Wacky Olympics & more as parks & rec summer programs begin

From BOWLING GREEN PARKS & RECREATION

Bowling Green Parks and Recreation summer programs kick into gear this week.

WACKY  SUMMER OLYMPICS WEEK
Boys & Girls, Age 6-12
June 11-June 15  8:00AM12:00PM
$61 Resident
$70 Nonresident

PRESCHOOL WACKY  SUMMER OLYMPICS WEEK
Boys & Girls, Ages 3.5-5.5
June 11-June 15  8:30AM11:30AM
$51 Resident
$60 Nonresident
Campers will get to compete in some traditional and also some  nontraditional wacky games and contests.  Sure to be fun for everyone involved!  NOTE:  Parents and non camper families are invited and encouraged to come participate in our Family Fun Wacky Olympic Picnic hosted by BG Parks & Recreation Staff on Thursday, June 14th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm.  Families can bring their picnic dinner and participate in some fun and wacky competition against other participants.

5 DAYS OF FUN AFTERNOON DAY CAMPS
Boys & Girls, Age 6-12
June 11-June 15  1:00PM5:00PM
61 Resident
$70 Nonresident
Have your child get to experience a little of everything that Bowling Green Parks & Recreation has to offer in this weekly afternoon camp offered at City Park and get to enjoy plenty of supervised fun at the BG City Pool and Waterpark (weather permitting).  Each day of the week has a different theme.  Kids will report to the Veteran’s Building each day and go to that day’s activities from there as a group.
MONDAY FUNDAY  AT THE BG CITY PARK
Activities include camp games & ice breakers and  supervised pool & splash pad play (weather permitting).   In case of  inclement weather, the kids will play games and do  arts & crafts projects at the Veteran’s Building.
TERRIFIC TUESDAY AT THE VET BUILDING
Kids will learn about the importance of health and   wellness and get some guidance on making healthy choices, and participating in some fitness focused   activities as well as get to play various games.
WET & WILD WEDNESDAY AT  THE BG CITY POOL & WATERPARK
Supervised pool & splash pad play (weather permitting).   In case of inclement weather, the kids will play indoor games and  watch a movie at the Vet building
THRILLER  THURSDAYS AT THE VET BUILDING
Kids will decorate cupcakes & cookies according to a theme and get to watch a movie while they enjoy their snack as well as get to play various sports and games.
FRIDAY FUNDAY AT THE BG CITY PARK & POOL
Kids will play their favorite fun outdoor games like  capture the flag, hide behind a tree, tag, etc. followed by supervised pool & splash pad play (weather  permitting).   In case of inclement weather, the kids will play indoor games and  watch a movie at the Vet building

OUR NATURAL WORLD
Boys & Girls, Age 6-8
June 11-June 15   9:00am12pm
$51 Resident
$60 Nonresident
Come explore the natural wonders of the Wintergarden/St. John’s Nature Preserve! Our nature camp offers a variety of activities to engage campers in the out-of-doors as they learn about plants and animals through hands-on lessons, hikes, games, and arts and crafts projects. Daily themes will engage the children and focus attention on specific nature subjects. Nature’s Nursery, a local animal wildlife rehabilitation center, will visit with their animal ambassadors and an educational program.

SAFETY TOWN
Boys & Girls, Age 4.5-6 (who have not attended Kindergarten yet)
June 11-June 22  9:00am12pm
8:00am-10:00am or 10:30am-12:30pm
$46 Residents
$55 Nonresident
Every child needs to go through this program, where they will learn important safety topics while having a blast.  Safety Town is for children ages 4.5 to 6 who have not yet attended kindergarten.  Class does not meet July 4th.

SOCCER CAMP
Boys & Girls, Age 5-7
June 11-June 15
1:00PM-3:00PM
$51 Resident
$60 Nonresident
Participants will be exposed to the fundamental skills and rules of soccer but will also get a chance to play and have fun. Age and skill levels will be sorted into different groups whenever possible.

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