Washington Twp. summer camp offers something for every kind of kid

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Mark Metzger, recreation facilities director, explains the details of the 30th year of the camp program.

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Washington Twp. officials have released summer camp dates for 2018. Camps will take place weekdays June 4 through Aug. 10 on the Washington Twp. Recreation campus, 895 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd.

The 30th annual summer day camp program includes eight camp options for ages 3 through 14, according to Mark Metzger, recreation facilities director.

He added that new this year are three- and five-day camp options for preschool age children. These half-day camps run 9 a.m. to noon or 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday and offer flexibility for parents who can’t commit their preschooler to a full week.

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“Our camps are a mix of traditional camp activities with modern themes, fun ideas and supercharged creativity,” Metzger said. “We select our staff not only to ensure a nurturing and safe environment, but to enthusiastically engage and inspire young people.”

Each one-week day camp offers a different combination of activities and trips so that parents can register their child for as many camp sessions as they want.

Traditional day camps include weekly field trips to destinations throughout the Miami Valley, plus outdoor games, music, arts and crafts, swimming, canoeing and rock climbing.

Campers enrolled in Creative Day Camps work and play in a variety of art media, take field trips that explore creativity, and engage in traditional camp favorites such as swimming and organized outdoor play.

Professionals in art and theatre help them develop and hone their skills.

Register for camp here or call 937-433-0130.

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