Thursday, April 3, 2014

Spring/Summer Camps and Recreational Activities 2014

Below are a list of camps, workshops, fitness programs, sports and other activities Cavendish residents and visitors can take part in. To add to this list, please e-mail information to or call 802-226-7807.

Happy Spring and Summer!

Updated 4/24/14

GYMS: There are three local opportunities:
•  Castle Hill Resort and Spa (Proctorsville): An Aveda concept spa offers daily, monthly and yearly rates. Includes workout room, outdoor pool, and tennis courts. 

• Ludlow Community Center (old Armory Building): Weight Room/Fitness Center, locker rooms, meeting rooms, dining room/cafeteria, gymnasium and much more.  Zumba, Yoga, pick up basketball, exercise class and more take place during the week. FMI: 802-228-2655 

• Spring House, Pool and Fitness Center at Jackson Gore (Part of Okemo Mountain Resort): Indoor and outdoor pools, fitness/weights, exercise and yoga classes, tennis and more. Day, monthly, seasonal and yearly rates.  

SUMMER SPORTS & RECREATION  (Boating, fishing, golf, hiking, walking, horseback riding etc.) In addition to the resources listed in in the Okemo Valley Guide consider the following:
Phineas Gage
• Greven Field: Offers walking path, small beach area for wading and canoe/raft/kayak portage, ball fields and picnic area. 

Cavendish Historical Society offers the following self-guided walks

• Cavendish Community and Conservation Association offers various conservation activities as well as a Wednesday night music series on the Proctorsville Green-usually July and August. 

 Cavendish Fletcher Community Library: Offers a Summer Reading Program.

 Farm and Wilderness: Offers Day Camp (Plymouth, VT): For ages 4-10 and overnight camp for ages 9-14 

Fletcher Farm School for the Arts and Crafts: Includes programs for adults and children. Cavendish residents receive one class a year at half price. You will need to pick up a note from the Town Office verifying that you are a Cavendish resident.  Spring and summer courses are already listed.  

Ludlow Parks and Recreation: Includes programs for children, adults and seniors 

Six Loose Ladies: Offers a variety of classes for adults and for children in fiber arts 

The Nature Museum at Grafton (Grafton, VT)

• The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Conservation Camps andTrainings:  Camp tuition is $250 per child

• VacationBible School (VBS): Cavendish Baptist Church, 2258 Main Street Cavendish. This year's VBS sends kids on a mission to discover and share God's incredible love! Blast Off! is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear and touch. Team-building games, cool Bible songs, and active Bible adventures are just a few of the activities that help faith flow into real life. Kids will also participate in a service project, called Projects With A Purpose, which will help others in our community. Blast Off! is free for children ages 3 to 12 years and takes place July 14-16 from 5:00 to 7:30 pm. A healthy dinner is also included. FMI: (802) 226-7131

Women on the Range: May 30 to June 1 This non-competitive event is designed to introduce women to the shooting sports with proper instruction and focus on learning, safety and having fun.  Learn the "ins and outs" of firing a gun and a bow and arrow. Offered by Ludlow Rec

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