St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department announces summer camp lottery registration dates

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The St. Johns County Parks & Recreation Department has announced the theme and lottery registration dates for Summer Camp 2018, which will be open to resident children ages 5 to 12 and run from June 4 through July 20 at six county locations.

“Be a Superhero!” will feature outdoor activities, field trips, arts and crafts and swimming. The camp’s lottery registration is open March 5 at 8 a.m. through March 16 at 5 p.m. with names drawn at random on March 26. Results of the drawing will be mailed out no later than April 1.

Be a Superhero! Summer Camp 2018 will be led by local staff at six locations around the county including Davis Park Field House in Ponte Vedra, Ketterlinus Gym in Downtown St. Augustine, Plantation Park in St. Johns, Solomon Calhoun Community Center in West Augustine, Trout Creek in Mill Creek and W.E. Harris Community Center in Hastings.

“We’re excited to be in our 20th year hosting an affordable, educational and fun summer camp for county residents,” said Jamie Baccari, community programs manager for the Parks & Recreation Department. “This year’s theme, Be a Superhero!, is all about teaching kids to be a leader, be brave, be honest and be an example.”

Camp fees are $410 per child with reduced rates available upon qualification. Camp starts on June 4 and ends on July 20. Camp hours are Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For details and registration, please visit www.sjcfl.us/youth or contact Brian James at (904) 209-0365 or bjames@sjcfl.us.

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