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Cloverbud Summer Sensation Day Camp will be held July 9-11 from 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Spend time in various activities, crafts and field trips. There will also be plenty of time for fun and games. Designed for ages 5 to 8 plus years old. Contact the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261 for more details.

Buckingham Instructional Co-Ed Basketball Camp will be held at Maysville Baptist Church Gym July 8-11 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The camp is designed for ages seven-14. Deadline to register is June 28. Head instructor is Dwyane Braxton, former player at James Madison University and instructor Rick Caldwell who is a former player at Hampden-Sydney College. For quick and easy registration visit the website at www. buckinghamrec.net.

Buckingham County Youth League Girls’ Softball District and State Tournament have games scheduled on June 28 in Powhatan for the Darlings and Ponytails District. For more information, contact (434) 969-4242 at the Buckingham County Parks and Recreation office.

4-H summer programs provide all youth a place to discover, learn and grow. These programs strongly promote the mission of Virginia 4-H, which encourages all young people to reach their full potential by working and learning in partnership with caring adults. Experienced leaders provide a well-supervised and supportive environment. They believe there is no better investment than your child attending camp. No matter which 4-H camp your child goes to, camp is a great place to meet new friends, to try something new, and to build cherished memories that last a lifetime. If you have any questions call the Buckingham Extension Office at (434) 969-4261. Financial aid is available for families in need.

Come out to the Buckingham Library this summer to share in the fun. Story time will continue through the summer. Preschool age children can enjoy at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays. Then on Tuesday afternoons from 2-4 p.m., participate in a summer game, craft or hands-on-science project. Don’t forget the summer reading challenge is on now through Aug. 31. Discover new books and earn prizes. Family movies continue on Fridays at noon while you enjoy your own snack or lunch.

Holliday Lake State Park is having a Virginia State Parks History and Culture Day on Saturday. Contact (434) 248-6308 or go online www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/holliday-lake for more information about this event.

Join Camryn Station on June 22 as the community comes together to focus on the health and fitness of our community’s youth. This will be a day where families can bring their children to play in the bounce house, play corn hole, basketball, jump rope, flip tires, hit the tires and more fun. All proceeds will go toward its building fund. Hot dog combos will be for sale. Currently looking for small business vendors, so if you own a small business, contact Camryn Station to see if your business has an available spot (one spot per business) with no vendor fees. Seeking donors as well to help make this event spectacular. If you’re interested in giving a donation, text Kat at (909) 631-0214. This event is weather permitting from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

SHERRI WISE can be reached at wise.buckingham@gmail.com.

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