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Home arrow Sports arrow PLENTY ON TAP FOR SUMMER ENTHUSIASTS

PLENTY ON TAP FOR SUMMER ENTHUSIASTS

By The Observer

Theres still room on the final Grande Ronde River rafting trip of the City of La Grandes Summer Recreation Program.

The three-day, two-night trip between Minam Park and Troy begins at 8 a.m. Monday and returns by 4 p.m. Wednesday.

The cost is $100 and anyone interested should stop by the second floor of City Hall, 1000 Adams Ave., or contact Minnie Tucker at 962-1352.

If raftings not your gig, read the list to find out whats happening in the coming weeks.

SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM

River Rafting on the Grande Ronde

Who: Ages 10-16. Limit of 10 students per session.

What: Students will introduced to the basics of river rafting during a three-day, two-night raft trip on the Grande Ronde River between Minam Park and Wildcat Bridge near Troy. Adult guides, life jackets, meals and rafting supplies furnished.

Session III: June 18-20, depart 8 a.m. Monday, return 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Cost: $100.

Contact: Summer Recreation Program, 962-1352.

Dance Sampler

Who: Ages 2-older. Limited to 15 students per session.

What: Designed to provide an overall view of all styles of dance.

When: Two sessions, June 18-21, June 25-28.

Times: Ages 2-3, 9:30-10 a.m. for parents and toddlers; ages 4-5, 10-10:45 a.m.; ages 6-8, 10:40-11:30 a.m.; ages 9-12, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; teens and adults, 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Where: Central Elementary School gym.

Cost: $30.

Contact: Summer Recreation Program, 962-1352.

Clay Camp

Who: Ages 5-older. Limited to 15 students per session.

What: Children will be instructed on using clay to create designs, both by hand and on a wheel.

Ages 5-8: Session I: June 18, 19, 25, 26, 10-11:30 a.m.; Session II: July 17, 18, 24, 25, noon-1:30 p.m.

Ages 9-older: Session I: June 18, 19, 25, 26, noon-1:30 p.m.; Session II: July 17, 18, 24, 25, 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: La Grande High School Art Room

Cost: $30.

Contact: Summer Recreation Program, 962-1352.

Drawing Techniques

Who: Ages 4-older. Limited to 10 students per session.

What: Exploration of drawing, including line, mark making, texture, modeling and value consideration. Supplies furnished.

Ages 4-8: June 19-22, 10:30 a.m.-noon.

Ages 9-older: June 19-22, 1-2:30 p.m.

Where: La Grande Middle School art room.

Cost: $32.50.

Contact: Summer Recreation Program, 962-1352.

Clay Camp for Adults

When: June 20, 21, 27, 28, 7-9 p.m.

Contact: Call 962-1352 for information.

THINK LINK CLASSES

Preschool Prime Time

Who: Preschoolers and their parents.

What: Simple crafts offered as well as playtime.

When: Thursdays in June and July, 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: Think Link Discovery Center, 906 Washington Ave.

Cost: $2 each day for parent and child together.

Contact: Think Link, 975-2040.

Ojo de Dios (Gods Eyes)

What: Weave yarn around sticks to create a beautiful pattern. Taught by Rosina Armon.

When: June 18, 1-1:45 p.m.

Where: Think Link Discovery Center, 906 Washington Ave.

Cost: $6.

Contact: Think Link, 975-2040.

Dutch Oven Cooking

What: Learn how to make a variety of foods in Dutch ovens. Taught by Eric Valentine.

When: June 18, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Think Link Discovery Center, 906 Washington Ave.

Cost: $13.

Contact: Think Link, 975-2040.

Candle Making

What: Make your own candles. Taught by Dee Ann Smutz.

When: June 21, 10-11:30 a.m.

Where: Think Link Discovery Center, 906 Washington Ave.

Cost: $9.

Contact: Think Link, 975-2040.

Pioneer Cottage

What: Visit a pioneer cottage complete with historic items and memorabilia. One-hour tour. Taught by Luana Peck.

When: June 25, 10-11 a.m.

Where: 3107 Spruce St.

Cost: $6.

Contact: Think Link, 975-2040.

SPORTS CAMPS

Have-A-Ball

Who: Grades 1-12.

What: Bowling teams for youth. Register for the full 10 weeks and receive a bowling ball, shoe bag or shoes.

When: Through Aug. 16.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Grades 1-6, 9:30 a.m.; grades 7-12, 1:30 p.m.

Wednesdays: Grades 7-12, 9:30 a.m.; grades 1-6, 1:30 p.m.

Where: The Rock Bowling and Fun Center.

Cost: $8 per week.

Contact: Summer Recreation Program, 962-1352.

Eastern Oregon University Basketball Camps

Who: Boys and girls grades 1-12.

What: Campers will be taught fundamentals such as shooting, ball handling, man-to-man defense and rebounding. Fun emphasized, T-shirt included.

When: June 18-21.

Times: Grades 1-5, 9-11:30 p.m.; grades 6-8, 1-3:30 p.m.; grades 9-12, 6-9 p.m.

Where: EOUs Quinn Coliseum.

Cost: $60.

Contact: Coach Art Furman, 962-3569.

Water Babies Class

Who: Parents and babies 6 months to 3 years.

What: Skills introduced include blowing bubbles, kicking, entering and exiting pool, jumping, submersion, arm movement, back float and bobbing.

Session I: June 18-29

Session II: July 9-20; register June 29, 4-7 p.m.

Session III: Aug. 6-17; register July 27, 4-7 p.m.

Where: Veterans Memorial Pool.

Cost: $27.50 for one adult and child.

Contact: Veterans Memorial Pool, 962-1367.

Tiger Wrestling Camp

Who: Incoming third through ninth graders

What: Clinicians include Oregon State All-American and outstanding Pac-10 wrestler Eric Jorgensen. Camp is designed to learn technique and have fun. T-shirt included.

When: June 19-22, 6-8:30 p.m.

Where: La Grande High School.

Cost: $50. Each additional child in family is $35.

Contact: Klel Carson, 962-3783.

 
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