety goggles will be provided daily. Instructor:  Jaime Sullivan & Patrick SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  9:00-11:00Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $100 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    STEAM Camp - STEAM Camp
STEAM CampValerie Ballek – 2nd Grade TeacherSTEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. During this program, students will integrate ALL of these as they design, create, and conduct experiments. They will write lab reports in which they learn how to create meaningful step by step procedures to answer a question. They will use materials to design the experiment, test their hypotheses, review their results, and write conclusions. It will be a fully hands on program that is perfect for students with creative, curious minds who want to understand more about how the world works! Age: 2nd and 3rd Graders    Cost:  $110Dates:  June 21st – June 25thTime:  9:00-12:00Location:  Memorial School 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Dino Time (Dinosaur Week!)
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Middle School Camp - Fear Factor
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:23 AM - 2:30 PM    Fairy Garden Camp - Fairy Gardens
Fairy Garden CampInstructor:  Jaime SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  11:30 - 2:30Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $110 During this week your child will get to learn about, explore, and create a couple of different fairy gardens! This camp will allow your child to create magical gardens filled with whimsical landscapes and accessories.  We will use a variety of materials, many found in nature! Come create the magic of fairy gardens. (If your child is participating in Nerf Camp in the morning they can stay with me and transition to Fairy Garden Camp).
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Friday June 25, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Half Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
8:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Track and Field Clinic/Camp - Track and Field - Full Day
Track&Field Clinic Camp 6/21 – 6/25 Half day price $150/week (8:30-11:30) Full day price $250/week (8:30-2:30) Teachers: Mr. Landry and Miss DeSanti Age group: Kids entering grades 6 - 9Special Note:  Track camp is early this year due to the renovations on the athletic fields.  The track will be unavailable for most of the summer. Welcome to track and field camp.  Come spend a week with us at East Hampton High School's track and field complex, learning and competing in various events.  Throw the metal shot-put into the sky, soar over the hurdles on the track, get dirty in the long jump sand pit and race against competitors with your relay team!  If you choose to join us for our full day, please pack a lunch and water bottle. Also be sure to apply sunscreen before camp each day since we will be outside!   
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    NERF Blaster Camp - NERF Blaster Camp
Nerf Blaster Camp You will have loads of FUN playing Nerf blaster games in this camp!  Each day different interactive nerf blaster games will be played.  For example, we will play Nerf blaster capture the flag, last man standing and protect the President.  Each child will need to bring their own Nerf blaster.  Nerf darts and safety goggles will be provided daily. Instructor:  Jaime Sullivan & Patrick SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  9:00-11:00Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $100 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    STEAM Camp - STEAM Camp
STEAM CampValerie Ballek – 2nd Grade TeacherSTEAM stands for science, technology, engineering, art, and math. During this program, students will integrate ALL of these as they design, create, and conduct experiments. They will write lab reports in which they learn how to create meaningful step by step procedures to answer a question. They will use materials to design the experiment, test their hypotheses, review their results, and write conclusions. It will be a fully hands on program that is perfect for students with creative, curious minds who want to understand more about how the world works! Age: 2nd and 3rd Graders    Cost:  $110Dates:  June 21st – June 25thTime:  9:00-12:00Location:  Memorial School 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Dino Time (Dinosaur Week!)
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 1 - Middle School Camp - Fear Factor
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:23 AM - 2:30 PM    Fairy Garden Camp - Fairy Gardens
Fairy Garden CampInstructor:  Jaime SullivanDates:  June 21 - June 25Time:  11:30 - 2:30Grades:  K - 3Cost:  $110 During this week your child will get to learn about, explore, and create a couple of different fairy gardens! This camp will allow your child to create magical gardens filled with whimsical landscapes and accessories.  We will use a variety of materials, many found in nature! Come create the magic of fairy gardens. (If your child is participating in Nerf Camp in the morning they can stay with me and transition to Fairy Garden Camp).
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Extended Care - Week 1 - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Saturday June 26, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Sunday June 27, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Monday June 28, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session I
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Under the Sea
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn and Play Camp - Learn and Play
Learn & Play CampJennifer Dupre  This camp is designed for children ages 3-6 years of age where they will have opportunities to learn through various play experiences. Children will participate daily in multi-sensory play activities, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play opportunities, enjoy a snack, and a story related to each week’s theme! Participants should bring a snack and drink daily. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before arriving at camp! This program follows all current COVID 19 Protocols.    Cost: $75.00 per week Dates: Session 1: Splash into Summer - June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021Session 2: Summer in Motion - July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Middle School Camp - Animal Planet
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Science and STEAM
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Fairytale Land
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Tuesday June 29, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session I
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Under the Sea
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn and Play Camp - Learn and Play
Learn & Play CampJennifer Dupre  This camp is designed for children ages 3-6 years of age where they will have opportunities to learn through various play experiences. Children will participate daily in multi-sensory play activities, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play opportunities, enjoy a snack, and a story related to each week’s theme! Participants should bring a snack and drink daily. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before arriving at camp! This program follows all current COVID 19 Protocols.    Cost: $75.00 per week Dates: Session 1: Splash into Summer - June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021Session 2: Summer in Motion - July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Middle School Camp - Animal Planet
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Science and STEAM
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Fairytale Land
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Wednesday June 30, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session I
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Under the Sea
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn and Play Camp - Learn and Play
Learn & Play CampJennifer Dupre  This camp is designed for children ages 3-6 years of age where they will have opportunities to learn through various play experiences. Children will participate daily in multi-sensory play activities, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play opportunities, enjoy a snack, and a story related to each week’s theme! Participants should bring a snack and drink daily. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before arriving at camp! This program follows all current COVID 19 Protocols.    Cost: $75.00 per week Dates: Session 1: Splash into Summer - June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021Session 2: Summer in Motion - July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Middle School Camp - Animal Planet
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Science and STEAM
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Fairytale Land
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Thursday July 1, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session I
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Under the Sea
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn and Play Camp - Learn and Play
Learn & Play CampJennifer Dupre  This camp is designed for children ages 3-6 years of age where they will have opportunities to learn through various play experiences. Children will participate daily in multi-sensory play activities, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play opportunities, enjoy a snack, and a story related to each week’s theme! Participants should bring a snack and drink daily. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before arriving at camp! This program follows all current COVID 19 Protocols.    Cost: $75.00 per week Dates: Session 1: Splash into Summer - June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021Session 2: Summer in Motion - July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Middle School Camp - Animal Planet
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Science and STEAM
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Fairytale Land
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Friday July 2, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session I
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Under the Sea
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
9:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Learn and Play Camp - Learn and Play
Learn & Play CampJennifer Dupre  This camp is designed for children ages 3-6 years of age where they will have opportunities to learn through various play experiences. Children will participate daily in multi-sensory play activities, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor play opportunities, enjoy a snack, and a story related to each week’s theme! Participants should bring a snack and drink daily. Don’t forget to apply sunscreen before arriving at camp! This program follows all current COVID 19 Protocols.    Cost: $75.00 per week Dates: Session 1: Splash into Summer - June 28, 2021 - July 2, 2021Session 2: Summer in Motion - July 26, 2021 - July 30, 2021
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Middle School Camp - Animal Planet
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Science and STEAM
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Under the Sea and Fairytale Land - Fairytale Land
Under the Sea Dates: June 28 - July 2Time: 8:30-11:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Who doesn't love a week at the beach in the summer?! Join us for a week of seashell and sand art, decorating beach gear, splish-splashing in the water, and so much more! Please apply sunscreen before camp each day, bring a snack and water bottle, and pack a bathing suit and towel! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our PM camp titled, Fairytale Land. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215! Fairytale LandDates: June 28 - July 2Time: 11:30-2:30$120 per personTeachers: Miss Forcellina and Ms. Ryczek Live in a fairytale for the week with Cinderella, Belle, Rapunzel, and more! Join us for a week of arts and crafts, STEM activities, story inspired snacks, and lots of fun! For a full day camp opportunity, please see our AM camp titled, Under the Sea. In signing up for both camps, you will be given the discounted full day price of $215!  Discount for all day will be applied at checkout.  
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 2 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Saturday July 3, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Sunday July 4, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
Monday July 5, 2021
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Tuesday July 6, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tea Parties and Paper Dolls - Tea Parties and Paper Dolls
TEA PARTIES and PAPER DOLLSIn this camp, your child will create paper dolls to play with and decorate. They will get to make houses and scenes for the dolls too. Your child will also craft, bake, and create tea party fun together. We will make tea cup crafts and enjoy tasty treats. Your child will even be able to get fancy one day for a celebration! Join the fun!AGES: 4-9 years oldsTeachers: Stacey GibsonDATES: July 6th -9th (4 day week)TIMES: 8:00-11:00 amCost: $110.00Location: Memorial School
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session II
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Exploring and Experimenting - Exploring and Experimenting
Exploring and Experimenting!  Program Description: Do you like being outdoors, exploring and having fun doing hands-on science experiments? Then this is the camp for you! This week is full of  messy experiments and outdoor water adventures!Primary Instructor: Ms. VigueDate:        July 6 –9  (4 days only as the building in closed on Monday) Time:       8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Place:       The program will begin and                 end each day in the lobby of Memorial School. Enrollment:    For  students entering grades 1 & 2 Cost:        $120.00 for the week.                The price includes all materials needed. Please send your                             child with a bag lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and towel each day   . 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Middle School Camp - Fun and Fitness
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - The Holidays in the Summer
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Wet and Messy Camp - Wet and Messy Camp
WET and MESSY CAMPThis camp is for children ages 4-8 years who are ready to get wet and messy! Each day the children will painting, gluing, having water fun, making slime, playdoh, and having hands on FUN! Dress your child for mess each day!Teachers: Stacey GibsonDates: July 6-9thTime: 11:30-2:30 pmCost: $110.00Ages: 4-8 years oldPlace: Memorial School*Please send your child to camp each day with a snack, lunch, and a water bottle. We will meet your child in the lobby each day for drop off and dismissal. Bring a smock!
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Wednesday July 7, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tea Parties and Paper Dolls - Tea Parties and Paper Dolls
TEA PARTIES and PAPER DOLLSIn this camp, your child will create paper dolls to play with and decorate. They will get to make houses and scenes for the dolls too. Your child will also craft, bake, and create tea party fun together. We will make tea cup crafts and enjoy tasty treats. Your child will even be able to get fancy one day for a celebration! Join the fun!AGES: 4-9 years oldsTeachers: Stacey GibsonDATES: July 6th -9th (4 day week)TIMES: 8:00-11:00 amCost: $110.00Location: Memorial School
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session II
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Exploring and Experimenting - Exploring and Experimenting
Exploring and Experimenting!  Program Description: Do you like being outdoors, exploring and having fun doing hands-on science experiments? Then this is the camp for you! This week is full of  messy experiments and outdoor water adventures!Primary Instructor: Ms. VigueDate:        July 6 –9  (4 days only as the building in closed on Monday) Time:       8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Place:       The program will begin and                 end each day in the lobby of Memorial School. Enrollment:    For  students entering grades 1 & 2 Cost:        $120.00 for the week.                The price includes all materials needed. Please send your                             child with a bag lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and towel each day   . 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Middle School Camp - Fun and Fitness
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - The Holidays in the Summer
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Wet and Messy Camp - Wet and Messy Camp
WET and MESSY CAMPThis camp is for children ages 4-8 years who are ready to get wet and messy! Each day the children will painting, gluing, having water fun, making slime, playdoh, and having hands on FUN! Dress your child for mess each day!Teachers: Stacey GibsonDates: July 6-9thTime: 11:30-2:30 pmCost: $110.00Ages: 4-8 years oldPlace: Memorial School*Please send your child to camp each day with a snack, lunch, and a water bottle. We will meet your child in the lobby each day for drop off and dismissal. Bring a smock!
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Running Camp for Middle Schoolers - MS Running Camp
Running Camp for Middle SchoolersStarting June 16th and ending on August 11th, every Wednesday from 6 to 7:30pm, Middle Schoolers will be immersed in the world of running. They will learn about various running topics/techniques such as proper stretching, goal setting, and running form. We are hoping to do a few in-person road races this year too such as the Rails to Trails 5k here in East Hampton. Location: East Hampton High School Track Cost: $80Meets Wednesdays 6:00-7:30PM
 
Thursday July 8, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tea Parties and Paper Dolls - Tea Parties and Paper Dolls
TEA PARTIES and PAPER DOLLSIn this camp, your child will create paper dolls to play with and decorate. They will get to make houses and scenes for the dolls too. Your child will also craft, bake, and create tea party fun together. We will make tea cup crafts and enjoy tasty treats. Your child will even be able to get fancy one day for a celebration! Join the fun!AGES: 4-9 years oldsTeachers: Stacey GibsonDATES: July 6th -9th (4 day week)TIMES: 8:00-11:00 amCost: $110.00Location: Memorial School
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session II
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Exploring and Experimenting - Exploring and Experimenting
Exploring and Experimenting!  Program Description: Do you like being outdoors, exploring and having fun doing hands-on science experiments? Then this is the camp for you! This week is full of  messy experiments and outdoor water adventures!Primary Instructor: Ms. VigueDate:        July 6 –9  (4 days only as the building in closed on Monday) Time:       8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Place:       The program will begin and                 end each day in the lobby of Memorial School. Enrollment:    For  students entering grades 1 & 2 Cost:        $120.00 for the week.                The price includes all materials needed. Please send your                             child with a bag lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and towel each day   . 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Middle School Camp - Fun and Fitness
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - The Holidays in the Summer
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM    Hanson Elite Basketball Academy - Hanson Elite Basketball
Hanson Elite Basketball Academy Coach:  Chris Hanson Coach Hanson focusses on dribbling skills, form shooting, passing, footwork, defensive strategy, game situations and overall fitness.  The program meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  For:  Ages 8-11Dates:  June 22 – July 8 (session I) and July 20 – August 5 (session II) Times:  9:00AM – 11:30AMCost:  $75 per session Location:  Sears Park Basketball Court All program participants must have a COVID 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM    Wet and Messy Camp - Wet and Messy Camp
WET and MESSY CAMPThis camp is for children ages 4-8 years who are ready to get wet and messy! Each day the children will painting, gluing, having water fun, making slime, playdoh, and having hands on FUN! Dress your child for mess each day!Teachers: Stacey GibsonDates: July 6-9thTime: 11:30-2:30 pmCost: $110.00Ages: 4-8 years oldPlace: Memorial School*Please send your child to camp each day with a snack, lunch, and a water bottle. We will meet your child in the lobby each day for drop off and dismissal. Bring a smock!
 
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 3-4:30
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 1-3 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons 4-6 T/Th
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons T/TH
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
Friday July 9, 2021
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Extended Care - 7:30-9
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tea Parties and Paper Dolls - Tea Parties and Paper Dolls
TEA PARTIES and PAPER DOLLSIn this camp, your child will create paper dolls to play with and decorate. They will get to make houses and scenes for the dolls too. Your child will also craft, bake, and create tea party fun together. We will make tea cup crafts and enjoy tasty treats. Your child will even be able to get fancy one day for a celebration! Join the fun!AGES: 4-9 years oldsTeachers: Stacey GibsonDATES: July 6th -9th (4 day week)TIMES: 8:00-11:00 amCost: $110.00Location: Memorial School
 
8:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Volleyball Clinic with Matt Warner - Volleyball Session II
East Hampton P&R Volleyball: 2021The East Hampton Volleyball Clinic offers two volleyball experiences: the morning session is a fundamental skills clinic and the afternoon session is an advanced, high school pre-season clinic. Each session is tailored to the skill level of the participants, while designed to teach the sport, have fun, advance skills, and expand the love of volleyball.Participants will be developing volleyball skills and knowledge in:- Forearm & overhead passing- Serving- Spiking- Individual and team defense- Blocking- Volleyball StrategyRefer to the East Hampton Park and Recreation summer catalog for details about the clinic. Register for either session through East Hampton Park and Rec.Director/Coach: Matt WarnerProgram Details:Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic (girls entering grades 6 through 12)o Date: June 28 – July 2 (Monday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $125.00o Participants: capped at 24Session 2: Pre-Season Camp (girls entering grades 10 through 12)**o Date: July 6-9 (Tuesday-Friday)o Location: Middle School Gymnasiumo Time: 8:00-11:00amo Cost: $100.00o Participants: capped at 20- What to bring/wear: Gym clothes, sneakers, and water bottle- Cost to attend both clinics is $200.00 (see note below)**PLEASE NOTE: Any 9th grade participant seeking enrollment in Session 2: Pre-Season Camp must attend Session 1: Foundation Building Clinic. Coach Warner will then assess each 9th grade participant’s level of volleyball skill and technique to determine if a recommendation to Session 2 would be appropriate. Experience beyond Middle School volleyball can help with skill development and knowledge needed for Session 2.This program operates in accordance with all Covid 19 guidelines.  Protocols are attached below for Sports.  Since Volleyball is inside Masks are required for participants and staff at all times.
 
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sears Park Passes - Vehicle Online
Passes for the Summer Season are on sale starting April 1. Car stickers can be done online or in person at Town Hall or the Library.  Boat stickers are in person only at Town Hall and the Library.  Limit of 3 vehicle passes per household per season.  You will receive your online sticker within 5 business days. It is the East Hampton resident's responsibility to produce the proper documentation for each vehicle and vessel: - Customer needs to provide State of Connecticut issued DMV Registration(s) in person's name showing residency in East Hampton. For vehicles not registered in East Hampton customer must provide: - Tax Bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. For vehicles leased in company / corporation name instead of customer's name: - Customer needs to provide a Tax bill from Tax Collector or Assessor's Card matching name on DMV paperwork, verifying residency in East Hampton. - Driver's License or piece of mail confirming customer's name and residency in East Hampton. Seasonal Resident and or renter who cannot produce a tax bill to verify residency: - Customer needs to provide documentation from landlord or campground owner whose property is in East Hampton. - Piece of mail with customer's name and East Hampton address matching DMV paper work.
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Exploring and Experimenting - Exploring and Experimenting
Exploring and Experimenting!  Program Description: Do you like being outdoors, exploring and having fun doing hands-on science experiments? Then this is the camp for you! This week is full of  messy experiments and outdoor water adventures!Primary Instructor: Ms. VigueDate:        July 6 –9  (4 days only as the building in closed on Monday) Time:       8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.Place:       The program will begin and                 end each day in the lobby of Memorial School. Enrollment:    For  students entering grades 1 & 2 Cost:        $120.00 for the week.                The price includes all materials needed. Please send your                             child with a bag lunch, water bottle, sunscreen, and towel each day   . 
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - Middle School Camp - Fun and Fitness
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM    Sears Park Summer Camp - Week 3 - The Holidays in the Summer
Sears Park Summer Camp Program Director Kat Robinson - K-5 Grade Program Kat Robinson may be new to the position as director, but she is not new to Sears Park Summer Camp! Kat has worked with Parks and Recreation in the past as assistant director at camp, but is excited to step in as director for the 2021 Summer. Originally from East Hampton, Kat has attended East Hampton schools and was even a Sears Park camp goer 20 years ago! Kat may also be a familiar face to many of our campers and families as she is in her third year as the Physical Education and Health teacher at Center School. Kat enjoys working with her fourth and fifth graders and feels so fortunate to be part of such an amazing school and town. Kat attended Westfield State University in Massachusetts to earn her Bachelor’s degree in Movement Science and Physical Education and this past winter she finished her program at the University of St. Joseph’s and earned her Master’s degree in Special Education. Kat enjoys all things involving the outdoors; swimming, hiking, mountain biking, barbequing, taking her dog for walks and more! Kat is very excited to step into this new position as Camp Director and looks forward to sunshiny days, lots of laughter and a safe, fun-filled summer at Sears Park!Program Director Meghan Wood - 6-8 Grade Program Meghan is currently the assistant director of Afternoon Adventures before and after school program and was previously assistant director at Sears Park Summer Camp. She is looking forward to her new role as the Middle School Camp Director for the Sears Park Summer Camp! She is graduating in May with her bachelor’s degree in Developmental Psychology and already has two associates degrees, one being in early childhood. She is also pursuing a master’s degree in school psychology within the next year. Meghan has worked in a parks and recreation environment for over 7 years, and is very enthusiastic about starting this next chapter in her career development! Meghan enjoys spending time with family and friends, going on hikes, taking trips to the beach, and kayaking right here on Lake Pocotopaug. She can’t wait to spend the summer having fun and making memories with new and familiar middle school campers.This program operates in accordance with all current COVID 19 protocols.  All program participants are required to have a completed Covid 19 waiver on file with the Parks and Recreation Department before participating in the program (disclaimer at checkout or fill out the attached form and send it in to us).  Sears Park Camp is an eight-week day camp held at Sears Park. The campers have a blast! Each day offers activities such as crafts, sports, and games. The entire camp goes swimming and has sand castle contests most afternoons. Each week there will be a special theme, field trip, or special guest. Swimming is fully supervised by our ARC Certified Lifeguards and camp staff. The camp staff is CPR/First Aid Certified. Participants can sign up for one week at a time or for all eight sessions. Campers should bring a lunch, snacks, drinks, water bottle, sunblock, swimsuit, and towel. Everything should be labeled with the camper’s name. A backpack is recommended. Please leave all electronics at home.For: Boys and Girls entering grades K-8 in the fall of 2021 (some field trips and activities will be different for grades 6-8).  Grades 6-8 will be hosted at Sears Park primarily, with alternate locations if rain or thunder storms are in the forecast (Center School).    Camp Dates:  June 21 – August 13  Camp Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00AM-3:00PMWeekly tuition: $165 first child, $145 per siblingWeek of July 5 – July 9 (no camp July 5)$140 first child, $120 per siblingExtended Care:  Available in weekly blocks: 7:30AM-9:00AM ($35 per week), 3:00PM – 4:30PM ($35 per week)  Payment for the first week your child will be attending camp, including extended care fees for the first week and the required deposits for subsequent weeks need to be submitted to the Parks and Recreation Department to be enrolled. Checks should be made payable to East Hampton Parks and Recreation if paying with a check.  Online registration is available at www.easthamptonrec.comExtended care is an option for the middle school age program, however in case of bad weather and camp needs to meet at Center School extended care may not be available that day.  Payment for the first week of camp, plus a $25 per child per week non-refundable deposit is required to enroll if you are not able to pay the full cost up front.You will not be enrolled in camp until these deposits are received. Tuition is due by Wednesday for the following week. Field trip costs are included with tuition. We are offering both breakfast and lunch at no charge delivered daily to all our campers.  The meals are being provided by East Hampton Public Schools Nutrition Services and they meet all USDA nutritional requirements.  Every breakfast consists of whole grain pastries, 100% fruit juice, fruit, and an optional milk.  Every lunch consists of a whole grain, a lean protein, a fruit, a veggie and an optional milk.  You may pre-order breakfast and lunch for your child any and all days they are attending camp using this link: https://forms.gle/i5YqPcGnYC1DaZoXA.  Orders must be placed a week before the start of each camp week. Sears Park Summer Camp is a Summer Feeding site and any child receiving a breakfast and lunch at our site may not also receive a breakfast and/or lunch from another summer feeding site on the same day. Pickup and Drop-off procedures will be conducted the same way as last summer. Pull into the upper parking lot and staff will meet you at your vehicle for dropoff and pickup.  Parents should not exit the vehicle.  Dropoff for extended care in the morning will be between 7:30 and 8:00.  Drop off for normal camp hours will be between 9:00 and 9:30Pickup for normal camp hours will be between 2:30 and 3:00.  Pickup for extended care in the afternoon will be between 4:00 and 4:30. If you need to pick up or drop off outside of those hours send a text to 860-367-5429 and we will be ready for your child to arrive or to send them for pickup.  Parents are not allowed in the pavilion at pickup or drop-off.  Counselor in Training Program – Sears Park Summer Camp Do you want to be a camp counselor in the future?  Then this is the program for you.  This program will challenge you, inspire you, and allow you to make a difference in the lives of others.  The goal of the program is to develop leadership skills that you can use throughout life and to help others and yourself identify and achieve goals. We help to develop your skills in leading and teaching children.  All interested CITs will need to fill out an application, interview, set goals and be evaluated through your session.  You will not be one of the summer campers but an important participant in the lives of many children.  Applications will be available on the Parks and Recreation website www.easthamptonrec.com his program has a limited amount of availability (4 per session) and is divided into two sessions.  Participation as a CIT does not guarantee you a future position as a camp counselor.  Session 1: June 21 – July 16   Session II: July 19 – August 13   There are also options for the Memorial School summer programs.  See website for details and applications.  Participants will also need to attend all required staff training events prior to the start of camp.  Depending on the number of applicants participants may be limited to just one of the sessions.  Cost:  $200 per session.  Application Deadline:  April 30.  Applications can be emailed to smullen@easthamptonct.gov  Please complete and submit the application before registering for the CIT program  
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Swim Lessons M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 1-3 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve their skills. Level 4: Stroke Improvement: Kids will gain confidence during swim lessons, improve their stroke and gain additional aquatic skills. Level 5: Stroke Refinement: Guidance allows kids to refine their strokes and become more efficient swimmers. Level 6: Swimming and Skill Proficiency: Students will learn to swim with ease and efficiency, and gain the ability to swim smoothly over greater distances. Swimmers will also have the option to participate in more advanced courses.
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Swim Lessons 2021 American Red Cross - Group Lessons Level 4-6 M/W/F
All swim lessons are taught at Sears Park by certified Lifeguards and are 8 private lessons for $125, additional children of the same family will be discounted $30 and scheduled together (max of 3), to signup as a family like this you will need to call the parks and recreation office at 860-267-7300 to setup your time.  Individual lessons can signup online or over the phone with the office.  Group Lessons are also offered at $75 for 8 lessons.  Lessons are for Ages 4 and over only.  Levels 1 - Level 6.  Options are for Lessons Monday, Wednesday and Friday or Tuesday and Thursday Lessons do not meet on July 5th! Level 1: Introduction to Water Skills: Students will learn how to feel comfortable in the water and safely enjoy it. Level 2: Fundamentals of Aquatic Skills: Children will learn basic swimming skills. Level 3: Stroke Development: Additional guided practice will help students improve th