Spring Break camps for children in Holly Hill & DeBary planned by Volusia County in March

HOLLY HILL, Fla. -- Children can enjoy group activities and field trips with Volusia County’s spring break camps, which are being offered in Holly Hill and DeBary from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. March 21 through 25. Both camps will offer playground activities, field trips, movies, and arts and crafts. Advance registration and payment are required.

Children ages 5 to 11 can take part in the program at the Strickland Park Recreation Center, 1670 Strickland Range Road, Holly Hill. Field trips include outings to Sun Splash Park, DeLeon Springs State Park, Chuck E. Cheese and a roller skating rink. The fee, which includes field trips, is $70 per child. Parents can register their children for the Strickland program from noon to 5:30 p.m. March 7 through 14 at the recreation center. This site is limited to 35 children.

For more information contact David Hinson at dhinson@volusia.org or 386-527-5213.

DeBary’s camp, designed for children ages 5 to 12, will be headquartered in the spring house at Gemini Springs Park, 37 Dirksen Drive, DeBary. The $65 fee includes trips to a bowling alley and skating rink. Parents may register their children at pavilion one, near Gemini Springs Park’s playground, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 29 and March 4, and from 10 a.m. to noon March 5.

For more information contact Daniel Marsh at dmarsh@volusia.org or 386-736-5953, ext. 16767. The camps are coordinated by Volusia County’s Parks, Recreation and Culture Division. Daily schedules are listed at www.volusia.org/recreation.

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