Tag Archives: kids

Fresh Air Kids get a slice of Vermont summer
Local News
July 12, 2017

Fresh Air Kids get a slice of Vermont summer

By Evan Johnson 

CASTLETON—On Wednesday, July 5, a white tour bus pulled into a parking lot at Castleton University in front of a small group of waiting families. One at a time, 10 children and teens emerged blinking into the hot Vermont summer sun as…

How to help kids get into golf
Sports
July 12, 2017

How to help kids get into golf

Golf is a game of skill that can take years, if not decades, to master. Many golfers find their time on the golf course both rewarding and relaxing, even on those days when the fairways seem impossible to find.

Though many players never swing a…

CSJ collaborates with Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum
News Briefs
June 21, 2017

CSJ collaborates with Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum

Three College of St. Joseph (CSJ) students sit on stools, looking markedly out of place hunched over a small blue table covered in Legos. One is building a car, the other is sorting, and the third is taking notes. The students are just one group involved…

State News
June 21, 2017

Report rates statewide efforts to feed kids

A report released June 13 by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) confirms that Vermont continues to be a national leader in the fight to end childhood hunger, especially during the summer months when free school meals are not available. With outreach and assistance…

Create on Slate craft activities offered for kids

Wednesday, June 21, 2:30 p.m.—GRANVILLE, N.Y.—The Slate Valley Museum (SVM) will be offering a free craft activity series for children called Create on Slate this summer. Children will create art on slate roofing tiles, with each month holding a different craft theme. Children can take…

Program offers summer food service for kids
News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Program offers summer food service for kids

FAIR HAVEN—Fair Haven Concerned, Inc., is participating in the summer food service program for children. The program is designed to ensure that children who rely on free or reduced price meals during the school year continue to have adequate nutrition throughout the summer. It is…

Local News
June 7, 2017

Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum adds new board members

RUTLAND—Wonderfeet Kids’ Museum in Rutland has announced the appointment of Lorrie Byrom, Francesca Bove, Paul Gallo and Tricia Huebner to its board of directors.

Lorrie Byrom is the owner-director of Camp Betsey Cox for Girls, a long-standing girls’ summer camp and family business in Pittsford….

Area organizations get kids ready to ride

Area organizations get kids ready to ride

Sunday, May 21, 1 p.m.—RUTLAND—The Rutland Kiwanis Club, Killington/Pico Cycling Club and the Rutland Recreation & Parks Department will be hosting a free bike safety day for children up to age 13 Sunday, May 21, 1-4 p.m. at Giorgetti Park, 2 Oak St. Ext., Rutland….

Kids’ yoga offers benefits in school
Local News
May 3, 2017

Kids’ yoga offers benefits in school

By Robin Alberti

Cristy Murphy found her calling in teaching kids yoga. With a background in elementary education, she was introduced to yoga by her teaching partner at Barstow School, and she immediately saw the benefits of teaching it to kids. Giving students the opportunity…