Teens

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Kids Invited to Join the Darien YMCA Pirhanas Swim Team: Build Strong Character, Muscles, Even Appetites

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Become a part of the team! The Darien YMCA Piranha’s competitive swim program offers children and teens an opportunity to work with trained coaches to improve swimming skills, endurance and promote a healthy lifestyle. Participants build character values through personal improvement, training, goal-setting, teamwork and competition. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Library Hosts an ‘Escape Room’ Game for Kids, Teens, Families: Register Soon

Man on the Moon
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You and your flight team are stuck in a space shuttle in the depths of outer space. Something has gone terribly wrong with your ship’s engines! Can you work together and fix your spaceship in only 30 minutes? This special game, inspired by the Escape the Room challenges, requires creativity, teamwork, and curiosity to win. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Long Night Against Procrastination for High School Students: Sunday June 9 at Darien Library

Long Night Against Procrastination
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Settle in for some serious studying, Darien! The Long Night Against Procrastination is back again for final exams.

Modeled after similar programs at Duke and UNC Chapel Hill, the Long Night Against Procrastination is an after-hours event just for high school students to help them focus and study in a collegiate environment. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Experts to Discuss Mental Health Problems Among College Students, Thursday, May 16

College student Image from NAMI of Southwest CT on Facebook 5/19
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Mental health problems among college students are on the rise. NAMI Southwest CT has assembled a panel of professionals in the fields of mental health and social work to talk at a pubic meeting Thursday, May 16 about ways to support students’ mental health before, during and after the transition to college. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Get to Know Long Island Sound: Maritime Aquarium’s ‘Marine Life Encounter’ Cruises Start in May

Avalon Bunge Marine Life Encounter Cruises
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Get a deeper new appreciation for Long Island Sound when you meet some of its resident fish, crabs and other creatures, brought up wriggling and wet right out of the water right before your eyes, during a Marine Life Encounter Cruise offered by The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Chelsea Piers Announces New ‘Ninja + Parkour Training Center’ for Kids and Adults

Chelsea Piers Ninja + Parkour training Center 2019
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Chelsea Piers Connecticut announces the transformation of the 3,000-square-foot infield turf into a high-level adult and youth Ninja + Parkour Training Center. The Center will house popular obstacles such as two warped walls (12-foot and 14-foot), a salmon ladder, flying bars, sky hooks, spider climb, cliffhangers and flywheels. The facility is designed for youth, aged 9 and older, and adults. (more…) Continue Reading →

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