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2020 Summer Camp Registration Open

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation 2020 Summer Camp Registration Open

Carmel, Ind. (January 13, 2020) – Registration for Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation’s 2020 Summer Camp Series is open and spots are filling quickly. Campers can enroll in just one week or the full summer, depending on need and availability.

CCPR offers 12 full-day camps for ages 5 to 15. These camps will run Monday through Friday from June 1 to July 31. Camp hours fall between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m., varying by camp. Several summer favorites will return including Chillville, Success on Stage and Move to Improve. New this summer are Under the Sun and Camp C.A.R.E. Every week campers will participate in theme-inspired, hands-on activities, indoor and outdoor play, and for most camps field trips and visits to The Waterpark.

“We are thrilled to introduce two new camps this summer,” said Jennifer Brown, CCPR’s Director of Extended School Enrichment and Summer Camp Series. “Our staff spent a lot of time developing new curriculums to meet the needs of our campers and their families. We can’t wait for another summer of fun!”

CCPR also offers half-day nature camps Monday through Friday from June 1 to August 7. The morning camp, designed for ages 4 to 6, runs from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The afternoon camp, designed for ages 6 to 10, runs from 1-4 p.m. Weekly themes include pollinators, geology and meteorology.

Camp sites are located across Carmel including the Monon Community Center, Jill Perelman Pavilion at West Park, and Wilfong Pavilion at Founders Park.

To register, visit

Please note that Adventures in Art and Science of Summer full-day camps are full, but a waitlist is available.

About Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation

Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation (CCPR) holds the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Park and Recreation Management by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration (AAPRA) in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) for parks serving populations of 75,001 to 150,000. As an accredited agency, the department serves the recreation, fitness and nature needs of the community, manages and develops existing spaces and resources and creates a sustainable future for parks and recreation programs through a financially viable and environmentally conscious parks system. CCPR manages and maintains more than 500 park acres and numerous recreation facilities, including the Monon Community Center and The Waterpark. In addition, CCPR has partnered with Carmel Clay Schools to establish Extended School Enrichment (ESE), a before and after-school care program for K-6 students located at all eleven Carmel elementary schools. The Summer Camp Series is a component of ESE that offers 12 different summer camps accommodating children ages 5-15. For more information, visit


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