Summer Camps 2017

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Alice DePass Studio of Dance

Alice DePass Studio of Dance


Tinkerbell’s Ballet Camp
Ages 2.5-3.5;
June 5–7; 9:30-11:00am; $65 (includes snack and craft materials); Calling all tiny dancers!  Tinkerbell invites all of her fairy friends to join us for this special introduction to ballet, which includes dance instruction, movement games, dress-up, story time, and fun fairy crafts!

Cinderella’s Dance & Acting Camp
Ages 3-6;
June 12–14; 9:30-11:00am; . $65 (includes snack and craft materials); Come join us as we explore the classic fairytale of Cinderella through dance, pantomime, dress-up, crafts, and storytelling!

Belle’s Ballet Camp - New this year!  
2 sessions to choose from!
Ages 3-8 (divided into 2 groups according to age/experience); $65 (includes snack and craft materials); Belle invites all of her friends to come join us for ballet class, dress-up, story time, princess crafts, and lots of fun!

  • Session I:  June 19th – 21; 9:30-11:00am
  • Session II:  July 17th -19th (Monday-Wednesday) from 9:30-11:00am

Elsa and Anna’s Dance & Acting Camp
Ages 3-8 (divided into 2 groups according to age/experience);
June 26–28; 9:30-11:00am; $65 (includes snack and craft materials); Elsa and Anna invite all of their friends to come join us for ballet, pantomime, dress-up, story time, snowy crafts, and lots of fun!

Rapunzel’s Dance & Acting Camp
Ages 3-6; July 10 – 12; 9:30-11:00am; $65 (includes snack and craft materials); Rapunzel invites all of her princess friends to come join us for ballet, pantomime,  dress-up, story time, princess crafts, and lots of fun!

Athena Learning Community

Athena Learning Community

Creative Arts for Imaginative Hearts – An action-packed week of creative learning, invention, and play. Themes include: puppetry arts; culinary arts; musical theater; and multi-media arts and crafts. For ages 6-9. May 22 – 26 (Athens Eastside). $150/week. Check website for full description. Call 706-340-7461 or go to website for registration.

Photographic Arts for Phones with Smarts – A week long photographic journey through Athens, GA using smart phone technology. Daily activities will include: lessons on photographic arts, a unique photography project, and digital arts workshops. For ages 11-15. May 29 - June 2. $150/week. Check website for full description. Call 706-340-7461 or go to website for registration.

Backyard Broadway Creative Arts - A full week of theater, writing, and creative arts that will culminate in a performance imagined, designed, and performed by the participants on an outdoor stage. For ages 10-14. June 5-9 and July 17-21 (Athens Eastside). $150/week. Call 706-340-7461 or go to website for registration.

Café Kids, Jr. Summer Reading and Writing Adventure! – A fun-filled week focused on reading and writing skills through games, arts and crafts, and exciting creative writing projects in a supportive and inclusive environment. For Ages 6-8. July 24-28 (Athens Eastside). $150/week. Call 706-340-7461 or go to website for registration.

Athens Academy

Athens Academy Summer Camps and Summer Programs

Athens Academy offers over 50 different athletic, arts, technology, and academic programs for rising K5 - 12th graders as well as a six-week Summer Day Camp for ages 4 to rising 5th graders. Our camps are open to all students in our community. Visit for details, updates, and registration--new camps are added frequently! 706-549-9225,

Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services

Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services

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Athens Land Trust's - Rooting for Community

Athens Land Trust's - Rooting for Community Camp

A camp for kids to learn how to conserve, empower, and sustain communities through food, gardening and a love for their natural surroundings.

$160 per child, full scholarships available by application
July 10-21st, Monday - Friday, 8am-4pm

Together we will raise our own seedlings, see pollinators in action, make food from what we've grown, learn from each other's stories, and nurture our community. Come ready to work hard and play hard at Williams Farm, where you will begin to see the world differently.

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Canopy Studio

Canopy Studio

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May 22 – 26 Beginner; entering K through 4th grade (4-yearolds with two sessions of trapeze experience may attend.)

May 30 – June 2 (4 days, $140) Beginner and Intermediate; entering K through 5th

June 5 – 9* Beginner and Intermediate; entering K through 5th

June 12 - 16* Ninja Week Students must be approved by Ann; 2nd – 7th grade

June 19 - 23* Beginner and Intermediate; 2nd – 7th grade

June 26 – 30* Beginner and Intermediate; entering K through 5th

July 10 – 14* Beginner and Intermediate; entering K through 5th

July 17 – 21 Invented Equipment; Students must be approved by Ann 3rd – 8th grade

July 24 – 28 All Ages Advanced; MUST COMMIT to weekend Splash! Shows (2 comp tickets incl); Students must be approved by Ann *Advanced students are welcome to attend weeks 3-7

Camp runs for 5 days (Week 2, 4 days) from 9 am – 12 noon Campers should bring a snack All camps end with a show at 11:30 am on Friday

COST: One week = $175/week Multiple weeks = 15% off Siblings receive a 15% discount after first child registers discount code: Camp17

Dance FX

Dance FX
(706) 355-3078

Scholarships are available! Registration deadline for each camp is one week before the camp begins. We will do our best to allow late and on-site registration if the space allows. All dancers should bring a lunch to camp, except for Pre-K Princesses, who should bring a snack.

Pre-K Princess Camp
Monday-Friday 10am-12:30pm
Ages 3-5
Two week-long sessions to choose from
June 26th & July 10th

Each morning is full of princess costumes, games, crafts, and DANCE with excellent instruction, sweet songs, and fun memories to take home. Dancers learn important social and motor skills while participating in enriching activities. Potty-trained dancers only, please!

Dance Jamm Camp
The most fun you've ever had at camp!
Ages 6-11
Session runs June 5th-9th
Poppin', lockin', and hip-hoppin' break dance, games, crafts, and fun! This is the coolest Dancefx camp yet - get your groove on this summer! You'll dance to upbeat music, learn combos to share with your friends, and the newest moves.
$155 per week

Triple Threat Camp
Steal the spotlight - starting now!
June 26th-30th
Ages 6-11

Acting, dancing, singing, improv, and MORE! At this camp based on our Soundfx class, young entertainers will find everything they need to foster a love for the stage and polish performance skills. Participants will work throughout the week for a final day performance at 1:30pm on Friday.
$155 per week    Camp Theme: Hamilton

Choreography Intensive
Dance bigger, stretch further, and strengthen your performance quality!
July 10th-14th

A super-dose of fantastic choreography by head Dancefx instructors culminating in a final performance. Choose your own focus between jazz, contemporary, theater, tap, and hip-hop. Must have previous dance training.

Ballet Intensive
Refine, Explore, Create, Perform
July 24-28
Ages 11 and up

This camp provides training in classical variations, in-depth vocabulary, intensive technique, and performance. Pre-point (by permission) and pointe classes are available. Must have previous ballet experience (2+years).
$175 for the week


Exploring the Earth

Exploring the Earth

Come enjoy our planet! Each day we will focus on a different continent, embarking on a performing and visual arts adventure that explores the ancient and modern culture, music, art, food, games and environmental science of each unique region. In addition to learning about our global community, we will connect with the natural world around us by playing in 85 magical acres of forest, creeks, and meadows. For more details or registration visit:

Ages: 5-10yrs.
Times and Price: 5 Full Days 9am- 2pm ($130) or Half days 9-11:30 ($80)

Schedule for Session 1:
Week 1 June 5-9: Antarctica, Australia, Asia
Week 2 June 12-16: South America, Africa, Europe and North America

Schedule for Session 2:
Week 1 June 26-30 : Antarctica, Australia, Asia
Week 2 July 3-7: South America, Africa, Europe and North America

Frog Stomp

Frog Stomp

Come spend the week at Frog Stomp!  Each Week will explore a new theme, artists will create one masterpiece painting, and one 3-D piece.  Along with these, artist will participate in several small creative play projects that will be fun, messy, and develop skills that will improve their masterpieces and encourage collaboration and expression.  We will also be creating an "eye spy scavenger sketchbook" that we take out each day during lunch and a walk around Chase Park.  Artists should were clothes that are for messy fun, and bring a lunch and refillable water bottle (snack provided). Price: $200
Ages: 5-11yrs.(except for Mini-Camper week)
Times: 10am-1pm (aftercare extended day is available 9am-2pm)
Week 1: May 29 - June 2, “Under the Sea”
Week 2: June 5 - 9, “Upcycling"
Week 3: June 12 - 16, “Movement and Simple Machines”
  (*week 3 is for advanced ages, 6-11)
Week 4: June 19 - 23, “Do It Yourself: Homesteading”
Week 5: June 26 - 30, “Welcome to the Jungle”
  (*week 5 is for mini-campers ages 3-5)
Week 6: July 10 - 14, “To The Beach"
Week 7: July 17 - 21, “Space Dreams and Shooting Stars"
Week 8: July 24 - 29, “Fairytales and Magic”

Frozen Ropes Baseball & Softball Training Center

Frozen Ropes Baseball & Softball Training Center

Frozen Ropes Baseball & Softball Training Center is excited to have you join us this summer at a Frozen Ropes All Star Camp! We are proud to offer a first class experience by fostering a love of sports, friendships and fun. We will be offering baseball, softball, and multi-sport camps throughout the entire summer. Under the direction of our professionally trained and highly experienced staff, your child will spend their summer days developing their skills and having fun through a variety of safe and structured activities. Camps are for players ages 5-7, and 8-12 and will begin May 22nd and will run every Monday through Friday until July 28th. You can sign up for one day or multiple days each week. You can also choose half days or full days. For more details, costs, and registration please come see us, call us at (706)705-6050, or visit our website at

Frozen Ropes Baseball & Softball Training Center
7920 Macon Hwy. Suite A
Watkinsville, GA 30677

Intermezzo Piano Academy

Intermezzo Piano Academy

Intermezzo Piano Academy is an exciting summer camp for pianists ages 5-17 and is proud to be returning to Athens for it's seventh consecutive year, July 10-14, 2017. Students will participate in a wide variety of music and piano classes taught in a fun and relevant way by our highly-skilled and energetic faculty. Classes include: Music History, Theory, Rhythm, Composition, Music Technology, Piano Literature, Piano Ensemble, Performance opportunities and much more! We offer a half-day camp for ages 5-12 and a full-day option for students ages 11-17. All students will learn a unique piano ensemble piece and perform it on the final recital at the end of the week.

We have online registration and payment options available.
Ask about our sibling discount! Check out our website for more info on classes and to see our outstanding faculty bios!

Date: July 10-14, 2017
Location: The Church at College Station, 1225 College Station Rd, Athens, GA 30605

Primo Camp:
Time: 1-5pm
Ages: 5-12
Level: Beginner-Intermediate
Tuition: $160

Music Artist Camp:
Time 9-5pm
Ages: 11-17
Level: Intermediate-Advanced
Tuition: $260

Lego Engineering Day Camp

Lego Engineering Day Camp

Our Engineering Day Camp using LEGO elements will ignite their engineering capabilities using the Lego bricks they already love! Build and operate a motorized Lego crane. Create and race your own Giant Bug Walker. Build a pet Dog-Bot. Use your Lego knowledge and our brick collection to engineer one epic summer!
Camp is June 12-15th and there are two sessions: K-rising through 3rd graders are 9 am-noon and 4th-rising through 7th graders are 1-4 pm. Pricing: $150
Location: Watkinsville First United Methodist Church, 1331 New High Shoals Rd, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Contact: Erin Duke, Registration/more information:



STEM Summer Camps
MathMindWorkshop and RUSH are partnering to offer the premier STEM Camp in Athens this summer! Get a jump on the science of trampolines as we explore velocity, acceleration, potential and kinetic energy, laws of motion, gravity, and more. Build a physical understanding of math while you jump number lines, create edible exponents, explore dimensions, investigate Platonic Solids, and predict parabolic trajectories. Build a trampoline. Launch a water balloon. Design and test a structure. And jump!

Camps are available for rising 2nd – 3rd graders, 4th – 5th graders, and 6th – 8th graders. They run the weeks of June 5, June 19, July 10, and July 17 from 9:00 – 3:00. The cost is $165.00 and requires a signed waiver for both RUSH Athens and MathMindWorkshop. Visit our website at for more information or to register.

New Moon Summer Adventure Camp

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 12th-16th and 19th-23rd and July 10th-14th and 17th-21st from 8:30am-5pm. Contact Cindy Jones at 310-0013 to register.

OCAF - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

OCAF - Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation

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, $110 a week plus $20 for materials. 9am-12noon, M-F. Study under advanced artists. Week of June 26th is Drawing, Week of July 10th is Painting, Week of July 17th is Pottery.

Oconee Parks and Recreation - OCPRD

Oconee Parks and Recreation - OCPRD

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(706) 769-3965

Oconee Youth School of Performance

Oconee Youth School of Performance

At OYSP summer camp, we put on a show in a week! Two camp weeks to choose from: June 5-9 and June 26-30. Performance for parents at the end of each week! For more inform or to download a registration form, go to or email us at

Prince Avenue Christian School

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 for more details and to register.

Rooting for Community

Rooting for Community Camp

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Rose of Athens Theatre Academy

Rose of Athens Theatre Academy “Teaching Life Skills Through Stage Skills”

Grades 1st-12th
What: Rose of Athens Theatre Academy Classes Summer 2017
Where: Seney-Stovall Chapel 201 N. Milledge Ave. Athens, GA 
When: June 5-June 23, 2017 (varying dates for different grades)* 
Contact: or 706.340.9181 
Web page:
9th-12th Grade-High School Session-June 5-16, 2017 9:30AM-4:30PM
6th-8th Grade-Middle School Session 1-June 5-9, 2017 9:30AM-4:30PM
6th-8th Grade-Middle School Session 2-June 19-23, 2017 9:30AM-4:30PM
3rd-5th Grade-Elementary Session 1-June 12-16, 2017 1:20PM-4:30PM
3rd-5th Grade-Elementary Session 2-June 19-23, 2017 9:30AM-12:30AM
1st Grade-2nd Grade-Lower Elementary Session 1-June 12-16, 2017 9:30AM-12:30PM



This year we are working with to bring you the most fun STEM summer camps in Athens! Join us Monday - Friday from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm for trampoline fun as well as real life applications on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math using our foam cubes, trampolines, the ninja course and other games. Lunch and drinks are provided daily. The camps are broken down by age into groups of 10 so everyone gets special attention from our tutors. Camps start 6/5, 6/19, 7/10 and 7/17. Space is limited. Cost is $165.




Ages 4-6 || May 22-26 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

STEAM: Circuit + Wearables  

Ages 7-10 || May 22-26 || 2pm-5pm

$175 || Learn more here

Illustration + Story

Ages 7-10 || May 30-June 2 || 10am-1pm

$130 || Learn more here

Steam: Re-Mix

Ages 9-14 || May 30-June 2 || 2pm-5pm

$145 || Learn more here

Food in Art

Ages 4-6 || June 5-9 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Painting Technique + Exploration

Ages 9-14 || June 5-9 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Mixed Media Art

Ages 4-6 || June 12-16 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Paint Lab

Ages 7-10 || June 12-16 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Indie Craft

Ages 7-10 || June 19-23 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Recycle Camp

Ages 4-6 || June 26-30 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Sewing Camp

Ages 9-14 || June 26-30 || 2pm-5pm

$165 || Learn more here

Art from Around the World

Ages 4-6 || July 10-14 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Stop Motion Animation

Ages 9-14 || July 10-14 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Photography Camp

Ages 9-14 || July 17-21 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Fairyland Camp

Ages 4-6 || July 24-28 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Natural Wonder

Ages 7-10 || July 24-28 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

Animal Camp

Ages 4-6 || July 31-August 4 || 10am-1pm

$160 || Learn more here

Topophilia: Community Camp

Ages 7-10 || July 31-August 4 || 2pm-5pm

$160 || Learn more here

UGA Community Music School

UGA Community Music School

Private and group instruction for students ages 18 mos. to adult seniors.  Available year-round. Private instruction in piano, voice, guitar, strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, music theory, songwriting, and music composition. Group instruction available for guitar, piano, bluegrass and string chamber music.   All styles of music available.  More info at:  Contact us at or 706-542-2894.