Registration for the 2013 Summer Camp sponsored by the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks Department will begin on Wednesday, April 3, 2013. A link to ActiveNet online registration will be available at www.orrecparks.org and at www.oakridgetn.gov. Registration can be completed online with a credit card or the applicant can complete registration at the Civic Center with a cash or check payment. Convenience fees will apply for all credit card payments. All applicants should create an online account since camp information will be distributed to parents through ActiveNet email. Online registration is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week while walk-in registration is only available during regular Civic Center hours. The City Summer Camp fills up fast so early registration is advised.
A camp open house will be held on Thursday, June 6, 5 – 7 pm. Camp will begin on June 10 and run for 8 consecutive weeks, Monday through Friday. There will be no camp on Thursday, July 4th. Participants should be six to twelve years of age. Five year olds who have completed Kindergarten are also eligible. The camp fee is $85 per week which covers field trip admission, transportation, special events and a camp tee shirt. There is a $10 per child non-resident fee where applicable. For an additional cost, swimming and tennis lessons will be offered to campers during certain weeks of camp. Dates and fees will be listed on the registration site.
Early drop off begins at 7:30 am and late pick up is 5:30 pm. Daily camp activities and special events will take place at the Oak Ridge Civic Center, Bissell Park and the outdoor Municipal Pool. Field trips will include Oak Ridge Bowling Center, Tri-County Roll Arena, Tinseltown, Frozen Head State Park, Cumberland Mountain State Park, Kentucky Splash Water Park, The Lost Sea, American Museum of Science and Energy, Deep Well Farm, Cool Sports and Tataru’s Gymnastics. A printable version of the camp calendar is available at www.oakridgetn.gov and www.orrecparks.org.
For more information call the Civic Center front desk at 425-3450 or visit the Oak Ridge Recreation and Parks website. Please click here for 2013 Summer Camp Calendar