Busy summer of fun activities planned for Rec Center’s Camp
Rarely is there a dull moment at the Sanibel Recreation Center. And with school letting out for the summer this week, the staff at the Rec Center will be ready for the long summer season with a busy lineup of activities, events, field trips and athletic programs.
According to Dave DeFonzo, the Recreation Program Coordinator, the city’s Summer Day Camp will focus on a range of new and exciting “Fun & Fit” activities while including some “classic favorites.”
“Our camp is ‘all inclusive’ and there are no additional fees for field trip admissions or scheduled athletic programs,” DeFonzo explained.
Some of the programs and activities planned for the Summer Day Camp include:
In addition, a few of our field trips and special guest highlights will include – but are not limited to – the following:
Camp Movie Days at BIG ARTS
The Mote Marine Aquarium
Pin Street Bowling Alley
Resort Sports Inflatable Fun
Miracle Baseball Splash Day
The World of Reptiles
Airboat Adventure Tour
Broadway Palm Theater
Generations Roller Rink
Vegetation Committee Beach Planting Day
Local Island Attractions
Registration for our summer day camp is currently under way at the Sanibel Recreation Center, located at 3880 Sanibel Captiva Road. The program is available in one week sessions throughout the 10-week summer. Sessions begin on June 15 and end on Aug. 21. Summer Day Camp hours of operation will be Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Extended Care is also available for working parents from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for only $6 per week per child for members and $7.50 for non-members. Day campers should bring their own healthy lunch and snack. Youth entering first through eighth grades are welcome.
The fee for the City of Sanibel Summer Day Camp is still only $85 per child/per session for Rec Center members and $105 per child/per session for Rec Center non-members.
For more information regarding the Summer Day Camp, the Sanibel Rec Center and/or current membership fees, please contact the Recreation Department at 472-0345.