LPRD to enrich summer break with theatre camp

Natalie WardCity, Parks & Recreation

Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, in partnership with Theatre Lawrence, is giving Lawrence youth the chance to enhance their skills in theatre.

What a Knight! is an acting camp open to children six years-old to 12 years-old and will provide children the opportunity to sing, dance and act their summer away. Young actors will enter and create the world of Camelot to produce a play based on King Arthur and his knights. Camp will be held 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 11-15, at Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive. Cost is $250 per child. Participants are asked to bring a sack lunches every day.

A live performance of What a Knight! will be held 3 p.m. Friday, June 15, at Theatre Lawrence. Admission is free.

Registration can be done online at http://lprd.org/activity?n=321127 or at any Parks and Recreation facility, including: Sports Pavilion Lawrence,100 Rock Chalk Lane; the Community Building, 115 West 11th St.; East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St.; Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 West 27th St.; Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive, Prairie Park Nature Center, 2730 Harper St. or the Administrative Office in South Park, 1141 Massachusetts St.

For more information on the event, contact Jo Ellis, recreation program supervisor, at (785) 330-7355.