Newtown Youth and Family Services

Winter REC, Session II

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. 

Winter II Session Schedule:

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

January 15 - Intro & Collaborative Team Building with Cupcake Decorating
January 22 - Animal Safety and a Visit with Maggie the Comfort Dog
January 29 - Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) - Robots and Programming
February 5
- Charmios: Selecting and Painting Ceramics
February 12
- End of Winter II Celebratory Event 

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

January 16 - Intro & Collaborative Team Building with Cupcake Decorating
January 23 - Animal Safety and a Visit with Maggie the Comfort Dog
January 30 - Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) - Robots and Programming
February 6
- Charmios: Selecting and Painting Ceramics
February 13
- End of Winter II Celebratory Event 

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