Holly Springs Parks and Recreation
For all the ways you play!
2009 Summer Camps
FUN, AFFORDABLE SUMMER PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES
Residents: February 7 Non-Residents: February 21
8am-12pm (or until full) Normal Registration Hours
SNG Preschool Fun Camp
Age: 3-5 (must be potty trained)
Drop off your child for lots of fun activities, including arts, crafts, games and much more! Bring a drink and a
Mon.-Thurs. Jun. 15-18, 9:30-11am Course Code # 5650
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 10-13, 9:30-11am Course Code # 5651
SNG Curious Kids Nature Camp
Age: 3-5 (must be potty trained)
Drop your child off for an introduction to nature and basic concepts
p is a messy
through experiments and fun, hands-on activities. Bring a snack and drink. S ummer cam dress your
busi ness! Please ire for
Resident: $40 ropriate att
Non-resident: $48 child in app
Mon.-Thurs., July 20-23, 9:30-11am Course Code # 5652 these activit
Mon.-Thurs., Aug. 17-20, 9:30-11am Course Code # 5653
Summer Camp at the Hunt Community Center
Age: 5-7, 8-10, 11-13
Camp Dates: Jun 15-Aug 21
Join us for a fun, healthy, and active camp with new themes each week. Camps meet Monday—Friday, 7am-6pm.
Some of the weekly themes may include: Art Week, Splash Around Week, Run Around Week, Career Week,
Sports Week, and much more! Scholarships are available.
*For registration, you must have completed a registration packet for each child.
*Must register at the Hunt Community Center
Normal Weeks: Specialty Weeks (Art Week, Run Around Week):
Resident: $60/week $100/week
Non-resident: $72/week $120/week
Bass Lake Nature Explorers Bass Lake Nature Explorers Mad Science Mini-Camps
Age: 8-10 Age: 11-13 Age: 6-12
Bass Lake Park Bass Lake Park Cultural Center
If you love nature and the outdoors This camp will allow campers to ex- Join us as we dive into the world of
then this camp is for you! Daily ac- plore nature at Bass Lake Park and science through these exciting mini-
tivities will include nature explora- beyond! Daily activities will include camps. We week will feature a dif-
tion, meeting live animals, nature canoeing, fishing, arts and craft, and ferent topic, with new activities and
crafts, fishing and canoeing. Most nature exploration. This camp will lessons! Must sign up for each week
activities will take place outside. include field trips for in depth na- individually.
Campers must bring lunch, snacks, ture study, and of course, fun! Most Prices per camp:
sunscreen and extra clothes. No activities will take place outside. Resident: $135
before or after care provided. Campers must bring lunch, snacks, Non-resident: $170
Resident: $100 sunscreen and extra clothes. No
Week 1: Radical Robots
Non-resident: $120 before or after care provided.
Mon- Fri, Jun 22-26, 8am-5pm Mon-Thu., June 22-25, 9am-12pm
Build your very own robot and learn
Course Code # 4069 Non-resident: $120
about their use in the world!
Mon-Fri, Jul 6-10, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, Jun 15-19, 8am-5pm
Course Code # 5654
Course Code # 4070 Course Code # 4067
Week 2: Jr. Detective
Mon - Fri, Jul 20-24, 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, Jun 29-Jul 3, 8am-5pm
Mon-Thu., July 13-16, 9am-12pm
Course Code # 4524 Course Code # 4068
Investigate crime scenes, finger-
Mon-Fri, Jul 13-17, 8am-5pm prints, and more!
Course Code # 4526 Course Code # 5655
Week 3: Flight School
Mon-Thu., Aug. 3-6, 9am-12pm
Become a rocket scientist and ex-
plore space, rockets, and beyond!
Course Code # 5656
Week 4: Crazy Chemistry
Mon-Thu., Aug. 24-27, 9am-12pm
Experiment with bubbling potions
Course Code # 5657
Instructor: Mad Science
“It is a happy talent to know how to play.”
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
Shakespearean Experience Theater Camp Week 1 Theater Camp Week 2
Age: 10-17 Cinderella Meets Rumplestilskin A play in a week! NC Idol
Cultural Center Age: 6-10 Age: 8-13
Join us for an enchanting two-week Cultural Center Cultural Center
encounter with the Bard of Avon! Join us for a week as we create our Join us for this year’s “NC Idol” as a
We’ll cast, memorize, create our very own “fairly tale”. Come pre- judge, a contestant, a detective or
own props and scenery, and PRAC- pared as your favorite character or one of the other characters in this
TICE to present! Join us this sum- find one on the first day! A scripted fun production. It is THE competi-
mer as we bring to life the Bard at play is customized WITH the stu- tion to end all competitions with a
his best! dents as they create, portray and de- crime to solve.
Resident: $380 velop characters and scenes. Weave Visit www.starsyouththeater.com
Non-resident: $432 in a plot, some triumphs and foibles for more information and to let the
and an ending nobody will forget. director know the part you want to
Mon, - Fri., July 13-24, 9am-3pm
Students will have the opportunity to play! Performance on Friday at
Course Code # 5649 dance, sing, write, and act! 3:00pm. $25 supply fee due to the
Instructor: Judy Owens Visit www.starsyouththeater.com for instructor.
more information. Note: older stu- Supply Fee: $25
Transformers Robot Academy dents are welcome to join this class Resident: $150
Age: 8-12 with the opportunity to participate in Non-resident: $180
the production and to assist younger
Cultural Center Mon.-Fri., June 22-26, 10am-4:30pp
actors. Performance on Friday at
This camp is truly “more than meets 3:00pm. $25 supply fee due to the Course Code # 5660
the eye”! This is the place to be for Instructor: We Act for You
kids that want to learn the basics of
robotics and how they can be useful Supply Fee: $25
and fun. Using Lego robotics kits Resident: $150
and computers, students will build Non-resident: $180
simple robots, program them and Mon.-Fri., June 15-19, 10am-4:30pm
watch them run. They learn basic Course Code # 5659
flow-chart type programming as Instructor: We Act for You
they have a blast building these
space-age robots! Supply fee due to
instructor at 1st class (checks made
out to Explore). Bring a snack/
Supply Fee: $25
Mon., - Fri., July 20-24, 9am-1pm
Course Code # 5576
Instructor: Explore Beyond School
Theater Camp Week 3 Theater Camp Week 4 Wild and Wonderful Webkinz®
“It’s My Line, isn’t it?” - Improv Musical Theater Camp Age: 8-12
Age: 9-14 Age: 8-14 Cultural Center
Cultural Center Cultural Center Join us for a magical week of won-
The Improv Summer Camp will fea- A two week camp culminating in a der in Webkinz®-ville! Each camper
ture kids having fun and increasing production for friends and family. designs and makes a bedroom/house
their confidence while learning funda- Students will perform “Aesop’s Fa- and landscaped yard for their favor-
mental acting skills that include: bles” a fun and entertaining produc- ite Webkinz®. Throughout the
movement and voice, improvisation tion. Specialized lessons for students camp, we learn about online fun and
and storytelling. Real life skills like interested in directing, stage man- safety with your Webkin®, how to
creative thinking, self-confidence, lis- agement, sound/lighting design, and make unique accessories and cloth-
tening, brainstorming, team building, more. Best of all, the children will ing, and will have a blast with fun
empathy and communication will be get a chance to showcase their hands-on activities. At the end of
further developed all in the guise of newly developed skills when the the week, we perform a small play
fun and laughter! At the end of the camp culminates in a production. with our new houses and outfits,
week-long session, family and friends The camp’s big show will be com- with a cast of only webkinz®. Sup-
are treated to a performance led by pletely produced by campers and ply fee due to instructor at 1st class
professional actors starring the open to all parents and friends. (checks made out to Explore).
campers in their very own Improv Auditions will be required for cast- Please bring a snack/lunch.
c o m p e t i t i o n . V i s i t ing; however, all children will be Supply Fee: $25
www.starsyouththeater.com for part of the production. $35 supply Resident: $175
more information. Performance on fee due to the instructor. Non-resident: $210
Thursday at 3:00pm. $25 supply fee Supply Fee: $35 Mon., - Fri., July 27-31, 9am-1pm
due to the instructor. Resident: $245 Course Code # 5658
Supply Fee: $25 Non-resident: $294 Instructor: Explore Beyond School
Resident: $120 Mon.-Fri., July 20-Aug. 1
Non-resident: $144 10am-4:30pm
Mon.-Thur., June 29-July 2, Course Code # 5662
10am-4:30pm Instructor: We Act for You
Course Code # 5661
Instructor: We Act for You
The most wasted of all days is
one without laughter
- E. E. Cummings
• Beginning Feb. 7 Walk-in registration will begin for Holly Springs Residents. Registration is held at the
Hunt Community Center, located at 301 Stinson Ave. from 8am-12pm. Camps are filled on a first come-
first served basis.
• Beginning Feb. 23 Walk-in registration will begin for Non-Residents at any staffed Parks and Recreation
• Each participant must have his or her own registration forms. Forms can be picked up at any Parks and
• Spaces for campers are filled on a first come, first serve basis. In the event that the week(s) you desire is
full, we will place your child on a waiting list for the week(s) requested and you will be notified if slots
become available. There is not guarantee that you will be placed in a slot if you are waitlisted.
Payment Instruction / Fees
• Payment Options include cash, check (payable to Town of Holly Springs), Visa or MasterCard, and money
• Payment in full is required at time of registration.
• To qualify for resident rates, you must reside within the Municipal Town Limits of Holly Springs.
• To qualify for multiple children discounts (For Hunt Center camps only), you must register all children at
the same time.
Parents who are late picking up their children will be charged $10 for every 15 minute time period they are
late. Late fees must be paid prior to the next day of attending camp.
For information and eligibility requirements for scholarships, please contact Julie Tew.
Registration forms must be completed for both the Hunt Center and Bass Lake Camps. Form must be
turned in at time of registration. Form can be picked up at any facility.
Summer Camp Policies
Refund Policy Sick Children Basic Facility Rules
• 100% refund/transfer if Department can- If a student is not feeling well enough to • No running inside facilities
cels program. participate in the summer camp program, • Campers will not be allowed to use
the student should stay home. Any child telephones
Hunt Center Summer Camp who has the following symptoms within a • Do not interfere with another group’s
• Refund/transfer requests must be submit- 24hr. period is not permitted to attend the
ted in writing to the appropriate Programs activity
program: • When working on arts and crafts,
Manager by June 15, 2009.
• Refunds requested after June 15, 2009 will • Temperature over 100 maintain a clean work area and take
not be refunded. • Vomiting home your projects daily
• A $15 service charge will be assessed per • Foul and abusive language towards
child/per week for all refunds. • Diarrhea counselors or other campers will not
• Eye irritation be tolerated
Bass Lake Camps and • Make sure borrowed supplies are re-
Cultural Center Camps • Sore Throat
turned at the end of the day
• Refund/transfer requests must be submit- • Rash • No eating or drinking except in desig-
ted in writing to the appropriate Programs If a student becomes sick while at camp, nated areas
Manager at least 14 days prior to the start the child’s parent/guardian will be asked to • Do not bring toys, games, CD players
of the camp participant is registered for. pick up their child. If the parent/guardian or MP3s to camp
• Refunds requested less than 14 days prior cannot be reached the emergency contact • Campers should not bring money with
to the camp in which the participant is en- them unless given permission to do so.
will be called.
rolled will not be refunded. Parks and Recreation Staff are not
• A $15 service charge will be assessed per responsible for money brought by
child/per week for all refunds. Drop-off & Pick-up
Parents/guardians are required to physically • No street shoes allowed.
Non-Discrimination Policy enter the camp facility to pick-up/drop-off.
The Town of Holly Springs Parks and Rec- The Hunt Center Camp provides E-Z drop-
reation Department does not discriminate ff and pick-up at the back of the building. If Discipline Policy
on the basis of race, color, national origin, someone other than the child’s guardian The Holly Springs Parks and Recreation
sex, sexual orientation or disability in em- will be picking them up, let the camp coun- Staff are dedicated to a discipline policy that
ployment opportunities or the provision of selor know in writing that morning. is neither humiliating nor degrading. The
service, programs or activities. town reserves the right to remove a child
from the program at any time. The follow-
Lunches / Snacks Lost Items ing is a guide for use in correcting problem
Each child is responsible for providing their The Town of Holly Springs Parks and Rec- behavior participants.
own nutritious lunch / snack including a reation Department is not responsible for Step 1: Warning/Reminders—We remind
drink to camp daily. A microwave is not any personal items lost or stolen at our the child of the rule they have broken and
available for camp use. programs. tell them what the consequences will be if it
Clothes Step 2: Withdrawal of privileges—The
Children should dress appropriately for child will lose time from a fun activity. Ex-
Some camps require field trips. A blanket ample: He/She will lose 10 minutes from
camp. Play clothes that can get dirty, with
permission form on the Registration Appli- free time or swimming.
sneakers/gym shoes and socks are required.
cation must be signed in order for your
No sandals or bare feet allowed. child to participate in field trips. You will Step 3: “Pink Slips” - The child’s counselor
be given a list of planned trips in advance. will send a note home which will explain to
Photography Waiver Verbal consent will not be accepted as the parent/guardian the rule that was bro-
Pictures may be taken of my child while ken. It must be signed by the child’s par-
participating in Town activities and may be ent/guardian and turned in when they re-
used for program publicity. turn the next day.
Step 4: Expulsion from Camp—If a child
continues to break the rules the par-
ent/guardian will be asked to meet with the
child’s counselors to discuss other ways to
help guide their child toward positive be-
havior. The Program reserves the right to
dismiss any child from the Program who is
harmful or a threat to the well being of
other children or staff.
PO BOX 8
Holly Springs, NC 27540
Need to get in touch with us?
BASS LAKE PARK CULTURAL CENTER HUNT COMMUNITY CENTER
(919) 557-2496 (919) 567-4000 (919) 557-9600
900 Bass Lake Rd. 300 W. Ballentine St. 301 Stinson Ave.
Hours of Registration: Hours of Registration: Hours of Registration:
Mon—Sun: 8am-Sunset Mon—Thurs: 9am-9pm Mon—Fri: 8am-8pm
Fri: 9am-5pm Sat: 8am-12pm
Sat: 10am-5pm Sun: Closed