Browns River After School Enrichment

Financial Assistance may be available- please contact Katelyn Irwin, 652-8153 to learn more

Please pack a healthy snack for your child that is attending after school enrichments


Introduction to Fencing

Students will be introduced in the sport of fencing! Students will learn safety rules, skills involving the “on guard” stance, advance, retreat, and lunge, basic knowledge of parries and blocks, good sportsmanship, impulse control, critical thinking, and observation skills. Coach Geoff Butler has taught fencing since 2009.

Ages: 7-16 years old

When:Tuesdays, September 19 – November 7 from 4:00-5:00pm

Where: TBA

Cost: $120

Equipment: Equipment rental is included in the cost of the program. We will be using training gear appropriate to for the age of the group approved by “Fencing in Schools”. Equipment includes face mask, plastic epee, and chest protector that lights up and buzzes when hit. Students should wear long pants and long sleeve shirts as well as appropriate athletic shoes.

Requirements: Each student must have a US Fencing Association noncompetitive membership. This is good for one year and it cost $10. Each student will need to have a waiver signed by parent or guardian. All forms will be provided prior to the start of class.

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Map and Compass

Students will learn basic map and compass navigation by LL Bean’s Outdoor Discovery School! Even with modern technology, the best foundation for navigation know-how is still having map and compass skills. Come learn how to stay on course with our experts. Class will be held outdoors, please dress appropriately.

Grades: 5-8

When: Wednesdays, September 20 – November 8, from 2:30-3:45pm (no class October 18)

Where: Students will meet in a classroom prior to heading outside

Cost: $90, Y Kids $80

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GREATER BURLINGTON YMCA LOCATIONS

Pomerleau Family Y
266 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Y Annex
298 College Street
Burlington, VT 05401
802 862 9622 (YMCA)

Camp Abnaki
1252 Abnaki Road
North Hero, VT
802 372 9622 (YMCA)

Additional Program Sites
in Vermont

Addison, Franklin, Grand Isle, Washington and Chittenden Counties