This year, the department will offer a rolling registration period. Each weekday between Monday and Feb. 14, a select group of sites will be open for registration beginning at 10 a.m. Registration can be done online at summercamps.dc.gov or in person at the Summer Camp Office.
Camps at Therapeutic Recreation Center and Southeast Tennis and Learning Center require a staff assessment and are not included in the rolling registration; sign-up must occur in person at the center beginning Feb. 4.
After March 4, registration into available spaces will remain open to residents and nonresidents.
The parks department offers a scholarship rate of $25 for families on fixed incomes; eligibility applications are available online.
For information, go to dpr.dc.gov, call 202-671-0295 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Youth can apply for summer job program through Feb. 16
Applications for the D.C. Summer Youth Employment Program, which matches workers ages 14 to 21 with employers throughout the city, are online. The program runs from July 1 to Aug. 9. Space is limited.
To apply, go to summerjobs.dc.gov by Feb. 16. For information, call 202-698-3492.
Arts commission is seeking nominations for mayor’s awards
The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is seeking nominations of artists, organizations and art patrons for the 28th annual Mayor’s Arts Awards and Mayor’s Awards for Arts Teaching. Honorees will be acknowledged during a public ceremony at the Lincoln Theatre in September.
Awards categories are for outstanding emerging artist, excellence in service to the arts, outstanding contribution to arts education, innovation in the arts and excellence in an artistic discipline.
The three art teaching award categories are for teachers in the performing arts, visual arts and language arts fields and are limited to full-time arts teachers employed by a D.C. elementary, middle or high school.
The deadline is March 13. To submit a nomination or for information, go to dcarts.dc.gov/DC/DCARTS.
Groups to host free bilingual law clinic for small-business owners
A free bilingual legal clinic for aspiring or existing small-business owners will be from
5 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Office on Latino Affairs in the Reeves Center, 2000 14th St. NW. The Hispanic Bar Association of D.C. and the D.C. Bar are hosting the clinic.
For information, call 202-737-4700, Ext. 3369, or go to dcbarsmallbusinessclinic3.eventbrite.com.
— Compiled by Terence McArdle