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e Exploring your own big back yard
No such thing as ‘nothing to do’
Si View offers summer excitement When school’s out, children fill those long summer days with fun in the sun and under the historic eaves of Si View Community Center. Si View offers a weekly field trip and a variety of daily activities including swimming, sports, arts and crafts, outdoor games and more. Many specialty camps are also offered throughout the summer from dance to gymnastics and sports, engineering and other activities. New this year is the division of Camp Si View into two smaller camps at Si View Community Center: Camp Little Si for ages 4 to 7 and Camp Big Si for ages 8 to 11. Both of these camps are capped at 30 students. Children will have fun swimming every day, sports, arts, outdoor games and weekly field trips. Extended hours of Camp Si View are aimed at working parents. Camp R.A.D. (Recreation Adventure Discovery) for Kindergartners through fifth graders is housed at Meadowbrook Farm and offers abundant opportunities for outdoor activities in a smaller group setting. K-5 campers take weekly field trips and swim at the Si View Pool.
TRAC Camp (Teen Recreation Adventure Camp) held Mondays through Thursdays is for youth entering grades six through nine in the fall. Participants experience a variety of outdoor adventures while making new friends and lasting memories. Campers take two full-day field trips each week and spend two days at Si View. Special Interest Camp offerings include dance, gymnastics, Lego engineering and Zumbatomic camps. Preschoolers can let their imaginations soar in half-day camps with gymnastics, soccer, sports sampler, pirates, and dance camps. Sports camps are a great way for girls
and boys to try a new sport or enhance the skills of their favorite sports. Offerings include gymnastics, golf, soccer, basketball, tennis, volleyball, and baseball. Registration for all Si View Metro Parks summer camps opens on Friday, April 5. Registration will be available online at www.siviewpark.org, by phone at (425) 831-1900 or in person at Si View Community Center, 400 S.E. Orchard Dr., North Bend, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Registration lasts all summer, but parents are encouraged to register early as many camps fill up quickly.
The best solution for constant complaining from your children this summer is to keep them busy. Here are a few suggestions for some enjoyable summer outings that they won’t soon forget. • Get them moving! There’s nothing better than a day of climbing up and down, sliding, and running around for working off excess energy. • Forest adventure course: Enjoy some fresh air and play games in the treetops. This challenging experience will be both unique and stimulating. • Water park: A perfect summer outing. Water parks are good for hours of pleasure for the entire family. • Climbing: Many centers offer introductory indoor climbing courses for children. Experienced professionals are there to supervise, so parents don’t need to worry about their kids’ safety.
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2013 Language & Cultural Summer Camp
Art Center Summer Programs
Painting • Ceramics • Glass • Mix-Media • Drawing & More
Discover and register online at www.artEAST.org
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95 Front Street North, Issaquah, WA 98027 425-392-3191 info@artEAST.org
July 8 to August 23 9am-12pm or 9am-4:30pm From K to 5th grade at APLS Learning Center 2015 Richards Road. SE (at Bellevue Foursquare Church)
Unique! Adult Workshops & Personalized Art Parties New! Teen Art Camps New! Free Family Art-Together Time Programs
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We’re off to Camp Terry Camp Terry Camp Terry I want to go By the Raging River Where the clear waters flow
ed by staff and counselors. Charlie’s family celebrated his birthday party there and attended several Family Camps. “Charlie is captivated by the idea of the camp mascot, Woody the Wood Elf,’” his mother wrote. “Charlie wrote letters to Woody each time he attended Camp Terry. The letters Woody wrote back are treasures we will be putting in Charlie’s scrapbook.” • To learn more about Camp Terry and the Snoqualmie Valley YMCA, visit http://ykids. org/summer-camps-at-the-y or contact the local Y at (425) 256-3115. Snoqualmie Valley YMCA is located at 35018 SE Ridge Street, Snoqualmie.
That’s part of the Camp Terry song, created by Charlie, an avid camper who’s been coming to this YMCA summer camp at Preston since he was old enough to go, with help from his family. Children and teens learn responsibility, core values and the love of the outdoors at Camp Terry, located by the bank of the Raging River. As the largest provider of summer camps in the U.S., the YMCA makes sure kids have fun but also learn to socialize, share and develop new interests. All camps of the YMCA of Greater Seattle, of which the year-old Snoqualmie Valley YMCA is a part, nurture the healthy, successful growth of every camper by emphasizing values such as caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Staff make sure parents know about the activities their child takes part in every day. Take Charlie’s story. In a testimonial for the camp, his mother explains how Charlie participated in day camps at the Y when he was younger, but as soon as he was old enough to try Camp Terry he went, going every summer for five years. Dropped off each day, he was warmly greet-
ACTIVE AND LEARNING ALL SUMMER Summer at the Y is all about new experiences that build conﬁdence. Kids explore the outdoors and build the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. Our wide program menu lets you plan a varied, fun summer all at one place, so reserve now for best selection.
Outdoor Day Camps
Click: ykids.org/fun Visit: your local YMCA of Greater Seattle
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e Ideas for summer excitement Kids love activities that give them an adrenaline rush. To keep summer interesting and fun for young people, consider the following activities: • Amusement parks: A classic summer activity. A day trying out all the rides is great fun for children of all ages. • Go-karting: Many centers welcome families on exciting circuits that are sometimes open in the evening. This is a great activity for thrill seekers. Discover the kingdom of animals! Nature and animals are sure to fascinate any child. • Zoo: The discovery and observation of exotic animals is like going on safari with your children. Many zoos offer educational and interactive activities that will appeal to all ages. • Riding center: Even little kids can discover the pleasures of horse riding. A safe excursion with an experienced guide could be the start of a lifelong passion. Don’t forget about throwing some relaxation into the mix: an outing to the movies, the drive-in, a museum, or a round of mini-golf are great for low-energy days. Even the most active of children need a bit of rest!
Si View Community Pool unveils new aquatic scholarships
Join us for
605 East Sunset Way • Issaquah 98027 • (425) 868-1906
Summer Camp! Camps Are 4 Hours Long Ages 3 - 7 9am to 1pm Monday - Thursday
• Dragons and Mermaids • Creative kids • Dinosaur • Pirate and princess • Seeds, leaves and trees • Construction junction • Pony camp • Wild about water • Wiggle and Giggle through music
Our summer camps ﬁll up very fast- so sign up early to guarantee a spot for your child!
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Swimming is a life-long skill as well as great exercise. Si View Community Foundation has a new aquatics scholarship program with a goal of saving lives through water safety education. This scholarship is possible thanks to a generous private donation. It is available for all Si View Metropolitan Park District residents interested in swim lessons at Si View Pool. Scholarship applications can be found on the park district website, www.siviewpark.org, under Registration—Scholarships. Applications are also available from the Si View Metropolitan Park District office. Swim lessons are offered for all levels from ages 6 months and older. Choose from private or group lessons, weekday mornings, afternoons or evenings, or Saturday only lessons. All instructors participate in ongoing trainings and are certified by the American Red Cross. Si View Community Center and Pool, owned and operated by the Si View Metropolitan Park District, is located in the heart of North Bend at 400 S.E. Orchard Dr. With a spectacular view of Mount Si, the park offers a community center with a gymnasium and classrooms, indoor pool, and multiuse sports fields. Si View Community Center was built in 1938, during the Great Depression. Call Si View Community Center at (425) 831-1900.
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Summ r FunG uide Exploration for every child
Encompass summer camps cover wide range of interests
The 2013 edition of popular Encompass Summer Camps, which just won the Macaroni Kid Family Choice award, gets ramped
up soon, with online registration slated to begin Tuesday morning, March 26. The total of 40 week-long
half-day camps, eight weeks from June 26 through Aug. 16, cover a wide range of interests for children age 2 to 7.
Congratulates our 2013 College Soccer Scholarship Recipients and College Soccer Commits Beau Blanchard Kyle Bjornethun Anna DeWeirdt Alex Censullo Kathryn Chandler Kelly Crowe Michael Crowley Victoria Divita Tess Edenholm Ryan Harber Maxwell Harvey Madison Heck Mackenzie Henke Davis Karaica Evan King Nathan Lafavour Joseph Mancini Samuel Miller Jordan Morris Quinn Phillips Miranda Rawlings Giovanni Sanchez-De Leon Sebastian Scales Daniel Smith Kristin Standish Kaleb Strawn Audrey Thomas Lauren Thomas Jordan Thompson Morgan Zack
University of Washington Sounders FC Academy University of New Hampshire Claremont Mckenna College Washington University Regis University Claremont Mckenna College University of Denver Wesleyan University Massachusetts Institute of Technology St. Martin's University Cornell University University of Nevada Seattle Paciﬁc University Cornell University Colorado School of Mines Seattle University Haverford College Stanford University Amherst College University of Nevada Las Vegas Evergreen State University Cornell University Harvard University Gonzaga University St. Martin's University Williams College University of Puget Sound Seattle Paciﬁc University Lesley University
“If there is one theme, it is that we offer exploration opportunities for every child,” says Rochelle Clayton Strunk, Encompass director of community programs. The variety is reflected in the camp names themselves, from “Rescue 911,” “Wild about Water”, “LEGO Mayhem” and “Sea Explorers” to “3-21 Blast Off,” “Curious George,” “Busy Bakers” and “Broadway Bound,” the camps cover all manner of activities. Two camps are perennial favorites: “Young Entrepreneurs” (formerly “Marketplace”), in which children create a business plan and manufacture items to “sell” their parents on the camp’s final day, and “I Love a Parade,” in which children create the Encompass float for the Festival at Mount Si and Snoqualmie’s Railroad
Days parades. Camps are grouped in three brackets: age 2, age 3-4 and age 5-7. The cost for each camp ranges from $78 to $131 per week. There is a bonus program for pre-teens, a Camp Assistant Training Program. In this program, children age 11 to 13 can shadow camp teachers and join in the fun, for nearly half-price tuition. Camps are held at the Encompass Main Campus, 1407 Boalch Ave. N.W., North Bend. Encompass makes special accommodations for children who need them. Additional fees may apply. For more information, contact Julie Forslin, Encompass summer camp manager, at (425) 888-2777 ext. 1210, or by e-mailing julie.forslin@encompassnw. org.
RiverTree Dental Care We are accepting patients of all ages
Tryouts for the 2013/14 season, U10 and older begin Friday April 26 Visit WWW.EASTSIDEFC.ORG to register Join us for one of our Premier Soccer Information Nights Weds April 17. Mercer Island Library. 6:30 - 8:00pm Thurs April 18. Swedish Hospital Cafe. Issaquah. 6:30 - 8:00pm Mon April 22. Issaquah City Hall. Eagle Room. 6:30pm - 8:00pm Eastside FC is the exclusive premier soccer club of the Eastside Youth Soccer Association communities of Issaquah, Bellevue, Lake Hills, Mercer Island, and Newport.
Cosmetic and Preventative Dental Care
Dr. Brian Mayer DDS 425.888.2703
www.rivertreedental.com 38700 SE River Street Snoqualmie
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Quads • Tournaments
Register early for the best selection!
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Summer Fun at Music Works Northwest
SUMMER CAMPS lessons and classes for all ages instruments and abilities
www.musicworksnw.org 425-644-0988 14360 SE Eastgate Way Bellevue, WA 98007
A non-profit community music school
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