Spring/Summer 2019 PROGRAMS, SPECIALTY CAMPS, & SWIM LESSONS - Essex Junction Recreation and Parks

 
Spring/Summer 2019 PROGRAMS, SPECIALTY CAMPS, & SWIM LESSONS - Essex Junction Recreation and Parks
Spring/Summer
2019 PROGRAMS, SPECIALTY CAMPS, & SWIM LESSONS

                                                                         Registration for Walk-In, Mail-In, & Online
                                                                         RESIDENT: Now Available
                                                                         NON-RESIDENT: Wednesday, March 20, 8am

We Create Community Through People, Parks & Programs

For more details on our programs visit our online brochure: www.ejrp.org
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Registration Information
                                                                                                                                               Only registered participants are permitted in programs. Registrations
                                                                                                                                               are on a first come, first served, PAID basis. EJRP accounts must be
                                                                                                                                               in good standing at time of registration. Register early as programs
                                                                                                                                               have a minimum and maximum enrollment.

                                                                                                                                               Resident: One who resides in the Village of Essex Junction.
   We Create Community Through People, Parks & Programs
                                                                                                                                               Non-Resident: One who resides in any community outside of the
   Mission areas                                                                                                                               Village of Essex Junction.
   •    Provide recreational experiences for all ages                                                                                          Non-resident surcharge: (built into program fee)
   •    Provide community opportunities for fun and celebration                                                                                $10 per participant for programs with fees less than $50;
   •    Offer affordable and accessible programs                                                                                               $15 for programs with fees $50-$99;
   •    Provide diverse learning experiences                                                                                                   $20 for programs with fees $100 or more.
   •    Promote lifelong health and wellbeing
   •    Maintain environmental stewardship of our parks and facilities                                                                         Walk-in: In person registrations may be made between 8am–4pm,
                                                                                                                                               Monday–Friday. You can use the drop box next to the front door
                                                                                                                                               during non-business hours.
   EJRP Staff                                                                                                                                  Mail-in: Mail-in registration may be made by sending in payment
   Brad Luck, Director.....................................................................................bluck@ejrp.org                      and the registration form. Include a self-addressed stamped
   Kirsten Santor, Program Director................................................. ksantor@ejrp.org                                          envelope if you need a receipt.
   Pat Ivory, Program Director................................................................pivory@ejrp.org
                                                                                                                                               Online Registration: Available for most programs. Visit
   Alyssa Callan, School Age Childcare Director...................... acallan@ejrp.org
                                                                                                                                               www.ejrp.org to view programs and register.
   Maureen Gillard, School Age Childcare Director............ mgillard@ejrp.org
   Lindsay Going-Swaim,                                                                                                                        Waiting Lists: We maintain wait lists at no cost. We will attempt to
       Afterschool Enrichment Director...........................lgoingswaim@ejrp.org                                                          offer additional classes for programs with large wait lists.
   Christina McLaughlin, Preschool Director.................cmclaughlin@ejrp.org
                                                                                                                                               Payment: All programs must be paid at registration with check,
   Harlan Smith, Grounds & Facilities Director..........................hsmith@ejrp.org
                                                                                                                                               cash, or credit card.
   Caitlin Fay, Office Coordinator..............................................................cfay@ejrp.org
                                                                                                                                               Cancellations: For cancellations and program changes, call
   EJRP Office                                                                                                                                 878-1375. If EJRP cancels a class during a session and rescheduling is
   Telephone.............................................................................................................878-1375              not possible, refunds will NOT be issued. If a program has not met
   Fax..............................................................................................................................872-3371   the minimum enrollment requirement one week prior to the first
   Email.................................................................................................recreation@ejrp.org                   class, it will be cancelled.
   Web.................................................................................................................www.ejrp.org            Refunds: For a refund, EJRP must be notified one week prior
   Hours.................................................................................................Mon-Fri, 8am–4pm                      to the start date of the class. If a refund is distributed, a $5
                                                                                                                                               administration fee will be assessed. A seperate policy applies to
                                                                                                                                               licensed childcare.
   Essex Junction Parks
   Maple Street Park                                                            Cascade Park                                                   Program Location: All program locations are subject to change.
   38 acres of park land                                                        10 acres of park land                                          ADA Compliance: We are committed to providing individuals
   recreation center                                                            tennis courts                                                  with disabilities equal access to our parks, facilities, and programs.
   2 swimming pools                                                             basketball court                                               We are willing to make reasonable accommodations in our
   concession stands                                                            baseball field                                                 programs in order to include those needing assistance. If you
   4 pavilions                                                                  playground areas                                               have a disability requiring special accommodations please notify
   baseball fields                                                                                                                             us at least two weeks prior to the event so that we can make the
   tennis courts                                                                Stevens Park                                                   appropriate arrangements.
   basketball court                                                             8 acres of park land
   playground areas                                                             nature trails                                                  Scholarships: If you are unable to pay due to hardship, please
   nature trails                                                                large open area                                                request a Scholarship Application from the Essex Junction
   skate park                                                                                                                                  Recreation & Parks office. All requests are confidential and
   bike park                                                                                                                                   considered on an individual basis. Only residents of the Village
   gaga ballpit                                                                                                                                of Essex Junction are eligible.

Essex Junction Recreation & Parks is a member of the National Recreation & Parks Association (NRPA) and the Vermont Recreation & Parks Association (VRPA)                                                  Design: Liquid Studio

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Spring/Summer 2019
                                                                    Community & Running Events.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
                                                                    Certifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
                                                                    Aquatics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
                                                                    S.T.E.A.M Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
                                                                    Recreation & Wellness Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
                                                                    Youth Leagues & Programs.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
                                                                    Young Hornets Sports Camps.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
                                                                    Full Day Summer Camps. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
                                                                    EJRP Preschool. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
                                                                    After School Programs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
                                                                    Adult Recreation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
                                                                    Adult Fitness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
                                                                    Aspire Community Studio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
                                                                    Community Resources. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
                                                                    Registration.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Promoting Community Health & Wellness
EJRP is committed to building a healthier community through our parks and programming.
By focusing on five components of health and wellness, EJRP is here to help everyone become the best versions of themselves!

The benefits of programs with these icons may include:
        EMOTIONAL: Growth in your ability to identify and express your own thoughts and feelings,
        increased empathy, and skills to connect with and understand others.

        ENVIRONMENTAL: Exploring the wonder of the natural world, an understanding of connections
        between our choices and their impact on the environment, and time spent outdoors.

        INTELLECTUAL: Stimulating mental activity, acquiring new skills or knowledge,
        and improved creative thinking.

        PHYSICAL: Exercise, learning about healthy nutrition, improved cardiovascular health,
        and muscular strength and agility.

        SOCIAL: Community fostered by shared experiences, new friends and an expanded support
        network, a sense of respect, tolerance, and acceptance of others in our community.

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Community & Running Events
    Essex Egg Hunt                                                             Pop Up Library at the Park
    Co-produced with Essex Parks and Recreation                                Co-hosted with the Brownell Library
    Toddler/Preschool–Grade 4                                                  Thursday, May 23
    Saturday, April 20                                                         3–7pm
    Egg Hunt begins 10am sharp                                                 Maple Street Park
    Maple Street Park
                                                                               This fun filled afternoon will feature a pop-up library, courtesy
    10 egg limit per child
                                                                               of the Brownell Library, and street performances from 4–6pm
    Bring your basket or bag to search for                                     by the magician Ed Popielarczyk! Experience the library in a
    and collect eggs and treats! Celebrate                                     different location. Brownell Library staff will be on hand to
    the first taste of spring with your                                        provide library cards to Village
    neighbors from Essex. Dress                                                residents, give out books,
    appropriately for the weather.                                             talk about library services,
    Please help us in providing food to                                        discuss summer reading
    the local food pantry and bring a                                          programs and have a story
    non-perishable food item.                                                  time, all while enjoying the
    No pre-registration required.                                              beautiful park!

    Maple Street Park                              Annual Father’s Day                              8th Annual Essex
    Running Series                                 Fun Run                                          Half Marathon & 10K
    This points-based running series is designed   Join us for our 29th Annual Father’s Day         We are gearing up for a bigger and better
    to encourage friendly competition and          Fun Run 5k (3.1 mile) certified road race.       race in 2019! The race starts at Essex High
    the enjoyment of running and racing.           T-shirts are guaranteed to all racers who        School. At mile 4, runners will encounter a
    Course length will vary week to week but       are registered before June 9. We will have       one mile incline while conquering Curve
    will be between 2.5 and 5 miles. New and       our popular prize categories for placers,        Hill. The race will transition to dirt roads as
    experienced runners will enjoy the friendly,   including fastest overall male, female, dad,     runners make their way up and down the
    grassroots atmosphere of these fun             senior, and more.                                hills of Lost Nation Road. The turn-around
    courses around the neighborhoods near                                                           spot is the end of Lost Nation Road, at the
    Maple Street Park. There will be an awards                                                      intersection of Old Stage Road. Runners
    ceremony at the last race. Register for                                                         will continue back on Lost Nation Road
    all 6 races by April 14 and guarantee                                                           before cruising down Lamore, back onto
    yourself a MSP Race Series T-shirt.                                                             Colchester Road to Old Colchester Road,
                                                                                                    towards the finish. The cutoff time for
                                                                                                    this event is 3 hours. Certification code
                                                                                                    VT12012JK.

    AGE   All ages                                 DATE  Sunday, June 16                            DATE      Sunday, July 21
    DATE  Wednesdays, May 1–June 5                 TIME  Registration opens at 8am                  TIME      8:30am
    TIME  Registration opens at 5:30pm                   Races begin at 9am                                   Packet Pick Up
          Races begin at 6pm                       PLACE Maple Street Park                                    Saturday, July 20, 12–4pm:
    PLACE Maple Street Park:                             Start and Finish line                                Fleet Feet Sports
          Start and Finish                         FEE   $15 pre-registration                                 Sunday, July 21, 6:30–8am:
    FEE   $50 for all races                              $20 day-of registration                              Essex High School Ice Rink
          $10 drop-in fee                          CODE 170600A
                                                                                                    REGISTRATION DATE               HALF     10K
    CODE 370600A                                   NOTE Dads and Grand-dads race free!
                                                                                                    Regular: Mar 1–Jun 30           $60      $50
                                                         Call Maple Street Park to register,
                                                                                                    Late: Jul 1–Jul 18              $70      $60
                                                         878-1375
                                                                                                    Day of (limited to 50)          $95      $85
                                                                                                    Day of Distance Change          $20 added fee

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Certifications

         American Red Cross CPR,                                                       Wilderness First Aid
         First Aid, & AED Course                                                        Instructor: SOLO Wilderness Medicine
Prepare yourself for emergency by learning to recognize, and                   Accidents happen. People get hurt, sick, or lost. The temperature drops,
care for, a variety of first aid, breathing, and cardiac emergencies           the wind picks up, and it starts to rain. Would you know what to do?
involving adults, children, and infants. This is a two part course with        Many backcountry emergencies are preventable, and even when
an online interactive experience, where you will respond to real-world         bad things happen, sometimes the wrong care can make things
emergencies in a virtual setting, and an instructor-led classroom skill        worse. By learning a few basic skills, you can make the difference be-
session. Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a          tween a good outcome and a bad one – and maybe even save a life.
digital certificate for Adult & Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED valid for two      This course will prepare you to recognize and care for a variety of
years. This course is for both first time certification and recertification.   wilderness emergencies. Upon successful completion of this course
                                                                               you will receive two-year certificate for Wilderness First Aid.
DATE      In-person session Tuesday, April 9
TIME      6–7:30pm                                                             AGE      16+
PLACE     Maple Street Park Conference Room                                    DATE     Saturday & Sunday, June 1–2
NOTE      This is a two part course with an online portion and                 TIME     8am–5pm
          in-person session. The fee covers both portions.                     PLACE    Maple Street Recreation Center
FEE       $55 resident / $70 non-resident                                      FEE      $175 resident/$190 non-resident
CODE      370301A                                                              CODE     370318A

Nearly 45% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest                                           Drivers Education
victims survived when bystander CPR was                                                 Instructor: Cord Hull, Epic Driving, LLC
                                                                               Epic Driving focuses on defensive driving techniques including
administered. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION                                       crash avoidance, situational awareness, zone control, mindful
                                                                               driving, and developing good driving habits. This course includes
                                                                               academic and behind-the-wheel driving components. The
                                                                               academic (classroom) component consists of 30 hours of engaging,
         American Red Cross Lifeguarding                                       differentiated, and responsive classroom activities. Each behind-
        This course provides entry-level participants the
                                                                               the-wheel lesson will include 30 minutes of instruction and 30
knowledge and skills to prevent, recognize and respond to aquatic
                                                                               minutes of observation. For more information call 802-391-6623 or
emergencies and to provide care for breathing and cardiac
                                                                               email chull@epicdrivingvt.com.
emergencies, injuries and sudden illnesses. This is a two-part course
with online and in-person course content. Prerequisites: Swim 300
                                                                               AGE   Teenagers and young adults with a valid VT learner’s permit
yards continuously; Tread water for 2 minutes using only the legs;
                                                                               PLACE Maple Street Park Conference Room; Behind-the-wheel
Complete a timed event within 1 minute, 40 seconds: swim
                                                                                     lessons will be scheduled individually, twice per week
20 yards: surface dive to a depth of 7 to 10 feet to retrieve a
                                                                               FEE   $725 resident / $745 non-resident
10-pound object; Return to the surface and swim 20 yards on the
                                                                               CODE 150302A
back using legs only to return to the starting point; Exit the water
without using steps or a ladder. Participants who successfully                 DATE              DAY               TIME
complete this course receive an American Red Cross certificate for             Jun 4–13          Tue & Thu         6:30-8:30pm
Lifeguarding/First Aid/CPR/AED, valid for 2 years.                             Jun 17–Jul 3      Mon–Thu           6:30-8:30pm

AGE       15+
DAY       Saturdays
FEE       $340 resident / $360 non-resident
NOTE      Participants will also be required to complete roughly
          7 hours of online work outside of class time
CODE      350501A

DATE      TIME           PLACE
May 18    11am–6pm       Saint Michael’s College
May 25    11am–6pm       Saint Michael’s College
Jun 1     8am–5pm        Maple Street Pool

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Aquatics

    Maple Street Pool                                                          Daily Pool Fees
    Maple Street Pool       872–3370                                           Youth $5*          Adult $7* 		           Half price after 6pm
    Pool & Facility Rentals 878–1375                                           *$3 off with proof of Village residency. Must provide student ID, license,
    Pool Schedule           Saturday, June 15–Saturday, August 24              or other written evidence upon entry.
                            **After August 9, the pool closes at 7pm
                                                                               SEASON PASSES NOW AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE ONLINE!
    Monday–Friday            7:30am–12:05pm      Lessons & Swim Team           Season Pass      Res      Non-Res      Code
                             12:15–12:30pm       Pass-holder entry             Family           $85      $150         180500B
                             12:30–5pm           Public Swim                   Two-person       $65      $115         180500A
                             5–6pm               Family Swim                   Individual Adult $45      $80          170500A
                             6–8pm**             Public Swim                   Individual Youth $35      $65          160500A
                             8–9pm               Pool Rentals
                                                                               Family: 2 adults and children under 19, residing at same address.
    Saturday–Sunday          9:15–10:55am        Lessons/Rentals               Two-person: 2 individuals residing at same address.
                             11–11:15am          Pass-holder entry             Passes are re-used each summer. Do not discard.
                             11:15am–5pm         Public Swim                   ($5 replacement fee)
                             5–6pm               Family Swim
                             6–8pm**             Public Swim                   EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!
                             8–9pm               Pool Rentals                  Receive 10% off any season pass if purchased by April 30.

    Swim Lesson Groups
    Maple Street swim lesson curriculum was developed by Annie Cooper (swimwithannie.com)
    Please sign your child up based on the age they will be on the first day of the session you are enrolling in. Your child must be able to
    participate in a group setting. To give your child the best experience, base their enrollment on their current skills.

    Parent & Me       6 months–5 years      An instructor-guided introductory exploration of water through songs and games with parent and child.
    Toddler           36–47 months
    Preschool         4–5 years             Children who have not yet entered kindergarten.
    School Age        5–18 years            Children who have completed kindergarten by summer.

    GROUP                     CURRENT SKILLS                                                           WILL WORK ON
    Beginner                  First exploration of water and group lessons.                            Putting mouth, nose, eyes, cheek, hair, ears in.
                              Needs assistance/reassurance in water.                                   Explore use of noodles/backpack.
    Paddler                   Travels with no assistance using noodles/backpack. Underwater            Gaining a desire to be comfortably underwater.
                              feelings range from absolutely not to maybe a quick dunk.                Explore ears in while on back.
    Underwater                Happily hangs out underwater. Can briefly float/travel in water          Moving forward with face in. Propulsion.
    Ease                      with face in, without a floatation device.                               On back, ears in. Explore coming up for air.
    Swimmer                   Swims with face comfortably in water, takes breath,                      Exploration of all four strokes, independent
                              re-submerges without assistance; 15+ yards in water over head.           back swim, swimming underwater at depth.
    Strokes                   Some experience with all four strokes. Can swim 25 yards                 Explore a natural ease and efficiency in water
                              multiple times during a lesson                                           in all four strokes.
    Efficiency                Experience with all four strokes. Can swim 50+ yards comfortably.        Explore efficiency and endurance.
    Diving
      Comfortable jumping in deep water and happily enters the                                         Jumping and diving off the side and board.
      water head first. Can tread water.                                                               Front, back, reverse and inward dive for
    		                                                                                                 those more advanced.
    Swim Team &               Experience with all four strokes. Can swim 25 yards multiple             Build camaraderie and teamwork in a
    Rookie Swim Team          times. Thoroughly enjoys swimming.                                       welcoming atmosphere.

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Swim with Annie – Spring                                                   DATE  Session E: April 29–June 16
EJRP has formally partnered with Swim With Annie to offer swim lessons           (no swim May 25–27)
year-round. Swim With Annie has provided the curriculum for our Maple      FEE   Parent and Me: $80
Street swim lessons in the summer and training for our instructors since         Rookie Swim Team: $90
2009. Annie Cooper will be teaching the lessons listed below. We are             All lessons & Recreational Swim Team $180
pleased to provide this opportunity and look forward to continuing to      PLACE Monday–Friday:
enhance our EJRP swim offerings. Lessons are 30-minutes, one day per             The Spa at The Essex, 70 Essex Way, Essex Junction
week, for six weeks. Note: Afterschool Enrichment Swim and Play will be          Saturday–Sunday:
offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays in the upcoming sessions. See page             PT360 Shelburne, 6221 Shelburne Road, Shelburne
19 for session dates.

AGE          GROUP			 THE SPA AT THE ESSEX			                                         PT360 SHELBURNE
		 Mon                                   Tue       Wed        Thur         Fri        Sat           Sun
Parent		9–9:30am		9–9:30am		5–5:30pm
and Me		310500E1		310500E2		310500E3
            Beginner					                                              9–9:30am
						                                                                 310501E1
                         9:30–10am    9–9:30am			                     9:30–10am    9–9:30am      9–9:30am
             Paddler      310502E1    310502E2			                      310502E3    310502E4      310502E6

Toddler                                                                           4:30–5pm
       							                                                                     310502E5
           Underwater					                                            10–10:30am		              9:30–10am
               Ease					310503E1		310503E2
            Beginner							                                                                    11:30–12pm
								                                                                                         320501E1
                        10–10:30am   9:30–10am  9:30–10am  9:30–10am		           11–11:30am      8–8:30am
             Paddler      320502E1    320502E2   320502E3   320502E4		             320502E5      320502E7
							                                                                           2–2:30pm
							                                                                            320502E6
                         10:30–11am  10–10:30am		          10–10:30am 10:30–11am   8–8:30am      8:30–9am
Preschool  Underwater     320503E1    320503E2		            320503E3   320503E4    320503E5      320503E7
               Ease						                                                        10:30–11am
							                                                                            320503E6
            Swimmer					                                              11–11:30am 10–10:30am
						                                                                 320504E1    320504E2
             Strokes						                                                        9:30–10am
							                                                                            320505E1
             Paddler      4–4:30pm				3:30–4pm                                    3–3:30pm
		330502E1				330502E2                                                             330502E3
		4:30–5pm				4–4:30pm                                                           11:30–12pm    10–10:30am
		 330503E1				                                                        330503E2    330503E3      330503E5
           Underwater						                                                       4–4:30pm     12–12:30pm
              Ease						                                                           330503E4      330503E6
								                                                                                        1–1:30pm
								                                                                                         330503E7
				3:30–4pm		4:30–5pm                                                             8:30–9am    10:30–11am
				330504E1		330504E3                                                             330504E4      330504E8
				4–4:30pm			12–12:30pm                                                                      11–11:30am
School Age  Swimmer			330504E2			330504E5                                                        330504E9
							                                                                           1–1:30pm
							                                                                            330504E6
							                                                                           1:30–2pm
							                                                                            330504E7
             Strokes						                                                        12:30–1pm     12:30–1pm
							                                                                            330505E1      330505E2
								                                                                                        1:30–2pm
								                                                                                         330505E3
             Rookie       5–5:30pm    4–4:30pm  4:30–5pm    5–5:30pm
           Swim Team      330507E1    330507E2   330507E3   330507E4
           Recreational 5:30–6:30pm 4:30–5:30pm   5–6pm   5:30–6:30pm
           Swim Team      330508E1    330508E2   330508E3   330508E4

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Aquatics

    Summer Swim Lessons at Maple Street Pool
    When registering for Monday–Friday morning and evening lessons, include the session letter in the blank (1#####A#).

    Morning Schedule
    ONE WEEK SESSIONS
                                            MONDAY–FRIDAY                        10:25–10:55am                11–11:30am                  11:35am–12:05pm
    Monday–Friday
    5-days/week, 1-week                     Parent & Me			                                                                                105001_6
                                            Toddler: Beginner                    115101_4		                                               115101_6
    Session B: July 8–12
    $38 resident/$48 non-resident           Toddler: Paddler		                                                115201_5                    115201_6
                                            Preschool: Beginner                  125101_4
    Session D: July 29–August 2
    $38 resident/$48 non-resident           Preschool: Paddler                   125201_4                     125201_5                    125201_6
                                            Preschool: Underwater Ease           125301_4                     125301_5                    125301_6
    TWO WEEK SESSIONS                       Preschool: Swimmer		                                              125401_5
    Monday–Friday
                                            School Age: Paddler                  135201_4                     135201_5                    135201_6
    5-days/week, 2-weeks
                                            School Age: Underwater Ease          135301_4                     135301_5                    135301_6
    Session A: June 24–July 5
                                            School Age: Swimmer                  135401_4                     135401_5                    135401_6
    No class July 4.
    $54 resident/$69 non-resident           School Age: Strokes		                                             135501_5                    135501_6
                                            School Age: Efficiency               135601_4
    Session C: July 15–26
    $60 resident/$75 non-resident           School Age: Diving                   135701_4                     135701–5
                                            Swim Team                            135801A                      7:30–8:30am, Mon–Thu, Jun 24–Aug 1
    Session E: August 5–16
    $60 resident/$75 non-resident           Rookie Swim Team                     135801B                      8:35–9:05am, Mon–Thu, Jun 24–Aug 1

    Evening Schedule                        All evening classes will be taught in the large pool in the lap lanes.
    Monday–Thursday
    4-days/week, 2-weeks                    MONDAY–THURSDAY               6–6:30pm		                                    6:30–7pm
    Session F: July 8–18                    School Age                    Underwater Ease: 135301_7                     Swimmer: 135401_7
    $60 resident/$75 non-resident
    Session G: July 22–August 1
    $60 resident/$75 non-resident

    Saturday Schedule                       SATURDAY                              9:15–9:45am                 9:50–10:20am                  10:25–10:55am
    ONE WEEK SESSIONS                       Parent & Me			                                                                                  105001J0
    1-day/week, 8-weeks
                                            Toddler: Beginner                     115101J8
    Session J: June 22–August 10            Toddler: Paddler		                                                115201J9
    $60 resident/$75 non-resident
                                            Preschool: Beginner                   125101J8
                                            Preschool: Paddler 		                                             125201J9
                                            Preschool: Underwater Ease 			                                                                  125301J0
                                            School Age: Paddler                   135201J8
                                            School Age: Underwater Ease		                                     135301J9                      135301J0
                                            School Age: Swimmer		                                             135401J9

6    www.ejrp.org / SPRING/SUMMER 2019                                                                               Online registration available for many programs.
Spring/Summer 2019 PROGRAMS, SPECIALTY CAMPS, & SWIM LESSONS - Essex Junction Recreation and Parks
Maple Street Recreational &                                                 Community Swim Meets
        Rookie Swim Teams		                                                           Join Annie Cooper and friends for one, two, or all three
Swim Coaches: Annie Cooper & Maple Street Swim Instructors                  community swim meets! We are offering the opportunity for people
An opportunity for swimmers who are prepared to swim hundreds of            of all ages (kids, teens, and adults) to hop in the pool for a fun yet
yards with strong strokes, are happy to swim for a long period of time,     competitive swim. You pick your event(s) and how many you want to
and are willing to be challenged. Swimmers will gain the knowledge and      participate in. We will group swimmers by age and heat as best as we
skills to improve their efficiency in the water in a fun and recreational   can. Spectators are welcome to come and cheer! Swim Ribbons will be
way. We are not a part of the Champlain Valley Swim League and do           given to every participant. Events may include 25/50 butterfly, back-
not have formal, weekly meets. However, swimmers are welcome                stroke, breaststroke, freestyle, 100 freestyle, and 100 individual medley.
to participate in the community swim meets. A fun way to improve
your competitive swimming skills in an encouraging environment.             AGE          All ages
Swim up to four mornings per week, or less. It’s up to you! No pressure.    DAY          Fridays
                                                                            FEE          $10 per swimmer for as many events as you choose
AGE   Entering grades K–12                                                  NOTE         Pre-registration is encouraged, but not necessary.
DATE Monday–Thursday, June 24–August 1                                      SPRING SWIM MEETS                           SUMMER SWIM MEETS
PLACE Maple Street Pool                                                     PLACE    Saint Michael’s College            Maple Street Pool
RECREATIONAL SWIM TEAM                                                      TIME     6:15–7:15pm                        7–8pm
       Strokes & Efficiency Groups                                          CODE    DATE                                CODE         DATE
TIME   7:30-8:30am                                                          380500C May 17                              135901A      Jun 28
FEE    $99 resident/$114 non-resident                                       380500D Jun 7                               135901B      Jul 19
CODE 135801A                                                                		                                          135901C      Aug 2
ROOKIE SWIM TEAM: For those who want to be on the Swim
Team but aren’t quite ready for the full hour.
                                                                            Summer Swim with Annie: Indoors
          Swimmer & Strokes Groups                                          Annie Cooper will be teaching indoor lessons this summer at both
TIME      8:35–9:05am                                                       the Spa at The Essex and Shelburne PT360. These offerings are Build
FEE       $55 resident/$70 non-resident                                     a Group. Build your own group and register online. Or, if you need
CODE      135801B                                                           help forming a group, email Annie at swimwithannie@ejrp.org.

                                                                            FEE       $480 for 4 30-minute lessons for up to 4 swimmers
                                                                            NOTE      To find codes and register for these blocks visit ejrp.org

                                                                            WEEKDAYS
                                                                            PLACE Spa at The Essex
                                                                            TIMES 2–2:30pm 2:30–3pm, 3–3:30pm, 3:30–4pm

                                                                            SESSION      DAY             DATE
                                                                            K            Mon–Thu         Jun 24–27
                                                                            L            Mon–Thu         Jul 8–11
                                                                            M            Mon–Thu         Jul 15–18
Adult Swim Evening with Annie		                                             N            Mon–Thu         Jul 22–25
Tips and tricks for improvement. Annie Cooper answers all of your           P            Mon–Thu         Jul 29–Aug 1
questions about swimming while you discover ways to improve. For            Q            Mon–Thu         Aug 5–8
adults at all levels. This is a fun, conversational, scientific approach    WEEKENDS
to everything from how to go underwater, floatation, strokes and            PLACE    PT360 Shelburne
the ins and outs of swimming. You will be wearing a swimsuit and            TIMES    Saturdays: 12:30–1pm, 1–1:30pm, 1:30–2pm, 2–2:30pm
going in the pool to try out the things you are learning, as we talk.                Sundays: 8–8:30am, 8:30–9am, 9–9:30am, 9:30–10am

AGE   17+                                                                   SESSION      DAY             DATE
PLACE The Spa at The Essex                                                  R            Sat             Jun 22, 29, Jul 6, 13
                                                                            S            Sat             Jul 20, 27, Aug 3, 10
CODE         DAY       DATE       TIME              FEE                     T            Sun             Jun 23, 30, Jul 7, 14
370500C      Wed       May 15     6:15–7:15pm       $30                     U            Sun             Jul 21, 28, Aug 4, 11
370500D      Wed       Jun 5      6:15–7:15pm       $30

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Spring/Summer 2019 PROGRAMS, SPECIALTY CAMPS, & SWIM LESSONS - Essex Junction Recreation and Parks
S.T.E.A.M. Camps
    S.T.E.A.M. is an educational approach to learning that uses Science,             Critter Camp!
    Technology, Engineering the Arts and Mathematics as access points                  Instructor: Tina Logan, ADL Art Teacher
    for guiding student inquiry, dialogue and critical thinking. The end     This is a fun filled camp for creature lovers (real and imaginary)!
    results are students who take thoughtful risks, engage in experiential   Spend the week making paper mâché creatures, critter portraits,
    learning, persist in problem solving, embrace collaboration and work     pillow pals and pocket pets! Our imagination and creativity will be
    through the creative process. These are the innovators, educators,       our inspiration!
     leaders and learners of the 21st-Century. — Education Closet
                                                                             AGE       Entering grades 1–4
                                                                             DATE
             Create & Play with Paper Mâché                                  PLACE
                                                                                       Monday–Friday, Aug 5–9
                                                                                       ADL Art Room
             Instructor: Tina Logan, ADL Art Teacher
                                                                             NOTE      Please bring a water bottle and bag lunch if you are
    Spend a week learning about the endless possibilities of creating
                                                                                       staying all day. Daily snack, a sketchbook, and camp
    with paper mâché. Learn about armature building and various
                                                                                       bag to decorate will be provided.
    paper mâché techniques. Create one large masterpiece or a series
    of small ones. If you like to build, use your imagination, and get       CODE         TIME           FEE
    your hands goopy then this is the camp for you! No experience            140203A      9am–12pm       $200 res/$220 non-res
    necessary, only imagination and enthusiasm.                              140203B      1pm–4pm        $200 res/$220 non-res
                                                                             140203C      9am–4pm        $300 res/$320 non-res
    AGE       Entering grades 4–8
    DATE      Monday–Friday, June 24–28
    PLACE     ADL Art Room                                                           EHS Filming Camp
    NOTE      Please bring a water bottle and bag lunch if you are                    Instructors: Tom Preska, EHSPN
              staying all day. Daily snack, a sketchbook, and apron          Interested in filming? Learn how to film, edit and produce your own
              to tie dye included.                                           short films! Work with the teacher and former students of Essex
                                                                             High Schools sports show EHSPN to create dynamic images and
    CODE         TIME            FEE                                         video. In this camp you will learn how to use a DSLR camera as well
    140202A      9am–12pm        $200 res/$220 non-res                       as premiere pro to produce exciting films. Over the week we will
    140202B      1pm–4pm         $200 res/$220 non-res                       split between shooting and editing and you will learn the skills that
    140202C      9am–4pm         $300 res/$320 non-res                       will allow you to excel at both.

    Already enrolled in Camp Maple Street, REACH,                            AGE       Entering grades 5–10
    or STAR but see an exciting specialty camp the                           DATE      Monday–Friday, July 29–Aug 2
    same week? Sign up and get 25% off the                                   TIME      9am–3pm
                                                                             PLACE     EHS Library
    specialty camp (in-person or over the phone only)
                                                                             FEE       $275 resident/$295 non-resident
                                                                             CODE      140200A

             Fun with Fiber
            Instructor: Tina Logan, ADL Art Teacher                                  Youth Woodworking
    Spend a week making sock animals, stuffies, needle felted creatures,              Instructors: Stuart Cheney & Sachi Hergesheimer, Sawmill Studio
    yarn paintings, weaving, string art and more! This camp will             Build self-esteem through independent, hands on woodworking
    introduce the wonders of creating cool things out of fiber.              this summer. Learn a new craft and make some sawdust! This class
    No experience necessary, only imagination and enthusiasm.                will show you how to make several small woodworking projects
                                                                             using hand tools. Learn how to layout, cut, shape, and assemble
    AGE       Entering grades 4–8                                            your projects. There will be no power tools used and no experience
    DATE      Monday–Friday, July 8–12                                       with hand tools is necessary. To learn more about projects and what
    PLACE     ADL Art Room                                                   we do in class, check us out at www.facebook.com/sawmillstudio.
    NOTE      Please bring a water bottle and bag lunch if you
              are staying all day. Snack and camp T-shirt to tie-dye         AGE       Entering grades 1–6
              included.                                                      DATE      Monday–Friday, July 22–26
                                                                             TIME      9–10:30am
    CODE         TIME            FEE
                                                                             PLACE     ADL Middle School old Tech Ed Room
    140201A      9am–12pm        $200 res/$220 non-res
                                                                             FEE       $115 resident/$135 non-resident
    140201B      1pm–4pm         $200 res/$220 non-res
                                                                             CODE      130300A
    140201C      9am–4pm         $300 res/$320 non-res

8    www.ejrp.org / SPRING/SUMMER 2019                                                                       Online registration available for many programs.
Cool Creative Cooking Camp                                                LEtGO Your Mind: Amusement Park
         Instructors: John and Cindy Dowman, CTE Instructors                      Thrill Rides & Stop Motion Animation
Looking to be actively engaged all morning long while creating lots       Channnel your inner master builder and create your very own LEGO
of delicious food and baked goods? Working with professionally            amusement park thrill rides where everything is awesome! Students
trained instructors, campers will learn basic knife skills, cooking and   will use gears and motors to learn about mechanical devices such
baking skills, ingredient identification and presentation skills. Each    as levers, wheels and axles. Students will build: Merry Go Rounds,
day campers will receive lunch and dessert of their own creation          Emmet’s Double Decker Couch Hopper, Tilt–A-Whirl, motorized LEGO
and recipes used during the camp.                                         cars and many more. During the afternoon students will create their
                                                                          very own LEGO Stop Animations, just like The Lego Movie! Double
AGE      Entering grades 4–9                                              Decker couches welcome. Students will build their own mini movie
DATE     Monday–Friday, June 24– 28                                       set and create an animated movie using LEGO mini figures and other
TIME     8am–12:30pm                                                      objects. The students will also learn how to edit their movies and add
PLACE    Center for Technology Essex                                      titles/credits using Professional Stop Animation software.
FEE      $199 res/$219 non-res
CODE     140300A                                                          AGE      Entering grades 1–4
                                                                          DATE     Monday–Friday, July 22–26
                                                                          TIME     9am–3pm
        Baking for Beginners Camp                                         PLACE    Hiawatha
         Instructor: Kathy Lawrence, EWSD Librarian
                                                                          NOTE     Please bring a lunch. Participants will receive a
Learn how to read a recipe, measure ingredients, and bake sweet or
                                                                                   LEtGO Camp t-shirt. You’ll go home with many great
savory treats! Each day is themed and will start with a read-aloud.
                                                                                   ideas and fun memories, but not your LEGO creations.
Recipes and themes change from year to year, so repeat campers
                                                                          FEE      $305 res/$325 non-res
can learn something new! Perfect for the beginning baker.
                                                                          CODE     130302A

AGE      Entering grades 1–4
DATE     Monday–Friday, July 8–12                                                 LEtGO Your Mind: EV3 Robotic
TIME     9–11am
PLACE    Center for Technology Essex
                                                                                  Amusement Thrill Rides & Stop
FEE      $90 resident/$105 non-resident                                           Animation/Minecraft
NOTE     Please let EJRP know of any food allergies at time of            Come and join us as we design, build, and program robots that
         registration. If campers have their own apron or smock.          interact, perform complex tasks, and respond to changes in the
         It’s a good idea to bring it, along with a water bottle          environment. Using LEGO® MINDSTORMS® EV3 motors, sensors and
CODE     130301A                                                          gears students will enhance their robotics skills by completing
                                                                          missions within an amusement park built by them. During the
                                                                          afternoon students will create their very own LEGO Stop Animations,
        Baking for Beginners Level II                                     just like The Lego Movie! Double Decker couches welcome. Students
        Instructor: Kathy Lawrence, EWSD Librarian                        will build their own mini movie set and create an animated movie
Designed for those who are already comfortable in the kitchen and         using LEGO mini figures and other objects. The students will also learn
want to continue building their baking and cooking skills. A great        how to edit their movies and add titles/credits using professional
next step for those who have been to Baking for Beginners.                stop animation software. In addition, students will learn to use various
                                                                          Minecraft skills to customize and create their own Amusement thrill
AGE      Entering grades 2–6                                              rides! They will learn about creating electrical circuits using Redstone.
DATE     Monday–Friday, August 5–9                                        This will help students create features like functioning doors and traps
PLACE    Center for Technology Essex                                      doors that operate with the push of a button.
TIME     9–11am
FEE      $95 resident/$110 non-resident                                   AGE      Entering grades 4–8
NOTE     Please let EJRP know of any food allergies at time of            DATE     Monday–Friday, July 22–26
         registration. If campers have their own apron or smock,          TIME     9am–3pm
         It’s a good idea to bring it, along with a water bottle.         PLACE    Hiawatha
CODE     140301A                                                          NOTE     Please bring a lunch. Participants will receive a
                                                                                   LEtGO Camp t-shirt. You’ll go home with many great
Look for our Summer Special Events brochure                                        ideas and fun memories, but not your LEGO creations.
                                                                          FEE      $305 res/$325 non-res
coming in early June!                                                     CODE     140302A

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Recreational & Wellness Camps

             Girls Roller Derby Camp                                                   Junior Golf Camp
               Instructor: Green Mountain Derby Dames Skaters                            Instructor: Dan Lehmann, PGA Pro
     Spend the week with veteran skaters from the Green Mountain               Learning the game of golf has never been more fun. Our junior
     Derby Dames learning all the basic skills of skating on quad roller       golf program is designed to keep kids entertained, while they
     skates: skating, stopping, agility, speed and endurance. Campers          learn all the basics of full-swing, short game, putting and rules
     will learn the basics of how to play roller derby in a controlled, safe   and etiquette.
     environment that focuses on teamwork, getting to know the
     positions and some rules, and safe gameplay. Off-skates activities        DAY   Monday–Friday
     will include derby crafts, coming up with team names, and                 PLACE Catamount Country Club
     decorating team jerseys. This camp is suitable for beginners as                 1400 Mountain View Road in Williston
     well as experienced skaters.                                              NOTE Lunch is included in the full-day program. Friday is
                                                                                     half-day instruction followed by pizza party and prizes.
     AGE       Girls entering grades 2–12                                            Golfers may stay and play 9 holes for free unsupervised
     DATE      Monday–Friday, July 15–19                                             following the party.
     TIME      1:30–5:30pm
                                                                               CODE         GRADE            DATE               TIME                FEE
     PLACE     Essex High School Rink
                                                                               130105A1     Entering 3–9     Jun 17–21          8:30am–12pm         $210
     FEE       $81 resident/$96 non-resident
                                                                               130105A2     Entering 6–9     Jun 17–21          8:30am–3pm          $395
     NOTE      Required gear: Quad roller skates (not roller blades),
                                                                               130105B1     Entering 3–9     Jun 24–28          8:30am–12pm         $210
               knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, helmet, mouth
                                                                               130105B2     Entering 6–9     Jun 24–28          8:30am–3pm          $395
               guard. All gear must fit snugly and securely. Bring
                                                                               130105C1     Entering 3–9     Jul 8–12           8:30am–12pm         $210
               your own water bottle and snack. Campers can
                                                                               130105C2     Entering 6–9     Jul 8–12           8:30am–3pm          $395
               purchase gear packages ranging from skates only to
                                                                               130105D1     Entering 3–9     Jul 15–19          8:30am–12pm         $210
               full sets of gear; contact EJRP for ordering information.
                                                                               130105D2     Entering 6–9     Jul 15–19          8:30am–3pm          $395
               Safety equipment used for skateboarding would be
                                                                               130105E1     Entering 3–9     Jul 22–26          8:30am–12pm         $210
               appropriate for this camp.
                                                                               130105E2     Entering 6–9     Jul 22–26          8:30am–3pm          $395
     CODE         GRADE                                                        130105F1     Entering 3–9     Jul 29–Aug 2       8:30am–12pm         $210
     160100A      2–5                                                          130105F2     Entering 6–9     Jul 29–Aug 2       8:30am–4pm          $395
     160100B      6–8
     160100C      9–12

             Tennis Camp
              Instructor: USTA
     EJRP has teamed up with USTA to bring you quality tennis instruction
     at affordable prices. The perfect opportunity for your child to learn
     a lifelong sport in a fun and recreational way. This active program
     will give your child the opportunity to learn the fundamental skills
     of tennis. Players will be taught the rules of the game and will work
     on their forehand, backhand, and more! Each player will receive a
     tennis t-shirt.

     AGE       Entering grades K–6
     PLACE     Maple Street Park
     FEE       $45 resident/$55 non-resident
     NOTE      Bring your own racquet to each lesson if you have one.

     CODE         GRADE      DAY           DATE          TIME
     130103A1     K–2        Mon–Fri       Jun 24–28     9–10am
     130103A2     3–6        Mon–Fri       Jun 24–28     10:15–11:15am
     130103B1     K–2        Mon–Fri       Jul 8–12      9–10am
     130103B2     3–6        Mon–Fri       Jul 8–12      10:15–11:15am
     130103C1     K–2        Mon–Fri       Jul 22–26     9–10am
     130103C2     3–6        Mon–Fri       Jul 22–26     10:15–11:15am

10    www.ejrp.org / SPRING/SUMMER 2019                                                                        Online registration available for many programs.
Girl Spirit Creative Yoga &
                                                                                 Movement Camp
                                                                        Instructor: Sylvia Kabusk, Ananta Yoga, South Burlington
                                                                        Do you enjoy movement, music, creating, and relaxing? You will
                                                                        learn fun combinations of yoga, tumbling basics, and dance to
                                                                        foster self-confidence and positive self-image where every girl is a
                                                                        winner! In addition, you will enjoy creating beautiful crafts to take
                                                                        home at the end of the week. Girls experience the joy and freedom
                                                                        of being in their body, deepening their connection with the world
                                                                        around them, and celebrating their individuality and uniqueness!
                                                                        No special skills required. Just come as you (perfectly) are!

                                                                        AGE       Entering grades 1–8
                                                                        DATE      Monday–Friday, July 8–12
                                                                        TIME      12–3pm
                                                                        PLACE     Hiawatha
                                                                        FEE       $132 resident/$152 non-resident
                                                                        NOTE      Bring a nutritious snack, water bottle, and a yoga mat
                                                                                  if you have one.
                                                                        CODE      160101A

                                                                                 Archery Camp
                                                                                 Instructor: Pelkey’s Archery
                                                                        Archery is all inclusive and FUN! Shooting a bow & arrow will teach
                                                                        discipline and build confidence. Participants will learn safety,
                                                                        basic skills and fundamentals, and have fun through individual
                                                                        instruction, shooting and team building drills.

                                                                        AGE   Entering grades 2–8
                                                                        PLACE Maple Street Park
                                                                        FEE   $56 resident/$71 non-resident
        Kids Creative Yoga Camp                                         CODE         DAY            DATE                TIME
          Instructor: Sylvia Kabusk, Ananta Yoga, South Burlington
                                                                        130104A      Mon–Fri        Jul 22–26           1–1:50pm
Swim like a dolphin! Dance like a snowflake! This camp is a joyful
                                                                        130104B      Mon–Fri        Jul 29–Aug 2        1–1:50pm
approach to teaching children about themselves, each other, and
the universe in which they live. This fun and engaging camp weaves
together yoga, expressive movement, cooperation activities, songs,               Tossing Loops: Learn to Fly Fish
crafts, and stories helping to promote children’s self-confidence,               Instructor: Mike Abbott, Tasty Water Adventures
expression, and mutual self-respect. Children experience the joy of     Come join us for an introduction to fly fishing! Learn skills like preparing
being in their body, connecting with their breathing, and learning      your setup, casting, identifying insects, and how to approach fish. This
to celebrate their individuality and uniqueness. Each session will be   fun and engaging camp will strengthen children’s connections with our
unique as every class has something new to learn.                       local waterways and fisheries. Camp will include days spent practicing
                                                                        and learning at Maple Street Park and trips to local fishing spots.
AGE      4–5 years
DAY      Monday–Friday                                                  AGE   Entering grades 4–8
DATE     July 8–12                                                      PLACE Maple Street Park and nearby fishing locations
TIME     9–11am                                                         NOTE River-safe footwear and a pole are required. Poles
PLACE    Hiawatha                                                             available for rental at $35/week or purchase at $80/each
FEE      $89 resident/$104 non-resident
                                                                        CODE        DATES            TIME                  FEE
NOTE     Bring a nutritious snack, water bottle, and a yoga mat
                                                                        135901A     Jul 15–19        1–5pm                 $140 res/$160 non-res
         if you have one.
                                                                        135901B     Jul 29–Aug 2     8:30am–12:30pm        $140 res/$160 non-res
CODE     120100A
                                                                        135901C     Aug 12–16        8:30am–12:30pm        $140 res/$160 non-res

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Youth Leagues & Programs

             Blueprint Basketball AAU Club                                          Junior Roller Derby League
               Instructor: BJ Robertson and Staff                                     Instructor: Green Mountain Roller Derby
     Blueprint Basketball is an AAU program to help develop players’        Vermont’s first women’s flat track roller derby league continues to
     basketball skills and IQ. We will build 10-person teams for boys and   support the Minor Catastrophes, Vermont’s first girls’ junior roller
     girls in grades 3–11. Our program will compete in local tournaments    derby team. Each week girls will train with veteran skaters from Green
     as well as travel around the New England area. We want to make         Mountain Roller Derby learning all the basic skills of skating on quad
     Vermont basketball strong across the state and, in doing so, we        roller skates: skating, stopping, agility, speed and endurance. Girls
     will be offering practices and training from March through             with skating ability from beginning to advanced can participate.
     November to develop stronger players throughout Essex and
     neighboring communities.                                               AGE       Girls in grades 2–12
                                                                            TIME      6–7:30 pm
     AGE   Grades 3–11                                                      PLACE     Champlain Valley Exposition
     PLACE Bellcate School Gymnasium: 1 Corporate Drive, Essex              FEE       $81 resident/$91 non-resident
     FEE   $10 tryout registration                                          NOTE      Required gear: Quad roller skates (not roller blades),
           $950 program registration for those who make the team                      knee pads, elbow pads, wrist guards, helmet, mouth
     CODE 560100A                                                                     guard. All gear must fit snugly and securely. Bring your
     NOTE Sign up for just 1 try out date. Payment plans and                          own water bottle. Girls can purchase gear packages
           scholarship available, email with questions:                               ranging from skates only to full sets of gear; contact
           blueprintbasketballvt@gmail.com.                                           EJRP for ordering information. Safety equipment used
                                                                                      for skateboarding would be appropriate for this camp.
     TRY OUT OPTIONS
     BOYS DAY      DATE                   GRADE     TIME                    CODE         DAY       DATE		               FEE
            Sun    Mar 10                 3–4       10–10:45am              360100A      Wed       Mar 13–April 10 $81 res/$91 non-res
     			                                  5–6       10:45–11:30am           360100B      Wed       Apr 17–May 15   $81 res/$91 non-res
     			                                  7–8       11:30am–12:15pm
     			                                  9–11      12:15–1pm
                                                                                    Summer Strength & Conditioning
      Wed Mar 13                          3–4       5:30–6:15pm                      Instructor: Parisi Speed School Performance Staff
     			                                  5–6       6:15–7pm                Strength and conditioning is a crucial part for athletic development
     			                                  7–8       7–7:45pm                as well as human development! This program will focus on teaching
     			                                  9–11      7:45–8:30pm             athletes sound technique, while being in a physically challenging
     GIRLS    DAY       DATE              GRADE     TIME                    environment. The sessions will be kept in a small group ratio to
                                                                            ensure safety of the athletes as well as proper coaching instruction.
      Tue Mar 12                          3–4       5:30–6:15pm             Each week will bring a different focus to the weight room with the
     			                                  5–6       6:15–7pm                goal of exposing athletes to various training schemes that build
     			                                  7–8       7–7:45pm                as the summer progresses. Whether you are here for a week or the
     			                                  9–11      7:45–8:30pm             entire summer, we look forward to training and teaching you how
      Sun Mar 17                          3–4       10–10:45am              to get the most out of your time in the weight room!
     			                                  5–6       10:45–11:30am
     			                                  7–8       11:30am–12:15pm         AGE       Entering grades 7–12
     			                                  9–11      12:15–1pm               DATE      Tuesdays and Thursdays, June 25–August 8
                                                                            TIME      9–10:30am
                                                                            PLACE     Essex High School Weight Room
                                                                            NOTE      No class week of July 1–July 5. Please dress for physical
                                                                                      activity and bring a water bottle.

                                                                            CODE         DATE             FEE
                                                                            150100A      Jun 25 & 27      $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100B      Jul 9 & 11       $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100C      Jul 16 & 18      $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100D      Jul 23 & 25      $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100E      Jul 30 & Aug 1   $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100F      Aug 6 & 8        $30 res/$40 non-res
                                                                            150100G      All 6 Weeks      $150 res/$170 non-res

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Summer Youth Soccer League                                           Jr. Hornets Soccer
         Instructor: EHS Varsity Girls Soccer                                Instructor: EHS Varsity Girls Soccer
This new and improved soccer league will feature exciting pick-up   This exciting parent/child introductory program prepares your child
games each week. We want to continue to provide a fun,              for organized soccer in a fun, non-competitive environment. Age
recreational, and skill-enhancing summer soccer experience. This    appropriate equipment will be used to teach kicking, dribbling,
format and structure accommodates busy summer schedules for         trapping, throw-ins, and agility. Each participant will receive a t-shirt
families and allows us to change up teams for a new and exciting    and size-3 soccer ball.
experience each week. Skill-building and warm-up sessions will be
followed up by games which will range from 4v4 to a full match.     AGE   3–5 years with parents
                                                                    PLACE Maple Street Park
AGE   Entering grades K–6                                           FEE   $49 resident/$59 non-resident
DATE  Girls: Mondays, July 8–Aug 12
                                                                    CODE         AGE        TIME            DAY        DATE
      Boys: Wednesdays, July 10–Aug 14
                                                                    120101A1     3–4        4:45–5:30pm     Mon        Jul 8–Aug 12
TIME  6:45–7:45pm
                                                                    120101A2     4–5        5:45–6:30pm     Mon        Jul 8–Aug 12
PLACE Maple Street Park
                                                                    120101B1     4–5        4:45–5:30pm     Wed        Jul 10–Aug 14
FEE   $41 resident/$51 non-resident
                                                                    120101B2     3–4        5:45–6:30pm     Wed        Jul 10–Aug 14
CODE Girls: 130111A; Boys: 130111B

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Youth Leagues & Programs

             Mountain Biking Club                                                       Developing the Junior Golfer
              Instructor: Max MacDonald                                                 Instructor: Dan Lehmann, PGA Professional
     Learn the basics of mountain biking while under the supervision and        Do you have a junior player who is looking to play middle or high
     guidance of an experienced rider. We’ll combine a minimal amount           school golf? Whether your junior player has experience or is new
     of instruction with guidance on skill-appropriate trails throughout        to the game, we’ll be developing his/her skills with the goal of
     Saxon Hollow and Mathieu Town Forest. During this 5-week program,          competing. Players will create their own small groups or be placed
     participants will also learn basic trail and bike maintenance from         in groups of 3-5 players, meeting once a week for 90 minutes.
     professional at Fellowship of the Wheel and Old Spokes Home.
                                                                                AGE       Entering grades 6–12
     AGE       Kids entering grades 4–8                                         DATE      June 1–August 31
     DATE      Tuesday and Thursday, July 9–August 8                            PLACE     Catamount Country Club, 1400 Mountain View Road, Williston
     TIME      3–5pm                                                            FEE       $600
     PLACE     Saxon Hollow and Mathieu Town Forest Trails                      NOTE      Days and times will vary based on the groups availability.
     FEE       $75 resident/$90 non-resident                                    CODE      160102A
     NOTE      Participants need to provide their own, appropriate bike
     CODE      140103A
                                                                                        Ironcats Youth Triathlete Program
                                                                                          Instructor: Kim Loeffler, KL Endurance
             Parent/Child Tennis                                                Our mission is to educate and empower kids to lead healthy and
              Instructor: USTA                                                  active lifestyles through the love of endurance sports like running,
     This parent and child program teaches both the adult and the child         swimming, and biking! We’ll focus on safety, triathlete fundamentals,
     the fundamentals of tennis. In all of our busy lifestyles, it is nice to   coordination, strength, and endurance. Experienced USAT Certified
     learn and exercise with your child. Have fun and play the game of          coaches will oversee all trainings and will work to create a positive
     tennis with your kiddo this summer!                                        and encouraging atmosphere where the athletes will develop
                                                                                confidence and a love of endurance sports.
     AGE       Kids entering grades K–6 and their parent/guardian
     DATE      Monday or Wednesdays, July 8–August 14                           DATE      July 16–August 15
     TIME      6:30–7:30pm                                                      TIME      6–7:30pm
     PLACE     Cascade Park                                                     PLACE     Maple Street Park and Pool
     FEE       $69 resident/$84 non-resident                                    FEE       $195 resident/ $215 non-resident
     NOTE      Please bring your own racquet to each lesson.
                                                                                CODE         AGE                          DAYS
     CODE      Mondays: 130112A
                                                                                160102A      Entering grades 1–5          Tue/Thu
               Wednesdays: 130112B
                                                                                160102B      Entering grades 6–10         Tue/Thu

             Kids Group Golf Clinics                                                    Strider Bike Class
              Instructor: Dan Lehmann, PGA Pro
                                                                                          Coordinators: Paul and Danielle Wolf (and Lucas)
     This weekly program will provide your child with a great introduction
                                                                                If your young one can walk, then they are ready to roll. Join up
     to the game of golf. Skills will be built and improved upon each week.
                                                                                with fellow strider bikers of all abilities to practice and learn
                                                                                together. We will facilitate four weekly opportunities to work on
     AGE       Entering grades K–6
                                                                                gliding, turning, and navigating obstacle courses.This program is
     PLACE     Catamount Country Club, 1400 Mountain View Road, Williston
                                                                                intended to be experiential in nature versus instructed. Participants
     FEE       $100
                                                                                will build skills through repetition, watching others, and trying
     NOTE      Parent/guardian must attend with child if he/she is
                                                                                new things.
               under the age of 8.

     CODE         DAY        DATE		               TIME                          AGE       Up to age 5 (with a parent)
     130113A      Tue        Apr16–May 14         4:45–5:30pm                   DATE      Tuesdays, May 14–June 4
     130113B      Wed        Apr 17–May 15        4:45–5:30pm                   TIME      4:45–5:30pm
     130113C      Tue        May 21–Jun 18        4:45–5:30pm                   PLACE     Maple Street Park parking lot
     130113D      Wed        May 22–Jun 19        4:45–5:30pm                   FEE       $28 resident/$38 non-resident
     130113E      Tue        Jun 25–Jul 23        4:45–5:30pm                   CODE      220100A
     130113F      Wed        Jun 26–Jul 24        4:45–5:30pm                   NOTE      Participants should come with their own strider bike
     130113G      Tue        Sep 3–Oct 1		        4:45–5:30pm                             and helmet. Water bottle recommended.

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Young Hornets Sports Camps
EJRP has teamed up with Essex High School coaches and players to bring you the best local instruction in sports camps. Let our own high school
coaches and athletes serve as the role models and instructors for your child as they develop their skills in a fun summer camp opportunity.

        Young Hornets Soccer Clinics                                                 Young Hornets Gymnastics Camp
        Join Coaches Barber and Orr, Varsity head coaches of                           A non-competitive, fun environment to develop your
the EHS Girls and Boys soccer teams, to improve your game and               skills as you learn vaulting, floor exercises, and the balance beam.
prepare for the upcoming season. Participants will be provided              Join Coach Mary Krug and the EHS Gymnastics team as they
opportunities to develop skills and play games twice a week for             guide your child to a better understanding of the elements
five weeks. Each athlete will receive an EHS Soccer shirt!                  involved in gymnastic competition and will safely instruct them
                                                                            in gymnastic basics.
AGE      Entering grades 6–8
DATE     Monday and Wednesdays, July 8–Aug 7                                AGE       Entering grades K–6
TIME     6–8pm                                                              DATE      Monday–Friday, July 15–19
PLACE    Essex High School                                                  TIME      9–11am
NOTE     Please bring cleats and a water bottle                             PLACE     Essex High School
FEE      $150                                                               FEE       $65
CODE     130109A                                                            CODE      130107A

                                                                                     Young Hornets Volleyball Camp
                                                                                   This camp is open to girls and boys who are looking for an
                                                                            opportunity to experience what volleyball is all about. We have
                                                                            designed this camp specifically with middle school players in
                                                                            mind and have modified our equipment, techniques, drills, and
                                                                            games to make learning volleyball fun.

                                                                            AGE       Entering grades 5–9
                                                                            DATE      Monday–Friday, July 22–26
                                                                            TIME      9–11am
                                                                            PLACE     Essex High School Gymnasium
                                                                            NOTE      Please bring sneakers and a water bottle
                                                                            FEE       $65
                                                                            CODE      140101A

                                                                                     Young Hornets Preseason
                                                                                     Football Camp
                                                                            Join EHS varsity coach Drew Gordon, his coaching staff, and varsity
                                                                            football players to get ready for the Chargers’ season. This preseason
        Young Hornets Bowling Camp                                          experience will be a fun, engaging opportunity to tune up your
         Like to bowl? Want to learn how to better your score?              football skills, work with varsity football coaches and players, and
Come bowl with us at Sparetime under the instruction of EHS                 have fun! No prior experience needed.
Varsity Bowling Coach Tom Preska. You will learn the secrets to
being a better bowler and learn the ins and outs of the sport.              AGE       Entering grades 2–8
Drills and activities along with lots of bowling practice will help         DATE      Monday–Friday, July 29–August 2
you achieve your goals.                                                     TIME      5:30–7:30pm
                                                                            PLACE     Maple Street Park
AGE      Entering grades 4–8                                                NOTE      No football equipment needed. Please bring a water
DATE     Monday–Friday, July 22–26                                                    bottle.
TIME     11am–2pm                                                           FEE       $70
PLACE    Sparetime, Colchester                                              CODE      130110A
FEE      $145
CODE     130111A

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Full Day Summer Camps
     EJRP Adventure Camp                                                               Camp Maple Street
                                                                                        Summer camp continues to be a defining experience in
             Wild Vermont!                                                     children’s lives – a time to make new friends, build trusting
              Come explore the wilds of Vermont with EJRP. In this
                                                                               relationships with counselors, create exciting arts and crafts
     weeklong, full-day camp, we will venture out to various locations to
                                                                               projects, play new sports and games, and even learn how to
     explore the natural beauty of our surrounding area. Each day will be
                                                                               swim! EJRP’s flagship summer camp provides children all this
     an adventure to a new location around Chittenden County where
                                                                               and more at a great price and without going far from home.
     campers will hike, kayak, orienteer, draw, read, and much, much more.
                                                                               Throughout the day, campers are grouped into cabins by age with
     AGE       Grades 3–5                                                      a staff-to-child ratio not to exceed 1:12. Our full-day schedule offers
     DATE      August 12–16 & August 19–23                                     small and large group play, structured and unstructured time, and
     TIME      7:30am-6pm                                                      choices for every child to explore their unique interests and to have
     PLACE     Drop-off and Pick-up at Maple Street Park.                      a successful and enjoyable summer camp experience.
               Off-site location to be determined.
                                                                               Additionally, once a week, campers will participate in a fun, off-site
     FEE       $210 resident/$230 non-resident
                                                                               field trip featuring a visit to a local recreational spot (the beach,
     CODE      August 12–16: 130702A
                                                                               ECHO, bowling, hiking, Shelburne Farms, etc.) or a special event at
               August 19–23: 130702B
                                                                               the park will take place.
     NOTE      Campers may be dropped off at Maple Street Park at
               7:30am. Campers will spend the first 75 minutes with
                                                                               AGE   Entering grades 1–5
               Camp Maple Street and then depart at 8:45am. Campers
                                                                               DATE  Monday–Friday
               will return to Maple Street Park at 4:30pm and will have
                                                                               TIME  Drop off starts at 7:30 am. Camp starts at 8:45am.
               the option to re-join Camp Maple Street until 6pm.
                                                                                     Pick up time is no later than 6pm.
                                                                               PLACE Maple Street Park
     For Middle Schoolers                                                      FEE   $175 per week resident / $195 per week non-resident
                                                                                     Session B: $140 resident / $156 non-resident
             Camp STAR: Swimming, Trips,                                             (No camp Thursday, July 4)
             Adventures, Recreation!                                           NOTE All campers must bring their own swim suit, towel,
     Enjoy a summer filled with activities geared towards middle school              sunscreen, change of clothes, and sneakers. Lunch and
     aged youth. We will have a morning swim program, weekly field                   two healthy snacks are provided each day.
     trips, group activities, arts, sports, and outdoor experiences for all.   This is a STARS accredited, State of Vermont Licensed Child Care
     Campers will be active and engaged in a variety of ways to make           Program. Financial assistance is available to qualified families
     the summer fly by!                                                        through Child Care Resource, 863-3367.
     Field Trips: beach, Lake Monsters game, mini-golf, movies, state parks
     Group Activities: Capture the Flag, Medic, Team Building                  CODE         DATES                        STATUS
     Enrichment Activities: photography, jewelry making, cooking, yoga         130700A      Jun 24–28                    Wait listed
     Sports: soccer, basketball, tennis, floor hockey                          130700B      Jul 1–5 (no camp July 4)     Available
                                                                               130700C      Jul 8–12                     Wait listed
     AGE       Entering grades 6–9                                             130700D      Jul 15–19                    Wait listed
     DATE      Monday–Friday                                                   130700E      Jul 22–26                    Wait listed
     TIME      7:30am–4:30pm                                                   130700F      Jul 29–Aug 2                 Wait listed
     PLACE     ADL Middle School                                               130700G      Aug 5–9                      Wait listed
     FEE       $145 per week resident/$165 per week non-resident               130700H      Aug 12–16                    Wait listed
               Session B: $116 resident/$132 non-resident                      130700I      Aug 19–23                    Wait listed
               No camp Thursday, July 4.
     NOTE      Bring your own lunch, snacks, swim suit, and towel
               every day. Campers are encouraged to bring a bike.              Summer Foods Program
     CODE       DATE                         CODE          DATE                EJRP is proud to once again partner with
     140702A    Jun 24–28                    140702E       Jul 22–26           Child Nutrition Services at EWSD to present
     140702B    Jul 1–5 (no camp July 4)     140702F       Jul 29–Aug 2
                                                                               the Summer Foods Program: free breakfast and
     140702C    Jul 8–12                     140702G       Aug 5–9
     140702D    Jul 15–19                                                      lunch for anyone 18 and under, Monday–Friday
                                                                               at Maple Street Park, June 24–August 23.

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