North Central Florida YMCA brings summer camp to rural areas


Listen above: The North Central Florida YMCA kicked off summer camp in Hawthorne this week. It’s the first time Hawthorne has had summer programming in about a decade, according to the mayor. The need for more affordable out of school programming has been central in local discussions around youth violence.

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Katie Hyson is a Report for America Corps Member at WUFT News covering racial and rural inequities in East Gainesville and north central Florida. She can be reached by calling 352-392-6397 or emailing Click here to learn how you can support her reporting.

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