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CORE - Creating Opportunties through Recreation Experiences
Participants MUST be signed in/out of the program daily by a parent/guardian. In order to participate in offsite programming, youth must meet established behavior and performance expectations.
NOTE: Camp registrations are not accepted within 5 business days of the start of each week of camp.
The Department of Parks & Recreation is proud to offer scholarships for COREfunded by the Gahanna Parks & Recreation Foundation. Scholarships can help make the program more accessible by partially covering the cost of up to one session for Gahanna residents who qualify. Eligibility is based on participation in the free/reduced school lunch program. Scholarships are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 342-4250 for more information.
Beat summer boredom with our CORE Leadership program! Designed for ages 12-14, CORE focuses on specific developmental assets that mold caring, healthy and responsible adults. Teens will hike, fish, canoe, volunteer in the community and engage in activities that develop leadership and communication skills.
Location: NEW! Academy Park, 1201 Cherry Bottom Road,
Hours: 9am-4pm (Pre Care: 7-9am; After Care: 4-6pm)
Early Bird: RDR $150/week (3/9/13-4/26/13) SR $170/week
Regular Fees: RDR $170/week (after 4/27/13) SR $190/week
Activity Camp Date Theme Field Trip Area
370501A June 10-14 Look In Gahanna
370501B June 17-21 Look In Central Ohio
370501C June 24 – 28 Look In Ohio
370501D July 1 – 5* Reach Out Gahanna
370501E July 8 – 12 Reach Out Camping Trip
370501F July 15 – 19 Reach Out Central Ohio
370501G July 22 – 26 Take the Lead Gahanna
370501H July 29 – 3 Take the Lead Central Ohio
370501I August 5 – 9 Take the Lead Ohio
370501J August 12 – 16 Celebrate! Camping Trip
** No camp July 4
Due to the off-site nature and increased responsibility involved with CORE, participants and parents must agree to and meet established behavior and performance expectations. Parents or guardians MUST sign the participant into the program every day and present valid photo identification EVERY DAY in order to sign them out.
Gahanna Youth Council & CORE
GYC is actively seeking new members with fresh ideas to make our community a better place, not just for teens, but for all Gahanna residents! Gahanna students in grades 9-12 are welcome to join—help make Teen Fest, Prom Dress drive and our many other community events a success.
GYC meets every Tuesday at 3pm in Gahanna City Hall.