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Water Activities 5th Annual Open Water Swim Sponsor: Namolokama Canoe Club Details: With the health and well being of our community in mind, we reach out to all families to bring together, supporting all levels of swimming skills, have fun and to serve the community. This fundraising event will help our youth program and non-profit organizations. Dates/Time: July 30 Location: Hanalei Bay Age Level: Age range includes 5 year old youth to 80+ adults. Swimmers of all capabilities are welcome. Contact: Dick and Barbara Smith at 8267585,, www.namolokama. com Sponsors are most welcome for $100. Logos placed on a large banner; donations welcome.

Sea Scout Summer Rendezvous 2011 Details: 4 days and 3 nights of food, fellowship, and fun on the water! Units that cruise in will be able to stay aboard their own boat. Other units will need to camp. We will reserve a campsite on Hanalei Bay very close to where the boats are anchored. Heads and showers are available at the campsite. Each unit will be responsible for its own meals. We will provide visiting units with assistance for cooking supplies, utensils, and cold storage, etc. The only group meal will be the Sunday dinner BBQ, followed by a beach bonfire. This will be potluck style with each unit responsible for certain dishes. Dates/times: July 22 through July 25 Location: Hanalei Bay Contact: Larry Richardson at (808) 652-0802. 14

Snuba Tours of Kauai Details: Get the thrill of scuba with the ease of snorkeling. No experience needed. Age level: 8 years and older Date/Times: Takes about an hour and a half from the check in to the end of the dive. Underwater time averages 30 minutes. Start and end from shore. Monday through Friday at 9 a.m., 10:30 a.m., noon and 1:30 p.m. Location: Lawai Beach (Hoai Bay) next to the Beach House restaurant on the road to Spouting Horn. Cost: $69 (If you live on Kauai and say you saw us in the Kauai family Magazine, it is $49) Contact: Kevin or Kathy Cram at (808) 8238912

Captain Don’s Sportfishing Details: With Captain Don, you can catch mahi mahi, dorado ahi, yellowfin tuna, wahoo, ono, marlin, sharks, amber jacks, barracuda, giant travalie and much more. Location: Charters depart from Nawiliwili Small Boat Harbor. Cost: Half-day trips (4-4 1/2 hours) for $135. ¾-day trips for $175. Whole day trips (8 hours) for $200. *Prices do not include Hawaii State Sales Tax or Harbor Fees. Trips include drinks. Special: FREE KIDS T-SHIRT OFFER — mention Kauai Family Magazine, for children ages 12 and under with every tour, and receive a free Captain Don’s T-shirt. Offer good through summer 2011. Contact: Captain Don,at (808) 639-3012. Or email

Learn To Swim Sponsor: Mokihana Aquatics Details: Swimwear ‘Ohana Keiki: “Little Swimmers” must be worn during classes. No exceptions. Tiny Tots: All girls should wear one-piece swim suits. Swim Caps are required for girls and boys. No rash guard shirts allowed. No jewelry allowed. Age level: 5 years old and up – beginners only; Preregistration required. ‘Ohana Keiki – Ages 6 weeks to 35 months with Care Giver. Tiny Tots – Ages 3 to 4 years old (Limited Enrollment) Dates/Times: ‘Ohana Keiki Session I — June 6 to 17, (Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri); ‘Ohana Keiki Session II — June 20 to July 8 (Mon/Tue/Thu/Fri); ‘Ohana Keiki Session III — July 18 to 29, (Mon/ Tue/Thu/Fri). TIMES — 12:30 to 1 p.m.; 1 to 1:30 p.m.; 1:30 to 2 p.m. Location: Kaua’i High School Pool (KHS) Cost: $75 (No discounts) Contact: Coach O at (808) 821-0587

Outrigger Canoe Paddling Youth Program Sponsor: Hanalei Canoe Club Details: Must be able to swim. On Saturday mornings there are Regattas which includes 10 canoe clubs on Kauai racing in age groups against one another. Dates/Times: Practice times Tuesdays & Thursdays, 8-10 yrs at 2:45 p.m.; 11-18 yrs at 3:45 p.m. Continuing until August 6. Location: On the river in Hanalei Cost: $40 Contact: 639-4048

Learn To Swim Camp Dates/Times: Learn to Swim Camp 1 — June 6 to 22, (Mon – Sat); Learn to Swim Camp 2 — June 23 to Juy 13, (Mon – Sat); Learn to Swim Camp 3 — July 18 to 29, (Mon – Sat); Lollipop Meet — July 30 Beginners — 2:15 to 3:15 p.m.; Advance & Above — 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Ocean Safety (All Classes) 3 to 4 p.m. Location: Kauai High School Pool (Mon/Tue/Thu/ Fri/Sat); Beach for Ocean Safety (Wednesdays) Cost: $150 (with family discount) Contact: Coach O at (808) 821-0587

YMCA Swimming Lessons Sponsor: YMCA Details: Parent and Child, Youth, and Adult swimming lessons scheduled monthly. Contact: Call 246-9090 or visit our website www. for more information.

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Summer Camps Critter Camp

Hanalei Aloha Camp Details: We are a beach activity surf orientated camp located in Hanalei Bay, we do everything from beach games like dodgeball and relays and plenty of surf and fun in the ocean. Lunch and surf equipment provided. Age level: 5 and up Dates/times: June 6 through July. Monday through Friday (9 a.m. to 2 p.m.) Location: Pinetrees beach, Hanalei Bay Cost: $225 a week Contact: (808) 639-1344; hanaleialoha@live. com

YWCA of Kaua’i Girlz Zone - Girlz Dayz Summer Camp

Sponsor: YWCA of Kaua’i Details:$¿YHGD\ camp for girls to participate in activities that are creative, fun and encourage physical activity, communication, teamwork, responsibility and healthy relationships. Age Level: Girls 11 to 15 years old Dates/Times: Camp Session 1 is Monday to Friday, June 20 to 24; and Camp Session 2 is Monday to Friday, July 11 to 15. Two pickup locations on Monday – 9 a.m. at Starbuck’s Kukui Grove and 10:30 a.m. at Waimea Neighborhood Center. Drop off on Friday is 11 a.m. at Waimea Neighborhood Center and 1:30 p.m. at Starbuck’s Kukui Grove. Location: YWCA’s Camp Sloggett in Kokee State Forest. Cost: $200 per girl, which covers lodging, meals and snacks, activities and transportation. Limited scholarships are available by calling the YWCA of .DXDœLRI¿FH Contact:  RUVWRSE\RXURI¿FHIRUDQ application at 3094 Elua Street, Lihue, HI 96766.


Sponsor: Kauai Humane Society Details: A weeklong program of fun interacting with the animals at the shelter, training dogs, playing with cats, learning, crafts, and service projects. Lots of games and activities included! Age level: Students completing grades 1 through 6 are eligible for the program. Dates/times: There will be three separate programs — June 6 through June 10; June 27 through July 1; July 11 through July 15. Each program runs from 9a.m. until 3 p.m. Before and after child care is available for an extra fee. Location: Kaua’i Humane Society Animal Shelter Cost: $150 per week-long session Contact: Mele Brewer, Humane Educator, (808) 6320610, ext. 103;; Applications are at

Forest Akamai Camp at Kokee Discovery Center Sponsor: Storybook Theatre Details: Storybook Theatre is proud to offer this summer adventure program to a limited number of students. This year Forest Camp will include an in-depth study of Hawaiian Forest Birds, along with hiking advenures, fireside storytelling, and nutritious meals. Children will benefit from instruction by professional educators, guest scientists and cultural resource people. Age Level: 7 to 16 Dates/Times: June 22 to 26 Location: Kokee Discovery Center Cost: Tuition is $200 and includes meals, lodging and instruction. Contact: For more information or to register your child contact Storybook Theatre email director@ or call (808) 335-0712.

Creative Arts The Kauai Academy of Creative Arts Details: A four-week summer arts program with morning and afternoon programs, visual and performing arts classes taught by professional artists/ teachers.The Academy also offers programs, workshops and school intersession classes. Age level: 6 years old and up Dates/Times: June 20 to July 15 Location: Island School Cost: Morning classes Monday through Friday are $240; Afternoon classes Monday through Friday are $240; Full day enrollment classes Monday through Friday are $450 Contact: (808) 346-7586, email admin@ or visit www.

“Hold Your Dreams… Just Dance”

Sponsor: Aloha Dance Studio Details: A spectacular performance in Hip Hop, Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Modern, Pointe and more. Special performances with Pink Pebbles Crew. Age level: 3 years old through adult Dates/Times: Saturday, May 28, at 6 p.m. Location: Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall Cost: Tickets at Aloha Dance Studio — $10 advance; $15 at the door SUMMER WORKSHOP Details: Summer dance program in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical and Contemporary Age level: 3 years old through adult Dates/times: June 7 to July 14 Location: Aloha Dance Studio Contact: Visit for full summer schedule and rates or call 245-1810. We are also setting up dance clinics around the island. All upcoming information will be posted on our website.

Summer Camp Kauai Gymnastics Academy Details: Your keiki will enjoy different “themed” days while working everyday to complete a really cool art project for take-home on the last day. Age level: 6 to 9 years old Dates/Times: June 13 to 17, from 9 a.m. to noon Location: 4224 Hanahao Place Contact: Call or email for a flyer with full details at (808) 245-8863 or GRAND OPENING! Details: Dedication and Celebration at their NEW Puhi location! Exhibitions will be scheduled throughout the afternoon so you’ll be sure to catch at least one! Dates/Times: May 28, from 1 to 4 p.m. Location: 4224 Hanahao Place

Summer Theatre Workshops and Performance

Sponsor: Hawaii Children’s Theatre Age level: Begining Acting Program ages 4 to 7; The Art Of Acting workshop program ages 8 to 16; The Art of Performing program (Aladdin) ages 8 to 16 Dates/Times: All programs start on June 7 and perform on — July 7, 8, 9 and 10. Begining Acting from 8 a.m. to noon. The Art of Acting from 8 a.m. to noon. The Art of Performing from 1 to 5 p.m. All programs Monday through Friday. Location: Kauai Alliance for Performing Arts (KAPA) building in Puhi. 4411 E. Kikowaena Street. Cost: Begining Acting Program $300; The Art of Acting workshop $300; The Art of Performing (Aladdin) $365; Both The Art of Acting and The Art of Performing $615; Scholarships for all programs are available. Contact: Registration forms available at; email or call (808) 246-8985.

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Other Activities Halau Rava Tikiti Nui Details: Even if you have no dance experience, come and give it a try. Dancing and learning are fun. You are welcome to practice with us and learn at your own pace. When you get proficient enough, you can perform with us and even make a little money. Age level: All ages who want to learn and/or get better Tahitian dancing and hula Dates/Times: Meet at the main pavilion at Lydgate almost every Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Location: Performs all over the island Cost: Free Contact: Call Teresa at (808) 755-5841.

Make it & Take it Sponsor: Kauai ACE Hardware & Crafts Details: Craft Coordinator Shawna Lee comes up with a project. Sometimes the projects are company directed. The kids would make the project and get to take home. The projects are designed to be very easy construction/ assembly. Craft Coordinator supervises them. Age Level: Any Age (Recommended for elementary and intermediate) Dates/times: Every Saturday, Varies from 10 a.m. to noon (call for schedule or stop by store for monthly schedule) Location: Kauai ACE Hardware & Crafts Cost: $1 Contact: Shawna Lee at (808) 245-4091

HSJGA Tournament Schedule

US Open Local Qualifying — Kauai Lagoons May 18 US Amateur Public Links Qualifying — Poipu Bay Golf Course - May 21 US Women's Amateur Public Links Qualifying — Poipu Bay Golf Course - May 21 US Women's Open Qualifying — Poipu Bay Golf Course - May 22 Chica Ishii, All Ages — Wailua GC - May 28-30 Spring Classic, All Ages — Kiahuna GC - June 4 US Junior Amateur Qualifying — Princeville Makai Course - June 20 US Girls Junior Qualifying — Princeville Makai Course - June 20 US Junior Amateur Qualifying — Princeville Makai Course - June 21 Aloha Section PGA Junior Championship — Kauai Lagoons - June 23-24 Mitchell Ota Match Play, All Ages — Wailua GC - July 8-10 Summer Challenge, 13-18 age divisions — Puakea GC - July 24 Back to School, 13-18 age division — Poipu Bay GC - Aug 7


Kauai Police Activities League: Filling Playgrounds Not Prisons

Sponsor: The Kaua’i Police Activities League (KPAL) is a non-profit organization that has enriched the lives of thousands of youngsters over the years. Details Age level: Between 5 and 18, or still in high school Dates/Times: CHEERLEADING (Ages 5 to 18), Monday & Thursday – 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.; JIUJITSU (Ages 7 to 18), Tuesdays – Ages 7 to 11 – 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Ages 12 to 17 – 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.; WRESTLING (Ages 9 to 18), Wednesday & Friday – 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.; HIP HOP DANCE (Ages 5 to 18), Wednesday & Friday3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Location: The new KPAL Youth Center, located at 4800 Kawaihau Road, Kapaa Cost: $20 per activity, or you can sign up for an annual fee of $50 which allows you to participate in any KPAL activity at any location throughout the year. Those who receive free meals at school are eligible for a scholarship. (Each activity will be half off.) Proof of qualification is required at registration. Contact: OTHER KPAL ACTIVITIES BOXING (Ages 7 to 18) — Locations in Lihue & Hanapepe. Continuous recruitment. For more information, contact Officer Mark Ozaki at 6526999. WRESTLING (Ages 9 to 18) — Locations at the Kapaa Youth Center and Lihue Veterans Center Hall. Season: March-June. Season starts again in November. For more information on classes held at the Kapa‘a Youth Center, email kpalyouth@ or call Captain Michael Contrades at 241-1635. For more information on classes in Lihue, call Officer Mark Ozaki 652-6999. SEA SCOUTS (Ages 13 to 19) — Meets weekly at the Kapaa Armory. Continuous recruitment. For more information, contact Skipper Larry Richardson at 652-0802.

Kapaa Boys and Girls Clubhouse Summer Intersession This listing is brought to you by William and Margaret Akana. Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club Pool, beach, sports, camping, rope Details: 3URJUDPLQFOXGHVJ\PDQGÂżHOGVSRUWV course,ofgarden Hawaiian culture, arts, Circles Light arttours, program, Waimea Swimming Pool, hiking, Waimea Tech Center, music,camping, hiking and a light snack daily. walking excursions in 9Waimea Town,We excursions Excursions leave at a.m. sharp. meet atto the Hawaiian Cultural activities, and many the beach, club daily. more. Age level: Open to ages 7 to 17 only, no exceptions to July 22. Dates/Times: June June 11 through JulyMondays 29; 7:30 a.m. to through Fridays,through 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. 5 p.m.; Monday Friday Cost: $100 5HJLVWHUHDUO\ÂżUVWFRPHÂżUVWVHUYH Contact: (808) (808) 338-1418 821-4406

Waimea Boys and Girls Clubhouse Summer Intersession Sponsor: Boys & Girls Club Details: Program includes gym and field sports, Circles of Light art program, Waimea Swimming Pool, camping, hiking, Waimea Tech Center, walking excursions in Waimea Town, excursions to the beach, Hawaiian Cultural activities, and many more fun stuff. There will be a separate fee for excursions to Lihue Bowling Alley, Kilauea Lighthouse, and the YMCA Swimming Pool. We will provide light snacks, parents will be responsible in providing lunch for their child/children. Lockers are available for the summer. Combination locks are for sale for $5. Age Level: Ages 7 to 17. Dates/Times: June 1 through July 29. The program is from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday. Cost: $75. Register early, first come, first serve. Contact: Paul at (808) 338-1418

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Education Bicycling Traffic Skills 101 Class Sponsor: Kauai Path Details: Comprehensive class learning bike handling skills you need to ride safely and legally in traffic and on the trail. Must bring own bike in good working condition & bike helmet. Age level: Recommended for adults and children age 14 & older. Dates/Times: Saturdays 8 am to 5 pm — May 21, June 18, July 16 (all Saturdays) Location: At the Department of Health’s Vector Control Office, 4398-B Pua Loke St., Lihue Cost: $50 per participant Contact: (808) 635-8823; email

Kids College Sponsor: U.S. Dept. of Education & Kauai Economic Development Board Details: Kids’ College is a hands-on summer science and technology enrichment program. This year there will be five different courses: Planet Kauai; Rocketry; Power Kauai; Robotics; and Busted: Myths in Science. Age level: For all kids age 10, 11 and 12 Dates/Times: All courses are from 8 a.m. to noon. Planet Kauai — June 6 to 9; Rocketry — June 13 to 17; Power Kauai — June 20 to 24; Robotics — June 27 to July 1; and Busted: Myths in Science — July 5 to 8. Location: KCC campus, OCET Multi-purpose Building Cost: $100 per course. $50 scholarships will be available to 100 qualifying students. Contact: Call OCET at (808) 245-8318 to register or information.


Island School Summer Offerings L EAP IN S I D E T H E S TO RY Spons or : Is l a n d S c hool D e t a ils : M a k i n g e a r l y l i t e r a c y connections. Oral language, phonological awareness, written language, print d e v e l o p m e n t. A ge le v e l: Pr e K ages 3 t o 5 D a t e s /Tim e s : J u n e 2 0 t o J u l y 8 ; M o n d a y to Fr i d a y fr o m 8 a. m . t o noon Loc a t ion: Is l a n d S c hool C os t : $ 3 9 5 C ont a c t :( 8 0 8 ) 2 4 6-0233 EL EM EN TARY S U M M E R E N R I C H M E N T Spons or : Is l a n d S c hool D e t a ils : R e a d i n g , M at h, S c ienc e, A rt , F un Ag e l e v e l : Ki n d e rgart en t o 3rd grade D a t e s /Tim e s : J u n e 2 0 t o J u l y 1 5 ; M o n d a y to Fr i d a y fr o m 8 a. m . t o noon Loc a t ion: Is l a n d S c hool C os t : $ 5 2 5 C ont a c t : ( 8 0 8 ) 246-0233 T H E 8 T H A N N U A L J E A N N E WA R B U RTO N M EM OR IAL LI T E R A C Y C LI N I C Spons or : Is l a n d S c hool D e t a ils : T h r e e t e a c h e r s w o r k w i t h students to learn tricks, tips and tools to discover how to manipulate the English language for reading, writing and spelling. Designed to assist students in all five areas of English: sound a w a r e n e s s , p h o n i c s , f l u e n c y, v o c a b u l a r y and comprehension and writing skills. A ge le v e l: Gr a d es 3 t o 6 D a t e s /Tim e s : J u n e 2 0 t o J u l y 1 4 ; M o n d a y to Th u r s d a y fr o m 8 a. m . t o noon Loc a t ion: Is l a n d S c hool C os t : $ 6 0 0 C ont a c t : ( 8 0 8 ) 2 46-0233 FU N D AM E N TA LS O F M AT H Spons or : Is l a n d S c hool D e t a ils : 4 0 h o u r c ours e D a t e s /Tim e s :J u l y 1 8 t o J u l y 2 9 ; f r o m 9 a .m . to 1 p .m . Loc a t ion: Is l a n d S c hool C os t : $ 4 5 0 C ont a c t : ( 8 0 8 ) 2 46-0233

Summer Fun Guide  

It’s that time of year again! The kids are out of school and you’re figuring out how to keep them busy. On Kauai, there’s no shortage of act...