Westport / CT -- Westport Continuing Education announces its new roster of online and interactive camps and workshops for kids and teens this summer. Programs are open to students in Westport and throughout Connecticut (at no additional charge). An updated catalog with all of the new offerings is available as a PDF online here >>. More information, dates, times, and online registration is available on the Westport Continuing Education website here.
Creative kids can enjoy online arts camps that start the week of June 22 with Create-a-Comic from 9:30 - 11:30 am for kids entering grades 2 - 5 and The Art of the Graphic Novel from 1:00 - 3:00 pm for grades 5 - 8. Art Exploration Camps are presented from 12:30 - 2:30 pm weekly starting July 6 through the week of July 27. Campers going into grades K - 3 can explore Upcycle Fun, Mixed Media, Painting, and Decorative Art.
Multiple Culinary Arts camps include Cooking Around the World the week of June 29 and another session the week of August 3 from 2:30 - 3:30 pm. For the week of July 6, foodie kids learn how to make delicious (and nutritious) superfood for superheroes with our favorite summer recipes! For students entering grades 6 - 9 this fall, Staples High School Chef Gans presents Culinary Arts online. Adapting with the times, our students will have the same opportunities as in our in-kitchen classes - from the comfort of their own homes! No commute! Siblings welcome! Dinner prepped and ready to go! Check in from anywhere you have a kitchen and Wifi! Did we say dinner is prepared for 5 nights? YES! Culinary Arts is offered in three weekly sessions from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm and include July 6–10: American Regional Cuisine, July 13–17: Asian Cuisine and July 20–24: European Cuisine.
Calling all cartoon aficionados, animators and video game enthusiasts! In Animation, Video Games & More for students entering grades 5 - 12, learn how to create original interactive animations, learn computer coding, and build super cool interactive games. Animation is offered from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm the weeks of July 13, July 20 & July 27. For students entering grades 3 - 6, our popular Mad Science programs go online with MSI: Spy Lab the week of July 13 and NASA's Blast Off Lab the week of July 20. Both programs meet from 10:00 - 11:30 am. For students entering grades 2 - 5, Hobby Quest presents Airplane Engineers the week of July 13 from 9:30 - 11:00 am.
About Westport Continuing Education: Westport Continuing Education (WCE) provides high quality educational and enrichment programs to the residents of Westport and the region, annually serving nearly 6,000 adults, teens, and children with 700 programs. Classes, workshops, and camps are offered throughout the year after school and in the evenings at locations in the public schools and online. WCE is a division of the Westport Public Schools, whose mission is to empower and inspire students to reach their full potential as lifelong learners and socially responsible contributors to our global community. See WCE's website and Facebook page for more information.