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T he C oast News

JULY 8, 2016

Summer F un & L earning July Horse Camps at Barking Elf Ranch Nestled in the heart of Elfin Forest, just one mile from San Elijo Hills, lies Barking Elf Ranch. Our summer camps offer English equitation horsemanship instruction. Confidence, balance, posture, leadership, responsibility, and communication skills are all part of being a good rider. Campers enjoy daily horseback riding while having fun and appreciating their own accomplishments. First day, riders learn about their horse, grooming, tacking up and of course, RIDING, with Queen Kay instructing and guiding with a counselor

2016: Our motto is Powerful Kindness by their side until they are ready to trot on. Beginners thru intermediate/advanced horse riders are welcome. You’ll ride a different horse every day! Archery, daily crafts, snacks & homemade juices are provided. Our horse camps are a blast! We all look forward to each campers’ accomplishments, as well as Wild Water Day, Photo Dress

Up Day (You’re lucky the Queen has been a pro photographer for many moons), and certainly Show Off Day for the folks. Be prepared to take control, get a little dirty, and have fun every day at the Barking Elf Ranch. Fees for this amazing adventure are just $385 per week. There’s room for only 8-10 riders at each camp, so reserve your space today! Call Queen Kay at 760 744-2422, online at www., or email Year-long, non-competetive English lessons are on-going.

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HORSE CAMP 2016 Barking Elf Ranch in Elfin Forest

Join us for a Summer Experience your Camper will never forget! Each Camp Includes: *Daily - Snacks, Juice, and Crafts *Wednesday - Photo Dress Up Day *Thursday - Water Games Day *Friday - Family Show-off Day Camp is at Barking Elf Ranch in Elfin Forest. Mon-Friday 9AM - 2PM

FIRST TIMERS to ADVANCED RIDERS July 4-8 11-15 18-22 25-29 Make New Friends - Bring Some Friends

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Eleven North Coast Scouts have earned the Girl Scout Gold Award for taking action in their community through outstanding leadership projects. Top award earners, from left, include Sophie Ilas, Alexis Durant, Madison Ma, Proma Dewanjee and Katherine Monko. Not pictured: Avalon Johnson, Hannah Lange, Katherine Monko, Elyse O’Neill, Miya Scheble and Hannah Ballew. Courtesy photo

Girl Scouts go golden REGION — Proma Dewanjee, Alexis Durant, Sophia Ilas, Avalon Johnson, Hannah Lange, Madison Ma, Katherine Monko, Elyse O'Neill and Miya Scheble, all of Carlsbad, and Hannah Ballew of Del Mar, earned the Girl Scout Gold Award — the organization’s highest honor — for their outstanding leadership and commitment to taking action in their community. Just 5 percent of Girl Scouts nationwide achieve this distinction. Recipients qualify for special college scholarships and can enter the military one rank higher than usual, among other rewards. Ballew wrote a picture book to help adults find the right words when explaining ALS — Lou Gehrig’s Disease — to children. Pianist Dewanjee, who now teaches and performs piano, provided music education and therapy for In-

dian women and children affected by disabilities, poverty, the sex trade and mental illness. A member of La Costa Canyon High School’s Best Buddies Club, Durant arranged open mic nights for teenagers and adults with special needs at the Hill Street Café. O'Neill (who graduated in 2015) belonged to the Carlsbad High Speech and Debate Team. She started a speech and debate program through which middle school students could enhance their self-confidence. Ilas created an interactive sensory garden and related curriculum geared toward students with special needs. Lange taught third-graders about the current drought, then helped them convert a 1,300-square-foot plot of grass into a drought-resistant succulent garden kept up by the school’s rain wa-

tering system. Johnson led surf camps, teaching participants about beach safety and environmental responsibility along with surfing skills. Scheble’s Special Olympics program, which she presented through Carlsbad High School’s Best Buddies Club, brought together able-bodied students and those with disabilities. Inspired by her experiences in Girl Scouts’ Technology Goddesses day camps, Ma gave students of diverse backgrounds and ages the opportunity to use a Bluetooth-controllable robotic ball called a Sphero. Monko, realizing that her school’s online health class wasn’t meeting student needs, surveyed her classmates and brought in a self-defense instructor, a psychologist, a neurologist, two estheticians and a yoga instructor to answer questions.

JULY 9 BEST-LOVED BOOK SALE The Friends of Carlsbad Library host the “Old and Interesting” book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9 and from 1 to 3 p.m. July 10 at 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad. DIVE-IN MOVIE Keep cool and see “Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs” (rated PG), under the stars in a heated pool at Float and Flick 7 p.m. July 9, at Alga Norte Aquatic Center, 6565 Alicante Road. Bring a pool floatie. Tickets are $8 per person and kids ages 3 and under are free. Register at apm.activecommunities. com and pick up wristbands at the event, or register in person at Alga Norte Aquatic Center. 6565 Alicante Road. SWITCHFOOT BROAM The 12th annual Switchfoot Bro-Am will be July 9 at Moonlight Beach, starting at 7 a.m. with a team surf contest, the Rob Machado Bro Junior surf contest. A free concert is held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., all benefiting local youth charities. For tickets, visit GET FIT Carlsbad Lifestyle & Fitness Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 9 at Pine Avenue Community Park, 3333 Harding St., featuring a family fitness zone, booths and activities geared toward Carlsbad’s active healthy lifestyle. A $6 wristband is required to participate in some of the activities and can be purchased at the event. For more information, visit BOCCE BALL BLAST North County Athletic Association presents Vigilucci’s Beach Bocce World Championship XXXIV from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 9 at the San Dieguito River Mouth aka Dog Beach in Del Mar (just west of the Del Mar Racetrack), to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs

You’ll ride a different horse every day with balance and confidence! Register: 760-744-2422

of Carlsbad. Parking at the Del Mar Racetrack (enter through the Solana Gate off of Via de la Valle) and complimentary shuttles are provided to the beach. JULY 10 GATHERING OF FRIENDS The Catholic Widows and Widowers of North County support group for those who desire to foster friendships through various social activities, will gather for a picnic July 10 at Aviara Community Park, Carlsbad, enjoy Happy Hour at Coyote Bar and Grill, Carlsbad July 12 and dinner at Black Angus, Escondido July 14. Reservations are required, at or (858) 6744324. JULY 12 LOOKING BACK The Computer Genealogy Group will meet at 9:30 a.m. July 12 in Carlsbad City Council Chambers, 1200 Carlsbad Village Drive, to hear Jill Crandell speak on ”Research Ties:  How and Why to Keep a Quality Research Log.”  Reservations not needed. For more information call (760) 967-8635, email, or visit BUDDHIST MONKS VISIT There will be an opening ceremony, welcoming seven Tibetan Buddhist monks from the Gaden Shartse Phukhang Monastery, at 10 a.m. July 13 at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of San Dieguito, 1036 Solana Drive, Solana Beach. The monks will share their culture from July 13 to July 17. Call (858) 755-9225 or visit SandMandala for more details. JULY 13 BIKE BUCKS Widened bike lanes and more than 200 custom “Bike the Village” bike racks create a great place to ride a bike. Ride to the State Street Farmers Market and pick up a couple “Bike Bucks” at the information table (Grand and State intersection) to save money on your market purchases. The market is open from 3 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday.

JULY 14 Summer Pilates Mat Classes for ages 14 thru adult will start on Thursday, July 14, thru August 18, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm. at the Encinitas Community Center, 1140 Oakcrest Park Dr. Encinitas. Register at or (760) 9432260. JULY 15 LIFE AND MORE MiraCosta College lifelong learning group ,LIFE Lectures, is hosting two speakers starting at 1 p.m. July 15, on the Oceanside campus, 1 Barnard Drive, Admin. Bldg. #1000. At 1 p.m. Jane Zwerneman, Assistant Director of the Stuart Collection at UCSD. At 2:30 p.m., Officer William Waldrop, MiraCosta College. Purchase a $1 parking permit at the machine in Lot 1A, and park in lots 1A or 1B. Visit miracosta. edu/life or call (760) 7572121, ext. 6972. AUG. 6 RELAY FOR LIFE Register now for the Encinitas Relay For Life, an American Cancer Society fundraiser, beginning at 10 a.m. Aug. 6, and ending at 8 a.m. Aug. 7 at the San Dieguito Academy High School Track, 800 Santa Fe Ave., Encinitas. Event organizers are seeking volunteers, sponsors, and teams to participate. Visit rely.acsevents. org and enter 92024 in “Sign Up For Event,” or email Karen Cook at AUG. 16 LANCER DANCE CAMP Sign up now. Elementary and middle school youngsters who love to dance or cheer can join the Carlsbad High School Varsity Dance Team, Junior Lancer Dancer summer camp from 9 a.m. to noon from Aug. 16 through Aug. 19 at Carlsbad High School, 3557 Lancer Way, Carlsbad. Cost is $125 per child. Register online at LancerDancers. com. Donations fund the Lancer Dancer’s competition trips.

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