Community Activities

Carl Hopkins WV Youth Aviation Expo

Get ready for the Carl Horkins WV Youth Aviation Expo! πŸ›©οΈβœ¨

Bring the whole family for a day full of fun at the Bridgeport Sports Complex on August 9 & 10 from 10 AM to 5 PM. Enjoy free admission, watch thrilling flights, take a turn flying, and win amazing prizes! It's an event not to be missed for aviation enthusiasts of all ages. For more details, visit their Facebook Group

CAP's Tonsorium's Free Kids Cuts

Get ready for the back-to-school season with CAP's Tonsorium's Free Kids Cuts! βœ‚οΈ On August 2nd and 3rd, CAP's offers free haircuts to kids from PreK to 12th grade, from 8 AM to 6 PM at 126 South Chestnut St., Clarksburg, WV.

Come early as services are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Plus, enjoy free food, water, and school supplies while supplies last! For more information, contact us at (304) 266-7738. Don't miss out on fresh cuts and fun! πŸŽ’πŸŽ

2024 Energy Express

Join the Energy Express this summer at North View Elementary! This free, six-week program from June 17 to July 26, 2024, is designed for 1st through 6th graders in West Virginia’s rural and low-income areas. Aimed at preventing the summer slide, Energy Express helps children maintain or increase their reading levels through engaging activities like art, drama, and daily read-alouds. Each child also receives two nutritious meals daily, ensuring they stay nourished and focused. Don’t miss this chance to make learning fun and keep your child's reading skills sharp over the summer!

🌎 Energy Express Website
πŸ“‹ Energy Express Application
(External Links Hosted By WVU Extension)

Marietta College - Summer Camp

Discover the wonders of the natural world at the Marietta College Center for Earth, Energy, and Environment Summer Camp! Designed for grades 9-12 and high-achieving 7th and 8th graders, this overnight camp from July 8-12, 2024, offers an immersive experience in Earth Science, Chemistry, Biology, and Energy Systems. Campers will engage in daily activities, including field trips and lab work, guided by college professors and staff. Enjoy a taste of college life with meals in the dining hall and stays in residence halls. Scholarships are available.

🌎 Register now: MC-STEMCamp
πŸ“ž More info: Contact Andrew Beck at 740-376-4779 or

Camp Mindful Warriors!

Unwind and grow at Camp Mindful Warriors! 🌿✨ Open for ages 5-18, this unique camp offers sessions focused on resilience and mental health, led by child and adolescent psychiatry specialists. Sessions run throughout the summer across various counties, including Harrison, Marion, Taylor, Lewis, and Barbour. Each age group has tailored activities to enhance mental wellness and provide fun, supportive experiences.

Camp Sessions:

  • Ages 5-12: 9 AM - Noon

  • Ages 13-18: 11 AM - 2 PM

Dates and Locations:

  • June 10-14: Harrison County, Meadowcreek

  • June 17-21: Marion County, Windmill Park

  • July 8-12: Taylor County, Grafton City Park

  • July 15-19: Lewis County, Lewis County Park

  • July 22-26: Marion County, Windmill Park

  • July 29-August 2: Barbour County, Belington City Park

  • August 12-16: Harrison County, Meadowcreek

For more information or to RSVP, contact Robin Hayes at or call 304-623-5666 ext. 181257. Don't miss this opportunity to nurture a lifelong love of learning and personal growth!

2024 United Way Day of Action!

Register for Day of Action on June 21st and join us as we serve our community through a wide range of service projects. Volunteer with your coworkers, friends or family to support these incredible projects. Sign-up as a volunteer or register your project by visiting

Thank you!



Carl Hopkins WV Youth Aviation Expo! πŸ›«

Get ready for an exhilarating weekend at the Carl Hopkins WV Youth Aviation Expo! πŸ›«

All ages are welcome to this free event, filled with excitement and fun for the whole family. Join us on August 9 & 10 at the Bridgeport Sports Complex from 10 AM to 5 PM. Experience the thrill of aviation with live demonstrations, interactive flying opportunities, and the chance to win fantastic prizes. Don’t miss out on starting your aviation journey! πŸŽ‰βœˆοΈ

Chris Episcopal Church Reading Camp

Reading Camp
June 24 – 27, 2024
5:00 – 8:00 PM
Christ Episcopal Church
123 South 6th Street, Clarksburg

  •  READING CAMP is FREE for students entering grades 2-4 needing summer help with reading.

  • READING CAMP provides a comfortable, stress-free, failure-free setting for learning.

  • READING CAMP builds both reading skills and self-confidence!

  • READING CAMP fosters the development of a lifelong love of reading.

  • Campers work in small groups with adults on Pleasure Reading, Reading Comprehension, Phonics, Sight Words, Reading Fluency, and Creative Writing.

  • Campers also get a daily fun activity. Campers leave THURSDAY with books THEY HAVE SELECTED and can read during the summer.

Questions? Contact Toni Limbers – or 304-627-4431

Texas Roadhouse Teacher of the Month

Show your favorite teacher some love!

Nominate your favorite teacher to be the Texas Roadhouse Teacher of the Month! You could win your teacher a prize and a Fresh-Baked Bread party for their classroom!

Nominate Today!

Junior Police Academy

πŸš“πŸ”₯🐾 Don't miss the 12th Annual Harrison County Junior Police Academy! 🌟 Only the first 75 applicants accepted

πŸ“… When: June 10 - 14, 8am – 4pm
πŸŽ“ Grades: 3rd – 8th
🏫 Where: Johnson Elementary School
πŸ” Classes include: firearm safety, police procedures, fire safety, K-9 demonstration, self-defense, FBI, and much more!
πŸ“ Applications available at

πŸ“§ All forms can be signed and returned by email, or mailed/dropped off at Bridgeport Police Dept, 515 W. Main St. Bridgeport, WV 26330 ❓Questions❓ Contact Officer Jamie Hamrick at 304-326-7135 or Deputy Coty Shingleton at 304-326-7416.

Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity! 🚨

WVJC School Of Nursing

Why should 2024 WV high school students consider a career in nursing?

According to the West Virginia Hospital Association, there is currently a 20% vacancy rate for nurses in WV.

How has the WVJC School of Nursing addressed the nursing shortage in West Virginia?

WVJC is currently educating over 500 student nurses at 3 campus-based and 6 online/hybrid programs.

How can 2024 high school students receive information about WVJC School of Nursing programs?

High school students and guidance counselors should pre-register for one of our virtual nursing workshops.

What will attendees learn about applying for nursing school?

The virtual workshop will present information on admission standards, TEAS preparation, application requirements, financial aid for those who qualify, and scholarship* opportunities.

How do I register for the virtual nursing workshop?

Click the link below for available dates and times.

What if I have more questions prior to signing up?

Please reach out to Matt Hahn at or call (304) 282.6390.

Register Now:

United Way STEM Saturdays

United Way's STEM Saturdays 2024, starting on March 23rd, offers an engaging educational series for school-aged students passionate about science, technology, engineering, and math. This program not only serves as a fantastic introduction to these crucial fields but also acts as an enrichment platform, deepening existing knowledge and skills. With interactive, hands-on learning activities held one Saturday a month, participants can look forward to both fun and informative sessions.

For a detailed exploration into STEM topics and to enrich your child's learning, call 304-326-7762 to register. Find out more information at

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)

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 If you have questions or need assistance, reach out to Jamie Gizzi at 304-669-9079 or

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.

"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 or visit

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


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

Senior Center, Clarksburg, West Virginia


Team and individual trophies


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 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: contains directions to Harrison County Senior Center, list of area motels and other information.

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

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









PHONE NUMBER: 304-627-1572




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