Summer camp registration set for April 24

The City of Biloxi will hold registration for its annual Summer Playground and Enrichment Program on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Frank Gruich Center, formally known as the Biloxi Community Center, located at 591 Howard Avenue.

Registration is open to Biloxi residents with children ages 5 to 14 with and without disabilities. Camp sites will include Popps Ferry, Jeff Davis, Lopez, Beauvoir, and Mercy Cross for Teen Camp and Sun Camp. Sun Camp is camp for children and young adults with physical and mental disabilities. Camp will run Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. with extended care to 6 p.m. Each site will be limited to 70 campers.

The Summer Playground program is an eight to nine week program which begins on Tuesday, June 1 and ends Friday, July 30. Through this program, children will have the opportunity to attend field trips along the Gulf Coast, participate in arts and crafts and organized games.

If slots are available, late registration and non-Biloxi resident registration will be held Monday, April 26 through Friday, May 7 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Hiller Park, 380 Hiller Drive.

For more information, including fees and required registration information, contact the Recreation office at 228-435-6281 or email

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To read a letter to parents about summer camp, click here.