|With Chula Vista Public Schools on spring break from March 18-29, the City’s Recreation staff has planned some great activities and camps to keep the kids entertained. Some featured camps include:
Salt Creek Recreation Center, 2710 Otay Lakes Road, in cooperation with My Village and SportOutlier will be offering two new spring break camps. My Village will be offering a traditional day camp for youth in grades K-6 with an emphasis on providing fun, positive experiences that build community and confidence. The week long program focuses on team building, problem solving, confidence and self-esteem all while having a great time with games and activities. Two program are offered: March 18-22 and March 25-29, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended day care offered daily from 7-8 a.m. and 5-6 p.m. Camp is $225/week with an additional $50 for the extended care option. For more information, visit www.myvillagecamps.com or call (619) 395-5621.
Also at Salt Creek with SportOutlier, headed by former Olympic Gold medalist Al Joyner and Olympic Sport Psychologist Dr. Ross Flowers, is a unique Sports and Conditioning Camp. This camp will be taught by current and former Olympics athletes and hopefuls, who will provide the fundamental physical and mental training skills to build a strong foundation of fitness, improve athletic skills and enhance personal strengths in and outside of sports. Students will receive performance assessment materials, a mental and physical conditional program specific to their abilities, camp shirts, and a certificate. Cost is $175 and runs 9 a.m.-2 p.m., March 25-29. To register or for more information, please call Salt Creek Recreation Center at (619) 585-5739.
Montevalle Recreation Center, 840 Duncan Ranch Road, is featuring Art Camp, March 18-21 for ages 5-14 years. Cost is $46 for residents, $56 non-residents. The class will be held from 9-11:30 a.m. and will feature ceramics, wood, paints and other art mediums. A $40 supply fee is paid the first day of class as well.
Ages 6-12 can attend Basketball Camp, March 18-22 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. Cost is $75 for residents, $94 for non-residents. This introductory camp will reach the basic basketball skills necessary to move up to the next level. Experienced coaches will teach good sportsmanship while the children have fun learning.
Tumbling Camp, offered March 18, 20 and 22 is for those ages 5-10 years. Class is from 3-5 p.m. and cost $66 for residents, $81 non-residents. A mixture of tumbling and gymnastics will be taught in a very fun environment by a former Olympic level gymnast.
For additional information on the above camps and other free activities at Montevalle, go to www.chulavistaca.gov/City_Services/Community_Services/Recreation/RecreationFacilities/montevallePark.asp or call (619) 691-5269.
To learn about programs and activities at all nine of Chula Vista’s recreation facilities, go to www.chulavistaca.gov/city_services/community_services/recreation/recreationfacilities/default.asp or call (619) 409-5979.
Posted: March 1, 2013