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The Ray School is contacted by local businesses and non-profits to make our parents aware of upcoming opportunities. We publish information that directly supports or enhances our K-5 population. Please note that these are not school sponsored events.

If you have a program you'd like featured, please contact Gwyn in the front office. Items will be featured for the month with updates each Friday.

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Week of June 01 - June 07, 2024

Hanover Nursery School Enrollment

Hanover Nursery School is now currently accepting enrollment for the upcoming school year. 
We believe that young children learn best in a hands-on environment. Our class small sizes enable our teachers to recognize each child as an exceptional and creative individual. Financial Assistance is available for those who qualify. 
Check out our website for more information: visit Or give Lisa a call at 603-643-3315

CCBA Events

Camp CCBA is now hiring high school-aged counselors at Camp CCBA. Good pay! Great resume-builder! Apply at the Welcome Desk!
Aces Volleyball Club – Join our growing volleyball club that meets every Tuesday and Thursday for practice in April.  This Middle and High School program is built for all skill levels!  Contact Blendon for more information. 
Lifeguard Training and Recertification Course at the CCBA
The CCBA offers comprehensive Lifeguard Training courses that equip you with the skills and knowledge to keep swimmers safe. 
Why become a Lifeguard?
  • Develop valuable skills: Learn life saving techniques, CPR, first aid, and poolside vigilance.
  • Build a rewarding career: Gain experience and qualifications for summer jobs or future careers in aquatics.
  • Become a community leader: Promote water safety awareness and responsibility.
6/14: 3 PM - 7 PM
6/15: 9 AM - 5 PM
6/16: 9 AM - 5 PM
* Attendance at all sessions is required Prerequisites for Lifeguard Training
  • Must be 15 years old by the end of course.
  •  300 yard swim (front crawl and/or breaststroke) without stopping.
  • Swim from shallow, surface dive, pick up 10 lb brick and return to the starting point in 1 min & 40 sec.
  • Tread water without arms for 2 min. 
  • Partial refund (75%) for failure to complete course prerequisites.  No refunds for failure to pass class.
Already a certified lifeguard? Keep your skills sharp and your certification current with the CCBA's Lifeguard Recertification course. This course ensures you stay up-to-date on the latest lifesaving techniques and CPR protocols.
Blended learning - Internet required 
  • Approximately 7 hrs of online work must be completed by the first class. 
6/14:   3 PM - 7 PM
6/15:   9 AM - 1 PM
6/16:   9 AM - 1 PM
* Attendance at all sessions is required
Prerequisites for Recertification:
  • Proof of current lifeguard certification (must not be expired more than 30 days)
  • Bring your own pediatric/adult pocket mask or purchase one for $30 at the CCBA
Sign up for the CCBA's next Lifeguard Training or recertification course, starting on 06/14!  Secure your spot and join our team of water safety heroes. Sign up as early as possible in order to complete the online portion. 
Visit the CCBA website at to register.

CraftStudies Studio and School in White River Junction

Offering classes in ceramics, metals, and mixed media for children, families, tweens and teens. Lots of classes for adults too including Date Nights and Parents Night Out!
Check out your options here. 
Children and Family Classes available at CraftStudies. Register Here!
Spaces still available in Family Wheel Throwing beginning Sunday, May 5. Register Here!
Summer Camp Registration is still Open. Register Here!

Etna Library Events

Universal Yums at the Etna Library
Gatherings every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 4-4:45pm. 
Each month we'll open a new 'Universal Yums' subscription box and will learn about a different country by sampling some of its delicious snacks and sweets!
These gatherings are for tweens and teens ages 10 and up.​
Visit or contact for more information!
The Etna Library's After School Craft Club
Gatherings every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:30pm. Each gathering, we'll create a new craft that you can bring home with you. Completely free, with no registration required. Hang out with friends at the library, have fun, and create something cool!​
Visit or contact the Library at for more information!
LEGO Builder's Club
Gatherings every Monday at 3:30pm at the Etna Library. All ages welcome.​ Join a community of LEGO builders and use the library's collection of thousands of LEGO bricks to create anything you can imagine!
​We'll have free pizza available at the first club gathering of each month!
​Contact us at for more information!

AVA Gallery and Art Center

2024 spring youth classes. AVA family members receive 10% off all youth classes and camps. Financial assistance is available for all classes and camps. For more information please visit

Summer Camps at CraftStudies! 

Enrollment is open and we'd love to have you. 
Week-long camps run three hours each, mornings and afternoons in clay, metals, fiber arts, and mixed media. Find us at
We also have after school classes for grades 1-5, tweens, and a new teen night. Parents, maybe you want to try a date night class for yourselves!

New England School of Arts Summer Camp

Registration for New England School of the Arts summer camp is open! They will be running 6 unique, 1 week performance focused camps for grades K-4 and 5-8 at their homebase in Lebanon, NH. Camp starts July 1st and runs through August 9th. Learn more here:

Echo Summer 2024

Join us for 2-week long, half day camps from June 24-June 28th and July 8th-July 12th! Camp will be held at the CCBA in Lebanon, NH from 9 AM-12 PM and is open to boys and girls grades k-8. Kids will be provided excellent coaching from current college lacrosse players and will learn many great skills, while enjoying lots of summer fun!
Register TODAY!

Classicopia Summer Music Camp 

August 5-10 at the First Congregational Church in Lebanon and the Upper Valley Music Center. Camp will run from 9 to 3 every day with the final concert on Saturday from 10 - 12. This is for pianists, instrumentalists and singers aged 8-18. All levels welcome, but must be able to read music. Visit our website for more information

Camp Moosilauke 2024

LISTEN’s Summer Camp Scholarship Program provides need-based scholarships to Upper Valley children, ages 6-14, for one week of camp. Land sports, waterfront and outdoor adventure with wonderful and experienced staff. Join LISTEN August 12th - 15th FREE Kids Camp. Call LISTEN to register 603-448-4553