Parks and Rec News


18th Annual Summer Concert Series hosted by Shelburne Farms The exciting finale to our Summer Concert Series will be on Wednesday, July 31 featuring the Rhythm Rockets. Their music variety is sure to please every age range. Set up your lawn chair and blanket and bring your own picnic dinner. Shelburne Farms will offer delicious farm fresh food for sale at their farm cart and the Recreation Committee will have mouthwatering popcorn for sale as well as glow necklaces. The gate opens at 6 pm. Concerts begin at 7 pm. **Donations are greatly appreciated at the gate.** Rain date for this event is Wed. August 7. The official Concert Sponsor is Almartin Volvo. Sponsors of the Fireworks display: Automaster, Associates in Orthodontics, Rice Lumber, Precourt Investment Co., and Shelburne Supermarket. Call the Recreation Dept. at 985-9551 for last minute updates.

Musical Theatre Day Camp slated for July 29-Aug. 3 from 9-3 pm for $215 still has openings. This camp, for kids ages 9-14, will be held at the Shelburne Town Gym. Shelburne Players is thrilled to have director Sean Moran join them this year for the theater camp. Campers will learn the basics of what it takes to put on a musical, including making simple costumes; painting a set; and learning about character development, body awareness, and use of voice. The week will culminate in the Saturday performance of a short musical to which family, friends, and community members are invited. Sean is a professional actor, director, and writer, with screen, stage, and TV experience. Campers should bring a lunch, snack, and wear appropriate shoes and clothes to move around indoors and out. No previous stage experience is necessary. Come to learn and have fun. Camp fee includes a t-shirt. The end of the week performance will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, Aug. 3.  Go to for more information.

Off the Couch Camp Triathlon based program designed to target endurance, strength, and agility to jump start your fall sport season.  This camp will run the week of Aug. 19-23 for kids entering grades 6-8 from 12-4 pm for a fee of $100/week.  Campers will meet at Shelburne Town Beach with Camp Director, Maria Cimonetti.  Register now to secure a spot!

Great Escape discounted tickets are on sale Discounted tickets to the outdoor park are available for purchase at the Shelburne Parks and Rec Office and are good for any date during the 2013 season. Buy your tickets through us and you’ll be supporting Vermont State Parks and Recreation. Our discounted ticket price is $35 (for anyone 48” or taller) compared to the gate price of $52.99 plus tax. Daily parking passes available for $15 ($20 at the park). Visit for park information.

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