Search
Pin It
Favorite

Monday, January 7, 2013

Spotlight On Camp EDGE

Meeting the exhibitors of the Kids VT Camp & School Fair

Posted By on Mon, Jan 7, 2013 at 2:32 PM

image005-2.jpg
  • courtesy of Kindra Johnson

Camp EDGE is one of dozens of camps and schools exhibiting at the 16th annual Kids VT Camp & School Fair, on Saturday, February 2, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Burlington Hilton. At the fair, representatives from each exhibitor will present detailed information about upcoming offerings, and answer questions from parents and potential campers. Our “Spotlight” series offers a sneak peek at participating programs.

It’s no surprise that the day camps hosted by the EDGE — a chain of sports and fitness facilities in the greater Burlington area — promise active, on-the-go fun. Drop your kids off at the Essex, South Burlington or Williston locations, and they’re in for a day of aqua aerobics, rock climbing, tennis and yoga.

But it isn’t all about breaking a sweat. Participants can catch their breath during arts-and-crafts sessions, music and storytelling programs, and — perhaps the biggest draw — weekly field trips. Campers might explore the artwork at Shelburne Museum, cheer from the stands at a Vermont Lake Monsters baseball game or kick back on a beach towel on the shores of Lake Champlain. Through it all, they’ll forge fast friendships, build leadership skills and gain experience being part of a team.

On a tight summer-vacation schedule? Feel free to sign your child up for “two days a week or two weeks of the summer,” says Essex camp coordinator Sarah Chamberlain. “It’s a flexible schedule.”

Camp EDGE is a state-licensed program for children in kindergarten through age 12. Find more information at edgevt.com/kids/camps.

Tags: , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

More by Carolyn Fox

 

camps central

American Precision Museum

American Precision Museum

Windsor, VT

Science, Design, and History! The American Precision Museum is offering day camp for children ages 9-12 from 9:00AM to 3:00PM, July 12 – 15 and again July 26-29. Campers work on multiple projects daily linked to concepts they see in the museum such as simple machines, measurement, and energy transfer.…(more)

other camps » learn more »

Kids VT Blog