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Summer camp galore for North Georgia

Find one for the kids before it's too late

POSTED: April 4, 2013 1:30 a.m.

Prepare Basketball Clinic, Flowery Branch. 10:30 a.m. to noon. Saturdays. Mulberry Creek Community Center, 4491 JM Turk Road, Flowery Branch. Ages 6-17. $20 per session. 770-965-7140 or 678-588-2111.

Lakeview Academy Summer Athletic, Extracurricular and Academic Camp, Gainesville. April 29 through Aug. 9. Lakeview Academy, 796 Lakeview Drive, Gainesville. For ages 4-18. $50-$150 for camps, $150 and up for academic summer programs which students can receive up to 1 college credit. Call for a complete lists of camps. 678-973-3960, www.lakeviewacademy.com/SummerPrograms.

Young Explorers Travel Camp, Gainesville. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 20-24. Martha Hope Cabin, 528 Prior St. NE, Gainesville. Field trip each day of the week to Consolidated Gold Mine in Dahlonega, Turner Field Tour (Home of the Atlanta Braves), Lunar Mini Golf and Picnic, Stone Mountain and Zoo Atlanta. Ages 6-12. $150-$200. Register by May 16. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Sports Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. May 28-31. McEver Elementary School, 3265 Montgomery Drive, Gainesville; 6-8:30 p.m. June 3-7. Chicopee-Jones Elementary field, Sixth Street-chicopee, Gainesville; 6-8:30 p.m. July 8-12. Mt. Salem Baptist Church, 6152 Mount Salem Circle, Flowery Branch. For children in grades kindergarten through fifth. www.ctscmission.org.

Baseball Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. May 28-31. City Park, Gainesville. Grades 1-8. $85-$115. Register by May 24. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Discovery Day Camp, Gainesville. 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. May 28 through July 26. Gainesville Middle School, 1581 Community Way, Gainesville. Themed arts and crafts, plenty of fun games, swim days at Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center, movie days and weekly field trips. Ages 6-12. $85-$115. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Teen Camp, Gainesville. 1-5 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. May 28-31 and July 29 through Aug. 2. Gainesville. Ages 11-14. $150-$200. Register by May 23 and July 25. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Hall County Library Summer Reading Program, Gainesville. Hall County Library, Gainesville. For all ages. Register May 29 through July 27. Call for more details 770-532-3311 ext. 126, www.hallcountylibrary.org.

Lanier Canoe and Kayak Club Summer Day Camps, Gainesvile. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 3. Ages 7-14. Learn basic paddling skills in canoes and kayaks. Games, swimming and Barge Day are highlights. Rate for nonmembers is $150 on or before May 18 and $165 after May 18. www.lckc.org, 770-287-7888, email info@lckc.org.

Softball Camp, Gainesville. 9-11 a.m. June 3-6. Lanier Point, 1530 Lee Waldrip Drive, Gainesville. Grades 1-8. $80-$110. Register by May 31. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Water Week, Gainesville. June 3-7. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Soccer Camp, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to noon. June 3-7 and 10-14. Allen Creek Soccer Complex, 2500 Allen Creek Road, Gainesville. Ages 4-5. $65-$90. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Kids on the Go Travel Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. June 3-7 and July 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon. June 17-21. Martha Hope Cabin, 528 Prior St. NE, Gainesville. Ages 6-12. $150-$200. Register by July 25. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Lake Lanier Rowing Club Summer Camp, Gainesville. 9-11 a.m. Mondays, Wenesdays and Fridays. June 3-28 and July 8-26. for middle school and high school students interested in learning the sport of rowing. Ages 13-18. $50 per week, $200 for the full summer. 785-770-7888, blransom@mindspring.com.

Baton Camp, Gainesville. 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 3-7 and 17-21. Gainesville Middle School, 1581 Community Way, Gainesville. Campers will learn the basics of baton plus dance from a University of Georgia majorette and experienced featured twirlers. In addition to learning twirling and dance, campers will also have the opportunity to swim at Frances Meadows Aquatic and Community Center. Ages 5 and older. $75-$100. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Princess Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 3-7 and July 15-19. Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Princesses will learn ballroom dancing and visit Anastasia’s Tea room for high tea, visit Interactive Neighborhood for Kids for Princess play time, visit Medieval Times to watch knights battle for their honor. Ages 4-8. $100-$135. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Vet Camp, Gainesville. 1-4 p.m. June 3-7 and July 22-26, 9 a.m. to noon. June 17-21. Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Campers will visit various animal hospitals, the Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, Yellow River Game Ranch. Ages 6-12. $100-$135. Register by May 30, July 13 and July 18. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Super Skillz Soccer Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. June 3-7. Allen Creek Soccer Complex, 2500 Allen Creek Road, Gainesville. Ages 4-14. $165. www.laniersoccer.org.

Elite Basketball Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. June 3-6. North Hall High School, 4885 Mount Vernon Road, Gainesville. $100. 770-983-7331 ext 7245.

Lollipop Summer Camps, Dawsonville. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 3 through Aug. 6. 130 Industrial Park Road, Dawsonville. $35 for each camp. Call for more information. 706-216-2032.

Art Camp "An Explosion of Worship," Hall County. 6-8:30 p.m. June 5-8. Explore the life of David revealed in the Psalms. Kids will respond in worship through mosaics, journaling, music, dance, song, collage, pottery, painting, photography and videography. www.thehighlandschurch.net.

Wilderness Survival, Gainesville. June 10-14. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Extreme Creek Week, Gainesville. June 10-14. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $165-$185. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Summer Day Camps, Gainesville. 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 10-21. Northeast Georgia History Center, 332 Academy St. NE, Gainesville. For rising 4th-6th graders. 770-297-5900, www.negahc.org.

Chef Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. June 10-14 and July 8-12. Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Campers will learn what it takes to operate a restaurant as with a visit to Cheddar’s Casual Café and Texas Road House. Ages 6-12. $90-$120. Register by June 6 and July 5. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Outdoor Adventure Camp, Gainesville. 1-4 p.m. June 10-14 and July 8-12. Martha Hope Cabin, 528 Prior St. NE, Gainesville. For kids interested in learning about outdoor recreation. Campers will participate in various fun outdoor activities which include: Hiking, rock climbing, kayaking, fishing, and disc golf. Ages  8-12. $135-$170. Register by June 6 and July 5.770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Top Spinners Tennis Camp, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to noon. June 10 through July 18. City Park, Gainesville. Ages 6-15. $75-$100. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

KPS All Pro Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. June 11-13. City Park, Gainesville. Ages 6-18. $90-$120. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

A Heap of Herps snake camp, Gainesville. June 17-21. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Outdoor Leadership, Gainesville. June 17-21. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $165-$185. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

3rd annual Summer Music Camp, Dahlonega. 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. June 17-21. Dahlonega Baptist Church, 234 Hawkins St., Dahlonega. $210 per student with some scholarships and limited sponsorships available. annwhitley@mac.com or georgiapickandbow.org.

"Prepare Animals for Love and Shelter" Summer Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12 and July 15-19. Humane Society of Northeast Georgia, 845 West Ridge Road, Gainesville. $150. 770-532-6617.

Football Camp, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to noon. June 18-20. Gainesville High School Gym, 830 Century Place, Gainesville. Ages 6-12. $65-$90.770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Seeing Stars, Gainesville. June 24-28. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Wilderness Survival II, Gainesville. June 24-28. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $165-$185. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Once Upon a Time Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. June 24-28 and July 22-26. Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Campers will have storytime in the park, visit the GHS Warehouse and visit INK to gather ideas for their own story. Ages 4-8. $100-$135. Register by June 20 and July 18. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Wildlife Camp, Gainesville. 1-4 p.m. June 24-28. Civic Center, 830 Green St. NE, Gainesville. Campers will get a close up look at wild animals and learn about animals found in our backyard. Field trips will include Elachee Nature Center, Amicalola Falls, Wildlife Wonders, Smithgall Woods Education Center. Ages 6-10. $110-$150. Register by June 20.770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Fishing Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. June 24-28. Allen Creek Soccer Complex, 2500 Allen Creek Road, Gainesville. Ages 8 and older. $65-$90. Register by June 21.770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Swim Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. July 1-5. Frances Meadows, 1545 Community Way NE, Gainesville. Register by June 28. $90-$120. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Exploring the Animal Kingdom, Gainesville. July 8-12. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Exploring the Animal Kingdom II, Gainesville. July 8-12. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $165-$185. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Elachee Mad Scientists, Gainesville. July 15-19. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Elachee Mountain Bike Camp, Gainesville. July 15-19. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Cheer Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m. to noon. July 15-19. 112 Clarks Bridge Road, Gainesville. Ages 6-12. $90-$120. Register by July 12. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Bugs, Slugs and Katydids, Gainesville. July 22-26. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Super Science Sampler, Gainesville. July 22-26. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $165-$185. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Kids’ Theater Basics, Dahlonega. 1-4 p.m. Monday to Friday. July 22- 26. Downstairs, Holly Theater, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega. Junior camp ages 6-10, senior camp ages 10-18. $95. www.hollytheater.com

Volleyball Camp, Gainesville. 10 a.m. to noon. July 22-26. Gainesville High School Gym, 830 Century Place, Gainesville. Ages 9-14. $65-$90. Register by July 19. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Water Week II, Gainesville. July 29 through Aug. 2. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

Summer’s End Travel Camp, Gainesville. 9 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 5-9. Martha Hope Cabin, 528 Prior St. NE, Gainesville. Campers will visit World of Coke, Frances Meadows, Turner Field Tour, Lunar Mini Golf and Picnic and Fernbank Museum. Ages 6-12. $150-$200. Register by Aug. 1. 770-531-2680, www.gainesville.org.

Birds of a Feather, Gainesville. Aug. 5-9. Elachee Nature Science Center, 2125 Elachee Drive, Gainesville. $110-$140. 770-535-1976, www.elachee.org.

 

Athens-area camps

Midnight at the Zoo I, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 3-7. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Students will enjoy exploring different art media to create animals at the zoo. Ages 4-6. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Sandy Creek Day Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to  4 p.m. June 3 through July 19. Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens. Participants will explore woods and waters including swimming, canoeing, archery, meeting live animals. Ages 6-12 . $70 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $105 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 13. 706-613-3623.

Zoo Camp at Bear Hollow, Athens. 9 a.m. to  4 p.m. June 3 through July 26. Memorial Park, 293 Gran Ellen Drive, Athens. 706-613-3580. Activities include animal care, preparing animal diets, arts & crafts, field trips, swimming, hiking, tracking and more. There is a maximum enrollment of 20 campers per week.  Ages 6-12. $85 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $125 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 6. 706-613-3580.

Camp-a-looza Gymnastics Day Camps, Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 3 through Aug. 2. Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive, Athens. 706-613-3580.  Ages 6-12. $70 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $105 nonresident per week. 706-613-3589.                                   

Kidventures Gymnastics Mini-Camps, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 3 through Aug. 2. Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive, Athens. 706-613-3580.  Ages 3-6. $50 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $75 nonresident per week. 706-613-3589.

Sports Camp, Athens. 1-4 p.m. June 3-7 and 10-14. Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive, Athens. 706-613-3580.  Ages 6-12. $65 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $98 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 6. 706-613-3589.

Rocksprings Summer Day Camp- Crazy 8’s, Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. June 3 through July 26. Rocksprings Community Center, 291 Henderson Ext., Athens. articipants will enjoy the new community pool and splash pad within Rocksprings Community Park. $40 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $60 nonresident per week. Ages 6-12. Register beginning April 13. 706-613-3603.

Lay Park Summer Day Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. June 3 through July 26. Lay Park, 297 Hoyt St., Athens. Campers will participate in cool science experiments. $40 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $60 nonresident per week. Ages 6-12. Register beginning April 17. 706-613-3596.

Memorial Park Day Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. June 3 through July 26. Memorial Park, 293 Gran Ellen Drive, Athens. Program includes a variety of activities, such as team sports, arts and crafts, music, swimming, movies and field trips. $40 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $60 nonresident per week. Ages 6-12. Register beginning April 6. 706-613-3580.

Teen Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to  4 p.m. June 3 through July 19. Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park, 400 Bob Holman Road, Athens. Ages 13-15. $80 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $135 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 13. 706-613-3615.

Parkview Summer Day Camp "Urban Adventures," Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. June 3 through July 26. Parkview Community Center, 69 Florida Ave., Athens. Participants will explore local and global city experiences including, science and space, health and wellness, arts andcultural games. $40 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $60 nonresident per week. Ages 6-12. Register beginning April 13. 706-613-3603.

East Athens Summer Day Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. June 3 through July 26. East Athens Community Center, 400 McKinley Drive, Athens. Program includes a variety of activities, such as team sports, arts and crafts, music, swimming, movies and field trips. $40 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $60 nonresident per week. Ages 6-12. Register beginning April 13. 706-613-3623.

Masterpiece Portrait for Teens, Athens. 1-4 p.m. June 3-7. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will create self-portraits using famous portraits as inspiration. Ages 12 and older. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Athens Y Camp for Boys & Camp Chattooga for Girls, Tallulah Falls. June 9 through Aug. 3. $695 per week. 706-754-6912, ayc@athensycamps.org or www.athensycamps.org.

Monet and More, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 10-14. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will explore the impressionist gifts for strokes of pure color, bright flowers, beautiful portraits, landscapes and dancers. Ages 7-11. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Teens in Action, Athens. 9 a.m. to  4 p.m. June 10-21, July 8-26. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will use different art media to create owur Italian masterpieces. Ages 13-15. $58 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $87 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 27. 706-613-3620.

Athens Creative Theatre Summer Theatre Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 10-14 and June 17-21. Quinn Hall at Memorial Park, 293 Gran Ellen Drive, Athens. Campers will enjoy learning the basics of theatrical performance. Ages 8-12 . $83 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $125 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 27. 706-613-3623.

Masterpiece Portrait, Athens. 1-4 p.m. June 10-14. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will create self-portraits using famous portraits as inspiration. Ages 7-11. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Famous Teddy Bears I, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 17-21. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will be inspired by the books of famous teddy bears and paint them. Ages 4-6. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Sportstime Camp, Athens. 1-4 p.m. June 17-21 and 24-28.  Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive, Athens. Participants will learn basic rules and fundamental skills and have water play each day. Ages 4-5. $65 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $98 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 6. 706-613-3589 or 706-613-3580.

"It’s My Planet," Georgia Rivers and Waterways I, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. June 24-28. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will a diverse mix of art inspired by our state’s beautiful rivers and waterways, while exploring their varied and rich mix of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Ages 7-11. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

   "It’s My Planet," Georgia Rivers and Waterways II, Athens. 1-4 p.m. June 24-28. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will a diverse mix of art inspired by our state’s beautiful rivers and waterways, while exploring their varied and rich mix of terrestrial and aquatic habitats. Ages 7-11. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

The Art of Italy, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. July 8-12. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will use different art media to create owur Italian masterpieces. Ages  4-6. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Skate Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. July 8-12 and 15-19. Southeast Clarke Park, 4400 Lexington Road, Athens. 706-613-3580.  Ages 6-12. $65 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $98 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 6. 706-613-3589.

The Art of Italy II, Athens. 1-4 p.m. July 8-12. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will use different art media to create owur Italian masterpieces. Ages  7-11. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Famous Teddy Bears II, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. July 15-19. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will be inspired by the books of famous teddy bears and paint them. Ages 4-6. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Athens Creative Theatre Summer Theatre Performance Camp "Super Duck," Athens. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 15-26. Morton Theatre, 195 W. Washington St., Athens. A two-week camp that allows campers to enjoy learning the basics of theatrical performance. Ages 8-12. $173 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $260 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 27. 706-613-3623.

Teen Top Chef, Athens. 1-4 p.m. July 15-19. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Participants will combine it all in this fun camp where we will cook, draw, paint, create unique cookbooks, etc. ending in a friendly competition. Ages 12 and older. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Midnight at the Zoo II, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. July 22-26. Lyndon House Arts Center, 293 Hoyt St., Athens. Students will enjoy exploring different art media to create animals at the zoo. Ages 4-6. $82 Athens-Clark County resident plus $15 lab fee, $123 nonresident plus $15 lab fee. Register beginning April 24. 706-613-3623.

Triathlon Camp, Athens. 9 a.m. to noon. July 22-26. Bishop Park, 705 Sunset Drive, Athens. Participants will improve fundamental skills of swimming, running and cycling and will work on endurance and speed. $65 Athens-Clark County resident per week, $98 nonresident per week. Register beginning April 6. Ages 8-12. 706-613-3589.


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