REAL Summer Fun Camp

The Recreation Enrichment and Learning (REAL) Summer Fun Camp is a cooperative venture between Fayette County Public Schools and Lexington Parks & Recreation to offer summer programming to middle-school-aged children.

Registration is open April 9 – May 18, or until space is full.  

General information

Entering sixth through ninth grades, not to exceed 14 years of age as of June 1, 2018.

$110 per week for one child
$210 per week for two children
$300 per week for three children
One-time $50 activity fee if campers attend three or less weeks and $100 fee for four or more weeks.

Camp is held from 7:15 a.m. – 6 p.m, Monday – Friday. The camp will run for up to eight weeks and will observe July 4 as a holiday.


Theme Week information


Registration is open to students entering sixth through ninth grades, not to exceed 14 years of age as of June 1, 2018. Activities will include swimming, field trips, active games and some educational components. A breakfast and afternoon snack will be provided. Students will be required to pack a lunch every day.

Mail-in applications
For families not currently in the REAL program, applications will be accepted by mail only beginning April 9. Anything received before this date will not be processed. To begin the first week of camp, applications must be received by May 18, 2018; however, many of our camps fill to capacity before this time. No online registration available.

For more information call (859) 288-2929.

Please note: Participating in current ESP programs does not mean you have a registered household with Parks’ online system. You must obtain a new user ID to register for other camps and programs.

Registration form

REAL Summer Camp Registration form

*Online registration is not available.