Published DateMEREDITH — The Meredith Parks & Recreation Department is offering a variety of Summer Camps and programs.
Keep the kids busy, active and happy at Camp Can Do for grades 1-8 and Kiddie Camp for ages 4 and 5. Camp Can Do offers a wide variety of activities and fun including climbing wall, jumpy house, field games, kickball, dodgeball, water carnival days, hiking and arts and crafts.
The department also offers offsite field trips such as Polar Caves, Whales Tale, Wellington State Park and Squam Lakes Science Center as well as some Leavitt Beach days.
Camp Can Do is offered for 8 weeks starting Monday June 24 and ending on Friday August 16 from 9-4 Monday through Friday with the option of early drop off and late pick up for a small additional fee as well as the option of full days or half days.
Kiddie Camp helps prepare 4 & 5 year olds for pre-school and Kindergarten. This program is offered Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays for 6 weeks starting July 8 – August 16 from 9 a.m to noon. While at camp the children will be involved in a wide variety of games, activities, crafts and social learning while learning about cooperation, sharing and playing together. The lead Kiddie Camp counselor has an extensive background in pre-school and Kindergarten and an amazing way of interacting with children and making a positive difference in their lives.
Swim lessons lead by American Red Cross certified instructors will be held at Waukewan Beach in Meredith. Lessons are intended for those ages 5 and above with a variety of levels and 2 week sessions to choose from.
Tennis lessons will feature instructor, Peter Daniels, who is an active member of the Professional Tennis Registry for over 30 years and has instructed for many schools and colleges. There are 4 sessions available for all ages to choose from. Check out the website www.meredithnh.org under the Parks & Recreation page for more information including dates, prices and times.
Other activities the department will be holding this summer include Men's pick-up basketball, free open gym times, adult Volleyball programs as well as Women's Volleybal. The summer brochure will be available online starting on June 21 – stop by the Community Center for more information or call 279-8197.
The Friends of Meredith Parks & Recreation (a non-profit group dedicated to fundraising for community events) are also working on some fun family activities this summer including Movies in the park and a Family Fun Concert in August.