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Smuggs Teen Programs & Activities
for ages 16 - 17

Mountain Explorers and fun activities for teens!

June 5 - August 30, 2015.

>>>Smugglers' All-Day Camps<<<

Mountain Explorers Camp (click for details)
Ages 16 - 17.
Offered daily, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Meeting Location: The Outer Limits Teen Center

The Mountain Explorer daily programs start with a meet and greet session where you get to see what’s in store each day. A sampling of activities includes: kayaking, swimming, climbing wall, Low & High Ropes Courses, tie-dye, hikes and off-site waterfall adventures.

Program participants have the freedom to come and go as they please. There is a 15% lunch discount offered at the Green Mountain Deli for those who sign up for their activities during the morning check-in. Check-in begins each day at 10:00 am at the Outer Limits Teen Center where there will be postings of the events happening each day, as well as those occurring throughout the week. Interested participants will be able to sign up for some events in advance, while new events and offerings will become available each morning.

Regular price $85 per child, per day. Mountain Explorers daily program is INCLUDED with the FamilyFest and
Adventure Connection Vacation Packages.

Plan your own itinerary from a menu of activities with scheduled times throughout the day:
Mountain Boarding
 • High Ropes Adventure Course
 • Intro to Kayaking
 • Climbing Wall Challenge
 • Survival Challenges
 • Games on the Green
 • Sterling Pond Hike
 • Local Swimming Hole

Certain activities are run on certain days but there may be some re-scheduling based on weather. Schedules are posted at the Outer Limits Teen Center.

Typical teen to counselor ratio 1:15.

What should you wear?
• Sturdy sneakers or hiking shoes. NO SANDALS allowed.
• Dress for an active outdoor day, including sweatshirt, light jacket or raincoat if needed.
• Please label all of your belongings.

What should you bring to the program?
• Backpack or bag
• Bathing suit & towel
• Camp registration card
• Change of clothes
• Close-toed sturdy shoes
• Sunscreen
• Water bottle

• Water shoes
• Bug Repellent


Explorer BBQ & Swim Party (click for details)
Ages 16 - 17.
Tuesday, 5:00 pm

Come and join us for an evening out at Rum Runners’ reservoir.

Along with a delicious barbecue dinner there will be a pre-dinner swim with fun on the Aqua Jump. Out of the water there will be games, snacks, and a campfire. We will be listening and playing music throughout so bring your iPods and any instruments you’d like to jam with. Teens return to the Village between 9:00 pm and 10:00 pm. Don’t miss out on this fun evening!

$29 per person. Sign up at the Guest Service Desk, ext 1293 or the Tennis & Family Fun Center, ext 1173 by 12:00 noon on Tuesday. (Weather permitting.)

Explorer Movie Night (click for details)
Ages 16-17
Wednesday • 5:00 pm

Join us on a trip to the Essex Cinemas!

A shuttle departs from the Outer Limits Teen Center at approximately 5:00 pm and returns between 10:30 pm and 11:30 pm depending on the length of the movie. Counselors will designate two current movies for the campers to choose from no later than Tuesday. Includes transportation, movie ticket, small popcorn, and soda. Space is limited – advance registration and signed permission slip from parents are required.

$20 per person. Sign up at the Guest Service Desk, ext. 1293 or the Tennis & Family Fun Center, ext. 1173 by 12:00 noon on Wednesday. No refunds after 12:00 noon on Wednesday. Minimum of 6 people required for trip to run.

High Adventure Experience Camp (click for details)
For ages 9 - 17 years.
Monday - Thursday. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Kids looking for adventure can mix it up with our High Adventure Experience Camp.
Survival Camp (click for details)
For ages 9 - 17 years.
Monday - Thursday. 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.

Challenge and surprise yourself in nature by joining our Survival Camp.
Junior Tennis Camp (click for details)
For ages 9 - 17 years.
Tuesday - Thursday, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Learn or improve technique, develop tennis strategies and of course play games!

Groups will be created based on ability levels and instructors will put the fun in the FUNdamentals of tennis. This 3-day program includes:
 • Skilled instruction
 • Warm-up exercises
 • A half-hour semi-private lesson
 • Coached match play
 • Tennis etiquette
 • Individual skill assessment
 • Activity & pool time
3-day program, regular price $90 per person per day, including lunch and equipment if needed. Included with the Adventure Connection Vacation Package. FamilyFest Package guests take 25% OFF. SimplySmuggs Package guests take 25% OFF when pre-registered prior to arrival.

Skateboard Camp (click for details)
For ages 9 - 17 years.
Tuesday - Wednesday, 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Do you have the desire but are lacking the skills? This 2-day Skateboard Camp will help get you in tune. Focus on the fundamentals of balance, position, stopping, falling techniques and skating safety or learn new tricks.

Day two will find you headed for an afternoon of ollies and rails at an off-site skate park. Camp includes skilled instruction, individual skill assessment, video analysis, lunch and pool time. Helmet and pads required. All equipment provided if needed. Transportation provided for 2nd day field trip.

2-day program, regular price $99 per person per day, including equipment, lunch and transportation. Included with the Adventure Connection Vacation Package. FamilyFest Package guests take 25% OFF. SimplySmuggs Package guests take 25% OFF when pre-registered prior to arrival.


For your best value and to assure a spot, call to pre-register for these
All-Day Camp Programs.

>>>Other Lessons & Clinics<<<

Golf Programs for Kids

Junior Intro to Golf — Open to ages 5 - 17.
This clinic is an introduction to the sport with a focus on the fundamentals, golf etiquette, beginning to swing, the importance of safety and FUN!
Tuesday & Wednesday, 4:30 pm -5:30 pm. $25 per person.

Great Golf Escape for Beginners — Open to ages 13 & older.
Get started with the great game of golf in this one day program. Learn grip, posture and alignment along with swing fundamentals in the morning. Enjoy on course instruction in the afternoon at a local country club where you’ll play 3 or 4 holes and learn golf rules, etiquette and the “how to’s” of managing your game.
Tuesday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, $129 per person, lunch included, must provide own transportation. Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Great Golf Escape requires sneakers or soft spikes for on-course play. Golf clubs provided if needed. Advanced registration is recommended.


Tennis Lessons for Kids

Intermediate - Advanced Junior Clinic — Open to ages 12 - 17.
This clinic is designed for players who have some tennis playing experience to those who are currently playing high school tennis. The emphasis will be on shot-making, controlling the ball, and net play.
Monday & Friday, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, $21 per youth advanced registration recommended.


Skateboard Clinics for Kids

Skate Clinic Level 1
Ages 7-18, Monday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm & Tuesday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm & Thursday 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Learn the basics of skateboarding and skateboarding safety in this kids only clinic. Learn balance and body position to gain comfort rolling and skating over changing terrain. Equipment provided. One and one half hour clinic. $30 per person.

Skate Clinic Level 2
Ages 7-18, Monday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm & Thursday 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Take your skating up a notch in this hour and a half clinic. Learn the basics of skating ramps and features and the how to's of performing flat ground tricks in the Smuggs skate park. Previous skateboard experience is requried. Equipment provided. Limited space available, advance registration required. $30 per person.

Skate Clinic Level 3
Ages 7-18, Thursday 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Learn to master tricks and ramps and ride the whole skate park. Get ready to take your skating to the next level. Previous skateboard experience is requried. Equipment provided. Limited space available, advance registration required. $30 per person.

American Red Cross Learn-to-Swim Program

Do you have trouble fitting in swim lessons for your children in your busy Summer schedule? Now you can incorporate your child’s and adult swim lessons into your Summer vacation! As an American Red Cross Authorized Provider, this Summer Smugglers' will once again be offering Red Cross Learn-to-Swim group lessons for ages 3-16 years.

These classes provide instruction to help swimmers develop their swimming and water safety skills. The program is designed to give students a positive learning experience. Learn-to-Swim teaches aquatic and safety skills in a logical progression. There are six learn-to-swim levels. Each level builds on skills learned in the previous level. Children who have not participated in Red Cross lessons previously will be placed appropriately based on their current swimming skills.

The Learn-to-Swim program will run Monday through Friday and classes will meet in the morning to permit children to participate in Summer Fun University for the rest of the day. Children ages 3-16 years are able to participate in this program. Classes will have a 1 instructor to 6 student teaching ratio. The cost is $80 for the sessions for Levels 1-4 and $115 for Levels 5 & 6.

Our popular Private Swim Instruction Programs for infants and adults, and our Mom & Me, Dad & Me ... Parent and Child Aquatics programs for children uner 3 years of age are offered daily this Summer.

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