“Anoka Hennepin Community Ed coordinates summer camps, classes and activities for youth ages preschool through grade eight to give them the opportunity to have fun, meet friends and learn new skills while school is out for the summer,” says Heather Peters, Communications Coordinator at Anoka Hennepin Community Ed.
The program builds on academic skills and provides students with enrichment opportunities to explore personal interest areas.
“The activities range from athletics, arts and crafts, music and theatre, sports, stem, science exploration, there’s really something for kids…that have a wide range of interests,” says Peters.
The camps started in June and run through August.
“The activities that we have really give students the opportunity to kind of bridge that academic piece from what happened during the school year to next fall and then when the enrichment activities are a little bit more focused,” says Peters. “It gives students opportunities to dive a little more deeper into interest areas that they might to be able to focus on during the regular school year.”
The primary location for the camp is Oak View Middle School.
Later on this summer, kids will have the opportunity to take fencing lessons and participate in camps such as coding drones camp and science of superpowers.
Families can still register for many of the classes at discovercommunityed.com . They can also call the main office at 7635065955. Financial assistance is available for students who currently receive free or reduced price meals through Anoka Hennepin Schools.