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MECHANICSBURG AREA PARKS & RECREATION SUMMER PROGRAM BROCHURE 2013

ISSUE NO. 2

Soak in the Summer Discounts

We’re moving as of April 2nd Trails & Trees Environmental Center 1731 S York Street, Mechanicsburg


Splash into Summer Savings! Pool Passes On Sale NOW! Mechanicsburg Outdoor Pool

2013 Season Outdoor Pool Pass Rates March 31 – May 1 Resident Non-Resident Student/Senior $114 $139 Adult $139 $164 Family $194 $234 May 2 – Summer Student/Senior $124 $149 Adult $149 $174 Family $204 $244 CURRENT pass members can renew memberships for 2013 by calling 691-4572, mail a check along with updated information, or stop by the office! NEW memberships can be purchased at the Recreation Office M-F 8:00 - 4:00pm. Pool rates, hours, and rules and regulations are available on our website: www.mbgsd.org (Community/Alumni Tab)

Office Closed March 25-April 2

Summer Adventure Camp

“The staff was motivated and passionate about the camp. Both of my children looked forward to attending and did not want to go on vacation and miss camp!” Summer Adventure Camp is a 10 week enrichment day camp offered to students 6-14 years old. Campers participate in weekly field trips, theme days, group activities, and swimming at the Mechanicsburg Area Outdoor Pool. All at no additional charge! Registration being accepted NOW!

3rd Annual Tri4Kids

Come “Ride, glide, dip and dive” your way through this fun, exciting event to be held this summer! Our 3rd Annual Tri4Kids is open to all students ages 5-18 who have an interest in competing in a triathlon (swim, bike, run)! Race distances will vary based on age. T-shirt not guaranteed if registered after June 28. Race Date: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Entry Fee: $25, After May 3 $35, Day of $40 Location: Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Park Registration: 8:00 am

Sports camps Boys Camps

Baseball Camp Instructor: Coach McAllister Location: Memorial Park Main Baseball Field Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 9:00 am-11:30 am Age: At least 5 but less than 13 R: $90, After May 31 $100, After June 13 $110 NR: $100, After May 31 $110, After June 13 $120

Baseball Hitting Camp Instructor: Coach Bianchi Location: Memorial Park Main Baseball Field Session I: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Location: Community Park Main Baseball Field Session II: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Age: At least 10 but less than 15 R: $75, After Jun 13 $85, After Jun 27 $95 NR: $85, After Jun 13 $95, After Jun 27 $105

Boys Basketball Camp Instructor: Coach Strickler Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Gym Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 9:00 am-3:30 pm Age: At least 9 but less than 15 R: $120, After May 24 $130, After Jun 7 $140 NR: $130, After May 24 $140, After Jun 7 $150

Boys Volleyball Camp Instructor: Coach Dirks Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm Age: At lease 11 but less than 15 R: $85, After May 17 $95, After May 31 $105 NR: $95, After May 17 $105, After May 31 $115

Football Camp Instructor: Coach Hakel Location: Memorial Park Turf Field Session : Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 5:30-8:00 pm Age: At least 6 but less than 18 R: $60, After Jun 20 $70, After Jul 3 $80 NR: $70, After Jun 20 $80, After Jul 3 $90

More details listed on our website. MREC Grass Volleyball League New league for quads and doubles. Visit our website or contact Tiffany, tmetzler@mbgsd.org for more information.

1st Annual Triples Grass Tournament Join us for our first triples grass tournament on Saturday, June 1 at Memorial Park. Divisions will be divided by Men’s & Women’s. Cost is $25 per person, $30 per person after May 3, and $40 per person day of registration. For more information visit our website.

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The Mechanicsburg Area Parks & Recreation Program Brochure is published three times a year for the Mechanicsburg Area School District, 100 East Elmwood Ave., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055.


Sports camps

Girls Camps

Co-ed Camps

Cheerleading Camp

Cross Country Camp

Instructor: Coach Shatzer Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Auxiliary Gym Session: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 6 but less than 15 R: $70, After May 17 $80, After May 31 $90 NR: $80, After May 17 $90, After May 31 $100

Instructor: Coach Mellinger Location: Memorial Park (by the Pool) Session: Jul 22, 23, 24, 25, 26 Time: 8:00-11:00 am Age: At least 12 but less than 17 R: $80, After Jun 27 $90, After Jul 11 $100 NR: $90, After Jun 27 $100, After Jul 11 $110

Field Hockey-Advanced Skills Camp

Little Cats Basketball

Instructor: Coach Bianchi & Coach Acri Location: Memorial Park Turf Field Session: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 12 but less than 16 R: $90, After Jun 13 $100, After Jun 27 $110 NR: $100, After Jun 13 $110, After Jun 27 $120

Field Hockey Camps

Instructors: Coach McAllister & Coach Strickler Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 3:00-5:00 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 9 R: $55, After May 31 $65, After Jun 13$75 NR: $65, After May 31 $75, After Jun 13 $85

Instructors: Coach Bianchi & Coach Acri Location: Turf Field at Memorial Park Session I: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 8 but less than 15 R: $80, After May 24 $90, After Jun 7 $100 NR: $90, After May 24 $100, After Jun 7 $110 Session II: Jul 23, 24 Time: 9:00 am-3:00 pm Age: At least 12 but less than 16 R: $94, After Jun 27 $104, After Jul 11 $114 NR: $104, After Jun 27 $114, After Jul 11 $124

Soccer Camp

Field Hockey Mini Sticks

Tennis Camp

Instructor: Belinda Heltzel Location: Memorial Park Turf Field Session I: Jul 22, 23, 24, 25 Time: 5:00-8:00 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 9 Registration Fee: $90 Session II: Jul 29, 30, 31, Aug 1 Time: 5:00-8:00 pm Age: At least 9 but less than 13 Registration Fee: $90

Girls Basketball Camp Instructors: Coach Metzler & Coach Alvey Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jul 22, 23, 24, 25 Time: 9:30-11:30 am Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $55, After Jun 27 $65, After Jul 11 $75 NR: $65, After Jun 27 $75, After Jul 11 $85

Girls Volleyball Camp Instructor: Coach Wolgemuth Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 6:00-8:30 pm Ages: At least 11 but less than 16 R: $85, After Jun 20 $95, After Jul 3 $105 NR: $95, After Jun 20 $105, After Jul 3 $115

Instructor: Coach Lougee & Coach Cochran Location: Friendship Park Session: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Ages: At least 6 but less than 9 Time: 9:00-10:15 am R: $55, After May 17 $65, After May 31 $75 NR: $65, After May 17 $75, After May 31 $85 Ages: At least 9 but less than 14 Time: 9:00-11:00 am R: $75, After May 17 $85, After May 31 $95 NR: $85, After May 17 $95, After May 31 $105 Instructor: Coach Smith Location: Mechanicsburg High School Tennis Courts Session I: Jun 17, 19, 24, 26, Jul 1, 3 R: $72, After May 24 $82, After Jun 7 $92 NR: $82, After May 24 $92, After Jun 7 $102 Session II: Jul 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24 R: $72, After Jun 13 $82, After Jun 28 $92 NR: $82, After Jun 13 $92, After Jun 28 $102 Ages: At least 5 but less than 8 Time: 9:00 - 9:45 am Ages: At least 8 but less than 11 Time: 10:00 -11:00 am Ages: At least 11 but less than 17 Time: 11:00 am- 12:00 pm

Tennis Training Instructor: Coach Smith Location: Mechanicsburg High School Tennis Courts Session: Jun 18, 20, 25, 27, Jul 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30, Aug 1, 6, 8 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Ages: At least 12 but less than 18 R: $165, After May 24 $175, After Jun 7 $185 NR: $175, After May 24 $185, After Jun 7 $195

Mechanicsburg Junior Tennis Tournament Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High School Tennis Courts Session: Jul 31, Aug 1, 2 Time: 12:00-8:00 pm Age: At least 10 but less than 19 Fee: $25 per Single Event or $25 per Doubles Team and one can of balls.

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Sports Camps Co-ed Camps

Throwing Instruction-Track & Field Instructor: Coach D’Annibale Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High School Track Session: By Appointment. Please call the Recreation Office. Age: At least 12 but less than 19 Fee: $35/hr

Track Clinic Jump, Run and Throw your way to the GOLD! Train with High School athletes for the Hershey Track & Field Meet in a three day clinic. Instructors: Coach Bishop, Coach Canniff, Coach D’Annibale Location: Mechanicsburg Senior High Track Session: May 1, 2, 3 Time: 5:30-7:00 pm Ages: At least 9 but less than 15 Registration: $29, After Apr 19 $39

Elementary Volleyball Camp Instructor: Coach Rutter, Messiah College Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Ages: At least 8 but less than 12 R: $65, After May 31 $75, After Jun 13 $85 NR: $75, After May 31 $85, After Jun 13 $95

Middle School Volleyball Camp Instructor: Coach Rutter, Messiah College Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Gym Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 11:00 am-1:00 pm Ages: At least 12 but less than 15 R: $65, After May 31 $75, After Jun 13 $85 NR: $75, After May 31 $85, After Jun 13 $95

Volleykidz Instructor: Coach Rutter, Messiah College Location: Elmwood Elementary Auxiliary Gym Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 10:30 am-12:00 pm Ages: At least 6 but less than 8 R: $65, After Jun 20 $75, After Jul 3 $85 NR: $75, After Jun 20 $85, After Jul 3 $95

Volleytotz Instructor: Coach Rutter, Messiah College Location: Elmwood Elementary Auxiliary Gym Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 9:00-10:30 am Ages: At least 4 but less than 6 R: $65, After Jun 20 $75, After Jul 3 $85 NR: $75, After Jun 20 $85, After Jul 3 $95

Teenage Fitness Center Program Grades 7-12 The Mechanicsburg Area Senior High School Fitness Center will be open for MASD student use Monday through Thursdays from 9:0011:30 am beginning June 10 and ending August 1. No program June 20 and July 4. Fitness instructors will be on hand to help students set up a fitness program and monitor them as they work out.

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African Safari

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This summer, take a trip to the jungle. We are headed to Africa in search of lions, elephants, hippos, and giraffes. We'll enjoy lots of fun games, crafts and activities. Grab your binoculars and join us for a trip to the jungle! Instructor: Sherry Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Art Room Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 9 R: $59, After Jun 20 $69, After Jul 3 $79 NR: $69, After Jun 20 $79, After Jul 3 $89

Alternative Energy Environmental Day Camp Discover, explore and experiment with alternative energy sources such as Biomass, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Hydroelectric Energies and Natural Gas. Instructor: Paul Garrett Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Age: At least 11 but less than 19 Registration: $84

Aqua Cats Swimming Learn the basics of swimming and water safety in a controlled but fun atmosphere. Instructor: Corey Pelow & aides Location: Memorial Park Swimming Pool Session: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 22, 23, 24, 25 Puffers Age: At least 3 but less than 6 Time: 10:45-11:15 am Minnows Age: At least 4 but less than 7 Time: 10:15-10:45 am Catfish Age: At least 5 but less than 8 Time: 9:45-10:15 am Sharks Age: At least 7+ Time: 9:00- 9:45 am R: $69, After Jun 14 $79, After June 27 $89 NR: $79, After Jun 14 $89, After June 27 $99

Arts & Crafts Club Come on out for a week of crafting. Activities will include: painting wood, fabrics and sun catchers tie-dye t-shirt, beaded jewelry, candles, Model Magic and more. Instructor: Melissa Henning Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 52 Session: Aug 5, 6, 7, 8 Time: 10:00-11:30 am Age: At least 6 but less than 12 R: $54, After Jul 11 $64, After Jul 25 $74 NR: $64, After Jul 11 $74, After Jul 25 $84

Sarge’s Saturday Shape-up Session: Mar 30-May 4

Time: 8:00-9:30 am

Cost: $90

Middle School Summer Session Sundays: Jun 2-Jul 21 Cost: $90 Time: Speed Training 1:00-2:00 pm Strength Training 12:00-1:00 pm Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: Jun 3-Jul 25 Cost: $160 Time: Monday 5:00-8:00 pm; Wednesday 5:00-8:00 pm; Thursday 7:00-8:00 pm Instructor: Bob Forry, Specialist in Sports Conditioning Location: 200 Lambs Gap Road, Twin Ponds West www.SGT4ETRAINING.com e-mail SGT4E@VERIZON.NET

R = Resident Rate (Resides in the Borough of Mechanicsburg or Shiremanstown and Upper Allen Township) NR = Non-Resident Rate


Babysitting

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Cooking Around the World

Prepare to become a certified babysitter. Participants will be taught different safety techniques and the "Do's and Don'ts" of babysitting. Included: a babysitter’s kit and certification. Instructor: Sue Canniff Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Ages: At least 11 but less than 16 Session: Jun 7 Time: 8:30 am-3:00 pm R: $69, After May 10 $79, After May 24 $89 NR: $79, After May 10 $89, After May 24 $99

Let's tour the world trying new recipes from different countries. Gaining an appreciation of other cultures through dishes from Europe, Asia and Latin America. Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 54 Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 10 but less than 17 R: $104, After May 31 $114, After Jun 13 $124 NR: $114, After May 31 $124, After Jun 13 $134

Beginning Pony Riding Mini Camp

Cooking Club

Enjoy riding ponies and learn how to care for them. Instructor: Joanne Hocker Location: Total Equine Learning Center at Copper Penny Farms Ages: At least 2 but less than 13 Session I: Jun 30 Time: 1:30-3:00 pm R: $39, After Jun 7 $49, After Jun 20 $59 NR: $49, After Jun 7 $59, After Jun 20 $69 Session II: Jul 14 Time: 1:30-3:00 pm R: $39, After Jun 20 $49, After Jul 13 $59 NR: $49, After Jun 20 $59, After Jul 13 $69

Behind-the-Wheel Driver Education This course is voluntary behind-the-wheel driving and is available to students holding a valid learner's permit or license and completing the classroom phase (or currently enrolled in good standing). The driving program does not assure students of receiving a valid driver's license when the course is completed. The instruction is scheduled during a student's study hall periods, after school or during the summer. A $160 deposit is needed upon registration and then an additional $160 is required the first day behind the wheel.

Boogie Woogie Blues! Jazz basics including stretching, isolations, floor work and choreography. Location: Studio ‘91, Grantham Session: Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Age: At least 6 but less than 10 Registration: $48, After May 24 $58, After Jun 7 $68

Camp Hollywood Lights! Camera! Action! A casting call for directors, producers, and actors to create music videos, news broadcast and short film. Other positions: script writer, set developer, and STAR! Campers will be available for autographs during Thursdays premier of their on-screen debut! Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 9:30-11:30 am Age: At least 8 but less than 14 R: $64, After May 31 $74, After Jun 14 $84 NR: $74, After May 31 $84, After Jun 14 $94

Chew on this...breakfast for lunch, Mexican Fiesta, All-American and delightful desserts. Enjoy learning the basics of cooking and eating your treats! Instructor: Melissa Henning Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 54 Session: Aug 5, 6, 7, 8 Time: 11:45 am-1:15 pm Age: At least 6 but less than 12 R: $54, After Jul 11 $64, After Jul 25 $74 NR: $64, After Jul 11 $74, After Jul 25 $84

Cool Chemistry for Girls! How about creating your own shampoo, lip balm and stress putty. Move over guys-girls are learning that chemistry rocks! Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jul 23, 24, 25 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 10 but less than 16 R: $87, After Jun 27 $97, After Jul 11 $107 NR: $97, After Jun 27 $107, After Jul 11 $117

Dancing Dolls Whether you like dancing with Monster High, LaLa Loopsy, American Girl, Next Generation Dolls or you want to get "Fancy with Nancy" this class is for you. Each class will be filled with dancing, arts and crafts, and fun for everyone. Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session: Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10, 17 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Age: At least 4 but less than 10 Registration: $48, After May 24 $58 After Jun 7 $68

Digital Movie Camp Hop into the director's chair and create your own cinematic masterpiece! This is your opportunity for you to express your creativity through short movie. Instructors: Joanna Acri & Melissa Meyers Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 158 Session: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Time: 9:00-11:30 am Age: At least 11 but less than 15 R: $60, After May 17 $70, After May 31 $80 NR: $70, After May 17 $80, After May 31 $90

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Does Your Water Taste Buggy?

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Meet the REAL insects of the Aquatic World. You may never look at a pond or stream the same way again! Instructor: Ryan Bridge Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Session: Jul 29 Time: 10:00-11:15 am Age: At least 5 but less than 16 R: $24, After Jul 3 $34, After Jul 18 $44 NR: $34, After Jul 3 $44, After Jul 18 $54

Draw Like A Pro Express yourself by drawing and creating pictures of your favorite foods, athletes, friends or places. Instructor: Lori Cropper Location: Elmwood Elementary Music Room Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 10 but less than 17 R: $69, After May 24 $79, After Jun 7 $89 NR: $79, After May 24 $89, After Jun 7 $99

Friendship Forever! Create friendship jewelry to share and trade. Not just bracelets, but friendship dolls, zipper pulls and BFF necklaces too. Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Music Room Session: Jul 8, 9, 10 Time: 10:00-11:00 am Age: At least 8 but less than 15 R: $49, After Jun 13 $59, After Jun 27 $69 NR: $59, After Jun 13 $69, After Jun 27 $79

Funky Flower Pot Who says you can't play with your food? We'll use pasta and rice to decorate two flower pots. Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jul 3 Time: 1:00-2:00 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $19, After Jun 7 $29, After Jun 20 $39 NR: $29, After Jun 7 $39, After Jun 20 $49

Girl Power! This camp is all about girls! Making jewelry, crafts, manicures and teambuilding games. Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 12:30-2:30 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 14 R: $64, After May 31 $74, After Jun 14 $84 NR: $74, After May 31 $84, After Jun 14 $94

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Great Artist In this hands-on class you'll learn about some of the great artists of the world and experiment with some of their greatest work! You will dabble in paint like Monet, create a starry night like Van Gogh, and experiment with Wild & Wacky art like Duchamp. Instructor: Sherry Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Art Room Session: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $59, After May 31 $69, After Jun 13 $79 NR: $69, After May 31 $79, After Jun 13 $89

Hip Hop/Team Dance Combines dance training and choreography with a dance team flair to make you look awesome! A great workout that will improve stamina and performance skills. Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session: Jun 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16 Age: At least 8 but less than 11 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm Age: At least 11 but less than 15 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Age: At least 14 but less than 18 Time: 7:30-8:30 pm Registration: $53, After May 24 $63, After Jun 7 $73

Horseback Riding Camp This camp will include the care and feeding of horses, grooming, tack, English and Western riding. Instructor: Joanne Hocker Location: Total Equine Learning Center Age: At least 7 but less than 17 Session I: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 Time: 1:00-3:30 pm R: $274, After May 31 $284, After Jun 13 $294 NR: $284, After May 31 $294, After Jun 13 $304 Session II: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Time: 1:00-3:30 pm R: $274, After Jun 13 $284, After Jun 27 $294 NR: $284, After Jun 13 $294, After Jun 27 $304

Jumpbunch Introducing sports and fitness to your child in a hands-on setting with a different sport or activity each class. Instructor: Andrew Pagel Location: Elmwood Elementary School Auxiliary Gym Session: Jun 10, 17, 24, Jul 1, 8 Ages: At least 2 but less than 4 Time: 9:30-10:00 am Ages: At least 4 but less than 6 Time:10:15-11:00 am Ages: At least 6 but less than 8 Time:11:15 am-12:00 pm R: $74, After May 17 $84, After May 31 $94 NR: $84, After May 17 $94, After May 31 $104

Lego Camp Create, play and learn! Explore the science of structures and motion while building with LEGOS! New this year is the addition of remote controlled motorized Lego parts and also renewable energy components to experiment and create with! Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 9:30-11:30 am Age: At least 8 but less than 14 R: $64, After May 24 $74, After Jun 7 $84 NR: $74, After May 24 $84, After Jun 7 $94


Lego Camp for Younger Builders

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Love Legos? Then this camp is for you! Campers will learn basic building techniques, play building oriented games, and just get the be creative! Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jun 17,18, 19, 20 Time: 12:30-2:30 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 8 R: $64, After May 24 $74, After Jun 7 $84 NR: $74, After May 24 $84, After Jun 7 $94

Martial Arts for Children Introductory classes for children to learn martials arts. Instructor: Kathy Bucher Location: Elmwood Elementary Auxiliary Gym Happy Pandas Age: At least 2 and Parent Session: May 14, 21, 28, Jun 4 Time: 5:30-6:00 pm Daring Dragons Age: At least 3 but less than 5 Session: May 14, 21, 28, Jun 4 Time: 6:15-6:45 pm The Powers Within Age: At least 5 but less than 8 Session: May 16, 23, 30, Jun 6 Time: 5:30-6:00 pm Tweens Age: At least 8 but less than 13 Session: May 16, 23, 30, Jun 6 Time: 6:15-7:00 pm R: $58, After Apr 19 $68, After May 3 $78 NR: $68, After Apr 19 $78, After May 3 $88

Musical Theatre You can sing and act, no problem, but do you dread the "dance/ movement" audition? Learn how to be confident in movement audition by learning the most commonly used and popular jazz and tap steps. Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session: Jun 17, 24, Jul 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, Aug 5 Time: 7:30-9:00 pm Age: 15+ Registration: $88, After May 24 $98, After Jun 7 $108

Nerf Mania Show off your Nerf skills! Enjoy a morning working through challenge stations and scavenger hunts. Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Auxiliary Gym Session I: Jun 19 Time: 9:00-11:00 am R: $19, After May 24 $29, After Jun 7 $39 NR: $29, After May 24 $39, After Jun 7 $49 Session II: Jul 3 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 9 but less than 15 R: $19, After Jun 7 $29, After Jun 20 $39 NR: $29, After Jun 7 $39, After Jun 20 $49

Origami Paper Folding Master the art of origami and you can amaze your friends and family with creations made out of paper! Not only will you learn how to create the traditional rabbits, cranes and fish, you can try your hand at turning a dollar bill into a rabbit or a ring, make ninja stars, create your own gift boxes and baskets, and much more! Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jul 8, 9, 10 Time: 1:00-2:00 pm Age: At least 11 but less than 16 R: $44, After Jun 13 $54, After Jun 27 $64 NR: $54, After Jun 13 $64, After Jun 27 $74

Parachute Cording No we won't be jumping out of planes, but using it to create the newest trend in bracelets and accessories. A fun start to the summer! Instructor: Cynthia Sabatini Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jun 19 Time: 1:00-2:00 pm Age: At least 10 but less than 16 R: $19, After May 24 $29, After Jun 7 $39 NR: $29, After May 24 $39, After Jun 7 $49

Personal Safety & Empowerment Camp Learn various self-protection techniques, empower themselves by using their voice, how to set limits and how to react from a place of confidence and not fear. Instructor: Kathy Bucher Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Auxiliary Gym Age: At least 4 but less than 8 Time: 10:00-11:45 am Session I: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Session II: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Age: At least 8 but less than 13 Time: 12:00-1:45 pm Session I: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Session II: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 R: Session I: $109, After May 17 $119, After May 31 $129 Session II: $109, After Jun 20 $119, After Jul 3 $129 NR: Session I: $119, After May 17 $129, After May 31 $139 Session II: $119, After Jun 20 $129, After May 31 $139

On Your Mark, Get Set, DRAW! Summer will be a BLAST when you learn to draw your favorite items! Learn the techniques of shading, lighting, composition, and more! Instructor: Lori Cropper Location: Elmwood Elementary Music Room Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 9:00-11:00 am Age: At least 8 but less than 15 R: $69, After May 24 $79, After Jun 7 $89 NR: $79, After May 24 $89, After Jun 7 $99

R = Resident Rate (Resides in the Borough of Mechanicsburg or Shiremanstown and Upper Allen Township) NR = Non-Resident Rate

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Point, Tap & Roll

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Get the best of the dance world! Learn the art of ballet, the rhythm of tap and tumbling basics. Participants must be entering Kindergarten and 1st Grade for the 2013/2014 school year. Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session I: Jun 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16 Time: 6:30-7:30 pm Session II: Jun 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16 Time: 7:30-8:30 pm Registration: $48, After May 24 $58, After Jun 7 $68

Princess Time Come enjoy the royal treatment. We will experience what it's like to be a princess while creating a craft, playing games, listening to our favorite fairy tale stories, singing songs, and just having fun. Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jul 15, 16, 17 Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm Age: At least 3 but less than 8 R: $43, After Jun 20 $53, After Jul 3 $63 NR: $53, After Jun 20 $63, After Jul 3 $73

Pre-School Playtime Our themed pre-school program is back and better than ever. Your child will enjoy themed weeks, activities and crafts. Pre-registration is a must. Participants must be potty-trained. Instructors: Sherry & Randy Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Art Room Time: 9:00-11:30 am Age: At least 3 but less than 6 Camping Week: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Under the Sea: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27 Wet & Wacky: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11 Community Helpers Week: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 It's a Bug's Life: Jul 22, 23, 24, 25 Carnival Week: Jul 29, 30, 31, Aug 1 R: $39, Fee Two weeks prior to class $49 NR: $49, Fee Two weeks prior to class $59

Rainin "Cats and Dogs" Environmental Day Camps Plunge into our local water systems and discover how you can keep destructive material from reaching the Chesapeake. Instructor: Paul Garrett Location: Trails & Trees Environmental Center Session I: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20, 21 Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Age: At least 9 but less than 13 Session II: Jun 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 Time: 8:30 am-4:30 pm Age: At least 13 but less than 19 Registration: $84

Science Kids Grab your lab coat and join with other scientists as we investigate the world around us. Instructor: Sherry Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Art Room Session: Jul 22, 23, 24, 25 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 9 R: $59, After Jul 27 $69, After Jul 12 $79 NR: $69, After Jul 27 $79, After Jul 12 $89

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Scrapbooking 101 Learn the basics of Scrapbooking by creating your very own personal pages. Each day will have a different theme. Instructor: Diane Lupia Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 127 Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 11 but less than 16 R: $38, After May 24 $48, After Jun 7 $58 NR: $48, After May 24 $58, After Jun 7 $68

Step Up to MMS Camp This program is an innovative program designed to ease the transition period of rising 6th graders. The camp will focus on the social, emotional, and academic aspects of each student. Instructors: Kim Kerchner & Beth Morrow Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Session I: Jul 23 Time: 12:30-4:30 pm Session II: Jul 24 Time: 12:30-4:30 pm Registration: $14, After Jul 11 $24 Session III: Jul 30 Time: 8:30 am-12:30 pm Session IV: Jul 31 Time: 8:30 am-12:30 pm Registration: $14, After Jul 18 $24

Summer Playground Program The playground program is open to any child ages 6-12 who reside in the Mechanicsburg School District FREE of charge. This program will be held on Monday-Thursday at Community(Fisher) Park; MondayThursday at Koser Park. Fridays will be used for trips. The playground leaders will plan and organize games, team sports, table games, contests, tournaments, arts & crafts, and trips. Parents should understand that this program is not to be used as a full-time babysitting service. If your child walks or rides their bike to the park, be advised that the playground leaders cannot make that child stay at the park. The supervisors are not responsible for the child once they leave the park property. Parents are encouraged to introduce themselves to the leaders and to make them aware of any special concerns or problems with their child. Session: Jun 10-Aug 8, No program June 20 and July 4.

The Joy of Movement Come dance the summer away! Learn the beginnings of dance through muscle control, stretching, creative movement and tumbling. Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session I: Jun 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16 Time: 4:30-5:15 pm Session II: Jun 18, 25, Jul 2, 9, 16 Time: 5:30-6:15 pm Age: At least 3 but less than 5 Registration: $43, After May 24 $53, After Jun 7 $63

Theatre Camp Act up! Be a performer in skits, play games and learn about staging, sets and props. A performance will be held Thursday night at 6:30 pm. Instructor: Randy Ashenfelder & Erin Clark Location: Elmwood Elementary Auditorium Session: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11 Time: 9:00 am-2:00 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 15 R: $99, After Jun 13 $109, After Jun 27 $119 NR: $109, After Jun 13 $119, After Jun 27 $129


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Wild and Wacky Chemistry Kids

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Are you ready to be a Chemistry kid? Volcanoes, slime time, geysers, snow in July, play-dough, ice-cream, popsicles and much more. Instructor: Melissa Henning Location: Mechanicsburg Middle School Room 52 Session: Aug 5, 6, 7, 8 Time: 1:30-3:00 pm Age: At least 6 but less than 12 R: $61, After Jul 11 $71, After Jul 25 $81 NR: $71, After Jul 11 $81, After Jul 25 $91

Instructor: Annan Hollinger Location: Upper Allen Elementary/Environmental Center Classroom Session: May 29, Jun 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Jul 8, 10, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Aug 5, 7, 12 Time: 5:30-6:30 pm R: $59, After May 10 $69 NR: $69, After May 10 $79

Water Rampage This week of camp will be filled with everything water-games, balloons, slip & slides and lots of fun. Bring your swimming suit and towel. Instructor: Sherry Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Playground Session: Jul 8, 9, 10, 11 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $59, After Jun 13 $69, After Jun 27 $79 NR: $69, After Jun 13 $79, After Jun 27 $89

Weather Camp Join us for lots of fun experiments, crafts and videos as we discover what causes tornadoes, hurricanes, and thunderstorms and how weather men and women predict the storms. Instructor: Sherry Webb Location: Elmwood Elementary Art Room Session: Jun 17, 18, 19, 20 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 5 but less than 9 R: $59, After May 24 $69, After Jun 7 $79 NR: $69, After May 24 $79, After Jun 7 $89

Wizards in Training - The Harry Potter Experience Leave the muggle world behind for a wizard of a class! Compete in a quest for the house cup, create potion class-science activities, and experiments based on the book. Come dressed as your favorite witch or wizard and join the exclusive wizard club! Instructor: Wendy Palese Location: Elmwood Elementary Room 116 Session: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 1:00-3:00 pm Age: At least 8 but less than 15 R: $64, After Jun 20 $74, After Jul 3 $84 NR: $74, After Jun 20 $84, After Jul 3 $94

Yoga Camp Join us for an introduction to yoga, music, mindfulness, environmental education and art. Instructor: Emily Gilmore Location: Trails and Trees Environmental Center Session I: Jun 10, 11, 12, 13 Time: 10:00-11:30 am Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $116, After May 17 $126, After May 31 $136 NR: $126, After May 17 $136, After May 31 $146 Session II: Jul 15, 16, 17, 18 Time: 10:00-11:30 am Age: At least 8 but less than 13 R: $116, After Jun 20 $126, After Jul 3 $136 NR: $126, After Jun 20 $136, After Jul 3 $146

Floor-Barre Location: Studio '91, Grantham Session: Jun 19, 26, Jul 3, 10, 17 Time: 7:30-8:30 pm Registration: $43, After May 24 $53, After Jun 7 $63

Pilates Instructor: Marisa Stipe Location: Middle School Auxiliary Gym//Environmental Center Classroom Session: May 28, Jun 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 16, 23, 30, Aug 13 Time: 7:30-8:30 pm R: $36, After May 10 $46 NR: $46, After May 10 $56

Yoga Instructor: Marisa Stipe Location: Middle School Auxiliary Gym/Wesley UMC Session: Jun 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Jul 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Aug 12, 14 Time: 5:00-6:00 pm R: $53, After May 10 $63 NR: $63, After May 10 $73

Yoga Gold Instructor: Marisa Stipe Location: First Church of God Community Center Session: May 28, Jun 4, 11, 18, 25, Jul 2, 16, 23, 30, Aug 13 Time: 12:00-1:00 pm R: $36, After May 10 $46 NR: $46, After May 10 $56

Zumba - Join the Fitness Party! Instructor: Marisa Stipe Location: Middle School Auxiliary Gym/Wesley UMC Session: Jun 3, 5, 10, 12, 17, 19, 24, 26, Jul 1, 3, 15, 17, 22, 24, 29, 31, Aug 12, 14 Time: 6:05-7:05 pm R: $53, After May 10 $63 NR: $63, After May 10 $73

Zumba Toning Instructor: Marisa Stipe Location: Upper Allen Elementary/Environmental Center Classroom Session: May 30, Jun 6, 13, 20, 27, Jul 25, Aug 15 Time: 4:05-4:50 pm R: $26, After May 10 $36 NR: $36, After May 10 $46

Men's Intermediate & Experienced Open Lacrosse Instructor: Christian Williams Location: Memorial Park Stadium Session: May 17, 31, Jun 7, 14, 21, 28, Jul 12, 19, 26, Aug 2, 9 Ages: 16 and up Time: 6:00-8:00 pm Registration Fee: $39, After May 4 $49

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Community

Camping Under the Stars

Bring your tent and share an adventurous overnight campout with friends and neighbors. Campsite, campfire, snacks and breakfast included. Location: Trails and Trees Environmental Center Overnight: May 31, Jun 1 Time: 6:00 pm-10:00 am Family: $19, After May 3 $24, After May 17 $29 Friday Night: May 31 Time: 6:00-10:00 pm Person: $9, After May 3 $14, After May 17 $19

Family Hike on the Historic Appalachian Trail Enjoy a 4 mile hike thru the beautiful woods of King’s Gap Environmental Education Center near Mount Holly Springs. Meet at Pine Plantation Day Use Area & hike 2 miles to the Mansion. Enjoy a beautiful view of the Cumberland Valley, the gardens and bring your own bag lunch. Instructor: Cynthia Rogers Location: Pine Grove Furnace State Park Session: Aug 24 Time: 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Hershey Track & Field Meet - FREE The meet will be held on Sunday, May 5, beginning at 1:00 p.m. at the Mechanicsburg Senior High School Track. All youth ages 9-14 residing in the Mechanicsburg Area School District are invited to compete. Those placing first in their event will advance to the District Hershey Meet. Pre-registration is required either by on-line registration, in person or phone. T-shirts will be given to the first 60 participants that register before April 19, 2013. Please check online for list of events.

Mechanicsburg Area Adult Environmental Club Looking to do your part at the grass roots level to learn, help protect, and improve the waterways, land, air, flora, and fauna? Join this active club today and become part of the solution. For more information on the club contact Paul Garrett at paulgarrett40@comcast.net. To register call 691-4572. Annual Dues are $25 per person. Meeting Dates: The 2nd and 4th Thursdays of every month from 7:008:30 pm.

Mechanicsburg Dinner Club Looking for new places to eat and enjoy new friendships? Look no further. We are lining up several great restaurants for you to try. There is no fee; just simply show up and pay for your own dinner and tip. We meet at a new restaurant the third Wednesday of each month at 5:30 pm. Register online to ensure your restaurant reservation. May 15 - Boiling Spring’s Tavern June 19 - Grandpa’s Growler July 17 - Pizza Grille, Camp Hill Aug 21– Flinchys

Trips

For more Trip Information and Policies visit our website. New York City – Day on Your Own – May 4 Cost: $ 65pp, After Apr 12 $75pp

NASCAR Dover – June 2 Cost: $109pp, After Apr 26 $119pp

Atlantic City Air Show – June 25 & 26 Cost: $245pp Single, $189pp Double, $179pp Triple, $175pp Quad, After May 17 $255pp Single, $199pp Double, $189pp Triple, $185pp Quad

Cinderella on Broadway – August 14 Cost: $169pp, After Jul 3 $179pp

Hudson Valley & Culinary Institute – September 21 Cost: $125pp, After Aug 8 $135pp

Finger Lakes Wine Country – October 26 & 27 Cost: $319pp Single, $249pp Double, $229pp Triple, $219pp Quad, After May 17 $329pp Single, $259pp Double, $239pp Triple, $229pp Quad

Upcoming Trips October 12 November 23 November 28 December 6-8 December 11 December 14

Bedford Fall Foliage Radio City Christmas Show Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Christmas at Cape May New Jersey Christmas Conservatories New York City on Your Own

Greek Cruise 2014 A twelve-day cruise of the Greek Islands, Athens, and Istanbul. Our expedition will take place in early July, 2014. All participants must be 21 years of age or older. 18 year olds may participate if accompanied by a parent. For more information regarding the preliminary meeting and sign-up process, please email Michelle Shupp at mshupp@mbgsd.org.

Shiremanstown Special Events: June 27 - Manor Park Summer Family Fun Night from 6:00-8:00 pm

Safe Riding Bike Rodeo Come join us for this FREE program on May 4th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, located at the Shepherdstown United Methodist Church, 1934 S. York St., Mechanicsburg. Obstacle courses, helmet checks and lots of fun! Register today, spaces are limited. 717-766-3076 or www.shepherdstownUMC.org

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Non-Discrimination Policy The Mechanicsburg Area School District, and equal opportunity employer , will not discriminate in employment, educational programs or activities based on sex, race, religion, national origin, color or handicap. This policy of non-discrimination extends to all other legally protected classifications. Publication of this policy in this document is in accordance with state and federal laws including Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1973, Sections 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the American’s Disabilities Act. Inquires should be directed to the Compliance Officer/Personnel Coordinator, Deb Stouffer at Mechanicsburg Area School District, 100 E. Elmwood Ave., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055-4199.


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Tri4Kids - July 27

Come “Ride, glide, dip and dive� your way through this fun, exciting event to be held this summer! Our 3rd Annual Tri4Kids is open to all students ages 5-18 who have an interest in competing in a triathlon (swim, bike, run)! For more information see page 2.


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