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Summer Program

Offered in Barkhamsted, Newtown, and Torrington
Our Program

Give your child a summer of fun and friendship at this exciting full-day camp. The BASES Summer Program offers affordable option with locations in Barkhamsted, Newtown, and Torrington. Children experience  a variety of daily indoor and outdoor activities such as art, science, cooking, music, nature, water play and more in a nurturing, noncompetitive environment. Special theme days such as pajama day, crazy hat day, sports team day and more highlight each week. Participants will also have the opportunity to enjoy a special event each week!

We follow the regulated ratio of one teacher to every 10 students, with extra staff most days for quality purposes.  Each program site also employs one or more staff who are certified in first aid, CPR, Medication Administration and Epi-pen use.

BASES Summer Program offers:

  • Flexible schedules

  • Full day and half day options

  • Located in a local public school

  • Great program for boys and girls who've completed Kindergarten to age 12

  • AM & PM snack included

  • Opportunities for success for children with and without learning differences

  • A program where children can be children

  • Caring and nurturing staff

Non-Refundable Registration Fee





Dates & Rates*

Barkhamsted • June 27 - August 18
Barkhamsted Elementary School 
Full Day: $48 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $35 per half day, per child 

Newtown • June 27 - August 18
Newtown Middle School 
Full Day: $50 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $38 per half day, per child 

Torrington • June 29 - August 18
Torringford School
Full Day: $42 per day (Reductions for 2nd & 3rd child)
Half Day: $30 per half day, per child 

* Due to school closings, start dates are subject to change.

Flexible Schedules

Flexibility is key as the schedules of parents and children are busy! Full and half day options are available. Sign up and pay tuition for any combination of full and half days. Once you submit days you are responsible for the payment of those days, however, if space is available you may add additional days to your schedule.

7:00 am - 12:30 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

7:00 am - 12:30 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

7:00 am - 1:00 pm 
12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Breakfast, Lunch & Snack

Morning breakfast and an afternoon snack is served Daily, following the Connecticut Adult and Child Food Programs Healthy Eating Guidelines. *Weekly Menu will be posted.


BASES Summer Program students in Newtown should pack their own lunch each day.

Barkhamsted & Torrington
EdAdvance Summer Food Service will provide a nutritious lunch Monday-Friday for all full and half-day campers. BASES Summer Program students also have the option to provide their own lunch.

* No nuts will be served for lunch or snack if an allergy exists with any student.