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Friday June 21, 2019
3:45 PM - 5:00 PM    Yoga 4 Teens - Yoga 4 Teens Spring II Mini Session
Yoga 4 TeensIn this class series, we’ll focus each week on what young teens need most to feel strong and flexible, and to relieve the stress of their busy lives. Yoga can help create a better sense of self, health & well-being. It can offer balance to academic and extra-curricular demands and compliments sport training and other physical activities.
 
Monday June 24, 2019
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Running - Fun with Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Session I
This month long camp is designed for young runners who are between 1st and 3rd grade. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park.
 
Monday July 1, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Basketball for Girls - Basketball for Girls (Grades 4-12)
Gaining a leading edge on the basketball court requires continual improvement of skills. Guilderland Girls Basketball Camp provides thorough training in an uplifting environment to help you reach your potential.  This camp will be run by Coach Mary Schmitz, the JV Girls Basketball Coach at GHS.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Books & Cooks - Books and Cooks
Kids going into Grades K-4 will enjoy making recipes that relate to their favorite books!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creative Ceramic Painting - Creative Ceramic Painting
Do you love to paint and create your own pottery?  Then this camp's for you.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lacrosse for Boys & Girls - Lacrosse For Boys & Girls
This camp will emphasize traditional stick skills, individual offensive and defensive techniques as well as basic team concepts. Lacrosse skills and scrimmage games will be featured.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session I
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lots of Legos! - Lots of Legos!
Come and explore the world of engineering, architecture and fun!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing and Animation - Cartoon Drawing and Animation
This art camp has two subjects.  An introduction to professional cartoon drawing skills such as 3D form drawing, shading and perspective and an introduction to the fundamental process of creating a 2D animation.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Basketball for Boys & Girls - Basketball for Boys & Girls
This camp is designed to introduce and teach young boys and girls the fun that comes from playing basketball. Ask around, kids love this camp!
 
Tuesday July 2, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Basketball for Girls - Basketball for Girls (Grades 4-12)
Gaining a leading edge on the basketball court requires continual improvement of skills. Guilderland Girls Basketball Camp provides thorough training in an uplifting environment to help you reach your potential.  This camp will be run by Coach Mary Schmitz, the JV Girls Basketball Coach at GHS.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Books & Cooks - Books and Cooks
Kids going into Grades K-4 will enjoy making recipes that relate to their favorite books!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creative Ceramic Painting - Creative Ceramic Painting
Do you love to paint and create your own pottery?  Then this camp's for you.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lacrosse for Boys & Girls - Lacrosse For Boys & Girls
This camp will emphasize traditional stick skills, individual offensive and defensive techniques as well as basic team concepts. Lacrosse skills and scrimmage games will be featured.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session I
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lots of Legos! - Lots of Legos!
Come and explore the world of engineering, architecture and fun!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing and Animation - Cartoon Drawing and Animation
This art camp has two subjects.  An introduction to professional cartoon drawing skills such as 3D form drawing, shading and perspective and an introduction to the fundamental process of creating a 2D animation.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 8 - 10)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Basketball for Boys & Girls - Basketball for Boys & Girls
This camp is designed to introduce and teach young boys and girls the fun that comes from playing basketball. Ask around, kids love this camp!
 
Wednesday July 3, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Basketball for Girls - Basketball for Girls (Grades 4-12)
Gaining a leading edge on the basketball court requires continual improvement of skills. Guilderland Girls Basketball Camp provides thorough training in an uplifting environment to help you reach your potential.  This camp will be run by Coach Mary Schmitz, the JV Girls Basketball Coach at GHS.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Books & Cooks - Books and Cooks
Kids going into Grades K-4 will enjoy making recipes that relate to their favorite books!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creative Ceramic Painting - Creative Ceramic Painting
Do you love to paint and create your own pottery?  Then this camp's for you.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lacrosse for Boys & Girls - Lacrosse For Boys & Girls
This camp will emphasize traditional stick skills, individual offensive and defensive techniques as well as basic team concepts. Lacrosse skills and scrimmage games will be featured.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session I
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lots of Legos! - Lots of Legos!
Come and explore the world of engineering, architecture and fun!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing and Animation - Cartoon Drawing and Animation
This art camp has two subjects.  An introduction to professional cartoon drawing skills such as 3D form drawing, shading and perspective and an introduction to the fundamental process of creating a 2D animation.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Basketball for Boys & Girls - Basketball for Boys & Girls
This camp is designed to introduce and teach young boys and girls the fun that comes from playing basketball. Ask around, kids love this camp!
 
Thursday July 4, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creative Ceramic Painting - Creative Ceramic Painting
Do you love to paint and create your own pottery?  Then this camp's for you.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
Friday July 5, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Basketball for Girls - Basketball for Girls (Grades 4-12)
Gaining a leading edge on the basketball court requires continual improvement of skills. Guilderland Girls Basketball Camp provides thorough training in an uplifting environment to help you reach your potential.  This camp will be run by Coach Mary Schmitz, the JV Girls Basketball Coach at GHS.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Books & Cooks - Books and Cooks
Kids going into Grades K-4 will enjoy making recipes that relate to their favorite books!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Creative Ceramic Painting - Creative Ceramic Painting
Do you love to paint and create your own pottery?  Then this camp's for you.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session I
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Lots of Legos! - Lots of Legos!
Come and explore the world of engineering, architecture and fun!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Cartoon Drawing and Animation - Cartoon Drawing and Animation
This art camp has two subjects.  An introduction to professional cartoon drawing skills such as 3D form drawing, shading and perspective and an introduction to the fundamental process of creating a 2D animation.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Basketball for Boys & Girls - Basketball for Boys & Girls
This camp is designed to introduce and teach young boys and girls the fun that comes from playing basketball. Ask around, kids love this camp!
 
Monday July 8, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fencing - Fencing
This camp will focus on the basics of beginning fencing rules, strategy and bouting opportunities.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Games Galore - Games Galore Elementary (2-6)
This camp features non-stop play, games and fun. We'll provide lots of opportunities for kids to explore movement, play games, and meet new friends!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Mad Science - Mad Science
Perform hands on, fun and interactive experiments across all areas of science!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session II
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ready, Set, Dough! - Ready, Set, Dough!
Put on your apron and roll up your sleeves! At READY…SET…DOUGH, campers will follow recipes to make a variety of dough types like: playdough, slime, bread, and cake.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate - Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate
This camp will focus on the basic skills of tennis. Individual drills and directed group activities will be offered. Campers will learn how to keep score and play actual games.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dynamo-Dinosaurs - Dynamo-Dinosaurs
Be transported in time to a prehistoric world where dinosaurs roamed during this fun-filled week of camp!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Archery - Archery
This camp provides an opportunity for campers to receive instruction on the basics of archery.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Basketball, Guilderland Boys Camp - Boys Basketball (Gr 10-12)
This camp is designed specifically for offensive skill development. This will be an opportunity to work on the fundamentals within our offensive structure. The camp is designed for the serious player.
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Running - Fun with Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Session II
This month long camp is designed for young runners who are between 1st and 3rd grade. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Running - Distance Running - Distance Running
This summer long distance camp is designed for runners who are in seventh grade and older. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park. Campers will have an opportunity to run and socialize with lots of people, while getting in shape. Camp will have many runs through the park and games such as Four Treasures, Capture the Flag and Scavenger Hunts. Campers should be dressed in comfortable, weather appropriate running clothes (light shirt, shorts, possibly warm up gear, and very good running shoes). Bring plenty of water.Camp will start and end by the GPAC Stage. Bus Transportation:  NOT AVAILABLEThis camp is held on Mondays & Wednesdays
 
Tuesday July 9, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fencing - Fencing
This camp will focus on the basics of beginning fencing rules, strategy and bouting opportunities.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Games Galore - Games Galore Elementary (2-6)
This camp features non-stop play, games and fun. We'll provide lots of opportunities for kids to explore movement, play games, and meet new friends!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Mad Science - Mad Science
Perform hands on, fun and interactive experiments across all areas of science!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session II
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ready, Set, Dough! - Ready, Set, Dough!
Put on your apron and roll up your sleeves! At READY…SET…DOUGH, campers will follow recipes to make a variety of dough types like: playdough, slime, bread, and cake.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate - Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate
This camp will focus on the basic skills of tennis. Individual drills and directed group activities will be offered. Campers will learn how to keep score and play actual games.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dynamo-Dinosaurs - Dynamo-Dinosaurs
Be transported in time to a prehistoric world where dinosaurs roamed during this fun-filled week of camp!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Archery - Archery
This camp provides an opportunity for campers to receive instruction on the basics of archery.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Basketball, Guilderland Boys Camp - Boys Basketball (Gr 10-12)
This camp is designed specifically for offensive skill development. This will be an opportunity to work on the fundamentals within our offensive structure. The camp is designed for the serious player.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League JR
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 8 - 10)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
Wednesday July 10, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fencing - Fencing
This camp will focus on the basics of beginning fencing rules, strategy and bouting opportunities.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Games Galore - Games Galore Elementary (2-6)
This camp features non-stop play, games and fun. We'll provide lots of opportunities for kids to explore movement, play games, and meet new friends!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Mad Science - Mad Science
Perform hands on, fun and interactive experiments across all areas of science!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session II
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ready, Set, Dough! - Ready, Set, Dough!
Put on your apron and roll up your sleeves! At READY…SET…DOUGH, campers will follow recipes to make a variety of dough types like: playdough, slime, bread, and cake.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate - Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate
This camp will focus on the basic skills of tennis. Individual drills and directed group activities will be offered. Campers will learn how to keep score and play actual games.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dynamo-Dinosaurs - Dynamo-Dinosaurs
Be transported in time to a prehistoric world where dinosaurs roamed during this fun-filled week of camp!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Archery - Archery
This camp provides an opportunity for campers to receive instruction on the basics of archery.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Basketball, Guilderland Boys Camp - Boys Basketball (Gr 10-12)
This camp is designed specifically for offensive skill development. This will be an opportunity to work on the fundamentals within our offensive structure. The camp is designed for the serious player.
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Running - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 4-7) - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 4-7)
This month long camp is designed for young runners who are between 4th and 7th grade.  Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park.
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Running - Distance Running - Distance Running
This summer long distance camp is designed for runners who are in seventh grade and older. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park. Campers will have an opportunity to run and socialize with lots of people, while getting in shape. Camp will have many runs through the park and games such as Four Treasures, Capture the Flag and Scavenger Hunts. Campers should be dressed in comfortable, weather appropriate running clothes (light shirt, shorts, possibly warm up gear, and very good running shoes). Bring plenty of water.Camp will start and end by the GPAC Stage. Bus Transportation:  NOT AVAILABLEThis camp is held on Mondays & Wednesdays
 
Thursday July 11, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fencing - Fencing
This camp will focus on the basics of beginning fencing rules, strategy and bouting opportunities.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Games Galore - Games Galore Elementary (2-6)
This camp features non-stop play, games and fun. We'll provide lots of opportunities for kids to explore movement, play games, and meet new friends!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Mad Science - Mad Science
Perform hands on, fun and interactive experiments across all areas of science!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session II
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ready, Set, Dough! - Ready, Set, Dough!
Put on your apron and roll up your sleeves! At READY…SET…DOUGH, campers will follow recipes to make a variety of dough types like: playdough, slime, bread, and cake.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate - Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate
This camp will focus on the basic skills of tennis. Individual drills and directed group activities will be offered. Campers will learn how to keep score and play actual games.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dynamo-Dinosaurs - Dynamo-Dinosaurs
Be transported in time to a prehistoric world where dinosaurs roamed during this fun-filled week of camp!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 1
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Archery - Archery
This camp provides an opportunity for campers to receive instruction on the basics of archery.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Basketball, Guilderland Boys Camp - Boys Basketball (Gr 10-12)
This camp is designed specifically for offensive skill development. This will be an opportunity to work on the fundamentals within our offensive structure. The camp is designed for the serious player.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League JR
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 8 - 10)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
Friday July 12, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session I, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 1
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fencing - Fencing
This camp will focus on the basics of beginning fencing rules, strategy and bouting opportunities.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Games Galore - Games Galore Elementary (2-6)
This camp features non-stop play, games and fun. We'll provide lots of opportunities for kids to explore movement, play games, and meet new friends!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Mad Science - Mad Science
Perform hands on, fun and interactive experiments across all areas of science!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Magic of Movie Making - The Magic of Movie Making - Session II
Hollywood comes to Guilderland when students write and star in their own short movie.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Ready, Set, Dough! - Ready, Set, Dough!
Put on your apron and roll up your sleeves! At READY…SET…DOUGH, campers will follow recipes to make a variety of dough types like: playdough, slime, bread, and cake.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate - Tennis for Beginner to Intermediate
This camp will focus on the basic skills of tennis. Individual drills and directed group activities will be offered. Campers will learn how to keep score and play actual games.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dynamo-Dinosaurs - Dynamo-Dinosaurs
Be transported in time to a prehistoric world where dinosaurs roamed during this fun-filled week of camp!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 1 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM    Archery - Archery
This camp provides an opportunity for campers to receive instruction on the basics of archery.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Basketball, Guilderland Boys Camp - Boys Basketball (Gr 10-12)
This camp is designed specifically for offensive skill development. This will be an opportunity to work on the fundamentals within our offensive structure. The camp is designed for the serious player.
 
Monday July 15, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 2
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Art in a Box - Art In A Box
Does your child have a love of art? Each child will receive a box of art supplies that we will use to explore clay, pencil, decoupage, water color and paint.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Chess for Beginners - Chess for Beginners
This a Chess Camp for beginning chess players with little or no experience.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CSI: Guilderland - CSI: Guilderland
Participate in a mock Crime Scene Investigation with hands on, fun and interactive science experiments.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fairytale Camp - Fairytale Camp
Hear ye, hear ye: boys and girls of Guilderland and beyond! Fairytale camp is back!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Session I
Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and dream of someday competing?  Come join the fun and see if you can become the next Guilderland Ninja Warrior!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    High Climbing Adventure - High Climbing Adventure
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself by doing the zip line, rock wall, giant swing or other climbing activities? This course will give you that opportunity. The course will revolve around the Farnsworth Middle School Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Courses. No Experience Needed. Campers who have good listening skills and who like to work with others is a necessity!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth - AM - Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp - AM
Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp is designed to teach children the technical skills they will need to play the game of soccer.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - Session I
Join us for a week of gymnastics fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dance the Day Away - Dance the Day Away
Do you have a lot of energy and love to dance? Well then dance camp is the place to be!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day)
This camp combines the Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp and the Soccer & Swim Camp for a full day camp.  The morning Youth Soccer Camp focuses on skills and drills (at DiCaprio Park).  The Soccer & Swim Camp (afternoon) will be more relaxed and adds lunch, various games and swimming in the afternoon (at Tawasentha Park).
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skill
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 2
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM)
This afternoon camp is open to all campers and combines multiple sports in a fun and learning environment. Campers will enjoy a nutritional lunch such as Subway sandwiches, pizza and hamburger and hotdogs on the grill with a snack, fruit and a drink included!  Campers will mix soccer skill training with swim time and a variety of games from small sided soccer games, to soccer tennis, soccer volleyball and a variety of competition events with prizes.
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Running - Fun with Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 1-3) - Session II
This month long camp is designed for young runners who are between 1st and 3rd grade. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading - Cheerleading
Cheerleading has become one of the fastest growing sports in our country. Pop Warner is very excited to host their first summer cheer camp and are looking forward to 4 fun days of cheerleading!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Running - Distance Running - Distance Running
This summer long distance camp is designed for runners who are in seventh grade and older. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park. Campers will have an opportunity to run and socialize with lots of people, while getting in shape. Camp will have many runs through the park and games such as Four Treasures, Capture the Flag and Scavenger Hunts. Campers should be dressed in comfortable, weather appropriate running clothes (light shirt, shorts, possibly warm up gear, and very good running shoes). Bring plenty of water.Camp will start and end by the GPAC Stage. Bus Transportation:  NOT AVAILABLEThis camp is held on Mondays & Wednesdays
 
Tuesday July 16, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 2
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Art in a Box - Art In A Box
Does your child have a love of art? Each child will receive a box of art supplies that we will use to explore clay, pencil, decoupage, water color and paint.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Chess for Beginners - Chess for Beginners
This a Chess Camp for beginning chess players with little or no experience.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CSI: Guilderland - CSI: Guilderland
Participate in a mock Crime Scene Investigation with hands on, fun and interactive science experiments.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fairytale Camp - Fairytale Camp
Hear ye, hear ye: boys and girls of Guilderland and beyond! Fairytale camp is back!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Session I
Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and dream of someday competing?  Come join the fun and see if you can become the next Guilderland Ninja Warrior!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    High Climbing Adventure - High Climbing Adventure
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself by doing the zip line, rock wall, giant swing or other climbing activities? This course will give you that opportunity. The course will revolve around the Farnsworth Middle School Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Courses. No Experience Needed. Campers who have good listening skills and who like to work with others is a necessity!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth - AM - Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp - AM
Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp is designed to teach children the technical skills they will need to play the game of soccer.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - Session I
Join us for a week of gymnastics fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dance the Day Away - Dance the Day Away
Do you have a lot of energy and love to dance? Well then dance camp is the place to be!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day)
This camp combines the Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp and the Soccer & Swim Camp for a full day camp.  The morning Youth Soccer Camp focuses on skills and drills (at DiCaprio Park).  The Soccer & Swim Camp (afternoon) will be more relaxed and adds lunch, various games and swimming in the afternoon (at Tawasentha Park).
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skill
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 2
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM)
This afternoon camp is open to all campers and combines multiple sports in a fun and learning environment. Campers will enjoy a nutritional lunch such as Subway sandwiches, pizza and hamburger and hotdogs on the grill with a snack, fruit and a drink included!  Campers will mix soccer skill training with swim time and a variety of games from small sided soccer games, to soccer tennis, soccer volleyball and a variety of competition events with prizes.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League JR
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading - Cheerleading
Cheerleading has become one of the fastest growing sports in our country. Pop Warner is very excited to host their first summer cheer camp and are looking forward to 4 fun days of cheerleading!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 8 - 10)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
Wednesday July 17, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 2
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Art in a Box - Art In A Box
Does your child have a love of art? Each child will receive a box of art supplies that we will use to explore clay, pencil, decoupage, water color and paint.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Chess for Beginners - Chess for Beginners
This a Chess Camp for beginning chess players with little or no experience.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CSI: Guilderland - CSI: Guilderland
Participate in a mock Crime Scene Investigation with hands on, fun and interactive science experiments.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fairytale Camp - Fairytale Camp
Hear ye, hear ye: boys and girls of Guilderland and beyond! Fairytale camp is back!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Session I
Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and dream of someday competing?  Come join the fun and see if you can become the next Guilderland Ninja Warrior!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    High Climbing Adventure - High Climbing Adventure
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself by doing the zip line, rock wall, giant swing or other climbing activities? This course will give you that opportunity. The course will revolve around the Farnsworth Middle School Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Courses. No Experience Needed. Campers who have good listening skills and who like to work with others is a necessity!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth - AM - Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp - AM
Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp is designed to teach children the technical skills they will need to play the game of soccer.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - Session I
Join us for a week of gymnastics fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dance the Day Away - Dance the Day Away
Do you have a lot of energy and love to dance? Well then dance camp is the place to be!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day)
This camp combines the Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp and the Soccer & Swim Camp for a full day camp.  The morning Youth Soccer Camp focuses on skills and drills (at DiCaprio Park).  The Soccer & Swim Camp (afternoon) will be more relaxed and adds lunch, various games and swimming in the afternoon (at Tawasentha Park).
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skill
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 2
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM)
This afternoon camp is open to all campers and combines multiple sports in a fun and learning environment. Campers will enjoy a nutritional lunch such as Subway sandwiches, pizza and hamburger and hotdogs on the grill with a snack, fruit and a drink included!  Campers will mix soccer skill training with swim time and a variety of games from small sided soccer games, to soccer tennis, soccer volleyball and a variety of competition events with prizes.
 
5:15 PM - 6:15 PM    Running - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 4-7) - Fun With Running Games (Gr. 4-7)
This month long camp is designed for young runners who are between 4th and 7th grade.  Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading - Cheerleading
Cheerleading has become one of the fastest growing sports in our country. Pop Warner is very excited to host their first summer cheer camp and are looking forward to 4 fun days of cheerleading!
 
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM    Running - Distance Running - Distance Running
This summer long distance camp is designed for runners who are in seventh grade and older. Camp will be held in the beautiful setting of Tawasentha Park. Campers will have an opportunity to run and socialize with lots of people, while getting in shape. Camp will have many runs through the park and games such as Four Treasures, Capture the Flag and Scavenger Hunts. Campers should be dressed in comfortable, weather appropriate running clothes (light shirt, shorts, possibly warm up gear, and very good running shoes). Bring plenty of water.Camp will start and end by the GPAC Stage. Bus Transportation:  NOT AVAILABLEThis camp is held on Mondays & Wednesdays
 
Thursday July 18, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 2
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Art in a Box - Art In A Box
Does your child have a love of art? Each child will receive a box of art supplies that we will use to explore clay, pencil, decoupage, water color and paint.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Chess for Beginners - Chess for Beginners
This a Chess Camp for beginning chess players with little or no experience.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CSI: Guilderland - CSI: Guilderland
Participate in a mock Crime Scene Investigation with hands on, fun and interactive science experiments.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fairytale Camp - Fairytale Camp
Hear ye, hear ye: boys and girls of Guilderland and beyond! Fairytale camp is back!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Session I
Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and dream of someday competing?  Come join the fun and see if you can become the next Guilderland Ninja Warrior!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    High Climbing Adventure - High Climbing Adventure
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself by doing the zip line, rock wall, giant swing or other climbing activities? This course will give you that opportunity. The course will revolve around the Farnsworth Middle School Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Courses. No Experience Needed. Campers who have good listening skills and who like to work with others is a necessity!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth - AM - Soccer Camp - Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp - AM
Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp is designed to teach children the technical skills they will need to play the game of soccer.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - Session I
Join us for a week of gymnastics fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dance the Day Away - Dance the Day Away
Do you have a lot of energy and love to dance? Well then dance camp is the place to be!
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (Full Day)
This camp combines the Guilderland Youth Soccer Camp and the Soccer & Swim Camp for a full day camp.  The morning Youth Soccer Camp focuses on skills and drills (at DiCaprio Park).  The Soccer & Swim Camp (afternoon) will be more relaxed and adds lunch, various games and swimming in the afternoon (at Tawasentha Park).
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skill
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim) - Parent & Child Aquatics (Tot Swim), Session 2
This American Red Cross Program is designed for young children and their parents. The purpose of the course is to familiarize children ages 2 – 4 with the water and teach swimming readiness skills. In addition, the course also teaches techniques parents can use to help orient their children to the water. Taught in a group setting with certified lifeguards, this program is a great way to help your child learn to be comfortable in the water and introduce them to basic swimming skills using demonstrations, games, and songs! One adult must accompany each child in the water in proper swim wear.
 
11:45 AM - 4:00 PM    Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM) - Soccer Camp - Soccer and Swim Camp for Boys & Girls (PM)
This afternoon camp is open to all campers and combines multiple sports in a fun and learning environment. Campers will enjoy a nutritional lunch such as Subway sandwiches, pizza and hamburger and hotdogs on the grill with a snack, fruit and a drink included!  Campers will mix soccer skill training with swim time and a variety of games from small sided soccer games, to soccer tennis, soccer volleyball and a variety of competition events with prizes.
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League JR
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 5 - 7)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Soccer League, Guilderland Girls - Guilderland Girls Soccer League
Guilderland Girls Soccer League Jr. (Grades 6-8) 5:00-6:00 PMThis camp is designed for girls going into 6 - 8th grade who have previously played soccer and want to continue to play into the summer, working on their skills, fitness and fun.  This camp will prepare girls for playing soccer in the fall.  We'll have friendly competitions, fun games and nightly prizes.  This is not for the first time soccer player.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.  Guilderland Girls Soccer League (Grades 9-12) 6:00-7:30 PMThis camp is designed specifically for girl soccer players. The campers will concentrate on small sided games, contests and ball control skills. This camp will help all levels of players maintain their technical and tactical skills throughout the summer.  Registration also includes Friday AM weightlifting and agility at GHS.
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading - Cheerleading
Cheerleading has become one of the fastest growing sports in our country. Pop Warner is very excited to host their first summer cheer camp and are looking forward to 4 fun days of cheerleading!
 
6:15 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis for Young Beginners - Tennis for Young Beginners (Age 8 - 10)
This camp is for the new player interested in developing the skills for the lifetime sport of tennis!
 
Friday July 19, 2019
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp Program - Day Camp, Session II, with Swim Lessons
General theme of program is fun, social enrichment, outdoor life, physical fitness and arts.  Camp takes place over three two-week sessions (total of 6 weeks).
 
8:15 AM - 11:45 AM    Junior Volunteer Counselors (JVC) - JVC, Session 2
The JVC (formerly CIT) program is for students 14 and 15 years old who wish to assist our counselors in the Tawasentha 1/2 Day Camp program.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Art in a Box - Art In A Box
Does your child have a love of art? Each child will receive a box of art supplies that we will use to explore clay, pencil, decoupage, water color and paint.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Chess for Beginners - Chess for Beginners
This a Chess Camp for beginning chess players with little or no experience.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    CSI: Guilderland - CSI: Guilderland
Participate in a mock Crime Scene Investigation with hands on, fun and interactive science experiments.
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Fairytale Camp - Fairytale Camp
Hear ye, hear ye: boys and girls of Guilderland and beyond! Fairytale camp is back!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Guilderland Ninja Warrior - Session I
Do you watch American Ninja Warrior and dream of someday competing?  Come join the fun and see if you can become the next Guilderland Ninja Warrior!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    High Climbing Adventure - High Climbing Adventure
Have you ever wanted to challenge yourself by doing the zip line, rock wall, giant swing or other climbing activities? This course will give you that opportunity. The course will revolve around the Farnsworth Middle School Indoor and Outdoor Adventure Courses. No Experience Needed. Campers who have good listening skills and who like to work with others is a necessity!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Gymnastics - Gymnastics - Session I
Join us for a week of gymnastics fun!
 
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Dance the Day Away - Dance the Day Away
Do you have a lot of energy and love to dance? Well then dance camp is the place to be!
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skill
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
9:45 AM - 10:15 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.
 
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM    Learn to Swim, Session 2 - LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety
LEVEL 1 - Introduction to Water Skills: For students who do not feel comfortable playing in shallow water and/or do not like to put their faces in the water. Skills learned: walking in chest deep water, supported front and back float, arm action with support, kicking on front and back using a kickboard, blowing bubbles, submerge face, safety skills. LEVEL 2 - Fundamental Aquatic Skills: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 1 and are ready to learn the basics of water locomotion. Skills learned: submerge entire head, retrieve objects, explore deep water with support, unsupported back and front glide, bobbing, jump in from edge, front and back flutter kick, begin learning to swim on both front and back using arms and legs simultaneously safety skills. LEVEL 3 - Stroke Development: For students who are able to demonstrate skills from Level 2 and ready to further develop the front and back crawl. Skills learned: Bobbing from deep to shallow water, treading water, kneeling/sitting dive, front crawl with rhythmic breathing, back crawl, changing directions, safety skills. LEVEL 4 - Stroke Improvement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 3 to increase their endurance with those strokes and ready to learn other basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Improve rotary breathing, standing front dive, elementary backstroke, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, sidestroke kick, open turns at wall, improve front and back crawl, breaststroke, elementary backstroke, butterfly stroke, scissors kick, survival, safety skills. LEVEL 5 - Stroke Refinement: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 4 and to improve coordination and endurance in the basic swim strokes. Skills learned: Bi-lateral breathing, shallow dive from the side, flip turns, improve previously learned strokes, learn side stroke, safety skills. LEVEL 6 - Personal Water Safety: For students who are able to demonstrate the skills from Level 5 and to swim with greater efficiency, power and smoothness over greater distances. Skills learned: pike and tuck surface dives, improve coordination and endurance with all strokes, a variety of diving skills, open and flip turns, lifeguard readiness skills, self-rescue techniques, safety skills.