The Perrysburg Heights Community Association (PHCA) is proud to partner with Mercy Health to help bring to life the association’s 2021 Summer Camp program. 

Through a generous donation, Mercy Health will help the association offer a summer program for youth in the Perrysburg Heights community.  The camp will focus on guiding area youth to develop a healthy lifestyle and will provide well-balanced lunches and snacks to participating youth.  The program will also include a fitness and exercise component, which will culminate with a 1 ½ mile run through the Perrysburg Heights community followed by a community picnic at the Perrysburg Community Park.

“Mercy Health believes in supporting the whole person, mind, body and spirit, and we are proud to help our partners at the Perrysburg Heights Community Association focus on our area youth,” said Sister Dorothy Thum, senior vice president, Mercy Health – Toledo Mission and Integrated Values. “Mercy Health has a hospital in Perrysburg to provide compassionate care and state-of-the-art treatment to those in need but our true goal through programs like these, is to help our community stay active and healthy.”

The camp will include academic, recreational, enrichment, and fitness activities. Programming will include a focus on reading incentive programs, healthy eating, fitness, and support for social-emotional needs of participating students.

“Mercy’ Health’s support for this program has built a meaningful partnership with the Perrysburg Heights community and is very much appreciated,” said Paul Belazis, PHCA board president. “We are very grateful for the opportunity our association as been offered in joining with them to present this worthwhile program for our young people.”

The summer program begins June 15 and is free for Perrysburg Heights residents.  Space for the program is limited to 25 participants. To sign up or for more information you may call PHCA Program Director Jill Morse, at the Perrysburg Heights Community Center, 419-874-4529.