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Posted on: May 28, 2014

Spend Your Summer with Temple Parks and Leisure Services

With the end of the school year just around the corner, Temple Parks and Leisure Services is offering exciting new camps and programs to keep kids safe and active during those long summer months.

“Parents will certainly be able to find a camp that fits their family’s needs,” said Program Coordinator, Tiffany Conner. “We offer a wide variety of activities from the Junior Golf Academy to an outdoor adventure day camp to mini camps that focus around technology, sports and other special interests.”

“Camp Heatwave is one of our most popular camps and we are very excited to be celebrating the camps 10 year anniversary this summer” said Camp Director, Robert Henderson. “Campers get to experience the great outdoors by taking planned trips to local state parks as well as just having fun by engaging in adventure based activities like canoeing, hiking and rock wall climbing.”

Some of the new programs offered by the City includes four tech camps that focus around creating video games and interacting with popular games such as Minecraft and Lego’s. “In addition to the introduction of the new tech camps, we are still offering our popular mini camps like Glam Camp, Summer Drama Camp and Kinder Kamp,” said Belinda Garcia, Program Coordinator.

Parents will also find new mini camps that include Engineering with Lego’s, an interactive Lego camp focusing on building and constructing projects with over 100,000 Lego pieces. Kids & K-9 Camp teaches campers how to be a responsible dog owner and bond with their pet.

“Our staff has worked very hard to put together a wide range of high caliber summer camps this season, said Chuck Ramm, Recreation Superintendent. “We hope to provide a summer experience that will last for years to come.”

Registration is currently open and classes fill up fast. To register, visit www.templeparks.com or sign up in person at the Wilson Park Recreation Center (2205 Curtis B Elliott Drive). Registration for the Sammons Junior Golf Academy can be completed on-site at the Sammons Golf Links (2727 W. Adams) or by calling 771-2030.

For more information about all the summer camps offered by Temple Parks and Leisure Services, please visit www.templeparks.com.

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City of Temple
2 North Main Street
Temple, TX 76501
Phone: (254) 298-5561