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www. karatenewtown.com
11 Penns Trail, Suite 500, Newtown, PA 18940
215-820-1082
The martial arts can help many. The little boy who can’t sit still, or perhaps the one that won’t stop talking; but what
about the shy little girl who clings to moms’ leg? In a strong sport such as karate, it is often mistaken for a boys only
sport. And that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Imagine your daughter refusing to go out onto the soccer field on her own or onto the dance floor without crying for
you. At last you decide to try karate, which to be honest, you never would have thought.

Once again, she won’t leave your leg. This is when you give up and go home. That is until the Instructor spends an
entire class away from all of the other students and focuses only on your daughter. They
never rejoin the class but the Instructor swears that she did a superb job.

The next class the exact same thing happens.

You’re starting to give up but, again, the Instructor promises that she is improving
with each class; however, you’re not so sure.

Until finally, your daughter goes out onto the mat by herself. You can’t believe
what you’re seeing. No cries, no fussing, until finally she looks – and smiles.

At Action Karate – we’re asked why it is we [Instructors] do we what we do.


Well, this is just one example.

Our goal is to help your child (and you!) grow in the best way we know
how – in the world of the martial arts.

11 Penns Trail, Suite 500, Newtown, PA 18940


www. karatenewtown.com 215-820-1082
Happy New Year Mamas!
Who made resolutions this year? Whether you want to get healthy,
have more time for yourself, or have more fun with your family, this
issue of Mama's Lil Guide won't disappoint.
We have filled the pages with articles, advice, events and tons of fun
thing for you to do with your family and your other half.
It may be winter but with all the great things going on, you won't be
bored. We even found some fun things for you to do for Valentines Day.
Winter is a great time to visit your local nature centers, bundle up and
enjoy the cold weather activities like Maple Sugaring Festivals or winter
hikes.
What about getting the kids more active this year? This issue gave us
the chance to visit Action Karate Newtown and not only did we get to
photograph a class, we got to enjoy seeing the kids have a great time
while learning self improvement and empowerment. I am pictured here
with The Moment Photographer Terree Yeagle, on location at the New-
town Studio. We are so happy to have them featured in this issue and hope you check them out for classes
or birthday parties.
We hope you have a prosperous New Year and enjoy this first issue of 2019.
Remember to take time for yourself, know that its ok if you don't have a good day or get everything done,
and know that we all are just doing the best we can each day and thats enough!
All things are possible, just make your goals and do your best!!!
Here is to a GREAT 2019 for All!!!

5 Tips for Busy Mamas


1 Make YOU a priority... Always make time for yourself everyday.
Take 15 minutes and read, take a walk, meditate, or just do whatever
it is that makes you feel good or makes your happy!

2 Start a Gratitude Journal.


Take time everyday to list what you are grateful for.
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A Day of Raising Your Emotional/Vibrational
Bar with Diane Wing | Sat. Jan. 19 11-1 | Register: diane@dianewing.com
Developing Energetic Awareness to Change Anxiety into Tranquility | 11 am, $32.50
Energetic Imprints, Controlling Your Energetic Footprint | 12 pm, $32.50
Both for a discounted price of $52 | Register: diane@dianewing.com
Sound Bath with Sharon Kachel | Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7 pm, $20
Register: attunedtospirit@gmail.com
Free Day of Holistic Classes | Sat. Jan 26, 9am-5:30 pm
Starting with Tai Chi Health | 9 am. | Classes include: Chair Yoga, Nutrition,
Intentional Thinking, Meditation, Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help, Essential Oils and More.
The Room at Meadowbrook is a nurturing environment on a Register: lyn@lynhicks.com
small farm promoting the healing and expressive arts for both Essential Oils for People & Pets | Wed. Jan. 30, 6:30 pm, $20 | Register: srw@epix.net
people and animals. Offering comfortable intimate class sizes Love Yourself Spa Day | Saturday, Feb. 9, 9-5 pm | Get a treatment, play for a 1/2
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here we strive to educate others about ways to live more holistically. Manifest True Love with Nina Sidell, MA. | Saturday, Feb. 16, 1-4 pm, $60

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To provide joyful experiences that heal through creative exploration Jin Shin Jyutsu Self Help | Wed., Feb. 20, 7 pm, $15 | Register: srw@epix.net
of self awareness, playful artistic movement and being. Sacred Sisterhood Circle | Thurs., Feb. 21, 7 pm, $15 | Register: lyn@lynhicks.com
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aligns spirit, body, mind and emotions, individually and collectively. Register: srw@epix.net
Sensual Dance in Our Temple Body | Mon. Jan 21, 28 Feb. 4, 11, $15 per class, 4 for
To collaborate with healers, teachers and students of all $50 | Register: lyn@lynhicks.com
healing philosophies. Playing with Sensuality | Wed. Feb. 7, 7 pm, $15 | Register: lyn@lynhicks.com
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Be A Magical Mom!
I am allowed to be a woman, all the things that I am,
I am allowed to be who is in here, oh yes I can!
Children have a playful way that really inspired me to be a I can be crazy and fun, I can be pretty and sweet,
magical mom. How? I truly took time to develop myself and I can be mad as hell, I can be messy and neat!
play with the art of being a woman. You must develop your spirit I can be loving and kind, I can care, share and give,
of you while being a mom. You inspire your child to be their I can be angry and yelling, I can be zany, that's how I live.
magical person. They watch your every move. Do things for
yourself that enliven your bright spirit. All kinds of things that I can be my own beautiful, I chose what I want,
support, the real you, the growing you, the authentic you. I I can enjoy my juiciness, Love my curves and my rump!
supported my own uniqueness. I didn’t try to be like others, I just I can be emotional, extreme, feeling and deep,
spent time learning to be myself through creative, playful ways. I can be creative, an artist switching the parts that I keep.
You take care of yourself through engaging in things that
I can say what I think, ramble if I please.
delighted YOUR spirit. Heallng classes and events, playful
I can giggle with laughter, as I dance with the breeze.
studies and creative funl We are all different on what that is but
go find your magic spirit! I made time to fill up myself with I can use my mind brilliantly, think, reason, be wise.
things to grow all of me. That makes you the magical mom! Then my sixth sense so gifted, my intuition never lies.
you can feel good so all the craziness it takes to be a mom is A muse, a pretty girl, a kind hearted soul,
just an outcrop of your own adaptive magic. I have a magical
I can be what ever I am, authenticity the goal.
daughter as a result!
I can be me divinely, oh yes, I can
The Room at Meadowbrook was created to remind us of ways I claim my beauty, I am a woman That is what I am!
we are magical. Sound Baths that heal just laying there. Sacred
Feminine arts that remind us of our wonder as woman. Move-
ment classes to feel good in our body. Education to support your By: Lyn Hicks
www.lynhicks.com • 215-813-4073
soul to blossom. Find your ways to be that magical you!
Author of The Lotus Project, The Art Of Being a Woman
Events
Naturalist Walk
Wednesdays, Jan thru Feb 27th | 1:30-3pm
Cook with your child, enjoying family-
friendly recipes and learning more about
Mommy and Son Dance
1/25
Peace Valley Nature Center, 170 N. Chapman Rd., Doylestown preparing healthy, delicious meals. All The Little Gym Doylestown
Travel the trails at PVNC, dress for the equipment, recipes and ingredients are Enjoy an enchanted
weather. Call if weather or conditions are provided. Geared for children over 10. evening with your little
questionable. FREE (215) 345-7860 267-625-6900 guy with live music,
dancing, a photo
All-Ages Family Storytime The Science of Baking Drop Off Camp booth, and more!
1/19 | 10:30-11am 1/21 | 10am-2pm Mothers, Aunts, Grand-
Bucks County Library Center, Doylestown Sweet Occasions, Lahaska mas or any other adult
Develop your child's love of reading with We’ll be baking using science. From may be an escort. Live
books, rhymes, songs, dance and more. measuring ingredients, to chemical music performance by Lolly
reactions while mixing or kneading, we & YoYo. $25 members - $30 not-yet
Perkasie Library Llama Llama Pajama Party will bake and create delicious desserts. members (Moms are included with child's
1/19 | 11am-11:30pm Kids must be 7& Up & wear proper attire price!) Must RSVP! Text 215-391-1874,
Wear your pj's to this special storytime & and closed toed shoes. We will serve Call 215-343-9748
craft program featuring the Llama Llama pizza and juice during the camp. tlgdoylestownpa@thelittlegym.com
books. Best for ages 3-6, all ages welcome. 2675445912
Family Magic Show
Lila Liberty's Hero Quest Sensory Storytime - 1/26 | 2pm
1/19, 1/20, 1/26, 1/27, 2/2, 2/3 | 1-3pm Perkasie Library Branch Smoke and Mirrors Magic Theater,
National Liberty Museum, 321 Chestnut St., Philadelphia 1/21 | 11:30am-12:30pm 2840 Pine Rd., Phila.
Help Lila Liberty collect her "Super Hero 30-minute interactive All ages welcome!
Gadgets" throughout the Museum. Kids storytime ideal for children on the autism Shows feature the comedy and magic of
learn how qualities like empathy, integrity, spectrum, with sensory processing issues, Danny Archer, Mike Miller & Mystique.
responsibility, and courage define what it or who feel overwhelmed by noises or 267-626-1366
means to be a Hero. Program is free with crowds. After storytime, join us for 30
admission: Adults $7, Kids $2. minutes of monitored social play including World of Weather A Wintertime Adventure
www.libertymuseum.org (215) 925-2800 toys aimed at improving fine & gross motor 1/26 | 10am-4pm
skills. Registration is required. Limited to Churchville Nature Center, Churchville
Monster Jam Pre-school-aged children. Register at Featuring cool activities and crafts about
1/25, 7pm | 1/26, calendar.buckslib.org 215-257-9718 weather. Some rooms will be transformed
1pm + 7pm | 1/27, into different climate regions. Visit a rain
1pm MLK, Jr. Day Trash Cleanup forest, a desert and the tundra. Visit with
Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette 1/21 | 10am-Noon live animals that live in these regions.
Street, Newark, NJ Heritage Conservancy, 85 Old Dublin Pike, Make your own weather station.
This unexpected, unscripted, and unforget- Doylestown 215-357-4005
table family-friendly motor sport is coming Help us clean up trash at two
to Prudential Center! 973-757-6625 nature preserves for the MLK Elephant and Piggy Party
Day of Service. The more 1/29 | 10:30-11:30am
Free Sundays At The Allentown Art Museum trash we collect, the less will Levittown Branch Library,
1/20 get washed into our water- New Falls Rd., Levittown
Allentown Art Museum, 31 North Fifth Street, Allentown ways! **FREE pizza lunch We will read books,
Hands-on artmaking activities for children included 215-345-7020 play games, and dance!
of all ages. Docent-led tour of the special All ages welcome!
exhibition Past Present: Conversations MLK Daycamp Dropoff
across Time. 610.432.4333 1/21 Family Movie Smallfoot
The Little Gym Of Doylestown 1/30 | 2-3:45pm
Parent/child Cooking Class - No school? No problem! Warminster Library Warminster
Food of Italy Ages 3-12 years, bathroom independent. A Yeti is convinced that the elusive
1/20 | 1pm $20 for members, $25 for non-members. creatures known as "humans" really do
Conquering Cuisine, RSVP in advance! Call 215-343-9748, Text exist. Popcorn provided.
378 North Main Street, Doylestown 215-391-1874
Email tlgdoylestownpa@thelittlegym.com

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Preteen Nights - YMCA of Bucks County
2/1 | 7pm 2/7 | 1pm
Events
Children’s Nature Series: Nature Valentines Help George Washington celebrate his
287th birthday. Children are encouraged
601 S. Oxford Valley Road, Fairless Hills (215.949.3400) Norristown Farm Park, 610-270-0215 to bring homemade birthday cards to
2500 Lower State Road, Doylestown (215-348-8131) Turn paper hearts into animals and make present to General Washington. At 1 1:00
For kids in the 4th, 5th and 6th grade. special valentines for your friends and PM, visitors will sing Happy Birthday to
Come have pizza, play dodgeball or family. Learn about love in the animal George and enjoy cake that he will cut
basketball and take a swim in our pool. kingdom between parents and their young. with his sword. Adults $1, Children $1
Wrap up the evening with a dance party Pre-registration is required. Ages: 3 & up (215) 493-4076
in the gym. with an adult; fee: $5 per child.
Children’s Nature Series:
Preschool Block Party Valentine Workshop for Kids Backyard Birds
2/1 | 10:30-11:30am 2/9 | 10am-2pm 2/20 | 1pm
New Hope Solebury Library Pennypacker Mills, 5 Haldeman Road, Schwenksville Norristown Farm Park, Norristown
Preschoolers and their Attend this fun workshop where we’ll Study the features and
caregivers are invited create four Victorian themed Valentine identify the birds that come
to come by and build, crafts: a 3-D card, heart shaped sun to our backyards. Attract more
make new friends, and have fun! catcher, a wood frame with poem; and a species to your bird feeders & learn about
No registration required. flower in hand gift! Refreshments provided. the special adaptations of birds that remain
Pre-registration & payment required. here all winter. Hear a story, and make a
Out of Hibernation Walk Deadline: Friday, February 1st. Ages: 5+, winter bird craft. Preregistration is required.
2/2 | 2-3pm accompanied by an adult; fee: Ages: 3 & up with an adult; fee: $5 per
Peace Valley Nature Center, Doylestown $5 per child, 610-287- child. 610-270-0215
Cabin Fever? Join us as we venture into the 9349
cold to seek signs of the emerging critters. Maple Sugaring Day & Pancake Breakfast
Spring arrives officially March 20th, so Cupids Chase 5K 2/24 | 11am-4pm
why are these animals active so early? Walk/Run/ Stroll Churchville Nature Cente, Churchville
No Fee (215) 345-7860, 2/9 | 7-10am Learn the process of tapping maple trees,
peacevalleynaturecenter@buckscounty.org Tyler State Park, 101 collecting the sap, and making maple
Swamp Rd, Newtown syrup. This year's event features a limited
Reading Goes To The Dogs Community Options, Inc. space Pancake Breakfast. 215-357-4005
2/2 | 2-3:30pm invites runners, walkers, and rollers (baby *** PRE-REGISTRATION IS A MUST! ***
Quakertown Library, 401 W. Mill St. strollers and wheelchairs) to help raise Register by 2/10/2019. Must register for
No one listens better than funds to make a difference in the lives of each event individually. Pancake Breakfast -
dogs! Kids in grades 1 to people with disabilities. $10pp. Maple Sugar Tapping - $5pp.
6 are invited to come read http://imatter.comop.org
to certified therapy dogs in National Tell a Fairy Tale Day
the library. Our furry friends Baby and Me Hike 2/26 | 10am-2pm
can't wait to meet you! No 2/13 | 10-11am Peace Valley Nature Center, Doylestown
registration required. Schiff Nature Center, 339 Pleasant Valley Road, Mendham, Calling all prince, princesses, orges and
215-536-3306 NJ wizards and everyone in-between! Hear a
Strap your little one in a baby carrier/ rousing fairy tale & search for the hidden
Growing Herbs Through The Seasons backpack, put on your walking shoes, and key, do not tell anyone where it is!
2/6 | 7-8:30pm join us for a morning hike with other Whisper the location into the ear of the
Newtown Township Bldg., 100 Municipal Dr., Newtown parents and caregivers. Weather cancella- fairy tale teller to claim your prize. No Fee.
This class will share some of the many tion notifications occur within 24 hours of
ways to use herbs in food, beverages, and the program start time. Member fee is $5. Mamaste
to build your herbal medicine cabinet. You Non- member fee is $7. Advance registra- 2/28 | 9-10am
will discover new herbs to grow, new tion required. 973-543-6004 The Drama Club, 2307 Bristol Pike, Bensalem
ways to preserve the herbs you love, and Yoga for moms, The Drama Club for kids!
exciting things to make with them. $5. George Washington's Birthday Party The Drama Club teams with Fluid Lines
info@BucksFoodshed.org. 2/17 | 10am-2pm Yoga to offer an hour of yoga for moms
215-621-8967 Washington Crossing Visitor Center & Museum Shop, 1112 while kids are with The Drama Club. $20
River Rd, Washington Crossing for mom and child, $5 for additional child;
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your snacks or adding more of them to your meals.
Mama’s Every week or two, focus on the change you will make.
Healthy Corner Before you know it, you will have lots of new healthy
habits and you will feel great! These are great changes
Health tips, answers to questions & more! for the whole family as well!!

Happy 2019! 4. Share with people! This helps you stay accountable
It’s that time of year where we see to the decision you made. You will motivate others and
New Year, New You everywhere we they may join you too!
look. A new year is a time to start fresh
and commit to the changes we want to 5. Have a positive Mindset! The journey to change
make in our lives. Maybe it’s to spend may be bumpy, but it is how you react to the bumps that
more time with family, make a career change, move to a make all the difference. If you go off course or get
new home, travel more, make nutrition and lifestyle sidetracked, instead of throwing in the towel, pick
changes… Unfortunately, new resolutions are abandoned yourself up and get going again! Life is waiting for
quickly. Though, when you write down your goals, dreams, you!! YOU CAN DO IT!!
changes (whatever you wish to call them), you have a much
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lifestyle changes in 2019!
Here are some tips to help you along your journey to help you
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Recipe
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• Pour remaining coconut/chocolate mix on top to
change. What does it look like, how are you going to
cover each cup
accomplish it, and most importantly, how does it feel when
• Freeze for 10 more minutes!
you achieve it!! If your focus is on nutrition, think how
much more energy you will have by fueling your body with • EAT!
healthy foods, what you will do because you have more
energy, how you will sleep better and how you will think
more clearly!! You can even make a Dream Board. Get old
magazines or print pictures from the internet of what you
want to achieve with words of encouragement and feelings.
Paste them onto a poster board and place the board where
you can see it every day. This will definitely keep you
motivated!

3. Now you need to TAKE ACTION! This can be scary but it


takes many little steps to move to your end result. For a
nutrition change, start by just drinking more water every day
for a couple of weeks and crowding out the sugary drinks.
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(855) 254-2569
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• Cut or Bitten Tongue, Lips or Cheeks:
When? Can occur any time ( even after dental care!)
What to do? Apply ice to bruised area , apply firm but gentle
pressure with gauze or clean wash cloth to bleeding area. ( if
Firs t De n tal bleeding continues >15 minutes, take child to emergency room)
www.childrenfirstdental.com • Toothache:
When? Can occur at any time, most children generally complain in
215-355-3141 the evening before bedtime
What to do? Clean the tooth, can rinse with warm salt water. If face
Richboro, PA or area is swollen, apply cool compress, call the office at 215-355-
3141 as soon as possible
Mention Mama’s Lil Guide • Broken Tooth:
when you visit to receive a special When? Can occur during any traumatic event ( playing, running,
Minion Tooth electric spin brush falls, sports ect)
What to do? Rinse area with warm water. Apply cool compress to
face. Locate any broken pieces (if possible) Call the office at 215-

KEEP CALM 355-3141 immediately


• Knocked Out Teeth:
and Baby Tooth: When? Can occur any time especially if teeth are

CALL THE DENTIST! beginning to come out on their own


What to do? Determine if it is a baby tooth. Clean the area with
warm water. Have child bite on gauze if bleeding occurs.
Permanent Tooth: Remain calm, Replace the tooth fast ( put back into
Emergency Care for Kids Teeth the socket) keep the area moist, see the dentist IMMEDIATELY.

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Romantic Ways to Spend Valentines Day
2
Movie Date. When Pack up a nice Breakfast or
was the last time you Lunch, a little hot chocolate, make a
went to the Movies? playlist of some of your favorite
Check out a local theater songs, and take a Road Trip
like The County Theater through some of Bucks or
in Doylestown, Montgomery County Covered
www.countytheater.org Bridges. Pick a nice spot along
then have lunch your way to have a picnic in your
somewhere you’ve never eaten in a great lil town. car while enjoying time and
music! (Need to take the kids? Do this during nap time... they sleep
Do you remember your first in the car while you have some quiet mommy and daddy time)
date? Re create it! I just did Check out www.visitbuckscounty.com/things-to-do/planning-
this on our date day ideas/covered-bridges/

3
anniversary... It was
great to go back, as it
Check out the Uncorked Artist for a fun
brought back so many great
night of painting. Their special
memories.
Valentine’s event is fully catered by
Altomontes, they supply the food,
wine & craft. You’ll spend a
No Babysitter? No Problem. Enjoy a romantic night together, leave
great dinner at home. Altomontes with great memories and a
www.altomontes.com has great beautiful project you created
heart shaped ravioli and other together.
www.theuncorkedartist.com/events/valentines2019
great meal choices for Valen-
tines Day. Decorate your table
with Heart Shaped plates,
table cloth and heak, why not
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water or cranberry ginger ale in champagne glasses. Have a
pre-bed time dinner with the kiddo’s and save dessert Buy a glass, a flight of three wines,
www.theluckycupcakecompany.com, some romantic music a bottle or buy a case of wine
and a red box movie rental with your honey!
Music Friday and Saturdays evenings.
Visit a local winery, brewery or both. Chocolate tastings available in February
Many have pairings with food, and recently
we found a local winery that had Other events check out our website
outside tents with firepits, local
musicians and smores... So many in
our area... Here are just a few you
can try:
Bishop Estate Vineyard - 2730 Hilltown
Pike, Perkasie, PA - BishopEstatePa.com
Rose Valley Winery - Newtown, PA -
www.rosebankwinery.com
Neshaminy Creek Brewery - 909
Ray Ave., Croydon, PA -
neshaminycreekbrewing.com
Yards Brewing - 500 Spring Garden St., Phila., PA -
www.yardsbrewing.com BishopEstatePa.com
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We’re the
Stenciled Wood Sign Party

Party Experts! 29pp


$
Adults
3pm only
10 Guest Minimum

Birthdays | Bachelorettes Must mention ad. Expires 3-15-2019

Showers | Girl’s Night Out 16x20 Canvas Paint Party

Family Fun
For Kids & Adults!
$
28pp3pm only
10 Guest Minimum
Must mention ad. Expires 3-15-2019

Canvas Mini Paint Party

Kids
$
20pp
1414 Old York Road • Warminster, PA 11am only
10 Guest Minimum

www.TheUncorkedArtist.com Must mention ad. Expires 3-15-2019

Romantic
Valentine’s Event Dinner & DIY!
00 Warminster Studio
$11 9 Space is limited!
2/15/19
uple
per co
6:30-10 PM

Included:
Reserve your seats TODAY!
Altomontes Catered Buffet & Dessert
Red & White Wine
Beer Coffee / Tea Water Soda Sorry, no discounts
2 Fun Sign Projects

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Valentines Day Breakfast Valentines Day Dinner
• Cut strawberries to display as hearts • Grab your Heart Shaped Ravioli's for a great family
• Stawberry Milk dinner at Altomontes
• Heart shaped plates / napkins / red utensils • Or maybe a Heart Shaped
• Heart shaped Pancakes Pizza and one of your
Favorite Pizza shops... or
make your own!
• Sparkling cider and some
plastic flute glasses finish the
table off for the kiddos!
• Using heart shaped cookie cutters
turns anything you can think of into a
fun way of adding some love to any meal!

Va l e n t i n e ’ s
P u z z l e s

CAN DY FLOW ERS PI N K


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Germantown Academy offers children
ages 3 to 14 a diverse, engaging day
camp experience, competitive sports
camps with varsity GA coaches, and
specialized camps in the arts, sciences,
and technology at the school’s beautiful
126-acre campus in Fort Washington.
Highlights include access to the
Wissahickon Creek and state-of-the-art
athletic facilities.

Our Junior Day Camp provides a wide


variety of activities, with campers
entering 1st through 4th grade rolling
through an exciting mix of art, games,
science, athletics, swimming, nature,
technology, song and dance, and our
awesome ropes course and zip line!
Daily instructional and recreational
swimming in our indoor pool and
options for lunch round out this
benchmark program.

New for 2019, Senior Day Camp


gives rising 5th and 6th graders the
opportunity to travel off campus twice
a week to places like state parks and
family fun centers while still enjoying
special activities on campus.

For campers aged 3–5, we have a full


slate of age-appropriate programs led
by experienced early childhood
professionals. Itty Bitty Camp offers a
flexible transitional program for
3-year-olds, and Adventurers Camp
provides both traditional day and specially themed programs for 4- and 5-year-olds.

Competitive Sports Camps are also offered


throughout the summer, with specific weeks for
baseball, basketball, field hockey, football,
lacrosse, soccer, tennis, and track. Each sports
camp is run by GA Varsity coaches and players.
New for 2019: Elite Soccer Camp!

Have your child join us this summer and let them


explore 126 acres of fun and friendship at
Germantown Academy!

Try it all at GA
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