St. Mark’s Church to offer fun-filled sports day camp from Aug.18-22

Above: St. Mark’s Church offers a Mega Sports Camp for kids entering pre-K to 5th grade August 18-22. (Photo by Steven Depolo on flickr)

Each August, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church hosts a day camp for children entering pre K (age 4) through grade 5.

This year’s, To help increase the fun, the church is employing a “Mega Sports” curriculum. Coordinator Melissa Tobey LaBelle shared:

Mega Sports is a upbeat, fun place to develop your sports skills, build teamwork, self-esteem, and sportsmanship enjoy hanging out with friends and making new friends.  It does not matter whether you are trying a new sport/activity or really fine-tuning your strong sports skills. There is a place for everyone at Mega Sports camp. Kids also get a chance to develop their character (perseverance, courage, hard work) and discover God’ s great love.

Kids pre-k to fifth grade can take part in a week filled with sports, games, songs, snacks, prizes, stories and more.

Students entering  first through fifth grade can pick one of the following teams to join for the week: basketball, cheerleading, hiking chefs*, and soccer.

Kids entering preschool and kindergarten will be a part of the “Cool Kids Club,” featuring  a variety of sports, crafts, music, games, and snacks each day.

Mega Sports camp runs from August 18-22 from 9:00 am to noon.

Teen volunteers, adult coaches, and volunteers are also being sought.

The cost for the whole week of the day camp is $45 for one child, $80 for two kids, $110 for three kids, $135 for four kids

Contact Melissa Tobey LaBelle at 508-481-8278 for more info about registration or to volunteer as an adult leader.

(*That’s not a typo or missing a comma! LaBelle tells us “hiking chefs” will combine nature outdoor activities like hiking and geocoaching with kitchen activities like cooking and baking). 

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