Summer Youth Programs

Summer Youth Programs

Explore our variety of summer camps and programs in our Discover Recreation brochure. Register online beginning March 25, 2016 at www.hanoverparksrec.com

Camps offer children a fun, active, safe and supervised environment with planned activities like arts, crafts, sports, games, field trips, special visitors and more. Unless assistance is pre-arranged, children must be able to independently follow directions, exhibit age-appropriate social skills and function in a highly stimulating group environment.

    Summer Sneakers

    An incredible Hanover summer of fun awaits rising grades 1 to 6. You'll feel the magic as soon as you step inside to experience a day camp filled with awesome themes, arts, crafts, sports, games, special presentations as well as one field trip per session. 

    • Offered at selected elementary schools
    • Rising 1st – 6th graders are eligible
    • Weekly themes keep campers excited and entertained
    • Summer Sneakers parent packet will be available prior to summer. Parents are encouraged to read details of the camp. Also, important required documents are provided in the packet that we'll need before your child's first day at camp.

    Discover Camp

    These specialty camp offerings will have your child engaged in areas such as arts, theater, active play or adventure. With different tracks to choose from, their entire week will focus on that particular interest and skill set. This amazing experience is for rising 1st - 6th graders.

    • Offered at select elementary schools, churches or community recreation centers
    • Rising 1st - 6th graders
    • Each week long specialty track includes:
      • Discover:
        • Adventure
        • Animals and Insects
        • Art in Motion
        • Create
        • Play
        • Science
    • Discover Camp parent packet will be available prior to summer. Parents are encouraged to read details of the camp. Also, important required documents are provided in the packet that we'll need before your child's first day at camp.

    Mega Middle

    Offers rising 6 to 8th graders the mega-day-camp experience including three or more field trips each session, exciting choices, interactive presentations and uniquely challenging activities. Rest assured that we've thought of everything.   

    • Offered at selected middle schools
    • Rising 6th – 8th graders are eligible
    • Mega Middle parent packet will be available prior to summer. Parents are encouraged to read details of the camp. Also, important required documents are provided in the packet that we'll need before your child's first day at camp.

    Therapeutic Aide Assistance

    Applications are available for families interested in arranging assistance for their children with disabilities.

    Fun Funds Financial Assistance

    Fun Funds is a financial assistance program assisting with the cost of summer youth programs. Eligibility based on residency and the USDA’s Free/Reduced Lunch Program. Applications are annually accepted March 1 – June 1.


    Forms and Documents

    Parks and Recreation Registration Form
    Discover Recreation Guide
    Hanover Review
    Summer Sneakers Parent Packet - will be available prior to summer
    Discover Camp Parent Packet - will be available prior to summer
    Mega Middle Parent Packet - will be available prior to summer
    Fun Funds Application and Fact Sheet
    Therapeutic Aide Assistance Application
    Summer Camp Staff Manual