Community Announcements

Youth Conservation School to be held July 21-26

The Lancaster County Youth Conservation School is seeking students ages 14 to 16 to attend the school from July 21 through 26 in Denver, PA. Activities will include archery, fishing, canoeing, forestry and habit construction. Conservation School details

Aevidum 5K to be held May 18 at Manor Middle School

The Penn Manor Aevidum chapter is participating in the Strides Against Stigma 5K Race, beginning at 9 a.m. May 18 at Manor Middle School. Go to the registration site and click on “join.”

Ryan Observatory hosting eclipse event April 8

Ryan Observatory at Muddy Run Park is hosting an eclipse viewing event from 1 to 5 p.m. April 8. Event details.

MU coaches host Spring Basketball Camp April 1

The Millersville University men’s basketball staff will conduct a spring camp for boys and girls in kindergarten through eighth grade April 1 at Hempield Rec Center. Camp details

Camp Rock to be held July 24-28 at Mission Church

Mission Church, 651 Lampeter Road, will host Camp Rock, a creative arts camp for children currently in grades 1 through 5. Campers will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. July 24 through 28. Camp Rock details

Cinderella’s Dream prom dress giveaway planned for March 2

The Millersville Lioness Club will host Cinderella’s Dream, where students will receive donated prom dresses, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, March 2, at St. Phillip the Apostle Catholic Church. Cinderella’s Dream details

Flag football registrations due March 1 for grades 3 to 8

Registration is under way for the Spring Flag Football season for students in grades 3 to 8. Flag football details

Registration is under way for spring 2024 boys’ lacrosse

Registration is under way for boys’ lacrosse teams ranging from 8-and-under to 14-and-under for spring 2024. Boys’ lacrosse details

Readathon coming to PM elementary schools in February and March

All Penn Manor elementary schools will be hosting the 2024 Readathon, a two-day after-school event featuring reading activities and crafts, all run by Penn Manor High School students. Readathon is designed for students in kindergarten through grade 2 and runs from February 22 through March 18. Readathon details.

Ware Center sponsoring Family Fun Fest events in March and April

Penn Manor families are invited to participate in Millersville University’s Family Fun Fest at Ware Center in Lancaster. Events will include Japanese Storytelling on March 23 and South Korea’s Brush Theatre on April 20. Both events begin at 1 p.m. Family Fun Fest details

Lunch & Learn program for preschoolers begins in February

Lunch & Learn, a free program in which preschool children and their parents are invited to all Penn Manor elementary schools for story time, crafts and lunch, runs from February 7 to May 9, 2024 at all seven elementary schools. Lunch & Learn schedule

Registration under way for Penn Manor Rec Basketball

Registration is under way for boys and girls in kindergarten through 9th grade to sign up for Lancaster Rec Basketball.

Students sought for Thrive to Five preschool program

Community Action Partnership is seeking students for its Thrive to Five preschool program for children ages 5 and younger at Martic Elementary School and Millersville University. 

Penn Manor Rec/Travel Basketball registrations now open

Penn Manor Youth Basketball is offering programs for students from kindergarten through 9th grade.

Bible2School program offered at Penn Manor elementary schools

Bible2School is accepting registrations for Penn Manor students in grades 2, 3 and 4 to attend free elective Bible classes during the school day. The students are bused to a nearby church, where  volunteers engage them in worship and Bible stories. Bible2School details and registration information

Penn Manor families may qualify for low-cost internet service

Penn Manor families may be eligible to participate in a federal program that provides a $30 per month discount on internet service fees, plus a $100 discount on a computer/ tablet purchase. The program is open to families whose income is 200 percent of the poverty guidelines or less. Learn more: Affordable Internet English  Affordable Internet Spanish

Registration now open for Penn Manor Youth Baseball and Softball 

Penn Manor Youth Baseball and Softball registration is now open. Sign up for baseball or Sign up for softball.

Girls on the Run program offered at Letort, Martic, Central Manor and Eshleman

Girls on the Run is a nonprofit program that combines training for a 5K with lessons that inspire girls to make healthy choices and develop life skills. GOTR is open to girls in grades 3 through 5. Girls on the Run registration information 

YWCA offers before- and after-school programs at Penn Manor schools

The YWCA is offering before- and after-school programs for students at Penn Manor elementary schools. Learn more: YWCA Penn Manor Before-After School Care Flyer

Lead-Free Families program offers resources to parents

Penn Medicine Lancaster General’s Lead-Free Families program offers lead screenings, in-home testing and remediation and other services designed to reduce lead poisoning among children.  Lead-free families flyer.

Girl Scout members, volunteers sought

 Girl Scouts flyer

Special needs parent support group forms

A new support group, Penn Manor SNaPS, has formed for parents of special needs students. For more information, see below:

SNaPS Facebook group
SNaPS website

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