Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department to Develop Plan For Summer Camp Opportunities

Cancelled all summer camp programming

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.

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – 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 is in the process of developing options for the Board of County Commissioners to consider.

In an abundance of caution, Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department announced they are canceling all summer camp programming due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Centers for Disease Control recommendations related to social distancing remain in place and are guidelines designed to ensure the safety of everyone, including those who access park facilities and programs.

Beginning on Monday, June 1, the Parks and Recreation Department will continue to provide breakfast and lunch at 12 park sites, at no cost, for children who are under 18 years of age and to persons with disabilities over age 18, who participate in school programs for people who are mentally or physically disabled.

Food will be served Monday through Friday.

Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., and lunch will be served from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

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