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Spring & Summer 2018 Program Registration Information

March 26: Program Registration for Residents
April 2: Program Registration for Non-Residents
May 7: Summer Sports Camps & Programs Registration

Registration is held at the Recreation Center beginning at 8am. You may register beginning on the above dates and can continue registering until a program fills. Space is limited for all programs and trips. In-person registration is required for all activities. Make checks payable to “Twp. of Gloucester” except where otherwise noted; two separate checks may be necessary.

Bring a valid drivers license and second proof of residency to registration to receive resident rate. Preschool registration also requires a photocopy of the child’s birth certificate and medical record. Refunds will be given if the Recreation Department cancels a trip or program due to low enrollment.

We reserve the right to cancel a trip or program if enough people have not registered in advance. Program and camp refunds will be given minus a $10.00 processing fee. This refund must be requested before 20% of the scheduled classes are completed. Sports Camp refunds will be issued only if the request is made at least 1 week prior to the start. Please bring your receipt to the office for processing. All refunds take 30-45 days to process. Returned checks are subject to a $25.00 fee.

The grade specified (K-8) for all summer camps is current grade for the 2017/2018 school year. We will verify age using school records or may request proof of age.

Non-Residents can register for all Recreation Dept. Programs for an additional $10 fee.
 

SPRING 2018 YOUTH PROGRAMS

BEGINNER SEWING
Thursdays: April 20; Last class June 8 | 8 Weeks
6:30 – 8:00pm Held at GT Rec Center
Cost: $90. to Rebekah Pyles/$10. to Glo. Twp.

Let’s start with the Basics! We will cover how to operate your sewing machine, pinning, cutting, and sewing terms. You will accomplish small projects that reinforce skills you are learning. All class materials included. Open to ages 10 and up. Please bring your machine.
 
SOCCER SHOTS
Thursdays: April 20; Last class May 24 | 6 Weeks
Mom & Me Mini Program | Ages 2-3 | 6:00 – 6:30pm
Classic Program | Ages 3-4 | 6:40 – 7:10pm
Cost: $72 to Soccer Shots/$10 to Glo. Twp. Held at Rec Center

Soccer Shots is a leader in youth soccer development for young children. Our program has been created under the guidance of childhood educational specialists, professional soccer players and experienced coaches. Our innovative lesson plans are developmentally appropriate and tailored specifically to the age groups we teach. Soccer Shots aims to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child.
 
PRESCHOOL PLAYTIME
Fridays: April 20; Last class June 8 | 8 Weeks
10am-12 noon Held at Point Ariel Park
Cost: $115 to Amy Mazakas/$10. to Glo. Twp.

Designed for children 3 1/2-5 years old. This class will focus on your child’s creativity through a variety of crafts, music and play. This class is based on engaging your child in fun and creative ways of learning. Each week there will be a new and exciting theme to explore. Children must be potty-trained. Please provide a snack.
 
KIDDING AROUND YOGA
Fridays: April 20; Last class May 6 | 6 Weeks
4:45 – 5:45pm Held at Still Point Yoga Center
Cost: $45 to Still Point Yoga Center/$10 to Glo. Twp.

This yoga class is designed for kids to learn yoga in a playful way that fosters creativity and builds confidence, focus and cooperation. Children will learn yoga poses, sing songs, listen to stories and relax together, mastering the art of being a kid, in this uplifting, non competitive and fun environment. Studio supplies mats and props. Ages 4-12.
 
YOUTH QUICKSTART TENNIS
Saturdays: May 19; Last class June 23 | 5 Weeks
9:00 – 10:30am Held at GT Community Park
Cost: $75 to Ron Miller/$10 to Glo. Twp.
This format of kid-sized tennis is the 10 and Under Tennis standard for providing quick success and lots of fun on the court. Through enjoyable activities and skill based play, participants get an introduction to strokes, terms, movement and scoring. Instructional games, scaled-down courts and nets, and youth racquets and balls are all designed for the size of a young child. Parents are encouraged to participate in family-friendly weekly activities. All equipment is provided. Open to ages 5-10. Class size limited to 24. No class 6/2.
SPECIAL 2nd STUDENT DISCOUNT
2 students for $140 plus Twp. Fee

 


SUMMER 2018 YOUTH PROGRAMS

BASKETBALL CAMP
1. July 16-19 | Grades K-4 | 1-4pm
2. Aug 6-9 | Grades K-4 | 9am-Noon
3. Aug 6-9 | Grades 5-8 | 1-4pm
Cost: $50 to C. Senatore/$20 to Glo. Twp.

The focus of this camp is to teach basketball skills. Have fun during this camp while learning the fundamentals of the sport through skill building. Please bring a drink and a snack daily and wear sneakers. Instructor Charles Senatore is back for his 20th year! Held at the Rec Center.
 

KIDDING AROUND YOGA CAMP ~ PEACE BEGINS WITH ME
August 14-16 | 1:30-4:30pm
Open to children current grades K-5
$90 to Still Point Yoga Center/$10 to Glo. Twp.

Your child will explore yoga and meditation in a fun way through songs, games, crafts, and stories. They will create a craft to take home each day keeping with the theme for the week. This is a non competitive and fun environment for your child to be themselves! Please provide a healthy snack for your child daily.
 

CHILDREN’S HEALTHY COOKING CLASS/strong>
Tuesdays: July 10; Last Class August 14 | 6 Weeks
4:45pm – 5:45pm Held at Still Point Yoga Center
Cost: $100 to Yellow House Herbs/$10 to Glo. Twp.

Come join us as we learn healthy cooking and eating from a Family Health and Nutrition practitioner. Create fun recipes and learn healthy cooking techniques. Each week kids will take home a tasty, healthy treat they made themselves and will end the class with knowledge of techniques they can use at home. They will also create a one of a kind cookbook! Open to ages 8 and up.
 

KIDS FUSION FITNESS/strong>
7:30pm-8:30pm | 10 Weeks | Held at GT Recreation Center
Ages 4-9 | Mondays: July 2-August 27
Ages 10-16 | Wednesdays: July 9-September 5
Cost: $90 to Mario Sergi/$10. to Glo. Twp.

Keep kids healthy this summer! This class is designed to get kids movin’, runnin’, stretchin’, dancin’, and sweatin’ while having a blast! Agility and coordination are incorporated with fun drills and obstacle courses. All abilities and need welcome. No class 7/4.
 

INTRO TO TUMBLING & ACRO
Mon./Wed.: July 2; Last Class September 5 | 10 Weeks
5:30pm – 6:30pm Held at GT Recreation Center
Cost: $80 to Desi Sergi/$10. to Glo. Twp.

Introduction tumbling class that focuses on motor skills, balance, and basic fundamentals of tumbling for young athletes. This class is taught to the individual. Whether you are new to tumbling or have some advanced fundamental skills your child will learn at their own pace, without feeling overwhelmed. Children will learn a choreographed routine to perform on the last day of class. Family encouraged to attend their performance. Open to ages 5-12. No class 7/4.
 

SOCCER SHOTS SOCCER CAMP
Monday-Friday: July 23 – 27 Held at Rec Center
Mini Program | Ages 2-3 | 6:00pm – 6:30pm
Classic Program | Ages 3-6 | 6:30pm – 7:15pm
Cost: $75 to Soccer Shots/$10 to Glo. Twp.

Soccer shots is a national leader in youth soccer development for young children. Our program has been created under the guidance of childhood educational specialists, professional soccer players and experienced coaches. To approach every session with two objectives: fun for every child and learning new soccer skills and concepts. Soccer shots aims to leave a lasting, positive impact on every child who plays.
 

CHALLENGE ISLAND SUPER SLEUTH CAMP
August 7 – 10 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Held at Point Ariel Park
Cost: $150 to Challenge Island/$20 to Glo. Twp.

Calling all aspiring detectives to Challenge Island’s® Super Sleuth Camp. Our eagle-eyed tribes will work together on Top Secret STEAM challenges from CSI to Scooby Doo to Sherlock Holmes to Nancy Drew. So grab your detective gear and prepare to go undercover this summer with Challenge Island®. Open to children grades K-6th. Please provide a small snack daily.
 

CHALLENGE ISLAND SUPER SLEUTH CAMP
August 7 – 10 | 9:00am – 12:00pm | Held at Point Ariel Park
$150 to Challenge Island/$20 to Glo. Twp.

SWIM CAMP
August 13-16 | 10:00am – 11:30am | Held at GT Pool
5:30pm – 7:00pm Held at Still Point Yoga Center
Cost: $60 to Gloucester Twp. or $70 to Nonresidents

This camp is for children ages 8 – 14 who are intermediate swimmers and have had experience with swimming and want to improve his/her techniques through learning competitive swim skills. Friday will be used as a raindate.
 

LIVERPOOL FC INTERNATIONAL SOCCER CAMP
1. July 23-26 | 2. August 6-9 Location TBD
Open to children ages 6-16
9am-12pm Cost: $110 to Reds TriState Group/$20 to Glo. Twp.
9am-3pm Cost: $230 to Reds TriState Group/$20 to Glo. Twp.

Join our week long soccer camp for beginners through elite! Players will be challenged by Academy coaches from the UK and America. Get individualized attention from professional players and coaches. Improve your game and have a blast doing it! Cost includes camp T-shirt. Fridays will be used a raindate.
 

YOGA FOR PRETEENS/TEENS
Fridays: June 22; Last Class July 27 | 6 Weeks
4:45pm – 5:45pm Held at Still Point Yoga Center
Cost: $50 to Still Point Yoga Center/$10 to Glo. Twp.

Geared toward Middle School and Early High School students. This yoga class is tremendously beneficial to the healthy development of teens. It builds strength and flexibility, aids relaxation and stress reduction. Promotes healthy body awareness, self respect and self confidence. Studio supplies mats. Open to ages 10-14.
 

KIDDING AROUND YOGA
Fridays: August 3; Last Class September 14 | 6 Weeks
4:45pm – 5:45pm Held at Still Point Yoga Center
Cost: $45 to Still Point Yoga Center/$10 to Glo. Twp.

This yoga class is designed for kids to learn yoga in a playful way that fosters creativity and builds confidence, focus, and cooperation. Children will learn yoga poses, sing songs, listen to stories, and relax together, mastering the art of being a kid, in this uplifting, non competitive and fun environment. Studio supplies mats. Open to children ages 4-12 years. No class August 24th.

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