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May 03

Time Travel Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 9:09 AM by Communications Department

Are you looking for a fun, organized summer campTimeTravel 1_SC setting for your children? Look no further! Newport News Youth Programs is offering two summer day camps where children have the opportunity to learn important life lessons through play. This summer children explore different time periods each week – A New Nation, Dinosaurs, Wild West, Medieval Times, Ancient Egypt, Space Exploration, etc. – through crafts, games, group play and more.

Children have the opportunity to go on field trips in surrounding areas like the Portsmouth Children’s Museum, Norfolk Zoo, Lazer Rush, Rebounderz, and more. All of the field trips are covered in the cost of the program except the final field trip to Ocean Breeze (School Age) and Water Country USA (Teens) which are parent paid. The camps also work with Newport News Public Schools to offer a lunch and afternoon snack to every participant at no extra cost.

“Time Travel Summer Camp 2017” is Monday-Friday, 6:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m., beginning June 20 through August 11 at a variety of locations:Time Travel 2_SC Deer Park, Greenwood, Jenkins, Kiln Creek, McIntosh, Yates, Brittingham-Midtown Early Childhood, Brittingham-Midtown Teens, Denbigh Community Center Early Childhood, Denbigh Community Center Teens. Early registration is going on now through May 7 with a registration fee of $25 per individual and $50 per family. Regular registration starts May 8 with a registration fee of $40 per individual and $50 per family.

“Time Travel 2017 George S. Green Summer Camp” is Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m., from June 20 through August 18. This camp is held at Doris Miller Community Center and is limited to ages 6-13. Registration is underway now with a $50 registration fee.

For more information or to register visit or call 757-926-1400.