Summer Camps 2019

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AFK Oconee Summer Camps

AFK Oconee Summer Camps

7706-769-7770
www.akfoconee.com


• June 3rd - June 6th
(Mon-Thurs) 8am-1pm
• July 15th - July 18th
(Mon-Thurs) 8am-1pm

Building confidence, developing respect, and having fun through martial arts. Daily themed camps: Monday is Builder Camp (Legos, Magatiles, Lincoln Logs); Tuesday is Superhero Camp (Wear your favorite superhero outfit!); Wednesday is Turtle Power; and Thursday is Nerf Wars (Bring your Nerf blasters!). Daily themed activities from 8-11am. Pizza and a movie 11am-1pm. Students can also bring nut-free snacks to eat. $35/day or $125/week. Located at 2061 Hog Mountain Rd., Watkinsville.

Alice DePass Studio of Dance

Alice DePass Studio of Dance

706-769-1177
www.depassstudioofdance.com

Tinkerbell’s Ballet Camp
• For ages 2.5-3.5
• June 3rd – 5th (Monday- Wednesday) from 9:30-11:00am
• $65 (includes snack and craft materials)
• Calling all tiny dancers! Come join us for this special introduction to ballet, which includes dance instruction, movement games, dress-up, story time, and fun fairy crafts!

Princess Ballet Camps
All of the following princess ballet camps are for dancers ages 3-7 (will be divided into 2 groups) and will include ballet class, dress-up, story time, crafts, and snacks. Each camp is $65 (includes snack and craft materials)
• Cinderella’s Ballet Camp: June 10th–12th (Mon-Wed) from 9:30-11:00am
• Belle’s Ballet Camp: June 17th–19th (Mon-Wed) from 9:30-11:00am
• Elsa and Anna’s Ballet Camp: June 24th-26th (Mon-Wed) from 9:30-11:00am
• Rapunzel’s Ballet Camp: July 8th–10th (Mon-Wed) from 9:30-11:00am
• Moana’s Ballet Camp: July 15th –17th (Mon-Wed) from 9:30-11:00am

Pop Jazz Dance Camp
• For ages 5-8
• July 22nd-25th (Monday -Thursday) from 9:30-11:30am
• $80 (includes snack and craft materials)
Come join us for pop jazz class, crafts, and a mini-performance on the last day!
ARTeenies Afternoon ARTcamp!

Contact Phone Number: 706.353.8530

artinisartlounge.com

Camp Description: At ARTeeniess ARTcamp your child will not only get to explore their creative side, but they’ll learn terminology & technique, as well. Your children will have a great time and take away from ARTcamp artwork they created, fun memories & art knowledge. We’ll be doing canvas painting, wood crafts, ceramic painting, and polymer clay.
• Ages 7 & up
• $175 per child per week
• $150 for each additional child per week
• $35 daily drop in
• All supplies are provided
• Seven weekly sessions to choose from starting the weeks of June 3-July 23 (no camp the week of July 4th)
• Camps are held from 1pm to 4pm. Doors open at 12:45pm
Please call or email us with any questions: 706.353.8530, kate@artinisartlounge.com

Summer at Athens Academy

Summer at Athens Academy

706-549-9225
summer@athensacademy.org
www.athensacademy.org

706-549-9225
Athens Academy offers a wide range of camps, from six weeks of day camp to robotics, fine arts, sports camps, coding camps, enrichment classes, and much, much more! Anyone can participate in Summer at Athens Academy--no matter what school you go to! New this year are offerings like Dungeons & Dragons, Games Galore!, Art Camp for Middle Schoolers, plus several others. Check the website often because new camps are added every week!

Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services

Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services

www.accgov.com/1604/Summer-Camps

Summer-Camps
• Registration takes place online at www.athensclarke county.com/leisure
• Registration begins Saturday, March 23 at 9:00 a.m. for ACC residents
• Registration for non-residents begins Monday, March 25 at noon

Athens Little Playhouse

Athens Little Playhouse

www.athenslittleplayhouse.net

Weekly theater day camps for kids ages 5 and up. Choose any of the 8 weeks: May 20-July 26. Each week will conclude with a unique performance for families and friends to enjoy. 9am-4:30pm Mon-Thurs (drop off at 8:30 and pick-up at 5pm with extended hours for a small fee). Snacks provided, bring your own lunch. $175 per week (sibling discounts available). Each child gets a camp T-shirt.

Athens YMCA Camp Kelley

Athens YMCA Camp Kelley

7065436596
office@athensymca.org
athensymca.org

Is your child ready for the best summer ever? Camp Kelley is the longest running day camp in our area and we are proud to say that camp has served many generations over the past 83 years. We are excited to offer your child an unforgettable summer experience. We have carefully designed our camp to provide age appropriate activities that are sure to help your child(ren) develop both mentally and physically. Join us for an amazing summer!
Camp Southern Ground

Camp Southern Ground

678-561-9600
scott@campsouthernground.org southerngroundsummercamp.org

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.

Canopy Studio

Canopy Studio

706-549-8501
info@canopystudio.org
canopystudio.org Unique trapeze and art camp at Canopy Studio in Athens. • Weekly starting May 20th - July 26th. (No camp week of 7/4.)
• No experience necessary
• Ages: entering Kindergarten through teens, 9am-12pm daily. $175 per week, $149 per week for additional child from family or multiple weeks.
Aftercare from noon-3pm also available some weeks for additional $100.
Registration form at canopystudio.org/classes/camps/
706-549-8501
info@canopystudio.org

Double Helix STEAM School

Double Helix STEAM School

(706) 521-5477
office@doublehelixschool.com
https://doublehelixsummercamp.wordpress.com/


• What: Each week has a different theme with rotating, expert instructors who are professionals in their fields
• When: All summer, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. No camp on July 4. Aftercare is available until 5 pm for an additional cost
• Where: Double Helix STEAM School, 580 Tallassee Road, Athens, GA, (706) 521-5477
• Ages: Rising 3rd-6th graders, but campers outside of that age range may be considered by parental request
• Cost: $175/week; aftercare until 5 pm is $10/day. Some camps require supply fees
• For detailed information about each camp, supply fees or to register visit https://doublehelixsummecamp.wordpress.com/
• June 3-7: Art Journaling: A Doorway to Creative Exploration and Self-Reflection with Robin Nunan
The instructor will lead students with ideas and prompts as she teaches them a wide variety of techniques and skills, equipping them with a “creative toolbox” to utilize as they fill the pages of their sketchbooks. Topics of art theory and art history will also be introduced. We will explore: Painting and printing techniques; collage and altered paper ideas; sewing and weaving on paper; writing with pens, pencils and typewriter
• June 10-14: Harry Potter Camp with Heather Hogan

We’ll be 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 everyday or wear your Harry Potter inspired clothing.
• June 17-21: Ukulele-based songwriting with Erica Strout
Local musician and Girls Rock Athens veteran Erica Strout teaches ukulele at Double Helix. In this camp, she’ll be guiding students in creating their own compositions through ukulele-based songwriting.
• June 24-28 Games! With Tiffanie Reid
Campers will spend the morning playing outdoor games before it gets too hot. Then, we’ll head indoors for some board games, card games and reading. The last part of the day, campers will spend time developing their own games! Kids can develop a new board game, outdoor game, carnival game or party game. Whatever campers think would be fun to develop, we will help them do it! And, of course, they can take their game home at the end of the week!
• July 1-5 (no camp July 4): Chocolate-making with Amanda Crouse
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.
• July 8-12: Music and Movement Camp with Natalie Smith
Music and Movement Camp will be an exciting week of learning and playing music, moving creatively and practicing yoga. Campers will learn through instruction and through experience the basics of rhythm, musical notation, music theory and harmony, using all that they’ve learned to create their very own pieces of music by the end of the week. There will be a recital of their pieces at the end of the day on Friday.
• July 15-19: Harry Potter Camp with Heather Hogan
We’ll be 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 everyday or wear your Harry Potter inspired clothing.
• July 22-26: Pastry and Needlecraft with Ashley Dunn
Ashley combines her experience as a pastry chef and working in a Montessori classroom to lead children in a multitude of crafty and baking endeavors.
• July 29-Aug. 1: KPop & art with Nara Kim & Ellen Klinger
Nara Kim leads Double Helix’s afterschool art club while pursuing her doctorate in UGA’s School of Art. Ellen Klinger a Masters in Art Education. This camp highlights the cultural and artistic context of highly popular KPop bands while engaging campers’ artistic interests!
Full Moon School of Music Summer Camp

Full Moon School of Music Summer Camp


706-769-4100
Thefullmoonstudio@gmail.com
www.thefullmoonstudio.com


Each summer students can learn to Come Together and play as a band. They will pick the songs, collaborate on ideas, and conclude the week with an amazing live showcase. With all of the world class talent in the Athens area, you never know who is going to stop in just to say hello! Some musical experience required for a band setting. June 24-30 and July 22-28 from 9-4pm. Contact us for more information.
A Fun Fine Motor and Handwriting Camp

A Fun Fine Motor and Handwriting Camp

playsatOT@gmail.com
• Camp location: the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Through play, art, and cooperative motor games, the camp will develop the skills necessary to provide foundations for good handwriting, such as upper body strength and stability, postural control, fine motor skills, visual perceptual skills, and eye-hand coordination. The entire camp is designed and taught by a pediatric occupational therapist and mother who is dedicated to supporting children’s development and confidence. • BEAR WALKERS (prek-k skill level/ages 4-6) Best for children experiencing fine motor and visual motor difficulties in relation to drawing, coloring, and holding crayons and writing utensils appropriately. Max 4-5 children. • 8 sessions Tuesday-Friday, June 11-21, 2019 • 9:30am-12:00pm • CRAB WALKERS (1st grade Skill level/ages 5-7) This camp will focus on correct letter formation, sizing of letters, spacing, alignment of letters, and eliminating letter reversals. Additional activities targeting your child’s fine motor skills, strength, grasp, and motor coordination are included. Max 5 children. • 8 sessions Tuesday-Friday, June 11-21, 2019 • 1:00pm-3:30pm Both camps are $400. Included in each camp Tuition: Handwriting Without Tears workbook; Mini Fine Motor Box with select individual activities for at-home practice; Assessment results from screening performed on the first and last days.

For additional information or to register, please contact Sara Shue, OTD, OTR/L, at playsatOT@gmail.com.
Graystone Church Oconee Sports Camp

Graystone Church Oconee Sports Camp

graystonechurch.com

June 3-6 6-8:30pm

Don’t miss out on The Greatest Show! Choose from activities including numerous sports, art, cooking, science, or dance! In addition, campers will explore the Bible through skits, video, games and other activities. Free to all kids who have completed kindergarten - 5th grade.
1275 Lenru Road, Bogart www.graystonechurch.comd

Joni Taylor Basketball Camps

Joni Taylor Basketball Camps


Future Lady Dogs Camp
• Ages: 7 – 15
• June 2nd-4th
• Cost: Overnight: $290/Commuter: $240
• Under 12 will be a Commuter
This camp is for girls ages 7-15 who want to improve their basketball skills and be taught drills that will develop their game for the next level. There will be intense drills and stations each day along with 5 on 5 games to put those new skills to practice! Our Lady Dawgs will be camp counselors and will personally teach drills and lead group stations. Campers will receive lunch and dinner on Sunday, breakfast lunch and dinner on Monday and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday. Campers will also receive a camp t-shirt and have the opportunity participate in our annual talent show! In addition to being instructed in our state-of the art facilities, campers will also be able to enjoy meals in our nationally recognized dining halls.
Bulldog Team Camp
• AAU, Freshmen, JV & Varsity High School Teams
• June 7th-9th
• For prices, please contact Bryce Dillard at ugawbbteamcamp@gmail.com or by phone at 706-982-3289.

This competitive team camp gives high school and AAU teams the opportunity to play against some of the best teams in the southeast. Teams have the option of participating in one or multiple days and are guaranteed 3 games each day. The Georgia Women’s Basketball staff will be in attendance throughout the entire weekend to watch the games taking place. This is a great option for teams to be able to prepare for their upcoming season by facing off against some of the best squads the south has to offer. Each participant will receive a camp t-shirt. Please contact Bryce Dillard by phone at 706-982-3289 or by email at ugawbbteamcamp@gmail.com for more information.

Mathnasium

Mathnasium

www.mathnasium.com/athens
706-523-8353

-1st through 12 grades -located in Watkinsville Mathnasium of Athens can help stop the summer slide! They use a unique assessment process to determine exactly what each child knows and what they need to learn and then design a customized learning plan for teaching the concepts the student needs to master.

Milledge Ave Baptist Church VBS

Milledge Ave Baptist Church VBS

www.milledge.org
Children who have completed pre-K-5th grades are invited to join us for a free week of fun as we “Power Up” June 23-27! We will begin each day at 5:30 pm with a light supper followed by a time of Bible story, games, crafts, and more! Pick up is at 8 pm Sunday to Wednesday June 23-26. Thursday, June 27 is a family night where parents are invited to stay at 5:30 for pizza followed by presentations from the children of what they have learned this week through songs and skits as we “Raise our Game”. Go to www.milledge.org for more information and to register.

OYSP Musical Theater Camp

OYSP Musical Theater Camp


Show: JUNIE B. JONES the musical!
Camp Dates – 2 WEEKS TO CHOOSE FROM
Week 1: June 10-14 Week 2: June 24-28
NEW THIS YEAR for 3rd and up! Sign up for our fun-filled DANCE
CAMP portion in the morning for an ALL-DAY camp!
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Our popular camp gives participants a chance to be part of a musical theater show complete with singing, acting and choreography! Camp sessions start on Monday and meet daily, with a special performance in our NEW THEATER for parents/family members on Friday. Also included in camp are drama games and other creative activities. Tickets to the show are $5 per person.
Tiny Talents: (rising Pre-K and K, must be 4) 12:30-1:30 PM daily Cost: $65
Session 1: (rising 1st-2nd grade) 12:30-2:30 PM daily Cost: $120
Session 2: (rising 3rd grade & up)
Musical Theater Camp only 12:30-4:30 PM daily Cost $185
Musical Theater Camp PLUS Dance Camp 10:00-4:30 PM daily Cost $250
Dance Camp ONLY 10:00-12:00 PM daily Cost: $100
To register, fill out the registration form online at https://www.oconeeyouth.com/camps
Children who have completed pre-K-5th grades are invited to join us for a free week of fun as we “Power Up” June 23-27! We will begin each day at 5:30 pm with a light supper followed by a time of Bible story, games, crafts, and more! Pick up is at 8 pm Sunday to Wednesday June 23-26. Thursday, June 27 is a family night where parents are invited to stay at 5:30 for pizza followed by presentations from the children of what they have learned this week through songs and skits as we “Raise our Game”.

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 3rd-7th, and 10th-14th; and July 8th-12th and 15th-19th.; from 8:30am-5pm. Contact Cindy Jones at 706-310-0013 to register.

Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department

Oconee Parks and Recreation - OCPRD

• Registration takes place online at www.oconeecounty.com/ocprd beginning Monday, April 15 at 8:oo a.m.
(706) 769-3965

Prince Avenue Christian School

Prince Avenue Christian School

678-726-2320
abentley@princeave.org
http://www.princeave.org/campus-life/summeratprince

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 various sports and fine arts camps for rising Kindergarteners through 12th grade and adult.
• Visit http://www.princeave.org/campus-life/summeratprince for more details and to register.

Pump It Up Camp

Pump It Up Camp

706-613-5675

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 706-613-5675We 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! Trampoline Park

Rush! Trampoline Park

706-548-4470
info@rushathens.com
Rushathens.com

Spend your summer at Rush! We have camps the weeks of:
5/20-5/24
6/10-6/14
7/8-7/12
7/29-8/2
These camps are for rising 1st - 6th graders. Camp will be from 9AM - 3PM each day with drop off beginning at 8:30AM for $199/week. After care will be offered from 3 - 4PM each day for $50/week. Each camper will receive a Rush t-shirt, snack, lunch, Rush socks and water. Children in after care will receive an additional snack and extra jump time.
Only 40 spots are available for each week, so register today!
Register on our website or in store. If you have any additional questions, please email us at info@rushathens.com.


Spark @ Ann Peden Summer Camp

Spark @ Ann Peden Summer Camp


www.spakatannpeden.com

Children ages 6 & up. Each session is 2 fun-filled days of making art, painting, jewelry, ceramics & arts and crafts! Taught by Valerie Johnson, Lisa Backs and Ann Peden 9:30-3:30 Two Sessions a week to choose from: Monday/Tuesday and Wednesday/Thursday. Included: all instruction, art supplies, free camp T-shirt, snacks & drinks (bring your own lunch) $150/session. Registration requires a $50 deposit to reserve your child’s spot.

Wild Intelligence

Wild Intelligence

706-614-7818
info@wildintelligence.org
www.wildintelligence.org

Camps are held at Earthsong on Big Bear Road.,br> Forest Caterpillars Camp
• Ages 4-6 years old
• Two sessions to choose from: May 28-31st Or June 4-7th from 9am-2pm
Wild Play! Camp
• Each session is 2 weeks long, Mon-Fri, 9am-2pm
Basic Camp
• Ages 7-11, two weeks for a total of $415
Advanced Camp
• Ages 10-13 (attended our camp previously or a similar program)
Kids will camp out on the first Thursday of the session, running weeks days June 17-28th or July 8th-19th