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May 22nd, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page, News

 GEARS Sets Summer Camps

          Chemistry Camp – Calling all future Mad Scientists! Come join the fun of making your own ooey, gooey slime and your own tie dye shirt. Show your friends the cool ornament that you will make from zinc and hydrochloric acid. You will also play detective and catch the person who stole chemicals from the lab. Sign up today to find out why chemistry is the coolest science! E-town High School Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct. Ages 9-14. Camp is Monday-Friday, June 25-29 from 10 am-12 noon in the Elizabethtown Area High School Room 2605 (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).

         CSI E-town - Do you like to solve mysteries? Do you like solving puzzles? If you answered yes to those questions then you should join us for CSI E-town forensics camp this summer. We will use REAL forensic techniques to solve mysteries. We will investigate fingerprints, unknown white powders, unknown ink samples and mystery liquids. Each day we will learn a new forensic technique and then use it to solve a crime. Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct. Ages 9-14. Camp is Monday-Friday, July 23-27 from 10 am-12 noon in the Elizabethtown Area High School Room 2605 (900 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $65 for GEARS members ($72 non-members).

Adventure Camp I – Are you ready for an exciting week of awesome activities? Each day this camp will have a different theme, as well as other activities to do. Themes will include Carnival Day (bounce house), Animal Day, Scavenger Hunt Day and Water Day! Lunch will be provided each day at noon. Ages 6-14. Camp is on Monday-Friday, August 6-10 from 9 am-1 pm at the Elizabethtown Park (300 Mount Joy Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $85 for GEARS members ($92 non-members).

         Adventure Camp II – Another exciting week of awesome activities! Each day this camp will have a different theme, as well as other activities to do. Themes will include Water Day, Tie Dye Day, Music Day, Carnival Day (bounce house) and Capture the Flag Day! Lunch will be provided each day at noon. Ages 6-14. Camp is on Monday-Friday, August 13-17 from 9 am-1 pm at the Elizabethtown Park (300 Mount Joy Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $85 for GEARS members ($92 non-members).

To register or for more information, go online at www.getintogears.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 Tennis Lessons

             GEARS is offering Tennis Lessons for ages 4-16 this Summer.  All classes will meet on Mondays, June 19-July 17, at the Elizabethtown Area High School Tennis Courts (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown). Brenda McBride will instruct.  To register or for more information, go online at GetintoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355

Iddy Biddy Tennis for ages 4-6 is a fun way to become familiar with the basics of tennis fundamentals and equipment, while developing hand-eye coordination and movement skills. Lesson time is from 5:15-6 pm. Fee is $38 for GEARS members ($45 non-members).

Beginner Tennis Lessons for ages 7-11 will focus on building basic tennis fundamentals and cultivating a love of the game through drills and fun games. Class time is from 6-7 pm. Fee is $43 for GEARS members ($50 non-members).

Beginner/Intermediate Lessons for ages 12-16 who are beyond the beginner level but need work refining their technique. Focus will be on moving, hitting, and match play skills. Recommended for those who aspire to be on the high school tennis team. Lessons are from 7-8 pm. Fee is $43 for GEARS members ($50 non-members).

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 Dance Classes

 Discover Dance – This class is designed to encourage younger children in a fun way to express themselves through several dance disciplines (ballet, jazz & creative movement). Dancers will develop body awareness, gross motor skills, rhythm and flexibility Ages 3-5. Class is on Mondays, June 18-August 13 (excluding July 2), from 5:45-6:30 pm at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $40 for GEARS members and $47 for non-members.

 Classic Combo – Come join Devin Seibert for a fun, technically sound introduction of tap, ballet and jazz. This class is geared to work with each child’s ability level to build confidence and a love for dance. Tap shoes are required. Ballet shoes are optional. Ages 6-9. Class is on Mondays, June 18-August 13 (excluding July 2), from 6:30-7:30 pm at the GEARS Community Center Lobby (70 South Poplar Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $50 for GEARS members and $57 for non-members.

To register or for more information, go online at GetIntoGEARS.org or call GEARS at 367-0355.

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 Iddy Biddy Basketball

             Iddy Biddy Basketball is available for all 4-6 year olds. Bring your little tike out for a hoopin’ good time! Rocky Parise, EAHS Junior High Coach will teach basic shooting, dribbling and passing skills. Fee includes a t-shirt. Program is on Tuesdays, June 26-July 31 from 6-7 pm in the East High Elementary Gymnasium (800 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $54 for GEARS members ($61 non-member). For more information or to register call GEARS at 367-0355 or go online at GetintoGEARS.org.

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 New York City Food & Market Tour

             Join us for a fun tasty trip to NYC. The first half of the day, your guide will take you through the Chelsea Markets, the Meat Packing District, and the Highline Elevated Park. The second half of the day is yours to explore. We will drop you at Eataly, the largest artisanal Italian food and wine market in the world. Trip is Saturday, July 14 with a 7 am departure from the Elizabethtown High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $149 for GEARS member ($156 non-member).

For a detailed itinerary go online at GetintoGEARS.org call 367-0355.

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 GEARS Announces Trip to Ocean City, Maryland

             Join us for a long getaway for fun in the sun!  Enjoy 5 days of leisure at a Boardwalk Hotel.  We will take you there and you will be free to enjoy all that Ocean City has to offer. Trip includes transportation, 4 nights lodging, luggage handling and luggage tags.  Trip is Sunday-Thursday, August 19-23 with a 10 am departure from the Elizabethtown High School Parking Lot (600 East High Street, Elizabethtown).  Fee is $449 per person based on double occupancy.

For a detailed itinerary go online at GetintoGEARS.org call 367-0355.

 

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