Long Branch Public Schools Summer Camps Go Green! instruction will revolve around a to explore the sport and educational district-wide theme that incorpo- concepts of ﬁshing. In addition to rates environmental and global participating in a fun outing, students sciences, affectionately referred will learn all about the different kinds to as “Camp Green” or “Going of ﬁsh that live right here in our com- Green.” As part of this effort, stu- munity and the bodies of water that is dents are actively engaged in ﬁnd- their habitat. ing ways to save the Earth. They Campers will also learn how to cre- are using technology for research ate composts, plant in the 7th Avenue and data, as well as for word pro- Community Garden, and work to cessing and spreadsheets. help alleviate pollution. At our in-ground pool located An additional accent to our aca- Computer instruction, vocal, and in- at Gregory School, swimming demic component this summer is strumental music will be provided as instructors teach students The Long Branch Public Schools the acquisition of a science in- “specials” for students and will take how to swim. Here, Kristen Summer Enrichment Camp has al- structor at each camp site. The sci- place weekly. Field days, water fun Catrambone congratulates a ways provided fun and educationally student on a job well done! ence instructor will be completing days and game days will be arranged enriching experiences each summer, daily hands-on science experiments, by athletic instructors. and this year is no different – in fact, in our beautiful science labs. Experi- And, for the ﬁrst time, we are teach- we have added several new and excit- ments will reﬂect and reinforce the ing our campers to swim in an in- ing programs for our pre-k – grade 8 related concepts of the overall and ground pool equipped with certiﬁed students. weekly camp theme. lifeguards and certiﬁed instructors As in the past, the daily schedule To further compliment and enhance for swim lessons at Gregory School. will consist of approximately 90 our theme, daily ﬁshing trips to All this and a whole lot more! minutes of instruction in academics, Takanassee Lake will provide many art & athletics. This year, academic of our students with the opportunity Jeanine DeMarzo caught a 17.5 inch rainbow trout! Learning how geometry equates to real life situations, Jazmin How do we ﬁnd ways to save our Earth? Gregory School stu- Hill & Anna Melgar construct a tower made out of newspapers. dents are using the internet to research ways to make our school “greener”. Heidi is learning how to reach Family Fun Nights! for the stars one step at a time. LBHS Bressett Stadium is the Place to Be! Looking for some good, clean (or not) family fun on a Saturday night? Why not try the Long Branch Public Schools’ Family Fun Nights running now through August 22nd behind the high school on the Melvin T. Rahn track in Bressett Stadium. Camp students and their families are welcome to join us Can’t believe your child for the next 5 Saturdays from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. is missing out Dr. Douglas Bowker, stellations & the reason for Try your hand at ﬂag football, Zumba! (aerobic Lat- on all the fun? MS Industrial Technology the seasons are easily pre- in rhythm dancing), track and our crazy ﬁeld night. teacher, explains the Por- sented in the StarLab. WAIT! table Starlab Planetarium, The 16 x 11 foot dome is Flag Football - Saturday, July 25th There’s still time to an inﬂatable balloon-like capable of accommodating enroll your child. object which offers stu- 30 children or 20 adults. It Zumba! - Saturday, Augutst 1st dents an exciting opportu- recreates the sky, including Stop in at any Long nity to explore astronomy the Sun, Moon & planet Track Events - Saturday, August 8th Branch Public School to and space science & to see positions on the dome, register your child! the spectacular objects in shows the motion of the Zumba! - Saturday, August 15th our solar system & beyond. stars and Sun, & illustrates Don’t wait Abstract ideas such as the the constellations for any Crazy Field Day - Saturday, August 22nd another moment - Earth’s daily & annual mo- time or place on earth for tions, moon phases, con- any given day of the year. Join the FUN today!
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