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Baltimore City launching free 6-week outdoor summer camp for children

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Posted at 3:57 PM, Jun 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-05 16:03:16-04

BALTIMORE — Baltimore City will be offering a free six-week outdoor summer camp for children that will launch on July 6.

It's called BMORE Summer Fun, and it will be open for kids ages 5 to 12, Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Due to COVID-19, all camps will be held outdoors at several rec centers throughout Baltimore City, rain or shine.

Activities will include sports, games, stem activities, arts & crafts, and nature.

Each rec center has nearby indoor areas with restrooms and storage for inclement and hot weather.

Campers will be broken up into groups of nine with one assigned counselor, for the entire six-week program. Counselors and campers will have to wear masks and have their temperature checked when they arrive. There will be no field trips.

For more information on how to participate, call 410-396-7900.

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Below is a list of rec centers that will offer the BMORE Summer Fun camp.

North Harford Rec Center

Samuel FB Morse Rec Center

Rita Church Community Center

Dewees Rec Center

Edgewood/Lyndhurst Rec Center

Farring Baybrook Rec Center

Harlem Park Rec Center

Herring Run Rec Center

CC Jackson Rec Center

Fred B. Leidig Rec Center

Joseph Lee Rec Center

Lakeland Rec Center

Locust Point Rec Center

Bocek Rec Center

Roosevelt Rec Center

Virginia S. Baker/Patterson Park Rec Center

Luckman Park

Vollmer Center

Greenmount Rec Center

Carrie Murray Nature Center

Throughout the summer, other rec centers will continue to offer free meals.