(717) 367-0355

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Girls Middle School Volleyball League  reg_now_orange
Get ready for the 2021 season! This Middle School Volleyball Program will compete in
a Girls Volleyball League on Monday nights (Sept 14-Oct 26). Fee includes practice,
uniform, mid-season tournament and playoffs. Teams for girls in grades 5-6 & 7-8.
Mon, Tue & Thu Aug 16-Oct 25
6-8 pm
Bear Creek Gym

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Trail Riding reg_now_orange
One hour guided trail riding. Ride horses through the 275 acres of woods and farmland on the ranch. Horses are well mannered and trained to work with riders that have little or no experience. For your own safety and safety of the horses, we do not trot or gallop through the trails. All children must be 8 or older and there is a strict weight limit of 250 pounds. 
Aug 18 (V)    2 pm

Sept 1 (I)   5 pm
Sept 22 (II)  5 pm
Oct 13 (III)   5 pm
Nov 3 (IV)   4:45 pm

$45 ($55 NM)
Ironstone Ranch

1 Hollinger Lane, E-townimages


Ballet 1  reg_now_orange
An introduction to ballet. Dancers will learn the French positions and beginner
steps of the style, along with ballet barre warmups and combinations in center. No
ballet experience is required! This class is perfect for any child looking to get into or
learn more about the structure and basics of ballet! *Ballet shoes and attire are
suggested, but not required. Ages 7-9
Thu Sept 9-Nov 11 (no 9/30)
6:15-7 pm
CC Gym
$50 ($60 NM)


Jazz 1  reg_now_orange
Introduction to traditional jazz. Dancers will be introduced to the beginner
components of the style, including in warmups and combinations. Dancers also
will learn and explore other forms of the jazz dance style, such as musical theatre
and contemporary. No prior experience is required! This class is great for any dancers
looking for an upbeat style to learn more about! *Jazz/ballet shoes and dance attire
are suggested, but not required. Ages 7-9
Thu Sept 9-Nov 11 (no 9/30)
7:15-8 pm
CC Gym
$50 ($60 NM)
Tap 1 reg_now_orange
Introduction to traditional tap. Dancers will learn the basic sounds and building
blocks of classical tap, and practice combining these into other tap dance
moves. This class is a great way for dancers with lots of energy and a passion for dance
to combine both and explore the exciting style of tap! *Tap shoes and dance attire
are suggested, but not required. Ages 7-9
Thu Sept 9-Nov 11 (no 9/30)
8:15-9 pm
CC Gym
$50 ($60 NM)



Strictly Skills Basketball  reg_now_orange
Boys and girls are invited to enjoy 6 weeks of basketball excitement! Each clinic incorporates a variety of basketball specific skill stations, fun games, and game
play in a 3v3 and 5v5 environment. Ball handling, shooting fundamentals, dribble
moves, moving without the ball, and offensive footwork will all be stressed.
Sessions will be held immediately afterschool at Bear Creek. www.StrictlySkills.
com. Grades 4-6
Tue Sept 7-Oct 12
3:45-4:45 pm
Bear Creek Gym
$89 ($99 NM)


Getting to Space  reg_now_orange
Discussion of what’s in the fall sky. Followed by observing the skies if weather/skies
permit. Ages 6-20. Parent/Guardian must be present for under age 16. Ages 6+
Fri Sept 10
7-8 pm
Chickies Creek Day Use Area


What’s in the Sky Tonight?  reg_now_orange
Discussion of different ways to get to space. Followed by observing the skies if weather/
skies permit. Ages 6-20. Parent/Guardian must be present for under age 16. Ages 6+
Fri Oct 15
7-8 pm
Chickies Creek Day Use Area


Intro to Kayaking  reg_now_orange
Program will cover basic paddling instruction and safety. Two-hour guided paddle on the beautiful Susquehanna River with either a single or tandem sit-on-top kayak that is designed for all shapes and sizes with a large ergonomic cockpit. Ages 12+
Registration Deadline is Sept 3.
Sat, Sept 11
12-2 pm
Chiques Rock Outfitters LLC  (1028 River Road, Columbia)
$50 single kayak
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Beginner Tennis  reg_now_orange
Children of any skill level will learn the fundamentals of tennis using the larger
RED balls and smaller courts. Through the use of fun games and drills players
will learn proper technique of forehands, backhands, serve and volleys. Taught by
Brenda McBride, PTR Certified Instructor. Ages 7-14
Tue Oct 5-26
6-6:50 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$65 ($75 NM)

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Intermediate Tennis  reg_now_orange
Class is for players that have completed two or more sessions of beginning
tennis lessons. Instruction will focus on continuing to develop tennis skills,
footwork, and prepare for match play. Taught by Brenda McBride, PTR Certified
Instructor. Ages 8-14
Thu Oct 5-26
7-8 pm
HS Tennis Courts
$65 ($75 NM)



Fused Glass Class  reg_now_orange
Students will create their design by selecting glass in the color of their choice, cutting glass and finally arranging their design on a glass canvas. The design will be fired at the instructor’s studio in a kiln and returned to the student the following week.  Kathleen Forney is a fused glass artist in Elizabethtown and has been creating designs in glass for years. It is a rewarding experience for her to watch her students create “their masterpiece”.  Ages 6 +
Sat, Oct 23 (I)
Sat, Dec 4 (II)
1-4 pm
GEARS Community Center
$30 ($38 NR)

Oct 23 choices: Autumn Suncatcher, Spider Web, Crescent Moon with Bat, Halloween Suncatcher

Dec 4 choices: Winter Suncatcher, Christmas Tree, Wreath, Snowman, Christmas Suncatcher

5th-6th Grade Travel Basketball Leagues  reg_now_orange
Boys and girls teams will play in a local travel basketball league. Flyers will be
distributed through the EASD schools.
Tryout Dates:
GIRLS Oct 11 from 6-7 pm &
Oct 16 from 8-9 am
BOYS Oct 11 from 7:15-8:15 pm &
Oct 16 from 9:15-10:15 am
Bear Creek Gym


BEARS 1st & 2nd Grade Basketball  reg_now_orange
Coed skills development program will work with your child on the fundamentals of basketball – dribbling, shooting and passing. Participants will play fun skill development games. Fee includes a t-shirt.
Sat Dec 4-Jan 29 (no 12/25 & 1/1)
10-11 am (A) 11 am-12 noon (B)
East High Elem Gym
$50 ($60 NM) 

BEARS Youth Basketball Program  reg_now_orange

Organized practices and games for children in grades 3-9. Forms will be distributed
in late October. Interested in coaching or officiating, please call the GEARS Office at
367-0355. Volunteer coaches are needed!
Draft Dates:
Nov 1, 6-7 pm BOYS Grades 3-4
Nov 1, 7:15-8:15 pm BOYS Grade 5-6
Nov 3, 6-7 pm GIRLS Grades 3-4
Nov 3, 7:15-8:15 pm GIRLS Grades 5-6
Bear Creek Gym
$65 (grades 3-4) ($75 NM)
$75 (grades 5-9) ($85 NM)

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