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Early Registration for City of Memphis Summer Camp Begins Saturday

April 7, 2011

Summer Camp was a big hit with our kids last year and Park Services is gearing up for an even better 2011 Camp.  Early Registration is Saturday, April 9th,  9:00am until 12:00 noon at all Memphis Community Centers.   It is highly suggested that parents and guardians register their children to guarantee spots in summer camp.  Spots are available on a first come first serve basis.  Some sites may fill up during early registration and therefore will be unavailable during regular registration.

Over 2,100 campers are expected to attend 25 camps throughout the city this year, including one camp for special needs. Campers will participate in recreational, athletic, and educational activities, as well as attend field trips.  The campers will be exposed to various activities such as arts and crafts, playground games, cultural arts, musical expression, and health and fitness programs.

Camp is open to children ages 5 to 12 years old and a Teen Camp will be held for teenagers 13 to 15 years old.

  • Dates:   June 13th  – July 29th
  • Hours: 8:30a.m. – 4:30, p.m, Monday – Friday, except Monday, July 4th  (in observance of Independence Day)
  • City of Memphis resident fee: $162.00 per child or $81.00(discount rate) per child on veri fied government assistance.
  • City of Memphis non-resident fee:  $324.00 per child
  • Early Arrival Fee:  $35.00 for 1 child and $55.00 for 2 or more children

Parents that enroll their child(ren)  during early registration have the option to pay in full and have a guaranteed spot or pay half  of total fees and have a guaranteed spot for 30 days.  Balance of  partial payments must be received on or before regular registration May 14, 2011.

Payment is to be made in money order or cashier’s check only.  No cash will be accepted under any circumstances.

Only parents/guardians only will be allowed to register campers and must provide a Driver’s License or State ID for themselves along with a birth certificate for the camper. Legal guardian documentation must be provided. Government assistance documentation must be provided to receive the discount rate (Food Stamps, AFDC, Social Security, or Disability for child).

Residency must be supported with 2 of the following documents in order to receive the regular rate:

  • City of Memphis Tax Bill
  • Utility Bill (within 30 days)
  • Bank Statement (within 30 days)

Regular Registration will be Saturday,  May 14th from 9:00am until 12:00 noon and late registration will be Saturday, June 4th  from 9:00 a.m.—12 noon. at all centers with available slots.


Community Centers Address Phone #

*Bert Ferguson 8505 Trinity Rd, 38018 901-309-1761

Bickford 233 Henry, 38108 901-527-8752

Charles Powell – Westwood 810 Western Park, 38109 901-785-5975

Cunningham 3773 Old Allen, 38128 901-377-3037

Dave Wells 915 Chelsea, 38107 901-526-7193

*Davis 3371 Spottswood, 38111 901-323-8015

Douglass 1616 Ash, 38108 901-327-6131

*Ed Rice 2907 N. Watkins, 38127 901-357-6919

Gaisman 4221 Macon, 38122 901-682-6161

Gaston 1048 S. Third, 38106 901-774-4156

*Glenview 1141 S. Barksdale, 38114 901-576-7080

*Hickory Hill 3910 Ridgeway Rd, 38115 901-566-9685

Hollywood 1560 N. Hollywood, 38108 901-458-4084

Katie H. Sexton 1235 Brown, 38107 901-576-7070

Lester 317 Tillman, 38112 901-324-2639

Marion Hale 4791 Willow, 38117 901-685-8120

McFarland 4955 Cottonwood, 38118 901-362-8350

Mitchell 602 West Mitchell, 38109 901-789-2927

North Frayser 2555 St. Elmo, 38127 901-353-9419

Orange Mound 2572 Park, 38111 901-576-6878

Pine Hill 973 Alice, 38106 901-774-7950

Raleigh 3678 Powers, 38128 901-372-2085

Raymond Skinner Center 712 Tanglewood, 38104 901-272-2528

Riverview 1891 Kansas, 38109 901-774-3041

*Whitehaven 4318 Graceland, 38116 901-332-0783

 *Teen camp sites

For more information on Summer Camp call 901-576-4203 or your local Community Center.  You can also visit and follow the link to Summer Camp 2011.

Participants with special needs should register at the Raymond Skinner Center.

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