Summer Camps for kids at the Ridge offer weeks of fun for all

Summer camps for kids running at the Ridge in Barriere throughout July, sports camps being planned for August

Summer camps for kids will be running at the Ridge in Barriere throughout July, with sports camps currently being planned for August.

Weekly camps are being hosted by Barriere and Area Literacy Outreach, Yellowhead Community Services, North Thompson Volunteer Centre, and Thompson Valley Players.   Parents can register in advance, and then pay a drop in fee of only a  twoonie ($2) per day to participate.

Camps scheduled are:

• July 7 – 10: Nature Nuts & Paws ‘n’ Jaws.  Learn all about the birds, animals, and insects in the area.  Learn about Nature’s  circle of life, and how to protect the natural world. Games, things to make, and rewards.  9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for K-grade 2;  and 1 – 3:30 p.m. grades 3 – 5.

• July 14 – 16:  Thompson Valley Players  Youth Theatre Camp.  Learn about theatre and acting.  9 a.m. to 2 p.m., for youth ages 6 to 10, and ages 11 to 13.

• July 21 – 24:  ‘Phun’ With Physics.  Have fun with Bubble Magic, compete in Air Against Water, Make Rocket Spinners,  have fun with gravity, and join in Motion Madness and what makes things move. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for K-grade 2;  and 1 – 3:30 p.m. grades 3 – 5.

• July 28 – 31:  Let’s Make Stuff.  Crafting, making kites, Christmas in July crafting, and much more. 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for K-grade 2;  and 1 – 3:30 p.m. grades 3 – 5.

Registration starts June 23, 2014, by contacting Yellowhead Community Services office in Barriere, at the Ridge, 4936 Barriere Town Road, call 250-672-9773, or email:  jill.h@yellowheadcs.ca.  You can also register at the North Thompson Volunteer Centre at the Ridge, or call them at 250-672-0033.