Lilly Endowment began their Summer Youth Program this week. There are nearly 200 day camps and summer programs in Indianapolis this year.
Following are some summer programs to check out.
St. Florian Center, started Monday, June 15, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
IPS Center for Inquiry School #27 545 E. 19th Street. This camp goes through July 31.Tony Williams has a long history with this program, which has collaborated with IPS schools. Tony Williams can be reached at 317-545-6580. For more information, visit http://www.saintfloriancenter.org/
Community Centers in Indianapolis: All community centers in Indianapolis have programs with IUPUI’s literacy efforts and Marian University’s math initiatives. Also, Gleaners Food Bank has summer weekend food sacks on Fridays to help children and their families.
70 N Mount Street, Indianapolis, IN 46222. To reach Brent Pedersen, call (317)637-4312 ext. 25 or visit www.hawthornecenter.org.
Concord Neighborhood Center
1350 S. Meridian St. For more information, contact Niki Girls at (317) 437-4376 ext. 11 or visit www.concordindy.org.
Mary Rigg Neighborhood Center
1920 W Morris St, Indianapolis, IN 46221. Contact Cindy Miers at (317)639-6106 or visit www.maryrigg.org.
Other community and neighborhood centers include:
Edna Martin Christian Center
2605 E. 25th St. Indianapolis, Indiana 46218. For more information, call (317)637-3776.
St. Richard’s School/Horizons Program
This program started June 17. The program runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school. Afternoons are filled with swim lessons at Butler University and field trips. 120 children are able to register. For more information, contact Reach Marianne Bernlohr, executive director, at (651) 792-6072.
Forest Manor Multi-Service Center
5603 E 38th St. Indianapolis, IN 46218. For more information, call(317) 545-1204.
CAFÉ Indy’s summer program is seven days a week for 11.5 hours a day. This summer program is for Far Eastside youth ages 5-13. For more information, call Lisa Curran at (317)890-3288 ext. 115 or visit http://www.cafeindy.org/youth-programs.
502 N Tremont St. Indianapolis, IN 46222. For more information, call (317) 635-7211.