Summer Camp Promotes Physical Activity and Good Nutrition

April 5th, 2014 | By Marjie No Comments


The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Department, Athens Regional Health System, and the University of Georgia Extension–Clarke County have teamed up to provide a summer camp to promote physical activity and good nutrition among young teens who are at risk for health problems. Campers will participate in a variety of activities, both indoors and outdoors, focusing on physical health and nutrition, as well as general day camp activities, including arts and crafts and games.  Individuals who are at risk for obesity or other health concerns related to fitness and/or nutrition are eligible to apply.

The camp, designed for ages 11-14, takes place Monday-Friday, June 2-July 11, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Sandy Creek Park.   The fee for the entire six-week camp is $250 for Athens-Clarke County residents and $375 for non-residents.  This camp does not qualify for the ACC Leisure Services Scholarship program.

For information regarding applying for this program, call 706-613-3580 or email  Registration is required by Friday, April 4th.

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