Paddle Tournament Fundraiser

January 5, 9:30 AM – 12:30PM @ New Canaan Field Club 164 Smith Ridge Road $75 registration fee includes paddle and lunch $25 lunch only Paddle limited to first 20 players, lunch open to all, register today!

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Fall 2017 Leadership Challenge Program

2017 Fall Leadership Challenge Program  This selective semester-long program trains current high school students in the community to become successful driven leaders. This program leaves kids with a multitude of leadership skills designed to serve them in future endeavors even beyond their high school environments. By allowing students to step outside the classroom and get involved in […]

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Staying Safe Online

Hear from National Expert, Marje Monroe State of the art safety information, age-appropriate guidelines and parental monitoring tips for gaming, phones, social media and other electronic communication Morning Session January 25, 9:30 AM NC Library, Lamb Room Evening Session January 25, 6:30 PM NC Library, Lamb Room

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Laura Gauld: Top 10 Parenting Tips

Laura Gauld – Top 10 Parenting Tips PRIORITY #1 – Truth Over Harmony We all want honest families. We also want everyone to get along. Which do we want more? This priority calls upon parents to put the weight of their feet on the side of truth. PRIORITY #2 – Principles Over Rules We tend […]

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Spring Elementary Leadership Program: KidPower

March 9, 16, 23, 30 & April 6 Thursdays, 4:15-5:30 PM HALO Studios Under the guidance of CARES staff, High School Leadership mentors use engaging activities such as skits, crafts, and role-play to help participants become more confident, competent problem solvers

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Fall High School Leadership Program: Leadership Challenge

The Leadership Challenge consists of 45 hours of curriculum training that takes place after the traditional school day, together with 10-15 hours of servant leadership with a variety of community organizations. Each participant comes away with valuable skills designed to serve them in future endeavors; skills such as organization, time management, public speaking, goal setting and constructive criticism. Leadership Challenge provides an opportunity for youth to look beyond their high school environment, opening their eyes to new avenues they might not otherwise have pursued.

Fall Semester: September – December
Spring Semester: January – June

Mondays, 7-8:30 pm

New Canaan High School, Room 204/205

*There are only 25 slots per semester. Register above for consideration.

Please consider donating to CARES to support programs like Leadership Challenge.

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Connecting Community – Changing Lives: Elder Buddies and Youth

The Elder Buddies team builds a community with the residents at the School House Apartments in New Canaan. They work together to plan and execute group socialization activities that focus on crossing the generations in a fun and exciting way. These weekly meetings focus on strengthening cognitive skills in the elderly to help keep their […]

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