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Written by: Beth Stinnett
Tuesday May 1, 2018

2018 Summer Camp Guide

Why waste a perfectly good summer in front of the TV? Sign your kids up for these fun summer camps to keep them active and informed. There are a wide variety of topics and themes for all your budding explorers to enjoy from science and nature to cooking and art, and so much more!

Nature & Outdoors:
• Outdoor Adventures with VMNH | June 4-8 | Ages 9-11 | 634.4141
• Sandy River Equestrian Day Camp I | June 5-8 | Ages 8 & up (beginner) | 650.1433
• Sandy River Equestrian Day Camp I | June 11-15 | Ages 8 & up (experience required) | 650.1433
• Animal Adventure Camp at Infinity Acres | June 25-29 | Ages 7-17 | 358.2378
• Animal Adventures with VMNH | June 25-29 | Ages 6-8 | 634.4141
• Outdoor Explore Camp | June 25-28 | Ages 7-11 | 403.5140
• O’Connor Event Clinic | June 29-July 1 | Ages 8 & up (experience required) | 650.1433
• Animal Adventure Camp at Infinity Acres | July 9-13 | Ages 7-17 | 358.2378
• Animal Care with the SPCA | July 9-10 | 957.5757
• Sandy River Equestrian Day Camp I | July 9-13 | Ages 8 & up (experience required) | 650.1433
• Sandy River Equestrian Day Camp I | July 23-27 | Ages 8 & up (experience required) | 650.1433
• Nature Around Us | July 30- August 3 | Ages 6-8 | 634.4141

Culinary:
• Cooking for Curious Chefs | June 25-29 | Ages 9-11 | 634.4141
• Cooking Around the World- China | July 11 | 957.5757
• Cooking Around the World- Mexico | July 18 | 957.5757
• Cooking Around the World-Africa | July 25 | 957.5757

Educational:
• Summer Reading Program | June 12- July 24| Ages 5-10 | 957.5757
• Inspire the Desire to Write | June 11-15 | 403.5612
• Creative Writing | July 9 | 957.5757
• Exploring Cursive Writing | July 11,18,25 | 957.5757
• Beginning Photography | July 12 | 957.5757
• Beginning Photoshop | July 12 | 957.5757
• The World of Law | July 23 | Ages 10 & up | 957.5757

Drama:
• Drama Camp at Spencer Penn | July 16-20 & 23-26 | 957.5757

Sports:
• Martinsville P& R Baseball Camp | June 4-8 | Ages 6-13 | 403.5140
• Beginning Archery | June 11th| Ages 8 & up | 957.5757
• Short Sports | June 12th | Ages 5-10 | 957.5757
• Martial Arts | June 13th | Ages 5 & up | 957.5757
• Movement | June 13, 20, 27 | 957.5757

Science & Technology:
• Explore Engineering | June 4-7 |Middle School Ages | 403.5612
• Space Camp | June 11-15 | Ages 9-11 | 634.4141
• Legos | June 18-21 | 957.5757
• Rocket & Parachute Camp | June 26-28 | 957.5757
• Mad Scientist Camp | July 9-13 | Ages 6-8 | 634.4141
• Hulk, Hogwarts, and Hurricanes | July 9-13 | Ages 9-11 | 634.4141
• Let’s Experiment | July 16-20 | Ages 9-11 | 634.4141
• Science Experiments at Spencer Penn | July 19,26 | 957.5757
• Dino Discovery | July 23-27 | Ages 6-8 | 634.4141

Arts & Crafts:
• Beginning Crochet | June 11, 14, 21, 28 | 957.5757
• Beginning Cross-stitch | June 14th | 957.5757
• Scrapbooking | June 18 & July 26 | 957.5757
• Ceramics | June 26 | 957.5757
• Seasonal Crafts | June 28 | 957.5757
• Clogging | July 10,17,24 | Ages 10 & up | 957.5757
• Art: Drawing | July 16 | 957.5757
• Art: Painting | July 16 | 957.5757
• Jewelry Making | July 17 | 957.5757
• Beginning Basket Weaving | July 19 | 957.5757
• Paper Crafting | July 24 | 957.5757

 

For more information about the camps above, visit our online events calendar at http://bit.ly/2dAXJYZ

 

Moms & Dads: There is plenty for you to do in the area as well! While the kids are in camp hit the golf course, enjoy a day of boating or take in some of our many other area amenities: 

Arts & Culture | Outdoor Recreation | Shopping | Dining

 

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