Summer season set_ Native packages out there for youngsters to discover curiosity when faculty’s out

GREENFIELD – From trekking by nature to letting the inventive juices move, there’s all kinds of packages open for Hancock County kids to discover their pursuits or strive one thing new. Right here’s an inventory of upcoming summertime packages for youngsters by faculties, cities and nonprofits.

Plug Into Nature Camp: The annual PIN program at Anonymous Creek Camp can be July 10-14. The day camp is for these coming into third grade to fifth grade and consists of actions resembling kickball, video games, nature path and creek exploration, water video games and humanities and crafts. Price is $20 registration and $100 camp price. Go to or for updates.

Studying summer season camp: Bentley’s Buddies and Pals will host a camp from 9 a.m. to midday each day June 12-15 for a donation. Sit Keep Learn Summer season Camp presents themed actions primarily based on books and can welcome particular visitor audio system from the neighborhood. Pre-registration is required with 15 campers per session; name or textual content 317-604-7309 or 317-318-2230. The camp can be at Bentley’s Doghouse, 707 N. State St., Greenfield.

Youngsters theater workshop: A Mt. Vernon Theater Summer season Workshop for MV college students in fourth by eighth grades can be in June, and registration deadline is immediately, Could 12.

The workshop can be June 12-16 for the manufacturing of “Magnificence and the Beast Jr.,” which can be carried out at 7 p.m. June 16. Price is $200 and consists of follow, dance courses, snacks and a solid t-shirt. The play is directed by Rick and Chris Barber; for questions, name 317-626-1573 or e mail [email protected] or [email protected]

Summer season enrichment packages: Southern Hancock faculties will host 18 camps overlaying a variety of topics for youngsters in grades kindergarten by eighth. Packages embody readers theater for exploring scripts; summer season area camp; bookmaking; artwork camp; jewellery making; pc programming; cooking; robotics; kindergarten readiness and extra. Members don’t have to be enrolled within the faculty district to use, nevertheless, precedence registration can be given to SH college students ought to the courses turn into full. For a hyperlink to a whole listing of packages and the best way to register, go to or

Camp Invention: A day camp for youngsters discovering science, know-how, engineering, and math (STEM) ideas can be hosted at Southern Hancock, Mt. Vernon and Greenfield-Central elementary faculties this summer season.

Camp Invention options initiatives with robots, mini skate parks, inexperienced power and extra. Mt. Consolation Elementary Faculty and New Palestine Intermediate Faculty will every host the camp June 5-9 at their respective websites. JB Stephens Elementary Faculty will host the camp July 17-21. Camps are for college students coming into first- by sixth grades. Register at or name 800-968-4332.

Summer season camp: The Boys and Ladies Golf equipment of Hancock County presents kids ages 5-18 sports activities, video games, arts, mountaineering, swimming, area journeys and even time to be taught signal language. Their 2023 Summer season Camp opened for registration April 1 and can proceed till all classes are full. Periods are $75 every week and scholarships can be found upon request. Go to, name 317-462-2404 or e mail Unit Director Robb Reed at [email protected] for questions.

Artwork programs: Greenfield Parks and Recreation will host three themed summer season artwork camps. Seashore Staycation can be June 12-16; Jungle Explorers is June 26-29; and Castles is July 10-13. Camps are for ages 6-12. This system is hosted within the decrease degree of the Patricia Elmore Middle, 280 N. Apple St., Greenfield. For occasions, pricing and registration, go to

Kathy Dowling Aquatic Middle: Pool passes can be found now for the 2023 season of the neighborhood pool at Riley Park. Particular person day entry can even be out there. The aquatic middle, which has a free splash pad open each day, additionally hosts summer season youth swim classes. Three summertime classes can be found for $50 for residents and $55 for non-city residents. Register at; go to or name 317-477-4340 for extra.

Summer season studying golf equipment at libraries: Native libraries will open their summer season studying golf equipment for youngsters, teenagers and adults. The Hancock County Public Library’s program runs June 1-Aug. 1. For updates and extra particulars or to enroll beginning June 1, go to

Kindergarten 101: A free, one-week program that gives incoming kindergarteners the chance to take part in lots of widespread kindergarten actions is occurring this July.

K101 can be July 17-21 for kindergarteners beginning the 2023-24 faculty yr. College students will find out about each day studying, morning conferences, small group actions, recess and lunch. This system is sponsored by Purdue Extension of Hancock County and is at JB Stephens Elementary Faculty. For questions, contact Mandy Grey at [email protected] or name 317-462-1113. Registration is due Could 25 at

Faculty programs: Indiana highschool college students grades 9-12 can enroll in free programs this summer season at Ivy Tech Group Faculty.

Free summer season programs present a chance for college students to discover attainable profession choices whereas incomes school credit. College students who qualify for programs will obtain free tuition and textbooks, with no restrict on the variety of programs college students can take. To qualify, college students have to be Indiana residents at any highschool, together with present eighth graders coming into ninth grade, graduating seniors, homeschool college students and college students at grownup excessive faculties.

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Teen Police Academy: The 2023 Hancock County Teen Police Academy can be June 5-9 for ages 14-17. Courses will embody firearms coaching, drug investigations, tasers, visitors stops, bodily coaching, drunken driving enforcement, character improvement and extra. This system can be hosted at Greenfield-Central Excessive Faculty, 810 N. Broadway St., Greenfield with lunch supplied each day. Study extra and apply at or name Capt. Bridget Foy, 317-477-1147.

In case your church, enterprise, nonprofit group or faculty is internet hosting a summertime exercise for youngsters, e mail [email protected] to be included in future lists.