GFM MAR 2018
LOCAL DAY CAMPS AND SUMMER PROGRAMS IN GEORGIA
BEE AHEAD SUMMER CAMP ~
Christian Fellowship Academy
621 Walnut Street, Warner Robins
June 4–July 27 from 6:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. This 8-week program is a must for children ages 2–16. Your children will “Bee Ahead” of the class by attending this power-packed program. Exciting field trips! Bee Ahead Summer Camp is the place to be for your child/children this summer!
CAMP FUN n’ FIT
Wellness Center, Navicent Health
3797 Northside Drive, Macon
A day camp held at Middle Georgia State University for kids ages 6–11. Choose one or all four weeks: Jun. 18–22, Jun. 25–29, Jul. 9–13, & Jul.16–20. Classes include nutrition education, physical fitness education, group exercise including yoga, Zumba, dance, sports, swimming, relay races, and much more. Field trips and swimming make for a well-rounded program. $185 per week.
The Westfield School Campus
2005 US Highway 41 South, Perry
478.987.0547, ext. 223
Choose from a variety of camps for sports, art, reading, STEM, enrichment, and summer fun for ages Pre-K and up. For more information or to register online, please visit westfieldschool.org.
FPD’S CENTER FOR DISCOVERY SUMMER CAMPS ~
First Presbyterian Day School Campus
5671 Calvin Drive, Macon
478.477.6505, ext. 182
Contact: Elizabeth Leslein
FPD’s Center for Discovery offers unique opportunities in art, athletics, and academics for students in 3K–12th grade. Half day options with before and after camp care available.
MACON-BIBB COUNTY RECREATION SUMMER CAMP ~
7 Locations Across Macon-Bibb County
Enjoy a STEAM-filled summer, field trips, and cultural enrichment. June 5–July 14, Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m., $30 weekly, ages 5–15, lunch included. Call or visit your nearest recreation center for details.
2281 Vineville Avenue, Macon
Contact: Amy McCullough
Macon Clay is a summer camp full of fun, hand-building clay classes for ages six and up.
Underwater Adventures in Clay | June 11–15, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Get ready for the beach with this fun and educational camp all about ocean life. Octopuses, seahorses, starfish, sea urchins, sea turtles, manna rays, corals, sea shells, and more come to life in clay and brilliant tropical glazes!
Macon Arts Alliance Arteprenuer Show | July 9–13, 16–20, & 23–27, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Kids will create unique pieces of both sculptural and functional art to display and sell at Macon Arts Alliance on First Friday, August 3rd. A great opportunity for them to shine as their artwork is viewed and purchased by friends, family, and patrons of the arts!
Woodland Creatures and Forest Friends | July 30–Aug 3, 9 a.m.–12 p.m.
Furry, feathery, and prickly, this camp teams with forest life. Students will hand build squirrels, foxes, owls, opossums, hedgehogs, and the habitats in which they live. Now you can live amongst some of the cutest critters of nature in your own home!
All camps are $250 per week. Class includes all materials (clay/glaze/firing), and a light snack will be provided. Tuition is due at time of registration. Mail check to: Amy Hellis * 2281 Vineville Ave., Macon, GA 31204.
MERCER’S CREATIVE COMPUTER CAMPS
Mercer University Computer Science Dept.
1501 Mercer University Drive, Macon
MOUNT DE SALES ACADEMY’S CAMP CAVALIER
SPLASH: Downtown Campus
851 Orange Street, Macon
SPORTS: Downtown Campus & Cavalier Fields
4659 Cavalier Drive, Macon
Join us for Camp Cavalier at MDS! SPORTS camps: skills development and competition in basketball, baseball, soccer, softball, and youth football. SPLASH all-day camp: classes in science, math, technology, sports, dance, art, cooking, and more!
MUSEUM OF AVIATION FOUNDATION— NATIONAL STEM ACADEMY
1942 Heritage Blvd, Robins AFB
Contact: Valerie Myers
STEM Summer Camps at the Museum of Aviation offers Pre K–12th grade students six weeks of hands-on, STEM and history-focused learning experiences to choose from.
OKINAWAN KARATE SCHOOL CAMP
6255 Zebulon Road, Suite 196, Macon
Contact: Michael Brewster
A cool half-day camp for ages 3–13. Each day is different with field trips to the movies, Skyzone, lake, etc. Theme days including Nerf, Legos, TMNT, and making slime! Two weeks available, but only a few spots left!
OTIS MUSIC CAMP
Mercer University’s Townsend School of Music
1329 Adams Street, Macon
Contact: Karla Redding-Andrews
The 11th annual Otis Music Camp is June 4–16, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. for ages 11–17. The camp welcomes campers of all levels of musical knowledge and scholarships are available.
ST. JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC SCHOOL SUMMER KNIGHTS CAMP ~
St. Joseph’s Catholic School Campus
905 High Street, Macon
Contact: Lindsey Nobles, Camp Director
Or Rosalyn Simpson, Assistant Director
Themes include: Ocean Commotion, Mad Science: STEM, Ready, Set, Cook!, Disney, Moving and Grooving, and Crazy Messy Fun! $130 per week; $30 registration fee. Lunch optional: $20 per week. Camp dates: June 4–July 13. Hours: 7:45 a.m.–5:30 p.m. daily.
ST. PETER CLAVER CATHOLIC SCHOOL CAMP COUGAR ~
St. Peter Claver Catholic School Campus
133 Ward Street, Macon
Contact: Liz Milam, M.Ed.
Enrichment in reading, math, STEM, computer, art, and music. Experience sports, gardening, and 2+ weekly field trips. June 4–July 13, 7:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m. $30 registration; $125 week; includes ALL camp fees. Sibling discounts.
SUMMER AT THE MADISON STUDIO OF DANCE EDUCATION ~
1575 Forest Hill Road, Macon
Contact: Jane Madison
Weeks of June 4, July 9, July 16: Young Dancer Workshop for ages 4–6, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 4:30–5:25 p.m.; 7–11 year-olds, 5:30–6:30 p.m.; adults (14 and up) Tuesday and Thursday, June 12 & 14,19 & 21, and 26 & 28, 6:45–7:45 p.m.; Summer Intensive for Intermediate/Advanced Dancers weeks of June 4, July 9, July 16, Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and Friday, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
SUMMER AT THE SQUARE ~
Tattnall Square Academy Campus
111 Trojan Trail, Macon
Contact: Abby Clay
“Summer at the Square” is open to the community and includes a wide variety of day camps for children of all ages! Learn more on our website at tattnall.org/sats.
SWIM MACON AQUATIC CLUB ~
5097 Northside Drive, Macon
Contact: Jason Swaim
Swim Macon offers a competitive swim program and more, including swim opportunities for people of all ages. If you want to be in the water for competition, fitness, or to learn to swim, they have a program designed for you.
TURNING POINT FAMILY CAMP
At Mabel White Baptist Church
1415 Bass Road, Macon
Life is busy. We’ve got your quality family activities covered. Open to kids who have completed 4k–5th grade and their parents. Younger siblings can enjoy Junior Camp. July 9–12, 6–8 p.m. Register today at www.mabelwhite.org.
For a list of overnight camps, visit our 2018 Residential Summer Camp Directory!
Happy Camping! #