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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, July 3, 2012
Margaret Huff, Recreation Supervisor, (360) 867-2179 or huffm@co.thurston.wa.us

County Rec Day Camp Programs Heat Up with Warmer Weather

OLYMPIA -As the weather heats up, so does the fun with Thurston County's Hand In Hand Summer Camp programs.

Space is still available in the day camp program for disabled and non-disabled kids ages 6 to 13, as well as the day camp for disabled teens ages 14 to 21. Both programs run through August 24. Parents can register their kids for the all eight weeks, or sign up for individual week-long blocks for either the full five days or for a 3-day flex week. The cost is $145 per week or $125 for each 3-day flex week, plus a one-time $30 registration fee. All field trip fees and a Camp T-shirt are included. There are no camp programs on Wednesday, July 4, and this week's camp price is reduced to $130.

"We're ready to make the most of warm weather that's on the way," said Recreation Supervisor Margaret Huff. "We have field trips to the zoo, to the ballpark, to the ocean, to the fair-the schedule is packed with summertime fun and activities!"

For more information on the day camp programs and for registration, contact the Thurston County Recreation Services office located at 5033 Harrison Ave. in Olympia, call (360) 786-5595 or visit our website at www.thurston-parks.org.

Thurston County Recreational Services: Hand In Hand Summer Camp and Teen Camp
  • July 2-6 (no July 4th)- Major Field Trip- Parkland Putters, Lakewood, $130
  • July 9-13 -Major Field Trip- Point Defiance Zoo, Tacoma, Full week-$145, 3-day flex- $125
  • July 16-20- Major Field Trip- Lakefair, Full week-$145, 3-day flex- $125
  • July 23-27- Major Field Trip-Tenino Quarry Pool, Full week-$145, 3-day flex- $125
  • July 30- August 3- Major Field Trip- Thurston County Fair, Full week-$145, 3-day flex- $125
  • August 6-10- Major Field Trip- Tacoma Rainiers, Full week- $145, 3-day flex-$125
  • August 13-17- Major Field Trip- Wild Waves, Full week- $145, 3-day flex- $125
  • August 20-24 Major Field Trip- Ocean Shores, Full week- $145, 3-day flex- $125



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3