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Registration starts Saturday for Bibb Co. Summer camps
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Starting Saturday, May 3, Bibb County parents can sign their children up for summer camp.

The Macon-Bibb County Parks & Recreation department holds a sign-up event from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Saturday at Central City Park in Downtown Macon. There will be camp representatives there to answer any questions and help you get started.

The camps are all six weeks long, and cost $30 per week. Parents who pay in full, in advance, will receive a free week. That cost includes all materials, lunch, breakfast for children who are dropped off early, weekly swimming, local & regional outreach programs, and field trips.

The camps are for kids ages 6-15 and run from June 2 - July 11. Four different types of camps are available, and each day of camp is from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Early drop off & late pick up are offered, free of charge. Kids can be dropped off as early as 7:30 a.m., and picked up as late as 6 p.m. if needed.

Registration for camps lasts through May, and you can sign up at each location until the spaces fill up.

The General Summer Camp has a focus on arts & science and includes athletics, field day, hands-on learning, and other activities.

It's going on at four places:

Bloomfield Park
4115 Lions Place
478-781-6000
Student limit: 150

East Macon Park
3326 Ocmulgee East Blvd.
478-751-9271
Student limit: 150

Frank Johnson
2227 Mercer University Dr.
478-751-9274
Student limit: 100

North Macon Park
815 N. Macon Park Dr.
478-477-8526
Student limit: 150

The Outdoor Camp is similar to the General Summer Camp, but takes place primarily outdoors, with more outdoor activities.

Lake Tobesofkee
*Registration at L.H. Williams Elementary School
325 Pursley St.
478-751-7036
Student limit: 100

A Basketball specific camp is also being offered. It's an intensive training camp at two locations.

Memorial Park
2465 Second St.
478-751-9210
Student limit: 100

Rosa Jackson
1121 Maynard St.
478-751-9169
Student limit: 100

There's also a sports camp available at one location. Kids can get hands on training in football, baseball, soccer, kickball, boxing, and more.

Freedom Park
3301 Roff Ave.
478-751-9248
Student limit: 100


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