UMF offers annual Summer Daze Camp, June 26-Aug 11

FARMINGTON, ME  (June 16, 2017)—The University of Maine at Farmington Fitness and Recreation Center is offering its annual Summer Daze Camp for children in grades 1-6. The camp runs for seven, 5-day sessions from Monday through Friday, from June 26 to August 11.

Campers will enjoy a wide variety of indoor, outdoor and travel activities, including swimming, water games, sports, arts and crafts, hiking and field games. Field trips to Aquaboggan and Popham Beach State Park are also planned.

UMF Summer Daze campers and staff memebers at Monkey C Monkey Do aerial adventure park in Wiscassett.

UMF Summer Daze campers and staff memebers at Monkey C Monkey Do aerial adventure park in Wiscassett.

The Summer Daze Camp is staffed by enthusiastic and well-trained, college-aged individuals, and includes two trained lifeguards. All staff members are Red Cross CPR and First Aid certified. There will be a minimum of five staff members with campers at all times with no more than 10 campers per staff member.

In conjunction with the Summer Daze Camp, the FRC is also offering a Leader in Training (LIT) Program for young adults in grades 7-10.  This program also runs for seven, 5-day sessions from Monday through Friday, from June 26 to August 11.

This challenging and rewarding program offers team building, communication training, CPR/First Aid certification, field trips and the opportunity to make new friends and have fun.

The Summer Daze Camp cost is $140 per weekly session for FRC members, $165 per weekly session for non-members. In addition, campers are required to purchase a $10 camp t-shirt to help identify partipants. The LIT program cost is $115 per weekly session.

Registration is now open at the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center. For more information please contact Leah Brackett at 778-7138 or visit the website http://frc.umf.maine.edu to obtain registration forms and more information.

More on the UMF Fitness and Recreation Center

The UMF Fitness & Recreation Center offers a wide variety of high quality programs, events, and opportunities in a safe environment to improve the health, fitness and well-being of members of the University and local community while providing a hands-on, positive learning environment for student employees. The FRC offers a wide range of group fitness classes for all levels and abilities including step-aerobics, Zumba, spinning, yoga, pilates, water workout, kick boxing, to name a few. Professional fitness trainers, swim lessons, children’s programs and American Red Cross programs and scheduled throughout the year.

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Photo Caption: UMF Summer Daze campers and staff memebers at Monkey C Monkey Do aerial adventure park in Wiscassett.