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Posted on: August 25, 2020

SUFFOLK PARKS & RECREATION OPENING LIMITED FULL-DAY CAMP

Suffolk Parks & Recreation is pleased to announce the opening of a limited full-day camp program. During the Suffolk Public School’s virtual 1st nine (9) weeks reporting period, the Suffolk Parks & Recreation Kid Zone program will be open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday at the King’s Fork Recreation Center, located at Kings Fork Middle School, 350 Kings Fork Road.


The following two-week sessions will be available for registration:

September 8 – September 18

September 21 – October 2

October 5 – October 16

October 19 – November 2


The cost is $ $85 per two-week session with a onetime $35 registration fee.


In keeping with Forward Virginia Phased guidelines, limited camp spaces will be available for Pre-K4 through 5th grade students. Four-year-olds must be enrolled in the Suffolk Public School’s Pre-K4/Early Start program to participate.


Precautions will be in place to ensure the safety of children and staff to include daily screening procedures.


Children are encouraged to bring their Chromebooks with headphones to the camp. The daily camp activity plan will center on the Suffolk Public School’s Instructional Schedule. Children will be given the opportunity to log on and participate in their virtual instruction. Parents or guardians are responsible for ensuring their child has been trained on the Chromebook use and providing a safe method of transporting the device.


Drive-up registration will occur at two Joint-Use sites: Booker T. Washington and Creekside Recreation Centers. Drive-up registration will occur by appointment only. Please call Booker T. Washington at (757) 514-7247 or Creekside at (757) 514-7245 for a registration appointment. The Booker T. Washington Recreation Center is located at 204 Walnut Street. The Creekside Recreation Center is located at 1000 Bennetts Creek Park Road.


Once an appointment is made, customers will be directed to registration sites at either Booker T. Washington Recreation Center or Creekside Recreation Center. Customer must bring check or money order for payment, proof of residency, proof of child’s grade, and information for two emergency contacts. Staff will assist customers with registration forms.


For more information, contact Recreation Supervisor Shanta Bynum at (757) 514-4502 or sbynum@suffolkva.us.

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