Florida Keys for Families a to z guideS
SUMMER RECREATION and EDUCATION PROGRAMS ( see also CAMPS, arts and crafts, dance, karate, tennis, youth groups, child day care)( see ENVIRONMENT - Mote Marine Laboratory )
Elementary Schools with free summer recreation programs:
Poinciana Elementary, Key West
Big Pine Key Neighborhood School
Stanley Switlik Elementary, Marathon;
Plantation Key Elementary
Key Largo School.
Each school's program varies - activities may include outdoor activities, arts and crafts, sports, math and reading, computer activities, swimming, cooking, cheerleading, and field trips.
Grades: kindergarten through seven.
Duration: June 9 &endash; July 5, 2003
Registration: Individual schools responsible for own registgration. Addresses and phone numbers listed under schools.
Key West High School - weight room and gymnasium at opened daily throughout the summer for teens and middle-school students.
Heart of the Keys Recreation Center in Marathon - 33rd Street, Marathon - 305-743-4164 - 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays, fee free program limited to 65 participants - games, sports, arts and crafts, cheerleading competitions, drama club, sailing club, field trips and guest speakers
Crane Point Hammock in Marathon - Tropical Trailblazer Program - weekly programs starting in June and into July - Ages 6 to 12. - Limited enrollment per week. Call 305-743-7124, weekly fee, kayaking classes. . Basic Tropical Trailblazers program focuses on Keys native history, native plants and animals. Science and art projects on the environment and field trips will include fishing on the Sea King, trip to John Pennekamp, snorkeling at Sombrero reef..
Blue Heron Park on Big Pine Key - Grade one through six ages - early June to early Aug. , 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. - Limited enrollment - call Liz Madisetti 305-872-0292 or register at Blue Heron Park Cost: varies with breakfast, lunch and afternoon snacks provided. Program uses themes of Science Olympiad and Wet n Wild Days, and offers arts and crafts, pottery projects, recreational games and field trips . On site group science projects and Wet n Wild Days water balloons and water activities.
Key West Junior Football League - 3155 Flagler Av, Key West - 305-292-5563
A to Z INDEX OF CATEGORIES
SAILING - LESSONS, SAILBOAT RENTALS, SUPPLIES, EQUIPMENT
SANDALS AND SHOES
SCHOOLS - REGISTRATION, IMMUNIZATION (public),
SNORKELING AND SNUBA,
SUNSET CELEBRATIONS AND CRUISES
YOUTH GROUPS, ORGANIZATIONS, AND CENTERS (see also CAMPS),
ZOOS (see ANIMALS )
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