Brevard County, FL. -- On Tuesday, May 19, the Board of County Commissioners gave the Parks and Recreation Department direction to look into the prospect of opening some summer camps in an effort to help families who will be returning to work as businesses re-open under Phase 1 and Phase 2 of Governor Ron DeSantis' "Re-Open Florida" plan.
Following direction given by the Board of County Commissioners, the Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department will be offering summer camp to ages 6-11 at community centers throughout the county, starting June 15, for parents who are returning to work.
A note from an employer will be required to register.
At this time no day registrations will be accepted, only weekly registrations. Those previously registered for Summer Camp this summer will be given priority registration.
Camp will be offered from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on Monday through Friday, beginning June 15. Camps will include mandatory temperature checks for campers and staff members. Children will not be admitted to camp if their temperature is 100.4 degrees or higher.
Activities will be restricted to abide by CDC recommendations and there will be no field trips. Children will be in groups less than nine with one counselor to each group and socially distanced.
Camp fees will be $90 per week or $45 for neighborhood strategy areas.
Registrations will be accepted will be accepted online, phone and in person.
For more information please visit www.brevardparks.com.
Brevard County, FL. -- On Wednesday, June 3, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-139 directing Florida to enter the Phase 2 Recovery and Re-Opening Plan.
Effective Friday, June 5, the Brevard County Park and Recreation Department will begin to implement the following actions:
- Rentals will be available for groups of 50 people or less as recommended by CDC social distancing guidelines.
- Brevard County Campgrounds will re-open to 100% capacity. Day passes and camper visitation will resume.
Effective Monday, June 15, McLarty pool, located in Rockledge, will re-open to the public for lap swimming and water walking only, to encourage social distancing.