Dan Ruiz III was awestruck by the slime he made at one of the Saturday programs being offered for free through June 17 at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. Durell Godfrey

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East Hampton Middle School Surfrider Club John Ryan Jr.

In East Hampton schools, learning English on a shoestring

Young wordsmiths are loving the G-A-M-E and honing their S-K-I-L-L-S
How many words can you make from 25 random tiles? Mikhail Feaster, left, Carlos Carmona, center, and Jasmin DelGiorno ponder the challenge at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center. Debra McEneaney