Summer programs keep kids busy learning while school’s out

Summer programs keep kids busy learning while school’s out

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - How are your kids spending the summer season?

The Montgomery Police Department kicks off its first session of a week-long basketball camp Monday. It’s for children 11-years old to 17-years-old at Capitol Heights Community Center. It runs from 9 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday. There is no cost for your child to attend.

According to MPD, a second session will be held at Mcintyre Community Center July 8 through the 12. Contact Sgt. Jarrett Williams for more information, or to register, at (334) 625-3775 or

Find a list of more summer programs around the River Region by clicking this link.

Montgomery County Parks & Rec has a free summer program for ages 6-years-old to 15-years-old. It runs through Friday, July 26 at five different locations. Children can be registered at any time throughout the summer, at any of the five locations, and are welcome to come every day, but not required to attend every day.

The summer program is offered at Flatwood Community Center, Butler Community Center, Dunbar-Ramer School, Shiloh AME Zion Church in Hope Hull, and The Anointed Warrior Hill Church on Hwy. 231, close to Sikes and Kohn. Different programs are offered at different sites including swimming and swimming lessons, Arts & crafts, community service projects, reading, STEM projects, outdoor adventure, field trips, and bullying prevention.

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