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Thursday August 6, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cupcake Wars! (ages 8-14) - Cupcake Wars
I know you’ve seen the show, now experience it for yourself! Each day will highlight a new theme where you will bake different types of cupcakes with various frosting, fillings and secret ingredients. Everything is made from scratch and proper measuring techniques and baking tips for success will be taught. Campers will be judged on taste and presentation of their cupcakes in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Parents are invited to judge and sample the delicious treats the last day of camp. Gather your friends for a week full of fun! Instructor: July session - Linda Welles, Kids Cooking Studio                   August session - Linda Welles & Lori Welles
 
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM    Driver's Education (ages 15 - 19) - Driver's Education - Summer FULL
Classes consist of projects and classroom instruction. Check with your insurance companyfor information on discounted rates relating to Driver’s Education programs.Classes are theory only. Arrange for “in car” instruction directly with Mr. Bruce Duncan at 215-357-0989.
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cupcake Wars! (ages 8-14) - Cupcake Wars
I know you’ve seen the show, now experience it for yourself! Each day will highlight a new theme where you will bake different types of cupcakes with various frosting, fillings and secret ingredients. Everything is made from scratch and proper measuring techniques and baking tips for success will be taught. Campers will be judged on taste and presentation of their cupcakes in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Parents are invited to judge and sample the delicious treats the last day of camp. Gather your friends for a week full of fun! Instructor: July session - Linda Welles, Kids Cooking Studio                   August session - Linda Welles & Lori Welles
 
Friday August 7, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Cupcake Wars! (ages 8-14) - Cupcake Wars
I know you’ve seen the show, now experience it for yourself! Each day will highlight a new theme where you will bake different types of cupcakes with various frosting, fillings and secret ingredients. Everything is made from scratch and proper measuring techniques and baking tips for success will be taught. Campers will be judged on taste and presentation of their cupcakes in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Parents are invited to judge and sample the delicious treats the last day of camp. Gather your friends for a week full of fun! Instructor: July session - Linda Welles, Kids Cooking Studio                   August session - Linda Welles & Lori Welles
 
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM    Driver's Education (ages 15 - 19) - Driver's Education - Summer FULL
Classes consist of projects and classroom instruction. Check with your insurance companyfor information on discounted rates relating to Driver’s Education programs.Classes are theory only. Arrange for “in car” instruction directly with Mr. Bruce Duncan at 215-357-0989.
 
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Cupcake Wars! (ages 8-14) - Cupcake Wars
I know you’ve seen the show, now experience it for yourself! Each day will highlight a new theme where you will bake different types of cupcakes with various frosting, fillings and secret ingredients. Everything is made from scratch and proper measuring techniques and baking tips for success will be taught. Campers will be judged on taste and presentation of their cupcakes in a friendly and fun atmosphere. Parents are invited to judge and sample the delicious treats the last day of camp. Gather your friends for a week full of fun! Instructor: July session - Linda Welles, Kids Cooking Studio                   August session - Linda Welles & Lori Welles
 
Sunday August 9, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Monday August 10, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) - Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) FULL
Have you ever wanted to star in a play you helped create? Join us this summer, as campers learn all about theatre by doing it themselves!  Children are guided, by the instructors, through a process where they play theatre games, create a story, and work together to make that story into a working theatrical production. The participants create their own character, plot, props, costumes, title, and everything else that's needed to make the production complete. You get to play the part you have always dreamed of!   The final day is a performance of their original play for parents, family, and friends.Instructor: ArtsTechSolutions 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Teen (ages 13-17)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Youth (ages 5-12)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Tuesday August 11, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) - Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) FULL
Have you ever wanted to star in a play you helped create? Join us this summer, as campers learn all about theatre by doing it themselves!  Children are guided, by the instructors, through a process where they play theatre games, create a story, and work together to make that story into a working theatrical production. The participants create their own character, plot, props, costumes, title, and everything else that's needed to make the production complete. You get to play the part you have always dreamed of!   The final day is a performance of their original play for parents, family, and friends.Instructor: ArtsTechSolutions 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Teen (ages 13-17)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Youth (ages 5-12)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Wednesday August 12, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) - Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) FULL
Have you ever wanted to star in a play you helped create? Join us this summer, as campers learn all about theatre by doing it themselves!  Children are guided, by the instructors, through a process where they play theatre games, create a story, and work together to make that story into a working theatrical production. The participants create their own character, plot, props, costumes, title, and everything else that's needed to make the production complete. You get to play the part you have always dreamed of!   The final day is a performance of their original play for parents, family, and friends.Instructor: ArtsTechSolutions 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Teen (ages 13-17)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Youth (ages 5-12)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Thursday August 13, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) - Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) FULL
Have you ever wanted to star in a play you helped create? Join us this summer, as campers learn all about theatre by doing it themselves!  Children are guided, by the instructors, through a process where they play theatre games, create a story, and work together to make that story into a working theatrical production. The participants create their own character, plot, props, costumes, title, and everything else that's needed to make the production complete. You get to play the part you have always dreamed of!   The final day is a performance of their original play for parents, family, and friends.Instructor: ArtsTechSolutions 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Teen (ages 13-17)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Youth (ages 5-12)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Friday August 14, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) - Creative Theatre Camp (ages 7-10) FULL
Have you ever wanted to star in a play you helped create? Join us this summer, as campers learn all about theatre by doing it themselves!  Children are guided, by the instructors, through a process where they play theatre games, create a story, and work together to make that story into a working theatrical production. The participants create their own character, plot, props, costumes, title, and everything else that's needed to make the production complete. You get to play the part you have always dreamed of!   The final day is a performance of their original play for parents, family, and friends.Instructor: ArtsTechSolutions 
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Teen (ages 13-17)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    USA Archery Summer Camp (ages 5-12, 13-17) - NEW - Youth (ages 5-12)
Get in touch with your inner warrior learning the family friendly, lifetime sport of ARCHERY! Connect with nature and our ancestors in what just may become the beginning of your child’s love for outdoor recreational adventures! This half-day, week long camp is geared for archer’s ages 5 to 17 with skill sets from beginner through advanced. Archers will not only learn range safety, shooting techniques and how to successfully hit targets but will also enjoy the following activities: Moving balloon targets, 3-D targets, making our own target faces & quivers, games such as archery tag & defend our camp...just to name a few! At the end of the week archers will shoot in a real tournament for score and each archer will receive a bronze, silver or gold medal! S.S.A.A. will provide certified archery instruction and state of the art archery equipment including traditional recurve bows and genesis compound bows!Participants should bring a water bottle and wear closed toed shoes. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Sunday August 16, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Monday August 17, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7) - Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming as a Space Pioneer. Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Academic Advantage! (grades 6-8) - Academic Advantage!
This class is for students entering middle school in the fall of 2020! The essentials of how to write a paper, how to comprehend what you are reading (whether it be math, science, etc.), how to manage your time, and how to prepare for an exam are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide to securing an academic advantage!Instructor: Mary Crum
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12) - Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12)
What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing! Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
Tuesday August 18, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7) - Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming as a Space Pioneer. Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Academic Advantage! (grades 6-8) - Academic Advantage!
This class is for students entering middle school in the fall of 2020! The essentials of how to write a paper, how to comprehend what you are reading (whether it be math, science, etc.), how to manage your time, and how to prepare for an exam are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide to securing an academic advantage!Instructor: Mary Crum
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12) - Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12)
What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing! Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Outdoor Painting (ages 16+) - Outdoor Painting
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! Throughout the summer we’ll explore the joys of painting on location at places such as Tyler State Park, Clark Nature Center and More! For painting you can choose to work in oil paints or acrylic. Please bring to the class: Basic set of oil or acrylic paints and brushes, canvas paper or board. A portable easel or drawing board would be helpful for all. Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*Class will meet at Newtown Township Administration Building prior to visiting painting sites.
 
Wednesday August 19, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7) - Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming as a Space Pioneer. Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Academic Advantage! (grades 6-8) - Academic Advantage!
This class is for students entering middle school in the fall of 2020! The essentials of how to write a paper, how to comprehend what you are reading (whether it be math, science, etc.), how to manage your time, and how to prepare for an exam are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide to securing an academic advantage!Instructor: Mary Crum
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12) - Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12)
What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing! Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Asian Cuisine (ages 8-14) - Asian Cuisine for Kids (ages 8-14)
Expand your culinary skills with flavors from the Far East in a fun and informative atmosphere. Learn how to make egg rolls, sushi and more in this hands-on cooking class, taught step by step. Every session will have a different menu.A $10 materials fee is due to the instructor at the beginning of class.   
 
Thursday August 20, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7) - Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming as a Space Pioneer. Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Academic Advantage! (grades 6-8) - Academic Advantage!
This class is for students entering middle school in the fall of 2020! The essentials of how to write a paper, how to comprehend what you are reading (whether it be math, science, etc.), how to manage your time, and how to prepare for an exam are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide to securing an academic advantage!Instructor: Mary Crum
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12) - Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12)
What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing! Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
Friday August 21, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Friday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7) - Scratch Programming: Space Pioneer (ages 6-7)
Embark on a fun journey to space with Scratch! Send an astronaut to the moon and defend your moon base from space rocks. Learn how to use Scratch to create and program sprites, backdrops and basic scripts. Create a new program each day, leave with evidence of your wild space adventure, and be inspired to explore the universe of programming as a Space Pioneer. Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Friday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Academic Advantage! (grades 6-8) - Academic Advantage!
This class is for students entering middle school in the fall of 2020! The essentials of how to write a paper, how to comprehend what you are reading (whether it be math, science, etc.), how to manage your time, and how to prepare for an exam are just a few of the topics covered in this ultimate guide to securing an academic advantage!Instructor: Mary Crum
 
12:30 PM - 3:30 PM    Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12) - Software Engineering: Video Sensing (ages 8-12)
What’s more fun than playing an interactive video game? Writing one! Video sensing allows students to design and program their own video games and then test them by interacting with the program via webcam. In this Scratch program, students create their own games, art, and musical instruments while exploring coding foundations. Get up and get moving with Engineering for Kids and Scratch: Video Sensing! Instructor: Engineering for Kids
 
Saturday August 22, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Youth (ages 5-12)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Teen (ages 13-17)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Adult (ages 18+)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Sunday August 23, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Monday August 24, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!! - Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!!
Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!  Become a Super Sleuth!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab!! - Secret Agent Lab!!
Look out 007- the Mad Science Secret Agent Lab is in session!  From decoding messages to experimenting with metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment and step into the shoes of a detective!  Children will uncover the science involved in gathering and analyzing evidence and the technology behind locks, surveillance systems and alarms.  To test the limits of magnified observation, junior science sleuths will build their own binoculars and develop ways to work together to refine their observation skills.  Campers will use what they have learned as they find, collect, and analyze evidence and connect the dots to solve a simulated crime scene!  Mad Science Spy Camp is 00-Awesome! 
 
Tuesday August 25, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!! - Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!!
Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!  Become a Super Sleuth!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab!! - Secret Agent Lab!!
Look out 007- the Mad Science Secret Agent Lab is in session!  From decoding messages to experimenting with metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment and step into the shoes of a detective!  Children will uncover the science involved in gathering and analyzing evidence and the technology behind locks, surveillance systems and alarms.  To test the limits of magnified observation, junior science sleuths will build their own binoculars and develop ways to work together to refine their observation skills.  Campers will use what they have learned as they find, collect, and analyze evidence and connect the dots to solve a simulated crime scene!  Mad Science Spy Camp is 00-Awesome! 
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10) - Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10)
Do your kids love to play detective or like solving mysteries? Come join the fun and use your detective skills to solve mysteries using and reviewing basic concepts for word problems, graphing, perimeter, measurement, computation, and fractions. The children will work in teams to solve challenges to be successful each day. The first 2 days the children will use their math skills to solve all the clues for the mystery and on the final day using their highly tuned math skills to find their way out of an escape room. Instructor: Mary Jett
 
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Outdoor Painting (ages 16+) - Outdoor Painting
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! Throughout the summer we’ll explore the joys of painting on location at places such as Tyler State Park, Clark Nature Center and More! For painting you can choose to work in oil paints or acrylic. Please bring to the class: Basic set of oil or acrylic paints and brushes, canvas paper or board. A portable easel or drawing board would be helpful for all. Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*Class will meet at Newtown Township Administration Building prior to visiting painting sites.
 
Wednesday August 26, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!! - Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!!
Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!  Become a Super Sleuth!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab!! - Secret Agent Lab!!
Look out 007- the Mad Science Secret Agent Lab is in session!  From decoding messages to experimenting with metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment and step into the shoes of a detective!  Children will uncover the science involved in gathering and analyzing evidence and the technology behind locks, surveillance systems and alarms.  To test the limits of magnified observation, junior science sleuths will build their own binoculars and develop ways to work together to refine their observation skills.  Campers will use what they have learned as they find, collect, and analyze evidence and connect the dots to solve a simulated crime scene!  Mad Science Spy Camp is 00-Awesome! 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10) - Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10)
Do your kids love to play detective or like solving mysteries? Come join the fun and use your detective skills to solve mysteries using and reviewing basic concepts for word problems, graphing, perimeter, measurement, computation, and fractions. The children will work in teams to solve challenges to be successful each day. The first 2 days the children will use their math skills to solve all the clues for the mystery and on the final day using their highly tuned math skills to find their way out of an escape room. Instructor: Mary Jett
 
6:00 PM - 6:45 PM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Wednesday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
6:30 PM - 8:15 PM    Fundamentals of Investing - Fundamentals of Investing
Learn the basics of investing, including how to select an investment manager. Learn how to assess your risk tolerance and how risk impacts your return. Learn about different types of investment and important considerations in making your selections. Learn the difference between passive and active investing and how to design a portfolio.Instructor: David J. Novick, CFP, ChFC, CLU, MBA
 
Thursday August 27, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!! - Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!!
Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!  Become a Super Sleuth!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab!! - Secret Agent Lab!!
Look out 007- the Mad Science Secret Agent Lab is in session!  From decoding messages to experimenting with metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment and step into the shoes of a detective!  Children will uncover the science involved in gathering and analyzing evidence and the technology behind locks, surveillance systems and alarms.  To test the limits of magnified observation, junior science sleuths will build their own binoculars and develop ways to work together to refine their observation skills.  Campers will use what they have learned as they find, collect, and analyze evidence and connect the dots to solve a simulated crime scene!  Mad Science Spy Camp is 00-Awesome! 
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10) - Math Mystery Camp (ages 8-10)
Do your kids love to play detective or like solving mysteries? Come join the fun and use your detective skills to solve mysteries using and reviewing basic concepts for word problems, graphing, perimeter, measurement, computation, and fractions. The children will work in teams to solve challenges to be successful each day. The first 2 days the children will use their math skills to solve all the clues for the mystery and on the final day using their highly tuned math skills to find their way out of an escape room. Instructor: Mary Jett
 
Friday August 28, 2020
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Friday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!! - Secret Agent Lab: Spies Like Us!!
Step into the shoes of a detective—uncover the science involved in evidence gathering and analysis. Become a super sleuth and learn clever ways of performing tasks in this hands-on view of the science that spies use. From decoding messages to metal detectors and night vision, campers will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment, and discover the technological tools of detection!  Become a Super Sleuth!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Secret Agent Lab!! - Secret Agent Lab!!
Look out 007- the Mad Science Secret Agent Lab is in session!  From decoding messages to experimenting with metal detectors and night vision, children will have the opportunity to check out spy equipment and step into the shoes of a detective!  Children will uncover the science involved in gathering and analyzing evidence and the technology behind locks, surveillance systems and alarms.  To test the limits of magnified observation, junior science sleuths will build their own binoculars and develop ways to work together to refine their observation skills.  Campers will use what they have learned as they find, collect, and analyze evidence and connect the dots to solve a simulated crime scene!  Mad Science Spy Camp is 00-Awesome! 
 
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Basic Dog Training - Basic Dog Training Friday
This class will work on teaching your puppy the following: Walk nicely on leash. Leave-It - teaches your dog to not pick up something and to not jump on people. Coming when called even from a distance and with distractions Sit Down Stay Socialization with other dogs and people Class has a maximum of 5participants to ensure social distancing. Please bring lots of soft treats and a collar and leash (no extendable leashes). All dogs need to have age appropriate shots.
 
Saturday August 29, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Youth (ages 5-12)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Teen (ages 13-17)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Adult (ages 18+)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Sunday August 30, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.
 
Tuesday September 1, 2020
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM    Outdoor Painting (ages 16+) - Outdoor Painting
For the beginner and the more advanced artist! Throughout the summer we’ll explore the joys of painting on location at places such as Tyler State Park, Clark Nature Center and More! For painting you can choose to work in oil paints or acrylic. Please bring to the class: Basic set of oil or acrylic paints and brushes, canvas paper or board. A portable easel or drawing board would be helpful for all. Instructor: Mary Barnett, A Room with a View*Class will meet at Newtown Township Administration Building prior to visiting painting sites.
 
Saturday September 5, 2020
10:00 AM - 10:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Youth (ages 5-12)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Teen (ages 13-17)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM    Exploring Archery (ages 5-12, 13-17, 18+) - Archery Adult (ages 18+)
Archery is a universal, lifetime sport…anyone can do it! It builds upper body and core strength, along with balance and hand-eye coordination. Archery develops strong problem-solving skills, focus, determination and patience! “Exploring Archery” will introduce you to the sport of archery. All equipment, including bows, arrows (safe tip), quivers, targets, safety netting and cones will be provided. This 6-week program will help students practice precision and proper form, while promoting the joy and fulfillment that archery can bring! Each week is a new and exciting lesson plan. Students can develop at their own pace in a safe and fun environment! Taught by certified, experienced instructors from Shooting Star Archery Academy. Instructor: Shooting Star Archery AcademyLocation: Clark Nature Center
 
Sunday September 6, 2020
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM    Discount Movie Tickets - Premiere Movie Tickets
Newtown Township Parks & Recreation now offers discount movie tickets! Tickets must be purchased in person, please call for availability - 215-968-2800 ext. 239. Our office is open Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 4:30 pm. (we are closed on holidays) We reserve the right to limit the number of tickets purchased.