If having the kids around the house for a week of winter break got you thinking about how much they really need something to do this summer, now is the time to start perusing the City of Rockville’s 2013 Camp Guide.
The guide debuted online this week and is available in printed format at city community centers and libraries in Rockville.
Camp registration begins Jan. 22 for city residents and Feb. 1 for non-residents.
Register online through Rock Enroll, by fax at 240-314-8659, or by mail or in person at the Department of Recreation and Parks, Rockville City Hall, 111 Maryland Ave., Rockville, MD 20850.
Rockville offers more than 50 camps that serve more than 2,000 campers ages 3 to 16 each summer. Camp activities include crafts, sports, dancing, theater acting, and science and nature exploration. Many camps offer swimming at the Rockville Swim and Fitness Center. Some include swim lessons.
Among the 2013 camp offerings are:
- Kid*Netic (ages 8-11) and Let's Move! (ages 5-7): Fitness activities that may include karate, yoga, hiking, and rock climbing. Lessons in nutrition will teach campers how to snack in healthy, tasty ways. Crafts and recreational swimming are included.
- Crafts Galore and More (ages 7-10): Campers create mixed media art, including collages, using papier mache, recycled materials, fabric, clay and paint. Games, swimming and other recreational activities also are included.
- All-Star Sports (ages 8-12): Basketball will be highlighted. Other sports may include hockey, soccer, and flag football. Campers learn fundamentals, sportsmanship and teamwork. Recreational swimming, games and other activities also are included.
- Multi-Sports (ages 8-12): Outdoor activities include dodge ball, capture the flag, soccer, basketball, obstacle courses and more. The camp will emphasize being healthy and active, having fun and displaying good sportsmanship. Recreational swimming is included.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 240-314-8620.