Parks and Rec. to offer arts, science summer camps

BristolParks and Recreation will be offering brand new specialty performing arts and science camps.

Registration for these programs open on Tuesday, May 27th online at, over the phone at (860) 584-6160, or in person at the Parks and Recreation office Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. For any questions, please contact Joshua Medeiros, Recreation Coordinator at

Performing Arts Summer Camp (6 to 12 years) : Bring out your child’s inner star. Performing Arts Camp is a specialized program for children 6 to 12 years old to receive training in acting and dance. Class is fun, intensive and highly-charged. The program concludes with a performance/share for family and friends on the last day. Program meets Monday to Friday, July 14 to July 18 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Bristol Central High School auditorium. The fee is $200 for the week.

Mad Science: Secret Agent Laboratory (6 to 12 years): Develop your special agent and detective skills in this super hands-on week of fun. Secret agents-in-training will work with spy gadgets and use awesome science and technology tools for forensic Crime Science Investigation (CSI). Camp runs Monday to Thursday, July 7 to July 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Page Park Pavilion. The fee is $115.

Mad Science: Junior Scientists Fun Lab (4 to 6 years): Toddlers will delve into the world of science with hands on exploration of chemical reactions and the tools scientists use in their labs. Projects will be presented in a fun and age appropriate manner. The camp runs Monday to Thursday, July 21 to July 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Page Park Pavilion. The fee is $115.

Mad Science: Red Hot Robots (8 to 12 years): Delve into the world of robotics and machines. Children will construct their own robots while gaining a working knowledge of the science of circuits, wheels, gears, and sensors. They will build motorized robots that they will take home with them. The camp runs Monday to Thursday, July 28 to July 31 from 1 to 4 p.m. at Page Park Pavilion. The fee is $135 (includes robot kit).