Steamboat briefs: Marilyn Harris graduates cum laude from Phillips

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— Marilyn N. Harris, of Steamboat Springs, graduated cum laude from Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass. She plans to attend Stanford University.

Harris was named to the school’s honor roll for spring 2011 term. To be named to the honor roll, students must maintain at least a 5.0 GPA on a 6.0 scale.

Horizons seeks individuals to volunteer as mentors

Horizons is seeking caring, committed individuals to serve as one-on-one mentors to developmentally disabled clients. For more information, call volunteer coordinator Rebecca Hanson at 970-879-4466, ext. 111.

Reservoir open for boating; inspections are required

Stagecoach Reservoir has opened to boating for the season. In order to keep Colorado waters free from aquatic nuisance species, including zebra and quagga mussels, all boats will be required to be inspected for ANS before launching. The marina boat ramp inspection station hours will be from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. seven days a week. The Morrison Cove boat ramp inspection station is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday, and the boat ramp will be chained closed all other times.

To speed up the boat inspection process, all boaters are encouraged to arrive at the reservoir with a boat that is clean, drained and dry. Dirty boats are not able to be inspected and will be turned away. Any boat found with ANS will not be allowed to launch, on any waters, until decontamination is performed.

Registration now is open for Kids Adventure Club

Registration is open for summer Kids Adventure Club sessions at Steamboat Ski Area. The club includes outdoor activities for children ages 3 through 12 for a day, a week, multiple days or the entire summer.

Camp sessions are Monday through Friday through Aug. 19. Daily sessions run from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. with activities from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kids Adventure Club offers specialized programs for each age group. Activities include hiking, biking, arts and crafts, water sports, outdoor games, Strings in the Mountain concerts and Coca Cola Adventure Zone activities. Routt Scouts also participate in off-site activities at Steamboat Lake, Craig Wave Pool and Hahn’s Peak Lake.

Registration is open with options of single, 10- or 20-day programs. Single sessions are $55 per day, and 20 or more days cost $37 per day. Other costs include $25 for registration and $12 for the required club T-shirt. Children who are registered for 20-day sessions by May 6 receive a 10 percent discount, plus another 5 percent discount for additional siblings registered.

For additional information, comprehensive activities calendar, or to register your child for the Kids’ Adventure Camp, please visit www.steamboat.com/kac, call 970-871-5390 or email kac@steamboat.com.

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