Summer camp sites urged to apply
DeKalb County Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs will host the Summer Food Service Program from June 5 – July 21. This ongoing effort ensures school children have nutritious meals during the summer and seeks participating program sites.
To qualify as a site, 50 percent of children served must meet the income guidelines for free and reduced-price meals in the National School Lunch Program. Children who are members of households that receive food stamp benefits or Aid for Dependent Children (AFDC) assistance automatically qualify. Funding for the Summer Food Service Program is provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and targets children up to age 18.
Agencies with summer camps that are interested in becoming a program site should call Rose Myrick at 678-698-1114. Applications and full program site participation requirements can be found at www.dekalbcountyga.gov/parks under Summer Food Application or at the following recreation center:
Mason Mill,1340 McConnell Drive, Decatur, Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information, contact LaShanda Davis, Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs public relations manager, at (404)710-6331 or email@example.com.