Newtown Youth and Family Services

Fall REC

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REC, the social and recreational club for children and teens with social difficulties or moderate to high-functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders.

REC members engage in activities and outings with guidance from trained NYFS staff. Make friends and have fun while developing individual growth, confidence, independence, flexibility and patience.

REC is separated by age group.
Children 7 - 12
Teens 13 - 17

Children's REC, 7-12 years old, meets on Wednesdays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.
Teen REC, 13-17 years old, meets on Thursdays from 5:30 - 7:00 pm.

Cost per 5 week session: $170

NEW MEMBERS:
All new members MUST meet with Adam Horvath, Autism Recreation Coordinator, or a REC mentor prior to joining REC.
Please email ahorvath@newtownyouthandfamilyservices.org or call 203.270.4335.

Fall Session Schedule and Tentative Activities:
Activities are still being planned. Check out a sample of activities from Winter I and II from 2019.

Children's REC: (all activities are form 5:30-7:00pm)

September 23 - Getting to Know You and Rocketry Design and Construction
September 30 - Van Vleck Farm - Animal Care, Pumpkin Decorating
October 7 - Ceramic Design and Painting
October 14 - Model Rocketry Launching
October 21 - The Maxx/New Milford Youth Agency - Small Group Activities (Arts, Crafts, Net Games, Sport Field Games, Team Building Activities)

Teen REC: (all activities are form 5:30-7:00pm)

September 24 - Getting to Know You and Rocketry Design and Construction
October 1 - Van Vleck Farm - Animal Care, Pumpkin Decorating
October 8 - Ceramic Design and Painting
October 15 - Model Rocketry Launching
October 22 - The Maxx/New Milford Youth Agency - Small Group Activities (Arts, Crafts, Net Games, Sport Field Games, Team Building Activities)


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