Augusta Family MAGAZINE

2020 CAMP GUIDE

Augusta Family magazine recognizes the fluidity of the current COVID-19 situation and recommends our readers visit websites or call numbers provided for the most up-to-date information for summer event listings.

We make every effort to update our listings regularly.

 


 DAY CAMPS


 

BIG BLUE MARBLE ACADEMY

Childcare Camp.

Ages 4-12. Weekly-themed camps: water play, reading programs, special field trips, dramatic play, art projects and teaming up with teachers to research different activities and planning for a group/class activity.

Locations:

1209 Augusta Avenue, Augusta 706-222-7288

4124 Madeleine Drive, Augusta 706-222-7070

925 Steven’s Creek Drive, Augusta 706-222-7224

7100 Evans Town Center Blvd., Evans 706-222-3769

1001 Grove Landing Way, Grovetown 762-800-0670

Call for complete details or visit, www.bbmacademy.com.


AIKEN CENTER for the ARTS

Art Camp, Aiken.

Unleash the inner creativity in your child with a variety of offerings:

Discovery Art Camp: Ages 4-6 

Art Camp: Ages 7-10

Theatre Camp: Ages 7-10 (June 15-19 only)

Art Studios: Ages 11-14 

Night School: Ages 15+, 5-8pm singular or two-day rates

Art & Music Camp for Special Needs— we’ve added a second week of camp and opened it up to ages 14 – adult. This camp is free but pre-registration is required, link on the summer camp website. See website for specific details and pricing.

Call 803-641-9094 or visit www.aikencenterforthearts.org.


AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL

Enrichment Camp.

Call 706-736-5516 or visit www.aquinashigh.org.


ARTSY ME

Art Classes.

Starting June 1st— 7 weeks of back-to-back camps of painting pottery, glass fusing, clay, canvas and more.

Call 706-432- 6396, 706-723-5914 or visit www.artsymestudio.com.


ART NOOK SCHOOL and STUDIO

Art Camp, Aiken.

Time to wake up your child’s imagination and let them produce something amazing from scratch.

To find out what is being offered, call 803-760-7710 or visit, www.artnookaiken.com.


ART and SOUL PAINT PARTIES

Art & Crafts Camp.

Ages 5 and up. There will be a different session each week Monday -Thursday from 11am — 2pm. Cost is $100 and includes all supplies for two canvas paintings, a wooden cutout project, and rotation of pastels/watercolors/charcoals for fourth project. Parents can register using a link on our FB page or by email: khwaters11@bellsouth.net.

Call 706-220-8654 or visit, www.facebook.com/ArtandSoulPaintingClasses.


COLTON BALLET SCHOOL

Dance Workshops.

The focus of summer workshops is on developing and enhancing a student’s technique in a relaxed, fun and creative environment. Students tackle new challenges, taking their technical and physical abilities to the next level.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-733-5511 or visit, www.coltonballetschool.com.

 


AUGUSTA CHEER ACADEMY

Cheer Camp.

Your athlete will learn cheers, tumbling and stunting, do daily crafts, watch movies and more!

To find out what is being offered, call 706-364-1138 or visit, www.augustacheeracademy.com.

 


AUGUSTA CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS

Enrichment Camps.

Science camp: Motion Commotion, Fun in the “Son” summer camp, study skills workshops, math workshops, athletic camp, and more.

Call 706-863-2905 ext.136 or visit, www.augustachristian.org.

 


AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

Swim Camp.

Call 706-228-3636 or visit, www.augustajcc.org.

 


AUGUSTA PLAYERS

Musical Theatre Camp.

Ages 6-16. The Augusta Players is a nonprofit theatre that has been in business since 1945 and loves to teach kids how to have fun onstage. During these camps, emphasis is placed on learning the skills and craft of creating musical theatre! Each group has classes in music, dance, technical theatre and acting.

Call 706-826-4707 or visit, www.augustaplayers.org.


AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL

Day Camps.

Ages 3-18. Augusta Prep offers eight weeks of camp in June and July in and around their beautiful campus. You do not have to be an Augusta Prep student to enjoy summer camps. Camp Cavalier is open to all children! Daily sports and recreation, creative arts, structured and exploratory activities and more. There are 83 different camps running throughout the summer.

Call 706-863-1906 or visit, www.augustaprep.org.

 


AUGUSTA RECREATION, PARKS AND FACILITIES DEPARTMENT

Day Camps.

Ages 4-12. Games, sports, arts and crafts, field trips and swimming.

Call 706-796-5025 or visit, www.augustaga.gov.

 


AUGUSTA ROWING CLUB

Rowing Camp.

To find out what is being offered, call 734-904-6685 or visit,

www.augustarowingclub.org.


AUGUSTA SAILING CLUB

Sailing Classes, Appling.

ADVENTURE SAILING (Learn to Sail). Ages 8-17. Description: The “Adventure Camp” is designed to get your child engaged in sailing and feeling comfortable on the water. This camp teaches the basics of water safety and sailing. We are excited to offer a class that provides first-time sailors (or returning sailors) a chance to get their feet wet in a fun and relaxed atmosphere! Students will learn knot tying, parts of the boat, water safety, and sail rigging. In addition, they will experience the thrill of sailing an RS Tera, RS Quest, Hobie Wave, Sunfish, or JY15! All instructors are US Sailing certified, including SafeSport, CPR/First Aid.

SAILING CLINICS – BOAT HANDLING, TEAMWORK, AND TACTICS (Sailboat Racing). Ages 8-17. These 1/2 day basic, intermediate, or advanced clinics are for sailors who have previously taken a course through the Augusta Sailing Club and wish to continue their education. Students will learn through classroom and on-the-water activities in the O’pen Skiff, Laser, C420, or RS Quest sailboats. Clinics improve skills in water safety, boat controls, sailing maneuvers, seamanship, wind direction, spinnaker, crew coordination, and tactics. All instructors are US Sailing certified, including SafeSport, CPR/First Aid. These are small classes and focus on individual needs. See website for dates of specific clinics.

Call 706-305-7357or visit, www.augustasailingclub.org/contact-us.

 


AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY

Day Camps.

Pre-collegiate, middle school summer youth camps. Whether in health science, music, student leadership or athletics, AU Academy offers programs that provide hands-on learning opportunities to stimulate, motivate, and support young, inquisitive minds.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-721-3967 or visit, www.augusta.edu.

 


AUGUSTA WEST DANCE

Dance Classes.

Instruction in ballet, tap, and jazz.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-860-0999 or visit, www.augustawestdance.com.


PULSE DANCE CENTER

Dance Classes.

Jazz, tap, ballet, arts & crafts and more! Jazzy Tweens camp for ages 9+, Twirling Rockstars camp for ages 6 – 8, and Princess Ballerinas camp for ages 3 – 5.

Call 706-210-2552 or visit, www.pulsedancecenter.net.


BEULAH GROVE COMMUNITY RESOURCE CENTER

Bible Camp.

Call 706-722-4999 or visit, www.bgcrcenter.org.


GIRL SCOUTS of GEORGIA

Camp Tanglewood.

Weekly camp sessions include Fan Favorites, Mrs. Frizz Science Bizz, Wander-Must, Bear Necessities, Way-Finders, Explorers and Arts Day Camp.

Call 1-888-689-1912 or visit, www.gshg.org/en/camp/summer-camp.html.

S’morevivor 5K Run and Team Challenge.

Two exciting events at one location. There will be post-race activities! Camp will remain open all day so that you can fish, swim, kayak, use the gaga pit, enjoy the food trucks, shop at the silent auction! Everyone is invited to appreciate the benefits of being in nature.

To register visit, www.smorevivor.itsyourrace.com/event.aspx?id=11781


BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF AUGUSTA

Summer Camp.

Week 1: Activities centered on drama, dance and poetry. Week 2: Featuring science labs, robotics, and LEGO volcanoes. Week 3: Project-based learning & community volunteering. Week 4: Activities centered on engineering, coding & science. Week 5: Features obstacle courses, sports, cooking and Zumba. Week 6: Activities center around recycling, water and animals.

Call 706-504-4071 or visit, www.bgccsra.org.


 

CITY OF AUGUSTA– Parks and Recreation

Summer Camps.

Visit, www.augustaga.gov/ to find out what is being offered.


 

COLUMBIA COUNTY BALLET

Dance Camp.

Founded in 1985, CCB brings something new in performance ballet to the children of Augusta. We offer Princess dance camps where students celebrate the art of dance through the beauty of ballet.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-860-1852 or visit, www.columbiacountyballet.com.

 


EDEN FARMS

Horse Camp, Appling.

Grooming, tacking and caring for horses. Horsemanship, arena and trial riding. Bring a lunch each day, snacks provided.

Call 864-898-0043 or visit, www.facebook.com/EdenFarmsSC.


EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL

Summer Camps.

Open to all students in the Savannah River Region. Camp themes: Cooking with Kids, How to be a Superhero – At Home, in the Community, and in the World*, The Edible Garden*, Bottle Rockets and Fantastic Science – Things that go ZOOM!*. Brain Teasers, Mind Twisters, and Games and Sports Around the World.

Camps with a (*) will be located at our Flowing Wells Campus. Early care and extended day will be offered at both locations but need to meet the minimum campers required at each location.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-733-1192 or visit, www.edsaugusta.com.


THE FAMILY Y

Summer Camps.

The Family YMCA of Greater Augusta offers day camp programs across the Savannah River Region at nine different locations. From arts and crafts, to swimming, to sports, there is something fun for all. Through our camps we offer a Summer Enrichment Program which focuses on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) activities for campers. Your child will have a memorable summer and make lifelong friendships.

To find out what is being offered, Call 706-922-9622 or visit, www.thefamilyy.org.


 

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH

Bible Camps.

For details, call Patti Fowler, 706-731-5366 or email pflowler@fbcaugusta.org or visit, www.fbcaugusta.org.


 

FIRST TEE

Golf Camp.

The First Tee is an international youth development organization introducing the game of golf and its inherent values to young people. Through after-school and in-school programs, we help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf. And it is making a difference.

For more details, call 706-364-4653 or visit www.firstteeaugusta.org.


GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART

Art Camp.

The Institute’s preeminent programming offers opportunities for community members of all ages and backgrounds to participate in visual arts on a continual basis. GHIA always strives to maintain the highest standards of educational excellence. Our goal is to foster your creativity, enhance your visual awareness, and improve your technical skills in your chosen medium. Classes have small numbers to ensure that each student receives ample individual attention.

To find out what is being offered, call 706-722-5495 or visit, www.ghia.org.


GIRL SCOUTS OF AUGUSTA

Summer Camp.

With each new experience and opportunity to grow, we are adding must haves to our ever-changing world, sharing kindness and next level skills. Camp means getting comfortable meeting new friends, expressing yourself and deciding to be a good steward of this big, beautiful world. That’s right! Camp is a necessity– for forward thinking, daily courage, individual identity, and the knowledge of the Girl Scouts’ heritage. Be a part of the 100-year-old Girl Scout tradition and build skills in the outdoors.

Call 706-774-0505 or visit, www.ghia.org.

 


 

FRIENDS of the SYMPHONY, AUGUSTA SYMPHONY

Symphony Camp.

The 39th annual Creative Arts “Symphony Camp” is for children entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. Brass, woodwind, string, percussion instruments, drama, art, weaving, chorus, movement, puppetry, storytelling and creative writing. Six different classes per week.

For details, call Sue Alexanderson at 706-738-7527 or Augusta Symphony at 706.826.4705 or email to: walexanderson@comcast.net.

 


 

GREEN JACKETS BASEBALL

Summer Camps.

Youth baseball, dance camp and youth sports teams. Baseball Ages: 4 -14 years
Dance Ages: 4-18 years

Call 803-349-9416 or visit, www.milb.com.

 


 

GYMNASTICS GOLD

Gymnastics Camp.

Ages 3-13.

Call 706-650-2111 or visit, www.gymnasticsgold.com.

 


 

HAYDENS GYMNASTICS ACADEMY

Gymnastics Camp.

Ages 5 and up. Campers learn basic life survival skills each week in order to be a life champion.  Each week a different community visitor will help with one part of the camper’s survival skills. Bring your child back weekly so they can participate in each skill.  Survival basics in the GYM and in LIFE.  We know your child will build amazing skills at Haydens Summer Camp!

Call 706-868-0608 or visit, www.haydensgym.com.

 


 

HICKORY HILL

Enrichment Activities, Thomson.

As a child, Thomas Edward Watson set himself a lofty goal— to become “one of the first men of the state”. It set him on a path that led to a career as an attorney, author, politician, publisher and, most significantly, an avowed populist. His home is a testament to his continuing contributions to Southern culture. ages 11-17: Incredible Inventions; ages 10-16: ECO Adventures; ages 11-17: Dig History.

Call 706-595-7777 or visit, www.hickory-hill.org/#hickory-hill.

 


 

JAMES BROWN ACADEMY OF MUSIK PUPILS

Music Camp.

JAMP Summer Session. Students are inspired to learn and create music.

Call 803-640-2090 or visit, www.jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org.

 


 

KANE & CO DANCE PRODUCTIONS

Dance Camp.

Our summer camps consist of daily dance instruction with our Princess Power camp focusing primarily on ballet, and Dance Party camp focusing primarily on Jazz & Hip Hop. All camps will complete theme related crafts as well as games that are dance-oriented and educational. At the end of each week, dancers participate in an end-of-the-week demonstration to show parents what they learned. Princess Power camps: ages 3 – 5; Dance Party camps: ages 6 – 12.

For registration and more information call 706-447-9007 or visit, www.kanecodance.com.

 


 

MACH ACADEMY

Tennis Camp.

We expose participants to the lifetime sport of tennis in a success-oriented and friendly environment.  Our Pathway Through Tennis is accessible to participants ages 3 to 18 and includes: Ten and Under Tennis Clinics, USTA Junior Tennis Clinics, USTA Junior Team Tennis, USTA Sanctioned Junior Tennis Tournaments, USTA Tennis Clubs, NJTL Tennis Match Play Days, and Summer Tennis and Academic Camps. We encourage participants to use the game of tennis to help pave the way for tennis college scholarships.

Call 706-796-5046 or visit, www.machacademy.com.

 


 

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP

Acting, Voice & Music Camp.

All camps are one week, half day, musical theatre acting camps, including theatre games, improvisation, scenes and songs with a final presentation on the Friday of each week. All camps are geared for both boys and girls! Camp meets daily 8:30am-12:30pm. Campers bring a water bottle and light lunch.

To register call 706-231-1759 or visit, www.onwiththeshow.biz.

 


 

MY BEST FRIEND’S SEWING ROOM

Sewing Classes.

Your kids will have “sew” much fun this summer, building confidence while learning a life skill. Open to ages 8 and up. Beginners are welcome. Sewing machines and supplies are provided. Bring a sack lunch. Magical Creatures, Dolls and Stuffies, American Girl Sewing Camp, Bedroom Accessories, Fashion Design, Super Hero/Girl Power, Back to School, and Harry Potter Classes.

Call 706-993-8819 or visit, www.mybestfriendssewingroom.com.

 


 

NEWMAN TENNIS CENTER

Tennis & Swim Camp.

NTC Junior programs, private lessons, clinics, homeschool lessons and summer camps.

Call 706-821-1600 or visit, www.augustaga.gov/771/Newman-Tennis-Center.

 


 

PETERSBURG RACQUET CLUB

Racquet Ball Camp.

The PRC teaching staff offers the most comprehensive instructional program in the area. Whether your child is a 4-year old beginner or a nationally ranked 16-year old, PRC will ensure that your child improves and has a fun time doing it.

Call 706-860-9288 or visit, www.prctennis.com.

 


 

PALMETTO STABLES

Horsemanship Summer Camps, North Augusta.

We offer a 5-day camp, 8am to 2pm, for children 5 years old to 14 years old. Our camps cover the care and maintenance of the horses, as well as some common medical conditions and fun facts. The campers will help feed and care for the animals, enjoy crafts, and games. From haltering, grooming, barn chores to trying out different disciplines, we have it covered. Campers will need an ASTM/SEI certified riding helmet, boots with heels, a lunch, and refillable water bottle. Extra water is provided. Contact us for dates and to check availability.

Call 803-439-3022 or visit, www.palmettostables.net.

 


 

PHINIZY CENTER FOR WATER SCIENCES

Science Activities.

The Phinizy Center’s Education Staff welcomes all rising 1st through 6th graders (ages 5-11) to come join us for a fun-filled week of outdoor exploration for our Swamp Explorers Summer Camp! Our camp themes include: Adventure in the Forest, The Amazing Food Web, Swamp Critters, and Bees, Birds & Butterflies. Included in the weekly camp price we will provide daily snacks and drinks, as well as a reusable water bottle and a camp T-shirt. Parents provide a packed lunch and a curious little camper!

Call 706-396-1413 or email Camilla.Sherman@phinizycenter.org, or visit, www.phinizycenter.org.

 


 

ROBERT SAPP BASEBALL CAMP

Baseball Camps, Sweetwater Park, Thomson.

Campers ages 6-14 attend camp from 9am — 3:00pm each day. Fundamentals are in the morning and games are in the afternoon.

Call 770-287-3309 or visit, www.robertsappbaseballcamp.com/Home.html.

 


 

RUTH PATRICK SCIENCE EDUCATION CENTER

STEM Summer Camp, Aiken.

Camp Invention is a STEM Summer Program that turns curious students into innovative thinkers. Our Innovation Ecosystem— a network of programs influenced by inventors— provides an authentic, hands-on opportunity to experience the invention process first-hand. Led by local certified educators, our programs offer equal access to STEM education while positioning inventors as role models.

Call 1-800-968-4332 or 803-641-3474 or visit, www.invent.org/programs/camp-invention.

 


SAIL

Enrichment Camp.

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 Savannah River Region.

For more information please visit, www.sailga.org/#.

 


 

THE SALVATION ARMY KROC CENTER

Summer Camp.

From childcare programs, group exercise classes to art workshops and aquatic classes, there is a perfect activity for you.

Call 706-364-5762 or visit, www.augustakroc.org.

 


 

SEIGLER’S KARATE CENTERS

Karate Camp.

Programs Kids Martial Arts, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Mixed Martial Arts, Teen Martial Arts.

Visit, www.goskc.com, for multiple area locations and phone numbers.

 


 

SOAR ACADEMICS ACADEMY

Enrichment Classes.

Specializing in ADHD, ADD, dyslexia and auditory processing disorder.

For more info, call 706.869.4128.

 


 

JOHN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Bible Classes.

Call 706-724-9641 or visit, www.stjohnaugusta.org.

 


 

TRANQUILITY STABLES

Horse Riding Camps, Appling.

The summer camps at Tranquility stables offer a unique way for your child to take a break from school and make new friends while horseback riding, playing games, creating crafts and making memories for a lifetime. Ages 6 and up. Children will learn horse grooming, tack, nutrition and riding.

Call 813-714-2456 or visit, www.tranquilityhorsestables.com.

 


 

UNVERSITY of GEORGIA CENTER for CONTINUING EDUCATION

Visit, www.georgiacenter.uga.edu, or call 706-542-3537.

 


 

UNIVERSITY of GEORGIA EXTENSION

Summer Academy Camps, Appling.

An exciting series of specialty summer camps in Athens for middle school and high school students looking to explore their passions, make new friends and learn along the way. Whether you dream about becoming a film director, doctor, scientist or artist, we have a summer camp just right for you! Live out your dreams. You can immerse yourself in any world you choose from photography to video game design to culinary or comic book art. Participants work with experts in the field to get practical, hands-on experience, and receive helpful advice on how to get where you want to go.

Call 706-541-4011 or visit, www.extension.uga.edu.

 


 

VERY VERA

Cooking Camp.

Very Vera develops a sense of home economics in the next generation by teaching culinary skills, etiquette, and home management while fostering a sense of entrepreneurship. Get a taste of Summer Camp and sign your child up for one of our Saturday Camps! Drop off at 9:00am. Pick-up at 1:00pm.

Call 706-294-3492, 706-922-4646 or visit, www.veryveracamp.com.

 


 

WARREN BAPTIST CHURCH

Sports Camp.

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

Call 706-860-1586 or visit, www.warrenbaptist.org.

 


 

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA

Summer Camps.

Our summer programs are open to surrounding students 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 driver 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.

Call 706-731- 5260 or visit, www.wsa.net.

 


 

WHOLE LIFE MINISTRIES

Vacation Bible School.

Whole Life Ministries is a full-gospel, non-denominational church established as a result of a vision God gave our Pastor, Sandra Kennedy. The mandate given to Whole Life Ministries is to “Grow Up the Body of Christ and Teach Them Victory.” To that end, all the energies and resources of Whole Life Ministries are dedicated to implementing the various phases of that vision in the fullness of God’s timing.

Call 706-737-4530 or visit www.wholelife.org.

 


 

WILLIAM AVERY BASKETBALL CAMP

Basketball Camps.

Will Avery Basketball camp will be held in Myrtle Beach, SC at the Myrtle Beach Sport Center. The dates will be July 27-31, 2020.  This camp is open to all boys and girls ages 6-15 years old. Space is limited so sign up early!

Call for most up-to-date information, 706-294-0767 or visit, www.willaverybasketballcamps.com.

 


 

VALLEY HILL FARM

Horse Camp, Matthews.

Established in 1990 by Tom and Barbara Lee. Barbara trains hunters for foxhunting and Tommy is an American Saddlebred trainer. They work together on summer camps and day care field trips.  The Lees believe in a safe, fun, family atmosphere in which people learn to become total horsemen and horsewomen.

Call 706-829-0981 or visit, www.valleyhillfarmga.com for available dates.

 


 

AUGUSTA UNIVERSITY MUSIC CONSERVATORY PROGRAM

Music Camp.

Rising 6 – 12 graders. Band, orchestra, and voice.

Call 706-731-7971 or visit, www.augusta.edu/pamplin/music/conservatory.

 


 

St. JOHN UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Music Camp.

Students entering grades 1-12 are invited to join us for an unforgettable week!  They will be led by professionally trained artists, musicians, teachers and actors.  Fine Arts Camp is for kids of all artistic abilities. It includes visual art, dance, drama, and music. It is a great opportunity to gain self-confidence, make friends and have fun!

Call 706-724-9641 or visit, www.stjohnaugusta.org/music/fine-arts-camp. 

 


 

GRACE KIDS CLUB, UMC

Day Camps, North Augusta.

Ages completed K – 5th. This camp is offered to elementary aged children and is available during various weeks of the summer months. All summer camps have a daily schedule that includes classroom activity time, morning and afternoon snacks that we provide, a 1-hour lunch that you provide, specialty leader time and open gym time. Your child’s daily schedule is programmed to have a lot of fun and engaging activities!

Call 803-279-7528 or visit, www.gotgraceumc.org/kids-club.

 


 

MEAD HALL

Summer Camp, Aiken.

Full and half day camps for rising 3k- 3rd graders.

For more info call 803.644.1122.

 


 

THE CLUBHOU.SE STEAM CAMPs

Robotics and Art Camps.

Ages 11+. The Clubhou.se is offering a Sumo Robot League Camp, where campers will assemble and program a sumo robot kit. Campers will be soldering and coding a fighting robot to take home at the end of the week. There is also a Sequential Art Camp, where campers will learn about a variety of art materials and techniques as they develop skills in character design and visual storytelling; this camp will be presented by Perfect Storm Art Enrichment. Supervised lunch breaks from 12 — 1 p.m., bring a sack lunch.

Call 706-723-5782 for more information or to register or visit, www.theclubhou.se.

 


SPECIAL NEEDS CAMPS


 

CAMP IVEY, FAMILY Y

One-week Overnight Camp, Lincolntown.

Ages 7-18. A camp for children with developmental delays. Camp IVEY’s mission is to promote communication, develop self-care skills and coordination, and create life-long memories through outdoor education and recreational fun in a safe, supportive environment at beautiful Camp Lakeside. Child assessments will be completed prior to registration.

Call 706-359-2152 for more information or visit, www.thefamilyy.org/ivey.

 


 

ALL ABILITIES SOCCER CAMP

Various Sessions, Arsenal Soccer Park.

Family-run special needs soccer camp. Kids have fun participating in creative games of soccer for every level of disability.

Visit www.facebook.com/pages/category/Sports/All-Abilities-Soccer-Camp-1702788233148990.

 


 

CAMP PUZZLE PALOOZA, AIKEN FAMILY Y

Half Day Camp, Aiken.

Ages 5-12. Puzzle Palooza is a half day summer camp program for children with physical and/or developmental disabilities. Campers will be integrated with their typical peers in activities like sports, games, swimming, arts and crafts and equine education. Campers will be paired with a Puzzle Palooza Pal to assist them as much or as little as they need. Alternate or modified activities will also be available when the typical activities are not physically or developmentally appropriate.

Call 803-349-8080 or contact Lori Colindres for more information via email at loriscolindres@yahoo.com.

 


 

CAMP TO BE INDEPENDENT

Overnight Camp, Rutledge.

Camp TBI is a scholarship-based overnight summer camp environment for children and young adults, ages 8-21, with traumatic brain injury. Camp TBI staff provides one-on-one care, which increases the campers’ level of independence in the areas of personal hygiene, following a schedule, making friends appropriately and just having fun. Campers enjoy horseback riding, a ropes course, group games, sporting activities, swimming, fishing and arts and crafts along with social activities such as dances, karaoke and talent nights.

Call 706-826-5809 or email haley@waltonfoundation.net or visit, www.waltonfoundation.net/camps. 

 


LITTLE ONES CAMPS


 

GRACE BAPTIST CHURCH

Preschool Camp.

2 years – 1st grade. One or two days a week.

Call 706-868-9729 or visit, www.gbce.net/preschool-summer-program.

 


 

TRINITY ON THE HILL METHODIST

Preschool Camp.

6 months – 7 years.

Call 706-738-8822 or visit, www.trinityonthehill.net/Preschool.

 


 

COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN

Bible Activities.

Ages 3 months to rising 3rd graders. Let’s Make a Splash!! Please call the preschool office for registration information.

Call 706-733-8102 or visit, www.covenantaugusta.org.

 


 

REID PRESBYTERIAN

Preschool Camp.

3 years – 5 years. The hours are 9am until 1pm daily.

Each session will run Monday through Thursday. We will not operate on Friday.

Call 706-737-4414 or visit, www.reidchurchaugusta.org/ministries/mdo-preschool.

 


 

FIRST BAPTIST OF AUGUSTA

Preschool Camp.

Babies – rising K and 1st graders.

For more info, call 706-731-5366.

 


 

FIRST BAPTIST OF AUGUSTA OF NORTH AUGUSTA

Day Camp, North Augusta.

6 weeks – 5th grade.

Call 803-279-6370 or visit, www.csrachurch.org/ministries/weekday-education.

 


 

FIRST BAPTIST OF AUGUSTA OF AIKEN

Day Camp, Aiken.

Preschool Pals is for rising 4K- rising 1st graders.  Kiddie Kamp is for children from 12 months to rising 3K.
Preschool Pals includes field trips most weeks.  Campers ride on the church bus.
Parents provide lunches. 

Call 803-648-5476, ext. 215 or visit, www.aikenfbcpreschool.org/summer-camp.html

 


AWAY CAMPS


 

ATHENS Y CAMPS

Summer Camp, Tallulah Falls.

Paradise of Youth Camp. 600 beautiful acres in the North Georgia mountains. Athens YMCA Camps for boys and Camp Chattooga for girls both is tucked between Tallulah Falls and Lake Rabun. Many third, fourth and even fifth generation campers have attended. Come be part of the tradition. There are brother-sister camps located adjacent to each other.

Call 706-754-6912, 706-754-3329, or visit, www.athensycamps.org.

 


CAMP GRAVATT

Summer Camp, Aiken.

Camp Gravatt offers boys and girls from 1st – 11th grades a Christian-centered, community-based summer camp experience, focused on demonstrating God’s unconditional love to every camper.

Call Ellen Grbic at 803.648.1817 or visit, www.campgravatt.org.

 


 

CAMP LONG

Overnight 4-H Camp, Aiken.

Camp Long has no shortage of outdoor opportunities for groups of all sizes, ages and skill levels. Get out of your comfort zone on our rappel tower, giant swing, or our new 35-ft climbing tower. Build community and collaboration by testing your organization’s skill at our outdoor team challenge course. Start a pick-up game of basketball, softball or football and then cool off lakeside. Our highly trained staff will create a custom itinerary fit to achieve your recreational goals.

Call 803-649-9512 or visit, www.camplongsc.com.

 


 

FAMILY Y CAMP LAKESIDE

Summer Camp, Lincolntown.

Tucked away on the shores of Clark’s Hill Lake, Camp Lakeside offers a refreshing escape from everyday life. We provide a variety of enriching outdoor recreation programs just a short drive away from the heart of Augusta, Aiken, and surrounding communities. Camp Lakeside offers activities like swimming, hiking, fishing, archery, sports, canoeing, kayaking, arts and crafts, disc golf and more!

Visit, Call 706-359-2152 or visit, www.thefamilyy.org/branch/camp-lakeside.

 


 

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