Parks to host summer camps

DOWNEY - Downey residents in need of full-day summer childcare may want to consider the city's camp program being offered at several Downey parks.Camp Independence (ages 11-13), Performing Arts Camp (ages 8-14) and Wilderness Camp (ages 6-10) offer daily childcare from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., along with a mid-week excursion and daily snack. There are also partial-day camps for ages 7-12, including Ooey Gooey Camp, Top Chef Camp and Photography Camp. New this year is Spanish Camp, where kids will learn to read simple words in Spanish while learning traditional folk songs. Camps start July 9 and conclude Aug. 10. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (562) 904-7223.

********** Published: June 21, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 10