SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Registration for the South Orange Summer Playground Program begins at 9 a.m. on March 16, at at the Baird Community Center, according to an update on the South Orange website.

The Playground Program is a half-day, 7 week program, open to South Orange children from age 4 (as of Oct. 1) through 8th grade. Children meet daily in and around Meadowland Park, "enjoying games, sports, music, dance, art, swimming, special events and field trips, plus self-directed play, all under camp counselor supervision," according to the update from South Orange.

The program runs from July 1 to Aug. 16, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Details and application can be found here.

Registration for the summer camp program must be done in person at the Baird. Children must be South Orange residents with a current Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs membership. Membership can be obtained at the Baird, online or by mail. Membership details can be found here.