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Programming for Pickaway County Youth over the summer months

One of our four program pillars, the United Way of Pickaway County is a staunch advocate for educational opportunities for youth in the community we serve. Funding programs aimed at youth like Big Brothers, Big Sisters, PICCA Head Start, and the Pickaway County YMCA Preschool, preserving and sustaining opportunities for the next generation is at the very core of what we do. 

Within our vibrant community, we are incredibly thankful to have a series of support networks who also share that passion for youth-centered programming. A few of those organization's - the Pickaway County Family and Children's First Council, Pickaway County YMCA, Circleville Parks Department, and Pickaway County Library have a number of summer programs and events coming up as we turn the calendar over to June for kids to have a great time in a safe, family friendly setting. 

2018 Friday in the Park Series

Ted Lewis Park will be hosting a series of "Friday in the Park" events from 10:00-11:30 a.m. starting June 22nd. Activities geared toward children pre-school to fifth grade.  This FREE event has crafts, games, exercise & education.  Children should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Play clothes are a must! Contact Brenda Short for more information at 740-474-8224.

Friday in the Park summer lineup:

  • June 22nd: Pickaway County Library, Theme:  The Moon

  • June 29th: Circleville Police Department, Theme: Kids and Badges

  • July 6th: Circleville Police Department, Theme: On Site Foundation Kids Day

  • July 13th: Ohio Department of Natural Resources & Solids Waste District & OSU Extension Office, Theme: Safety in the Parks and Water Ways of Ohio

  • July 20th: PICCA Head Start, Theme: Art Explosion

  • July 27th: YMCA, Theme: Beach

  • August 3rd: Pickaway County Sheriff and Ohio State Highway Patrol, Theme: Law Enforcement

Pickaway County Bookmobile and Storytime on Wheels Summer Routes

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 Pickaway County Library Summer Activities

Pickaway County YMCA Summer Food Progr

The YMCA is hosting free healthy meals for kids ages 1-18 years of age Monday-Saturday this summer in partnership with Circleville City Schools' Food Services Department.