Plan now for summer activities for kids with varied interests
For the Appeal
It’s almost time for the children to be out of school, and here are some great summer programs from basketball camp to hula. For the sports fanatic to the inspiring actor, they have it all right here in Carson City for your children to enjoy. Take a peek.
Carson Middle School Basketball Camp
WHAT: The camp consists of daily instruction and demonstrations on basketball fundamentals, group activities, and games. All participants will receive a camp T-shirt
WHO: Children entering grades fifth through ninth
WHEN: Girls: 8:30-11:30 a.m.; Boys: 12:30-3:30 June 11-14
WHERE: Carson Middle School Gym
CONTACT: Doug at 283-2859, or pick up an application at the Carson Middle School front office.
Carson City Recreation Department: Summer Kamp 2007
WHAT: Kick Back Kamp, Rafting, Equestrian Kamp at River Bottom Ranch, Triathlon Training Kamp, Water Adventure Kamp and many more
WHEN: All Kamps will be in weekly sessions. Kamp will be in operation for nine weeks June 18 through Aug. 17.
WHERE: Varied locations
COST: Varies on the Kamp
WEB SITE: http://www.carson-city.nv.us, then click on Parks and Recreation, next go to Recreation, then click Youth Programs
Kaulana Na Pua O Hula
WHAT: Hula Dancing taught by experts
WHERE: The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada, 812 N. Carson St.
COST: $20-$40 per month, depending on age
CONTACT: Mona Burgess at (775) 691-9599
WEB SITE: http://www.kaulananapuaohula.com
The Children’s Museum of Northern Nevada
WHAT: Science camps, acting classes, arts and crafts camps and other workshops
WHERE: 813 N. Carson St.
WHEN: Now and all through summer
COST: Varies depending on class or camp
CALL: 884-2226 or 887-0438
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And finally, parents and grandparents should take their children and grandchildren to the annual Tommy’s Fishing Derby on Saturday sponsored by the Carson City Elks Lodge No. 2177.
This is a great event. It’s free to children ages 2-12, and there are prizes too. Come grab a pole, and catch a fish.
Tommy’s Fishing Derby
WHERE: Davis Creek Park, Washoe Valley
WHEN: 9 a.m.-noon Saturday
Next Week: Nevada Cooperative Extension is looking for adult chaperones for Tahoe’s 4-H Camp on July 8-14.
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