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School's out and GHCS FREE Summer Program is in

Contributed By:The 411 News

Starts June 19 for youth, ages 6 to 14

Children and youth, ages 6 to 14, may enroll in the "Summer Enrichment for Learning" Program, a free, high quality program with over 12 classes designed to develop future positive citizens.

The 5-week program begins June 19 through July 20, 2017, Monday - Thursday, 9am-12:30pm with lunch. Classes are free for Gary residents. Summer visitors and those residing outside of Gary may also enroll for $10 per day or $20 per week. All registrants pay a one-time $10 registration and materials fee per child, if able. Donors who wish to sponsor a student are always welcomed to help keep this program free.

The program is located at Gary’s St. John Lutheran Church, 10th & Taft St. Enter from the parking lot. Students may choose 4 favorite classes from the following: arts and crafts, drawing, drums, violin, cello, wind instruments, guitar, Taekwondo kidnap prevention, anger management, speech & drama, creative writing, photography, social living skills and Girl Scouts.

Daily math and reading enrichment is required. Lunch is provided daily by Gary's Youth Services Bureau.

For further information, call or text The Gary Historical & Cultural Society, Inc. at 219-902-0524, or send an email to Volunteers are always welcome. Senior volunteers who wish to share their experiences and life skills with younger parents are also welcomed.

You may register two ways. Register on June 19 on site at 10th & Taft, St. John Lutheran Church. To register or reserve a space early, call or text (219) 902-0524. You may also call Naomi Millender, director, for an application.

Schools and churches may also call to get early applications delivered. All classes are taught by professionals. Gary Civic Symphony musicians teach the music classes.

Story Posted:06/05/2017

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