Spring Break Camps for DC Youth

Thomas Announces DPR Spring Break Camps for District Youth

Click here for more info: http://dpr.dc.gov/dpr/cwp/view,a,1241,q,638907.asp

Washington, DC – Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr., Chair of the Council’s Committee on Libraries, Parks and Recreation, announced today that the DC Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) will offer Spring Break Camps for District youth ages five through 13, from March 29 through April 2, 2010, from 9 am to 5 pm. The DPR Spring Break Camps will occur during the District of Columbia Public Schools’ spring break, providing youth with a variety of structured games, activities, sports, arts and crafts, and field trips while school is not in session. There is a $25 camp fee for the entire week. Registration can completed online at dpr.dc.gov or at the facility at which parents would like to enroll their children.  Early registration is recommended because space is limited.  For additional information, please call the DPR Camp Office at (202) 671-0372.

Facilities open for DPR Spring Break Camp are:

Ward 1
Banneker Recreation Center
2500 Georgia Avenue NW
(202) 673-6861

Ward 2
Kennedy Recreation Center
1401 7th Street NW
(202) 671-4794

Ward 3
Chevy Chase Community Center
5601 Connecticut Avenue NW
(202) 282-2204

Palisades Recreation Center
5200 Sherrier Place NW
(202) 282-2186

Ward 4
Emery Recreation Center
5801 Georgia Avenue NW
(202) 576-3211

Takoma Recreation Center
300 Van Buren Street NW
(202) 576-7068

Ward 5
Turkey Thicket Recreation Center
1100 Michigan Avenue, NE
(202) 576-9238

Harry Thomas, Sr. Recreation Center
1743 Lincoln Road NE
(202) 576-5642

For More Information…

Ward 6
Sherwood Recreation Center
640 10th Street NE
(202) 698-3075  (202) 698-3075

Ward 7
Fort Davis Recreation Center
1400 41st Street SE
(202) 645-9212

Hillcrest Recreation Center
3100 Denver Street SE
(202) 645-9200

Ridge Road Recreation Center
800 Ridge Road SE
(202) 645-3959

Ward 8
Bald Eagle Recreation Center
100 Joliet Street SW
(202) 645-3960
Office of Ward 5 Councilmember Harry “Tommy” Thomas, Jr.

March 23, 2010

Contact:  Victoria A. Leonard
202.727.8204   202.727.8204 (desk) — 202.403.7866 (cell)

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