Fourth Annual Mentoring-in-Motion Fundraiser at Brownstone Park June 18th for CT Mentoring Programs

Portland, CT - Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park is hosting the 4th Annual Mentoring-in-Motion Event June 18th, kicking off summer and benefitting all of the states authorized one on one mentoring programs. Zip lining, cliff jumping and more.
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May 2, 2011 - PRLog -- Portland, CT - Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park is hosting the 4th Annual Mentoring-in-Motion Event June 18th, kicking off summer and benefitting all of the states authorized one on one mentoring programs. Zip lining, cliff jumping, wakeboarding, kayaking. — What better way to start summer and help out the local community.

First Ever “Mascot Off”

For the first time ever, come see the Brownstone “Mascot Off”. Meet Rocky from the Rock Cats, Pucky and Sonar from the CT Whale, Colonial Tom from the Colonials and Jonathan the Uconn Husky. Cheer them on and root for your favorite mascot as they go through a special Brownstone Mascot Survivor Challenge.

The day also includes special appearances by WFSB Meteorologist Curtis Grevenitz and Renee DiNino from KISS 95.7.

Platinum sponsor Coke is donating drinks, Courtside Café of Middletown is donating food to mentors and their sponsored kids. Scuba Shack is donating lessons to mentors and their sponsored kids.

Gold sponsors include Prime Climb and Stone Age Rock Gym.

Brownstone Donates 50% of the Days Gate Fees

“On June 19th, our goal is to welcome as many guests as possible to the park” says Sean Hayes, General Manager of Brownstone. “The more guests that enjoy a day of ziplining, cliff jumping, wake boarding, rock climbing and all the other fun activities Brownstone offers, the more we raise to help Connecticut childrens’ mentoring programs.” Last year Brownstone Park raised over $31,000 benefitting organizations including Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters, True Colors, the thirteen DCF one on one mentoring partners across the state and the Governors Prevention Partnerships which include 160 programs statewide. Brownstone gates open from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm.

Special Father’s Day Package

Spend Father’s Day weekend at Brownstone. Start with the Friday night movie on the beach followed by two days of fun and adventure all for the special price of $45, regularly priced at $61. Only want to spend Sunday? No problem, the park welcomes all Dads’ on Father’s Day. Brownstone encourages all to visit remembering that each visitor to the park on Saturday makes a difference in a child’s life with half of all gate fees donated to the mentoring programs.


Mentors and their Sponsored Child Play for Free

In addition to donating 50% of the gate fees on Saturday or June 18th, Brownstone is also extending free admission to participating mentors and their sponsored child along with  free scuba diving, rock climbing, kayaking, snorkeling or wakeboarding lessons.  


How the Programs Help

These funds make it possible for many disadvantaged kids to be matched with caring and inspirational adult mentors. These mentors’ help children realize their potential, build strong futures and create strong communities. None of that is possible without the ongoing support of businesses and the community.








About Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park: Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park is Connecticut’s first and only outdoor adventure sports park offering rock climbing, wakeboarding, zip lining, cliff jumping, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, “Survivor” type obstacle courses, beaches and floats. Brownstone welcomes all ages, school and corporate groups of any size. Groups discounts available. Youth groups receive 10% discount.   Located on the Portland/Middletown line and less than 30 minutes from Hartford, New Haven and Waterbury. For more details visit http://www.BrownstonePark.com or call toll free 866-860-0208. Brownstone 2011 Season Begins Memorial Day Weekend starting May 28. The Park opens for Group Events beginning May 1 – currently accepting reservations.

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Brownstone Exploration & Discovery Park is Connecticut’s first and only outdoor adventure sports park offering rock climbing, wakeboarding, zip lining, cliff jumping, kayaking, snorkeling, scuba diving, “Survivor” type obstacle courses, beaches and floats. Brownstone welcomes all ages, school and corporate groups of any size. Groups discounts available. Youth groups receive 10% discount. Located on the Portland/Middletown line and less than 30 minutes from Hartford, New Haven and Waterbury. For more details visit http://www.BrownstonePark.com or call toll free 866-860-0208. Brownstone 2011 Season Begins Memorial Day Weekend starting May 28. The Park opens for Group Events beginning May 1 – currently accepting reservations.
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