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City, music school offer 'strike camp' for Monday

The City of New Westminster will offer a day camp for kids on Monday. - Courtesy New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation
The City of New Westminster will offer a day camp for kids on Monday.
— image credit: Courtesy New Westminster Parks, Culture and Recreation

The city is offering a one-day camp for school-aged children needing something to do during Monday’s rotating teachers strike in New Westminster.

The parks department will hold a one-day camp based out of Moody Park Arena called Jr. Club Royale. They’ll provide crafts, sports activities and a walk to Queen’s Park to visit the petting farm.

It will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and is for children ages 5 to 11.

Participants are asked to dress for the weather and pack snacks, a lunch and a water bottle.

To register go to www.newwestpcr.ca and click on the register online button and insert barcode 137268, or call 604-525-5301. The cost is $32.

Music Box camp

Music Box music and theatre company, based at the River Market, is also offering a strike camp on Monday.

According to the website, "We plan to Sing. Play Musical Instruments, Dance, Play Acting Games, Make a Craft & Explore the Pier Park (weather permitting). Our goal for the day is: Fun. It’s going to be great!"

The camps is for kids 4-11, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with after care available until 4 p.m.

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