Page 8 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • May 6, 2009 SCHOOLS & CAMPS The American Camp Association and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics recently joined forces to Summer campers urged to learn ‘leave no trace’ skills bring outdoor ethics and minimum-impact principles to kids nationwide. Through their partnership, ACA and the Center will provide campers of all ages with easy, basic techniques to care for and protect the natural lands they Free Karate program offered this summer Mayer’s Karate and Fitness is offering a free summer program for all area children between the ages of 4 and 14 at its North Haledon location. Mayer’s will try to accommodate as many children as possible on a first-come, firstserved basis. The program is flexible as far as days and times, depending on the age of the participant. Please call Mayer’s for the schedule and registration. Mayer’s Karate and Fitness is the area’s leader in martial arts, cardio-kickboxing and personal training. Mark Mayer, the school director, has been training and teaching the martial arts for over 25 years and holds a sixth degree Black Belt. Mayer instructs daily in his karate and fitness facility and conducts programs in corporations and schools as well. Registration is required for this free program, and classes are now forming. Please reserve your child’s place early, since space is limited. Mayer’s Karate & Fitness is located in the High Mountain Plaza Shopping Center at 5 Sicomac Road, North Haledon (just 2 miles from the Franklin Lakes Market Basket). Call (973) 238-8600 for information. Learn the fundamentals of sewing so you too can be a designer. Classes for Children 4 to 18 Enrollment is Ongoing. Register Now for Summer Camp. Fri, June 5, 8p Midland Park 216 Godwin Ave, Midland Park • 201-444-2976 Does Your Child Want to Be a Designer? Fashion Show m High School Needlecraft School Virginia Fawcett Teaching Children and Adults Sewing and Designing Skills for Over 30 Years... enjoy at camp and at home. From summer day camps to month long, say “farewell” to mom and dad camps, kids will learn about many leave no trace concepts including pack it in, pack it out, respect wildlife, and share the trails. “While at camp, kids learn about independence, the importance of community and respect. All of these dovetail great with the Leave No Trace (Center’s) principles of respect for wildlife, using care around the water, taking care of the trails, planning ahead, etc. This is a great opportunity for both ACA and the Center,” commented Rhonda Mickelson, executive director, ACA Southeastern. The new partnership utilizes components from ACA’s Outdoor Living Skills program that teaches youth how to live in the outdoors. Together, the Center and ACA are creating educational materials that empower youth with skills that encourage them to protect natural lands while they are hiking, bicycling, camping, boating, horseback riding, and (continued on page 24) � ����������������� ������������������������������������ #1 BASEBALL CAMP IN AMERICA Mahwah. Campers 7-17. Select one or more weeks June 22 thru Aug. 9. Overnight, Day Camp or Extended Day Camp. Major League Stars. College coaches. A/C dorm and campers lounge. Batting cages, indoor BASEBALL CAMPpool. All-you-can-eat meals. Free COACHES AND YOUTH video games. Daily instruction LEADERS and games. Ramapo College Call about our money HEAD BASEBALL COACH making program Rich Martin, Director. Located on the beautiful campus SINCE 1961 OVER 24,000 ALUMNI of Ramapo College of N.J. in ��������������� ��������������������������������� ������������������������ ������������������������������� ��������������������������������� ���������������������������������� ��������������� ALL STAR ������������������������������������������������� �������������� ����������������������������������� �������������������� ������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������������������������������������������� ���������������������������������� ��������������������������������� CALL TODAY FOR A FREE BROCHURE 1-800-828-7414 OR VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.ALLSTARBASEBALLCAMP .COM This Summer at Indian Hills High School OAKLAND, NJ July 13th through ���������������������� August�������������������� 7th, 2009 ��������������������� �������� ������� 4-1-09 Joan/Janine AllStarBaseballCamp2x2.5 2 x 2.5” FILM CAMP NJ is a summer program for kids interested in learning hoe to make professional quality movies and have fun doing it. For Students from 4th Grade through High School 2-Week & 4-Week Sessions Film Primer Film Intermediate Advanced Workshops Put away your old camcorder and cell phone video, and come make real movies at FILM CAMP NJ! ���������� ��������������������� ��������� �� YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD NEWSPAPER ����������������� FOR MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORMS, GO TO: