Steamboat briefs: Motor vehicle donations aid Habitat for Humanity

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Routt County Habitat for Humanity is reminding residents that motor vehicle donations help fund new Habitat homes through the Cars for Homes program. Motor vehicles — including cars, trucks, boats, RVs, etc. — can be donated by calling 1-877-277-4344 or by going to www.carsforhomes.org. The cars then are sold at auction or to recyclers or salvage yards, and the funds are used to build Habitat homes in partnership with low-income families.

Sign up for Yampatika’s summer camp sessions

Yampatika summer camp for youths ages 5 to 14 will be from June 17 to Aug. 14.

■ Weeklong Yampatykes sessions for children ages 5 and 6 are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from June 17 to 21, June 24 to 28, July 8 to 12 and July 29 to Aug. 2. The cost per session is $220 for members or $270 for nonmembers.

■ Weeklong Nature Explorers sessions for children ages 7 and 8 are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. from June 17 to 21, July 8 to 12, July 15 to 19, July 29 to Aug. 2. The cost per session is $230 for members or $280 for nonmembers.

■ Junior Naturalists for youths ages 9 to 11 are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 15 to 17 with an overnight trip July 18 and 19. A second session is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 22 to 24 with an overnight trip July 25 and 26. A third session is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 to 7 with an overnight trip Aug. 8 and 9. The cost per session is $250 for members and $350 for nonmembers.

■ Wilderness Pioneers I for youths ages 12 to 14 is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 25 and 26 and an overnight trip June 27 and 28. A second session is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 23 and 24 and an overnight trip July 25 and 26. The cost per session is $285 for members or $335 for nonmembers.

■ Wilderness Pioneers II for youths ages 12 to 14 is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 6 with overnight trips from Aug. 7 to 9. The cost is $310 for members and $360 for nonmembers.

■ Day camps for children ages 5 to 8 are from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 1 to 3 and July 5. The cost is $50 per day.

Call 970-871-9151 or email info@yampatika.org for more information.

Integrated Community seeks volunteers as tutors

Integrated Community is looking for volunteers to teach English. The in-home tutoring program trains and matches volunteers with limited English speaking community members. Get to know residents from other cultures while helping them learn English. For more information, call Roddy at 970-620-1513.

Integrated Community also is looking for volunteers to help with its resource and referral program. Practice your Spanish skills while assisting community members from other cultures. Call Sheila at 970-871-4599.

Vendor applications being accepted for spring events

■ The inaugural Savor Steamboat is from 3 to 6 p.m. June 15. The new event near the base of Steamboat Ski Area will feature barbecue pork and cocktail competitions. Applications are available for food and drink vendors as well as craft and agricultural vendors and are due May 25. For more information, visit www.genuinesteamboat.com/SavorSteamboat.

■ The National Cattledog Association trials are at 8 a.m. from June 12 to 16 at Flying Diamond Ranch. The booth fee is $100. Applications are due May 15.

For more information about the events, contact Misto Productions at 970-871-6786 or info@mistopro.com.

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