Just for the Children

Just for the Children

Just for the Children

BBA Summer Camps

Registration for the Burr and Burton Summer Camps is in full swing with something for everyone. From basketball to backyard games, cinematography to soccer, your children will have a blast! Visit camps.burrburton.org for more information and to register.

Football and Cheerleading Registration Now Open

Equinox Valley Football Club (EVFC) announces that registration is open for football and cheerleading children who are in kindergarten through eighth grade. Younger students can join the Flag to learn the basics of the game; third and fourth graders complete the JR Bulldogs Tackle Team to learn the fundamentals of tackle football and game strategy. Fifth and sixth graders can jump on the SR Tackle Team; seventh and eighth graders can be part of the miraculous Middle School Team! These teams always provide the players and fans with an exceptional season of Bulldog football!

EVFC also welcomes children in grades one to eight to participate in the Bulldog Cheerleading program. Football would not be the same without the enthusiasm and athleticism displayed on the sidelines by cheerleaders! Visit equinoxfootball.com beginning on May 1 to complete online registration. EVFC representatives will be on hand to answer questions and assist with the online registration process on Tuesday, May 1, at the Spiral Press in Manchester. For further details, email evfcfootball@gmail.com.

Tee-Shirt Design Contest

Children 12  and under are invited to take part in the ‘Kids for the Cure’ T-shirt contest for the Komen Vermont Race for the Cure. The winning design will be featured on a limited amount of youth-size T-shirts, free to registrants of the Kids’ Obstacle Course at the event on Saturday, July 21. Submissions are due by May 14, and must be on 11 by 8.5 white paper stock, incorporating a breast cancer theme and the Komen Ribbon. Bright colors in marker work best. On the back of the artwork, clearly print child’s name, age, address, school, grade and parent/guardian name and phone number. Send to Komen New England, Attn: Linda Maness, PO Box 2496, Manchester Center, VT 05255-2496. Call 802-362-2733 with any questions.

Hildene Summer Camps

Summer is just around the corner and while a few camps are already full, there are spaces remaining, appropriate for children from first to sixth grade. Detailed descriptions of the camps, fees, and printable registration forms are online at hildene.org. To request a brochure, call Diane Newton at 802-367-7965 or email newton@hildene.org.

Scholarship Available

The Arlington Community Public Health Nursing Service offers the Betty Tynan Scholarship to anyone seeking a career in a health-related field. This scholarship is not limited to a graduating senior, so all interested parties who are live in Sandgate, Sunderland or Arlington are encouraged to apply. Once awarded, the $1500 scholarship will be continued for each year the student successfully follows his/her chosen course. Contact Karen Underhill at 802-375-0267, the Guidance Department at Arlington Memorial High School or Phyllis Skidmore at the Martha Canfield Library. Applications are due by May 1.

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