Parks & Rec announces camps

| 28 Sep 2011 | 02:14

    WEST MILFORD-West Milford Parks and Recreation will be sponsoring several summer camps this year. Registration forms are available at the Parks & Recreation Office in Hillcrest Community Center. Call the Recreation Office at 973-728-2860. • Tennis for ‘tweens and teens Youth Tennis Camp will be under the direction of Elmer Zimmerman, West Milford High School Varsity Tennis Coach. The Summer Tennis Camp is designed for players 8 - 17 years of age. Players will be grouped according to age and skill level. It will be held at the Westbrook and Macopin School Courts. The first session of camp will be held from July 12-15 (rain date July 16), the second session of camp will be held from July 19-22, (rain date July 23) and the third session of camp will be held from July 26-29 (rain date July 30.) Each day the camp will be from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The cost is $60 per camper, $70 non-members. Registrations will be accepted as long as openings are still available. Camp activities will be varied, and will include individual instruction, match strategy, singles and doubles play, stroke analysis and stroke of the day, agility drills, and more. • For horse lovers Horseback Riding Camp is designed for participants 8 to 18 years of age. Participants will get a daily riding lesson and learn about nutrition, grooming, and tacking a horse, as well as do a daily equestrian-themed craft. Two sessions are being offered. Session 1 runs from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. July 6 to July 9 and Session 2 runs from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Aug. 11 to Aug. 15. The cost is $270 per camper, non-residents $280. The camp is being held at Hidden Acres Farm on Westbrook Road. • Musical theater for grade-schoolers "Curtains Up" is a musical theater camp for children who will be entering grades K to 3 this autumn. At the camp children will explore music, words, themselves, and the world around them. This will be done through imaginative play, games, and other age-appropriate activities. Campers will be introduced to all aspects of performing in a musical show, including characters, costumes, rhythm, singing, movement, speech and props. Each day at camp the children will explore three aspects of performing. On the last day there will be a short performance by the campers for their families. The camp will be held the week of July 19 n July 23 at Hillcrest Community Center, from 9 a.m.- noon.