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The science of hot chocolate and lots of other fun activities

At BFR's Dec. 23 winter STEM camp • Registration underway now

Bluffton Family Recreation is taking registration for a one-day Winter STEM Camp, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

The camp takes place Wednesday, Dec. 23, with early drop-off beginning at 7:30 a.m. at BFR.

Camp starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. Late pick-up continues until 5:30 p.m.

“The camp will explore the science of hot chocolate and – fingers crossed – snowballs,” said Tinch. And, there’s lots more winter STEM fun planned, he added.

BFR has openings in Good Eats camp on Tuesday

There's still time to register your 5-to-12-year-ol in Bluffton Family Recreation's Good Eats Camp," according to Daniel Tinch of BFR.

The camp take place from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 24 at BFR, 215 Snider Road. Cost is $20 for members and $40 for non-members.

Registration deadline is noon on Monday. Click here to register.

Adult league play signup underway at BFR

Bluffton Family Recreation is taking registrations for several adult league play that starts in November.

• Coed volleyball  – The next set of league play is from Nov. 22 to Dec. 13. The deadline for team registrations is Nov. 15. The fee is $120 per team.

• Indoor soccer – Session 1 begins Nov. 22

• Indoor flag football – Session 1 begins Nov. 28

Contact BFR, 215 Snider Road, Bluffton, 419-358-4150 or register online. See link below.

BFR fall session 3 starts Monday

Youth and adult program options through Nov. 8

Bluffton Family Recreation fall session 3 begins on Monday, Oct. 12, and there is still time to sign-up, according to Daniel Tinch, executive director.

All classes are listed below this story -

The session run until Nov. 8 and includes youth programs, adult league and Group Ex classes.

This fall BFR holds two school break camps. The first is Tuesday, Nov. 24, focusing on “good eats.” The second is Wednesday, Dec. 23, focusing on winter STEM.

Club  BFR offers school-age youth Monday to Friday programming from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.

It's September and BFR is busy

Don't forget to register for the first-ever virtual 5K happening Saturday

Bluffton Family Recreation is a busy place this month.

Several programs begin this week and next including U6 fall soccer, fifth and sixth grade volleyball, adult coed volleyball and an introduction to volleyball for 3rd and 4th graders.

Amy Byers, BFR sports coordinator, shows one of the volleyball shirts that each of the 3rd and 4th graders in this fall’s program will receive when the program begins on Saturday morning.

Many of the traditional fall youth programs will also start this month. Check the BFR website for registration details.

BFR offering online program for Bluffton and Hancock County schools

On days when those school systems hold remote classes

Bluffton Family Recreation announces plans for an online school program for both Bluffton schools and Hancock County Schools for this fall, according to Daniel Tinch, BFR executive director.

The programs assist parents unable to be at home with their children during the online school days.

Both programs are for students ages 5 to 12.

Both programs allow students to complete online schoolwork in a supervised setting with academic help provided by Bluffton University Study Buddies (education majors).