Happy Campers Abound at Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013

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Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013, the special collaboration between the Westport Weston Family Y and Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, is now in full swing. Day campers from throughout our local communities are enjoying fun-filled weeks at Earthplace’s 62-acre nature sanctuary in Westport, daily trips to the Y for swimming and special excursions to exciting destinations […] [Read More]
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Latest Views of New Y at Mahackeno: “It’s All About the Steel”

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After six months of construction, the Westport Weston Family Y’s building project at Mahackeno continues on schedule and on budget. The steel framework for the first stage of the Y’s modern new home, a full-service 54,000 sq. ft. facility, is now being erected. The first of two major trusses has been lifted into place over […] [Read More]

Photo Highlights: Family Y Summer Camps and Classes

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If winter in our blessed part of Connecticut is sometimes a cold and slow slog, then summer is a sprint. Lazy days of summer? Not in our parts! School’s out, and though for many of our Y members and neighbors the summer recess means preparing to decamp to other locales, for our Y the first […] [Read More]

Survival of the Funnest at Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013

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The Westport Weston Family Y’s special partnership with Earthplace, the Nature Discovery Center, to host a combined summer day camp is off to a hot hot start! With this week’s heat wave, the special theme of this week’s Session 1 was particularly apt: Survival! The mission for this week: “Campers learn about the things they […] [Read More]

Summer Has Officially Begun at the Family Y!

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Midge’s Membership Blog: Summer has officially begun at the Y! The familiar sound of thundering feet of youngsters as they make their way past the Membership Desk lets us know that our Hafaday summer camp is in full swing.  Designed for children ages 4 to 8 and held each weekday from 8:45 am to 12:30 […] [Read More]

Merritt Exit 41 Traffic Mitigation Project Set to Begin in July

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The Westport Weston Family Y has announced that construction work at Exit 41 of the Merritt Parkway is expected to commence the week of July 15. This project is intended to help with traffic mitigation related to the construction of the new Y facility at the Y’s Mahackeno campus, adjacent to the interchange and the […] [Read More]

The Y’s Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program Gets Off to a Splashy Start

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The first weekly session of our  Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program is now under way. Check out the photo gallery above for a look at the fun had by all on the first day. Although the first two weeks of this popular learn-to-swim program for young children are wait-listed, there are still spots available for […] [Read More]

Summer Camps and Classes at the Family Y

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The coming week marks the beginning of the Westport Weston Family Y’s camp season, with the first weekly session of our  Hafaday Summer Swim Lesson Program. Although the first two weeks of this popular learn-to-swim program for young children are wait-listed, there are still spots available for weekly sessions in July and August — including […] [Read More]

Latest Views of the Y’s New Facility at Mahackeno

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The hard (and fascinating) work of “Building What Matters” – a new 54,000 sq. ft. Y facility at the Westport Weston Family Y’s 32-acre Mahackeno campus – continues day by day. Check out the latest views in the photo gallery above. Visitors to the site can see foundation walls rising from the building’s hillside setting, […] [Read More]

Learn More About Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp

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Got questions about summer camp? We’ve got the answers! Join us at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5, to find out all about our exciting plans for Earthplace-Mahackeno Summer Camp 2013! We’re hosting a Summer Camp Parents Meeting on Wednesday evening at Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane in Westport. During this brief […] [Read More]
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