Community Activities

The Bridge Summer Camp

The 2024 Summer Camp offers a variety of programs for youth entering grades K-5, running from June 3rd to August 1st, Monday through Thursday. Options include full-day camps with special outings and guest visitors, morning half-day camps, and afternoon half-day camps. Early bird and regular pricing options are available, with registration closing a week before camp starts. Additional services such as early drop-off, late pickup, extended pickup, and lunch are offered for a fee. For more details, visit The Bridge Sports Complex or contact them at 304-848-8270.

Early Bird pricing lasts from 2/12 to 4/16. Prices as low as $7.12 per hour (varies by camp)

Clarksburg First Fridays

Join First Fridays - Download Clarksburg for a Saint Patrick’s Dance on March 1st from 5-7 PM! This event is for elementary students ages 11 and under. Get ready for an evening filled with music, dancing, and fun! They'll also have board games and craft-making available. See you there!

Step Up to the Plate with Harrison County's Pony Baseball League – Spring 2024 Season!

Calling all young baseball enthusiasts in Harrison County! It's time to grab your gloves and bats as the Spring 2024 Pony Baseball League registration is now open for children ages 3-14. Whether you're just starting out or looking to hit home runs, there's a spot for everyone, organized into age-appropriate divisions ensuring a fair and fun experience for all skill levels.

Divisions are as follows:

  • Shetland (T-Ball) for ages 3-5

  • Pinto for ages 6-8

  • Mustang for ages 9 & 10

  • Bronco for ages 11 & 12

  • Pony for ages 13 & 14

Take note of the registration deadlines: March 2nd for Shetland to Bronco divisions, and May 10th for the Pony division. The registration fee is $75 per child, with a $25 discount for siblings.

The Pony Baseball League is excited to provide top-notch facilities, including a five-field complex with outdoor batting cages and a modern indoor facility. This is your chance to learn the game, improve your skills, and make new friends.

For more information, rules, and to register, visit www.hcponyleague.com. If you have questions or need assistance, reach out to Jamie Gizzi at 304-669-9079 or HarrCoPonyLeague@gmail.com.

Don't forget to follow us on social media for updates and announcements. Let's play ball this spring!

*Please remember to check the player's age as of April 30th, as per league regulations.

Explore the Fascinating World of Insects at WVU's "It's a Bug's World" Event

Join us for "It's a Bug's World" at West Virginia University's Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design! Explore the fascinating world of insects and learn about their importance in our ecosystem. Free interactive event for families, children, and WVU students. March 10, 10AM-4PM. More info : event website

Interested in entomology? Don't miss the 2024 ESA Eastern Branch Conference at WVU Davis College! Discuss invasive pests, forest health, drones, and more with entomology experts. Contact Professor Yong-lak Park at yopark@mail.wvu.edu for details.

For more updates on WVU Davis College events and news, visit davis.wvu.edu and follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube @WVUDavis. Let's explore the unseen world of insects together!

What: “It’s a Bug’s World” is a free community event where children and families will have the opportunity to learn about insects through 20 different interactive exhibits that include live insects, bug-eating plants, insect jewelry, insect origami and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 10
Where: Multiple locations on Evansdale Campus in Morgantown, West Virginia

For more information about the conference, contact professor of entomology  Yong-lak Park  at  yopark@mail.wvu.edu  or visit  the program website.

Sacred Heart Children's Center

Sign Classes - Feb 9 through March 29, 2024

(For 8 weeks on Friday)

Progressive Women’s Association/ Uptown Event Center
305 Washington Avenue
(Behind the Courthouse)

(Must register to attend)

3:30 pm Snack With classes starting from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Classes are for children ages 10 to 17

For more information or to register your child to attend

Call 304-624-6881

Seating is limited.

"Girls On The Run"


Introducing the "Girls on the Run" program – a unique and engaging opportunity for girls in 3rd to 5th grade! This program is not just about running; it's a comprehensive 10-week journey that combines interactive lessons, movement activities, and loads of fun. Designed to enhance physical, emotional, and social skills, Girls on the Run fosters an environment where every participant learns to celebrate her unique self, develops important friendships, and grows in confidence.

Key highlights of the program include a significant 40% increase in physical activity for less active participants, and an impressive 97% of girls reporting learning valuable life skills like managing emotions and conflict resolution. The journey culminates in a celebratory 5K event on May 18, 2024, marking a proud moment of achievement for all participants.

Registration opens with a lottery from January 25 to February 1, 2024, followed by open registration until March 14, 2024, or until teams are filled. With the program starting on February 28, 2024, and a reasonable program fee of $150 (scholarships available), it's an accessible opportunity for all. For more details, reach out to Meghan Flesher at meghan.flesher@girlsontherun.org or visit www.gotrncwv.org.

Backed by research from Dr. Maureen R. Weiss, a Positive Youth Development expert, Girls on the Run is more than a program – it’s a life-changing experience. Enroll now and watch your girl stride confidently into a future of endless possibilities!

Girls on the Run will only be offered to the following schools:

  1. Big Elm Elementary

  2. Lumberport Elementary

  3. Nutter Fort Intermediate

  4. Simpson Elementary 

  5. West Milford Elementary

53st Annual Scholastic Chess Championships

WV Chess Association and Harrison County Board of Education invites you to the

53st ANNUAL WV SCHOLASTIC CHESS CHAMPIONSHIPS

To be held on March 16. 2024 at the Harrison County

Senior Center, Clarksburg, West Virginia

UNEXPIRED USF MEMBERSHIP REQUIRED TO REGISTER.

Team and individual trophies

SECTIONS:

PR (K-3)

TL: PR&EL G/30 d/5

EL (K-5)

MS (K-8)

HS (K-12)

MS&HS G/45 d/5 delay clock preferred

The team score is the top 4 scores of team players. All players on team must be from the same school. Maximum number of players on a team is 8. If a school has more than 8 players they can form

a team of 8 and another team of 1-8 players. If a school has more than 16 players they can form 2 teams of 8 and 1 team of 1-8 players etc.

The number of Rounds depends upon number of entries for each section and will be posted on www.wvsca.com Registration ends on March 105.

  • Top WV K-12 Champion - Nominee to Denker Tournament of K-12 State Champions.

  • Top WV K-8 Champion - Nominee to Barber Tournament of K-8 Champions.

  • Top WV K-5 Champion - Nominee to Rockefeller Tournament of K-5 Champions

  • Top WV Female Player - Nominee to Haring Girls Invitational Tournament.

****** IMPORTANT ****

WHAT TO BRING TO TOURNAMENT: chess clock, and pen or pencil. MS and HS Sections are required to record moves or 2 Minutes will be deducted from total time - USCF Requirement (Rule 15a1)

CHECK-IN: 7:45-8:30am Saturday to be paired in first round. Check-in immediately upon entering building. Coach can check-in whole team.

ADDITIONAL TOURNAMENT INFO: Website: www.wvsca.com contains directions to Harrison County Senior Center, list of area motels and other information.

REGISTRATION/ENTRY FEES: Advance entry only. Online entry preferred: at chessregister.com

WCA Jr. Membership required to be eligible for Denker, Barber, Rockefeller & Haring Individuals. Entry fees:

$25 until March 15, 2024; $30 there after

CHECKS ONLY, made out to WVSCA

US Mail ENTRIES TO/Inquires:

Robert L. Greer

PO. Box 4338, Clarksburg, WV 26302

greerlaw@aol.com

304-641-9241

SUIBUKAN OF WV KARATE

MARTIAL ARTS IS MORE THAN KICKING & PUNCHING

LITTLE WARRIORS AGES 3-4 - MONDAY/WEDNESDAY4:30-5 PM

BEGINNER KIDs AGES 5-10 - MONDAY/WEDNESDAY5:15-6 PM

INTERMEDIATE KIDS AGES 5-10 - THURSDAY 5:30-6:15 PM & SATURDAY 9- 9:45 AM

BEGINNER TEENS/ ADULTS AGES 10 AND UP - MONDAY/WEDNESDAY6:15-7:15 PM

INTERMEDIATE TEENS/ ADULTS AGES 10 AND UP - MONDAY/ WEDNESDAY 7:30- 8:30 PM

PHONE NUMBER: 304-627-1572

WEBSITE: WWW.SUIBUKANAFWV.COM

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LOCATED AT. 112 N GTH STREET CLARSKBURG

Girl Scouts

Call all Clarksburg girls in grades k-5. Totally you. Totally fun. Be a Girl Scot! Join Today!

Where: St. Mark's Lutheran Church

When: Mondays

Time: 6pm-8pm

More Information: Please call Troop Leader Tammy McCauley 304-620-9697