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PHILADELPHIA - Still haven't found a summer camp for your kids as the school year winds down? The Philadelphia parks department is here to help with thousands of openings for more than 100 summer camps, plus jobs for teens.Philadelphia Parks and Recreation on Tuesday said it has roughly 3,000 slots left for its 130 summer camps.

Officials say finding a camp that fits your child's interests is easy."We actually have a finder you can type in your address or neighborhood or what type of activity you're looking for," Parks Director Marita Soukup said.

To explore options, parents and guardians can visit Phila.gov/PPR. The city does not provide transportation, but before and after care services are available.

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