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Posted on: November 30, 2014

[ARCHIVED] What to for December no-school days? No Problem

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Sheldon Center's popular KidCity Adventures program, for ages 5-12 years, will be in session on Dec. 22 through Jan 5. Campers will make crafts, play games, make music, go on field trips and more. In-person registration is required. For more info, call 541-682-5312.

On Dec. 22, youth ages 11-15 can spend a day in the snow. Departing Amazon Center at 9 a.m., they’ll travel to the best snow in either Santiam or Willamette Pass where they can build snow forts, go snowshoeing and snow tubing. The trip returns to Amazon Center at 3:30 p.m. The cost of the trip is $32.

Youth ages 12-15 will have a great time as they learn leadership skills at Counselor-In-Training Camp, Dec. 29-Jan.2, at Amazon Center. (No camp Jan. 1.) In this camp, supportive mentors teach participants the fundamentals of being a camp counselor. Campers go on a field trip on the last day. The cost of this four-day camp is $112. Register online or for more information on either Amazon activity, call 541-682-5373.

It’s always fun to go swimming. Take the kids to Echo Hollow pool from 1:30 – 3 p.m. for no-school days Dec. 5 and 12. In addition, both pools offer recreation swims on most days, through Dec. 20 at Sheldon; Dec. 21 at Echo Hollow. For more information, call 541-682-5525 for Echo Hollow; 541-682-5314 for Sheldon.

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