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Summer Camp series Policies Full Summer Rate (must pay $1,400 in full) Parents/guardians receive a discount of $105 (excluding Skyhawks and I.M.P.A.C.T.) by registering their respective camper for the full summer rate. Payment must be made in full to receive the discount. Weekly rates may not be transferred into a full summer rate.

Full Summer Rate - A La Carte (must pay $1,400 in full) Parents/guardians may register their respective camper for individual weeks (excluding Skyhawks and I.M.P.A.C.T.) and still receive the fantastic advantage of paying the full summer rate. The parent/guardian must sign their camper up for the full summer rate to receive the discounted rate and must specify which weeks and camp name the camper will attend. Weekly rates may not be transferred into a full summer rate.

Partial Payment Plan (not available for full summer rate) Parents/guardians may reserve a spot with a 50% non-refundable down payment for each summer day camp week. Payment in full is due by June 3 (the first day of camp). If payment in full has not been received by June 3, the reservation(s) will be cancelled. Weekly rates may not be transferred into a full summer rate.

Transfer Policy A transfer from one day camp to another day camp is contingent upon the availability of spots within the desired day camp. If the day camp is at maximum capacity, a transfer will be not allowed. In cases in which a camper is not able to transfer into camp as a result of maximum capacity, the camper will be placed on the waiting list for the desired camp. Campers on the waiting list will be prioritized based upon the enrollment date of the transfer.

Waitlist Policy There is no fee to be placed on the waitlist. If a spot becomes available in the desired camp the camper’s parent/guardian that is prioritized at the top of waitlist will be contacted via telephone and/or e-mail. The parent/guardian will have 24 hours from the time of the call/e-mail to make payment in full for the desired camp. If payment has not been received in full, the camper’s parent/guardian next on the waitlist will be contacted via telephone and/or e-mail.

Age Policy The cutoff date for a camper’s age is June 3, 2013 or a camper’s age on the first day of the camp week.

Camp Cancellation & Refund Policy • The department will issue a full refund if the department cancels a camp. • Payments may not be transferred or refunded after the final day of the camp week (e.g. payments made for the camp week of June 10-14, 2013, will not be transferred or refunded after June 10, 2013). • Refunds for the full summer rate or weekly rate may not be prorated. • Cancellations made through May 1, 2013, or within 24 hours of registration will receive a 100% refund, less a $7 service charge for cancellation. • Cancellations made on or after May 2, 2013, will receive a 50% refund (no service charge). • All refunds are subject to the State Board of Accounts claim procedure and may take three to four weeks.

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Special Needs Accommodations | Table of contents

Does your child require an ADA accommodation? • If yes, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will conduct an assessment on your child to determine if a 1:1 ratio is needed to assist your child in the 2013 Summer Camp Series. • If it is determined based on your child’s assessment that a 1:1 ratio is required Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will assign a qualified staff member(s) within 30 days from the assessment date to work directly with your child. • Participation in the 2013 Summer Camp Series may not begin until Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation assigns your child a staff member. To schedule your child’s assessment please contact Brooke Taflinger, Inclusion Supervisor, at 317.573.5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com. Please schedule your child’s assessment by May 1, 2013.

Summer Camp Series Policies

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Special Needs | Table of Contents

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Play On East | 5-9 Years

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Play On West | 5-9 Years

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Adventures In Art | 5-8 Years

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Adventures In Art | 9-11 Years

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Science of Summer | 5-8 Years

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Science of Summer | 9-11 Years

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The Summer Experience | 5-11 Years

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Move To Improve | 6-12 Years

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Outdoor Explorers | 6-12 Years

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Lead The Way | 8-12 Years

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Success On Stage | 8-14 Years

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Chillville | 9-13 Years, Impact | 12-15 Years

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Skyhawks Sports | 4-10 Years

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Summer Camp Series Registration Forms

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PLAY ON | EAST 5-9 YEARS

NEW CAMP!

Welcome to our play-tastic camp just for 5-9 year olds! We will focus on having the best summer ever in a safe and caring environment. At Play On, campers are encouraged to explore their imaginations through a variety of crafts, games, physical, and social activities. Each Monday begins with a group project that will focus on teamwork and getting to know one another. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, it’s off to The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center for swimming fun, and a Wednesday field trip that will take us to an offsite adventure. On Friday, a vendor will come to our camp to entertain us. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-12. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Clay Middle School, 5150 East 126th Street Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 7:00am-6:00pm Min/Max: 50/100

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476001-10

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Jump Around • 476001-05

June 3-7 • Game On • 476001-01

We love to play games. We can play thinking games like checkers, physical games like tag, or just for fun games like hop scotch. This week, we will learn new games that you can take home to your family or friends. We are going to Ben & Ari’s to play some video games as well as miniature golf on Wednesday. Field trip: Ben & Ari’s

June 10-14 • Imagination Station • 476001-02

Imagination is very important to make play time the best time of the day. Just imagine yourself as a fire fighter or a dancer or a chef. In the middle of the week, we are going to pretend we are back in the settlement days of Conner Prairie. We will visit a time long ago in a village that is stuck in time. We want everyone to turn their imagination on full blast! Field trip: Conner Prairie

June 17-21 • Animals on the Loose • 476001-03

Let’s monkey around! Everyday this week is going to be a zoo here at Play On. Everyone will be busy as a beaver or maybe even go hog wild. Whatever we are doing, it is sure to be a great time. On Wednesday, you should be bright-eyed and bushy-tailed for our trip to Trader’s Point Creamery. We will tour the farm and end the trip with dairy and ice cream tasting. Field trip: Trader’s Point Creamery

June 24-28 • Be a Star • 476001-04

Everyone has the potential to be a star. Whether you’re a sports star, a movie star or a crafts star, everyone can be awesome. We will have a great time just being the best we can be here at Play On. We will watch the stars of Pixar’s new movie Monster’s University for our field trip, which is sure to be so much fun! Field trip: Hamilton 16

Join us for a summer of fun and adventure!

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What a better way to get around than jump! We are going to hop to our heart’s content. And when our legs turn to jello, we are going to go to Snapperz for some more bounce time. It is going to be a hopping good time for all! Field trip: Snapperz

July 8-12 • Water, Water Everywhere • 476001-06

It’s getting pretty hot at this point in the summer. What better way to cool off then by getting wet? We will have buckets of fun with water balloons and other water activities. Then, we will continue to get wet with a trip to Morse Beach, a lovely roped off lake that is a great place to visit. Field trip: Morse Beach

July 15-19 • Buggin’ Out • 476001-07

Insects are all around us, and we intend to have fun with the creepy crawlies. Let’s crawl, buzz, and inch our way towards fun of all kinds. We will truly feel like we are in flight when we visit Hunter’s Honey Farm. Let’s explore how honey is produced, make our own bees wax candle, and pour honey into a jar to take home. I hope you join us for this Buggin’ Out week! Field trip: Hunter’s Honey Farm

July 22-26 • Let’s Have a Ball • 476001-08

There are just so many different types of balls to play with in many different games. You have soccer balls, bouncy balls, basketballs, dodge balls and many more. Everyone will have a great time playing our super fun ball games. We will even play with bowling balls at Woodland Bowling Centering. It is sure to bowl you over with excitement! Field trip: Woodland Bowling Center

July 29-August 2 • Discover Something New • 476001-09

During the summer, we can always learn something new. Whether it is a new game, song, or friend. You are sure to discover something new. We hope that everyone will have a blast at the Children’s Museum where it doesn’t matter if you have been there a hundred times or your first time; there will always be something to discover! Field trip: Children’s Museum


Play On | West 5-9 YEARS

NEW CAMP!

Welcome to our play-tactic camp just for 5-9 year olds! We will focus on having the best summer ever in a safe and caring environment. At Play On, campers are encouraged to explore their imaginations through a variety of crafts, games, physical, and social activities. Each Monday begins with a group project that will focus on teamwork and getting to know one another. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, it’s off to The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center for swimming fun, and a Wednesday field trip that will take us to an offsite adventure. On Friday, a vendor will come to our camp to entertain us. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-12. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Creekside Middle School, 3525 West 126th Street Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 7:00am-6:00pm Min/Max: 50/100

Weekly Fee: $175+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476001-20

July 8-12 • Kids in Motion • 476001-16

June 3-7 • Native Discovery • 476001-11

Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! Come discover the fierce world of the forest or the Amazon. Have you ever wondered why a bear hibernates or why a snake makes a den? If so, this is right up your alley! Come explore these questions and more as animals come to life through play, music, and activities. Field trip: Indianapolis Zoo

June 10-14 • Around the World • 476001-12

Hola, Bonjour, Ciao, Konnichiwa, Hello. Get ready to dive into other countries and cultures during this fun week. Learn dances from China or Africa. Play games enjoyed in Australia or France. We may even learn songs from Mexico. You never know where we will go next. See you then! Adios. Field trip: Children’s Museum

June 17-21 • Imitation of Literature • 476001-13

Have you ever wanted to have a tea party with Alice and the Mad Hatter? Or explore Neverland with Peter Pan and the Lost Boys? You are in for a treat! We will make our favorite story book tales come to life, through hands-on play, creative stations, and projects. Field trip: Downtown Library

June 24-28 • Bon Appétit • 476001-14

Do you like food? Do you enjoy being creative? Do you enjoy “playing” with your food? We will explore the fun side of food and learn what really happens when you put ingredients together. Let’s explore ways to have fun and stay healthy. We will even create our own cookbook. Yum, I’m getting hungry already! Field trip: Trader’s Point Creamery

Do you enjoy being active and having fun? Have you always wanted to try yoga or other exercises? Step right up! During this week, we will explore healthy living through yoga, dodgeball, and other active play. Get your move on, and we will see you soon! Field trip: Deveau’s School of Gymnastics

July 15-19 • Rendition Project • 476001-17

Art is all around us, so why not explore it? This week we will paint like Van Gogh and mold clay like Michelangelo. Through music, literature, and theater, we will explore outside to see if we can turn a stick into a paint brush or a rock into a sculpture. Keep your eyes open, you never know what you will find. Field trip: Creative Escape Pottery

July 22-26 • Construction Zone • 476001-18

Come build a house, airplane, or space station (space craft sold separately)! We won’t forget the hard hats or safety gear. Come discover tools of the trade and design until your imagination has its fill. When you’re not building or designing, there are lots of fun games and activities to get your creative juices flowing. Field trip: Sky Zone

July 29-August 2 • Community Junction • 476001-19

Red light, green light! Let’s take a trip through your community and meet the people who live there. Come step into the shoes of a doctor looking at an x-ray, a teacher preparing a lesson, a police officer directing traffic, or a zoo keeper feeding the animals. There is so much to learn about your community! Field trip: West Park

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Flight of the Imagination • 476001-15

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s Superman! Maybe you would like to host your own web show like iCarly, sing like Belle, or show off your Power Ranger moves. You can imagine whatever you like. The sky is the limit! Field trip: Snapperz

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ADVENTURES IN ART 5-8 years Expand your horizons through the world of art! Participants will have the opportunity to create their own pieces of art (which will be available to take home) in a hands-on setting. Various techniques will be instructed in each of the weekly camps. We will cool down mid week (Wednesday) with a trip to The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Each week (excluding the week of July 1-3) will include an end-of-week field trip on Friday to culminate the weekly focus. Adventures in Art camp tends to get a little messy so be sure to send your child(ren) in clothing appropriate for creating art. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Art Studio, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 12/25

Weekly Fee: $175+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476007-10

July 22-26 • Cool Clay • 476007-08

June 3-7 • Color Explorations • 476007-01

Explore the wonderful world of color that is all around us. Learn about color mixing with edible art and experiment with color as you create a variety of art to take home. Field trip: Children’s Museum

June 10-14 • Jazzy Jewelry • 476007-02

Wear your artwork as you create jewelry for yourself as well as your family and friends. Campers will create a number of unique pieces including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and more. Field trip: Beads Amore

Get your hands dirty as you make your own clay creations. You will even get a chance to work on a pottery wheel! Field trip: The Creative Escape Pottery & More

July 29-August 2 • Animal Art • 476007-09

If you love animals, then this is the week for you! We will learn about different kinds of animals through art as we create our own animal art works using a variety of mediums. Field trip: Indianapolis Zoo

June 17-21 • Dynamic Drawing • 476007-03

Fine-tune your skills as you explore new techniques and mediums through drawing. Campers will take their drawing talents to the next level as they become familiar with new techniques for putting their ideas on paper. Field trip: Paddles Boats on Downtown Canal

June 24-28 • Colorful Crafts • 476007-04

Enjoy creating some of your favorite camp crafts this week including tie-dye t-shirts. You will complete at least one craft each day. Field trip: Indianapolis Art Center

We are incredibly excited about the upcoming events Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation has planned for you and your family, we just had to mention them here! Register today and create fun family memories this Spring!

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Artistic Paper Projects • 476007-05

Campers will explore and learn about the many ways that paper can be used to create art through different techniques. Some of the weekly projects will include origami and paper mache. No field trip.

July 8-12 • Summer Fun Art • 476007-06

We will explore all that is fun in the sun as we work with beach inspired supplies such as sand and shells. We will also explore the world of water and what lives in it as well as the effects of the sun. Field trip: Inlow Park

July 15-19 • Painter’s Palette • 476007-07

Take a dive into paints. Learn techniques and styles that will make you the modern Monet. You will explore painting, color blending, and new techniques. Field trip: Indianapolis Musuem of Art

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Go! A Mother-Son Challenge

Go! Get out of the house and prepare for an evening full of mother and son fun! Activities will include team relays, trivia, games from the TV show Minute To Win It, pizza, and more. This evening will be a night of laughter and bonding. Aunts, grandmas, and older female role models are more than welcome to attend with their little man. Pre-registration is required by Wednesday, February 27. Please register both mother and son(s). Ages 6+ • Location: Multi-Purpose Room ACTIVITY

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Sa

5:30-8:00pm

$15/person


ADVENTURES IN ART 9-11 years Expand your horizons through the world of art! Participants will have the opportunity to create their own pieces of art (which will be available to take home) in a hands-on setting. Various techniques will be instructed in each of the weekly camps. We will cool down mid week (Wednesday) with a trip to The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Each week (excluding the week of July 1-3) will include an end-of-week field trip on Friday to culminate the weekly focus. Adventures in Art camp tends to get a little messy so be sure to send your child(ren) in clothing appropriate for creating art. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Art Studio, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 8/15

Weekly Fee: $175+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476007-20

June 17-21 • Dynamic Drawing • 476007-13

June 3-7 • Terrific Textiles • 476007-11

Have fun while you work on a variety of arts and crafts projects using different textiles. We will be making fleece pillows, learning how to knit, and even working on a sewing machine! Field trip: Hobby Lobby

June 10-14 • Jazzy Jewelry • 476007-12

Wear your artwork as you create jewelry for yourself as well as your family and friends. Campers will create a number of unique pieces including bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and more. Field trip: Beads Amore

Spring Fever

Spring has sprung and the birds are chirping. Bring your kite, Easter basket, and binoculars out to West Park for an afternoon of fun. Activities will include kite flying, Easter egg hunt, a spring craft, bird watching, and music! Check our website for event schedule. Preregistration is encouraged to avoid lines and the $8 day-of fee. All Ages • Location: West Park

Fine-tune your skills as you explore new techniques and mediums through drawing. Campers will take their drawing talents to the next level as they become familiar with new techniques for putting their ideas on paper. Field trip: Paddles Boats on Downtown Canal

June 24-28 • Colorful Crafts • 476007-14

Enjoy creating some of your favorite camp crafts this week including tie-dye t-shirts. You will complete at least one craft each day. Field trip: Indianapolis Art Center

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Artistic Paper Projects • 476007-15

Campers will explore and learn about the many ways that paper can be used to create art through different techniques. Some of the weekly projects will include origami and paper mache. No field trip.

July 8-12 • Summer Fun Art • 476007-16

We will explore all that is fun in the sun as we work with beach inspired supplies such as sand and shells. We will also explore the world of water and what lives in it as well as the effects of the sun. Field trip: Inlow Park

July 15-19 • Painter’s Palette • 476007-17

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339004-01

Mar 23

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11:00am-2:00pm

$5

Take a dive into paints. Learn techniques and styles that will make you the modern Monet. You will explore painting, color blending, and new techniques. Field trip: Indianapolis Musuem of Art

July 22-26 • Art History • 476007-18

Earth Day Celebration

Join us for a family-friendly afternoon with entertainment provided by the Clang Interactive Percussion Duo. Come and enjoy educational games, crafts, and more! The Earth Day Celebration is great for kids and adults of all ages.

Become familiar with and learn to appreciate the works of famous artists. We will explore some popular works of art and the artists who created them as well as learn how to create with their techniques and styles. Field trip: Wine & Canvas (Cookies & Canvas)

July 29-August 2 • Cool Clay • 476007-19

All Ages • Location: Founders Park ACTIVITY

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339006-01

Apr 19

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3:00-7:00pm

Free

Get your hands dirty as you make your own clay creations. You will even get a chance to work on a pottery wheel! Field trip: Creative Escape Pottery & More

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SCIENCE OF SUMMER 5-8 years Experience the many wonders of the field of science. Campers will have the opportunity to create various projects (which will be available to take home) in a hands-on setting in each of the weekly camps. Campers will be able to cool down mid-week (every Wednesday), as they will go swimming at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Each week will include an end-of-week field trip on Friday to culminate the weekly focus. Science of Summer camp can tend to get a little messy so be sure to send your child(ren) in clothing appropriate for getting hands-on with science. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack everyday.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Program Rooms, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 12/25

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476006-10

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Bust That Myth • 476006-05

June 3-7 • When I Grow Up... • 476006-01

Have you ever thought, “When I grow up, I’d like to be a meteorologist? Or a doctor?” Find out if you are meant to be in the science field during this week of camp through job-related activities! Real scientists will visit and teach you about their job and why they chose it, too! At the end of the week, we’ll explore the field of agriculture at Trader’s Point Creamery. Field trip: Trader’s Point Creamery

June 10-14 • Indiana Safari • 476006-02

Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! Where do all of these animals live? What do they eat? Find out by creating habitats for a variety of animals. Learn what it takes to keep an ecosystem in balance. At the end of the week, we will take a field trip to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center to observe Big Cats that have been rescued from poor conditions! Field trip: Exotic Feline Rescue Center

June 17-21 • Space Explorations • 476006-03

Have you ever wondered what’s beyond our solar system or what astronauts actually do up there? In this camp, you will explore the stars, the planets, and outer space through exciting activities. We’ll even take a trip to the Challenger Center for a tour and exploration at the end of the week! Field trip: Challenger Center

June 24-28 • Junior Archeologists • 476006-04

Explore the exciting world of archeology as you never have before! Get your hands dirty as we conduct our own archeological dig! What will you find beneath the soil? Join us as we learn about fossils, rocks and minerals, and paleontology. At the end of the week, we’ll visit the Children’s Museum’s “Treasures of the Earth” and “Dinosphere” exhibits, perfect for this week! Field trip: Children’s Museum

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Do potatoes really create electricity? Join us this week as we put the scientific method to the test and determine if our predictions will be true. The Junior Scientists will spend the week working on their own project, which will then be displayed in a science fair for the parents/guardians to enjoy. No field trip.

July 8-12 • Underwater Animals • 476006-06

Under the sea, there are so many wonderful things to see! We will become marine biologists by learning about ocean animals and plant life! We will learn about all the organisms, from the tiniest to the largest, and all of the career possibilities the ocean has to provide for our young scientists. At the end of the week, we will see live sea creatures as we travel to Newport Aquarium! Field trip: Newport Aquarium

July 15-19 • Just LEGO • 476006-07

Who doesn’t love LEGO’s?! We’ll use the colorful bricks to learn about physics and engineering! Also, we’ll make Rube Goldberg projects (e.g., putting toothpaste on a toothbrush in 10 steps) and many more! At the Imagination Station, we’ll explore even more fun with LEGO’s! Field trip: Imagination Station

July 22-26 • Forensic Mysteries • 476006-08

Oh, no! Who took the cookie from the cookie jar?! There’s a mystery to solve! Have you ever thought, “When I grow up, I’d like to find out how to capture the ‘bad guy’?” We will investigate germs, bones, guts, fingerprints, and how real investigators use forensic evidence to crack the case! We’ll take a trip to the WonderLab to meet Stuffee, who will teach us about the human body! Field trip: WonderLab

July 29-August 2 • Goopity Goo • 476006-09

Ready to get messy? Make your own magic crystal gardens, slime, worms, food science, and much more! We’ll even have a science-based Double Dare competition to test your knowledge! Field trip: Central Park


SCIENCE OF SUMMER 9-11 years Experience the many wonders of the field of science. Campers will have the opportunity to create various projects (which will be available to be taken home) in a hands-on setting in each of the weekly camps. Campers will be able to cool down mid-week (every Wednesday), as they will go swimming at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Each week will include an end-of-week field trip on Friday to culminate the weekly focus. Science of Summer camp can tend to get a little messy so be sure to send your child(ren) in clothing appropriate for getting hands-on with science. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack everyday.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Program Rooms, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 8/15

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476006-20

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Bust That Myth • 476006-15

June 3-7 • When I Grow Up... • 476006-11

Have you ever thought, “When I grow up, I’d like to be a meteorologist? Or a doctor?” Find out if you are meant to be in the science field during this week of camp through job-related activities! Real scientists will visit and teach you about their job and why they chose it, too! At the end of the week, we’ll explore the field of agriculture at Trader’s Point Creamery. Field trip: Trader’s Point Creamery

June 10-14 • Indiana Safari • 476006-12

Lions, Tigers, and Bears, oh my! Where do all of these animals live? What do they eat? Find out by creating habitats for a variety of animals. Learn what it takes to keep an ecosystem in balance. At the end of the week, we will take a field trip to the Exotic Feline Rescue Center to observe Big Cats that have been rescued from poor conditions! Field trip: Exotic Feline Rescue Center

June 17-21 • Space Explorations • 476006-13

Have you ever wondered what’s beyond our solar system or what astronauts actually do up there? In this camp, you will explore the stars, the planets, and outer space through exciting activities. We’ll even take a trip to the Challenger Center for a tour and exploration at the end of the week! Field trip: Challenger Center

June 24-28 • Junior Archeologists • 476006-14

Explore the exciting world of archeology as you never have before! Get your hands dirty as we conduct our own archeological dig! What will you find beneath the soil? Join us as we learn about fossils, rocks and minerals, and paleontology. At the end of the week, we’ll visit the Children’s Museum’s “Treasures of the Earth” and “Dinosphere” exhibits, perfect for this week! Field trip: Children’s Museum

Do potatoes really create electricity? Join us this week as we put the scientific method to the test and determine if our predictions will be true. The Junior Scientists will spend the week working on their own project, which will then be displayed in a science fair for the parents/guardians to enjoy. No field trip.

July 8-12 • Underwater Animals • 476006-16

Under the sea, there are so many wonderful things to see! We will become marine biologists by learning about ocean animals and plant life! We will learn about all the organisms, from the tiniest to the largest, and all of the career possibilities the ocean has to provide for our young scientists. At the end of the week, we will see live sea creatures as we travel to Newport Aquarium! Field trip: Newport Aquarium

July 15-19 • Just LEGO • 476006-17

Who doesn’t love LEGO’s?! We’ll use the colorful bricks to learn about physics and engineering! Also, we’ll make Rube Goldberg projects (e.g., putting toothpaste on a toothbrush in 10 steps) and many more! At the Imagination Station, we’ll explore even more fun with LEGO’s! Field trip: Imagination Station

July 22-26 • Forensic Mysteries • 476006-18

Oh, no! Who took the cookie from the cookie jar?! There’s a mystery to solve! Have you ever thought, “When I grow up, I’d like to find out how to capture the ‘bad guy’?” We will investigate germs, bones, guts, fingerprints, and how real investigators use forensic evidence to crack the case! We’ll take a trip to the WonderLab to meet Stuffee, who will teach us about the human body! Field trip: WonderLab

July 29-August 2 • Goopity Goo • 476006-19

Ready to get messy? Make your own magic crystal gardens, slime, worms, food science, and much more! We’ll even have a science-based Double Dare competition to test your knowledge! Field trip: Central Park

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THE SUMMER EXPERIENCE 5-11 years

NEW CAMP!

Experience a fun-filled summer full of adventure! This exciting new camp will be broken down into six smaller groups with age appropriate activities for each group. Tuesdays and Thursdays, we will make our way to The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center for some fun in the sun as we go swimming. Wednesdays, we will bring the fun to us with various on site vendors each week. There couldn’t be a more perfect way to end the week as we will take a field trip each Friday. Come join the fun as we create The Summer Experience you will never forget! All campers must be able to take care of their own respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff to camper is a minimum of 1-to-12. Campers are responsible for bringing their own lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Carmel Middle School, 300 South Guilford Road Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 7:00am-6:00pm Min/Max: 50/150

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476002-10

July 8-12 • Sensational Sports • 476002-06

June 3-7 • Environmental Escapades • 476002-01

It’s all about our environment this week as we Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and learn about different animal habitats. Let’s see how fun it can be to recycle and learn creative ways to reuse everyday things that we might otherwise throw away! Field trip: Indianapolis Zoo

June 10-14 • Construction Junction • 476002-02

Build it and they will come!! Do you like making forts in your backyard? Stacking blocks to the ceiling? This week, we will be constructing cities, caves, and walls with boxes, blocks, LEGOS®, and more! Come join us for some construction fun this week as create some great projects. Young minds will be opened when we visit the Children’s Museum on Friday! Field trip: Children’s Museum

June 17-21 • Survivor • 476002-03

Do you like to work as a team? This week, we will be separated into tribes, given tasks, and put our heads together to complete the challenge. Work with your tribe to win contests, figure out puzzles, and make it through obstacles. Come join us in a week-long game of Summer Survivor! Field trip: Cool Creek Park

June 24-28 • Splish Splash • 476002-04

It just wouldn’t be summer without getting wet! This week is all about water fun. Bring your suits because you won’t be able to stay dry this week at camp! We will be visiting Morse Beach for some fun in the sun and sand! Field trip: Morse Beach

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Creative Adventures • 476002-05

Sculpt it, splat it, form it, or cut it!! Abstract art will take over this week as you explore some fun and messy ways to express yourself with art! With unlimited materials, kiddos will discover their creative side while producing a masterpiece. No field trip.

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You know those sports that are so much fun, yet we don’t get to play them all that often? Well, this week, play with us as we experience a week of non-traditional sports! Put on your bowling shoes...we are going BOWLING! Field trip: Woodland Bowling Center

July 15-19 • Amazing Race • 476002-07

Ready, Set, GO! Come join our race around summer camp! We will be racing through obstacles and completing crazy tasks, trying to solve adventurous riddles, and racing to the finish. The Amazing Race will be all week long, so bring your running shoes! Field trip: Sky Zone

July 22-26 • Showdown • 476002-08

Step this way, because you’re the next contestant on The Summer Experience Showdown! It’s all about a different game show each day. Do you have what it takes to be the winner? Field trip: Laser Flash

July 29-August 2 • Camp’s Got Talent • 476002-09

Do you like to dance? Sing? Juggle? This week we will be all about exploring talents! Share your talents and find some new ones you didn’t know you had! Join in on the fun as we prepare a surprise for the parents at the end of the week. POP some popcorn because we are going to the movies! Field trip: Hamilton 16 Theatre

YOUTH PROGRAMS COMING THIS SPRING AND SUMMER! Tully Bevilaqua Basketball Development • Ages 8-14 • $158 Jan 8-31 • 336110-01 | Feb 12-Mar 7 • 336110-02 Mar 19-Apr 18 • 336110-03

IUPUI Jaguars Basketball Clinic • Ages 6-13 • $195 Jun 10-14 • 136101-01 | Jun 24-28 • 136101-02

Register online at www.carmelclayparks.com today!


MOVE TO IMPROVE 6-12 years If you are looking for an introduction to the wide world of sports for your child, then these are the camps for you! Each week an emphasis will be placed on teamwork, hard work, sportsmanship, and improvement, while helping to sharpen skills in a variety of sports. This is not a camp for the advanced athlete, but for those who are just starting out in a particular sport or who want to develop skills that are essential to success in athletics. Each Wednesday, we will take a break for some well earned swim time at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center! All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Clay Middle School, 5150 East 126th Street (Unless noted otherwise) Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 25/50

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476009-10 June 3-7 • Touchdown 101 • 476009-01 and July 15-19 • 476009-07

Join the fun and learn the fundamentals of one of America’s favorite sports, Flag Football! Each day you will master a new skill and develop more confidence on the gridiron. The week will begin with training camp. Each camper will be weighed, measured, and given a speed test. Next, there will be a punt, pass, and catch evaluation. The remainder of the week will be learning the rules, positions, and routes. Friday will culminate in the “Game of the Week” where the skills our young athletes have acquired will be displayed in the Summer Camp Series (SCS) Bowl Classic tournament. Be part of the gang, the Gridiron Gang!

June 10-14 • Get Up and GOOOOOOAL! • 476009-02 and July 8-12 • 476009-06

Learn to play the world’s most popular sport from the ground up! Soccer! Athletes will be taken step-by-step through positions, fielding, passing, and goal tending. As the week progresses, each skill your child learns will help them develop into a more confident player. Friday will culminate in the SCS World Cup as your child demonstrates newfound confidence and skills in a soccer tournament!

June 17-21 • Hoosier Hoopin’! • 476009-03 and July 29-August 2 • 476009-09

Basketball is king here in Indiana! Come and join us on the royal court! This camp will focus on taking the game of basketball and breaking it down to the basic skills that all athletes need to know to be successful on the court. Athletes will learn ball handling, passing, shooting, defense, and rebounding, but at a pace to match their respective skill level. We will end our week with a skills challenge, followed by our “Game of the week.” Location: Monon Community Center

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

June 24-28 • On Your Mark, Set, Go! • 476009-04

If you have a passion for running, jumping, and throwing, but need to harness the skills necessary to succeed, then this is the camp for you! The focus of the camp will be skill development in track events such as distance running, sprints, soft hurdles, and relays. Field events include: standing long jump, triple jump, high jump, shot put and discus. First up, we will learn the fundamentals of body positioning, breathing, stride, proper stretching, and cool down techniques. We’ll finish our week Friday with a track and field meet. Turn your passion for running into track and field success!

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Batter Up! • 476009-05

America’s favorite past-time is waiting for you! Baseball! Let’s start at the beginning with fielding, catching, and batting. For our younger athletes, batting tees will be available. The game will move from batting tees to soft toss, and finally live pitching as their skill level increases with each day’s activities. We’ll end the week with a home run derby and a baseball tournament on Wednesday!

July 22-26 • Bump, Set, Volley! • 476009-08

Get to know these terms and more as you take to the court for a fastpaced game of volleyball! The focus of the week will be on developing skills in setting, bumping, spiking, and serving. There will be individual skill progress, as well as game-speed drills and scrimmages aimed at shaping the participant into a whole player. Our week will end with a skills challenge and a volleyball tournament! Location: Monon Community Center

Extended School Enrichment and our Summer Camp Series are proud recipients of the 2012-2013 Darkness to Light (D2L) Partner in Prevention distinction. A Partner in Prevention is an organization that has committed the time and effort to educate themselves on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. An organization receives the D2L Partner in Prevention distinction when they have successfully met the annual guidelines established by D2L. www.D2L.org

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OUTDOOR EXPLORERS 6-12 years Get your sunscreen, walking shoes, and sun visors! Enjoy the outdoors as we explore nature. Each camp day, Outdoor Explorers will hike an average of one to two miles with breaks on various camping trails as we explore nature. Each week will include field trips on Tuesday and Thursday to enhance the weekly focus. Campers will be able to cool down mid-week (Wednesday), as they will go swimming at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Fridays are laid back as we wrap up our week with a campfire where we will roast hot dogs and marshmallows. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Central Park East Shelter, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:00pm Min/Max: 20/40

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476003-10

July 15-19 • Nature’s Melodies • 476003-07

June 3-7 • Survival • 476003-01

If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Campers will learn how to survive the great outdoors. Venture through the week SURVIVOR STYLE! Field trip: Cool Creek Park and Dillon Park

June 10-14 • Cape Crusaders • 476003-02

Obstacles and Action! This week is all about obstacle courses and having lots of fun. We will hike, jump, and climb, so get your sweatbands ready as we indulge in summer fun indoors and out! Field trip: Holliday Park and Sky Zone

June 17-21 • Helping Hands • 476003-03

Give a helping hand. Campers will explore new ways of helping out and learn about helping others in need. They will go behind the scenes and see what goes into helping victims of a flood or fire. Field trip: Moore Restoration and a Community Service Project

June 24-28 • Trunkin’ the Trails • 476003-04

Get ready to learn all about trees and trails. We will learn the various uses of different trees and how to choose the “right” hiking trails. Field trip: Mounds State Park and Washington Township Community Park

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Gems and Geodes • 476003-05

Gemstones are fascinating and so are geodes. Let’s see something sparkle! Field trip: Hofmeister Jewelers

July 8-12 • Jeepers Creekers • 476003-06

Prepare to get wet! During this adventurous week, we will hike through water! Field trip: Francis Slocum Recreation Center and Turkey Run State Park

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If you love music, this is the week for you. Would you believe you can make musical sounds with a blade of grass?! We will make our own instruments with things found in nature. Field trip: Eiteljorg Museum and Meridian Music

July 22-26 • Amazing Amphibians & Radical Reptiles • 476003-08

There was a three-toed tree toad, who lived up in a tree, and a two-toed toad that loved the ground. Which toad loved to prod? The three-toed tree toad or two-toed toad? I guess you’ll have to join this week to find out! Field trip: Eagle Creek Park and West Park

July 29-August 2 • Nature’s Food • 476003-09

Come learn how to live off of the land. Campers learn about growing their own veggies and the importance of gardening. Field trip: Anderson Orchard and Farmer’s Market

Your career starts here. ESE Facilitators Start at $8-$9.50/hr Lifeguards Start at $10/hr Swim Instructors Start at $13/hr RecREATION Attendants Start at $9/hr Concessions Start at $8/hr


LEAD THE WAY 8-12 years

NEW CAMP!

Summer is for fun, but summer is also a time to try new things and learn new skills. We are going to let you show us what you are made of. Camp is a time to grow into who you are and to be given the freedom to figure it out. We are going to learn about communication, problem solving, creativity, and many more aspects of leadership all while having a great time. Service learning projects completed throughout the summer will help us give back to the community. Mondays and Fridays are swim days at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center. Tuesdays and Thursdays are off-site field trips, and on Wednesdays, we will work on our projects. Come and have a great time! All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-12. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Banquet Rooms, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 25/50

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476008-10

June 17-21 • Courage Under Fire (Courage) • 476008-03

June 3-7• Leadership 101 (Character) • 476008-01

Leadership is hard, but we are going to take the first step by learning the basics of being a leader. What is good, bad, and in between? We will learn trust exercises, communication, and group dynamics. Field trip: Laser Tag and Junior Achievement Biz Town

June 10-14 • Save the Planet (Teamwork) • 476008-02

Our Earth is everything, and if we do not help out, we may ruin her for future generations. You will discover all the simple things you can do every day to help the planet and other people! Let’s pick some fresh veggies too! Field trip: Hunter’s Honey Farm and Local Community Garden

For some, courage is the hardest skill to build. We are going to test our courage by trying new things. We are going to have to trust our teammates and find new ways to solve problems. Field trip: Eagle Creek Park and Carmel Ice Skadium

June 24-28 • Giving Back (Ethics) • 476008-04

Giving back to the community is very important. You never know when you will need some extra help, so offering support to others will always pay off in the end. Field trip: Food Bank and Cool Creek Park

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Crime Solvers (Problem Solving) • 476008-05

Uh oh! There has been a crime! You must use all your skills to figure out the problem and solve it! Come up with the questions and issues involved to figure out the solution! Field trip: Fort Harrison State Park

July 8-12 • Inventor’s Workshop (Creativity) • 476008-06

Let’s be creative! What can you invent if given the time and energy to do so? What is your vision for the future? Let’s figure it out together! Field trip: Indianapolis Museum of Art and Creative Escapes

July 15-19 • Building Up (Self-Esteem) • 476008-07

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I can do it! I know I can! That is the attitude we will learn this week as we embark on a mission to find out what we excel in and highlight that. Field trip: Sky Zone and White River Canal

July 22-26 • Foodies (Planning) • 476008-08

Who doesn’t love food!?! We all do, so let’s find new ways to plan our meals and how to make the best with what we have. Field trip: Albanese Candy Group and Trader’s Point Creamery

July 29-August 2 • Going to the Dogs (Relationships) • 476008-09

It’s all going to the dogs, but is that really a bad thing? Dogs can be our best friends, so we need to make sure that we are helping them. Field trip: Humane Society and Exotic Feline Rescue Center

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SUCCESS ON STAGE 8-14 years Have a theatrical summer under the big lights! Whether you like to perform on the stage or help build it, Success on Stage is the place for campers drawn to the magic of theatre. The first half of the summer we’ll put together a musical version of The Wizard of Oz, and the second half we’ll create comedy on the high seas with Don’t Rock the Boat. Each production will host a reception afterwards, and both performance and production will celebrate with a field trip the Friday following the performance. Swimming Wednesdays at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center, except the day before the performances. All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-10. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (Production Camp total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Banquet Rooms, 1235 Central Park Drive East Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 10/20 (Production Camp), 12/25 (Performance Camp)

Production Camp Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Production Camp Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) Performance Camp Fee: $700/four weeks + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Performance Camp • Min/Max 12/25 June 3-June 28 • The Wizard of Oz • 476005-11

Dorothy and her loyal dog Toto join the Tin Man, Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion as they all search for what they want the most. Do they get what they’re looking for? Follow the yellow brick road on our musical adventure to find out! Performance is Thursday, June 27, at 2pm, with a reception to follow. Field trip to Skyzone on Friday, July 28. Swimming on Wednesdays except June 26, which is a dress rehearsal.

July 8-August 2 • Don’t Rock the Boat • 476005-12

Join the youngest cruise ship captain in history for a rollicking comedy on the high seas as he sets sail with a crew of high school rejects, a Hollywood star, thieves, pirates, and a trio of singers to name a few. All aboard for an adventure you won’t soon forget. Performance is Thursday, August 1, at 2pm, with a reception to follow. Field trip to Rascal’s on Friday, August 2. Swimming on Wednesdays except July 31, which is a dress rehearsal.

Production Camp • Min/Max 10/20 Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476005-10 June 3-7 • 476005-01

Our first adventure this summer will be The Wizard of Oz musical. Join our production team as we research the script, the movie, and the time period in order to begin creating the magic for the stage. This week, the production crew will determine everything that’s needed for the performance, and how to get it done within our timeframe. Groups will be established to focus on costumes, props, set design, and backdrops. No field trip.

June 10-14 • 476005-02

Our production crew will be hard at work sewing costumes, painting backdrops, creating props, and building the various pieces of the set. Learn how to create a stage setting that transports your audience directly into 19th century Kansas and the fantasy world of OZ. No field trip.

June 17-21 • 476005-03

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • 476005-05

It’s a short week as we celebrate the 4th of July. Get geared up for our next production, a comedy called Don’t Rock the Boat. This week we will be setting up our groups for costumes, props, set design, and backdrops. Please note we will be swimming on Wednesday, July 3. No camp on July 4 or 5. No field trip.

July 8-12 • 476005-06

All hands on deck as we work on creating a world at sea. Campers will learn how to recreate the parts of a ship, background effects to make the audience feel like they’re afloat, and watertight costumes! No field trip.

July 15-19 • 476005-07

This week, students will fish for ideas on clothing and props for joggers, Hollywood stars and pirates to name a few. Continue working on the stage design of a gunboat turned cruise ship. The comic elements are in full swing this week. No field trip.

Students will be working within various groups to continue work on the production side of The Wizard of Oz. Help sew Dorothy’s iconic dress, create Tin Man’s oil can, or design the hot air balloon that the wizard escapes into. Watch out for flying monkeys in this last full week before our performance! No field trip.

July 22-26 • 476005-08

June 24-28 • 476005-04

July 29-August 2 • 476005-09

Performance week! The production team finishes up the various pieces of their stage design and puts their focus on learning the lights, sound, and stage directions they’ll be using during the performance. There will be no swimming as we put it all together for our dress rehearsal on Wednesday. Performance is Thursday, June 27, at 2pm, with a reception afterwards, and a well-earned field trip on Friday to Sky Zone. Field trip: Sky Zone

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Final week before our production. The team will be swabbing the deck and setting up light and sound to have it ready for our send-off next week. Help finalize props for some thieves, a girl singing group, and a seasick engineer. No field trip. The last week of summer camp, and time for our final production. There will be no swimming this week as we use Wednesday for our dress rehearsal. Don’t Rock the Boat will set sail on Thursday, August 1, at 2pm, with a reception afterwards. For our last day of camp, we’ll be celebrating all of our hard work at Rascal’s on Friday. Field trip: Rascal’s


CHILLVILLE 9-13 years Spend the summer with peers who enjoy doing some of the same things as you. Each week presents an opportunity to make choices and spend time doing whatever sounds fun. Want to go on a hike, play your video games, or maybe just relax and talk with friends? This summer camp will have plenty of time for that! Amidst all the fun, we will have a chance to cool down at The Waterpark at the Monon Community Center every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday and travel off-site for a field trip every Tuesday and Thursday. Some field trips are within walking distance, so we will have a chance to get plenty of exercise. Feel free to bring extra spending money in case you get thirsty or want to buy a souvenir! All campers must be able to take care of their respective bathroom needs. The ratio of staff-to-camper is a minimum of 1-to-12. Campers are responsible for bringing their own sack lunch and snack.

June 3-August 2 (total of 9, one-week sessions) Location: Monon Community Center Party Rooms 1195 Central Park Drive West Days: Monday through Friday (except the week of July 1-5) Hours: 8:00am-5:30pm Min/Max: 20/40

Weekly Fee: $175/week+ Full Summer Fee: $1,400 (a $105 discount) + Fee is $105 for the week of July 1-5 (due to no camp of July 4 and 5)

Full Summer • June 3-August 2 • 476004-10

July 15-19 • Mission Possible • 476004-07

June 3-7 • Food Frenzy • 476004-01

Who says you can’t play with your food and eat it too? Participate first hand in picking fresh produce and use the food to create recipes of your own. You are sure to have a blast in this food-centered week. Field Trip: Spencer Farm and MacKenzie River Pizza

June 10-14 • Career Builders • 476004-02

Spend the week learning about a variety of careers. Research to find out what types of careers interest you and get an idea of what they have to offer. Don’t forget to be open-minded! Field Trip: RTV6 and Junior Achievement Biz Town

June 17-21 • Lights, Camera, Action! • 476004-03

Take One! Whether you are a future action star, writer, technology guru, or general film enthusiast, everyone has a part this week when we put our writing, acting, and directing skills to the test. With all these aspects combined, we will work to create a storyline of our own and make a short film. Field Trip: Regal Village Park and Kings Island

There is strength in numbers! Work as a group to successfully complete team based challenges and other character building activities. Learn something about yourself and your peers as we work together and develop leadership skills along the way! Field Trip: Laser Flash and Sky Zone

July 22-26 • Chillaxin’ • 476004-08

Come unwind as you skate through a refreshing week. Take a break as you chill out on the ice and try your hand at one of the most well-known ways to put your mind to ease. Take it from Picasso! Field Trip: Creative Escape and Carmel Ice Skadium

July 29-August 2 • Blast From the Past • 476004-09

Travel through the decades and dress the part as you encounter hobbies both new and old. Enjoy some trends from years past and have a blast dancing through the decades! Field Trip: Woodland Bowling Centering Center and Skateland

June 24-28 • Go Green or Go Home • 476004-04

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! Go green by learning a variety of ways to become more eco-friendly. Participate in environmentally friendly activities and crafts throughout the week to help support the ecosystem. We will witness green methods both onsite and away on special field trips. Field Trip: Traders Point Creamery and White River Canal

IMPACT

July 1-3 (no camp July 4 & 5) • Beach Bums • 476004-05

Are you a young adult seeking responsibility? Are you a 12-15 year old who wants to serve as a positive role model? The I.M.P.A.C.T. (Initiative, Motivation, Professionalism, Achievement, Compassion, Teamwork) program will teach essential life skills in a job-like setting. Members of I.M.P.A.C.T. will attend a weekly job training session that will focus on each of the six elements of the program. Interested individuals must be 12 by June 3, 2013 and will interview to become a member of I.M.P.A.C.T. If selected, each member will be assigned to one of the following summer day camps: Play On, The Summer Experience, Science of Summer, or Adventures in Art.

Ready for a mid-summer break? Let’s beat the heat by heading to the beach. Enjoy relaxing in the sand and participating in plenty of beachfriendly activities. Get ready for a staycation! Field Trip: Morse Beach

July 8-12 • Tween vs. Wild • 476004-06

Gear up to take on mother nature as you explore the outdoors both on and off land. Spend time exploring caves, floating downstream, fishing, hiking, and much more! Field Trip: Bluespring Caverns and Sugar Valley Creek

12-15 years

June 3-August 2 (M-F) • 476008-11 • Full Summer Fee: $500 Hours: Dependent upon campsite • Max: 25 • Location: See below

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Skyhawks Sports 4-10 years Skyhawks provides a wide variety of fun, safe, and positive programs that emphasize critical lessons in sports and life, such as teamwork, respect, and sportsmanship. Our programs are designed to give each child a positive introduction into sports while fostering a lifelong love for an active, healthy lifestyle. Our patient and knowledgeable staff use a variety of skill-building games and activities to give each athlete a complete understanding and overview of the sport. Since 1979 Skyhawks has taught over one million boys and girls life lessons through sports. Please view their website at www.skyhawks.com for further information and sample schedules.

June 3-August 2 Location: Creekside Middle School, 3525 W. 126 Street th

S.N.A.G. Golf 5-9 Years

Mini Hawk 4-6 Years

June 3-7 • 476010-01 and July 22-26 • 476010-09 $135 • Min/Max 12/24 • 9:00am-12:00pm Campers will learn the fundamentals of swinging, putting, chipping, and body positioning. Skyhawks has adopted the SNAG (Starting New At Golf) system as its curriculum. SNAG is specifically designed for the entry-level player; SNAG simplifies instruction so that young players can make an easy and effective transition onto the golf course. All equipment provided.

June 17-21 • 476010-04 and July 15-19 • 476010-07 $125 • Min/Max 12/24 • 9:00am-12:00pm This multi-sport program gives children a positive first step into athletics. Baseball, basketball and soccer are taught in a safe, structured environment with lots of encouragement and a big focus on fun. Our MiniHawk games and activities were designed to allow campers to explore balance, movement, hand/eye coordination, and skill development at their own pace. Skyhawks staff are trained to handle the specific needs of young athletes.

All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award. The participant-tocoach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes, and sunscreen.

Quickstart 4-8 Years June 10-14 • 476010-02 • $105 • Min/Max 8/16 • 10:00am-12:00pm Skyhawks Tennis with Quickstart is a new format to help kids ten and under learn to play tennis. To create a successful learning environment, we have made modifications to our traditional tennis program. The court is smaller and has shorter nets, the racquets are smaller, and the balls are foam. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis such an exciting game to play. All coaches are trained by USTA professionals. Due to limited court space, these programs fill up quickly. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. The participant-tocoach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring a tennis racquet, appropriate clothing, two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.

Multi Sport 6-12 Years June 10-14 • 476010-03 and July 15-19 • 476010-08 $155 • Min/Max 12/24 • 9:00am-4:00pm Our multi-sport camp is designed to introduce young athletes to a variety of different sports in one setting. For this program we combine soccer, flag football, and baseball into one fun-filled week. Athletes will learn the rules and essentials of each sport through skill-based games and scrimmages. By the end of the week, your child will walk away with knowledge of multiple sports along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and self-discipline. All participants receive a t-shirt, sport ball, and a merit award. The participant-to-coach ratio is approximately 12:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and snack (for programs over four hours) or two snacks (for programs four hours or less), a water bottle, running shoes, a baseball glove, and sunscreen.

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All participants receive a t-shirt, ball and a merit award. The participantto-coach ratio is approximately 8:1 Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.

Tennis 6-10 Years June 24-28 • 476010-05 and July 29-August 2 • 476010-10 $125 • Min/Max 12/24• 9:00am-12:00pm Skyhawks tennis focuses on skill refinement as well as practice and match play to develop consistent, well-rounded tennis players. Players learn proper grips, footwork, strokes, volleys, and serves during a series of drills designed to teach skills in a fun and dynamic way. In addition to developing a love for tennis, athletes will learn the rules and etiquette that make tennis an exciting game to play. Due to limited court space, these programs fill quickly. All participants receive a t-shirt and merit award. The participant-tocoach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring a tennis racquet, appropriate clothing, a lunch and two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes and sunscreen.

T-Ball 4-6 Years July 8-12 • 476010-06 • $125 • Min/Max 12/30 • 9:00am-12:00pm Skyhawks teaches the fundamentals of fielding, catching, throwing, hitting, and base running, all in a fun, positive environment. Specifically designed for beginning and intermediate players, this program teaches athletes new baseball skills along with vital life lessons such as respect, teamwork, and responsibility. All participants receive a t-shirt and a merit award. The participant-tocoach ratio is approximately 8:1. Participants should bring appropriate clothing, a lunch and two snacks, a water bottle, running shoes, a baseball glove, and sunscreen.


Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation 2012-13 Extended School Enrichment & 2013 Summer Camp Series Registration Form CHILD INFO Full Name

Last

Grade (Fall 2012)

School

First

Middle

Birthdate (mo/day/yr.)

Teacher (Fall 2012)

Swim Level (beg/int/adv)

PARENT(S)/GUARDIAN(S) INFO Home Address

City

Employer

State Phone #

Zip

E-mail Address

Employer

Phone #

PICK‐UP AUTHORIZATION

Please list, in order of preference, all persons, (including yourself, and, if applicable, the child’s other parent/guardian) who are authorized to pick up your child. Your child will not be released to anyone not on this list. Any changes to this list may be made in person. Anyone on the list must be at least 16‐years‐old. I authorize the people named below to pick‐up my child from Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series. As the parent/guardian, I agree that when my child is picked up or dropped off, by an authorized person, this person will make sure that a staff person is aware of my child’s arrival or departure, and will sign my child in and out. I understand that I will be charged a fee of $1 per minute past the end of the program time, which is a per pick‐up fee. I understand that, in the event my child is not picked up one hour after the program ends, and all emergency contact attempts have been exhausted, the local police will be notified and my child may be immediately terminated from the program.

Authorized Pick‐Up Name (Yourself)

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

Authorized Pick‐Up Name

Relationship

Home Phone #

Work Phone#

Cell Phone #

HEALTH HISTORY/INFO Allergies

Current Medications

Operations OR Serious Injuries (List Dates)

Medical Condition OR Special Need

Dietary Restrictions

Immunization Date (Last)

Physician’s Name

Phone#

Preferred Hospital (if emergency warrants child will be taken to the closest hospital to the location of the injury)

Dentist’s Name

Phone# (if applicable)

Insurance Policy

Policy OR Group #

SPECIAL NEEDS

• My child will be on the following behavior plan during the 2012-13 school year: 504 _______________ IEP _______________ n/a _______________ • If your child is on a 504 plan or IEP, does your child require a 1:1 ratio during the school day? Yes _______________ No _______________ Other (please state accommodation) _______________________________________________________ • If yes, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will conduct an assessment on your child to determine if a 1:1 ratio is required for participation in Extended School Enrichment and/or Summer Camp Series • If it is determined based on your child’s assessment that a 1:1 ratio is required for your child, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation will assign a qualified staff member(s) within 30 days from the assessment date to work on a 1:1 ratio with your child. Participation in Extended School Enrichment and/or Summer Camp Series may not begin until Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation assigns your child a staff member. • To schedule your child’s assessment please contact Brooke Taflinger, Inclusion Supervisor, at 317.573.5245 or btaflinger@carmelclayparks.com.

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Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation 2012-13 Extended School Enrichment & 2013 Summer Camp Series Registration Form PARENT AUTHORIZATION, WAIVER and RELEASE CHILD’S PHYSICAL CONDITION AND EXPECTED BEHAVIOR: I hereby declare my child to be physically sound, having medical approval to participate in the activities of the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series. This health history is correct so far as I know, and my child has permission to engage in all prescribed program activities except as noted in the special needs section above. I understand that it is my responsibility to promptly notify my child’s site supervisor in writing of any changes in my child’s health. I certify that my child is amendable to discipline and free from habits or attitudes which would make him/her an undesirable participant. PHOTO & VIDEO PERMISSION: Photos and video footage are periodically taken of participants in the Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series. Please be aware that these photos and video footage are the property of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation and will be used in the department’s publications, website and video productions unless you elect not to give permission for the use of your child’s likeness. I consent to such uses and waive any rights of privacy or publicity I may have in connection with those uses. Failure to complete this section will be considered permission. PERMISSION = ______ YES ______ NO TRANSPORTATION AGREEMENT: Your child may be using bus transportation provided by Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation. This might be for an afternoon swim, field trips, or for transportation to and from the program site. By my signature below, I give permission for my child to travel by bus with the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series staff. MEDICATION PERMISSION: I hereby give permission to Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation staff to administer the following medication to my child: Acetaminophen (i.e. tylenol) PERMISSION = ______ YES ______ NO, Diphenhydramine (i.e. benadryl) PERMISSION = ______ YES ______ NO EMERGENCY AUTHORIZATION: I hereby give permission to the medical personnel attending to my child to order X‐rays, routine tests and treatment for my child, and, in the event I am not able to communicate or cannot be reached in an emergency, I hereby give permission to the attending physician to hospitalize, secure proper treatment for, and order injection(s) and/or anesthesia and/or surgery for my child as named above. I will be fully responsible for any costs of such treatment, even if not covered by insurance. RELEASE AND WAIVER: In consideration of my child’s participation in the activities of the Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series and acknowledging that risk of injury exists, I HEREBY RELEASE, WAIVE, DISCHARGE, COVENANT NOT TO SUE AND AGREE TO HOLD HARMLESS THE CARMEL CLAY BOARD OF PARKS AND RECREATION, THE CARMEL CLAY PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT, CITY OF CARMEL, CLAY TOWNSHIP, ITS AND THEIR OFFICIALS, OFFICERS, MEMBERS, INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, EMPLOYEES AND VOLUNTEERS from any and all claims or liability for personal injury or property damage my child or I may suffer directly or indirectly arising out of or relating in any respect to participating in Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series. This waiver and release of all claims, demands, action, and liability shall include, without limitations, any injury, damage or loss to person or property which may be (a) caused by any act, or failure to act, by Releasees even if said injury, damage, or loss results from the negligence of any or all of the above‐identified Releasees or (b) sustained by my child before, during or after Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment Program. I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Releasees from all lawsuits, losses, damages, claims, and expenses, including attorney’s fees and costs arising from or relating in any respect to my child’s participation in Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment Program or my breach of all terms and conditions contained in the Extended School Enrichment Program Registration Form. This provision will apply regardless of whether or not the lawsuit, losses, damages, claims, expenses, attorney’s fees and/or costs arises out of the negligence of any of the Releasees. The laws of the State of Indiana will govern any disputes or other matters relating to this Consent and Liability Release.

AGREEMENT • To abide by Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment /Summer Camp Series staff/child relationships, which states that a Carmel Clay Parks & • Recreation Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series employee may not provide care to children enrolled in Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series outside of the approved Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series activities that are conducted in locations operated by Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation. This would include babysitting, outings or trips. I understand that all Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series staff have been informed of this policy. • To read the Extended School Enrichment parent/guardian guide and the Summer Camp Series guide, so I am familiar with the policies and procedures of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series. • That should my child’s behavior result in suspension (per the Behavior Consequence Rubric) or present a real threat of harm to him/herself or others, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation may deny care and participation in Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series programs, and this agreement may be terminated with notification. • That when my child is picked up or dropped off, by an authorized person, this person will make sure that a staff person is aware of my child’s arrival or departure, and will sign my child in and out. I understand that I will be charged a fee of $1 per minute past the end of the program time, which is a per pick‐up fee. I understand that, in the event my child is not picked up one hour after the program ends, and all emergency contact attempts have been exhausted, the local police will be notified and my child may be immediately terminated from the program. • To not send a sick child to the program. In the event that a child is severely injured, ill and/or contagious to fellow children, parents/guardians will be contacted via phone. Any medication (prescription and non‐prescription) given at the program requires written permission. • That should my child’s school be closed early due to inclement weather or emergency, Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment will be cancelled and my child will be sent home by: Bus Walk Home Parent Pick‐Up • That should my child’s school be closed during the before school program due to inclement weather or emergency, the parent/guardian will be contacted. • My child must be picked up by an authorized person by 10:00 a.m. I understand that I will be charged a fee of $1 per minute past 10:00 a.m. • That should my child attend any inclement weather delay and/or School’s Out camps, the daily rate will be due prior to (School’s Out) or the morning of (inclement weather delay) attendance. My child will not be admitted to the program unless this fee is paid. • To pay the non‐refundable Extended School Enrichment registration fee for each child and all applicable fees (e.g. monthly, weekly, punch card or drop‐in) by the • date and time designated by Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation. I agree to pay $5 for each delinquent day as a late fee for any payments made after the respective due date. My child will be prohibited from attending the Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series until all past due payments have been made in entirety. I certify that I am the parent/legal guardian of this child and that I have authority to make the representations and grant the authorizations contained herein. I have read and fully understand the terms and conditions of Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s Extended School Enrichment/Summer Camp Series.

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2013 Summer Camp Series Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation Registration Form

Camper’s Information (may include multiple children) CAMPER’S NAME (FIRST & LAST)

BIRTHDATE (mo/day/yr)

/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / /

GENDER

CAMP WEEK

CAMP NAME (and location if vac stat)

CAMP CODE #

FEE

/ / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / TOTAL AMOUNT PAID $_______________

Payment Full summer rate must be paid in full. Partial payment plan (50% non-refundable down payment for each camp week). Payment in full due by June 3, 2013 (first day of summer camp).

Submit Payment and Applicable Registration Form(s) • In-person at any of the eleven Carmel Elementary Schools or at the Monon Community Center • Online at carmelclayparks.com • By phone (317.573.5240 or 317.843.3864) if payment by debit or credit card

Scholarship Applications Available (Criteria based upon Federal Income Eligibility Guidelines): www.carmelclayparks.com/images/edocs/scs/scs_scholarship_application.pdf Deadline: April 1, 2013 (Must include 2012 IRS 1040 tax form. Please cover Social Security number.)

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