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Martin Luther King Jr. Day vacation camp for children coming Jan. 16

Photo of Dr. King with the quote, 'Life's most persistent and urgent question is, What are you doing for others?'

The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is offering a Martin Luther King Jr. Day vacation camp for school-age children in grades K-6 on Monday, Jan. 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the JCC on 5655 Thompson Rd., DeWitt. A fun-filled day of exciting and creative activities is planned for the children to enjoy during their upcoming day off from school.

Half-day programs and early/late care to extend the day from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. are also available. Full-day campers are asked to bring a non-meat lunch. An afternoon snack will be provided.

The day will be filled with a variety of engaging activities such as arts and crafts, sports games and more. Morning activities will include hidden pictures and kickball in the gym. Activities scheduled for the afternoon include a hand banner and capture the flag in the gym.

The camp’s half-day options run from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Early registration pricing and a discount for siblings is available through January 11. Registration is discounted for JCC members, however membership or JCC program enrollment is not necessary for a child to attend the MLK Jr. Day vacation camp.

For more information, call 315-445-2360 or download the flyer and registration form at right.