UNION — School is out but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of places for children to go have a good time playing with other children and even learning a thing or two in the process.
One of those places is the Twist N Kids Summer Camp at Twist & Shout which began at the end of May and provides the children attending with a day full of fun activities Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. The camp will run through Aug. 12 except for the week of the Fourth of July when it will be closed.
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday the day begins with the campers arriving between 7:30-8:30 a.m. followed by games in gym from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Snack time is from 9:30-10:30 a.m. with the campers divided into two groups, each of which has a half-hour to enjoy their snacks.
From 10:30 a.m.-noon its activity/craft time with the campers again divided into groups. Lunch is from noon-1 p.m.
After lunch, the campers get in the Twist & Shout activity bus to travel to the Union County YMCA where from 1:30-3:30 p.m. they have lots of fun in the swimming pool. They also get to enjoy a snack while they are there.
They then dry off and change out of there swimsuits and go back to Twist & Shout. From 5-6 p.m. it is time for the campers to get ready to be picked up and go home.
On Thursday and Friday the day begins the same but at 8:30 a.m. campers leave for the day’s field trips. While the destination is the same each day, a different group of campers goes.
Those campers who remain behind when it is not their day to go on a field trip have game time in the gym from 7:30-10 a.m. followed by snack time. More activity time follows from 10:30 a.m.-noon when lunch is served through 12:30 p.m.
Movie time follows at from 12:30-1:30 p.m. followed by Tumbling Class from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Next is snack time and then, from 3-4 p.m. there’s gym time which features the inflatable slide. All this is followed by clean-up time and the end of the day games followed by pick-up.
This Thursday and Friday, the campers will be going to The Big E in Gaffney (lunch included). The week of June 13-17 field trip will be to Shipwreck Cove (lunch included). The week of June 20-24 field trip will be to the NCG Movie Theater (popcorn, candy, and drink included) with lunch at Chick-Fil-A. The ween of June 27-July 1 field will again be to The Big E in Gaffney (lunch included).
Twist & Shout will be closed the week of July 4-8 (Fourth of Juy Week).
The week of July 11-15 field trip will be to Gravotopia (lunch included). The week of July 18-22 field trip will be to Shipwreck Cove (lunch included). The week of July 25-29 field trip will be to The Big E in Gaffney (lunch included). The week of Aug. 1-5 field trip will be to the Sk8ters Skating Rink (luch included). The week of Aug. 8-12 field trip will be to Shipwreck Cove (lunch included).
For more information about the Twist N Kidz Summer Camp call Twist & Shout at 864-427-3001 or pick up a registration packet at Twist & Shout at 409 Union Boulevard, Union.
Charles Warner can be reached at 864-762-4090.