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Register for NYC Summer Camp for Kids This Weekend



    Credit: nycgovparks.org
    At Van Cortlandt Park, Bronx. July 6, 2007. Credit: nycgovparks.org

    Registration takes place this weekend for the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation's summer camp programs for children ages 6 to 13.

    Summer camp will take place from July 5 through August 19, according to the NYC Parks website. Regular day camp starts at 9 a.m. and end at 5 p.m., and costs $500; extended day camp lasts from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., and costs $575.

    The program includes:

    • Trips to zoos, parks, museums, NYC attractions, and other cultural and educational institutions
    • Sports and fitness activities
    • Arts and crafts projects
    • Team-building and recreational games
    • Computer and technology education
    • Swimming at pools

    Online registration begins at 9 a.m. on March 11, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on March 13. There will also be on-site registration assistance at select recreation centers.

    A lottery will then select applicants from those who register.

    For more information, visit nycgovparks.org.