Upcoming Programs & Events
Summer Youth in Action 2019
The Summer Youth in Action program provides teens with an engaging and interactive designed learning experience to help them gain a greater appreciation of themselves and the world around them. Each week includes field trips to enhance learning. Enrichment and social learning activities are included on all field trips, as well as summer fun activities and swimming on some days at Goslee Pool. All activities have a focus on decision making, problem solving, self-identity, and critical thinking skills to help youth on their road to the future, as well as academic skills specific to each week’s theme. This program takes place Monday through Friday, 8:00AM – 5:30PM, at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center. The fee is $105.00 per week. Scholarships are available.
Youth in Action
Youth in Action is a diverse group of Windsor High School students who want to make their school and community a better place for others. This group meets every Tuesday at 330 Windsor Ave Community Center. Transportation is provided.
March 7th: Parenting 101 offered by the Windsor Youth Services Bureau is for parents/guardians with children ages 9 – 16 at L.P. Wilson Community Center every Thursday evening March 7th – April 11th from 6:30p.m. – 8:30p.m. This six-week course offers advice on effective parenting strategies. Payment of $20 is required at registration. Upon successfully completing the course, participants will receive their registration fee back as a user credit for future programs/events. Credit must be used within 12 months of registration. Register online or at the Recreation and Leisure Services Office located at 599 Matianuck Ave. 860-285-1990.
Winter Festival & Kids Carnival
March 16: Join in the family fun from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at the Winter Festival & Kids Fair held at the 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center. Enjoy carnival games, crafts, music, professional face painting and a bounce-house! Food and snacks will be available for sale. This event is created and run by the high school youth of the Windsor Youth Services Bureau to provide a fun-filled, affordable evening for families to shake off the winter blues. There is no snow date. A donation to the Windsor Food Bank serves as an admission fee. 860-285-1990.
Adulting 101 Youth Summit
The Adulting 101 Youth Summit is an annual conference for high school teenagers created to help explore some of the challenges young adults face today. This interactive conference will focus on life skills not taught in the class room like the importance of voting, managing money and life hacks such as dorm etiquette and living frugally. Our keynote speaker is State Representative Brandon McGee will inspire youth to value the importance of community engagement. This summit includes breakfast, door prizes, and lunch. The summit takes place on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center from 10:00am – 3:00pm. Registration is free and limited to the first 75 people. Youth must be a Windsor resident. This event is proudly presented by the Windsor Youth Commission. Call 860-285-1990 for more information.
Home Alone Safety Class
March 30: Home Alone Safety Class is offered by the Windsor Youth Services for all boys and girls ages 8 to 13 years old who are left home alone. This program takes place at 330 Windsor Avenue Community Center from 10:00am-12:00pm on Saturday, March 30. The course will cover all the safety concerns parents have when their children are by themselves. Students will learn to be more aware of the potential dangers that they could face when left home alone. Payment of $10 is required at registration. Upon successfully completing the course, participants will receive their registration fee back as a user credit for future programs/events. Credit must be used within 12 months of registration. Register online or at the Recreation and Leisure Services Office located at 599 Matianuck Ave. 860-285-1990.