ElDo Youth Center summer camps

Posted May 19, 2016 at 12:26 pm

School is out. What’s next? Summer camp, of course.

The ElDo Youth Center will offer multiple camps for school age children this year.

After-Summer School Camp will be from May 31 – July 1 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday. Just ride the bus from summer school to the Youth Center. This camp includes an after-school snack, games, crafts and indoor and outdoor fun. K-12 welcome. $4 per day per child. Registration required.

ElDo Youth Kids Camp runs from July 5 to Aug. 12 from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Camp includes a morning and afternoon snack, lunch, games, crafts and indoor and outdoor recreational fun daily. We will explore our hometown by visiting the Opera House Theater to watch movies, go swimming at the community pool and visit the library.

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