Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY

Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY CAMP DISCOVERY, MAYSVILLE, KY
Sponsored by Maysville Initiatives, Inc, [33 W 2nd St, 3rd Floor, Maysville, KY, 41056] a 501-C-3 non-profit corporation that funds a number of social service projects in and around Maysville, KY, by means of public and private grants, and contributions from area businesses and individuals. Camp Discovery 2018 will serve approximately 180 - 200 campers per day, 5 days a week, all summer long! It's FREE!
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Free summer day camp experience for any and all area young people, ages 5 thru 12. Our home base is the shelter at the Beechwood Park. The Lions Club also allows us to use their building which is adjacent to the park. It's used for breakfast each morning, for Dinosaur School (via Comprehend Regional Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agency), and is very helpful when it rains

Mission: 1. To provide nutritional support during summer vacation for children who are on the free or reduced-cost lunch program during the year. 2. To be a safe place for kids during the summer. 3. To offer continuing educational stimulation.

Operating as usual

05/20/2020

Help us spread the word about our summer food program!

05/19/2020

Attention Camp Discovery parents:Our serving time has been extended to 12-2pm Mon-Friday, if you need anything for our Camp Discovery kids, such as food and activities brought to your home please contact our Camp Directors on Facebook messenger Marainda Johnson Tull/Jessica Johnson. You can also pickup food and summer activities between 12-2 at the Lions Club Mon-Friday.

05/19/2020

Camp Discovery food distribution hours are extended: now open from Noon to 2:00 PM M-F at the Lions Clubhouse on Second Street

05/13/2020

Attention Camp Discovery parents: if you need anything for our Camp Discovery kids, such as food and activities brought to your home please contact our Camp Directors on Facebook messenger Marainda Johnson Tull/Jessica Johnson. You can also pickup food and summer activities between 12-1pm at the Lions Club Mon-Friday. We would love to see our Camp kids this summer even under the circumstances. We hope all is well and hope to see you soon.

05/11/2020

Curbside pickup of free Breakfast and frozen lunch begins tomorrow @Lions club building on second street.
Pick up at side door...
Walk ups to the front door are OK.
12:00 to 1:00 PM Mon they Fri.
For up to 18 year olds!

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Timeline Photos
06/19/2019

Timeline Photos

06/19/2019

We have had a great first few weeks here at Camp Discovery! We look forward to more adventures and awesome field trips throughout the summer.

03/12/2019

Exciting summer coming up 2019! Park renovations will start soon at the Beechwood park..Stay tuned for pics and videos of the entire process😁

06/28/2018

Parents: Children have to attend camp Friday 6/29/18- Monday 7/2/18- Tuesday 7/3/18 to be eligible to attend field trip to beach water park on 7/5/18 and 7/6/18.
Camp Discovery will be closed 7/4/18, but we would love for parents and campers to join us in the Maysville parade on this day. If you would like to join us in the parade we will start lining up at 7:00pm at hardymons lumber on second street Maysville.

06/28/2018
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Taking advantage of the long summer days here at Camp Discovery.
https://youtu.be/uKbckxXKD7M

Learning and growing together at Camp Discovery is truely an adventure! Enjoying Summer fun with new friends exploring new places may be the best way to spen...

06/25/2018

Camp discovery hours for Summer 2018 Mon-Fri 7:30am-3:30pm. Parents please make sure campers arrive to camp before 9:30am unless earlier departure is required for field trips and to also pick children up before 3:30pm. Camp Staff are scheduled to leave at 3:30pm.

06/17/2018

Due to hazardous heat conditions tomorrow 6/18/18, Camp Discovery will be held at the Lions Club.

This is our summer schedule for Camp Discovery Maysville 2018.
06/07/2018

This is our summer schedule for Camp Discovery Maysville 2018.

06/07/2018
Camp Discovery week 2 summer fun!

Campers enjoyed fun in the sun as well as a little bowling during week 2, check us out on YouTube and subscribe for weekly video updates!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v_DSlkJ1x2c

Weekly field trips keep campers full of adventure and excitement, so experience summer at Camp Discovery through our action-packed fun-filled videos and expl...

05/25/2018
Camp Discovery.

Camp Discovery is ending the first week and it was a great one. Check us out and follow us on our YouTube page.
https://youtu.be/fMSh7kg4orE

Camp Discovery provides a safe and adventurous summer for children of the community. We encourage our campers to step outside of their comfort zone and explo...

Here's an image of the Registration Form for camp. You can print it out and fill it in if you like, but the staff will h...
05/11/2018

Here's an image of the Registration Form for camp. You can print it out and fill it in if you like, but the staff will have plenty of registration forms available on the first day and thereafter! Camp starts on Monday, May 21, 7:30 A.M. with registration and breakfast at the Lions Club building on Second Street.
After 8:30 or 9:00, activities shift to the Beechwood Park shelter, if the weather permits.
Remember: Camp is FREE for young people age five through twelve!

This "Newsletter" is going to our individual  supporters and local businesses. We need good community support to make Ca...
02/26/2018

This "Newsletter" is going to our individual supporters and local businesses. We need good community support to make Camp Discovery happen for our young people in 2018!
Go ahead and forward it to others you feel would like to know about the good that Camp Discovery does for our young people and our community!

02/10/2018

Almost half of the funding for Camp Discovery 2018 is done! We have $46,000 for this summer. The rest of our funding is yet to be received, from individuals who want to see Camp Discovery continue!!!

01/01/2018
Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY's cover photo
11/16/2017

Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY's cover photo

Our newsletters each year are well-received by our community. We went out two newsletters this year, which describe diff...
11/16/2017

Our newsletters each year are well-received by our community. We went out two newsletters this year, which describe different facets of our summer program and show campers having fun.

Our newsletters each year are well-received by our community. We went out two newsletters this year, which describe different facets of our summer program and show campers having fun.

11/10/2017

Our newsletters are really popular. There have been two this year:

There was a prize for reading the most library books over the summer. Walmart gift cards of $25, $17 and $10 were the pr...
08/10/2017

There was a prize for reading the most library books over the summer. Walmart gift cards of $25, $17 and $10 were the prizes awarded on the last day of camp.

The last day of Camp Discovery 2017
08/10/2017

The last day of Camp Discovery 2017

Hasbro supported Camp Discovery in Maysville and Manchester with 38 boxes of games! The campers loved them!
08/10/2017

Hasbro supported Camp Discovery in Maysville and Manchester with 38 boxes of games! The campers loved them!

Pics of campers and staff:
08/10/2017

Pics of campers and staff:

Our BIG trip: to Coney Island!
08/10/2017

Our BIG trip: to Coney Island!

The last day of Cooking School at Mason County Co-op Extension Center. Thanks Miss Anita!
08/03/2017

The last day of Cooking School at Mason County Co-op Extension Center. Thanks Miss Anita!

Three out of four campers liked being in the rocket ship on the Camp Discovery float in the Independence Day parade. The...
07/07/2017

Three out of four campers liked being in the rocket ship on the Camp Discovery float in the Independence Day parade. The fourth, a little bored...

The Independence Day parade! Everyone had fun...and that's what it's all about.
07/06/2017

The Independence Day parade! Everyone had fun...and that's what it's all about.

Photos from Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY's post
06/29/2017

Photos from Camp Discovery, Maysville, KY's post

Even more fun!
06/29/2017

Even more fun!

Campers having fun: that's what it's all about!
06/29/2017

Campers having fun: that's what it's all about!

03/26/2017

Assuming we can raise the finds we need, Camp Discovery 2017 will begin on May 22 and continue until August 4. The only day camp will not be in session will be Independence Day, July 4. We will have eleven weeks of camp this summer!

04/02/2016

Camp Discovery 2016 will start on May 23, unless Mason County gets more snow days! Register on the first day you come. We'll need you to have your health insurance card this year when you register. It's an insurance thing....

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33 W 2nd St, Fl 3rd
Maysville, KY
41056

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Camp Discovery is free to all campers and their families. Maysville Initiatives is tasked with supporting Camp Discovery by soliciting support from businesses and individuals in our community.

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