Community notes

Summer camps: The Jefferson County Parks and Recreation hosts a variety of summer camps for children ages 5 to 12. Go to or call 304-728-3207 for details.

Reunion: The Jefferson High School Class of 2000 hosts a reunion at the Skyline Ballroom at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sept. 14. Cost is $30 per person — one guest allowed per classmate. Checks should be mailed to Jefferson Class of 2000, 5425 Middleway Pike, Kearneysville 25430.

Book study: Asbury United Methodist Church in Charles Town invites the community to the men’s summer book study and dinner at 6 p.m. every Thursday. Call 304-725-5513 or visit for more information.

Basketball camp: The Washington Patriots Boys and Girls 4th Annual Basketball Skills Camp will be held June 17-20 and June 24-27. Cost is $75 per camper. For more information, call 304-676-1994.

Dance camp: The West Virginia Dance Company hosts a show choir camp from June 17 to 21 at Jefferson High School. The camp consists of two sessions: one from 9 a.m. to noon and the other from 1 to 5 p.m. The cost is $100 for one session or $150 for both. Email for more information and a registration form.

Tennis program: The city of Charles Town hosts a summer tennis program for boys and girls ages 3 to 18 living in the tri-state area. Registration fees are $65 for the first child and $35 for each additional child. Registration will be held at the Jefferson Memorial Park tennis pavilion from 4 to 7 p.m. June 7 and from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 8. For more information, call 304-725-7929.

Classmates sought: The Jefferson High School Class of 1993 hosts a 20-year high school reunion July 13. There will be two events planned — a family cookout during the day and an evening dinner event that night. For more information about the reunion, email

Bus trip: The Pack Horse Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution sponsors a chartered bus trip to Baltimore June 15. The tour will cost $80 per person. For more information and to obtain a reservation form, call 304-876-3817 or email Seating is limited to the first 50 paid reservations.

Low-cost vet service: Spay Today offers reduced-cost spay and neuter program for dogs and cats. To find vets and more information, go to or call 304-728-8330.

Bus trips: The Jefferson County Council on Aging will host the following bus trips in 2013: Hatfield & McCoy tour June 20 to 22 and “Ring of Fire” at Riverside Dinner Theater July 3. For more information or to register for a trip, call 304-725-4045.

Group seeks new members: The Gardeners Exchange Group is an informal network of area avid gardeners. GEG members share information, resources, expertise, labor, plants, and experiences through monthly meetings, garden visits, and special events. The group meets at 9:30 a.m. on the third Saturday of the month. For more information, visit the GEG Website or call 240-405-7013.

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