UPDATE: Camp N.E.T. Youth Basketball Camp Accepting Older Children

This update reflects the fact that the age range for children is from 8-13 instead of 8-11.

What is Camp N.E.T.?

Eureka Parks & Recreation is excited to announce Camp N.E.T! A brand new specialized basketball camp for youth to refine their skills, learn new tricks of the game, become part of a team and have fun!

What Skill Levels is this Camp For?

Camp N.E.T. has drills that will meet all needs from beginning to next level athlete!

How is this different from any other basketball camp?

Camp N.E.T. combines high level basketball training with all of the fun and youth development you’ve come to expect from Eureka Parks & Recreation. Both recreation leaders and basketball coaches offer a fun, energetic week filled with team spirit, breakdown drills, games, competitions and a few surprises to offer a unique one of kind camp experience!

How Much Does it Cost?

Camp N.E.T. is one of the most competitive high level basketball camps in the area. The cost is $120 for Eureka Residents and $123 for non-residents.

Details:

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Safety Saturday With Making Headway Center for Brain Injury Recovery and Community Services

Join Us and Making Headway Center for Brain Injury Recovery for Opening of their New Facility

If you have a brain or know someone who does, Fun, Free, Family-friendly Safety Saturday is for you!

Kids of all ages will enjoy safety demonstrations, free helmet fittings, helmet decorating, helmet giveaways and of course, the ever-popular Drunk Goggle Challenge. Ride the Seatbelt Convincer, enjoy “brainey” videos, learn about Stroke Awareness and have fun!

Safety Saturday is a presentation of Making Headway Center and Eureka Community Services.

Fun, Free, Family Friendly. Oh, and…Bring your own brain!

Details:

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Camp N.E.T. Youth Basketball Camp Presidents’ Week

What is Camp N.E.T.?

Eureka Parks & Recreation is excited to announce Camp N.E.T! A brand new specialized basketball camp for youth to refine their skills, learn new tricks of the game, become part of a team and have fun!

What Skill Levels is this Camp For?

Camp N.E.T. has drills that will meet all needs from beginning to next level athlete!

How is this different from any other basketball camp?

Camp N.E.T. combines high level basketball training with all of the fun and youth development you’ve come to expect from Eureka Parks & Recreation. Both recreation leaders and basketball coaches offer a fun, energetic week filled with team spirit, breakdown drills, games, competitions and a few surprises to offer a unique one of kind camp experience!

How Much Does it Cost?

Camp N.E.T. is one of the most competitive high level basketball camps in the area. The cost is $120 for Eureka Residents and $123 for non-residents.

Details:

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Ribbon Cutting for New Basketball Courts This Saturday

Highland Park just got an upgrade!

Southwest Rotary raised funds at their Martini’s on the Bay Event to purchase new fencing, while Mercer Fraser donated a new surface overlay of the basketball courts and adjacent access path, and Hamanaka Painting donated new striping for the court.

Join us this Saturday for a special ribbon cutting of the courts, and help us celebrate the community coming together to help rehabilitate Highland Park!

The ribbon cutting takes place noon at Highland Park.

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We’re in the Podcast business! CAPE Media has arrived!

We have officially launched a whole series of podcasts to keep you informed about what’s happening in Eureka.

Eureka Community Services and the Community Access Project for Eureka (CAPE) is launching CAPE Media.  Watch this short video to find out about CAPE Media, and new and exciting COMMUNITY PODCASTS coming out!

Visit CAPE-MEDIA.com (don’t forget the dash) to subscribe or to listen on-line. You can also get them through your podcast app. (Search for “Cape Media”.)

There are four podcasts, each one is monthly, and each ones “drops” (luanches) on a different Friday of the month at noon.

  • This Month in Eureka Rec
  • EPD Ride Along
  • Eureka Entrepeneur
  • This Time I Mean It

Need help understanding podcasts and how to listen to them? Follow this link.

SPECIAL: Eureka Waterfront Trail Celebration February 10

Did you know that the construction of our waterfront trail is now complete?

Yep, that’s the case. (In case you didn’t know, it’s 6.3 miles from one end to the other.)

So, since it’s done (short of adding some amenities), let’s celebrate!

FREE!Join us for this FREE event on February 10 at the Wharfinger building:

  • Get a sneak peak of the trail amenities to be installed between now and September
  • Watch a special premiere of the documentary which tells the history of the trail, entitled “Battle for the Eureka Waterfront Trail” The untold story of the trials and tribulations that led to the development of Eureka’s newest crown jewel.”  
  • Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and and a no host bar

Details:

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Raiders of the Lost Park for Ages 5-12 During Presidents’ Week

Let your young ones explore the environment outside their front door!

This week of camp will focus on youth exploring the outdoors at Cooper Gulch, learning about our local eco systems and wildlife, and having fun playing in an outdoor setting.

What should my child bring?

  • A water bottle!
  • Comfortable shoes for plenty of activity
  • A warm coat and clothing suited for cooler weather
  • A sack lunch and two snacks

The details:

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