Media Release

 

Wednesday, March 28, 2012
For Immediate Release
Parks, Recreation & Neighborhood Services

Contact: Margaret Kurtz
Telephone: 229-6993

 

City Of Las Vegas Opens Summer Youth Camp Registration In April
Six Community Centers To Offer Summer Day Camps That Begin June 11

 

The city of Las Vegas invites parents to enroll children in summer day camp programs at six area community centers. Summer camps will be held Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., beginning June 11. The Lorenzi Adaptive summer hours will be 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. There will be no camps July 4.

Summer camps will promote fun, fitness, adventure and education in a safe and friendly atmosphere. Children can look forward to a variety of age-appropriate activities, including field trips, sports, special events, physical fitness and games, arts, crafts and nutrition training, under the supervision of trained staff. Preferred walk-in registration for those who were enrolled in city of Las Vegas 2011 summer camps will be offered one evening only, April 12, from 5 to 9 p.m. at each participating center. Open registration begins April 19 at 8 a.m. by telephone and in person. Registration closes when the programs are full. All locations will have limited enrollment. Contact each location for details and enrollment.

 The following four locations will offer summer camps, priced at $75 per child for the week, $70 for additional children in the family:
 

  • Cimarron Rose Community Center, 5591 N. Cimarron Road, (702) 229-1607. Ages 6-11 only. Camp ends Aug. 24.
  • Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., (702) 229-6374. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 24.
  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 24.
  • Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., (702) 229-2488. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 24.

Two community centers will offer themed specialty camps with additional activities, cooking and/or field trips. The cost will be $115 per child for the week, $110 for additional children, for most camps. Both centers have a separate camp list with more details.

A separate Lorenzi Adaptive summer program for youth ages 7-22 with disabilities will be offered from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday at the East Las Vegas Community Center only. Participants will enjoy a new recreation experience every week, community outings, sports, games, arts and crafts, swimming, movies, friends, and all-around fun. The cost is $75 per child for the week, $70 for each additional child in the family. Registration for this program will open Tuesday, May 1. Contact Andrea Anzalone at (702) 229-4903 or 229-6358 to register.

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