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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth

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June 7, 2022


Charlottesville Parks & Recreation Offers Fun Summer Programs for Local Youth


CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Charlottesville Parks and Recreation will be offering comprehensive and fun summer programs for all local youth ages 5–15, from June 22 – August 12 focusing on extended learning activities along with exciting recreational activities and programs.

Participants will experience traditional camp activities, enrichment clubs, sports, active play, indoor and outdoor games, arts, crafts, nature, and science. Financial assistance is available through our Scholarship Program. More information can be found at www.charlottesville.gov/summercamps.


Summer programs include:

Camp Shenandoah (ages 5-9)

Times:             7:30am–5:30pm

Locations:       Burnley Moran, Venable, and Johnson Elementary Schools – June 22 – July 29

                            Carver Recreation Center – August 1-12    

Camp Blue Ridge (ages 9-12)

Times:             7:30am–5:30pm

Locations:       Walker Upper Elementary – June 22 – July 29

                            Key Recreation Center – August 1-12   

Camp Skyline (ages 12-15)

Times:             7:30am–5:30pm

Location:       Key Recreation Center - June 22 – July 29


Also included in the summer programs is a nutritional breakfast and lunch provided through the USDA Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). 

Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability or age, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. (USDA Nondiscrimination  Statement). 


Meals will be provided to all enrolled participants at the sites and times as follows:


Sites                                                                             Breakfast                                Lunch                                      

Johnson Elementary School                          8:30 – 9:30 AM                   11:45 – 12:15 PM

Venable Elementary School                           8:30 – 9:30 AM                   11:45 – 12:15 PM

Burnley Moran Elementary School             8:30 – 9:30 AM                   11:45 – 12:15 PM

Walker Upper Elementary                               8:30 – 9:30 AM                   11:45 – 12:15 PM

Key Recreation Center                                      8:30 – 9:30 AM                   12:00 – 12:45 PM

Carver Recreation Center                                8:30 – 9:30 AM                   12:00 – 12:45 PM


Meals are offered on a first come, first serve basis to anyone 18 and under at the sites and times as follows:

 

Sites                                                                                              Dinner

Greenstone on 5th Community Center                           M, W, F                   4:30 – 6:30pm  

Friendship Court Community Center                       M, W, F                   4:30 – 6:30pm 

South 1st Street Community Center                         M, T, W, F               4:30 – 6:30pm 

Westhaven Community Center                                   M, T, W, F               4:30 – 6:30pm 


In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information (e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), should contact the responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027, USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online at: THIS LINK, from any USDA office, by calling (866) 632-9992, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights (ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027 form or letter must be submitted to USDA by:

  1. Mail:
     U.S. Department of Agriculture
     Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
     1400 Independence Avenue, SW
     Washington, D.C. 20250-9410; or
  2. Fax:
     (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or
  3. Email:
    program.intake@usda.gov


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.


Media Contact
Michelle Bush
Charlottesville Parks & Recreation
434-970-3572
bushm@charlottesville.gov