3 v 3 soccer is a fast, fun and friendly way to keep playing soccer in the summer for free. Usually a team consists of 3 – 6 players per team on a small field with no goalies. Lots of scoring, lots of fun.
Students are allowed to attend After School Bowling Club if they attend Jr. High or High School within Campbell County. Students will be provided with transportation after school, if needed, from their school to Camelanes Bowling Center. Transportation and bowling are free for participants. Bowling will take place for an hour, allowing students to bowl as many games as they can in that time frame.
Baseball program for the youth of Campbell County, ages 13-18
To provide STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) Activities in a summer camp setting.
June 8-11: Rockets
June 15-18: Robotics
July 6-9: Girls Week
July 13-16: Underwater Robots
July 20-23: Introduction to Engineering
July 27-30: Enhancing Art through Technology
The Westwood Art Club will learn, use, and make art projects with the following mediums: glass mosaics, stained glass, ceramics, painting, canvases, sculptures, garden art, drawings, plaster, and concrete.
Sage Valley: Chelsey Castleberry (307-660-1097; email@example.com) will meet with students Sept 8th-May 11th. Students can explore different forms of art. Mediums will include clay, glass, painting, drawing, wire, printmaking and many more. Open to all junior high students, not just current art students.
Twin Spruce: Ramona Roll (307-682-3144; firstname.lastname@example.org) will give students an opportunity to explore paper making, clay, drawing and painting, printmaking and more on Thursdays from 3-4:30 pm during school year (Sept 3rd-May 20th).
Art Immersion provides an opportunity for students and adults in the community to experience different art mediums. This gives community members an opportunity to develop themselves as artists who then provide a broader understanding of the arts and promote art in our community.
November: Fused Glass
February/March: Stained Glass & Outdoor Sculpture
April: Barn Quilts
May: Basket Weaving
AVA will provide 5 sessions during Summer 2020 in which Campbell County Students can experience art-making processes and techniques led by a qualified instructor while accessing tools and technology available at AVA Community Center.
Go to AVA website to sign up
The purpose of Basin Nation Art Club is to provide opportunities for students to explore a variety of different art related activities. Members will be given the chance to further develop themselves, as artists who, in turn, will help them become well-rounded members of the community. Members will build connections with one another based on their common interest in the arts and learn to work both collaboratively and individually on projects. They will be given a very unique opportunity to work with their choice of 2-D art, or 3-D art, or a combination of both. Students currently enrolled in art classes also have the option to use the art club as an open studio to further develop their projects they are working on in class.
This program strives to teach proper shooting technique to young female basketball players. Coaches try to incorporate the elements of jump shooting and cardiovascular fitness. Contact Mitch Holst for more info.
The purpose of the Black Hills Natural Resource Youth Camp is to provide the youth of Wyoming with an opportunity to learn about natural resources and careers in an outdoor setting. The camp focuses on hands on lessons designed to teach youth about soil, water, plants, animals, air and human influences on the environment. The camp promotes conservation and stewardship of our natural resources.
Sage Valley Book Club has been meeting since January 2003. Our club promotes recreational reading, a lifelong love for reading, and the opportunity to build a personal recreational library. All participants are allowed to keep the books they read in Book Club every week. Along with reading and discussion of books, students promote reading in school by participating in and planning celebratory reading events throughout the year, encouraging other students to read for the fun of it. Participants also have the opportunity to meet visiting authors in a small group setting and participate in special activities such as movies, holiday parties, and our mystery party at the end of the year. Sage Valley Book Club is open to all students in grades 7-8 and is a perfect opportunity to participate in an alternative recreational school activity.
Boys open soccer provides an opportunity to boys and families in Gillette to enjoy the fun game of soccer, improve their skills, and get exercise. Participants can work on individual skills, speed/agility, and play in games.
Buffalo Ridge offers a fun and safe environment to make crafts, play games and read books. Crafts include jewelry making, beading, birdhouses, looming, painting, fabric projects, yarn projects, decorating pots or just come and relax with a good book.
Campbell County 4-H Camp is an inclusive Camp held annually in the Black Hills at Mallo. There are educational, social and recreational opportunities of canoeing, dance, rifle, archery, cooking and more. This camp helps youth build creativity, self confidence, public speaking, leadership and teamwork.
Campbell County 4-H Young Leaders is a group of young adults, ages 13-18, who meet monthly to learn and develop leadership skills. This group learns through hands on recreational games that teach skills like communication, teamwork and problem solving. Meeting is at the George Amos Memorial Building, 412 S. Gillette Ave., Gillette, WY. Contact Kim Fry for more info (email@example.com, 307-682-7281)
The Children’s Festival is a one day free event for youth, birth to eight years old and their families. Booths have hands on activities, games and fun education.
12+ discussions at CCPLS libraries over a period of 12 months. Over the past year we have had discussions on award winners, classics, best-sellers, non-fiction titles, memoirs and more. This connects residents through a shared love of reading and community, and provides a recreational opportunity to do so.
The public library provides a variety of programming for all ages (birth – 12th grade), including author visits and summer reading activities.
The Intramural Programs are designed to give all students in the community the opportunity to play, learn, and practice the sports they love! These programs give students the opportunity to be on a team – meet new friends, travel to surrounding communities, and have lots of FUN!
Participants including 7th-8th grade:
- Jr High Boys Basketball (FREE) January – February
- Jr High Girls Basketball (FREE) November – December
- Jr High Girls Volleyball (FREE) August – October
- Jr High Tennis (FREE) March – May
- Junior High Golf Fall Season (FREE) August – October
Participants including 9th-12th grade:
- High School Dodgeball ($100 per team) March – April
- High School Dodgeball Tournament ($60 per team) July 25th
- High School Basketball ($150 per team) November – February
Participants including 5 – 14 Years Old:
- Blades & Avalanche Hockey (5-8 years old; $30 per child per session; rental gear extra fee of $55) August – March
- Junior Intramural Golf (6-14 years old; $90 per child first session, $60 per session after) Summer Program June – August
Teen Summer Trips 11 – 16 Years Old:
- Primetime Paintball ($29 per person) June 19th and August 10th
- Flight Zone ($20 per person) June 5th
- Skateboarding Day Camp ($50 per person) July 17th
Explore, create, and learn through art beyond the classroom. Experience the creative process for both students and parents alike. Participants will have the opportunity to learn techniques and methods for acrylic, oil, watercolor, as well as traditional drawing materials. Ceramic projects will include hand building, pottery wheel throwing, and alternative firings. You will learn different techniques and styles of working in these mediums with original art being produced.
This program provides for a movie license through movie licensing USA (SWANK). It allows our library to show diverse movies for children, young adults, and adults throughout a twelve month period on subjects ranging from theatrical, blockbusters, movies based on books, documentaries, animations, etc.
The Sage Valley Craft, Cooking, and Sewing is an after school club for students from 5th grade through high school. Students have fun doing many different projects such as crafts, cooking, baking, sewing, jewelry making, and seasonal party planning. Students will participate in social interactions and receive a sense of pride and accomplishment while completing crafts for personal use or to be given as gifts.
Dance Outreach works with local organizations to promote healthy life choices through the engagement of physical activity and enhances creative outlets for local citizens with little access to such endeavors. This performing arts workshop takes place in the summer and teaches student self-confidence and team work while working toward a public performance.
Dance outreach proposes to host artists for two-week residency in the following months: October, November, December, January, February, March, and April.
The primary purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for those who might not be involved in organized sports to become physically fit and active, utilizing cardio equipment and weights. Open to all students and community members at any level of fitness.
Children and families living with diabetes face many issues and it can become overwhelming. Having the support of others in similar situations can make the difference between coping and struggling. Children having the opportunity to meet other children living with diabetes can be empowering. Families will be provided opportunities to participate in recreational activities to promote active lifestyles, an essential component of diabetes prevention and management. Physical activities may include bicycling, walking, running, stretching, swimming, yoga, tai chi, and going on a nature hike. Activities may include art projects, board games, and other family centered events. A family contact and resources book will be developed.
Year round recreational program designed for youth with special needs ages 5-25. Provides appropriate programs to aid in team and individual growth and development.
Baseball, Summer, May – July @ Little League Fields
Winter, Aug – Dec @ Bowling Alley, Buffalo Ridge
Spring, Feb – April @ Bowling Alley, Buffalo Ridge, Foothills Theater
The Gillette Children’s Choir (GCC) offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a prestigious and challenging musical experience through sight-reading, diverse music literature, music history, and music pedagogy as well as movement and choreography. GCC provides an opportunity for music students in the district to expand their music experience and knowledge.
A musical outlet for community members to play their instruments in a non-auditioned environment.
The Gillette Hockey Association is designed to provide the sport of hockey to area youth. GHA promotes athletic competition emphasizing mutual respect and good sportsmanship among players. The organization has been active for over 20 years. GHA is overseen by dedicated board members, parents and coaches. GHA gets kids excited about team spirit and unity.
Adult and Junior Flat Track Roller Derby League. Skaters are taught and mentored to promote sportsmanship and teamwork.
For community members to discover R/C flight with trained instructors teaching how to fly. For those wanting to develop knowledge of principles of aircraft and flight control with all season use.
See Gillette Sage Hoppers R/C Club on Facebook.
The Gillette School’s Special Olympics program provides sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports to children age 8 through high school senior with and without intellectual disabilities. It gives students continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.
Unified Sports teams are made up of people of similar age and ability. That makes practices more fun and games more challenging and exciting for all. Having sport in common is just one more way that preconceptions and false ideas are swept away.
Special Olympics is dedicated to promoting social inclusion through shared sports training and competition experiences. Unified Sports joins people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. It was inspired by a simple principle: Training together and playing together is a quick path to friendship and understanding.
See Facebook group – Gillette School Special Olympics
An after school club for junior and senior high school students desiring to be part of a musical performance group. Each student will be assigned 1-2 bells to play as part of the Handbell Ensemble, performing at community events as well as school functions. The club is designed for both the beginner and experienced musician. A variety of musical styles and handbell techniques will be introduced. Open to public, private and home schooled students.
The purpose of Healthy Kids club is to provide fun physical activities and healthy snacks to school age children and sponsors during the winter months outside of the required school physical activity setting. Healthy kids club teaches and encourages physical activities and healthy choices by role models.
Our goal is to develop positive, honest, and moral individuals through teaching tradition and respect. Also, to become the most powerful martial artists we can be by enhancing our own personal strengths and abilities regardless of age or skill level. Please contact instructor via email.
This project provides large print recreational reading materials for multiple Campbell County Public Library audiences: visually impaired adults, CCPL Outreach patrons, large print book clubs, mini-libraries at community retirement living complexes, a traveling library at the Legacy, and members of the general community.
An enrichment after school program offered by the Y.E.S. House. Students grades K – 6 participate in a variety of recreational activities. Some of the activities include playing basketball, kickball, and tag in the gym, art projects such as painting, Play-Doh sculptures, and paper plate creations. The students learn about technology with iPads, HexBugs, and our new Kibo coding robots. The students use engineering to make structures like spacecrafts, towers, marble roller coasters, and bridges in addition to discussing the careers in those fields. The participants also play board games such as Apples to Apples, and participate in scavenger hunts, reading aloud, trust-building activities with blind-folds and other props. The students get to experience the NASA telescope crate as they construct their own telescope and learn why each part is important. During the Space month, they participate in straw rockets, alka seltzer rockets, galaxy slime, and make space crafts out of recycled materials. Students engage in our Grossology science kit where they use STEM to engage in gross activities. These activities teach them about animals, digestion, flatulence and engage them in stimulating board games.
Our purpose is to provide safe and supervised activities in the morning before school begins, and to provide a fitness time after school for those students who are attending Extra Learning Opportunities (ELO).
This club includes arts, crafts, and learning about gardening hands-on at Meadowlark Elementary School & Twin Spruce Jr. High.
A one-of-a kind, unique recreational opportunity for Gillette and the surrounding northeast Wyoming to refinish antiques and furniture, to re-purpose furniture and other pieces into some other usefulness, or to restore artifacts and other objects of various materials to their original beauty. Instruction will be given to newcomers and experienced participants mentor others. Talks and handouts on supplies and instructions for various techniques will be given. We will also be offering 2 mini workshops on Barn Quits and a 3D Relief Box, a decorative refinishing technique on a wooden box.
10-day workshop runs from January 8th-17th, 2021. (Building open 8am-9pm, except last day 8am-7pm).
Barn Quilt Class runs Jan 11th, 12th, & 13th, 2021 (5-8:30).
3D Relief Box runs Jan 14th & 15th, 2021 (5-8:30).
The mission of Powder River Playhouse is to create at least three outstanding theater experiences annually that educate, challenge, and inspire community members from ages 3 to 100. Our vision is to lead our community in recognizing the power of theater to enrich and transform lives.
Approximate audition and performance dates:
Footloose – Audition August 2020; Performance 3rd week in October 2020
Elf, The Musical – Audition October 2020; Performance two weekends in December 2020
Matilda – Audition February 2021; Performance late April 2021
Oklahoma! – Audition April 2021; Performance June 2021
The Powder River Symphony is founded on the belief that great music should be available to everyone. The orchestra’s mission is to enrich the cultural lives of adults, expand the musical horizons of children, and provide an outlet for the creative talents of musicians living in Wyoming.
This club meets after school and provides lessons and/or time to quilt. Projects are offered to teach new skills with supplies offered for a small fee. There is a long-arm quilting machine as well as six sewing machines available. Anyone who wants to knit or crochet is also welcome. There is a “Quilt All Day” once per month where a project is worked upon or people can work on their own projects. In June we have a three day Quilting Camp with several project options available.
Razor City BMX provides a recreational opportunity for all ages including children and adults. It is organized bicycle racing.
Monday Registration is 5:30pm-6:00pm
Thursday Registration is 5:30pm-6:00pm
This project offers the opportunity for any student in 6th – 12th grade to participate in a program designed to motivate them in their current fun and health paradigms and to encourage them to develop a life-long motivation and passion for running. This is a unique opportunity for youth to be initiated into the sport of distance running. This also provides opportunities for students to develop fun and healthful life-long passions. In the long run, it could also encourage students to become involved in one or more of several sports that have running as a base. A side benefit will be the opportunity for youth to gather with peers of similar interests and enthusiasms. The greatest benefit for every youth who participates will be a measurable raise in self-esteem provided by their own personal successes.
Senior Send Off is a graduation celebration for all graduating seniors in Campbell County (CCHS, TBHS, WJSHS, Westwood, and Virtual Students) and a guest of their choice. The goal of this event is to provide a drug and alcohol free celebration to prevent fatalities on graduation night.
Event takes place the night of graduation May 17, 2020
The SWAT Team started 17 years ago. Since then, thousands of local students have made the choice to pledge to be substance free. We currently have 9 elementary schools that hold monthly educational meetings for students in grades 4-6. We also hold 2-3 district events each year. These events allow students to meet SWAT members from other schools and form bonds that can last forever. Our students march in the Homecoming and Veteran’s Day Parades. Our ultimate goal is to create future leaders that make healthy choices as well as a positive impact in their community.
- Paintbrush – Riki Solan
- Hillcrest – Jessica Kukuchka
- Wagonwheel – Julie McCann & Revea Spivey
- Lakeview – Vanessa Bentsen
- Conestoga – Taylor Willard
- Rozet – Emily Driskill
- Rawhide – Jennifer Farnes
Contact the schools for information on meeting times.
The Summer Day Camp program consists of high quality recreational sessions. These sessions offer a safe environment with high quality teachers. The days are full with energetic, engaging and fun activities.
TBHS 2D Art Club allows extended opportunities for students to work with alternative mediums to create original artworks.
Touch of Gold Wrestling Camp will provide Campbell County Students with high quality, collegiate instructors and wrestlers who will model and instruct various techniques and provide drilling opportunities.
The purpose of the new program will be to broadcast as many activities as possible over the NFHS Video Network. Students and Community members are encouraged to participate in the program
Wright After Prom is an event held after Prom. All Wright High School Juniors and Seniors and their Prom dates are invited. The night includes food, games, prizes and entertainment. After Prom is held each year to keep our kids safe after Prom.
Celebration of the Town of Wright and provision of community and recreational events for everyone in Wright and the surrounding community.
Teach basic to advanced fundamentals of cheer and dance and give kids an alternative activity to stay involved in something positive. Cheerleading routines, chants, clinic and pom routines. Participants will cheer at some school and community events.