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SUMMER CAMP

2018 Summer Camp Registration

 

Summer Camp program will be held at the Wissahickon Middle School with use of the Wissahickon High School Pool.  

 

Dates:  June 18 – July 27

Time:  9:00 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Post Camp:  3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. (additional cost) $350 per child

Location:  Wissahickon Middle School

Swimming: Wissahickon High School

Ages:  6 (or completed Kindergarten) – 12 years

 

Cost: 

$ 660 first resident child

$ 595 for each additional resident child

$ 760 first non-resident child

$ 725 for each additional non-resident child

 

Weekly rates for 2018

$ 210 first resident child

$ 180 for each additional resident child

$ 260 first non-resident child

$ 235 for each additional non-resident child

 

All Registrations must be post marked or dropped off by Wednesday May 24, 2018 any registrations received after a $50 Late Fee will be applied.

 

General Information:

Children are placed in groups based on their ages.  We will try our best to place children in groups with their friends. 

 

Daily routine:

Camp Day Opens with Announcements from the Camp Director.

The groups rotate into the pool starting at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

All campers must take a swim test their first day of camp to determine their swimming ability and where they are permitted to swim in the pool.  We will only be using the pool 3 days of the week.  Campers must bring their swim attire on those days. 

 

Activities Include:

Kickball, four square, flag football, noodle tag, monster ball, gaga ball, scavenger hunts, silent ball, Pictionary, 4 corners, swim fishy.

 

Board Games Room ~ has a wealth of classic board games, Legos, cards (Uno, Swap, Skip Bo, and Phase 10), foosball table, air hockey table, and nok hockey tables.

 

Hobbies and Clubs: During this time of the day campers can pick the activities they want to do.  Aside from sports activities, there is art (bracelets and gimp, arm knitting, drawing), cooking and science.

 

Field Trips: the camp will take at least 3 fields during the summer.

 

Lunches: campers are responsible for bringing their lunches to camp every day along with snacks. We highly recommend campers bring a water bottle to camp everyday since we are in and out of the building. 

 

We always hold a parent orientation meeting to review the camp and answer any questions parents may have regarding the program. 

For more information about the Lower Gwynedd Township Summer Camp please call the Parks & Recreation Department at 215-646-5302.

 

 

Trail Clean Up

Please join us as we focus on cleaning up some of the trails in the Township. There is no rain date in the event of inclement weather.

Date:  Saturday April 21

Meeting Location:  Lower Gwynedd Township Building ~ Rear Parking Lot

Time:  9 a.m.

 

 

Discounted Tickets

The Parks & Recreation Department offers Discounted Ski tickets to area Ski Resorts from December through March.  May through September a variety of discounted tickets are available for amusement parks.  Tickets can be purchased at the Township Building Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.  For a complete listing of the tickets available visit the Parks & Recreation page on the Township Website, www.lowergwynedd.org

 

 

Know your Medicare Options

 

Please join us at Lower Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation

Penllyn Woods Building

on

Tuesday May 15th   

from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

During this free seminar you will learn:

 

  • How Medicare works and what it covers

 

  • How Part "D" prescription cards work and how to pick the right one for you

 

  • The differences between Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans

 

 Have your questions answered so you can make the right choice when planning for Medicare or Medicare Advantage decisions.

 

Presenter: Steve Perlman, DelVal Senior Advisors, 

Independent Medicare Planning Specialist

 

To register: Contact the Parks and Recreation Department

(suggested, note required)

Presented by DelVal Senior Advisors

Delvalsradvisors

 

 

 

 

 

Trail Clean Up

Please join us as we focus on cleaning up some of the trails in the Township. There is no rain date in the event of inclement weather.

Date:  Saturday April 8

Meeting Location:  Lower Gwynedd Township Building ~ Rear Parking Lot

Time:  9 a.m.

 

 

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Stories Time At Oxford Park

Thursdays June 21 – July 26

Join Ms. Mazzoni from the Wissahickon Valley Public Library Blue Bell Branch as she visits Oxford Park on Monday mornings for story time.  Each week she will bring a new book to read to the children.  Come join us for a nice relaxing story time. 

Time: 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Location:  Oxford Park Picnic Pavilion

Ages:  2-6 years

NOTE THE DAY OF THE WEEK AND TIME HAS CHANGED AS OF 4/18/18

 

 Summer Library Reading Club

Libraries Rock

 Looking for something to do this summer? Wissahickon Valley Public Library wants to invite you to join our Summer Reading Club! Everyone, from kids to adults, teens and babies, is welcome to join our club.  This Summer Reading Club is a way for you to track your reading and get prizes for your reading.  After you’ve signed up for our clubs, be sure to check out all of our Summer Events for kids, teens, and adults at our libraries in Blue Bell and Ambler.  We’ll have lectures and performers, classes, and more! Look for information at WVPL.org

 

Book Trail

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The Parks & Recreation Department has teamed up again to offer a Book Trail program in collaboration with the Wissahickon Valley Public Library.  This year the trail we will be at the Treweryn Farm Trail, located off Sumneytown Pike.  The Pennsylvania One Book Every Young Child Book 2018, My Cousin MOMO by Zachariah OHora.  Families are welcome, as you walk the trail you stop at book pages and read the book.

Date: Saturday May 19

Time: 10 a.m. – 11

Location:  Treweryn Farm Trail

 

 

 

Trail Dusters

Do you know where all the trails are located in the Township?  Have you seen a path but not sure where it goes?  Join us as we explore a trail a week.  Meetings locations vary each week and upon registering for the program you will receive a list of where the group is meeting. 

Dates: Tuesday and Thursdays April 3 – May 10

Time:  6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Location: Varies each week, participants will receive a list of walking locations upon registering for the program.

Cost:  $5 per person

 

Make it Take it Craft Nights

Fleece Pillow

Age:  8-12

Cost:  $5 per person

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Date: Wednesday April 25

 

T-Shirt Rug

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Age:  8-12

Cost:  $5 per person

Date: Wednesday May 16

 

Construct a Bird House

Age:  8-12

Cost:  $5 per person

Time: 6:00 p.m.

Date: Wednesday June 13

 

 

 

 

 

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SUMMER 2018 Programs

 

Flag Football CLINIC - Squiggles and All Stars 

Dates:  Session 1: Monday July 23rd ­to Friday July 27th

               Session 2: Monday August 6th to Friday August 10th

TIME:   9.00am ­ 10.30am Ages 3-5 years

9.00am ­to 12.00pm Ages 6-12 years   

COST:   Squiggles ages 3-5 $100 per participant

               All Starts ages 6-12 $175 per participant

A five-day flag football camp for children between the ages of 3 and 12 years old.  All players will be taught the fundamentals of flag football in a non-contact, integrative, and encouraging environment. Our Squiggles (3 to 5) players will learn skills through our fun and age-appropriate skill development games. The All Stars (6 to 12) players will learn throwing, running routes, and evasive maneuvers putting their practice skills to use during the end of clinic small sided games and mini-tournaments.  Deadline to register is Monday July 9.

 

Total Sports CLINIC - Squiggles and All Stars provided by: Impact Sports   

Dates:  Session 1: Monday July 23rd ­to Friday July 27th

               Session 2: Monday August 6th to Friday August 10th

TIME:   9.00am ­ 10.30am Ages 3-5 years

9.00am ­to 12.00pm Ages 6-12 years   

COST:   Squiggles ages 3-5 $100 per participant

               All Starts ages 6-12 $175 per participant

A five-day total sports camp for children between the ages of 3 and 12 years old.  Sports will include soccer, flag football, basketball, rugby, Olympics, and many more. Our Squiggles (3 to 5) players will learn skills through our fun and age-appropriate skill development games with the focus on fun and participation. The All Stars (6 to 12) players will learn the basics and understanding of various sports through teamwork, engagement, and participation putting their skills on display at the end of each camp day with small sided games and mini-tournaments.  Deadline to register is Monday July 9.

 

 

Know your Medicare Options

 

Please join us at Lower Gwynedd Township Parks and Recreation

Penllyn Woods Building

on

Tuesday May 15th   

from 6:30pm to 8:00pm

During this free seminar you will learn:

 

  • How Medicare works and what it covers

 

  • How Part "D" prescription cards work and how to pick the right one for you

 

  • The differences between Medicare supplements and Medicare Advantage plans

 

 Have your questions answered so you can make the right choice when planning for Medicare or Medicare Advantage decisions.

 

Presenter: Steve Perlman, DelVal Senior Advisors, 

Independent Medicare Planning Specialist

 

To register: Contact the Parks and Recreation Department

(suggested, note required)

Presented by DelVal Senior Advisors

Delvalsradvisors

 

 

 

 

Knitting for Everyone

If you are an experienced knitter, or just a beginner and wish to learn how to knit. If you have a knitting question, or need help with a pattern.This is a very informal group who meets at the Penllyn Woods Community Building once a week.

Dates: Thursday Afternoons
Time: 1:00 -3:00 p.m.
Location: Penllyn Woods Community Building

Penllyn Woods Community Building

Pa280009

Reservations are being taking for the 2018 calendar year. If you have an upcoming birthday party, wedding shower, baby shower or family gathering how about considering the Penllyn Woods Community Building. Contact Sandi Feight, Recreation Director for the room's availability 215-646-5302.

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