Milton OKs STEM summer camps

STEM-based educational summer camps will be offered at Bethwell Community Center under an agreement between the City of Milton and Davis Educational Services LLC. CITY OF MILTON
STEM-based educational summer camps will be offered at Bethwell Community Center under an agreement between the City of Milton and Davis Educational Services LLC. CITY OF MILTON

The Milton City Council has approved an agreement with Davis Educational Services LLC to offer two STEM-based educational camps this summer at the Bethwell Community Center.

The Parks and Recreation Department facility use agreement has Davis, doing business as Challenge Island, paying a 15 percent commission on registrations to the city, according to a memo to the council by Jim Cregge, director of parks and recreation.

The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) camps are to be held from 9 a.m. to noon June 26-29 and July 24-27 at Bethwell, 2695 Hopewell Rd. Fee is $150 per child.

Residents of Milton and Alpharetta will pay in-district fees, while those from outside the two cities will pay a 50 percent surcharge, to a maximum of $90, the agreement states. The entire balance of the surcharge would go to Milton.

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