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EDSON BOYS & GIRLS


CLUB NEWS



Boys & Girls Clubs of Canada
SUMMER CAMP PROGRAM: August Activities: Bowling, Slip
ONLY RUNS IF and slide, spray park, Niton outdoor pool, baking, horseback
riding and much more. Summer Camp is open 8am-6pm
Monday to Friday for children 5-12 years old. Last year some
weeks and day trips were full so please reserve your child's
spot today! Full summer, monthly, weekly and daily rates
THEY SEND IN available.
Please call the club for more information: 723-7240.
KINDERCLUB: What does KinderClub do? Well they have gone
AN ARTICLE time, crafts, baking, horseback riding…& much more.
swimming, bowling, gymnastics, tour of the museum, story
Registration is open for the upcoming school year. Kinderclub
operates on non-kindergarten days (3 times a week in
September, 2 in October and once a week the rest of the year).
Its affordable $25 per day for the program.

TEEN PROGRAM NIGHT: Teen Drop-in program on Thursday
nights from 6:30 to 8:30pm. This program is offered to 13-16
year olds that want to be part of the Club's programming one Photo Deanna Mitchener
night a week. The program will offer a safe, fun and
comfortable place for youth to get together. Some Teen Night Zoie Hanson and Richelle Jesse captivated youngsters during the week long session of Blast from the
activities: yoga, dodgeball, air-hockey, floor hockey and of
course food. Past. The two summer instructors had kids making all sorts of crafts, doing relay races, decorating jars,
making slime, and getting ready for their talent show at the end of the week.
FAMILY FUN RAFFLE: A CHANCE TO WIN A FAMILY
DISNEYLAND TRIP: Tickets are selling for $10 each and you
can buy yours at Jensen's Lifestyle Clothing store, Just Frame it
th
and The Boys and Girls Club at 5414 6 Ave. Last year our raffle ‘Awesome’ instructors highlight
almost sold out so get your tickets today! Draw date August
31, 2015

JAMBOREE Burger Booth Fundraiser: 2015. This is one of the Metis Fiddle Lesson Camp
Edson Club's successful annual fundraisers! A BIG THANK YOU!
to Castle Rentals and Welding Supplies, Boisvert Law group,
Coubrough's Independent Grocery, Helmig Fire Equipment Inc,
Integra Tire, Sobeys. Also a BIG THANK YOU to the many by Deanna Mitchener fiddle over the two day camp, and between 50-58
volunteers that helped to cook and serve the delicious burgers! people that came and went throughout the
On August 8 and 9 the Marlboro Elders hosted weekend. We had a nice fire for hot dogs, corn on
FACEBOOK PAGE: Please check out and like the Club's
Facebook page: Boys and Girls Club of Edson and District! a free Métis Fiddle Lesson Camp with Gary Lee the cob, a beef stew, lots of bannock cooked over
and Judy Gatto. the open fire. As well there was lots of fruit and
A good place to be The camp was held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. each beverages. People were having such a good time
they didn't want to see the camp end …that was a
day with instructor Gary Lee and his assistant
723-7240 Judy Gatto. Both Judy and Gary gave instruction great sign," said Belcourt.
"One of our participants was so impressed with
on the old-time Métis fiddle music.
www.bgcedson.com As three-generation fiddling instructor, Gary was learning how to play the fiddle, he loved it so
taught by both his grandfather and father the
much, that he purchased one of our fiddles right
traditional ways. there on the spot. So now we will replace that
Proud Sponsor of the Organizer Leisa Belcourt said, "The camp was fiddle with a new one," said Belcourt.
The next Cultural Camp will be taking place on
excellent and we had nothing but positive
Edson Boys & Girls Club feedback from those that attended. Everyone was August 22 and 23 with Robert and Vicky
Wanyandie. The camp will be featuring drum
says what an awesome instructor Gary and Judy
were. The kids and I included had the opportunity making at their Culture Camp Location. These
to play the fiddle. We walked away from the two camps are free, but registration is required so they
day camp knowing how to actually read the music have enough material and food for participants.
and play a couple of songs. Judy and Gary took For more information call Leisa Belcout at 780-
the time to do one-on-one instruction and had 712-2726 or Shari McDowell at 780-712-8263 or
amazing patience with everyone -allowing for you can stop by the Galloway Station Museum
their self-confidence to blossom". and Travel Centre in Centennial Park.
"We had a total of 26 participants playing the


KIDS MAKE A DIFFERENCE!


Deborah Yun is an outstanding 10 year Soo Yun is an adorable five year old. Soo
old. Deborah says, “I will be going into said, “I am going into grade one, no I
grade 5 this September at Westhaven mean kindergarten and I think I’m going to
School. I enjoy school but it is always like going to school. My favorite color is
fun having summer holidays. This year I pink and the best food to eat is broccoli.
went to Peers Gold Dust Daze for the We have two pet dogs and when I grow up
first time, we are going camping and I want to be a bat. I like playing with my
fishing. I enjoy painting and swimming friends and my toys.”
as much as I can.”


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