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■Friday, June 13, 1938
Center Presents Full Program For Youngsters The Tucson Jewish Community Center has planned a complete program for youngsters in three age groups, an nounces Benjamin N. Brook, executive director. The varied program for youth is broken down into three age categories. The Trailblazers are for youngsters 11 to 14 years. Mrs. Anne Sandell and Mr. Charles R. Beals have been appointed to the 1958 Trailblazer staff. Mrs. Sandell has been teaching at Rogers School. She also taught religious school at both Temple Emanuel and Anshei Israel. Mrs. Sandell received her B.A. from the University of Arizona and majored in elementary edu cation. She states that she en joys working with children. Mrs. Sandell has particular skills in dramatics and play activities. AT PRESENT Mr. Beals is vocal teacher and choral di rector at Pueblo High School. He received his M.A. degree in music education from the University of Arizona. No stranger to camping Mr. Beals has worked summers at El Carnila Ranch Camp and Green Pines Camp in Prescott, Arizona. Mr. Beals possesses skills in music, crafts, Indian Lore and square dancing. He is also a skilled horse rider and has several horses of his own. The Day Camp, for young sters from 6 to 11 years, offers a rich variety of re creation and educational ex periences throughout the summer. The Day Camp will be headed by two unit heads, Rudy Thompson and Norman Shapiro. Mr. Shapiro has At the Tucson Jewish Community Center family fun makes a happy family and summer plan fun for your family at budget cost* -rliPf This summer you can have a wonderful va- There is an Olympic-sized pool, staffed by And the Center's swim program offers train cation right here in Tucson .. . taking advan- highly-rated water safety instructors, and ing for the beginning swimmer and for the tage of Tucson's most wonderful Stay Cool kept up to strictest health specifications. advanced swimmer, for the adult as well as Plan. At a Budget Cost* of only SSO per fam- There are gay, colorful ramadas, picnic area the youth. And this summer there are new ily for the entire year, you and your family can facilities, games and a snack bar ready to evening hours to enable business men to en have the complete use of the remarkable serve you with wholesome food at low cost. joy a cool, relaxing time after they close their facilities of the Tucson Jewish Community shops and leave their desks. Center. * SSO Family Membership Includes Year-’Round Center Privileges Offering Tucson’s Most Wonderful Family Fun Program for the Summer TUCSON JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER 102 N c ™ FURTHER INFORMATION, — MA 4 ' 8603 been teaching in Tucson for quite a few years; presently he is at Spring Jr. High School. Mr. Shapiro’s experi ence with children goes back many years to the time he was counselor and assistant director of the New Jersey Y camps. Three years ago he also directed the Center Day Camp and acted as advisor to the teen groups during the summer. He also teaches He brew at Cong. Anshei Israel. Mr. Shapiro is a graduate of New York University and re ceived his M.A. at the Uni versity of Arizona. RUDY THOMPSON was unit head for the Day Camp last year and became very popular with the children. Rudy received his B.A. in music at Carnegie Tech and his MME from the Indiana University. He is versatile and plays the piano, guitar and bass fiddle. He was pro gram director and counselor at the New York Boys Club at Chatauqua for five years. He is currently teaching vo cal music at Rincon High School. Mrs. Esther Rosen will head the arts and crafts pro gram. Mrs. Rosen attended the University of Arizona. She has taught off and on in the Center Nursery and was counselor in the Play Camp last summer. In addition to MB* • B t ' MB K . '"jf fK ■hR if i k . INSPECT NEW RAMADA —Ed Chain (left) and Marvin Volk, prominent Tucson builders and real estate developers, l inspect the new children’s playground ramada which they had constructed at the Tucson Jewish Community Center. arts and crafts, Mrs. Rosen’s hobby is painting. Other counselors and jun ior counselors in the Day Camp are: Frank R. Will iams, Robert N. Axelrod, Douglas Halpern, Vicki Myer son, Alice Cobb, Vivi Flood, Marcelle Gail Schneider, and Frayne Bassist. THE PLAY CAMP is for youngsters from 3 to 5 years. Miss Ellen Benjamin is direc tor for the Play Camp. Miss Benjamin received her B.A. degree at New York Univers ity and her M.A. in early childhood development from the University of Calif., at -THE ARIZONA POST Berkeley. She has been nurs ery school director for the Center for the past year. Mrs. Roslyn Blumberg who has been teaching in the Cen ter Nursery for the past two years will assist Miss Benja min in Play Camp. Other junior counselors assisting will be Annette and Paulette Halpern. Mildred Faulkner, who has been associated with the Center for the past six years, will be Day Camp Manager. Registration is still being taken for all three camps and anyone interested may call the Center office. Center Highlights By MILDRED FAULKNER LIKE TO HELP a less chance youngster have a pleasant summer? Well, The Tucson Jewish Social Service has a long list of youngsters who need the fun of a summer camp pro gram. The list is long but the funds are short. Wouldn’t you like to help by sending in a contribution to Jewish Social Service to help a youngster go to Center Play Camp or Day Camp? • • • THE SUMMER-time can be a wonderful time if you and your youngsters know how to swim. The Tucson Jewish Com munity Center has one of the finest staffs of water safety instructors in the en tire state. And they are offer ing a swim program for all ages. Registration is now being taken for swim instruction. Here is the schedule of swim instruction classes: June 9-20—Beginning swim ming for ages 6-10 years at 9-9:30 a.m.; beginning swim ming for adults, 5:45-6:15 p. m. June 23-July 3—lntermedi ate swimming for youngsters 11 years and older, 9-9:30 a.m.; skin diving for all ages, 5:45-6:15 p.m. July 7-18 —Beginning swim ming for youngsters 11 years and older, 9-9:30 a.m.; junior and senior lifesaving for ages 13 and over, 5:45-6:15 p.m. July 21-Aug. I—lntermedi ate swimming for youngsters 6-10 years, 9-9:30 a.m.; junior and senior lifesaving for ages 13 and over, 5:45-6:15 p.m. Page Seven Aug. 4-15—Beginning swim ming for youngsters 6-10 years, 9-9:30 a.m.; advanced swimming for qualified per sons, 5:45-6:15 p.m. • • • THE STELLA Schlanger Pool now is open Mondays through Saturdays from 1- 8:30 p.m. with the exception of Friday when the pool will close at 7 p.m. On Sunday the pool will be open from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. • • • FRANCES COHEN, dance director for the Tucson Jew ish Community Center school of dance, will attend the Jew ish Folk Arts Festival in the beautiful setting of Camp Saratoga in San Francisco on June 13-15. A gala weekend with teacher training by two outstanding specialists will be offered. Mrs. Cohen will also study in Los Angeles with Madame Nijinska and Louis Da Prom in order to bring back new ballet and top routines for the coming year. She will also be attending the Lester Horton Modern Dance school for new modem dance rou tines. While she is in Los Angeles, Mrs. Cohen will be negotiating for Kadimah Dancers to perform on the coast during the coming year. • • • MRS. COHEN ALSO an nounced that Kadimah Danc ers would start classes on June 16th. These classes will be held on Monday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and will be for beginners and intermediate modern dancers over 12 years of age. Anyone interested in more information may call the Center office.