Youth Commission summer camp

The three sites will be Camp Hindley for students completing kindergarten; Camp Royle for students completing first and second grades; and Camp Mather (Town Hall) for students completing third, fourth and fifth grades. Summer camp dates are through Thursday.

For more information, email or call 203-656-7388.

Teacher-artist partnership event

The first teacher-artist partnership institute will take place Tuesday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

TAP helps teachers incorporate the arts in their classrooms to develop the 21st century skills of creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication. TAP is for all teachers who want to learn innovative techniques for increasing student learning in core curriculum subjects.

TAP brings artists into the classroom to partner with teachers and create collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to teaching that will help all students learn.

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The TAP Institute will be held at The Isabelle Farrington School of Education, 7 Cambridge Drive, Trumbull.

For more information and to register call Young Audiences of CT/VSA at 203-230-8101. TAP Institute Tuition is $300.

S4 workshop at Middlesex

Middlesex Middle School will be the site of the S4 -- Successful Study Skills 4 Students workshops this summer.

Based on school, parent and student feedback, the summer workshops have been expanded to 7 1/2 hours to provide more in-depth instruction in key areas such as time-management, organization, and test preparation.

Designed to work with school curriculum, students will actively learn how to apply the taught tools, systems and techniques to their class work, homework and throughout their entire current academic curriculum.

The workshops will take place at Middlesex Middle School Aug. 15 to 19 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. The fee is $395. To register visit Workshops are limited to 15 students. For a listing of workshops, visit

Seminars taking place at church

On Tuesday and Sept. 21 at 7 p.m., Anthony Silver, director of Gray Matters, Connecticut's sole provider of neurofeedback technology for children with ADHD, will host informal seminars at Christ and Holy Trinity Church, 55 Myrtle Avenue, Westport.

The discussions will include parenting strategies; treatment options; the use of the latest technology in QEEG (brain mapping); how neurofeedback can re-train the brain to eliminate the need for medication. The evening will include a demonstration of neurofeedback and a Q&A. At Gray Matters, neurofeedback has been used to treat over 120 children, 93 percent of whom were medication-free after treatment.

For more information call 203 -291-0880, email or visit