SCHC Southern Exposure Summer Camp begins June 1
Registration is underway for the Southern Cultural Heritage Center’s annual Southern Exposure Summer Camp which begins in less than a week.
The annual camp is for ages 4 to 13 and is set to engage children in art, gardening, music, physical education and public speaking.
“They will also learn how to improve their etiquette, confidence and social behavior,” Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Executive Director Stacey Mahoney said.
Karen Biedenharn will serve as the lead teacher for the camp, which will begin June 1 and run through July 31. The camp goes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. For parents who work, a 7:30 a.m. early drop off and a 5:15 p.m. extended pick up will be available.
The cost is $100 per child for each week of the camp or $90 for those who attend multiple weeks and have more than one child attending. The cost includes all supplies and a daily snack.
Mahoney said children are asked to provide their own sack lunch each day.
Reservations are required for the tremendously popular camp. Space is limited each year, but more so this year due to restrictions placed on the camp due to the COVID-19 virus.
“We are going to be limited in how many children we can take because we will be following the guidelines set by the Centers for Disease Control and government and will be doing social distancing,” she said.
This means the number of children in each room will be limited and each student will have their own supplies – no sharing.
Campers will have their temperatures checked daily and will be screened daily following CDC guidelines. Children and staff will have to wear masks and teachers will wear masks and gloves.
Hand sanitizer will be made available to each child as well as in each room and at entrances and exits of the building.
Mahoney also said the rooms will be deep-cleaned each day.
Proceeds from the camp will go to fund teacher salaries and supplies, and any profit beyond that goes to operational expenses of the Southern Cultural Heritage Center.
For more information or to register call 601-631-2997.
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