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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Reminder: Camp registration opens March 16 and 17.

By Accessmilton.com

Stop by City Hall suite 107G tonight and tomorrow from 5:30 to 7 p.m.



MILTON, Ga., March 16, 2011 - Looking for a summer day camp close to home? Don't forget that registration for Milton's two summer camps - Camp Bethwell and Camp Joyful Soles - is being held today and tomorrow from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Registration for Camp Bethwell will begin Wednesday, March 16 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in suite 107G of Milton City Hall (click here to see a map), located at 13000 Deerfield Parkway (click here for directions). It will continue during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) after that date. Non-residents must wait until March 28 to register and can do so during regular business hours at suite 107G of Milton City Hall.
Space is limited to 30 campers.
Cost is $110 for Milton residents and $165 for non-Milton residents (a 50 percent increase) per week. Guardians may register for all eight weeks or a week at a time. There is a $50 per-week, non-refundable, non-transferable fee to hold spaces in future weeks. Remainder of the balance is due prior to the week reserved.
Click here to download a registration packet.
Registration for Camp Joyful Soles will be Thursday, March 17 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. also in suite 107G of Milton City Hall and is open to Alpharetta residents, as well. It will continue during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.) after that date. Non-Milton and non-Alpharetta residents must wait until March 28 to register and can do so during regular business hours at suite 107G of Milton City Hall.
Space is limited to 20 campers.
Cost is $125 for Milton and Alpharetta residents and $187.50 for non-residents (a 50 percent increase) per week. Guardians may register for all eight weeks or a week at a time. As with Bethwell, there is a $50 per-week, non-refundable, non-transferable fee to hold spaces in future weeks. Remainder of the balance is due prior to the week reserved.
Click here to download a registration packet.

ABOUT THE CAMPS
Camp Bethwell, to be held in the newly renovated Bethwell Community Center (
click here for directions), is an eight-week camp for ages 6 to 12 open June 6 to Aug. 5 (with no session the week of July 4) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Participants can expect days filled with arts and crafts, drama, treasure hunts, games, fitness and more.
Camp Joyful Soles, held at Cogburn Woods Elementary School, is for campers with mild disabilities. It is held in conjunction with Alpharetta's Camp Happy Hearts and is for children ages 12 to 18. Camp Joyful Soles will be open June 6 to Aug. 5 (with no session the week of July 4) from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

In addition to arts and crafts and games, campers can also experience a therapeutic equestrian program and sports programs.

ABOUT THE CITY OF MILTON
Incorporated on Dec. 1, 2006, the City of Milton is a distinctive community that embraces small-town life and heritage while preserving and enhancing the city's rural character. The City of Milton is committed to maintaining the unique quality of life for its constituents while efficiently delivering essential services to residents and businesses in an interactive community environment. For more information, visit www.cityofmiltonga.us, or call 678-242-2500.

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