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Show Hours: Saturday, July 9 - 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, July 10 - 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Monday, July 11 to Saturday, July 16 - 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
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For the past 10 years, the Bobcat Kids’ Club has offered exciting activities for future Bobcats during Frolic Week, and this year is no exception! Bobcat Kids’ Club is a day camp for kids ages 4-11. Camp hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Friday hours are 9:00 a.m. until noon. Dropoff and pick-up will be at Wily’s Place in the Cannon Student Center.
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The activity fee is $30 per on-campus camper and $50 per off-campus camper. This includes snacks, lunch, activities, and a camp souvenir. Children should wear comfortable clothing and shoes. Adult volunteers supervise the camp. Hiking, off-campus outings such as gem mining and putt-putt, and crafts are all part of the program.
A $50 deposit is required with registration and is refundable if cancelled before June 25.
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This unique show, featuring more than 30 vendors, began as an outdoor “clothesline” exhibition held by two Lees-McRae alumni in 1973. Now, it’s one of the premier art shows of the summer! Items for sale include pottery, woodworking items, jewelry, framed photographs, pillows, wooden bowls, paintings, crocheted items, ceramics, stained glass, mosaics, floral arrangements and much more.
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All proceeds from the show are designated by the Lees-McRae College Alumni Board for special needs and scholarships for students.
If you are interested in being a vendor, contact Donna Isley Mason ’78, Arts and Crafts Show chair, at (859) 224-0789 or email@example.com.
Bobcat Teen Camp Since the Bobcat Kids’ Club has tripled in size over the past 10 years, organizers saw a need to form two camps - one with programming for older kids! Bobcat Teen Camp is a day camp for kids ages 12-15. Camp hours are Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Friday hours are 9:00 a.m. until noon. Campers will meet in Wily’s Place in the Cannon Student Center each day. The activity fee is $15 per on-campus camper and $30 per off-campus camper. Campers will participate in various outdoor recreational activities as well as leadership training. The cost per camper includes food and activities.
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July 8-17, 2011
Alumni Frolic Week
Bobcat Children’s Programming
39th Annual Alumni Arts and Crafts Show
Beat the Heat!
Alumni Frolic Week Information Check-in or Check-out
• 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily at The Alumni House • Check-in begins at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 8 • Latest check-out is 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, July 17
Frolic Week Schedule of Events Friday, July 8
3:00 p.m. Check-in begins at The Alumni House Welcome to Alumni Frolic Week and beautiful summertime in the mountains!
Saturday, July 9
9:30 a.m. Opening of Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center Come early for the best selection of handmade arts and crafts! Dates and details
are located on the reverse side of this brochure.
Sunday, July 10
• Rooms are available on the first and second floors of Avery Residence Hall and on all three floors of Virginia Residence Hall.
Monday, July 11
• The second floor of Avery and first floor of Virginia are handicap accessible. Tate Residence Hall is closed for renovations this summer. Rooms are assigned as registration forms are received. Specific requests for rooms will be honored IF possible. Confirmations will be mailed. • Final payment is due upon check-in. • Unreturned or lost keys will be charged $35 per key.
These rates include three meals a day and all events except for the Summer Alumni Banquet, whitewater rafting trip, Summer Theatre’s Swing! The Musical, and children’s programming. • Adult (12 & up): $50 per person, per day • Child (6 to 11): $35 per person, per day • Children ages 5 and under are no charge
Friday, July 15
8:30 a.m. Daily Devotions in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall 9:30 a.m. Bible Study at The Alumni House 9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 2:00 p.m. Afternoon Tea on The Alumni House Patio Wear “Tea” attire, enjoy scones and tea sandwiches, and make it fun with an
8:30 a.m. Daily Devotions in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall 9:30 a.m. Bible Study at The Alumni House 9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 11:00 a.m. Alumni Board Meeting and Lunch in the Stafford Room of the Carson Library 12:30 p.m. 70th Reunion Luncheon for the Class of 1941 at The Alumni House Contact Class Representative Rose Bisanar Bowden ’41 at (704) 864-5859 3:30 p.m. Wildlife Demonstration and Lecture by Students and Faculty of the Blue Ridge Wildlife Institute in Swank Park
5:30 p.m. Bluegrass and Barbecue on Tate Lawn featuring Darin and Brooke Aldridge This event offers an authentic Appalachian music and food experience. Bring a
blanket or lawn chair and enjoy live music and delicious barbecue!
1:00 p.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 8:30 a.m. Daily Devotions in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall Start your day off right with inspirational devotions led by a different Frolicker each day. 9:00 a.m. Bobcat Kids’ Club and Teen Camp in Wily’s Place More information can be found on the back of this brochure. 9:30 a.m. Bible Study at The Alumni House Join Associate Dean of Students Mitch Marlowe for an in-depth study of the scripture
each morning focused on “I AM” statements based on the Book of Ephesians.
9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 6:00 p.m. Ice Cream Social and Bingo in MacDonald Dining Hall This event is always a favorite of all ages! Don’t miss awesome Bingo prizes and ice
Tuesday, July 12 Frolic Week Rates
Wednesday, July 13
8:30 a.m. Daily Devotions in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall 9:30 a.m. Bible Study at The Alumni House 9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 5:30 p.m. Denim and Dinner at The Alumni House Put on your boots and wear your favorite denim attire! Dinner includes indoor and
outdoor seating with line dancing lessons and music from your favorite DJ!
7:30 p.m. FORUM Series: International Tenors in Hayes Auditorium
The International Tenors will present everything you could hope to hear in a tenor concert including tributes to Caruso, Mario Lanza and Pavarotti. There will be opera, musical theater, operetta, pops and Tony Bennett specials. Complimentary tickets are available for Frolickers on a first come, first serve basis.
Learn about native wildlife and how the BRWI cares for hundreds of injured and orphaned animals each year.
5:15 p.m. Kids’ Fun Night in Wily’s Place and H.C. Evans Auditorium
Future Bobcats unite for a fun-filled evening of pizza, games and a movie!
5:30 p.m. Summer Alumni Banquet in MacDonald Dining Hall Join fellow alumni for seasonal fare as we honor this year’s Distinguished Alumni
Thursday, July 14 8:30 a.m. Daily Devotions in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall 9:30 a.m. Bible Study at The Alumni House 9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center 12:00 p.m. Sullivanian/Delta Omicron Theta Alumnae Luncheon in Heritage Dining Room of MacDonald Dining Hall Wear your pearls for lunch with the ladies of DOT, past and present! 1:30 p.m. Book Signing and Lecture with Dr. Allen Speer in the Stafford Room of the Carson Library The distinguished professor and author of the Voices Trilogy presents one of his
4:00 p.m. Golden Heritage Society Meeting at The Alumni House Golden Bobcats meet to discuss the next legacy gift to Lees-McRae College. 7:30 p.m. Frolic Night at Swing! The Musical in Hayes Auditorium
“Two thirds rhythm and one third soul.” Swing! features timeless music by the likes of Duke Ellington, William “Count” Basie, and Benny Goodman, and features the dance revolution that shattered ethnic and cultural barriers with styles like Jive, Swing, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing and Hip-Hop Swing! Enjoy reserved seating and special rates for Frolickers.
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8:00 p.m. Young Alumni Mixer in Wily’s Place
Enjoy dancing and drinks with music by DJ Nurse Carl and Delee Scott playing today’s hits and yesterday’s favorites!
Saturday, July 16 9:30 a.m. Alumni Arts and Crafts Show in the Cannon Student Center Time TBA Whitewater Rafting on the Watauga River with Edge of the World Outfitters
You don’t want to miss this trip! Price includes transportation, guide, a substantial and home-cooked lunch, entertainment and a rafting experience unique with Edge of the World. Water level is dam-controlled by the Tennessee Valley Authority, so flow is guaranteed on the Watauga River! Edge of the World cancellation policy dictates no refunds within one week of the trip (last chance to cancel is Friday, July 8). Waiver forms for all participating must be turned in at check-in at The Alumni House. Pricing depends on group size and ranges from $54 to $69 for adults and $44 to $59 for children. Sign up now and pay $30 deposit with registration.
Sunday, July 17 10:00 a.m. Final Check-out at The Alumni House
Registration Information Please indicate the number of participants in each event. Alumni staying off-campus are encouraged to register for Frolic events, and tickets will be provided for those who pre-pay.
# Attending On-Campus Cost Adult/Child
Afternoon Tea Bluegrass and Barbecue Bobcat Kids’ Club Bobcat Teen Camp Denim and Dinner FORUM Series: International Tenors Frolic Night at Swing! The Musical Ice Cream Social/Bingo Kids’ Fun Night Sullivanian/DOT Alumnae Luncheon Summer Alumni Banquet Young Alumni Mixer Whitewater Rafting (Edge of the World)
included included $30 $15 included complimentary $25/$20 included included complimentary $10/$5 included $54-69/$44-59
($30 deposit per person required with registration for all whitewater rafters to reserve spot)
Off-Campus Cost Adult/Child
$6/$3 $12/$6 $50 $30 $10/$5 complimentary $25/$20 $5/$3 $15 complimentary $15/$8 $10 $54-69/$44-59
EVENT TOTAL DUE = $
Lodging Adults (12 & up) x # of Days Children (6 to 11) x # of Days 5 & under free
x $50/day x $35/day
LODGING TOTAL DUE = $ EVENT TOTAL DUE = $ GRAND TOTAL DUE = $
Please complete payment and lodging information on the back of this form.
Online registration and payment is available at www.go.lmc.edu/frolicregistration
Published on May 31, 2011