CentraState Healthcare System is accepting enrollment into five educational and fitness-oriented weekly camp programs for boys and girls this summer at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 W. Main Street, Freehold Township.
For children in grades five through nine, Super Sitter: Babysitting Safety Camp will teach the skills needed to be a mother’s helper or babysitter. Child care and first aid will be covered, and participants will become certified in adult, child and infant cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). The camp is July 31 through Aug. 4 or from Aug. 28 through Sept 1, according to a press release.
Medical Career Exploration Academy is for children in grades six through eight. Participants will explore the world of health and medical careers through age-appropriate learning experiences and behind-the-scenes tours of medical specialties and departments at CentraState Medical Center. The program includes the lab fee, and CPR and first aid certifications. The camp is Aug. 7-11, according to the press release.
In Leadership Academy for Boys and Girls camp, children in grades five through eight will learn to be leaders in today’s society. Campers will learn thinking, communication, problem solving and team-building skills. The camp is Aug. 14-18, according to the press release.
Anatomy Academy camp, offered to children in grades five through eight, will give youngsters an in-depth look at the human body and allow them to visit hospital departments to learn from experts in the field of medicine — from X-ray technicians to physical therapists. The camp is Aug. 21-25, according to the press release.
The Body Shop Academy will cover topics including healthy eating and nutrition, active lifestyles, body image and self-esteem. Participants can learn self-defense, online safety and ear bud smarts, and first aid certification is included. The camp is for children in grades six through eight and runs from Aug. 28 through Sept. 1, according to the press release.
The schedule for all five camp programs will include education and fun activities in the Student Health Awareness Center from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Morning care from 8-9 a.m. will be made available for a fee of $25 per week, as well as aftercare from 2-4 p.m. for $45 per week. For more information, visit livelifewellnj.com/summercamp or call 732-308-1850.