Stringer wants stimulus cash to pay for free summer camps, youth jobs

Mayoral candidate and City Comptroller Scott Stringer is proposing the city make day camps and other recreational activities free this summer through federal stimulus money that’s expected to flow here in the coming weeks.

Stringer, who announced the proposal as part one of his “Summer in the City” plan Monday afternoon, is also calling for the city to expand its summer youth employment program and launch a volunteer Tutoring Corps

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Summer Rec. Program Registration for Grades K-5 Begins Monday, April 5

BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ As of 8:30 a.m. on Monday, April 5, online and in-person registration will begin for Bernards Township’s popular summer recreation program for grades K-5. There will be three program locations this year, at Southard Park, Pleasant Valley Park and Dunham Park.

The program is scheduled to be held daily from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for six weeks, from Monday through Friday, from June 21 through 

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Atlanta aims to enroll the majority of students in summer school

ExploreCOVID-19 cases reported at metro Atlanta public schools

Registration for the virtual and in-person Summer Academic Recovery Academy is open through the end of the month.

APS estimates it will spend $13 million in federal stimulus funds on this summer’s effort, the first of a three-year push to extend learning after the traditional school year ends in May.

It budgeted another $2.3 million to provide on-site child care as

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Boris Johnson hails Telegraph campaign ahead of ‘Great British summer of sport’

Following a £1.5million investment in 22 local areas, the Government have also committed a further £10m to help schools open sports facilities outside of teaching times, starting with the Easter holidays. Discussions are also being held over formulating a health and wellbeing measure of schools that could be assessed by Ofsted.

Our Keep Kids Active campaign had called for school sports facilities to be opened to communities during evenings, weekends

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Austin needs up to 650 lifeguards this summer, jobs starting at $15/hour

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Parks and Recreation Department’s Aquatic Division is in search of up to 650 lifeguards for the upcoming summer season.

Division leaders said, under normal circumstances, some positions would already be filled since training is typically in November. Because of the pandemic and the restrictions, however, officials said they had to wait. Training is now slated to begin this weekend.

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What Travel Is Going To Look Like This Summer

As the weather warms and snow begins to melt, many Americans have their eyes set on summer. After all, from long walks and hikes to park playdates and trips to the beach, summer has been (historically speaking) one heck of a season. It’s also the time of year when most Americans travel. Family vacations tend to occur when the weather is nice and the kids are out of school. But

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Youth summer ball leagues’ registration deadline is April 2

Youth wanting to participate in any of Moberly’s summer recreational tee-ball, softball or baseball leagues offered at the Howard Hils Athletic Complex this 2021 season have until April 2 to register and make proper payment.

Athletes will participate in designated age divisions based upon one’s age as of May 21, 2021. Some leagues are gender specific.

The Moberly Parks and Recreation Department (MPRD), Moberly Optimist Club and Moberly Midget League

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Kids must bridge the learning gap this summer | Columnists

Let’s quit dancing around the issue of whether some students should be in school, in-person, all summer to make up for what they have lost during this pandemic-damaged school year.

Of course they should. It’s the least we can do, and almost certainly insufficient to the challenges we face. But it’s a good starting point.

Still, as a society we seem incapable of mustering the collective will to make it

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Summer camps experience a frenzy of registrations

Mountain Recreation campers enjoy a summer day at one of the organization’s BMX camps.
Eddie Campos/Special to the Daily

When Walking Mountains Science Center opened registrations for its annual slate of summer camps on March 3, it only took 27 minutes for every spot to sell out. Similarly, for Mountain Recreation summer camps, parents started registering at 5 a.m., leaving one-third of the camps sold out and many others nearly

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What new COVID-19 guidelines mean for Maine campers this summer

Considering camping in Maine this summer? The 2021 campground season is shaping up to be similar to last year. But if it’s been a bit since you last camped, you’ll likely notice a few changes.

According to state guidelines, campers should wear face coverings while in public settings and maintain 6 feet of physical distance in a shared space, and those from outside Maine must follow the Keep Maine Healthy

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Parks and Rec activities guide for spring and summer available online | News

The semi-annual Yuma Parks and Recreation activities guide, covering events through the spring and summer, is now available online. Program registration for city residents begins March 22, followed by registration for all starting March 29.

As with the guide issued last autumn, this season’s guide will remain available exclusively in digital format to allow for updates and changes as needed. Access it at or through the Parks and Recreation

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BREC summer camp registration opens March 20 | Zachary

BREC offers summer camp registration for East Baton Rouge Parish residents beginning 9 a.m. March 20 and on March 30 for out-of-parish residents. Parents or guardians may register in person at the facility of their choice or online at for all locations.

Summer camp sessions can be reserved online by East Baton Rouge Parish residents with a 50% payment of total session fees with balances due by April 30.

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Barnstable Youth Commission to host annual summer job fair online

The Barnstable Youth Commission is hosting an extended run of its 5th annual youth summer job fair virtually through June this year.

Last year, 32 businesses participated and 266 applicants, representing 21 schools from as far away as Texas, attended the two-hour event.

Due to pandemic gathering restrictions, it is not possible to use the gymnasium at the Hyannis Youth and Community Center this year, Patti Machado, director of Recreation,

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Sfusd Students To Get Free Summer Programming Through $25M Philanthropic Grant

In response to the prolonged closure of San Francisco public schools, Mayor London Breed on Wednesday announced a $25 million philanthropic investment to fund free summer programs for students.

The initiative, called TogetherSF, aims to engage students who have fallen behind academically and emotionally since schools first closed back in March 2020 at the start of the pandemic and were replaced with virtual learning.

In particular, students most at-risk of

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New garden at Montrose Field House to focus on nutrition education for after school, summer enrichment programs | Local News Stories

New garden Montrose Field House

Brad Distel, left, and David Morris begin construction of a new garden at the Montrose Field House on Monday, March 8, 2021. 

Montrose Recreation District took a step forward in its mission to construct a community garden and teach nutrition benefits and healthy lifestyles.

MRD program coordinators and maintenance leaders broke ground on a new garden Monday at the Field House site. It served as the

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Belmar Steps Up to Plate with Plans for Kids’ Recreation Programs This Summer

BELMAR, NJ — Belmar officials are working on a game plan to bring back recreational programs for children this summer, focusing first on outdoor activities.

Recreation director Barry Trogu gave an update of efforts during the borough council’s March 2 meeting — in response to parents’ concerns that the borough wasn’t doing enough to ensure the return of youth recreation programs after the coronavirus has forced the cancellation of most

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Mount Rainier Summer 2021 Wilderness and Climbing Reservations Available Online

Feb. 22—Mount Rainier National Park will offer online trip planning and reservations on for the June 1 through Sept. 20 peak hiking season.

Visitors will have the opportunity to see real-time site availability and secure definitive backcountry trips for the popular Wonderland Trail and other locations. While the park has offered advance reservations for wilderness camping and climbing for over 20 years, the 2021 shift to fully online reservations

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In Brief: Keep off the ice, Girl Scout cookies, summer camp and more in the North Hills

Ice reminder

Allegheny County police issued a warning this week for people not to use iced-over North Park Lake for recreations other than ice fishing.

“Hiking, ice skating or playing hockey on the ice is strictly prohibited and violations to the county ordinance are punishable by a fine of up to

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Edina Parks & Recreation to begin spring and summer activity registration | Free

Online registration for the city of Edina’s spring and summer parks and recreation activities begins noon Wednesday, Feb. 17, at for Edina residents.

Registration for those who live outside Edina begins noon Wednesday, Feb. 24.

The Spring/Summer Activities Directory, which is being mailed to Edina homes, contains listings grouped by type of activity to help people quickly locate what they are interested in. This guide will be in mailboxes

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COVID-19 rate drops to summer levels in Illinois counties

Illinois will soon expand eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine to include people with high-risk medical conditions and disabilities, Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced Wednesday.

The state is currently in Phase 1B of its vaccination program, which includes people 65 years and older, frontline essential workers and inmates. Starting Feb. 25, the state is expanding 1B to cover those more at risk of becoming seriously ill or dying from COVID-19. Those individuals

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