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Columbus Recreation and Parks

Columbus Recreation and Parks
Phone: (614) 645-7000 Fax: (614) 645-0686
Web: www.columbusrecparks.com
Email: wmfrantz [at] columbus [dot] gov
Contact person: Wendy Frantz
Age/grade level: Pre-K (ages 4-5), Elementary (ages 6-12), Middle, High School
Type : Day Camps
Length of camps: Weekly, June 10 – August 2, 2013; register for as many weeks as you want
Hours:  Varies; Core hours are 9 am-4 pm (many camps offer early drop off and late pick up)
Cost: $40-$165 per week
Financial aid?: Yes
Registration:  Register online beginning Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 10 am.  In-person registration will also be on Saturday, March 16 from 10am-4pm at any Community Center.  Mail-in registration will begin March 18.
Program Description:   The sports-minded camper can choose from basketball, cheerleading, football, gymnastics, hockey, soccer, tennis, or track and field.  A week at Smith Farms for the Great Art Getaway will inspire the budding artist.  Those campers who want to learn how to dance will be taught basic to advanced movement within hip hop as well as an infusion of traditional West African style at the Traditional Digital Dance Camp.  And for those who like a little bit of everything, center camps are the choice for you.  Center camps are held at Barnett, Far East, Lazelle, Tuttle, Whetstone and Woodward Park Community Centers.  Even Grandparents aren’t left out – they can spend a week with their grandchildren (ages 8-14) at “Gram and Gramp” camp.

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Columbus Recreation and Parks Therapeutic Camps

Phone: (614) 645-5648
Fax: (614) 645-2373
Web: www.columbusrecparks.com
Email: mbmoore [at] columbus [dot] gov
Contact person: Mary Beth Moore
Age/grade level: ages 6-21 as long as they are in school
Type : Sport Camp and Day Camps
Length of camps: Sport Camp (3 days) June 11-13; Weekly, June 17 – August 2, 2013; register for as many weeks as you want
Hours: Core hours are 8:30 am-3 pm early drop off at 7:15 and late pick up until 5:15 for an extra fee.
Cost: $65-$80 per week
Financial aid?: Yes
Registration: Online registration will begin March 16, 2013 at 10am. In-person registration will be held Saturday, March 16 from 10am-4pm at Franklin Park Adventure Center. Registration will be taken at this time for any open spots.
Program Description: Three Day Sport Camp held at the Franklin Park Adventure Center will feature a variety of Adaptive Sports for the beginner through advanced athlete. Our day camps are held at the Franklin Park Adventure Center and Dodge Community Center. Campers will get to experience a little bit of everything including the all time favorite overnight camp out during our Camp-n-Challenge week. Our experienced camp staff embraces each camper’s individuality. The Summer of Fun and Adventure Day Camp creates a safe environment where positive social development occurs and friendships are made.

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