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Citiparks to Offer KidSMART Club @ Home Program

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 24, 2020) Over the past several years, Citiparks has offered their KidSMART Club program as an after-school program for children in 3rd, 4th & 5th Grade. This year, due to COVID-19 restrictions, Citiparks has re-imagined their KidSMART Club into an @Home program!

Per Ross Chapman, Director, Department of Parks and Recreation, said “With the success we had this summer with our CitiCamp@Home Kits, we are really excited to be providing this education support during the school year."

This KidSMART Club @ Home program supports a wide variety of fun and educational STEM/STEAM, Art and Enrichment learning, along with health and wellness!  The current program will run for 11 weeks beginning October 5, 2020.  Registration is required to participate and on-line registration can be accessed here.

Kits have been designed with activities that match each week’s theme.  These kits will be distributed every Monday (beginning 10/5/2020) from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. at the Recreation Centers of registration, during our Grab ‘N Go Meal distribution.  

These locations are:

ARLINGTON        2201 Salisbury Street

JEFFERSON        605 Redknap Street

MAGEE                745 Greenfield Avenue

PAULSON            1201 Paulson Avenue

PHILLIPS              201 Parkfield Street

WARRINGTON     329 Warrington Avenue

A Pre-K option is available and can be selected during the registration process.  Children who participate in and complete 6 weeks or more of the STEM/STEAM projects will be eligible for a chance to win cool prizes!

Full information is available at: https://pittsburghpa.gov/citiparks/kidsmart-club

 

Published

09.24.2020

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