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The February and April School Vacation Programs offer fun activities, such as swimming, rock climbing, arts & crafts, and sports for children in kindergarten through 3rd grade. It is a great way for your child to enjoy their school vacation week with friends!
The Terrier Vacation Program: General Sports offers sports, games, rock climbing & swimming and much more for youth in grades 3 through 8.
This is a fun recreational camp program for children entering Kindergarten through entering grade four. Camp activities include swimming, sports, arts & crafts, field trips, rock climbing and much more!The Camp Terrier-General Recreation Option is geared towards children entering Kindergarten through grade 4 as of September 2018. Your child will have a unique experience spending the summer developing new peer relationships and challenging themselves physically in our phenomenal facility by participating in activities such as swimming at the Recreational Pool, rock climbing, and playing sports. Your child will have a blast with other campers and our awesome camp counselors and FitRec staff. Sign them up for a summer of a lifetime with Camp Terrier!
Our two week dance camps are for dancers of all levels who want to learn in a fun and supportive environment. Students will hone their technical dance skills, work with our teachers to create original choreography and improve their performance skills for the culminating dance concert on the final day in the BU Dance Theater. On the first day, a placement class will determine the campers experience and ability and we will be able to group our classes accordingly. Campers will have daily classes in Ballet, Modern, Yoga/stretch, and Jazz/Hip Hop. Our program includes special classes in other styles of dance, such as Zumba, West African, and Making Dances (composition). Recreational swim will be offered as a daily activity with other fun activities planned including time on the rock wall, make-up, and arts and crafts projects.
Campers in the Sailing option will spend the majority of the afternoon on the beautiful Charles River. Spaces are limited. *Note: in order to participate in the sailing program, the camper must be at a level 4 swimming status as recommended by the American Red Cross Standards, and as evaluated by our aquatics staff.
This division of Camp Terrier includes two swim lessons each day with our certified swim instructors. The General Sports option has been created for those children who are looking for varieties in all recreational sports, especially swimming and climbing.
The Competitive Swim division is designed for swimmers ages 9- 14. Each swimmer must be able to swim 50 yards of all four competitive strokes: butterfly, backstroke, breast-stroke and freestyle. There is no time limit, however team experience is preferred. Campers will swim twice a day and sessions will include stroke technique work, refinement of starts and turns and endurance building. Each day campers will meet with coaches to discuss topics such as nutrition, racing strategies, sports psychology and injury prevention - all with an underlying focus on the joy of swimming. Campers will receive video taped underwater stroke analysis and personalized footage to take home. Each session will conclude with a mock meet and spectators are encouraged to attend!
These two week camps are available for tweens and teens ages 11-15, regardless of their rock climbing experience. In addition to having more time on the rock wall, FitRock campers will learn and practice crucial foundational climbing techniques - instruction will cover efficient movement, belay training, coping with fear, and risk management skills for indoor and outdoor settings. Campers will also enjoy swimming, yoga, and court sports in the Fitness Center. The major highlight of the climbing interest is the outdoor climbing component. The FitRock camp will culminate with a day trip to one our own beautiful New England outdoor climbing destination, during which the campers will work with our expert outdoor instructors to rope climb, boulder, and experience the joy of outdoor recreation.Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the camp!