Wednesday, April 23, 2014

‘Spirit n’ Motion’ kids have a summer blast

New camp director is Devan Annan

    New camp director Devan Annan, a 2009 Wood River High School graduate and aspiring teacher, is looking forward to having a blast with boys and girls ages 6-14 attending this summer’s Spirit n’ Motion Athletic School in south Hailey.
    Annan grew up in Hailey and has experience working as a Summer Kids’ Camp volunteer/counselor. She will graduate from the University of Montana in May with a degree in Elementary Education. She taught swim and ski lessons in college, and coached hockey.
    SMAS owner/operator Amanda Norton said, “SMAS has been working super hard creating an awesome summer program, and we have an awesome camp director.
    “In addition to our Competitive Gymnastics, All-Star Cheer, Recreation Gymnastics and Zumba classes this summer, we are offering week-long themed summer camps.”
    Camps are for boys and girls ages 6-14. They operate from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Fridays. Cost is $150 for the week. You can register for one of the eight-week sessions, or all eight. Be sure to register now, since space is limited.
    The classes/camps are conducted at the 4,800-square-foot SMAS facility located at 3950 Woodside Blvd. across from Power Engineers in Hailey.
    Daily schedule features open gym and games from 9-10 a.m., gymnastics from 10-11 a.m., art projects or outside park time from 11 a.m.-noon, lunch, hike time and pool time from 1-2:30 p.m. and story time/open gym back at SMAS from 2:30-3 p.m.
    For details call 720-4306, email or visit Office hours are 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m. weekdays.
    Planned field trips are:

  • June 23-27: Movin’ and a Groovin’ with tumbling, gymnastics and plenty of ways to keep moving.
  • June 23-27: SMAS Olympics Week with competitions and crafts.
  • June 30-July 3: American Adventures Week leading up to the Independence Day holiday.
  • July 7-11: Outdoor Idaho Adventure camp and explorations.
  • July 14-18: Wet and Wacky Week with all kinds of water games.
  • July 21-25: Around the World in 5 Days with a travel theme and getting to know other cultures.
  • July 28-Aug. 1: Talent Show week capped off by a performance.
  • Aug. 4-8: “Peace Out,” offering time travel through different decades.

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