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2017 SUMMER

SUMMER CAMPS A R L I N G T O N

P A R K S

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TINY TOTS TRIATHLON Toddlers will bike, run, and slide their way to the finish line. PAGE 18

CAMP KITSU Explore the outdoors and get adventurous at Camp Kitsu! PAGE 14

TURN THIS BOOKLET OVER FOR INFORMATION ON OUR ARLINGTON PARKS & RECREATION AQUATICS PROGRAMS! 2017 Day Camp & Aquatics Guide

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TABLE OF

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FEATURES

3 Camp Information 4 New Online Registration 6 Cliff Nelson Recreation Center 8 Dottie Lynn Recreation Center 10 Elzie Odom Athletic Center 12 Hugh Smith Recreation Center 13 Elevate Teen Camp 14 Camp Kitsu 16 X-Treme Teen Camp 17 Camp Viridian 17 Sailing at Lake Arlington 18 Tiny Tots Triathlon 20 Golf 22 Tennis

Summer camps begin June 5 for children and teens. Register online at NaturallyFun.org.

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CAMP INFO FULL DAY CAMPS Full day camps offer a new theme each week with games, crafts and other activities. Campers swim at least once a week at a nearby pool. Six field trips are planned per summer. Campers need to bring a sack lunch each day. An afternoon snack is provided. Camps are for ages 5–12. Each family will receive a parent’s packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Annual Membership Card required. When registering online, the stated price include any advertised discounts, and only the full week fee is available.

MINI CAMPS A variety of Mini Camps are offered either 9 AM -12 PM or 1-4 PM unless stated differently. Qualified instructors are selected to ensure your child has fun and learns something new. Campers enrolled in a Parks and Recreation Full Day Camp may enroll in a Mini Camp the same week at the same location for a discounted price of 25% off the Mini Camp.

SPECIALTY CAMPS We offer numerous full and partial day specialty camps. Fees, field trips and guest speakers vary and are listed when possible in each description.

REGISTRATION Registration is on a first come, first serve basis. Register as soon as possible to ensure enrollment. All programs require advance registration and an annual membership. Register by phone, online or by visiting a recreation center. Checks should be made payable to the “City of Arlington”. A charge of $25 will be assessed on all returned checks. Phone-in registrations are by credit card only. A participant’s information form must be completed for each participant. Register online at NaturallyFun.org.

SATISFACTION GUARANTEED If you are not happy with the quality of a program, please tell staff immediately. That will give us an opportunity to correct the situation or credit your account for an activity at a later date. We value you as a customer!

ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP CARDS Annual membership cards are required for participation in all classes and programs at the recreation centers. This ID card is issued at the time of purchase and is valid for one year. Residents include anyone who lives within Arlington’s incorporated city limits. Proof of residency is required. ALL CENTERS RESIDENT NON-RESIDENT Youth (17 & under) ...............$15.......................................$25 Adult (18 & up) .......................$20.......................................$40 Senior (55 & up) .....................$15.......................................$25

NOW HIRING! Join our Summer Day Camp staff. Staff positions are Monday through Friday working with children ranging from 5 to 14. Looking for experience with children, sports, special interest, crafts or outdoor nature skills. Camp is 7 AM - 6:30 PM. Positions and pay vary. Apply at one of the local recreation facilities. Interviews start immediately.

REFUND POLICY A customer must withdraw from a program three days prior to the start of the first class to be eligible for a refund. Facility membership cards are verification of membership to the facility and entitles holders to benefits of membership. Membership cards are the property of the Arlington Parks and Recreation Department and are non-refundable and non-transferable. Fees for classes or programs, which are canceled by the Parks and Recreation Department, are fully refundable. We encourage our customers to utilize their funds to re-enroll in other classes. Staff will gladly assist with finding the same class if it is offered at a different time or location, or aid the customer in finding a suitable alternative. Participants removed from a Parks and Recreation facility, class, program, or lesson due to disciplinary reasons will not receive a refund.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS The Arlington Parks and Recreation Department welcomes people of all ability levels to enjoy and participate in the variety of programs and services. Questions regarding special accommodation should be directed to the Assistant Director of Park Community Programs at 817–459–5474 or by email to parksdepartment@arlingtontx.gov. The Parks and Recreation Department complies with Title II Standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act. 2017 Day Camp & Aquatics Guide

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NEW ONLINE REGISTRATION Platform allows customers to easily pay and register for programs online. Arlington Parks and Recreation has unveiled a new online registration platform, allowing customers the ability to register and pay for programs, sign up for memberships and view facility reservation availability from any device 24 hours a day. Registering for an account has never been easier.

COMMUNICATION

The new system has many benefits and is extremely easy to use. Search for your favorite programs by keyword, age, day, time, location and more. You can even register for multiple programs in one transaction, making the registration and payment process faster and more convenient.

Share what you are doing and which activities you are signed up for with your Facebook friends with the click of a button.

Customers will also have the ability to view facility details and availability for all of our park pavilions, ball fields and event spaces throughout Arlington. Whether you are hosting a corporate event, a party at a park pavilion, or looking for a day at Lake Arlington on our new pontoon boat, we are ready to make your next outing a memorable one!

Keep your personal information safe and secure. All customer account information is encrypted in the database, strong passwords are enforced by the application interface and ACTIVE has numerous layers of security to ensure your privacy.

ONLINE REGISTRATION

Manage your account, profiles and activities from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Find a class you would love to take, but registration isn't open yet? Save the class to your Wish List! Once registration opens, you can simply add your Wish List items to your cart. Keep track of your whole family's activities in one place. Track each family member's activity schedule from one dashboard. Develop more personal relationships. Tell us what your preferences are, any personal information you want us to know, and upload your picture for a more personal experience. Keep your children safe and healthy! Track special medical waivers and authorizations for pick up/drop off online. Registration reminders and membership renewals are available online.

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Sign up to receive text message alerts when an activity is canceled at the last minute. Seamlessly connect to your Facebook account to post an RSVP and invite friends to participate.

PAYMENTS & DATA SECURITY Make payments and donations online.

ACTIVE Net automatically calculates discounts, scholarships, membership rates, credits and more. Use your credit card to make easy and secure payments online. You can also track payments and print out receipts and tax information when you need it. Make payments and receive your receipts online. With ACTIVE Net, forget the hassle of writing out a check, marking it down on your calendar and in your checkbook, mailing in your payment and making sure it is received. Set up automatic monthly payments or a payment plan that works for you. The ACTIVE Net shopping cart allows for multiple transactions at once making the registration and payment process more convenient. Create an account and get started today by visiting NaturallyFun.org!


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CLIFF NELSON recreation center

817-561-2819 SOUTHWEST ARLINGTON 4600 W. Bardin Rd. Cliff Nelson Recreation Center

SUMMER CAMPS Full day camps offer a new theme each week with games, crafts and other fun activities. Campers also may swim at least once a week at a nearby pool. Six field trips are planned. Campers should bring a sack lunch each day. An afternoon snack is provided. The camp is for ages 5-12. Each family will receive a parent’s packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Facility Card required. Swimming on Wednesdays. Free Lunch provided upon request on specified weeks. AGES 5-12 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Start Your Engines Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo Holiday’z Week Under The Sea / Randol Mill Pool Stars and Stripes Time Warp / Spark! – in Dallas Amazing Race Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls Game Show Mania Lights, Camera, Action / Movie Theatre Color Wars Final Lap / BK Pool

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CLIFF NELSON RECREATION CENTER

PRESCHOOL CAMPS There’s a lot of excitement in store for children at Preschool Summer Camps! Dramatic play, crafts, music and art are all part of the fun! Cost: $40

Ages: 3-5

LIL CHEFS M,W,F

Jun 12- 16

Jun 26- 30

Jul 10-14

Jul 24-28

Aug 7-11

Ages: 6-12 5888 5889

10 AM-12 PM

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10 AM-12 PM

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10 AM-12 PM

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10 AM-12 PM

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Cost: $70 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4PM

Ages: 5-10 5904

COOKING 101

ART ACADEMY M,W,F

Cost: $65 M-F Jun 5-9 1-4 PM M-F Jul 24-28 1-4 PM

Bring your imagination to life as you sculpt an assortment of animals and people out of clay. We will use modeling clay, play dough, homemade clay and much more. Prepare to get messy in this hands-on experience.

DIGGIN’ DINOS M,W,F

If your camper is a budding young chemist who loves the spa experience, then join us for a week of making your own beauty and skin care products.

CLAY CREATIONS

COOKING UP A STORY M,W,F

SPA SCIENCE

Develop in all aspects of basketball. You’ll learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more.

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10 AM-12 PM

LITTLE SCIENTISTS M,W,F

BASKETBALL

MINI CAMPS ARCHERY Learn the basics of target archery while playing fun games. No prior experience required. The camp will cover all the basics of safety, rules and proper shooting techniques. All equipment is provided. Cost: $80 M, W-F Jul 3-Jul 7 1-4 PM

Ages: 8-12 5906

ART CAMP Use your imagination to make masterpieces. We will paint, draw, sculpt and more. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M,W-F Jul 3- 7 9 AM-12 PM 5908

GYMNASTICS Campers are taught rolls, headstands and cartwheels. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Cost: $70 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4PM

Young chefs have fun creating yummy culinary masterpieces. Learn the basics on measuring, preparing food and putting dishes together. Bring your appetite because we’ll try what we make. Cost: $80 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM 5897 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 5900

Ages: 6-12 5913

SPACE CAMP 3-2-1 Blastoff! On this out of this world journey we’ll explore rockets and how they work. We’ll also look at the solar system we live in and talk about what is going on in the night sky. We will do experiments, build crafts and even try astronaut food. Cost: $65 M-F Jul 17- 21 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-10 5895

BUILDING MASTERS Let your inner builder shine! We’ll use tools and a variety of building materials to make fun and creative projects. Cost: $70 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9AM-12 PM 7083

MULTI SPORTS

KARATE Develop self-control and self-discipline by learning kicks, punches, take down and combinations. Contact Lone Star Tae Kwon Do at 817-271-6959. Contract Course M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Cost: $70 M-F Jul 24- 28 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 5916

SOCCER BASICS

You’ll have a ball playing everything from basketball, football, baseball, tennis and more. Explore fun and exciting sports while learning new skills and making new friends. Cost: $65 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 8-12 7087

PLANTS & ANIMALS

Learn to perfect ball handling and control, heading, shooting positions, and offensive and defensive strategies.

Explore the world of plants and animals! We will discover fun facts about plants and animals that live our own backyard. Come prepared to get dirty and have lots of fun.

Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 5892 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 5893

Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9AM-12 PM 7090

Ages: 6-12 5902

FEATURED CAMP OUTDOOR ADVENTURE

Campers will learn about canoing, fishing, outdoor survival, hiking, camping and more! Cost: $80 M-F Jun 26- 30 1-4 PM

Ages: 7-12 7082

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DOTTIE LYNN recreation center

817-277-5001 CENTRAL ARLINGTON 3200 Norwood Ln. Dottie Lynn Recreation Center

SUMMER CAMPS Full day camps offer a new theme each week with games, crafts and other fun activities. Campers also may swim at least once a week at a nearby pool. Six field trips are planned. Campers should bring a sack lunch each day. An afternoon snack is provided. The camp is for ages 5-12. Each family will receive a parent’s packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Facility Card required. When registering online, only the full week fee is available. Swimming on Wednesdays and Fridays. Free lunch provided upon request on specified weeks. AGES 5-12 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3- 7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Start Your Engines Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo Holiday’z Week Under The Sea / Randol Mill Pool Stars and Stripes Time Warp / Spark! – in Dallas Amazing Race Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls Game Show Mania Lights, Camera, Action / Movie Theatre Color Wars Final Lap / BK Pool

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DOTTIE LYNN RECREATION CENTER

PRESCHOOL CAMPS BUGS & BUTTERFLY’S Come discover the ins and outs of insects. Cost: $40 Ages: 3-5 T,Th Jun 13-15 9 AM-12 PM 7084

DINO DISCOVERY Dig into how dinosaurs walked the earth, do crafts and learn how to excavate bones. Cost: $40 Ages: 3-5 T,Th Aug 8-10 9 AM-12 PM 7089

LITTLE CHEFS Stir up some fun in the kitchen to learn all about food, how to make it and even eat some. Cost: $40 Ages: 3-5 T,Th Jun 20-22 9 AM-12 PM 7085

NEVERLAND From pirates to fairies to the land where no over ever. Come discover what it would be like to like in Neverland. Cost: $40 Ages: 3-5 T,Th Jul 25-27 9 AM-12 PM 7088

WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Come read, discover and become a part of a story so great you won’t soon forget. Become King or Queen of the wild things. Cost: $40 Ages: 3-5 T,Th Jul 11-13 9 AM-12 PM 7086

MINI CAMPS

NINJA CAMP

We will inspire kids in their creative process and learn about basic theatrics, set-making and performing. Step into a world where there is never too much drama!

Join us as we jump into a world of ninjas, pirates and superheroes.

Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7014

HAPPY CAMPERZ Be a happy camper with a week of s’mores, nature walks and tents. Learn everything you need to know for a perfect camping trip! Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7068

Learn the basics of target archery while playing fun games. No prior experience required. The camp will cover all the basics of safety, rules and proper shooting techniques. All equipment is provided. Ages: 5-12 6999

COOKING 101 Learn the basics of measuring, preparing and putting dishes together. Bring your appetite because we’ll try what we make. Cost: $80 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7015

DINO DIGGERS Join the world of paleontology and learn all about prehistoric animals. Learn about what they ate, how they lived and partake in a dino dig.

Cost: $70 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7023

OUT OF THIS WORLD 3-2-1 Blastoff! Explore rockets , look at the solar system we live in and talk about what is going on in the night sky. Do experiments, build crafts and even try astronaut food! Cost: $80 M-F Jul 17-21 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7022

PINT SIZED PICASSOS

HOGWARTS EXPRESS Young wizards will learn about Hogwarts, wizarding and Harry Potter.

Get your creative juices flowing to make artistic masterpieces with DIYs, clay creations and more.

Cost: $75 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM

Cost: $75 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7020

JEDI TRAINING ACADEMY Use the Force to defeat the Empire and join the Rebel Alliance. Train with Light Sabers and learn what it takes to become a Master Jedi. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7017

JURASSIC WORLD Join us through Jurassic world as we do crafts, games and activities in an attempt to bring the dinosaurs back from extinction. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7019

ARCHERY

Cost: $65 M-F Jun 12-16 1-4 PM

DRAMA-O-RAMA

JUSTICE LEAGUE RECRUITMENT Do obstacles, challenges and more to be ready for all that a super hero will face! Cost: $70 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7070

KITCHEN CAMP Learn to easily cook, eat clean and plate dishes you get to eat. Cost: $80 M-F Jul 24-28 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7080

FANTASTIC BEASTS Muggles will have the chance to discover all kinds of new things like where the Quintaped live, what a Puffskein is and more.

Ages: 5-12 7078

SHAKE IT OFF DANCE We will explore all types of dance and put on a performance for parents and friends at the end of the week. Dance shoes not required, but bring them if you have them; otherwise, we’ll dance in tennis shoes. Cost: $70 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 7016

SPORTS SAMPLER Learn how to play and practice volleyball, basketball, tennis, pickle ball and more. This is the perfect beginner for the kid who doesn’t know what sport is right for them. Cost: $65 M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7069

SUGAR, SPICE & EVERYTHING NICE We will learn how to make cupcakes, cookies and decorate with icing. Cost: $80 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7021

XTREME XPERIMENTS Explore science with the coolest experiments ever. You will see and do amazing things. Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7018

Cost: $75 Ages: 5-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7072

Cost: $70 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 6997

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ELZIE ODOM athletic center

817-459-6434 NORTH ARLINGTON 1601 NE Green Oaks Blvd. Elzie Odom Athletic Center

SUMMER CAMPS Join us at Elzie Odom Athletic Center and enjoy a fun filled day playing various sports, crafts, rock climbing, skating and so much more! The camp has a perfect blend of sports, games and activities for campers ages 5-12. Campers may swim at least once a week at a nearby pool (weather permitting) with six field trips. Each family will receive a parent’s packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. A Facility Card is required for all participants. Free lunch will be provided through the Department of Agriculture beginning June 12. An afternoon snack is provided. AGES 5-12 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Play Ball! Giddy Up / Petting Zoo – on site Wacky Week Sports Camp Mash UP! / Pirate’s Cove Active kids in America Above & Beyond / FW Museum of Science & History Color Crazy Jump, Jump, Around / Urban Air Sports Fan-tastic Kickin in that H2O / NRH2O #Playing Is Winning Sea You Later! / Kona Ice, Bounch House & Water Slide – on site

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ELZIE ODOM ATHLETIC CENTER

MINI CAMPS ROCK CLIMBING Campers will learn basic rock climbing techniques. Rock climbing is a great way to build self-esteem and fitness for kids. Cost: $70 Ages: 5-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7042 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7004

ARCHERY No prior experience required. The camp will cover basics of safety, rules and shooting techniques. All equipment is provided. Cost: $80 Ages: 8-13 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7032 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7033

BASKETBALL Develop in all aspects of basketball. You’ll learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more. Facility card required. Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9AM-12 PM 7028 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 7029

DODGEBALL Dodgeball increases hand eye coordination and dexterity. We will work on speed, agility and basic throwing mechanics. Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 6998

GYMNASTICS

CHEERLEADING

Campers are taught rolls, headstands and cartwheels. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Facility card required.

READY---OK! This camp is for prospective cheerleaders or those just wanting to have fun. Campers learn jumps, cheers, yells, chants and dances with an emphasis on tumbling and gymnastics.

Cost: $70 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Ages: 6-12 7025 7026

INDOOR SOCCER CAMP Learn to perfect ball handling and control, heading, shooting positions, and offensive and defensive strategies.

Cost: $65 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM M-F Jun 12-16 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7003 7027

BUBBLE SOCCER

Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7030 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 7031

VOLLEYBALL Bump, set, spike! Learn proper volleyball techniques like serving, setting, passing, spiking, strategy and teamwork.

Children will play soccer while in a larger ball before getting bumped by their neighbor. Only 20 spots available for this camp. Cost: $95 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM 7034 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7035

NERF DOME

Cost: $65 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7036 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7037

STEM

Nerf guns, barricades, and lots of ammo. Campers will practice their agility, strategic thinking and focus to hit their target. Cost: $70 Ages: 6-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7001 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7024

Flex your brain while participating in science, technology, engineering and math–or STEM– activities. Cost: $80 M-F Jun 19-23 1-4 PM M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 8-12 7038 7039

HAVE A BUBBLE SOCCER BIRTHDAY! Bubble soccer is soccer with a twist. Each player plays inside a giant inflatable bubble. Party Packages are available for both youth and adults at $350. Ages 7+.

PACKAGE INCLUDES: Up to 20 Players Party Host/Official A Two Hour Party with 90 Minutes of Play One Case of Bottled Water Soccer Ball and Team Pennies

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HUGH SMITH recreation center

817-275-1351 EAST ARLINGTON 1815 New York Ave. Hugh Smith Recreation Center

SUMMER CAMPS Full day camps offer a new theme each week with games, crafts and other fun activities. Campers also may swim at least once a week at a nearby pool. Six field trips are planned. Campers should bring a sack lunch each day. An afternoon snack will be provided. Each family will receive a parents packet at registration outlining activities, the overview of each week, discipline policies and a copy of our Standards of Care procedures. Facility Card required. When registering online, only the full week fee is available. AGES 5-12 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Start Your Engines Animal Antics / Fort Worth Zoo Holiday’z Week Under The Sea / Randol Mill Pool Stars and Stripes Time Warp / Spark! – in Dallas Amazing Race Beach Bash / Hawaiian Falls Game Show Mania Lights, Camera, Action / Skatium Color Wars Final Lap / BK Pool

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HUGH SMITH RECREATION CENTER

MINI CAMPS

CHEERLEADING

SOCCER

Come spend some time exploring all things art. We will paint, draw, sculpt and more.

READY---OK! This camp is for prospective cheerleaders or those just wanting to have fun. Skills will include cheers, chants, and basic tumbling.

Take your game to the next level by focusing on developing soccer skills, fun and sportsmanship.

Cost: $45 Ages: 5-12 M,W,F Jun 12-16 10 AM-12 PM 7056

Cost: $65 M-F Jul 10-14 1-4 PM

BASKETBALL

CHEF KIDS

ART ACADEMY

Develop in all aspects of basketball. You’ll learn offense, defense, ball handling, rebounding, shooting and much more. Facility card required. Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 26-30 9 AM-12 PM 7051 M-F Aug 7-11 1-4 PM 7055

GYMNASTICS

Prep, make and eat a snack each day. This tasty camp also includes a daily kitchen craft and games. Your camper is sure to leave hungry for more. Cost: $65 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 1-4 PM

Ages: 7-12 7071

Gymnasts will gain strength, flexibility, coordination, and confidence in a fun and encouraging environment. Each camper will be able to progress as their confidence and ability improves. Facility card required. Cost: $65 M-F Jun 26-30 1-4 PM M-F Jul 24-28 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7052 7053

COMMUNITY HEROES

BUILDING MASTERS Let your inner builder shine. We will use tools and a variety of household building materials to make fun and creative projects for you to take home. Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7057 M-F Aug 14-18 9 AM-12 PM 7091

CABIN FEVER Get out of the house for some team-building, cooperative winning, and fun! Activities include field games like capture the flag, soccer, basketball and volleyball. Cost: $65 M-F Aug 14-18 1-4 PM

Ages: 5-12 7002

Cost: $65 Ages: 5-12 M-F Jun 19-23 9 AM-12 PM 7000 M-F Jul 31-Aug 4 9 AM-12 PM 7054

Ages: 6-12 7075

CAMPING ADVENTURE Reconnect with nature, experience exciting challenges and learn about the environment.

Meet and experience a day in the life of everyday heroes, explore how we can all be good citizens and have fun doing so. Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 24-28 9 AM-12 PM 7076

DIY We’re doing more than just crafts here! With the guidance of experienced instructors and provided supplies, create and invent projects using household items. Cost: $65 Ages: 9-12 M-F Jul 17-21 9 AM-12 PM 7073

SURVIVOR Experience physical and mental challenges, outdoor adventures, co-operative games, arts and crafts and team building activities. Cost: $65 M-F Jul 17-21 1-4 PM

FOOTBALL Beginner and intermediate players will focus on fundamentals, conditioning and teamwork. We will run drills and work on all aspects of the game. Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jun 12-16 9 AM-12 PM 6995

QUARTERBACK & WIDE RECEIVER Quarterbacks and Wide Receivers will learn how to run a professional-style offense, install efficient mechanics and learn drills that they can continue using to prepare to lead their youth team. Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Jul 10-14 9 AM-12 PM 6996

Ages: 9-12 7074

Cost: $65 Ages: 7-12 M-F Aug 7-11 9 AM-12 PM 7077

ELEVATE TEEN CAMP! Elevate Teen Camp is an enriching program for teens. This program will include opportunities for overall growth in our participants through weekly themes that will engage and broaden their horizons. This program will provide college awareness, academic assistance, community involvement and FUN Activities and Trips! AGES 11-15 | 7 AM - 6:30 PM | $125/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18 Aug 21-25

CAMP NAME #Camp LIFE #World Tour #Park-gating #Arlington Adventure #Heroes & Helpers #Ninja Warrior #Geek Week #Zombie Apocalypse #Lets Glow #Go Viral #Good Times #You Earned It!

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IZO FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) YOUR HOR BROADEN Summer Kick off Party & Speed Zone Fort Worth Zoo & Volunteer at the Animal Shelter Hawaiian Falls / Wings Game / Dallas Art Museum Southwest Nature Preserve / UTA Tour / Hurricane Harbor Beautification Project / Fire Station / Parks Mall Spark! – in Dallas / Obstacle Warrior Kids / UNT Tour Nickelmania / Whirley Ball / Free Play Arlington Hawaiian Falls & Haunted History / Nerf Party NRH20 / iT'Z – in Euless Skatium / Parks Mall Salvation Army / Radio, Movie Studio tour / End of Summer Party Six Flags / TCU Tour


CAMP KITSU

817-561-2819 6300 W. Arkansas Lane Arlington, TX 76016

Join us for an outdoor adventure camp along the bank of Lake Arlington at Richard Simpson Park! We will focus on conservation education and the development of outdoor skills. canoeing, fishing, archery, forts, nature crafts, guest speakers, field trips, swimming, and more! Campers should bring a sack lunch each day and a snack will be provided.

AGES 5-12 | 8 AM - 5 PM | $160/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-Aug 4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) Summer Safari / Fort Worth Zoo S’mores Outdoors / Fossil Rim Wildlife Center Down on the Farm / Horseback Riding Survivor Week / Pirates Cover Water Park Underwater World / Dallas Aquarium Take Flight / Dyno Rock Wet and Wild Week / BK Pool Discovery Week / Perot Museum Floatin out of Summer / Hawaiian Falls

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FEATURED FIELD TRIPS: PEROT MUSEUM The Perot Museum of Nature and Science has a five floor house, 11 permanent exhibit halls containing state-of-the-art video, and 3D computer animation with thrilling life-like simulations where visitors can exercise their brains through hands-on activities, interactive kiosks and educational games. The extraordinary building and outdoor space serves as a living science lesson, offering provocative illustrations of engineering, technology and conservation.

FOSSIL RIM WILDLIFE CENTER Fossil Rim Wildlife Center represents over 1,000 animals, 50 species of native and non-native animals living peacefully at the 1,700-acre center. Campers can feed and see these spectacular animals on a scenic tour.

HORSEBACK RIDING Campers get the opportunity to learn about horse safety, grooming and care. After all safety precautions have been taken, the campers get to go horseback riding.

PIRATES COVE WATERPARK Pirates Cove Water Adventure Park is part of Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park in Burleson and features seven water slides, multilevel platforms, secret passages and a giant pirate head bucket that will splash hundreds of gallons of water from above! Campers will have wet and dry fun.

DYNO ROCK Dyno Rock is an Arlington based rock climbing facility that features many rock climbing surfaces.

CANOEING ARCHERY GAMES FORT BUILDING NATURE CRAFTS FISHING SWIMMING

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X-TREME TEEN

Cliff Nelson Recreation Center 4600 W. Bardin Rd. 817-561-2819 Dottie Lynn Recreation Center 3200 Norwood Ln. 817-277-5001

X-Treme Teen camp is perfect for teens too old for day camp, but still want to have fun this summer. Each day features new, exciting activities at the center, and several field trips each week to explore the Metroplex. Camps are offered out of both Cliff Nelson Recreation Center and Dottie Lynn Recreation Center. For more information or to register, contact the recreation center above. AGES 11-15 | 9 AM - 5 PM | $140/Week (Daily Rate Available) DAYS M-F M-F M-F M-F M,W-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F M-F

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DATES Jun 5-9 Jun 12-16 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-30 Jul 3-7 Jul 10-14 Jul 17-21 Jul 24-28 Jul 31-4 Aug 7-11 Aug 14-18

CAMP NAME / FIELD TRIP (IF APPLICABLE) #Camp LIFE / Summer Kick Off Party & Speed Zone #World Tour / Fort Worth Zoo & Six Flags #Park-gating / Hawaiian Falls & Dallas Wings Game #Arlington Adventure / Randol Mill & Hurrican Harbor #Heroes & Helpers / Basketball Challenge & AMC Movies #Ninja Warrior / All Star Ninja's Course & Six Flags #Geek Week / Nickelmania & Whirly Ball #Zombie Apocalypse / Hawaiian Falls & Nerf Party #Lets Glow / NRH20 & iT'Z Pizza #Go Viral / Six Flags & AMC Movies #Good Times / Perot Museum & BK Pool

City of Arlington Parks and Recreation


CAMP VIRIDIAN Is your child ready for a fun adventure? Camp Viridian offers a safe and fun program that will focus on development of outdoor skills and offer field trips. Laughing with friends, fishing in the lake, learning to canoe, swimming at Randol Mill Pool, aiming for a bull's-eye in archery, and air rifles are just some of the great memories that Camp Viridian will make this summer! Hang on to your hats campers, we are going to have so much fun these weeks will fly by. Ages 5-12 | $160/Week | 8 AM - 5 PM | 1200 Viridian Park Ln. 76005 | 817-459-6434 DAYS DATES CAMP NAME FIELD TRIP M-F Jun 26-30 Down on the Farm Horseback Riding M-F Jul 17-21 Underwater World Dallas Aquarium M-F Aug 14 -18 Floatin out of Summer Hawaiian Falls

COMING SOON SAILING ON LAKE ARLINGTON Sailing is back at Lake Arlington and we're kicking off the summer with a Youth Sailing Camp! Check our Summer 2017 Issue for more information, or stay up to date at NaturallyFun.org. 2017 Day Camp & Aquatics Guide

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TINY TOTS TRIATHLON SATURDAY, JUNE 17 • 10 AM • AGES: 3-9 River Legacy Parks - 701 NE Green Oaks Blvd.

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Participants will bike a 1/4 mile, run 200 yards, and “get wet” at the end. Bring a bicycle or tricycle with a helmet, wear tennis shoes, and comfortable athletic clothing. Medals will be awarded to all participants who finish! One parent helper is allowed.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED • $15 PER CHILD

Register online at naturallyfun.org or arlingtonsports.net. For more information or registering help call Elzie Odom at 817-459-6434


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GOLF

Arlington Golf

ARLINGTON P.G.A. JUNIOR GOLF ACADEMY Arlington Golf is proud to unveil a new learning directive for all Junior golfers ages 6-17 interested in the pursuit of reaching their full potential in golf. The P.G.A. Academy curriculum combines fundamental golf skills with character development and has three levels. The Academy provides each student with comprehensive instruction and the tools necessary to advance at their own pace. Call 817-478-8500 or visit ArlingtonGolf.com for information on any of our P.G.A. Junior Golf Academy programs. AGES 6-17 | $149 for four days | Various Locations DAYS M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th

DATES Jun 12-15 Jun 12-15 Jun 19-22 Jun 26-29 Jun 26-29 Jun 26-29 Jul 10-13 Jul 10-13 Jul 17-20 Jul 17-20 Jul 24-27 Jul 24-27 Aug 7-10 Aug 7-10 Aug 7-10

LEVEL 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 1 2 2 1 3 2 3 2

COURSE LOCATION Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Meadowbrook Park Golf Course Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Lake Arlington Golf Course Lake Arlington Golf Course Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club

TIME 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 6-7:30 PM


SNAG SNAG contains all the elements of golf but in a modified form, making it an easy and FUN way to learn and play golf. The game has its own simplified rules and terminology that adds fun to the learning and playing experience. SNAG has developed an effective learning system with a manual and curriculum for new learners of all ages. AGES 6-17 | 8:30 AM - 12 PM | $69/Month | Various Locations DAYS Sa Tu Th Sa

DATES Jun 3-24 Jun 6-27 Jul 6-27 Aug 5-26

COURSE LOCATION Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington

TIME 9-10 AM 9-10 AM 8:30-9:30 AM 8:30-9:30 AM

SUMMER CAMPS Golf summer camps are designed to get students interested in golf with a fun, exciting, and non-intimidating environment. Students aged 6-17 will learn the very basics of putting, chipping, and full swing while having a great time and meeting new friends. The final day of camp includes prizes, team skills events, and more. Each camp runs for three days, 90 minutes each day and is $99 per camper. Register today by calling Tierra Verde Golf Club at 817-478-8500 or Lake Arlington Golf Course at 817-275-5941. AGES 6-17 | $99 for three days | Various Locations DAYS M-W M-W W-F W-F M-W M-W

DATES Jun 5-7 Jun 5-7 Jul 5-7 Jul 5-7 Jul 31-Aug 2 Jul 31-Aug 2

COURSE LOCATION Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club Lake Arlington Golf Course Tierra Verde Golf Club

TIME 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 8:30-10 AM 6-7:30 PM 2017 Day Camp & Aquatics Guide

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TENNIS CENTER

ARLINGTON TENNIS CENTER 500 W. Mayfield Rd. Arlington Tennis Center

10 & UNDER TENNIS 10 & Under Tennis provides juniors an opportunity to learn tennis by using equipment and courts that are appropriate to their size. Red ball is the beginning stage, followed by orange and green ball. For more info about what program is best for your child, contact Arlington Tennis Center at 817-459-6163. Note: Camps July 5-6 (W-Th) and Jul 24-25 (M-Tu) are two-day camps and Aug 1-3 is a three-day camp. Ages: 3-4 DAYS M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th W-Th M-Th M-Th M-Tu Tu-Th M-Th

DATES Jun 5-8 Jun 12-15 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-29 Jul 5-6* Jul 10-13 Jul 17-20 Jul 24-25* Aug 1-3* Aug 7-10

TIME 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM

COST $24 $24 $24 $24 $12 $24 $24 $12 $18 $24

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 2

Ages: 7-8 DAYS M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th W-Th M-Th M-Th M-Tu Tu-Th M-Th

DATES Jun 5-8 Jun 12-15 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-29 Jul 5-6* Jul 10-13 Jul 17-20 Jul 24-25* Aug 1-3* Aug 7-10

TIME 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

COST $72 $72 $72 $72 $36 $72 $72 $36 $54 $72

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 4

Ages: 5-6 DAYS M-Th M-Th M-Th M-Th W-Th M-Th M-Th M-Tu Tu-Th M-Th

DATES Jun 5-8 Jun 12-15 Jun 19-23 Jun 26-29 Jul 5-6* Jul 10-13 Jul 17 -20 Jul 24-25* Aug 1-3 * Aug 7-10

TIME 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM 8:15-9:15 AM

COST $24 $24 $24 $24 $12 $24 $24 $12 $18 $24

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 4

Ages: 9-10 DAYS DATES M-Th Jun 5-8 M-Th Jun 12-15 M-Th Jun 19-23 M-Th Jun 26-29 W-Th Jul 5-6* M-Th Jul 10-13 M-Th Jul 17-20 M-Tu Jul 24-25* Tu-Th Aug 1-3* M-Th Aug 7-10

TIME 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

COST $72 $72 $72 $72 $36 $72 $72 $36 $54 $72

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 4


JUNIOR TENNIS

ATC has development specific camps for ages 11-14 (grades 5-8) and ages 14-18 (high school). Technique camps are an entry level for those students who have had minimal or no experience. This class will go into detail about all of the different strokes and terminology that are used in the game of tennis. The objective of this camp is to get students to understand the different strokes and to be able to use them to sustain a rally with other students. Strategy camps are for players who have good fundamentals on their strokes. Players should be able to sustain a rally and play out competitive points with each other. This camp is focused on getting players ready to play matches for their school, or Junior Team Tennis team, by teaching strategy and patterns to use during point play. The Challenger level is designed for players who are ready to play USTA Challenger level tournaments and Junior Team Tennis. Students should be able to play an unsupervised match. The objective of this camp is to prepare students for tournament play at the Challenger level. Coaches will teach strategies to students and put them in situations which they will face in tournament play. Students in Champs camps compete in the USTA Texas Championship division prepares students to play tournaments at the Champs level and beyond. Coaches will teach strategies to students and put them in situations which they will face in tournament play. Ages: 11-14 DAYS DATES M-Th Jun 5-8 M-Th Jun 12-15 M-Th Jun 19-23 M-Th Jun 26-29 W-Th Jul 5-6* M-Th Jul 10-13 M-Th Jul 17-20 M-Tu Jul 24-25* M-Th Aug 1-3 M-Th Aug 7-10

TIME 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

COST $96 $96 $96 $96 $48 $96 $96 $48 $72 $96

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 4

Ages: 14-18 DAYS DATES M-Th Jun 5-8 M-Th Jun 12-15 M-Th Jun 19-23 M-Th Jun 26-29 W-Th Jul 5-6* M-Th Jul 10-13 M-Th Jul 17-20 M-Tu Jul 24-25* M-Th Aug 1-3 M-Th Aug 7-10

TIME 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

COST $96 $96 $96 $96 $48 $96 $96 $48 $72 $96

CAMP DAYS 4 4 4 4 2 4 4 2 3 4

DOG DAYS PLAY DAY 9:30-11 AM Saturday, August 5 Arlington Tennis Center Come enjoy on-court games and drills for ages 5-18 plus an off court scavenger hunt for ages 5-10 and off-court activities for ages 11-18. Door prizes, refreshments, music and fun. Free, but registration is required online, by phone at 817-459-6163 or in person at Arlington Tennis Center.

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