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May 25, 2011

'Sound of Music' Is the Theme of Senior Camping at Camp Hollis, June 6 and 7

OSWEGO - Camp Hollis will be alive with the sounds of music and laughter Monday and Tuesday, June 6 and 7, at the annual Senior Camping program for people 50 years young and older.

This year's theme is "The Sound of Music." Visitors should plan to enjoy nature programs, hikes, arts and crafts, sports, bingo, dancing, a bonfire, guest speakers, sing-a-longs, and great food. Accordionist Paul Riley of Williamstown will perform Tuesday afternoon.

This summer marks the 21st year that the Oswego County children's camp on Lake Ontario has hosted a senior camping program. Senior camping begins at 9 a.m. Monday, June 6 and closes at 4 p.m. Tuesday, June 7. Seniors may sign up for the day or enjoy an overnight camping experience.

Guests have three options this year:

  • Monday, June 6, 9 a.m. to Tuesday, June 7, 4 p.m. Accommodations are cabins with electricity, running water, and bathroom facilities, $20 registration fee;
  • Choose Monday or Tuesday, or attend both days with a $10 daily fee; or
  • Monday only, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., $12.50 registration fee.

Registration is encouraged by Wednesday, June 1. For more information or a registration form, call the Oswego City-County Youth Bureau at 349-3451 or 1-800-596-3200, ext. 3451.

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