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TryCAN Special Needs Baseball Night Heads Summer Programs for Kids

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SUMMIT, NJ - The sixth annual TryCAN Baseball Under the Lights, hosted by Summit Community Programs and TryCAN, will take place Friday, June 19 at Jefferson School Field at 110 Ashwood Ave. in Summit, with a tailgate starting at 6:30 p.m. and game at 7:15 p.m.

The Summit Junior Baseball, Sharkey’s Snack Shack, the Summit FMBA, the Summit Fire Department, Thompson Sporting Goods and the Summit Elks Lodge provide support for this event.

Anyone with a child who still may want to play can contact Kevin at summitcan@gmail.com.

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In Summer Reading Camp, children ages 5-9 who may be struggling a bit or reluctant to read and could use a little support, encouragement get critical reading practice during critical summer down time. Children will use games, books, music and other activities to improve reading skills, while capitalizing on strengths to instill self-confidence. Sarah Hanson, certified teacher, is the instructor. The program runs from 5 to 5:45 p.m. three days a week – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays (June 30 – July 23). Registration can be for one, two or three days a week.

TryCAN is a collaboration of local communities offering an array of recreation programs for youth with special needs or those who need special accommodation. There are no resident fees involved and all are welcome.

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