Summer Sizzlers

Summer Sizzlers 2021 will combine excitement along with fun-filled enrichment experiences to create a totally awesome summer!  The program is open to children who have already completed kindergarten through 5th grade and it will run from June 21 - August 20.

Spaces are still open and scholarships are available.

To sign-up, please fill out a registration packet.  For more information on Summer Sizzlers, contact Michelle Japs at 860-225-4681 x285 or




  • Air-conditioned facility

  • Outdoor playscape

  • Arts and crafts

  • Sports and games

  • Cooking activities

  • Community exploration

  • Special events


2021 Weekly Themes

Each week discover something new with specialized theme activities.

Week 1: June 21 - 25: Blast Off Into Summer
In our first week of camp, we will blast off into space! We will learn about different planets and
make our own telescopes. We will get to know our fellow campers through welcome activities,
creating suncatchers, and explosions! Campers will compete against each other in a game about
planets. Friday is all about rockets! We will use Mentos and Coca-Cola to make an explosion.

Week 2: June 28 - July 2: Summer Stars and Stripes
During Summer Stars and Stripes week, we will participate in activities that celebrate our
country. Take pride in our land and cultures, from everything red, white, and blue, to hometown
heroes, to celebrating national monuments and landmarks across our city and the nation!

Week 3: July 5 - 9: Superheroes of Summer
During Superheroes of Summer week, we will dress up as our favorite superhero, take a
superhero character challenge, play some superhero games, and work on some
superhero crafts.

Week 4: July 12 - 6: Deep Sea Adventure
Campers will learn about the different animals that live in the ocean and hopefully take a
trip to the aquarium to check them out!

Week 5: July 19 - 23: Believe in Magic
This week is all about Disney! During this week's theme, we will make monsters to join the scare team with Mike and Sully. Campers will compete in a tug of war game using Rapunzel’s long hair and find seashells to paint with The Little Mermaid. We will end the week making alien slime and a DIY Forky from Toy Story.

Week 6: July 26 - 30: Sports Extravaganza
We will be playing a different sport each day, talking about our favorite sports teams, and
wearing our favorite sports jerseys!

Week 7: August 2 - 6: Down on the Farm
This week campers will learn about all the different animals that live on the farm. We will also
talk about the different jobs that need to be done on the farm and work on some fun arts
and crafts.

Week 8: August 9 - 13: Show Your Spirit
We will represent our group through a variety of activities and contests. Each day will have a different theme.

Week 9: August 16 - 20: Summer Send Off
Let’s all begin to wind down and relax before we head back to school with our favorite arts and crafts, board games, and gym/outdoor fun!


Procedures & Protocols

From temperature checks, to handwashing, to limiting group sizes- read more about the precautions YWCA New Britain has implemented to keep children and adults healthy and safe.

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