2017 Summer Camp Listing

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What an amazing array of activities our Rutherford County community offers to our children with enrichment camps of all kinds! Summer doesn’t have to be a time to regress, but instead can be a time to inspire, unplug and recharge, and illuminate the possibilities for their futures. The following camps are offered within Rutherford County for all ages and interests. But do plan ahead, many registrations start soon and classes will fill up. Take advantage ofthese amazing opportunities!

THE ARTS

A ROYAL PRINCESS BALL CAMP
This Royal Princess Ball is a camp for princesses one and all. This camp will include dancing, princess crafts, dressing up as our favorite princesses, and a royal tea party. The three-day camp will conclude with a royal ball for all our parents to come and see. Ages 3-6. June 12-14. 9-11:30am. $75
Jeana Laney • 615-378-7152 • www.danceclassicstn.com

ART SUMMER CAMPS AT FAITHFUL STROKES
We offer painting and Pinterest style camps over a seven week period in June and July. Each 3 day camp or 2 day mini camp has it’s own title based on what they will be doing/painting. Camp Melted Summer Sky is for a 3 day crayon melting camp. Little Van Gogh camps are for incoming K-3rd grade and Youth Rembrandt camps are for upcoming 4th grade and up. 3 Day camps are Monday-Wednesday 10am-noon and 2-4pm. Minicamps are Fridays from 10am-2:30pm during the weeks of June 5-30 and July 3-28 excluding the week of July 10-14. $85 for Three Day Camp; $65 for Mini Camp
Melissa Jackson-Phothirath • 615-573-6793
www.faithfulstrokes.com

BARFIELD SCHOOL OF DANCE CAMP
Day camp hours are Monday through Friday 9am – 3pm, ending with a costumed performance on Friday afternoon. Day campers enjoy many styles of dance classes as well as swim time each day. Campers bring a sack lunch each day; snacks are provided. Overnight campers enjoy three nutritious, made-from-scratch meals, plus healthy snacks daily. Day Camp Ages 3-9. May 29-June 2 or June 5-9. $250 each session. Overnight Camp Ages 8+. June 12-16, $450 each session. Early bird discounts to register before March 31.
615-896-3118 • www.barfieldschoolofdance.com

BROADWAY CAMP – SMYRNA SINGERS
Jonathan Fletcher Music and Smyrna Singers are proud to present “Broadway Camp 2017” – a fun summer theatrical performance program for all ages and experience levels. Director Janine Smith will cover vocal performance and song selection for musical theatre, character development, monologue reading, acting and choreography. Fridays June 16, 23 and 30, July 14, 21 and 28 from 8:30am-10am. $150.
Janine Smith • 615-397-3024 • www.smyrnasingers.org

CENTER STAGE ACADEMY SUMMER CAMPS
Center Stage Academy summer camps are a fun and creative way to experience the arts and build self-confidence. Our youth spend two weeks working on a show that they will perform on the Center for the Arts Main Stage. Campers learn how to audition, memorize parts, and receive vocal training and choreography lessons. Most of all - they have a blast as they work as a team to create a show they can be proud of!

  • Session #1June 5 - 17    School House Rock JR.
  • Session #2June 19 - July 1   Aladdin JR.
  • Session #3July 10 - 22     Shrek the Musical JR.
  • Session #4July 24 - 28     Tech Camp

Ages 5-18. Minis: Grades K—1st - Half day 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - $150.00.
Juniors: Grades 2nd - 6th - Full Day: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - $275.00.
Seniors: Grades 7th - 12th - Full Day: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm - $275.00.
One Week Tech Camp: Ages 12-18 - $150.00. Scholarships Available.
Kate Adams Kramer • www.boroarts.org

DANCER’S SCHOOL SUMMER INTENSIVES
The Dancer’s School 2017 Summer Intensives include classes for ages 3-adult.  From our pre-school “Prince and Princess School” to pre-professional level training our schedule offers opportunities for every dance enthusiast.  Intensives include high energy hip hop with appropriate lyrics, award winning jazz and contemporary, a focused ballet/pointe initiative that consistently places student in college programs, and professional level intensives, authentic modern and improvisation, musical theatre, tap, Pilates for dancers, and creative lyrical.  For more information about dates and times, see the website.
www.thedancersschool.com

DRAMA CAMP AT TRINITY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Campers can choose to study acting, set design or costume design.  Interns will assist a director in one of the following categories: acting, costumes, set design, music, recreation, food preparation, photography, videography, sound production. Camp culminates with a live performance for the community on  Saturday followed by a lunch for campers, their families & friends. Cost for campers is $50 which includes a tshirt, daily snack and two tickets to the performance and lunch. Extra tickets can be purchased for $5.
Space is limited. Ages: Completed Kindergarten thru 5th grade (limited positions available for teens 6th-12th grade). June 12-17. 9am-Noon. $50.
615-895-2018 • Neecia Eggar • children@trinitymboro.com

ECO-ART CAMP
An art camp focused around art making by using recycled materials and natural resources! Campers will learn the art of book making, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, nature arts, and will end with an Art Drop! Ages 10-14. July 10-14. 9am-2pm. $75 + $25 supplies fee. The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center.
Mai Hamric • 615-867-7244 • culturalarts@murfreesborotn.gov

FROZEN & FRIENDS CAMP
Come join Elsa, Anna, Olaf, and all the Frozen friends for a three-day camp filled with dancing, costumes, story time, and crafts. On the last day, parents are invited to come and watch a performance. Ages 3-6. June 26-28. 9-11:30am. $75.
Jeana Laney • 615-378-7152 • www.danceclassicstn.com

FUNKY DIVA CAMP
A camp filled with attitude and style, this camp is sure to be fun and funky. Campers will learn Jazz, Funky Cheer, and Hip Hop dances. They will create wearable art, and get to dress up and create funky costumes for their dances. We will have a glow stick dance party and will have a fashion show and performance for families. Ages 4-12. July 17-21. 9am-Noon. $150
Jeana Laney • 615-378-7152 • www.danceclassicstn.com

IGNITE DANCE INTENSIVE
This week-long camp is for the more serious dancer or for the dancer who wants to improve their technique and get their bodies and spirits ready for the new dance year. Campers will take classes in Ballet, Pointe/Pre-Pointe and Variations, Jazz, Contemporary/Lyrical, Musical Theater, and Hip Hop. We will finish off with a Showcase on the last night for families and friends. Ages 7 & up. July 31-August 4. 4-8pm. $200.
Jeana Laney • 615-378-7152 • www.danceclassicstn.com

MURFREESBORO LITTLE THEATRE SUMMER CAMP
MLT’s Summer Camp is designed to educate youth in all aspects of theatre from design and directing to acting and dancing. This summer we are excited to offer two separate two-week sessions for ages kindergarten to 12th grade and three separate one-week sessions (for ages 2nd-12th grade) on different topics to aid burgeoning artists in developing their craft. The focus of this camp is to expose students to an immersive experience of everything that goes into making a production. At the end of each session, the skills learned will be highlighted by a showcase open to friends and family.

  • Session 1 (2 weeks) Acting/Auditioning. June 5-9 and 12-16
  • Session 2 (2 weeks) Directing/Tech Theatre. June 19-23 and 26-30
  • Session 3 (1 week) Playwriting. July 10-14
  • Session 4 (1 week) Music/Dance. July 17-21
  • Session 5 (1 week) Advanced Acting. July 24-28

www.mltarts.com

PIXIE HOLLOW CAMP
Dance in the flowers, fly in the trees, come to this camp and a fairy you shall be. Imaginations will take flight as we explore all things fairy. Students will learn all about famous fairies including Tinker Bell and her Pixie Hollow friends, as well as the fairies from Sleeping Beauty. Campers will dance to fairy music and create fairy crafts. The camp will conclude with a “fairy lovely” performance for parents. Ages 3-9. July 10-12. 9-11:30am. $75.
Jeana Laney • 615-378-7152 • www.danceclassicstn.com

SMYRNA ROCK CAMP
Johnathan Fletcher Music is offering a 6 week Rock-N-Roll Summer Camp. Players of all skill levels learn to perform in a rock band setting. Instrumentalists and vocalists between the age of 9 years and 16 years old. All participants should be able to play their instruments at an experienced beginner to intermediate levels. Players will form a rock band and learn basic rock chord progressions, scales for lead playing, basic rock grooves, and performance moves. We will introduce a number of songs with a goal of having 3 songs per band performance ready by the end of camp. Fridays from 7pm to 8:30pm. Rock Camp will meet on June 16, 23, and 30, July 14, 21 and 28. There is no camp on July 7. $250.
615-459-3133 • www.smyrnarockcamp.org

SOUTHERN GIRLS ROCK CAMP
A summer day camp for girls ages 10-17. SGRRC’s mission is to support a culture of positive self-esteem and collaboration among girls while building community through music. The most exciting part of camp week is the opportunity for campers to form their own band and collaborate on a song to perform at a showcase at the end of the week. At Middle Tennessee State University. Ages 10-17. July 24-29. 9am-5pm. $320. Scholarships available.
Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities • 615-849-8140 • www.yeahrocks.org

TENNESSEE GOVERNOR’S SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS
The brightest and most talented 10th and 11th graders who are highly talented in the arts are encouraged to apply. Scholarships and financial aid available. Selections for music, theatre, dance and filmmaking are made as a result of an audition. Selections for art are made from a portfolio review. June 4-29.
615-898-2223 • www.gsfta.com

TENNESSEE TEENS ROCK CAMP
A summer day camp for girls and boys ages 10-17 held at Central Magnet High School. TNTRC’s mission is to support a culture of positive self-esteem and collaboration among young people while building community through music. Ages 10-17. June 19-24. 9am-5pm. $320. Scholarships available.
Youth Empowerment through Arts and Humanities • 615-849-8140 • www.yeahrocks.org

THANK YOU FIVE JUNIOR CAMP
A camp to introduce children to the world of theatre. From basic theatre etiquette to traditions and superstitions that are still honored today. These campers will leave with a well-rounded understanding of what makes theatre so unique, as well as gaining experience in the art of auditioning, acting, and so much more. Campers will perform a short play on Friday at 11:30am for friends and family. Ages 8-11. June 19-23. 8:30am-Noon (with performance on Friday at 11:30am for friends and family). The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center. $40 + $10 supply fee.
Susan Hicks • 615-867-7244 • shicks@murfreesborotn.gov

THANK YOU FIVE SENIOR CAMP
This camp will benefit those both new to the theatre and experienced thespians.  Campers will start with the theatre basics and then rapidly move to more advanced studies of improv, costuming, makeup, and more.  This camp is for those serious about learning new techniques and forming new friendships. Campers will perform a short play on Friday at 12:00pm for friends and family. Ages 12-15. June 26-30. 8:30am-12:30pm (with performance on Friday at 12pm for friends and family). The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center. $50.00 + $25.00 supply fee.
Susan Hicks • 615-867-7244 • shicks@murfreesborotn.gov


ATHLETICS

1st SHOT SUMMER BASKETBALL CAMP
Sports can teach a tremendous lesson in life skills to young kids. Every summer, First Shot summer camps help participants become more focused, more passionate, more knowledgeable and more confident in their abilities. Boys and Girls. June 12-15 Ages 5-9. July 10-13 Ages 10-14. 9am-3:30pm. $175/child before June 1.
615-631-5312 • www.firstshotbasketball.net

AMERICAN RED CROSS GUARD START CAMP
Become an American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard. At this camp you will learn First Aid, CPR, water rescues, and you will be able to tell your friends you are a certified Junior Lifeguard. You will receive an official Jr. Guard Shirt. This course does not make you CPR certified, but the basics of CPR will be taught. Ages 11-14. June 12-16 or July 10-14. 9am-Noon. Dropoff between 8 and 9am. $40 + $10 Activity Fee.
Kyle Goss • 615-895-5040 • kgoss@murfreesborotn.gov

BLACKMAN BLAZE BASKETBALL CAMP
We will share the fun and the love of the game of basketball with elementary and middle school aged children.  The campers will be in groups with their age/skill level and will learn skills and drills they can take home with them to improve their skill level. Ages Kindergarten – 8th Grade. July 11-13. 9am-Noon. $65.
blackmanblazeathletics.com/boys_basketball • Twitter: @Blaze_Hoops

CHEER CAMP AT SPORTS COM
Come get the Cheer Spirit at Cheer Camp. We will have experienced cheer instructors to teach the beginning cheerleader or the more advanced. Your little cheerleader will be learning chants and cheers, tumbling, choreographed dance, and most importantly fun. The week will end with a show for all family and friends to see what their cheerleader has learned. Ages 8-14. July 24-28. 8am – Noon.
Trevor Hutchison • 615-907-2257 • thutchison@murfreesborotn.gov

JIM MCGUIRE SUMMER BASEBALL CAMP
The Total Fundamental Camp has a limited enrollment policy that guarantees quality instruction and playing time for all that attend. Our goal is not only to help each camper to become a better baseball player, but each one to become a better player in life. We stress fundamentals in all aspects of the game along with team and individual discipline. Our instructors will cover hitting and pitching mechanics, defensive situations, base running, and basic knowledge of the game. Ages 6-12. $200. June 5-8. Reese Smith, Jr. Field.
MTSUBaseball@goblueraiders.com • www.goblueraiders.com

MTSU KERMIT DAVIS MEN’S BASKETBALL CAMPS
The Kermit Davis Basketball Camp is a fun environment for campers of all ages. Each player will learn the fundamentals of the game along with specialized instruction in shooting, defense, ball-handling, and rebounding. Each camper will take the skills that he has learned and apply them in fun, competitive areas such as one-on-one games, bump competition, hot shot and free throw contests. The Kermit Davis Basketball Camp also features an expert staff of coaches and instructors dedicated to helping each camper reach his or her full potential. The staff is comprised of some of the best college and high school coaches in the area along with current and former Blue Raider players.

TEAM CAMP June 12-15 • INDIVIDUAL CAMP June 26-29
www.goblueraiders.com

MTSU LIL RAIDER BASKETBALL CAMP
Open to boys and girls age 5 to students entering 8th grade. Daily instruction given by MTSU players and coaching staff on the skills needed to be a successful basketball player. Every player will get a report card at the end of camp showing their progress and tips for improvement. $100. June 5-7.
Tom Hodges 615-898-5083 • Richard Lowe 615-898-5083 • WBBCamps@mtsu.edu

MTSU RICK STOCKSTILL FOOTBALL CAMPS
Join the Blue Raider Staff for Coach Rick Stockstill camps. Camps include Elite Camp, Youth Camp, Friday Night Lights Skills Camp, Big Man/Kicking Camp, Friday Night Showcase, QB/WR Camp, 7 on 7 Camp, and OL/DL Camp. For the 2017 schedules, go to the website.
www.coachstockstillcamps.com

MTSU RHODEN SOCCER ACADEMY

  • JUNIOR RAIDERS CAMP is designed for boys and girls and will serve to enhance each player’s technical ability and tactical awareness in small sided games. This camp will cover most soccer techniques including 1v1 to 5v5 attacking and defensive principles. Campers will be able to showcase their new skills in a series of fun and challenging games. Teams are welcome at Junior Raiders Camp. Ages 5-10. June 12-16 5-7pm. $100.
  • COED DAY CAMP is several days of soccer training designed to help every male and female player achieve new levels of technical expertise and tactical understanding. If you are looking for a challenge and want to fully develop your soccer skills, this camp is a must. Teams are welcome at this camp. Ages 10-16. June 12-16 9am – Noon. $160
  • GIRLS TEAM CAMP consists of a customized, age specific, training program for U12 to U17 teams and individual players. All teams are assigned a licensed coach for the duration of the camp and compete in small sided and full sided games based on their age bracket. Options for attending this camp are Half Day (9am-Noon - $160), Full day (9am-4pm $300) or Overnight ($375).
  • GIRLS COLLEGE ID CAMP is for the competitive female player striving to play at the collegiate level. The camp is designed to simulate the MTSU collegiate training environment and to give the players the tools needed to be successful at the collegiate level. All camp sessions will be conducted by MTSU staff coaches and assisted by current and former MTSU collegiate players. Ages 13-17. July 15 9am-4pm. $130.

www.mtsusoccercamps.com • aston.rhoden@mtsu.edu

MTSU SPORTS CAMP – CAMPUS RECREATION
Learn a variety of sports, leisure and fitness activities. The camps also provide opportunities to learn crucial life skills, including good sportsmanship, the value of regular exercise and how to work together as a team. Boys and girls ages 7-13. Weekly camps starting May 30 through July 28. No camp 4th of July week. $170/wk. Daily Drop In $40/day. Includes all activities and lunch. Discounts for multiple weeks. Supervised drop-off at 7:30am. Camp activities 9am. Pickup 4-5:30pm.
615-898-2104 • www.mtsu.edu/camprec/camps

MTSU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM CAMPS
Open to middle school, freshman, junior varsity and varsity high school girl’s teams. Team camps allow coaches to play games inside Murphy Center and schedule to the level of competition they prefer. On campus housing and dining available. Team Registration Fee $150. Overnight $195/player. Commuters $55/player. June 7-9, June 19-21, June 21-23.
Tom Hodges 615-898-5083 • Richard Lowe 615-898-5207
WBBCamps@mtsu.edu

MTSU VARSITY CHEERLEADING CAMPS

  • Universal Cheerleaders Association Camp. Middle School Age Teams. June 26-28. $205 (commuters) $289 (residents)
  • National Cheerleaders Association Camp. Middle School and High School Age Teams. July 10-13. $221 (commuters) $339 (residents)
  • Universal Cheerleaders Association Camp. Middle School and High School Age Teams. July 15-17. $225 (commuters) $309 (residents)

For more camp information, visit www.varsity.com
MTSU • dante.tennant@mtsu.edu

SPORTS CAMP AT SPORTS COM
At Sports Camp, participants ages 8-14, explore a variety of sports and activities from the traditional to the unconventional. Emphasis is on sportsmanship, good attitudes, teamwork and fun. Children will play sports like dodge ball, flag football, kickball, softball/baseball, and floor hockey, along with many other active games.  They will also enjoy a fun afternoon of swimming in the Sports Com pool. Ages 8-14. Dates: June 5-9, June 12-16, June 19-23, July 10-14, and July 17-21. Drop off between 8-9am. Pick up between 4-5pm. $50 + $25 Activity Fee.
Murfreesboro Athletics • 615-907-2251 • athletics@murfreesborotn.gov.

SWIM EXPRESS
Campus recreation will be hosting a summer swim program designed to teach children ages 10-16 basic competitive swim skills. All four competitive strokes and flip turns will be taught, including backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly and freestyle. Children must be able to swim 25 yards (length of pool) without stopping or touching the bottom. Ages 10-16, 2-3pm Monday through Friday, June 5-9, June 12-16, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21 and July 24-28. $30 per week.
MTSU Campus Recreation • pam.footit@mtsu.edu

TENNIS SUMMER CAMPS
The Adams Tennis Complex offers summer programs including Summer camps for kids from 5-18 years of age as well as adult programming. Call for more details.
Adams Tennis Complex • 615-546-4000 • tennis@murfreesborotn.gov

WEBB SCHOOL BASKETBALL SKILLS CAMP
Join Webb Varsity Boys’ Basketball Coach Jeff Mitchell as he focuses on offensive skill development. There will be competitive games, drills, and activities. Campers receive a tshirt, certificate and lunch the last day. Ages rising 4th-12th grade. June 5-7. 9am-Noon. $80 or $30/day.
AJ Swafford • 931-389-5703 • Aswafford@webbschool.com

WILSON COLLEGIATE TENNIS CAMPS AT MTSU
Join the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camp at Middle Tennessee State for an incredible week of tennis. Now in our 4th year in Murfreesboro, the Wilson Collegiate Tennis Camps at MTSU will be expanding by 2 additional weeks in July. Head Men’s Coach Jimmy Borendame, will host his traditional 2 camps in June (including 1 overnight option), while Head Women’s Coach Charlie Ramsey will be offering 2 new weeks in July. Boys and Girls of all skill levels ages 7-18. Overnight (Session II only) $645. Full Day $360/week. Half Day $240/week.

  • Session I: June 5-9
  • Session II: June 11-15, overnight option available
  • Session III: July 10-14, directed by Charlie Ramsey
  • Session IV: July 17-21, directed by Charlie Ramsey
  • David Schilling • david@premiersportscamps.com

www.wilsontenniscamps.com/middle-tennesse-state-university/


NATURE AND HISTORY

ADVENTURE CAMPS I AND II
High Adventure awaits you this week.  Learn new outdoor skills that will test your courage, make your heart race, get you laughing, and help you to appreciate what the great outdoors has to offer.  Climbing, kayaking, ropes courses, zip lines, hiking, and much more.  

  • ADVENTURE CAMP I Ages 10-12. June 5-9, 9am–4pm, | $100 +$50 Equipment fee
  • ADVENTURE CAMP II Ages 12-14. July 10-14, 9am-4pm, | $100 + $50 Equipment fee

Rachel Singer • 615-217-3017 • rsinger@murfreesborotn.gov

EXPLORERS CAMP
Take this week to really EXPLORE the outdoors.  We will combine adventure and wildlife activities that’s are sure to bring out the explorer in every kid.  Enjoy kayaking, bouldering, hiking, Campout Day and more.  Learn about all the animals that call Tennessee home while enjoying new friends as you share laughs and make memories during this fun-filled week.  Then, try to talk your parents into staying the night with you Friday for the (optional) Family Campout to share all the skills and knowledge you learned this week. Ages 8-9. June 12-16. 9am-2pm, $75 + $25 equipment fee (additional fee for Family Campout).
Rachel Singer • 615-217-3017 • rsinger@murfreesborotn.gov

HERITAGE CAMP AT CANNONSBURGH VILLAGE
Campers will put themselves in the place of the early settlers of Tennessee experiencing some of their crafts, chores, hearthstone cooking, and daily lifestyle. Ages 8-11. July 24-28, 9am – Noon. $50 + $10 Program Fee. Registration is Required.
615-890-0355 • shodges@murfreesborotn.gov

JANE DAVIS ACADEMY AT SAM DAVIS HOME
Arts and crafts are making a comeback but there was a time when families completed sewing projects and knitted for practical reasons rather than as a hobby. Campers in the Jane Davis Academy will learn about the 19th Century way of life, including sewing, dance, appropriate dress, and other household chores. Campers will also learn the farm chores required in order to keep a plantation operating. Period dress is optional. Ages 7-14. July 10-14. 8am-4pm. $175 or $150 for Members.
615-459-2341 • www.samdavishome.org

LIL FARMERS SUMMER CAMP AT LUCKY LADD FARMS
Campers will grow, learn and play through feeding and caring for farm animals, gardening, cooking, gathering eggs, making butter, exploring the wilderness and doing creative nature-themed crafts. This fun-filled summer camp program is ideal for kids who love animals and nature and those interested in learning about life on a farm.

Every day is filled with fun and educational activities like caring for a baby goat that is theirs for the week, to making nature-themed crafts, running barefoot through the splash pad, learning to identify tracks of forest animals, panning for gemstones, learning to garden and more. The week wraps up with a hot dog and marshmallow roast provided by the farm and parents are invited to hear their child’s presentation about their animal and what they have learned. Ages 5-10. Registration opens March 15. June 12-16. June 26-30. 8:30am-1:30pm. $220/week.
www. LuckyLaddFarms.com • farmerladd@luckyladdfarms.com.

NATURAL HISTORY CAMPS AT SAM DAVIS HOME
Natural History Camp will have the students exploring the science of nature. They will spend the week exploring the holes and crevasses of our nature trail and arboretum. Many animals call the grounds of the Davis Plantation home, and campers will have the chance to learn to identify the animals based on their tracks. They will also learn about the air that surrounds us and what causes weather changes, along with many other natural history topics. Ages 7-14. July 17-21. 8am-4pm. $175 or $150 for Members.
615-459-2341 • www.samdavishome.org

NATURE CAMP AT WILDERNESS STATION
Catch a crawdad.  Hike a trail.  Watch a heron.  Wander along the river bank.    Touch a snake.  Examine an insect.  Investigate an animal track.  Explore the woods.  Plant a native flower.  Make a new friend.  Play a new game.  Create a camp craft.  Experience nature. Ages 6-7. June 19-23. 9am-Noon. $40 + $10 program fee.
Rachel Singer • 615-217-3017 • rsinger@murfreesborotn.gov

OAKLANDS ANTEBELLUM ACADEMY
Girls ages 11 and up return to the days of Rhett and Scarlett. Surrounded by the 1860s furnishings of the Oaklands Mansion, students are introduced to crafts and history, while being instructed in nineteenth century manners, museum etiquette, and skills expected of young ladies of the period. Ages 11 and up. June 19-23. 9am-2pm. $125.
615-893-0022 • mb@oaklandsmansion.org

SCHOOL OF THE SOLDIER SUMMER CAMP AT SAM DAVIS HOME
Your marching orders have arrived. Grab your haversack and canteen as you head off to join the ranks. Campers spend an active week complete with drills, crafts, campfire cooking, and spy games as they learn about the life of Civil War soldiers. Period dress is optional. Ages 7-14. June 5-9. 8am-4pm. $175 or $150 for Members.
615-459-2341 • www.samdavishome.org

SUMMER CAMP AT OAKLANDS MANSION
Children will play under the old Oak trees at Oaklands Mansion. Children enjoy games from the past as they spend time outside unplugged playing in the fields and walking the nature trails. They will also enjoy traveling back through time to experience life as a visitor in the nineteenth century. Ages 6-12.  June 26-30. 9am-Noon. $90.
615-893-0022 • mb@oaklandsmansion.org

TEENS: SUMMER KAYAK CLUB
Hey Teens! How about spending your time and energy on the waterways that are around us?  Every week we will embark on a new adventure along the Stones River.  Learn kayak paddle strokes, how to read the river, and water safety techniques while meeting new friends. Registration begins March 1st and is filled on a first-come basis.  Limited to 8 participants. Ages 13-18. Thursdays June 1 through June 29. 2-5pm. Locations will vary. $75 + $25 activity fee for 5 adventures (includes a Tshirt).
Rachel Singer • 615-217-3017 • rsinger@murfreesborotn.gov

WILDLIFE CAMP
Love animals?  Love the outdoors?  Wildlife Camp is calling your name.  Strengthen your appreciation of Tennessee’s wildlife and outdoor sports by spending the week with us.  Enjoy fishing, kayaking, reptile research, hiking, skeet shooting, birds of prey program, outdoor cooking, and archery.  Experience the outdoors in a new way this summer. Ages 9-12. June 26-30. 9am-4pm. $100 + $50 equipment fee
Rachel Singer • 615-217-3017 • rsinger@murfreesborotn.gov

YOUNG HISTORIANS CAMP AT SAM DAVIS HOME
Does your child love learning about the past? Or, would you like them to know more about the “yesteryear”? This camp introduces your young “whippersnapper” to a world without cell phones and social media. Without a microwave and flushable toilets. Your child will learn what it takes to interpret the past for today’s audience. By the end of the week they will be able to guide visitors through the historic house and grounds. Ages 9-14. June 19-23. 8am-4pm. $175 or $150 for Members.
615-459-2341 • www.samdavishome.org  


SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

AMAZING ANATOMY – DISCOVERY CENTER
Have you ever wondered how your amazing body works? What adaptations do plants and animals need to survive in their unique habitats, and what does that look like up close? Dissection is the name of the game this week as we dig deep into discovering anatomy. Age-appropriate dissection and microscope labs will occur each day along with hands-on activities that get our bodies moving! Ages Rising Kindergarten – 5th grade. June 5-9, July 10-14. 9am-4pm. Extended care available 7:30am-5:30pm for additional $20/week. Member $175 Nonmember $200.
615-890-2300 • www.explorethedc.org

BEP STEMEX
STEMEx is a summer day camp that introduces students to different careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.  STEMEx include tours of local medical facilities, and discussions with healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants, lab technologists, researchers, and therapists.  Student tours will be complemented by off-site activities designed to provide valuable information that will enable students to pursue the education necessary for all levels and fields of STEM careers. Ages rising 6th-8th grade. Applications due by April 21. June 12-16.
Amelia Bozeman • 615-278-2008 • www.rutherfordbep.org/stemex

CAMP CATCH ‘EM ALL – DISCOVERY CENTER
Calling all Pokémon trainers and animal lovers: this is the camp for you! What do Bulbasaur, Charmander and Squirtle have in common with our animal friends at Discovery Center? Why do electric-type Pokémon have an advantage over water-types in battle? This week combines zoology lessons with Pokémon-inspired science experiments. Expert Trainers (Camp Counselors) will lead excursions through the wetlands in search of local wildlife and virtual critters using the popular Pokémon Go app! Are you ready to catch ‘em all? Ages Rising Kindergarten – 5th grade. June 19-23, July 24-28. 9am-4pm. Extended care available 7:30am-5:30pm for additional $20/week. Member $175 Nonmember $200.
615-890-2300 • www.explorethedc.org

CREATE AND BOUNCE TECHNOLOGY CAMP
BounceU’s Create & Bounce Technology Camp features robotics with Lego Mindstorms and Lego Stop-motion animation. Learn to design, build and program robots. Campers work both individually and in small teams using the Mindstorms Robotics Kit and participate in various fun challenges. Our technology camp gives children a daily balance of playtime and imagination.
BounceU • 615-893-8386 • Murfreesboro.tn@bounceu.com

CSI: MTSU FORENSIC YOUTH CAMP
FIRE (Forensic Institute for Research and Education) will host CSI: MTSU Forensic Youth Camp. This year’s camp will be full of surprises! Participants will work their crime scene and spend the rest of the week solving the whodunit. On Friday, campers will wrap-up the case when they present their conclusions to parents and invited guests. For high school students. June 20-23. $250.
www.csimtsu.com

MAKER MADNESS – DISCOVERY CENTER
Join the maker movement to invent, make and tinker through guided activities for a week of extreme creativity! Marble roller coasters, wearable circuits, handmade paper, ceramics and birdhouse construction are just some of the hands-on projects campers will create and take home. Older campers will combine their maker skills to complete engineering challenges throughout this camp. Ages Rising Kindergarten – 5th grade. June 26-30, July 31-August 4. 9am-4pm. Extended care available 7:30am-5:30pm for additional $20/week. Member $175 Nonmember $200.
615-890-2300 • www.explorethedc.org

STAR QUEST – DISCOVERY CENTER
Step into our STAR LAB to explore the solar system and constellations. Design, build and test your own stomp rocket launcher and rockets. Harness the power of the sun to create a solar oven. Taste freeze-dried food like astronauts eat in space. Learn circuitry to engineer a droid using motors and LED lighting. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars character, and complete our Jedi Discovery training course to earn a lightsaber! Ages Rising Kindergarten – 5th grade. June 12-16, July 17-21. 9am-4pm. Extended care available 7:30am-5:30pm for additional $20/week. Member $175 Nonmember $200.
615-890-2300 • www.explorethedc.org

SUMMER CAMP STEM
Summer Camp STEM is an adventure for kids ages 5-18. Exciting and innovative ways to get hands-on experience with coding, kitchen chemistry, NASA experiments, GoSphero, and more. Offered entire month of June and select weeks in July. $125.
615-415-7963 • www.campSTEM.us

SUPERHERO SCIENCE – DISCOVERY CENTER
How do superheroes get so super? Conduct hands-on experiments to discover the science behind the powers of heroes and heroines like Spiderman, Storm, Captain America, Iron Man and Wonder Woman. Create your own superhero persona throughout the week, designing a hero costume and powers of your own to save Discovery City! The return of this favorite camp will feature the achievements of real life science heroes like Albert Einstein, Rachel Carson, Marie Curie and Thomas Edison. Ages Rising Kindergarten – 5th grade. Four Day Camp. May 30-June 2 or July 3, 5 and 7. 9am-4pm. Extended care available 7:30am-5:30pm for additional $20/week. Member $135 Nonmember $160.
615-890-2300 • www.explorethedc.org


TRADITIONAL CAMPS

BOYS & GIRLS CLUB SUMMER PROGRAM
Members will enjoy a wide variety of fieldtrips throughout the summer while participating in programs that focus on academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. M-F, May 31-July 28. 6am-6pm. $70/week, financial assistance is available. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack, and one field trip is included. Register by May 17.
615-890-2582 • www.bgcrc.net

BOYS TO MEN CAMP
The camp will offer hands-on learning opportunities as well as expose participants to activities related to life skills, sports and leisure, positive peer relationships and career choices. Campsite - Reeves-Rogers Elementary School. Ages rising 5th and 6th graders. May 30- June 2. 8am-2pm. Limit 25 students. Free breakfast and lunch. $25 Registration Fee.
Greg Lyles • 615-893-2313 • greg.lyles@cityschools.net

G.E.M.S. GIRLS CAMP
Girls Empowered & Motivated for Success is being offered to inspire, nurture, and expose girls to enrichment activities that build self-esteem, character, and leadership. Fun and exciting activities just for girls. Campsite: Reeves-Rogers Elementary School. Ages rising 5th and 6th graders. June 5-9. 8am-2pm. Limit 25 students. Free breakfast and lunch. $25 Registration Fee.
Greg Lyles • 615-893-2313 • greg.lyles@cityschools.net

LAVERGNE YOUTH INCORPORATED OVERNIGHT SUMMER CAMP
Summer camp at Y.I. is spent swimming, horseback riding, climbing, canoeing, creating, hanging out, daily four-square, listening to others, listening to frogs and crickets, rain on a metal roof, camp songs, campfires and more. Our camp’s philosophy is to provide campers an opportunity to participate in several different types of activities during the day, to meet new friends and hope that through a slower, unplugged pace, campers will ultimately benefit from their quiet time in nature. Camp Y.I. is situated on 175 acres on a peninsula of Percy Priest Lake in Rutherford County. One week camps June 4-10, June 11-17, July 9-15, July 16-22, July 23-29 $440 (add $45 for horseback riding). Two week session June 18-July 1 $810 (add $90 for horseback riding).
615-459-3971 • www.campyi.org • campyidirector@gmail.com

LAVERGNE YOUTH INCORPORATED DAY CAMP
Summer camp at Y.I. is spent swimming, horseback riding on Mondays, climbing, canoeing, creating, hanging out, daily four-square, listening to others, listening to frogs and crickets, rain on a metal roof, camp songs, campfires and more. Camp Y.I. is situated on 175 acres on a peninsula of Percy Priest Lake in Rutherford County. Ages 6-10, coed. M-F 7:45-8:15am – 4:15-4:30pm. Lunch is provided. June 12-16, June 19-23, June 26-30, July 10-14, July 17-21, July 24-28. $225/week
615-459-3971 • www.campyi.org • campyidirector@gmail.com

MIDDLE TENNESSEE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
Daily Bible activities, hands on learning, arts and crafts, community service, weekly field trips, special visitors and so much more. MTCS Summer camp is open to all children ages 3 to 6th grade. May 30-July 28. 7am-5:30pm. $40 Full Day includes lunch and two snacks ($180/week). $25 Half Day til 11:30 ($120/week). $75 application fee if not MTCS student. $100 activity fee covers all field trips.
MonicaHelton@mtcscougars.org • www.mtcscougars.org

WEBB SCHOOL DAY CAMPS

  • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES. Mornings filled with high and low ropes, zip line, climbing and more! Push yourself to your limits with our trained staff. Activities will be designed for fair or foul weather.
  • POTTERY: Learn how to throw on the pottery wheel. This hands-on course is taught by an experienced potter. Use your imagination and enjoy the creative and messy process. Take home your creation Friday!
  • INSPIRATIONAL MATH 1 AND 2: This is a program designed at Stanford University that is formulated to inspire students to achieve a growth mindset through beautiful and creative math. All tasks are designed to be low floor and high ceiling so all students can have success and go as far as they are able. Class 1 is not required for 2, they will just have a different week.
  • LEGO ® ROBOTICS LEVEL 1: The robotics kits are designed for beginners and the more experienced builders. This course is designed for an introduction to the build and design process with a small amount of programming. Create a moving robot to move around by the end of the week.
  • LEGO ® ROBOTICS LEVEL 2: Level 2 robotics takes the building and programming to the next level. You will work with and modify the stock robots built in Level 1 and get into more of the programming to make them do more! Level 1 is not required to participate.
  • ENGINEERING CHALLENGES: Each day will be a new challenge for you and your group to figure out and solve a problem to the best of your ability. We provide the problem and materials, and you provide the brains! Will you be the engineering champion at the end of the week?

Ages Rising 4th-8th grade. 8:45am-3pm. Murfreesboro Bus 8am. $275/week includes lunch and 2 tshirts. Discounts for multiple weeks. Week One June 12-16 (LEGO Robotics Level 1, Outdoor Adventures, Pottery, Inspirational Math I). Week Two June 19-23. (Inspirational Math 2, Outdoor Adventures, Pottery, LEGO Robotics Level 2). Week Three June 26-30 (Engineering Challenges, Outdoor Adventures, Pottery, Inspirational Math 1).
AJ Swafford • 931-389-5703 • aswafford@webbschool.com

WINSHAPE CAMPS
WinShape Camps, the summer camp program started by Chick-fil-A founder, S. Truett Cathy, will host a one-week day camp experience. WinShape boasts 21 different camp skills, including: sports, archery, dance, cooking, gymnastics, wacky science and much more. Campers enjoy 4 full days (7:45am-4:45pm) of worship, team building, skills training, Bible study and more, and then participate in Chick-fil-A Family Fun Day with their entire family (featuring lunch provided by Chick-fil-A) on Friday. Ages completed 1st-9th grade. June 12-16 at Fellowship United Methodist Church. $209.
www.winshapecamps.org


AND LOTS MORE

CAMP ABILITY
Camp Ability is a Christian, summer day camp in Murfreesboro for children and youth with special needs ages 6-25 years old.  Camp Ability’s focus is on Jesus Christ emphasizing on children’s abilities rather than disabilities and find ways for all campers to participate in the activities. Session 1 June 5-30. Session 2 July 10-28. $125/week plus $15 for early care and $30 for extended care.
Alexis Ramsey • 615-893-4565 • www.specialkidstn.com/camp-ability

CAMP BORO
Week-long summer camp experience for MCS Special Education Comprehensive Development Students in completed grades K-6. Includes special events, visitors, games, arts, activities and so much more for students with special needs. Campsite: Northfield and Scales Elementary. June 5-9. 7am-Noon.
Melissa Snyder • 615-893-2313 • Melissa.Snyder@cityschools.net

CAMP FORGET ME NOT – ALIVE HOSPICE
Alive Hospice’s Camp Forget-Me-Not is a safe place for kids ages 6-14 who are grieving the death of someone important in their lives. It is open to ANY child who has experienced a significant loss, regardless of whether the person he/she is mourning received care from Alive Hospice. Snacks and lunch are provided. Activities include arts & crafts, water activities, games, nature hikes and more. Financial aid is available. $30/child. June 21-23.
615-346-8680 • www.AliveHospice.org/griefsupport

KIDS SUMMER COOKING CAMP
Future chefs warm up the kitchen as they’re taught the finer points of food preparation, keeping a clean work space, recipes and measuring ingredients… all while having fun. Jr. Chefs learn to make delicious appetizers, salads, mouth-watering sauces, yummy breakfast dishes and favorites such as pasta, vegetables, rice, potatoes, fish, meats, soups, and desserts. Each class is three hours of hands-on cooking. During the last half hour everyone sits down to enjoy the food that they’ve prepared. The weeks are designed with a theme in mind and no two weeks are the same ~ so you can sign your child up for as many weeks as you’d like. We happily provide alternative menu options for those with dietary restrictions and allergies. With a history of selling out and a maximum capacity of 12 children per week, please register early. Ages 6-15. 8-11am. $250/week.

  • Week 1 (6/5 – 6/9) Baking • Week 2 (6/12 – 6/16) Foods of the World
  • Week 3 (6/19 – 6/23) Everything Italian! • Week 4 (6/26 – 6/30) American Favorites
  • Week 5 (7/10 – 7/14) Foods of Asia • Week 6 (7/17 – 7/21) Baking 2

The Curious Kitchen • 615-956-6077
www.thecuriouskitchen.net/kids-cooking-camp/

MTSU INTRODUCTION TO AVIATION SUMMER CAMP
A one week intensive aviation camp conducted by MTSU Aerospace Dept. for students who are currently enrolled in 8th-12th grade. June 12-16. 9am-3:30pm. MTSU Jean A. Jack Flight Education Center at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport. $410.
Mary Lou Cornett • 615-898-2788 • marylou.cornett@mtsu.edu

MTSU PROFESSIONAL PILOT ADVANCED CAMP
A three day flight oriented aviation camp conducted by MTSU Aerospace Dept. for students who have completed the Introduction to Aviation Camp and are interested in receiving more flight training. This will allow students the opportunity to discover if they would enjoy a collegiate flight training program. June 19-21. 9am-3:30pm. MTSU Jean A. Jack Flight Education Center at Murfreesboro Municipal Airport. $625 for 1.5 hours of flight time or $825 for 2.5 hours of flight time.
Mary Lou Cornett • 615-898-2788 • marylou.cornett@mtsu.edu

ULTIMATE BABY SITTER’S CLUB
Whether you want to start your own babysitting business, or just want know what you are doing when left in charge of your younger siblings or cousins, this class will give you the skills that you need to be an Ultimate Baby Sitter.   This week-long class will include certification in infant and child CPR, AED and first aid as well as in Child and Babysitting Safety, all through the American Safety and Health Institute.  We’ll also go over some activities to help you entertain your little charges.  Space is limited to ensure adequate training.  Registration is required by the Friday prior to the class. Ages 12 and up. June 19-23, July 17-21 9am-Noon. $40 + $10 Activity Fee.
Allison Davidson • 615-895-5040 • adavidson@murfreesborotn.gov