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Register for Summer Play Camp

By Staff | Mar 7, 2014

‘Summer Play Camp’ registration began this week at Jefferson County Parks and Recreation.. Come in or go online to register for these camps. Please read the following important information about our Summer Play Camps…

Locations & Hours of Operation include: Sam Michael’s Park 7 a.m.-5 p.m.; Morgan’s Grove Park 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Wright Denny Intermediate School. 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

All camps are for children ages 5-13. Five year olds should have already completed kindergarten.

Cost for camps are: Sam Michael’s – $125/week ($100 week of July 4); Morgan’s Grove – $105/week ($80 week of July 4); Wright Denny Interm. – $105/wk ($80 week of July 4). Cost includes bus transportation for one field trip per week that may include Greenbrier State Park, Cunningham Falls State Park, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, movie, bowling and pool. Additional fees will be charged for admission costs. Fees are payable to the camp counselor each week.

Due to state law regulations Parks and Rec is required to limit the number of days a child is allowed to attend summer day camps, or any camp lasting more than six hours. Children may only attend these camps for a maximum of six weeks (30 days) during the summer (consecutive or nonconsecutive). Full payment is due at time of registration. Parent must complete a camp registration form as well as a health form for each child registered..

Campers will need to bring their own lunch and beverage to camp every day. Refrigeration is not available. Small coolers or ice packs are recommended.

Children are encouraged to dress comfortably in shorts and t-shirt/camp shirt. Closed toe shoes are highly recommended. Camp T-shirts are required to be worn on field trips days.

Clearly mark all personal belongings (sunscreen, towels, lunches, backpacks, etc.) with the campers first and last name. Please do not send valuables along with a child, including video games and Nintendo DS’s. JCPRC is not responsible for lost or stolen items.

On the first day of each camp session, your child will receive a newsletter containing specific information regarding daily activities for that week of camp. Please refer to the newsletter before coming to camp each day.

For more information, visit www.jcprc.org or call 304-728-3207.