First Wayne Street’s Mission Focus for May is Wellspring Interfaith Social Services, particularly their summer camp program. There are no fees for Wellspring’s Summer Day Camp and free transportation is provided for approximately 60% of the kids. The Summer Day Camp Program welcomes children aged 4 – 17. The kids meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 1:30 pm for from Wednesday, June 6 through Thursday, July 18. Registration opens Tuesday, May 1.
Groups are divided by grade and are hosted at five participating downtown congregations. Each group is professionally staffed by Wellspring. Roving instructors on dance, music and yoga also meet weekly with youth. They enjoy lunch provided by the Fort Wayne Community School’s Free Lunch Program. Daily activities include: math, reading, arts / crafts, music, yoga, dance, field trips, guest speakers, visits to the library and recreational games. In 2016, 450 youth attended camp.
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