Ahwatukee Foothills News: 2011

2011

Monday 04/11/2011
Have no fear Ironwood Library is here
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

As schools begin to creep up to the finish line, children are starting to grow eager for summertime. For all the parents who are stressing about what activities will keep their children both busy and happy during those unbearably hot months; have no fear because Ironwood Library is here.

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Variety and enjoyment: Keys to youth activity
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

In an earlier column I described the national physical activity guidelines for youth. In brief, the guidelines recommend 60 minutes of physical activity each day for children and teens. The guidelines also indicated that youth should not be inactive for long periods of time during their waking hours (more than two hours at a time).

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Camp Zoo offers full wildlife experience
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Most camps offer arts and crafts, nature walks and canoeing, but only one lets kids get up close and personal with their favorite wildlife; Camp Zoo at the Phoenix Zoo, which opens up again this summer.

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AF churches keep kids busy this summer
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Churches across Ahwatukee Foothills have options to keep kids busy this summer with day camps locally and week-long camps in the woods.

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Arizona Science Center to offer ‘Discovery and Invention’ camp
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Are you curious about the inventions during the turn of the century that sparked our modern-age technology?

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Is your child ready for summer camp?
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

As the rush begins to plan for summer activities, you may find yourself looking into summer camp. You'll find a variety of summer camp options; part or full day; overnight or weekly, multi-activity or activity specific. For school-aged children there are many options and you may benefit from researching all of the opportunities based on the needs of your child. Because children develop at different rates, it is difficult to make a decision based on age or grade. There are extended camp choices available to children age 7 or older, however, you may want to evaluate if your 7 year old is ready to be away from home in an unfamiliar setting with people they don't know.

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Sunday 04/10/2011
High school prepares students for college
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

I always laugh when a student asks, "Why should I try hard in school? If this was a job, and I got paid, that would be different. But I don't get paid to do all this work and I can't be fired, so what's the point?"

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Sports camps a plenty this summer
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

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A 'Grand Adventure' for kids at local resort
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Guests of The Arizona Grand Hotel have a place to drop off their kids while they relax at the resort’s spa or golf course.

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Saturday 04/09/2011
Camps teach kids proper animal care
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Iguanas, cockatoos and sugar gliders are just some of the animals kids can get to know at camps dedicated to teaching about pets and wildlife this summer.

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AF workshop offers a variety of camps this summer
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Music Maker Workshops in Ahwatukee Foothills is offering an array of summer camps for kids interested in experimenting with music.

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YMCA serving up summer programs
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

The Ahwatukee Foothills Family YMCA is offering summer programs for kids of all ages.

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Friday 04/08/2011
Kyrene to offer middle school summer program
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

New for this year’s summer options in the Kyrene School District is After Hours, an age-appropriate program for middle school students.

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Thursday 04/07/2011
ACT to offer musical theater summer camps for kids, teens
Updated: April 18, 2012 - 9:02 am

Keep your kids out of the heat this summer with an array of musical theater camps offered by the Ahwatukee Children's Theater.

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