Community Connections

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The Florence N. Davis Child Development Center, After School Programs, and Summer Camp.

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The Florence N. Davis Child Development Center
serving children six weeks to 12 years of age, this state-of-the-art program cares for low-income children from the surrounding neighborhood, children from the I.M. Sulzbacher Center for the Homeless, the Trinity Rescue Mission, Family Promise program and children of residents of the Davis Center. Age appropriate activities encourage positive and healthy development. The Center is proud to be part of the Mayor’s RALLY! Jacksonville reading program and offers the new Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten (VPK) program at this location.

After School Programs
After school programs are available at nine sites around Jacksonville. Supervised homework assistance, tutorial services and computer instruction are available, as are several enrichment programs, including Boys/Girl Scouts, and the Jaguar’s Honor Rows. Arts & crafts, recreational activities and seasonal sports are also offered at each location.

Summer Camp
Over 1100 children between Kindergarten age and age 15 participate in the Community Connections Summer Camp program. Activities include team sports, games, fitness programs, swimming, reading and math blocks, and field trips. Each child receives a breakfast snack, full lunch and an afternoon snack. Camp programs are offered at nine sites throughout Jacksonville.