Every Friday three (3) activities will launch:

  • Virtual Activities (2) will launch every Friday - instructions will be provided online and you will submit a photo of your completed project by email. For each submission you will be entered into the draw. If you complete both (2) Virtual Activities that week your name will be entered twice for the prize!
  • A Summer Events in a Box will launch every Friday - registration is required through our website, these boxes will be delivered to your home and will include supplies to create a fun at home activity. Video instructions will be available through our YouTube channel. Written instructions will also be provided in your kit. If you sign up you will be entered into the draw to win a prize! *Limited spaces!

Prizes

There will be one prize winner each week, complete both (2) virtual activities each week plus sign up for the Summer Events in a Box and you will be entered in the draw 3 times for the prize that week!

Contest details: Must be residents of Township of South Stormont

Week 5: Earth, Water, Fire & Air

Virtual Activity - Water in Motion
Test your photography skills to capture one of Earth's most essential elements - water!

  1. Capture a photograph of water in motion - however that may be!
  2. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  3. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, August 12 at 4PM. 

 

Summer Events in a Box - Stick Wind Chime
Add a splash of colour to your backyard or garden this week with this highly free-range craft. The possibilities are endless as you arrange the sticks in any way, shape or form and the decor is completely unique to you!

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 12 at 4PM or until supplies run out (limited spaces available). 
  3. Following registration, all necessary supplies will be delivered to your doorstep on Friday, August 14 for you and your family to enjoy!
  4. View video instructions here or use the instructions included in your kit! 

 

Summer Events in a Box - S'more Fun
Kick back this weekend as we celebrate another one of Earth's essential elements - fire! In addition to the ingredients of a tasty summer treat, we've added glow sticks, some interactive family activities and a brief fire safety guide. 

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 12 at 4PM or until supplies run out (limited spaces available). 
  3. Following registration, all necessary supplies will be delivered to your doorstep on Friday, August 14 for you and your family to enjoy.
 Week 4: Wise and Well Week

Virtual Activity - 'Bake' the World a Better Place
Do you have a special recipe you'd like to share with South Stormont? Now is your chance! Be creative in the way you present your recipe.

  1. Choose an old family recipe or create a new one that you'd like to share. 
  2. Be creative in the way you present your recipe!
  3. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  4. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, August 5 at 4PM
    *Select recipes will be featured on our Facebook page!

 

Virtual Activity - DIY Yard Game

Don't miss out on an opportunity to transform your backyard into a playground this week!

  1. Get active by designing an outdoor game of any style.
  2. Your submission should include a creative description of the game rules, required equipment and a photo diagram of the playing field. 
  3. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  4. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, August 5 at 4PM

 

Summer Events in a Box - Glitter Calming Jar 
Wind down this wellness week with this calming DIY project. Follow the simple instructions included in your kit to create hours of mesmerizing fun. 

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, August 5 at 4PM or until supplies run out (limited spaces available). 
  3. Following registration, all necessary supplies will be delivered to your doorstep on Friday, August 7 for you and your family to enjoy. 
  4. View video instructions here or use the instructions included in your kit! 
Week 3: Going...Going...Green!

Virtual Activity - Up-Cycled Bird Feeder
Keep a closer eye on your feathered backyard friends this week!

  1. Up-cycle an old milk carton or juice jug into a bird feeder
  2. Paint, decorate and hang your creation
  3. Fill the bird feeder to keep wildlife coming around all week long!
  4. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  5. Deadline to submit is Wednesday, July 29 at 4PM

 

Summer Events in a Box - Stained Glass Earth Project 
Make everyday Earth Day with this easy and unique project. 

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register Wednesday, July 29 at 4PM or once spaces fill up (limited spaces available). 
  3. Your box of supplies will be delivered to your doorstep on Friday, July 31 for you and your family to enjoy!
  4. View video instructions here or use the instructions included in your kit! 

 

Summer Events in a Box - Bean in a Cup 
Grow your own greens this week and get an inside view of the many stages of plant growth! Track your progress by adding descriptions and illustrations of the changes that occur to your Beanstalk Log so you can share the experience with others. 

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 29 at 4PM or once spaces fill up (limited spaces available). 
  3. Your box of supplies will be delivered to your doorstep on Friday, July 31 for you and your family to enjoy.
  4. Written instructions will be available for you in your kit. 
 Week 2: Search and Find (July 17 to July 22)

Virtual Activity - Mixed-Medium Self-Portrait 

Go above and beyond a paper and pencil portrait with this project by making use of loose ends around your home!

  1. Gather materials of your choosing.
  2. Create a unique representation of yourself.
  3. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  4. Deadline is Wednesday, July 22nd at 4PM.
  5. Feel free to Google “Mixed Medium Self-Portrait for Kids” for inspiration!

 

Virtual Activity - What Quarantine Has Meant to Me - Word Search

That show you watched, the games you played and the snacks you ate—we want to hear it all!

  1. Download and/or print the attached Word Search Template to personalize  your very own word search that summarizes your quarantine experience at home
  2. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  3. Deadline is Wednesday, July 22nd at 4PM.

 

Summer Events in a Box - Outdoor Alphabet Scavenger 

In light of Search & Find Week, we are encouraging you to get outside and explore! This activity will provide you with your own handcrafted Scavenger Log and an outdoor alphabet scavenger to help you fill your book!

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 22nd at 4PM or once spaces fill up (limited spaces available)
  3. Your box of supplies will be delivered to you on Friday, July 23.
  4. View video instructions here or use the instructions included in your kit! 

Week 1: Keeping in Touch (July 10 to July 15)

Virtual Activity - Bucket List 2020 

Take charge of your own entertainment by creating a collection of all the activities you wish to accomplish this summer!

  1. Create a bucket list in any shape or form
  2. Display your top 3 most wanted activities 
  3. Email a photo of your creation and your address.
  4. Deadline in Wednesday, July 15 at 4PM

 

Virtual Activity - Greeting Card

Whether it's a grandparent, friend, babysitter or neighbour, get creative as you keep in touch with a loved one this week. Design and decorate a greeting card and send it to someone special! Email a photo of your creation and your address by Wednesday, July 15 at 4PM to be entered to win a prize!

 

Summer Events in a Box - Friendship Bracelets

Surprise a friend with a unique bracelet. 

  1. Register for this event here. If you don't already have an account through our recreation registration program you will need to create an account. Once you register you will receive a confirmation email, if you did not receive an email you are not registered or check your spam folder. If you require assistance please contact the Parks and Recreation Department.
  2. Deadline to register is Wednesday, July 15 at 4 PM to be entered to win a prize! *Limited spaces!
  3. Your box of supplies will be delivered to you on Friday, July 17. 
  4. View video instructions here or use the instructions included in your kit!