Registration now open for summer programs on island

May 5, 2017
By Marcy Shortuse

To the Editor:

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Registration has started for the 2017 summer camps at Lee County Parks & Recreation. These camps draw thousands of youngsters throughout the region to programs, outings and activities at traditional camps, teen camps and specialty camps.
Don’t procrastinate – each year the camps fill up well before school is out. Summer camp runs for eight weeks from June 5 through July 28.
For summer camp registration, call the Boca Grande Community Center at 964-2564 or (239) 533-7275, or go online to
Also, beginning May 22 children and teens may sign up for the summer program and select a free book, while supplies last. Planned activities at the libraries include story time, magic and juggling and puppet shows, as well as crafts and games. The programs help children and teens stay mentally active while having fun. Age-appropriate programs also are available for infants to adults. The summer reading program is designed to help foster literacy skills and develop a love of reading.
Event schedules are available in the libraries, or at All events are free, but tickets or advanced registration is required, depending on location.
For more information, visit a library, go to or call (239)479-INFO. Lee County Parks & Recreation