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Wylie district camps and programs fill summer days

by | Jun 24, 2015 | Education

From Staff Reports

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Wylie ISD compiled a list of summer enrichment and recreational camps being held this summer for children.

Alpha Best at Smith and Watkins Elementary

Alpha Best is offering a summer day camp for students in grades K-6 at Smith Elementary and Watkins Elementary. The camp runs June 8 to August 7. Contact Laura Appolito at 972-668-0640 for more information.

Birmingham Summer Library Hours 



Birmingham Elementary will hold summer hours where participants can check out books, play games, enjoy story time, book talks and more. Hours are Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., June 17 and 24 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., July 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., and August 5 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Contact Shelley Salcido for more information at [email protected] or 972-429-3236.

Golf Camp

Woodbridge Golf Club is offering a summer golf camp Saturdays from 9 to 10 a.m. for children 6 to 14 years old. Cost is $110 a month. For additional information contact Eric Easter at [email protected] or 214-442-0459.

McMillan Summer Library Hours

McMillan Junior High will hold summer hours where participants can check out books, use computers, play games, enjoy book talks and more. Hours are Wednesdays 1 to 3 p.m. June 17 and 24 from 1 to 3 p.m., July 8, 15, 22 and 29 from 1 to 3 p.m., and August 5 1 to 3 p.m. Contact Shelley Salcido for more information at [email protected] or 972-429-3236.

Pirate Cheer Clinic

The Wylie High School Cheerleaders are hosting the 1st Annual Pirate Cheer Clinic on Saturday, August 29th for grades K-6 from 10:00am-1:00pm with a pep rally at 1:30pm. The cost is $30 which includes a slice of pizza and drink for lunch! Register by August 4th for a free t-shirt! Registration information can be found at www.piratecheerboosterclub.com

Raider Nation Camp of Champs

Wylie East is offering camps over the summer Volleyball, boys and girls tennis, boys and girls soccer, boys and girls basketball, softball, football, baseball, boys and girls track, boys and girls golf and wrestling. All camps are $75 except for golf, which is $85. Online registration is available on the athletics page at wylieisd.net. Online registration cuts off Tuesday of the week before the camp begins. For information on start up days contact camp director Brad Phelps at 972-429-3150 ext. 6375 or email [email protected].

Reader Theatre Enrichment

A Reader Theatre Enrichment camp is being offered for incoming 1st to 4th graders July 27 to 30. The camp will be held at Smith Elementary Library 2221 FM 1378. There will be two sessions offered Mondays to Thursdays, session 1, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and the second session will be 1 to 4 p.m. A special performance for parents will be presented the last hour of each session on Thursday. Cost is $100 per session if paid before July 1, $125 after July 1. Snack will be provided at each session. Please contact Carrie Lindsey at [email protected] for questions.

TCU Summer Reading 



Summer Reading classes will be taught in Garland and Dallas for those entering kindergarten to 11th graders. For more information on times and locations call 1-800-903-0162.

Virtual Summer Reading

VSR is a voluntary summer reading program where Wylie ISD 5th and 6th graders read e-books from the Wylie ISD collection and submit reviews of the books they read. Any Wylie student who has completed 5th or 6th grade can join. Visit the VSR Blog and click “Join the Fun!!” to participate. There are 56 prizes available for participants including books and gift cards valuing up to $50 and a Grand Prize. Reviews will be accepted from May 12 through August 7. Prizes will be delivered to the student’s school once school starts.

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