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Jump Into Summer 2014 drew many families to Gough Park

Jump Into Summer, sponsored by Hidalgo Medical Services and the Grant County Community Health Council, featured many booths, with lots of activities for kids of all ages. 

A maze of activities drew kids through a tube, onto a mat for a somersault and then lots of balancing activities. Another multi-activity site was put on by the Aldo Leopold Charter School students. The three students, Ella Myers, Michael Mahl and Ella Kirk, who died in the recent plane crash, planned the activity and other students carried through with the plan. There was a challenge obstacle course, where kids had to wiggle like a worm at the worm composting station, put items in bins through a gauntlet of recycling bins, dance like an otter and howl like a wolf.

Photos by Mary Alice Murphy

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