Registration For LCPD Youth Summer Camp Continues

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Las Cruces, N.M. – The Youth Leadership Summer Camp has expanded its enrollment criteria to youth between the ages of 12-15, according to the Las Cruces Police Department.

The camp is a collaboration between LCPD and the Stan Fulton Endowed Chair in Education at New Mexico State University.

The camp will be 8 a.m. to noon June 1-12 at Lynn Middle School, which is located at 950 S. Walnut St.

The camp will train youth on CPR and rendering First Aid and will also include exercises on teamwork building and DARE, as well as DWI simulations, anti-bullying and harassment lessons and other activities similar to the Character Counts module, a news release from LCPD said.

Cost of the camp is $25, which will include breakfast and lunch for each day. Participants are also provided with a camp T-shirt, water bottle and a drawstring bag.

Parents or guardians can register youth between the ages of 12-15 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at the old City Hall building, 200 N. Church St. Parents or guardians must bring proof of the student’s age and provide the student’s T-shirt size and the $25 registration fee.

The camp is limited to the first 60 registrants and is open through May 15.

For more information, contact Sgt. Carlos Wooten at 575-528-4289 or via email at

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