Media Release

 

Thursday, March 28, 2013
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 10

 

The city of Las Vegas invites parents to enroll children in summer day camp programs at six area community centers. Open registration begins April 11 at Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center. Open registration for camps at the remaining five centers begins April 13 at 8 a.m. Registration must be done in person.

Summer camps will be held Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., beginning June 10. There will be no camp 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 the 2012 summer camps at Mirabelli Community Center will be offered one evening only, April 11, starting at 5 p.m., at the center. Numbered registration packets for camps at Veterans Memorial Leisure Services Center will be distributed at 8 a.m. April 11 at the center; registrations will begin at 5 p.m. that evening at the center.

Online registration and telephone registration will not be available for summer camps. 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. 23.
  • Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St., (702) 229-6374. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 16.
  • East Las Vegas Community Center, 250 N. Eastern Ave., (702) 229-1515. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 16.
  • Stupak Community Center, 251 W. Boston Ave., (702) 229-2488. Ages 6-15. Camp ends Aug. 16. 

Two community centers will offer themed week-long 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. A few specialty camps have higher prices. 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, June 10-Aug. 16, 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 Saturday, April 13, 8 a.m. to noon. Contact Andrea Anzalone at (702) 229-4903 or 229-6358 to register.

For more information on summer camps, call (702) 229-6175.

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