(717) 367-0355



This Summer, your child can have fun with other kids right in your own neighborhood. Program leaders will lead supervised and quality recreation activities. Kids will learn social and physical skills through recreation activities, but it’s more than fun and games. This program promotes good citizenship among children, and the fun activities keep kids active and entertained.-sun-clipart-1600_1403

Playground Kick-Off Days!!!
June 12 & 13 (Monday & Tuesday)
Free Introduction to the playground program. Meet the staff and participate in fun playground activities.

Who: Children ages 6-14
What: Seven weeks of organized FUN!
When: Mon-Thu, June 12-July 27    9 am-12 noon
Where: Elizabethtown Community Park                        reg_now_orange
E-town BIC Church
West Donegal Township Municipal Building & Park

* Your choice of site! Registered participants are welcomed and encouraged to attend any and all sites.

Fee: $45/child for the entire Summer!!
Part-Time Fee: $4/day/child

Corporate and personal scholarships are available for children unable to afford fees. Please check with the GEARS Office.

Note To Parents: The Summer Playground Program is designed to provide “drop-in” activities for children and is not a substitute for childcare. Attendance is not mandatory nor enforced. Be sure to inform your child of your expectations regarding attendance.

GEARS does not provide accident insurance. Playground participants must provide their own accident insurance.

Rapho Township Playground Form    reg_now_orange

Marietta Playground Form

E-town Park Playground Week 7
E-town BIC Playground Week 7
Marietta Playground Week 7
Rapho Township Week 7
West Donegal Twp Week 7


CSI E-town     reg_now_orange
Do you like to solve mysteries? Do you like solving puzzles? Join us for CSI E-town forensics camp. We will use REAL forensic techniques to solve mysteries. We will
investigate fingerprints, unknown white powders, unknown ink samples and CSI_Logomystery liquids. Each day we will learn a new forensic technique and then use it to solve a crime. E-town HS Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct. Ages 9-14
M-TH June 12-15
10 am-12 noon
$70 ($77 NM) HS Room 2605

Adventures with the Native American Flute      reg_now_orange
The Native American flute is the perfect gateway to participation in work music. Each day participants will learn to play their own Native American style flute, provided at the first class, and will have fun with song creation and group play with flute, percussion, shakers, and other world instruments. Camp instructor is music award winning David Rose of GoldenEagleinF-CedarSpirit Wind Records.  Participants must pay $50 to instructor at first class to purchase flute.
M-F June 12-16
1-2 pm (ages 7-12) (Class A)
2:30-3:30 pm (ages 13-18) (Class B)
$40 ($47 NM) CC Lobby

Boys Lacrosse Camp     reg_now_orange
Off-season is the time for improvement! Players will improve on their stick skills,
positioning and knowledge of the game. Full equipment is needed including a mouthpiece. Camp is under the direction of EAHS Varsity Coach Allen Shissler and High lax-cartoonSchool Players. T-shirt is included in fee. Grades 3-8
M-F June 12-16
6-8 pm
$65 ($72 NM) HS Field #2

Chemistry Camp      reg_now_orange
Calling all future Mad Scientists! Come join the fun of making your own ooey, gooey slime and your own tye dye shirt. Show your friends the cool ornament that you will make from
zinc and hydrochloric acid. You will also play detective and catch the person who stole chemicals from the lab. Sign up today to find out why chemistry is the coolest sbc3f4bb8f5cf052ed73eb86f06327711_cooking-chemicals-chemistry-clipart-animations_194-213cience! E-town High School Chemistry teacher, Scott Baylor, will instruct.
Ages 9-14
M-TH June 19-22
10 am–12 noon
$65 ($72 NM) HS Room 2605

Track & Field Camp     reg_now_orange
Designed to provide an overview and introduction to all aspects of track and field including but not limited to training for the events, rules of the sport, competitive strategies, equipment both for training and competing and nutritional needs and expectations. Camp will work on distance events, jumping events, throwing events, Track-and-field-clip-art-at-vector-clip-arthurdles, sprint and relays. Participants will learn how track and field can prepare them for other sports. Coached by Derrick McDonald, EAHS Varsity Track Coach. Grades 3-8
M-F  June 26-30   9-11 am
$65  ($72 NM)   HS Track

Tennis Camp     reg_now_orange
Participants will focus on building tennis fundamentals with emphasis on the FUN! At least two different courts will provide quality instruction for all skill levels. Camp will focus on learning proper techniques, while cultivating a love of the sport through drills and games. Brenda McBride, EAHS Varsity Coach, will instruct. Ages 8-12tennis-boy-clipart-art-cute-pictures-2n6eJG-clipart
M-TH   June 26-29 (I)  July 31-Aug 3 (II)
5:30-7 pm
$70  ($77 NM)   HS Tennis Courts

Teen Tennis Camp     reg_now_orange
Participants will develop and improve skills through conditioning, stroke development and strategy. Camp is for current or aspiring high school tennis players. Instructed by Elizabethtown High School Girls Varsity Tennis Coach, Brenda McBride. Ages 13-17
M-TH   June 26-29 (I)  July 31-Aug 3 (II)
7-8:30 pm
$70  ($77 NM)   HS Tennis Courts

Harry Potter Hogwarts Camp     reg_now_orange
Hogwarts! Come experience being a student of our very own Hogwarts. Study potions, care of magical creatures, herbology, charms, defense against the dark arts and downloadtransfiguration classes. Campers will concoct bubbly potions and even try Bertie Botts Beans and Butter Bear. Ages 6-13
M-F  July 10-14
12:30-4 pm
$90  ($97 NM)  WDT Municipal Building

Fantastically Fashion Fabulous     reg_now_orange
Students will learn how to illustrate and design their own fashion models as well as their clothes. Students will create a sketch book of their own clothing and/or accessory line. Students will work with pencil, colored pencil and marker rendering while creatifashionng fashion fun! Instructor will work with student according to their age and skill level. Ages 6-13
M-F   July 10-14   6-8 pm
$85 ($92 NM)   CC Ceramic Room

Pokemon Camp     reg_now_orange
Got to Catch them All!  Explore the world of Pokémon through the card game, crafts and activities. Explore the Pokémon types and science behind them. Your child will create Pokémon card, play creative games and even hunt for Pokémon. Electronic devicespikachu_for_watersparx_by_warrior_ali-d3iztje are allowed but will have limited use. Ages 6-13
M-F   July 17-21 (I)     Aug 7-11 (II)    12:30-4 pm
$90  ($97 NM)   WDT Municipal Building

Field Hockey Camp     reg_now_orange
EAHS Coaches and players will teach the fundamentals of the game and basic skills to girls in grades 2-5. More advanced skills and game concepts for girls grades 6-8. Participants will need field hockey stick, shinguards and mouth guard (field hockey sticks will be Field-Hockeyavailable if you don’t have one).  Fee includes a camp t-shirt.
M-F  July 17-21    10 am–12 noon
$65  ($72 NM)   Jane Hoover Field

Lady Bears Lax Camp     reg_now_orange
Lacrosse is the fastest growing sport! Campers will improve on their fundamentals of the game while playing fun lacrosse games with the EAHS players. Instruction will be lead bFemale Lacrosse 1y Lady Bears Varsity Coach Mat Ealy. T-shirt is included in fee. Grades 3-8
M-F   July 17-21   6-8 pm
$65  ($72 NM)   Jane Hoover Field

Girls Basketball Camp     reg_now_orange
Attention future Lady Bears Basketball Players! Camp is under the direction of John Myers, Varsity Girls Basketball Coach, and high school players. This camp will focus on tgirls-bballhe fundamentals of the game. Coaches will stress the basics of dribbling, shooting, passing,etc. Come ready to learn and improve. Wear sneakers and comfortable clothes. Camp t-shirt included in fee. Grades 3-8
TU-TH   July 25-27    9 am-12 noon
$65  ($72 NM)   Bear Creek Gym

Harry Potter Characters Camp      reg_now_orange
Characters! What does Harry do when he is not in class? Come explore quidditch and fantastic beasts. Be a Weasley for the day. Produce your own Quibbler edition. Can you Harry-potter-free-clipart-cliparts-and-others-art-inspiration-5free a House Elf? Plus enjoy goods from Hogsmeade and Honey Dukes. Join the excitement. Ages 6-13
M-F Aug 14-18    12:30-4 pm
$90  ($97 NM)   WDT Municipal Building

Budding Artist     reg_now_orange
Students will learn to work with pencil, acrylic and water color mediums. They will explore different tools and techniques used to work with these mediums as well. Students will work on their favorite fictional character, still life art and landscape scenes for their finished products. Each student will have a finished product of an illustration as well as an acrylic and water color painting.  Ages 6-138ce9747ff9a2c845dd6af4ec6192ab69_vector-painting-set-color-paint-set-clipart_1300-1300
M-F   Aug 14-18   6-7 pm
$65 ($72 NM)   CC Ceramic Room




Playground Picnic
All GEARS playground sites are invited to this fun-filled day of games and activities. All participants must be registered at a playground site.
Th, July 13
9 am-1 pmplayground
E-town Park

Glow Bowling

Wed, June 14-July 26
1-3 pm Clearview Lanes
$6/child/day (Fee includes 2 games & bowling shoes)

$9/child/day (Fee includes transportation, 2 games & bowling shoes)

Bus Stop Locations                           Pick-Up          Drop-Off
1. E-town BIC Church                      12:40 pm       3:20 pm
2. Elizabethtown Park                     12:50 pm        3:10 pm
3. WDT Municipal Building           12:55 pm        3:05 pm

2018 Camp Ladybug     reg_now_orange
This camp is for individuals who have mental and/or physical challenges. This camp provides a fun atmosphere where campers may participate in socialization skills and recreational activities. Activities include games, special appearances, visits to local recreation sites and fun learning!

Camp Lady Bug started the Summer of 1968 as a result of a group of parents who wanted a summer activity that would keep their children with special needs in a routine that kept their minds and bodies active. GEARS began administrating the Camp in 2002.

Mon-Fri June 18-July 27 (no 7/4)
9 am-12 noon
FREE ($20 NM)
Elizabethtown Community Park Pavilion #5

Individuals must provide their own accident insurance. For more information,
contact GEARS at 367-0355. Volunteers are needed!

Camp Ladybug 2018 Camper Application

Volunteer Flyer Application 2018