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Take to the Trails: Hiking Hacks for everyone

When is the last time you went on a hike? Did you plan for your hike or was it a spur of the moment trip? The difficult part about planning for a hike is that there are so many things you could need! So let us help you out. There… Read More…

Our Kid Counselors Make it Happen!

When August rolls around we will enter our 12th school year of Extended School Enrichment. ESE is our before and after- school program offered at all eleven Carmel Clay elementary schools. When the school year wraps up our staff switch gears to focus on our Summer Camp Series. Every year,… Read More…

The Monon Community Center, your place for STEM

You’ve probably heard the expression STEM, but what is it? Science. Technology. Engineering. Math. At face value it’s easy to say, yeah, those all sound important subjects for kids to learn, but take a look at these facts: STEM jobs are growing at a rate of 17% while other jobs… Read More…

Playing to Learn in ESE

You know you’re at the right job when you look forward to going to work every day. While mentoring kids and changing their lives is by far the best perk of the job, working with a great team and being in an atmosphere where we can enrich youth while having… Read More…

From a Job to a Career in Before and After School Care

When I started working for Carmel Clay Parks & Recreation in March 2014, I was not planning to work here in January 2017. Nearly 3 years later, I can say that was crazy talk and that I plan to stick around for a while. And, let me tell you why…… Read More…