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  • 2017 SUMMER PROGRAM PREVIEW

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    PARK AND RECREATION BOARD June 8, 2017

  • Summer Program Preview

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    • 2017 Summer Camp Season • June 12th – August 4th

    • Anticipate serving nearly 4000 campers • 74 Locations

    • 12 CDBG Sites o 4 Recreation Centers / 20 DISD Sites

    • 41 Recreation Centers • 19 Send A Kid to Camp Sites(SAKTC) • 9 Teen Camp Locations • 3 Pilot Senior Camp Locations

    • Tiered Fee Structure • Scholarships

  • Summer Staff

    Recreation Services has hired and trained 86 seasonal employees to lead our 8 week summer camp program.

    • Staff will receive certifications in: CPR / First Aid / AED • Training topics will cover:

    • City Policies / Procedures • Performance Expectations • Interactive Games & Activities • Food Handling

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    Campers will be actively engaged in hands-on minds-on activities through which they realize the application and relevance of their STREAM camp experience.

  • Summer Program Preview

    Campers will participate in a variety of daily activities with a focus on our theme:

    • Science • Technology • Recreation • Education • Arts • Math

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  • Summer Program Preview

    Our goal is to present opportunities for campers to build lifelong memories through new experiences.

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    • Dallas Zoo

    • Discovery Gardens

    • iFly

    • Perot Museum

    • Southern Skates Roller Rink

    • Swimming

    • Trinity River Audubon

    • 6th Floor Museum

    • African American Museum

    • Amusement Centers

    • Bahama Beach Waterpark

    • Ball Parks

    • Children’s Aquarium

    • Dallas Arboretum

  • Science Focus

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     Dallas Zoo

     Dallas Animal Services

     Frontiers of Flight Museum

     Perot Museum

     Geocaching

     Lego Camp

  • Technology Focus

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    • Teen Tech Center • Reunion Tower Technology Exhibit • Cranium Kids • City of Dallas on the Go – 311 Services • Mad Science of Dallas • Mircosoft North Park • STEM Achievers

  • Recreation Focus

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     Basketball

     Bubble Soccer

     Kickball

     Mayor’s Youth Fitness Initiative (MYFI)

     Outdoor Adventure

     Soccer

     Softball

     Swimming / Swimming Lessons

  • Education Focus

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    • Animal Edutainment • Career Guest • Children’s Hospital • Conflict Resolution • iStation • Mock Trials • Nutrition Classes

  • Arts Focus

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    • Dallas Museum of Art • Junior Players Theater Group • Performing Arts Showcase/Talent Show • Photography • Visual Arts

  • Math Focus

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    • Cooking Matters • EMPAC Math • Home Depot • Math Flash • Math Explosion Day • Math with Bioleta • Totally Equipped

    In an effort to prevent the “Summer Slide” our program is committed to incorporating math tools, games and resources to our participants

  • Summer Partners

    • Dallas Police Department • Dallas Fire and Rescue • Junior Players • National Junior Tennis League • Office of Environmental Quality – Cease the Grease • Texas Park and Wildlife Department • Texas Rangers • The First Tee of Greater Dallas

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  • Special Events & Activities Recreation Services will host multiple events during the summer season to include:

    • Youth Fishing Derby • RBI Day at the Ball Park • Michael Crabtree Football Camp • Send a Kid to Camp Kickoff • Juneteenth • TAAF Region 13 Track Meet • Battle in Big D • MyFi Summer Bash

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  • Teen Camp

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    DPR will offer Teen Camps at 9 locations City-Wide. Teen Camps are designed for youth age 13-15. Field Trips Include • Amusement Parks • Arbor Hill Preserve • Bahama Beach • River Ranch Horse Park • Rough Riders Baseball Game • Teen Tech Center

  • Senior Summer Camp

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    • Ages 55 and up • Registration May 30th – June 14th • 8 week camp • Offered at 3 Pilot Locations

    o Janie C. Turner o Jaycee Zaragoza o Juanita Craft

    Field Trips Include • African American Museum • Bureau of Engraving and Printing • Collin Street Bakery • Dallas Zoo • Klyde Warren Park • Palace of Wax Museum • Tanger Outlets • Texas Theatre • USA Bowl

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    Stay Tuned for another great summer season…