Paralympic Sports Team Seeking Players
The Fairfax Falcons Paralympic Sports team, a Fairfax County Neighborhood and Recreation Services Therapeutic Recreation program, is recruiting new players. The team provides a variety of sports experiences to athletes with physical disabilities impacting their lower extremities ages 4 1/2 to 18 (or high school graduation). Not all athletes use wheelchairs for everyday use. Some athletes are ambulatory and only use a wheelchair for sports. Their primary sport is wheelchair basketball, which runs late August through April. In the spring, they offer a variety of sports including floor hockey, track, field, fishing, rugby, golf, and football. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mariner Sailing School at the Belle Haven Marina
At the Mariner Sailing School at the Belle Haven Marina, children learn to sail in an atmosphere where fun, safety and responsibility are paramount. Children gain confidence around the water by learning safe sailing skills. Wearing lifejackets in 14-foot Sunfish sailboats, they learn to sail confidently while having an all-around great time. On light air days, students are taught how to safely paddle a canoe or kayak through the beautiful Dyke Marsh surrounding the marina.
The 2015 season will start June 8 and will be offered weekly through July and August.
Monday - Friday sessions are offered from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. or from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students can opt to participate in both morning and afternoon sessions.
Serving ages 8 to 15, with a camper to staff ratio of six-to-one. See http://www.saildc.com/instruction/course-rates-schedule
Summer at Massanutten
Each year, Massanutten Military Academy offers a five-week intensive summer school program, an opportunity for students to get ahead in their learning, make up for bad or failing grades, or increase their knowledge and participation in their JROTC leadership skills. Massanutten Military Academy offers the safety of a structured learning environment, as well as the fun of a summer camp through a combination of classroom time and weekend activities. The program is offered June 27-Aug. 1, 2015.
Credit for academic courses is transferable to the student’s current school. JROTC leadership credit equals one high school course credit.
STEM CAMP Massanutten offers STEM Summer Camp, two two-week camps running from June 29-July 10 and July 20-31, open to students grades 7-12. This summer camp offers students the chance to explore the many facets of STEM education including hands-on experiences. Upon completion of the STEM Summer Camp, students will receive a certification of completion. Massanutten Military Academy offers the safety of a structured learning environment, as well as the fun of a summer camp through a combination of classroom time and activities. Visit www.militaryschool.com/summer-school-2015.asp.