Wednesday Opportunities for Students

In the coming months we will be featuring community opportunities for learners. If you become aware of an opportunity, please feel free to email Katie West ([email protected]) to get it added to the next newsletter.
Bennington Marauders
The swim team is open to young swimmers aged 2-19. They practice Monday-Friday and offer everything from swim lessons to competitive swimming opportunities. Pricing starts at $125 for a 12 week session. Contact [email protected] for more information. 
Bennington Y Opportunities
The Bennington Y will be hosting several opportunities this winter, including a Safety Around Water Camp. There will also be a Basketball Skills Sports Camp being held at the Sports Center. The Basketball Skills Sports Camp is in partnership with MAYAA Basketball. To learn more or to sign up for either opportunity, call 802-442-1053 or go to the Bennington Y’s website. If you have specific questions about the basketball camp, email Damon Young at [email protected]
Bennington ACES and Bennington Rec Center
The two community organizations are partnering together to create a fun tennis and swimming opportunity for public school learners in grades 3-6 in Bennington, Pownal, Shaftsbury, and Woodford. This opportunities will run on Wednesdays from 12-4:30 starting January 10. There is limited space, so please register today! Registration forms are available at the school and by contacting [email protected]. Participants need sneakers, swimsuit, and a towel. 

Lake Paran

Discover the perfect blend of education and adventure at Lake Paran's School Break Recreation Camps! Our camps offer a unique and enriching experience for children ages 6-12 during their school breaks. With a focus on fostering creativity, teamwork, and outdoor exploration, Lake Paran provides a diverse range of activities that cater to the interests of every child. From seasonal recreation to arts and crafts, our place-based programs are designed to spark curiosity and ignite a love for our local outdoors. Our experienced and passionate staff ensure a safe and supportive environment, where children can make new friends and create lasting memories. Visit our website at to learn more, access full scholarships, and secure your child's spot for a meaningful school break filled with fun.