Youth Programs

From basketball to ballet, there’s so much for kids to do at Hempfield recCenter! Plus, we’re always adding new programs, so check back often to see what’s happening.

2019 Summer Day Camp

2019 Summer Day Camp Registration Packet

Summer Day Camp – ages 5–13

Held at Hempfield recCenter, campers are divided into age groups with planned activities including arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor sports, games and themed events. Optional activities (additional fees) include swimming, sports camps, field trips and more! Financial assistance is available.

Two-, Three-, and Five-Day Options!
Campers – grades K–7th 7:00 am–6:00 pm
*Trainers – grades 7th–8th
*Trainers will help with the younger groups M, W, F and will be with 6th & 7th grades campers on T&Th – 10 field trips are included!

Camp begins after school ends and runs 10 weeks.

Contact Joelle Scholl, School Age Childcare Director at 717-898-3102, ext. 133, or jscholl@hempfieldrec.com for details.

Now taking registration for 2019! Space is limited.
 
The following groups are filled: A1 (PreK–K) A2 (1st grade) B (2nd grade) C (3rd grade)
 
 

2019 Summer Playground - ages 6–13

Summer Playground Parent Handbook 2019 Summer Playground Registration Form

An eight-week program held at four local parks that get kids outdoors, engaged and active!

• A Herr Park • Mountville Park • Silver Spring Park • East Petersburg Park

Monday thru Friday 9:00 am–3:30 pm  
June 17th –August 9th

Register in person or by mail 950 Church St Landisville. No phone registrations, please.

For more information, contact Cristine Maser 717-898-3102 ext 139 or cmaser@hempfieldrec.com

Register fo Soccer Camp

Soccer Camp ages 5–8

YM  Three-day camp will have children practicing basic soccer skills while playing games and participating in activities that encourage the love of the game.

Ages 5–8.
Jun 25th session to be held at Silver Spring Park.
July 9th session to be held at Amos Herr Park.

 

Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jun 25–Jun 27 Tu–Th 4:00 pm–5:00 pm #133346 $35M/$40NM
Jul 9–Jul 11 Tu–Th 4:00 pm–5:00 pm #133348 $35M/$40NM
Register for Short Tee Golf Clinic

Four Seasons Short Tee Golf Clinic

YM  An hour-long, age-appropriate clinic demonstrates golf mechanics and fundamentals in a three-level program. Students will be given the chance to play a scaled-down version of Four Seasons Golf Course.

Ages 5–9.
Instructor: William Gately, Certified U.S. Kids Golf Coach.
Held at Four Seasons Golf Club.
Registration deadline: Jun 15 or when filled.
No clinic 7/2.
 

 

Four Seasons Golf Course
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jun 18–Aug 6 Tu 1:00 pm–2:00 pm #131316 $140M/$150NM
Register for Junior Golf Clinic

Four Seasons Junior Golf Clinic ages 10–17

YM  Golfers will participate in on-course contests throughout the season that will sharpen their skills. The season ends with a tournament that includes awards.

Ages 10–17.
Instructor: William Gately, Certified U.S. Kids Golf Coach.
Held at Four Seasons Golf Club.
Sign up fast—the program is capped at 60 participants. Registration deadline: Jun 15
No clinic 7/2.
 

 

Four Seasons Golf Club
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jun 18–Aug 13 Tu 9:15 am–12:00 pm #131319 $170M/$180NM
Register for Nature Camp

Nature Camp ages 6–10

Children ages 6–10 are invited to explore the great outdoors during this three-day nature camp. Participants will learn about the environment through nature-based activities including Predator and Prey, Tree ID, Basic Birding, Scats and Tracks, Reptile or Amphibian, Hiking Basics, and Aquatic Critters.

Children should wear old clothes, sneakers or hiking shoes and a hat.
Participants must pack a lunch, and a water bottle each day.
Held at Lake Grubb Nature Park in West Hempfield Township.
Registration deadline: Jul 17

 

Lake Grubb
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jul 23–Jul 25 Tu–Th 10:00 am–2:00 pm #131381 $75M/$85NM
Register for CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic

CrunchTime Hoops Training Clinic - ages 8–15

YM  Charlie Parker, an All American and Hall of Fame inductee for the Millersville University Basketball Program and a former professional basketball player is offering a skill development camp to players of all skill levels. Players will be led in drills including ball handling, footwork, scoring, passing, defense, and shooting techniques that will provide them a foundation to build and continue to raise their level of play. Competitive drills and games will add to the excitement and the overall experience for each participant.

Ages 8–15.
Registration deadline: Jun 22

 

Summer Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jun 24–Jun 28 M–F 6:00 pm–8:00 pm #133073 $125M/$135NM
Register for CrunchTime Hoops Advanced Training Clinic

CrunchTime Hoops Advanced Training Clinic ages 12–18

YM  An elite skill development camp for players in grades 7–12. Players will be led in drills including ball handling, footwork, scoring, passing, defense, and shooting techniques that will allow them to raise their level of play. Competitive drills and games will add to the overall experience. Players will compete to enhance situational awareness and decision-making on the basketball court.

Coed play during the 9:00 am–12:00 pm morning sessions.

 

 

Hempfield recCenter Gym
Date Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Jul 15–18 M–Th 9:00 am–12:00 pm #136225 $200 per youth
Register for Outdoor Volleyball Clinic

Outdoor Volleyball Clinic ages 9–15

YM Coach Gary Dimm Camp leads this week-long camp that includes instruction on play, basic skills and daily games. Campers are grouped by their ability.

Ages 9–15.
Note: Makeup sessions due to weather will be held during the evening.
Ages 9–12 will practice 5:00–7:00 pm; ages 13-15, 7:00-9:00 pm.
Registration deadline: Jun 14

 

Summer Session
Date Day Time Code Price
Jun 17–Jun 21 M–F 9:30 am–11:30 am #131311 $65M/$75NM
Register for Youth Ballet

Youth Ballet - ages 7+

YM  Learn this classical dance performed with grace, the precision of movement, flexibility and technique. Ballet shoes and tights are required.

 
Summer Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Jun 4–Jun 25 Tu 6:30 pm–7:15 pm #131119 $34M/$39NM
Jul 9–Jul 30 Tu 6:30 pm–7:15 pm #131308 $34M/$39NM
Register for Hip Hop

Hip Hop Dance - ages 7+

YM  High-energy dance moves and steps to today’s popular music. Students will learn upbeat, modern dance steps and moves.

Ages 7+.  
Instructor: 
Vicki Kassees

 
 
Summer Sessions
Date Day Time Code Price (Member/Non-member)
Jun 4–Jun 25 Tu 7:15 pm–8:00 pm #131117 $34M/$39NM
Jul 9–Jul 30 Tu 7:15 pm–8:00 pm #131306 $34M/$39NM
Register for FREE Family Nature Programs

FREE Family Nature Programs

Join your family, friends and neighbors in your local park for a nature-based program! Each program will be a different eco theme such as Incredible Insects, PA Animals, Tree ID, Butterfly Transformations, Scats and Tracks and much more.

All ages.
FREE! Registration requested.

 

Held at Township Parks
Date Day Location Time Code
Apr 16 Tu A Herr Park 7:00 pm–8:00 pm #108440
May 17 Tu Lake Grubb 7:00 pm–8:00 pm #108441
Jun 18 Tu Lake Grubb 7:00 pm–8:00 pm #133389
Jul 16 Tu Lake Grubb 7:00 pm–8:00 pm #133390
Aug 20 Tu Lake Grubb 7:00 pm–8:00 pm #133391

RPM Junior Tennis Camp ages 12–18

YM Two, one-week long camps are designed to help juniors improve their all-around tennis game. At the conclusion of each camp, we will hold a USTA junior tournament for juniors in the surrounding area.

Ages 12–18
Questions? Please contact Jon Bair at 717-898-3102 ext. 140, or jbair@hempfieldrec.com.
No online registration. Please see the front desk.

 

Date Day Time Code Price week/day/half day
Jun 9–13 Su M–Th Su 4–7 pm, M–Th 9–12 & 1–4 #133434 $260 wk/$65 day/$35 half day
Jul 28–Aug 1 Su M–Th Su 4–7 pm, M–Th 9–12 & 1–4 #133434 $260 wk/$65 day/$35 half day

National Junior Tennis & Learning - ages 6–15

YM Four-week tennis program provides instruction and play for players of all levels. NJTL is a USTA (United States Tennis Association) sponsored program.

Please specify site and time when registering.
Racquets will be provided for those who do not have them.
Price includes a t-shirt.

Ages 6–15
June 18–July 26 Tu–F Beginner 9:30–10:30 am $50/youth
June 18–July 26 Tu–F Adv. Beginner 10:30–11:30 am $50/youth
June 18–July 26 Tu–F Intermediate 11:30–12:30 pm $50/youth

 

Print the Coed Flag Football Registration Form

Coed Flag Football - ages 6–12

Sunday afternoons Sept 8 thru Oct 27.

Each team will practice/scrimmage for 1.5 hours each Sunday. Schedules will be distributed two weeks prior to the start of the league.

Teams will be assigned based on age and size. Request for team placement cannot be guaranteed. Coaches’ children will be assigned to their team.

Children and coaches will get really cool team t-shirts! 

Volunteer coaches are needed! Coaches’ meeting Aug. 27 at 7:00 pm

Contact Cristine Maser with questions or to volunteer. 717-898-3102 ext 139  or cmaser@hempfieldrec.com 

Registration ends Aug 21 – No online registration. Please print the registration form—register in person, mail, or fax with payment. 

Dates Day Time Code Price member/nonmember
Sept 8–Oct 27 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #146374 (ages 6–8) $79M/$89NM
Sept 8–Oct 27 Su 12:00–6:00 pm #146377 (ages 9–12) $79M/$89NM

Cancellations & Closings

  • June 12 - There will be no 11:00 water aerobics at East Pete.
  • June 18, 25, 27 - Hempfield recCenter indoor pool will close at 5:00 pm to host Stingrays swim meets.
  • June 20 & 27 - East Pete outdoor pool closes at 5:00 to host Frogs swim meets.