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Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Pick up the March issue

Posted By on Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 9:50 AM

This issue of Kids VT profiles Dr. Andrea Green, director of the Pediatric Immigrant Clinic, part of the Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care. Green works with the growing population of Vermont children who hail from around the world and relishes the challenges presented by language and cultural differences.

Also in this issue, film critic Margot Harrison provides movie picks that boys will love - films with "super" heroes. You can also learn about local hip-hop classes for kids and get the scoop on five cool, specialty camps in the Camp Guide section.

As always, please let us know what you think. Send us a letter, an email, or Facebook comment to share your thoughts.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

VIDEO: Backyard Skating in Colchester

Posted By on Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:37 AM

Organized youth hockey programs enjoy the spotlight in this month's Kids VT, but backyard rinks are another way that locals get some ice time. The Young Street Rink in Colchester has been maintained by the Young Street community for about a decade. Over the years this patch of ice has become the neighborhood hot spot. Seven Days multimedia producer Eva Sollberger recently interviewed the neighbors involved for an episode of her weekly web video series, "Stuck in Vermont," and enjoyed bonfire, burgers and a tour.

Pick up the February Issue

Posted By on Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 5:15 AM

This issue of Kids VT explores the busy world of youth hockey in Vermont through the eyes of a local family dedicated to the sport. You can also get some tips for finding a babysitter, learn how to make a pop-up Valentine, and check out some family-style Tae Kwon Do.

Plus, this issue features our Camp Guide, which kicks off by answering the question, "When are kids ready for sleepaway camp?" Start your summer camp research by browsing through pages full of local day and overnight options.

As always, please let us know what you think. Send us a letter, an email, or Facebook comment to share your thoughts.

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Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Lake Champlain Community Sailing Center

Burlington, VT

Community Sailing Center camps are designed to teach kids ages 6 through 17 the safety, skill, and joy involved in the life-long sport of sailing. Organized by age group and led by certified instructors, camp options include sailing-only and multi-activity camps that blend sailing and another sport or hobby. Week-long…(more)

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