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Summer Fun for Kids Seven weeks of exciting adventure for kids 5-12 years old Sign up for a single camp or the whole SummerQuest program! • The FULL week of activities will cost $50 per week. • Family rate: $90 for 2 children, $120 for 3 per week. • Children must be 5 years of age by December 31, 2009. • SummerQuest T-Shirts will also be available $13/each. • We strive to be accessible to all children in our community. Subsidies are available with confidentiality guaranteed, please contact us. • Camps run from 8:30am-4:30pm. • Pack your child a lunch and snacks to last throughout the day. • Registration will begin April 6 and close June 5. First come first serve, residents of the Town of Sackville have priority. We will advertise any remaining vacant spaces after June 5. Registration Forms For more information, please call the Parks & Recreation on page 28 Department at 364-4955. Choose your 2009 SummerQuest Adventure! July 6-10 The Power of Musical Theatre Join Festival by the Marsh this summer for a week of musical theatre skill learning and performance. Learn about healthy vocal technique, acting and dancing, and perform a role in a revue show of Broadway musicals onstage, to be presented as part of the FBTM Family Day on July 10. Share your joy in musical theatre with us this summer! July 6-10 Athletic Adventures Sports, sports and more sports! Specific focus on developing skills, good sportsmanship, positive attitude and leadership. Join us for lots of fun playing soccer, baseball, ball hockey, basketball and more. July 13-17 Olympic Dreams & International Experiences An active week focused on Olympic sports and international cooperation. We’ll make a trip to the Mount Allison Track and Pool, play team sports, and participate in visits and activities with citizens from around the world. July 20-24 Environmental Exploration Explore our local environment, learn about conservation and participate in great day trips. Head out to the Sackville Waterfowl Park, Tantramar Wetlands Centre, Atlantic Wildlife Institute, Community Garden, and much more. July 27-31 SHOCKing Science Partnering with SHOCK Camp at Mount Allison to offer a week full of experiments, learning and fun. We’ll be spending three days on the Mount Allison University Campus, a day as Mad Scientists and taking a day trip to Cape Jourimain! August 4-7 Bugs & Animals – Ages 5-7 A fun and educational week discovering creatures in our backyard. Includes day trips to the Waterfowl Park and Wetland Centre, critter dipping, nature walks, animal games, trip to the Magnetic Hill Zoo, SPCA and even a “pet day”. August 4-7 Outdoor Adventures – Ages 8-12 Explore the great outdoors at Beech Hill Park! This week will include orienteering, hiking, outdoor cooking, wilderness training and games. We’ll also spend a day at Lillas Fawcett Park swimming, boating & more! August 10-14 Heritage Explorer Camp In partnership with the Tantramar Heritage Trust, this camp will include: a day spent at the Campbell’s Carriage Factory, Boultenhouse, historic walks and shipbuilding tales on the dykes, exploring some of our historic treasures in the downtown (Music Hall, etc), and more! August 17-21 “Sackville in the Summer” Celebration Summer can feel too short! Our final SummerQuest week will pull together all the great activities from the summer and end in a celebration of all of Sackville’s great assets! Spend a day at Beech Hill, hiking and exploring, a day at Lillas Fawcett Park for swimming and canoeing, lots of great sports, visits to local attractions and more! August 26 SummerQuest Year End Celebration! For everyone who completed a Quest over the summer, join us at the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre for a day of fun, food, music and games! Parents are welcome too! Official Partners: Tennis for all ages! Tennis is a great active outdoor sport. Sackville Adult Tennis is fortunate to have 3 well maintained courts. We $50 offer classes for all ages and skill levels! Our Mon, Wed, Fri - 9-10am instructors will place you according to skill level OR at the start of the season. Mon, Tue, Thu- 6:30-7:30pm Tennis News: On July 11 we have a new event scheduled, the Special Populations Rogers Rookie Tour. It is designed to bridge the gap $5 between entry level tennis and the competitive junior Monday & Thursdays circuit. 4:00-4:45pm Our Tennis NB Junior Open Tournament Junior Tennis - ages 6 & up returns this year and $40 is scheduled for July 50min class, 5 days a week 21-23. For more info call 364-4955. Youth Leadership Program This year we will be holding a new Youth Leadership Session every 2 weeks, beginning July 6 for youth age 13-15. Some of the experience you’ll gain during your time as Youth Leader includes: First Aid Training Seminars on resume writing and other valuable life skills Work with the kids in SummerQuest, lead games & activities Hands on work experience in a local business Day trips in area to learn about local issues Volunteer time and make a difference in your community! Cost is $40 Sackville Public Library Summer Program The Sackville Public Library will be holding some special summer events for children, including a reading club. This club is for children in Grades 1 - 8, and is free of charge. Special weekly events will also be highlighted throughout the summer. For more information, contact the Sackville Public Library at 364-4915. Sackville Youth Soccer Association The Sackville Youth Soccer Association (SYSA) provides a comprehensive instructional and recreational soccer opportunity for both male and female players of all ages. For young children, fun is emphasized as players learn soccer skills in parent-supervised mini games. For youth players, the emphasis is to provide a safe, well-organized and progressively competitive environment for the development of soccer skills. The rapid growth of interest in women’s soccer is a particular feature of SYSA’s program. Girls play on mixed teams up to the “10 and under” level. Thereafter, both boys and girls levels offer an excellent program run separately with opportunities to compete at the local and provincial level. Call Ross Thomas 536-2908 for more information. Minor Baseball Sackville Minor Baseball Association is again offering a complete baseball program for girls and boys ages 5-14 years. Registration fees are as follows: T-Ball & 5-Pitch $45.00, Mosquito $60.00, Pee-wee & Bantam $65.00, and of course our “Family Plan” of 2 children or more - $75.00 per family. Anyone wishing further information regarding the program may contact Chris Vogels at 536-1338 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sackville Minor Football Association Spring Camp May 28-June 1. All boys and girls aged 10-15 years old before December 31 are welcome to attend. All equipment is provided except cleats &mouth guards. $65, registration will take place at the FRS Warehouse 22 Crescent Avenue, May 20, 6- 8pm. For more information call Colin Estabrooks at 536-0507. Tantramar Marsh Hawks Lacrosse The season traditionally begins in early May and runs indoors at the Tantramar Veterans Memorial Civic Centre. For more information contact Todd Cole 364-4954.
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