Paint ‘N Parrot
9 N. Church St.
Peace, Love and Pottery this Summer at Paint ‘N Parrot! Wednesdays June 6th – August 1st. Different project each week. Various medium will be explored! Contact Diane Mugovero for more information on summer programs for children at 928-4161 or find us on Facebook.
Eastern Shore Plaza, Spanish Ft (next to Tuesday Morning)
It is going to be the best summer ever! Sign your child [ages 5-12] up for a week of painting, drawing, sculpture making, printmaking and more! Every camper goes home with a t-shirt, portfolio full of art they made at camp, and a fun memory! Price includes all supplies, t-shirt, and daily snacks. Five camp dates to choose from…choose the one that fits your schedule. Please sign up early as we limit the number in each camp. Additional forms are available in the studio. Taught by Certified Art Teachers. Full day option. Both morning (9am – 12noon) and afternoon (1pm – 4pm) camps are available. Morning and afternoon camps have different themes and projects so you may want to sign up for both!
June 11-15 Camp 1: 9-12 noon - Camp 2: 1 pm-4 pm
June 18-22 Camp 3: 9-12 noon - Camp 4: 1 pm- 4pm
July 9-13Camp 5: 9-12 noon - Camp 6: 1 pm-4pm
July 16-20 Camp 7: 9-12 noon - Camp 8: 1pm-4pm
Price for each camp is $130, morning and afternoon camps have different themes and projects so you may want to sign up for both! Call 251-445-2288 to register. Visit the website or find us on Facebook for more information. See our ad in this issue for a $5 off coupon!
Call to find out about all the exciting spring and summer activities planned! We have many classes to choose from for all ages too, including Summer Camp Journals and Memory Books! Classes held monthly. Attend for FREE when you mention their ad in this magazine! See their ad for other offers for FREE products!
Bay Rivers Art Guild
1704 Sixth Street, Daphne
Let your child’s artistic side take off! Bay Rivers Art Guild will be offering some great art camps for kids this summer. Camp dates: June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 9-13 and July 16-20. Performing arts classes also available. More details coming soon; visit www.bragart.org or call 251-621-0659. Find us on Facebook for info!
Eastern Shore Art Center
401 Oak Ave, Fairhope
Eastern Shore Art Center will once again offer “Summer Art Bash”, a series of fun and creative art camps for children. Pottery, Digital Photography, Painting, Drawing and more! The full schedule with class descriptions will be published in April at www.esartcenter.com. Visit the website for our Spring Workshops and Classes as well! Call 251-928-2228, or find us on Facebook for info.
Foley PAA Art Center
116 W. Laurel Avenue, Foley
Foley PAA has some exciting art camps planned for this summer! Children are invited to come imagine, explore and create wonderful pieces of art. Session 1: June 4-8, Session 2: June 11-15. Offering morning sessions for elementary age children and afternoon sessions for middle school age and up. More information coming soon! Visit www.foleyartcenter.com or find us on Facebook for details and updates.
Paint & Pals (2 locations)
28600 Hwy. 98, Daphne
6345k Airport Blvd., Mobile
Paint & Pals is once again offering Educational Art Camps for children! Give your little Picasso the opportunity to study under award-winning local artists and receive individual guidance. Ages 5-15. June and July Sessions available at both the Daphne and Mobile locations. More information coming soon to the website. Visit www.paintandpals.com or find us on Facebook.
Paint Party Studios - Summer Art Camps
6729-D Spanish Fort Blvd., Spanish Fort
6808 Airport Blvd., Suite B, Mobile
The Kiln Studio and Gallery
60 N. Section St., Fairhope
“Mud Camp” is back at The Kiln! Offering 4 one-week long sessions with a maximum of 8 campers per session. Open to children ages 10 and up. Campers will learn hand building and how to throw on the wheel. There will be a variety of projects with completion of a minimum of 5 pieces by the end of the week with a pick-up of glazed work the following week. Classes are 9:00A.M.-12:00P.M. and $150 per session with a $75.00 deposit due at registration. First come first serve. Dates are June 25th -29th, July 9th – 13th, July 30th – August 3rd, and/or August 6th – 10th. Call 251-517-5460 or find us on Facebook.
Dance / Gymnastics / Cheer Camps
Bay City Gymnastics Academy
7980 American Way, Daphne
A Summer Camp for Champs! “Funtastic” Summer Olympic Camps are coming to BCGA! BCGA is paring with a different “Partner In Play” each week to bring new, fun, and exciting activities to your child. This means not only is your child going to have fun doing gymnastics each day, but they will also have the opportunity to do other sports as well. All this in one location! And just when you thought it couldn’t get any better... it does! We are also offering 2 optional swimming days on Mondays and Fridays for ages 6 & up for only & $3.00 per day! Ages 4 & 5 will participate in on campus Water Games. June 4 - 8 (Summer Olympics Games), June 11 - 15 (Soccer Challenge), June 18 - 22 (Awesome Inflatables), June 25 - 29 (Weird Science), July 2 - 6 (Artistic Challenge), July 9 - 13 (Splash games), July 23 - 27 (Awesome Inflatables), July 30 - August 3 (Musical Magic), August 6 -10 (Amazing Animals). Offering half-day programs (9:00 a.m. - 12:00 P.M.), all-day programs (7:30 A.M. - 5:30 P.M.) and extended-day (7:00 A.M. - 7:30 A.M. & 5:30 P.M. - 6:00 p.m.). Children will need to bring a sack lunch Mon-Thurs. On Fridays, pizza and juice boxes will be offered for only $3.00. Additional slices are $1.00 per slice. A Snack Bar will be provided daily for additional purchases! Call our office at 251-621-2112 to secure your spot in our camps today! Visit www.bcgagymnastics or find us on Facebook for more details
25476 Friendship Rd (Suite F), Daphne
112 Courthouse Sq., Bay Minette
Come learn some cool moves this summer! Open to children ages 2 1/2 and up. Camp offered in both Daphne and Bay Minette Locations, July 9th – 12th. Our camp is held in the evenings for all working Moms! All campers will receive a snack and a T-shirt. One-hour dance camp: Family discounts available. Beginner to Advanced. For more information about camps or registration at either location, contact Brandi Pate (Owner/Director) at 251-621-3980 or www.baypointe-dance.com.
Creative Outlet Dance Center
66 1/2 S. Section St., Fairhope
“Creative Arts Camps” for children ages 3-10. Camps will be offered June 4th - July 20th. Each weeklong camp will feature dance, drama, music and art activities designed around a specific theme. Call 251-928-9511 or visit www.creativeoutletdance.com for more information. Find us on Facebook for updates and details!
Eastern Shore Dance Academy
9063 Merritt Ln., Fairhope
“Princess Camp” (Ages 3-6) June 11-15, 10am-Noon. Learn the dances of all your favorite princesses, make a crown and wand, play dress-up, have a tea party and learn princess manners. The week will conclude with a performance. $100 for the week and includes healthy snack and a t-shirt. $25 new student registration.
“Time to Shine” (Ages 7-10) June 11-15, 4:00pm-6:30pm. High-energy fun filled week with dances from High School Musical, Hannah Montana, and American Girl. We will do lots of arts and crafts, have a healthy snack, and learn party manners. The week will conclude with a performance. $100 for the week and includes healthy snack and a t-shirt. “Summer Intensive” (Ages 10 and up) June 13-17, 4:00pm-7:00pm. Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical and Hip Hop. Visit www.easternshoredance.com.
Gulf Coast Dance Alliance
9945 Spanish Fort Blvd, Spanish Fort
“Ballerina Princess” Ages 4-6 held June 18th-27th
from 9 am-12 pm. Your little princess will learn the fundamentals of Ballet, Jazz, and Acro/Gymnastics from a member of our highly qualified and educated staff! $125.
“Strut Your Stuff” Ages 7-10 held June 18th-27th from 1-4 pm. Your daughter will work to gain flexibility, strength, balance and endurance! We will focus on Ballet and Jazz techniques, as well as Acro/Gymnastics. $150
“Dance Jam” Ages 11 & Up. This is a Six week session on Tuesday nights. Session is June 12th-July 24th (No class on July 3rd) from 4-7 pm. We will concentrate on Ballet and Jazz techniques, as well as a strength and conditioning class! $200. Come dance with us where the dance creations of today ignite the stars of tomorrow!
26090 Equity Dr., Daphne
Classes will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays.
Session 1 Begins June 4- 29. Beginner 2:00-3:00; Intermediate 3:00-4:00; Advanced 4:00-5:00
Session 2 Begins July 9-August 3rd. Beginner 2:00-3:00; Intermediate 3:00-4:00; Advanced 4:00-5:00. $120 per session ( 8 classes ).Visit Jubilee Gymnastics on Facebook for more information on!
Southern Edge Dance
251 S. Greeno Rd., Fairhope
Spend a magical week at camp learning about dance techniques and performance skills taught by our enthusiastic, well-trained faculty.
• “Fairytale Camp” (ages 3-5);
• “Show Biz Kidz Camp” (ages 6-9);
• “Just 4 Kicks Camp” (ages 10-13);
•”S.E.D. Experience” (ages 14 and up)
Camp dates July 9-13 and July 23-27 more details will be announced at www.southernedgedancecenter.com, or you can stay up-to-date on our Facebook page! Call 251-610-8902 for more information.
Susan’s Academy of Dance
108 5th Street, Daphne
Pretty Princess (ages 3-4 half day) and Diva Dance (ages 5-12 all day) Camp! Activities and classes include jazz, tap, lyrical, tumbling, ballet, hip-hop, choreography, arts and crafts, movies, make-up, fashion shows, scavenger hunts, etc. Non-dancers are also encouraged to attend! A performance will be held on Friday for the parents. Sign up now! Space is limited! For more information call 251-626-3835, visit www.susansacademyofdance.com or find us on Facebook!
The Little Gym
101 Fly Creek Ave., Fairhope
The Little Gym of the Eastern Shore will once again have some really fun and exciting summer camps for children ages 3-9 yrs. Camps will be held Monday-Friday mornings from 9am -12pm. All Brand New themes for 2012 include TLGs Crazy Carnival, Cars, Planes, and Trains, Xtreme sports, Superheroes, Legends Fables and Folklore, Secret Agent “Gym Bond”, Lights, Camera, Action, Hip Hop Karate Chop, The Little Gym Olympics, Sky Rangers, and My Animal Planet, among others. It’s the perfect break for kids (and Parents) during the long summer months. Choose the days and weeks that fit your schedule! Camps are available to both members and non-members. Camps are $25 per day for members and $30 for non members with discounts for multiple days booked. Sibling discounts are also available. Ask about our Camp Flex Passes! Join us in our new location at 101 Fly Creek Ave in Fairhope (Publix shopping center). Campers must be potty independent. Visit our website at www.tlgeasternshoreal.com or call the gym at 251-928-3387.
Auburn Tigers Girls Gymnastics Camp
The McWhorter Center, Auburn, AL
305 Fels Ave., Fairhope
Bay Shore Ballet Academy will offer summer programs for dancers of all levels.
University of Alabama - Cheer/Mascot/Dance Camps
University of Alabama -Gymnastics Camp
University of Alabama Gymnastics Camps are designed to maximize each camper’s experience through technical training in a challenging and fun atmosphere. We take pride in providing all participants an in-depth opportunity to grow and develop as a gymnast. Under the guidance of coaches Dana Duckworth, Bryan Raschilla, David Patterson and knowledgeable amazing Staff. Offering both overnight and day camps. Register on-line at www.alabamagymnasticscamp.com to learn more.
26214 Pollard Road, Daphne
Children will learn about life on the farm and have a full tour with hayride, train ride and pony ride! Activities include planting their own garden, collecting chicken eggs, shearing a sheep, saddling & riding their ponies, washing the animals, playing games and making crafts. Dates: May 29 – June 1 and June 4 - June 7. Price: $125. Ages 4 and up. Call 251-626-5416 for more information or visit us on Facebook.
Central Christian School
Summer Day Camp
17395 Hwy 104, Robertsdale
Central Christian School will be offer Summer Day Camp beginning Tuesday May 29th. Hours 6:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Campers will enjoy activities such as
Swimming, Arts and Crafts, Field Trips, Movies, Water Play, Bible Stories, Outdoor Activities, Reading Enrichment. Registration includes Free t-shirt
for field trips. Daily rate available as well as weekly rate.
First Baptist Church
Summer Day Camp
300 South Section Street, Fairhope
God’s Living Sea/Mom’s Day Out Preschool
Jubilee Baptist Church; 9264 Pleasant Rd., Daphne
A 7-week half-day summer program that’s all about fun and learning! Camp dates are June 12 - July 26, Tues/Wed/Thurs, 9 A.M. – 1 P.M. The cost of the 7-week program is $250 with a deposit of $100 to reserve your spot. Deposit must be paid at the time of enrollment. If you have more than one child enrolled in the summer program, you will receive a 10% discount off each additional child. Contact Angela Meadows at 251-621-3977 or visit www.jubileebaptist.com. Find us on Facebook!
Wales West Light Railway
13670 Smiley St., Silverhill
This summer Wales West Light Railway will once again be offering the “Summer Fun Program” for families! 9A.M. to 4P.M. daily. Families can spend the day at Wales West with plenty of activities including swimming in the lake (sandy beach), fishing in the lake, pedal boating, swimming in the indoor pool, playing on the playground, and a round-trip ride on the diesel train. Dame Ann Cafe offers a limited but reasonable menu (with advance notice) for lunch, or bring your own picnic. Price is $10 per person, plus tax. Children under 1 year are free. If you bring 3 full-price, next two are half-price. For more information, call 1-888-569-5337 or check the website: www.waleswest.com.
Daphne – 415 College Ave.; 251-626-6263
Lake Forest – 28765 N. Main St.; 251-259-5037
We have great things planned for this summer! Along with field trips to the Sea-Lab, the Botanical Gardens, Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, and the Exploreum,our summer days are going to be filled with a variety of hands-on explorations and learning. Some of the classroom activities will include arts and crafts, the study of literature, foreign language, and music. Students will spend time outdoors everyday with fun group activities and play. Highlights include enriched learning curriculum, field trips, cultural experiences and learning new facts about zoology, astronomy and geology. Full time and Part time programs are available for ages 6 months – 12 years. Field trips are only for children ages 5 – 12. Hours of camp are 6am – 6pm.
Fairhope Rec Center “Summer of Fun”
Volanta Park & Municipal Pool
US Highway 98, Fairhope
Activities will be supervised by local coaches and will include ball games, swimming, soccer, tennis, ping-pong, and arts & crafts. Open to children 1st grade – 8th grade. Camps run weekly from May 29 - July 31 (Confirmed dates and times TBA). Hours of camp operation 7:30 A.M. - 3:30 A.M. with no extended day. Advanced registration is not necessary. Must bring snack, lunch, towels, swimsuit, etc. The camp will be closed for the week of July 4. For confirmed dates, times and rates, visit www.cofairhope.com or find them on Facebook.
Hot Wheels Skate Center
616 Whispering Pines Dr., Daphne
Hot Wheels Sizzling Summer Camp for ages K-6th Grade! Awesome field trips and fun filled activities designed to entertain and interest your child each and every day! Each day will be packed with interesting activities to keep your child happy and productive during the HOT Sizzling summer months. Our attentive staff will create a safe, fun and exciting summer experience for your child. We will offer a variety of sports and activities on site in our state of the art 20,400 sq. ft. air- conditioned facility to the campers that include skating, basketball, arts & crafts, dancing, dodge ball, air hockey, Wii, X-Box 360, board games, kick ball, movies and inflatables! Great off-site field trips too. Visit www.hotwheelsdaphne.com for more information.
Preschool by the Bay
1515 6th St., Daphne
Join us for a summer of fun at Preschool by the Bay Summer Camp! June 4 – July 27 (please call or visit our Facebook page to verify dates and get more information to be posted soon!) Contact Director, Traci Johnson at 251-767-1228 or visit www.preschoolbythebay.com.
8051 Whispering Pines, Daphne
Campers will experience the adventure and excitement of the outdoors daily, meet new friends and express their growing independence under the supervision of qualified and caring YMCA camp staff. Camp activities include games, sports, field trips, crafts, songs, skits, swimming and water activities. Ages 5 -14.
Huntington Learning Center
6890 US 90 Jubilee Square-Suite 20, Daphne
Huntington has built its tutoring methods on scientifically based instructional methods coupled with more than 30 years of experience of tutoring thousands of students. Call today to keep your student on a positive path during the Summer months. ACT/SAT Prep also offered.
Junior Cotillion Program
2012. Classes will include polite conversation and telephone courtesy, proper introductions and first impressions, thank notes, table manners and place settings, birthday party courtesies, school manners and sports etiquette, restaurant manners, values of honor, dignity, respect, responsibility and good judgement.
First session - June 25-28
Second session - July 16 - 19
Third session - July 23 - 26
Marietta Johnson School of Organic Education Summer Camps
8 Marietta Dr., Fairhope
Join us for a NEW and exciting array of summer camps this summer! Three sessions available with both morning and afternoon. Session 1 (June 18 – 22): “Cooking with Miss Susan” - All ages. Learn about basic nutrition, menu planning, budgeting, shopping and preparing basic meals. • “Wooden Boat Construction and Refurbishing” with Jess Brookhart - Ages 10 and up. Learn how to refurbish a wooden bay boat! • “Music and Songwriting with Les Lyden” - Ages 10+. Learn how to compose and perform original songs; enjoy area musicians and songwriters’ stories/inspirations; performance in Fall • “Art with Miss Janet” - Ages 6 – 8. Learn basics of drawing, painting, printmaking and other fun & creative activities. Session 2 (July 9 – 13): “Cooking with Miss Susan” (See above) • “Digital Photography with Mike Wann” - Ages 8 and up. Learn the basics of composition and lighting and will learn how to edit their photographs using the computer. • “Art with Miss Janet” (See above). • “Music and Songwriting with Les Lyden” (See above). Session 3 (July 23 – 27): “Cooking with Miss Susan” (See above) • “Wooden Boat Refurbishing with Jess Brookhart” – a continuation of Session 1 boat project, if needed. • “Art with Miss Janet” (See above) • “Music and Songwriting with Les Lyden” - (See above) • Unless otherwise noted, all materials and supplies are included in the camp fee. Register before May 1 for a $20/class savings.
Naval Aviation Museum
National Flight Academy In-Residence Summer Program – Students experience the ultimate aviation-inspired learning adventure onboard Ambition, located on the grounds of the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola. For multiple days, students will engage in real-life scenarios that combine the thrill of flight with critical thinking and STEM skills. This program is open to 7th – 12th graders.To register or for more information call 850-458-7836 or visit www.NationalFlightAcademy.com.
Flight Adventure Deck Summer Camp – Launch your own rocket, build gliders, watch a Blue angels practice, experience an IMAX movie all in one week at the National Naval Aviation Museum located in Pensacola. Taught by certified teachers, students will learn the science and math of flight and expand their knowledge of Naval Aviation history. This program is for 5th and 6th graders, one-week daytime sessions run Monday – Friday starting the week of June 11th through August 6th. For more information visit www.NavalAviationMuseum.org/fad or call 850-453-2389.
Sea, Sand & Stars Nature Center
Protocol-Social Etiquette/Table Manners
Paula Perri, Director
A course in social etiquette and table manners for girls and boys ages 6-16. Learn about table settings, proper use of silverware, and the importance of proper grooming and posture. Modeling courses are also offered. Call Paula Perri for more information at 251-626-3137.
The Think Tank
Improve your child’s grades with One-On-One tutoring in your home! The Think Tank Tutoring and Educational Services is your solution • All Subjects • PreK - Adult • SAT/ACT Prep • Reading • LD/ADD • Math • Science • Foreign Languages •SOAR Study Skills. • Affordable Rates • Certified Teachers. Summer Tutoring is a great way to catch up & get ahead with Reading and Math! OUR AVERAGE STUDENT IMPROVES 2 LETTER GRADES IN 90 DAYS!
Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
1204 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores
Alabama School of Math and Science - Summer Fun Camp
1255 Dauphin St., Mobile
Don’t waste your summer! Spend it at AIMS Summer Camp and learn while you have fun! Kayak in Mobile Bay. Build a smartphone app. Investigate a crime. Prepare for the ACT. Design and make metal sculpture. Speak German. Create a hologram. Launch a rocket...and much more! There is something for everyone! Who can enroll? Students entering the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades as well as incoming ASMS students. Non-Alabama residents are also eligible to apply. This year AIMS will run for three sessions. Students can sign up for one or all three weeks. Session 1 (June 4-8) is an overnight camp. Session 2 (June 11-15) is an overnight or day camp. Session 3 (June 18-22) is a day camp. Day camp is
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Blvd, Dauphin Island
251-861-2141 ext. 7515; www.disl.org
Summer fun becomes summer learning at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and our 2012 summer programs are now open for registration! Dauphin Island offers sunny beaches, a beautiful bay, fascinating marshes and the best educational staff around. There are day camp opportunities for K-8th graders, overnight programs for 5th-graders to classroom teachers and field trips for the public.
Day Camps: Oceans Alive: Ages 5-8. June 8, 29, July 6, 20. A half-day adventure for young children and their parents/grandparents that combines a beach walk adventure with an exploration of marine animals to develop a deeper understanding and appreciation of the Alabama coast. Cost, including snack: $35. • Treasure Hunters: Ages 9-11. June 15, July 13. High tech meets history! Kids use GPS technology to hunt for buried treasure as they explore historically and ecologically important sites on Dauphin Island. Cost, including snacks: $50. • Art-Sea Discovery: Ages 8-13. June 22, July 27. Learn about the wonders of the marine world through artistic discovery. Campers explore the beaches and maritime forests of DI creating a nature journal and then express their finding in different forms of media. Cost, including snacks and art supplies: $50. Over Night Camp Dates (see site for detailed program descriptions)
Barrier Island Explorer: Rising 5th - 6th grade students. June 10-13, June 24-27, & July 29 - August 1. Three-night program; $360 (includes meals/housing) • Gulf Island Journey: Rising 7th - 9th grade students. June 3-8, June 10-15, July 8-13, July 22-27. Five-night program $550 (includes meals/housing) • High School Summer Course: Rising 10th - 12th grade students. June 17-July 13. (Deadline for application: April 13). Intensive one-month-long program, $2050 (includes meals/housing). Visit www.disl.org for details and scholarship availability.
Environmental Studies Center Summer Day Camp
6101 Girby Road, Mobile
Summer Day camps throughout the summer months for grades 1-8. All camps are $75 per student (includes T-shirt). Visit www.mcpss.com for detailed course descriptions and to confirm prices and dates or call 251-221-5000 for more information.
“eXtreme Science Camp!”
925 Nichols Ext. (Tomaso Center), Fairhope
Director, Becky Tomaso, Masters in Education, Professor at the University of South Alabama. For more information please call.
Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
65 Government St., Mobile
Experience the most amazing, science-based summer camps in Mobile! Summertime is always full of learning fun at the Gulf Coast Exploreum! Full Summer Camp schedule, program descriptions and rates will be announced soon so visit www.exploreum.com or find us on Facebook for daily updates!
Big Pine Key, Florida
Seacamp is a non-profit, marine science education facility located on Big Pine Key in the tropical Florida Keys adjacent to Looe Key and Florida’s fragile coral reefs. Founded in 1966, Seacamp offers marine science education and summer camp experiences including SCUBA, sailing, board sailing, and arts & crafts to students from 12-17 years of age. Visit www.seascamp.org for details.
University of South Alabama -
Summer Youth Programs
2001 Old Bay Front Dr., Mobile
For a Full Camp brochure on USA’s Summer Youth Programs, visit www.southalabama.edu/cce/kids.html.
U.S. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge
Come experience an out-of-this-world adventure at U.S. Space Camp! This program runs year round; Call for pricing. ACA accredited. Ages: 9-up.
(9-year olds must be starting or in 4th grade) Weekend camps also available. Two major programs available: “U.S. Space Camp”, which is oriented towards astronaut training, and “Aviation Challenge” which is oriented towards fighter pilot training. Visit www.spacecamp.com for more information.
Musical Theatre Camps
by Marjorie Searcy’s Vocal Studio
698 Cedar Ave, Fairhope
Sing, Dance and Act to Classic Broadway and Disney tunes! Camps culminate in a Friday performance. Fee is $100. Session 1-June 5-8; Session 2-June 12-15
ages 4-6, 9-10:30 a.m.; ages 7 -9, 11-12:30 a.m.; ages 10-14, 2-3:30 p.m.
Summer Voice Intensive
High Powered Vocal training; Singers perform nightly for peers; Includes a Friday night Showcase. Ages 12 and up
fee-$125; Session 1-June 5-8, 7-9:30 p.m.; Session 2- June 12-15, 7-9:30 p.m.
Auburn University Summer Band Camps
132 Goodwin Music Bldg., Auburn
Summer Marching Band for High School Students (Leadership & Auxiliary; Percussion) and Symphonic Band Camps for both Middle School and High School Students. Contact Evan Lynch at 334-844-4166 for more information or visit the website.
Baldwin County Youth Orchestra Music Camp
The Baldwin County Youth Orchestra (BCYO) will once again be offering a summer music camp this year. The camp will include classes for voice, band and orchestral students, as well as a piano academy sponsored by Broussard’s Music. Dates, times and location to be posted on the website in the next few weeks. Contact Leroy Hughes at 251-979-6834 with questions or visit www.baldwincountyyouthorchestra.com.
Broussard’s Piano Gallery - Academy of Music
1541 E. I-65 Service Road South, Mobile
Summer Piano Camp, June 18th – 25th. A great way to introduce your child to music through group lessons! The week long camp is for the beginning student ages 5-16.Space is limited, so call to reserve your space now.
505 North Section Street, Fairhope, AL 36532
Several music camps being offered. Please call for more information.
Modern Ensemble Music
1808 Main St., Daphne
University of Alabama - Crimson Music Camp
Jazz, Concert Band, Piano and Double Reed programs for students in grades 7-12. Enjoy small group sectionals and coaching, specialized courses, and master classes…all this while sharing music with some of the most outstanding musicians and teachers in the country. We also provide our campers with supervised recreation time each evening, and a fantastic finale concert and a Crimson Music Camp T-Shirt. Visit music.ua.edu/crimson-music-camp for program details and information on registration. Contact Randall Coleman, Associate Director of Bands
Crimson Music Camp Coordinator via email at
or call the school at 205-348-7110.
Horseback Riding Camps
Oak Hollow Farm
14210 Greeno Rd., Fairhope
Join us for the 5th Annual Summer Day Camp at Oak Hollow Farm! Featuring horseback trail riding, Fishing, archery, arts and crafts, and more!!! Junes 4th – 8th Check the website and Facebook for updates! Call 251-928-4840 #1 Glenda Bishop or #3 Joi Laurendine. You can also visit www.oakhollowfarm.net.
Auburn Equestrian Summer Camps
Valley View Ranch
Camp Dates: 6/3-8, 6/10-22, 6/24-7/6, 7/8-20, 7/22-7/28, 7/22-8/3. Length: 1-2 weeks. Age: Girls 8-17. Each girl gets her own horse (choose from 75 horses) or brings her own. English & Western riding with CHA certified instructors. Beginners to advanced riders. Established in 1954. Jones Family Ownership. Cost is $1,425 for one-week session and $2850 for two-week session. Visit www.valleyviewranch.com or find us on Facebook for more information.
Whitfield Farm Horse Camp
10309 Rebel Rd, Daphne
Summer Camps offered with riding lessons, arts and crafts, swimming, and fun ways to learn all about horses. Three-day and 5-day camp offered. Riding lessons for beginner to advanced. Contact August McWhirter at 251-626-4634 or email
for more information. Find Whitefield Farm on Facebook and see pictures of our beautiful horses and more details on camps coming soon.
Fairhope United Methodist Church - Youth Soccer Camp
155 South Section St., Fairhope
(251) 928-1148; www.fairhopeumc.org
The Fairhope United Methodist Recreation Ministry is excited to announce a Youth Soccer Camp to be offered this July! Dates and details will be posted soon. Visit www.fairhopeumc.org or contact Jamie Waldhour, Director of Recreation Ministries, at 251-928-1148 for more information. You can also find us on Facebook and be kept up-to-date on announcements and events
Point Clear Tennis Camp
17107 Tennis Club Dr, Fairhope
Point Clear Tennis & Swim Club hosts it’s tennis camps this summer for grades K-12, beginner and intermediate levels. Under the direction of USPTA Certified Pro, Matt McKelvain, campers are divided by age and ability level for tennis instruction beginning at 9am, Mon.-Thurs. Lunch each day is included, followed by swimming until 1:00. Tuition is $150 for first child and $125 for siblings. Call Pro Shop @ 990-4467 or email
Yamane Mixed Martial Arts
1410 Highway 98, Daphne (just south of Target)
Our Teens/Kids Camp will be one of the most positive memorable experiences for both parents and their children. Children have a fantastic time learning Mixed Martial Arts and parents enjoy the tremendous rewards of seeing their children having fun. We strive to ensure our Teens/Kids Program is exciting, yet structured, disciplined and appropriately challenging. We accomplish this thru our carefully focused program which teaches your child important physical fitness exercises, basic practical Mixed Martial Arts self-defense, and fun skill developing games in an energetic and motivational fashion.
SCS Sports Karate
1802 Highway 98, Daphne
SCS Karate is a high energy, positive martial arts school that focuses on improving fitness and building self-confidence, all while learning to protect yourself! This is the one time per year where we allow Open Enrollment! We’re offering 8 weeks of karate classes, beginning in June and Ending in August. Going on vacation? Don’t worry, we can adjust your time! We have classes five days a week and have a variety of times to meet almost any busy schedule. This program includes a team uniform and t-shirt. Choose any two classes per week. Ages 7 and up, please. Email
or call (251) 62-KICS (625-4257) for more information including the schedule. Enroll by May 1 and save! Only $179. $199 after May 1st. Limited to first 20 enrollments.
Auburn University Sports Camps
Auburn, AL; www.auburntigers.com
Auburn University will once again offer a variety of sports camps for all ages this summer. Visit www.auburntigers.com (or individual webpages listed below) for information on programs, schedules and rates.
AU Baseball Camp: www.auburnbaseballacademy.com • AU Football Camp: www.auburnfootballcamps.com • AU Tennis Camp: www.gteamtennis.com• AU Gymnastics Camp: www.alabamagymnasticscamp.com • AU Soccer Camp: www.auburnsoccercamp.com • AU Volleyball Camp: www.auburnvolleyballcamps.com• AU Swim Camp: www.auburnswimcamps.com• AU Softball Camp • AU Men’s Basketball Camp • AU Women’s Basketball Camp • AU Equestrian Camp • AU Women’s Golf Camp • AU Men’s Golf Camp • AU Track and Field/Cross Country Camp.
BMAC Swim School
We want all children to be safe in the water! BMAC Swim School has been teaching swimming to Baldwin County’s children for 20 years. Class sizes are 4 - 6 children each. Choose a session: Session 1: June 4-7 and June 11-14. Session 2: June 18-21 and June 25-28. Session 3: July 2, 3, 5, 6 and July 9-12. Session 4: July 16-19 and July 23-26. Session 5: July 30-31 and August 1-3. Mornings, afternoon and early evening classes are available. To register or find out more, call 251-990-8297. Classes fill up quickly, so call soon! Visit www.bmacswim.com for registration and more information.
Eastern Shore Aquatic Center
10580 County Rd. 64, Daphne
Eastern Shore Aquatic Center is home of SWAT, Southern Waters Aquatic Center. Swim lessons, pre-competitive swimming, and SWAT, our USA swimming year-round team . For more information about our program, visit www.esaquatics.net or call Coach Rich Suhs at the ESAC 251-625-0950.
Junior Golf Camp (A.S.W.I.N.G.)
Lake Forest Yacht & Country Club
1 Golf Terrace, Daphne
The A.S.W.I.N.G Junior Golf program will hold junior golf camps based on the TPI (Titleist Performance Institute), a world-renowned curriculum. We have the most progressive program available by creating an atmosphere of fun and teaching kids basic, fundamental movements and golf-specific movements. Designed to develop kids in to golfers, no matter what their ability. Teaching kids golf has not changed in over 50-years until NOW! Paul Johnson, PGA, is a certified junior golf instructor, a US Kids Golf Top 50 Honorable Mentioned Junior Golf Instructor and one of three certified junior golf instructors in the state of Alabama. For more information and registration, contact Paul Johnson, PGA, at 251-401-9482 or visit www.JuniorGolfGuy.com.
LSU - Athletic Youth Camps
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA; www.lsusports.net
LSU will offer several youth sports camps this summer. All camps will be held in our brand new LSU Practice Facility and the legendary Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Register early as camps fill up quickly. Visit www.lsusports.com for information on the listed below. • Paul Mainieri’s LSU Baseball Camp: www.LSUBaseballCamps.com • LSU Tigers Boys Basketball Camp: www.lsusports.net• The Van Chancellor Basketball Camp: www.lsusports.com • LSU Football Camp: www.lesmiles.net• Tiger Soccer Camp: www.tigersoccercamp.com • Geaux Swim Camp: www.eteamz.com/geauxswimatlsu• Tiger Tennis Camp: www.TigerTennisCamps.com• Tiger Volleyball Camp: Tigervolleyballcamp.net.
University of Alabama - Sports Camps
Tuscaloosa, AL; www.rolltide.com
The University of Alabama will offer a broad range of sports camps for children and teens this summer. Visit www.rolltide.com or the websites below for more detailed information on each camp. • Alabama Baseball Camp:205-348-4459, www.bamabaseball.com• Alabama Football Camp:205-348-0808, www.rolltide.com• Alabama Softball Camp:www.alabamasoftballcamp.com• Alabama Women’s Basketball Camp:205-348-7077, www.rolltide.com • Alabama Cheering/Mascot/Dance Camps: 205-348-3636, www.rolltide.com • Alabama Gymnastics Camp: www.alabamagymnastics.com • Alabama Tennis Camp: 1-800-645-3226.
Beckwith Summer Camp
10400 Beckwith Ln., Fairhope
For over thirty successful years, Beckwith Summer Camp has offered a safe, fun, and Christ-centered environment for children from all over the country. Our camp sits among sweet gum trees and beautiful grasslands alongside the shores of Weeks Bay in Baldwin County. Sessions for ages 9th - 12th Grade: June 7-12; 5th - 6th Grade: June 14-19; 8th - 9th Grade: June 22 - 27; 3rd-4th Grade: June 30-July 3; 7th - 8th Grade: July 11-16; 4th – 5th Grade: July 19-23, 6th – 7th Grade: July 26 – 30th; 2nd – 3rd Grade with Parents: Aug 1-3.
For detailed descriptions of camp sessions, rates, photos, and registration information, visit www.beckwithccc.org.
Riverview Camp for Girls
Recognized as one of the South’s favorite all-around summer camps for girls, Riverview’s exciting programs are appreciated by both parents and campers! Riverview offers both one-and two-week camp sessions for girls ages 6 to 16. Short Term Sessions: $1,275; one week each; ages 6-12. Dates: June 10-15, June 17-22, June 24-29, July 1-6, July 22-27 and July 29-Aug 3. There will also be one Short-Term Session offered for ages 6-16 the week of June 3-8. Long Term Sessions: $2,375.00; two weeks each; ages 6-16. Dates: June 10-22, June 24-July 6, July 8-20 and July 22-August 3. ACA accredited. Non-denominational Christian camp. More than 15 activity choices available, including riding, climbing tower and ropes course. New pool and new tennis courts. Sessions fill up quickly…don’t wait! Visit www.riverviewcamp.com for more information and get a free video and catalog! And be sure to find us on Facebook!
Alabama School of Math and Science -
Summer Fun Camp
(See listing in Educational Camps for details.)
Dauphin Island Sea Lab
(See listing in Educational Camps for details.)
Sessions include over 20 activities such as horseback riding, mini bikes, archery, tubing, wake boarding, aqua jump, water sports, the blob, Alpine tower, water-skiing, iceberg and specialty camps. Camp Cosby also offers expedition adventure trips (ages 11-15) kayaking, canoeing, caving, rock climbing, and bouldering in central and north Alabama. Register online at www.campcosby.org.
Available to children ages 6-14. Weeklong and weekend sessions run during the months of June and July. Grow spiritually, physically, emotionally and intellectually in a Christ-centered program. Swimming, canoeing, Bible study, archery, challenge course, arts and crafts, campfires and more. Other activities may include model rocketry, large group games, sand volleyball and many more! Located on the beautiful Perdido Bay in Elberta, AL. Visit www.campdixieministries.org for more information and registration.
Camp Mac Summer Camp for Boys and Girls
With the benefit of three generations of summer camping experience, we have developed a unique program, which is both fun and challenging. The many details of this plan work together toward our primary goal–to help develop strong bodies, keen minds and strength of character through a dedication to Judaea-Christian values. Do to the popularity of our camps, many of our sessions are already full or may have waiting lists. “Loyalty” discounts and “Same Family” discounts also available. Register on-line and get all the details on session descriptions, dates, rates, camp activities and more. Visit www.camp.M.ac.com. You can also find us on Facebook!
Camp Skyline Ranch
Skyline offers adventure, fun and fellowship for girls in a safe environment. Located on top of Lookout Mountain in Mentone, AL. Founded in 1947. ACA accredited. Member of the Christian Camping International. Choose from 20 camp activities including horseback riding, circus, ropes course, canoeing and more. Camp Skyline accepts girls of good character, between the ages of 6 and 16. A camper may enroll for 2, 4, 6, or 8 weeks of camp during the months of June and July (see website for specific dates and rates) Limited enrollment. Apply and pay for a session at camp with our secure, online application at www.campskyline.com or email
for more information.
Bay St. Louis, MS
All-Boys Day and Resident Camps for ages 8-15. Run weekly from June 17 through July 14. Situated on the beautiful beaches of the Mississippi Gulf Coast, the facilities are the same as those used by St. Stanislaus College Prep. These include two gyms, three tennis courts, a swimming pool, football stadium, baseball stadium, one thousand foot pier, recreational and TV rooms, dining hall, dormitory, class rooms, computer labs, weight room, art room, rifle range, athletic fields, beach volleyball court, ski camp, health center, and unlimited sandy beaches. English as Second Language Camp also offered and this year Camp Stanislaus is adding a new Dyslexia Specialization Elective. Call 228-467-9057, email
, or visit www.campstanislaus.com for more information.
706-398-0833 or 423-472-6070; campwoodmont.com
Camp Woodmont is a traditional overnight summer camp for boys and girls ages 6-14. Offering one-week and two-week sessions during June and July. Located on 170 acres of beautiful North Georgia woodlands on top of Lookout Mountain! Provides cabin living, cool evenings around the campfire, creative counselors, new friends, talent/skit nights, and a close family-like atmosphere. Traditional summer camp activities with an emphasis on nature, outdoor adventure, horseback riding, non-competitive sports, and more. The non-denominational Christian atmosphere is appropriate for children of all faiths. ACA Accreditation and two generations of family management/ownership (70+ years combined experience) gives campers a highly supervised program. Visit www.campwoodmont.com for information and on-line registration, or call 706-398-0833 or 423-472-6070 with questions.
Easter Seals Camp ASCCA
Jacksons Gap, AL
Located in Alabama on Lake Martin, ASCCA is a nationally recognized leader in therapeutic recreation for children and adults with both physical and mental disabilities. Campers who have disabilities ranging from Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Downs Syndrome, Autism, as well as mild, moderate and profound mental disabilities enjoy unique camping experience. Camp ASCCA offers campers a wide variety of recreational and educational activities, including horseback riding, fishing, tubing, swimming, environmental education, arts and crafts, canoeing, a “splash pad”, outdoor adventure elements like the zip-line, and much more. Provides weekend and weeklong sessions. Visit www.campascca.org for more information.
Kidz Kamp (Jubilee Baptist Church)
8749 Baptist Camp Rd., Elberta, AL
Open to children who have completed 2nd - 6th grades.
Dates: June 3 – June 6. Located on the Baldwin Baptist Campground on beautiful Wolf Bay. Enjoy team-building games, water activities including a giant slide, paddleboats, canoes, and swimming pool time as well as plenty of other sporting activities. After lots of practice (and lots of fun!) children will put on a wonderful musical production for their families on the last day. The cost for Kidz Kamp is $100. For more information, contact John Saxon, JBC Children’s Minister at 621-7095 or visit www.jubileebaptist.com.
Twin Lakes Camp
Since 1970, Twin Lakes has provided families with a summer camp program nestled in the rolling hills and piney woods of central Mississippi. With day camps for ages 5-10, overnight camps for ages 6-12, the LIT program for teens age 13-15, summer staff opportunities for ages 16 and up, and a full-service conference center for churches, schools and businesses – there is truly an opportunity for every member of the family at Twin Lakes. Please visit us at www.twinlakescamp.org for dates, rates, and more information, or call us at 601-845-6858.
U.S. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge
Huntsville, AL; www.spacecamp.com
(See listing under Educational Camps for details)
Valley View Ranch
(See listing under Horseback Riding Camps for details)
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