Bath YMCA to host special camps
BATH — The Bath Area Family YMCA is scheduled to offer four specialty camps for area youngsters this summer.
They include Circus Arts, Kennebec River Rowing Program, Basketball Clinics and a Sea Kayak and Stand Up Paddleboard Camp.
Registrations are now being accepted for all camps.
The Circus Arts Camp is under the direction of Eric Pulsifer, Woodside One Wheelers Coach and 2011 Maine PE Teacher of the year. Students in grades 3-8 are invited to come and learn the arts of juggling, circus ball walking and unicycle riding. All equipment is provided.
The camp is held July 9-12 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the YMCA.
The Kennebec River Rowing program is open to area youngsters entering grades 7- 12 this fall. Youngsters will have the opportunity to develop rowing skills, as well as enhance their fitness, friendships, team work and appreciation for the Kennebec River.
Two sessions are offered, with each meeting on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Session 1 is June 27 to July 20, and Session 2 from July 25 to Aug. 17.
Summer Basketball at the Y begins July 3 for boys and girls in grades 3-6. The program meets Tuesdays in July, beginning July 3.
Third- and fourth-grade boys and girls meet from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., and fifth- and sixth-graders meet from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.
A Kayak and Stand Up Paddle Board Camp is hosted by Seaspray Kayak, located on the New Meadows River in West Bath. Participants spend the week learning the proper technique and safety of kayaking and paddleboarding. Half day and full day camps are available.
Session 1 is June 25-29, and Session 2 is July 9-13. Paddlers must be at least 8-yearsold.
For more information, go to www.bathymca.org, or call 443-4112.