(FINALIST 2019) Providing affordable summer childcare options to families in Vienna.

In the past, parents were repeatedly confronted with the challenge of finding affordable and suitable childcare during the summer holidays. Now, Summer City Camps offer all Viennese school children an extensive leisure-time educational programme during the holidays. The programme includes plenty of exercise, excursions into nature, cultural experiences and technical workshops. In addition, targeted and free learning support is offered at six locations throughout Vienna, where secondary school pupils can improve their language and numeracy skills with professional support in twoweek courses.

The Summer City Camps took place for the first time this year from 1 July to 30 August 2019 in 25 different school locations throughout Vienna. Children can be registered for a camp on a weekly basis all day from 08:00 to 17:00, for a maximum of six weeks. The Summer City Camps are an inclusive offer, providing professional care for children with disabilities at special school locations. A healthy lunch is included in the price of 50 EUR per week per child, 75 EUR for two children and 100 EUR for three or more
children per family. The summer camps are free if parents receive social benefits.


Jürgen Czernohorszky

City Senator