Shelton summer playground camp opens Monday

Val 8/11/05 volpe 0214: Children shoot hoops during the Shelton Parks and Recreation summer playground program.

Val 8/11/05 volpe 0214: Children shoot hoops during the Shelton Parks and Recreation summer playground program.

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The Shelton Parks and Recreation Department summer playground program for children ages 6 to 14 will begin Monday, June 28. The program will be held at Long Hill, Sunnyside, Elizabeth Shelton and Mohegan schools.

This is the 64th year of the summer playground program.

The hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mondays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Activities include field games, athletics, board games, arts and crafts, and special events. There is no cost to attend although children must register at the playground, which can be done any time during the six-week program.

In case of inclement weather the program will be cancelled. For more information call the Shelton Parks and Recreation Department at 203-925-8422.