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Registration for Latchkey Summer Camps starts Monday

Local kids can have a summer filled with fun and enriching activities — all in one program.

The Latchkey Summer Camps program is for youth ages 5 to 13 providing a strong solution for working and busy parents.

The Corpus Christi Parks & Recreation Department’s Latchkey Summer Camps program meets high standards for child care with an excellent curriculum by trained staff.

It is licensed by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services. All workers involved are certified in CPR and First Aid.

The camps offer many opportunities for children to try new things. Arts and craft projects will nurture their imagination and creativity. Campers also go swimming, play tennis, and enjoy presentations by guest speakers and field trips.

Through play, children stay active and learn to develop healthy lifestyle and social skills. Our enthusiastic and professional staff are committed to making this the best summer ever for our campers.

Free lunch and snacks will be provided to all qualifying sites through a grant from the Texas Department of Agriculture. Reasonable accommodations may be requested for a child with disabilities by contacting John Delgado at (361) 826-3491.

Camp Sites include:  

Calallen Wood River School                15118 Dry Creek Drive

Flour Bluff High School                        2505 Waldron Road

Barnes Elementary School                  2829 Oso Parkway

Calk-Wilson Elementary School          3925 Ft. Worth Street

Club Estates Elementary School         5222 Merganser Drive

Hicks Elementary School                     3602 McArdle Road

Hours of Operation: June 10–August 2, 2019, Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. (Closed July 4)

Fee:     $99/week/child at Corpus Christi ISD sites. $89/week/child at Calallen and Flour Bluff ISD sites. Tuition assistance is available for qualified participants. Must pay one week of tuition at the time of registration (check or money order only). NEW Texas Workforce Commission participants must be pre-approved prior to registration.

Registration Schedule:

  • 9 a.m. Monday through noon on Friday, May 3: Register online for the Flour Bluff High School and Calallen Wood River campsites at www.cctexas.com.
  • Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m.–12 p.m.: Onsite registration will only be offered for Corpus Christi campsites at Corpus Christi Gym (3202 Cabaniss Parkway).
  • Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday, May 21, 22, & 23, from 5 –7 p.m.: Register at the camp site your child will attend. Registration for the Flour Bluff summer camp site will be held at the Flour Bluff primary site (537 Hustlin Hornet Drive).
  • Wednesday, June 5 from 11 a.m.–5 p.m.: Register at summer camp sites (pending space).
  • Once the camps start, please call for availability.

For more information, call (361) 826-3499 or visit www.ccparkandrec.com (Latchkey Program).

Tim Griffin

Tim Griffin

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