Cameron Park Life

Things are getting spectacular

By From page C2 | June 04, 2013

Summer has arrived! Let your kids and grandkids have some fun with the Cameron Park Community Services District.

Don’t miss the 14th annual Summer Spectacular on Saturday, June, 29, at Cameron Park Lake. Gates open at 2 p.m. Free event parking is available in the Airpark (enter off of Oxford Road). The event has something for everyone — great music, food, drinks, crafts, exhibitors, a kids zone and an amazing fireworks display over the lake. Music features Relic 45 and the Kenny Frye Band. Pre-sale wristbands are $3 and are currently available at the El Dorado Food Bank, Cameron Park Walgreens, Bel Air, Shingle Springs/Cameron Park Chamber of Commerce and the Cameron Park CSD office. Cost at the gate day of the event is $5 (cash only). A percentage of the pre-sales goes back to the Food Bank of El Dorado County.

Parents and grandparents, let your campers attend the week-long summer camp programs for junior explorers, ages 6-11. Each week has a different theme with special activities, time at Cameron Park Lake, gymnastics at Tumble time and a special weekly field trips to Folsom Lake Bowl, Sky High, River Cats Games and more!

Sports camps on the calendar include the Challenger Soccer camp at Christa McAuliffe Park, June 17-21; two basketball camps, June 24-27 and July 8-11; and a UK soccer camp, July 29 through Aug. 2. Tennis anyone? Tennis lessons are available for ages 4 and older at the tennis courts at Cameron Park Lake.

Adults don’t be left out! Join and get into action with the adult softball leagues. Or try out the cooking classes — Chocolate Truffles or Water Bath Canning. If fitness is your thing, the CPCSD has tai chi, zumba gold toning, meditation, yoga, water aerobics, Hula dance and ballroom dance.   Or, try the new MMA fitness classes on Wednesday and Friday, 8:30 to 9 a.m.

Seniors will enjoy have the monthly Coffee, Tea and Free event on the second Tuesday of the month from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Visit old friends make new ones. This event is sponsored by Visiting Angels. The June 11 topic will be Local Wildlife in El Dorado County presented by Sierra Wildlife Rescue. On June 13 join us for Senior Movie day from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Senior Game Day, sponsored by the Newcomers Club, is on the fourth Tuesday of the month from 10a.m. to noon. Tai chi for better balance is offered on Tuesday from 1 to 2:30 p.m.

The Community Center pool brings lots of opportunities for the community. Swim lessons began on June 3. Water aerobic classes are available most weekdays either in the morning or evening. Learn the basic responsibilities of a lifeguard as well as communication and decision-making skills in the Guard Start Jr. Lifeguard program.

Kids like horses? The CSD hosts an introduction to horses and ponies, including an English style riding program that begins in June as well as a Kiddie day camp (three days) and an Equestrian Day camp offered throughout the summer.  Don’t forget Art camps; these are offered in June and July.  Dance camps — Pretty Princess and Pop Star — will begin in early July. Mad Science Camps return this summer in June and July.  Want more? Sign up for cooking with kids. Want to be a babysitter? Attend a babysitting certification class in June and get what you need to help during the summer.

The Foothill Cruisers will host its 15th annual car show on Saturday, June 8, at Christa McAuliffe Park. For more information e-mail [email protected]

Check out all the exciting programs the CPCSD has to offer. A complete listing of all of our recreation programs is available online at or call (530) 677-2231.

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