Entries by curt

Third Week of Camp #ThisWeekAtCamp

We had a fantastic third week of camp! This week included the camp themes: NACster, Princess, Splash & Sport, Whales Tales, Soccer, Tae Kwon Do, Baking Bootcamp, Project Runway, Pokemon, and Myth Busters. Our campers had a great time learning with their counselors! NACster took a trip to Shady Brook Farm and had a blast […]

A Day In The Life Of A Camp NACster

At approximately 9:00 am camp NACsters begin checking for the day and getting their wristbands! They begin their day by playing circle games with their counselors and begin making new friends and spending time with old ones! Our camp NACster manager, Miss Emily, has worked hard to develop a schedule that engages your camper, keeps […]

Second Week of Camp #ThisWeekAtCamp

We had such a fun-filled second week of camp! This week included the camp themes: NACster, Junior Lego, Backyard Sports and Gymnastics. Our campers had a blast learning things with their counselors and making more friends. It was time to tee-off as our campers in NACster took a trip to a mini golf course on […]

Ari Passes His Swim Test!!

Ari officially passed his swim test on Monday, June 11th, 2018! Ari has been a camper at Camp NAC for three summers and has been apart of the “Aqua Fun Runs Schools Out Camp” and the “Splash and Sport” camps! Ari passing his swim test was a great way to start the summer and was […]

Why Every Child Should Go To Summer Camp

Summer gives children the opportunity to have some fun and experience new things.  Attending summer camp is an influential and unforgettable experience for children. Children gain life-long friends and vital skills that help them grow as individuals. Summer camp is a truly rewarding experience that has lasting positive effects. Here are the top five reasons […]

First Week of Camp #ThisWeekAtCamp

We had such a fun first week here at camp! This week included the camp themes: Whale Tales, Lil Chef, NACster, and Lil Gymnastics – and boy was it fun! Our campers had fun learning with their counselors! Lil Gymnastics had so much fun learning new skills and showing off old skills in our gymnastics […]

Camp NAC is Back!

The summer has begun and our campers were in for the best first day yesterday! At approximately 9:00 am, campers started to arrive in our express car line. They were escorted to their camps and got to meet their counselors. We had morning meetings and then got to begin our day of fun! Whales Tales […]

Welcome From Our Camp Director

Hello, my name is Amanda Brown and I am the Camp Director here at Camp NAC. Over the course of the past twelve years that I have been a part of the Newtown Athletic Club team, the NAC has become my home. The NAC is an amazing community and through my various leadership roles I […]

Keeping Young Minds Active and Educationally Engaged all Summer Long!

Written by: Colin Hayburn Many young students look forward to the long days of summer vacation and being able to celebrate the break of being away from a classroom environment. Although this is true, straying away from a structured learning environment during the summer months can ultimately lead to developmental regression. According to education experts […]

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 […]