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2014 Summer Camps!

2014 Summer Camps!

The most complete summer camp directory in Butte County! Be sure to reserve your spot soon as many camps fill up early.   Summer Camps: Bidwell Rock N’ Roll Bidwell Band Camp CONTACT: 321-0863, www.bidwellrnr.com AGES: 6-18 years COST: $375 DATES: June 15th-June 20th, July 14th-July 18th DESCRIPTION: Welcome to the Bidwell Band Camp! Campers [...]

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Summer Bucket List!

Summer Bucket List!

Growing Up Chico came up with a check list of activities that you should try this summer. If you are ever in a bind and need a quick activity, refer back to this handy check list! Run through sprinklers Go to a playground Fire station tour Visit the Chico Museum Skip rocks Play tennis Go [...]

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Summer Arts & Games & Kitchen Fun!

Summer Arts & Games & Kitchen Fun!

By Robin Williams, owner of Dragonfly Playschool Let Kids Teach You It is always fun to see beautifully made crafts, but little kids prefer the process over the outcome. They also like activities where they can be a part of the rules and control the environment rather than a specific game or craft with lots [...]

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Chico Performances: Aladdin Jr.

Chico Performances: Aladdin Jr.

Aladdin Jr. Brings a Whole New World into Laxson Auditorium, By Amanda Lennon Welcome to the City of Enchantment, where everyone’s favorite street rat finds himself in a whole new world of carpet rides and chaos. Aladdin, along with his friends, Princess Jasmine, Genie, Sultan, and evil Jafar are bringing music, magic, and mayhem to [...]

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Golfing With Your Kids

Golfing With Your Kids

Healthy Family Fun By Amy Behlke July is “Family Golf Month.” Golfing with kids, or family golf, is a trend growing in popularity. Getting outside for 18 holes with the family this summer is a great way to be healthier and spend some quality time with the kids. Golf should not be counted out as [...]

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2-1-1 Butte County, Help Starts Here!

2-1-1 Butte County, Help Starts Here!

A new telephone helpline is now available in Butte County as a central point of entry for anyone seeking assistance with basic needs, health care, and other social services. 2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that connects callers to information and non-emergency health and human services available in their community. For everyday needs [...]

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Conserving Water is Our Best Bet

Conserving Water is Our Best Bet

By Nani Teves Being in a water shortage heightens our awareness of the importance of water in our lives. We notice the creeks running shallow mid-winter and watch our plants die, and we take action. We teach our kids to turn the faucet off while brushing their teeth, we stop watering our lawns, and we [...]

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 Growing Up Chico Magazine Summer14

The online resource for everything family in Butte County.

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