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Camp BLAST Summer Camp Registration Begins Saturday, April 9th for City Residents

LAKELAND, FL – March 29, 2011 (Lakeland, FL) – The City of Lakeland Parks and Recreation Department will begin in-city registration for Camp BLAST at Kelly Recreation Complex, April 9, 2011 at 8:00am. Those living outside the city limits will be able to register beginning Saturday, April 16, 2011 starting at 8:00am. Camp dates are Monday June 20th – Friday August 12th, 2011.

Camp Blast provides daily enrichment and activities bundled with endless opportunities for fun! This summer we will be offering two program options: Camp ADVENTURE and Camp EXPLORE.

Camp EXPLORE will include Weekly Arts & Crafts, Exercise Challenges, Weekly trips to Bowling, Swimming, and Movies, Roller Skating, Lakeland Community Theatre Production, City Tours, Scavenger Hunt, Wacky Olympics, and Talent Show.

Camp ADVENTURE is the traditional program including all trips listed above. In addition to these trips, Camp Adventure will also include trips to the following destinations:  Theme Park, Lowry Park Zoo, Lakeland Tigers Baseball Game, Tampa Bay Rays Baseball Game.

Camp Simpson Park (NW Quadrant ONLY)
Registration begins April 9, 2011 at 8:00am.

*For more information, please call Simpson Park at (863) 834-2577.

Complete Registration and Fee Schedule:

CAMP EXPLORE                                         $350

Registration Fee $200.00 per child and then 3-payments of $50.00

CAMP ADVENTURE                                  $500

Registration Fee $200.00 per child and then 3-payments of $100.00

*PAYMENT DATES: April 30, May 14 & May 28


  • Participants must have successfully completed Kindergarten and not yet entered 6th grade.
  • City Residents must provide proof of residency.
  • Must bring a copy of most recent report card, electric bill, and driver’s license in order to register.
  • Fees payable by cash or check only.
  • Enrollment is limited and camp participants will be taken on a first-come, first served basis by date listed above.

For more information, please call the Kelly Recreation Complex at (863) 834-3284 or visit

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