Tuesday, March 12, 2013

New Summer Camp for Teens Offered

The department is offering a new summer camp for teenagers ages 12 and 13 this year. The camp will be held Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., June 24 through August 23. Registration is $300 and includes breakfast and lunch each day.
     The camp program is designed especially for teens to help them discover the world, experience new things, and make new friends. It will include hiking, rafting, music, dance, theater, and learning about entrepreneurship, fashion, community service and much more. Not only will the camp be fun, it is designed to encourage self-discovery, to help build self-confidence and independence, and to provide teens with skills for future success.
      Registration is on a first-come first-served basis and takes place on weekdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Westover Community Center, 1301 Jahnke Road. Some scholarships are available. For more information, call 646-0181.
     This camp is for city residents only, and proof of age and residency are required at registration.