The Belle Center

Belle’s Blast - End of the Summer Celebration

Belle’s Blast - End of the Summer Celebration

Media Advisory: Belle’s Blast - End of the Summer Celebration

(Buffalo, NY) – August 26, 2013

Contact: Callie Johnson, Marketing Communications Director

WHO: The Belle Center Summer Camp

WHAT: 150 Summer Camp participants will celebrate the culmination of a successful 10-
week’s at The Belle Center with special activities (cook out, sack racing, face painting, games and more).

WHEN:10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 30, 2013

WHERE: The Belle Center, 104 Maryland St., Buffalo, NY 14201

NOTES: The 10-week summer program served 150 youth in grades K-8, in addition to the early childhood summer camp for infants and toddlers. Camp centered on weekly character education themes (Respect, Responsibility, Tolerance, Perseverance, Kindness, Empathy, Cooperation, Integrity and Bullying). Participants engaged in daily schedules focused on activities in education, character development, health/wellness, indoor/outdoor activities and cultural events in and outside the City of Buffalo. Daily activities also included a New York State Child & Adult Care Food Program healthy breakfast, lunch and snack.

Current Summer Camp participants and other interested youth in grades K-8 will have the opportunity to enroll in free after-school programming and free universal pre-kindergarten for 4 year olds at The Belle Center for the upcoming fall, winter and spring months.