Have you ever wanted your kid to blast into space?

Blast off on a journey of discovery in Kids in Space, advises Courtenay Recreation.

Learn about the solar system, astronomy, rockets and the Space Station. Hands on experiments, crafts, stories, and astronaut missions will complete this program for three- to five-year-olds.

Blast off on a journey of discovery in Kids in Space, advises Courtenay Recreation.

Learn about the solar system, astronomy, rockets and the Space Station. Hands on experiments, crafts, stories, and astronaut missions will complete this program for three- to five-year-olds.

Kids in Space runs  Aug. 22 to 26 from 1 to 3 p.m..

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Get ready for soccer season with one of our soccer camps. Choose from full day or half day, from tykes to teens. Improve your skills through fun, creative and challenging games. Soccer camps run from Aug. 22 to 26.

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Come have some Amazing Adventures! Climb, run, hike or get wet, you never know what will be happening. Be prepared to be amazed and have fun.

Amazing Adventures is for 11- to 18-year-olds and takes place Aug. 24 and 26.

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The outdoor pool is going to the dogs! Join us on our last day, for fun in the sun with your favorite pooch. Pooch-A-Poolooza takes place Sept. 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is by donation to the SPCA.

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It is almost Kidsfest time again! Come join us for some fabulous entertainment including The Hip Hop Robot, Speed Control, and Mud Bay Jugglers. There will also be Sports Activities, Adventure Areas, Inter-Active Displays and Food Concessions.

Kidsfest takes place Sept. 10 from 10 to 3 p.m. Advance tickets are $3 or $5 at the door.

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Call Courtenay Recreation at 250-338-5371 or 250-338-1000 for details on all these programs, or check out the Summer Recreation Reporter or the City of Courtenay website www.courtenay.ca (click on the Recreation Reporter Link).  Register early to avoid disappointment.

— Courtenay Recreation

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