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Children’s Summer Activities

Children’s Outing Association (COA) Camp Helen BrachmanA great residential camp for Riverwest Youth, located in Central Wisconsin approximately 3 hours from Milwaukee. For ages 8-15 years, cost is $600 per session (includes transportation, meals, lodging, insurance, activities, arts & crafts, swimming, canoeing and workshops). Scholarships Available! Call 263-8383. Session 1: June 28-July 8Session 2: July 11-21Session 3: July 24-August 3 Goldin Summer Day Camp: Ages 7-10 year, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for each session. Each session includes theme field trips and a swimming field trip. Other activities include arts and crafts, team sports, computers, library trips, and more. Lunch and snack provided. Programs take place at Kilbourn Park next to COA. Choose from any or all 4 sessions. Before and after care is available (7 a.m. to 9 a.m. and/or 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.) at $7/hr per child. The maximum cost for each session is $75 per child based on a sliding scale for household income level. Contact COA for an application: 263-8383, ext. 115. Session 1: June 17-28It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Superheroes! Focus is on our favorite everyday heroes through activities, field trips, and guest speakers. Children honor their heroes on the last day with a special picnic. Session 2: July 1-12 (closed July 4th)Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! Focus is on health and nutrition through activities, field trips, and guest speakers. Food finale will be a Cook Off where each group will showcase its healthy cooking skills. Session 3: July 15-26Science Made Fun! Focus is learning how science and technology impact our world. Groups will design their own science project to be displayed at the concluding science fair and carnival. Session 4: July 29-August 9Outdoor Adventure! Go on a safari, rock climb, and canoe. Designed for the adventurer in all. Groups will compete in an “Amazing Race” style scavenger hunt on the final day. COA Child Care CenterEnrollment for ages 6 weeks to 4 years; K-4, K-5 Plus, before and after school care available now through the summer. Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call Angela or Geri to schedule an interview and/or site visit. COA accepts W2 eligible children and offers competitive quality child care. Call 263-8383 COA Summer Fun for Older Kids Who: Pre-Teens Ages 11-13 and Teens ages 13-18 When: Monday through Friday, 1-5 pm, June 17-Aug 16 Teen Summer Stars 5-10pm Where: COA 909 E Garfield Swimming, recreational games, organized sports leagues, exciting field trips, and more. COA Pre-College Academy Who: Students entering 6th, 7th or 8th grade Where: UWM, but transportation provided from COA When: July 8-19, 9 a.m. to noon Work on your academic skills to prepare yourself for college. Call for more info: 263-8383 YMCA Holton Youth Center: Summer Day Camp Dates: June 10 — August 16 Who: Kiddie Camp — age 5-6 Summer Adventure Camp — age 7-9 High Adventure Camp — age 10-12 Summer Sports Camp — age 7-12 Time: 7:00 am — 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday Where: YMCA Holton Youth Center, 510 E. Burleigh Street Fee: $60/week / YMCA members $70/week / Community Participant Scholarships Available! For more information on registration, scholarships, and W2 eligibility call Scott or Shelly at 264-9622 YMCA Teen CampAge: 13-17 Fee: $60/week / YMCA member $70/week / Community Participant Parents’ Orientation: June 8, 3:00 pm- 5:00 pm. Meet staff and ask questions. For info on Registration call YMCA Holton Youth Center at 264-9622 Daily summer activities built around the interests and abilities of today’s teenagers. Trips, sports, community service, fundraising and leadership opportunities are all part of the program to challenge young people to grow in spirit, mind and body. Stay active, make new friends and give back to your community! Milwaukee Public LibrariesSummer Reading Club Programs and Events: For information on how to get your child involved with Milwaukee Public Library Reading Club programs contact your local library listed below, or visit http://www.mpl.org Atkinson Library 1960 W. Atkinson Ave. 286-3068 Bay View Library 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. 286-3019 Capitol Library 3969 N. 74th St. 286-3006 Center Street Library 2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave. 286-3090 Central Library 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. 286-3000 East Library 1910 E. North Ave. 286-3058 Finney Library 4243 W. North Ave. 286-3066 Forest Home Library 1432 W. Forest Home Ave. 286-3083 Martin Luther King Library 310 W. Locust St. 286-3098 Mill Road Library 6431 N. 76th St. 286-3088 Tippecanoe Library 3912 S. Howell Ave. 286-3085 Villard Avenue Library 3310 W. Villard Ave. 286-3079 Zablocki Library 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave. 286-3055