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Recreation


Contact:                                               
Recreation Director
 
Senior Center Administrative Assistant
 
Youth Programming Coordinator

Address:

71 Norton Street
South Berwick, ME 03908
Recreation Department Phone:
207-384-3306
Senior Center Phone:
207-384-3310 - Senior Center
Hours:
Monday thru Friday 
8:30 am to 4:30 pm

 


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Daycamp-logo Summer Camp 2020 Update

At the South Berwick Recreation Department, we have been watching closely as Governor Mills announces her plans to gradually ease restrictions over the next several weeks. At this time, we feel it’s important to communicate our plans for summer programming. Over the past couple months, we have been reviewing CDC guidelines, regularly meeting with recreation members of Maine Parks & Recreation Association, keeping up with Governor Mills’ reports, speaking with the town manager, and exploring several scenarios for holding summer camp. Some of the biggest challenges we’re facing are the requirements for social distancing, wearing face masks, disinfecting equipment, frequent hand washing, and health screening.  The purpose of Summer Camp is for kids to be active, social, and have fun!  At this time with so many unknowns, we don’t feel that we can confidently achieve our purpose while keeping kids, their families, and our staff safe.

Summer of 2020 would mark the 32nd year of the South Berwick Summer Day Camp.  Sadly, as a result of the current pandemic and the evolving situation, we have made the difficult decision not to hold camp this summer.  Please know that this decision was not made lightly.  Over the course of each summer we proudly register nearly 100 campers ages 5 – 13.  We couldn’t do this without our amazing team of counselors.  A lot of time, research, and discussion has gone into making what we feel is the best decision.  We understand this decision may be challenging for families, especially those returning to work.  This is what we feel is best for our campers, staff, families, and community given the information, guidelines, and restrictions we have at this time.  We look forward to camp 2021 and in the meantime, hopeful that we will be able to hold smaller activities this summer.

We are planning on holding fall programs following necessary modifications and guidelines set for the fall season.  We hope to make an announcement regarding our fall programming by mid-July.

We miss you!  Stay well.
 ~ South Berwick Recreation Staff





The South Berwick Recreation Department is dedicated to providing recreational opportunities for residents and visitors of all ages.