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July 2012





July 2013


July 8 - Camp UREC: Movin' and Groovin' Week

Camp UREC is a weekly children's day camp at the James Madison University Recreation Center. Kids will have full days of fun - playing in the recreation center, around campus and in the community. Camp Counselors are trained JMU student employees. 

Movin' and Groovin' Week: Shake your sillies out and come dance and play with us! Campers will have the opportunity to play a wide array of games and focus on moving our bodies! Various dance and movement classes and even Animal Yoga will be offered through this session.

  • Camp is Monday through Friday and daily drop-off is 8:30-9:00am and pick up is 4-4:30pm. 
  • Enrollment is available for children age 6-12 (rising first-graders through rising eighth graders). Camp is open to both JMU and non-JMU affiliates.
  • Campers will need to bring their own packed lunch.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!

Questions? Contact Keala Mason.

July 8 - MOAT: Rock Climbing GW National Forest 1

MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.

July 8-11: Rock Climbing George Washington National Forest 1
We will be setting up base camp near Hone Quarry in the national Forest. The site has bathroom facilities but no showers. From our campsite, it is a short 40 minute hike to Hidden Rocks. Here you will be given instruction on belaying, rappelling and various climbing techniques. There will also be opportunities to explore Reddish Knob‐ the areas highest point for a great sunset. All climbing gear and instruction will be provided. Fitness Demands: Mild (You should be able to hike 5 miles in 3 hours).

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



July 9 - MOAT: Adventure Sampler 1

MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.

July 9-12: Adventure Sampler 1
We will be camping at a camp ground in the George Washington national Forest for this adventure sampler. The site has bathroom facilities but no showers. This will allow us to travel by van to various local locations for our daily activities. Activities for this week include canoeing, rock climbing, and hiking. This trip will give you a preview of the amazing outdoor recreation resources that surround JMU. Fitness Demands: Mild (You should be able to hike 5 miles in 3 hours).

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



July 12 - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer

This American Red Cross course provides training for people who are expected to respond to emergencies as part of their job duties. As a professional rescuer, you will learn to recognize and provide care for respiratory and cardiac emergencies. You will learn how to correctly use an Automated External Defibrillator to aid in cardiac emergencies.This class is intended for those who seek a certification for the first time or for those who are renewing their certification. There will be videos, demonstrations, as well as hands on experience. You must be on time to participate in this class.

Register at UREC with $65 FLEX by the day of the program.

Download and print this Training Material before the course and bring it with you.

Please note these programs are for current JMU students, faculty, staff members, and affiliates only. Registered participants must arrive early for any of the Red Cross Courses that you register for (10 to 15 minutes is recommended). If you arrive later than the scheduled start time, you will not be permitted entry into the class and will not be eligible to receive a refund. Do you have a group that needs certification? Please contact Matt Lovesky (loveskms@jmu.edu or 540-568-8714) about setting up special certification sessions.



July 15 - Camp UREC: Where the Wild Things Are (Animal) Week

Camp UREC is a weekly children's day camp at the James Madison University Recreation Center. Kids will have full days of fun - playing in the recreation center, around campus and in the community. Camp Counselors are trained JMU student employees. 

Where the Wild Things Are (Animal) Week: Children will experience a full week of animal exploration and summer camp activities including animal themed games, crafts, songs, and more!

  • Camp is Monday through Friday and daily drop-off is 8:30-9:00am and pick up is 4-4:30pm. 
  • Enrollment is available for children age 6-12 (rising first-graders through rising eighth graders). Camp is open to both JMU and non-JMU affiliates.
  • Campers will need to bring their own packed lunch.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!

Questions? Contact Keala Mason.

July 15 - MOAT: Rock Climbing GW National Forest 2

MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.

July 15-18: Rock Climbing George Washington National Forest 2
We will be setting up base camp near Hone Quarry in the national Forest. The site has bathroom facilities but no showers. From our campsite, it is a short 40 minute hike to Hidden Rocks. Here you will be given instruction on belaying, rappelling and various climbing techniques. There will also be opportunities to explore Reddish Knob‐ the areas highest point for a great sunset. All climbing gear and instruction will be provided. Fitness Demands: Mild (You should be able to hike 5 miles in 3 hours).

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



July 16 - MOAT: Adventure Sampler 2

MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.

July 16-19: Adventure Sampler 2
We will be camping at a camp ground in the George Washington national Forest for this adventure sampler. The site has bathroom facilities but no showers. This will allow us to travel by van to various local locations for our daily activities. Activities for this week include canoeing, rock climbing, and hiking. This trip will give you a preview of the amazing outdoor recreation resources that surround JMU. Fitness Demands: Mild (You should be able to hike 5 miles in 3 hours).

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



July 18 - MOAT: Backpacking Dolly Sods

MOAT is a 3-day adventure-based orientation program. These student-led backpacking, canoeing, and rock climbing trips begin at 5:30 pm. For your convenience, trips are scheduled to start after Summer Springboard, however, matching your orientation date to MOAT is not required. You will meet your leaders and other participants and spend the night at the University Recreation Center before heading out on your MOAT trip the next morning. The MOAT experience is designed to give you an opportunity to build social connections with other trip members and introduce you to the amazing local natural areas surrounding Harrisonburg. All trips will involve primitive camping (no showers) and do not require any previous experience. The cost for the MOAT trip is $225.00 and includes instruction, leadership, equipment, and meals.

July 18-21: Backpacking Dolly Sods Monongahela National Forest
This is a moderately strenuous trip within the Monongahela national Forest in West Virginia. Beautiful Northern hardwood forests of maple, beech, birch, cherry and other trees cover most of the area providing cool shade as well as many opportunities to see spring and summer wildflowers, birds and other wildlife. While we plan to spend a good part of each day moving from one campsite to the next, there will be plenty of time for group activities, relaxation, and reflection. This trip does not require any previous backpacking experience as your trip leaders are ready to teach you the basics of this lifelong activity. Fitness Demands: Moderate (You should be able to run 3 miles in 30 minutes). Plan to carry a 45 lb backpack through mountainous terrain. Mileage will vary from 4‐8 mile per day.

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



July 22 - Camp UREC: UREC Olympics Week

Camp UREC is a weekly children's day camp at the James Madison University Recreation Center. Kids will have full days of fun - playing in the recreation center, around campus and in the community. Camp Counselors are trained JMU student employees. 

UREC Olympics Week: Campers will demonstrate their camp spirit while forming teams that will compete against each other in a wide array of activities such as scavenger hunts, quick tournaments, trivia and more!

  • Camp is Monday through Friday and daily drop-off is 8:30-9:00am and pick up is 4-4:30pm. 
  • Enrollment is available for children age 6-12 (rising first-graders through rising eighth graders). Camp is open to both JMU and non-JMU affiliates.
  • Campers will need to bring their own packed lunch.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!

Questions? Contact Keala Mason.

July 24 - Youth Adventure Day Camp

Youth ages 12-15, take an adventure this Summer! UREC Adventure Day Camp is here! This three-day camp includes three trips:

  • Wednesday July 24, 8:30am-4:30pm: Rock Climbing Day trip in the George Washington National Forest
  • Thursday July 25, 8:30am-4:30pm: Hike & Marshmallow/S’more Roast Day Trip to the George Washington National Forest
  • Friday July 26, 8:30am-4:30pm: Canoeing Day Trip on the Shenandoah River (Lunch Provided)

Please bring your own lunch and a water bottle. Drop off time is 8:30-9am and pick up time is 4:00-4:30pm at the UREC MAC Gym. 

The cost is $225. Trip costs cover registration, transportation, equipment and travel. 

Pre-register today reserve your spot! Download the Registration Form. Please drop off payment or send to: JMU Recreation, Attn: Keala Mason, MSC 3901, 800 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22807 

Parents and guardians—please contact Keala Mason for pre-registration and/or questions.



July 29 - Camp UREC: UREC's Got Talent Week

Camp UREC is a weekly children's day camp at the James Madison University Recreation Center. Kids will have full days of fun - playing in the recreation center, around campus and in the community. Camp Counselors are trained JMU student employees. 

UREC's Got Talent Week: This week Camp UREC will celebrate the individuality of our campers! Campers will be encouraged to find their unique abilities to showcase at our End of the Summer Talent show on Friday. The week will consist of practice and discovery of our special abilities!

  • Camp is Monday through Friday and daily drop-off is 8:30-9:00am and pick up is 4-4:30pm. 
  • Enrollment is available for children age 6-12 (rising first-graders through rising eighth graders). Camp is open to both JMU and non-JMU affiliates.
  • Campers will need to bring their own packed lunch.

LEARN MORE AND REGISTER!

Questions? Contact Keala Mason.
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