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PLAYGROUNDS-SU' 2020

Children posing for a photo with summer camp sign
**Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and guidelines set forth by the St of CT Office of Early Childhood, WHPR's staple playground camp program will be offered but in a modified format for SUMMER 2020!**   

The 2020 playground program for resident only children 6-12 years of age will meet 
OUTDOORS-Monday-Thursday, 9am-1pm at Harry M. Bailey Middle-106 Morgan Ln., May V. Carrigan Intermediate-2 Tetlow St., and Washington Elementary-369 Washington Ave. school sites. This program WILL NOT meet on FRIDAYS, rain days, excessive heat warningsand may close early due to weather or safety concerns. Camp activities will be extremely modified this year in order to provide a safe environment for campers and staff. Unfortunately, there will not be swimming at Carrigan Pool or any other large group activities and field trips requiring bus transportation.

The WHBOED Nutrition Program will offer boxed lunch to all children enrolled in camp. Camp is a PEANUT FREE ZONE, so if you prefer to send your child with lunch, snacks  please comply to this request. Also, please send daily a plastic WATER BOTTLE with your child's name on itWHPR will have water filling stations for the children to access. WHPR recommends to apply sunscreen to your child prior to camp and wear a hat/cap.  

Enrollment for the playground program will be by ON-LINE REGISTRATION ONLY* 42 children maximum per location on a "first come basis." *(Please Note: Painter Park Office is CLOSED to the PUBLIC ACCESS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE!)

COVID-19 Guidelines
require children to be grouped in 3 separate groups with no more than than 14 per group and siblings will remain in the same group. Children will not be able to intermingle between groups at their location in order to adhere to social distancing requirements.

There will be 3, two-week (8 days) sessions offered instead of 1 six week session. You MUST enroll your child for each session- your child IS NOT GUARANTEED a spot in any other session. 
                         Session 1: July 6-16 - registration closes 6/30
                         Session 2: July 20-30 - registration closes 7/14
                         Session 3: August 3-13  - registration closes 7/28

"NEW Summer 2020" WHPR has received a grant from the ST of CT Judicial Dept. Youth Violence Prevention Initiative and will offer a camp scholarship to children enrolled in the program each session! This $18.50 discount will be applied at final check-out/payment portion of your enrollment.

IMPORTANT NOTE for PARENT/ GUARDIAN:  Please be advised that ALL children must be escorted daily by an adult at least 18 years of age to and from the playground camp-children may not come to or leave camp on their own. This is for the safety of everyone as WHPR needs to follow strict health screening and social distancing protocols. Thank you for your attention!







* Adjustments and discounts will be applied during checkout if applicable. *

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