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Summer Youth Programs Quick Glance Table, Program Details Below:
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Introduction to Archery Ages 9-12 Booster Park June 10, 2017 Saturday 9am-Noon $30 per participant 6/2/17 ($10)
Drums Alive Ability Beats Designed for Youth with Special Needs Booster Park Pavilion June 21 - July 19, 2017 (No Class 7/5) Wednesdays 9-9:45 $40 per participant 6/12/17
Drums Alive Cardio Drumming Ages 5-12 Booster Park Pavilion June 21 - July 19, 2017 (No Class 7/5) Wednesdays 10-11am $40 per participant 6/12/17
Air Venture Summer Science Day Grades K-5 Orange County Airport June 27, 2017 Tuesday 9am-Noon $35 per participant Friday, 6/16/17
British Soccer Camp Ages 3-15 (Two Age Groups) Booster Park July 10-14, 2017 Mon-Fri Varies by Age Group $90 or $146 (depends on age group). Online Registration Available, See Below Friday 6/20/17 ($10)
Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp Ages 6-15  Booster Park July 31-August 4, 2017 Mon-Fri 9am-12pm $173
Online Registration Available, See Below

Friday, 7/21/16 ($10) 
Explore Kayaking Ages 10-15 Rapidan River Kayak Company July 11, 2017 Tuesday 12-4pm $50 Friday, 6/23/17 ($10)

Introduction to Archery
In our one-day introduction program, we will: introduce the sport of archery, learn range safety, learn basic shot technique, and play fun archery games.  This program is intended to introduce interested children to the sport, as such, it focuses on safety and fun, but does not delve too deeply into advanced technique.  The instructor for this program is USA Archery certified.  All equipment will be provided, and the program will take place at Booster Park on June 10, 2017.  Registration is due by March June 2, 2017.  Space is limited, and registration will close once the maximum number of participants is reached, even if before the deadline.  Any registration received after June 2 will be assessed a $10 late fee.

Drums Alive Ability Beats
Come experience a unique Inclusive movement activity for all ages and ALL abilities.  This cardio drumming, whole brain, whole body, program offers opportunities to experience joy and socialization while participating in a group activity.  Set to music, the class is designed to unlock limitations and offers sensory stimulation while keeping participants engaged in the activities for an extended period of time.  This program is similar to the Cardio Drumming program below, but is designed for children with special needs.  All ability levels can participate…sitting or standing.  Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children.  This program will be held at Booster Park under the pavilion for four weeks on Wednesdays from June 21 to July 19 (with no class on July 5) from 9-9:45am.  Pre-registration is required.  This program is offered in partnership with Ignite Fitness, LLC.

Drums Alive Cardio Drumming

This cardio drumming, whole brain, whole body program, offers opportunities to experience joy and socialization while participating in a group activity.   Set to music, the class is designed to provide research based activities involving cardio drumming.  This is a fitness based program which provides a full body workout.  No experience is needed.  Join us for drumming to your favorite songs.  This program will be held at Booster Park under the pavilion for four weeks on Wednesdays from June 21 to July 19 (with no class on July 5) from 10-11am.  Pre-registration is required.  This program is offered in partnership with Ignite Fitness, LLC.

Air-Venture Summer Science Day
Orange County Parks & Recreation is offering a one-day camp program for kids interested in science and/or aviation.  We are partnering with Mad Science of Central Virginia for their “Fantastic Flyers” program.  In this program, kids learn all about the amazing Wright brothers, experiment with other flying devices & discover that not everything that flies has wings! They will make and test various plane designs to see these forces in action. Finally, they will build the Sky Hawk Foam Plane to take home!  This program will be held at the Orange County Airport, on June 27 from 9am-Noon.  This program is open to kids in grades K-5, and the registration fee will be $35 per participant.  You must register by Friday, June 16, 2017.

British Soccer Camp

This program is brought to you in partnership with Challenger Sports.  Challenger Sports' British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada.  Experienced, international staff study the game at all levels and help players improve their core techniques and become more confident on the ball.  With programs for each age, the curriculum includes a variety of foot skills, technical drills, tactical practices, freestyle soccer, small-sided games and coached scrimmages.  World Cup style games are held each day where campers compete for their adopted country and are encouraged to learn about different customs and cultures, and our core values of respect, responsibility, integrity, sportsmanship and leadership. Camp will include a free soccer ball, T-shirt, Poster and Certificate, but please check your individual sessions on the next page to confirm this.  Registration is available online through Challenger Sports' website.  Registrations received within 10 days of the start day will have a $10 late fee assessed.

Tetra Brazil Soccer Camp
This program is brought to you in partnership with Challenger Sports. The TetraBrazil Camp combines traditional Brazilian technical practices with the flair, passion, and creativity of South American soccer. The TetraBrazil curriculum has been designed by an organization of professional soccer educators in Brazil to provide teams, coaches and players in North America with the same expert level of training received by the Professional Brazilian Clubs. Campers will warm up to samba music, learn Portuguese phrases and discover what it is like to grow up in a country where playing soccer is a way of life. Registration is available online through Challenger Sports' website.  Registrations received within 10 days of the start day will have a $10 late fee assessed.

Explore Kayaking
OCPR is pleased to offer this unique program in partnership with Rapidan River Kayak Company. Get your feet wet in the world of kayaking! Learn from an American Canoe Association certified instructor. Students will spend time on the Rapidan River getting a practical introduction to Kayaking. Topics covered will include: Kayak Safety, Kayak Strokes & Maneuvers, Self & Assisted Rescues, Types of Kayaks, Care of Equipment, and more! Open to ages 10-15.  Class will be held Tuesday, July 11, from 12-4pm at Rapidan River Kayak Company. PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.  A late fee of $10 will be added to registrations received after Friday, June 23, 2017. Space is VERY limited.