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NEON summer camp, youth employment enrollment starts Monday

NORWALK, Conn. – Norwalk Economic Opportunity Now Incorporated (NEON) which operates the Expressions Summer Day Camp at sites in Norwalk and Stamford, will be accepting applications for children 5 to 13 years old beginning Monday, March 31.

NEON’s camp is open this year from June 30 through Aug. 8 and operates 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. Children enrolled in the camp are offered a variety of activities including: sports, arts & crafts, college preparation sessions, and field trips, all supervised by trained and caring counselors. Breakfast, lunch, and snacks are served to campers daily.

The camp, which charges $200 for a family’s first child and $100 for each additional child, operates at the NEON Neighborhood Center at Nathaniel Ely School and Columbus School in Norwalk.

General registration, from 3 to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday Monday, begins March 31 at the NEON office, 98 South Main St.

For more information on NEON’s Expressions Day Camp contact: Nicol Ayers at 203-451-5568 or via email at [email protected]

Summer youth employment

NEON also will be accepting applications for its summer youth employment program starting Monday. Employment opportunities include counselor and Leaders in Training internship positions at NEON’s Expressions Summer Day Camp at both Norwalk and Stamford locations.

Counselors’ primary duties are to supervise children ages 5 to 13 years old in camp activities that include: sports, swimming, arts and crafts, college preparation, and field trips.

Applicant Requirements:

• Applicants for camp counselor positions at NEON Expressions Summer Day Camp must be 16 years old or older.

• Applicants for intern positions with NEON’s Leadership in Training program must be 18 years old or older and need to provide documentation of current enrollment in an accredited college, university, or trade school.

• Applicant résumés and college enrollment documentation should be emailed to Nicol Ayers at [email protected] no later than April 28.

 

Comments

5 responses to “NEON summer camp, youth employment enrollment starts Monday”

  1. justMe

    How can ANYONE put their childs life in NEON’S hands when they should be shut down before summer gets here?

  2. WOW!

    @justMe:
    Why would the city of Norwalk give NEON $92,000 to run the summer program instead of another organization! Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me!

  3. Things that makes go hmmm

    @WOW
    Don’t forget the mayor stated he is not giving them the money until they have someone in place to make sure they manage the money right.

  4. Dawn

    is it true that the city is funding all of this?
    if so.
    HAVE WE LEARNED NOTHING.

  5. Lifelong Teacher

    Anyone but NEON!!!!

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