Editor’s note: This marks the first in a series of summer camp previews we will be running over the next month. Any group that would like their information included next time, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
– Brian Carlton
4301 Beulah Church Road, Weddington
• Ages 3 to 6: June 18 to 22 and July 23 to 27
Each day campers will take part in hands on arts and crafts, fitness and exploration. The group will plant seeds and study plants, insects and animals, as well as nature and recycling. Each session runs from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. daily, at a cost of $100 per week. For more information, call 704-846-3943.
Extreme Ice Center
4705 Indian Trail Fairview Road, Indian Trail
Snow Camp 2012
• Ages 5 to 12: June 11 to 15, June 18 to 22, June 25 to 29, July 9 to 13, July 16 to 20, July 23 to 27, July 30 to Aug. 3, Aug. 6 to Aug. 10, Aug. 13 to 17, Aug. 20 to 24
The Extreme Ice Center will hold weeklong camps for kids throughout the summer. Camp days will include on-ice and off-ice activities, ice skating instruction,, games, crafts, breakfast, lunch, and movie-time. Campers will play also indoor games like volleyball , dodgeball, red rover and many others. The cost is $275 for a full day camp, each week and $225 for a half day camp, each week. Price includes breakfast, lunch, snacks and skating instruction. For more information, call 704-882-1830.
2325 Hanover Drive, Monroe
MAFC 2012 Summer Camp
• All ages: June through July
Campers will be housed each week at Walter Bickett Education Center, then bused to the Monroe Aquatics and Fitness for swimming on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. There will be games, arts and crafts and a chance to take part in drama and musical performances. Registration is on a first come, first serve basis, for any family with an active, current Monroe Aquatics and Fitness membership. The cost is $90 per week. To get a camp registration packet, call 704-282-4688 or email email@example.com.
Union County Arts Camp
600 Brewer Drive, Monroe
Performing Arts Camp
• Ages 5 to 12: June 11 to 22
The Summer Performing Arts Camp is an acting camp featuring Disney’s “Cinderella” Kids devoted to teaching young people the art of fine acting in a joyful, creative and professional environment on the campus of Central Academy of Technology and Arts. Students will learn basic dance techniques, music instruction and drama classes under the direction of Bianca Morgan, Kimberly Morgan and Larry Robinson, educators with the Union County Public Schools. The classes run from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The cost is $350 for a two week session, with a public performance Saturday, June 23. For more information, call 704-283-2784 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7022 Sardis Road, Charlotte
Camp Kids Connect at the Cyzner Institute
• Ages 3 to 9: June 11 to July 26
The institute will hold a camp for special needs kids, with activities combining therapy and instruction to support social, communication, motor and sensory skill development. Camps will be in session Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. For more information, call 704-366-8260.
• All ages: June 11 to Aug. 9
The institute will hold weekly camps throughout the summer, combining reading, math, & written expression ‘classroom instruction’ with fun, summer camp activities including music, art, computer, and more. Both group and one-on-one instruction will be offered. Camps will be in session Monday to Thursday from 9 a.m to 1 p.m. For more information, call 704-366-8260.