Summer Time is Kid Time!

As the temperatures begin to climb, the Town of Fountain Hills Rotary Centennial Splash Park invites young and old alike to cool down.

splash park

One of the favorite spot for kids and grown-ups alike is the Fountain Hills Splash Park.  Like many of the amenities we enjoy in Fountain Hills, the Splash Park is a joint venture between the Rotary Club, the Town of Fountain Hills, and hundreds of private donors who gave both the funds and the labor to bring the park to fruition.

The Splash Park, located at Fountain Park, is opening for the summer season. Here’s what you need to know before heading to enjoy the cool water.

What: Opening of the Rotary Centennial Splash Park

When: Saturday, April 13, 2013 – Sunday, September 29, 2013

Times: 9 a.m. – sunset, every day

Where: Rotary Centennial Splash Park, at Fountain Park

Cost: Free!

What to bring: Swimsuit and towels

Friendly reminder: No pets allowed

summer camps heading

MINI-CAMPS (AGES 8-12*)
Broadway Kids Musical Theater Camp
June 10 – June 28
10AM-2PM Monday through Friday
The first week of camp, students work on a monologue & song they can use to audition for roles both in class & at local theaters. The last two weeks, students work on a small musical. Performance for family and friends on the last day, presented twice. Parents will need to call and reserve seats in advance – no charge). Bring sack lunch.
Tuition: $300 ($75 non-refundable deposit upon registration)

Willy Wonka, Kids!
July 8 – July 26
10AM-2PM Monday through Friday

Sing, dance and act your way through a 30-minute version of this Roald Dahl classic. Participate in making your costume and help sell tickets to this exciting event! Show dates: Fri, July 26th 1PM & Sat, July 27th 1PM. Tickets prices $5 (free for kids 5 & under). Reservations required. Make sure your child is able to attend all classes and performances before committing to the camp! Bring sack lunch.
Tuition: $300 ($75 non-refundable deposit upon registration)

Each camp offers 60 hours of instruction
*7-year-olds accepted upon instructor approval

STORYBOOK KIDS!
June 10 – June 28
9-10:30AM Tuesdays & Thursdays Ages 5-7
Children use classic fairytales and stories to learn the basics of performing arts. Final day, parents and friends are invited for a presentation.
Tuition: $75 ($25 non-refundable deposit upon registration)

TEEN CAMP
JUNE 3 – JULY 5
Join us for our seventeenth unforgettable Summer Performing Arts Teen Camp! All experience levels will learn valuable skills, have a wonderful time and make new friends! Camp is open to students ages 12 through high school seniors. Classes are Monday through Friday 10am to 4pm.

THE SHOW
3 PERFORMANCES: JULY 5, 6 & 7
Throughout camp, students will audition for and rehearse a musical comedy. All students perform in the production and play to the public for three unforgettable and exhilarating performances!

NYC TRIP
July 10 – 14

Teens spend 5 days & 4 nights in The Big Apple.
Included in the camp tuition: round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, day excursions to NYC attractions, tickets to 4 BROADWAY HITS!

TUITION & FEES
Tuition for the Camp: $695.00, Camp & Trip: $2395.00. Fees do not include meals and spending money; money for meals will be collected closer to trip dates. All major credit cards accepted.

 *FHT offers Full and Partial Scholarships.  Call 480-837-9661.

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McKee Teen Center

The boys and Girls Club in Fountain Hills is another Public-private partnership to be proud of. The Cooperative effort between the Fountain Hills Unified School district, the Town of Fountain Hills, The Boys and Girls Club, and private donors provides an affordable, state of the art facility serving school-age children in our area.

The Teen Center is packed full of things to do! Every day varies – we offer everything from girls-only groups to cooking to movies and dances on Friday nights! We have outdoor fitness programs that will take you hiking and boating. We offer character and leadership programs to get you involved in your community. We are fully staffed with 21 and over professionals that have a passion for working with teens.

TEEN MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

The CLUB offers:

  • Field      trips
  • Special      Events
  • Arts
  • Computers
  • Fitness      Center
  • Tutoring
  • Fun and      much, much more…

Contact Information:

Alejandro Gallegos

Teen Development Specialist

Email: alejandro.gallegos@bgcs.org

14605 N. Del Cambre , Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 Map
480 344 5405 phone 480 836 8761 fax

Hours of Operation:

Monday – Thursday: Bell – 8:30pm

Friday: Bell – 10:00pm Our Programs

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Scottsdale – McKee Branch provide quality programs focused on five core areas key to developing life-enhancing skills and nurturing self-esteem. Programs are offered in a supportive environment and are based upon physical, emotional, cultural and social needs, designed to encourage critical thinking and to expand areas of interest. The five core areas of focus are:

The Arts
Enables youth to develop their creativity and cultural awareness through knowledge and appreciation of visual and tactile arts and crafts, performing arts and creative writing.

Character & Leadership Development
Empowers youth to support and influence their Club and community while developing relationships, a positive self-image and respect for cultural differences.

Education & Career Development
Enables youth to improve academic skills, apply learning to everyday situations, embrace technology and develop job skills.

Health & Life Skills
Encourages young people to make positive lifestyle choices that will nurture their well-being by setting personal goals and learning skills to be successful, self-sufficient adults.

Sports, Fitness & Recreation
Fosters social and interpersonal skills, fitness, stress management, positive use of leisure time and an appreciation for the environment

Check out all available programs

Featured Programs

Karate

Premier Martial Arts incorporates a combination of techniques found in many effective disciplines such as Karate, Taekwondo, Hapkido, and Kickboxing to provide students with a realistic personal protection system for a modern world.

Gymnastics

The McKee Branch offers three different levels of Gymnastics: Beginner – Includes learning skills to help develop eye/hand coordination and loco-motor skills. Intermediate – Includes improving skills on mats, balance beam, mini trampoline, and much more.

 

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