Newtown Youth and Family Services

Spring REC, Session I

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 open to residents outside of Newtown!

REC operates on an ongoing seasonal cycle; fall session, winter session one, winter session two, spring session one and spring session two. Each session is 5 weeks long and the group meets weekly. If a session has already started you can still sign up. You would contact Adam Horvath to work out the details.

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

REC is open to residents outside of Newtown!

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

If a session has already started you can still sign up. Please contact Adam Horvath to work out the details. 

Spring I Session Schedule:

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

March 4 Introduction to the Spring 1 Session, Collaborative Team Building – Birdhouse Build & Paint
March 11
3D Printers & Printing at C.H. Booth Library
March 18 
Fascia’s Chocolates Factory Tour/Chocolate Bar Design
March 25
 Mystery Game Day
April 1
End of Spring 1 Celebratory Event

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

March 5 Introduction to the Spring 1 Session, Collaborative Team Building – Birdhouse Build & Paint
March 12
3D Printers & Printing at C.H. Booth Library
March 19
Fascia’s Chocolates Factory Tour/Chocolate Bar Design
March 26
Mystery Game Day
April 2
End of Spring 1 Celebratory Event

Activities and outings are still being planned but you can take a look at the Fall and Winter I schedule to get an idea of the types of activities we plan.

If you have any questions please contact:
Adam Horvath, REC Coordinator
ahorvath@newtownyouthandfamilyservices.org
203.270.4335