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CentraState is Offering Unique, Fun-Filled Summer Camps for Kids

By |2018-05-07T12:13:11-04:00June 20th, 2017|

CentraState Healthcare System is now accepting enrollments into five, educational and fitness-oriented weekly camp programs for boys and girls offered this summer at CentraState’s Star and Barry Tobias Ambulatory Campus, 901 West Main Street, Freehold.

For kids 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 kids will become certified in adult, child and infant CPR. The camp is July 31 through Aug. 4 or from Aug. 28 through Sept 1.

Medical Career Exploration Academy is for kids in grades six through eight. Participants will explore the exciting 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 through Aug. 11.

In Leadership Academy for Boys & Girls camp, children in grades five through eight will learn to be leaders in today’s society. Campers will learn critical thinking, communication, problem solving and team-building skills. The camp is Aug. 14 through Aug. 18.

Anatomy Academy camp, offered to kids 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 through Aug. 25.

The Body Shop Academy will cover topics including healthy eating and nutrition, active lifestyles, body image and self-esteem. Kids 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 beings Aug. 28 through Sept. 1.

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 about all of the summer camp programs, costs, fees and to register, visit or call (732) 308-1850.

CentraState Healthcare System is a nonprofit community health organization consisting of an acute-care hospital, a health and wellness campus, three senior living communities, a Family Medicine Residency Program, and a charitable foundation. CentraState’s teaching program is sponsored by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

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