10 May 2012
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Memphis Park Services is gearing up for 2012 Camp, with regular registration on Saturday (May12) from 9 a.m. until noon at most Memphis Community Centers.
Memphis Park Services is gearing up for 2012 Camp, with regular registration on Saturday (May12) from 9 a.m. until noon at most Memphis Community Centers. The Bert Ferguson and Hickory Hill centers reached capacity during early registration.
Parents and guardians are encouraged to register their children to guarantee spots in summer camp. Spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Over 2,100 campers are expected to attend 25 camps throughout the city this year, including one camp for special needs. Campers will participate in recreational, athletic, and educational activities, as well as attend field trips. The campers will be exposed to various activities such as arts and crafts, playground games, cultural arts, musical expression, and health and fitness programs.
Camp is open to children ages 5 to 12 years old and a Teen Camp will be held for teenagers 13 to 15 years old.
Dates: June 11 – July 27
Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday – Friday, except Monday Wednesday 4th (in observance of Independence Day)
City of Memphis resident fee: $162 per child or $81(discount rate) per child on verified government assistance.
City of Memphis non-resident fee: $324 per child.
Early Arrival Fee: $35 for 1 child and $55 for 2 or more children; time is 7:30 a.m. to 8:15 a.m.
Parents that enroll their child(ren) during regular registration have the option to pay in full and have a guaranteed spot or pay half of total fees and have a guaranteed spot for 30 days. The balance of partial payments must be received on or before late registration June 9.
Payment is to be made by money order or cashier’s check only. No cash will be accepted under any circumstances.