JUNE 2021
Summer Camp
Woodbury Parks and Recreation

We are very excited to be able to have Summer Camp for grades K-6 and our Teen Travel Camp for youth entering grades 7-9
this year for 5 weeks!
June 28th - July 29/30

Spots are limited and many of our weeks are mostly full already!
If you are planning on registering, please
do so very soon!

K-6th grade will be at Woodbury Middle School from Monday - Thursday,
and Hollow Park on Fridays!

Our 7-9th Teen Camp goes on a different destination every day (Monday - Thursday). Pickup and Drop off are at Woodbury Middle School at 9:00 am. Brownstone Park, Stone Age Gym, Compo Beach, Kayaking, Swimming,
Hiking, Escape Room and so much more!
ALL 5 weeks are full, but we do have a waiting list.

Please refer to our website for updates or call the office at
203-263-3113, Monday - Friday 8:00 - 4:00 pm

YOUTH ACTIVITIES
HOrse Riding Fall
HORSE RIDING at Daffodil Farm
Jessica Thomas, Instructor
Saturdays, 10:30 - 11:30 am
Ages 5-15

Dates:
Summer Session 1: 6/5 - 7/17/21
(no class 7/3)
Summer Session 2: 7/24- 8/28/21
Location:  Daffodil Hill Farm,
138 Minortown Rd, Woodbury
Fee:       $255 for Region 14,
$265 for non-Region 14
A safe place to learn horsemanship and riding at all levels, or to improve your current riding skills. The classes are rain or shine, as there is an indoor riding area. 

Please wear long pants and shoes or boots with a heel. 
If you have questions please call Jessica Thomas at 203-217-2302.
Kid's Brazilian JIU JITSU & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
Ed Berberich, Instructor at Monkey Bar Gym
Mondays OR Wednesdays; 5:00 - 5:45 PM
at Monkey Bar Gym, Woodbury

SUMMER Session: Mondays; 6/28 - 8/02/21
Wednesdays; 6/16 - 7/21/21
Ages: 8-13 year olds

Did you know that Martial Arts Training is 10 times better than Team Sports for developing a child’s self-esteem and self-confidence? Here at Soulcraft BJJ Woodbury we teach the skills that will last a lifetime! This 6 week program will teach your child fundamentals of self-defense, team work, improved self-confidence and introduce them to the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as popularized by the Gracie Family of Brazil.

We’ve designed our program to teach the core values of Jiu Jitsu as a lifestyle—striving to create a fun and practical approach to not only prepare children to defend themselves so they don’t have to; but as a way to teach respect, self-confidence, teamwork and valuable listening skills they can carry into the classroom and beyond.

Wear comfortable gym clothing and bring a water bottle.
Kid's Brazilian JIU JITSU & CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT
Ed Berberich, Instructor at Monkey Bar Gym
Mondays OR Wednesdays; 5:00 - 5:45 PM
at Monkey Bar Gym, Woodbury

SUMMER Session: Mondays; 6/28 - 8/02/21
Wednesdays; 6/16 - 7/21/21
Ages: 8-13 year olds

Did you know that Martial Arts Training is 10 times better than Team Sports for developing a child’s self-esteem and self-confidence? Here at Soulcraft BJJ Woodbury we teach the skills that will last a lifetime! This 6 week program will teach your child fundamentals of self-defense, team work, improved self-confidence and introduce them to the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as popularized by the Gracie Family of Brazil.

We’ve designed our program to teach the core values of Jiu Jitsu as a lifestyle—striving to create a fun and practical approach to not only prepare children to defend themselves so they don’t have to; but as a way to teach respect, self-confidence, teamwork and valuable listening skills they can carry into the classroom and beyond.

Wear comfortable gym clothing and bring a water bottle.
TEEN & ADULT - VIRTUAL ACTIVITIES & FITNESS
PRIVATE VIOLIN/VIOLA LESSONS - Virtual
Lisa Laquidara, Instructor

Age: 7 years and up
Time: 30-minute time slots, Mondays or Tuesdays between 2:00 - 6:00 PM
(Call office for a time, 203-263-3113)

Date:        Six-week session, ongoing.
Summer Session 1: 6/14 - 7/20
Summer Session 2: 7/26 - 8/31
Location:  Your home using a virtual platform
Fee:         $195 for residents,
$205 for non-residents
The student is responsible for renting or buying his or her own instrument. The instructor may require one or more music books be purchased prior to the start of lessons. Classical method of violin playing is taught, though these techniques can be applied to all styles of violin playing including jazz, country and Irish fiddle.

Lisa Laquidara is a professional violinist and teacher. She received her Bachelor of Music in violin performance from the Hartt School of Music and performs in several orchestras throughout Connecticut. She has taught at the Naugatuck Valley Community College, Westover School and St. Bridget School, and is currently the violin and viola teacher at the Taft School in Watertown.
PILATES
PILATES BARRE with PROPS
Virtual Program
Megan Lutz, Instructor
Tuesdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM at HOME
Summer Session: 6/22 - 7/27
Ages: Adults

Pilates | Body Barre is a combination of traditional Pilates postures and Body Barres low impact, high intensity movements designed to tone, strengthen and stretch the total body.  

*This class uses a Pilates ring, 3 lb weights and a Glider. Email Megan if you need to know where to purchase these items at peacefulwaywellness@gmail.com

The class meets on the virtual platform ZOOM. Please insure your email address upon registration is correct.
YOGA
KRIPALU VINYASA YOGA 
(60-minute class)
Virtual Program
Megan Lutz, Instructor
Mondays at 7:00 - 8:00 AM at HOME
using the virtual platform ZOOM

Summer Session 1: 6/21 - 7/26/21
Summer Session 2: 8/9 - 9/13
Ages: 14 - Adults

Kripalu Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation includes centering body-mind breath guided postures and a visual guided meditation. The postures build strength, stability, flexibility, awareness, and increased energy. The meditation is a deep sense-based healing experience. Each class incorporates a creative theme to foster compassion and connection.

Once you have registered, and have a ZOOM account, please email Megan at peacefulwaywellness@gmail.com
ONE - DAY COURSES for ADULTS and TWEENS/TEENS
Safe Boating
ONE DAY Combination:
Safe Boating and Personal Watercraft Safety Course
Patrick Kilby, Instructor

Date & Time: 
Saturdays, PICK ONLY ONE:
8:30 am - 4:30 pm 
June 19
July 17

Location: Rec. House, 7 Mountain Rd
(will be virtual if it cannot be held in-person due to Covid)
Age: 12+ to adults
Fee:       $65 for residents
$75 for non-residents



A complete, updated safe boating certification course taught in one (8 hour) day. This class includes the newest requirement for towing skiers & tubes. Successful completion will allow the student to purchase a Connecticut Certificate of Personal Watercraft Operation with Waterski endorsement, which enables them to operate any recreational vessel up to 65 feet in length, with some age restrictions for younger operators. An easy to understand classroom format is designed for students age 12 and over.

PRIOR TO TAKING THIS CLASS each student should create an account online at https://www.ct.wildlifelicense.com/internetsales, and click the START button. Create an account if you don’t already have one, and then print the page that includes your Conservation ID number and bring it to class.

Once we have entered your score in the DEEP system you will use your account to purchase & print the certificate after the class. For more information about the class and instructors, you may visit: https://currentboatingeducation.com/
IN-PERSON FITNESS CLASSES FOR TEENS & ADULTS
YOGA
KRIPALU VINYASA YOGA with Meditation
(In Person 75-minute class)
Megan Lutz, Instructor

Wednesdays at 6:00 - 7:15 PM
Summer Session 1: 6/23 - 7/28 at OTH
Summer Session 2: 8/11 - 9/15

Thursdays at 9:45 - 11:00 am
Summer Session: 7/1 - 8/12 at Old TH

Ages: 14 - Adults

Kripalu Vinyasa Yoga and Meditation includes centering body-mind breath guided postures and a visual guided meditation. The postures build strength, stability, flexibility, awareness, and increased energy. The meditation is a deep sense-based healing experience. Each class incorporates a creative theme to foster compassion and connection.

Once you have registered, please email Megan at peacefulwaywellness@gmail.com
ZUMBA
Emperatriz Ochoa, Certified ZUMBA Instructor
Mondays 6:30 - 7:30 PM
HOLLOW PARK - OUTDOOR

Summer Session: 6/7 - 7/12
Ages: Adults

Are you ready to party yourself into shape? That’s exactly what the Zumba® program is all about. We take the "work" out of workout by mixing low intensity and high intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie burning dance fitness party!
Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® FITNESS classes are often called exercise in disguise. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check. The benefits are a total workout, combining all elements of fitness - cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class!
Burn Up to 1,000 CALORIES in 1-HOUR!!!!

Wear comfortable gym clothing and bring a water bottle.
Tai Chi and Quigong
Group and Form Classes
Adam Tilbe, Instructor

Wednesdays 9:15 am & 10:15 am
Wednesdays 6:00 - 7:00 PM - NEW!
MOST outdoor classes are at Strong's Preserve, check website for details.

SUMMER Session 1: 6/2 - 7/14
SUMMER Session 2: 7/21 - 8/25
Ages: Adults

Group Class: 9:15 - 10:15am
OR 6:00 - 7:00pm (choose one only)

In this class you will learn a simple, but powerful set of qigong exercises that can help you improve your health, posture, balance, energy level, and lifestyle. These gentle, effective, exercises are performed slowly, standing up, and at your individual comfort level. Class also includes introduction to the Yang style 24 step Tai Chi form.

Form Class: 10:15 -10:45am
Immediately following the Group Class.
After the first class is over, take your practice to the next level by learning and practicing the movements of the traditional Yang Style 24 step Tai Chi form. This class is designed to help each student to progress at their own speed and includes individualized instruction tailored to each student’s current level.

Benefits of Tai Chi Include:
Reduced stress and anxiety, increased mental clarity, enhanced mind/body connection, improved balance, stability and coordination, improved joint mobility and flexibility, increased range of motion, improved strength and muscle tone and improved respiratory function.

For more information or any questions Contact: adam@vitalenergyct.com – (203)-982-9253
Kid's Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Character Development In-Person
Monkey Bar Gym, 125 Main Street North

Ages: 8-13
MONDAYS - 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Summer Session: 6/28 - 8/02

WEDNESDAYS - 5:00 - 5:45 pm
Summer Session: 6/16 - 7/21

Did you know that Martial Arts Training is 10 times better than Team Sports for developing a child’s self-esteem and self-confidence? Here at Soulcraft BJJ Woodbury we teach the skills that will last a lifetime! This 6 week program will teach your child fundamentals of self-defense, team work, improved self-confidence and introduce them to the art of Brazilian Jiu Jitsu as popularized by the Gracie Family of Brazil.

We’ve designed our program to teach the core values of Jiu Jitsu as a lifestyle—striving to create a fun and practical approach to not only prepare children to defend themselves so they don’t have to; but as a way to teach respect, self-confidence, teamwork and valuable listening skills they can carry into the classroom and beyond.

Wear comfortable gym clothing and bring a water bottle.
INFORMATION and REGISTERING for PROGRAMS can be done at
If you have any questions, or need help with registration
please call 203-263-3113 Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
SUMMER PROGRAMS
Keep Your Kids Busy ALL Summer Long!
YOU GOTTA BELIEVE BASKETBALL PROGRAM for BOYS & GIRLS

HALF DAY & FULL DAY Options - TWO weeks to choose from!

WEEK 1: 6/23 - 6/25 (3-day camp)
WEEK 2: 8/2 - 8/6 (5-day camp)

WEEK 1: 6/23 - 6/25 (3-day camp)
Half Day: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
$90 residents/$95 non-residents**

Full Day: 8:00 - 2:45 pm
$150 residents/$155 non-residents**

WEEK 2: 8/2 - 8/6 (5-day camp)
Half Day: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
$175 residents/$180 non-residents**

Full Day: 8:00 - 2:45 pm
$295 residents/$300 non-residents**

**EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE
Ages: Entering GRADES 1 - 9

Participants will be competitively split up into age, gender, and ability groups to challenge their potential.  This program will provide: development of basketball fundamentals and competitive games, daily contests, prizes and giveaways for each player, award ceremony on final day of camp and a fun filled week where each player goes home with something. With strategies to develop the all-around player, the staff works hard to be sure there is a positive, upbeat and energetic climate for making the most out of the experience. Fundamentals are the focus. All aspects of game are explored including offense, defense, and foul shooting. Players will leave with learned moves from the triple threat position, off the dribble, the low post and much more! Feel free to email nicholsygb@gmail.com, call (203) 725-6186 or visit: www.yougottabelieve.info for any questions.  


FE Camp Week
creative dance
SUMMER FUN DANCE CAMP - NEW!
Main Street Ballet, Woodbury
July 19 - 23
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Ages: 4 years up to 4th Grade

Activities:
Ballet, Jazz & Improvisation Dance
Dance Stories & Videos
Dance History
Fun, friendship & learning
FOOD EXPLORERS CAMP - NEW!
In-Person
Rec House, 7 Mountain Rd
AUGUST 9 - 13th

Grades 2-5: 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Grades 4-7: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Children grades 4-7 can register for both

Morning Camp, Grades 2-5

Join Food Explorers for a week of cooking and learning about food from all Around the World! Each day you’ll learn about a different country and the different foods that they eat. Then, you’ll make two of those recipes! Get ready to try some new recipes and have fun. You’ll be making things like Greek Quesadillas, Tiramisu Cups and Summer Spring Rolls! All recipes are nut free and each child will make their own individual portion.

Afternoon Camp, for Grades 4-7
 
Join Food Explorers for a week of baking! Each day you’ll bake two recipes from scratch, and learn all about food while you’re at it, by playing games and activities about food and nutrition. You’ll be baking things like: fruit tarts, garlic knots, pop-tarts and dinner rolls. All recipes are nut free and each child will make their own individual portion.
MINDS IN MOTION CAMP
In-Person
OLD TOWN HALL, 5 Mountain Rd
AUGUST 16 - 20th

HALF DAY & FULL DAY Options
Chemical Creations: 9:00 - 12:00 PM
Bridges & Building: 1:00 - 4:00 PM
Ages: 7-12 years old

AM Camp Program (9:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
CHEMICAL CREATIONS (ages 6-11)

Come experience a hands-on world of fun as you conduct a variety of scientific experiments! You will make and take home a wide assortment of doodads and formations that you created all on your own. Learn and discover many different scientific concepts in an entertaining and innovative approach. Generate your own growing cube and make a shiny clean penny! Make your very own UV bracelet and watch it react to the sun. Learn all about energy and molecules, create a crazy bouncy glob from glue, and some scary green slime! You will also get to witness some really cool scientific demonstrations from your instructor. Watch snow being created and feel how cold it is! Experience a really powerful magnet, a cool blue light, a soda explode, and many other exciting experiments in this fascinating and educational workshop!

PM Camp Program (1:00 – 4:00 PM)
BRIDGES AND BUILDING (ages 7-11)

Have you ever been across a bridge and wondered how it works? Get ready to get your mind in motion as you work with and take home your very own Structures Set! Learn all about buildings and bridges and how they literally support our lives! Experiment with different types of bridges and find out how their architectural design provides massive weight support. Discover all the types of forces applied and how engineers manage to reduce their effects. With your kit, you can build up to nine working models such as a house, pyramid, and various types of bridges: beam, arch, truss, cable-stayed and suspension bridge. You will study theory and learn the history of some amazing structures and historical landmarks. Come bring out the architect side of you as you enter the fascinating world of buildings and bridges and explore the magic of STEM!

REGISTER FOR BOTH!
Bring your lunch, water bottle and an extra snack and stay for the day!
You’ll need to register separately for both programs.
SKYHAWKS SPORTS CAMPS
BEGINNER GOLF CAMP FOR YOUTH
Shepherdson Center, Middlebury
6/21 - 6/25
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Ages: 5-8 year olds

Beginner Golf
Participants will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, body positioning, etiquette and keeping score. The program is specifically designed for the entry-level player, simplifying instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment provided.
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STEM & PLAY SOCCER CAMP
Meadowview Park, Middlebury
6/28 - 7/01 at 6:00 - 7:45 PM
8-12 year olds

STEM & Play Soccer at MEADOWVIEW PARK (Middlebury, CT)

This program combines strategic STEM-based activities with traditional Skyhawks soccer instruction and a focus on life skills such as teamwork and sportsmanship. STEM Sports® soccer curriculum gives students the opportunity to get behind the sport they love with modules on soccer ball design, throw-in science, angles and goal-line technology! Participants will also learn the fundamentals of passing, shooting, dribbling and defense through skill-based drills and scrimmages. Skyhawks puts the Sports in STEM.
SAND VOLLEYBALL CAMP
Hollow Park VB Courts, 43 Hollow Rd
AUGUST 2 - 5th
4:30 - 6:00 PM
10-14 year olds

Sand Volleyball Youth Camp - NEW!

Skyhawks Volleyball takes the energy and excitement of this great team sport and puts it all together into one fun-filled program. All aspects of the game are taught through drills and exercises that focus on bumping, setting, spiking, hitting and serving. This program is designed for the beginning to intermediate player.
MINI HAWK SPORTS CAMP
Baseball, Basketball & Soccer

Hollow Park, 43 Hollow Rd
AUGUST 9 - 13th 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
5-7 year olds


This multi-sport program was developed to give children a positive first step into athletics. Sports are taught in a safe, structured environment filled with encouragement and fun. Through exciting games and activities, campers explore balance, hand/eye coordination and skill development at their own pace.
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MULTI SPORT SPORTS CAMP
Baseball, Basketball, Flag Football & Soccer

Hollow Park, 43 Hollow Rd
AUGUST 9 - 13th 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
7-12 year olds


Multi-Sport programs are designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. Athletes will learn the rules and essential skills of each sport, along with vital life lessons such as sportsmanship and teamwork.
 
girl flag football
FLAG FOOTBALL CAMP
Hollow Park, 43 Hollow Rd
AUGUST 16 - 20th
9:00 am - 12:00 noon
8-12 year olds

Skyhawks Flag Football Fueled by USA Football is an exciting introduction to America’s favorite game! Using skills and drills from the Football Development Model, developed by the experts at the sport’s national governing body – USA Football – players will gain confidence and prepare for league play.
Coaches will teach the key concepts of passing, receiving, running, kicking, punting and flag pulling, all presented in a positive environment. Athletes will learn developmentally appropriate fundamentals and critical life lessons leading to the Skyhawks Sports Bowl, where participants showcase their skills!
NEWTOWN SAVINGS BANK & W.O.W.
"SOUNDS OF SUMMER"
SUMMER CONCERT SERIES CONTINUES!
6 CONCERTS THIS YEAR!
Wednesdays, 6:30 PM at Hollow Park
Masks required if not vaccinated.
FREE - Please bring an item for Food Bank!
June 30th - August 4th
COMMUNITY NEWS
WOODBURY LIONS CLUB
CAR SHOW & SUMMERFEST
 
Sunday, June 6th at Hollow Park
 
Fabulous food trucks including Sonny’s Grinders, Casseus Cheese Truck, Zsabo’s Seafood Truck, Burning Peel, Ben and Jerry’s Catering, and Reverie Brewing Company!
 
We will also be having outstanding live bands onsite including Union Rail, Vintage, Leslie Costa, and Midnight Anthem!
 
Show cars: $15, General Admission: $5
car
CPR classes available!
 
Woodbury Ambulance is hosting CPR classes for those who need certification on:
June 5th
August 7th
 
At our headquarters at 426 Main St. 
 Please call us at 203-263-5252 for more information or to register.
Woodbury Ambulance
Woodbury Parks & Recreation
7 Mountain Rd, Woodbury CT 06798
Mailing: 281 Main Street South Woodbury CT 06798.