By Naimah Shaw

The long, lazy days of summer are right around the corner! Finally, the moment children anticipate and look forward to all year long, but simultaneously the moment that many parents also dread. The phrase, “I’m bored!” can be a chronic stressor on parents but look no further than the detailed CSRA’s Summer Camp Guide where you can find anything you desire from art, music, STEM, tennis, rowing, golf and SO much more!


4P STUDIOS
La Pavilion Shopping Center, 106 Pleasant Home Rd., Suite 2S, Augusta. 706-267-6724.
Please call for additional details.


A CHILD’S WORLD
4204 Columbia Rd., Martinez, 706-860-0059.
3549 Windsor Spring Road, Hephzibah, 706-796-3505.
3118 Augusta Tech Drive, Augusta, 706-798-5547.
7100 Evans Town Center Blvd. Evans, 706-650-2369.
Summer Camp. Ages 4-12. Weekly camps are available. Fun for all ages! Weekly themes are the key as all ages romp into summer. Children are involved in water play, reading programs, special field trips, dramatic play, art projects and much more. Call for complete details.


Ace Ambition, LLC
(706) 350-1722.. Teaching young males how to create and take advantage of their opportunities through quality workshops and programs. Please call for additional summer camp information!


AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS
122 Laurens St., SW, Aiken. www. aikencenterforthearts.org. Contact  Cathy Rumble at 803-641-9094 or email aikencenterforthearts.pgmdir@gmail.com. Online registration for Aiken Center for the Arts Summer Camps begins April 1. Discovering Art. Half days or whole days for the older students. $140 for a week of half-days (9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.) and $265 for a week of whole days (9 a.m.-4 p.m.). All art supplies are provided. Campers bring snacks and lunch.

4-6 Year Olds. Explore 5 letters from the alphabet each week as they relate to art. Create projects that features a specific style, artist, time period, etc. Campers will work with a variety of media each week and may choose from half-day or full-day camps.

Middle School Studios. Offer campers in 5th Grade and up the opportunity to sharpen their skills in the medium of their choice. Studios include Clay, Painting, Manga, Creating Cartoon Stories, Yard Art, Mixed Medium and Repurposed Art.  Each week one studio is offered in the morning and a different one in the afternoon. Students may register for one studio (half day) or for two studios and stay all day.  All levels are welcome in all studios.


AIKEN COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION AND TOURISM.
www.aikencountysc.gov/tourism.803-642-7559 or 803-663-6142. Summer Adventure at Aiken County Recreation Center (Graniteville location). Ages 6-12. Weekly, beginning June 14th (closed July 4). 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. $100 for two weeks or $55 for one week. Each day your child will learn new skills that will lead them down exciting new paths. Camp will feature arts and crafts, outdoor play, aquatics, science exploration, team sports, game sessions and more! Bring a sack lunch. Two snacks provided.


AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL.
1920 Highland Ave. 706-736-5516. www.aquinashigh.org. Please call for additional details.


ARTSY ME
4275-B Washington Road, Evans. www.artsymestudio.com. 706-432-6396 or Cricket.artsyme@gmail.com.
iCreate Camp. Includes projects in clay, ceramics, canvas, glass and junk art.


Art Nook School and Studio
www.artnookaiken.com. 601 Silver Bluff Rd. Ste 10
Aiken, SC 29803, 803.760.7710.
Ages: 5 yrs – Teens


ART AND SOUL PAINTING PARTIES
3850 Washington Rd. or emial khwaters11@bellsouth.net. 706-550-8385. There will be a different session of art camp offered each week with different projects,  We will meet Mon -Thurs from 11am to 1:00.  There will be an afternoon session for ages 9 and up offered every other week.  To register, visit the events section of our Facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/ArtandSoulPaintingClasses/events. Cost is $75 for the week and incudes all art supplies.


ATHENS Y CAMPS

Tallulah Falls, Ga. For mor info, visit www.athensycamps.org. Athens Y Camp for Boys and Camp Chattooga for Girls are brother-sister camps located adjacent to each other in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. Campers participate in both separate and shared programs during weeklong sessions.

Traditional Residential Camp. Ages 7-16. Eight one-week sessions, June 3-July 28. (No camp July 3-7.) $730 per session, plus $45 store fee. A typical day includes cabin cleanup, league games, rest hour, classes, free-time, morning and evening assemblies, evening activities and cabin devotions.

Day Camp. Ages: Boys and Girls Ages 7 – 14  Cost: $495 + $45 Store Fee   Dates: Monday thru Friday 8:00 – 5:30, Sessions 1 – 8

Extremist Program. Ages 12-14. Eight one-week sessions, June 3-July 28. (No camp July 3-7.) $895 per session, plus $45 store fee. A beginner level program for campers interested in outdoor adventure/sports. High and low ropes course activities, zip-line rides, the climbing tower, and repelling instruction. Participants will also enjoy a day of rock climbing and repelling on “real rock” away from camp.

Leader In Training. Ages 15-16. Session 1: June 3-July 31; Sessions 2: July 1-July 28. $1,800 per session, plus $150 store fee. A rigorous 4-week program that focuses on authentic Christian leadership. Campers develop leadership skills such as coaching, public speaking, responsible mentoring and decision-making. They also participate as a group in traditional camper activities and overnight trips.


AUGUSTA AREA ASTHMA DAY CAMP

Kitty Hernlen, 706-721-8741. khernlen@gru.edu

Ages 6-13. July 17-21. 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Limited to 60 campers. Hosted at Camp Tanglewood in Columbia County.  Limited bus transportation is available. Please contact Kitty Hernlen no later than June 1st.


AUGUSTA BALLET SCHOOL

2941 Walton Way.. www.augustaballetschool.com.

706-733-5511. augustaballetschool@knology.net.

Augusta Ballet School will offer a variety of summer classes. Please call or visit their website for a schedule.

Each of the camp sessions below will end with a special performance for friends and families.

The focus of Summer Workshops is developing and enhancing a student’s technique in a relaxed, fun and creative environment. Students will tackle new challenges, taking their technical and physical abilities to the next level. Workshops are offered in two Summer Sessions:

Session I: June 4-28 (4 weeks). Session II: July 9th-26 (3weeks) .

Advanced Workshops
Advanced Workshops are designed for students currently enrolled in Colton Ballet School Grades IV and above to begin their transition to the next grade level. Students not currently attending the school should email or call the office at (706) 733 5511 to discuss placement in the appropriate grade level.

Therapeutic Ball

$20/class Monday through Thursday 9:00–10:30 Studio A Zanne Colton

Technique+Pointe
$25/class Monday through Thursday 10:30–1:00 Studio A Zanne Colton

Intermediate Workshops
(Grade III, Advanced Grade III, & Grade IV)

Intermediate Workshops are designed for students currently enrolled in Colton Ballet School Grades II through Advanced III to begin their transition to the next grade level. Students not currently attending the school should email or call the office at (706) 733 5511 to discuss placement in the appropriate grade level.

Grade III

(For current Grade II students)Therapeutic Ball

$20/class Monday through Thursday 9:00–10:30 Studio A Zanne Colton.

Technique (Grade III)
$15/class Tuesday & Thursday 11:30–12:30 Studio B Bon Ellis.

Advanced Grade III
(For current Grade III students)

Therapeutic Ball $20/class. Monday through Thursday 9:00–10:30 Studio A Zanne Colton

Technique (Advanced Grade III)
$15/class Tuesday & Thursday 10:30–11:30 Studio B Bon Ellis

Grade IV
(For current Advanced Grade III students)

Therapeutic Ball

$20/class Monday through Thursday 9:00–10:30 Studio A Zanne Colton

Technique (Grade IV)

$20/class Monday & Wednesday 10:30–12:00 Studio B Bon Ellis

Beginning Pointe

(Can only be taken when also taking Technique)

$15/class Monday & Wednesday 12:00–1:00 Studio B Bon Ellis

There is a $25 registration fee. Students will receive a class card which must be presented at each class. A student will not be admitted without their class card. For more information please email the office, or call us at (706) 733 5511.


AUGUSTA CHEER ACADEMY

4150 Washington Rd., Suite 4, Evans.

www.augustacheeracademy.com.. rutley33@augustacheeracademy.com. 706-364-1138. Please call or check their website for camp or clinic information.


AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

313 Baston Rd. 706-863-2905 ext. 136. www.augustachristian.org. lynnwilkerson@augustachristian.org.

Visit the website for information. Enrichment Camps/Classes

Intergalactic Investigation Science Camp. Get ready to blast off into Outer Space with us!  Explore the planets and discover just how vast the Solar System is. Construct a satellite to investigate the universe.  Build and launch a rocket to propel your satellite into space. Observe the stars; learn their life cycle and how to navigate by starlight.  The Intergalactic Investigation science camp is for rising 1st-6th graders. Dates: June 4-8, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm. Camp fee includes a t-shirt and a week of imagination, invention and creativity, all combined with science.

“Fun in the Son” Summer Camp for rising 1st-6th graders.  Dates:  June 4 – July 27, 6:30 am – 6:00 pm.  Camp fees:  $160 – 6:30 am to 6:00 pm; $130 – 9:00 am – 3:00 pm.  Contact Sheri Dekle at sheridekle@augustachristian.org or 706-863-2905, ext. 272, for more information. 

SAT Prep Class. Shelia Stewart of SAT Prep Augusta is offering a one week SAT prep intensive at Augusta Christian Schools. Dates and times:  July 23-27, 9 am to 1 pm.  Cost is $300 which includes textbook.  The class is designed to fully prepare a student to achieve their personal best on the SAT exam by providing key preparation components: strategy instruction, academic topic review, exam practice, review of actual practice exam problems. Please take a look at the testimonials of other students who have taken the class, and check out other class options on the website at: www.satprepaugusta.com.  For more information contact Shelia Stewart at sonshine333@comcast.net.

Athletic Camps

Participants will receive instruction in individual skill development as well as learning team concepts. ACS athletics seeks to build student-athletes in areas of spiritual growth, motivation, and mental approaches to the game.

Football Camp.  Dates:  June 18-21, 9 am – 12 noon. Contact Coach Tyler Vanhook for more information:  tylervanhook@augustachristian.org. Boys Basketball Camps.  Date:  July 9-12 and July 16-19. Both Camps 8:30-12:30, daily.  Contact Coach Charles Welch for more information:  charleswelch@augustachristian.org. Please check the Augusta Christian School website for dates and times:  www.augustachristian.org.


AJCC – AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

898 Weinberger Way, Evans. (Off Fury’s Ferry Rd. between Hardy McManus Rd. and N. Belair Rd. For more info, visit www.augustajcc.org. 706-228-3636

AJCC Summer Day Camp. Ages 3-13. Ten sessions from May -August . Monday through Friday 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Early drop off (beginning at 7:30 AM) and late stay (until 6:00 PM) available for an additional fee. $165 per week for regular 5-day camp. $135 per week May 30-June 2 (no camp May 29). $135 per week July 3-July 7 (no camp July 4). $230 per week for specialty camps. Visit website in mid-April for info on specialty camps to be offered. All campers, including specialty campers, will participate in swimming, tennis, archery, taekwondo and arts and crafts during the camp week

AJCC Summer Mini Camp*. Ages 3-4. Ten sessions from May -August . Monday through Friday 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. $130 per week for 5-day camp. $105 per week May 30-June 2 (no camp May 29). $105 per week July 3-July 7 (no camp July 4). All mini campers will participate in swimming, arts and crafts and many other activities during the camp week. Our mini camp takes place in The Bee Hive Preschool housed in the AJCC.

All camp staff is first-aid and CPR certified. All lifeguard staff is first-aid and CPR certified.

Registration will be available online beginning mid-April. See website for discounts available.

*Mini Campers ages 3 and 4 also have the option to attend camp the entire day from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM. Camp fees would be the same as for the AJCC Summer Day Camp. Early drop off (beginning at 7:30 AM) and late stay (until 6:00 PM) available for an additional fee.


AUGUSTA PLAYERS

www.augustaplayers.org.

706-826-4707. summercamp@augustaplayers.org or juniorplayers@augustaplayers.org.

Theater Camps. Ages 6-teen. Two sessions. Both camps will be held at Crossbridge Baptist Church, Skinner Mill Road. Children are placed in age-appropriate groups and have structured activities focusing on the various aspects of musical theater. Master Class available for experienced teens. Cost for each two week session is $275-$325. Dates to be determined. See website for more information.


Camp Wonderland. Ages 7-14. A summer arts camp tailored specifically to the unique interests and needs of children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The camp will offer an enriching theater experience through music, movement, art, and drama, which encourages self-expression, social-engagement and creative exploration. See website for more information.


AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL

285 Flowing Wells Rd., Martinez.. Visit www.augustaprep.org for more info or call 706-863-1906.

Academic Enrichment Camps

If you are looking for a summer academic program that will provide scholastic enrichment and fun Camp Cavalier’s Academic Enrichment Program is the place for you! We offer a variety of hands-on, curriculum-based classes for various grade levels. Our classes will give your son or daughter the opportunity to fine-tune their current skills or jump start their next level of education.

Week 1 June 4 – June 8

Ants Camp- Soaring Through the Solar System

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Three, Two, One…Blast Off!! Come join your captain Miss Morgan as we soar into outer space through games and activities.  At Space Camp, we will learn all about the different planets and explore the constellations. Buckle up and discover a whole new world of fun!  On our expedition through space, a snack will be provided by your space captain, but do not forget a lunch for our astronauts. Hurry up and join us as we board our spaceships and blast off into a stargazing adventure!

Grasshoppers Camp -Fun in the Sun

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade

Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day

Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Classroom

Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more! All of our Day Camp Directors meet or exceed the requirements for “Lead Teacher,” as laid out by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning.

Challenger Sports: Mini Kickers British Soccer

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Kindergarten. Price: $135. Time: 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. Location: Lower School Soccer Fields

Mini Kickers camp offers fun games, competitions, and skill-building activities and is designed to enlighten and develop players. Must Register through Challenger Sports: www.challenger.configio.com. 8-9 AM.

Dino Discovery

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Kindergarten. Price: $135

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom. Do you know which dinosaur was nicknamed “long neck?” Do you know which dinosaur had the biggest head? Join us for a colossal journey into the world of dinosaurs. Build a dinosaur replica and have an archaeological dig just like a real paleontologist. In Dino Discovery, you will have a stomping good time!

AP Basketball Camp

Rising 1st Grade- 8th Grade. Price: $145. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Boardman Athletic Facility  AP Basketball Camp will be offered from 9am-12pm Monday – Thursday. This half day camp is led by Varsity Head Coach Myran Hunt and is perfect for the boy or girl that wants to have fun and learn the fundamentals skills of basketball. Your child will learn basic basketball skills which includes dribbling, shooting, passing and defense. There will be plenty of games and competitions. All skill levels are welcome. For games, players will be separated into teams based on skill level. If you are looking for an educational experience while having summer fun, this is the camp for you! Camp will be held on the Augusta Prep Campus in the Boardman Athletic Facility for any rising 1st -8th grader, $140 Physicals are required for all Augusta Prep Sports Camps. Boardman Athletic Facility is #16 on the Augusta Prep Map found HERE!

Challenger Sports: British Soccer

Ages 6 years old -16 years old. Prices: $135 for Half day; $235 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Soccer Fields. Register for Challenger Sports British Soccer Camps and join over 150,000 players who will learn the Challenger way this summer! Each camp will feature the 1,000 Touches Curriculum, packed with drills and practices designed to improve individual ball control, foot skills, fakes, moves, juggling, and core techniques.  This soccer camp run by professional soccer coaches visiting this summer from the United Kingdom. Physicals are required for all Augusta Prep Sports Camps. All Challenger Sports Camps will be hosted on the Augusta Prep Athletic Fields, #18 on the Augusta Prep Map found HERE!

Art Camp

Rising 2nd grade – 5th grade. Price: $105 for Half Day; $180 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day . Location: Lower School Art Room. This year’s art camp will be so exciting! Campers will complete a variety of projects and lessons while learning some new artistic concepts and techniques. The camp curriculum will include activities about perspective, art history, the artistic principles of design, as well as several STEAM challenges. Week 2 June 11 – June 15

Ants Camp- Mad Science

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135. Camp Type: Day Camp (Half Day Only). Location : Lower School Classroom. Mad Science camp invites you to discover a fun five-day camp!  Your child will participate with hands on science experiments that will keep your preschooler engaged and excited about how everyday household items turn into cool science ideas!!  We will have a blast from 9:00-1:00 Monday-Friday and a snack will be provided.

Grasshoppers Camp- Travel the World

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade. Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day

Location: Lower School Classroom. Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more! 

Aventura en Español: Water is Life

Rising 6th -9th Grade. Price: $155. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Middle School Room 4. This is a Spanish language and culture camp for rising 6th-9th graders. Students will explore the theme of water through music, cultural activities, food, art, and games in Spanish. Students may be beginning or intermediate Spanish speakers. All students will commit to speaking Spanish as much as possible during the camp hours.

Princesses and Superheroes

Rising Preschool (Age 3) – Kindergarten. Price: $255. Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom Do you have what it takes to save the world? Do you have the sparkle to rule the world? Train to be the superhero or princess you were meant to be! Save the world from evil-doers everywhere in this interactive and high energy camp. The training combines cooperative games, team building activities, literature, educational enrichment activities, and craft projects to ensure your powers will be supreme.

Hip Hop Dance Camp

Rising 1st Grade – 4th Grade. Price: $155. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Hull Fine Arts Center

This camp back by popular demand for rising 1st through 4th graders and led by Ms. Heather Brown will allow students to learn body movements that go with the beat and rhythm of hip hop music. Your child will learn moves that are dynamic and athletic incorporating jumps, breaks, and rotations in the movements. Hip hop dancing is considered great exercise and helps dancers improve flexibility, develop body balance, and coordination. Camp will be held on the campus of Augusta Prep in the Hull Fine Arts Center, #12 on the Augusta Prep Map found HERE from.

Super Sleuths

Rising 2nd Grade- 5th Grade. Price: $255. Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Get out your magnifying glasses and detective hat as we have clues to decipher and crimes to solve.  We’ll put our critical thinking skills and STEM knowledge to the test and get to the bottom of mysteries by  learning the tricks real investigators use to solve cases. While experimenting with simple detection techniques, your reasoning skills will grow and your problem solving skills will become better than CSI agents.

AP All Skills Volleyball Camp

Rising 5th -12th grade. Price: $155. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (5th – 8th). 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM (9-12th). Location: Boardman Athletic Facility. The mission of the Augusta Prep Volleyball Day Camp is to teach the fundamental skills of volleyball in a competitive and fun environment. This camp is designed for girls entering grades 5-12 who have an interest in learning to play volleyball and/or improve their volleyball skills. Campers have an opportunity for one-on-one and group instruction in serving, digging, setting, passing, and offensive and defensive concepts. Campers will also have the opportunity to apply these skills during drills and games.

Week 3 June 18 – June 22

Ants Camp- Eric Carle Art Camp

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135. Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Come get your creative juices flowing at Miss Morgan’s, Eric Carle inspired Art Camp! We will be reading different Eric Carle stories,  such as Very Hungry Caterpillar, Little Cloud, and the Mixed Up Chameleon.  Each day we will also be creating a work of art that goes along with our story! On our creative journey, Miss Morgan will provide your young Van Gogh with a snack, but be sure to send them in with a nut-free lunch!

Grasshoppers Camp- Winter Wonderland

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade. Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Classroom. Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more! 

Mini Einsteins/Spark Academy

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Kindergarten. Price: $205

Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM. Location: Lower School Preschool Classroom. This creative introduction to science takes preschoolers through a variety of activities aimed at learning beginning concepts of science. The curriculum is based on The American Chemical Society Book, Apples, Bubbles and Crystals and students will cover 4 letters each day. Literacy and language is also enforced. We will start at the beginning of the alphabet and continue through both weeks this camp is offered at Augusta Prep. Week 3 will start with A-H then Week 6 will continue with I – P.

AP All Sports Camp

Rising 1st grade – 8th Grade. Price: $125

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Boardman Athletic Facility. The goal of this sport camp is to help young athletes (beginning to advanced) develop their skills, improve in game competition, build relationships with others, believe in their abilities, gain self–confidence, and HAVE FUN!!! Campers will play All Sports, such as basketball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, bounced baseball, ultimate frisbee, gaga-ball, capture the flag and much more! There will be a focus on character building and leadership skills and we will celebrate Players of the Day! Camp will be held on the Augusta Prep Campus in the Boardman Athletic Facility.

Design the Runway

Rising 5th Grade – 8th Grade. Price: $280 ($25 supply fee included). Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Library. Design your very own fashion line with us! Budding designers will create a fashion portfolio, create a one of a kind piece with recyclable goods and end the week with a Runway Show! Fashionistas will participate in several design challenges too. Come design your own runway with us!

Ideabusters Camp Part 2

Rising 1st Grade – 3rd Grade. Price: $380. Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Inspired by MythBusters, campers will bust myths themselves using science and engineering. Just as in the show, campers will be challenged to brainstorm ways to test to see if a myth is verified, plausible or busted. If you like coming up with ideas and testing them, welcome to Ideabusters. We won’t stop until all our myths are fully tested! This was so popular last summer we brought it back for Part 2!

Twirling Tots

Rising Ps-2nd Grade. Price: $155; Baton add-on $30

Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM. Location: Boardman Gym

Baton Twirling Camp! Learn how to become a baton twirler! Baton Twirling is a unique sport that not only shows your school spirit, but it also promotes self confidence and also enhances motor skills, which promotes rhythm and overall coordination. Sportsmanship, fitness and fun are all emphasized in this exciting and unique activity! Participants will learn poise, basic twirls, salutes, struts and a mini-routine. Baton twirling has been described with similarities to ballet/gymnastics/cheer all blended together while using a baton! Campers will give a performance at the end of camp on Friday.

Week 4 June 25 – June 29

Ants Camp- Underwater Exploration

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135. Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Come join all the preschool oceanographer for a week of underwater exploration.  Your child will participate in 5 days of amazing underwater finds and the study of the amazing underwater sea life!  We will meet from 9:00-1:00 Monday-Friday with a yummy snack provided. 

Grasshoppers Camp- Patriotic Week

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade. Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Classroom. Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more!

Mini- Med School

Rising Preschool (age 3)  – Kindergarten. Price: $255

Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom. Is there a doctor in camp? Join us this summer as we bring Mini Med School to Camp Cavalier! Our little doctors will use stuffed animal patients to take blood pressure readings, give “stitches”, put on a cast and make their own first aid kit, all while learning lots about what doctors, dentists, EMTs and other medical professionals do on a daily basis. Join us in this fun filled camp.

Gymnastics Camp

Rising K-5th grade. Price: $255. Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM

Location: Boardman Gym. Do you want to learn how to do a cartwheel, back walkover, or maybe a back handspring? Gymnastics Camp builds confidence and is open to kids with all levels of experience! Camp will include safety instruction, proper positioning drills, rolls, handstands, cartwheels, backbends, strength building and TONS of fun. 9:00 am – 3:00 PM.

AP Junior Football Camp- 3 DAYS ONLY

Rising Kindergarten – 5th Grade. Price: $160 ($50 off if registered before April 12). Time: 9:00 AM -12:30 PM

Location: Baseball outfieldThe football coaching staff at Augusta Prep and visiting coaches would like to invite you to Augusta Prep’s 10th Annual Junior Summer Football Camp. This camp consist of fun drills, games, and contest to teach the kids the basics of football. This camp is a 3 day camp that will focus on teaching the basic tools that it takes to be a good football player.

AP Football Camp

Rising 4th -12th Grade. Price: $190 ($50 off if registered before April 12th) Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM

Location: Football and Baseball Fields. The football coaching staff at Augusta Prep and visiting coaches would like to invite you to Augusta Prep’s 10th Annual Summer Football Camp. This camp allows players to get a head start for their 2018 football season. The camp focuses on fundamentals for each offense and defense position. It also focuses on the newest offense schemes (RPO, spread, PAP, and blocking/passing concepts). The camp covers speed & agility and weight lifting as well. Each day the camp ends with contest (throwing accuracy and distance, punting, kicking, obstacle course, 40 yard dash, etc.) and competitive 7 on 7 games.

AP Chess Camp

Ages 6 years old – 13. Price: $205 (includes chess set)

Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM. Location: Middle School Room 11. Join Mr. Kho and explore the game of Chess! Whether your child is a beginner chess player or ready to play their first tournament, this exciting camp will improve their game. Mr. Kho uses a variety of ways to teach the game and keep camp exciting! Each half day will consist of lessons, strategy, and practice play. This is a perfect way to challenge your mind in a fun way! ALL CAMPERS RECEIVE A CHESS SET AND A COMPLETION CERTIFICATE!

Microscope Mysteries

Rising 3rd-5th grade. Price: $155. Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM. Location: Lower School 3rd Grade Classroom

Students will learn the parts of a microscope and how to use it correctly.  They will make slides of animal and plant cells, fibers and other materials using the microscope.  Using their observations, they will record and draw what they see. A snack will be provided.   

Week 5 July 9-July 13

Ants Camp-  Wacky Weather Week

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135. Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Join Miss Morgan as we explore wacky weather!  Windy, cloudy, sunny and snowy…we will learn about them all and more!  Your child will get to participate in some fun science experiments and creative arts and crafts. 

Grasshoppers Camp

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade. Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Classroom . Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more!

Junior Robotics Tomb Explorers

Rising 1st -3rd grade. Price: $225. Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom using Lego WeDo software we will dive into the world of Ancient Egypt! Light your torches and prepare to enter a tomb to search for treasure. We will build and program all the tools we need to find the treasure in an Ancient Pyramid!                                                         

Mini-Music Theater Camp

Rising Kindergarten – 6th Grade. Price: $255. Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM. Location: Lower School Music Room/ Knox Cafetorium. We are delighted to offer mini musical theater camp this summer. Students will prepare and then perform a musical program for their families on the last day of camp. Musicals will be introduced to students through a variety of outlets, such as story time, videos, puppet shows and more. Students will memorize speaking parts and sing songs. Students will also help make props, create costumes, learn basic music/theater vocabulary and play a variety of games to reinforce performance skills. This is the perfect opportunity for students to practice working as a team, experience sharing their true artistic abilities in front of an audience, and promote the value of self-expression and creativity.

Whiz Kids

Rising 2nd -5th grade. Price: $255. Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Instructor: Little Scholars, LCC Staff. Camp Type: Academic Enrichment. Location: Lower School Classroom

Join us on a science discovery mission! We will explore the world of science through everyday objects, experiments and encounters. This  camp will enhance the STEM education philosophies with a big punch of fun.Physics, biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy and zoology will all be covered in the camp.

Week 5 July 9 – July 13

Ants Camp-  Wacky Weather Week

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K. Price: $135. Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Location: Lower School Classroom

Join Miss Morgan as we explore wacky weather!  Windy, cloudy, sunny and snowy…we will learn about them all and more!  Your child will get to participate in some fun science experiments and creative arts and crafts.

Grasshoppers Camp

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade. Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day. Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location:

Lower School Classroom

Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts,

Junior Robotics Tomb Explorers

Rising 1st -3rd grade

Price: $225

Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

Using Lego WeDo software we will dive into the world of Ancient Egypt! Light your torches and prepare to enter a tomb to search for treasure. We will build and program all the tools we need to find the treasure in an Ancient Pyramid!                                                         

Mini-Music Theater Camp

Rising Kindergarten – 6th Grade

Price: $255

Time: 9:00 AM -3:00 PM

Location: Lower School Music Room/ Knox Cafetorium

We are delighted to offer mini musical theater camp this summer. Students will prepare and then perform a musical program for their families on the last day of camp. Musicals will be introduced to students through a variety of outlets, such as story time, videos, puppet shows and more. Students will memorize speaking parts and sing songs. Students will also help make props, create costumes, learn basic music/theater vocabulary and play a variety of games to reinforce performance skills. This is the perfect opportunity for students to practice working as a team, experience sharing their true artistic abilities in front of an audience, and promote the value of self-expression and creativity.

Whiz Kids

Rising 2nd -5th grade

Price: $255

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

Join us on a science discovery mission! We will explore the world of science through everyday objects, experiments and encounters.  This camp will enhance the STEM education philosophies with a big punch of fun. Physics, biology, chemistry, geology, astronomy and zoology will all be covered in the camp.

Week 7 July 23 – July 27

Ants Camp-  Nutty 4 Numbers

Rising Preschool (age 3) – Pre-K

Price: $135

Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

One, two…buckle my shoe!  Get ready for nutty number week with Miss Morgan.  This week we will be getting creative with numbers, with an emphasis on numbers 0-10.  We will have fun learning all about numbers through stories, creative arts, and games!

Grasshoppers Camp -Magical Mystical Week

Rising Kindergarten-4th grade

Prices: $135 for Half Day; $255 for Full Day

Times: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM or 12:00- 3 for Half Day; 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM Full Day. Location: Lower School Classroom. Our Day Camps offer children the opportunity to feel the warmth and comfort of home while at Camp. Your child will experience a dynamic program in an environment that fosters growth and independence. Our quality hands-on activities will challenge and entertain your child as they participate in daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities, and more!

Middle School Pre- Algebra

Rising 7th graders or equivalent knowledge or those needing assistance with pre-algebra. Price: $150

Time: 9:00 Am -9:55 AM

Location: Middle School Classroom #11

The MS Pre-Algebra Prep will be a camp for students who want to be well prepared in their Math skills for entrance into Pre-Algebra. The camp is an excellent way to get an early start into exploring concepts and skills important in Pre-Algebra. The camp will fine tune any previous skills as well as give intense glimpses into the world of Pre-Algebra.

Math Test Strategies

Rising 5th -8th grade

Price: $150

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM

Location: Middle School Room #11

Taking Math assessments is sometimes the most frustrating part about learning Math. Just when you think you know the concepts well, a test or exam proves otherwise. How many times have you blanked out in an exam or make silly mistakes. Many times you do know how to get the solution; it is just hard to do it on command within a stressful environment. If some of your success in Math is hindered by this anxiety, then this is the camp for you. This camp will help you develop strategies, organization, and skills in preparing for assessments.

Algebra Prep

8th – 9th Grade (or those needing assistance with Algebra skills)

Price: $150

Time: 11:00 AM – 11:55 AM

Location: Middle School Room #11

The Algebra Camp will give students entering both 8th grade math at Augusta Prep and Algebra I at the high school level a chance to brush up and solidify their skills in preparation for Algebra I. The camp will help students get a glimpse of what skills and topics Algebra I will explore and will work with the new TI-Nspire CAS the handheld “calculator”, used in this course. This weeklong course is a great way for students to maintain and sharpen their Math skills throughout the summer. Come and learn how Algebra I is applied to everyday life!

Tackling Math Word Problems

Price: $150

Rising 7th – 9th grade (or those needing assistance with word problems)

Time: 12:00 AM – 12:55 PM

Location: Middle School Room #11

Are you struggling to use what you know in math when given a word problem? Would you like more practice for standardized tests and in class assessments. Come discover the mysteries of solving math work problems in all their glory! The camp is designed for students entering Pre-Algebra, Algebra, or Geometry.    

Week 8 July 30 – August 3

Jumpstart to Pre-K

Rising Pre-K

Prices: $205

Times: 9:00 AM -1:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

Let’s alleviate those first day jitters and explore our classroom and get to know our classmates in a fun and relaxed environment. Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly what to expect on that first day? Wouldn’t it be fun to meet our classmates and already have friends before school even starts? Wouldn’t it be fun to be a leader that my teacher can count on? Learn what centers are all about- work in small groups with peers Get comfortable with our daily routine and moving around the classroom with ease,

Jumpstart to Kindergarten

Rising Kindergarten

Prices: $205

Times: 9:00 AM -1:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

Let’s alleviate those first day jitters and explore our classroom and get to know our classmates in a fun and relaxed environment. Wouldn’t it be great to know exactly what to expect on that first day? Wouldn’t it be fun to meet our classmates and already have friends before school even starts? Wouldn’t it be fun to be a leader that my teacher can count on? Get to know the classroom and the routine, Learn to rotate through centers independently , Develop good listening skills through songs, games, interactive story time and hands on learning experiences , Brush up on writing, reading and math skills learned in Pre-K as well as an introduction to a few Kindergarten skills to provide a “jump start” to the school year! 

Jumpstart to Preschool

Rising Preschool

Prices: $205

Time: 9:00 AM -1:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

What a fun week for your kiddo to jump start his or her brain!  A great week to dive into letters, numbers, colors, shapes, and name recognition!  A super way to get ready for an exciting upcoming school year!! 

Creative Writing Camp

Rising 4th – 8th Grade

Price: $155

Time: 9:00 AM -12:00 PM

Location: Lower School Classroom

Calling all budding authors! Do you enjoy writing humorous tales that make your friends laugh out loud? Or perhaps you prefer to pen spooky stories that have them shaking in their boots? Whether you are an experienced writer or a novice storyteller, Creative Writing Camp is for you! Students who enroll in the camp will develop their skills as emerging writers through direct instruction from an educator trained in the 6+1 Writing Traits. In addition, participants will receive one-on-one writing support, exposure to different writing genres, and plenty of inspiration through fun writing workshop sessions. Students may compose short stories, personal narratives, poems, or even song lyrics and will work collaboratively to improve their writing craft. At the start of the week, each author will receive a writer’s toolkit, including writing implements, a writer’s notebook, as well as other tools. Come and write with us!

Middle School Pre- Algebra

Rising 7th graders or equivalent knowledge or those needing assistance with pre-algebra.

Price: $145

Time: 9:00 Am -9:55 AM

Location: Middle School Classroom #11

The MS Pre-Algebra Prep will be a camp for students who want to be well prepared in their Math skills for entrance into Pre-Algebra. The camp is an excellent way to get an early start into exploring concepts and skills important in Pre-Algebra. The camp will fine tune any previous skills as well as give intense glimpses into the world of Pre-Algebra.

Math Test Strategies

Rising 5th -8th grade

Price: $145

Time: 10:00 AM – 10:55 AM

Location: Middle School Room #11

This camp will help you develop strategies, organization, and skills in preparing for assessments. We will find ways to retrieve Math information from your thoughts while learning and studying the material and while taking a test, or an exam. The aim is to build confidence; a critical skill when answering questions on any assessment. We will explore and practice solving different types of Math problems some of which will be word problems, quantitative algebraic problems, problems requiring straight memorization of formulas, and multiple choices/short answers.

Algebra Prep

8th – 9th Grade (or those needing assistance with Algebra skills)

Price: $145

Time: 11:00 AM – 11:55 AM

Location: Middle School Room #11

The Algebra Camp will give students entering both 8th grade math at Augusta Prep and Algebra I at the high school level a chance to brush up and solidify their skills in preparation for Algebra I. This weeklong course is a great way for students to maintain and sharpen their Math skills throughout the summer.

Tackling Math Word Problems

Price: $145

Rising 7th – 9th grade (or those needing assistance with word problems)

Time: 11:00 AM – 11:55 AM

Location: Middle School Room #11

Are you struggling to use what you know in math when given a word problem?  Would you like more practice for standardized tests and in class assessments. Come discover the mysteries of solving math work problems in all their glory! The camp is designed for students entering Pre-Algebra, Algebra, or Geometry.    


AUGUSTA RECREATION, PARKS AND FACILITIES DEPARTMENT

www.augustaga.gov.

706-796-5025.

jdsmith@augustaga.gov

Day Camps. Ages 4-12. Games, sports, arts and crafts, field trips and swimming. Before- and after-care available at selected locations. Camps are held at seven recreation and parks locations in Augusta, Blythe and McBean. Please call for specific details. Registration starts April 1.


AUGUSTA ROWING CLUB

The Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Dr.
www.augustarowingclub.org.
706-432-0022.
augustarows@gmail.com.
Call or check website for details.


AUGUSTA SAILING CLUB
www.augustasailingclub.org.
June 6-9. Check website for details.


AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY MUSIC CONSERVATORY PROGRAM
706-731-7971
consprog@augusta.edu.
www.augusta.edu/ce/conservatory
Please call for additional camp details.


AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY
www.augusta.edu/ce/pace
706-721-3967

Augusta University CyberCamp. Residential camp. For rising juniors and seniors. Limited to 30 students selected from essay and application. No charge for day camp. Introduces students to the academic and professional world of cybersecurity. Students will learn from experts in the field and experience, first-hand, the consequences of a cyberattack. There will also be additional “top secret” hands-on learning experiences for students. www.augusta.edu.com.

Health Sciences Summer Academy. For rising juniors and seniors. Residential camp. Limited to 30 students selected from essay and application. HSSA offers a glimpse into a variety of health careers and majors using experiential instruction, career shadowing and engaging classroom activities. It is designed to introduce students to the academic and professional tools necessary to become successful health science practitioners and will provide a competitive edge when students apply to colleges and universities. www.augusta.edu.com.

GRU Kids University. Academic enrichment courses in daily art projects and creative play that includes courses such as sign language, engineering, data collecting and building. Rising 1st-7 graders. Phone/walk in registration beginning March 15th.augusta.edu/ce/pace

Teen Edition Kids University. Rising 7th-9th graders can get involved with camps that include fine arts, design basics, writing and photography, health and sciences as well as aviation. www.augusta.edu/ce/pace 

Dip Metress Basketball Academy. A week-long camp that teaches basketball fundamentals and helps in developing sportsmanship and team play at Christenberry Fieldhouse. Daily instruction from former and current Jaguar basketball players to improve individual skills such as shooting, passing and ball handling. 1st-11th graders.

Jaguar Athletics Golf. The men’s and women’s Augusta University Augusta Golf programs host the Jaguar Golf Camp in early June at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off Wrightsboro Road. Camp costs include all instruction from Augusta University coaches and players, range balls, green fees at Forest Hills Golf Club, snacks, drinks, prizes and a camp T-shirt. Golf Camp participants will receive skill instruction in the following areas: full swing, chipping, pitching, bunker play, putting, wedge play and course management. Ages 6-18. www.augusta.edu/ce/pace

Junior Jaguar Camp. Nike Baseball Camps. A complete skills camp in which little league players will be exposed to new techniques and skills that will build upon their existing fundamentals to become better overall players. The Junior Jaguar Summer camp is designed for Little League baseball players looking to develop their game. Boys ages 7-12.  www.augusta.edu/ce/pace

Jags Volleyball Summer Camp. Jaguar Volleyball and Head Coach Sharon Quarles host the camp in Christenberry Fieldhouse in mid-June. All girls, ages 12-18, are invited to attend the four-day event from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. in the CFH gymnasium located off Wrightsboro Road. The camp is geared toward individual skills training and will focus on serving, passing, setting, attacking, blocking and individual defense. Competitions will be held daily, as campers will be placed into groups of similar ability to showcase their skills. www.augusta.edu/ce/pace

Student Educational Enrichment Program. A 7-week summer non-residential program for high school juniors and seniors in the local Augusta area. Participants in all OSMA Pipeline Programs receive a stipend to help cover additional expenses and books, while tuition is paid for by the University. Students will be prepared for a future career in the health professions through an extensive academic program that includes courses in various biomedical sciences, hands-on labs, clinical shadowing, networking opportunities and guest speakers. For information visit  www.augusta.edu/ce/pace for information or email ljames@gru.edu or call 706-721-6113.

Summer Volunteen Program. The purpose of the Volunteen program is to utilize our community teenagers, ages 15 to 18, in a meaningful way by assisting in activities that benefit patients, families and community served by Augusta University Health and the Children’s Hospital of Georgia.  www.augusta.edu/ce/pace


AUGUSTA WEST DANCE
262 Furys Ferry Rd.
www.augustawestdance.com.
706-860-0998.
augustawest@ymail.com.

Call or check the website for details.


BEULAH GROVE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER
Beulah Grove Baptist Church Building of Opportunities, 1434 Poplar St.
www.bgcrcenter.org
Jean Callaway, 706-722-4999, lcallaway@development-corp.org.


BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF AUGUSTA
www.bgcsra.org.
706-504-4071.

Day Camp.Theme-oriented summer camp with a fun-filled environment. Field trip, breakfast and lunch included.

Boys & Girls Clubs of the CSRA’s Summer Camp program offers kids an exciting and fun-filled place to learn and grow. Our eight-week camp features weekly learning themes, various areas of activity including computer learning, academic enrichment, games, fitness, arts and crafts, outdoor activities, and field trips.

During Summer Camp, we group our Club members by age as they move through various activity areas. Summer Camp hours are 9:00 am-2:00 pm with extended care hours from 7:30am -5:30pm. As a special treat, we offer exciting field trips throughout the summer in conjunction with our weekly themes and activities. A healthy snack and lunch are provided daily through the Bright from the Start Summer Food Service Program. ALL SUMMER CAMP CLUBS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 4TH


BRICKS 4 KIDZ

We are the leading provider of S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) activities in the CSRA! We provide a fun way to teach and challenge your children through the use of Lego bricks! www.bricks4kidz.com/georgia-augusta-martinez

706-513-5789

augusta@bricks4kidz.com. One week Camps. See website for information.


CAMP GRAVATT

Gravatt Camp and Conference Center, Aiken. www.campgravatt.org. Scott McNeely 803-648-1817. 2018 Camp Dates. Staff Training: May 27 – June 7. Family Camp: June 1 – 3. Junior High 1:   June 8 – 17 (rising 7th-10th graders) Elementary 1:  June 19 – 25 (rising 1st-6th graders)

Elementary 2:  June 27 – July 3 (rising 1st-6th graders) LIT 1: June 19 – July 3 (rising 10th-11th graders) CLOSED FOR GIRLS. Reach Out Camp: July 5 – 8 (rising 1st-8th graders)

Junior High 2:   July 10 – 19 (rising 7th-10th graders). Elementary 3:  July 21 – 27 (rising 1st-6th graders)Elementary 4:  July 29 – August 4 (rising 1st-6th graders) LIT 2: July 21 – August 4 (rising 10th-11th graders) All Ages:  August 6 – 12 (rising 1st-9th graders) **Season Pass

2018 Season Pass pricing outlined below. 2018 Camp Rates. Realizing that families have different abilities to pay, Camp Gravatt has instituted a voluntary three-tier fee program. You may choose the tier that is most suitable for your family. It is really an honor system; you tell us what is affordable for your family. All campers receive the same Gravatt experience no matter what they pay. For those families who can not afford Tier 1 additional financial assistance is available to ensure that all children have this wonderful opportunity to attend camp. In addition, some families use this system to give themselves a multi-child discount.

City of Augusta – Parks and Recreation
www.augustaga.gov/757/Day-Camps. Summer Day Camp. Ages:. 4-12 Year Olds.


COLUMBIA COUNTY BALLET

639 Furys Ferry Road. www.columbiacountyballet.com. 706-860-1852. courtney@columbiacountyballet.com. Princess Dance Camps. Ages 3-7. Weeks offered in June and July. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon. Call for more Information. Summer Intensive. Classical ballet and Pointe, boys ballet, partnering and hip hop.


COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN

3131 Walton Way. covenantaugusta.org. 706-733-0513

Covenant Summer Fun. May 30-July 27, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9am-1pm. Closed July4, 11-13 for Vacation Bible School. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Babies(6mths)/Toddlers(2years) (1 or 2 days weekly max) $15/day or $220, 2years to Rising 1st graders (3 days weekly) $15/day or $340. Kids are required to bring lunch.


EDEN FARMS HORSE CAMP
2763 Allenwood Farm Drive, Appling
https://www.facebook.com/EDENFARMSLLC
706-231-7013
jeden.01@comcast.net

Saddle on up for plenty of hands on horse fun at Eden Farms 16th annual horse camp! Camp includes a daily riding lesson or trail ride, educational horse activities like grooming, saddling, horse safety, healthcare and feeding. Campers will also enjoy horsey arts and crafts, a Bible devotional, and a snack. Children are divided according to age and ability and will ride one of our lesson horses.

Everyone stays cool in our covered riding arena and air conditioned facilities! Friends and family are invited to an end of week horse show with ribbons and certificates are awarded!

Camp is from 9am – 12 noon (Ages 6-14 years old)

Late Stay is available Monday through Thursday 12 noon – 4pm $15 per day


Episcopal Day School
2248 Walton Way
www.edsaugusta.com
706-733-1192.
camp@edsaugusta.com

Day Camp at EDS is a 7-week day camp for children 3-12 years of age. To qualify for our 3-year-old camp program, campers must be toilet trained and have been in a preschool program for at least one year. Campers will explore, create, learn, and be active. Day Camp will run from 9 am to 3:30 pm, with a half day (until 1) option available. Camp has a focus on sports, art, and STEM activities. Every day all campers rotate through technology, art, sports, and a special theme based activity.  The 2018 weekly themes will be:

June 4-9: Fun in the Kitchen.

June 11-15: Superheroes.

June 18-22: The Edible Garden

June 25-29: Ecology and the World Around Us.

July 9-13: Bottle Rockets and Fantastic Science

July 16-20: Summer Olympics.

July 23-27: Science Extravaganza.

In addition to the Day Camp, EDS will offer specialty camps where skills can be honed in one specific area. Specialty Camps include Augusta University Volleyball Camp, Garret Siler Basketball Camp, Study Skills Review Camp (for rising 9th and rising 6th graders), The Learning Groove with Tara Scheyer, Cheerleading Camp, Welcome to School with Wendy Moody and Lynda Smith for incoming young threes and threes, and others. These speciality camps will run either for one full week, or once a week for a period of time (4-8 weeks), and help students hone a specific skill. EDS Sports Camps:Please call for additional information.


THE FAMILY Y

www.thefamilyy.org. 706-922-9622 .Call each branch or check the Family Y website for details at www.thefamilyy.org. Financial assistance is available for all Family Y programs. Aiken County Family YMCA, Graniteville. 803-349-8080. Augusta South Family YMCA, 706-922-9650.

Marshall Family YMCA, Evans, 706-364-3269. Family Y Child Development Center, Augusta, 706-922-9670.. Family YMCA of North Augusta, 803-278-0882. Steiner Branch Family YMCA, Grovetown. 706-922-6711. Family YMCA of Thomson, 706-595-5615. Wilson Family YMCA, 706-922-9624.

Day Camps. All traditional day camps include arts and crafts, games and sports, swimming, devotions and character development activities. Specialized day camps include detailed descriptions of activities. Breakout sessions differ by location. Unless otherwise noted and Camp Lakeside. Campers at all camps should bring backpack, water bottle, sack lunch, snack and spray-on Sunscreen. Unless otherwise specified, camp activities are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with early drop-off beginning at 7 a.m. and late pick-up until 6 p.m. provided at no additional charge.


FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

3500 Walton Way Ext. www.fbcaugusta.org.

Patti Fowler, 706-731-5366 or pflowler@fbcaugusta.org.

For Babies – 4 year olds. The non-refundable registration rate of $10 per child is due at registration.

Those entering K4

Days and Time – Tuesday and Thursday, 9:30 – 1:30,

Length – 8 Weeks (May 29 – July 26); OFF June 4-8, VBS at FBC

CLIMBER’S CLUB – Climbing to new heights as Children Learn Useful Basics for 5 & 6 Yr. Olds

Emphasis – To reinforce academic skills and to prepare the children for the coming year through small and large group experiences and individualized opportunities.  To incorporate through thematic approach of art, games, music, stories, cooking, and theme for each week.


THECLUBHOU.SE

MAKE Month at theClubhou.se

540 Telfair St., Augusta

706-877-8707

learn@theClubhou.se

www.theclubhou.se

Please call for summer camp information.


FIRST TEE

3165 Damascus Rd.

www.thefirstteeaugusta.org

706-364-4654

jbrown@thefirstteeaugusta.org

Please call for information on summer camp offerings.


GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART

506 Telfair St., Augusta.

www.ghia.org.

hwilliams@ghia.org. 706-722-5495.

Summer Art Camps. Weeklong camps.Supplies included. Fun and creative projects will incorporate the fundamentals of art and include drawing and 2-D design, sculpture and 3-D design, painting and mixed media.


GIRL SCOUTS OF AUGUSTA

Girl Scouts of Augusta

508 Shartom Drive

Augusta, GA 30907

706-774-0505

Ages: K-12

Want to have the best summer ever? Join us at one of our summer camps! 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.

Whether you’re interested in day camp or you’re ready to spend the night in tents or treehouses with your peers, GSHG offers a variety of ways to enjoy the camp experience at five of our beautiful camp properties.


GIRL SCOUTS OF HISTORIC GEORGIA

Camp Tanglewood, 4687 Columbia Rd.

www.gshg.org.

912-236-1571.

Check website for camp information.


GRADE POWER LEARNING

4272 Washington Rd., Suite 2, Evans.

www.gradepowerlearning.com.

evansga@gradepowerlearning.com or Gradepower@yahoo.com.

706-650-2225.

Summer Mini Camps. Please call for additional information.

Study Skills Preparation. Rising 5th through 12th grade students will learn time management and study skills and brush up on readiness skills for starting the next grade.

Math. Elementary Math Review, Middle School Math Review and Math Test Strategies, Introduction to High School Math and High School Math Review. All elementary, middle school and high school students will review their math skills to fill up the math gap and work on their advance math to get ahead.

Reading Comprehension. Rising 1st graders-12th grade students will learn how to engage in reading a story that is age-appropriate and understand, remember and apply what they have read. Students will have a series of questions to answer about the given story. This method prepares students for all standardized testing that is given. Every child will gain confidence and develop a love of books and reading.

Sight-Words Recognition. Pre-K–elementary. Teaching the memorization of sight words needed for the beginning steps of reading. With a Sight Words teaching methods for all grade levels, will build a confidence and become a fluent and independent reader.

Little Readers. Pre-k to 2nd grade. Developed as an innovative program that bridges the gap between phonetic programs and whole language theories. Incorporates sequencing, memory, auditory discrimination and blending. This means children learn their ABCs in a balanced approach that does not rely solely on drills and memorization.


GREENJACKETS BASEBALL

706-922-WINS or email info@greenjacketsbaseball.com.

Youth Baseball Camp. The GreenJackets will again host their annual Youth Baseball Camp at Lake Olmstead Stadium, where young players have a chance to learn on the Lake Olmstead Stadium field directly from current GreenJackets players. The camp will cover all aspects of the game, with emphasis on hitting, base running, fielding, throwing, pitching, position work, and more. Campers will be broken into groups. Campers will participate in a variety of drills and activities as well as experiencing game situations and strategies. The objective of the GreenJackets Youth Baseball Camp is to instill the fundamentals of baseball, promote good sportsmanship and create an enjoyable learning experience. Camp fee includes four free tickets to the July game (with the opportunity to order additional tickets) and an autograph session on the final day.

Call for exact dates, times and cost!


GYMNASTICS GOLD

124 Cedar Lane, Martinez.

www.gymnasticsgold.com.

706-650-2111.

Camp Flip Flop. Ages 3-5 and 4-13. Weekly themes.

See their website or call for information.


HAYDENS GYMNASTICS ACADEMY

4300 Evans To Locks Rd., Evans.

www.haydensgym.com

706-868-0608.

haydens@haydensgym.com

Camp Haydens. Ages 5 and up. One-week sessions held. Half day, 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Full day, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Three days per week, half day, $85, full day, $100. Five days per week, half day, $135, full day, $155. Aerobic and sporting activities in the morning and afternoon, a craft and group activity every day.

Junior Camp Haydens. Ages 2-5. $30 per day or call for the weekly rate. Aerobics in the morning, 45 minutes of gymnastics time in the afternoon and a craft or group activity every day.

Health Sciences Summer Academy

For more information, visit

www.augusta.edu. Students will explore scientific discovery and research. The HSSA curriculum is devoted to specific themes of patient assessment, chronic illness, disease and trauma care.

The academy provides intense, hands-on activities during the day including building health skills set, simulations and case studies. Students will explore scientific discovery and research. The HSSA curriculum is devoted to specific themes of patient assessment, chronic illness, disease and trauma care.


HICKORY HILL

502 Hickory Hill Drive, Hickory Hill Historic House Museum, Thomson.

706-595-7777. www.hickory-hill.org.

Franke L. Smith, fsmith@hickory-hill.org. DIG HISTORY. June 18-22, 2018. In DIG History! kids experience how archaeologists investigate the past. They explore ancient hunting methods, learn what our garbage says about us, and work alongside professional archaeologists to learn about forensic methods to solve crimes.

Space is limited to 12 participants. Excavation takes place at the Jeffersonian Publishing Plant site (9MF914). 

Children ages 11 to 17 years (camper must have turned 11 before camp begins). A week-long DAY camp program 9:00am—4:00pm, Monday through Friday; June 18-22, 2018. All camps take place on the grounds of Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson, GA. Cost: $60 per week per child. Notes: To Register: Contact Franke at (706) 595-7777; fsmith@hickory-hill.org

ECO ADVENTURES. June 25-29, 2018

Eco-Adventures  campers explore how Americans have cared for and lived on the land for centuries. They’ll learn how Native Americans lived off the land, how early Georgia settlers farmed and how we can help sustain our environment for the future. This experiential camp allows kids to plant a medicinal and culinary herb garden, harvest fruit, vegetables, and eggs, and make snacks and crafts from the fruits of their labors. Camp activities take place on an historic WORKING farm.  Space is limited to 12 participants.  Children ages 10 to 15 years

9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday through Friday;

June 25-29, 2018

All camps take place on the grounds of Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson, GA Cost: $60 per week per child. Notes: Students should bring a sack lunch and water bottle each day. Snacks are provided twice daily. Activities will predominantly take place outside.

To Register: Contact Franke at 706-595-7777; fsmith@hickory-hill.org


HISTORY TECH CAMP

June 4-8, 2018. Investigate the history of technology, the gizmos and gadgets that made the world turn during the Industrial Revolution.  We’ll examine steam engines, the telegraph, electric lights, and more. THE PARTICULARS: Who:  Children Ages 11-17. What: A week-long DAY camp program. When: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday through Friday; June 4-8, 2018

Where: All camps take place on the grounds of Hickory Hill, 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson, GA. Cost: $60 per child per week. Notes: Child should bring a sack lunch and water bottle every day. Snacks are provided twice daily. Activities take place indoors AND outdoors. To Register:  Contact Franke at 706-595-7777, fsmith@hickory-hill.org.


H. ODELL WEEKS CENTER

1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken.

www.cityofaikensc.gov.

803-642-7631.

bcampbell@cityofaikensc.gov.

Summer Adventures Day Camp. Ages 5-12 at the start of the session. Weekly camps June 5-August 18. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Themed sessions with sports, swimming, games, special guests, arts and crafts. Campers must bring a snack, drink and bag lunch daily. Register at www.cityofaikensc.gov or at the Weeks Center beginning April 1. Cost per week is $70 per child for Aiken City residents and $88 for out-of-city residents

Summer Fun Day Camp. Ages 5-14 at the start of the season. Weekly camps June 5-August 18. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost per week is $60 for Aiken City residents and $78 for out of city residents. Children are encouraged to let their imagination run wild with indoor and outdoor activities, field trips and interaction with special guests.

Integrated CSS (Coding Strategies and Solutions)

Want your child to get one on one or small group coding experience from qualified instructors?

706-691-4121. Call for additional details!


JAMES BROWN ACADEMY OF MUSIC PUPILS

For more information about camps, visit www.jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org or call 803-640-2090.

Out-of-Sight Summer Session. Grades PreK-12., Augusta Museum of History. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Study music theory and learn how to read and compose music. Call for more information or see Web site. 560 Reynolds St. Augusta, GA 30901. JAMP Summer Session


KANE & CO

4321 Evans To Lock Rd., Evans.

www.kanecodance.com.

706-447-9007.

Kelly@kanecodance.com.

Call or check website for details.


LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY

1005 Broad St.

706-724-3576.

Summer Camp 2018. Activities include guided tours of diverse cultural sites throughout the CSRA, arts and craft lessons with well-known local artists, nutrition topics, interactive ecology sessions, etiquette lessons and more. Call for information.


MACH ACADEMY

Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.

www.machacademy.com.

706-796-5046.

mparks37@comcast.net.

Partial scholarships are available.

Summer Tennis/Fitness Camp. May 29- July 28, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ages 6-18. $100 per week. Provides comprehensive tennis fundamentals including drills, competitive matches, fitness, strength training & conditioning, match strategy and mental toughness. A variety of effective USTA training methods will be used to help participants achieve high performance development and winning results.

Reach for the Stars Summer Camp.May 29th 9:00am- 5:00pm. Ages 4-16. $100 per week. Hands-on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sessions as well as life skills development sessions, career exploration, college planning, nutrition and chess. Sessions will also include, tennis/fitness instruction.


MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

3817 Martinez Blvd., Martinez

www.onwiththeshow.biz

Mickey Lubeck, 706-231-1759

musicaltheatredirector@gmail.com

One- and two-week camps for aspiring actors ages 5 through high school. No previous experience needed. All camps end with a show for the parents and friends of our actors.

Themed Weeklong Camps. Teaching improvisation, theater games, singing, crafts and ensemble production, Ages 5-8, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $125.

Themed Two-Week Camps. Theatre games, improvisation, monologues and scenes, ensemble and solo singing, crafts and simple set construction. Ages 8-12, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. $250.

ACTING Technique. One-week camp is for those actors wanting to work on their craft. Monologues, scene study and acting technique. Guest teachers and a final presentation. Ages 10-12, 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 13-17, 1-4 p.m. $150.


MY BEST FRIEND’S SEWING ROOM

3850 Washington Rd., Suite 4C. (La Petite Plaza).

706-993-8819.

mybfsewingroom@yahoo.com.

www.facebook.com/mybestfriendssewingroom.

Kids will have “sew” much fun building confidence & learning a valuable life skill. Runway Show on last day. Ages 8 and up. Beginners welcome. Sewing machines and supplies are provided. Bring a sack lunch. The cost of each camp session is $240.00 which includes a nonrefundable registration fee of $100.00. Each camp session meets for four days, 10-3 pm daily. Be sure and check the start and end dates as the days of the week may vary. Class size is limited to 8 students. Each week will end with a runway show! Please ask about early drop off and pick up options.

Session 1. May 29- June 1-Magical creatures

Session 2. June 4-7- Beach Camp

Session 3. June  11-14- Sleepover—pillowcase, lounge pants, eye mask.

Session 4. June 18-21- Fashion Camp

Session 5. June  25-28, American Girl- projects for your doll.

Session 6. July 17- 20, BeYOUtiful Camp- Christian Camp

Session 7. July 24-27. Back to School– quilted book bag, pencil pouch, compisition notebook cover, owl stuffy

Session 8. July 31st- Aug 3 Harry Potter–  reading pillow  tote, composition book cover, owl stuffy


NEWMAN TENNIS CENTER

3103 Wrightsboro Rd.

706-821-1600.

www.augustaga.gov/771/Newman-Tennis-Center.

kard@augustaga.gov

Tennis and Swim Summer Camp. Ages 7-17. No classes week of July 4th. Full day camp: 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m, $200 per week. Half day camp: 9:15 a.m.-noon, $100 per week. Bathing suit and towel required and lunch is not provided, except for a pizza party of Friday.

Quick-Start Summer Camp. Ages 4-6. Tuesday-Friday. 8:30-9:15 a.m. $50 per week.


PETERSBURG RACQUET CLUB

Phone: (706) 860-9288

Ages 4-18– Within each camp, players will be grouped by ages and levels to guarantee the maximum amount of improvement and FUN. The more skilled players in the Play Group may be mixed with the Performance Program, and the top of Performance Group will be mixed with High Performance.


ODYSSEY LEARNING

3843 Martinez Blvd., Suite 104, Martinez.

706-504-3531. luannolivas@gmail.com

Summer Brain Camp. May 29-August 4th. Ages 4 and up. Individualized programs from 10 a.m.-noon in which students focus in developing reading, writing and math skills. Lunch from noon-1 p.m. Afternoon activities from 1-3 p.m. include art, science, music, social studies and more. Before- and after-care available at NO EXTRA CHARGE! $50 registration fee. Ask about sibling discounts.


Palmetto Stables

palmettostables.net/Camps.html

410 Kirby Dr

North Augusta, SC 29841

This camp will be focused on all things on the farm! We will cover the care and maintenance of the animals (horses, goats, and poultry), learn some gardening tips, and try their hand at farm chores .Campers will need to wear closed toe and heel shoes and bring a water bottle. Cost is $100/camper with a $50 deposit.


PHINIZY CENTER FOR WATER SCIENCES

Phinizy Swamp Nature Park

1858 Lock & Dam Rd, Augusta

phinizycenter.org/summer-camp.

For more information, call Jen at 706.396.1413

Swamp Explorers Summer Camp at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park. Ages 5-10 (rising 1st-5th graders).

Each day of our Swamp Explorers Camp we will focus on a different exciting nature-themed topic.

Swamp Critters daily activities and discussions will be based around topics of wetland ecosystems, mammals, birds, insects, amphibians, and reptiles. Other topics like water conservation and the natural and urban water cycle will also be explored.

Bees, Birds, and Butterflies camp will focus on topics of bees, birds, and butterflies (of course), as well as other pollinators, insect life cycles, invasive species, and planting for our pollinators.

June 4 – 8: Adventure in the Forest

June 11 – 15: The Amazing Food Web

June 18 – 22: Swamp Critters

June 25 – 29: Bees, Birds & Butterflies

Camps costs $215 per week / $200 for Friends of Phinizy

$40 per week Before / After Care Add-On


ROBERT SAPP BASEBALL CAMPS

Sweetwater Park, Thomson.

www.robertsappbaseballcamp.com.

rsbbcamp@charter.net.

770-287-3309

Baseball Camp. Ages 7-14. June 26- 30. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $135. Team rates available. Teaching the fundamentals correctly and emphasizing that baseball should be fun. Also emphasizes improving work habits, discipline, sportsmanship and social skills. Join Robert Sapp and his staff for their 36th year. Team Rate: $125

Softball Camp. Girls ages 7-14. June 26- 30. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $135. Team rates available. Top-notch instruction in all aspects of the game. Same format as their traditional baseball camp. Team Rate: $125


RUTH PATRICK SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER

471 University Parkway, Aiken.

www.campinvention.org

1-800-968-4332 or 803-641-3474 .

Camp Invention. Rising 1st-6th graders. Camp Invention is where BIG ideas become the next BIG thing! Local educators lead a week of hands-on activities created especially for elementary school children. Boys and girls spend time pushing the limits during high-energy games and working with teammates. Lessons explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation. New curriculum each year. Modules include: Duct Tape Billionaire where they explore patents, hear how to launch a business, and present their products to mock investors, Mission: Space Makers- This mission takes your child out of this world to locate and prepare a new planet for human habitation, Have a Blast where Your child will fling, fly and float through high-energy air battles while using physics to boost their advantage. Children engineer a variety of working tools, including “snowball” throwers, a giant air cannon and more;  Operation Keep Out- A young inventor’s dream come true, children create the ultimate Spy Gadget Alarm Box to keep treasures secure. First, they must decode a note written in invisible ink, take apart worn out electronics and then wire their own unique Alarm Box.


SAIL

School for Arts Infused Learning

Columbia County’s only Charter School, the School of Arts Infused Learning (SAIL), is offering an incredible opportunity to all students in the CSRA.  Spread over seven weeks this summer, we will be hosting multiple summer camp experiences that will be comprised of specialty choices in the morning and various activities in the afternoon. Our day will start at 9 a.m. with students participating in their unique specialty camp experience. Examples of specialty camps being offered but not limited to are drama, soccer, art around the world, sports camp, dance, mad scientist, cake decorating, and themed camps. In the afternoon, campers will participate in more traditional camp activities in creative camper, sports extravaganza, and wonder emporium. Camp will conclude at 3 p.m. Before and after care will be available. SAIL wants all children to be able to participate in our exciting and spectacular camp experience this summer.

For more information please visit sailga.orgor email summercamp@sailga.org.


THE SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER, 1833 Broad St., Augusta., www.augustakroc.org/camp, 706-922-1533. Camp Kroc 2018 May 30-August 10. Safe environment, Hot & Healthy Meals, Swimming, Crafts, Games and much more.

Camp Kroc is an ACA accredited day camp program in which children can play and grow in a safe and positive environment. Campers enjoy swimming, arts & crafts, group games, sports, Bible lessons and other fun activities. Camp Kroc offers a well-rounded experience for kids to enjoy everything the Kroc has to offer.


SEIGLER’S KARATE CENTERS

Seigler’s Karate Center Martinez , 4471 Columbia Road Suite A3. 706-855-5685.

Seigler’s Karate Center West, 370 Fury’s Ferry Road Suite #1, Martinez. 706-364-3535.

Karate Summer Camp Drop-off from 8-9 a.m., pick-up from 3-5:30 p.m. Summer Camp cultivates an environment where your child can learn leadership skills and confidence that will help them achieve better grades, improve their focus, and handle peer pressure. Each week includes Martial Arts lessons, indoor and outdoor games, art lessons and more.

Shine Hoop Grind Summer Basketball Camp. Location: Carrie J. Mays Gym, 1014 11th Ave.

Ages: 6-13. Dates: June 4 – August 3 (No camp week of July 2-6). Time: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Call for more information (706) 821-2831


SOAR ACADEMICS ACADEMY. Phone. 706-869- 4128 www.soaracademics.com. 4210 Columbia Rd Ste 12B. Martinez, GA.  Specializing in ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and auditory processing disorder. Before and after hours childcare available.Call for additional summer camp information.


ST. JOHN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. Greene Street. www.stjohnaugusta.org

Jamie Garvey, 706-724-9641. jcgarvey@stjohnaugusta.org

St John Choir Camp: July 9-15th, 2018. For children entering grades 2-9, with guest actors, stage directors and playwrights: Tom Long and Jocelyn Sluka. www.friendsofthegroom.org/.

Director: Jamie Council Garvey. Our schedule: Monday – Friday, 9:00am-3pm

Saturday dress rehearsal 9am-noon, followed by a lake party. Sunday we perform for 11am worship


TRANQUILITY STABLES

5232 White Oak Rd., Appling.

813-714-2456 or Tranquilitystables05@yahoo.com.

www.tranquilityhorsestables.com

Summer Horse Camp. Ages 6 and up. Weekly session start dates starting in May and lasting from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. A weekly camp costs $275 Each day builds on the skills learned the day before so by the end of the week campers will have become confident riders. Camps end with an awards show. Bring lunch along with a change of clothes and a bathing suit. Several rides per day, which include formal instruction, bareback balancing and games on horseback. Arts and crafts offered daily as well as a horse shoeing clinic, a visit from a local vet, instruction on mucking stalls and more.


UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA EXTENSION, COLUMBIA COUNTY. 6420 Pollards Pond Rd., Appling. 706-541-4011 or email laluoma@uga.edu.www.ugaextension.com/columbia. University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education

www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/youth/summer-academy. 706-542-3537 or 1-800-811-6640.

questions@georgiacenter.uga.eduSummer 2018.

Junior Camp. Overnight camp at Burton 4-H Center on Tybee Island. Marsh ecology, study animal life, play, volunteer, talent show and more. See the website to download registration form. Wilderness Challenge Camp. Spend a week in the wilderness at Wahsega 4-H Center. White water rafting down Tennessee’s Ocoee River, caving and spend the night at Raccoon Mountain near Chattanooga, explore the wilderness around Wahsega and more.. See the website to download registration form.


VALLEY HILL FARM

Matthews, Ga. Barbara Lee, 706-829-0981.Overnight Horse Camp. Ages 7 and up. Thursday mornings through lunch on Saturdays during the month of June. $300 per session. Campers receive mounted and un-mounted instruction, as well as trail riding, games and other activities. Groups are kept small for a quality experience. Call for available dates.


VERY VERA

The Cottage, 2708 Wheeler Rd.

706-294-3492. OR 706-922-4646. www.veryvera.com.

Lindsey@veryvera.com. kielea@veryvera.com

Cooking Camp. Pre-Beginner, ages 6-7, June 4-8 .The week of camp is $225

Intermediate ages 8-10 July16-20. The week of camp is $250

Intermediate class is reserved for our chefs who have attended camp for at least 1 year and are between the ages of 8 and 10. We will be mastering skills beyond the beginner level in the kitchen along with making every recipe one to remember. Beginning at 9 a.m. and concluding at 1pm each day we will be in preparing 3+ new recipes, gaining hands-on kitchen experience, crafting new ways to decorate and package our treats, learning a bit more about some of the foods we eat from a natural state, and mastering manners and etiquette to use in an everyday setting.The class will run Monday through Friday of the designated week. All week the students will be preparing for our Friday Banquet. Each student can invite one adult guest to Friday’s banquet. Please have your children wear closed-toe shoes (no sandals) and shirts with sleeves. All long hair will need to be pulled back with a ponytail holder or a rubber band. Advanced Beginners July 23-27, ages 11-14,  The week of camp is $275


WARREN BAPTIST CHURCH

706-860-1586. FLC@WARRENBAPTIST.ORG. WARRENBAPTIST.ORG/FLC

Summer Camps for basketball, baseball, soccer, tennis and cheerleading are held each year in June and July. Contact the Family Life Center for more information.


WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA

3067 Wheeler Rd. 706-731- 5260. Debra Mclarnnon. dmclarnon @wsa.net. www.wsa.net

Our summer programs are open to Westminster families and to all surrounding schools in the greater Augusta area. We offer over 30 programs for ages 3-18 that include academic and technology courses, enrichment classes, fine arts and sports camps, a general day camp, and drivers education. Each of our classes extends Westminster’s mission, which is to glorify God by providing an excellent education that equips students to live extraordinary lives for Jesus. Christ. 2018 Schedule: Week 1: June 4-8. Week 2: June 11-15. Week 3: June 18-22. Week 4: June 25-29. Week 5: July 9-13. Week 6: July 16-20.


Whole Life Ministries

2621 Washington Road. www.wholelife.org. 706-737-4530. Vacation Bible School. June 5-9

Ages 5-12. 9 AM – 1 PM. Whole Life Ministries Children’s Building, 2621 Washington Road Augusta. Free, Registration Required. Journey 2018 Summer Youth Camp

June 18-23. Ages 13-18. Woodlands Camp, Temple Georgia. Departing from Whole Life Ministries. $250 per person. Registration Required. S.T.E.M. CAMP. July 10-14. Ages 5-12. 9 AM – 5 PM. Whole Life Ministries Children’s Building, 2621 Washington Road Augusta

$45 each, Registration Required. Fine Arts Camp. July 10-14. Ages 5-12

9 AM – 5 PM. Whole Life Ministries Children’s Building, 2621 Washington Road Augusta

$45 each, Registration Required.


WILLIAM AVERY BASKETBALL CAMPS

May 28 to June 1st at the old Columbia Middle School located at 6000 Columbia Rd Grovetown, GA 30813. For more information and to register, visit  register www.willaverybasketballcamps.com.  This camp is for boys and girls who are ages 6-14 years old. During Camp we will work on fundamentals, skill development, conditioning, defense, and game play. Last years camp sold out at 60 kids. We have a coach for every 8 kids. Monday-Thursday Camp will be from 9am-3pm and on Championship Friday we will go from 9am-12pm. Each camper will receive a t-shirt and lunch will be provided daily except for Friday. We have early drop off and late pick up available for an additional fee. There is also a half of day option.

This article appears in the April 2018 issue of Augusta Family Magazine.
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