NEWS from PARKS and REC

17th Annual Summer Concert Series starts July 11 featuring Danny Quinn! Join us at Shelburne Farms for another fun Summer Concert Series. Our first concert will feature Danny Quinn, playing Irish and American Folk Music from the heart! Set up your lawn chair or blanket, bring a picnic dinner and enjoy and an evening with the entire family!  Gates will open at 5:30 pm with the concert starting at 6:30 pm. In case of wet weather, join us at the Town Center Gym. Donations greatly appreciated!

Basketball Camp: Kids will have fun while learning the basic skills and fundamentals of basketball. Directed by TJ Sawyer, emphasis will be on improving skills, teamwork, and basic knowledge of the game. Participants will receive a camp t-shirt. This camp will be held July 9-13 from 8:30 am-12 pm for kids ages 7-9 and 1-4:30 pm for kids ages 10-12.  Camp fee is $100.

Field Hockey Camp:  This camp is the perfect summer introduction to field hockey for beginners or a chance to practice skills for those who already play. Players must provide their own stick, mouth guard, shin guards, and a full water bottle. A camp t-shirt is included.  This camp, instructed by Megan Maynard, will be held July 16-20 from 8:30 am-12 pm for girls ages 7-14 for $90.

Girl’s spirit! Creative Yoga-n-Dance:  Do you enjoy playing, dancing, creating and relaxing? Girls unite to explore creative yoga and dance in a joyful, fun-filled camp! We will explore yoga postures and games, cooperation and trust activities and express ourselves through creative dance and beautiful craft making to foster self-confidence, self-expression and positive self-image where every girl is a winner! Please pack a nutritious snack and beverage daily. Camp dates are July 16-20 from 9 am-12 pm for kids entering 1st-5th grade. Camp fee is $95 and will be instructed by Sylvia Kabusk.

Great Escape discounted tickets now on sale!  Discounted tickets to the outdoor park are now available for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Recreation Office and are good for any date during the 2012 season. Save time and money by buying your tickets through us and you’ll be supporting Vermont State Parks and Recreation at the same time.  The discounted ticket price is $30 (for anyone 48” or taller) compared to the gate price of $49.99 plus tax! Plan your family outing today.  Visit www.sixflags.com/greatescape for park information.

Summer Camps are filling up quickly so be sure to check out the Spring/Summer Brochure online at  http://www.shelburnevt.org/departments/332.html  or pick one up at the Recreation Office.

 

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