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Summer Kids' SAFARI

Welcome to Camp SAFARI!

Bloomington Community Services Youth and Family Centers would like to welcome your family to our program. We’re pleased that you’re considering spending your summer with us! We have been working hard to ensure that your child has a safe and enjoyable summer. We’re looking forward to a great summer!

Locations: Westwood Elementary, Olson Middle and Valley View Middle Schools.
Open: Monday - Friday  6:30am - 6:00pm

Information Nights will be announced at a later date.

Camp SAFARI runs from June 16th until August 15th. Camp SAFARI is closed on July 4th.

Enrollment Dates

Registration will be available online starting March 17, 2014.

Registration for 2014 Camp SAFARI starts here:

Registration available on a first come, first served basis. Registration must be received by Friday, May 9 to guarantee space. Due to space limitations, sites may close earlier and families may not get their first choice of site. Please read page 3 and 4 of the 2014 Summer Family Handbook for details on registration and enrollment options. The 2014 Summer Family Handbook can be found at the bottom of this page.

For students attending Summer Spectrum, Summer School and ESY at Oak Grove only (not attending Westwood Elementary, Olson Middle or Valley View Middle any time during the summer), please email or call Ruth at 952-681-6128.

All 2013-14 School Year balances must be paid in full before attending Camp SAFARI. 

Students Eligible for Enrollment:

Camp SAFARI summer program accepts students entering Kindergarten through 6th grade.

Enrollment Options:

  • Full Schedule: $35/day
  • Pick Your Days: $39/day
  • Drop-Ins: $43/day

Summer Spectrum Care:

Students attending Summer Spectrum classes may only attend Camp SAFARI at Oak Grove Elementary. Bus transportation will not be available back to other Camp SAFARI sites. Summer Spectrum Care will not operate between 9:30am and 12:30pm. Students may only attend Camp SAFARI at Oak Grove Elementary the weeks they are enrolled in and attending Summer Spectrum classes. Register for Camp SAFARI at Westwood Elementary, Olson Middle or Valley View Middle Schools. Please answer question number five listing your weeks at Summer Spectrum. Those attending Summer Spectrum all summer should contact Ruth at 952-681-6128.

Summer School Care:

Students enrolled in Summer School may only attend Camp SAFARI at Oak Grove Elementary. Bus transportation will not be available back to other Camp SAFARI sites. Students may only attend Camp SAFARI at Oak Grove Elementary the weeks they are enrolled in and attending Summer School. 

Summer School runs July 7th until August 1st.

Registration Fee:

New: $30 Returning: $20 Family Maximum: $60
Registration Fee is non-refundable. 

Super SAFARI Care:

This week-long program will run from August 18 - 22, 2014. It will be open from 7:30 am- 5:30 pm and will be held at Hillcrest Community School. This program is different from our typical SAFARI. Participants will go on an extended field trip each day from approximately 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Registration is for the entire week; you will not be able to pick and choose days. Cost for the week is $225 and the payment for the week is due in full at time of registration. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. 

2014 Summer Family Handbook


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Summer 2014 Calendars
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