How do you keep your kids cool on a hot summer day?  Many parents are taking them to a skills camp at the East Alton Ice Arena.  The facility is currently offering a camp three days a week to help young hockey players hone their skills.

 

Arena manager Larry Thatcher says the camp runs Tuesdays through Thursdays

 

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He says attendance this year is a little lower than in years past.  These camps wrap up at the end of the month.  An Elite Hockey Schools Camp is scheduled for August 4th-8th.  For more information, call 254-7465.

 

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