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Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

Post Date:06/05/2019 8:54 AM
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Kate Purnell
Charlottesville Parks and Recreation
434-970-3572
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2019

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be offering exciting and fun summer programs for all local youth grades rising K through 9th from June 17 – Aug 16, focusing on extended learning activities along with recreational and educational activities, programs and field trips.

Participants will experience traditional camp activities, enrichment clubs, swimming, sports, active play, indoor and outdoor games, arts, crafts, nature and science. Financial assistance is available through our Scholarship Program. More information can be found at www.charlottesville.org/summercamps.

Summer programs include…

Camp Shenandoah (Rising K–3rd Grade)

 Times: 7:30am–5:30pm

Locations: Clark, Greenbrier, and Johnson Elementary Schools –June 17 – July 26

Carver Recreation Center – July 29 – August 16

Camp Blue Ridge (4th–6Th Grade)

Times: 7:30am–5:30pm

Locations: Walker Upper Elementary and Carver Recreation Center – June 17 – July 26

Herman Key Center – July 29 – Aug 16 

Camp Skyline (7th–9th Grade)

  Times: 7:30am–5:30pm

Location: Key Recreation Center - June 17 – July 26

Community Housing Centers (open to anyone 18 years and under)

Times: 4:00pm-8:00pm

Day of Operation: M, W, F

Locations: Friendship Court - June 17 – Aug 16

Times: 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Days of Operation: M, W, F

Location: Greenstone on 5th - June 17 – Aug 16

Times: 4:00pm – 8:00pm

Days of Operation: M, T, W, F

Locations: South 1st Street and Westhaven - June 17 – Aug 16

Also included in the summer camp programs is a nutritional breakfast and lunch or dinner at housing community centers which is provided through the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service (USDA Nondiscrimination Statement).

Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

Sites

Carver Recreation Center 8:15 – 9:30 AM  and  12:00 – 1:00 PM

Key Recreation Center 8:15 – 9:30 AM and  12:00 – 1:00 PM

Walker Upper Elementary 8:15 – 9:30 AM and 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Johnson Elementary School 8:15 – 9:30 AM and  12:00 – 1:00 PM

Greenbrier Elementary School 8:15 – 9:30 AM and 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Clark Elementary School 8:15 – 9:30 AM and 12:00 – 1:00 PM

Greenstone on 5th Community Center 5:30 – 7:30pm

Friendship Court Community Center 5:30 – 7:30pm

South 1st Street Community Center 5:30 – 7:30pm

Weshaven Community Center 5:30 – 7:30pm

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue,SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or

3. email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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