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IMPD approves these fun, safe youth summer programs

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — IMPD wants kids to have fun and be safe this summer. Here is the list of summer programs IMPD released on Saturday:

  • The IMPD CEO PAL Football 2018 sign-ups will be held June 27th thru 29th from 5:30 to 7:30. Signups will take place at JTV Hill Center at 1806 Columbia Ave. See the attached flyer for additional details.
  • There will be an adventure camp that will be put on by IMPD CEO Youth Services and will run from 07/01 to 07/26. Call 317.327.3187 for more information.
  • The IMPD CEO Youth Services G.R.E.A.T. (Gang Resistance Education and Training) Camp will be held at the JTV Hill Center at 1806 Columbia Ave.

The following are the dates and Times for G.R.E.A.T. Summer Camp:

Elementary Summer Camp Grades 4th/5th
Monday: June 11, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: June 12, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: June 13, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: June 14, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: June 15, 2018, 7:00 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Middle School Camp Grades 6th – 8th
Elementary Summer Camp Grades 4th/5th
Monday: June 18, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday: June 19, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday: June 20, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Thursday: June 21, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Friday: June 22, 2018, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The Young Men, History of YMI
The Young Men, Inc. (YMI) Youth Ministry was founded in 1993 by its current Director, Rev. Malachi Walker, and is an outreach ministry of Great Commission Church of God.  YMI is designed to empower African American males, ages 9 – 16, physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Malachi, along with his volunteer staff log hundreds of hours throughout the year dedicating tireless service to the African American males in Indianapolis.

The program is for 9-17 year olds. Signups begin now.  Parents must attend the orientation. One time fee of $50. The summer camp ends July 31. Camp meets Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. information on the camp is contained in the website.

Another great program that his operated by a Firefighter is the St. Florian Center

The Saint Florian Center, named after the patron saint of firefighters, was formed in 1992 by two Indianapolis firefighters.

Then in 1993, SFC became incorporated as a not for profit youth leadership development organization. SFC has provided programming to over 30,000 youth since 1993.

Click on the following link for further information: https://www.saintfloriancenter.org/

Indy Parks and Recreation have many ongoing activities and special summer programs.

Indy Parks offers:

  • 211 parks,
  • 11,254 acres,
  • 125 playgrounds,
  • 155 sports fields,
  • 135 miles of trails,
  • 23 recreation centers and nature centers,
  • 19 aquatic centers,
  • 21 spray grounds,
  • 13 golf courses and
  • 4 dog parks.

Click on the following link for more information: http://www.indy.gov/eGov/City/DPR/Pages/IndyParksHome.aspx

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Central Indiana have many locations across the city and offer great programs for kids as well as volunteer opportunities. Click on the following link for more information:

http://bgcindy.org/

Click on the link below and it will take you listing of all summer programs that are supported by the Summer Youth Program Fund:
http://summeryouthprogramfund-indy.org/resources/programs/

The following link is for the Youth Activity Directory from the Marion County Commission on Youth:
http://mccoyouth.org/resource/youth-activity-directory/

Additional resources can be found at:
https://indyschild.com/indianapolis-summer-camps-your-kids-will-love/
https://www.indystar.com/story/entertainment/2018/02/18/25-best-summer-camps-curious-kids-central-indiana/324542002/
http://www.indianapolissummercamps.com/
https://indywithkids.com/summer-camps-indianapolis/
https://indianapolis.citymomsblog.com/motherhood/ultimate-guide-to-indianapolis-area-summer-camps-2018/

So many programs and so little time. Make the most of the summer and take part! Indianapolis Youth have so many opportunities to build great qualities! The IMPD would like to thank all of our community partners, volunteers, and donors who help to make summer programs possible and successful.

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