3 Questions for Rec Director Pam Gery: Favorite Thing About Summer

Pam Gery, director of North Branford Parks and Recreation, takes a minute to answer three questions.

Each week, North Branford Patch will be asking town officials three questions, including:

  1. What's new in your office or department?
  2. What is something residents should know?
  3. What's your favorite (fill in the blank!)

This feature will not only help residents stay informed with , , Parks and Recreation Director Pam Gery, Police Chief Matthew Canelli and Fire Chief William Seward participating; but also let us get to know a little more about our town officials.

North Branford Patch: What's new in your department this week?
Gery: We always have a medley of things happening each week through the ! Here’s what’s happening this week:

  • Youth Conditioning
  • Perfoming Arts Camp
  • Kidz Kamp
  • Little Folks Camp
  • Trip to Quassy Amusement Park
  • Skits & Marshmallows
  • Senior Ice Cream Social
  • Camp Fun Run
  • Tennis Camp
  • Cardio Sculpt Class
  • Summer Body Class
  • Softball Playoffs
  • Field Hockey Camp
  • Skillz & Drillz Basketball Clinic

North Branford Patch: What's something residents need to know?
Gery: The is right around the corner on  and we are !

This year we also came up with a TEAM Volunteer incentive for the weekend. If any TEAM can come up with a minimum of 10 teammates and one coach (or parent) and volunteer four hours in the parking lot (where we always need help), the festival will give your team $300 for new uniforms or supplies your group may need.  

A couple facts that people should know is that the Potato & Corn Festival is self-sustaining and has never operated with Town budgeted money and that the does not charge us overtime during the weekend!!!!!

North Branford Patch: What's your favorite thing about summer?
Gery: Pictures are worth a thousand words! (see attached photos and captions)

Stay tuned as other officials share their responses throughout the rest of the week.


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