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Santa Clarita Hosts Summer Blast Program For Youth

The City of Santa Clarita invites youth ages 5-12 to enjoy summer break with eight weeks of fun at Summer Blast starting Monday, June 17, 2013 through Friday, August 9, 2013.  Program operating hours are Mondaythrough Friday, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Newhall Community Center located at 22421 Market Street. Summer blast is also available at the Canyon Country Community Center.

Summer Blast programming varies weekly with fun activities in arts and crafts, music, sports, creative dramatics, indoor and outdoor games, history, nature and special events.  In addition to each week having a new theme, “Wacky Fridays” will feature separate themes including Twin Day, Holiday Day, Superhero Day, Sports Day, Crazy Hair Day, Talent Show, Animal Day and Mismatch Day.

“Santa Clarita community centers are the perfect place for community members to spend their summer days making new friends and memories all while having fun at one of the City’s local facilities,” states Mayor Bob Kellar.  “Summer Blast offers a variety of specialty programs and opportunities, and provides a fun and structured setting for youth to participate in enrichment activities, crafts, games and more,”

A special event will highlight each week including a Magic Show on June 19; AquaSmart on June 28; Waterslide Day on July 2; Working Wildlife Presentation on July 10; AquaSmart on July 19; Buster Balloon Presentation on July 24; Placerita Canyon Wildlife Presentation on July 21; and AquaSmart on August 9. 

There is a $20 registration fee per child, per week and $25 for non-resident.  Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis and will be accepted until maximum capacity of the program is reached.     

For more information on the Summer Blast program, or to register, please contact (661) 286-4006 or visit Santa-Clarita.com/NCC.