The Importance of STEM In Our Camps

Happy National STEM Day! STEM, also known as science, technology, engineering and math, is a well known acronym being included into school curriculum’s nationwide. STEM is essentially apart of everyday life and is important to incorporate into a child’s life starting at a young age. Implementing the STEM techniques learned in school, can teach children how they benefit our society …

Amanda BrownThe Importance of STEM In Our Camps

May The Force Be With You This Week At Star Wars Camp

In a galaxy far, far away . . . Today at our Star Wars camp, campers began with a quick star wars quiz to test their knowledge of the force. Our Jedi then got to build their own characters and compete in a Jedi obstacle course! This week our Star Wars campers will build light sabers and go through a …

Amanda BrownMay The Force Be With You This Week At Star Wars Camp

2017 Camp Open House Recap

The Newtown Athletic Club (NAC) hosted their 2017 Open House for their summer camp, Camp NAC, on Saturday, February 11, 2017 from 11:30am – 1:00pm. About 50 different families in the community stopped by, met the staff, and learned about Camp NAC’s summer camps and programs. There were coloring stations, inflatables, and giveaways for everyone in the family. Camp NAC …

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“Should I Be Sending My Child to Camp?”

Every kid looks forward to summer. No school, no homework, no tests…just unlimited fun. Parents may ask themselves, “Should I send my child to camp this summer?” The answer is a resounding yes. Summer camp provides kids with unforgettable experiences that last a lifetime. There are countless reasons why every child should go to summer camp. Check out a few …

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Fun Holiday-themed Camp Crafts to Make at Home

At Camp NAC, our campers love spending time getting creative with tons of fun crafts. As the holidays approach and the weather outside gets colder and colder, campers will love to spend time indoors working on camp crafts. Check out these two awesome winter-themed camp crafts that kids will love making and decorating themselves. Hot Chocolate Mug Step 1: Trace …

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Breakfast with Santa

This Saturday, December 12, Camp NAC hosted a special holiday breakfast with Santa Claus at the NAC. This event was open to both members of the NAC and the general public. Children of all ages and their families attended the event for a morning of family fun. Over 100 guests came to spend the morning with their favorite Christmas icon. Children had the …

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How to Stay in Touch With Your Camp Friends

The school year is in full swing and camp has been over for more than a month. The sunscreen and bathing suits are back in the closet and have been replaced with school supplies and homework. Most importantly, our campers are back to being students. The beginning of the school year is often filled with mixed emotions: you are sad the summer is …

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A Fun Craft to do at Home!

Fall has officially started which means colder weather is on the way. When it’s too cold to play outside, try spending your day making a cool camp craft to remind you of warmer days. This summer, NACster campers participated in a very special activity. They created their very own rockets and launched them into space! Because not all of our campers were in …

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Letter from Amanda Brown, Camp Director

Dear Parents & Campers, I just wanted to thank everyone for an amazing summer here at Camp NAC! This summer has left both our counselors and campers with some amazing memories and we are so happy we were able to spend time together. We are always sad to see summer come to an end, but we have so many memories to …

Amanda BrownLetter from Amanda Brown, Camp Director