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JRMS PTA MAY Zoom Meeting

SUMMER ACTIVITIES SHOWCASE on Thursday, May 6th @9:30am

Join our JRMS PTA meeting to learn about local summer activities for kids in Redding. Local organizations will share their summer program details with opportunities at JRMS, Mark Twain Library, local camps & volunteer programs, Rising Starr Stables, Georgetown Arts, Music Shed, Cheer, etc.

Meeting ID: 875 6395 5333

Passcode: 333683

We've put together a full list of the programs and classes available in Redding this summer.

Summer Activities for middle school aged children in Redding:

Four Oaks Daycamp, Jared Hubschman

27 Starrs Ridge Rd., Redding

Tel: (475) 242-7040

Wide variety of opportunities for campers age 4-13

Counselor-in-Training for ages 14-15

Offers a full-day camp, 9am-4pm

Georgetown School of the Arts, Susan Jackson

25 Old Mill Rd, West Redding, CT

Tel: (203) 544-8551

Art and woodworking camps this summer

Art Camp is 9-3; Teachers are working artists

Woodworking camp is 9-12 or 1-4, ages 8 and up

Joel Barlow Robotics Camp, Bill Kinahan

contact Bill Kinahan @

June 21-25, 9am-2pm, $100

Open to incoming ER9 students in grades 7 - 10

Students gain experience in: systems engineering, CAD/CAM, motors and drive systems, coding, computer vision, electronics and wiring, engineering process.

Perfect preparation for those considering Barlow Robotics Team!

Registration link will be added on Barlow website

JRMS Summer Enrichment, Jessica Steeves

Details coming soon.

Will likely include 3 weeks of sports camp, arts and crafts, etc

Stay tuned for announcement from JRMS

Kempo Karate Camp, June Fagan

20 Portland Ave, Redding

Tel: (203) 544-8999

Karate club for ages 5-13. A couple of weeks available

Mark Twain Library, Sarah Zimmerman

Summer teen reading program registration opens May 15th.

Grades 5 through 12: offering great raffle prizes such as gift cards to Amazon and various local businesses. For each book logged, participants will receive virtual tickets that they can enter into any of the ongoing raffles.

Summer teen activity programs: (Program options in person and online)

In-person programs will all be held outside, in small socially distanced groups, mostly in the library's backyard, now furnished with picnic tables and lots of chairs.

Highlights include: jewelry making (outside), tie dye (outside), sport stacking (outside), and several of our popular flashlight walks at Topstone Park.

Music Shed, David Morgan

The art of playing in a band

Held outside

Weekly programs, 4-6 kids, 3 hours per day

New Pond Farm, Gwen Denny

Various programs for children up to age 12

6 sessions

9:30-12 week long session

Outdoor adventures and swimming

Redding Easton Falcons Cheer, Darlene Wallin

Competitive recreational program with outdoor practice in Easton and Redding

Team building, athleticism, academics, and community, no experience required.

Begins at the end of July runs through November

2-3 nights per week

Boys and girls, k-8

Redding Park And Rec, Laura Anderson

For middle school aged students:

Day Camp for campers entering grades K-6

Tennis Camp up to age 16

Multi Sport up to age 12

Soccer Camp up to age 14

Riding in Redding

Learn to safely handle and ride a horse with experienced instructor

The “Elementary School” of riding

Private lessons only, affordable, small barn setting

Rising Starr Stables & Horse Rescue, Kelly Stackpole

Tel: (203) 257-8345

Volunteer and educational opportunities open to all ages

Summer day programs and Independant riding program available

See our download below for a printable PDF.

Summer Activities presentation
Download PDF • 69KB


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