Summer fun at Northampton Parks and Rec

There’s so much to do, so close to home! The summer will be here before you know it. Don’t wait and get closed out of the best summer values Northampton Township Parks and Recreation can offer.

Limited openings are still available for popular P&R Signature camps as well as a variety of weekly Specialty camps. Cool off this summer at the Northampton Valley Swim Club. Monday-through-Friday memberships are still available! Fee includes special value member events and much more.

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Make plans with Northampton Parks & Rec

Make Northampton Parks & Recreation part of your summer plans. Looking for summer camps? Limited openings are still available for popular Signature camps as well as a variety of weekly Specialty camps. Cool off this summer at the Northampton Valley Swim Club. Monday thru Friday memberships are available at bargain prices. Fee includes special value member events, dinners and events. Swim lessons are available, but register soon.

There are classes for everyone – fitness, cooking, golf, tennis and more. Brush up on computer skills with upcoming classes in PowerPoint, iPad, The Cloud and Publisher.

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If it’s spring, it must be time for tennis

The non-profit Bucks County Tennis Association’s (BCTA) popular low-cost county-wide outdoor community tennis programs swing into action this spring with the first of multiple outdoor seasons at public parks throughout Bucks County – affordable fun and fitness for family and friends of all ages and abilities.

This year’s programs include BCTA’s signature five-week-long Learn, Practice & Play for ages four through 94-plus, Jr. Team Tennis for ages seven through 17, High School and Middle School training programs, summer youth camps, and adult leagues. Season 1 begins the week of April 8th.

For program details and to register, log onto www.buckscountytennis.usta.com.

There are programs in Bensalem Township; Doylestown Borough; Doylestown Township; Durham Township (Palisades Community School); Falls Township; Frosty Hollow (Levittown); Hilltown Township; Langhorne (Core Creek Park); Middletown Township; New Hope-Solebury High School (Community School of New Hope-Solebury); Newtown Township; Perkasie Borough; Plumstead Township; Quakertown Borough; Warminster Township; and Warrington Township.

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New camp experiences join classic offerings at VJM this summer

Villa Joseph Marie High School is offering expanded summer camp opportunities for students this summer. C.R.A.M. and Camp Jem! will join Villa’s well-established camps, including The EDGE, Portfolio-Building for Young Artists, G.O.A.L., Creative Arts & You, and an array of athletic and music camps.

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Upper Southampton Parks & Rec camp earns ACA-Accredited Status

Upper Southampton Township Parks and Recreation has announced that their camp has earned ACA-Accredited Camp Status. This is verification from the American Camp Association that the camp complies with up to 300 industry-established health and safety standards, recognized by courts of law and government regulators as the standards of the camp industry.

The ACA-accreditation program has a 50-year history and is continually evaluated and updated to reflect current best practice in camps. ACA collaborates with experts in many fields to be sure required practices are current and sound.

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Summer camps offered at Washington Crossing Historic Park

Parents looking to “unplug” their children from the modern world for a few days this summer can sign them up for one of two camps being offered at Washington Crossing Historic Park.

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Tyler Park Center for the Arts now accepting registration for summer camp

The time is now to sign your budding artists up for summer camp. Tyler Park Center for the Arts (TPCA) is offering art classes from June 29th – August 21st. Five-day sessions offer instruction from a variety of talented professional artists. A week-long class will allow your child to explore using one of the following mediums: Clay, Glass, Drawing, Painting, 3D Sculpture, Beading, Fiber Arts, Printmaking, Collage and Bookmaking. Half-day and full-day sessions are offered for ages five to 18. A 10% discount is offered to members of TPCA, so consider joining today!

Save the dates June 27th and 28th for their premier Summer Festival. “Amazon Spirit” Sculpture Exhibit will feature large-scale female sculptors, fine arts and crafts booths, food trucks, kids activities, hands-on art for all and extraordinary live music.

Visit TylerParkArts.org for a detailed description of all their exciting offerings!

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Leaps-N-Bounders celebrates 10-year anniversary with 2005 summer camp prices

In celebration of their 10-year anniversary, Leaps-N-Bounders is turning back the clocks, and the prices. Those who sign up for a week or more of summer camp by Friday, May 15th will receive significantly discounted prices.

This year’s camp will run from June 22nd until August 28th, with opportunities for preschoolers through age 12. There is a Preschool Camp, Gymnastics Camp and a Tumbling and Conditioning Camp. All skill levels are welcome.

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Welcome spring with Northampton Parks & Rec

Spring forward and take time to read the Spring/Summer Recreation brochure or the Northamptonrec.com website. You’ll be amazed at all that Parks & Rec offers. From golf at Spring Mill and tennis lessons, to Engineering for Kids, youth volleyball, computer classes, exercise classes and everything in between, there is something for everyone.

Celebrate Earth Week with a green, social media event. Pop-up hints and challenges will appear on the P&R website, Facebook and Twitter sites from April 20th through 24th. Win free stuff!

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