Youth Summer Camps & Lessons

Summer Camps 2018
Youth Tennis Lessons
​Give your child an early start to a sport for a lifetime! Campers will receive instruction and play drills, matches and fun all-camp games. Bring racquets, sneakers, water and a snack. We will make our best effort to reschedule rain days. Taught by Amy DeGroot, PTR Certified Pro. & CVU Girls’ Coach. Minimum 6 per class.
​Location: Davis Park, Shelburne
Ages: 10 through 14 years
Dates: June 25 through June 29
Deadline: June 4
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Cost: $140.00
Ages: 7 through 9 years
Dates: July 16 to July 20
Deadline: June 25
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
Cost: $75.00
Youth Swimming Lessons
​Boost your child’s comfort and skills in the water and give them the ability to enjoy this lifelong sport and past time! A certified instructor will lead each 1/2 hour lesson for 8 days. Please call for more info. on each level.
Registration Deadline: June 18, 2018
Days / Dates: Monday through Thursday, July 9 to July 19 (8 days). Fridays are weather make-up days.
Cost: $50.00
Ages: 3-4 years 10:00 a.m. OR 11:00 a.m.
Ages: 5-7 years 10:30 a.m. OR 11:30 a.m.
Field Hockey Camp
​This camp is the perfect summer introduction to field hockey for beginners or a chance to practice skills for those who already play. Players must provide mouth guard, shin guards, and a full water bottle. Sticks are available if needed.
Registration Deadline: June 26, 2018
Dates: July 9 through 13
Time: 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $105.00
​Ages: 7 to 14 years old
Location: Harbor Road Fields
Instructor: Megan Maynard
Junior Lacrosse Camp
​Grab your stick and get ready for a fun week of lacrosse! Participants will practice their basic stick skills and learn about game strategy. Fun games will be utilized to reinforce skills that have been taught. Beginners are welcome! Mouth guards are recommended. Water bottles and mini-sticks are required. We have a limited amount of loaner sticks available if needed. Please inquire at Recreation office. No pads, helmets, or eye cages are needed.
​​Registration Deadline: June 4, 2018
Dates: June 18 through June 22
Times: 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $120.00
Grades: For kids entering 1st-3rd grade in Fall 2018
Location: Field House outdoor fields, Athletic Drive
Co-Directors: Andrew Everett and Jen Machanic
GPS Vermont Soccer Camp
​Global Premier Soccer Vermont provides young soccer enthusiasts an opportunity to learn, love and live the game of soccer this summer! For U6 Juniors (ages 3-6 years) we will introduce children to the fundamentals of soccer and our expert staff will take the players through games and exercises, providing players basic soccer skills in a fun and exciting environment. Our half day vacation program is designed around individual development and ball mastery through age appropriate curriculum which will enhance the game of players aged 7 through 12 years, who are looking to take the next step in their soccer development. Campers are grouped by age and ability. All campers will also receive a GPS VT T-Shirt. Shinguards are encouraged for ages 3-6 years old. Shin guards and cleats are required for ages 7-12. Also, please bring a water bottle, sunscreen and a snack.
Registration Deadline: July 2, 2018
Dates: July 23 to July 27
Ages: 3 through 6 years
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Cost:  $90.00
Ages:  7 through 14 years
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $120.00
Location: Harbor Road Fields, Athletic Drive
Redhawk Soccer Camp
​Redhawk Soccer Camp will be run by CVU varsity coach Stan Williams, along with other CVU soccer coaches, and number of current CVU players. Throughout the week, players will focus on a variety of age appropriate technical skills; however, the number one emphasis of the camp is fostering a love of the game of soccer. Campers will be divided by age groups, and at times gender, in order to provide the best experience for everyone. All participants will receive a ball and a t-shirt. Participants who plan to attend Part 2 in the afternoon will be taken to the school by a counselor.
Registration Deadline: June 18, 2018
Dates: July 9 through July 13
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Grades: Entering K through 9th, Fall 2018
Cost: $150.00
Horse Camp at Livery Stables, Hinesburg
​Our camp philosophy is “learning by doing” and is appropriate for all level riders, beginners through advanced. The campers are encouraged to do their very best while feeling comfortable in a safe and non-competitive environment. The camp is on a working horse farm where kids take part in all aspects of "horse". Youth will learn the basics of horse care including how to groom, feed, lead and manage on foot as well as how to ride during a lesson daily. Lessons are English style, but we also incorporate bare back riding and trails. The camp week ends with games on horseback day for ribbons and prizes, and a beauty contest where the kids decorate ponies for prizes! Campers must provide own transportation. Bring a lunch, snack, water bottle and boots with a heel. Maximum 6 kids.
​Registration Deadline: June 25, 2018
Dates: July 16 through July 20
Ages: 8 to 16 years old
Session A Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cost: $360.00
Session B Time: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $490.00
Director: Kim Johansen
Location: Livery Stables, 601 Lavigne Hill Road, Hinesburg
Rocket Camp
​Build, test, and launch solid propellant rockets that safely return by parachute. Learn the aerodynamics of rocket flight and create a six foot tall experimental rocket with your team. Campers will leave class with at least three rockets that they have launched and can launch again. Please bring a snack each day. Minimum 5, Maximum 20.
Registration deadline: June 4, 2018
Dates: June 25 through June 29
Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $240.00 (Includes model rockets and all building supplies including launch engines.)
Grades: Entering 3rd through 6th grade, Fall 2018
Location: Town Center Activity Room
Instructor: Bob Gurwicz
Basketball Camp
​Campers will learn and practice basic fundamental skills each day. They will have fun with friendly games and competitions with an emphasis on teamwork and general knowledge of the game. Participants will receive a t-shirt. Minimum 8.
Registration Deadline: July 30, 2018
Dates: August 13 through August 17
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $105.00
Ages: 6 to 9 years old
Instructor: Alexandra Krupp
Location: Shelburne Town Gymnasium
Movie-Making Camp
​Calling all directors, writers, camera-people, and performers… or youth who want to give moviemaking a try! Join us for an exciting week creating videos with iPads, taught by video-makers from RETN Channel 16. Campers will learn basic video production, including storyboarding, composition, camera technique, and editing with iMovie. Working in small groups, campers will create their own short movies that can be shared with their friends and family! RETN will provide iPads, however, please contact us if you wish to use your own! Minimum 6. Maximum 12 students.
Registration deadline: July 2, 2018
Dates: July 23 through July 27
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Cost: $210.00
Grades: Entering grades 6th through 8th in Fall 2018 Instructors: Ross Ransom and Marcy Webster, RETN staff
Location: Activity Room

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