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ENRICHMENT CAMP • NATURE CAMP • CAMP VARIETY • SPORTS CAMPS


TABLE OF CONTENTS INFORMATION.................................................................... 2 Registration Refunds Special Accommodations ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CAMPS...................................... 5 EXPLORATION CAMP.......................................................... 6 SPORTS CAMPS................................................................... 6 THERAPEUTIC CAMPS......................................................... 7 NATURE CAMP.................................................................... 9 SPORTS CLINICS................................................................ 10 REGISTRATION FORM....................................................... 12

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INFORMATION Baltimore City Recreation and Parks’ CAMP BALTIMORE! offers a variety of affordable and enriching summer camp options. Campers can look forward to a summer experience including academic enrichment, field trips, nature outings, sports and swimming. Our camps and clinics provide the best opportunity to explore, learn, play and grow! We offer the following camps: • ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CAMP • EXPLORATION CAMP • OUTDOOR NATURE CAMP • SPORTS CAMPS • SPORTS CLINICS • THERAPEUTIC CAMP

REGISTRATION

REFUND POLICY

A camp registration packet must be completed by a parent or guardian.

Please bring your receipt to the camp location and our staff will assist you. Refunds take 4-6 weeks to process. NOTE: The $25 deposit for Outdoor Nature Camp is nonrefundable.

Registration begins Wednesday, March 1 and is on a first come, first served basis. We encourage you to register early to ensure your kids don’t miss out on the fun. You may register online or by visiting the camp location. We accept credit cards or money orders only. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS. Money orders should be made payable to “Director of Finance.”

Customers must withdraw prior to the start of a program for a full refund. Refunds requested after the start of a program will be prorated. Programs that are canceled by Baltimore City Recreation and Parks (BCRP) will be fully refunded. Participants removed from any BCRP facility, event or program due to disciplinary action will not receive a refund.

AN ONLINE ACCOUNT IS REQUIRED TO REGISTER FOR SUMMER CAMPS. REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/

WEATHER POLICY

Always check with your Camp Director for status updates, exceptions to this policy and make-up dates for canceled activities and trips. You may also call our weather line at 410396-7022. • As a precaution, when temperatures exceed 95 degrees by noon, all recreation programs based outdoor activities will be canceled. Pool trips scheduled after 12 p.m. will be canceled. • Rain may delay or cancel some outdoor activities. • Lightning will cancel outdoor activities. Where possible these will be moved indoors or rescheduled.

PARTICIPATION

You must be registered to participate in any CAMP BALTIMORE! program. A completed camp registration packet, including medical history and other required paperwork must be completed before a child attends camp. Age requirements must be met by the start of summer camp. Children must be signed in and out daily by the parent/ guardian. NO EXCEPTIONS. Please be prompt for drop off and pick up times. Staff is not responsible for children before and/ or after regular camp hours unless they are enrolled in Before/ After Care.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS

Baltimore City Recreation and Parks welcomes participants of all ability levels to participate in its programs. We make every effort to work with families to mainstream children with special needs into our programs. Dependent upon the accommodation needed we may refer your child to our inclusion camps, Camp Variety and Camp Variety Teens. In order to create a successful and enjoyable environment for your child, please make your request for special accommodations during registration.

Children must remain in camp for the full scheduled day unless written consent is provided or they are picked up by a parent/ guardian.

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HOW TO REGISTER Registration for Camp Baltimore opens Wednesday, March 1 and is on a first come, first served basis. We encourage you to register early to ensure enrollment. Walk-in: You may register in person at your selected camp location during their normal operating hours. We accept credit card or money orders only. NO CASH OR PERSONAL CHECKS. Money orders should be made payable to “Director of Finance.” Online: Visit http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org to register. An account is required for online registration. New users click on Create Account then follow the prompts to create a user account. Be sure to add each member of your family to your profile! Returning users just log in with your username and password! If you are having trouble creating a profile or registering please call 410-396-7004 during business hours, Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., for assistance. **A CAMP REGISTRATION PACKET MUST BE COMPLETED BY A PARENT OR GUARDIAN PRIOR TO THE START OF CAMP.

New users click on Create Account then follow the prompts to create a user account.

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After filling out and saving your information, to add each member of your family to your profile, click on the Family Members button in the Account Maintenance section.

Click on Add Member on the next screen, fill out and save your information. Repeat for each family member.

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ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT CAMPS Academic Enrichment Summer Camp provides activities to promote your child’s physical, social and intellectual growth. Activities include enviro-nature, life skills, healthy choices and experiments to provide hands-on learning opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Fun educational games and competitions keep kids learning and having fun in the process. D.E.A.R. (drop everything & read) keeps kids reading all summer. Fitness, sports, swimming, crafts, special events and trips create a wellbalanced camp program and a summer of fun and lasting memories. Registration (on-site only) opens March 1 for returning campers only. Registration opens to the public March 2. REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/ Ages: 5-13 Cost: FREE for City residents, $150 for trips. $400 for non city residents, including trips. Jun 19 – Aug 25 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Bentalou C.C. Jackson Cahill Carroll F. Cook Cecil Kirk Chick Webb Coldstream Crispus Attucks Curtis Bay DeWees Edgewood/Lyndhurst Ella Bailey Farring-Baybrook Furley Fred B. Leidig Gardenville Greenmount Herring Run James D. Gross James McHenry

222 N. Bentalou St. 4910 Park Heights Ave. 4001 Clifton Ave. 5061 E. Eager St. 909 E. 22nd St. 623 Eden St. 1401 Fillmore St. 1600 Madison St. 1630 Filbert St. 5501 Ivanhoe Ave. 835 Allendale St. 100 E. Heath St. 4501 Farring Ct. 4633 Furley Ave. 4521 Frederick Ave. 4517 Hazelwood Ave. 2304 Greenmount Ave. 5001 Sinclair Ln. 4600 Lanier Ave. 911 Hollins St.

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John E. Howard Lakeland Lillian Jones Locust Point Madison Square Mary E. Rodman Medfield Mora Crossman Morrell Park Mount Royal Oliver Patapsco Roosevelt Rita Church Robert C. Marshall Samuel F.B. Morse Solo Gibbs V.S. Baker/Patterson Park Woodhome

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EXPLORATION CAMP ex•plo•ra•tion

/ˌekspləˈrāSH(ə)n/ noun

1. the action of traveling in or through an unfamiliar area in order to learn about it. “voyages of exploration” synonyms: investigation, study, survey, research, inspection, examination, scrutiny, observation Northwood Recreation Center, 1517 Winford Road 21239 Campers will explore, learn, play and grow during this daily travel camp. We will engage their curiosity and promote creativity. Destinations will be fun and educational. This year’s trips have include amusement parks, outdoor excursions, swimming, National Zoo, Smithsonian Institute and more! Registration (on-site only) opens March 1 for returning campers only. Registration opens to the public March 2. REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/ Ages: 5-13 Cost: $850 Contact: 410-396-6696 Jun 19 – Aug 25 Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

SPORTS CAMPS MT. PLEASANT ICE ARENA FIGURE SKATING CAMP Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena, 6101 Hillen Road 21239 Campers will learn ice skating fundamentals such as jumps, spins, and edges. Ages: 5-16 Cost: $225/week Contact: 443-984-4075 Jun 26 – Jun 30 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jul 3 – Jul 7 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jul 10 – Jul 14 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Jul 17 – Jul 21 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

YOUTH SOCCER CAMP Banner Field at Latrobe Park, 1627 E. Fort Ave. 21230 This camp is designed specifically for youth to learn the fundamental skills of soccer. Players will practice passing, trapping, shooting, heading, defending, and goalkeeping. Ages: 5-13 Cost: $300 Contact: 410-396-7019 Jun 26 – Aug 7 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. ALL-STAR TENNIS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP Druid Hill Park Tennis Courts, 3001 East Drive 21217 Learn the fundamentals of tennis while increasing discipline and developing a love of the game. Ages: 5-14 Cost: $80/week or $640 total for eight weeks (field trips not included) Contact: 410-396-7019 Jun 19 – Aug 11 Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

MT. PLEASANT ICE ARENA JUNIOR MINI FIGURE SKATING CAMP Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena, 6101 Hillen Road 21239 Designed for campers with limited skating experience, youth will learn the basic fundamentals of ice skating in a novice environment and follow the United States Figure Skating Association’s basic skating curriculum. Ages: 5-10 Cost: $150/week Contact: 443-984-4075 Jun 19 – Jun 23 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Jul 24 – Jul 28 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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THERAPEUTIC CAMPS CAMP VARIETY Farring-Baybrook Recreation Center, 4501 Farring Court 21225 An inclusion day camp for youth, with and without disabilities. Ages: 5-13 Cost: $450/child (Early Drop Off: 8 a.m., Late Stay: 3-5 p.m., $20/week or $120/6-week session) Contact: 410-396-1550 Jun 19 – Jul 28 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

CAMP VARIETY TEENS Farring-Baybrook Recreation Center, 4501 Farring Court 21225 Providing children with and without disabilities life-enriching social, wellness and recreational programs in a safe, inclusive environment. Ages: 13-17 Cost: $75/child (Early Drop Off: 8 a.m., Late Stay: 3-5 p.m. $20/week) Contact: 410-396-1550 Aug 21 – 25 Mon-Fri 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/

Transportation is included for all City residents. We provide breakfast, lunch and snacks. Please keep electronics at home. We are not responsible for lost or damaged items. Baltimore City Recreation and Parks welcomes and encourages individuals with disabilities to participate in recreation programs through our Therapeutic Recreation Division. For information on inclusion services or our Therapeutic Recreation summer camps, please contact Rhonda Hammonds at 410-396-1550. In order to create a successful and enjoyable environment for your child, please make your request for Inclusion Services during registration.

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A LOOK AT BALTIMORE CITY

RECREATION AND PARKS 263 parks

22,000+ volunteers

8 Youth & Adult Sports programs

25+ miles of hiking and biking trails

3300+ registered participants

12 City Farms

4,600+ acres of parkland & 1,200 acres of urban wilderness parkland

18 picnic groves

12 pavilion groves

23 pool locations

3 dog parks

120+ playgrounds

40 recreation centers

32 historic structures

S P E C I A L FA C I L I T I E S

Howard P. Rawlings Conservatory

Cylburn Arboretum

Baltimore Rowing and Resource Center

Patterson Park Boat Lake

Carrie Murray Nature Center

Upton Boxing Center

Mt. Pleasant Ice Arena Skatepark of & Mimi DiPietro Family Baltimore & Carroll Skating Center Park Skatepark

PA R K A M E N I T I E S 116

Basketball Courts

104

Tennis Courts

210,000

volunteer hours in FY 2014

2nd largest urban wilderness in the USA (Gwynns Falls/ Leakin Park)

12 city farms maintained by individuals and community groups

177

Ball, Atheltic and Turf Fields

2.8 million

trees in Baltimore

2

mobile rec units

2

Skateparks

$3.8 million

yearly energy savings

5

Golf Courses

700

metric tons of air pollution removed


NATURE CAMP OUTDOOR NATURE CAMP Carrie Murray Nature Center, 1901 Ridgetop Road 21207 Located in the largest urban wilderness east of the Mississippi our nature camp provides a FUN, unique and environmentally conscious experience: • Hands-on activities • Hikes • Special events and themed weeks • Stream, insect and plant studies Closed July 4. Ages: 5-13 Cost: $175/week (Early Drop Off: 8 a.m., Late Stay: 3:30-5:30 p.m. – $30, for either option, $45 for both) Contact: 410-396-0808 Jun 26 – Aug 18 Mon-Fri 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Campers MUST WEAR closed toe shoes, NO sandals. Bring lunch, drinks, sunscreen, bug spray and extra clothes for water play days.

Weekly Themes: Week One: Reptiles and Mammals Week Two: Whacky World of Science Week Three: Insects and Bones Week Four: Trees Plants and Streams Week Five: Weather and Oceans Week Six: Crystals, Rocks and Minerals Week Seven: Indigenous peoples week Week Eight: Pirates and Birds

REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/

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SPORTS CLINICS FOOTBALL SPEED & CONDITION, SKILL & POSITIONAL CLINIC William J. Myers Sports Pavilion, 4300 W. Bay Ave. 21225 Learn the fundamentals of football and life skills. Each of the four clinics lasts four (4) hours. Snack provided. Registration opens March 1. Coaches provide valuable instruction on seven football positions: Quarterback, Running back, Wide receiver, Offensive linemen, Defensive linemen, Defensive backs, Linebackers Ages: 5-14 Cost: $25/weekend session Contact: 410-396-5782, 410-396-7019 or bcrpsports@baltimorecity.gov Session I: May 20-21 Sat-Sun 2-5 p.m. Session II: May 27-28 Sat-Sun 2-5 p.m. Session III: Jun 3-4 Sat-Sun 2-5 p.m. Session IV: Jun 10-11 Sat-Sun 2-5 p.m.

YOUTH SOCCER CLINIC William J. Myers Sports Pavilion, 4300 W. Bay Ave. 21225 Learn game fundamentals and good sportsmanship. Sessions include training in techniques such as finishing, dribbling and ball control. Snacks provided. Registration opens March 1. Ages: 5-14 Cost: $110/one-week session; Aftercare: $100/week; 4-6 p.m. Contact: 410-396-5782, 410-396-7019 or bcrpsports@baltimorecity.gov Jun 19-23 Mon-Fri 1-4 p.m. Jun 26-30 Mon-Fri 1-4 p.m. Jul 10-14 Mon-Fri 1-4 p.m. Jul 17-21 Mon-Fri 1-4 p.m. Jul 24-28 Mon-Fri 1-4 p.m.

REGISTER ONLINE AT http://baltimorecityrecandparks.org/

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NEW

PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN UP FOR RecPASS

ALL Recreation Centers

are open for Spring Break

8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Breakfast is not provided. Children must be signed in and out daily by a parent or guardian. For more information, contact your local recreation center or visit bcrp.baltimorecity.gov


April 10-14

(optional overnight camp April 13-14)

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Ages 5-14 $100, supper provided

Register NOW until March 31 • Swimming • Field Trips

• Arts & crafts • Biking

• Nature exploration • Camping

Pre-register on-site or online at bcrp.baltimorecity.gov.


Camp Baltimore! Summer 2017