Summer Camps 2018 - Part One
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Alice DePass Studio of Dance
June 4-6 9:30-11 Belle’s Dance and Acting Camp ages 4-6
June 11-13 9:30-11 Tinkerbell’s Ballet Camp ages 2.5-3.5
June 18-20 9:30-11 Cinderella's Dance and Acting Camp ages 3-6
June 25-27 9:30-11 Elsa and Anna’s Dance and Acting Camp ages 3-8
July 9-11 9:30-11 Rapunzel’s Dance and Acting Camp ages 3-6
July 16-18 9:30-11 Moana’s Dance and Acting Camp ages 3-8
July 23-26 9:30-11:30 Poppy’s Pop Jazz Dance Camp ages 5-8
Summer at Athens Academy
There's something for everyone ages 4 to 104 when you spend Summer at Athens Academy! From six weeks of day camp to special camps in the arts, athletics, technology, and more, this is the place to be!
Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services
Registration takes place online at www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure
beginning Saturday, April 7 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents and Monday, April 9 at noon for Non-residents
Athens Little Playhouse
Theater day camp for kids ages 5 and up. Week concludes with a performance for families. Choice of 9 weeks: May 21 - July 27. Siblings discount. To register visit: athenslittleplayhouse.net
Athens YMCA Camp Kelley
Camp Southern Ground
At Camp Southern Ground we believe in helping to grow more good into the world. We also know that families all across America want their kids to grow into good people. Yet today with our kids stuck behind screens, being bullied in schools, or just struggling to fit in and be themselves - goodness can seem hard to find! Camp Southern Ground wants to be the place where your child can have good fun, eat good food, connect with good friends, and learn the confidence to go put more good into the world. During summer, Camp Southern Ground hosts campers for week-long residential camps. As an inclusive camp, we serve children ages 7-17, from all socioeconomic backgrounds, races and religions, with programs that challenge, educate, and inspire.
canopystudio.org Trapeze and movement arts camps for Pre-K through age 15
Club Spark! Summer Art Camp
6 sessions: June 4-7, 11-14, 25-28 and July 9-12, 16-19, 23-26, Each session is 4 fun-filled days of making art, painting, ceramics, arts & crafts, and jewelry. Taught by Valerie Johnson and Lisa Backs. Mon-Thurs 9:30am-3:30pm, Monday-Thursday for boys & girls ages 6 and up. Included: instruction, art supplies, free camp t-shirt, snacks and a pizza lunch on Thursday’s *bring your own lunch M-W). $300/session or discounted price of $250/session if preregistered by April 1st. (sibling discount of $25). Register at Ann Peden store or via email email@example.com. Payment must be received to reserve spots.
Double Helix STEAM School
CAMP TALLASSEE June 4-8
Suitable for campers age 9 - 15, this week long venture is a deep-dive into the summer woodlands. Daily ventures include: learning fundamental camping skills, including site selection, fire building and safety; earth studies to broaden our sense of the land; and campcraft and games along with traditionally inspired archery. The session concludes with an overnight campout offsite at the Nowhere Shire where our new skills will come in handy. Some camping supplies required. COST: $275. Appropriate for ages 9 - 15.
JOURNALISM CAMP June 11-15
Learn how to make the news! Students will learn how the news works (media literacy) and then become reporters themselves to produce written articles, photojournalism, and short broadcast news pieces. By the end of the week, students will know how to interview people, get the facts, tell stories, and publish their work online! COST: $275. Appropriate for rising grades 5th - 9th.
STRANGER THINGS CAMP June 18-22
Campers will design and create a giant demogorg puppet. They will then learn to bring it to life as it will take at least 6 to 8 campers to operate. They will learn to code Christmas lights to spell out messages and exercise their green screen skills in an updated AV club. They may create a smaller Stranger Things creature to take home at the end of camp. COST: $275. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 2ND TO 9TH.
COOKING CAMP June 25-29
Learn how to cook in our commercial kitchen. Students will learn new recipes and techniques. They'll have plenty of outside time as well so they can balance healthy and delicious eating with lots of movement. COST: $275. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING 2ND TO 9TH GRADES.
CHOCOLATIER CAMP July 2-6
We will learn to hand temper and make chocolates by working with various couverture chocolates. We will sample chocolates from various regions and learn about farming practices and climates in these regions. We will experiment with various techniques such as molding, dipping, making centers - ganache, fondant, cookies and creams. We will learn to steep creams and make essence and extracts as well. It's a most delicious camp. Registration fee includes all supplies needed. COST: $240 - NO CAMP 7/4. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 4TH TO 9TH.
HARRY POTTER CAMP July 9-13
Teaching muggles how to be wizards! House sorting ceremony on the first day, along with Defense Against the Dark Arts, Potions, Herbology, and Care of Magical Creatures classes. Come dressed as your favorite character every day or wear your Harry Potter inspired clothing. COST: $275. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 4TH TO 9TH.
IT'S ALIVE! CODING CAMP July 16-20
It's Alive! Using coding to create. In "It is Alive!" we will begin with the basics of coding. Once we build our foundation, we will use a problem solving model and our coding skills to make things happen! Our goal is to teach students that they can use their devices to be creative instead of passive consumers. COST: $275. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 2nd to 9th.
SCULPTURE CAMP July 23-27
We will visit public and private sculpture studios, museums, and art galleries. We will sketch as individuals and execute a group project on the grounds which will incorporate elements of 2D, 3D, and time based media. Registration fee includes all supplies. COST: $300. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 5th to 9th.
ADVENTURE CAMP July 30-Aug 3
All field trips, all the time! It's the last week before (most) schools start, so we're going to cram every day full of adventure. We will take day trips to museums, swimming pools, Sweet Olive rescue farm, and more. Registration fee includes admission to all sites and a camp t-shirt. COST: $300. APPROPRIATE FOR RISING GRADES 3rd to 8th.
Exploring the Earth Summer Camp
Exploring the Earth is a nature-based visual and performing arts STEAM program for kids ages 5-12. Our mission is to foster a connection and appreciation for nature, science, art and folklore from around the world. We conduct science experiments, wildlife and environmental studies, engineering challenges, perform plays, engage in games and create artwork to explore the world around us and beyond!
June 4-8 or July 2-6: Lovely Land! Some of the activities for this week include: What animals live at Little Rose Nature Adventures? What tracks do they make on the land? Study, identify and record local plants and trees. Where do earthquakes occur and why? What is a seismograph? Make a Seismograph. Create and Paint with Nature Brushes. What is the soil made of? Conduct a Biodegradable Experiment, How do animals use the land to build their homes? Design and build a kid-size nest. Create a Sensory Map of the camp grounds. What are stalactites? Where and how do they form? Look at caves around the world, make stalactites... and more!
June 18-22 or July 9-13: Wonderful Water! Some of the activities during this week include: What is the water cycle? Water cycle in a bag and Water cycle tag. Why are some bodies of water salty and others fresh? Why do freshwater fish die in saltwater? Suminagashi Painting (Japanese technique of floating ink in water) Science of Tanzania’s Red Lake Natron. What is Archimedes' Screw and how does it work? Make/experiment with our own. What causes the East Australian Current? Design, build and test a mini raft from natural resources. Oil and water painting. Study the layers of the ocean and their wildlife. Make an Ocean Layer Flip book...and more!
June 25-29 or July 16-20: Super Sky! Some of the activities of this week include: How do clouds form?, Cloud in a Jar Experiment, Study the different types of clouds and then observe and draw them in our Nature Journals, Cloud Pictionary, Wind Painting, Why is the sky blue? Blue Sky- Red Sky Experiment, How do helicopters fly? Build your own rubber band-powered helicopter. What is a sundial and how does it work? Make your own sundial. Sun Print Art, What are constellations? Make your own constellation book. The Tornado Challenge (Study tornadoes, design and build a model house to withstand our fan)...and more!All Camps are Monday-Friday, 8:30-2 pm, $200 per week @ Little Rose Nature Adventures (2421 Elder Mill Rd, Watkinsville, GA)
Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia
Few things are as memorable for a girl as going away to camp for the summer. While she may not remember exactly how this rite of passage made her more responsible and independent or how it gave her an appreciation for nature, she’ll know it did. And she’ll remember sleeping under the stars, making s’mores around the fire and singing silly camp songs in the warm breeze with her new friends for years to come.
Horse Day Camps Date: Mon Jun 04, 8:00 AM - Sat Jun 16, 5:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Girl Scout Little House Horse Day Camps Summer Camp Session 1 Date: Mon Jun 04, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 08, 3:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Camp Tanglewood
Summer Camp Session 1 Summer Camp Session 2 Date: Sun Jun 10, 3:00 PM - Sat Jun 16, 3:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Camp Tanglewood Summer Camp Session 2 Summer Camp Session 3 Date: Sun Jun 17, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 22, 3:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Camp Low Summer Camp Session 3 Horse Day Camps Date: Mon Jun 18, 8:00 AM - Fri Jun 22, 5:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Girl Scout Little House Horse Day Camps Summer Camp Session 4 Date: Sun Jun 24, 3:00 PM - Fri Jun 29, 3:00 PM Region: All Areas Location: Camp Martha Johnston Summer Camp Session 4
Harmony in Motion Summer Performing Arts Camp
Camp runs weekdays from May 29th through June 8th from 9am to 5pm for all kids ages 9-18. During these nine days, we spend our mornings learning choir, dance, drama, and a musical instrument. In the afternoons, we will be rehearsing the Kids version of a Broadway musical, to be performed at the end of camp on the evening of June 8th! The cost of camp is $300 per child for the two weeks. Each child can bring their own lunch or lunches can be added for an additional $45 per child. To register, or for more information, go to harmonynmotion.com. We'll see you at camp!
Karate Summer Camps
Pump It Up - STEM Camp We have another amazing STEM summer! MathMind Workshop has 8 years of experience in exciting, engaging, exploration-based STEM camps written and taught by certified teachers with STEM experience and training. Our camps deliver the highest quality STEM program you will find in the greater Athens area. Our curriculum is aligned to the Georgia Math and Science Standards (GSE) and provides over 180 minutes of STEM activities a day. We conduct science experiments, build engineering projects, apply math skills, and experience the science of bounce as we investigate topics such as force, motion, gravity, elasticity, energy & transfer of energy, magnetism, rebound angles, anti-gravity, and more. With open jump time built in, this week will ignite your child’s love of science. Join us for a week of active, educational, playful FUN! Space is limited, register today. 9am-2pm, $200, rising 1st - 4th graders. June 4-8 and June 25-29. For more information visit www.mathmindworkshop.com For a grade exception, please contact Vonae Tanner at 678-718-8068 To register, contact Pump It Up at 706-613-5675
New Moon Summer Adventure Camp
Travel to different locations throughout Georgia and South Carolina. Activities include hiking, swimming, boating, ropes course, trips to museums, farms, zoos and much more! Ages 6-12. $175 per week covers all activity and travel expenses. Operating Weeks of June 11-15 and 18-22 and July 9-13 and 16-20; from 8:30am-5pm. Contact Cindy Jones at 310-0013 to register.
OCAF Summer Art Camp
Designed for children ages 5-12 with a keen interest in art and a desire to learn more. Each two-week session consists of one week of clay and one week of painting & drawing. Camp is held each day from 9 AM - 12 PM, Mon.- Fri. at the School Street Studios facilities in Watkinsville. Campers Exhibit at the end of July. Full 2 Week Session: $240 (includes materials, t-shirt & light snack.)
Teen Art Workshops for ages 12-18, 9am-12noon, M-F. Study under advanced artists.
Oconee Parks and Recreation - OCPRD
Visit www.oconeecounty.com/ocprd for the complete list of summer camps including day camps, sports and so much more! (706) 769-3965
The Preschool Academy
Dates: May 21st - August 10th, Ages: 4-12, Cost: $140/Full-Time and $120/Part-Time, Activities Include: water play, field trips, special visitors, cooking activities, science experiments, archery, valley games, gardening, music classes, and more!
Prince Avenue Christian School
Join the fun this summer at Prince Avenue Christian School where we learn to work and play The Wolverine Way... by honoring God, pursuing excellence and discipling students! We offer 12 different camps for rising Kindergarteners through 12th grade. Visit http://www.princeave.org/campus-life/summeratprince for more details and to register.
Pump It Up Camp
Discover, explore, invent and imagine! Pump It Up camps are high-energy, fast-paced and just fun for kids. Themed camps run by local teachers. Call the store for our summer schedule. Check our website for Open Jump times for ages 11 and under or 5 and under. www.pumpitupparty.com/bogart-ga/
Pump It Up - STEM Camp
We have another amazing STEM summer! MathMind Workshop has 8 years of experience in exciting, engaging, exploration-based STEM camps written and taught by certified teachers with STEM experience and training. Our camps deliver the highest quality STEM program you will find in the greater Athens area. Our curriculum is aligned to the Georgia Math and Science Standards (GSE) and provides over 180 minutes of STEM activities a day. We conduct science experiments, build engineering projects, apply math skills, and experience the science of bounce as we investigate topics such as force, motion, gravity, elasticity, energy & transfer of energy, magnetism, rebound angles, anti-gravity, and more. With open jump time built in, this week will ignite your child’s love of science. Join us for a week of active, educational, playful FUN! Space is limited, register today. 9am-2pm, $200, rising 1st - 4th graders. June 4-8 and June 25-29.
For more information visit www.mathmindworkshop.com For a grade exception, please contact Vonae Tanner at 678-718-8068 To register, contact Pump It Up at 706-613-5675
Rush Athens Stem Camp
Come enjoy jumping at Rush while you learn STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
Treehouse Kid & Craft Camps
Superhero + Fantasy, 10am-1pm ages 4-6, Heather Garland, $150
Steamster Camp, 2-5pm ages 8-12, free radical labs, $160
May 29-June 1 (NO CAMP MEMORIAL DAY)
A Bug’s Life, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Kristen Hyink, $125
Bravery + Kindness camp, 2pm-5pm, ages 8-12 // Kristen Bach, $125
Dollhouse Design, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Jackie Faass, $180
Animal village + Accessories, 2-5pm, ages 6-8, Kristen Hyink, $170
Blabla Animal Camp, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Jackie Faass, $170
Natural Dyeing and Textile Exploration, 2-5pm, ages 8-12, Alena Skyer, $150
Fairy and Nature Art,10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Melanie Sgrignoli, $150
Steamster Camp, 2-5pm, ages 6-8, Kristen Bach, $160
Modern Art, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Mary Beth Garrett, $150
Perry Hotter and the Yreehouse of Fire, 2-5pm, ages 6-8, Jackie Faass, $160
CAMP & shop BREAK
Latin American Art,10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Melanie Sgrignoli, $150
Women in Art, 2-5pm, ages 6-8, Mary Beth Garrett, $150
Steam Kids, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Mary Beth Garrett, $160
Sustainable Sewing, 2pm-5pm, ages 8-12, Lee Ann Chism, $160
Creative Creatures, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6, Alena Skyer, $150
Dollhouse Design, 2-5pm, ages 6-8, Heather Garland, $180
July 30- August 3
Explorer + Adventurer Camp, 10am-1pm, ages 4-6. Alena Skyer, $150
Photo Challenge Camp, 2-5pm, ages 8-12, Logan Potterf, $160
United Team Sports Center
Sports Sampler Camp. Basketball, football, gymnastics, Baseball, Soccer, and more team Sports. 7:50am-4:00pm. May 23-July 27
Sports Camp- Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball and other Team sports. May 21-July 27 ages 7-14 Years. Developmental thru Advanced skills and development of team sports.
Wild Intelligence Forest School offers a variety of summer camp nature connection options for ages 4-17.