City creates spring break program for kids

March 23, 2010 2:13:30 PM PDT
Mayor Richard Daley is encouraging students to participate in the Safe Haven, Safe Holiday program over spring break.

Thousands of Chicago school children will be on break next week. Daley wants to keep kids off the streets. Last week 15 people were shot ? two of them children- in just one night. List of Activities

The Safe Haven, Safe Holiday program includes park district camps, free lunch at community churches and other activities. Daley also recommends taking advantage of free days at Chicago's museums and visiting Navy Pier or the Lincoln Park Zoo, which are always free.