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June 2013


June 4 - Transfer Student Adventure Sampler (MOAT)

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.

June 4-7: Transfer Student Adventure Sampler
This trip is designed for you to meet other new transfer students who share your interest in adventure activities. 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.

 



June 6 - Camp UREC Parent Info Session

Parents and guardians, are your kids attending Camp UREC this year? Or are you interested in sending your kids to Camp UREC? Then this program is for you!

Come to UREC, get a tour and see all the spaces we use, meet the counselors, and get familiar with Camp UREC! This session is not mandatory to register for Camp, but a great opportunity to learn more.

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. 

  • 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 ABOUT CAMP UREC!

Questions? Contact Keala Mason.

June 7 - 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.



June 10 - Camp UREC: Mystery 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. 

Mystery Week: Campers will become detectives as they try to solve camp mysteries throughout the week! A lesson on Sherlock Holmes and plenty of clues will help keep campers on their toes!

  • 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.

June 11 - Summer FAST (Faculty/Staff) Fitness

JMU Faculty and Staff, are you looking to exercise in the group setting with your colleagues? Then FAST Fitness is for you! These classes are for JMU Faculty and Staff only. Certified and Licensed Instructors from the community will lead each of the options for Summer Session 2013. These weekly sessions will run June 11 - July 24.

Hatha Yoga with Jennifer Matthais-Cottrell
Tuesdays, 5:30-6:30 pm  
Godwin Multi-Purpose Studio 
This class combines traditional yoga postures and modern fitness for an incredible mind/body workout that will increase strength, endurance, and flexibility. Expect basic to intermediate poses. All fitness levels welcome.

Zumba® with Morina Lamb
Wednesdays, 5:30-6:15 pm
Godwin Multi-Purpose Studio 
Ditch the workout.  Join the party.  Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before participants know it, they’re getting fit and their energy levels are soaring! There’s no other fitness class like a Zumba Fitness-Party. It’s easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating. 

Hatha Yoga with Jennifer Matthais-Cottrell
Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 am 
Godwin Multi-Purpose Studio 
This class combines traditional yoga postures and modern fitness for an incredible mind/body workout that will increase strength, endurance, and flexibility. Expect basic to intermediate poses. All fitness levels welcome.

Cost and Registration Information: 
These prices are for the full 7-week sessions!

  • One weekly class: $21
  • Two weekly classes: $39
  • All three weekly classes: $50

Please register for this program with FLEX (or check made out to James Madison University) at the UREC Welcome Center 24 hours prior to the start of the first session.  When registering, indicate which class you want to take.

Doesn't fit into your schedule or don't want to pay? Faculty and Staff are welcome to participate in any of UREC's 100+ weekly group fitness classes (no extra fee). View the schedule and learn how to register!

Questions? Contact Holly Wade.

More information about UREC: http://www.jmu.edu/recreation/



June 17 - Camp UREC: Heroes 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. 

Heroes Week: Explore all types of heroes, from Super Heroes to Hometown Heroes. Camp crafts and group games will highlight your child’s favorite Super Heroes!

  • 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.

June 24 - Camp UREC: Around the World in One 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. 

International Week: During this “International” week, campers will learn about 5 countries - their cultural food, fun, habits and histories. USA, Ghana, France, Mexico and Canada.

  • 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.

June 25 - MOAT: White-Water Kayaking

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.

June 25-28: White-Water Kayaking
We will start your instruction in the UREC Pool on the first night. The next morning we will head out to set up a basecamp near a local river. The next three days will be spent refining paddling skills and enjoying class I-III white water! All paddling equipment and kayaks are provided. Fitness Demands: Mild (You will need to help carry kayaks and gear from the parking lot to the water’s edge ‐ 100 yards). We will be on the water about 4‐6 hours each day paddling and floating.

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 



June 27 - MOAT: Canoeing the Shenandoah River 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.

June 27-30: Canoeing the Shenandoah River 2
Take a step into the past as you enjoy paddling along the Shenandoah River in the Shenandoah Valley. One of the few rivers that runs from South to North the Shenandoah has played a key role in the agricultural development of the region. Many sites of historical interest can be found along the way, including ancient Indian fish dams, Civil War battle grounds and traditional farm architecture. We will be putting in near Luray, VA‐ and take out near Front Royal VA finding great camping spots along the way. This trip also provides abundant opportunities to see Bald Eagles and Osprey in their natural habitat. Fitness Demands: Mild (You will need to help carry canoes and gear from parking lot to the water’s edge ‐ 100 yards) We will be on the water about 4‐6 hours each day paddling and floating.

Register Now!

Learn more about Madison Orientation Adventure Trips!

Questions? Contact Guy deBrun.

 


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