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MEMPHIS, Tenn. -

Summer Camp was a big hit with our kids last year and the Division of Parks and Neighborhoods is gearing up for an even better 2014 Camp. Early Registration is Saturday, April 12th, 9:00am until 12:00 noon at all Memphis Community Centers. It is highly suggested that parents and guardians register their children early to guarantee spots in summer camp. Spots are available on a first come first serve basis. Some sites may fill up during early registration and therefore will be unavailable dur-ing regular registration.

Over 2,100 campers are expected to attend 25 camps throughout the city this year, including one camp for special needs. Campers will participate in recreational, athletic, and educational activities, as well as attend field trips. The campers will be exposed to various activities such as arts and crafts, playground games, cul-tural arts, musical expression, and health and fitness programs.

Camp is open to children ages 5 to 12 years old and a Teen Camp will be held for ages 13 to 15 years old.

  • Dates: June 9th – July 25th
  • Hours: 8:30a.m. – 4:30 p.m, Monday – Friday, except Friday July 4th (in observance of Independence Day)
  • City of Memphis resident fee: $162.00 per child or $81.00(discount rate) per child on verified government assistance.
  • City of Memphis non-resident fee: $324.00 per child
  • Early Arrival Fee: $35.00 for 1 child and $55.00 for 2 or more children

Parents that enroll their child(ren) during early registration have the option to pay in full and have a guaran-teed spot or pay half of total fees and have a guaranteed spot for 30 days. Balance of partial payments must be received on or before regular registration May 10, 2014.

Payment is to be made in money order or cashier's check only and made payable to the City of Memphis. No cash will be accepted under any circumstances.

Only parents/guardians only will be allowed to register campers and must provide a Driver's License or State ID for themselves along with a birth certificate for the camper. Legal guardian documentation must be provided. Government assistance documentation must be provided to receive the discount rate (Food Stamps (SNAP), AFDC, Social Security, or Disability for child).

Residency must be supported with 2 of the following documents in order to receive the regular rate:

  • Utility Bill (within 30 days)
  • City of Memphis Tax Bill
  • Bank Statement (within 30 days)

Regular Registration will be Saturday, May 10th from 9:00am until 12:00 noon and final registration will be Saturday, June 7th from 9:00 a.m.—12 noon. at all centers with available slots.

CITY OF MEMPHIS COMMUNITY CENTERS

Community Centers Address Phone #
*Bert Ferguson  8505 Trinity Rd, 38018  901-309-1761 
Bickford  233 Henry, 38108  901-527-8752 
Charles Powell - Westwood  810 Western Park, 38109  901-785-5975 
Cunningham  3773 Old Allen, 38128 901-377-3037 
Dave Wells  915 Chelsea, 38107  901-526-7193 
*Davis  3371 Spottswood, 38111 901-323-8015 
Douglass  1616 Ash, 38108  901-327-6131 
*Ed Rice 2907 N. Watkins, 38127 901-357-6919 
Gaisman  4221 Macon, 38122  901-682-6161 
Gaston  1048 S. Third, 38106  901-774-4156 
*Glenview  1141 S. Barksdale, 38114  901-576-7080 
*Hickory Hill  3910 Ridgeway Rd, 38115 901-566-9685 
Hollywood  1560 N. Hollywood, 38108  901-458-4084 
Katie H. Sexton  1235 Brown, 38107  901-576-7070 
Lester  317 Tillman, 38112  901-324-2639 
Marion Hale  4791 Willow, 38117  901-685-8120 
McFarland  4955 Cottonwood, 38118  901-362-8350 
Mitchell  602 West Mitchell, 38109  901-789-2927 
North Frayser  2555 St. Elmo, 38127  901-353-9419 
Orange Mound  2572 Park, 38111  901-576-6878 
Pine Hill  973 Alice, 38106  901-774-7950 
Raleigh  3678 Powers, 38128  901-372-2085 
Raymond Skinner Center  712 Tanglewood, 38104  901-272-2528 
Riverview  1891 Kansas, 38109  901-774-3041 
*Whitehaven  4318 Graceland, 38116  901-332-0783 

*Teen camp sites

For more information on Summer Camp call 901-636-4203 or your local Community Center. You can also visit www.memphistn.gov and follow the link to Summer Camp 2014.

Participants with special needs should register at the Raymond Skinner Center.

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