Check back here in the spring for details regarding the Summer Recreation Program for 2018.

The town of Wallingford is happy to announce Lisa Cotrupi and Jenn Rocque-Tifft will return as co-directors of the 2018 Summer Recreation Program.

Program Details for 2017:

  • Offered to children who have completed Kindergarten through 6th grade.
  • The program will run during the following four weeks: June 26-30, July 31- August 4,  August 7-11, August 14-18
  • Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 7:30 am-5:15 pm (actual rec. program hours will be 8:45 am to about 4:15 pm).  
  • Children will need to bring their own snack, lunch, beverages, and sunscreen lotion.  We highly recommend that children bring a water bottle to be refilled throughout the day.



Summer Recreation Program field trip to Jones’ Donuts

Daily Schedule:

The schedule will be similar to that of previous year’s recreational programs.  Participants will be dropped off at Wallingford Elementary School each morning (no earlier than 7:30 a.m.) Morning activities begin at 8:45 a.m.  Depending on the projects for the day— recycled-materials crafts, gardening, cooking, organized games, sports, or hiking– this may include a walk down to the Wallingford Recreational Field.  After lunch, everyone hikes over to Elfin Lake for swimming and other beach activities. Children are expected to be picked up at the school by 5:15 p.m.

Weekly Themes:

June 26-30; Stone Soup/Cooking, Emerald Lake & Food Fun
July 31-August 4; Rock Your World/Wildlife Adventure-White Rocks
August 7-11; Vermont Rocks/Rock Formation Exploration – White Rocks & Quechee Gorge
August 14-18; Be A Rock Star – Make Your Own Rock Video 

Registration Information & Fees                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

  Wallingford residents Non residents
1 child $60/week $65/week
2 children $110/week $120/week
3 or more children $165/week $180/week


Registration fee: $25 per family, plus, a deposit of $20 per week per child is required at the time of registration.  Registration is limited to 45 children per week.  Weekly fees are due at the Town Clerk’s Office by 11:00 a.m. on the Friday prior to the week your child will attend. No exceptions, no refunds, no partial payments. Payments will not be accepted by the co-directors or staff.

Scholarships are available for Wallingford children.  Forms can be obtained from the Town Administrator by calling 446-2872 or by clicking on the link at the bottom of the page.  The deadline for scholarship applications is June 16th.

Forms, registration fees and deposits may be mailed or dropped off at Wallingford Town Hall:

Wallingford Town Administrator
75 School Street
Wallingford, VT  05773

Please make checks payable to the Town of Wallingford.   Thank you.

For questions or more information, please call 446-2872.

We look forward to lots of fun in the sun this summer!

2017 Summer Recreation Program Guidelines available here.

2017 REC registration forms available here.

2017 REC summer program flyer available here.

Wallingford Summer Recreation Scholarship Application