Slew of summer camps available in the local area

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As the end of the school year approaches, families begin looking for opportunities to keep the little ones entertained in a healthy and productive way over the long summer breaks. Summer camps are a great way to do just that and there are many of them available in the local area.

Here are a few offered by local private schools and the Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts and Onstage Walton. If you are offering a summer camp for local children of any age this summer and don’t see it here, please email the information to sharon@waltonliving.com and we will keep this list updated.

2019 SUMMER CAMPS

Monroe Country Day School

June Schedule

Know what you want to sign up for?  Go directly to registration Or, click on the camp that you are interested in to go to the registration page. All camps are open to the public and there is a 10 percent discount for the first 25 registrants. The Discount Code is Early Bird

June 3-7th  
Rising K4-5th Grade Half Day Morning       9:00 am – 11:45 am  /   $125
Half Day Afternoon    1:00 pm – 3:45 pm  /   $125
All Day Camp 9:00 am – 3:45 pm   /   $200
When it’s hot outside, everyone wants to find a fun way to cool down. Why not play action-packed water games to let off some of that steam? Come and join the Summer Splash. This camp will be a variety of field day games and water games.   Come wearing sandals with straps or water shoes.  Please also bring a sack lunch and water bottle. Suggested to also bring sunscreen, a towel, and a hat.  
June 10-14th 
Rising K5-6th Grade All Day Camp 9:00 am – 3:30 pm   /   $250
Camp Invention transforms curious children into innovative thinkers. Camp Invention® is a nationally acclaimed summer program where STEM concepts come to life. Led by local teachers, this program has tapped into kids’ natural curiosity since 1990, giving them the opportunity to become innovators through teamwork and immersive, hands-on creative problem-solving. Our camp is designed to keep kids engaged. We give our campers a strong STEM foundation. Check out Camp Invention’s Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CampInvention/ or sign up at https://www.invent.org/programs/camp-invention
June 17-21st
Rising K4-5th Grade Half Day Morning Camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm/   $125
Children begin their morning with cheer camp. Cheer camp is full of fun, learning and lots of moving.
Rising K4-5th GradeHalf Day Afternoon Camp 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm/   $125
Afternoon Camp has an under the sea theme that is full of ocean crafts, games and activities. Students learn about aquatic habitat, how to make lava lamps and much more.
Rising 2nd-4th Grade / 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ($125)
Rising 5th-8th Grade / 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ($125)

Voice Camp is a camp for all experience levels, where children will learn breathing, vowel placement, vocal dynamics, singing with a healthy voice, blending with other singers, vocal vocabulary, and singing in harmony.

 June 24-28th

K4-1st Grade / Morning only camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  ($125) 

2nd-5th Grade / Afternoon only camp  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm   ($125)

Art Camp inspires kids to be creative and expressive. It’s amazing to see just what kids design when given the freedom to explore and to express themselves creatively! Children learn how to make cool crafts using recycled materials, create critters from natural objects, make special projects, mix up paint and much more!

Tumbling/Ballet

2nd-5th Grade / Morning only camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm ($125)

K4-1st Grade / Afternoon only camp 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm ($125)

Ballet and Tumbling Camp introduces ballet or tumbling basics and inspires young dancers and tumblers to express themselves through movement. Movement is introduced,and has the students apply imagination, energy and coordination. Focus on form and technique is part of the camp along with allowing children to enjoy movement and self-expression. 

Arts and Crafts / Tumbling and Ballet

K4-1st Grade – All Day Camp  9:00 am – 4:00 pm   ($200)

Tumbling and Ballet / Arts and Crafts

2nd-5th Grade – All Day Camp 9:00 am – 4:00 pm  ($200)

July Schedule

July 8th-12th

Music

K4- 5th Grade – Morning only camp 9:00 am- 12:00 pm ($125)

At music camp, kids listen to music, learn fun songs, style and music reading, and play music based games. The students learn better ways to go about learning new and/or fun pieces of music.

Cooking

5th-8th Grade – Morning only camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  ($125) 

Bon Appetit! Campers will spend the week cultivating their culinary skills. Campers will learn a thing or two about proper nutrition and balanced meals. This camp has an emphasis on healthy eating that’s tasty too. Each day, campers will cook a snack and lunch that they will enjoy.

Summer Celebration

K4-5th Grade – Afternoon only camp 1:00pm – 4:00pm  ($125)

Summer Celebration is a mixture of fun activities including character building crafts, art, music, stories, and outside games. 

Art Camp

5th-8th Grade – Afternoon only camp 1:00pm – 4:00pm  ($125)

Art Camp multi-media is a skills building projects-based camp that exposes children to drawing, painting, and assemblage. Each day  we will use different materials (paper mache, yarn & clay) and techniques to create artistic projects that stimulate the imagination.

Prepare for Success in Algebra I

Rising 7th & 8th Grade (for students taking Algebra I in the Fall) – Morning only camp 8:00 am – 11:00 am  ($550 – 2 week camp)

Two week course taught by 2 Certified Mathematics Instructors specializing in Algebra 1. This is a 2-week course (July 8th-12th and July 15th-19th) to benefit students that are planning to take Algebra 1 in the Fall.  This will help them get a head start on the school and bring better understanding. (NOTE: MCDS students receive $100 off)

Prepare for Success in Pre-Algebra

Rising 6th & 7th Grade (for students taking Pre-Algebra) – Afternoon only camp 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm  ($550 – 2 week camp)

Two week course taught by 2 Certified Mathematics Instructors specializing in Pre-Algebra. This is a 2-week course (July 8th-12th and July 15th-19th) to benefit students that are planning to take Pre-Algebra in the Fall.  This will help them get a head start on the school and bring better understanding. (NOTE: MCDS students receive $100 off) July 15th-19th

 Space Camp

K4-5th Grade – Morning only 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  ($125)  

Afternoon only 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  ($125)

All Day Camp  9:00 am – 4:00 pm  ($200)

We’re blasting off to outer space for this week of Camp Fun. During Outer Space Week, campers will learn about the solar system while having fun. Plus, students will get to do indoor and outdoor activities which includes; out of this world experiments, make your own telescope, crafts and games. 

Native American Culture

K4-1st Grade – Morning only camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  ($125)

 Campers will embark on a cultural journey that includes the exploration of nature, music, history, art, games and stories. Sub-themes are incorporated daily to facilitate a fun and culturally stimulating camp experience. 

July 22nd-26th

Cooking

K4-5th Grade – Morning only camp 9:00 am – 12:00 pm  ($125) 

Bon Appetit! Campers will spend the week cultivating their culinary skills. Campers will learn a thing or two about proper nutrition and balanced meals. This camp has an emphasis on healthy eating that’s tasty too. Each day, campers will cook a snack and lunch that they will enjoy.

Drama

K4-5th Grade – Afternoon only camp 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm  ($125)

Drama camp lets your son or daughter unleash their creativity through movement and improvisation. They’ll learn valuable theatre skills including technical instruction in activities like lighting, makeup, costuming, stage managing which help to broaden their interests.

July 29th-August 2nd

Splash and Games Summer Sendoff! 

K4-5th Grade – Half Day Morning 9:00 am – 11:45 am  /   $125

Half Day Afternoon 1:00 pm – 3:45 pm  /   $125All Day Camp     9:00 am – 3:45 pm   /   $200

Splash and Games Summer Sendoff! When it’s hot outside, everyone wants to find a fun way to cool down. Why not play action-packed water games to let off some of that steam?  A week of field day games and water games. Please wear sandals that stay on your feet or water shoes. Bring lunch if you stay for the day.

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Monroe-Walton Center for the Arts

In June and July 2019, we offer four weeks of mixed media camps plus one week of clay camp.

Mixed Media Camps will be age-appropriate for ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12. These camps will offer a wide range of exposure to different mediums.  Our focus this year will be on Space; we are creating a Galaxy Gallery that will be in progress through all camps and open to the public.  The kids will create projects that they will bring home but also work together as a group to create community artwork for the gallery.  Our Camp Instructors are all experienced art teachers.  These camps will feature projects that will expand your child’s artistic abilities! Each camp will offer different projects. We also offer CLAY CAMP.  Both hand-built and wheel-thrown pieces will be created in clay.ALL Camps are $135 per week for members; $145 per week for non-members.

Please follow the instructions specific to each camp to pay for your camp(s):

MIXED MEDIA WEEK ONE: June 10 – 15 
Ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12
taught by Donna Coffman and Donna Guntharp.  Pay by emailing Donna Coffman

MIXED MEDIA WEEK 2: June 24 – 28
Ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12
taught by Grace and Rebecca McCartt.  Please pay HERE

MIXED MEDIA WEEK 3: July 8 – 12 
Ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12
taught by Grace and Rebecca McCartt.  Please pay HERE.

MIXED MEDIA WEEK 4: July 22 – 26 
Ages 5 – 8 and 9 – 12
taught by Donna Coffman and Donna Guntharp.  Pay by emailing Donna Coffman

CLAY CAMP: June 17 – 21 
Ages 9 – 14. 
taught by Rebecca Braswell.  Pay by emailing Rebecca Braswell

 

Loganville Christian Academy

CHEER CAMP I
Grades: Rising Pre–K to rising 8th graders
Date: June 3–6, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Molly Spencer
Location: LCA gym
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle, snack, and tennis shoesThis fun and energetic cheer camp will provide a great opportunity for your child to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. Coach Molly will focus on progressive skill development with an emphasis on safety and proper technique. Participants will learn how to stunt, jump, dance, cheer, and count music while working with the LCA varsity cheerleaders. On the final day of camp, the participants will perform what they learned for the parents.
TENNIS CAMP I
Grades: 
Rising K–5th graders
Date: June 3–6, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Camp Director: Jonathan Lowe
Location: 1808 Kristin Way, Loganville
Cost: $75.00
Bring: Water bottle and tennis racketLearn and develop the fundamentals of tennis while having fun with Coach Jonathan Lowe. All ability levels are welcome. Participants will work on stroke development, serving, score keeping, and footwork, and they will learn to love the game of tennis.
SPEED AND AGILITY CAMP
Grades: Rising 6th–12th Grade
Date: June 4-6, 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
Camp Director: Kinsey Snell
Location:  LCA practice field
Cost: $75
Bring: Water bottle and wear tennis shoesAs athletes enter the “learn to train” and “train to train” phase of long-term development, proper form, balanced power, and functional range of motion all become crucial to the safety and health of a growing athlete. Many athletes become excited about the opportunity to lift weights in high school, but poor body mechanics and range of motion often set these athletes up for risk of injury. Speed and agility drills and body-weight strength movements are a great way to develop good body mechanics and form, which will translate into a safer and more effective transition into the weight room. Activities will include a proper warm up, drills, training session, and education on topics like nutrition, intro to periodization, and the importance of rest and recovery for athletes.
CLAY TARGETS CAMP
Grades:
Rising 8th–12th graders
Date: June 10–14, 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Mike Davis & Andrew Martin
Location: Various Shooting Ranges
Monday: LCA, Tuesday: Tom Lowe Trap, Wednesday: South River Skeet, Thursday: Clybel – 5 Stand, Friday: Cherokee Rose – Sporting Clays
Cost: $250.00
Bring: Hydration (water/Gatorade), snacks, shell bag or vest, eye and hearing protection, hat, shotgun, and shotgun shells.All participants must have completed the Georgia Hunter Safety Course prior to camp. Lunch is extra.

FOOTBALL CAMP
Grades:
 Rising 3rd–8th graders
Date: June 10–13, 9:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.
Camp Director: Patrick Stewart & Nic Snowden
Location: Practice field
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle and wear cleatsLCA athletic summer camps are designed to build skills, fundamentals, and techniques with our developing student-athletes. Participants will learn a variety of techniques that will help them to become a successful player. Instruction will include form running, catching, throwing, form tackling, and speed and agility Each day will culminate in a noncontact, two-hand-touch game. Participants will be grouped in developmentally appropriate age groups.

SPORTS ABC’s CAMP
Grades:
 Rising Pre-K to 2nd graders
Date: June 10–13, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Kinsey Snell
Location: LCA gym
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle, snack, and wear tennis shoesAn active start is crucial for the long-term athletic development of young children. At Sports ABC’s Camp, we will work on things like agility, balance, coordination, speed, and basic movement skills. We will practice fundamental sports skills like catching, throwing, skipping, and jumping while offering age-appropriate exposure to various sports, such as volleyball, basketball, soccer, and more. With a focus on fun and personal improvement, kids will build confidence in their athletic abilities and begin to develop a desire for regular physical activity.

MYSTERY MASTERMINDS CAMP
Grades: 
Rising 3rd–6th graders
Date: 
June 10–13, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: D’Anne McMillen
Location: 
Lodge room 225
Cost: 
$125
Bring: 
Water bottle and snack

Do you love to read? Are you a great writer or do you want to be? Join us for a fun-filled week at Mystery Masterminds Camp. We will read, write, play, and EAT. We will uncover a mystery author of the day and even enjoy escape rooms! Students will leave camp with a published book they have written themselves. Make some great memories of reading and writing with friends. It is no mystery that you will have a blast!

TENNIS CAMP II
Grades: 
Rising 6th–12th graders
Date: June 10–13, 9:00 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Camp Director: Jonathan Lowe
Location: 1808 Kristin Way, Loganville
Cost: $75.00
Bring: Water bottle and tennis racket

Develop the fundamentals of tennis while having fun with Coach Jonathan Lowe. All ability levels are welcome. Participants will work on stroke development, serving, scorekeeping, and footwork, and they will learn to love the game of tennis.

BASEBALL CAMP
Grades: 
Rising 3rd–8th graders
Date:
June 17–20, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: Baseball field
Camp Director: 
Andre King
Cost: $100
Bring
: Water bottle, baseball glove, and bat; wear baseball cleats and a hatLCA athletic summer camps are designed to build skills, fundamentals, and techniques with our developing student-athletes. Participants will learn a variety of techniques that will help them to become a successful player. Instruction will include proper mechanics in throwing, fielding drills, and focused hitting sessions. Each day coaches will introduce a new technique that will come together on the final day with a wiffleball game. Game play allows each player to implement what they have learned all week.

VOLLEYBALL CAMPI
Grades: 
Rising Kindergarten–5th graders
Date: June 17–20, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Ryan Sarrett
Location: LCA gym
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle and wear tennis shoesLCA athletic summer camps are designed to build skills, fundamentals, and techniques with our developing student-athletes. Under the direction of Varsity Coach Ryan Sarrett, participants will learn and develop the fundamental skills of volleyball through game-based drills and activities. Participants will be grouped by age and ability level.
DANCE CAMP || “FROM BALLROOM TO BROADWAY”
Grades: 
Rising Kindergarten–5th grade.
Date: June 17–20, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Teacher: Sunshine Edmunds
Location: LCA Barn
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle, snack, and ballet shoes or jazz shoes. Sneakers are fine, too. NO sandals or flip-flops.Dance Camp will be a week of fun and excitement as we learn steps, dances, and routines from various genres of dance, such as ballroom, ballet, Broadway, and jazz. Through dance, your child will have the opportunity to create, emote, exercise, and expend that extra summer energy. Dance is also a great way to develop positive self-confidence. No previous dance training is required. On the final day of camp, parents are invited to watch what the participants have learned.
BASKETBALL CAMP
Grades:
 Rising kindergarten–8th graders
Date: June 24–27, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Devon Ford
Location: 
LCA gym
Cost:
$100
Bring: 
Water bottle and basketball shoesThis is an individual camp that emphasizes basketball fundamentals, skill development, and overall athleticism. Participants will be placed in groups based on age and ability levels. This camp is directed by Coach Devon Ford, and participants will have the opportunity to work with LCA varsity basketball players.

CARDIO CAMP
Grades:
Rising kindergarten–2nd graders
Date: July 8–11, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: 230B
Camp Directors: Donna Lype and Kit Wittner
Cost:
$100
Bring: Water bottle; wear shorts and tennis shoesKeeping children active is a crucial part of their overall development. At Cardio Camp we will do daily, age-appropriate workouts as well as daily on-campus hikes. We hope this will encourage your child to stay active even after our camp has ended. We will also provide healthy snacks. Our week will end with a cardio dance party.

SOCCER CAMP
Grades:
Rising 1st–8th graders
Date:
July 15–18, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Location: Practice field
Camp Director: Andrew Klob
Cost: $100
Bring:
Water bottle and wear tennis shoes or soccer cleatsCome join LCA this summer for our annual LCA Soccer Summer Camp! The LCA Soccer Summer Camp offers a great experience for players of all skill levels to grow as a player and individual in a fun and competitive environment. We want to take your player to the next level this summer.

CHEER CAMP II
Grades:
 4 years old–rising 8th graders
Date: July 15–18, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Molly Spencer
Location: LCA gym
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle, snack, and tennis shoes

This fun and energetic cheer camp will provide a great opportunity for your child to learn new skills, build self-confidence, and have fun. Coach Molly will focus on progressive skill development with an emphasis on safety and proper technique. Participants will learn how to stunt, jump, dance, cheer, and count music while working with LCA varsity cheerleaders. On the final day of camp, the participants will perform what they learned for the parents.

VOLLEYBALL CAMPII
Grades: 
Rising 6–8th graders
Date: July 22–25, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Ryan Sarrett
Location: LCA gym
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle and wear tennis shoes

LCA athletic summer camps are designed to build skills, fundamentals, and techniques with our developing student-athletes. Under the direction of Varsity Coach Ryan Sarrett, participants will learn and develop the fundamental skills of volleyball through game-based drills, activities, and scrimmages. Participants will be grouped by age and ability level.

ART CAMP
Grades: 
Rising 4th–5th graders
Date: July 22–25, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Camp Director: Estella Touchton
Location: Lower School art room
Cost: $125
Bring: Water bottle and snackImpressionists will be the focus for this summer’s art camp. The work of great artists, such as Claude Monet, Mary Cassatt, Pierre- Auguste Renoir, and other impressionists, will be introduced to the students. Students will be inspired to create their own artwork through drawing, painting, and sculpting. Bring your imagination and creativity!

NINJA CAMP
Grades:
Rising 1st–8th graders
Date: July 22–25, 9:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Instructor: Craig Shaw
Location: LCA Barn
Cost: $100
Bring: Water bottle and tennis shoes

Students will have a blast with Taekwondo, including fun games, drills, and an obstacle course, while learning at the same time. They will use foam nunchucks, blow-guns, throwing stars, and foam swords. We will focus on self defense and preventing bullying during the camp. The week will conclude with our CBBA Ninja Warrior Competition.

All camps must be paid in full at the time of registration.
All camp prices include the cost of a T-shirt and any necessary materials unless otherwise noted.

On Stage Presents

Summer 2019 Youth Theatre Workshop

PIRATES OF MONROE
Rising K-2nd Graders
PIRATES OF MONROE – Shiver me timbers!  There are more pirates in Monroe than on the high seas… you just have to know where to look.   With a pirate song in your heart, and a dance in your feet, this is sure to be a wacky time. Let’s put the “AAARRR” back in pirate!June 10-15, 2019, 9AM-12:00PM
Performance: June 15,11:30am.  Doors Open 11am.Registration:  $85 per person

Scholarships are available!
Scholarship due by June 3, 2019.

On Stage Playhouse, 215 High School Ave., Monroe, GA



TALES FROM HOGWARTS
Rising 3rd-8th GradersTALES FROM HOGWARTS – This magical musical is set for all of us who love Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!  We are sure to create a magical time with fun acting games, and some dance and musical wizardry. Find out what happens at the school after Harry, Ron, Hermione and of course… You Know Who…June 24-29, 2019, 9AM-12:00PM
Performance: June 29, 11:30 am.  Doors Open 11 am.Registration:  $85 per person

Scholarships are available!

On Stage Playhouse, 215 High School Ave., Monroe, GA


Georgia Walton Academy

If you’re looking for something more than a traditional summer camp – George Walton Academy has the answer. Adventures in STEM using LEGOS, Fencing, Comic Camp, French, Cheer, College App Boot Camp, Wrestling, Explore Strings, SAT Prep, Volleyball, Tae Kwon Do, Tennis, Drivers’ Ed, Spanish, Lacrosse, Video Gaming, Readers’ Theater, Soccer, Piano Young Composers, Draw, Paint, Create, STEM and Harry Potter, and so much more! These summer camps are open to the community and you do not have to be a GWA student to attend. To learn more and make the most of your summer, visit gwa.com.

GWA summer camps are open to the community, and attendees do not have to be current GWA students.

Information and Registration 

There are many camps -CLICK HERE TO REGISTER for information on all the camps and to register for all camps with the exception of Driver’s Education. Please head over to the New London website for Driver’s Education.

Registration for each camp closes the Friday of the week prior to the camp start date, as these are the dates on which decisions will be made if there are not enough registrants for that camp. Registering as early as possible helps us make sure we can accommodate everyone.

Please contact Heather Dokes with any questions. Happy camping!

Trinity Prep School

TRINITY PREP SCHOOL presentsCamp Xplore 2019
Come Xplore some amazing things this Summer! Registration: $25.00/camper DUE WITH REGISTRATION FORM (NON-REFUNDABLE)
Camp Fees:
$110.00 per week (9 am to 1 pm) $5.00 discount for siblings
$150.00 per week (9 am to 3 pm) not available for 3-year-olds
$175.00 per week (9 am to 5  pm) not available for 3-year-olds
Week 1 (June 3rd – 7th)
Butterflies and Princess Week (ages 3-5 and 6-8)
Adventures of Science (ages 3-5 and 6-12)
Week 2 (June 10th – 14th)
Animal Planet (ages 3-5 and 6-12
)Week 3 (June 17th – 21st)
Robotics Camp (ages 5-12)
Imagine It and Create It Camp (ages 3-5 and 6-12)
Basketball Camp (ages 4-7 and 8-12)
Week 4 (July 8th -12th) at GWINNETT FAIRGROUNDS
!Camp Xplore will be held at the Gwinnett County Fairgrounds this week. This camp will include a combination of Xplore Stations including, but not limited to: Sports, Animal Interactions, Science, Art and special speakers! (Ages 3-12)
Cost is different for this week. The price for this week can be found on the Registration form!*3- year-olds must be half day only.

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