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Wellness Bulletin May 27, 2015
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May 27, 2015

Happy Memorial Day!

I hope everyone had an enjoyable and relaxing Memorial weekend. Today will be our next Wellness Webinar hosted by Toni Webb and Joseph Voska, from the Raleigh Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department. The webinar will contain valuable information regarding youth program ideas for the approaching summer months. Make sure to register for this webinar, it is a good opportunity to gather notes on youth activities and opportunities for summer camps or daycare programs.To register for the webinar, please click the following link:

My current blog reflects on my time spent working at Camp Walt Whitman, a residential summer camp located in the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Walt Whitman, a 7 week overnight youth program, offers sports, swimming, ropes course, and art activities. During my summers as an employee there, I worked as a general counselor, a fitness specialist, assistant athletic director and unit leader for the middle school age group. All those positions helped increase my knowledge when it comes to motivating children to live healthy and active lifestyles. Read my blog to gather more ideas for some program activities for the youth!

Make sure to join us for the next Wellness Webinar, today at 1:00pm, to discuss more ideas for youth summer programs. Please note, if you have any youth program ideas or activities, then please email us or submit them on the wellness site here: (,



Colleen Dougherty
Graduate Assistant,NC Recreation & Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC27605

North Carolina Recreation and Park Association
883 Washington St, Raleigh, NC 27506


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