Wednesday, June 27, 2012
It's not too late to sign up for one of the numerous programs offered by Community Services
In its second year, the Community Services Children's Summer Programs offers choices for all ages. Already the programs have seen an increase in the number of registrations which is a testament to the hard work of the staff, according to John Lyons, director of Community Services From Extended Day to Weekly Enrichment Classes to Sports Clinics, there is still room available, and they won't be turning anyone away, Lyons explained. "We have a great plan for the summer," he said. There have been some changes over last summer including moving the Camp Pohelo for students who have special needs to the Ryan School to better coordinate services. He also said that the 4 and 5 year-old program has moved to the North Street School to be with the …
Monday, April 9, 2012
Signups are now being accepted for the Tewksbury High Summer Cheerleading Camp.
Monday, April 9, 2012
Signups are now being accepted for the Tewksbury High Summer Cheerleading Camp. Complete details can be found on the attached PDF flyer.
Monday, August 1, 2011
A wet and wild Hawaiian themed day of activities were perfect for the summer heat.
The Tewksbury's Summer Day Camp program held a field day recently featuring counselors decked out in Hawaiian shirts and outfits. The fun was compounded by tons of water: water balloons, squirt guns, hoses, sprinlers, you name it. The field day wrapped up with a huge limbo contest. Photographer Patrick Holloway was on-hand to capture these images.
Saturday, July 23, 2011
Youngsters step out for the heat and deck the halls!
Heat wave got you down? How about a little Christmas in July to cool you down? Youngsters participating in one of the summer camp programs, overseen by the Tewksbury School Department Community Services office, celebrated Christmas earlier this week in the Youth Center building at the Saunders Recreation Complex on Livingston Street. Photographer Maggie Judd was there to capture these images.
Thursday, May 5, 2011
Programs will Tewksbury's Youth Safe and Busy this summer.
As most Tewksbury parents know by now the Recreation Department summer camp programs have merged with the School Department Summer programs to create one program run by the Division of Community Services. While there has been much speculation and concern that Tewksbury’s youth would be left out in the cold this summer that could not be farther from the truth. “Kids need a place to be outside with their friends,“ explained John Lyons, director of Community Services, “I know the value of kids being with kids.” As for a summer without programs, “we simply could not let that happen,” said Lyons. The idea to merge the programs and save the summer came about through conversations between town and school department officials. Results came …