The two most dreaded words parents may hear from children who are free from the routine of school and uncertain about how to spend their time during summer break. Thankfully, parents have options. Planning is the key to making sure your child has a rich, fulfilling and memorable summer break. This year, why not forgo the traditional summer break for activities that gets your creative juices flowing.
Now is the time to sit down with your child and ask them what interests them or what they would like to try for the first time. Get your child involved in the planning process so they can point you toward a program that satisfies their curiosities. The Town of Fountain Hills offers a wide variety of activities this summer from sports camps to a Lego Robotics Workshop. The Fountain Hills Community Services has is at all to give your child an enriching, fulfilling summer they won’t ever forget!
Lego Robotics Workshop
Have you ever wanted to create a bird and programming it to chirp, or a lion and making it roar? The Fountain Hills Community Services is hosting a series of Lego Robotics Workshops through June, July, and August. This workshop will introduce
students to Lego Mindstorm Robotic Kits, and the programming it takes to make them do all the fun stuff. Learn how to design, build, and program the Lego Mindstorm NXT robots. The Registration fee is $30.00, and open to ages 8 – 14 years old.
Party in the Park
The Town of Fountain Hills Community Services Department invites Middle School Students to participate in their annual “Summer Party in the Park” series. The event will run through June, July, and August. Drop in to Golden Eagle Park from 6:00 to 9:00 pm for a variety of games, music, and fun. No registration is required, and its students going into 6th -8th grades.
Family Fun Trip
Have you ever wanted to go tubing on the Salt River, but don’t want to have to drive to
the venue? The Town of Fountain Hills Community Services Department is hosting the second annual Family Fun Trip. Enjoy an awesome trip to the Salt River with your family. This trip is open to all families of all shapes and sizes. The event will take place on Saturday, July 29th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The registration fee is $25.
For more information on this and other summer activities, please check out the Fountain Hills Community Services website at https://apm.activecommunities.com/townfh/Home.