Camp COMO registration now open
[Stonington, CT] - The Stonington Community Center’s (COMO) summer programs are now open for registration and it’s bound to be an unforgettable summer. All of the COMO’s summer offerings, which include leadership opportunities, athletic camps, S.T.E.A.M. camps, traditional day camps and Preschool Explorers, allow families to build a camp day around their needs. Students entering kindergarten through seventh grade can attend half-day, full day and extended day camp options.
Campers will come to love the COMO campus as they play on COMO courts and fields, plant and harvest in the COMO garden, learn and experiment in COMO’s MakerSpace and create and imagine in the COMO pottery studio. Camp COMO, a state licensed child care program, is led by qualified and caring staff and all participants have a blast as they discover, and explore at the COMO.
Families can complete their student’s day camp experience with add-ons such as S.T.E.A.M (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math), athletic or pottery camps. S.T.E.A.M. camps offer a mix of fan-favorite classics, like Minecraft and Dungeons & Dragons, along with new options, such as Fun with Emulators and Raspberry Pi. Campers can create, design, program, and build. To get a taste of upcoming S.T.E.A.M. camps, sign up for one of COMO’s Makers Mornings Workshops.
Youth who want to try a new sport or polish their existing skills before the next school year can sign up for COMO athletic camps such as basketball, flag rugby, field hockey, soccer and more! Summer tennis clinics will provide youth the opportunity to play on the newly remodeled COMO courts! Camp COMO families can also choose to add athletic camps to their campers day, at a discounted rate.
Preschool Explorers, for ages 3 to 5, is all about exploring, socializing, and having fun. Exciting weekly themes, age-appropriate curriculum and the COMO’s caring and qualified staff inspire little explorers to build, learn, laugh and discover. Slots fill up quickly, and include full-day, half-day, and before/after care options for two, three or five-day per week enrollment. The COMO preschool is a state licensed program with the additional distinction of being an accredited program by the National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Young teens and high school students looking to develop leadership skills can apply for the COMO’s Junior Leadership Program. This year-long program instills personal and civic responsibility, shapes character, and shows young role models how they can lead by example. New member training week starts June 25.
About The Stonington Community Center
The Stonington Community Center, fondly known as the COMO, was founded on April 1, 1946 as a nonprofit with the goals of strengthening families and community. The first COMO programs included high school aged basketball, junior baseball teams, arts and crafts classes, teenage weekend dances and more. Over the years the COMO’s 16 acre campus has grown to include its own classrooms, Thrift Shop, four decoTurf tennis courts, art and pottery studio, annex, paddle tennis facility, and soccer fields. The COMO provides a wide range of educational, enrichment, athletic, family and community partnership programs throughout the year. Located at 28 Cutler Street, the Stonington Community Center has become an irreplaceable part of the Stonington community, serving countless children and families of the surrounding areas, regardless of financial need. For more information visit www.thecomo.org.