PLAYGROUND SUMMER CAMP (AGES 6-12)
WELCOME TO WEST HAVEN PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT'S SUMMER PLAYGROUND CAMP
This year we will be offering a 6 week session starting July 6th - August 13th. WHPR has put the necessary safeguards in place to make this year's camp experience fun & safe for your child! We will be returning to the Carrigan pool this summer and hope to add other water activities at each site along with other daily games, arts and crafts, and more fun activities for campers to enjoy!
The Playground Camps are for RESIDENTS ONLY, & will meet at the following 4 locations from 9:00 am -1:45 pm
Anna V. Molloy School - 225 Meloy Rd.
May V. Carrigan Intermediate - 2 Tetlow St.
Washington Elementary - 369 Washington Ave.
Seth G. Haley School - 148 South St.
HEALTH & SAFETY PROTOCOLS
WHPR will be updating all COVID-19 protocols based on where our community and state are regarding COVID-19 once we get closer to the start of summer camps. Per the recent guideline of the CDC, & Office of Early Childhood (OEC) masks will not be required outdoors by staff or campers. However any indoor activity will require masks (except the participants in the pool). Anyone supervising or not in the pool will be required to wear a mask. Any bus ride or entering buildings will require a mask for both staff & campers. WHPR recommends to apply sunscreen and to wear a hat to camp. Per the health department we will break the campers up into cohorts at each site and they will not be allowed to intermingle. Children must adhere to being socially distant.
WHBOE Summer Nutrition will be serving boxed lunches to the campers.
Camp is PEANUT FREE ZONE so if you send your child with lunch or snacks please comply to this request. Also please send a daily plastic water bottle with your child's name on it . WHPR will have water filling stations for the children to access and refill their water bottles throughout the day.
PICKUP/DROP OFF IMPORTANT INFORMATION :
- All campers MUST be escorted to & from camp by an adult at least 18 years of age. Campers MAY NOT WALK to or from by themselves. If this occurs the parent/guardian will be notified, the child will not be allowed to stay at camp and will be sent home for the day.
-Playground Camp will be supervised by WHPR staff from 9:00 am - 1:45pm, Monday-Friday. If you are running late to pick up your child at dismissal time , please notify WHPR at 937-3651 and we will notify the site supervisor at that location - thank you for your cooperation!
Registration opens June 1st and closes June 27th - ONLINE ONLY