Cameron Park Life

Cook, dance and take the plunge in Cameron Park

By From page C2 | August 07, 2012

Tired of sitting around and watching the days pass by? Need something for the kids or grandkids before school starts?  Or do you just want to try something new?  If you answered yes to any of these questions then the Cameron Park Community Services District has something for you. Beginning this August there are a number of fun classes, camps and activities available.

Kids summer day camp
Join us during the final week of camp as we travel to the Folsom Zoo and have fun, swimming, doing arts and crafts, and a barbecue while you get ready for the new school year. Space fills up quickly so hurry in today to sign up.

Recreational preschool begins in August. Sign up for the Kinder Kids program — the three day a week a week program. These three-hour per day programs are a great way to help prepare your child for school and give you a break in the action.

Cooking classes
Crazy for Cookies: Give your children or grandchildren the opportunity to learn how to make delicious and creative cookies. During this class students will create dozens of amazing cookies to eat and share with their friends and families. Class held on Aug. 1.

Ultimate Chocolate Truffles: Make elegant, dome-shaped truffles with a variety of delicious fillings to satisfy that sweet tooth. You will make and take a dozen truffles in a beautiful gift box and be given recipes, notes, tips and truffle molds. Class is held on Aug. 25.

Thai Cooking — Lettuce Wraps and Spring Rolls: Want to learn something new and exciting? Then this is the class for you. You will learn how to prepare and cook some specialty Thai recipes. These are recipes that you will not find in any restaurants or event Thailand. Participants will make lettuce wraps with a special sauce and fresh spring rolls with a sweet peanut sauce. Be sure to come hungry because this class will satisfy that hunger as you get to enjoy your delicious creations. Class is held on Aug. 25.

Safety classes
The Cameron Park Community Services District is proud to offer a variety of informational safety classes. Classes include: CPR and First Aid, Hunter Safety and Healthcare Provider. These classes will teach you the ins and outs about how to respond to emergencies and how to remain safe during threatening situations. Visit our website at for dates and times.

Fitness classes
We offer a number of classes to tone up, get in shape, and reduce stress. Classes in August include: Tai Chi, Zumba Gold Toning, Yoga, and Meditation and Stress Management. Each class will help you reach your goals of a healthy and stress free lifestyle. Many classes begin the week of Aug. 1.

Dance classes
Come dance the night away and learn new movements, cultures, and just have fun with these exciting classes. Learn the art of the Hula through basic hand, foot, and hip movements during Polynesian beginning on Aug. 2. Learn an alternative form of dance to contemporary soft rock and “love song” music during the Nightclub Two-Step dance class. This would be a great class for couples who love to dance and want to learn more moves. Classes begin on Aug. 8.

For more information contact Cameron Park Community Services District at (530) 677-2231 or via email at [email protected].

Special events
EDDOG will host its annual Pooch Plunge at Cameron Park Lake on Saturday, Aug. 18. There will be a run in the morning — 8 a.m. for runners, 9 a.m. for a walk with your furry friends and at 10 a.m. the pooch plunge event starts. For more information contact EDDOG at [email protected].

Are you a backyard griller? The Cameron Park CSD will host a barbecue event —Grill’n & Chill’n (formerly known as Ribstock) on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Cameron Park Lake from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person; children 6 and younger get in free. The event features barbecue competitions, live music and the fun zone. Get ready for a day for fun and everything barbecue! Call out those local braggers and put your skills to the test. Registration forms for food, craft, and exhibitors as well as the barbecue competitors are available at

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