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Best of the North Shore 2018

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NORTHSHOREMAG.COM 136 AUGUST 2018 play PHOTOGRAPH BY GEORGE FORTE historic club is situated on 112 acres in East Gloucester, and also boasts tennis facilities. INSIDER TIP: Not a golfer? Bass Rocks maintains the John Alto's Park on the corner of Mount Pleas- ant and Moorland roads. Take a seat and enjoy the fresh air—and the view of frustrated people, whacking a small white ball. FUN FACT: The Gloucester High School golf team has tryouts, practices, and home matches here every fall. 34 Beach Rd., Gloucester, 978.283.1866, bassrocksgolfclub.org G O L F C O U R S E , P U B L I C EDITORS' CHOICE FAR CORNER GOLF COURSE, WEST BOXFORD STANDOUT QUALITIES: A friendly staff accommodates novice and experienced players in the beautiful West Boxford countryside. Before teeing off, warm up on an all-grass practice area with a large two-tier putting green, and then set off on the chal- lenging 27-hole course laid out on 250 acres. Or chill out on the wraparound deck over- looking the course. 5 Barker Rd., West Boxford, 978-352- 8300, farcornergolf.com READERS' CHOICE OULD NEWBURY GOLF CLUB, NEWBURY OUTSTANDING QUALITIES: This club is a century "ould." In 1915, 60 acres of land was leased from Governor Dum- mer Academy. Today, elevated greens, sharp doglegs, and tricky greens make ONGC a hidden gem. intimately involved with the aquatic life of the North Shore. Activities during each weeklong summer camp session could include anything from fishing for flounder and hauling in lob- ster traps to hiking, swim- ming, and beach games. Older kids can even earn a Safe Boating Certificate. 20 Columbia Way, Newbury, 978-462-2017, coastaldiscov- eries.com/home A BROADWAY KIDS COMPANY, MIDDLETON INSIDER TIP: Make sure to have a scheduled tee time. FUN FACT: This is a member's club, but it's also open to the public. Not feeling committed? Ask about a mini membership. 319 Newburyport Turnpike, 978- 465-9888, ouldnewbury.com K I D S ' P R O G R A M EDITORS' CHOICE (Tie) COASTAL DISCOVERIES, NEWBURYPORT Aboard Coastal Discoveries' floating classroom, the Erica Lee II, tweens and teens get STANDOUT QUALITIES: Wheth- er it's a boost of confidence or full-on Hollywood prep you are looking for, your child will expand their knowledge of music, dance, acting, and theatre. From private audi- tion prep to Girl Scouts badge classes, this is the place to find kid polish. INSIDER TIP: Good manners and social graces are learned behaviors. Your kid won't listen to you? Outsource it. FUN FACT: Talented toddlers as young as 18 months are welcome. 4B Lookout Lane, Far Corner Golf Course

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