Posts Tagged ‘ Sloper ’

All aboard the Sloper Express!

July 20, 2013
By Tammi Naudus
Brett Rioual driving the train around Camp Sloper.

By Gayla Cawley Correspondent The kid-friendly Sloper Express mini-train has pulled into the Rossini Program station at YMCA Camp Sloper. The train’s name is a play on words using the camp’s name and the popular holiday movie, “The Polar Express.” Camp Director Mark Pooler said he got the idea when he was taking his family…

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Camp Sloper skate park open for the summer

May 9, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor The YMCA Skate Park is open for the summer and there is the opportunity for free skateboarding lessons. The skate park has been in existence since 1998 and has grown in popularity through the years. “There is no other place in town to skate legally,” said Camp Sloper Director Mark Pooler.…

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Youth’s Google doodle takes honors

May 8, 2013
By Margaret Waage
Derynoski School second grader Hope Scalise with her state-winning Google Doodle. Hope’s doodle is up against 49 other doodles from across the country. Voting ends just before midnight tonight.

By Ed Harris Editor A visit to Camp Sloper helped inspire Derynoski second-grader Hope Scalise to create a doodle for Google that could earn her a scholarship and a technology grant for her school. After a little urging from her mother, Hope created a doodle for Google’s “Doodle for Google” contest. Her doodle won for…

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