ark & Recreation
Youth Summer Programs: Summer with Shakespeare, ages 8-18, will be offered July 14-21.
Youth Henna Workshop, ages 10 and up, will take place July 19, 10 a.m.-noon. Modeling and
Fashion Camp, ages 4-12, will meet July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon. Slamma-Jamma Basketball Camp,
grades 3-9, will take place July 23-27, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Detailed information on those programs is
Hall, or by calling 860-927-1003.
Camp Kent registration: Limited space is available for Camp Kent 2018. Camp, open to
youngsters entering grades 1 through 8 in the fall, meets Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
Emery Park, 42 Segar Mountain Road, Kent. The 2018 program will run through August 17 at a
cost of $105/week for Kent residents; $135/week for non-residents with a $5 discount for
siblings attending the same week. The camp day features sports and games, arts and crafts,
swimming around daily themes as well as Club Getaway Days, Friday BBQ, weekly story hour
with the Kent Memorial Library. New this year: field trip to Maritime Museum and bowling
(additional costs) and hands-on experience with basic farming techniques and local produce with
Abigail LaFontan of Kent. Registration is being accepted via email to
or by calling 860-927-1003. Scholarship assistance provided by
Kent Community Fund is available to Kent residents by speaking with director Lesly Ferris, 860-
Commission vacancies: The Kent Park and Recreation Commission has an opening to fill an
unexpired three-year. The Commission meets the third Monday of the month (mostly) at 7 p.m.,
Kent Town Hall. The Commission is charged with oversights of the Towns’ recreational
programs and two parks. Electors of the Town of Kent should express their interest in being
considered and their background to Kent Park and Recreation Commission, P.O. Box 678, Kent,
CT 06757 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Summer concert series: July 19, The Regulators; July 26, The Carlson Family Band; and August 2, The Joint Chiefs; 6-8 p.m. on the lawn outside Kent Town Hall, 41 Kent Green Boulevard. Free series hosted by Kent Park and Recreation; co-sponsored by Kent Barns, Kent
Lions Club, Kent Mobil and The Old Oak Tavern. Participants are invited to bring a lawn chair or blanket and
picnic dinner. Inclement weather site is Kent Community House.
Emery Park: the seasonal swimming area at Emery Park, 42 Segar Mountain Road, is open
daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. A park pass is required to use the swimming area and can be purchased
at the park from the lifeguards during business hours. Passes are $35 for Kent residents; $65 for
non-residents and free to Kent residents ages 65 and up.
Learn-to-Swim Program: Park and Recreation will offer swim lessons July 9-27, Monday,
Tuesday and Fridays for youngsters ages 5 and up at Emery Park, 42 Segar Mountain Road. A
park pass is required to participate. Registration forms available at the park; on the website