Area organizations provide fun summer activities for kids

Area organizations provide fun summer activities for kids

POSTED: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 8:44pm

UPDATED: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 8:53pm

The Boys and Girls Clubs of El Paso and the Salvation Army have plenty of activities to help keep kids out of trouble during the summer months while they are away from school.

The Boys and Girls Club and Salvation Army have planned several months ahead to find fun things for kids to do.

"Every week we have a different theme," said Jonathan Robles, the youth coordinator at the Salvation Army. "We have animal studies, the solar system, art, history and music."

About 30 to 40 kids call the Salvation Army home during the summer, participating in all sorts of things including field trips.

Over at the Boys and Girls Clubs, the goal is to help kids keep learning while they're away from the classroom.

"We want every kid to graduate from high school through the Boys and Girls Clubs," said Marketing and Development Manager Erik Baray.

The Clubs have set up a wide variety of summer camps at both El Paso locations.

Summer Camps

o June 17-21st Engineering Art; Model Cars

o June 17-21st ACE IT 3rd Grade Reading Camp

o June 24th-28th Robotics Club Tech Camp

o July 15th-19th Girls Water Works Robotics Camp 10-6:00pm

o July 22nd-26th Gametech

o July 29th - August 2nd SCIENCountErs Camp

801 S. Florence
El Paso,TX 79901
Phone: (915) 532-7410

4625 Delta
El Paso, TX 79905
Phone: (915) 533-2422

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