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Bully Prevention Summer Camp

HAYS, Kansas (May 3, 2012)   The HaysMed Center for Health Improvement will sponsor a summer camp to prevent children from being victims of bullying.  The camp will be held Monday through Thursday, June 11 through June 14 at The Center for Health Improvement, 2500 Canterbury Hays, Kansas and are geared to kids ranging in age from 5 – 14 years.

The program is centered on Gracie/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, a self –defense system.  It is a form of martial arts that originated from Japanese Jujutsu in the early 20th century.  It teaches children to successfully defend themselves against an attacker by using leverage and proper techniques.  Specific focus at the camp will be in bully prevention using self-defense and verbal resolution, confidence building, character development of responsibility, health, respect, citizenship, manners and caring as well as balance, strength and flexibility.

There are three age groups.   The program for kids' ages 5 to7 will be from 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm and the cost is $45 for Center for Health Improvement members and $60 for non-members.

The second group is kids' ages 8 to 11 will be from 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm and the session for ages 12 to 14 years will be held from 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.  The fee for these 2 groups is $60 for Center for Health Improvement members and $75 for non-members.

You can register online at www.thecenter.haysmed.com/bullyproofkids.  Registration is limited in each age group.