Greater Scranton YMCA kicks off Earth Camp at Hillside Park


By Elizabeth Baumeister - [email protected]



Emily Reid and Colin Price prepare to hit the ball during a game at Earth Camp.


Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

Julian Grives throws a bean bag to a teammate during a sports activity, in which three teams compete to get the bean bag into their hula hoops.


Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

Griffin Price and Mason Miller race down the human ladder made by other campers during the ‘ladders’ game.


Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

Mark Lynott cuts the outline of a kite from a template during a craft time.


Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

Junior Counselor Connor Ocwieja joins the campers in a kite-making activity.


Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal


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    SOUTH ABINGTON TWP. — The Greater Scranton YMCA’s Earth Camp at Hillside Park kicked off the week of July 11 with a variety of sports, arts and other outdoor activities for students entering grades 5-7. The summer day camp will run each week through Aug. 4 and registration is open online at GreaterScrantonYMCA.org. For more information, call 570-342-8115.

    Emily Reid and Colin Price prepare to hit the ball during a game at Earth Camp.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ABJ-Earth-Camp-1.jpgEmily Reid and Colin Price prepare to hit the ball during a game at Earth Camp. Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

    Julian Grives throws a bean bag to a teammate during a sports activity, in which three teams compete to get the bean bag into their hula hoops.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ABJ-Earth-Camp-2.jpgJulian Grives throws a bean bag to a teammate during a sports activity, in which three teams compete to get the bean bag into their hula hoops. Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

    Griffin Price and Mason Miller race down the human ladder made by other campers during the ‘ladders’ game.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ABJ-Earth-Camp-3.jpgGriffin Price and Mason Miller race down the human ladder made by other campers during the ‘ladders’ game. Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

    Mark Lynott cuts the outline of a kite from a template during a craft time.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ABJ-Earth-Camp-4.jpgMark Lynott cuts the outline of a kite from a template during a craft time. Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

    Junior Counselor Connor Ocwieja joins the campers in a kite-making activity.
    http://theabingtonjournal.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/web1_ABJ-Earth-Camp-5.jpgJunior Counselor Connor Ocwieja joins the campers in a kite-making activity. Elizabeth Baumeister photo | Abington Journal

    By Elizabeth Baumeister

    [email protected]

    Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

    Reach Elizabeth Baumeister at 570-704-3943 or on Twitter @AbingtonJournal.

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