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Marshall Rec Center enrolling for summer camps

May. 07, 2013 @ 10:45 PM

HUNTINGTON -- As students enter the final month of school, parents often start looking for summer activities. One option could be the Marshall Recreation Center, which hosts weekly camps for children ages 5 to 14.

Camps start the week of May 27 and continue through the week of Aug. 5.

All camps will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with before and after care available for an additional charge.

To register, visit www.marshallcampusrec.com or contact Alex Boyer at 304-696-4101 or by email at boyer3@marshall.edu.

Here is a rundown of all the camps:

Little Marcos, ages 5-9

ALOHA SUMMER, May 27-31: Hawaiian-theme activities and games

ALL BALL, June 3-7: Learn basic fundamentals and techniques of different sports.

OPERATION SPLASH DOWN, JUNE 10-14: A week of swimming, games and water fun.

Fear Factor, June 17-21: A mysterious camp that tests how far children will go for fun.

ARTFUL ANTICS, June 24-28: A camp full of art, with plenty of take-home crafts.

AROUND THE WORLD, JULY 8-12: Help Marco explore different parts of the word as we take a look at different cultures and their version of fun games.

SANDLOT WEEK, July 15-19: A week of backyard games, including wiffleball and kickball.

MARSHALL OLYMPICS, JULY 22-26: Children learn the value of sportsmanship and fair play, while taking part in traditional and new games.

NATURE CAMP: JULY 29-AUG. 2: Learn about nature and explore and local wildlife.

HEALTHY HERD WEEK, AUG. 5-9: With some schools starting this week, parents have the option of enrolling their children for three or five days. The camp will focus on tennis, volleyball and badminton, while also introducing children to instructional programs like yoga.

Future Herd, ages 10-14

BODY TUNE-UP, MAY 27-31: Children will improve their strength, speed and endurance by executing repetitive athletic activities designed to enhance their muscular capability.

CAMPING PREP, JUNE 3-7: The goal is to provide a fun, safe and caring environment where kids can enjoy outdoor activities while learning about basic camping essentials, such as putting up a tent and packing a backpack.

KIDOBICS, JUNE 10-14: Kidobics is a fun and age-appropriate camp to work on basic coordination and agility.

CANOE TRAINING, JUNE 17-21: Children learn how to use a canoe and kayak, while also focusing on water safety.

ARTFUL ANTICS, JUNE 24-28: A camp full of art, with plenty of take-home crafts.

GET YOUR FIT ON, JULY 8-12: Children will learn about fitness through games and activities.

SPORTS ALL AROUND, JULY 15-19: Children will be introduced to different sports and the basic fundamentals, along with an emphasis on teamwork and sportsmanship.

MARSHALL OLYMPICS, JULY 22-26: Children learn the value of sportsmanship and fair play, while taking part in traditional and new games.

Wilderness Off Road, July 29-Aug. 2: Children will learn the basics of camping, tying knots, canoe safety, wall climbing, tracking and other wilderness facts.

Healthy Herd Week, Aug. 5-9: With some schools starting this week, parents have the option of enrolling their children for three or five days. The camp will focus on tennis, volleyball and badminton, while also introducing children to instructional programs like yoga.

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