Holiday Programs 2015

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We DO NOT need medical forms for Vacation Programs.

Fee per day: $65 ($60 for members)

Before and after care (7:30 am – 5:30 pm) is available at $8 per hour.

Martin Luther King Day 2017

A Quilt in 9 Squares

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We may have all come on different ships, but we are in the same boat now.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Wednesday, Dec 23rd

Simple Gifts

Ages 6 – 12
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A workshop of gift making. Choose two of these projects to make: Gifts for the Holidays, the Solstice, for any occasion you choose, or for yourself.

A Classic Bird Feeder with Seed, Polymer Clay Ornaments or Jewelry, a Lighthouse with LED illumination for the dark nights of Winter, and other surprises we wouldn't want to tell.

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Monday, Dec 28th

Learning Sparks

Ages 9 – 12
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Eli Whitney was born 250 years ago. That year, a Swede, Johan Carl Wilcke, invented the Electrophorous, a simple device for collecting static charges. Scientists in Europe and America (Benjamin Franklin) were constructing new ways to explore electricity at work.

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Monday December 28th

Learn to Code with Star Wars

Ages 10 and up
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How does computer technology work, and how do robots perform complex tasks successfully? All of these things are done using code as a tool.

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Tuesday, Dec 29th

Top 10 Book: The Whisper

Ages 6 – 8
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Connecticut artist and author Pamela Zagarenski's newest book offers a secret of her craft: Some stories do not begin with words. Zagarenski has created beautiful pictures that inspire stories.

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Tuesday, Dec 29th

Mechanical Poetry

Ages 9 – 12
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One of our best projects of the year found a new way to organize the 'alphabet' of mechanical movement – movements that, like letters, can be combined in infinite original combinations.

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Jan/Feb 2016

Game Development with Stencyl

Ages 11 and up
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Using the powerful game design program Stencyl, learn how to create completely customizable games.

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