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  1. Stand Up Paddleboarding (Ages 13+)

    June 16, 2018 - August 18, 2018 @ Various Locations

    SUP is quickly becoming a favorite river activity for anyone who wants a fun and new way to play on the water. Start the experience with an on-land lesson taught by a certified paddleboard instructor followed by time in the water to practice and hone your paddling skills. Top off the practice sessions with a trip on the river to get a true SUP experience. Must be able to swim. Classes designed for beginners. All equipment, gear, and instruction included.

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  2. Plein-Air Water Color: Advanced (ages 12-16)

    July 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    An outdoor adventure in watercolor, improve your Plein Air skills while connecting to nature's beauty. Led by a Nationally Certified art instructor, this class is catered towards more advanced water colorists and will use the features of Explore Park as a backdrop to get your creativity flowing onto your canvas. Students will complete several paintings of live nature scenes. This course is recommended for painters who have taken the Plain air Basics course or who have equivalent experience. All materials will be provided. This program will meet at the Visitor Center and then relocate to the painting area. Pre-registration is required.

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  3. Plein-Air Water Color: Advanced (16+)

    July 13, 2018, 1:00 PM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Explore Park

    An outdoor adventure in watercolor, improve your Plein Air skills while connecting to nature's beauty. Led by a Nationally Certified art instructor, this class is catered towards more advanced water colorists and will use the features of Explore Park as a backdrop to get your creativity flowing onto your canvas. Students will complete several paintings of live nature scenes. This course is recommended for painters who have taken the Plain air Basics course or who have equivalent experience. All materials will be provided. This program will meet at the Visitor Center and then relocate to the painting area. Pre-registration is required.

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  4. iPhone: The Next Step (ages 18+)

    July 18, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ South County Library

    Have you been using your iPhone for a while but aren’t sure whether you’re using it to its full potential? Take this class and fall in love with your iPhone again. We will cover how to use Calendar, Contacts, Music, and more. Prerequisites: • iPhone 5 or higher with iOS 9 or higher operating system • Understand basic iPhone operation • Know your Apple ID and password* • Bring your iPhone to class

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  5. Cycle For Beginners Workshop (Ages 18+)

    July 18, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast”; “I can’t keep up”; “Cycling is uncomfortable!”; “It’s too intense for me”? Have you wanted to try but have been too intimidated? If so, try our Cycle for Beginners workshop where you cycle at your own pace! This workshop is specifically designed for the beginner and will spend at least half the class learning bike set-up, cycle terminology and how to ride comfortably. You'll end the workshop feeling more confident about indoor cycling and will have gotten a great workout. Instructor: Lori Fadorick.

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  6. Swing Dance Social (Ages 18+) Friday

    July 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Looking for something fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an introduction class from 7:00pm-7:30pm (tailored to those who come) with the social to follow from 7:30pm-9:00pm! Come just as you are even if you have two left feet! It's a deal of a lesson and dance for only $5 per person! Themes for dances: June is June Bug Jam. July is Swing in Star City. August is Summer Swing Out.

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  7. Virginia's Blue Ridge Spartan Kids Race

    July 21, 2018 - July 22, 2018 @ Green Hill Park

    We're pleased to be co-sponsor of the region's first Spartan event! and Tourism are pleased to announce the first ever Spartan Kids Race in Virginia this summer. The race will be held at Green Hill Park, targeting close to 4,000 children ranging in age from 4 - 14. This event is filled with specially designed obstacle courses, healthy food, experiential brand activations, and much more. Spartan Kids organizers will compel the local communities to rally behind the “Get Healthy, Get Active, Have Fun” mission through a public relations campaign leading up to the main event in July, and leave with the tools to keep the mission alive for years to come.

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  8. Kayak the New (Ages 12+)

    July 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Whether you're a beginner or have paddled before, everyone will enjoy this fun and exhilarating day of paddling. You'll get hands-on instruction to maximize the rewarding feeling of paddling this class I and II, seven mile stretch with our trained guides. We'll take breaks and have lunch along the way. No experience necessary. Must be able to swim and capable of prolonged physical activity. Please bring a lunch and water. Transportation, guides, and all equipment included. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.

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  9. Mommy & Me - Dance Like a Princess (Ages 3-5) Saturday

    July 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Dress like your favorite princess and bring your mom along as we discover the art of movement. The early childhood years are very critical times for development. Many important skills are being introduced to them at this young age. Join us as we discover many of these skills including social, physical, and emotion. Your child will have a blast making streamers and learning the proper movements to dance. Registration is for the child only however, Parent must attend class. Instructor: Patty Stratton

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  10. Foresters Trail Hike (Age 5+)

    July 21, 2018, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore Park’s Foresters Trail has a story to tell. Take a pleasant walk through the woods and hear that story from a professional forester. Learn to identify trees, recognize soil formation in action, and spy the signs of development and decline in a forest. This great educational opportunity for all ages will introduce you to modern forestry practices and the balance that foresters strike between providing wood products for society and preserving the unique and highly diverse ecosystem of our forestland. Hosted by the Blue Ridge Chapter of the Society of American Foresters (SAF). Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Pre-registration is required. Program meets at the Visitor Center.

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  11. Rainwater Catchment 101 (16+)

    July 21, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Explore the techniques of collecting rainwater for use in a vegetable, forest, or rain garden. Learn how to size a cistern or rain barrel system appropriately, how to encourage groundwater replenishment, how to design swales, and how to incorporate small DIY rainwater fed ponds or wetland into your property. This course will be a formal lecture, discussion, and walk through of some of the techniques.

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  12. Forest Garden Ecology 101 (16+)

    July 22, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Learn the basics of how to design and create a diverse perennial food forest. After this class you should have an understanding of how to weave the different elements of a designed plant community to produce many berries, mushrooms, herbs, fruit, and nuts on a small or large amount of land. It is recommended that you also take the rainwater catchment 101 class to get a full comprehensive picture of how to care for a forest garden.

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  13. Art By Your Design

    July 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Express your creative self (or learn to bring out your creative self) Monday evenings this summer! Join our newest instructor, Leandra Rigdon as she guides you in a new project every week. Leandra has a background in Fine Art and Graphic Design. Sign up for a few classes or all! July 23: Color Wheel Lesson

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  14. Excel 2016: Beyond the Basics (ages 18+)

    July 25, 2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Hollins Library

    It’s on to more complex functions in Excel 2016, including grouping and linking spreadsheets, using the function wizard, inserting charts, sorting and filtering data, what-if analysis, and pivot tables. Prerequisite: •Basic understanding of Excel (See Excel 2016 for Beginners)

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  15. Indian Cooking - Vegetarian Delight (Ages 18+) Saturday

    July 28, 2018, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Learn to cook Rajma Red kidney beans cooked in a thick tomato based sauce, Baigan Bharta an eggplant preparation and the dessert, Rabdi made by cooking sweetened milk and select nuts in a fun enviroment. Leave with new skills and full tummies! Instructor: Bhawana Scaer

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  16. Outdoor Yin Yoga (18+)

    July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Explore Park

    Take your practice beyond the studio and back to its roots. Join us in the fresh air of Explore Park for 90 minutes of guided meditation, pranayama breathwork, and asana practice to strengthen both body and mind. This all levels yin yoga class will teach you grounding techniques to stabilize and grow through your daily challenges. Please bring your own yoga mat. Participants are encouraged to also bring a water bottle, towel, and an open mind. Pre-registration is required. Class will meet at the Visitor Center and then take a short hike to the yoga area.

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  17. Touch-A-Truck

    July 28, 2018, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Green Hill Park

    Get up close and personal with over 200 cool vehicles including fire trucks, motor cycles, police cars, garbage trucks and even airplanes! We're celebrating the 10th anniversary of this fantastic family event, recognized as one of the largest of its kind in the nation. Other activities include a petting zoo, climbing wall, food vendors, a magician, crafts and our famous fireman's foam. Climb up in the seat of that big rig and blast the horn! You won't want to miss it.

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  18. Firefly Hike (Ages 5+)

    July 28, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Join our Naturalist for a evening hike led by the luminous Firefly! We'll take a hike to observe and learn about the different messages their flash patterns are communicating. You will also learn about the different kinds of fireflies and their life cycles. Please bring a small flashlight. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Program meets at the Visitor Center.

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  19. Art By Your Design (Ages 18+) Monday

    July 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Express your creative self (or learn to bring out your creative self) Monday evenings this summer! Join our newest instructor, Leandra Rigdon as she guides you in a new project every week. Leandra has a background in Fine Art and Graphic Design. Sign up for a few classes or all! July 30: Illuminated Letter

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  20. Italian Cooking Like Grandmom (Ages 18+) Monday

    July 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Buon Apetito! Learn Chef Dominic's secret recipes learned from his Italian Grandmom. Prepare perfectly prepared meatlballs in a warm marinara complete with the sides! Chef Dominic graduated top of his class from Florida Culinary Institute and has served some of the most prestigious golfers and sports figures in the world while serving as a Sous Chef for PGA National Spas and Resorts in Palm Beach, FL. He made an appearance on the fourth season of Fox Network's Hell's Kitchen. He looks forward to the opportunity to bring his family-friendly attitude, skills and good-natured cooking to you and yours!

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  1. Aikido (ages 18+)

    April 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - August 9, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  2. Aikido (ages 18+)

    April 21, 2018, 9:30 AM - August 11, 2018, 11:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  3. Aikido (ages 18+)

    May 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - September 17, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  4. Aikido (Ages 18+)

    May 14, 2018, 6:30 PM - September 17, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge

    A Japanese martial art teaching self defense using efficient body movements, not strength, to redirect the force of an attack and diffusing it. Increase awareness, flexibility, and balance. Train your body and mind with movement, breathing, and meditative exercise helping you learn principals that are practical for self defense as well as daily life.

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  5. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+) M, W, F

    May 16, 2018, 8:55 AM - July 18, 2018, 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  6. Yoga for Beginners (ages 18+)

    May 18, 2018, 11:15 AM - July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Have you been curious and wanting to give yoga a try? Come to a gently paced class that introduces those new to yoga to the practice. Including poses appropriate for beginners, an introduction to using yoga blocks and straps, utilizing the breath, and relaxation to help settle the mind and emotions. Learn how to move through poses with short flows and to hold poses to build strength while using the breath to go deeper into the form. Leave feeling refreshed and ready for the rest of your day. 10 week class. Instructor: Robyn Amstutz

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  7. Fully Fit (Ages 18+) M, W

    May 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 23, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This universally friendly, full body workout is designed to build a strong, lean body through a low impact fitness routine. Start with a variety of cardio moves that can be intensified for the most fit, or toned down for beginners, within each and every movement. The class combines resistance toning and stretching for a well-rounded workout geared specifically for those looking to tone and strengthen. One class fits all! A perfect workout compliment to more gentle classes. 8 week program. Instructor: Erin Lewis.

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  8. Chair Assisted Yoga (ages 18+)

    May 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    f you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified instructor.

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  9. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+) Fridays

    May 25, 2018, 5:30 PM - July 27, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Jazzercise's new high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Cindy Bryan.

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  10. Barre Above (Ages 18+) Fridays

    June 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - July 20, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Barre above fusses the very best of pilates, yoga, aerobics, and strength training. You don’t need to worry about dance experience. Barre above is barre for all bodies! This class includes modifications for any fitness level. You can feel successful while achieving an amazing workout that will lengthen, strengthen and tone your body. Instructor: Erin Lewis

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  11. Cycle for Beginners (ages 18+)

    June 3, 2018, 5:30 PM - July 18, 2018, 6:15 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    When you think of indoor cycling, do you think, “They go too fast”; “I can’t keep up”; “Cycling is uncomfortable!”; “It’s too intense for me”? Have you wanted to try but have been too intimidated? If so, try our Cycle for Beginners class where you cycle at your own pace! This class is specifically designed for the beginner and will spend half the class during the first week learning bike set-up, cycle terminology and how to ride comfortably. You'll end the 5 weeks feeling more confident about indoor cycling and will have gotten a great workout. Instructor: Lori Fadorick.

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  12. Advanced Pottery (Ages 18+) Monday

    June 4, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 13, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    You will have the advantage of using the open studio and the guidance of the Monday afternoon monitor in this class. Come learn from your fellow potters. Prerequisite: two or more years in a pottery course at the Brambleton Center. This pottery class in a ten week program instructor/ monitor varies.

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  13. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Monday

    June 4, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 13, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  14. T'ai Chi (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    June 5, 2018, 9:30 AM - July 31, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  15. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Tuesday

    June 5, 2018, 6:30 PM - August 14, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  16. Handbuilding in Clay (Ages 18+) Mondays

    June 6, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 15, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Pottery can be created without the use of a potter's wheel. You can create beautiful pots and clay forms by hand using simple tools, slabs of clay, or just by using your hands and fingers. In this class you will explore many techniques for hand built pottery. Ten week program. Instructor: Becky Carr

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  17. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    June 6, 2018, 5:30 PM - August 1, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified Instructor.

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  18. T'ai Chi (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    June 6, 2018, 5:30 PM - August 1, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Originally developed as a Martial Art for self defense, T'ai Chi is a non-competitive, self-paced system of gentle physical exercise and dynamic stretching. It is sometimes described as 'Meditation in Motion' because it promotes serenity through gentle movements; connecting the mind, body and spirit through a sequence of blissful postures. The class consists of slow intentional movements, incorporating breathing and mindful imagery. Its goals are to relax, strengthen, connect the physical body and mind, enhance the natural flow of Chi (life force), and improve one's health. The Mayo Clinic has reported that the practice of T'ai Chi may reduce anxiety and depression, improve balance, flexibility and muscle strength as well as improve sleep quality. Eight week program.

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  19. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Wednesday

    June 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 15, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  20. Pottery Courses (Ages 18+) Thursday

    June 7, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 16, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The Brambleton Center offers a well equipped studio to create original works of clay in both wheel and freeform. Equipment includes 13 electric wheels, a slab roller, and an assortment of tools and accessories for shaping and sculpting the clay. A variety of glazes are mixed in the studio offering about 23 colors. Class fee also includes utilizing the studio on your own during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the 10 week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Saturday will be an open workshop opportunity for those currently registered in a Pottery class. All pottery classes are ten week programs.

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  21. Absolute Beginners Pottery (Ages 16+) Thursday

    June 7, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 16, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Our beginners course is great for anyone who wants to dive right into clay. Experienced instructors will guide you through the process of creating pottery on and off the potter's wheel. You will also learn basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the eight week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  22. Next Step Pottery (Ages 18+) Thursday

    June 7, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 16, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Come dive right in to the clay with us as you use your skills learned in the absolute beginner’s pottery course. You will continue your basic methods for finishing and glazing your pieces. Class fee includes studio time during select times when classes aren't in session and the firing of pieces made during the ten week term. Clay must be purchased through Brambleton Center at $25/25 pounds. Prerequisite: Absolute Beginners Pottery. Instructor: Carlos Dowling.

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  23. Jazzercise Dance Mixx (Ages 18+) Mondays

    June 11, 2018, 5:30 PM - August 13, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Jazzercise's new high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Cindy Bryan.

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  24. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    June 13, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  25. Hawaiian Band (Ages 12+) Thursdays

    June 14, 2018, 4:30 PM - August 9, 2018, 5:45 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Instructional band for ukulele, guitar, bass, and keyboard students with 2 or more months of previous classes or lessons. Take a musical trip to sunny Hawaii! Bring instrument to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker

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  26. Ukulele for Absolute Beginners (Ages 12+) Thursdays

    June 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 9, 2018, 7:15 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Ukulele is a fun and easy introduction to playing a stringed instrument. Music reading not required. Bring standard tuned uke (G-C-E-A) to class. Eight week program. Instructor: Randolph Walker.

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  27. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    June 14, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 30, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  28. Gentle Flow Yoga (Ages 18+)

    June 14, 2018, 7:05 PM - July 30, 2018, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you interested in learning about Yoga but don’t know where to begin? This class combines a variety of forms including Osteo, Restorative, and Hatha Yoga to allow your body to stretch with a flowing movement and ease. This is an excellent class for those starting out in Yoga or for those who enjoy a slower, gentler, stretch. 12 week program. Instructor: Trudi Mardian.

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  29. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    June 19, 2018, 7:00 PM - July 24, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. June-July will be the Hustle. July-Sept will be Swing 101.

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  30. Dancing Toes (Ages 16+) Thursdays

    June 21, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Get your toes tapping to some good old classics! This introductory class lets you work on basic tap skills, across–the-floor, combos, and a dance routine. Absolute beginners are welcome. Remember once a dancer always a dancer. Tap shoes required. Instructor: Patty Stratton

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  31. Ceramics (Ages 18+) Thursdays

    June 21, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 16, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Awaken your passion and creativity. Whether you are a beginner or have experience with ceramics, this class is for you. Come learn the skills that make your pieces unique. The class fee includes assistance of certified instructor, Jo Robertson, and firing of your ceramic pieces. Purchase your greenware from the Brambleton Center or an outside source.

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  32. NEW: Zumba Kids (Ages 8-12)

    June 21, 2018, 3:30 PM - July 26, 2018, 4:15 PM @ Walrond Park Cabin

    Join the Zumba Dance Party! Zumba Kids is kid-friendly, rock-out routines based on original Zumba choreography to popular music your kid loves! Zumba Kids Instructors will break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements to the class structure while making fitness fun! What will your child get from Zumba Kids? Leadership, respect, team work, confidence, cultural awareness and memory creativity are just a few of the key childhood developmental elements incorporated in Zumba Kids programs. Please come dressed in clothes and shoes for moving!

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  33. Low Impact Aerobics

    June 21, 2018, 5:30 PM - September 4, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Improve your stamina and cardiovascular health while strengthening and toning your upper and lower body muscles! Low impact aerobics is great for all fitness levels. Ten week program. Instructor: Lisa Stauffer.

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  34. NEW: Zumba Kids (Ages 8-12)

    June 21, 2018, 5:30 PM - July 26, 2018, 6:15 PM @ Walrond Park Cabin

    Join the Zumba Dance Party! Zumba Kids is kid-friendly, rock-out routines based on original Zumba choreography to popular music your kid loves! Zumba Kids Instructors will break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements to the class structure while making fitness fun! What will your child get from Zumba Kids? Leadership, respect, team work, confidence, cultural awareness and memory creativity are just a few of the key childhood developmental elements incorporated in Zumba Kids programs. Please come dressed in clothes and shoes for moving!

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  35. NEW: Zumba Kids Jr. (Ages 4-7)

    June 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 28, 2018, 9:45 AM @ Green Ridge

    Dance-move it and have fun! Zumba Kids Jr. offers your 4-7 year old a chance to socialize with friends and rock out to their favorite music while incorporating fitness into their lives. These high-energy classes are high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Your Zumba Kids Jr. instructor will add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Please come dressed in clothes and shoes for moving!

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  36. NEW: Zumbini (Ages 0-4)

    June 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 28, 2018, 10:45 AM @ Green Ridge

    What is Zumbini!?! Zumbini is a music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers (ages 0-4) and their caregivers. It combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of non-stop Zumbini fun! Zumbini is a 6-week session where we not only nurture your child's love of movement so it will become a way of life, but we also give you the chance to nurture your inner child as well. When you register for a Zumbini session you will receive a class bundle: which includes a Zumbini story book, Zumbini music CDs, access to the Zumbini app and a Zumbini plush toy so you can continue the fun with your little one at home! Please come to class in comfortable clothes and be prepared to move!

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  37. NEW: Zumbini (Ages 0-4)

    June 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 30, 2018, 10:45 AM @ Walrond Park Cabin

    What is Zumbini!?! Zumbini is a music and movement class created for infants, toddlers, preschoolers (ages 0-4) and their caregivers. It combines music, dance and educational tools for 45 minutes of non-stop Zumbini fun! Zumbini is a 6-week session where we not only nurture your child's love of movement so it will become a way of life, but we also give you the chance to nurture your inner child as well. When you register for a Zumbini session you will receive a class bundle: which includes a Zumbini story book, Zumbini music CDs, access to the Zumbini app and a Zumbini plush toy so you can continue the fun with your little one at home! Please come to class in comfortable clothes and be prepared to move!

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  38. NEW: Zumba Kids Jr. (Ages 4-7)

    June 25, 2018, 11:00 AM - July 30, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Walrond Park Cabin

    Dance-move it and have fun! Zumba Kids Jr. offers your 4-7 year old a chance to socialize with friends and rock out to their favorite music while incorporating fitness into their lives. These high-energy classes are high-energy dance parties packed with kid-friendly routines. Your Zumba Kids Jr. instructor will add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class structure. Please come dressed in clothes and shoes for moving!

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  39. Level 2 Swim Lessons (Age 6-12) Tu & Th

    June 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - July 19, 2018, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  40. Level 3 & 4 Swim Lessons (ages 6-12) Tu & Th

    June 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - July 19, 2018, 5:40 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  41. Tiny Bubbles (18-36 months old) Tuesday & Thursdays

    June 26, 2018, 5:00 PM - July 19, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  42. Baby Drops (6-18 months old) Tuesdays & Thursdays

    June 26, 2018, 5:40 PM - July 19, 2018, 6:10 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  43. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    June 26, 2018, 5:45 PM - August 7, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into your New Year’s Resolution at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. Have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. $20 discount if signing up for both Tuesday and Thursday sessions! Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  44. Big Waves (Ages 4-5) Tu & Thu

    June 26, 2018, 5:50 PM - July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  45. Level 1 Swim Lessons (ages 6-12) Tu & Th

    June 26, 2018, 5:50 PM - July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  46. Begin to Swim (Age 13+) Tu & Th

    June 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - July 19, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    It's never too late to learn how to swim! Our swim instructors will provide an introductory water program designed for anyone 13 years and up that may be fearful about participation in water activities or need assistance developing their basic swimming skills. This is a comfortable, non-threatening environment and we have very patient instructors who want to help participants conquer their fear of the water and learn to swim.

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  47. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4) Tuesdays & Thursdays

    June 26, 2018, 6:20 PM - July 19, 2018, 6:50 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that willl encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  48. Jazzercise Fusion (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    June 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - August 5, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Jazzercise's new total body workout is a circuit-based High Intensity Interval Training (HiiT) class that fuses high-octane dance moves with muscle work to rev up your results. Ten week program. Instructor: Cindy Bryan.

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  49. Resolution Ride (Ages 18+)

    June 28, 2018, 5:45 PM - August 9, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Pedal your way into your New Year’s Resolution at the Brambleton Center! Bring your fitness goals, hop on a bike and make a move towards better health. This specially designed class will provide benchmarks and target heart rate, RPM and energy output goals for each ride. Work alongside an energetic instructor and fellow cyclists in a fun cardio class that pairs your bike with a fitness system to track your statistics with each pedal you push. Have statistics sent to your phone, so that you can track your progress from the first class to the last class. Come in with fitness goals and leave with results! You never have to arrive early – bikes are selected and guaranteed for the entirety of the class. 6 week course. $20 discount if signing up for both Tuesday and Thursday sessions! Instructor: Beth Hoel.

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  50. Wine/Beer Glass Paint (Ages 18+) Thursday

    July 5, 2018, 6:30 PM - July 26, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Paint, socialize, have fun! Create a one of a kind set of 4 wine or beer glasses! Learn the techniques to use for gifts or special occasion! This is a great class to do with friends! Please dress accordingly. Please specify at time of registration if you would like a set of beer glasses for the class or a set of wine glasses for the class. June’s theme is Beach Shells. July’s theme is Flip Flops. August’s theme is Light Houses. Instructor Tracy Marcus has years of experience teaching crafts to children and adults. All supplies provided.

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  51. Body Enrichment (Ages 30+) M, W, F

    July 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 29, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Exercise at a pace you can handle! Starting in a seated position, Body Enrichment is designed for women and men who want to increase their energy and improve balance and coordination. This all-around fitness class is for the student who wants to get involved in a program that is fun, successful and results oriented. 8 week program. Instructor: Sarah Linkous.

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  52. Kids Pottery (Ages 7-17) Sunadys

    July 8, 2018, 1:30 PM - August 26, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Let your child experience the excitement of working in clay as Professional Potter, Rebecca McKeever, brings out their creative side. The student will learn to design pieces out of slabs of clay along with learning coiling and pinch techniques. For students with the physical ability to do wheel work, the lessons will be centering, pulling and shaping clay. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. Eight week course.

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  53. Family Pottery (Ages 7+) Sunday

    July 8, 2018, 4:00 PM - August 26, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Playing with clay can have some amazing results! Many parents are as interested in pottery as their children. In this class, work side by side with your child, learning how to hand build with clay and work on the potter's wheel. The fee includes one bag of clay, glazes and the use of tools. An adult must register with a child. $100 per person. Eight weeks. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.

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  54. Level 1 Swim Lessons (Age 6-12) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 9:10 AM - July 19, 2018, 9:50 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Let's have fun learning to swim! This is a class for the older beginning swimmer to become comfortable and confident in the water. They will gain basic aquatic skills including; beginning swimming strokes, breath control, floating, and kicking - all of which will help to keep them safe. Games and activities will help teach them to enjoy and become adjusted to the water. In addition, they will participate in a safety lesson each lesson that will encourage them to be safe around all aquatic environments. The goal is a positive attitude towards swimming and water safety.

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  55. Tiny Bubbles (18-36 months old) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 9:10 AM - July 19, 2018, 9:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Join your child as they discover the world of water. With your help, toddlers will experiment with arm and leg action, floating and going under water. Lots of repetition will help them become very comfortable and confident in the water. This is a fun and engaging class which will keep your child wanting to come back even as they are learning about safety and swimming skills. Parental participation is required.

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  56. Big Waves (Ages 4-5) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 9:20 AM - July 19, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Celebrate your child's independence in the water. This is the first class that we offer that have children in the water without a caregiver. Your child may be a beginner or already comfortable in the water. Regardless, they will learn to float, kick and become proficient with arm strokes. Rolling over and treading water will be introduced. Submerging is a big part of this class since swimming requires being able to put your face in the water! If they are more advanced they will be expected to swim more independently and with less support from the instructor.

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  57. Baby Drops (6-18 months old) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 9:50 AM - July 19, 2018, 10:20 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    No need to wait! Start the process of introducing your baby to the water sooner rather than later. This parent and child class will start building your baby's confidence and swimming readiness. What a fun opportunity for you and your child to explore the water and become adjusted together. Parents will learn basic water skills to keep their children safe and help them to love the water. Safety information and teaching techniques will be provided to parents. Parental participation is required.

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  58. Level 2 Swim Lessons (Age 6-12) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 10:40 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Our swimmers continue to build on the basic skills learned in Level 1 in the Level 2 class. The student will become more confident and be able to swim short distances by themselves. Students in this class should be very comfortable going under the water. Emphasis in this class is on learning to float without support, alternating arms and leg actions on front and back along with rotary breathing. Safety lessons are ever present in order to ensure our participant's safety around all water environments. Fun is not forgotten either!

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  59. Little Splashes (Ages 3-4) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 10:30 AM - July 19, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Come enjoy swimming with your child as they acquire basic aquatic skills that will encourage their love of the water. This class is the foundation of swimming skills for years to come. While parental participation is required in this class, there will be some time of independent swimming. This time will help your child separate from you and help to discover if they are ready to go to the next level without you. Parents will still be provided with water safety information to keep your entire family safe around aquatic environments.

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  60. Level 3 & 4 Swim Lessons (Age 6-12) M-Th

    July 9, 2018, 10:50 AM - July 19, 2018, 11:30 AM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Now you're really a swimmer! Swimmers in this class are very confident and comfortable in the water. All strokes are introduced and by the time they have completed both levels, they will be able to swim at least 25 yards of all six strokes. When a participant passes Level 3 they will have achieved basic water competency skills according to the new American Red Cross standards. Safety lessons become more in depth and cover more topics.

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  61. Yoga For Life (Ages 18+)

    July 9, 2018, 4:30 PM - August 27, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  62. Refreshing Chair Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 9, 2018, 5:45 PM - August 27, 2018, 6:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    End your day feeling refreshed! Enjoy the multiple benefits of yoga without having to get up and down from the mat as in traditional yoga. Learn how to breath deeply, calm the mind, relieve stress, and release tension from the body. These gentle yoga stretches and techniques are life enhancing, and if practiced regularly, can promote greater health, vitality, and overall well-being. Perfect for those new to yoga and all who want to learn how to cultivate inner peace and a greater awareness of the mind, body, and spirit connection. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner

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  63. Create, Discover, & Imagine Kids Art (Ages 6-9) Mondays

    July 9, 2018, 6:00 PM - July 30, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Stretch your child’s imagination! Do you have a little artist at home that is getting bored drawing, painting, and sculpting the same things? This class is designed for kids that need more creativity in their art. The instructor with guide your child to put their art in motion. Techniques include but are not limited to drawing, painting, collage and mixed media. All supplies are included. Four week class. Instructor: Rebecca McKeever.

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  64. Shag Dance (Ages 18+) Mondays

    July 9, 2018, 7:00 PM - August 6, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    One of the most popular dances taught in this area, learn to shag with us at the Brambleton Center. Then, join the Roanoke Valley Shag Club! Couples only. Singles will be put on a wait list and matched if partners become available. Leather sole shoes preferred. Five week program. Instructor: Donna Richardson.

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  65. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    July 10, 2018, 9:30 AM - August 28, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Simple and gentle yoga poses to help you unwind, relieve stress, feel great and become more aware of your body, mind and breath. Increase flexibility, balance and focus. Enjoy stretching, strengthening. Breathing, meditation and deep relaxation. Quiet the mind, renew the spirit and infuse your day and evening with peace and joy! This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program with Rhonda Banner.

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  66. Collage (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 14, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Collage was invented by Pablo Picasso in the early part of the 20th century, and it's still fun today! Using papers, old parts of paintings, cloth or just about anything that can be glued to a backing surface, is fair game. Images can be realistic or abstract. You are only limited by your imagination! Supply list given before class to this specialty class. Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  67. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 10, 2018, 10:45 AM - August 28, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  68. Oil Painting (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 14, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Have a passion for painting? This course will cover surface preparation, palette layout, materials handling, color and shading techniques. Great for beginners, those who have painted with acrylics, or those who want to brush up on their skills. Basic supplies given first class - supply list given after first class. First canvas is included in cost! Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  69. Fundamental Pilates (Ages 18+)

    July 10, 2018, 5:30 PM - September 13, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A system of body weight exercises that strengthens and stretches the body and improves tone and posture. This class focuses on breathing and flexibility, concentrating on precision movements which flow to create a balanced body that feels and looks good. Ten week program. Instructor: Patricia Placona.

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  70. Puppy Kindergarten Green Ridge (ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 14, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  71. Watercolor (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 14, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing, palette layout and different brush techniques. Sound composition in both still lives and landscapes will also be covered. *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class. Must bring own watercolor paper to class.* Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  72. Egyptian Style Belly Dance for Beginners (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 7:00 PM - August 14, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Egyptian style of belly dance involves every part of the body, targeting major muscles groups and working them in isolation or in opposition to other muscles. Major components of this type of dance include circular movements of the arms, hands, head, upper torso and hips. This class is a fun and effective way to exercise, relax and enjoy as an entertaining hobby. Six week program. Instructor: Elizabeth Watson.

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  73. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Green Ridge (ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 10, 2018, 7:15 PM - August 14, 2018, 8:15 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  74. Abstraction (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    July 11, 2018, 10:00 AM - August 15, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    If you want to have some fun, stretch your creativity or if you are just wanting to try something different this class is for you. Abstract painting made easy. This class will match your creativity with your choice of media. Learn why artists enjoy working in this format. Learn how you can change a simple barn and sky painting into an exciting and interesting work of art. Using class demonstrations, individual exercises and practice examples you will be successful. Come and enjoy the challenge of thinking outside of the representational box! This class is for artists of all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  75. Drawing (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    July 11, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 15, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Drawing is an essential first step in laying the base for painting in any media. Shapes, shading, lighting, picture composition, contour drawing, gesture drawing and one and two point perspectives will be covered in this six week program. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Six week class. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  76. Yoga For Life (Ages 18+)

    July 11, 2018, 4:30 PM - August 29, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Are you looking for an exercise which is enjoyable, fun, and can be sustained for life? Why not make time for yourself? You are worth it! Stretch, breathe, feel good, meditate, relax, and let go of tension and stress. This class will strengthen the body, quiet the mind, renew the spirit, and help you experience a greater sense of joy and overall well-being. This class is perfect for both new and continuing students. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  77. Acrylics (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    July 11, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 15, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Working in acrylics allows for maximum flexibility in color, ideas and techniques. This medium can be used like watercolor or oils. Acrylic paint drys quickly and when dry is permanent. Learn techniques through demonstration and classroom practice using glazes, knife work, texture, composition tips as well as many other methods. Working in acrylics are stress free because of the flexibility allowing for your work to evolve and advance! This class will be intriguing and fun for artists at all skill levels. First canvas is included in cost! *Note: supply list will now be given at the first class, not prior to class. Basic art supplies will be supplied during the first class.* Six week program. Instructor: Michael Farrar.

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  78. Jazzercise Strength 60 (Ages 18+) Wednesdays

    July 11, 2018, 6:30 PM - September 12, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Jazzercise's new high-intensity dance workout mixes modern moves with strength training. Set to Top 40 music, Dance Mixx targets the three major muscle groups for a full body workout. Ten week program. Instructor: Cindy Bryan.

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  79. Mindfulness Yoga Flow (Ages 18+)

    July 12, 2018, 9:30 AM - August 30, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Looking for an exercise program which is enjoyable while burning calories? Stretch, strengthen, unwind, breathe deeply, relax fully, meditate, and gain a greater awareness of your body, mind, and breath. Increase balance, flexibility, and focus while enjoying a connection with like-minded yogis. This class is perfect for continuing students and those who have had at least some experience with yoga. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  80. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 12, 2018, 10:45 AM - August 30, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  81. Castle Creations (Age 7-10) Thursdays

    July 12, 2018, 5:30 PM - July 19, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Brighten your knowledge on wonderful castles as you create using color pencils, sharpies, and your imagination. This two week class will walk you through drawing your own castle. The instructor Lisa Jarvis will show you step by step using ordinary shapes and colors to create an extraordinary creation. You will learn the unique names and parts of each castle. All supplies are included.

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  82. Restorative Yin Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 13, 2018, 9:30 AM - August 31, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Yin Yoga is a more gentle, restorative and healing yoga practice in which all poses are done on the mat and are held for several minutes. Yin Yoga encourages deep relaxation, a natural opening of the joints, releasing of the connective tissue, and optimal energy flow through the body. This slow moving practice is a journey into the heart and soul, cultivating inner listening, heightened awareness, compassion, and acceptance for who you are in every moment. Ideal for students who have some experience in yoga. Eight week program. Instructor: Rhonda Banner, E-RYT 200

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  83. Simple Integral Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 14, 2018, 9:30 AM - September 1, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Center

    Begin your day with a renewed sense of joy and peace. These simple yoga poses will leave you feeling energized and refreshed. This class offers yoga poses which are gentle, doable, and life enhancing. Stretch, breathe deeply, relax, meditate, and become more mindful as you increase flexibility, focus, and body awareness. This class is perfect for beginning and continuing yogis. Instructor: Rhonda Banner E-RYT 200.

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  84. Lunchtime Cycle (Ages 18+)

    July 16, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 20, 2018, 12:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Make the most of your lunch break! Bring a towel, water bottle and get ready to ride! Join us for a short, intense cycle ride that will improve your stamina, increase power, strengthen core and leg muscles, increase your cardiovascular endurance and improve your cycling technique. This is a great compliment to your current workout routine! Enjoy a class with a guaranteed seat and ride alongside the same cyclists every class.

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  85. Total Body Workout (Ages 18+) Mondays

    July 16, 2018, 5:30 PM - September 10, 2018, 6:30 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    STABLE AND STRONG! Increase your energy level. Improve your cardio fitness. Lose body fat. Strengthen, sculpt and tone your muscles. Eight week program. Instructor: Anthony Bryant.

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  86. Therapy Dog Course Green Ridge (ages 18+) Thursdays

    July 19, 2018, 6:30 PM - August 16, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Would you like to give back to your community by volunteering with your dog? Therapy Dogs are used in a variety of settings including hospitals, rehab and long-term care facilities, schools, libraries, Veteran care programs, and many other facilities. During this five week course, we practice advanced behaviors necessary for you and your dog to interact in the community with different types of people in different environments. Your dog must have his or her Canine Good Citizen title to participate.

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  87. Hang 10 Fridays at Splash Valley Water Park

    July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    NEW this year, we’re open until 10:00 P. M on select Friday nights so you can swim ‘til dark! Plus music and activities from K92 Radio. Hungry? Get a WHOLE pizza for just $10 during the event.

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  88. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    July 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - August 29, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program.

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  89. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 23, 2018, 6:00 PM - October 15, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  90. Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 23, 2018, 7:05 PM - October 15, 2018, 8:05 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Experience the link between mindful body movement and breath all the while building heat, endurance, flexibility, and strength in a supportive environment. Instructors often build the class around sun salutations and weave together poses which can inspire physical, energetic, mental, intuitive, and pure bliss states of consciousness. Appropriate for beginners as well as those with an ongoing practice. 12 week course. Instructor at Brambleton: Trudi Mardian.

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  91. Pilates & Barre (Ages 18+) Tuesday & Thursday

    July 24, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 30, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This low impact, effective program firms, lengthens, and shapes muscles to their optimal form! We start with warm-up exercises and stretches based in Pilates, then we use light hand weights for toning the upper body, followed by highly effective deep tissue concentrated exercises to work the thighs and seat. We will finish with abdominal- targeting mat work. You will feel new strength, increased flexibility, and more graceful. 12 week program. Instructor: Heather Richardson.

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  92. Easy Ride For 55 Spin Class (Ages 55+)

    July 25, 2018, 12:00 PM - August 29, 2018, 12:45 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Take a stroll down memory lane on our stationary bikes while listening to upbeat classics! This low impact, gentle cycle class is geared towards the beginner and is a great workout. Designed to be easy on the joints, grab a seat and get ready for a fun, unique, simple spin class! 6 class course. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  93. Your Voice and How to Use It 2

    July 26, 2018, 6:00 PM - August 23, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Wow the crowd with your voice! Open to those who have taken Your Voice and How to Use It, this class is designed for individuals young and young at heart who want to learn how to put their best voice forward. We will continue learning how to apply healthy speaking and singing practices to daily voice use with a focus on their consistent use through preparation of choral and/or solo pieces, dramatic readings, or speeches. Instructor Lauren Lawson is a classically trained soprano who practices as a speech-language pathologist in the Roanoke Valley.

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  94. Never Stop Moving (Ages 55+) M, W, F

    July 27, 2018, 8:55 AM - September 21, 2018, 9:55 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Begin your morning with this low impact fitness class, designed to blend standing and seated exercises to improve endurance, strength and balance. The class will increase heart rate through gentle exercises and will end with seated poses to improve flexibility and posture. Enjoy fun music and good company in this class created for active adults. Eight week class. Instructor: Jane Powell.

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  95. Yogilates (Ages 18+)

    July 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 29, 2018, 10:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    A mix of elements from yoga and pilates is used to create a workout that relieves stress, helps to gain coordination and balance, lose weight, and relax all at the same time. Taught by Patricia Placona, a RYT-200 certified instructor. Ten week program, twice a week for the morning session.

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  96. Hang 10 Fridays at Splash Valley Water Park

    July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    NEW this year, we’re open until 10:00 P. M on select Friday nights so you can swim ‘til dark! Plus music and activities from K92 Radio. Hungry? Get a WHOLE pizza for just $10 during the event.

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  97. Intermediate Obedience Brambleton & Problem-Solving (ages 18+) Saturdays

    July 28, 2018, 9:30 AM - September 8, 2018, 10:30 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Step up your training! This six week intermediate course emphasizes the essential obedience commands needed for your dog to be a well-mannered companion. You will learn how to communicate clearly with your dog through the use of positive reinforcement. We also cover proper diet, leadership, exercise, confidence-building exercises and more. Verbal commands and hand signals include Sit, Down, Touch, Distance Stay, Look with Distractions, Leave it, Come, Heel, Place, Release, Tricks, and Agility. (Pre-requisite: Dogs must have graduated from Beginner Obedience.) Instruction provided by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  98. Beginner Obedience & Good Manners Brambleton (ages 18+) Saturdays

    July 28, 2018, 10:45 AM - September 8, 2018, 11:45 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    Want a dog who listens better? In this basic training course, dog parents will learn how to best communicate with their dogs in order to teach them good manners. Positive reinforcement training methods are used to teach the following behaviors: touch, look, sit, down, stand, come, settle, wait, take it, loose-leash walking, plus more. Other topics include parent separation, agility exercises, impulse control, and canine communication. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  99. Puppy Kindergarten Brambleton (ages 18+) Saturdays

    July 28, 2018, 12:00 PM - September 8, 2018, 1:00 PM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    The single most important (and fun) thing you can do for your puppy? Puppy Kindergarten!! For puppies between 10-24 weeks old, socialization with other puppies and people is crucial in order to help them become social, well-balanced dogs. While making lots of friends during off-leash playtime, your puppy will gain confidence by participating in activities and learning basic commands. Discussions for puppy parents include puppy development, house-training, destructive chewing, and play-biting. Six week course taught by High Hopes Dog Training.

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  100. Chair Assisted Yoga (Ages 18+)

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Center

    If you've wanted to try yoga, but feel you can't get up and down easily, this class is for you! Improve balance, posture, coordination and memory, improve muscle tone, reduce stress and learn relaxation techniques. No need to get on the floor, no experience necessary. Instructor: Patricia Placona, a 200-e RYT, Restorative Yoga Certified instructor.

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  101. Fully Fit (Ages 18+) M, W

    July 30, 2018, 10:00 AM - September 24, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Brambleton Recreation Center

    This universally friendly, full body workout is designed to build a strong, lean body through a low impact fitness routine. Start with a variety of cardio moves that can be intensified for the most fit, or toned down for beginners, within each and every movement. The class combines resistance toning and stretching for a well-rounded workout geared specifically for those looking to tone and strengthen. One class fits all! A perfect workout compliment to more gentle classes. 8 week program. Instructor: Erin Lewis.

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  102. Swing Roanoke Dance Lessons (Ages 18+) Tuesdays

    July 31, 2018, 7:00 PM - September 4, 2018, 8:30 PM @ Green Ridge Recreation Center

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving! Each six week series of classes will cover various swing dances like East Coast Swing, 20's or 30's Charleston, Lindy Hop, and others. No partner is required and those with two left feet are welcome! No matter how many times you have come before-classes will have fresh material to learn in each series! Classes include one hour of instruction followed by practice time. Instruction by Swing Roanoke. June-July will be the Hustle. July-Sept will be Swing 101.

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Summer Camps

  1. First Tee of Roanoke-Little Chippers Golf Camp (Ages 5-7)

    July 13, 2018, 10:15 AM - August 10, 2018, 11:15 AM @ First Tee of Roanoke

    Would you like your child to learn a sport they will be able to play for the rest of their life? If so, send them to a series of weekly one day clinics led by PGA Golf professionals from local golf courses where they will learn the proper fundamentals needed to begin playing golf. The clinics will focus on learning the grip, swing, putting, chipping, golf etiquette, and life skills. Campers are required to bring their own age appropriate equipment to camp. A limited number of prearranged loaner sets are available for free by contacting the Parks and Recreation Department.

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  2. Camp Roanoke-Adventure-Boys (rising 8th & 9th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. The Adventure program will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  3. Camp Roanoke-Adventure-Girls (rising 8th & 9th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. The Adventure program will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  4. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Boys (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  5. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Girls (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  6. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Boys (rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  7. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Girls (Rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  8. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Boys (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  9. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Girls (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 15, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  10. Green Ridge-Bricks 4 Robotics Camp (Ages 9-15)

    July 16, 2018 - July 20, 2018 @ Green Ridge

    The Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? This fun, action-packed week combines real life skills with real kid fun, using the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

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  11. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 6-8)

    July 16, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  12. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 9-12)

    July 16, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  13. Green Ridge Theme Camp Add-On (Ages 6-12)

    July 16, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Get all the FUN of a half-day themed camp with the CONVENIENCE of a full-day enrichment camp! The Green Ridge Add-On Program allows your child to participate in Green Ridge Summer Day Camp in the morning and afternoon but still attend the Themed Camp of their choice. This gives working parents the perfect option to add variety to your child's summer plans. You must register for BOTH the themed camp and the add-on listed below. Please note that children must have completed a year of Kindergarten in order to take part in this experience. This add-on is not eligible for any extra discounts like early bird or members and is only available for theme camps located at Green Ridge.

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  14. Kids in Camp (Ages 6-12)

    July 16, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 20, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Penn Forest ES

    Energetic, experienced staff will lead children in a summer of F-U-N with activities including arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. Three field trips a week, activities and 2 daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Campers must bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). A $25 deposit per child per week due at registration; balance due 1 week prior to the starting date of each camp. All fees are non-refundable. 8 weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Wednesday, July 4th due to the holiday. Every Friday camp will be held at the Brambleton Center. Prior completion of Kindergarten is required. PLEASE NOTE: You must also have a 2017 Roanoke County Health Form on file for your summer camp program registration to be complete.

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  15. Brambleton-Boats, Cars, Planes & Trains (Ages 3-5)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Vroom! Vroom! Beep! Beep! Kids will make pretend race cars and freight trains. Learn about cars, boats, planes and trains through art and construction projects. Every child receives a friction vehicle to take home.

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  16. Brambleton-Kids in the Kitchen (Ages 11-15)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    It’s time to cook! We will be learning how to make breakfast, lunch and dinner. Campers will have an extraordinary hands on experience working with measurements for cooking, different ingredients and eating their own creations.

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  17. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Boys (Ages 5-11)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  18. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Girls (Ages 5-11)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  19. Cave Spring Middle-Little Strikers Soccer Camp (Ages 3-5)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Cave Spring Middle

    A budding soccer player in the family? If so, get them off on the right foot with a specially designed camp for kids ages 3 to 5. The miniature version of our popular soccer camp, this camp will help children develop the basic soccer skills (kicking, trapping, running and agility) that are needed to participate in organized soccer.

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  20. Cave Spring Middle-Soccer Camp (Ages 6-13)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Cave Spring Middle

    For over a decade, Roanoke County's most popular sports camp has been improving the skills and knowledge of one of the Valley's most popular sports, Soccer! Lead by a collection of area college and high school coaches and players, these camps are sure to help your child expand on the skills needed for organized soccer. The format of the camps is based on the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's youth developmental guidelines that focus on the fundamentals of the game in a fun and safe atmosphere.

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  21. Community Service Camp (Ages12-15)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Give back to your community! We will help out various organizations in our area. At the end of the week, teens will receive a certificate for their participation. Please make sure teens pack a lunch daily. Friday afternoon will be a well-earned fun day at Splash Valley Waterpark after a week of hard work.

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  22. Explore Park-Mountain Quest (rising 6th-8th grades)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Explore Park

    Get ahead of the game with this week long day camp dedicated to the world of outdoor sports. Learn skills of the trade from experienced staff with an emphasis on education, ethics, and fun! Nail bull’s-eyes at the archery range, practice wilderness survival, hook a trout from the Roanoke River, orienteer the diverse terrain, stand-up paddleboard (must be able to swim) and gain experience in wildlife conservation, Leave No Trace, and animal track identification. Snacks are provided daily. Please bring a bag lunch and and water bottle.

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  23. Glenvar High-Volleyball Camp (Ages 8-16)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Glenvar High

    Have a child who is interested in playing volleyball yet have no idea where to begin? If so, this camp is perfect for them. Each camper will be schooled on the basics of volleyball including passing, serving, setting, spiking, digging, blocking and court positioning from high school coaches. The camp is designed specifically to give beginner or intermediate level players the skills needed to try out for middle school and junior varsity volleyball.

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  24. Green Ridge-Peppa Pig Camp (Ages 3-5)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 19, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Snort Snort! Do you like jumping in muddy puddles? Join in Peppa Pig games and adventures as we explore the world of Peppa Pig. We will role play, play Peppa Pig-themed games, jump in muddy puddles and more!

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  25. Green Ridge-Sew Fun Camp (Ages 9-15)

    July 16, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Learn to sew and have sew much fun doing it! You will learn how to make a pillow case, zippered bag and much more! Must bring your own personal portable sewing machine. All other materials provided. Instructor: Mallory Newcomb.

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  26. Brambleton-Summer Time! Summer Time! (Ages 6-10

    July 16, 2018, 10:00 AM - July 20, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Find the artist within you as you work on a variety of drawing exercises using different materials. Students will also paint with watercolors and experiment with various water color techniques. Plus get a closer look at media including oil pastels, tempera paints and chalk.

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  27. Green Ridge-Spy Camp (Ages 7-10)

    July 16, 2018, 1:00 PM - July 20, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Solve the case! Discover how detectives use science to uncover mysteries of a crime. We will use biotechnology experiments to solve our cases and conduct super spy training through obstacle courses, challenges, and hand/eye coordination drills. Use the fun of espionage to have fun and use STEM concepts to solve cases!

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  28. Garst Mill Park-Quick Start Tennis Camp-Co-ed (Ages 4-7)

    July 16, 2018, 6:00 PM - July 19, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Garst Mill Park

    A similar program to our popular youth tennis camp yet designed specifically for youth ages 4 to 7 with little or no previous tennis experience.

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  29. Camp Roanoke-Adventure-Boys (rising 8th & 9th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. The Adventure program will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  30. Camp Roanoke-Adventure-Girls (rising 8th & 9th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Take your summer excitement to the next level with this program designed for new and veteran campers alike. The Adventure program will begin at Camp Roanoke and then travel to West Virginia for a three day, two night camping trip. Throughout the week, campers will experience activities such as: high and low ropes course, zip line, kayaking, environmental education, rock climbing, hiking and more! Tuition includes all meals, camping fees, equipment, and transportation. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  31. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Boys (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  32. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Girls (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  33. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Boys (rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  34. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Girls (Rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  35. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Boys (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  36. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Girls (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 22, 2018, 8:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  37. Northside Middle-Cheerleading Camp (Ages 6-12)

    July 23, 2018 - July 26, 2018 @ Northside Middle

    et your daughter have a blast discovering what cheerleading is really all about. Your daughter will spend the week with an area high school cheerleading team to offer a four day cheerleading camp that will cover all aspects of cheering. Topics include jumps, tumbling, pom pom routines, yelling and safety with special attention paid to proper fundamentals.

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  38. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 6-8)

    July 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  39. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 9-12)

    July 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  40. Green Ridge Theme Camp Add-On (Ages 6-12)

    July 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Get all the FUN of a half-day themed camp with the CONVENIENCE of a full-day enrichment camp! The Green Ridge Add-On Program allows your child to participate in Green Ridge Summer Day Camp in the morning and afternoon but still attend the Themed Camp of their choice. This gives working parents the perfect option to add variety to your child's summer plans. You must register for BOTH the themed camp and the add-on listed below. Please note that children must have completed a year of Kindergarten in order to take part in this experience. This add-on is not eligible for any extra discounts like early bird or members and is only available for theme camps located at Green Ridge.

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  41. Kids in Camp (Ages 6-12)

    July 23, 2018, 7:30 AM - July 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Penn Forest ES

    Energetic, experienced staff will lead children in a summer of F-U-N with activities including arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. Three field trips a week, activities and 2 daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Campers must bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). A $25 deposit per child per week due at registration; balance due 1 week prior to the starting date of each camp. All fees are non-refundable. 8 weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Wednesday, July 4th due to the holiday. Every Friday camp will be held at the Brambleton Center. Prior completion of Kindergarten is required. PLEASE NOTE: You must also have a 2017 Roanoke County Health Form on file for your summer camp program registration to be complete.

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  42. Brambleton-Hip Hop Dance (Ages 6-11)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    It’s time to let loose and get to dancing! In this camp we will explore the art of dancing through old and new hip-hop styles. Come learn a routine or two and get the feel of choreography. No more standing around it’s time to Dance.

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  43. Brambleton-Yummy For Our Tummies (Ages 3-5)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

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  44. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Boys (Ages 5-11)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  45. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Girls (Ages 5-11)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  46. Cave Spring Middle-Archery Camp (Ages 8-14)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 25, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Cave Spring Middle

    Roanoke County's newest program is designed to open the world of archery to children in a safe and fun environment. The camps core content includes archery history, safety, technique, equipment, mental concentration, and self-improvement. All instructors are certified by the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (VDGIF) and have undergone a certification program referred to as BAI, 'Basic Archery Instructor.' Please note that this program will focus on the skills of archery, not hunting.

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  47. Community Service Camp (Ages 12-15)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Give back to your community! We will help out various organizations in our area. At the end of the week, teens will receive a certificate for their participation. Please make sure teens pack a lunch daily. Friday afternoon will be a well-earned fun day at Splash Valley Waterpark after a week of hard work.

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  48. Darrell Shell Park-Tennis Camp-Co-ed (Ages 6-12)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Darrell Shell Park

    This fun and exciting camp is great for all level of junior players who are looking to get started in tennis or develop their young games. The camp is lead by Match Point Inc., a collection or area college coaches and players who will instruct campers on the basics of the tennis stroke, court positioning and scoring system. Registration is limited to allow for adequate court time and personalized instruction for all participants. This program is perfect for improving children's coordination, agility, and fitness.

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  49. Green Ridge-Little Dippers Camp (Ages3-5)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 26, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Think so you don't sink! Early exposure to swim lessons in preschoolers can improve motor skills and cognitive development, strengthens social skills in a group setting, and reduces risk of drowning. Children will have a group swimming lesson, themed crafts, games, water safety lesson in a structured environment led by camp staff and certified American Red Cross Water Safety Instructors. Focus on group swim lesson will be safety first. Children will also get a chance to have supervised free play in the pools daily during camp time. Children must be fully potty-trained.

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  50. Green Ridge-Mad Science Camp (Ages 11-15)

    July 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - July 27, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Water rockets, super explosive volcano secrets and more! Be prepared that things could get messy in this camp. We will explore chemistry, physics, biology through crazy experiments. Lesson plans will be STEM-based.

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  51. Green Ridge-A Little Art! Camp (Ages 6-9)

    July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - July 26, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Create little projects with a BIG wow factor! Projects include: soap crafting, polymer clay, paper marbling, fridge magnets, and much more. A fun snack/craft provided each day as well. Instructor: Lisa Hoyt.

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  52. Green Ridge-Bricks 4 Kidz Stop Motion Animation (Ages9-17)

    July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Light, cameras, LEGO action! Use LEGO bricks to tell YOUR story, complete with music, special effects and all your favorite mini- figure characters! In this unique and creative camp, students will plan, script, stage, shoot, and produce their own mini movie using Stop Motion Animation. Working as a team, students will use LEGO components to build the set and props, then shoot their movie using a camera. Teams will use movie-making software to add special effects, titles, credits and more. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

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  53. Green Ridge-Sports Galore Camp (Ages 9-12)

    July 23, 2018, 1:00 PM - July 27, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Sports Sports Sports! If your child likes to be active-this is the camp for them! We will play some of the more popular sports like basketball, soccer and volleyball but we will also play some new ones like GaGaBall, Quidditch and Cardboard Tubes Dueling! A fun-filled active week of some classic sport games mixed in with some lesser-known ones that they will have a blast playing!

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  54. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Boys (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  55. Camp Roanoke-Explorer-Girls (rising 3rd & 4th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Want to create memories of a lifetime while interacting with nature in a pristine outdoor environment? The Explorer program provides a fun, co-ed, residential experience for campers entering 3rd and 4th grades. Enjoy exciting daily activities, such as: canoeing, hiking, climbing our rock wall, playing field games, making arts and crafts projects, learning about the environment, archery, and many more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  56. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Boys (rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  57. Camp Roanoke-Pioneer-Girls (Rising 5th & 6th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Experience what it is like to venture through the woods, and enjoy all that nature has to offer. During the Pioneer program, campers will take a hands-on approach to learning outdoor living skills, Leave No Trace Principles, and environmental education. The days will also be filled with exciting camp activities such as: canoeing, orienteering, archery, field games, campfires, the rock climbing tower, arts and crafts, and much more! Tuition includes all meals and lodging. Registration is limited to 12 campers per week.

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  58. Camp Roanoke-Trek-New River-Boys (rising 9th-11th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Join us on our trip to wild and wonderful West Virginia! This Trek is an exciting experience not to be missed. Campers will begin their trip at Camp Roanoke going through the ropes course as well as climbing on our rock wall. They will then journey to West Virginia and experience tent style living, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking and environmental education in the beautiful and historic New River Gorge. This program is too awesome to miss! Tuition includes all meals, trip fees, transportation and equipment. Registration is limited to 10 campers.

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  59. Camp Roanoke-Trek-New River-Girls (rising 9th-11th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    Join us on our trip to wild and wonderful West Virginia! This Trek is an exciting experience not to be missed. Campers will begin their trip at Camp Roanoke going through the ropes course as well as climbing on our rock wall. They will then journey to West Virginia and experience tent style living, whitewater rafting, rock climbing, hiking and environmental education in the beautiful and historic New River Gorge. This program is too awesome to miss! Tuition includes all meals, trip fees, transportation and equipment. Registration is limited to 10 campers.

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  60. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Boys (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  61. Camp Roanoke-Voyager-Girls (rising 6th & 7th grades)

    July 29, 2018, 8:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    In this adventure packed week, journey with new friends to exciting new places. The Voyager program is an exhilarating co-ed residential experience that engages youth in offsite excursions such as: rock climbing, hiking, and horseback riding (optional for an additional fee). The campers will also participate in: arts and crafts, environmental education, high ropes course and zip line, mountain boarding, canoeing, the rock climbing tower, and more! Tuition includes all meals, lodging, and transportation. Registration is limited to 14 campers per week.

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  62. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 6-8)

    July 30, 2018, 7:30 AM - August 3, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  63. Green Ridge Summer Day Camp (Ages 9-12)

    July 30, 2018, 7:30 AM - August 3, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    There's no way your kids will be bored this summer, when they sign up for full day camp at Green Ridge! This program combines the 'healthy fun' of Green Ridge Recreation Center and Splash Valley Waterpark, with the excitement of organized activities from our experienced staff. Your camper's week will be filled with arts, crafts, sports, games, swimming at Splash Valley and indoor pool, field trips and more. All activities and two daily snacks are included in the weekly fee. Campers must pack a daily lunch, swimsuit, towel and athletic shoes. A $25 per week deposit is due at time of registration and the remaining balance will be scheduled through automatic draft of your bank card. Green Ridge members receive an additional discount per week. Participants must be RISING 1st graders and have completed a year of Kindergarten. Sign up for all 10 full weeks of enrichment, or simply select the weeks you need.

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  64. Green Ridge Theme Camp Add-On (Ages 6-12)

    July 30, 2018, 7:30 AM - August 3, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Get all the FUN of a half-day themed camp with the CONVENIENCE of a full-day enrichment camp! The Green Ridge Add-On Program allows your child to participate in Green Ridge Summer Day Camp in the morning and afternoon but still attend the Themed Camp of their choice. This gives working parents the perfect option to add variety to your child's summer plans. You must register for BOTH the themed camp and the add-on listed below. Please note that children must have completed a year of Kindergarten in order to take part in this experience. This add-on is not eligible for any extra discounts like early bird or members and is only available for theme camps located at Green Ridge.

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  65. Kids in Camp (Ages 6-12)

    July 30, 2018, 7:30 AM - August 3, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Penn Forest ES

    Energetic, experienced staff will lead children in a summer of F-U-N with activities including arts & crafts, cooking, games, swimming, field trips and much more each week. Three field trips a week, activities and 2 daily snacks are included in weekly fee. Campers must bring a bag lunch (no glass containers, please). A $25 deposit per child per week due at registration; balance due 1 week prior to the starting date of each camp. All fees are non-refundable. 8 weeks to choose from. KIC will not meet Wednesday, July 4th due to the holiday. Every Friday camp will be held at the Brambleton Center. Prior completion of Kindergarten is required. PLEASE NOTE: You must also have a 2017 Roanoke County Health Form on file for your summer camp program registration to be complete.

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  66. Brambleton- Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Camp (Ages5-13)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include Mining & Crafting, Superheroes, Pokeman and Star Wars. Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds, motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

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  67. Brambleton-Frog-tastic (Ages 3-5)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 2, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    Join us for a hopping good time during this summer camp that's all about frogs. We'll make frog visors, a variety of crafts, create our own pond, and leap from lily pad to lily pad as we sing the son "One Green Frog". Every child will receive a toy frog to take home.

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  68. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Boys (Ages 5-11)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  69. Camp Roanoke-Discovery-Girls (Ages 5-11)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Camp Roanoke

    An enriching outdoor adventure day camp, the Discovery program is where exploration and fun happens every day! During the week, campers will engage in a wide range of activities, such as: rock climbing, archery (ages 7+), team building, environmental education, canoeing (ages 9+), arts and crafts, hiking, field games, special events, a trip to Splash Valley Water Park and much more! A hot lunch and two snacks will be provided daily. Free satellite transportation is available from Tanglewood Mall with camper drop-off from 8AM-8:20AM and pick-up from 4:40PM-4:50PM. This program runs Monday through Friday 9AM-4PM.

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  70. Community Service Camp (Ages12-15)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Give back to your community! We will help out various organizations in our area. At the end of the week, teens will receive a certificate for their participation. Please make sure teens pack a lunch daily. Friday afternoon will be a well-earned fun day at Splash Valley Waterpark after a week of hard work.

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  71. Explore Park-Wilderness Ramblers (rising 6th-8th grades)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Explore Park

    From the ridges to the river, we’ve got some wilderness to explore! Ramble over to Explore Park for a week long day camp that’s full of excitement and adventure. Campers will take a hands-on approach to learning Leave No Trace principles, environmental education, and wilderness survival skills. In addition to teambuilding, games, and initiatives, the week will also be spent hiking the trails, creating nature crafts, orienteering the diverse terrain, stand-up paddle boarding on the Roanoke River (must be able to swim) and more! Snacks provided daily. Please bring a bag lunch and a water bottle.

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  72. Green Ridge-Kamp Kinderdance (Ages 3-5)

    July 30, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 11:00 AM @ Green Ridge

    Kamp Kinderdance is a Dance and Movement camp with emphasis on Ballet, Acrobatics, and Creative Movement. Boys and Girls will be learning a variety of dance techniques while also creating their own movements in response to imaginative prompts given by Kinderdance staff.  It is the goal of Kamp Kinderdance to keep children learning and exploring while also developing their gross motor skills through movement and dance.   A snack will be provided and each Kamper will receive their own T-Shirt upon enrollment.  See you there!

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  73. Brambleton-Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics Camp (Ages 9-15)

    July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Brambleton Center

    The Bricks 4 Kidz Robotics camp offers all the fun of building with LEGO® Bricks, plus the challenge of computer programming! How would you like to turn your next LEGO® creation into a robot, programmed to do exactly what you tell it to do? This fun, action-packed week combines real life skills with real kid fun, using the principles of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

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  74. Green Ridge- Bricks 4 Kidz STEM Camp (Ages5-13)

    July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 3, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    In this exciting Bricks 4 Kidz camp, we use LEGO® bricks and Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) principles to build amazing worlds of fun in a variety of different themes each day. Sample themes include Mining & Crafting, Superheroes, Pokeman and Star Wars. Your child will enjoy building LEGO mosaics, 3D LEGO Builds, motorized LEGO projects. Each camper will build a custom mini-figure to take home at the end of the week, as well as receive a Bricks 4 Kidz Camp T-shirt.

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  75. Green Ridge-Cookies, Cupcakes & Chocolate Camp (Ages 9-12)

    July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 2, 2018, 4:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    We will bake from scratch and modified mixes, create a cookbook of our recipes, and learn decorating techniques to make unusual tasty treats to serve at home. “Paint” cookies with colorful frosting, make chocolate truffles and much more at this fun camp for tweens. Instructor: Lisa Hoyt. Please note that regular flour, milk, nuts or other common food allergens may be used in this camp.

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  76. Green Ridge-Kamp Kindermotion (Ages 7-9)

    July 30, 2018, 1:00 PM - August 3, 2018, 3:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Kindermotion camp will be a physical, upbeat way to spend your child's week. A variety of activities will keep boys and girls moving, while also building their communication and team work skills. Children will work together to complete obstacle courses and sports patterns pulled from football, soccer, basketball and bowling. We'll boost their heart rates up and end each class stretching and strengthening with Kids Yoga poses. Each camper will receive their own T-Shirt upon enrollment. Pack you water bottle and Let's Get Moving! Instruction provided by Kinderdance staff.

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  77. Green Ridge-Paw Patrol Camp-Sea Patrol (Ages3-5)

    July 31, 2018, 9:00 AM - August 3, 2018, 12:00 PM @ Green Ridge

    Ready, Set Get Wet! No job is too big, no pup is too small! We will have fun doing role play "rescue missions" as Skye, Chase, Marshall and the other Paw Patrol characters-but involve water activities as part of Sea Patrol Missions! Kids will help problem solve to find solutions, play games, and more! Please dress them in a swimsuit daily and don't forget towel and change of clothes afterwards! Children must be fully potty-trained.

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