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City of New Orleans to provide summer camps and jobs

Mayor Mitch Landrieu to announce summer jobs and camps. (AP photo) Mayor Mitch Landrieu to announce summer jobs and camps. (AP photo)

New Orleans - If you're looking for something to do with the kids this summer, the City of New Orleans is offering camps and jobs.

Today Mayor Mitch Landrieu and City officials will unveil the City's summer recreation and job opportunities for New Orleans youth. The programs will be offered by JOB1 and the New Orleans Recreation Development Commission.

There will be 34 kiddie (ages 4-12) camps offered by the NORDC. The camps will serve over 4,600 kids across the city through partnerships with schools, non-profits and faith-based organizations. There will be 7 teen camps (ages 13-17) which will serve 1000 teens across the city.

The teen camps in partnership with JOB1, will offer local teens exposure to a number of career opportunities through seminars. Teens will also earn a stipend of $75 per week.

Parents are encouraged to register their children as early as possible. Registration is currently open and limited space is available.

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