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					                                        FUN IN THE SUN
                                         SUMMER 2009
     A GUIDE TO ACTIVITIES, CAMPS, SWIMMING & FUN LEARNING
        Tioga County Youth Bureau, P.O. Box 240, Owego, NY 13827 hawleym@co.tioga.ny.us (607) 687-8317


Community Events             Page 1
Programs in Tioga County     Page 1-3             Hiawatha Golf Project                     Family Resource Centers
Swimming                     Page 4                      FREE                                        FREE
Volunteer Information        Page 4
“I Want a Job”               Page 4                                                       Free community centers for families with
Babysitting Classes          Page 4           687-6952, Links at Hiawatha Landing
                                              2350 Marshland Road, Apalachin, NY          young children to learn, play and
Programs Outside Tioga       Page 5                                                       connect with others. Play spaces are set
Local Town Information       Page 6-8         13732 www.hiawathalinks.com
                                                                                          up with age appropriate toys and
                                              An introduction to golf, at no cost, for    activities for children birth to five years.
     COMMUNITY EVENTS                         all interested youth ages 5 - 18. The       Older siblings are welcome to join their
         JUNE                                 program encourages the development          family.
Apalachin Fireman’s Field Days                of confidence that will foster a sense of
June 3 - 6                                    achievement in each child.                  Owego Family Resource Center
Fireworks: Friday at 10 p.m.                                                              687-1571, 228 Main St. Owego, NY
Parade: Saturday at 6 p.m.                    Ages: 5 - 10 from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.         Open for Play:
                                              Ages: 11 - 18 from 11:00 - Noon             Monday:               3 – 7 p.m.
Catfish Derby www.vva480.org                  Dates: Every Saturday through August        Tuesday & Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
                                                                                           nd      th
June 6 – 7, Hickories Park, Owego             Fee: Free                                   2 and 4 Fridays:      10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
7 a.m. Saturday until Noon on Sunday          See page 2 for Junior Golf Camps.
                                                                                          Waverly Family Resource Center
Owego Strawberry Festival                                                                 565-2374, 374 Broad St. Waverly, NY
June 20, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Downtown Owego                                                   Open for Play:
Parade: 10 a.m.                                        Friday Fun Days                    Mon & Wed:         9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
                                                            FREE                          Tuesdays:          1 – 5 p.m.
             JULY                                                                         Thursdays:         3 – 8 p.m.
Candor July 4th Celebration
                                              687-6887, A New Hope Center                 The Family Resource Centers will be
Saturday, July 4, Downtown Candor
Parade: July 4th at 10 a.m.                                                               closed July 7 - 11. Come see us at the
                                              Join us for games and activities to         Tioga County Fair!
www.candorny.org
                                              learn about healthy lives and
Tioga County Fair                             relationships. Facilitated by A New
July 7 – 11, 9 a.m. – 11 p.m.                 Hope Center and Tioga Opportunities
Tioga County Fairgrounds, Owego               Family Health Services. Register by
www.tiogacountyfairny.com                     July 1.

Hickory Smoked Music Festival                 Ages: Teens ages 12 – 17
July 25, Hickories Park, Owego                Dates: Fridays July 10, 17, 24, 31 and
                                                     August 7 and 14                                Kids Night Out
Noon – 10 p.m.
                                              Time: 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.                                  FREE
          AUGUST
Waverly Racing Fan Fair, NASCAR                    Kids Fest & Back to                    687-0785, Council on the Arts
August 5, Noon – 8 p.m.                               School Bash                         www.tiogaartscouncil.org
Downtown Waverly
                                                          FREE                            Friday evening entertainment for ALL
Newark Valley Day                                                                         Kids at the Court House Gazebo in
August 8, 9 a.m. – Dark                       687-1121, Open Door Mission                 Downtown Owego. Bring a smile a
Parade:    11 a.m.                            425 North Ave. Owego, NY 13827              blanket or chair. Even if you don’t have
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m. at Trout Ponds                                                       kids, come on down and have a relaxing
                                              Games, prizes, school supplies, haircuts,   Friday night.
Spencer Picnic                                food. All free of charge.
August 12 – 15, Nichols Park, Spencer                                                     Ages: Infant and Up
Fireworks Friday night. Parade is Sat. a.m.   Ages:    All Ages                           Dates: July 3: Tom Knight - Puppeteer
                                              Date:    Saturday, August 15                       July 10: John Simon - Stories
Rudin’s Olde Tyme Farm Days
                                              Time:    1 – 3 p.m.                                July 18: Will Stafford - Juggler
September 4 - 6                               Place:   Open Door Mission                  Time: 7 – 8 p.m.
4890 Gaskill Rd. Owego
                                                                                          Place: Tioga County Courthouse Sq.

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                                              PROGRAMS IN TIOGA COUNTY
         Waverly Kids Café                                Tioga County                               Waterman Center
          “The Phoenix”                                 Boys and Girls Club                          Summer Camps
              FREE
                                              687-0690, Tioga Co. Boys & Girls Club        625-2221, Waterman Center
565-9388 or 687-4020, Janet LaRue             201 Erie Street, Owego, NY 13827             403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY 13732
Cornell Cooperative Extension                                                              www.watermancenter.org
337 Broad St. Waverly, NY 14892               Club Positive
                                              Looking for a safe, fun and exciting         Three weeks of camp features fun
Stop by the Waverly Kids Café to “hang        place for your child this summer? Join       and exciting nature themes. The week
out”, get free food, meet new friends and     us for Arts & Crafts, Social Play, Sports,   is spent learning about the natural
enjoy lots of fun.      Summer projects       Nature Hikes and Weekly Field Trips.         world through hikes, arts and crafts,
include Weather Tracking, Gardening,                                                       and outdoor recreation.
Wacky Wii and Much, Much More.                Ages:     5 – 12 Years
                                              Dates:    June 24 through the summer         Ages: 6 - 12 Years
Ages:         5th – 12th Grade                Time:     6:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.                 Weekly:
Dates:        Wednesday – Friday              Place:    Owego Elementary School            August 10 – 14 Hunter/Hunted
Time:         4 – 7 p.m.                      Fee:      $125 per week                      August 17 – 21 Water World
                                                                                           August 24 – 28 Airborne
                                              Summer Family Fun Festival                   Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
                                              Saturday, July 18, Noon – 7 p.m.             Early drop-off and late pick-up for an
     Sundaes At The Farm                                                                   extra fee.
           FREE                               Music, Food, Fun, Games, Pony Rides!         Fee: $125 per week for members
                                              Come check out The Club and see all we                $145 per week non-members
                                              have to offer.                                       Limited scholarships available
687-4020, Cornell Cooperative Extension                                                    Registration closes at 9 a.m. the
56 Main St. Owego, NY 13827                   Leadership Development Institute
                                                                                           Friday before each week of camp.
Tioga Agriculture Resource Group              Week-long intensive day camp for youth.
                                              The purpose of the Institute is to provide
Less than 2% of our population works          participants with a solid base in teamwork           Owego Gymnastics
directly on farms but 100% of our             and leadership skills. Learn how to be a              & Activity Center
population eats. Join us on Sundays at        positive member of a team and how to
local farms for a tour and for Ice Cream      serve successfully as a leader.
                                                                                           687-2458, 748 State Rt. 38, Owego
Sundaes with locally grown toppings.                                                       www.owegogymnastics.com
                                              Ages:     Juniors & Seniors in High School
Stoughton Farm: Strawberry Preserves                    Space is limited to 24 youth.
                                                                                           Summer Recreational Classes
10898 State Route 38, Newark Valley           Dates:    July 20 - 24
                                                                                           Our Center offers gymnastics classes
Sunday, June 7, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.               Fee:      Call for more information
                                                                                           for all ages beginning with toddlers.
                                                                                           Times and costs vary.
TLC Blueberry Farm: Blueberry Topping         Shoot The Lights Out Basketball Camp
2053 Route 17C, Barton, NY                    Hosted by Owego Free Academy Boy’s
                                                                                           Mini Sessions
Sunday, July 26, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.              Head Coach Chris Evans.
                                                                                           Children will enjoy gymnastics,
                                                                                           games, Bingo, mini tramp, tumble
M.K. Dairy: Raspberries, Maple Syrup,         Dates: July 27 – 31
                                                                                           trak, inflatable caterpillar, arts and
Honey and Fresh Whipped Topping               Time: 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
                                                                                           crafts, and more.
5932 Waits Rd. Southside Owego                Call for more information.
August 9, 2009, 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.                                                            Ages:     5 and older
                                                                                           Dates:    Weekly, July 6 – August 28
                                                 Links at Hiawatha Landing                 Fee:      $30 per day or $135 per
   Tioga County Historical                           Junior Golf Camp                                week for members.
    Society and Museum
                                                                                           TerpsiDance! Summer Dance Camp
                                              687-6952, Links at Hiawatha Landing
                                                                                           Classes include: Conditioning, Ballet,
687-2460, Tioga County Historical             2350 Marshland Road, Apalachin, NY
                                                                                           Jazz, Hip Hop and Modern.
Society, 110 Front St. Owego, NY              13732 www.hiawathalinks.com
                                                                                           Ages:     7 -12 (4 & up for Pre-Ballet)
Harry Potter Class                            Learn the game’s history, rules, etiquette
                                                                                           Dates:    Four weeks or two week
30 seats available for this two day           and values. Receive instruction on
                                                                                                     classes available.
course.                                       techniques    of    the     swing,    the
                                                                                                     Tuesday and Thursday,
                                              fundamentals of the short game and on-
                                                                                                     July 7 – 16; July 21 – 30
Ages:     8 to 14                             course play. Level I and Level II camps
                                                                                           Time:     10:15 – 2:30
Dates:    2 days in August. Call for dates.   offered.
                                                                                           Fee:      $175 for all four weeks, $85
Time;     10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.                                                                     for two weeks. Pre-ballet is
                                              Ages:       8 and older
Fee:      $25                                                                                        $48 for four weeks and $24
                                              Weekly:     June 29 – September 4
                                              Time:       8:30 – 11:30 a.m.                          for two weeks.
                                              Fee:        Level I $120, Level II $145
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                                             PROGRAMS IN TIOGA COUNTY
          Spencer-Van Etten                            Settlement Stables                             St. Patrick School
            Soccer Camp                                  Horse Camps                                   Summer Camp
www.sveya.org, 598-2747, K. Schanbacher
                                              589-PONY (7669)                               687-1770, St. Patrick School
Technical skills, fundamentals and fun!       121 Dawson Hill Road, Spencer, NY             309 Front St. Owego, NY 13827
Coed camp at an affordable price.             www.settlementstables.com
Register by June 20.                                                                        Hands on Science; Technology with
                                              Designed especially for youth who love        Digital Photography, Computers and
Dates:       July 6 – 10                      horses. All levels. Concentration on          Smartboards; Readers’ Theater and
Place:       Sally Marx Fields, Spencer       instruction, equestrian etiquette & safety.   Drama; Art and Music; History Alive;
                                                                                            Gardening and Creative Writing.
                                              Ages:    5 – 16 Years                         Before and aftercare available from
Half-Day Camp
                                              Date:    Weekly Camps July and August         8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Ages:       6 – 10
                                              Time:    8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Daycare until 5:30
Times:      9 a.m. – noon
                                              Fee:     $175 week                            Grades:    Present Grades 2 - 5
Cost:       $60 ($70 after June 20)
Full Day Camp                                                                               Dates:     July 13 – 17 and July 20 - 24
Ages:       8 – 18                                                                          Time:      9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
                                                        El Rancho de Paz                    Place:     St. Patrick School
Times:      9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Fee:        $110 ($120 after June 20)                                                       Fee:       $100 per week
                                              687-2238, El Rancho de Paz
                                              2587 Montrose Turnpike, Owego, NY
   Hiawatha Island Boat Club                                                                          Special Olympics
      Junior Rowing Camp                      Day, Overnight and Specialty Camps
                                              Horses, Swimming, Archery, Arts and
                                              Crafts, Hiking. Specialty camps               687-2957, John or Gae Crosby
687-0639, Hiawatha Boat Club
                                              include Horsemanship, Paintball,
dh2770@gmail.com
                                              Climbing Tower, Leadership Training.          Golf, Bocce, Cycling, Cross-Country Club
3348 State Rt. 17C, Owego, NY
                                              Christian emphasis.                           for ages 8 - 80. Call for information on
Camp       emphasizes     basic   rowing                                                    participating as an athlete or as a
                                              Ages:      7 - 11 for Day Camps               volunteer.
technique, equipment, water safety and
                                              Ages:      8 - 18 for Overnight Camps
team building. All campers must be in
                                              Dates:     June 28 – August 22
good health and be able to swim. There
                                              Fee:       $199 and Up
                                                                                                        Camp Ahwaga
are two sessions daily with a break and
light snack between rows.
                                                     Ti-Ahwaga Community                    786-5849, Amy Bartlow
Ages:    13 – 18 Years Old                                                                  bartlowa@oacsd.org
                                                            Players
Dates:   July 6 - 11
Time:    8 a.m. - Noon                                                                      Camp Ahwaga is a 6-week educational
                                              687-2130, TiAhwaga Performing Arts            and recreational day camp for children
Fee:     $110 for 6 days
                                              Center, 42 Delphine St. Owego, NY             ages 4 - 21 with disabilities that reside or
                                              www.tiahwaga.com                              attend school in Tioga County. Speech,
           Sportsmetrics                                                                    Occupational and Physical Therapies.
                                              One Day Animation Workshop                    Breakfast and lunch are provided daily for
                                              The day begins with a viewing of              the kids. No cost to camper.
687-7645, Peak Performance Physical
                                              animated shorts, then the children
Therapy, Hickories Rd. Owego, NY
                                              develop and present an animation              Ages:    4 – 21 Years
                                              project.                                      Dates:   July 6 – August 12
A conditioning and training program for
all athletes. Designed to improve speed,                                                    Time:    9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
                                              Ages:      8 - 14 (limited to 15 children)    Place:   Owego Apalachin Middle School
power and reaction time.
                                              Dates:     Saturday, July 25
                                 th
Six week program beginning July 7 .
                                              Fee:       $25
                                                                                                      4-H Hidden Valley
AM and PM Sessions.
                                              Theater Workshop                                         Overnight Camp
                                              Youth will be exposed to all aspects of
         Champion Speedway                    theater. Each session will end with a         687-4020, Cooperative Extension
                                              Friday p.m. performance.                      www.hiddenvalley4hcamp.org
               BMX
                                              Ages:      7 - 14                             You do not need to be a 4-H member to
1-570-888-1850, www.valleybmx.com
                                              Dates:     Three, two week sessions:          attend this co-ed camp in Watkins Glen.
344 East River Drive, (End of Rte. 434)
                                                         July 6 - 17; July 20 - 31;         Weeklong camps offer lots of activities
Owego.
                                                         August 3 - 4                       and summer fun!
                                              Time:      Ages 7 - 10, 10 a.m. – Noon
Race this BMX track in Owego on
                                                         Ages 11 - 14, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.      Ages:        8 – 18
Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. and Saturdays
                                              Fee:       $50 per session                    Dates:       July 12 – August 21
in July at 1:30 p.m. Check out our website
                                                                                            Fee:         $285 per week
for details.
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             Swimming
                                                                                                  “I Want A Job” (Continued)
                                                                                            The Interview
                                             Ask yourself:                                  • A description of previous work and
                                             What issues or careers interest me the             volunteer experience
                                             most? What am I good at? How much time         • Why you are interested in this job
                                             do I really have to spare? Can I be
                                                                                            • How much time can you commit?
Village of Owego Pool            687-1101    responsible and show up on time? Do I
                                             want to work alone, with family or friends?    • What sets you apart?
Marvin Park, Owego, NY
Daily starting late June. Noon – 7 p.m.      Then find out:
                                             What organizations or groups address           Be Realistic:
                                             your interest?                                 Jobs are not easy to find. In the meantime
Owego Apalachin School Pool
                                             Places to consider: Senior Citizen             improve your skills. Consider:
www.oacsd.org for schedule
                                             Centers, Hospitals, Nursing Homes,             • Volunteering
Greenwood Park                778-2193       Animal Shelters, Faith Based Groups,           • Taking a Babysitting Class
Nanticoke, NY. Open dawn to Dusk             Conservation Centers.                          • Taking CPR & First Aid Classes
Lake swimming, boating (rental only)         Need ideas? Call the Youth Bureau at
picnicking and playground.                   687-8317.
Dates: Memorial Day – Labor Day                                                                      Babysitting Training
                                                    Catholic Charities
Highland Park                786-2970                                                       Am. Red Cross of Southern Tier
Hooper Road, Endwell, NY 13760                                                              785-7207, southerntierredcross.org
Swimming in an outdoor pool.                 565-7580, Tioga Outreach Center
                                             464 Broad St. Waverly, N.Y.                    Several one day trainings offered.
Park Station                      739-9164
2 W. Beaver Rd, Erin, NY. Parking $7.        Volunteer opportunities include: assisting     Ages:     11 – 15 Years
Open swimming in this large lake. Open       with mobile food pantries, organizing          Dates:    June 13, June 30, July 8,
daily after June 28. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.        clothing closet, cleaning, acting as                     July 22, August 4, August 18
                                             receptionist.                                  Time:     9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Vestal Memorial Pool           754-3368                                                     Place:    Endicott Red Cross
Clayton Ave., Vestal, NY 13850                                                                        620 E. Main St. Endicott
Outdoor pool and lessons. Small fee.                 Guthrie Volunteen                      Fee:      $40

  What Else Is There To Do In                (570) 882-4242 Guthrie Healthcare              Am. Red Cross – Sullivan Trail Chapter
                                             System, Guthrie Sq. Sayre, Pa. 18840           565-2061, www.redcrossselmira.org
        Tioga County?
                                             Teens (ages 13 - 18) work with hospital        Ages:     11 – 15 Years
Bowling                                      staff on patient floors and volunteer office   Dates:    June 6
Cardinal Lanes                642-8028       for at least four hours a week.                Time:     9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  24 Watson Ave. Newark Valley, NY                                                          Place:    Waverly Red Cross, 139 Broad
Owego Bowl                    687-5631                  “I Want A Job”                                St. Waverly, NY.
  1404 Taylor Rd. Owego                                                                     Fee:      $40
Valley Bowling                565-9946                                                      Call for additional dates.
                                             If you are under age 18, you must have
  13 N. Chemung St. Waverly
                                             working papers to work. If you are 14
Miniature Golf
                                             you can apply for working papers from
Cary’s, Rt. 17C Waverly       565-2013
Metros, Rt. 96, Owego         687-3080
                                             your school guidance office.                               First Aid, CPR,
The Pines, Rt. 96, Owego      687-2668       Where do I go to find a job? Think about:
                                                                                                      Lifeguard Training
OTHER
                                             • Places you know of where teens or
Alpacalachin Farms            687-6950                                                      First Aid, CPR and Lifeguard Training
                                                friends currently work.
  2571 Chestnut Ridge Rd, Apalachin                                                         programs are designed to give you the
Bement-Billings Farmstead     642-9516       • Produce Stands and Local Farms               confidence to respond in emergency
  Rt. 38, Newark Valley                      • Programs you have been involved in or        situations with skills that can save a life.
Heaven Llama Farm             589-4886          volunteered at that have teens on staff.    The Red Cross chapters listed below
  289 Dawson Hill Rd., Spencer               • Check out local bulletin boards (gas         offer a selection of days and times for
Side Hill Acres Goat Farm     659-4121          stations, grocery stores).                  you to take these classes. Skills gained
  79 Spencer Rd. Candor                      • Don’t forget about lawn work and             can assist you in your job search and life!
Skyview Dragstrip             687-9392          babysitting for neighbors and family.
  Skyline Dr. Tioga Center                                                                  Am. Red Cross – Sullivan Trail Chapter
Tioga Downs & Harness Racetrack              The Application                                565-2061, www.redcrossselmira.org
  Nichols, NY                 699-3900       Applications ask many questions - make
Tioga Movie Theater           687-5401       sure you know the answers. Complete a          Am. Red Cross of the Southern Tier
  208 Main St. Owego                         practice application ahead of time.            785-7207, southerntierredcross.org
Waterman Center               625-2221
  403 Hilton Rd. Apalachin                   The Interview                                  Am. Red Cross of Tompkins County
          For more information:              Ask an adult or friend to do a mock            www.tompkins-redcross.org
           www.visittioga.com                interview with you. This should include:

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                                                           Programs Outside Tioga County


For a complete listing of programs in                       Broome Community College 778-5012             EPAC Summer Theater Workshops
the Ithaca area call 607-274-5310 or                        Upper Front St. Town of Dickinson             785-8903, 102 Wash. Ave, Endicott, NY
www.co.tompkins.ny.us/youth                                                                               $195
--------------------------------------------------------    Youth Sports New York                         Youth (ages 6 – 18) develop acting,
For programs in the Elmira area contact                     The SUNY Sports Institute establishes a       singing and dance skills through
the Chemung Youth Bureau 737-2907.                          minimum     coaching   standard.    The       rehearsals for a full scale Broadway
-------------------------------------------------------     program consists of one classroom             Musical (Willy Wonka). Monday & Thurs.
For programs on college campuses:                           session with a follow-up web based            beginning June 29. 5 – 7 p.m.
www.summeroncampus.com                                      session and exam. $20
                                                                                                          Girl Scouts of America           796-6202
                                                            Section I: Tues. June 23, 6 – 8:30 p.m.       Day and Overnight camps.
Aero Gymnastics Academy 754-6454                            Section II: Tues. August 11, 6 – 8:30 p.m.
541 Vestal Pkwy W., Vestal, NY                                                                            Ithaca College Academic Programs
www.aerogymnastics.com                                      Culinary Kids                                 274-3143
Summer Fun & Fitness. Ages 3 – Teen.                        Learn to prepare meals. Cake decorating       Current Sophomores & Juniors. Earn
Structured activities, games, gymnastics,                   practiced every day. July 6 - 10              college credits. Also Piano Institute and
group challenges in air-conditioned                         Ages 10 – 14, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. $349            HealthQuest.
facility. $25 full-day/$15 half-day.
                                                            Amazing Teen Entrepreneurs                    Ithaca College Programs      274-1929
Binghamton University Programs                              Students ages 13 - 17 will work with          Music, Day Camps, Baseball, Basketball
                                                            experts in small business. July 20 -24;       Ages 6 – 18. Costs vary.
Maximum Athletic Performance Camps                          9 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. $189.
777-6652                                                                                                  Kopernik Observatory           772-0660
Ages 11+. To improve overall athletic                       Camp for Youth with Autism                    698 Underwood Rd. Vestal, NY 13850
ability. May 26 - August 20. $85+.                          amurphy@gandetherapies.com                    www.kopernik.org
                                                            G & E Therapies                               Every Friday Night at 8 p.m. enjoy a
Dance Institute             777-6857                        Grace Lutheran Church, 709 Main St.           program and see the stars and planets.
July 13 – 24, $550, Ages 10 – 18 with                       Vestal
dance experience.                                           Six week recreational camp for children       Science     Exploration      camps    also
                                                            diagnosed with Autism or PDD.                 available. Call for details.
Junior Bearcat Club Fun Camp 777-3741                       Ages 6 – 12, July 6 – August 14. 8:30
Ages 5-10, July 13-17; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.;                     a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                             Roberson Museum               772-0660
$180                                                                                                      30 Front St. Binghamton, NY
                                                            Cayuga Nature Center          273-6260        Camps include Forensic Science Camp,
Sports Camps                                                1420 Toughannock Blvd. Ithaca                 Art, Biodiversity and Conservation,
www.bubearcats.com/camps                                    Outdoor adventure programs, Ropes             Astronomy and Time detectives. $143 per
Baseball, Basketball, Diving, Lacrosse,                     Camp, Counselor In Training.                  camp. Call for details.
Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis,                         Ages 5 – 16.Fees vary.
Volleyball and Wrestling.                                                                                 Ross Park Zoo                    724-5461
                                                            Cider Mill Theater Workshop 748-7363          60 Morgan Rd. Binghamton, NY
B-Mets Player’s Camp                                        2 Nanticoke Ave, Endicott, NY                 Zoo School for grades Pre K – 6, $80
Three day instructional camp by B-Met                       Classes include Acting, Vocal Technique,      Junior Biologist Grades 7 – 8, $120
players and coaches. For ages 8 – 14.                       Choreography. Workshop ends with a
July 26 – 28, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. $95                           production of Alice in Wonderland.            Ithaca Sciencenter         272-0600
                                                            Ages 10 – 18. $399                            www.scienccenter.org
Boys & Girls Club of Western Broome                         July 13 – August 2                            Summer day camp combines exciting
Summer Fun Camp                   754-0225                  Also, classes for Ages 5 – 9. July 13 – 24,   hands-on activities and experiments.
1 Clubhouse Rd., Endicott, NY                               9a.m. – noon. $199                            $525 and up.
Structured activities including crafts, field
trips, cooking, educational games for                       Community School of Music and Arts            SUNY Cortland Sport Camps 753-2034
Ages 5 – 12. Call for details.                              272-1474, 330 E. State St. Ithaca             Girl’s Lacrosse, Soccer, Field Hockey,
                                                            Music, singing & dance for ages 6 – 18.       Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball.
Boy Scouts of America                     648-7888
Day and overnight camps.                                    Cornell Sports School           255-1200      Town of Union Summer Fun and
                                                            A variety of sports camps for ages 7 – 18.    Sports                          786-2970
Broome Community College 778-5012                           Rock climbing, golf, tennis and sailing       Highland Park, Hooper Rd. Endwell
Upper Front St. Town of Dickinson                           also offered.                                 A variety of activities and sports. Dates,
College for Kids                                                                                          locations and costs vary.
Children and teens choose from more                         Discovery Center               773-8661
than 30 programs including sports, arts                     30 Morgan Rd. Binghamton.                     Town of Vestal Recreation       754-3368
and crafts, theater, computers, science,                    Half and full-day programs. Themed            Playground Programs, Sports Camps,
cooking and more all in a college setting.                  weeks include art, music, drama, science.     Swim Lessons, Tennis Lessons, Events.
For ages 7 - 12. $75 per class.                             Ages 5 – 14. July 6 – Aug. 28. $60 plus.      Locations and costs vary. Call for details.
                                                            Internships for ages 13- 15.

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          Local community information is listed on the following pages. Some programs are open to
             residents of those communities only. Please call the numbers listed with questions.

                              INFORMATION FOR APALACHIN, CAMPVILLE, OWEGO


          Town of Owego                                   Coburn Free Library                       Apalachin Library
        Summer Day Camp                                   Summer Programs                           Summer Programs
       Provided by Waterman
                                                 687-3520, 275 Main St. Owego, NY             625-3333, 719 Main St. Apalachin, NY
625-2221, Waterman Center
403 Hilton Road, Apalachin, NY 13732             Be Creative @ Your Library                   Be Creative @ Your Library
www.watermancenter.org                           Children Preschool – Grade 8, sign up        Preschoolers - Story Hour 10:30 a.m. on
                                                 to read books through the summer and         Tuesday or Thursday.
                                                 earn prizes.
         PARENTS: IMPORTANT
                                                                                              Readers Club - Signup to win prizes.
  Pre-registration is mandatory for any
                                                 Wednesday Programs @ 10 a.m.
  and all weeks. Registration deadline
                                                 Held at the United Methodist Church          Teen Book Club - Book is about Horses.
 is July 1. Registration forms available
                                                 next to the library. Ages 3 and up           Tuesdays at 7 p.m.
              online or call.
                                                 welcome to attend.
                                                                                              Teen Writers - Mondays at 6:45 p.m.
This summer recreation program is                July 1       Beau the Clown                  “Teens Talk TV”.
operated by Waterman and is open to              July 8       Mrs. McPuppet
Town of Owego residents only. Come               July 15      Author - Suzanne Bloom          Family Nights
spend the day playing games in the field,        July 22      Story Writing & Crafts          Join us for family fun on Thursday
making craft projects and having fun with        July 29      Musical Petting Zoo             evenings in July at 7 p.m. Our annual
special activities. Activities include sports,                                                book sale and ice cream social will be
games, board games, free play and                                                             held July 30.
exploration. Join the friendly atmosphere              Concerts In The Park
for new experiences, lasting friendships
and fun.
                                                 687-0785, Sponsored by the Tioga
Ages:    6 – 11 Years                            County Council on the Arts and funded
Dates:   July 6 – August 7                       by the Town of Owego.
Time:    9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Place:   Waterman Center – 403 Hilton Rd         Place:       Hickories Park, Owego, NY
         Apalachin, NY                           Day:         Wednesday Evening
Fee:     Free for Town of Owego residents        Time:        7 – 9 p.m. (except July 1)

 Abide in the Vine Child Care                    July 1:      (7:30 – 9:30 p.m.) Kirby Band   Library Hours:
                                                              & Fireworks at 9:30!            Mon & Wed: 1 – 5 p.m; 6:30 – 8 p.m.
                                                 July 8:      Ithaca Dixieland Band           Tues & Thur: 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
                                                 July 15:     Riolo Brothers Blues Band                    6:30 – 8 p.m.
687-2422, Donna Hoover/Linda Sibley              July 22:     The Spelunkers                  Friday:      1 – 5 p.m.
Washington Gladden Building                      July 29:     Cobblestone Crossing (Folk)     Saturday:    10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
1277 Taylor Rd. Owego, NY                        Aug. 5:      Triple Play/Alice Detrick
Our professional staff offers a safe, well
supervised, fun filled program that                  PlayYard Concepts, Inc.
includes: Science experiments, Arts &                   Summer Program                             Vacation Bible Schools
Crafts, Physical education and Houghtin
Mufflin themes. We also have both
                                                                                              First Church of the Nazarene, 687-1932
outside and inside large motor skill
                                                 625-3982, Christine Benjamin                 3732 Waverly Rd. Rt. 17C, Owego
areas. The school age playground is
                                                 31 Barton Road, PO Box 533 Apalachin,        July 22 – 24, 6 p.m.
equipped with soccer nets, volleyball
                                                 NY 13732                                     Celebration on Sunday, July 26 11 a.m.
net, basketball hoop, swings, seesaws
and 27 acres of hiking trails. Breakfast,                                                     Catatonk Baptist Church,       659-4014
                                                 Summer Fun Activities include Field
lunch and snacks are provided.
                                                 Trips, Arts & Crafts, Sports and             1199 Owego Rd. Owego, NY 13827
                                                 Games, Hiking, Outdoor Activities.           “Fishing With Jesus”
Ages: 6 weeks – 12 Years
                                                 Breakfast and snack provided.                June 22 – June 26, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dates: Year Round
                                                                                              Ages 4 – 6th Grade
Hours: 6 a.m. – 6 p.m.
                                                 Ages:      3 – 12 Years Old
Fee per Week in the Summer:                                                                   Blessed Trinity,               687-1068
                                                 Dates:     June 29 – September 4
        Infants $160; Toddler $155;                                                           1101 Penn Ave. Apalachin, NY 13732
                                                 Time:      7 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
        Preschool $150;                                                                       July 27 – 31, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
                                                 Fee:       $145 per week, $30 daily rate
        School Age $135
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              BARTON & WAVERLY                                        BERKSHIRE, NEWARK VALLEY, RICHFORD

          Waverly Recreation                        Waverly Vacation Bible                     Richford Youth Program
                                                          Schools                                 And Daily Lunch
 565-8641, John Hogan, Waverly
 Recreation Commission, 362 Broad St.          First Baptist Church             565-9593
 PO Box 366, Waverly, NY 14892                 23 Tioga St. Waverly, NY                    657-8254, Becky Randall
                                               July 20 – 24, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.         Richford Community Hall
 Summer Day Camp
 Supervised activities, special events, arts   St. James Catholic Church      687-1068     Youth Program
 & crafts and field trips.                     505 Clark St. Waverly, NY                   Lunch, food, games, crafts and reading.
                                               August 17 – 21; 6 – 8 p.m.
 Registration is June 29 and 30 at East                                                    Ages:     4 – 16 Years
 Waverly Park.                                                                             Dates:    Mondays and Wednesdays
                                                  Newark Valley & Berkshire                          July 6 - August 12
 Ages:    6 - 14                                    Summer Recreation                      Time;     Noon – 3 p.m.
 Days:    Monday - Thursday                                                                Place:    Richford Community Hall
 Dates:   July 6 - August 5                     642-8686, Village of Newark Valley         Fee:      FREE
 Times:   8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 Place:   East Waverly Park                     Open to Newark Valley & Berkshire          Lunch for Ages 18 Months – 18 Years
 Fee:     FREE (Except field trips)             residents only. Registration is at the     Mondays – Fridays starting July 6 from
                                                Newark Valley Middle School on July 1st    noon – 1 p.m.
                                                      nd
 Daily FREE lunch         served      Monday    and 2 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m.
 through Friday.
                                                Safe and fun summer activities such as
                                                                                                         Libraries
                                                Giant Four Square, Arts-n-Crafts,
         Waverly Free Library                   Contests. Red Cross Learn to Swim          Berkshire Free Library
                                                lessons at Greenwood Park and weekly       657-4418, 12519 St. Rt. 38, POB 151,
 565-9341                                       field trips.                               Berkshire, NY 13736
 18 Elizabeth St., Waverly, NY 14892
                                                Ages:     Completed Kindergarten & Up      Be Creative @ Your Library
 Be Creative @ Your Library Summer              Dates:    July 6 – July 29 (Mon – Fri)     Stories, crafts and games. Earn prizes
 Reading Program for Ages 3 – 18                Time:     Complete schedule available      for the number of minutes that you read.
 All ages register and set a reading goal                 at registration
 for the month of July. Register June 25 or     Place:    Middle School – Large Gym        Ages:    K – Grade 6
 after. Each participant who reaches their      Fee:      Donations needed. FREE .         Dates:   July 23 & 30; August 6 & 13
 goal will receive a prize.                               Fieldtrips extra.                Time:    10 a.m. – Noon
 Library Hours                                                                             Also:
 Tues/Wed/Thurs:       11 a.m. – 9 p.m.              Vacation Bible Schools                Tuesday, July 14 at 2 p.m. – Puppets
 Friday:               11 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                                    with Pizzazz
 Saturday:             11 a.m. – 4 p.m.         First Baptist                   642-8133
                                                40 Whig St, Newark Valley                  Library Hours:
          Swimming Lessons                      July 20 – 24, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.        Tues: 12 – 5 p.m.
                                                                                           Weds: 1:30 – 7 p.m.; Thurs: 1 – 5 p.m.
                                                St. John’s Roman Catholic 687-1068         Fri: 3 – 8:30 p.m.; Sat: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 565-2061, American Red Cross – Sullivan        24 Rock St. Newark Valley, NY
 Trail. www.redcrossselmira.org                 July 20 – 24, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.        Tappan Spaulding Memorial Library
 Learn to Swim                                                                             642-9960, 6 Rock St. Newark Valley
                                                1st Congregational Church 642-5520         13811
 Develop swimming and water safety
                                                Maine Congregational Church, 2615
 skills. Total of 8 sessions.
                                                Main St. Maine, NY                         Be Creative @ Your Library
                                                August 10 - 14 , 6:30 p.m.                 Stories, activities and fun. Join us on
 Dates:     Session I - July 6 - 16
            Session II - July 20 – 30                                                      July 31 (all welcome) for an “Instrument
 Days:      Monday - Thursday                                                              Petting Zoo”. Also a “Spanish Day” –
                                                     School-Age Child Care                 date to be announced.
 Time:      Preschool: 9:30 - 10 a.m.
            Ages 5+:      10:15 - 11 a.m.                  Program
                          11:15 - Noon                                                     Ages: K – Grade 6
 Place:     Waverly High School                                                            Dates: Every Friday, July 10 – August
                                                642-8811, Nancy Mathewson                  Time: Fridays from 1 – 2 p.m.
 Fee:       $40 for 8 classes
                                                First United Methodist Church, POB 13,
                                                59-63 Main St. Newark Valley, NY 13811     Library Hours:
Aquatics School to be held August 3 – 7,
starting at 9 a.m. at Waverly High                                                         Tuesday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. 7 - 9 p.m.
                                                Arts, Crafts, Free Play, Outdoor           Wednesday & Thurs. 4 - 9 p.m.
School. Sign up by class. Prices vary.
                                                Activities, Swimming, Hiking, Picnicing    Sat. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
                                                and Field Trips. Call for details.


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            CANDOR                            Nichols & Tioga Center                                 SPENCER


      Candor Free Library                     Tioga Summer Recreation                           Summer Cohesion
                                                                                       737-2907, Chemung Co. Youth Bureau
659-7258, 2 Bank St. Candor                687-8002 or 687-8004, Jim Houseknecht       Register online: summercohesion.com
                                           or Janice Barto
“Be Creative @ Your Library”               Tioga Central School District               Where making friends and having fun
Summer reading program for children                                                    happens all summer long! Activities
and youth.                                 Tioga Summer Recreation is a free           include      hiking, indoor and outdoor
                                           program available to all Tioga Central      games, arts and crafts, sports/fitness
Summer Library Hours                       School District students grades K - 8.      and more. Hands-on educational
M/W/F: 2 - 5 p.m.                          Transportation is provided by the           activities in health, safety and nutrition.
Tu/Th. 10 – Noon, 2 - 5 p.m., 6 - 8 p.m.   district with several route options.
Sat.   10 - Noon, 2 - 4 p.m.               Activities include arts and crafts,         The program is available for Chemung
                                           swimming, and other organized               County and Spencer Van Etten School
                                           activities. Registration forms are in the   District residents only. Registration is
    Vacation Bible Schools                 school office.                              online at summercohesion.com.

                                           Ages:     Grades K – 8 (just completed)     Ages:    4 – 12
Straits Corners Baptist Church
                                           Dates:    July 6 – August 8                 Dates:   July 6 – August 13
687-5450, Straits Corners Rd. Candor
                                           Time:     8 a.m. – Noon                     Times:   8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
July 27 - 31, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
                                           Place:    Tioga Elementary School           Place:   Van Etten Elementary School
                                           Fee:      FREE to Tioga Central             Fee:     FREE
Allen Memorial Baptist Church
                                                     School District residents
659-5335, 8 Church St. Candor, NY
Call for information.
                                                                                                 Spencer Library

       July 4th Celebration                                                            589-4496, 41 N. Main St. Po Box 305
                                                                                       Spencer, NY
Candor’s Annual Celebration will be
                                                                                       “Be Creative @ Spencer Library
July 4. The Kiddy Parade is at 10 a.m.
                                                                                       Stories and crafts each Monday from
Children of all ages are encouraged to
                                                                                       10 – 11:30 a.m.
participate. The 2009 theme is “Family
                                                                                       Regular Library Hours:
Traditions”. Go to www.candorny.org
                                                        Cady Library                   Monday:            9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
for more information.
                                                                                       Tuesday–Friday: 3 - 8 p.m.
                                           699-3835, 42 E. River Road, P.O. Box        Saturday:          10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  Candor Youth Commission                  70, Nichols, NY 13812
                                                                                                Van Etten Library
                                           “Be Creative @ Your Library”
Summer programming information not         Program dates are Friday mornings at 10
                                           a.m. from July 10 to August 7. Story and    589-4755, Bonnie Mallen
available at this time. For further                                                    83 Main St. Van Etten, NY 14889
information contact the Tioga County       a Craft.
Youth Bureau at 687-8317.                                                              “Be Creative @ Your Library”
                                           Regular Library Hours
                                           Monday:         2 - 8:30 p.m.               Summer Reading Program
                                           Tue/Wed/Fri     2 - 5 p.m.                  June 22 – July 31
                                           Thursday        2 - 8:00 p.m.               Read books during the summer and
                                           Saturday        10 a.m. - Noon              have fun.
  The Tioga County Youth                                                               July 20 at 2 p.m. StoryTime
  Bureau & Board provides                                                              July 31 at 2 p.m. Moreland the Magician
      this information.
    Please contact us at                            Kirby Band Concerts                Regular Lbrary Hours
                                                                                       Monday and Wednesday, 1 - 5 p.m.
       (607)687-8317 or                                                                Friday, 1 - 6 p.m.
  hawleym@co.tioga.ny.us                   Kirby Park, Nichols, NY
                                           www.kirbyband.com
  with any questions about
   resources for children,                 The Kirby Band is one of the oldest              Vacation Bible School
     youth and families.                   performing Community band in the
                                                                                       Van Etten Community United Methodist
                                           nation. Come listen to the sounds of the
                                           Kirby Band Monday evenings in August        589-6610, Mary Burley (evenings to
        HAVE A SAFE                        at 7:30 p.m. in Kirby Park                  preregister.
      AND FUN SUMMER!                      August 3, 10, 17, 24
                                                                                       10 Main St. Van Etten, NY
                                                                                       Camp Edge, July 14 – 17, 6 p.m.
                                                                                       Saturday, July 18 10 a.m.

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