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Youth clubs offer the amazing activities for kids all summer.

Youth clubs offer the amazing activities for kids all summer.
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Fort Smith Boys and Girls Clubs

Who: Boys and girls ages 6-18
What: The nine-week summer program offers a variety of activities and events, including free breakfast and lunch, field trips, daily game room tournaments, guest speakers, PGA golf lessons, arts & crafts, technology, Marilyn Foster Poetry Contest, chess, Summer Olympics, girls softball, baseball, skating and swimming. Also, since 2010, the club has partnered with the TJ Guitar program, which provides guitar and piano lessons.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays May 31-July 26
Cost: $25 each month
Evans Unit, 6015 Boys Club Lane, 479-646-9519
Goldtrap Unit, 8800 South Dallas, 479-452-5779
Jeffrey Unit, 4905 North O Street, 479-782-8126
Stephens Unit, 3101 North 6th Street, 479-782-6392

Girls Inc.

Who: Girls ages 5-18
What: Girls Inc. will partner with other local agencies to provide a wide range of activities, including art, swimming, tennis, golf and more. Participants are served breakfast and lunch and enjoy in-center activities, including summer craft projects, gym games, movietime, playground access and more. 
When: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays May 29-July 20. The summer will culminate with a sleep away camp from July 24-28 for an additional fee.
Cost: $25 a week, plus a current, $25 membership. Partnership activities not included.
Where: Girls, Inc. of Fort Smith, 1415 Old Greenwood Road, 479-782-0375 girlsincfortsmith.org

Boys & Girls Club of Van Buren

Who: Boys and girls ages 6-18
What: Activities will include art, technology, games, sports, field trips and character-building programs. A nutritious breakfast, lunch, and snack are provided. Members pay $50 fee per four-week session. 
When: Two sessions; register online 
8 a.m.- 6 p.m. weekdays
June 3-28, July 8-Aug. 2
Where: Boys & Girls Club of Van Buren, 1403 City Park Road, Van Buren, Ark. 
479-474-9401, vbclub.org




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