HAMMOND | Our Family Center is currently enrolling children for its Summer Blast! day camp program in Hammond.
Summer Blast! offers children an opportunity to be in a safe place during the summer and experience a structured program that includes water day, pool day and park day. Children can also participate in sports and games, and have access to the computer lab. The program which focuses on academic reviews, character building, responsibility and leadership.
Children entering kindergarten through grade 7 are eligible.
The program begins June 17 and runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 2 at Our Family Center, 820 – 171st St.
Applications are available at Our Family Center. Limited scholarships based on need are available with an application.
Volunteers are also needed to staff the program, and may qualify for scholarships and/or discounted fees for their children. College students, retirees and persons with child care experience are encouraged to apply for this volunteer opportunity.
Our Family Center is also in need of monetary donations as a nonprofit community organization that provides both after-school programs and the summer camp program at a low cost.
The center also is continually accepting applications for irs Executive Board. Call (219) 852-4067 or visit www.ourfamilycenter.org.