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Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Registration Begins March 4

Friday March 1, 2013

Louisville Metro Parks and Recreation is again offering summer camps at its twelve community centers. Registration begins Monday, March 4, at camp sites listed below. (Note: Douglass Community Center camp registration begins April 13.) Please call the camp location for registration times and documentation needed for registering campers.

Camp programs are designed for ages 6-12, with a teen camp offered at the South Louisville Community Center for ages 13-15. Fees range from $55 to $95 per child per week, depending on camp location. Reduced fees are available for those who qualify.

This year’s camp theme, “Fantastic Voyage”, reflects the array of daily on-site programs focusing on fitness, the arts, the environment and education. Featured activities include: Belle of Louisville Cruise, Youth Health Initiative Program, Reds Rookie Success League, Bike Sense program, and weekly field trips.

Summer Camp community center locations and fee information:

Baxter 1125 Cedar Street 574-2670 $55 per child, per week
Beechmont 205 W. Wellington Ave 361-5484 $60 per child, per week
California 1600 W. St. Catherine St 574-2658 $55 per child, per week
Cyril Allgeier 4101 Cadillac Court 456-3261 $70 per child, per week
Douglass* 2305 Douglass Blvd. 456-8120 $95 per child, per week
Newburg 4810 Exeter Avenue 456-8122 $55 per child, per week
Parkhill 1703 S. Thirteenth Street 637-3044 $55 per child, per week
Portland 640 N. 27th Street 776-0913 $55 per child, per week
Shelby Park 600 E. Oak Street 574-1780 $55 per child, per week
Southwick 3621 Southern Avenue 775-6598 $55 per child, per week
Sun Valley 6505 Bethany Lane 937-8802 $70 per child, per week
South Louisville** 2911 Taylor Boulevard 574-3206 $55 per teen, per week

*Douglass camp registration begins April 13.

**South Louisville offers teen camp only.

Other fee information:

· $20 Registration fee (includes camp t-shirt)

· Registration fee and 1st week’s fee must be paid at registration.

· Child’s/teen’s birth certificate must be presented at registration for age verification.

· Camp fees must be paid on Monday of each week, and can be paid in advance.

· Early Bird Drop Off Program (7:30am) is being offered this year at certain locations. The fee is $10 per week, per child/teen.

· Late fee charged for child/teen pick-up after 6:00pm, and must be paid at time of pick-up.

· Out-of-county customers must pay an additional $10 per child/teen, per week.

For More Information: Please contact camp coordinator Karen Grinstead, (502) 456-8142,