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Recipe: Baked Rigatoni with Fennel, Sausage & Peppers

Baked Rigatoni with Fennel, Sausage & Peppers Serves 6 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, plus more for greasing 1 lb (500 g) rigatoni 1 fennel bulb ¾ lb (350 g) sweet Italian sausage, casings removed, crumbled 1 each red, yellow, and orange bell pepper, seeded and sliced Salt & pepper 1 tsp sugar 1 tbsp red wine vinegar 1 cup prepared tomato sauce

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Mindfulness Activity: Create a Glitter Jar

A Glitter Jar, like a snow globe, gives a child a comforting, mindful activity when worried, upset, nervous or angry.  Our attention is focussed on the glittering falling shiny flakes and takes our mind to a safe place.  The glitter represents all our thoughts rushing around madly in our heads and how they can settle as we practice controlled breathing while we watch them

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Art Activity: Raised Salt Paintings

This is a great, easy and colourful art project from that most families can do with supplies that are easy to find or often at home that also demonstrates the scientific powers of absorption and capillary action. The basics are copied here, but visit for a full tutorial video. Materials:  Card stock*  Squeeze bottle of glue (such as Elmer’s) or liquid white

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Learn at Home Ontario: Elementary Students, Secondary Students, Parents & Guardians

In an effort to help support our community during this time of self isolation, we will begin publishing and distributing materials and initiatives to help our families continue the processes of child education and healthy development at home. The Ontario Ministry of Education has launched a guide to online learning resources worth checking out for your use at home: for Elementary Students Math Storytime

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Enhanced Sanitary Practices at WDCC & Camp Waterdown (Holiday and Before & After School Programs)

  Enhanced Sanitary Practices at WDCC / Camp Waterdown (including Child Care, Before & After School and Holiday Care Programs) Dear Camp Waterdown Families, With the heightened concerns surrounding the spread of the 2019-nCoV Novel Coronavirus and COVID-19 illness, we wanted to share with you our current sanitary practices and we will be implementing enhancements effective immediately.  We are closely monitoring and working alongside

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How do I find out if Camp Waterdown / WDCC Programs will be open during bad weather

(This is a general information announcement, and NOT a school closure announcement.) IF Hamilton Area Schools Are Closed, THEN Camp Waterdown / WDCC Programs Are Closed At about 5-6am in the mornings where there is an accumulation of snow, HWSTS & Bus Carriers make a determination whether road conditions are safe to roll school busses in Hamilton / Flamborough or not. Following that the

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Parents Love Camp Waterdown

If you’re wondering about a Summer Day Camp in the Waterdown / Flamborough / Dundas / Burlington / Hamilton area, for your kids aged 44 months to 17 years this year, check out what our families have to say about our terrific camp!  Family Testimonials