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Ski Butternut Tubing - Sunday February 23, 2020

posted Feb 9, 2020, 9:06 AM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Feb 25, 2020, 5:48 PM ]

ski butternut
  Ski Butternut Tubing
   Sunday February 23, 2020 - 10:00am - 1:00pm
   380 State Road, Great Barrington, MA 01230

  * Cookout after the event (food provided by program), bring snacks if you want
  * Each participant must fill out a liability waiver (attached below)
  * $25/pp 2hrs (it will be $20/pp 3hrs if we have a minimum of 15 participants).
  * When you arrive, please proceed to the tubing center and pay by cash or credit card
  * This event is open to friends and family!!!!
  * Note: Some plan to stay Saturday night at the Holiday Inn Oak n' Spruce Hotel, South Lee, MA.
  
See liability waiver and directions attached below!!
More info: https://skibutternut.com/

SOLD OUT - Sound Tigers Sleepover - Saturday February 29, 2020

posted Feb 9, 2020, 8:51 AM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Mar 1, 2020, 6:16 PM ]

Sound Tigers Marvel Comics
   
    SOLD OUT
  IGIP HAS STOPPED ITS TICKET SALES

    BRIDGEPORT
  SOUND TIGERS SLEEPOVER
  MARVEL NIGHT

  Saturday February 29, 2020
  Game Starts: 7:00PM

  Webster Bank Arena
  Bridgeport, CT

 4:15pm - 5:00pm - Yellow Section Ticket and Pregame skate with Storm.
 5:15pm - 5:45pm - Blue Section Ticket, Pregame skate with Storm, Pregame meet-greet with Spiderman and Black Widow, Pizza or hotdog, chips, and soda.
 Optional - Sleep over on concourse with light breakfast.
 
Harbor Yard Sound Tiger Seating Chart
HYST Seating Chart


IGIP Christmas Party - Friday December 13 2019 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:54 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Dec 30, 2019, 6:05 PM ]

Christmas Party Shenanigans

 IGIP Christmas Party

  Friday December 13, 2019
  7:00pm - 9:00pm  (Arrive at 6:45pm)

 Johnson Academy School
 719 Birdseye Street
 Stratford, CT

 Featuring
 + Danny Magic
 + and special guest appearance (one night only) Santa Claus!

Talk to your Tribe Chief before regarding your children's Santa gifts.
Bring a baked good or other treats to share with the group.


Community Service:
+ Sterling House Adopt-a-Family - helping those in need by providing toys for their children.  Each IGIP tribe will sponsor a family-in-need.  We would like to collect ~$11 dollars from each dad. Chiefs will then purchase toys to donate.
+ Coat and Toy Drive. We will also have a drop-off bin for gently used coats and toys.

SOLD OUT! Downtown Cabaret Theatre - Three Pigs - January 25, 2019 - 2:00pm

posted Dec 5, 2019, 6:20 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Feb 9, 2020, 8:41 AM ]

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.

  The Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre Presents
Three Pigs

 THREE PIGS (Live Children's' Theatre)

 Saturday, January 25, 2019
 2:30pm - 4:00pm  (Doors open at 2:00pm)

 Downtown Cabaret Theatre
 263 Golden Hill Street
 Bridgeport, CT 06604

Three Pigs.The Big Bad Wolf is back, and this time he will not let the pigs get the best of him. You might think you know the tale, but this is the real truth behind the story of the three little pigs that is sure to huff and puff and blow you away! for more info visit MyCabaret.org.

You can bring food and drink. Relax and Enjoy the Show!

Note: Program children are free but you must reserve their tickets.  Dads, guests and family members are $17 per person. 

10th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive - Saturday, November 23, 2019

posted Nov 10, 2019, 7:09 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Dec 5, 2019, 6:56 PM ]

 10th Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive To Benefit Sterling House Food Pantry


 Help us fill the Big Red Dump Truck with frozen turkeys and other non-perishable food items to give those less fortunate a Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Food Drive

  Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
  9:00 am to 11:00 am

  Eli Whitney School
  1130 Huntington Road
  (Bus Drop-off Area)

Thank you for everyone's support over the past 10 years!


Red Truck

Roosevelt Bon Fire - Saturday November 2, 2019

posted Oct 19, 2019, 5:57 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Nov 10, 2019, 6:25 PM ]

bonfire

Roosevelt Bonfire
(with Trunk-or-Treat and optional sleepover)

Saturday November 2, 2019
Starts at 4:00pm till ???

Roosevelt Park Pavilion
Stratford, USA

Bring your own everything.
We will coordinate with our tribes.
Always a good time.



SOLD OUT! - Battleship Cove Nautical Nights Sleepover - Saturday November 16, 2019

posted Oct 19, 2019, 4:23 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Nov 18, 2019, 6:28 PM ]

SOLD OUT! - Battleship Cove Nautical Nights Sleepover - Saturday November 16, 2019

USS Mass Big Mammie


Battleship Cove located in Fall River, Massachusetts is home of five National Historic Landmarks and Official Veteran Memorials.

The Cove houses battleship USS Massachusetts, destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr, submarine USS Lionfish, PT Boats 617 and 796, and the German missile corvette Hiddensee. Check this link for more info Battleship Cove.







Battleship Cove


The Nautical Nights Overnight Camping program allows us to go aboard the USS Massachusetts, wander its decks, and sleep in actual sailors racks. The ship has historical exhibits and a number of planned activities including "Kilroy IS Here" scavenger hunt,  story teller, feature films, etc. For more information on the overnight sleepover check this link Nautical Nights Overnight Camping.

 Cost: $59/person.
 Battleship Cove, 5 Water Street, Fall River, MA 02721
 Be prepared to board ship and check-in at 2:00pm (late arrivals between 4:00 and 6:30pm).
 There is s limit on reservations so don't wait. Register here at the IGIP Store.
 See below attached Nautical Nights Guide for more information.

SAVE THE DATE! Opening Ceremonies - Booth Park - Saturday October 12, 2019

posted Aug 31, 2019, 11:08 AM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Oct 14, 2019, 6:44 PM ]

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 SAVE THE DATE!
 
 IGIP Opening Ceremonies and Family Picnic
 Booth Park, Stratford, CT
 Saturday October 12, 2019
 Check back more details to follow...

 Opening Ceremonies are scheduled for Saturday October 12, 2019 at beautiful Booth Memorial Park. Don't forget to register on our online store for your 2019-20 membership.  Bring the entire family and enjoy the cook-out and usual fun & games. We are looking forward to exiting 2019-20 season.






Stratford Indian Guides and Indian Princesses is a 35 year old program providing fathers and their children with an invaluable bonding experience that they will cherish forever. Through many fun and challenging activities, fathers and father figures - with their children - will grow together socially, emotionally and intellectually. Honesty, compassion, respect, and friendship are the qualities that the IGIP instills in each member. Fathers and their children will be part of an exciting journey as they bond and watch each other grow in this unique program. Our affiliation with Stratford’s Sterling House Community Center ensures that dads, their kids, and their families will enjoy a meaningful experience that is sure to last a lifetime.

2019-2020 Early Bird Special Registration Discount

posted Aug 30, 2019, 4:27 PM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Oct 14, 2019, 6:44 PM ]

 Early Bird Registration Discount is Available for the 2019-2020 Season.

 Don't wait...  Jump In... Save Big!

 Offer available until Saturday, October 12th.

 Registration now on the IGIP Online Store.


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Stratford Indian Guides and Indian Princesses is a 80 year old program providing fathers and their children with an invaluable bonding experience that they will cherish forever. Through many fun and challenging activities, fathers and father figures - with their children - will grow together socially, emotionally and intellectually. Honesty, compassion, respect, and friendship are the qualities that the IGIP instills in each member. Fathers and their children will be part of an exciting journey as they bond and watch each other grow in this unique program. Our affiliation with Stratford’s Sterling House Community Center ensures that dads, their kids, and their families will enjoy a meaningful experience that is sure to last a lifetime. Some of our typical activities include Children’s Cabaret Theater, Penny Fair, Museums, Science Centers, Aquarium, Battleship, Rock Climb, Father's Night Out, Camping, Memorial Day Parade, Swim Parties, and Bonfires.

2019 YMCA Camp Woodstock Weekend

posted May 28, 2019, 6:56 AM by Stratford IGIP   [ updated Aug 23, 2019, 8:27 AM ]

2019 YMCA Camp Woodstock Weekend

Friday June 7, Saturday June 8. Sunday June 9
(Optional: Thursday June 6 Evening)

Camp Woodstock
42 Camp Road
Woodstock Valley, CT 06282
For more info visit Camp Woodstock's Website

 kicking  kids 


ACTIVITIES:
  • Climbing Tower
  • Low Ropes Course
  • High Ropes Course
  • Free Swim supervised by our certified Lifeguards
  • Boating – try our paddle boards, sailboats, kayaks, canoes, paddle boats, row boats
  • Archery Range
  • BB Gunnery
  • Arts & Crafts Banner Stealing
  • Banner Stealing
  • Wiffle Ball field
  • Basketball court
  • Volleyball court
  • Cabin field – great for frisbee, soccer, football, or anything else
  • Upper athletic field – has soccer goals.
  • Carpet ball – another camp favorite
  • Camp Fires – built and lit ahead of time for your convenience
  • Closing Ceremonies


Cost for Lodging and Activities:
2 Nights - Friday through Sunday
 
  Dad + 1 Child$140
  Each Additional Child$35
  
3 Nights - Thursday through Sunday
 
  Dad + 1 Child $170
  Each Additional Child $45

CLICK HERE TO PAY AT OUR ONLINE STORE --> WWW.STRATFORDIGIP.COM/STORE



 archery  cabin outside cabin inside

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