Next Generation

What’s happening for youths

By From page A8 | June 03, 2014

Kids between the ages of 1 and 12 are invited to Friday Night Live from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the city of Davis Gymnastics and Dance Center.  For a $5 fee, children can work on gymnastics skills, jump on the trampoline and more. Gymnastics and dance staff will be available for coaching questions, supervision and fun. Children under 4 must be supervised on the gym floor by a parent or guardian. For more information, call 530-757-5626.

Save the date for a sports physical clinic at Sutter Family Medicine, 2030 Sutter Place, Davis, from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. A $20 donation is requested, which benefits the Davis High School athletics department. Athletes, grades 7-12 are encouraged to complete their sports physicals this spring to be ready for the 2014-15 school year. For more information, call athletic secretary Laurie Williams at 530-757-5400, ext. 125.

Thursday, June 12
All sixth-graders are invited to the city of Davis’ annual Sixth-Grade Graduation Party from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Veterans’ Memorial Center, 203 E. 14th St. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the Community Services Department, 600 A St., Suite C. This event sells out every year. The evening includes dancing, foosball, video games and much more. An informational packet will be distributed to sixth-grade classrooms later this month and will include more detailed information on the party, the many opportunities teens have through the city of Davis and a liability waiver. For more information, call 530-757-5626.

Monday, June 23
The city of Davis’ summer teen drop-in program, The Vault, opens for business at 3:30 p.m. and runs through Friday, Aug. 15. The program, at King High School, 635 B St., will be open Mondays through Thursdays from 3:30 to 8 p.m. and Fridays from 3:30 to 9 p.m. Youths in grades 7-12 are invited to come hang out with friends, play video games, board games, air hockey, foosball and outdoor activities. Throughout the summer, there also will be sports tournaments, cooking projects, crafts and water games. The cost is $2 per day or $30 for an all-summer pass. For more information, call 530-757-5626.

Teens, are you looking for somewhere fun to kick it this summer? Come hang with Teen Camp, the coolest camp for teens entering grades 7-10. Spend this summer exploring Davis, making new friends, playing awesome games and going out of town once a week on our field trips. To top it all off, admission to the Vault is included for that week. All of this is available to for $133 a week or $45 for just the field trip. Camp runs June 23-Aug. 15, Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact the city of Davis at 530-757-5626.

Youths in grades 7-12 are invited to participate in the Davis Police Youth Academy Camp. The camp takes place Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to noon, from June 23 to July 3. The cost is $135 and spaces are limited. Participants will have an active role in learning about crime scene investigations, SWAT teams, narcotics and gang intervention, the importance of physical conditioning and much more. Parents are required to attend the academy information night on Monday, June 2, at 6 p.m. at the Davis Police Department, 2600 Fifth St. Contact Michele Sharitz at 530-747-5411 or email [email protected] for more information.

Friday, July 18
Children ages of 1-12 are invited to try out gymnastics at the Civic Center Gym from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Open Gym is also an  opportunity for gymnastics and dance students to make up a missed class. Children ages 1-4 will need to have a parent or guardian supervise them on the gym floor. There is a $5 fee for all participants (unless the participant is currently enrolled in a session and is using open Gym as a make-up class). For more information, call 530-757-5626.

* Davis High School’s Blue Devil basketball camp will run June 16-19 in the gym, 315 W. 14th St. Camp for fourth- and fifth-graders is 8 a.m. to noon; camp for sixth- through eighth-graders is noon to 4 p.m. The camp is designed to have young basketball players learn the fundamentals of the game through drills as well as team and individual competitions. Future Blue Devil basketball players will learn what is necessary for competitive basketball at the next level, while getting to know the program and staff. The registration fee is $100. Go to www.dhsbluedevils.com to download a camp flier.

* Be a part of the excitement, glitz and glam that is Grad Night 2014! Volunteers have planned an amazing event for the graduating seniors from all Davis high schools; to bring this dream to fruition, help is needed. Even if you are not a parent of a high school senior, Grad Night organizers appreciate help from everyone. Openings are available for decorators, check-in helpers, event monitors, poker and black jack dealers, raffle team workers, café workers and security assistants. Choose a shift(s) for Thursday, Friday or Saturday (June 12-14). For more information and to sign up, see http://www.davisgradnight.org/volunteers

Enterprise staff

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