2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

RECREATION AND PARKS COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT TOWN OF NATICK 2018 SUMMER CAMPS & PROGRAMS Registration begins Monday, March 26 at 12:00pm www.natickma.gov/recreation

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

2 Hello Residents and Neighbors - I am sure you will find our 2018 summer offerings a quite impressive lineup of events, activities and camps. Our camp offerings of Woodtrail and Arrowhead and our playground program Sargent Center will have full schedules of fun and entertainment. We anticipate our Concerts on the Common will be as lively as ever and our beach and golf course will be open for you to enjoy at your leisure. It is a privilege to serve this wonderful community and I take great pride in offering quality programming to the Natick citizens. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to make sure you don't miss out on our daily happenings. --Karen Partanen, Director of Recreation and Parks Community Services Department SUMMER ON-LINE REGISTRATION INFORMATION Registration for Camps this year is ONLINE. Please login to your Community Pass account through the Recreation & Parks website at www.natickma.gov/recreation. After registration is complete and payment is made, you will receive an email from CampDocs.com within a week. You will need to log into your Camp-Docs account and complete your registration by filling out the profile and uploading your proof of Physical and Immunization Record. Participants who do not complete their profile and upload all documents by June 1 will not be able to attend camp. ♦ Financial aid is available. Please contact the Natick Service Council located at 2 Webster Street, or call (508) 655-1791.

♦ Financial Aid and Payment Plan requests MUST register at the Cole Center (179 Boden Lane) during regular business hours. ♦ Assistance in uploading documents or completing your CampDocs profile is available at the Cole Center. For other assistance with CampDocs you may find a FAQ’s on the Recreation page or you can email help@campdoc.com. ♦ A list of required Immunizations can be found at www.natickma.gov/recreation. ♦ Registration cannot be completed over the phone. 1. SUMMER PROGRAMS (non camp) (P) Registration begins Monday, March 26 at 12:00pm. Register at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick 2. CAMPS - DAY & SPORTS (C) Woodtrail and Arrowhead - registration is currently ongoing and will be open as long as space is available. For a detailed description of either camp Woodtrail or Arrowhead go to: www.natickma.gov/recreation. 3. FARM PROGRAMS Registration is currently ongoing and will be as long as space is available. For a detailed description of any Farm program register online at www.natickfarm.org. 4. SASSAMON TRACE GOLF CLUB Registration is currently ongoing and must be done at the golf course. For more information please go to www.sassamontrace.com or call them at (508) 655-1330. RECREATION AND PARKS DEPARTMENT 179 Boden Lane Natick, MA 01760 Phone (508) 647-6530 FAX (508) 647-6535 Cancellations (508) 647-6530 (after 5:00pm) Website www.natickma.gov/recreation BUSINESS HOURS SUMMER HOURS Monday-Friday Monday-Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm 7:30am-4:30pm Friday 7:30am-3:30pm ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF Karen Partanen, Director Dan Keefe, III, Assistant Director Aaron Friedman, Program Director Melissa Carter, Special Needs Coordinator Lauren Meurer, Teen Programmer Linda Pinault, Administrative Assistant Mary Lou Coffey, Bookkeeper Robin MacBlane, Receptionist Lisa Mapel, Receptionist Shawn Gilbert, Custodian Kurt McDowell, General Manager • Sassamon Trace Kris Armando, Superintendent • Sassamon Trace We may cancel or postpone a program with low enrollment. Decisions are usually made one-week prior to program start date. Recreation and Parks Division reserves the rights to cancel, alter, or change any classes if circumstances warrant.

Every program and activity in the Recreation and Parks Department is open to all, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, marital status, national origin or persons with disabilities.

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

3 Recreation and Parks Pre-K SUNSHINE CENTER (Ages 3-Pre-K) (P) Location: Cole Center Sunshine Center provides a comfortable and relaxed environment for your child to develop social skills with other children. Activities include arts & crafts, music, movement, picnics, cooking and outdoor activities. Bring a snack. Juice or water provided. S# Day Times Dates Price 1 Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm Jul 2-13 $163 2 Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm Jul 16-27 $180 3 Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm July 30-Aug 10 $180 Session 1 is 9 days, no program on Wed, Jul 4 SKYHAWKS “RED BALL” TENNIS (Ages 4-6) (C) Instructor: Skyhawks Staff Location: Natick High Courts, 15 West Street A new format to help children under the age of 7 learn and to play tennis. The court is smaller, nets are shorter, racquets are smaller and the balls are foam. This is a fast and fun way to get kids into tennis and keep them playing. Rules of etiquette will be taught and all participants will receive a t-shirt. Fridays will be used as rain dates. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00-10:30am Jun 25-28* $67 02 Mon-Thu 9:00-10:30am Jul 23-26* $67 03 Mon-Thu 9:00-10:30am Aug 6-9* $67 THUNDERCATS KIDDIE CAT JAM (Ages 4-6) (C) Instructor: Thundercats Staff Location: Cole Center Basic skills of soccer will be emphasized every day. Many other sports such as: T-Ball, Basketball, Softee Hockey, Balloonball and Kickball will be played throughout the week. A wide mix of games, as well as different theme days, will round out an exciting, noncompetitive, positive experience. All participants should bring a water bottle, snack and apply sunscreen before arriving. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 9:00am–12:00pm Jul 23-27 $145 SKYHAWKS MINI HAWKS (Ages 4-6) (C) Instructor: Skyhawks Staff Location:ColeCenterFields The Mini Hawk Program promotes fun while learning soccer, baseball and basketball. Basic sports skills will be taught as well as team strategies in a noncompetitive environment. Activities are designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination and skill development. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 8:30–11:30am Jul 30-Aug 3 $139 GPS SOCCER (Ages 3-6) (C) Instructor: Global Premier Soccer (GPS) Coaches Location: Cole Center Field This program can provide an introduction to the wonderful game of soccer or it could be a great opportunity to hone some of your skills before the fall season. GPS will provide a wide range of programming suitable to all levels of playing ability during this session. Players will learn/develop new skills, further develop existing moves and have fun. GPS has highly qualified international coaches from the UK and Ireland plus other countries and they provide cutting edge curriculums and coaching methods. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00–11:00am Aug 20-23* $100 YOUTH SARGENT CENTER (Entering Grades 1-5, Fall 2018) (P) Location: Ben-Hem Elementary School, 22 East Evergreen Rd. Children entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2018 are eligible. Activities include arts & crafts, games, sports, free play and much more. There will be an excellent staff to help coordinate special activities for your child.

Please note: Each child must bring a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jun 25-29 $165 02 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jul 2-6* $135 03 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jul 9-13 $165 04 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jul 16-20 $165 05 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jul 23-27 $165 06 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Jul 30-Aug 3 $165 07 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Aug 6-10 $165 *No program July 4 COLE SUMMER BRIDGE WEEK (Entering Grades 1-5, Fall 2018) (P) Location: Cole Center, 179 Boden Lane We’re bringing all the best parts of “Vacation Week” and Sargent Center in a compact one-week bridge program at the Cole Center. Children entering Grades 1-5 in the fall of 2018 are eligible. Activities include arts & crafts, games, & sports.

Please note: Each child must bring a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:30pm Aug 13-17 $165 Registration begins Monday March 26, 2018 12:00 pm Register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick

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4 MINI MUSICAL THEATER (Ages 5-10) (P) Instructor: Cindy Wright & Jane Raithel Location: Cole Center This program is a wonderful introduction to the world of musical theater. Children will sing, dance and act to bring a familiar story to life. Classes will be spent learning songs, dances and dialogue. Children will work toward an informal performance at the end of the last class. Age appropriate roles will be assigned. Please have your child dress comfortably each day with lightweight shoes and bring a light lunch and a water bottle to each class. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 10:00am-1:30pm Jun 25-28* $118 02 Mon-Thu 10:00am-1:30pm Jul 16-19* $118 03 Mon-Thu 10:00am-1:30pm Aug 20-23* $118 MIDDLE SCHOOL MUSICAL REVUE (Entering Grades 5-8, Fall 2018) (P) Instructor: Cindy Wright & Jane Raithel Location: Cole Center Sing? Dance? Act? This one-week program will nurture your individual talents while working toward a performance at the end of the week. Participants will learn and rehearse songs, dances, skits and/or monologues and will present their acts in a revue. Family is welcome to attend. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 2:30-6:00 pm Jun 25-28* $140 BEHN BASKETBALL CAMP • GIRLS (Ages 8-12) (C) Instructor: Behn Staff Location: Wilson Middle School, 22 Rutledge Road The girls will gain confidence while the Coaches teach the fundamentals of basketball, which in turn will raise their individual level of play and make the game more fun to play!

S# Day Times Dates Price 1 Mon-Fri 9:00am-12:00pm Jul 9-13 $160 SKYHAWKS BEACH VOLLEYBALL (Ages 7-14) (C) Instructor: Skyhawks Staff Location: J. J. Lane Park, Speen Street (next to National Guard) All aspects of volleyball are taught through drills and exercises that focus on passing, setting, hitting and serving. Program is designed for the beginner to advanced beginner. Fundamentals will be developed through games and speed drills aimed at developing the whole player. Fridays will be used as rain dates. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00am–12:00pm Jul 9-12* $145 SKYHAWKS “GREEN BALL” TENNIS (Ages 7-12) (C) Instructor: Skyhawks Staff Location: Natick High Courts, 15 West Street Beginners will be taught proper techniques of grip, footwork, serves, groundstroke’s, volleys and overheads through fun games and drills. The rules and etiquette of tennis will be covered. Fridays will be used as rain dates. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00am–12:00pm Jun 25-28* $139 02 Mon-Thu 9:00am–12:00pm Jul 23-26* $139 03 Mon-Thu 9:00am–12:00pm Aug 6-9* $139 F.A.S.T ATHLETICS-FLAG FOOTBALL (Ages 9-12) (C) Instructor: F.A.S.T. Athletics Staff Location: Wilson Middle School Field/Gym F.A.S.T. Athletics will teach every player game strategies, catching techniques and most importantly how to work together as a team. Players will participate in different situational games such as Red Zone Defense, fourth and inches and the QB challenge as they learn the importance of fair play. Each day will end with a simulated game broken down into 4 quarters. Coaches will have tons of plays and lots of positive energy.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 9:00–12:00pm Jul 16-20 $100 BRICKS 4 KIDZ (Ages 6-10) (P) Instructor: Bricks 4 Kidz Staff Location: Cole Center Junior Robotics Mining and Crafting Workshop-Morning (AM) For LEGO® and Minecraft fans. Join the excitement each day as we use the LEGO® technic bricks to build a different motorized Minecraft model and learn basic coding to make it move with the LEGO® WeDo software. Everyone will enjoy 25 minutes of actual playtime and create one take home craft each day. During free play build a shelter for Steve and more. Please send a nut-free snack and beverage with your child.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 9:00am–12:00pm Jul 23-27 $230 Junior Robotics – Transformation Workshop-Afternoon (PM) Use Bricks 4 Kidz unique model plans to build a different motorized vehicle out of LEGO® products each day. Then the excitement continues as you swivel a few pieces to transform it into an actual moving robot. Learn to program your 'Bots using LEGO® WeDo software and create a take home craft each day. Join us and transform this summer into a world of Transformers! Please send a nut-free snack and beverage with your child.

S# Day Times Dates Price 02 Mon-Fri 1:00-4:00pm Jul 23-27 $230 03 Mon-Fri 9:00am-4:00pm Jul 23-27 $460 Option: Join Bricks 4 Kidz staff for an all day affair (S# 03), sign up for both AM and PM sessions ($460 for both) and stay for a supervised lunch period. Please bring a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated, your own snacks and a water bottle. Lunch will be from 12-1pm and will include some outdoor play weather permitting. Registration begins Monday March 26, 2018 12:00 pm Register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick

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5 MIDDLE SCHOOL & HIGH SCHOOL REVUE (Entering Grades 7-12, fall 2018) (P) Instructor: Cindy Wright & Jane Raithel Location: Cole Center Sing? Dance? Act? This one-week program will nurture your individual talents while working toward a performance at the end of the week. Participants will learn and rehearse songs, dances, skits and/or monologues and will present their acts in a revue. Family is welcome to attend. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 4:30-8:00 pm Jul 16-19* $140 ARCHERY (Ages 9-15) (P) Instructor: On the Mark Archery Location: Cole South Field, 179 Boden Lane (rain site Cole Gym) Learn the focus oriented sport of traditional recurve archery and experience the thrill of success when your arrow strikes the target. This course emphasizes safety, discipline and proper form in a fun environment that enables students to learn more than just the fundamentals of shooting. Our certified USA Archery instructors empower the individual by training their instincts and mindset to concentrate on an objective and zero in on their target. All equipment provided.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 5:30–6:30pm Jul 30-Aug 3 $130 SKYHAWKS BASKETBALL (Ages 7-11) (C) Instructor: Skyhawks Staff Location: Wilson Middle School, 22 Rutledge Road Enjoy a week of basic FUNdamentals covering passing, shooting, dribbling and defense through drills, half court and full court work. Program is coed. *Full day S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 8:30am–2:30pm Jul 30-Aug 3* $179 FIELD HOCKEY CLINIC (Grades 5-8) (P) Instructor: Ainslee Lamb, Former Head Coach at BC and Yale Location: Cole North Turf Field Fundamental introduction to the game of Field Hockey. Teaching basic skills and game understanding to enhance performance on the field. Focus will be placed on providing a fun and positive experience for young players and to give them the tools they will need to succeed and to enjoy the game of Field Hockey. No experience necessary. Assistant Coaches will be some of the girls from Natick High’s Field Hockey team.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Tue-Thu 5:00–6:30pm Aug 14-16 $20 GPS SOCCER “TTP” (Ages 7-12) (C) Instructor: Global Premier Soccer (GPS) Coaches Location: Cole Center Field This Technical Training Program (TTP) can provide an introduction to the wonderful game of soccer or it could be a great opportunity to hone some of your skills before the fall season. GPS TTP will provide a wide range of programming suitable to all levels of playing ability during this session. Players will learn/develop new skills, further develop existing moves and have fun. GPS has highly qualified international coaches from the UK and Ireland plus other countries and they provide cutting edge curriculums and coaching methods.

We have half day and full day options, see below. (*4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00am–1:00pm Aug 20-23* $150 02 Mon-Thu 9:00am–3:00pm Aug 20-23* $195 Adults ARCHERY (Ages 15 & Up) (P) Instructor: On the Mark Archery Location: Cole South Field, 179 Boden Lane (rain site Cole Gym) Archery is a universal sport that is all-inclusive and requires no prior athletic ability or skill to succeed in. This introductory program will emphasize the fundamentals that lead to success. Safety, range rules and procedures, shooting technique and scoring will all be covered. All equipment is provided. All instructors are USA Archery certified and NFAA certified.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 6:30–7:30pm Jul 30-Aug 3 $130 HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL REVUE (Entering Grades 9-12, Fall 2018) (P) Instructor: Cindy Wright & Jane Raithel Location: Cole Center Sing? Dance? Act? This one-week program will nurture your individual talents while working toward a performance at the end of the week. Participants will learn and rehearse songs, dances, skits and/or monologues and will present their acts in a revue. Family is welcome to attend. *(4 days) S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 4:30-8:00 pm Aug 20-23 $140 Registration begins Monday March 26, 2018 12:00 pm Register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick

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6 Adventures and Events ADVENTURE WEEKS (Grades 6-8) (P) Join our Recreation staff for some fun this summer with a different adventure each week! Participants will enjoy a true vacation with theme parks, local attractions & new adventures. Each week participants will be challenged to the best of their ability—completing tasks, working with peers, & learning new skills. Participants should bring sneakers with a good sole, a lunch that does not need to be refrigerated, snack, water bottle and a backpack. Waivers are required for various activities and must be completed by a parent or guardian. These forms will be made available at the beginning of each week. Participants will not be able to attend if the form is not filled out. Trips are subject to change due to weather and availability. S# Day Times* Dates Price 01 Mon-Thu 9:00am-4:00pm See Below $285/week PLEASE NOTE: • Times may change for specific days Week One: Boston Jul 2,3,*,5,6 (*no program Wed Jul 4) We’re kicking off the summer in Boston, exploring the adventurous and historic sites that make the city great. We’ll take a trip to the aquarium, take a Whale Watch tour, & visit Boston’s most famous sites, including Boston Common, the Skywalk Observatory, and Fenway Park!

Week Two: Theme Parks Jul 9-12 This week we will hit all of New England’s best theme parks and adventures, including skating, laser tag, Six Flags, Canobie Lake Park, and more! Week Three: Great Outdoors Jul 16-19 We’re taking a break from the air conditioning to enjoy some of the great sights and heights. We’ll climb to the tops of the trees at Boundless Adventures, go zip lining in CT and cool off rafting down the Deerfield River! PLEASE NOTE: Wednesday, July 18 • 7:30am-5:00pm Week Four: Sports Jul 23-26 This week we’ll explore the homes of all of the local sports teams, including Fenway, TD Garden, & Patriot Place! We’ll catch a game at McCoy Stadium too!

Week Five: Games & Puzzles Jul 30-Aug 2 Get ready to stretch your mind & body as we discover some of the hidden gems around us. We’ll battle in Paintball; complete scavenger hunts and explore the USA’s first “Questing Center”, Boda Borg! Week Six: Climbing Aug 6-9 We’ll be reaching high elevations all week - climbing rock walls, adventure courses, and exploring great heights in the mountains of NH. PLEASE NOTE: Thursday, August 9 • 7:30am-5:00pm Week Seven: Animals & Outdoors Aug 13-16 Discover wildlife native to New England & from all over the world as we visit the zoo, go on a Whale Watch cruise, and surrounding state parks for swimming, boating, zip lining, and more!

Week Eight: Go Karts & More! Aug 20-23 We’re wrapping up the summer with all of the adventures, from racing Go Karts, jumping around at a trampoline park & battling friends in laser tag, paint ball & mini golf. Registration begins Monday March 26, 2018 12:00 pm Register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

7 Natick Community Organic Farm 117 Eliot Street • Route 16 • Natick, MA 01760 • (508) 655-2204 • www.natickfarm.org SUMMER AT THE FARM (Ages Pre-K to 14) Spend your summer learning and growing at the Farm! Our four-day and five-day morning or afternoon sessions offer a gamut of hands-on, age-appropriate farm work and outdoor adventure! Sign up is by the week, Jun 18-Aug 24: • Forest Explorers (Ages 3.5-5) • Budding Farmers (Ages 4-5) • Young Farmers (Ages 6-7) • Growing Farmers: (Ages 8-9) • Junior Working Farmers (Ages 10-11) • Working Farmers (Ages 12-14) Please see Summer Programs page of www.natickfarm.org for complete details, pricing, and availability. NCOF Membership Current NCOF Members receive member pricing to all summer programs, as well as: • Discounted admission to all events • 20% discount on organic seedlings (applies to Farmer & above) • Priority ordering for organically raised Thanksgiving turkeys • Priority summer registration (applies to Crofter & above) • Facility rental privileges • CSA participation privileges • Monthly e-mail newsletter Join Online at a level that works for your family! • $50 Farmer • $125 Crofter • $200 Friend of the Land • $500 Community Supporter Benefits are cumulative. Farmers receive: sign up privileges for small CSA share & flower bouquet CSA share, priority ordering privileges for organically raised Thanksgiving turkey, facility rental privileges, seasonal member tours, member admission to Maple Magic (Mar 3) & Spring Spectacular (May 20), Farm supporter car magnet, coupons including one complimentary pack of NCOF seedlings. Crofters also receive: priority registration & reduced member rates for youth programs, sign up privileges for large CSA shares, 3 complimentary sugaring tours on Maple Magic Day, (Mar 3), member admission to Harvest Dinner (Sept 28). Friends of the Land all receive: discount on seedling pre- orders, sign up privileges for Forest Gnomes, Farm T-shirt, Farmer gift membership for a friend.

Community Supporters also receive 2 Harvest Dinner reservations, 1 complimentary flower bouquet, private 45- minute farm tour and Crofter gift membership for a friend. “Productive open space, farm products and hands-on education for people of all ages”

2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

8 Recreation and Parks Summer Camps CAMP WOODTRAIL (Entering grades 1-8) (C) Location: Kennedy Middle School Still Some Openings-Register Today! Woodtrail is for children entering Grades 1-8 in the fall of 2018. There are three activity packed sessions at Camp Woodtrail. Each session is for two weeks and has a variety of options to meet parents/guardians demanding schedules. Camp will take place at Kennedy Middle School this summer. There are options for early care and after care as well. All campers are assigned to small peer groups according to their grade level. At the beginning of each session a newsletter will go home outlining the activities for each session. Register ONLINE this year. For more information about Woodtrail Camp please visit the Recreation Webpage.

S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:00pm Jul 2-13* $410 02 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:00pm Jul 16-27 $455 03 Mon-Fri 8:30am-3:00pm Jul 30-Aug10 $455 *9 days, no camp July 4 VOLUNTEERS Volunteers: Information for anyone interested in volunteering for Woodtrail and/or Arrowhead camps can be found on line at www.natickma.org/recreation after March 16, 2018. If you are planning to earn Community Service credits for graduation, see your Guidance Counselor for the forms and the process you should follow. CAMP ARROWHEAD (Ages 5 and up) (C) Location: 1055 Worcester Road Natick MA Camp Arrowhead is a camp for individuals with disabilities. The camp is located at the Amputee Veteran’s site at 1055 Worcester Road in Natick. The days consist of recreational swimming, arts and crafts, creative dramatics, yoga, adaptive sports, life skills and nature classes. Each day at camp is a new experience with a different theme day every day. There is always something to look forward to. (Campers should bring a bag lunch and a drink each day). There are twelve staff members, including a nurse who is onsite at all times that accompany the campers. All staff are certified in both CPR and First Aid. In addition to the staff we have high school-aged volunteer aides that provide 1:1 assistance for each individual camper and function as a companion for the week; helping the individual through their different activities or just being there as a friend. Natick residents are guaranteed enrollment if you register and complete your Camp-Docs profile by March 23. Transportation is available for Natick residents. For more information or a brochure, go to www.camparrowheadnatick.com “Camp isn’t a place you visit, it’s a place that becomes part of you.” Summer Skyline CHARLES RIVER ROTARY SOFTBALL (Teens and Adults) (P) Location: Cole Center Field Batter Up! Join our team for some great softball action on Tuesday evenings. For 8 weeks we will play other teams from throughout the region. Many thanks to our softball team sponsor, The Charles River Rotary Club. Additional $10 for a new shirt. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Tue 6:30-8:00pm Jun 5-Jul 24 $85 02 Shirt $10 SKYLINE SUMMER PROGRAMMING IS STILL IN THE WORKS There will be another registration for summer, stay tuned for specifics on the summer trips.

SKYLINE SUMMER INTERNSHIP: (Ages 16 and up) (P) Location Natick Our Special Needs Intern/volunteer program is a great transition program that will help clients get work experience to build their resume. They will work to help different facilities including Camp Arrowhead, the Beach, Lincoln Café, and more. Various skills will be used throughout the week. Each individual is required to be self sufficient and willing to participate in all areas. All new interns will meet with staff prior to the start of this program. S# Day Times Dates Price 01 Mon-Fri 9:30am-3:00pm Jun 26-Aug 3 $25/day No program Jul 4 Registration begins Monday March 26, 2018 12:00 pm Register online at: https://register.communitypass.net/natick

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2018 SUMMER - TOWN OF NATICK COMMUNITY SERVICES DEPARTMENT - CAMPS & PROGRAMS

10 Sassamon Trace Golf Course The Natick Recreation and Parks Department is proud to provide Natick with a quality 9-hole, par 32 golf course conveniently located at 233 South Main Street. www.Sassamontrace.com 2018 SEASON PASSES (RESIDENT FEES) • Adult 7 Day Pass $850 • Senior 7 Day Pass $700 • Junior 7 Day Pass $475 • Summer 7 Day Student Pass $350 • Limited Weekday Pass $600 Seniors are 60 & over, Juniors are 17 & under Summer Pass for full time students 21 & under Reduced fees for spouses and additional juniors Go to Sassamontrace.com for detailed info 9-HOLE DAILY GOLF FEES Mon-Fri Sat-Sun • Adults $23 $25 • Seniors $18 $25 • Juniors $18 $25 • Twilight $16 $16 • Twilight Juniors $10 $10 Twilight begins 1-1/2 hours before sunset Reduced fees are available for replays 9-HOLE RIDING CART FEES • Adult cart (per person) $9.00 • Senior cart (per person) $7.00 (weekdays) • Pull carts $4.00 • Rental Clubs Adult/Junior $12.00/$6.00 Sorry, no riding carts for twilight golf ANNUAL GHIN HANDICAP SERVICE • Adult $50 • Sassamon Pass Holder $40 • Junior $25 • Sassamon Junior Pass Holder N/C SASSAMONTRACEoffersa wide varietyofservices and merchandise to serve your golfing needs. Kurt McDowell,GolfCourseManager www.Sassamontrace.com “Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.” ~ A. A. Milne GOLF INSTRUCTION AT SASSAMON TRACE PGA Golf Professional Kurt McDowell and staff will be offering adult and youth golf instruction during the spring and summer. Kurt has been teaching for 15 years and has vast experience with different age and skill level golfers. ADULT GROUP INSTRUCTION Classes are held Monday-Thursday evenings beginning the week of April 30. There will be 5 hours of instruction spread over 4 meetings. Classes focus on new and beginning golfers. Golf equipment will be provided if needed. Fee: $120/4-week session.

JUNIOR GROUP INSTRUCTION Classes begin the week of April 30. There will be 5 hours of instruction spread over 4 meetings. Emphasis will be placed on sound fundamentals and swing techniques. Fee: $120 per 4-day session - for juniors 10 and older For ages 6-9 a 30-minute class will be held on the same days from 11:15-11:45am. Fee: $50/4-day session Class size is limited to 4 students for greater personal attention. Registration begins March 1 and payment is required at registration. ADULT AND JUNIOR GOLF LEAGUES Sassamon Trace offers the following recreational golf leagues. The second session of leagues begins the last week of June.

• Tuesday Evening Men’s League • Wednesday Evening Men’s League • Wednesday Morning Women’s League • Thursday Evening Women’s League The evening leagues begin at 3:00pm and the season is divided into two 8-week sessions. Fee: $184/8-week session ($50 for Pass Holders) Our popular 8-week Junior Tour will be held Tuesday mornings beginning June 26. Juniors should have a basic understanding of the rules of golf to play in this league. Fee: $135 ($30 for Pass Holders) Registration for all leagues begins March 1. … … TOURNAMENTS AND SPECIAL EVENTS Sassamon Trace offers a variety of public tournaments, programs, clinics and special events. Please visit our website for a calendar of events and registration information or call the golf shop at 508-655-1330.

www.sassamontrace.com All Sassamon Trace registrations must be done at Sassamon Trace Golf Course. Forms available at the golf course office.

11 Recreation and Parks Memorial Beach GENERAL BEACH INFORMATION Dates Times June 16, 17 Weekend 11:00am-7:00pm June 18-20 Weekdays 3:00-7:00pm June 21-Aug 12 Weekdays 10:30am-7:30pm Weekends 11:00am-7:00pm Aug 13-Aug 28 Daily 12:00-5:00pm PASSES REQUIRED FOR EVERYONE ENTERING BEACH (Ages 2-Adult) Proof of residence (i.e., license, utility bill or a canceled check) must be presented at time of pass purchase. BEACH PASS INFORMATION • If you purchased a pass in summer 2017 You will be able to go on line and reactivate your pass for the summer of 2018.

Reactivating your pass will be the same as registering for one of our programs. You may reactivate your pass anytime after March 26. Please keep and use last years pass, you will use the same pass each year you return to the beach. If you have lost your pass you will need to replace it. (A $5 replacement cost/pass fee will be charged and this must be done in our office or at the beach) • If you did not purchase a pass in summer 2017 Passes must be purchased in person, not by mail. Passes will be available beginning April 2 at the NRPD Office. From June 16 on, Individual/Family passes can be purchased at the beach or at the office.

If you don’t already have a family account, please go on- line at https://register.communitypass.net and create your account. By setting up your family account ahead of time, it will make the purchasing process, either in our office or at the beach, easier and much quicker. Lost passes must be replaced. SUMMER 2018 FEES Adults 18 years + $34/Resident • $68/Non-Resident Children 2-17 $24 per Resident • $48 per Non-Resident Seniors 60 years + $16 Any child who will be 2 years of age before July 1, 2018 must buy a pass. To receive free admission for a child under 2 yrs. of age, a parent must show child’s birth certificate when purchasing their own pass.

No child(ren) under the age of 10 will be allowed to enter the beach without responsible supervision (minimum responsible age is 14 years old) RESIDENT GUEST FEES NON-RESIDENT GUEST FEES Child $3/day Child $6/day Adults $5/day Adults $10/day Senior $1/day Senior $1/day FAMILY PASS PLAN PRICES Proof of Natick residency and birth certificates and/or legal adoption certificates will be required. 1 Adult & 4 or more children $100 2 Adults & 3 or more children $100 Family pass plans must be purchased in person; they cannot be reactivated on line.

SWIM LESSONS (Ages 3 & up) American Red Cross approved classes range from Level 1-6. Noncertified preschool classes are also available. Class times start at 10:10 am and are offered throughout the day and are held Mon-Fri, weather permitting. Classes are 20 minutes for preschool and 30 minutes for all others. Classes are subject to change depending on registration and teacher availability. Based on final day of school, lesson sessions will be as follows: Session 1: Jun 25-Jul 13 (3 weeks) $48 Session 2: Jul 16-27 (2 weeks) $36 Session 3: Jul 30-Aug 10 (2 weeks) $36 Beach pass is not included in above price. NOTICE OF CHANGE!

Registration for swim lessons will go on line for the summer of 2018. Details will be provided prior to the beach opening on the date and time the registration will go live. You will need a Community Pass account to register, if you don’t already have a family account, please go to www.natickma.gov/recreation for information on how to set up your account, you will need an account to purchase beach passes as well. Actual class schedule should be available after June 11. SWIM TEAM (Ages 6-18) Beach Passes are required for everyone entering Beach WHEN: Tue, Jun 19-Sat, Aug 11 (Practices are Mon-Fri, no Fri practices after Jul 4) Please note: Each member may have to purchase a team swimsuit for this year.

Practice Times: 3:30-4:15pm ages 9 & under $103/$93 4:15-5:00pm ages 10-12 $103/$93 5:00-6:00pm ages 13 & up $103/$93 Swim team fee with your own beach pass $93 Swim team fee with beach pass included in fee $103 Registration must be done at Cole Center. “It’s a good idea to begin at the bottom in everything except in learning to swim.” SUMMER PERFORMING ARTS ON THE COMMON This series is FREE to the public and we rely on sponsorships and donations from the Community. If you are interested in sponsoring an event, please call The NRPD Office at (508) 647-6530.

MONDAY EVENING CONCERTS ON THE COMMON 7:00pm June 25, Jul 2, Jul 9, 16, 23, 30, August 6, 13 WEDNESDAY EVENING FAMILY PERFORMING ART SERIES 6:30pm July 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8

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