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SUMMER

2020

CAMP GUIDE


April Break Camps APRIL VACATION CAMP AT CP SMITH

Age: 5-11 (Kindergarten - 5th Grade) $39 Resident / $49 Non-Resident (per day) CP Smith Elementary School Mon 4/20 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Tue 4/21 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Wed 4/22 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Thu 4/23 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Fri 4/24 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

This week long Licensed Day Camp during April Break will provide your kids with fun, new experiences, friendships, and a chance to visit different interesting locations in our community on a daily basis. We will be offering a week of active games, arts & crafts, off site activities, and the opportunity to be out and enjoying the spring weather. A cold morning snack, hot lunch, and afternoon snack will be provided for every camper. Sign up for individual days or all five days!! Campers can be dropped off starting at 8:00am and be picked up by 5:30pm. Registration deadline is April 10th!

APRIL VACATION CHESS WIZARDS CAMP

Age: 6-12 $180 Resident / $200 Non-Resident Miller Recreation Center Mon-Fri 4/20-4/24 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Join us this April Vacation for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. Kids improve chess skills, meet new friends, and work out their most powerful muscle - the brain! Activities include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Chess Wizards has been teaching the game of chess since 2002. Their interactive curriculum makes learning fun for new and seasoned players alike. Camps are led by experienced instructors, and provide students with a memorable camp experience while challenging their minds! Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Registration deadline is April 13th!

VT VOLTAGE SOCCER CAMP

Age: 7-14 Half Day: $125 Resident / $145 Non-resident Full Day: $195 Resident / $215 Non-Resident Calahan Park Full Day Mon-Fri 4/20-4/24 Half Day Mon-Fri 4/20-4/24

9:00 AM-3:00 PM 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

VT Voltage Professional Soccer Academy invites young soccer enthusiasts to be part of a challenging educational experience. The Academy offers an opportunity to learn and enjoy many aspects of the game of soccer in a competitive environment from a current professional player. Fundamentals, as well as sophisticated techniques of soccer, will be taught on a personalized individual level along with various forms of group instruction provided by Camp Director Bo Vuckovic and several other Vermont Voltage professional soccer players. Emphasis is placed on the development, improvement and refinement of basic playing skills. Attention will be given to the instruction of good ball control habits and movement techniques in challenging drills and simulated match situations. Conditioning methods and training ethics are also stressed to prevent injuries and improve the young athletes coordination and flexibility. Bo understands the needs of youth in soccer and stresses the development of a positive self-image, mental stimulation and a sense of respect and sportsmanship among players. All participants get a soccer ball and t-shirt.

COOL ARTS CAMP

Ages 5-13 Cool Camp $165 Resident / $185 Non-Resident Arts Camp $120 Resident / $140 Non-Resident Leddy Ice Arena Cool Camp Mon-Fri 4/20-4/24 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Arts Camp Mon-Fri 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

4/20-4/24

April Cool Camp includes instruction in skating skills and presentation with fun off ice games, crafts and activities. Campers will be grouped by ability for on ice activities. Cool Camp is appropriate for beginner skaters through Preliminary level with a “Super Cool” track for skaters level 4 and above. Skates and helmets provided at no charge as necessary. Campers enrolled in April Cool Camp have the option of enrolling for afternoon Arts Camp where they will enjoy a variety of experiences in the arts including painting, building and drama.

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Summer Camp Schedule At-A-Glance Use this handy-dandy grid to plan your child’s summer adventures!

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JULY 29-7/2

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Barnes World

Grade K-5

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PAL Camp

Grade 1-5

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Champ Camp

Grade 1-5

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BPRW Soccer Camp

Grade 1-6

8

Basketball Camp

Grade 1-7

5

Kinder Kamp

3-6

6

Art/Computer Camp

5-12

5

Wicked Cool Science

5-12

10

Baseball Camp

5-13

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Cool Camp

5-13

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Rise & Shine

5-13

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Hat Trick Hockey Camp

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Maven Skate Camp

5-14

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Talent Skate Camp

5-14

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Lego Camp

6-13

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Artventure with BCA

6-11

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Chess Wizards

6-12

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Exploration Camp: Parks

6-11

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All-Sports Camp

6-13

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Tennis Camp

6-13

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Evolve Scooter Camp

6-14

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VT Voltage Soccer Camp

7-14

10

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Laura Ray Soccer Camp

8-12

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Exploration Camp: Waterway

8-14

6

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Disc Golf Camp

8-15

6

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Traveling Disc Golf Camp

8-15

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Sailing Camp

8-15

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Waterfront Adventure Camp

8-15

10

Pony Camp

9-12

7

Full Day

Taste of Vermont

9-12

8

Full Day

Wags & Wiggles

9-12

10

Oudoor Adventure

9-14

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Ultimate Camp

10-15

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11-18

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Licensed Childcare Camps JOIN THE FUN AT OUR LICENSED WEEK-LONG PARTNERSHIP CAMP IN AUGUST!

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PAL CAMP

Grades 1-3 and Grades 4-5 Resident $190 / Non-Resident $210 per week Session 2: $152 / Non-Resident $230 per week

Grades 1-5 $190 Resident / $210 Non-resident Miller Recreation Center Session 1 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 2 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Champlain Elementary OR CP Smith Elementary Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 2 Mon-Thu 6/29-7/2 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 5 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 6 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 8:00 AM-5:30 PM Session 7 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

PAL Camp is an end of summer licensed childcare collaboration between Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, Burlington City Arts and the Fletcher Free Library. Each week includes programs at both Burlington City Arts and the Fletcher Free Library in addition to other field trips and camp activities with BPRW! Over the two sessions, campers will explore, learn, play, and mostly have fun! Registration deadline is July 27. *If applying for Child Care Resource or Scholarship please call (802) 864-0123!

CHAMP CAMP

Champ Camp is a state licensed school aged child care/day camp program for children entering grades 1-5 in the fall of 2020. We offer the camp at two sites within Burlington. Camp is open at 8:00 am for families who need an early drop off option. The regular camp program begins at 9:00 am. Activities include arts and crafts, swimming, recreational games, athletic activities, music, nature walks, special events and weekly field trips. This camp gets your child on the move each day, making new friends, and collecting a summer of camp memories! Includes morning snack, cold lunch and afternoon snack. Sign up for one or more weeks throughout the summer. Families requesting scholarships or applying for child care subsidy must register by calling our main office at (802)8640123. Registration deadline is 10 days before the first day of each Champ Camp Session. Registration forms are due the Monday before each camp session!!

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Summer Camps

Sports & Active

Outdoor Science & Adventure Learning

Creative Arts

BURLINGTON OUTDOOR ADVENTURE CAMP

Ages: 9-14 $235 Resident / $265 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:00 AM-5:30 PM

Join BPRW and the UVM Adventure Ropes Course as we collaborate to make a high flying adventure camp! Each day camp will spend the morning at the UVM Ropes Course learning teamwork, playing games, and overcoming new challenges! Then campers will spend the afternoon heading to a hiking trail, swimming hole, or park to explore and have fun in Vermont’s natural landscape. Let your child join us for a week of unplugged adventure exploring, learning, and enjoying the outdoors! Registration deadline is June 12.

ALL-SPORTS CAMP

Ages: 6-13 $140 Resident / $160 Non-resident Burlington High School Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Join camp director, Jeff Hayes, and other local coaching staff for a week of fun and educational sporting clinics that elevate physical activity, create confidence and self-esteem, and mold effective social skills. Clinics to include tennis, volleyball, soccer, ping pong, wiffle and bocce ball, basketball, kickball and so much more!

ART/COMPUTER CAMP

Ages: 5-12 $130 Resident / $150 Non-resident Miller Recreation Center Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 Session 2 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14

12:30 PM-4:30 PM 12:30 PM-4:30 PM

Children become Computer Detectives for the week and go on a learning adventure to imaginative places. Each child will have their own laptop computer where they work on custom software designed specifically for each mission. Advancing at their own pace, children proudly apply new technology skills to solve problems and accomplish their goal. Other exciting missions work on critical thinking and problem solving skills. Once the daily mission is completed, campers make a craft to go along with the lesson. Other activities include: art, gym games, snack and more.  Sponsored by Future Einsteins. Register for Chess Wizards Camp for a full day of fun at the Miller Recreation Center. Registration deadline is June 8th and Aug. 3!

BASEBALL CAMP

Ages: 5-13 $120 Resident / $140 Non-resident Schifilliti Park Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 8:30 AM-11:30 AM This camp emphasizes the FUNdamentals of the game of baseball. Every day, players work on drills and skills, play games and learn to love the game! Players will enjoy throwing games, catching contests and a home run derby. Players will be introduced to our new and improved hitting system and instruction. This is a great camp for young players learning to love the game and for the Summer League and Little League All-Stars to take a few more ground balls and an extra supervised batting practice before the game. Every player receives a T-shirt. 

BASKETBALL CAMP

Grade 1-2 Champlain Elementary School Grade 3-7 Burlington High School $75 Resident / $85 Non-resident Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM This basketball camp is an instructional based camp and will be led by 2018 PCA National Youth Coach of the Year, high school and AAU basketball coach Sam Jackson. Special equipment including 8 1/2 foot baskets and smaller size basketballs are utilized to teach campers fundamentals. All participants receive a camp t-shirt.

CHESS WIZARDS CAMP

Ages: 6-12 $180 Resident / $200 Non-resident Miller Recreation Center Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 Session 2 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14

9:00 AM-12:00 PM 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Join us this summer for tons of challenging chess lessons, exciting games, and cool prizes. Kids improve chess skills, meet new friends, and work out their most powerful muscle - the brain! Activities include fun team chess games (like bughouse), recess time (of course), snacks, tournaments, and puzzles. Chess Wizards has been teaching the game of chess since 2002. Their interactive curriculum makes learning fun for new and seasoned players alike. Camps are led by experienced instructors, and provide students with a memorable camp experience while challenging their minds! Each camper receives a T-shirt, trophy, and puzzle folder. Register for Art/Computer Camp for a full day of fun at the Miller Recreation Center. Registration deadline is June 8th and Aug 3.

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Summer Camps COOL CAMP

Ages: 5-13 $170 Resident / $190 Non-resident Leddy Park Arena Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 Session 5 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 Session 6 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21

EXPLORATION CAMP: WETLANDS & WATERWAYS

12:00 PM-5:00 PM 12:00 PM-5:00 PM 12:00 PM-5:00 PM 12:00 PM-5:00 PM 12:00 PM-5:00 PM 12:00 PM-5:00 PM

Each day at Cool Camp begins with an outdoor picnic followed by nearly two hours of ice skating instruction and practice and concludes with swimming, games, crafts and activities. Campers are grouped by ability for skating instruction. Cool Camp is appropriate for beginner skaters to those at the preliminary level. Register for one or more weeks! Combine with Rise & Shine Camp for a full day of camp at Leddy Park Arena.

DISC GOLF CAMP

Ages: 8-15 $85 Resident / $95 Non-resident Leddy Park Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Learn and practice all aspects of the game of disc golf, including stretching, putting, driving, approaching, sidearms, backhands, and rollers. Professional disc golfer and DGVT owner, Chris Young, will bring 15+ years experience as a player and organizer to share lessons about technique, disc types, etiquette, growth of the sport and Vermont disc golf leagues, clubs and events. Discs will be provided for the participants to use for the camp and disc golf baskets will be setup for a daily 9 hole course. Combine this camp with the Ultimate Camp for a full day of throwing discs or at Leddy Park. 

TRAVELING DISC GOLF CAMP 5 COURSES IN 5 DAYS Ages: 8-15 $350 Resident / $380 Non-resident Miller Recreation Center Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Play 5 courses in 5 days! We will meet at the Miller Recreation Center at 9am and arrive back at 3pm. Playing 18 holes on some of Vermont’s best courses will provide for a great experience for campers of all ages and abilities. On the way to and from the course we will discuss our rounds and will learn about the sport of disc golf throughout the week from trained professionals who will cover technique, rules, etiquette, scoring and all other components of the game of disc golf from the recreational to the professional level. The campers will get a unique experience as they will get to play along side a couple of Vermont’s best professional disc golfers. The camp will be run by Disc Golf Vermont, which is owned and operated by Chris Young, who is one of the Top players in the state and who has been involved in the sport for over 15 years! Campers will get to play disc golf at Center Chains DGC, Charlotte Beach DGC, Champlain Valley Union DGC, a mystery course and we will finish the week at one of the top courses in the world, Brewster Ridge DGC. Each camper will get a brand new DGVT stamped custom Innova disc and mini disc!

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Ages: 8-14 $200 Resident / $220 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Thu 6/29-7/2 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Join BPRW on this adventurous four-day camp each day we will set out from Burlington heading to a different wetland or waterway. We will explore the area finding out what plants and animals live in these areas and how they play into our ecosystem. The camp will also enjoy the fun that exists in waterways by walking through rivers, swimming, and just having a great time. Come learn, play, and explore! Registration deadline is June 22.

EXPLORATION CAMP: VERMONT STATE PARKS

Ages: 6-11 $155 Resident / $175 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 8:30 AM-5:00 PM Join BPRW and spend a week of your summer exploring VT State Parks! Each day of camp we will venture out to a new state park to hike, swim, play games, and explore. We will meet with park rangers and park naturalists as we learn about each park’s natural and human history! - Registration deadline is July 20.

HAT TRICK HOCKEY CAMP

Ages: 5-14 $150 Resident / $170 Non-resident Leddy Park Arena Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 Session 3 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7

1:00 PM-4:00 PM 1:00 PM-4:00 PM 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Practice and improve skating and hockey skills in a supportive and encouraging environment with drills, games, and activities. Participants must be able to skate and provide their own stick, gloves, shin pads, and helmet with facemask. Players may register for one or more weeks.

KINDER KAMP

Ages: 3-6 $150 Resident / $170 Non-resident Leddy Park Arena Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 Session 3 Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7

8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Kinder Kamp Mon-Fri activities include skating lessons, outdoor adventures, crafts and games. This camp is perfect for a first time camper.

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Summer Camps

Sports & Active

Outdoor Science & Adventure Learning

Creative Arts

LETGO YOUR MIND - LEGO CAMP

Ages 5.5-13 $325 Resident / $355 Non-resident Miller Recreation Center Welcome to a unique and creative day camp experience! LetGO Your Mind camps foster the spirit of science, discovery, and creativity. LetGo Your Mind camps are designed to teach kids teamwork, confidence and some basic engineering principles. Through STEM builds (Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math) and collaborative group projects, and individual builds, each child will experience the engineering design process. Campers will encounter obstacles and have to think critically to overcome them with builds. LetGo Your Mind teachers are there every step of the way. The best part of course, is that campers get to work with Legos. Early Care is available each day from 7:458:45 at $10.00/day. After Care is available each day from 3:00-4:30 at $15.00/day. This fee is paid directly to the Let Go Your Mind-Lego Camp Staff. Registration deadline for session 1 is June 29 and session 2 is July 20.

Battlebots, Stop-Motion Animation & Minecraft Ages: 9-13 Session 1 Session 2

Mon-Fri Mon-Fri

7/6-7/10 7/27-7/31

9:00 AM-3:00 PM 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Come and join us as we battle EV3 bots that can help defeat the Enderman. Students will learn how to build and code EV3 robots using LEGO MINDSTORM. Each day students will apply STEM based principles and build several versions of their EV3 bots to battle villain bots and their peers. Students will also learn C-based programming and use problem solving skills to help them solve different challenges they may face with their EV3 bots. During the day children will use Minecraft to complete tasks such as building mazes that are filled with traps and defenses to protect them from arch enemies. They will learn how to use Command Blocks and Redstone to create traps and other cool defenses. In the afternoon, children will have the opportunity to produce their own LEGO stop motion animation. Students will be able to build their own movie sets and devise their own plot, with LEGO figures and other LEGO bricks, using professional stop motion animation software.

Motorized LEGO Brick Creations & Stop Motion Animation Ages: 5 ½-8 ½ Session 1 Mon-Fri Session 2 Mon-Fri

7/6-7/10 7/27-7/31

9:00 AM-3:00 PM 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Join us as we travel through biomes and learn how to create, build, and modify motorized LEGO brick machines! Before each LEGO brick creation staff will discuss key engineering and physics concepts with the children and how they relate to our builds. Students will then build their LEGO brick creations using axes, gears, battery packs and motors.  Working in pairs, students will build minecarts, beacons, lava traps, and much more while following powerpoint instructions. In the afternoon, children will have the opportunity to produce their own LEGO stop motion animation.  Students will be able to build their own movie sets and develop their own plot using LEGO mini figures, LEGO bricks and professional stop motion animation software.

MAVEN SKATE CAMP

Ages: 5-14 $175 Resident / $195 Non-resident A_Dog Skatepark Session 1 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24

9:00 AM-12:00 PM 9:00 AM-12:00 PM 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Circle no Comma no Punctuation

In a creative and safe environment that promotes wellness and encourages communication, growth, perseverance and happiness, campers will progress to the next level of skating. Beginners will learn skateboard mechanics and basic riding skills such as balance, pushing, turning, stopping, riding transitions, and dropping-in. Advanced skaters will have the opportunity to drop in on bigger obstacles/features, and learn more challenging tricks. Skaters will be assessed on the first day of the camp to establish skateboarding goals. Lessons will be adapted to each individual’s ability. All participants are educated in skateboard safety, including skateboard maintenance and skatepark etiquette. If there are any rain days, campers will explore skateboarding through music, art and culture. Campers will have the opportunity to design and paint their very own skateboard deck, and try different art mediums related to the skateboard culture. Campers are responsible for bringing their own complete skateboards, safety equipment and water bottles. Combine this camp with the Waterfront Adventures Camp for a full day on the Waterfront!

PONY CAMP

Ages: 9-12 $390 Resident / $420 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-5:00 PM Love horses? Want to learn to take care of them, ride them and be safe around them? At Pony Camp you get lots of hands-on experience with the ponies and horses.  Barn activities include: riding lessons, horse care, stable management, games on horseback, and horse related crafts. We will have an ice cream party on Friday and contests where you will win ribbons! Campers are bused to the farm in Hinesburg and are at the farm from  10:30A-3:00P. Afternoons will be spent visiting local parks and activities at the ONE Center. Drop off and pick up will be at the ONE Center located at 120 Allen St. in Burlington. Registration deadline is August 3.

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Summer Camps RISE & SHINE

Ages: 5-13 $135 Resident / $155 Non-resident Leddy Park Arena Session 1 Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 Session 2 Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 Session 3 Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24 Session 4 Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 Session 5 Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 Session 6 Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21

LAURA RAY SOCCER CAMP

Ages: 8-12 $200 Resident / $230 Non-resident Leddy Park Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM 8:00 AM-12:00 PM

This child-centered camp includes crafts, games and fun projects in the lounge as well as nature walks and outdoor exploration of the beautiful grounds of Leddy Park. Camp includes plenty of self-directed play in a calm, nurturing environment. Register for Cool Camp and Rise & Shine Camp and enjoy a full day of camp at Leddy!

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SAILING CAMP

This is an all-girls camp geared towards the technical and tactical development of the player, as well as introducing basic life skills and working on developing the mental aspects of the game and life. This will be done through team building, selfconfidence, leadership and empowerment classroom and speaker sessions throughout the week. Our main focus is to teach this beautiful game through fun, engaging, and innovative ways

TALENT SKATE CAMP

Ages: 5-14 $125 Resident / $145 Non-resident A_Dog Skatepark Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ages 8-15 $230 Resident / $260 Non-resident Community Sailing Center Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 1:00 PM-4:00 PM This is a five-day introduction to sailing. Participants will learn the basics of rigging, points of sail, sailing maneuvers and capsize recovery in a safe and fun environment. U.S. Sailing certified instructors lead a variety of land and water-based activities with the goal of comfort and independence in our boats. Classes will meet regardless of the weather so plan accordingly with your gear each day. CSC provides life jackets

EVOLVE SCOOTER CAMP

Come to the Andy A_Dog Skatepark and learn from some of Vermont’s finest boarders. This camp is geared towards skaters with beginner to intermediate skills. Professional staff will be directing the camp and teaching participants tricks such as pushing, ollieing, dropping in, board slides and grinds. All skaters must have helmets that clip shut, wrist, elbow and knee pads. This is a skateboarder camp (sorry, no scooters, inline, or bmx bikes).

TASTE OF VERMONT

Ages: 9-12 $325 Resident / $355 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-5:00 PM

Ages: 6-14 $160 Resident / $180 Non-resident A_Dog Skatepark Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-12:00 PM Evolve’s Scooter camp focuses on improving campers fundamental physical skills like balance and coordination, mastering tricks and challenging themselves to learn and find their own style. Each camper will receive personalized instruction and work side-by-side with qualified coaches on their scootering skills. Campers will also participate in traditional camp programming and other sports Mon-Fri for a well-rounded summer experience.

Future chefs and bakers practice your baking and cooking skills and prepare dishes from around Vermont and the World. Our kitchen is the kitchen/camp space located at the ONE Center. During this week the group will be taking off-site trips to local Vermont food producers and ethnic markets to experience the Taste of Vermont. The week will end with a family dinner prepared by the up and coming chefs. Registration deadline is August 3!

BPRW SOCCER CAMP

Grades 1-6 $85 Resident / $95 Non-resident Calahan Park Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31 9:00 AM-12:00 PM This camp is directed by Burlington Soccer Academy’s, Jeff Hayes, one of Vermont’s most experienced soccer coaches and clinicians. Campers will learn age-appropriate skills and most importantly have FUN! All participants will receive a camp t-shirt.

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Summer Camps

Sports & Active

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Creative Arts

BEGINNER VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Ages: 11-18 $50 Resident / $60 Non-resident Beach Volleyball - Oakledge Park Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 9:00 AM-11:00 AM Indoor Volleyball - Burlington High School Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

This is any introductory volleyball camp for those that have less than two years experience. Learn the basics of passing, hitting, court movements and learn to play competitive volleyball in a fun and encouraging environment. The camp is led by Cassidy Tedeschi, who is entering her third year of coaching with Burlington High School and Vibe VC and brings 14 years of volleyball experience & Spencer Avery, who played division III volleyball at Keuka College, and now is the Boy’s JV coach at the Burlington High School and assistant Men’s 16U Vibe club coach.

INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED VOLLEYBALL CAMP

Ages: 11-18 $75 Resident / $85 Non-resident Indoor Volleyball - Burlington High School Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26 11:15 AM-2:15 PM

TENNIS CAMP

$125 Resident / $145 Non-resident Ages: 6-9 Leddy Park Mon-Fri 6/15-6/19 8:00 AM-12:00 PM Ages: 10-15 Calahan Park Mon-Fri 6/22-6/26

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ages: 7-11 Leddy Park Mon-Fri

7/6-7/10

1:00 PM-5:00 PM

Ages: 7-13 Leddy Park Mon-Fri

7/13-7/17

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Ages: 7-13 Calahan Park Mon-Fri 7/27-7/31

Beach Volleyball - Oakledge Park Mon-Fri 7/6-7/10 11:15 AM-2:15 PM This is a volleyball camp for those that have three or more years of experience playing and want to focus on the fundamentals of the game. Drills will help to develop specific skills including: passing, serving, hitting, and individual defense. In addition, instruction in team offensive and defensive systems will be incorporated through team play and game-like situations. The camp is led by Cassidy Tedeschi, who is entering her third year of coaching with Burlington High School and Vibe VC and brings 14 years of volleyball experience & Spencer Avery, who played division III volleyball at Keuka College, and now is the Boy’s JV coach at the Burlington High School and assistant Men’s 16U Vibe club coach. 

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Players will be introduced to tennis skills and learn scoring, strategy, specialized drills and fitness training. Professional staff from Sports & Fitness Edge provide instruction for this camp that is appropriate for beginner/advanced beginner players. Tennis rackets and balls are available for all participants.

ULTIMATE CAMP

Ages: 10-15 $110 Resident / $130 Non-resident Leddy Park Mon-Fri 6/29-7/3 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Want to play a fast-paced disc game where the “Spirit of the Game” is just as important as the score? Ultimate is all about fun & inclusion. Whether your middle school student is a beginner or knows all about Ultimate, this day camp will help stretch their skills. Over the course of the week we will work on catching, throwing, strategy, knowledge of the game, speed and of course Spirit of the Game! Get ready to play for your middle school or high school team or just spend a week having fun. Through the week, we will create a community of youth ultimate players from different schools to meet, socialize, improve their skills together, and become friends. Camp participants receive a disc for them to take home and keep! Combine this camp with the Disc Golf Camp for a full day of throwing discs or at Leddy Park.

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Summer Camps VT VOLTAGE SOCCER CAMP

Ages: 7-14 Leddy Park

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WICKED COOL SCIENCE

$195 Resident / $215 Non-resident Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-3:00 PM

Ages: 5-12 $390 Resident / $420 Non-resident Wicked Cool for Kids Camps provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math) based camps for kids and lots of wicked fun!! Check out our Wicked Cool Camps for Kids for this summer!!

Half Day

Wicked Cool Vet Camp

Full Day

$125 Resident / $145 Non-resident Mon-Fri 8/10-8/14 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

Miller Recreation Center Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17

VT Voltage Professional Soccer Academy invites young soccer enthusiasts to be part of a challenging educational experience. The Academy offers an opportunity to learn and enjoy many aspects of the game of soccer in a competitive environment from a current professional player. Fundamentals, as well as sophisticated techniques of soccer, will be taught on a personalized individual level along with various forms of group instruction provided by Camp Director Bo Vuckovic and several other Vermont Voltage professional soccer players. Emphasis is placed on the development, improvement and refinement of basic playing skills. Attention will be given to the instruction of good ball control habits and movement techniques in challenging drills and simulated match situations. Conditioning methods and training ethics are also stressed to prevent injuries and improve the young athlete’s coordination and flexibility. Bo understands the needs of youth in soccer and stresses the development of a positive self-image, mental stimulation and a sense of respect and sportsmanship among players. Participants get a soccer ball and a t-shirt.

Do you dream of becoming a veterinarian? Grab your lab coat, animal lovers, as we learn about our favorite furry, flying and fishy friends. Make amazing animal models, build big bones and investigate animal intestines from our favorite vertebrates: birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians and fish. Dissect owl pellets, and try your hand at catching some invertebrates as we study insect exoskeletons, and look at animal cells and parasites. Registration deadline is July 6!

WAGS & WIGGLES

Ages: 9-12 $325 Resident / $355 Non-resident O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 9:00 AM-5:00 PM It’s a whole week of exploration and fun experiencing the wonderful animal world around us! Learn about how to care for our furry animal friends and how animals teach us about being kind, caring and loving to everyone! We will be going on field trips in the area to see how sled dogs do what they do, visit an animal rehabilitation center in the Adirondacks for wolves and other animals that now have a place to call home. Each day will include an off camp visit to experience the joy and wonder that our animal friends bring to us! Registration deadline is August 10!

WATERFRONT ADVENTURE CAMP

$230 Resident / $260 Non-resident Community Sailing Center Ages: 11-15 Mon-Fri 7/13-7/17 1:00 PM-4:00 PM Ages: 8-10 Mon-Fri

7/20-7/24

1:00 PM-4:00 PM

Waterfront Park/Community Sailing Center This camp is designed for adventurers who love to play on the Lake but would like to do more than just sail on it. We will explore Lake Champlain to the fullest from a variety of watercraft, including canoe/kayak excursions out to Lone Rock Point, paddleboarding to North Beach, and sailing adventures around Burlington Bay. Classes will meet regardless of the weather so plan accordingly with your gear each day. Life jackets are provided. Combine this camp with the Maven Skate Camp for a full day on the Waterfront!

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9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Wicked Cool Rocket Science Camp Miller Recreation Center Mon-Fri 7/20-7/24

9:00 AM-4:00 PM

Yes it is Rocket Science!! Build and launch Wicked Cool’s favorite solid fuel rocket the customizable E2X: perfect for the young aerospace engineer. Keep a Commander’s Log as you investigate the solar system, design a satellite, and build a space base for an astronaut. Blast off with a solid fuel, high flying, rocket launch at the end of the week (weather permitting). Make flight plans and launch water rockets, make galactic slime, and map distant constellations as part of your out-of-this world interstellar journey. Registration deadline is July 13!

Minecraft Mania O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 9:00 AM-4:00 PM Minecraft Mania is a blend of virtual learning and companion, handson activities that explore science and engineering using the Minecraft game. Use an interactive avatar to investigate a game-based educational environment. Engage in both computer and real world activities covering geology, engineering, physics, and biology. Learn about the properties of rocks and minerals and take home your own rock collection.  Use your skills to build skyscrapers and simple machines and plant your own crops in fun experimental trials. Registration deadline is July 27!

Minecraft Mania 2 - The Sequel O.N.E. Community Center Mon-Fri 8/17-8/21 9:00 AM-4:00 PM The mania continues! Explore and build worlds that have been customized for Wicked Cool learning activities. Construct complex Minecraft villages and map out a hands-on model community, built with real world materials. Learn the secrets of Minecraft to forge unique tools, discover the awesome power of redstone, and create automated factories to supply your empire. Design light-up circuits and simple machines to take home. Registration deadline is August 10!

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Partner Camps

For more information or to register for the camps listed here, please contact the partner agency listed in the class description.

ARTVENTURE WITH BCA

BARNES SUMMER WORLD ACADEMY

Ages 6-11 $360/week per camper Drop-off: BCA Studios at 405 Pine Street, Burlington Pick-up: Old North End Community Center at 20 Allen Street, Burlington Mon-Fri 8/3-8/7 8:00 AM-5:00 PM www.burlingtoncityarts.org | (802) 865-7166 Join our full-day Artventure camp! Campers will spend the morning in BCA’s art studios with professional teaching artists exploring a variety of art projects including painting, printmaking and craft. In the afternoon, campers will join Parks, Recreation and Waterfront staff for a variety of fun activities and fieldtrips including swimming at North Beach, bowling, berry picking and more. This special partner camp is led by teaching artists from BCA and staff from Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront.

Grades K-5 Sustainability Academy (123 North Street) Mon-Fri 6/22-7/31 8:15 AM-5:00 PM

BPRW and the Sara Holbrook Community Center are teaming up again for the Barnes Summer World Academy Camp. This is a state licensed day camp program. To register: email saraholbrookcc.org or call (802) 862-6342

Please register at BurlingtonCityArts.org or call BCA at (802) 865-7166.

Recreation & Nutrition Drop-In Program

THE PROGRAM SERVES OVER 7,000 MEALS TO HUNDREDS OF BURLINGTON CHILDREN!

MON-FRI 6/22 – 8/14 (no program on 7/3) Riverside: Lunch 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM South Meadow: Lunch 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Franklin Square: Lunch 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM & Snack 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Roosevelt Park: Dinner 3:45 PM – 6:00 PM This is a drop-in style recreation program that takes place at multiple sites across the city. There are no fees or enrollment required and all staff-led activities are FREE. The Burlington Summer Meals Program provides free lunch and snack for kids Mon-Fri. We believe a comprehensive approach to creating food and recreation opportunities for the kids in our city is imperative to creating a happy and healthy community. In response, we not only offer the same meals that children receive at school, but we are also offering nutrition education, fitness activities and opportunities to garden. The program includes field trips, nutrition activities and gardening at Starr Farm Park.

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How to Register ONLINE

ENJOYBURLINGTON.COM The easiest way to register any time of the day or night! Click on the “Program Sign Up” button to register & pay for classes using a credit card.

BY PHONE

Main Line (802) 864-0123 Miller Recreation Center (802) 540-1058 Leddy Ice Arena (802) 865-7558

8:30A - 6:30P 8:30A - 6:30P 8:00A - 4:00P

IN PERSON

Miller Center 130 Gosse Ct 8:30A - 6:30P Leddy Ice Arena 216 Leddy Park Rd 8:00A - 4:00P the CORE 20 Allen St 8:00A - 3:00P Come visit any of our registration sites and our staff will be happy to help you!

PAYMENT IS DUE AT TIME OF REGISTRATION RESIDENT and NON-RESIDENT FEES: Resident rates for programs apply to those residing within the Burlington City limits at the time registration is submitted.

There is a surcharge on user fees for non-Burlington residents as follows: • $10 per participant for programs costing $100 or less • $20 for programs costing up to $200 • $30 for programs costing over $200

AFTER YOU HAVE REGISTERED: You will receive an email confirmation if you registered online. If the class is full, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list.

CANCELLATIONS: Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront may cancel classes due to low enrollment, so don’t wait until the last minute and encourage friends to sign up as well! Programs can also be cancelled due to weather or instructor cancellations. If a program is cancelled by Parks, Recreation & Waterfront, a full refund will be issued and no fee will be charged.

REFUND POLICY: Unless otherwise stated, refunds will be available only until two weeks prior to the first day of a program or

activity. A refund will not be given if a participant is dismissed from the program. A $25 administrative fee will be charged for processing the refund. You must register prior to the beginning of a program, NO DROP-INS unless specifically stated.

INSURANCE: Burlington Parks, Recreation & Waterfront does not carry medical or accident insurance for program participants, as the cost would make program fees prohibitive. Please review your own health insurance plan to be certain that you and your family have the proper coverage.

SCHOLARSHIPS: Scholarships are available for qualified Burlington residents. Please call our main phone number or stop by any location for more information. Scholarships are awarded on a first-come first-serve basis and are limited.

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BPRW 2020 Summer Camp Guide  

Sign up your child for a summer of fun and memorable moments! We offer more than 35 camps for kids ages 3 to 18. Choose from a wide range of...

BPRW 2020 Summer Camp Guide  

Sign up your child for a summer of fun and memorable moments! We offer more than 35 camps for kids ages 3 to 18. Choose from a wide range of...

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