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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Jun 21

Newport News Offers A Variety of Youth Programs during Summer Break

Posted on June 21, 2016 at 8:22 AM by Latoya Jefferson

Full-day camps start tomorrow

Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism operates a variety of 20 summer camps throughout the city making them the premiere destination for out of school time. During summer break, these camps offer affordable options for local families. Residents can take advantage of very competitive rates on weekly summer camps along with special interest activities and classes. “We have programs at the Brittingham-Midtown, Doris Miller and Denbigh Community Centers as well as schools, churches and housing developments across the city, with trained and licensed staff for youth ages 3 through 8th grade,” explains Casey Jenkins, Superintendent of Youth Programs. Activities include sports, reading, learning, arts & crafts, enrichment, exercise, field trips and supervised play.  kids

Weekly rates include drop off as early as 6:00 am with pick up by 6:30 pm Monday-Friday from June 22nd – August 26th. Let the Quest for Adventure begin with Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism Youth Programs. For more information visit or call 757-926-1400.