Meetings and Notices for June 13

The Washington Town Council’s regular monthly meeting is moved to Monday (June 17) at town hall. Agenda items include approval of the FY 2013-2014 budget; consideration of an ESS wastewater plant operations contract; an ESS proposal to replace a chemical feed line; update to the nature trail grants; a Trinity Church parking lot beautification plan; and a proposal from the Rappahannock Farm Tour to use the Avon Hall property.

Rappahannock Rapidan Community Services transportation will not operate this Friday (June 14) due to a staff in-service training.

The Caregivers Support Group meets on the first and third Thursday of each month from 10 a.m. to noon at Reynolds Memorial Baptist Church, Sperryville. The next meeting is June 20.  For more information, contact Danny Wilson at 540-547-4126.

The Bolen Cemetery clean-up and picnic is 11 a.m. Saturday (June 15). Participants meet at the parking area at the end of Keyser Run Road. Bring a dish or drink to share and tools for light work. Any trucks to carry people and equipment would be a great help. For more information, contact Wayne Baldwin at 540-543-2590.

Windmore Foundation for the Arts annual meeting is 6 p.m. June 27 at the Culpeper Depot (113 South Commerce Street, Culpeper). This meeting is open to members and friends who would like to learn about the foundation. Refreshments will be served.

Hearthstone School’s Mountain Adventures camp (swimming, hiking, nature studies, games, crafts and outdoor activities) offers three spots: The Day Camp (ages 4-8) is 9 to 3 p.m. June 17-21 and again June 24-28; the Day Camp for ages 8-13 is 9 to 3 p.m. July 8-12; and the Backpacking section (ages 13-17) is July 15-19. The Summer Day Camp (crafts, art and nature activities with Kitty Keyser and Janet Kerig) is for ages 3-12 (divided into groups 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) from July 29-Aug. 2 and Aug. 5-9. For more information, call 540-987-9212 or visit

The Amissville Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company is seeking contestants for Queen (ages 14-20), Junior Miss (ages 8-13), and Little Miss (ages 3-7) for their annual carnival June 26-29. For tickets and information, contact Sandi Carter 540-937-4218. For entries in the parade on June 27, contact J.B. at 540-937-4218.

Register your child for Wildlife Discovery Camp at the Blue Ridge Wildlife Center (930 Tilthammer Mill Road, Boyce). Camp sessions (for ages 7-12) are Tuesdays from 9:30 to 2:30 p.m. beginning June 11 (except July 30) and ending Aug 20. Each session costs $25. For more information and to register, call 540-837-9000 or visit

Rappahannock County School Sports Association hosts the first annual Challenger Sports Soccer Camp, July 15-19 (ages 3-5, 9 a.m. to 10:30; ages 6-17, 9 a.m. to noon). Challenger Sports’ curriculum has been created to address the key areas of technical development that have the biggest impact on performance in the game. Players receive an individual skills evaluation, camp shirt, ball and poster, and participate in a daily World Cup Tournament. Register today at For more information, call Amy Burnett at 540-675-3873 or visit