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:
Sponsored by: Valley Rescue Mission
Activities: Swimming, hiking, fishing, boating, arts and crafts, games, special guests and bible studies.
June 9th - 13th
June 16th - 20th
June 23rd - 27th
June 30th - July 4th
July 7th - 11th
July 14th - 18th
For more information: 706-322-8267
This camp is for children with cancer and other life threatening illnesses.
Sponsored by: Girl Scouts
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.