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College to Host Summer Camp Fair on Sunday, March 8

MEDIA CONTACT: Eric Bryant (518) 629-8072
FOR RELEASE: Friday, March 6, 2015

Who: Even though winter still has its grip on the Capital Region, local parents are busy choosing the right summer camp or activity for their children.

What: The fifth annual Summer Camp Fair at Hudson Valley Community College will bring together three dozen of the Capital Region’s summertime camp offerings. Parents will have the chance to plan for their children’s summer activities. The event will include a family fun area, clowns, a DJ, music, dancing and a bouncy house for kids.

The college’s Conway Ice Rink will have its last day of public skating on Sunday, with open public skating from noon to 2 p.m. and 4 to 6:15 p.m. Regular admissions costs for public skate are still in effect.

Where/When: The fair will run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sunday, March 8, in the college’s McDonough Field House.

Details: In past years, hundreds of families have attended the Summer Camp Fair to learn about summer camp opportunities. Registration will begin Sunday for Hudson Valley’s Kids on Campus programs, which this summer will offer a variety of athletic camps, as well as Circus Theatricks, Comedy Camp, Technology Camp, Youth Theater Program and Summer Academy. Athletics camps will include adventure, all sports, basketball, dodgeball, football, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, T-ball, track and field, volleyball and wrestling.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 75 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Science; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 75,000 alumni.