2019 Summer Leisure Guide

Bellingham Parks & Recreation Leisure Guide

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summer 2019 17 cob.org/recreation (360) 778-7000 parks@cob.org SMART TRIPS ADVENTURE CAMP Adventure, exercise, self-esteem, confidence and independence. Kids 12-14 can get all of these (and more!) by learning to walk, bicycle and ride the bus for transporta on. The Smart Trips Adventure Camp will train kids to travel safely and independently in Bellingham. Whatcom Smart Trips Staff will use games, field trips and classroom ac vi es to teach map-reading, walking and bicycle safety, and bus route planning. All skills will then be put to the test during a super-fun Urban Transporta on Scavenger Hunt! Must a end all training sessions (Mon- Thurs) to compete in the Urban Transporta on Challenge on Friday. Bring a bike to ride on Monday and Wednesday. Loaner bikes can be arranged with advance no ce. Co-sponsored by Smart Trips and Bellingham Parks and Recrea on. SESSION 1 DAYS/DATES: Monday–Friday, July 8–12 _____________________________________ SESSION 2 DAYS/DATES: Monday–Friday, July 22–26 _____________________________________ SESSION 3 DAYS/DATES: Monday–Friday, August 5–9 _____________________________________ AGES: 12–14 years old TIME: 9 a.m.–1 p.m. LOCATION: Mondays–Wednesdays, Cornwall Park Large Shelter; Thursday–Friday, 314 W. Champion COST: $60 COORDINATOR: Kirsten Wert, Lance Romo MIN: 8 MAX: 16 SMART TRIPS BUS ADVENTURE DAY Learn ps and tricks to get where you want to go this summer by bus. We'll cover how to plan a bus trip, fun places to go, how to put your bike on the bus, and more. Pack a lunch or bring money for lunch. Our schedule includes a lunch- me stop at Bellis Fair Mall. Bring a water bo le, dress for the weather, and wear good walking shoes. Par cipants will receive a 31 day student bus pass! Call 360 676-TRIP with any ques ons. Co-sponsored by Smart Trips and Bellingham Parks and Recrea on. SESSION 1 DAY/DATE: Friday, June 21 _____________________________________ SESSION 2 DAY/DATE: Wednesday, June 26 _____________________________________ AGES: 11–15 years old TIME: 10 a.m.–2 p.m. LOCATION: Smart Trips office, 314 W. Champion COST: $10 COORDINATOR: Michelle Grandy, Lance Romo MIN: 4 MAX: 12 SUPER SITTER TRAINING This popular class is available for youth ages 13 and older and teaches basic babysi ng skills along with skills caring for children with disabili es. Par cipants will gain confidence in caring for children, par cularly for children with special needs, and they will also enjoy the learning environment of the camp as they meet new friends. This training also includes a day of infant/child CPR and First Aid cer fica on. We recommend par cipants have some prior babysi ng experience. Registra on forms found on the Arc website resource page at www.p2pwhatcom.org For more informa on contact Karlene Umbaugh at (360) 715-0170 ext. 302 or info@p2pwhatcom.org DAYS/DATES: Monday–Wednesday, June 24-26 AGES: 13 years of age and older TIME: 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. LOCATION: The Arc's Dan Godwin Community Center, 2602 McLeod Rd, Bellingham COST: $95 (par al scholarships available through Arc) COORDINATOR: Karlene Umbaugh, Lance Romo

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