Best Summer Day Camp

Hancock Recreation Center Counselors

Pudgy bunny, pudding drop, Sea World, Fiesta Texas. The summer counselors work hard and play hard to show kids a good time at this day camp in Hyde Park. But even through the school year, each day is chock-full of crafts, games, or just run-around craziness, and the best part is that the staffers are out there in the middle of it all. Shaving cream in the eye or pudding in the ear - it's just part of the job, they'll tell you. But don't worry, moms, they find time each day to read to the kids too. And twice a week, they all walk to Shipe for a dip in the pool, a rather unusual trip in a city whose expanding boundaries hardly allow for much strolling anymore. The kids love it, we're told.

Hancock Recreation Center
811 E. 41st, 512/453-7765
www.cityofaustin.org/parks/hancock.htm

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