Tag: Camp Sloper

Camp Sloper is ready for Race4Chase event


By BRIAN JENNINGS STAFF WRITER About 450 competitors will attempt to complete their first triathlon with over 2,000 spectators watching at Camp Sloper on Saturday, Aug. 6. The Southington YMCA and the Chase Michael Anthony Kowalski (CMAK) Sandy Hook Memorial Foundation…

Santa at Sloper

Santa-Quinn Richard (yellow) Ben Richard (Blue) Sherry Baum Matthew Baum and Mikayla Baum

Photos by TAMMI NAUDUS The Kringles made an appearance at YMCA Camp Sloper on Saturday, Dec. 13 for the annual Santa at Sloper event. Visitors enjoyed train rides, horse-and-buggy rides, snacks, and live music. [portfolio_slideshow id=7713]    

Cha Cha Slide at Camp Sloper

By Ed Harris
DJ Caspar, the creator of the Cha Cha Slide, stopped by Southington YMCA Camp Sloper last week to perform and speak to the campers about exercise.

By Ed Harris, Editor Campers at Southington YMCA Camp Sloper recently Cha Cha slid there way into exercise. DJ Casper, birth name Willie Perry, the creator of the Cha Cha Slide, visited Sloper as part of week long tour of…

Nature center under construction at Sloper

By Tammi Naudus
John Scheibenpflug and Peter DiNello of Aztech Builders work on the new nature center.

For the last few years, a community collaboration between the Southington Board of Education, the Southington Education Foundation and YMCA Camp Sloper has been the key to giving every fourth grader in town the opportunity for a hands-on science experience.…