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  • Riding The Summer Away At Horse Camps

    As the summer rolls to a close for campers across Newtown, Mary Ann Rudolph, the owner of Sunny Brook Farm, and Pat Gregory, the owner of Fox Ridge Farm, both agree that their horseback riding camps went very well.

    “We had about 13 or 14 campers each week,” said Ms Gregory. “This is the most successful camp we’ve had in probably seven or eight years.”

  • Summer Feast Held At Housatonic Valley Waldorf School

    Parents and family members of Housatonic Valley Waldorf School summer camp students were invited to the school’s campus on Friday, August 14, to celebrate the summer’s efforts with a harvest feast.

    Camp Director Carrie Reilly welcomed everyone in attendance and led the students in singing a “snack blessing” song before visitors lined up to eat the feast’s offerings.

  • Housatonic Valley Waldorf School Primitive Skills Week Starting Monday

    Housatonic Valley Waldorf School’s summer camp  programs continue on Monday with a week-long Primitive Skills camp, which runs July 27 to August 14.

    The school’s summer camp programs run weekly. Registration is open through Monday morning, at the start of each week’s session, as long as Camp Administrator Carrie Reilly is contacted over the weekend—via text to 203-650-5102—  to notify her of the expected last minute registrants.

  • Two Coyotes Hosts Woodland Arts Camp

    Campers at Two Coyotes Wilderness School’s Woodland Arts summer camp took part in crafts and activities on Wednesday, July 1, at the school’s Newtown location, at Sticks and Stones Farm on Huntingtown Road.

    Two Coyotes’ Woodland Arts camp provides explorers ages 5 to 13 with a resourceful approach to nature, using what the woods have to offer to create an endless variety of tools and art, according to lead mentor Ross Fredell.

  • Continuing Education Summer Camps Available For A Number Of Interests

    Parents looking for something for their children to do — whether by introducing a new topic or continuing an already established interest shown by sons and daughters — have a number of options available during summer break. Newtown Continuing Education has again scheduled summer camps with a number of topics available.

    This summer will mark the 24th year Continuing Education will be running its SMART (Summer Music and ARTs) summer camp.

  • Housatonic Valley Waldorf School Feast Celebrates A Full Summer

    Parents and family members of Housatonic Valley Waldorf School summer camp students were welcomed by a row of students looking over a fence door on the school’s campus on Friday, August 15.

    Behind the row of students at the entrance, Camp Director Carrie Reilly was busy overseeing a spread of harvest feast offerings, from a sampling of fruit smoothies to vegetable soup, from pizza to salad, for parents, family members, and campers lined up to eat and celebrate.

  • Harvest Feast Finalizes Waldorf School Summer Camp

    After weeks of preparation, a harvest feast was held Friday, August 16, to mark the end of Housatonic Valley Waldorf School summer camp.

    The summer camp at Housatonic Valley Waldorf School was offered for students between the ages of 3 and 12.

    Family members were invited for the event, and food prepared by students was offered. At each table, settings were laid out, which included beeswax candles made by the students.