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Playground Program

Playground Program

Registrations begins Monday, March 6th, 2017!
HALF DAY SUMMER PLAYGROUND PROGRAM
Monday-Friday 
July 10th - August 18th
6 week program
8:30AM - 12:00PM
Ages: 5 - 12
Location: Coolidge Playground, rt. 27, Maynard

Children will participate in a wide variety of fun activities that inspire creativity, build character and increase sportsmanship. The Playground Program will also offer weekly trips for an additional fee plus theme weeks, games, arts & crafts activities, playground challenges with local towns and more! Details will be announced and posted below as they are finalized. Children must bring a bagged peanut-free snack and a water bottle each day they attend. 

**Please notify staff immediately, if your child has an IEP, 504, behavior plan, or any additional accommodations that your child may require. In order to support your child appropriately, we require that any and all accommodations be communicated with Club Directors before the start of the program. Any questions??? Please email Jenn Kuo, Director of Development, at kuo@bgcav.org or call (978)461-2871. 
Stay tuned for 2017 Calendar of Events, Playground Parent Packet, and Parent Meetings....

Important Paperwork:  
All participants must have a Parent Pick Up Form on File with the Club. Please print and fill out the below form and bring with your child on their first day.

Parent Pick Up Form
Attention Families of children going into Kindergarten in September of 2017!
The Playground Program will have a Kindergarten only group so your little ones can build relationships with children their own age before entering Kindergarten.  This group will be led by an experienced teacher and is designed for children to explore a variety of developmentally appropriate activities and to establish new friendships. 
Dates:
Session 1:
Week 1: July 10th
Week 2:  July 17th
Session 2:
Week 3:  July 24th
Week 4: July 31st
Session 3:
Week 5: August 7th
Week 6:  August 14th
2017 Themes:

Week 1:  Mad Science
Week 2:  Outdoor Adventures
Week 3:  Water Wars
Week 4:  Fear Factor
Week 5:  Hometown Heroes
Week 6:  Fantastic Finale
2017 Field Trips Optional Field Trips:

Week 1: July 13th
Salisbury State Park,Salisbury, MA
Week 2: July 20th 
Purgatory Chasm, Sutton MA
Week 3: July 27th 
Breezy Water Park, Douglas MA
Week 4: August 3rd 
Georges Island, Boston, MA
Week 5: August 10th
Chunky's Cinema, Nashua, NH

PRICING:
All payments are due on Mondays or the first day of the week your child is attending. All payments must be made at the Boys & Girls Club. No payments will be accepted at Coolidge Playground. The Club works hard to keep the pricing of this program affordable. Our Playground Program is an incredible, safe, fun program staffed by trained individuals. The staff are trained to give your kids non stop action!

Weekly:  $45
2 Week-Session:  $80
6 Week-All Session:  $165
Optional Field Trips:  $45
Field Trips fill up quickly.  Field Trips are first come, first serve.  Must register on-line or at the Club for field trips.  
 
Membership Pricing:
Membership is $40/per child.
All children participating in our half day playground summer program must be members of The Boys & Girls Club.
Membership is $40 from September 1st-September 1st.  There is no prorated fee for memberships.
Membership fee may be paid on-line. However, paper copy of the form must be turned into Club staff.

ADDITIONAL PRICING: 
All members participating in Kayaking or Field Trips must register at the Club or on-line. All payments are due upon registration to ensure your child's spot.    **If you registered your child for any of the below additional pricing events and on the day of an event, your child does not want to attend, a full refund will only be given if we can fill your spot.  

AFTERNOON PROGRAM: 
The Boys & Girls Club offers an afternoon program for all Playground participants. Students that are enrolled in our half day Playground Program can now join our Full Day Summer Program from 12:00 - 4:00 for $25/per day. This program will be available for Monday - Friday, except field trip days. Participants will be transported to the Boys & Girls Club by Club staff.  **This program is only available for children in grades 2+.
 
FIELD TRIP DETAILS:
All Playground Participants have the option to participate in any of the above field trips for $45/per person. 

All field trips are based on available space and are first come first serve.

Any cancellation of a field trip must be in writing at least 2 week prior to any field trip for a full refund.
Please send requests to Jennifer Kuo at kuo@bgcav.org. 
 
For safety purposes, all members are required to wear a Summer 2017 T-shirt on field trips.  
T-shirts can be purchased at the Club for $10.

KAYAKING:  
Stay tuned for dates!
Ages: 8+
Fee: $10/per child  
The first 12 members to sign up for each trip, ages 8-12, will be going kayaking! If you are interested in signing your child up but they are under the age of 8 please see one of the directors. The Club will be providing transportation to and from the playground to the Kayaking location. The Kayaking trips are $10/per person and fees are due upon registration.  The fee includes a life jacket and two hours of kayaking. All trips will take place at Lake Boon in Stow. All members participating must be at the Boys & Girls Club promptly at 8:30am. All children attending must know how to swim. 
 
ICE CREAM:
Cost: $2-$4
An Ice Cream truck will be coming to the Playground weekly! Participants must bring a minimum of $2 to get an ice cream. All ice cream outings are posted on our Calendar of Events.  2016 Calendar of Events is coming soon....

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