Many Summer Activities Approaching at Carbon County Recreation

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Runners take off at the start of last year’s Greek Festival 5K.

Press Release

YOUTH SOCCER CAMP –
JULY 10-12, AT THE FAIRGROUNDS THELMA’S PARK, NEXT TO THE EVENT CENTER.  FOR ALL KIDS AGES 5-12.  KIDS WILL LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF SOCCER, TEAM CONCEPTS AND SPORTSMANSHIP.  THE FEE IS $35 AND INCLUDE A CAMP T-SHIRT.  CAMP RUNS MONDAY – WEDNESDAY FROM 9:00 TO 10:30AM.

UTAH STATE EXTENSION SCIENCE CAMPS –
BRING YOUR KIDS TO THE USU 4H SCIENCE CAMPS THAT ARE BEING HELD IN CONJUNCTION WITH CARBON COUNTY RECREATION’S SUMMER DAY CAMP.  SCIENCE CAMPS ARE $30 PER CHILD PER WEEK.  YOUR CHILD WILL GET 15 HOURS OF FUN SCIENCE INSTRUCTION AND LUNCH IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM.  THERE IS A DIFFERENT CAMP EACH WEEK FOR A DIFFERENT AGE GROUP.

JULY 10-14 FOR 10-12 YEAR OLD KIDS

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE – LEARN ALL ABOUT GEOLOGY. YOUR STUDENT WILL BECOME A ROCK DETECTIVE AND WILL DISCOVER THE CLUES TO THE ANCIENT PAST.

JULY 17-21 FOR 5-8 YEAR OLD KIDS

BUGS AND CREEPY CRAWLY ADVENTURES – YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN ABOUT INSECTS, SPIDERS, BEES AND ALL THE BUGS AROUND US.

JULY 25-28 FOR 8-9 YEAR OLD KIDS

ISLAND ADVENTURES – TRAVEL TO A REMOTE, SECRET ISLAND AND  SPEND A WEEK EXPLORING AND LEARNING ABOUT OCEAN AND COSTAL LIFE, INCLUDING OTTERS, MANATEES, POLAR BEARS AND WHALES.  

SUMMER ACTING WORKSHOP –
CARBON REC IS HOSTING A SUMMER ACTING WORKSHOP JULY 10-14 AT THE CARBON COUNTY EVENT CENTER.  CLASSES WILL BE HELD EACH DAY FROM NOON TO 2PM. BRING YOUR CHILD AT 11:30 AND THEY CAN ENJOY A FREE LUNCH IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM. YOUR CHILD WILL LEARN WHAT IT TAKES TO BECOME AN ACTOR, DEVELOP SELF CONFIDENCE, ENHANCE YOUR TALENTS AND HAVE LOTS OF FUN. THE FEE IS $30 PER CHILD. REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.CARBONREC.COM.

GREEK FESTIVAL 5K RUN –
CARBON REC IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE GREEK FESTIVAL WILL HOST A 5K RUN ON JULY 15.  CHECK IN WILL BE AT 7:30AM AT THE GREEK ORTHODOX CHURCH. THE RACE WILL BEGIN AT 8AM. THE FEE IS $15 PER PERSON OR $25 PER FAMILY. THE INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION INCLUDES A T-SHIRT. YOU CAN BUY ADDITIONAL T-SHIRTS FOR $8 EACH. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR TO REGISTER BY PHONE CALL CARBON REC AT 636-3702.

RUN WITH SCISSORS 5K RUN – 

CARBON COUNTY RECREATION AND THE UNITED WAY HAVE TEAMED UP FOR THE 2ND RUN WITH SCISSORS 5K RUN ON JULY 29 IN CONJUNCTION WITH PRICE CITY’S INTERNATIONAL DAYS. CHECK IN IS AT 7:30AM THE RACE STARTS AT 8AM.  THE FEE IS $15 PER PERSON OR $25 PER FAMILY. THE INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION INCLUDES A T-SHIRT.  YOU CAN BUY ADDITIONAL T-SHIRTS FOR $8 EACH. REGISTER ONLINE RIGHT NOW ATCARBONREC.COM.  ALL PROCEEDS WILL GO TO THE UNITED WAY’S BACK PACK PROGRAM.

CARBON REC SUMMER DAY CAMP –
YOU CAN STILL REGISTER FOR THE CARBON REC SUMMER DAY CAMP.  DAY CAMP RUNS MONDAY THROUGH THURSDAY FROM 9 A.M. TO NOON.  CAMP IS BEING HELD AT THE CARBON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.  YOUR KIDS ALSO GET LUNCH IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE SCHOOL DISTRICT SUMMER LUNCH PROGRAM.  CAMP DATES ARE NOW TO JULY 27.  THERE IS DIFFERENT THEME EACH WEEK WITH FIELD TRIPS ON THURSDAYS.

YOUTH TACKLE FOOTBALL –
CARBON REC IS TAKING REGISTRATIONS FOR THE UP COMING TACKLE FOOTBALL SEASON.  THE LEAGUE WILL BEGIN IN AUGUST.  TACKLE FOOTBALL IS FOR KIDS ENTERING 5TH, 6TH OR 7TH GRADES NEXT SCHOOL YEAR.  CARBON REC HAS JOINED A UTAH COUNTY LEAGUE.  CARBON TEAMS WILL COMPETE AGAINST TEAMS FROM SALEM HILLS, PAYSON, SPRINGVILLE AND AMERICAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY.   THE FEE IS $115 PER PERSON THIS FEE INCLUDES A JERSEY.   YOU CAN REGISTER ONLINE AT WWW.CARBONREC.COM.   FOR MORE INFORMATION CALL CARBON REC AT 636-3702.

CARBON REC SUMMER RENTAL PROGRAM –  JULY 31
DID YOU KNOW THAT CARBON REC HAS A VARIETY OF RENTAL EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE TO THE PUBLIC?.  YOU CAN RENT RAFTS, INFLATABLE KAYAKS, CANOES, BACK PACKS, CAMPING EQUIPMENT AND MORE AT VERY AFFORDABLE RATES.  FOR A LIST OF RENTAL EQUIPMENT THAT’S AVAILABLE GO TO THEIR WEBSITE AT WWW.CARBONREC.COM OR CALL 636-3702. 

CARBON COUNTY SEARCH AND RESCUE DEMO DERBY – AUGUST 12
THE ANNUNAL CARBON COUNTY SEARCH AND RESCUE DEMOLITION DERBY WILL BE HELD ON AUGUST 12 AT 6PM AT THE CARBON COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS.  THE GATES OPEN AT 4PM. THERE ARE NEARLY 30 CARS REGISTERED SO FAR.  THERE WILL BE A COMPACT MINI CHAIN AND BANG, MISFIT, A TRUCK DERBY, MINI VAN & MINI TRUCK, AND AN 80’S AND NEWER CLASSES.  ADVANCED TICKET PRICES ARE $8 FOR ADULTS AND $6 FOR KIDS SIX TO 12.  ADVANCED TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT TIRE KING, CARBON COUNTY RECREATION AND GRAKOS TIRE PROS.  FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL SHERIFF JEFF WOOD AT (435) 650-9160.