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March 14, 2013

Kensington Rec Camp

KENSINGTON — Kensington Recreation Summer Camp will host five fun weeks for 2013. Each weekly session will include a field trip to the beach as well as a trip to Exeter Bowling Lanes and a pizza party. All themed sessions include special guests, games, activities and water play at Sawyer Park. Sessions are as follows:

Sports and Games (June 24-28): Special features include a dodge ball tournament, slip ‘n slide action, super bubbles, water wars and the creation of the largest hopscotch and monster-sized Twister game.

Arts & Crafts (July 8-12): The newest session as requested by previous campers. Special features include an art show for family and friends, clay wars, photography, painting, drawing and other art activities.

Exploration (July 15-19): Explore all of Your favorites- nature, science, technology and life all around you! Special features will include dissecting owl pellets, spy training, rocketry, candy experiments and a building challenge. This session will also feature elf and fairy house building with an exhibit for family and friends.

Theater (July 29-August 2): Lights, Camera, Action! Participants will perform their favorite children’s books and silly stories with a special performance for family and friends.

Kids’ Carnival (August 5-9): Finish out the summer with traditional carnival games and activities. Special features include plinko, water races, karaoke, sand art, football/toss games and much more!

For the full brochure and registration form, go online to http://www.town.kensington.nh.us. For more information, email the program director, Kelsey Lampman Plourde at kensingtonreccamp@gmail.com.

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