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Posts Tagged With: summer camp

Roxy’s Best Of… Morris County, NJ Summer Camps (as well as a few in Somerset County, NJ)

By: Roxy on 03/7/10 @ 8:40 pm

Now that the weather has warmed up and the snow has melted, the Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are ready to get serious about summer camp 2010. As usual, I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend. Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details [...]

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Roxy’s Best of Summer Camp 2010

By: Roxy on 03/7/10 @ 10:55 am

Now that the weather has warmed up and the snow has melted, the Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are ready to get serious about summer camp 2010.  As usual, I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend. Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their [...]

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Summer Camp 2010 at Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 02/15/10 @ 11:30 am

There’s another 4 to 7 inches of snow headed for the Roxiticus Valley tonight and tomorrow, so I’ve decided to warm things up by reviewing London and Maddie’s summer camp options. While I will write about ballet, tennis, singing and acting camps in the coming weeks, today’s focus is gymnastics summer camp for kids 5 and up.
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Tale As Old As Time: London’s First Pas de Deux at Annie’s Playhouse Summer Stars in Far Hills, NJ

By: Roxy on 08/9/09 @ 10:03 am

As we neared the end of Annie’s Playhouse Summer Stars camp, London told us she had a secret about the big show. She told me that I needed to be ready with my camera for the Beauty and the Beast number and that she needed a long, flowing skirt, but not much more. After the [...]

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Fitting a Little Tennis Into Our Summer… Pavan’s Summer Camp at Fox Chase Tennis in Chester, NJ

By: Roxy on 08/4/09 @ 1:48 pm

I just received an email from Pavan Patel over at Pavan’s Tennis Academy at Fox Chase Tennis with some great news for our family… Due to an overwhelming demand, Fox Chase Tennis Club will have an extended week of summer camp.  This is great news for London on Maddie, since they’re just finishing up at [...]

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Not a Fan of Back to School, How About Back to Gymnastics?

By: Roxy on 08/2/09 @ 2:42 pm

With about five weeks to go in the summer of 2009, our family is in no rush to go “back to school.”  We don’t even know who London and Maddie will have as teachers or as classmates for the third and second grade yet.  However, when I get a rainy Sunday like today, I can’t [...]

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Ah, the Sweet Routines of Summer… London and Maddie Start Summer Stars Camp at Annie’s Playhouse

By: Roxy on 07/7/09 @ 9:49 am

I’m working from home today, since I need to be here to take London and Maddie for their annual doctor visit with Dr. Eric Yorke of Somerset Pediatric in Bedminster, so I had my first opportunity to drive the girls to camp… it’s a top down day, and we had our CD of last year’s [...]

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Bay Head Summer Recreation is Back, Starting July 6th

By: Roxy on 07/6/09 @ 9:18 pm

Callie just stopped by my Bay Head Blog post from last year about the terrific summer camp for Bay Head residents, and reminded me that camp is back and better than ever this summer (see her comment below). Last night, Rex and the girls and I came back up north to the Roxiticus Valley after [...]

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Summer Camp Plans Coming Together in Morris County and Somerset County NJ…Just In Time for the Last Day of School

By: Roxy on 06/14/09 @ 5:50 pm

I can’t believe we’re coming up on the last day of school, but Rex and I have attended two year-end celebrations:  Maddie’s Incredible Kid Day in the first grade, and London’s Beatnik Poetry Cafe in the second grade.  Luckily, Roxy and the other Roxiticus Desperate Housewives have made our kids’ plans for summer camp 2009.  In case you’re still [...]

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Gimme a C, Gimme an H, Gimme an E-E-R! Rockaway Gymnastics Pairs Up with Jerzy’s Best All Starz Cheerleading Team

By: Roxy on 03/15/09 @ 9:37 pm

Climb up the palm tree,
Slide down the cactus,
We play your team
just for practice!
I don’t know where my daughters got their cheerleading gene, but London and Maddie are always running, jumping, tumbling and leaping around the house while chanting cheers designed to taunt and distract the opposing team.  And now Rockaway Gymnastics in Rockaway NJ (the same great group of people who [...]

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Getting Serious About Summer Camp 2009: Randolph Gymnastics

By: Roxy on 02/15/09 @ 8:44 am

Back in early January, I had started to think about summer camp options for my two girls, London and Maddie. Now that the weather has warmed up enough to melt the snow and ice before the next round of winter storms, it feels like it’s time to get serious about our summer camp options. While [...]

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Train for the Olympics with London and Maddie: Open Registration at Randolph Gymnastics for February-April Session Starts Monday, January 19th

By: Roxy on 01/18/09 @ 3:58 pm

Last week, Maddie came home from her gymnastics lesson at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey, beaming with pride. “Maddie’s got news!” her sister, London, called out.  “I’ll tell you all about it at dinner,” Maddie said secretively.  Turns out that after training for a couple of years in Novice I, Maddie is [...]

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A Recommendation from Roxy’s Mailbag: Soulshine Farm Summer Day Camp in Randolph, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/11/09 @ 10:12 pm

Dear Roxy,
I love your web site, and just wanted to share that my friend raves about Soulshine Farm Summer Camp in Randolph, NJ, and this summer we’re going to give it a try. Yoga, farm activities, organic food! They only have 2 1/2 days a week as of now.  Soulshine Farm also offers yoga classes [...]

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Starting to Think About Summer Camp 2009 — Roxy’s Best Of… Summer Camps in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/4/09 @ 5:34 pm

The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are starting to think about summer camp 2009, and I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend. Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their 2009 camp programs, but I’ll provide a summary of last year’s program now [...]

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Starting to Think About Summer Camp 2009 — Roxy’s Best Of… Summer Camps in Morris and Somerset County, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 01/4/09 @ 12:36 am

The Roxiticus Desperate Housewives are starting to think about summer camp 2009, and I’ll do my best to cover the camps my kids have tried, and the ones my friends recommend.  Some of my favorites haven’t posted all the details on their 2009 camp programs, but I’ll provide a summary of last year’s program now [...]

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Tell ‘Em Roxy Sent You and Save $50 on Sunday Kids Birthday Parties at Randolph Gymnastics in Randolph, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 11/11/08 @ 5:01 pm

With cooler weather upon us in the month of November, I’ve got a fire roaring in my home office fireplace and my kids are bouncing off the walls.  Sometimes I worry that London and Maddie are “overprogrammed” with Garden State Ballet, Randolph Gymnastics, and Pavan’s Tennis Academy on top of school and homework.  In the [...]

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London and Maddie Are Ready To Be Summer Stars At Annie’s Playhouse in Far Hills, New Jersey

By: Roxy on 07/10/08 @ 9:00 pm

Last year, London and Maddie had a great time at Annie’s Playhouse Summer Stars summer camp in Far Hills, New Jersey (actually, while Annie’s Playhouse “headquarters” is located in Far Hills, the camp sessions are held at the Presbyterian Church in Bernardsville, New Jersey). Last year, my girls were among the youngest Summer Stars, performing [...]

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