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NASR-Belvidere Park District Facility Address: 6581 Revlon Dr, Belvidere, IL 61008 Phone: 815-547-5711 CLOSED: 5/29 & 7/4 FACILITY HOURS: May 22nd—August 10th Mon—Fri: 7am—6pm Sat & Sun: CLOSED RECEPTION DESK HOURS: May 22nd—Aug 10th Mon—Fri: 7am—9:30am 3:30—6pm *Registration is no longer accepted at the NASR-Belvidere Facility. All registrations must be processed at the Rivers Edge Recreation Center.* BUILDING/PROGRAM HOURS OF OPERATION: DAILY OPERATION: Main entrance will be open during regular business hours (9am—6pm, daily). Entrances to hallways are locked at all times. Please utilize doorbells if you need assistance. If building doors are locked during normal business hours, please utilize program cell phone’s to contact staff (see pg. 2 for cell phone information). NIGHTS & WEEKENDS: Main entrance will open 15 minutes prior to the start of program time and close 15 minutes after the conclusion of a program. Entrances to hallways will be locked at all times. Please utilize doorbells if you need assistance. PARKING Please utilize the north parking lot when dropping off/picking up your participants to help alleviate parking lot congestion. The south parking lot is utilized by NASR-Belvidere employees. Baltic Mill (Stage Area) 920 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 Aberdeen Park—Baseball Diamond 1417 Orth Rd, Belvidere, IL 61008 Belvidere Park District Administration Building 1006 W Lincoln Ave REGISTRATION IS NO LONGER Belvidere, IL 61008 TAKEN AT THE ADMIN BLDG. Riverside Ice Arena/Splash Pad 365 W Locust St, Belvidere, IL (at Doty Park) Rivers Edge Recreation Center 1151 W Locust St. REGISTRATION HOURS: Belvidere, IL Mon—Fri: 7:00am—7pm 815-547-9557 Saturday: 10:00am—4pm Sunday: Closed William Grady Pool 916 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 General Information ·················································· 1-2 Activity Calendar ····························································3 Staff Info & Hug an Athlete 5k Thank You ··············4 NASR Info/Program & Theatre programs·················5 Camping & Vacation Trip and Adult Day Trips ······6 $5 Buck Club, Painting, & Photo Programs ············7 Social Programs ······························································8 Special Olympics ····························································9 Cheerleading & New Horizons Transition·············· 10 Camp Horizon and Club Horizon ···························· 11 Horizon’s Teen University·········································· 12 Inside Back Cover: Registration Form Outside Back Cover: S.O. 50th Anniversary Info Door-to-door transportation provided for Belvidere Township residents ONLY. Program requires participants to bring their own money or spending money for snacks, souvenirs, etc. No online registration allowed. You must register in-person for this program. The Belvidere Park District and NASR invite individuals, of all ages, with disabilities to participate in programs throughout the Belvidere Park District “Go Guide.” NASR & Belvidere Park District will work, within reasonable accommodation, to assist any resident who wishes to participant in Park District programs and services. If you are registering for a Belvidere Park District program, please indicate your needs at time of registration. Once registered, you will be contacted by a NASR-Belvidere staff member to conduct a Participant Intake Assessment to determine placement needs or accommodations. Support will be given through observations, in-service or staff training, and by providing community leisure resources. It is the mission of NASR-Belvidere Park District to educate our citizens to become more responsible, productive, healthy, and contributing members of society by preparing them through recreation with a dynamic and caring environment, which excites them and invites them all to participate.

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If you are late picking up your participant, you will be issued a written warning for your first offense. All offenses thereafter will result in a late fee of $10.00 for every fifteen (15) minutes you are late. For example: Program ends at 4:00pm; 4:01 – 4:15 is a $10.00 charge, 4:16 – 4:30 is a $20.00 charge, etc All participants MUST complete the registration form provided in this guide when registering for any Park District program. Please register for as many programs as you would like to participate in for the entire season on this one form. Register early! This will help to alleviate program cancellations. You have 3 options for registration: 1. Online at www.belviderepark.org (please call if you need log-in information). 2. Mail-in to 1006 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008. Attn: Registration 3. Walk-in at the Rivers Edge Recreation Center Registration Fees: Payment is due at the time of registration. Phone registrations WILL NOT be taken. *If you are unable to make full payment at time of registration, payment plans can be arranged. Please contact Katie Humphrey at 815-547-5711 x14 for further information. Please become familiar with our program cancellation policy below! NASR-Belvidere Park District provides transportation to all programs which are not held at a Belvidere Park District facility (unless otherwise specified). Some programs offer door to door transportation for Belvidere Township Park District residents ONLY. These programs have a bus logo indicating the door to door transportation. The following policies & procedures have been implemented to ensure the safety of staff and participants during transportation: * All passengers must be seated and buckled at all times. * All wheelchairs must have breaks in working order. * Participants riding in Amigo-type wheelchairs must be able to transfer into appropriate seating and be buckled into a seat. * It is the responsibility of the driver to determine whether or not it is safe to transport a participant. If the driver feels conditions are not appropriate for transport, they may refuse transportation. * If utilizing door to door transportation: - Staff will not assist participants to their doors. Someone must meet participant at the bus for assistance. - The driver will not wait more than 5 minutes for a participant after arrival for pick up. Someone must be home when participant is dropped off, unless NASR-Belvidere has received prior approval from parent/guardian. NASR-Belvidere Park District reserves the right to refuse transportation. — NASR-Belvidere Park District makes every attempt to run programs as scheduled. However, circumstances beyond our control may occur, which prohibits the running of a program and it may be cancelled by Belvidere Park District staff. Cancellation by Registrants—a 20% cancellation charge and/or program expenses will be assessed for all refund requests made after the registration deadline set forth & 48 hours before said program. No refunds will be given without 48 hours notice or once the first meeting date has been held unless a doctor’s note is presented, which will then allow for a prorated refund. Overnight Trips—all overnight trips require a non-refundable deposit. If a participant cancels after the registration deadline you will still be responsible for the remaining balance on the overnight trip. Low Enrollment—registration deadlines must be adhered to in order to ensure programs are staffed properly and supplies, tickets, etc are purchased in a timely manner. If the required minimum participants are not enrolled by the date listed, the program will be cancelled. All fees paid will be returned in the form of a household account, unless the program fee exceeds $25. At which time, program fees will be refunded by original payment. Cash payments will be refunded by check. Participant’s may request that fees exceeding $25 be applied as a household credit. Participant No-Show—if a participant does not show up for a program, he/she will be charged the full amount of the program. No refunds will be issued. Weather Cancellation—occasionally, inclement weather may make it difficult and unsafe for staff and participants to travel to program locations. New Horizons Participants: See weather policy in New Horizons Handbook. 1. NASR-Belvidere staff will evaluate all weather circumstances two hours prior to the program or transportation route start time and determine if the program should be cancelled. 2. If program is cancelled, program staff will attempt to reach program participants by telephone. You will only be called if the program is cancelled. 3. Every attempt will be made to re-schedule the program if it is cancelled due to inclement weather. 4. Refunds will be issued if a program is cancelled, and not rescheduled, due to weather, minus any costs that have already been incurred. Such as; theatre tickets, food, etc.

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Individuals who wish to attend any overnight trip must meet the following guidelines and expectations (with minimal assistance) in order to participate. These guidelines are set forth to ensure a successful experience for everyone involved. Safety for participants and staff is our utmost priority for the duration of a trip. All situations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis with the participant’s best interest at the forefront of discussions. 1. Participant to Staff Ratio—participant must be able to function in a 1:4 ratio situation at all times of programming. 2. Independent Living Skills—participant must be able to perform independent living skills with minimal assistance, which is at the discretion of the NASR-Belvidere Special Recreation Manager. 3. Money Management—participant must have the ability to maintain their own money. This only becomes a requirement if and when a participant has the opportunity to purchase items/souvenirs. Participants will be responsible for money and any items purchased at all times. 4. Self-Care—participant must show the basic self-care principles independently or with minimal assistance, which is at the discretion of the NASR-Belvidere Special Recreation Manager. 5. Following Group Direction and Instruction For more information and explanation of the Overnight Guidelines & Expectations, please contact Katie Humphrey at 815-547-5711 x 14. NASR-Belvidere Park District promotes and encourages the concept of fun for everyone. However, certain rules have been established to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all people involved. The following guidelines have been established to make sure NASR-Belvidere’s programs are safe and enjoyable for everyone. NASR-Belvidere’s participants are expected to demonstrate appropriate behavior during all programs. The district’s basic behavior guidelines and expectations insist that participants shall: * Show respect to each other and staff * Abstain from using foul or abusive language * Refrain from inflicting bodily harm to any individual * Demonstrate respect to equipment and facilities * Have control of bowel and bladder (diapers are acceptable; as a means of controlling accidents) * Follow directions given by NASR-Belvidere staff A caring, positive approach will be utilized regarding the use of any disciplinary methods. Additional or individual behavior management plans may be developed on the advice of parents, guardians, NASR-Belvidere Park District staff, or other professionals. NASR-Belvidere Park District reserves the right to dismiss a participant if the above noted guidelines and expectations are not adhered to, and/or, parent/guardian response to a problem situation is not attempted. Each situation will be evaluated individually and on its own merit. Additional rules may be developed for particular programs and athletic leagues as deemed necessary by NASR-Belvidere Park District staff. Please utilize the following numbers if you need to contact staff during program hours. If you call and no one answers, please leave a message and staff will return your call as soon as they have the ability to do so. Cell phones are not monitored during non-program hours. Please do not text or call these phones when programs are not in session. If you need an immediate response and it is during non-program hours, please contact one of the full-time staff listed on page 4. Camp/Club Horizon: 815-298-6481 New Horizons: 815-209-6239 S.O. & Specialty Programs: 815-218-1567 Many programs were cancelled in 2017! Please register for all of the programs you would like to attend before the registration deadline. For the consistency, quality, and benefit of everyone involved minimum/maximum participation numbers have been established. We must adhere to these numbers and registration deadlines during 2018. Register for everything you would like to attend at once and pay as you go! All programs must be paid for by the registration deadline. Or...call and set up a payment plan. -We hope to have a wonderful 2018!

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1 6 78 13 BROADWAY—ONCE 20 27 14 21 28 MEMORIAL DAY 15 22 29 CAMP STARTS 2 9 NEW HORIZONS PARENT MEETING 16 23 CAMP PARENT MTG 30 DINER’S CLUBGARRETT’S 3 10 17 OUTDOOR GAMES 24 31 4 11 18 CASUAL NIGHT OUT 25 5 S.O. SPRING GAMES 12 19 26 3 45 PAINTING FOR TWO 10 11 12 S.O. SOFTBALL BEGINS 17 18 S.O. SOFTBALL 24 PIRATES IN THE PARADE 25 DAY TRIP—STARVED ROCK STATE PARK S.O. SOFTBALL 19 26 67 13 OUTDOOR CRAFT CREATIONS 20 DINER’S CLUB—SAM’S 27 14 21 WALKING SELFIES 28 WALKING SELFIES S.O. BOWLING BEGINS 1 MOVIE NIGHT—ON PORCH! 8 15 2 THEATRE CO. BEGINS 9 THEATRE CO. 16 THEATRE CO. 22 23 THEATRE CO. 29 30 THEATRE CO. 1 2 3 45 6 S.O. SOFTBALL HAPPY 4TH OF JULY! WALKING SELFIES S.O. BOWLING 7 THEATRE CO. ENDS 8 9 10 11 12 13 S.O. SOFTBALL OUTDOOR GAMES WALKING SELFIES S.O. BOWLING 14 NASR BOWLING TOURNY 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 S.O. SOFTBALL WALKING SELFIES MOVIE NIGHT— REC @ THE PARK S.O. BOWLING ON THE PORCH! <———————SPECIAL —————OLYMPICS— ———————-50th——— ———-ANNIVERSARY———-- —CELEBRATION!———> 22 23 24 25 26 27 S.O. SOFTBALL S.O. VOLLEYBALL DINERS CLUB—IHOP WALKING SELFIES BEGINS S.O. BOWLING 28 REC @ THE PARK 29 30 31 S.O. SOFTBALL ENDS S.O. VOLLEYBALL 1 S.O. FLAG FOOTBALL 2 S.O. BOWLING 5 6 7 89 CAMPING TRIP CAMPING TRIP CAMPING TRIP CAMPING TRIP S.O. FLAG FOOTBALL BOONE COUNTY FAIR S.O. BOWLING 12 13 14 15 16 S.O. FLAG FOOTBALL DAY TRIP— S.O. BOWLING ENDS LAKE GENEVA, WI 19 S.O. BOWLING TOURNY in DeKALB 20 S.O. FLAG FOOTBALL 21 S.O. VOLLEYBALL 22 23 CANVAS & COLA— ON THE PORCH! 26 27 28 29 30 S.O. FLAG FOOTBALL S.O. VOLLEYBALL DINERS CLUB— CHEERLEADING RED LOBSTER 3 FANCY NIGHT OUT 10 CAMPING TRIP CAMP ENDS 17 24 31 4 S.O. SOFTBALL TOURNY REC @ THE PARK 11 REC @ THE PARK 18 REC @ THE PARK 25 REC @ THE PARK

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Katie Humphrey, CPRP 815-547-5711 x14 khumphrey@belviderepark.org — Special Recreation Manager Inclusion Coordinator Vacation & Camping Trip Katie has been with NASR-Belvidere since May 2007 and came to the agency after 7 years at SRSNLC-Round Lake. She has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Physical Education; Business Emphasis from Rockford College. Katie has a CPRP (Certified Park & Recreation Professional) certification, is working towards her CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) certification, is a Certified ADA Coordinator, a Certified Food Manager, and Medic First Aid Instructor Certified. Breanne Lindsay 815-547-5711 x23 blindsay@belviderepark.org Special Recreation Supervisor Camp/Club Horizon and New Horizons Bre has been employed with NASR-Belvidere since May, 2010. She began as a camp counselor and is now a full time staff who is responsible for overseeing all functions of Camp Horizon, Club Horizon, and New Horizons. Breanne has a Bachelors of Science Degree in Communicative Disorders from Northern Illinois University. She is also a Certified Food Manager and oversees all aspects of food handling for NASR-Belvidere & its facility. Jacob Caltagerone, CTRS 815-547-5711 x25 jacobc@belviderepark.org Special Recreation Supervisor Special Olympics Athletic Director (SOAD), Specialty Programs, & Leisure Education Jacob is the newest full-time staff at NASR-Belvidere! He began working with us in 2012 as a summer camp counselor and again in 2013. In the summer of 2014, Jacob became an intern for NASR-Belvidere. After Jacob’s internship, he stayed on as a part-time staff and worked for New Horizons until he got a full-time job at the City of Henderson—Therapeutic Recreation Department. Most recently, Jacob was employed by Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association (NSSRA) as a Recreation Specialist. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Recreation, Park, and Tourism Administration from Western Illinois University. Jacob is also a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Curt Degner DDS, P.C., Edwards Apple Orchard, Gallano Trucking Services, McDonalds’s of Belvidere, Ollmann Ernest Martin Architects, Photography by Jess, Pleasant Street Tavern, The Spa Shop Beef a Roo, Biofreeze, Blue Ridge Graphics, Cherry Bowl, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Gonzalo Gomez—YouTube Race Video, Jamie Figueroa—Photography, Mr. Goodwater, Nalgene, Nathen Humphrey—Photography, Ragnar, Shave Secret, Tina Garshva—ThirtyOne, Twin Towers, Ultimate Carwash

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Northlands Association for Special Recreation (NASR) is a cooperative partnership between the Belvidere, Freeport, and Rockford Park Districts (referred to as member district). NASR programs are open to any individual with disability-related special needs such as physical, mental, and developmental disabilities and persons with mental illness, behavior disorders, visual or hearing impairments. Member district residents are invited to participate in specialty/therapeutic (TR) programs offered through any member district at the resident rate. For participation in inclusion services at a member district other than your own, you must pay the non-resident rate for that specific program. Belvidere Park District Special Recreation Department www.belviderepark.org 815-547-5711 x14 Freeport Park District Special Recreation Department www.freeportparkdistrict.org 815-235-6114 Rockford Park District Therapeutic Recreation Department www.rockfordparkdistrict.org 815-987-8800 Bowl a turkey at NASR’s 8th Annual Bowling Tournament! Bowlers will compete in 2 league style games and be placed on lanes based on bowling average and age. Everyone is welcome to register, but if you are not a regular S.O. Bowler, please indicate average when registering. Please let us know if you will be utilizing a ramp to bowl. Pizza lunch, awards, door prizes, shoes, and tons of fun are included in the fee. Fee: $18.00 Time: 10:00am—1:00pm Ages: 6 & Older Min/Max: 5/25 Location: Cherry Bowl, Cherry Valley Transportation: Depart NASR-Belvidere at 9:30am Return NASR-Belvidere at 1:15pm Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209010-01 Sat 7/14 7/7 Hailed as “glorious and inspiring,” “gorgeous and complete Become an actor/actress & join NASR-Belvidere Theatre magic,” Once is based on the Oscar-winning movie and is Co. for its second production of the year! This season, the an eight-time Tony Award-winning musical. Watch as a group will be exposed to Shakespeare in the Park & put on vacuum cleaner repairman referred to only as Guy, falls a performance of The Comedy of Errors. Family members for Girl, who needs a vacuum fixed. She says she can only pay him with a song. That song is all it takes for Guy and Girl to fall in love, but with that love also comes baggage. Come and experience Paramount Theatre’s and friends are invited to watch the final performance on June 30th. All abilities are welcome and encouraged to participate in the performance or behind the scenes! Once. Participants will stop for lunch at Portillo’s in Sycamore prior to the show. Program fee includes show admission, meal, staff, and transportation. Fee: Time: Ages: $45.00 1:00—2:30pm 8 & older *Rated PG-13 for some four-letter words & mild sexual innuendo. Min/Max: Location: 6/10 NASR—Belvidere Facility Fee: Time: $60.00 10:00am—5:15pm Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone Ages: 13 & Older CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: Min/Max: Location: 6/8 Paramount Theatre, Aurora, IL 209415-01 Sat 6/2—7/7 5/26 Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209204-01 Sun 5/13 4/27

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— Pittsburgh, here we come! NASR-Belvidere is heading to Pittsburg, PA to explore the city that brings you the Heinz Ketchup Museum, Pittsburgh Pirates (baseball), Steelers (football), & Penguins (hockey), Carnegie Museum of Art, the famous Cheese Steak sandwich, Mister Rogers Neighborhood, National Aviary, and so much more!! Payment plans are available. Please contact Katie if you would like to set up a payment arrangement. Fee: Time: Ages: Min/Max: Location: Transportation: Staff Contact: $575.00* ($100 non-refundable deposit due at registration) Depart on 9/24 at 6am Return on 9/28 at approx. 8pm 18 & Older 6/14 Pittsburgh, PA Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Katie Humphrey CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209124-01 Mon—Fri 9/24—9/28 8/27 *Contact Katie if you would like to set up a payment plan. — Come join us, pitch a tent, enjoy fresh air, campfires, good home-cooked food, and the great outdoors on an exciting 5-day camping trip at Clinton Lake State Recreation Area in DeWitt, IL! The recreation area features a 4,900 acre lake with a 1,000 acre sand beach, and 3,600 acres of land for the wildlife to roam. Relaxation and the outdoors await you! More program information will be mailed approximately 3 weeks prior to the trip date with specific details of the trip and forms. Fee: $175.00 ($25.00 non-refundable deposit due at registration) Time: Depart on 8/6 at 9am Return on 8/10 at approx. 5pm Ages: 16 & Older Min/Max: 4/10 Location: Clinton Lake Recreation Area, DeWitt, IL Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Katie Humphrey CODE: 209120-01 DAY: Mon—Fri DATE: 8/6—8/10 DEADLINE: 7/13 Let’s explore Illinois’ natural beauty and visit Starved Rock State Park. We will travel to LaSalle County and take part in a land and water cruise, with lunch included. After the cruise, the group will check out the visitor’s center and gift shops inside the lodge. Fee: $70.00 Time: 9:00am—5:00pm Ages: 16 & older Min/Max: 6/10 Location: Starved Rock State Park Transportation: Depart/Return NASR– Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209403-01 Mon 6/25 6/18 We are heading to Lake Geneva for a relaxing ice cream social cruise around beautiful Lake Geneva! During the cruise, you will learn more about Lake Geneva and see the beautiful and historic homes on the lake. Before the cruise, the group will head in to town for shopping and lunch at Oakfire. Fee: $65.00 Time: 9:00am—5:00pm Ages: 16 & older Min/Max: 6/10 Location: Lake Geneva, WI Transportation: Depart/Return NASR– Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209403-02 Tues 8/14 8/7

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Are you ready for an evening of fun and friendly competition? If so, join us while we play a variety of outdoor games such as; bocce, volleyball, croquet, giant Jenga, bags, and more! Everyone who participates will take home a prize. Fee: $5.00/date Time: 6:00—7:30pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 6/20 Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209326-01 209326-03 Thurs Wed 5/17 7/11 5/10 7/3 Come create beautiful crafts with step-by-step instructions. Crafts may be themed around the summer season, made from recycled items, or something uniquely designed by you! Fee: $5.00 Time: 6:00—7:30pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 6/16 Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209320-02 DAY: Wed DATE: 6/13 DEADLINE: 6/6 Moms/dads, brothers/sisters, grandparents...it’s your turn to join your participant for a painting class! Each guest will receive one canvas. One person will paint the left and the other will pain the right. When you put the painting together, side-by-side, it will create one scene! All participants will follow along with an instructor as the artwork comes to life with vibrant shapes and colors. Each participant must bring a partner to paint with, who must also register and sign a waiver for participation. Pizza dinner and drinks are included in the fee. Fee: $45.00/pair Time: 6:00—8:00pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 5/12 pairs Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209324-02 209324-12 WHO: Participant Partner DAY: Tues Tues DATE: 6/5 6/5 DEADLINE: 5/29 5/29 — Are you interested in creating a beautiful work of art, but looking for some guidance? Step-by-step painting is just for you! Participants will all create the same painting, but each will have their own unique result. The group will follow along with the instructor as you create a one of a kind masterpiece. Join us, on the porch, this summer as we paint a campfire scene. Fee: $20.00 Time: 6:00—8:00pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 5/12 Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209311-04 Thurs 8/23 8/16 Do you want to stay active? Do you like to take photos? Walking Selfies lets you do both! Come on a walk with us as we take pictures of the awesome nature areas around town and exercise in the process. Participants must supply their own camera. Fee: $35.00 Time: 8:00—9:30am Ages: 8 & older Min/Max: 6/12 Location: Boone Cty Conservation District, Rock Cut, Glen Green, & Belvidere Park Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209604-01 Thurs 6/21—7/26 6/14

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Join your friends as we head to Top Golf for dinner and golf. It’s golf like you have never seen before! There are color coded targets and electronically tracked balls for your enjoyment. Fee: $45.00 Time: 4:30—10:30pm Ages: 16 & older Min/Max: 6/12 Location: Top Golf, Naperville, IL Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: 209428-01 Fri DATE: 5/18 DEADLINE: 5/11 We will visit some great restaurants, taste fabulous food, and socialize with friends. *Please bring money for meal, drink, tax, and tip.* Fee: $12.00/restaurant Time: 6:00—8:30pm Ages: 15 & older Min/Max: 6/10 Location: Varies; See Below Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: RESTAURANT: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209411-01 Garrett’s Wed 209411-02 Sam’s Ristorante Wed 209411-03 IHOP Wed 209411-04 Red Lobster Wed 5/30 6/20 7/25 8/29 5/23 6/13 7/18 8/22 — Hang with your friends and catch a new release on the back porch at the NASR-Belvidere Facility! Participants will get to make s’mores & popcorn, while enjoying a movie (on the big screen) with their friends. The program will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather. Fee: $10.00/date Time: 8:15—10:45pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 6/16 Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209301-02 209301-03 DAY: Fri Fri DATE: 6/1 7/20 DEADLINE: 5/25 7/13 Is your Friday night lacking trendiness and sophisticated fun? Get dressed up for an evening out with your friends at JMK Nippon for dinner and then the Starlight Theatre at Rock Valley College’s performance of Anything Goes. You won’t want to miss this Fancy Night Out! Fee: $60.00 Time: 5:30—10:30pm Ages: 16 & older Min/Max: 6/16 Location: JMK Nippon & Starlight Theatre, Rockford Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209421-01 DAY: Fri DATE: 8/3 DEADLINE: 7/27 Don’t stay indoors this summer! Join us on Saturday’s as we play games such as; Frisbee Golf, Ultimate Frisbee, go on a hike, utilize the outdoor equipment in Belvidere Park, play softball or kickball, and maybe even do some hot yoga! Fee: $40.00 Time: 1:00—2:30pm Ages: 8 & older Min/Max: 6/12 Location: Belvidere Park (meet at the Baltic Mill) Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209618-01 Sat 7/21—8/25 7/14 The Boone County Fair is back for another summer of excitement! Participants will grab dinner, see the art & livestock, and browse the vendors. Additionally, participants will watch the Queen Pageant and cheer on their favorite contestant! Please bring money for dinner and souvenirs (not required to purchase souvenirs). Fee: $20.00 Time: 5:00—9:30pm Ages: 13 & older Min/Max: 6/12 Location: Boone County Fairgrounds Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209206-01 DAY: Tues DATE: 8/7 DEADLINE: 7/31

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Join us for our S.O. Bowling league this summer! Fee includes shoe rental, 2 games of bowling, 8th Annual NASR Bowling Tournament on July 14th at the Cherry Bowl, the Region A Bowling Tournament (8/18 & 8/19 in DeKalb), and individual instruction; as needed. Gold medal winners at Region A Tournament will advance to the S.O. Sectional Tournament on November 3rd. Fee: $70.00 Time: 6:00—7:30pm Ages: 6 & Older (must be 8 to compete in S.O.) Min/Max: 6/25 Location: Cherry Bowl, Cherry Valley Transportation: Depart/Return NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209500-01 DAY: Thurs DATE: 6/28—8/16 DEADLINE: 6/21 Calling all Special Olympics Pirate athletes! It is time to take to the streets as we participate in Belvidere’s annual Heritage Day Parade. Wear your best red, white, and blue outfits and S.O. medals (not required) in honor of Independence Day! Please dress weather appropriate, wear comfortable & closed toe shoes, bring a water bottle, and apply sunscreen before arriving. Athletes may bring candy to toss; if walking alongside the float because candy is not allowed to be thrown from floats. Fee: FREE; but pre-registration is REQUIRED Time: TBD Ages: 8 & older Min/Max: 6/30 (limited amount of space to sit on float) Location: TBD; will be notified by 6/22 via email with meeting location. Transportation: NONE Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: 209515-01 DAY: Sun DATE: 6/24 DEADLINE: 6/17 Athletes will either participate in the traditional or modified team competition. Athletes will be placed on a team based on ability. Traditional volleyball teams follow the standard rules of the game and equipment. Modified volleyball teams follow standard volleyball rules, but the court is smaller, the net is lower, and the ball is a lighter weight. Both teams will compete in the Region C Volleyball Tournament on September 23rd in LaGrange, IL. Gold medal teams will advance to state competition at Fall Games on October 27th and 28th in Rockford. *No practice on August 7th* Fee: $45.00 Time: 6:00—7:30pm Ages: 8 & older Min/Max: 10/25 Location: Rivers Edge Recreation Center Transportation: NONE; but provided to/from tournaments Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209501-01 Tues 7/24—9/18 7/17 Hut, hut, hike! NASR-Belvidere is starting it’s very first Special Olympics Flag Football team. Join us as we hit the gridiron this Fall! The Region A Tournament is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 22nd (location TBD). This program was made possible by a grant given to S.O. where they were able to provide our team with the necessary equipment and uniforms to participate. Fee: $45.00 Time: 6:00—7:30pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: 8/12 Location: Prairie Fields Football Field Transportation: NONE; but provided to/from tournaments Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone CODE: DAY: DATE: DEADLINE: 209511-01 Wed Mon 8/1 8/6—9/17 7/23 Join us this summer for Special Olympics Softball! There are 2 options for participation in this summer; individual skills or the slow pitch team. The slow pitch team is for individuals who have mastered the basic skills of the sport, such as hitting, throwing, and catching. The individual skills competition is for those developing skills or those who are just beginning to learn the sport. Athletes must bring a softball glove and water bottle to each practice or game. Athletes who participate in the slow pitch team will compete in games against other S.O. teams. The S.O. Regional Tournament (skills & team) will be on August 4th at the Elgin Sports Complex. All gold medals winners will advance to the state level competition at the Outdoor Sports Festival in Decatur, September 8th - 9th. Fee: $45.00 Time: 6:30—8:00pm Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: Slow Pitch Team: 12/18 Individual Skills: 3/20 Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone Location: Aberdeen Park Ball Diamond, Belvidere Transportation: NONE; but provided to/from tournaments OPTION: CODE: DAY: DATE: Team Ind’l Skills 209506-01 209506-02 Mon Mon 6/11—7/30 6/11—7/30 DEADLINE: 6/4 6/4

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It’s time for the NASR-Belvidere Pirates Cheerleading! Participants will practice Pirates cheers each week, learn routines from local high school cheer teams, and perform at S.O. Flag Football & S.O. Basketball games (will not cheer at S.O. sanctioned events). At the end of the season, the NASR-Belvidere Pirates Cheer team will perform for friends and families—more information will be provided at the first practice. Fee: $45.00 Time: Ages: 8 & Older Min/Max: Transportation: NONE Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Jacob Caltagerone 6:00—7:30pm 4/16 CODE: 209602-01 DAY: Thurs DATE: DEADLINE: 8/23—10/25 8/16 — Are you between the ages of 18 and 21 and want to try out New Horizons this summer? If so, here is your chance! The New Horizons Transition Program will be filled on a first come, first serve basis and will strictly adhere to the maximum participation set forth. You have the option of attending 2 or 3 days per week. If you would like to attend Camp Horizon, in addition to New Horizons, please register for both programs accordingly. *All participants must complete an informational packet, payment selection form, and attendance schedule prior to starting the program. There is a maximum of 6 participants per option. CODE: FEE: ACH: 6 Equal Payments of $179.00 209405-01 $1074.00 NON—ACH: 3 Equal Payments of $358.00 PAYMENT 1 DUE: May 1st PAYMENT 1 DUE: May 1st ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS DUE: DAYS: DATES: 1st & 15th of each month. 5/30—8/10 ADDITIONAL PAYMENTS DUE: 1st of each month. Mon/Wed/ Fri Program will not meet on 7/4. TIME: 9:00am— 4:00pm CODE: FEE: ACH: PAYMENT ADDITIONAL 1 DUE: PAYMENTS DUE: DAYS: DATES: TIME: 6 Equal Payments of $130.00 May 1st 1st & 15th of each month. 209405-02 $780.00 NON—ACH: PAYMENT ADDITIONAL Tues/Thurs 5/29—8/9 9:00am— 4:00pm 3 Equal Payments of $260.00 May 1st 1st of each month. PROGRAM FEE INCLUDES, but is not limited to: daily lunch, monthly birthday lunch, daily snack, themed snack, craft supplies, leisure magazine subscriptions, community outings, YMCA membership, transportation to and from community outings, gardening activities, swimming at the William Grady Pool, special in-house events, 1 short sleeved t-shirt, 1:6 staff/participant ratio, program space usage. HOW TO REGISTER FOR NEW HORIZONS:  New Participants: Contact Breanne Lindsay to complete eligibility assessment & registration packet.  Attend the New Horizons Summer Transition Parent Meeting; Wednesday, May 9th from 5:00—6:00pm. If you are not able to attend, contact Breanne Lindsay. THE GRIZZLY GAZETTE will be issued each month, along with activity calendars, lunch menus, and snack menus to communicate with parents/ guardians on daily activities.  Online registration is not available for New Horizons.

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Club Horizon—after school recreation program is just the place for your child after school! While at Club, children will unwind from the school day, utilize structured homework time, and participate in structured recreational activities. Club Horizon runs based on the District #100 school schedule & will not be held on no school days. Day(s): Monday—Friday Date(s): 2018—2019 District #100 School Year Time: After School — 6:00pm Ages: 5-21 years Min/Max: 8/16 Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility Staff Contact: Breanne Lindsay Transportation: NONE; you MUST pre-arrange transportation From the school to our facility prior to attending. Registration begins on Wed, 8/1. Current participants will receive registration information on Wed, 7/18. New participants, please contact Breanne Lindsay for registration packet. Join Camp Horizon on the CAMPus this summer! Campers will meet special visitors, participate in an orientation, homecoming, Greek life, and much more during this summer’s Camp Horizon University. Campers will also create/ cook summertime snacks, participate in wacky experiments, swim at the William Grady Pool, and visit parks throughout the Belvidere Township Park District boundaries, and take a weekly field or enjoy a special event. 2018 CAMP HORIZON UNIVERSITY Option 1: Full Time (Mon—Fri) Fee: $130.00 *$108.00 Option 2: Part Time (Mon/Wed/Fri) Fee: $82.00 *$56.00 Option 3: Summer School (Dist. 100) Fee: $100.00 Friday full day care included. Theme: Trip/Special Event 209707-01 5/29—6/1* 209727-01 5/30209907 ————— ————— Orientation Nicholas Conservatory 209707-02 6/4—6/8 209727-02 6/4—6/8 ————— ————— Join a Club Wild West Town 209707-03 6/11—6/15 209727-03 6/11—6/15 ————— ————— Greek Week Brookfield Zoo 209707-04 6/18—6/22 209727-04 6/18—6/22 209717-04 6/18—6/22 Study Abroad Belvidere Park Pursuit (Scavenger Hunt)** 209707-05 6/25—6/29 209727-05 6/25—6/29 209717-05 6/25—6/29 Internship Milwaukee Zoo 209707-06 7/2—7/6* 209727-06 7/2—7/6* ————— ————— Spring Break Wheeling Park Dist. Aquatics 209707-07 7/9—7/13 209727-07 7/9—7/13 209717-07 7/9—7/13 Fine Arts Tie Dye/Water Palooza** 209707-08 7/16—7/20 209727-08 7/16—7/20 209717-08 7/16—7/20 Homecoming Discovery Center 209707-09 7/23—7/27 209727-09 7/23—7/27 ————— ————— Career Petting Zoo** 209707-10 7/30—8/3 209727-10 7/30—8/3 ————— ————— Championship Firezone 209707-11 8/6—8/10 209727-11 8/6—8/10 ————— ————— Graduation Spencer Park *Fee reduced due to camp not being in attendance on 5/28 & 7/4. **In-house special event. Time: 7:00am—6:00pm, daily Min/Max: 5/25 Drop off/Pick up Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility (Some pick up locations will vary; information will be distributed at the Mandatory Parent Meeting) Registration Deadline: Wednesday at 8:00pm before week of attendance. Contact Breanne Lindsay for more information at 815-547-5711 x23 or blindsay@belviderepark.org. MANDATORY PARENT MEETING & CAMPER ICE CREAM SOCIAL Wednesday, May 23rd 5:00—7:00pm NASR-Belvidere Facility Please come and hear what is new at Camp Horizon & Horizon’s Teen University, register for the summer, and meet the staff. Campers are welcome to attend & will have the chance to participate in an ice cream social with counselors while you listen to the Parent Manual Presentation. CHECK OUT OUR ALL NEW TEEN CAMP ON PAGE 12. CONTACT BREANNE LINDSAY FOR MORE INFORMATION.

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— Are you a teen looking for something fun to do this summer? If so, come and check out Horizon’s Teen University! Enjoy the fun filled summer with friends, while developing positive social skills and learning leisure life skills. Teens will participate in a field trip each week, visit parks, swim at the William Grady Pool, and may even join the adult program for some friendly competition. Pick up locations may vary, so be sure to check out the handbook and utilize the app for additional information about specific days. Please bring a labeled sack lunch and beverage daily. One afternoon snack will be provided. Option 1: Full Time (Mon—Fri) HORIZON’s 2018 TEEN UNIVERSITY Option 2: Part Time (Mon/Wed/Fri) Option 3: Summer School (Dist. 100) Theme: Trip/Special Event Fee: $130.00 Fee: $82.00 Fee: $100.00 209907-01 5/29—6/1* 209927-01 5/30—6/1* ————— ————— Orientation Nicholas Conservatory 209907-02 6/4—6/8 209927-02 6/4—6/8 ————— ————— Join a Club Wild West Town 209907-03 6/11—6/15 209927-03 6/11—6/15 ————— ————— Greek Week Brookfield Zoo 209907-04 6/18—6/22 209927-04 6/18—6/22 209917-04 6/18—6/22 Study Abroad Belvidere Park Pursuit (Scavenger Hunt)** 209907-05 6/25—6/29 209927-05 6/25—6/29 209917-05 6/25—6/29 Internship Milwaukee Zoo 209907-06 7/2—7/6* 209927-06 7/2—7/6* ————— ————— Spring Break Wheeling Park Dist. Aquatics 209907-07 7/9—7/13 209927-07 7/9—7/13 209917-07 7/9—7/13 Fine Arts Tie Dye/Water Palooza** 209907-08 7/16—7/20 209927-08 7/16—7/20 209917-08 7/16—7/20 Homecoming Burpee Museum 209907-09 7/23—7/27 209927-09 7/23—7/27 ————— ————— Career Petting Zoo** 209907-10 7/30—8/3 209927-10 7/30—8/3 ————— ————— Championship Gameworks 209907-11 8/6—8/10 209927-11 8/6—8/10 ————— ————— Graduation Spencer Park *Fee reduced due to camp not being in attendance on 5/28 & 7/4. **In-house special event. Time: 7:00am—6:00pm, daily Min/Max: 5/25 Drop off/Pick up Location: NASR-Belvidere Facility (Some pick up locations will vary; information will be distributed at the Mandatory Parent Meeting) Registration Deadline: Wednesday at 8:00pm before week of attendance. Contact Breanne Lindsay for more information at 815-547-5711 x23 or blindsay@belviderepark.org. Individuals who wish to attend and participate in Teen Horizon University must meet the following guidelines and expectations (with minimal assistance) in order to participate. These guidelines are set forth to ensure a successful experience for everyone involved during the program. Recommended for individuals that fit the following criteria:  Between the ages of 13—17, or enrolled in a high school program (ages 18—21 please see New Horizons Transition on page 10.  Ability to function in a 1:6 staff ratio during all times of programming.  Ability to show basic self-care principles independently or with limited assistance, such as hygiene, toileting, changing/dressing, time management, etc.  Ability to stay with the group and not wander/stray from staff and other participants at all times.  Demonstrate willingness to participate in daily program activities with reasonable accommodation.  Ability to follow simple 1-2 step directions independently, or with limited staff assistance.  Ability to swim with confidence in shallow water. For swimming in deep water, a lifeguard instructed swimming test will be required (those with seizure disorders will utilize a 1:1 staff while in the water). **If participant does not meet the above criteria, please refer to Camp Horizon on page 11 for participation.

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PROGRAM REGISTRATION FORM Date Registered _____________________ Email ________________________ Parent/Guardian ______________________________________________________ Address ____________________________________________________________ City _________________________________ Zip ________________________ Home Phone ___________________________ Cell ________________________ Please list any special accommodations you may need: ________________________________________________ Emergency Contact ______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Emergency Phone ______________________________________________________ ________________________________________________ Participant First & Last Name: M/F Date of Birth: Program CODE: Program Name Program FEE: Entered Computer Amount Paid OFFICE USE ONLY Circle T-Shirt Size (If applicable): Youth: YS YM YL Adult: L M L XL 2XL School ________________________________ Grade __________ TOTAL DUE: TOTAL ENCLOSED: It is understood that all participants who register and participate in such activities assume all risk for liability, medical, or accident claims or damages. Any action to enforce the terms of this contract, the prevailing party shall be entitled to reasonable attorney fees and court costs. Belvidere Township Park District photographs and video tapes program participants. By registering for these programs, the participant and or parent/guardian consents to use by the park district of his/her likeness in park district advertising and other uses related to park district programming. Please make checks payable to: BELVIDERE PARK DISTRICT PARTICIPANT or PARENT/GUARDIAN SIGNATURE: __________________________________________________________________________ Mail Registration to: Belvidere Park District 1006 W. Lincoln Ave, Belvidere, IL 61008 Ph: 815-547-5711 Fax: 815-544-4648

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