Saturday, May 30, 2020

Arcata Recreation Summer Camp Enrollment Begins June 3

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The city of Arcata's Recreation Division has been certified by Humboldt County's Emergency Operations Center to open its summer camp programs.

Open enrollment for the 2020 summer camp season will begin Wednesday, June 3 at 9 a.m.

The city has modified its camp operations to ensure compliance with state and county health and safety of campers and employees, for example, each camp will be limited to 10 campers and two camp leaders, facial coverings, physical distancing and other COVID-19 health and safety protocols will be in place.

Read the city's full press release below:

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ARCATA RECREATION SUMMER CAMP ENROLLMENT

OPENS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3

Arcata, CA, May 30, 2020 – The City of Arcata’s Recreation Division has been certified by Humboldt County’s Emergency Operations Center to operate a Summer Camp Child Care Program. Open enrollment for the 2020 summer camp season will begin Wednesday, June 3 at 9 a.m.

A variety of camps are offered, with some lasting up to ten weeks, for youth and teens ranging from 5-12 years of age, in addition to a Camp Leader in Training Program for teens age 13-17.

Modifications to normal camp operations have been made to ensure compliance with State and County health and safety regulations. Each camp will be limited to ten campers, up to two camp Leaders in Training and one staff member. Face coverings, physical distancing and other COVID-19 health and safety protocol will be in place to ensure the safety of participants and employees. Additional time will be taken for wellness screenings, and drop-off and pick-up times will be staggered. To limit community contact, field trips, swim days, large group games and sleepovers will not be offered.

A complete list of camps is below.

Half Day Skate Camp - (Ages 6-12) Beginners, intermediate and advanced skateboarders are all welcome and encouraged to join the fun. Camp will be instructed by local, skilled skateboarders. This camp will focus on skate park safety, etiquette, street riding, vert riding and style. Skate Camp runs daily, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m to 1 p.m., Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 21. There will be staggered drop-off and pick-up times. Weekly Camp Fees are $115 for Arcata residents and $127 for non-residents, and camp is held at the Arcata Skate Park, located at 900 Sunset Avenue. Full pads are required. Participants may show proof of skate camp enrollment to receive a 10% discount on required gear from AMPT Skate Shop, located at 1040 H Street in Arcata. For assistance call AMPT at (707) 822-9500.

Half Day Marsh Explorers Camp – (Ages 5-7 and Ages 8-11) Marsh Explorers Science Camp is a half-day camp, running weekly from Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 21. Campers may choose to attend the morning session or the afternoon session, but not both within the same week. Campers will investigate nature through experiments, outdoor adventures, individual projects and engaging, hands-on learning. Each week has a designated theme of exploration including birds, water, wetland mammals and more. Camp will take place at the Arcata Marsh Interpretive Center in the morning from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or in the afternoon from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Weekly fees cost $115 for Arcata residents and $127 for non-residents. There will be staggered drop-off and pick-up times. Weekly camp dates will be staggered by age group and the full camp schedule can be found online at www.cityofarcata.org/rec or by calling (707) 822-7091.

Full Day Lodge/Adventure Camp - (Ages 9-12) This new camp pairing allows campers to choose to start their day at Lodge Camp or Adventure Camp, then switch to the other camp at 1p.m. Campers get a little bit of both camps each day and gain life-long skills while challenging their individual limits. Each week brings new activities and adventures. Camp will take place from Monday, June 29 through Friday, August 21 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Redwood Lodge and the Picnic Area in Redwood Park located at 490 East Park Road in Arcata. There will be staggered drop-off and pick-up times. Weekly fees are $155 for Arcata residents and $167 for non-residents.

Full Day Lounge/Forest Camp - (Ages 5-8) This new camp pairing allows campers to choose to start their day at Lounge Camp or Forest Camp, then switch to the other camp at 1 p.m. Campers get a little bit of both camps each day and gain life-long skills while challenging their individual limits. Each week brings new activities and adventures. Camp will take place from Monday, June 29 through Friday, August 21 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Redwood Lounge and the Stage Area in Redwood Park located at 490 East Park Road in Arcata. There will be staggered drop-off and pick-up times. Weekly fees are $155 for Arcata residents and $167 for non-residents.

Full Day Dance/Art Camp – (Ages 5-7 and Ages 8-11) This new camp pairing allows campers to choose to start their day at Dance Camp or Art Camp, then switch to the other camp at 1 p.m. Campers will discover their own creativity through a variety of art mediums and dance styles. Each week will bring new explorations into visual and performing arts. Camp will take place from Monday, June 29 through Friday, August 21 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Arcata Community Center Teen Room and Gymnastics Room, located at 321 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Arcata. There will be staggered drop-off and pick-up times. Weekly fees are $155 for Arcata residents and $167 for non-residents. Weekly camp dates will be staggered by age group and the full camp schedule can be found online at www.cityofarcata.org/rec or by calling (707) 822-7091.

Summer Camp Leader in Training Program – (Ages 13-17) Camp Leaders in Training work with youth age 5 to 12, helping plan and lead summer camp activities. Participants will have the opportunity to gain real life work experience and leadership skills all while having fun in the sun. The Leader in Training Program experience can also count toward community service requirements and looks great on a college application. Participants must be 13 years old by Monday, June 15, or former Arcata Recreation campers who will turn 13 in Fall 2020 may be eligible to work at camps serving our younger age groups. The program runs from Monday, June 15 through Friday, August 21, and participation fees are $18 per week for Arcata residents plus a $2 non-resident fee per registration. Fees for five or more weeks are $90 for Arcata residents or $100 for non-residents. For more information, email rec@cityofarcata.org or call (707) 822-7091.

Due to safety protocol in place to reduce the spread of COVID-19, in-person registration cannot be accepted. Camp registration may be completed online at www.cityofarcata.org/rec, via email at rec@cityofarcata.org or by calling (707) 822-7091. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to enroll campers in the same camp for two consecutive weeks whenever possible to reduce exposure to new groups or individuals. Payment plans are available, and payment plan arrangements can only be accommodated via email or by phone.

For more information, please visit www.cityofarcata.org/rec, email rec@cityofarcta.org or call (707)-822-7091.

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