In a competitive process, 65 young people were chosen to participate in a summer program sponsored by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich that offers training, experience and opportunities working with the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation at parks throughout the Fifth District including:
Santa Clarita Valley: Castaic Lake Park, Castaic Sports Complex, Hart Park, Tesoro Park, Val Verde Park, Richard Rioux Park
Antelope Valley: George Lane Park, Jackie Robinson Park, Stephen Sorensen Park, Acton Park, Pearblossom Park, Apollo Park
Participating youth are currently enrolled in high school or college and between the ages of 16 and 24 and will assist Parks staff with:
• presentation of arts, dance, music, and theater programs
• development of special recreation programs for seniors, youth, and the handicapped
• planning and coordination of community center athletic activities and tournaments, leagues and contests.