2018 Open House Saturday, April 21st
The Hamilton Township Community Education Department’s summer day camp program entitled “Camp Blue Star” is gearing up for it’s return to the Hess school this summer. This will be the fifteenth season of the camp started by Community Education Director, Cliff Melder. Melder stated “It is the goal of the camp to provide a stimulating, creative, and educational program for the children of this community in a safe and controlled setting. We want every child to be challenged, both physically and mentally, and to excel to their greatest potential. This program has become extremely popular. Last year we had to turn away over 50 campers. It is my goal this year to try and accommodate every child that wishes to attend Camp Blue Star.”
Camp Blue Star will run for 8 weeks starting June 27th. The camp is housed at the Hess Educational Complex where campers will be utilizing this state of the art facility. The athletic fields, gymnasium, rock climbing wall, aquatic center, auditorium, classrooms and computer lab of the Hess Complex insures that even in the event of inclement weather, the children’s camp experience will not be put on hold.
– Camp Blue Star is designed to provide children with a unique recreational and learning experience. The camp will offer for all campers a wide array of activities and challenges. The themed based programs will focus on fun and interesting educational activities in the academic areas of science, computers, language arts, math and art. Recreational activities will include Swimming, Rock Climbing, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball, Softball, Jump Rope, and Socially Interactive Games.
There will be an information and registration meeting on April 21st, From 11 AM to 2:00PM pm in the rear of the Hess School Interested parents and children will be able to tour the facilities, meet the staff, and have all questions answered. Additional information is available by visiting www.campbluestar.org or by calling the Community Education camp line at 476-6261.