Summer Fun for Kids 2013

Published: Friday, May 10, 2013 at 01:17 PM.

It’s time again to choose activities that kids will enjoy during their summer vacation. To list an activity, email pgriffin@thedestinlog.com.

SummerWILD Children’s Camp

Children in first through sixth grade can spend a week on the Destin harbor learning about exotic animals and their natural habitats with the Emerald Coast Wildlife Refuge during SummerWILD Children’s Camp from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, July 1-5, 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29-Aug. 2, Aug. 5-9 and 12-16. Contact Susan Leveille at 850-830-3933 to register. Cost is $150 for the week; family discounts are available.

Children will talk with a real marine biologist, do arts and crafts, and encounter actual animals like owls, tortoises, gray foxes, and raccoons, and learn about dolphins, sharks, seashells, sandcastles, and more.

DestinCommunity Center

The following events will be held during the summer at the Destin Community Center unless noted. Call 654-5184 for information and to register.

• Kids’ Camp: Summer day camp from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Fridays June 10-Aug. 9 for children ages 5 through 12 years. Towel and swimsuit required on Fridays. Comfortable clothes and tennis shoes required. Cost is $40/week for Destin residents and $45/non-residents. Advance payment required. Lunch $10 and $15.



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