Summer Camp Guide: Find something new to do

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Troy Booker Sr. and his son Troy Jr., 6, of Augusta, attend the Clay for Kids pottery class at the Kroc Center.
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Summer camps offer children the chance to learn something new or improve their skills in something they already love. From Augusta to Aiken, you can find camps focused on art and music, math and reading, or any sport.

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SPORTS: Ray Tanner, the head coach of the USC Gamecocks baseball team, helps Matthew Abney with a fielding drill during a 2010 USC Aiken Kenny Thomas Baseball Camp. Thomas has asked Tanner to come back for an All-Carolina Camp in July. In addition to baseball camps, USC Aiken coaches also will hold soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading and an All-Sports Camp where campers will get to try about everything.  JACKIE RICCIARDI/FILE
JACKIE RICCIARDI/FILE
SPORTS: Ray Tanner, the head coach of the USC Gamecocks baseball team, helps Matthew Abney with a fielding drill during a 2010 USC Aiken Kenny Thomas Baseball Camp. Thomas has asked Tanner to come back for an All-Carolina Camp in July. In addition to baseball camps, USC Aiken coaches also will hold soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball, basketball, cheerleading and an All-Sports Camp where campers will get to try about everything.

****** EDUCATIONAL ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, augustaprep.org/page.cfm?p=18
• English Grammar Review: July 23-Aug. 3; grades 7-8, 8-8:55 a.m.; grade 6, 9-9:55 a.m.; $190
• Study Skills: grades 5-8, July 23-27 or July 30-Aug. 3, 10-10:55 a.m.; $100
• Organizational Skills: grades 5-8, July 23-26 or July 30-Aug. 2, 11-11:55 a.m.; $100
• Math Test Strategies: July 23-27 or July 30-Aug. 3, 10-10:55 a.m.; $125
• Middle School Pre Algebra Prep: July 23-27 or July 30-Aug. 3, 9-9:55 a.m.; $125
• Algebra Prep: grades 8-9; July 23-27 or July 30-Aug. 3., 11-11:55 a.m.; $125
Spanish I, Transition: grades 6-7; July 23-Aug. 3, 2-3 p.m.; $200
• Spanish II, Transition: July 23-Aug. 3, 8-10 a.m.; $300
• Spanish IV, Transition: July 23-Aug. 3, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; $300
• PSAT/SAT Critical Reading/Writing: July 23-27, 1-2:30 p.m., or July 30-Aug. 3, 10:30 a.m.-noon; $155
• PSAT/SAT Math: July 30-Aug. 3, 1:30-3:30 p.m.; $155

AUGUSTA STATE UNIVERSITY KIDS UNIVERSITY: 2500 Walton Way; (706) 737-1636; www.ced.aug.edu
For ages kindergarten-sixth grade; weeks of June 4-July 23; half day: $105 session; full day: $165 session; extended care and multi-week discount available sessions include: African Safari, Legos, Art of Science, Music USA, Frog Math, American Folklore, Art Down Under, Cooking, Art Adventures, Soap Art, Voyage to India, Terrific Trees, more; full brochure online

BEULAH GROVE SUMMER EXPLOSION: 1434 Poplar St.; www.bgcrcenter.org; grades kindergarten through eighth; Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.; extended hours available; students get a head start on grade-appropriate curriculum for upcoming school year, to include practicing the CRCT, math, science, language arts, communication skills and critical thinking skills; afternoon session activities include music, dance, Bible study, Spanish, computers and art; $90 week with $40 nonrefundable registration

CAMP INVENTION: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. June 18-22, Ruth Patrick Science Education Center, 471 University Parkway, Aiken; rising first- to sixth-graders; five modules daily promote science, technology, engineering, math, history, arts; $215; (803) 641-3313, rpsec.usca.edu/CampInvention

CURTIS BAPTIST SCHOOL: 1326 Broad St.; (706) 828-6624; www.curtisbaptistchristianschool.org/index.php/parents/summercamp2012;Camps are July 9-13, 9-11:30 a.m.; multiple-camp discount available
• CSI - Calculation, Science and Investigation (Math Science): grades 6-12; $100
• Solar Seekers (Math Science): grades 1-5; $100
• Roving Reporter Literary Technology: grades 1-5 and grades 6-12; $100
• Wilderness Adventure Camp: grades 6-12 (boys); June 25-28, 9-11:30 a.m.; $150

HICKORY HILL: 502 Hickory Hill Drive, Thomson; (706) 595-7777; e-mail Sydney Peden at sfpeden@hickory-hill.org; www.hickory-hill.org; camps run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; $60 per week
• Eco-Adventures: ages 10-15; June 11-15 and June 25-29; discover how humans have used the land for centuries, look to the past to preserve our future planet; pick blackberries, hiking, crafts, more
Dig History!: ages 11-17; July 9-13; experience methods archaeologists use, ancient hunting, crafts, forensics; work alongside archaeologists to excavate the Jeffersonian Publishing Plant site at Hickory Hill.
• Advanced Archaeology Camp: for campers who have previously attended at least one week of Dig History! camp; July 23-27

KUMON MATH AND READING: www.kumon.com

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY SUMMER CAMP 2012: 1116 Phillips St.; (706) 724-3576, www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com; ages 6-12; $125 per child; Session 1: June 4-8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Session 2: June 11-15, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; registration and fees required by May 14

MBS LEARNING CONNECTION: 1530 Crescent Drive 1G; www.mbslearningconnection.com; for those entering kindergarten, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 in fall; those in grades 4 and 6 placed on waiting list in the event space becomes available; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 4-July 27; $25 registration for new campers, first day’s tuition for returning campers, $65 per week half-day camp (9 a.m.-1:30 p.m.), $100 per week full-day camp; breakfast and lunch served daily

M.A.E.S. EDUCATION CENTER: (706) 860-8585; maeseducationcenter.com

USC AIKEN KIDS IN COLLEGE CAMPS: 471 University Parkway, (803) 641-3563 or (803) 641-3587; register early; for sports camps, visit www.pacersports.com/SummerCamps2012.html
• Young Writers Camp: ages 10-14; June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $90
• CSI Chemistry: ages 9-12; June 25-29, 1-4 p.m.; $120
• Fit Kids!: ages 9-12; June 25-29, 1-4 p.m.; $95; nutrition, group fitness, swimming, more
• Battle Bots (Lego): ages 9-12; July 9-13, 9 a.m.-noon; $129; build a motorized battle car
• Vehicle Engineering (Lego): ages 9-12; July 9-13, 1-4 p.m.; $129; build up to 13 motorized vehicles
• Eco-Crafts Sampler: ages 10-13; July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $105; make eco-friendly craft projects
• Reading, Writing but Positively No Arithmetic!: ages 7-9; July 16-20, 1-4 p.m.; $90
• Super-Science: Chemical Magic: ages 7-9; July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $118
• Art Party: ages 8-10; July 16-20, 1-4 p.m.; $118; create “wacky” art
• Hoopla!: ages 10-13; July 23-25, 9 a.m.-noon; $65; design a hula hoop
• Real World Camp; ages 10-12; July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $130; use hands-on learning to solve “every day” problems
• Brush Up On Reading: for rising second- and third-graders; July 30-Aug. 3, 9 a.m.-noon; $95
• Study Skills – Middle School: for grades 6-8: Aug. 6-9, 9 a.m.-noon; $95
• Brush Up On Math: ages 8-10; Aug. 6-8, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; $95

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Kindergarten Jumpstart: June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• First Grade Jumpstart: June 25-29, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $150
• Second Grade Jumpstart: June 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Third Grade Jumpstart: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Fourth Grade Jumpstart: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Fifth Grade Jumpstart: July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Crazy Science: grades 4-6, June 18-22, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $175
• Chinese Language and Culture Camp: grades 2-6; June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Spanish Language and Culture Camp: grades 5-7, July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $155
• Writers’ Workshop: grades 8-12; July 16-20, 10 a.m.-noon; July 23-27; $250
• Short Stories: (two-week session) grades 9-12, June 11-15 and June 18-22, 10 a.m.-noon; $260
• Study Skills: grades 6-8, July 16-20, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Math: (two-week session) grades 8-10, July 16-20 and July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 9-12, July 16-20 and July 23-27, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $325; e-mail mcantrell@wsa.net

WISDOM WORLD CARE & LEARNING FACILITY: 3550 Morgan Road; (706) 798-4186

****** ART ******

AIKEN CENTER FOR THE ARTS: 122 Laurens St. S.W.; (803) 641-9094; www.aikencenterforthearts.org
• KinderCamp: ages 4-6; weeks of June 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23; 9 a.m.-noon; $117 members, $130 nonmembers
• Grades 1-4: weeks of June 18 (Rock Around the Clock); June 25 (Rock ’n’ Roll); July 9 (Crocodile Rock); July 16 (Third Rock); July 23 (Off the Rocker); half day 9 a.m. to noon or 1-4 p.m.; half day $117 members, $130 nonmembers; full day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $194 members, $215 nonmembers
• Grades 5-12: weeks of June 18 (Clay); June 25 (Painting, 9 a.m.-noon; Silk Screening 1-4 p.m.); July 9 (Manga, 9 a.m.-noon; Awesome Animals 1-4 p.m.); July 16 (Painting 9 a.m.-noon; Manga 1-4 p.m.); July 23 (Batik); half day $117 members, $130 nonmembers; full day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $194 members, $215 nonmembers

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, augustaprep.org/page.cfm?p=18
• Creative Arts Camps: Ballet, Beginning Guitar, Drawing, Musical Theater, Video Creation
• Exploratory Camps: Asian Art, Creative Writing, Forestry/Ecology, Strategic Games, Painting With Style

CURTIS BAPTIST SCHOOL ART 101: 1326 Broad St.; (706) 828-6624; www.curtisbaptistchristianschool.org/index.php/parents/summercamp2012
• Art 101: grades 7-12; June 25-28, 9-11:30 a.m.; $100
• Say Cheese! Photography Camp: grades 1-2; June 25-28, 9-11:30 a.m.; $100; must bring your own digital camera

GERTRUDE HERBERT INSTITUTE OF ART: 506 Telfair St.; (706) 722-5495, www.ghia.org
For ages 5-12; Monday through Friday, morning sessions 10 a.m. to noon, afternoon sessions 12:45-2:45 p.m. Register for single session or multiple sessions; supplies provided; members $65 week, nonmembers $80 week; two camp locations
Morning camps:
• June 4-8: Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 5-6); Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 7-8); Painting and Mixed Media (ages 9-11)
• June 11-15: Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 5-6); Painting and Mixed Media (ages 7-8); Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 9-11)
• June 18-22: Painting and Mixed Media (ages 5-6); Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 7-8); Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 9-11)
• June 25-29: Painting and Mixed Media (ages 5-6); Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 7-8); Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 9-11)
• July 9-13: Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 5-6); Painting and Mixed Media (ages 7-8); Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 9-11)
• July 16-20: Drawing and 2-D Design Fundamentals (ages 5-6); Sculpture and 3-D Design (ages 7-8); Painting and Mixed Media (ages 9-11)
Afternoon camps:
• June 25-29: Fables and Fairytales (ages 5-6); Creative Off-Loom Weaving (ages 7-8); Hand-building: Out of the Box (ages 9-11)
• July 9-13: Hand-building: Out of the Box (ages 5-6); Fables and Fairytales (ages 7-8); Mix-It-Up Magic (ages 9-11)
• July 16-20: Creative Off-Loom Weaving (ages 5-6); Hand-building: Out of the Box (ages 7-8); Fables and Fairytales (ages 9-11)

GREENBRIER ART CAMP: 5114 Riverwood Parkway; www.ghspackplayers.net; details, e-mail Steve Hansen at shansen@ccboe.net; June 4-8, 1-3 p.m.; $40; create 2-D and 3-D art with emphasis on the elements and principles of art and basic studio practices

LUCY CRAFT LANEY MUSEUM OF BLACK HISTORY SUMMER ARTS CAMP: 1116 Phillips St.; (706) 724-3576; www.lucycraftlaneymuseum.com; ages 6-12; July 9-13, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $150, lunch included; ballet and hip-hop classes, etiquette classes, arts and crafts, art and history tour of museum

MORRIS MUSEUM OF ART: 1 10th St.; (706) 724-7501 www.themorris.org
• Augusta State University Art Portfolio Prep for Rising High School Students: grades 9-12; June 18-22, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; learn critical skills needed to succeed as an artist; drawing, painting, sculpting, art history, aesthetics, and criticism in a college setting with Augusta State University art department faculty; space limited, register early by calling (706) 828-3808; $220, all materials included
• Camps at Episcopal Day School: rising first through fifth grade; camps include a day trip to the Morris Museum for a docent-led tour and a project; $125 if registered by May 11; $140 after May 11. Call (706) 733-1192 to register.
Fly Away With Me: June 11-15, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; create drawings, paintings and mixed media birds and bird cages
Around the World in Five Days: July 16-20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; learn about five artists from five countries and create art projects
• Camp at Augusta Preparatory Day School: ages 9-14; July 23-27, 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; Drawing Jam! with Jay Jacobs: explore a variety of drawing materials and styles from realism to animation; $120; call (706) 294-8550 for registration information.

SALVATION ARMY OF AUGUSTA KROC CENTER ART SPECIALTY CAMPS: 1833 Broad St.; Kelly Adriano, children and youth manager, (706) 922-1529; www.KrocAugusta.org
Art camps for ages 7-14 are from 9 a.m. to noon and cost $125 for Kroc Center members and $150 for nonmembers. An additional half-day (noon to 3 p.m.) of lunch and swimming is available for $50 a week for members and $75 a week for nonmembers. Early drop off (7 a.m.) and late pick up (6 p.m.) are available for $20 a week.
• Crazy With Clay: ages 7-10, June 4-8; ages 11-14 July 16-20; learn to hand build, fire and create with clay
• Art Extreme: ages 7-10, June 11-15; ages 11-14, July 23-27; drawing, painting, collage, sculpture
• Evolution of Hip-Hop Dance: ages 7-10, June 18-22; ages 11-14, June 25-29; from African dance to jazz, learn about art, culture, history and dance that is the basis of hip-hop.
• Drawing Explosion: ages 7-12, July 9-13; use pencil to render forms, values and texture; composition and color techniques; supplies included

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Summer Ceramics: (two-week session) grades 5-8, June 4-8 and June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon, $325
• Sculpture: (two-week session) grades 8-12, June 4-8 and June 11-15, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $325

****** COOKING ******

CURTIS BAPTIST SCHOOL: CAKE DECORATING: 1326 Broad St.; (706) 828-6624; www.curtisbaptist
christianschool.org/index.php/parents/summercamp2012; grades 6-12; June 25-28, 9-11:30 a.m.; $100

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: INTERNATIONAL CULINARY CREATIONS: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; www.edsaugusta.com; e-mail Julie Kneuker at jkneuker@edsaugusta.com; rising second- through fifth-graders; July 23-27, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; “travel” to European country daily to prepare recipes, create passport cookbook; field trip to local restaurant and lunch included; $110 before May 11; $125 after May 11

VERYVERA SCHOOL OF GOOD TASTE COOKING CAMP: 3113 Washington Road, (706) 860-3492; ages 8-14; $50 deposit, fee includes cookbook, daily snack and lunch, hands-on time in kitchen and daily etiquette lesson; family discount
• Beginner: ages 8-10, June 4-8, June 11-15; $225
• Advanced beginner: ages 11-14 (never attended camp), June 18-22, June 25-29; $225
• Intermediate: finished one year of camp, July 9-13, July 16-20; $225
• Advanced: finished two years of camp, July 23-27; $250
• Advanced plus: finished three years of camp, July 30-Aug. 3; $250

****** DANCE ******

AUGUSTA BALLET SCHOOL NUTCRACKER CAMPS: 2941 Walton Way; (706) 733-5511; www.augustaballetschool.com; learn a different section of Nutcracker choreography each day; performance to end session; register no later than the week before session; summer dance workshops available
• Session I (ages 3-5): June 4-8, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; $100
• Session II (ages 3-5): June 11-15, 2:30-4:30 p.m.; $100
• Session III (ages 6-8): June 18-22, 2:30-5 p.m.; $110

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: BALLET CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; contact julia.morgan@augustaprep.org; two sessions: June 11-15; ages 3-5, 9-11 a.m.; ages 6-8, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; creative movement/ballet class, daily craft; $120

AUGUSTA WEST DANCE CAMP: 146 David Road, (706) 860-0998, augustawestdance.com
• June 11-15: Princess Power, ages 3-7
• June 18-22: Wild, Wild West, ages 3-7
• July 9-13: Under the Big Top, ages 3-7; Decades of Dancing, ages 8-12
• July 16-20: Princess Power, ages 3-7; Broadway Bound, ages 8-12

BURNES DANCE STUDIO: 831 Neilson Road, Aiken; (803) 648-7659 or (803) 270-1438; www.burnesdancestudio.com; June 11-15 and July 9-13
• Preschoolers: ages 3-5; 8:30-9:30 a.m. or 6-7 p.m.; $50
• Beginners and Intermediates: ages 8-14; 6-7:30 p.m.; $65
• Jazz Intensives: ages 6-10, beginner to intermediate; 12:30-3:30 p.m. June 12-14 and July 10-12; $75

COLUMBIA COUNTY BALLET: 639 Furys Ferry Road, Martinez; (706) 860-1852, www.columbiacountyballet.com

CROSBY’S SCHOOL OF DANCE BALLET & JAZZ CAMP: 142 Greenville St. SW, Aiken; register with Julie McLain, jmgerbo@aol.com or (803) 645-3977; ages 3-8; 9 a.m.-noon; June 11-15: La Bayadere; July 30-Aug. 3: Swan Lake; $120 week includes snacks, craft, ballet and jazz classes; performance on Friday

CUTNO DANCE: 3497 Wheeler Road; (706) 364-3442; www.CutnoDance.com; summer dance classes available
• Summer Arts Camp: ages 5-9; June 4-8 and June 18-22, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $150 week or $225 both weeks, lunch included; register by May 24; ballet and hip hop classes, etiquette classes, arts and crafts, art and history tour of Lucy Craft Laney Museum of Black History
• Princess Camp: ages 2½-4; June 18-21 or July 16-19, 6-6:45 p.m.; creative movement/ballet, activities; $65 week; $130 both weeks

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee; Modern Dance: grades 3-12, June 25-29, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; $150

****** MUSIC ******

ASU CONSERVATORY MUSIC CAMPS: 2500 Walton Way; (706) 731-7971; www.ced.aug.edu/Conservatory; for middle and high school students; begins Monday, ends with concert Friday evening; full-day campers eat lunch together at Jaguar Student Activities Center, purchase there or bring lunch; 5 p.m. Friday campers stay on campus for pizza party, after which camp T-shirts are presented
• Chamber Music Institute: June 4-8, Drs. Christine Crookall, Clara Park and Laura Tomlin, directors; begins at noon; $50; dtucker2@aug.edu; no online registration for this camp
• Orchestra Camp: June 25-29, Dr. Laura Tomlin, director; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; $170 through June 11, $190 after
• Band Camp: June 18-22, Dr. John Wojcik, director; 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; $170 through June 4, $190 after
• Choir Camp: June 11-15, Dr. Timothy Powell, director; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday; $170 through May 28, $190 after

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org
• Beginning Guitar: ages 6-10: June 11-15 or July 9-13, 11 a.m.-noon; ages 11 and older: June 11-15 or July 9-13, 1-2 p.m.; $120 week
• Kick Start to Beginning Band: grades 4-12 with minimal or no band experience but who have interest in joining band in fall; June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $110, includes T-shirt and beginning band book on chosen instrument

FAMILY MUSIC OF AUGUSTA MUSIKGARTEN: Prince of Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3703 Old Petersburg Road; (706) 955-7819; ages 1 and up; www.makingmusik.com/familymusicofaugusta; cost does not include materials; pay by class available
• Nimble and Quick: ages 1-5; 10-10:45 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday, June 12-July 5; $75; nursery rhymes, movement, language development
• Music Makers at the Seashore: ages 4-6; 11 a.m-noon Tuesday and Thursday, June 12-July 5; $85; singing, playing instruments in ensemble, early music-reading, movement, storytelling, listening, dancing, art
• Piano Review: for current students or those with some experience; Tuesdays, June 5, 12, 26, July 10, 17, 31; $80; keyboard skills, theory, drumming, dancing, more
• Introduction to Percussion: for rising fifth- to seventh-graders; Monday-Friday, June 18-22, 2:15-3 p.m.; $65
• Music in My Neighborhood: morning mini-camp for ages 4-7; July; explore music made by people and animals in our neighborhood, singing, moving, listening, playing instruments, stories, dancing, outdoor activities, nature crafts

FRIENDS OF SYMPHONY AND SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA AUGUSTA’S CREATIVE ARTS CAMP: (706) 738-7527 or (706) 826-4705

GREENBRIER SHOW CHOIR CAMP: 5114 Riverwood Parkway; www.ghspackplayers.net; details, e-mail Steve Hansen at shansen@ccboe.net; June 4-8, 1-3 p.m.; $40; choreography and music with a short performance June 8

J.B. ACADEMY OF MUSIK PUPILS: Auditions at C.H. Terrell Academy, 2230 Broad St.; (706) 736-6216, jamesbrownfamilyfdn.org

KINDERMUSIK OF AUGUSTA: TELL ME A TALE: 736 Greene St.; (706) 868-9965; kindermusickofaugusta.com; ages 4-7; July 9-13, 10-11:30 a.m.; class held at St. John United Methodist Church; rhythm, movement, singing, drama using tales from around the world, explored through multi-instrument and multi-cultural elements, snack and craft time; $30 plus $30 materials fee

LAKESIDE HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER SHOW CHOIR CAMP: 533 Blue Ridge Dr., Evans; for sixth- through 12th-graders; May 29-June 1, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; performance 3 p.m. Friday; singing, dancing; $125; for registration form, e-mail Stacey Branch at sbranch@ccboe.net

PORTMAN’S MUSIC ACADEMY: 4020 Washington Road; Melissa Viller (706) 738-1651; mviller@portmansmusic.com; portmansmusic.com
• Guitar Camp: rising 4th, 5th and 6th grades; $145; May 21-25, June 18-22, July 16-20, 9:30 a.m.-noon; learn basic chording, tuning, changing strings, introduction to reading music and lead playing
• Guitar Camp: rising 7th, 8th and 9th grades; $145; June 4-8, June 23-27, 9:30 a.m.-noon; learn basic chording, tuning, changing strings, introduction to reading music and lead playing
• Music Camp: ages 7-11; $145; June 11-15, 9:30 a.m.-noon; exploring instrumental music through rhythm, melody, harmony, tone color and form as well as introduction to playing piano
• Rock Camp: ages 12-17; $250, lunch included; June 25-30, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; meet other players who want to play in a rock band; must have at least one year musical experience
• Jumpstart to Beginning Band: grade 6 and up; $145; July 30-Aug. 3, 10 a.m.-noon; for those with no band experience; learn key signatures, time signatures, note names and values and rhythm
• Sight-Reading Made Easy: grade 7 and up; $145; July 30-Aug. 3, 1-3 p.m.; for those with band experience; strengthen sight-reading skills as well as learning advanced scales and music composition

SALVATION ARMY OF AUGUSTA KROC CENTER: 1833 Broad St.; Jim Dupree, worship arts and music director, (706) 364-4069; www.KrocAugusta.org
• Keep ’em Playing music camp: ages 11-14; Tuesdays only, June 5-July 17; $100 or $150 (workshop plus dinner with the director); flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, trumpet, French horn, trombone, baritone/euphonium, tuba and percussion instruments welcome. Band director’s approval required prior to enrolling.
• String Orchestra Camp: July 9-13, 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; $125 members, $150 nonmembers (lunch and swimming included); for students who have completed one to four years of orchestra classes

****** THEATER ******

THE AUGUSTA PLAYERS SUMMER THEATRE CAMP: 1301 Greene St.; (706) 826-4707, e-mail summercamp@augustaplayers.org; ages 6-8, 9-11 and middle-to-high school; two-week sessions, June 25-July 6 and July 16-27, 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday at The Church of the Good Shepherd, 2230 Walton Way; evening showcase and morning talent show end each session; $225 session, T-shirt included; qualifying Master Class participants stay until 3 p.m.; additional $50 charge

GREENBRIER THEATRE ARTS DRAMA CAMP: 5114 Riverwood Parkway; www.ghspackplayers.net; details, e-mail Steve Hansen at shansen@ccboe.net; June 4-8, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; $75; acting, music, dance, film, more. Many students will participate in a performance of Disney’s Cinderella Kids at 5 and 7 p.m. June 8

MUSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOPS THEATRE CAMP: 3833 Martinez Blvd., Martinez; (706) 231-1759; www.onwiththeshow.biz; e-mail musicaltheatredirector@gmail.com; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Friday; June 11-15 for ages 7-11 and June 25-29 for ages 12-17; $125, $100 for second child registered; improvisation, games, singing, dancing, acting technique, monologues, scenes; performance at end of camp

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: YOU CAN ACT!: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee; grades 4-7, June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $150

****** SPORTS ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL ALL SPORTS CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; grades 1-7; Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-noon; June 11-15 and July 9-13; basketball, soccer, volleyball, flag football, baseball/softball, floor hockey, scooter hockey, kickball, catch-me-in, ultimate Frisbee, more

POSITIVE BOYS, POSITIVE MEN MENTORING SPORTS CAMP: Tubman Education Center, 1740 Walton Way, (706) 664-5455; ages 8-17; May 29-Aug. 3, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; early registration May 19 and 26, noon-2 p.m.; basketball, football, track speed and agility, more; $50 week plus $50 registration fee; breakfast and lunch provided

USC AIKEN: ALL-SPORTS CAMP: www.pacersports.com, (803) 641-3462; ages 5-15, boys and girls; June 25-29 or July 26-20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; early dropoff and late pickup available; campers divided by age groups for basketball, soccer, golf, tennis, swimming, more with emphasis on fun and safety; $160 (includes lunch, T-shirt, secondary insurance coverage, gift)

****** BASEBALL ******

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net; Yellow Jacket Baseball Camp; June 11-15; $70

ROBERT SAPP BASEBALL CAMP: www.robertsaapbaseballcamp.com; June 25-29, Sweetwater Park, Thomson; $130; $120 team rate available if five or more players of spring league teams sign up. Travel teams and all-star teams also qualify (names of the team and coach must be on application).

USC AIKEN: KENNY THOMAS BASEBALL CAMPS: Citizens Park, Aiken; (803) 641-3410; www.kennythomasbaseball
camps.com
• Ages 5-15: June 11-14 and June 18-21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $180; register for both weeks $290
• All-Carolina Camp with Ray Tanner: July 19, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; $85

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: BASEBALL CAMPS: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Baseball FUN-damentals: grades 1-4, June 4-8, 9 am.-noon; $150
• Advanced baseball skills: grades 5-8, June 4-8, 9 am.-noon; $150

****** BASKETBALL ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL BASKETBALL CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; grades 4-8; July 30-Aug. 2, 12:15-4:15 p.m.; $100

CURTIS BAPTIST SCHOOL MIDDLE SCHOOL: BASKETBALL CAMP: 1326 Broad St.; (706) 828-6624; www.curtisbaptistchristianschool.org/index.php/parents/summercamp2012; grades 4-8 (boys and girls); June 18-21, 9-11:30 a.m.; $100

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: GARRET SILER’S BASKETBALL CAMP: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; www.edsaugusta.com; e-mail Julie Kneuker at jkneuker@edsaugusta.com; ages 9-16; July 16-20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.; $180, includes lunch

SKILLZ-N-THRILLZ BASKETBALL CAMP: for girls in grades 4-8; Mondays and Thursdays June 4-30, 5:30-8 p.m., Curtis Baptist Church Gymnasium, 2230 Broad St.; free; register by May 30; (706) 830-1768 or coachdavidg@comcast.net

USC AIKEN: 471 University Pkwy.; www.pacersports.com
• Vince Alexander Basketball Camps: ages 6-16, boys and girls; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Day Camp I: June 11-14; Day Camp II: June 30-July 3; $175 (includes lunch daily, T-shirt and gift); $60 nonrefundable deposit due before camp starts; (803) 641-3438
• Mike Brandt Basketball Camps: ages 6-17, boys and girls; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Day Camp: June 25-28; High School Team Camps: June 15-16 with tournament; (803) 641-3491

GREENBRIER WOLFPACK HOOPS CAMP: Greenbrier High School, 5114 River­wood Parkway; (706) 447-2106, ext. 3750 or casey.heckathorn@ccboe.net

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net
• Cross Training Basketball Camp; June 4-8; $50
• Antonio Grant Basketball Camp; June 11-14; $100
• Jimmy Link Basketball Camp; July 9-12; $90 1 session/$150 both sessions
• Clint Bryant Basketball Camp; July 23-27; $150 pre-registered

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: BASKETBALL CAMPS: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Boys Basketball Fundamentals: grades 1-4, May 29-June 1, 8:30-noon; $150
• Boys Advanced Basketball Skills: grades 5-8, May 29-June 1, 12:30-4 p.m.; $150
• Girls Advanced Basketball Skills: grades 6-8, May 29-June 1, 12:30-4 p.m.; $150
• Girls Basketball FUN-damentals: grades 2-5, June 18-22, 9 a.m.-noon; $150

WILL AVERY BASKETBALL CAMP: Evans Middle School, 4785 Hereford Farm Road; www.averyspringclassic.com; wavery808@hotmail.com

SURE SHOT BASKETBALL CAMP: Lakeside Middle School, 527 Blue Ridge Dr.; (706) 855-6900

****** CHEERLEADING ******

AUGUSTA CHEER ACADEMY: 4150 Washnigton Road, Suite 4, Evans, (706) 364-1138, www.augustacheeracademy.com
• Superstars four-day camp: ages 3 and older, June 4-7, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $125
• Cheers, Chants & Dance: ages 3 and older, May 21-22 or July 10-11, 9 a.m.-noon; $65
• Motions, Jumps & Tumbling: ages 3 and older, July 17-19, 9 a.m.-noon; $85

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: ASU CHEER CAMP: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; www.edsaugusta.com; e-mail Julie Kneuker at jkneuker@edsaugusta.com; rising first- through fifth-graders; July 9-13, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $110 before May 11; $125 after May 11

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net
• Yellow Jacket Cheerleading Camp; June 18-21; $100
• Pat Carpenter Cheer Camp; Aug. 6-9; $100

USC AIKEN: PACER SUMMER SPIRIT CAMP: USCA Convocation Center, 375 Robert M. Bell Parkway; www.pacersports.com; (803) 641-3301; ages 5-14, boys and girls; July 23-27; individuals 8:30 a.m.-noon; squads 1-4:30 p.m.; $75 preregistered; $85 walk-in rate, includes secondary insurance, T-shirt, snacks

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: CHEERLEADING CAMP: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Lower School Cheerleading: grades 1-5, June 4-8 or June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Middle School/JV Cheerleading: grades 6-9, June 4-8 or June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon; $150

****** FOOTBALL ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: FOOTBALL CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; June 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon; Cavalier Camp (grades 1-5; Cavalier Pride Camp (grades 6-12); early drop off, late pickup available; $120 before May 20 or $150 after May 21

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net; Yellow Jacket Football Camp; June 12-15; $60

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: FOOTBALL CAMPS: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Football FUN-damentals: grades 1-4, June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Advanced Football Skills: grades 5-8, June 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon; $150

****** GOLF ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: GOLF CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; June 4-8 or June 25-28, 9 a.m.-noon; $110

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: DISC GOLF CAMP: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; www.edsaugusta.com; e-mail Julie Kneuker at jkneuker@edsaugusta.com; rising third-graders and older; $140 after May 11; includes two discs, two field trips to local courses, pizza party

FIRST TEE OF AUGUSTA: 3165 Damascus Road; (706) 364-4653; www.thefirstteeaugusta.org; ages 8-18, all skill levels with instruction tailored to each camper; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday; Open Camp I, June 4-8; Open Camp II: June 11-15; Open Camp III: June 18-22; $50 members, $125 nonmembers; scholarships available

YMCA GOLF CAMPS: Jay Brooks (706) 830-2752; www.augusta-golf-academy.com; $149; ages 5-17; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 18-21, July 16-19; Monday-Wednesday at Wedges and Woods Driving Range and Teaching Facility, 3731 Wrightsboro Road; comprehensive instruction from certified golf instructors and/or local PGA professionals; Thursday 9-hole tournament with golf cart and prizes at Forest Hills Golf Club

****** GYMNASTICS ******

AIKEN GYMNASTICS: 428 Monetta St., Aiken; (803) 649-7556, aikengymnastics.com

GYMNASTICS GOLD CAMP FLIP FLOP: 124 Cedar Lane; (706) 650-2111, www.gymnasticsgold.com; registration fee required for nonmembers; sibling discount, early drop off and late pick up available
• Ages 3-5 (must be potty-trained): 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.; May 21-25 (Circus Week); June 11-15 (Jungle Week); June 25-29 (Beach Week); July 16-20 (Olympic Week); $60 week
• Ages 4-13: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; May 21-25 (Games Galore!); May 29-June 1 (Great Outdoors); June 4-8 (Moovin & Goovin); June 11-15 (Mystery Madness); June 18-22 (Weird Science); June 25-29 (Beach Blast); July 9-13 (Camp Flip Flop’s Got Talent); July 16-20 (Celebration of Nations); July 23-27 (Olympic Week); July 30-Aug. 3 (Party in the USA); $36 per day or $115 per week

HAYDEN’S GYMNASTICS: 4300 Evans to Locks Road; (706) 868-0608; www.haydensgym.com; $25 nonrefundable registration for nonmembers; daily activities: strength training, crafts, movies, games, swimming, free time
May 21-26 (Virginia colonies); May 29-June 1 (Pilgrims and Native Americans); June 4-8 (Civil War); June 11-15 (Gold Rush); June 18-22 (Discovering the Coasts); June 25-29 (American Revolution & Independence); July 9-13 (Our Natural Resources); July 16-20 (Wonders of America); July 23-27 (The Capitol); July 30-Aug 3 (Bright Lights, Big Cities)
• 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: $35 daily, $130 weekly
• 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.: $35 daily, $140 weekly
• 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.: $40 daily, $150 weekly

****** ROWING ******

AUGUSTA ROWING CLUB YOUTH ROWING CAMPS: 101 Riverfront Dr.; www.augustarowingclub.org; for ages 12 and up, middle and high school students; 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday and 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday; June 18-22 and July 9-14; $150 (with $50 credited to fall dues if rower continues with the High School Rowing Program)

****** SAILING ******

AUGUSTA SAILING CLUB JUNIOR SAILING CAMP: 5462 Sailing Road, Appling; (706) 651-0587, www.augustasailingclub.org; ages 8-14; Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., May 29-June 4 (returning students only, $150), June 4-8, 18-22, 25-29, June 27-July 1, July 11-15, 18-22; $200 members, $225 nonmembers; cost includes nonrefundable $25 cancellation fee

****** SOCCER ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: SOCCER CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; June 4-8 or June 18-22; for ages 3-5 ($107); half day for ages 6-16 ($128); full day for ages 7-16 ($197)

BULLS SOCCER CLUB: http://ga-scbulls.com

CURTIS BAPTIST SCHOOL: SOCCER CAMP: 1326 Broad St.; (706) 828-6624; www.curtisbaptistchristianschool.org/index.php/parents/summercamp2012; grades 7-12 (boys); June 18-21, 9-11:30 a.m.; $100

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net
• Cross Training Soccer Camp; June 4-8
• British Soccer Camp; ages 3-4, Aug. 6-10; 9-10 a.m., $84; ages 4-6 10:15-11:15 a.m., $101; ages 6-14 9 a.m.-noon, $120; ages 6-14 1-3 p.m., $40

USC AIKEN: IKE OFOJE SOCCER SCHOOL: www.pacersports.com; (803) 641-3717; ages 4-17, boys and girls; half-day camp 9 a.m.-noon, $100; full-day camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. $200; early drop off, late pick up available; sessions June 25-29, July 9-13, Aug. 6-10

SALVATION ARMY OF AUGUSTA KROC CENTER UPWARD FUTSAL CAMP: 1833 Broad St.; Kelly Adriano, children and youth manager, (706) 922-1529; www.KrocAugusta.org; ages 5-12; July 23-27, 8 a.m.-noon; futsal is a variation of indoor soccer that focuses on passing and teamwork; $85 members, $100 nonmembers, includes Upward shirt and water bottle. An additional half-day (noon to 3 p.m.) of lunch and swimming is available for $50 for members and $75 for nonmembers. Early drop off and late pick up are available at additional cost.

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: SOCCER CAMP: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; extended camp hours for additional fee
• Soccer FUN-damentals: grades 1-4, July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon; $150
• Advanced Soccer Skills and Strategies: grades 5-8, July 23-27, 9 a.m.-noon; $150

****** MARTIAL ARTS ******

AIKEN TAEKWONDO CENTER: 790 E. Pine Log Road; (803) 642-2633, www.aikenata.com; ages 6-14; martial arts lessons throughout day, morning/afternoon snacks provided, bring lunch; Wednesday outings; 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; June 11-Aug. 13; $80 week (3-5 days) or $30 per day (minimum 2 days); free uniform if signing up for one week

TWIN DRAGONS MARTIAL ARTS AND FITNESS: 929 Dougherty Road, Aiken; (803) 649-1673, twindragons.us

****** SOFTBALL ******

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net; Yellow Jacket Softball Camp; June 4-7; $60

ROBERT SAPP GIRLS SOFTBALL CAMP: www.robertsaapbaseballcamp.com; June 25-29, Sweetwater Park, Thomson; $130; $120 team rate available if five or more players of spring league teams sign up. Travel teams and all-star teams also qualify (names of the team and coach must be on application).

USC AIKEN: JERRY SNYDER SOFTBALL CAMP: 471 University Pkwy.; www.pacersports.com, (803) 641-3462; ages 9-16; June 18-22 or July 23-27, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., ends at noon Friday; $160

USC AIKEN: JERRY SNYDER SOFTBALL HITTING CLINIC: 471 University Pkwy.; www.pacersports.com, (803) 641-3462; ages 9-16; July 13, 3-7 p.m. to July 14, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; $50

****** TENNIS ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: TENNIS CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; camps are for boys and girls; grades 1-4; June 11-14, 9 a.m.-noon; $100

USC AIKEN: TENNIS CAMP: 471 University Parkway, (803) 641-3563 or (803) 641-3587, www.pacersports.com/SummerCamps2012.html; ages 8-14; June 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon; learn rules and strategies, basic skills; no skill needed; tennis racquet required; $95

MACH ACADEMY TENNIS/FITNESS CAMP: 1850 Chester Ave.; (706) 796-5046; www.machacademy.com
• Camp I: Reach for the Stars Tennis & Education Camp: ages 4-18; May 28-July 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Fleming Tennis Center, 1850 Chester Ave.; $100
• Camp II: Summer Tennis Camp: May 28-July 20; develop a genuine love for the game and respect for the ideals of good sportsmanship; $100

NEWMAN TENNIS CENTER: 3103 Wrightsboro Road; (706) 821-1600; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weeks of May 21, June 4, 11, 18, 25; July 9, 16, 30; tennis and swimming, bring lunch; $170 week

PETERSBURG RACQUET CLUB TENNIS CAMPS: 421 The Pass, Martinez; (706) 860-9288; www.prctennis.com; May 14-July 20; half- and full-day camps for ages 6-18; prices and times vary
• Pee Wees: ages 4-5; basics taught on a 36-foot court or smaller, with foam or large low compression balls to ensure success
• Play Program: ages 6-18; how to play on team
• Performance Program: ages 9-14; for kids actively playing tournaments, school tennis, and Junior Team Tennis
• High School Performance: ages 15-18; for those playing high school tennis or trying out for the first time
• High Performance: ages 10-18; for ranked players

****** VOLLEYBALL ******

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: VOLLEYBALL CAMP: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, www.augustaprep.org; for girls; June 18-21 or July 10-13; grades 5-8, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 9-12, 1-4 p.m.

USC AIKEN: GLENN COX VOLLEYBALL CAMP: USC Aiken Convocation Center, 375 Robert M. Bell Parkway; www.pacersports.com, (803) 641-3373; camps include instruction, T-shirt, meals; three sessions daily 9 a.m.-noon, 2-5 p.m. 7:30-9 p.m.
• Beginner/Intermediate: girls ages 8 and older; June 4-7; $225 commuter, $300 boarder
• Advanced Positional: girls in grades 8-12 with at least two years’ experience; July 9-12; $225 commuter, $300 boarder
• Beach Doubles: June 8, 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; day of fun for rising eighth- through 12th-graders with at least two years’ experience; tournament, prizes; $80
• Team Camp: $5 per camper per hour (minimum 12); held in team’s gym

****** WRESTLING ******

WESTSIDE YOUTH WRESTLING CAMP: Westside High School gym, 1002 Patriots Way; details, Kevin Waters (706) 868-4030; for children in first to eighth grade; June 4-8, 9 a.m. to noon; $45; includes camp shirt, family discount available; no experience necessary

****** MISCELLANEOUS ******

ATHENS YWCO CAMP FOR GIRLS: 445 Athens Y Camp Road, Clarkesville, Ga.; athensywcocamp.com; (706) 754-8528; one- or two-week sessions, horseback specialty program, more

BRICKS 4 KIDZ: bricks4kidz.com/georgia-augusta-martinez; Jeremiah Griffin, (706) 513-5789; half-day or full-day camps for ages 5 and older

CHILDCARE NETWORK AUGUSTA AND MARTINEZ ADVENTURE 2012 SUMMER CAMP KICK OFF: May 11, all locations; games, food, meet staff; free; (912) 429-9107; www.childcarenetwork.net

FORT GORDON HILLTOP RIDING STABLE YOUTH HORSE CAMPS: Fort Gordon, (706) 791-4864, www.fortgordon.com; ages 7-13, open to public; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; make reservations in person; payment must be received by 1 p.m. on Saturday two weeks before requested camp; camp dates: May 29-June 1 and weeks of June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23, 30

WHOLE LIFE MINISTRIES: 2621 Washington Road; (706) 737-4530, www.wholelife.org
• Kidrific Summer Program: ages 5-12, June 4-29, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (early drop off and late pickup available); $85 week; activities include: bowling, water slides, canoeing, movies, T-shirts, team sports, more
• Academy & Preschool Camp: ages 1-4, June 4-29, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; call for pricing

NORTH AUGUSTA PARKS, RECREATION & LEISURE SERVICES: Riverview Park Activities Center; 100 Riverview Park Drive, North Augusta; (803) 441-4300; www.northaugusta.net; Adventure Camp, June 4-8, 11-15, 18-22, 25-29, July 9-13; $85 through May 25, $100 after

****** DAY CAMPS ******

AUGUSTA ICE SPORTS: 1249 Augusta West Parkway; (706) 955-5945; www.AugustaIceSports.com; ages 4-14; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. weeks of May 21, 29, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 (pick a week or pick a day); early pick up and late drop off available; morning and afternoon skating lessons daily, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor activities, movies, snacks, tutors available; skating exhibition by campers on last day; $145 week (10 percent discount for immediate family members or additional weeks purchased) or $35 day; $10 registration waived when registering at least two weeks before start of session child will attend; bring lunch or order lunch for additional $5 per day

AUGUSTA JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER: 898 Weinberger Way; (706) 228-3636; www.augustaajcc.org; ages 3 and up; May 21-July 30; full-day camp $160 week; mini camp $125 week; specialty camps are extra $65 and include 3D Design Art, Archery, Bricks 4 Kids, Clay Yard Art, Cooking, Fun Fashionista, Jazz4kids!, Tennis, Soccer, more

AUGUSTA PREPARATORY DAY SCHOOL: 285 Flowing Wells Road; (706) 863-1906, augustaprep.org/page.cfm?p=18; Ants (ages 3-4); Grasshoppers (ages 5-8); Life Skills in the Middle (ages 9-14); USA Chess/Video Game Creation

BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF THE CSRA: (706) 504-4071; www.bgccsra.org; camps for ages 6-14; breakfast, lunch and snacks provided
• E.W. Hagler, 1903 Division St.; (706) 312-2200; May 29-July 29 (closed week of July 4) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $350; free extended care 7:30-9 a.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
• Dogwood Terrace, 747 15th Ave.; (706) 737-3554; May 29-July 29 (closed week of July 4) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $350; free extended care 7:30-9 a.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
• Thomson, 221 Pecan Ave., Thomson; (706) 595-7477; May 29-July 29 (closed week of July 4) Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $350; free extended care 7:30-9 a.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.
• W.T. Johnson, 1610 Hunter St.; (706) 821-2866; May 29-July 29 (closed week of July 4), Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.;
$350; free extended care 2-5:30 p.m.
• Jamestown Elementary, 3637 Hiers Blvd., Hephzibah; (706) 504-4071; May 29-June 29, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; $200; free extended care 8-9 a.m. and 2-5:30 p.m.

AIKEN SUMMER ADVENTURE DAY CAMP 2012: H. Odell Weeks Activity Center, 1700 Whiskey Road, Aiken; (803) 642-7631; register at Weeks Center or www.cityofaikensc.gov
Ages 5-12 at the start of the session to attend; out-of-city residents without a recreation membership pay additional $17.50 per child per session; session 8 a.m.-3 p.m., drop off no earlier than 7:30 a.m.; extended camp 3-5:30 p.m. addition $5 per child per day
• June 4-8: Pirate Week; $60
• June 11-15: Fitness Frenzy Week; $60
• June 19-22: Out of this World Week; $60
• June 25-29: Nuts about Nature Week; $60
• July 2-6 (no camp July 4): Stars and Stripes Week; $48
• July 9-13: Around the World Week; $60
• July 16-20: Awesome Art Week; $60
• July 23-27: Blast from the Past Week; $60
• July 30-Aug. 3: Mystery Week; $60
• Aug. 6-10: Olympics Week; $60
• Aug. 13-17: Theater Week; $60

EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL: 2248 Walton Way; (706) 733-1192; www.edsaugusta.com; e-mail Julie Kneuker at jkneuker@edsaugusta.com; traditional program with weekly themed activities
• Preschool Program: rising pre-kindergarten-kindergarten; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily weeks of June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23; $110 before May 11; $125 after May 11
• Lower School Program: rising first- through fifth- graders; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. daily weeks of June 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23; $110 before May 11; $125 after May 11

THE FAMILY Y: (706) 922-9622; www.thefamilyy.org; day camps at all branches May 21-Aug. 13

RICHMOND COUNTY RECREATION DEPARTMENT: Games, sports, arts and crafts, field trips, swimming, more; many locations; www.augustaga.gov/index.aspx?NID=979

SALVATION ARMY OF AUGUSTA KROC CENTER: 1833 Broad St.; (706) 922-1529; (706) 922-8331; www.KrocAugusta.org
Week-long camps for children ages 5 to 12 who have been in school for at least one year. Camps run May 21-Aug. 17, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday; $125 week for Kroc Center members, $150 week for nonmembers. Lunch and a snack are provided.
• May 21-25: The Amazing Race; go on a global scavenger hunt
• May 28-June 1: Challenge Week; obstacle courses
• June 4-8: Raiders of the Lost Kroc; a new scavenger hunt every day
• June 11-15: Hawaiian Hullabaloo; learn the hula, make crafts, luau
• June 18-22: Water World; water sports
• June 25-29: Kroc Star Olympics; compete in Olympic competitions
• July 2-6: Too Fit to Quit; activities to keep you in shape
• July 9-13: Christmas in July; crafts, activities
• July 16-20: Emergency Services; meet and learn about the people who keep you safe
• July 23-27: Game Show Mania; compete in a different game show daily
• July 30-Aug. 3: Tons of Talent; show off your talents and celebrate other people’s talents too
• Aug. 6-10: Everything ’80s; games, activities and a dance party
• Aug. 13-17: Around the World; explore the world on a tour with challenges

WESTMINSTER SCHOOLS OF AUGUSTA: CAMP WILDCAT: 3067 Wheeler Road; www.wsa.net/summer; ages K-5; weekly sessions June 4-8, June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 16-20, July 23-27; full day $200; morning (9 a.m.-noon) $115; afternoon (12:30-3:30 p.m. $115; extended camp hours for additional fee

****** DAY/NIGHT CAMPS ******

CAMP GRAVETT: 1006 Camp Gravett Road, Aiken; www.bishopgravatt.org, (803) 648-1817; grades 1-12; swimming, archery, canoeing, arts and crafts, more. Nonrefundable $100 deposit per camper per session due with registration. Register by June 1.
• Elementary 1: grades 1-6; June 3-9; $450
• Elementary 2: grades 1-6 (waiting list for girls); June 10-16; $450
• Counselor in Training Leadership Development: grade 10; June 3-16 or July 14-28; $700
• Junior High 1: grades 7-9 (waiting list for girls); June 18-28; $650
• Senior High Service: grades 10-12; June 30-July 3; $280
• Mini Camp: grades 1-3; June 30-July 3; $250
• Junior High 2: grades 7-9; July 6-12; $450
• Elementary 3: grades 1-6; July 14-20; $450
• All Ages: grades 1-9; July 22-28; $450
• Family Camp 2: all ages; Aug. 3-5; $160 two family members; $40 each additional; family max: $260

THE FAMILY Y: CAMP LAKESIDE AT THURMOND LAKE: (706) 922-9622; www.thefamilyy.org
• Week-long overnight camp: ages 9-12; June 3-9; June 10-16; June 17-23; June 24-30; $299 members; $375 nonmembers
• Half-week Specialty Overnight Camps: ages 7-8; July 4-7; $180 members, $210 nonmembers
• Boys-Only Pioneers Primitive Camp: ages: 9-11; July 8-12
• Boys-Only Adventurers Primitive Camp: ages 12-14; July 15-19
• Girls-Only Explorers Camp: age 9-14; July 22-26

Is your summer camp missing? E-mail your information to Mary Frances Hendrix at maryfrances.hendrix@augustachronicle.com to have your camp added.

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Mary Frances Hendrix 05/11/12 - 09:58 am
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An addition -- Augusta Ice Sports

Augusta Ice Sports has day camps for ages 4-14. We've added their listing under Day Camps.

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Mary Frances Hendrix 05/17/12 - 11:19 am
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An addition -- Lakeside High School Summer Show Choir Camp

Lakeside High School's show choir camp (they say it's "perfect for 'Glee' fans") is for sixth- through 12th-graders. Find the new listing under Music.

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