Mayor Lenny Curry visits city-sponsored summer camps as they return in person
Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry speaks to campers at the Carpenter's Shop Center on June 15, 2021.
By: Tristan Wood, WJCT News
June 16, 2021
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry speaks to campers at the Carpenter's Shop Center on June 15, 2021.
The city currently sponsors summer camps at 97 different locations through its Kids Hope Alliance program. Over 6,700 children are expected to participate in camps sponsored by KHA this summer.
Carpenter’s Shop Center, one of the organizations sponsored by KHA, is a Christian childcare center that runs after school and summer camp programs, said its CEO Cheryl Wilder. They restarted their camp program last week, which will run till the end of July.
“You’re the mayor? No way!” said one camper over excited noises from his fellow campers.
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