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Upcoming Summer Activities

We’re excited to begin a new school year in the fall!  We have several opportunities over the summer to get to know more about MAI and enjoy some adventures with your new classmates.

 

Summer Bridge Session #1: Get to Know MAI and Downtown Scavenger Hunt:

  • WHEN?  Wednesday, June 12, 2019 – 9:00am-3:00pm (drop off and pick up at MAI)
  • WHAT?  We will do some introductions and orientation here at MAI then head downtown for a fun digital scavenger hunt and lunch.
  • WHAT TO WEAR & BRING?  We will give a new MAI shirt when you arrive.  Otherwise, wear comfortable clothes and shoes. You may want sunscreen and a bottle of water.
  • LUNCH AND WATER WILL BE PROVIDED.  We’ll have pizza.  

Summer Bridge Session #2: Tubing on Catawba River:

  • WHEN?  Thursday, June 20, 2019 – 9:30am-1:00pm (drop off and pick up at MAI)
  • WHAT?  New students and our MAI ambassadors will tube down the Catawba River in Marion with Catawba River Outdoors.
  • WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING?  Bathing suits (one piece bathing suit, no bikinis) or clothes that can get wet, a change of clothes, towel, hat, sunscreen, and a bottle of water.
  • LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED.  We’ll have BBQ, fries, drink, and shaved ice dessert.

Summer Bridge Session #3: Lake Day at Paddy’s Creek in Lake James State Park

  • WHEN?  Monday, July 29, 2019 – 9:00am-3:00pm (drop off and pick up at MAI)
  • WHAT?  We will learn a few more things about MAI, do some team-building activities , and have fun swimming and cooking out.
  • WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING?  Bathing suits (one piece bathing suit, no bikinis) or clothes than can get wet, a change of clothes, towel, hat and sunscreen, a bottle of water, money for snacks you wish to purchase, beach and swim games you wish to play.
  • LUNCH AND WATER WILL BE PROVIDED.  We’ll cookout hot dogs and have sides, drinks and dessert.

PLEASE RSVP for the sessions you will attend at the following link: https://tinyurl.com/MAIrsvp19.

PLEASE complete this permission slip and waiver form for Catawba River Outdoors.