NT Volunteer Centre will be hosting summer day camps for youth

Youth summer programs at the Ridge in Barriere offer wide choice of venues

The North Thompson Volunteer Centre (NTVIC)in Barriere are pleased to announce that Beverly Murphy has joined their staff.

“We are happy to have someone with such a great knowledge of the community, and with so much energy join us,” said NTVIC president Donna Kibble, “We are also happy to have Alex Harpauer and Ema Yurkiw working during the summer to organize and work with the youth during our summer programs.”

Kibble says for those students who are seeking exciting activities over the summer., the centre  “…has tons of sports, crafts and games for ages 6-10 and 11-13”.

The first session will be free, and all others will be five dollars per day.  All camps will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily, and two arts and crafts days have already been held.

Starting Monday, July 9 to 12, there will be a mixed sports camp all week; with sports such as soccer, netball, volleyball and basketball.

July 17 to 20, will be a pre-teen fun week for ages 10 to 13. Events will include obstacle courses, a watermelon eating contest, and much more.

July 23 to 27, will be nature week, with hiking, bug catching, nature crafts, etc.

July 31 to Aug. 3, will be theatre and fine arts week; where you can show off all of your acting and singing talents.

August 6 to 10, will be Olympics week where everyone can compete for the ‘gold’.  There will also be a movie night hosted in Fadear Park Aug.13.

For more information on any of the above programs or events, or to register a youth, call the North Thompson Volunteer Centre at 250-672-0033.