FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An open house will be held tonight to allow parents to sign their children up for summer activities through the Stanley County G.O.L.D. program. The open house will take place from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. this evening at the Community Youth Involved Center in Fort Pierre and offerings include a five week long Monday through Friday Full Day program and a Summer Recreation program running Monday through Thursday. The rec programs include bowling, swimming, beach volleyball, softball, archery and other activities. There will also be a Monday through Thursday Middle School Program that lasts five weeks. G.O.L.D., which stands for Great Opportunities for Learning and Developing, is for youngsters who live in Stanley County, or for students enrolled in the Stanley County School District who are ages five and older.
Parents are also reminded that the district and G.O.L.D. program are partnering with the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program this summer. The school is offering lunch and afternoon snacks free of charge with no income requirements for children under age 18. Meals will be served from 11:30 to 12:30 and a snack from 2:30 to 3:30 Monday through Friday during the G.O.L.D. Summer Session. DeAnne Jensen, G.O.L.D. Director says any child can eat for free through the summer food program, regardless of where they live or their income. For more information on the G.O.L.D. program, contact Jensen at 223-2007. For details on the Summer Food Service program, call 223-7741.
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