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Send Your Children to Summer Camp on a Budget

May 22, 2008

COLUMBUS, Ga. (WXTX) -- Many students in the area will begin summer vacation soon, but what will they do for summer fun? 

Many parents are pinching pennies to accommodate rising gasoline cost, and that may determine the cost of the children's summer vacation plans.  FOX 54 investigated some local summer camps to keep your child busy at no cost. Take a look at the list:

Camp JOY

Sponsored by:  Valley Rescue Mission

Activities:  Swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, arts and crafts, games, special guests and bible studies.

Ages:  7-11 

Girls Weeks: 

June 9th - 13th

June 16th - 20th

June 23rd - 27th

Boys Weeks: 

June 30th - July 4th

July 7th - 11th

July 14th - 18th

For more information:  706-322-8267

 

Camp Jordyn

This camp is for children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses. 

Sponsored by:  Girl Scouts 

Ages:  6-13

Day Camp:  June 30th - July 2nd

For more information:  706-327-2646

 

Ready Kids Camp

June 24 - 26, 2008

10:00am - 2:00pm

Ages:  8 to 14 years old

Campers will learn fire safety and other disaster preparedness activities based on the national "Are You Ready" program.  Students can see how the Emergency Operations Center works in an emergency or disaster. 

For more information:  334-291-5079

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