Summer Activities for Children in the Mobile Area

It is summertime again!

If you are like a lot of parents, you want to make sure your children are involved in constructive activities during the summer. Below is a listing of summer activities for children in the Mobile area, from mobilebayparents.com:

ArtBlast – Mobile Museum of Art
4850 Museum Drive, Mobile
251-208-5200; www.mobilemuseumofart.com
Art Blast, the Museum’s summer art camp, runs weekly from June 8 – July 31, 2015 (skipping the week of July 4). With classes for 4-7 year olds, 8-11 year olds and 12 and up, there is truly something for everyone in the wide variety of art offered throughout the summer. Ceramics, painting and drawing in all styles inspire students to energize their creativity, while learning about elements of art and art history. All classes are taught by experienced art educators and are based on the Discipline-Based Arts Education principles of creating art, viewing art, and discussing art in the context of history, while considering its aesthetics. With significant art on display throughout the Museum to reinforce lesson plans, students may experience a total immersion in the art that is both enjoyable and intellectually stimulating. Cost: One 2-hour class (10 hours of instruction), M-F: $75 for members; $110 for nonmembers. All day camp, M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm with a supervised lunch hour (40 hours of instruction): $180 for members; $220 for nonmembers. Join the Museum for member discounts. Register online at www.MobileMuseumofArt.com/learn, or contact Kim Wood at 208-5212 or kwood@MobileMuseumofArt.com for more information.

Azalea City Center for the Arts
63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
251-510-1808, www.azaleacityarts.com

Summer Camps
Drama Camp at St. Luke’s -Are you ready for two weeks of fun? Join us for full-blown Drama Camp (around since 2002) — We will put on a full length show, play games, go outdoors, and paint sets! Cost of $260 includes cast party, t-shirt, DVD, costumes, script, and more! 9:00am – 1:00pm Grades 3 & up.
Session 1 — June 1 – 12, Session 2 — June 15 – 26, Session 3 — June 29 – July 10, Session 4 — July 13 – 24
* Special Rising Stars session for older campers grades 8 & up June 8 – June 19 from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. $190
Glee Camp- July 6 – July 16 – Grades 3 & up – a chance to really shine in a musical revue! Taught by our professional voice teachers it is loaded with singing, dancing, and fun!
Drama Camp Junior @ Sunny Side Theater
For our youngest actors & actresses, we have one week sessions that produce a daily skit or performance. Campers participate in group games, costume craziness, bringing books to life, and stage fun! Cost $140 includes t-shirt, costumes, snacks, and performances. 9:00am – 1:00pm Grades PK – 2. $140/week. Session 1 — June 22 – 26, Session 2- July 6 – 10
Azalea City Center for the Arts Themed Camps
Are you looking for an all-day arts extravaganza? This is it! With four center-wide theme camps throughout the summer, your child will have a blast exploring art, dance, music, and drama in this all day camp. Cost $175/week includes t-shirt, costumes, snacks, and performance on the final day in addition to access to our entire center and staff. 9:00am – 3:00pm, Grades PK – 5; June 1 – Pirates & Princesses, June 15 – Frozen, June 29 – Annie, July 13 – Star Wars, July 20 – Teen Beach Movie, July 27 – Cinderella, August 3 – Frozen
Music Camps @ Full Scale School of Music
Tired of the same old piano lessons? Enjoy our summer music camps that will blow you away and teach you musical skills at the same time! Cost includes t-shirt, access to instruments, and performance. 9:00am – 5:00pm, cost $220
Gulf Coast Music Camp- major & minor in all different musical categories, June 8 – 12; Rock Band Camp – June 22 – 26; Praise & Worship Camp – July 6 – July 10

Broussard’s Piano Gallery – Academy of Music
1541 E. I-65 Service Road South, Mobile
251-344-8856; broussardspianos.com
Summer Piano Camps for the beginning student will be offered June 15-10 and July 13-17 and will include opportunities for learning for ages 4-16. We are also offering Summer Violin Camp July 6 – 10. Call to make your reservations today.

Christ United Methodist Church – Kindermusik Camp
6101 Grelot Road, Mobile
251-706-3336; trish@christumcmobile.com
2015 Summer Camp for 4 and 5 year olds. June 8-12 from 9:00am-11:30am. Cost: $140 (includes tuition, snacks* and camp materials) due by May 26.

Mobile School of Piano
251-272-9616; mobileschoolofpiano.com
Ages 4 to adult; Our summer program offers weekly private lessons where the student will learn several styles of music. This class is a wonderful introduction or refresher course for any student. By the end of the summer, they will have a repertoire of songs they can play on their own.

Paint Party Studios – Summer Art Camps
6808 Airport Boulevard., Suite B, Mobile
251-343-2423; www.paintpartystudios.com
Paint Party Studios will once again be hosting the coolest Kids’ Summer Art Camps in town! We will feature acrylic painting sessions as well as a variety of exciting multimedia creations. Specific dates and times will be available on our website at paintpartystudios.com. Registration will be available on a daily and weekly basis and space is limited. For more information, please contact us at 251-343-2423, via email at info@paintpartystudios.com, or visit us online at paintpartystudios.com. Also be sure to check us out on Facebook!

Alabama Contemporary Art Center
(formerly-Centre for the Living Arts)
301 Conti Street, Mobile
251-208-5658; www.centreforthelivingarts.com
Let your child explore the world of contemporary art through CLA Summer Camps! CLA camps are not your average art camps…your child will enjoy classes that include a range of mediums like painting, drawing, Papier Mâché, photography, and more. 2015 Summer Art Camps will be offered from June 8 – July 31. Please visit our website for more information.

Mobile Parks & Recreation Community Activities
Location TBA, Mobile
251-208-1617; www.cityofmobile.org/parks; www.communityactivitiesprogram.com.
Camps offering arts, crafts, and much more.

Paint & Pals
6345K Airport Boulevard., Mobile
251-654-2313; www.paintandpals.com
Paint & Pals summer art classes are designed for children 6-15 years old. The focus of our summer workshop program is to provide children with fun art education. Mobile Sessions: Session I: Monday, June 22 – Friday, June 26 9:00am-12:00pm; Session II: Monday, June 29th – Friday, July 3rd 9:00am-12:00pm; Session III: Monday, July 13 – Friday, July 17 9:00am-12:00pm. Five classes for $100 ($20 per class – prepayment required) or $25 per individual class (pay the day of), Classes include all materials, instruction, portfolios and snacks. Sign-up for just one class or the whole week! The last day of each series will be a Paint & Pizza Party! Reservations required. Call Alexis Poteat at 251- 654-2313.

Playhouse In the Park – Theatre & Dance Camps
4851 Museum Dr., Mobile
251-602-0630; www.playhouseinthepark.org
Summer Theatre Crafts Camp – Summer Theatre Crafts Camp is an excellent introductory experience for ages 5 – 12. Offered at our theatre in Langan Park, the camp will feature theatre arts such as acting, musical theatre, scenic art, puppetry, and dance. There are two sessions in June, Monday through Friday, from 9:00am until noon; dates will be posted on the Playhouse website. These sessions will include full range of theatre arts. A short demonstration for parents will be held at the end of each week. The cost is $150 for one week and $275 for both weeks; and there is a 10% discount for siblings.
Playhouse-in-the-Park Dance is a unique dance program that offers students a full curriculum of dance classes in a non-competitive performance based environment. Dance classes are offered for students age 3 and up. Classes include Creative Movement, Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Contemporary, and Hip-Hop. American style Ballroom is also offered for children and adults. All class sizes are limited to offer personal attention and growth for each student. The Playhouse is also home to the Mobile Youth Repertory Dance Company, open to dance students ages 8 and up by audition only. The company serves as our dance program’s community performance group, attending festivals and workshops throughout the Southeast. Call 251-382-3966 for complete details. Information coming soon to our website. Visit our website for more information.

Smash –Summer Music Camp
2 South McGregor Avenue, Mobile
251-342-5320; www.shbc.cc
Smash Summer Music at Spring Hill is a Music Day Camp for children. Dates for camp this year will be July 20-24, performance date July 26. Each day will include, music experiences that include singing, playing instruments, games, rhythm, bells, movement, keyboards, guitars, and lots more. $50 for one child, $85 for two, or $100 for three or more. This covers the cost of a snack lunch, tee-shirt, rehearsal CD (for grades 1-6). The week is concluded with a musical presentation by the camp children. For more information please call Debbie Rice, 251-342-5320.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School
Art, Theatre & More classes. See description under Educational Camps and Miscellaneous Camps.

USA Department of Music – Piano Camp: Music of Russia
251-460-6237; southalabama.edu/colleges/music
Piano Camp June 15-June 19 at the University of South Alabama with a focus on Russian music. Ages 12- Adult.

Brandy Brown Studio
2 LOCATIONS
2569 Dauphin Street, Mobile
3958 Snow Road, Semmes
(251) 509-5659; brandybrownstudio@gmail.com
SING! ACT! DANCE! Broadway Bound- Dates in June & July (ages 7 through high school seniors) Join us for a fun filled musical theatre camp where students will learn what it takes to be “Broadway Bound.” Camp includes vocal performance, drama and musical theatre dance as well as audition workshops & preparation. Amazing camp for students who have serious ambitions in the performing arts as well as those looking for a FUN way to spend their days!
Princess Camp- (ages 3-6) Perfect for our little Princesses…Tap – Jazz – Tumbling – Vocal Performance plus daily themes, tea parties, fashion shows, water balloon fights, spa day, dress up and SO much more.
*Workshop Style Dance Classes*Aerial Silks for Children*Ballet Intensives*Tumbling Intensives*Private Dance and Vocal Lessons

Broadway South Dance Studio
Three locations in Mobile County:
West Mobile-Schillinger/Cottage Hill Rd.
Regency-Airport/University behind Chik-Fil-A
Saraland-Hwy 43 Next To Subway
(251) 639-0660; www.broadwaysouthdance.com
We are Mobile’s #1 Choice in Dance! We offer a large variety of dance camps and summer classes for ages 2-18 as well as Adult Dance and workout classes. Summer Camps at West Mobile and Saraland Locations-Call to register! Call (251) 639-0660 or visit www.broadwaysouthdance.com for more information.

Debbie’s School of Dance
6429 Hillcrest Park Court, Mobile
251-633-9559; www.debbiesdance.com
Each summer, join Debbie’s School of Dance for our spectacular summer camps, perfect for children ages 2 and up! We offer fun, creative camps that will keep your child active and entertained. Dora’s Ballet Adventures – Ballet, Tumbling, Story Time and Games Tuesday and Thursdays from 9:00am-9:45am; Monday & Wednesday, 5:45 – 6:30 or Tuesday & Thursday, 5:45 – 6:30. Shake it Up Hip Hop Camp – Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday – 6:30pm-8:00pm. Princess Sofia Dance Camp – Ballet, Tumbling and Games – Monday and Wednesday or Tuesday and Thursday 5:45pm-6:30 pm. We will also be having Power Tumbling and Backbend/Back Walkover Classes. Please call or check our website for more information.

Grace Lines Dance
4154 Wulff Road, Semmes
251-232-4786; www.gracelinesdance.com
Grace Lines Dance Studio is offering a summer filled with exciting dance opportunities including a special performance opportunity in conjunction with South Alabama Youth Ballet in which dancers will have the option to participate in their original, full-length, ballet production, The Twelve Dancing Princesses to be held June 28th. Other camps include: Dance Intensive: June 2 – 26, 9am – 4pm, Monday – Friday, for ages 11 and up. This camp is for the intermediate to advanced dancer. Daily classes in ballet technique and pointe. Other classes include jazz, conditioning, variations, partnering, contemporary, improvisation and repertoire. Weekly lectures in nutrition, injury prevention, stretching, choreography and theater tech. Dancers participating in the Performance Track will also have rehearsals. Dance Camp A: June 8-26, 9am – 1pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday, ages 10 and up. Designed for dancers of any level of experience and or ability. Daily classes in classical ballet, Broadway-style jazz and worship dance. Dance Camp B: June 8-26, 9am – 1pm, Tuesday and Thursday, ages 6-9. Designed for dancers of any level of experience and or ability. Daily classes in classical ballet, Broadway-style jazz and worship dance. Princess Ballerina Camp: June 2 – 5, Monday – Friday, 9am – 12noon, ages 3-7. Explore the enchanted worlds of Cinderella, Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty through the classical ballets. Each day includes interactive ballet class, story time, healthy snack and craft. Exposure to dance as a form of worship and beginning aerobatics. A mini performance for parents on Friday.

Mobile Ballet
4351 Downtowner Loop North, Mobile
251-342-2241; www.mobileballet.org
Email: office@mobileballet.org
Summer is an excellent time to begin ballet studies or to enhance your ballet skills! Mobile Ballet offers a full range of summer classes at both our Mobile and Eastern Shore studios, from Swan Princess Dance Camp, Ballet & Broadway, Ballet/Jazz Intensive with Master Class and Summer “Open Class” as well. Register soon to avoid disappointment! Call today or visit our website for more information.

Nasser Gymnastics
3055 Old Shell Road, Mobile
251-479-9311; www.nassergymnastics.net
Keep your children active this summer in a safe and fun environment. Ages 3 and up. Summer Camp is a great way for kids to play with their friends and meet new ones. Lots of activities such as arts and crafts, games, gymnastics and much more! Summer Camp is held on weekdays, throughout the summer. Very Flexible schedule: half-day, full-day, daily, weekly rates and drop-offs available. Call or visit our website for more information.

Planet Gymnastics Summer Camp
900 Schillinger Road. S., Mobile
251-650-0699; www.planetgymnastics.com
Half-day, daily, and weekly rates. Walk-ins welcome! (Ages 3-16) Camp Dates – May 26 – August 7. No registration fees, unbelievable rates, 20% sibling discounts and great hours from 7:30am – 5:30pm (late pick up until 6:30pm). NEW: Instructional Camp – Olympic Camp 2015 – July 12-16 (Girls all levels beginner to elite). Come join Olympic Champion Vladimir Novikov and other special guests for great gymnastics instruction. For more information and registration forms, visit www.planetgymnastics.com.

Precision Dance Academy
63 Midtown Park East, Mobile
(251) 222-3403; www.precisiondanceacademy.net
PrecisionDanceAcademy@hotmail.com
Precisions Diva Fashion Camp for Kids:
Get ready for fun at Mobile’s first “Fashion Camp” for kids, hosted by Precision Dance Academy, directed by studio owner Lauren Dreher, who has worked as a professional model in the US, for 14 years. This camp was created to help young girls develop self-esteem and confidence, while also learning about fashion, and the “in’s & out’s” of being in the true modeling Industry. Activities throughout the week will include….A Day in the life of a model: Professional Instruction on the Runway & Photoshoots; wardrobe styling, DIY fashion crafts, professional lessons in makeup and hair styling, Fashion Games, and more. Ending with a grand finale’ fashion show put on for parents & guests at the end of the week.
Date: June 9-11. Time: 9am-2:00pm. Ages: 8-13. Cost: Camp Fee: $125 Supply Fee: $50.
Precision’s Princess Fairytale Camp-
MOBILE’s ORIGINAL PRINCESS CAMP. Come join us for our annual camp where our studio transforms into a Princess Wonderland, and your little girls dream comes true of transforming into their favorite princess every day! Camp Activities-Fairytale Dress up time with daily runway shows, Princess Story & Movie Time, Fairytale Arts & Crafts, Princess Dance & Tumble Time, Fairytale Games & Puppet Shows, and more! Ages-3-7, Price-$150 Camp Fee $40 Supply Fee. Supply Fee includes a camp t shirt, as well as daily snacks and arts/crafts supplies. Dates: July 27-July 31st- 9:00am-1:00pm ** A 15% discount is applied when 2 or more siblings register.
Precisions Super Hero Training Camp-
MOBILE’s original Super Hero Camp for boys! Come join us as we lead little boys through the training process to become the Super Hero they’ve always dreamt of being!! Activities Include: Super Hero Games & Activities, Super Hero Arts & Crafts, Hip Hop Dance Class, Super Hero Tumbling & Tricks Class, and more!! Date: July 29-31st. Ages- 4-8. 9:00am-1:00pm. Cost: Camp Fee: $120, Supply Fee: $50 Supply Fee includes a camp t shirt, as well as daily snacks and arts/crafts supplies.
Precision Dance Company’s SUMMER INTENSIVE-
Come join Precision Dance Academy, and train alongside the well-known National Award Winning “Precision Divas”. Experience true artistry, detailed technique, and one on one instruction with renown choreographers & teachers from all around the country! Alongside some of Mobile’s award winning dance teachers, this intensive will also include guests that are well-known and leaders in the dance industry today!! Guest Teachers & Dancers from “So You Think You Can Dance”, “Teen Beach Movie 1& 2”, “Step Up Revolution”- The movie, “Joffrey Ballet”, “The Rockettes”, “Disney” and more!!! Classes offered: Ballet, Jazz, Contemporary, Stretch, Hip Hop, Latin Ballroom, BOYS ONLY class, and more. **Ages 8-11- Intermediate & Advanced Only. **Ages12 & Up – Intermediate & Advanced Only, Price – $250, Dates: August 3-7th. 9:00am-4:00pm.
Limited Spots Available! Reserve your spot today by phone, or email! For more information: PrecisionDanceAcademy@hotmail.com. PrecisionDanceAcademy.NET.

Robinson’s School of Dance Summer Camp
421 Hwy 43 North Saraland AL 36571
251-675-5915 (studio) 251-675-6172 (home)
www.Robinsonsschoolofdance.com
Dance with The Best at Robinson’s School of Dance!
Summer Camps! Princess Camp June 1-4 Time: 9:00am-12:00pm $75.00
Summer Dance Camp Registration-Saturday, May 30th 10:00am-12:00pm/ Monday, June 1st 4:00-6:00pm. Unlimited Classes $150.00-Many excited guest master teachers/choreographers. Offering the best in tap, jazz, ballet, lyrical, contemporary, pointe, acrobatics, baton and hip hop
starting 45 years!!! Classes run for 4 weeks every Tuesday and Thursday!

UMS-Wright Cheer Camp
See more details under Sports Camps.

5 Star Cheer
7755 Summit Court, Mobile
251-599-3948, www.5starcheerleading.com
Summer Classes and Clinic offered such as Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced Tumbling, Flexibility/Strength/Flyer classes. Call or visit our website for more information.

Auburn Tigers Girls Gymnastics Camp
The McWhorter Center, Auburn, AL
(334) 844-5047; www.abcsportscamps.com/autigers
Our staff will provide your gymnast with a fun-filled camp experience in one of the finest training facilities in the country – The McWhorter Center! Our camp is designed to provide great instruction for gymnasts of any level. Space is limited, so sign up now to reserve your spot! Residential Camp dates are June 7-10. Contact Kurt Hettinger, Assistant Coach, for information at (334) 844-5047 or email kurth@auburn.edu.

Cheer Force One
8700 Zeigler Boulevard, Mobile
251-634-0203; www.cheerforceone.com
All Star Cheerleading, Cheer Summer Camps, & Tumbling Classes for boys and girls. Official Summer Camp schedule coming soon. Email info@cheerforceone.com or check our webpage.

Cottage Hill Gymnastics Center
Gymnastics, Tumbling and Trampoline
1711 Hillcrest Rd, Mobile
251-666-0559; www.cityofmobile.org/parks

Miss Lisa’s Gymnastics
2907 Old Shell Road, Mobile
251-471-9708
Summer Gymnastics and cheerleading classes. Call for more information.

Ms. Daphne’s CheerNastics, LLC
102 Baker Road, Satsuma
251-599-2205; www.msdaphnescheernastics.com
For current info, visit our Facebook Page: Ms. Daphne’s CheerNastics; Summer Schedule and camps TBA. Visit Facebook for more information.

Playhouse in the Park Dance Camps
See Playhouse in the Park listing under Art/Music/Preforming Arts for more information.

Sheffield School of the Dance
4570 Hermitage Road, Mobile
1901 Dauphin Street, Mobile
4358 Old Shell Road #B, Mobile
151 Fly Creek Ave. Suite 430 & 432, Fairhope
251-661-4893 (Studio) 251-479-3926 (Office);
www.sheffielddance.net;
www.facebook.com/sheffielddance
Sheffield School of the Dance is “Mobile’s Ultimate Dance Studio” for 72 years in the making! 3 Mobile Locations plus our NEW Eastern Shore Location in Fairhope! We will be offering new, exciting Summer Camps & classes for all ages and levels at our West Mobile & Eastern Shore Locations. Coming June-July, 2015. Please call for more information and stay tuned to us on Facebook for constant updates.

University of Alabama – Gymnastics Camp
www.Alabamagymnasticscamp.com
University of Alabama Gymnastics Camps are designed to maximize each camper’s experience through technical training in a challenging and fun atmosphere. We take pride in providing all participants an in-depth opportunity to grow and develop as a gymnast. Offering overnight and Session I: June 10-13, Session II: June 17-20. Overnight fee is $745; Day camp fee is $645. Overnight Campers (9 years and up) Day Camper (7 years and up) All prices include this year’s camp leotard and camp lunches. Register on-line at www.alabamagymnasticscamp.com to learn more.

Christ UMC Elementary Summer Camp
6101 Grelot Road, Mobile
251-342-0462; www.christumcchildren.com
Starting in June, Times: 7:30am – 6:00pm Summer Camp is open to children who have completed Kindergarten through 5th grade. Children enjoy field trips, music, Bible stories, crafts, chapel and lots of fun. Blessings and prayers are said daily. The love of our Lord is shared with each child through our actions, activities and devotionals. For more information, visit www.christumcchildren.com.

Jubilee Childcare
6631 Wall Street, Mobile
251-776-7022; jubileechildcare.com
Our school age summer program is designed for children 5 years to 12 years.

St. Luke’s Episcopal School Summer Camp Program
3975 Japonica Lane, Mobile
(Early Childhood and Lower School)
1400 University Boulevard South
(Middle and Upper School)
251-666-2991; www.stlukesmobile.com
St. Luke’s is pleased to offer a Summer Camp Program each summer for children age’s pre-kindergarten (3- years old) through the fifth grade. Enrichment activities such as arts and crafts, field trips, library time, music, computer, and swimming will provide children a productive and fun-filled summer. Our competent staff of counselors ensures the safety and enjoyment of each child who attends. Summer Camp usually begins the last week of May and runs through the end of July. The Camp is open Monday through Friday. Holidays are taken on Memorial Day and the Fourth of July. The camp opens at 7:30am and closes at 5:30pm each day. Please visit www.stlukesmobile.com for more information.

Weinacker’s Montessori
2 locations
513 Georgian Drive, Mobile, 251-342-5399
Hillcrest – 227 Hillcrest Road, Mobile, 251-344-8755
WeinackersMontessori.com
We have great things planned for this summer! Along with field trips to places like the Sea-Lab, the Botanical Gardens, Five Rivers Delta Resource Center, and the Exploreum. Our summer days are going to be filled with a variety of hands-on explorations and learning. Some of the classroom activities will include arts and crafts, the study of literature, foreign language, and music. Students will spend time outdoors everyday with fun group activities and play. Highlights include enriched learning curriculum, field trips, cultural experiences and learning new facts about zoology, astronomy and geology. Programs are available for ages 6 months – 12 years. Field trips are only for children ages 5 – 12. Hours of camp are 6:00am – 4:00pm, extended hours are available.

City of Mobile Summer Adventure Camp
251-208-1651; 251-208-1668
City of Mobile Summer Adventure Camp starts June 2. Big Kahuna Trip in Destin Florida trip planned at the end of the summer. Locations and cost to be announced. Register early to reserve your child’s spot at the main office of Parks and Recreation at 48 North Sage Avenue.

Dauphin Way Child Development Center
3661 Dauphin Street, Mobile
251-344-0909; www.dauphinwaycdc.com
Dauphin Way Child Development Center – located at Dauphin Way Baptist Church. We will begin May 26th – thru August 7th. Hours are 6:45am to 6:00pm for children who had completed 5K thru 5th grade. Weekly activities children include swimming, skating and bowling and special field trips. Registration fee is $75 and cost is $25 per day. Space is limited. Call 344-0909 for information or visit www.dauphinwaycdc.com.

Dayspring Baptist Summer Day Camp
2200 Cody Road South, Mobile
251-633-0250; www.dayspringbc.org
For children entering K5 through 6th Grade. Exciting activities await those who attend Dayspring Day Camp! Each week, campers will swim, skate, and go on field trips. In addition to special activities such as juggling, arts and crafts, drama, and talent shows, there will be recreation, movies, music, and numerous other creative activities. We will have special weeks such as Christmas in July and Game Show week. Opens May 26. Hours: 6:45am-6:00pm. (Activities from 8:00am-4:30pm) $20 per day or $100 per week with $145 due at registration (includes a non-refundable registration fee and first week’s tuition/total to register before May 1 is $140).

Government Street Baptist
3401 Government Boulevard., Mobile
251-660-7444, www.governmentstreet.org
Summer Camp for children who have completed K4 – 5th grade. Camp is open from 6:00am – 6:00pm, Monday through Friday, with most activities scheduled between the hours of 8:30am and 4:00pm. Let your child spend their summer Swimming, Skating, Bowling, going on Field Trips to places like a Bay Bear’s game, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, The Exploreum, and much more! Summer Camp registration opens March 27.

Life Church CDC Summer Camp
8701 Zeigler Boulevard. Mobile, 251-633-2679
Join us for our Summer Camp. We have weekly field trips, arts and crafts, praise and worship, water slides, and other fun activities! Ages K3- 6th grade. Monday-Friday 6:00am-6:00pm.

Semmes First Baptist Child Development
4070 Wulff Road East, Semmes
251- 649-2712; www.srfbc.com
Summer Camp program for children up to 5th grade. Part and Full Time Available. Call today to find out more information on how your child can become part of our SFBCDC family.

Shiloh Baptist Church Summer Camp
717 Cleveland Road, Saraland
251-675-2099; www.shilohsaraland.com
Summer Camp from May 26-August 7. Daily and weekly rates available.

St. Paul’s Episcopal School
Summer Fun and Learning St. Paul’s Episcopal School will offer Summer School Classes (math, reading, study skills, Spanish) and Enrichment Classes (music, art, computer, cooking, acting, game-ventures, super sleuths, summer serving, and more!) beginning in June. There are several Athletic Camps for all ages including Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer and Swimming. We also offer a Summer Cheer Clinic for grades PreK – 6! Visit our website for a complete List of the exciting camp details and a registration form. All of these classes are open to the public. More classes and events will be added throughout the spring; please visit www.stpaulsmobile.net/summersaints for updates! Contact Summer School Coordinator Jill Drum at jdrum@stpaulsmobile.net or 251-622-7962 for further details or questions!

Watermelon Patch
6417 Hillcrest Park Court., Mobile
251-633-3288; thewmpatch.com
The Watermelon Patch Summer Camp 2015 will be available Tuesday-Thursdays. Two 4 week sessions: June 2 – 25, July 7 – 30. Stay physically and mentally active this summer! Stay cool and out of
the heat in our indoor playroom! Toddler area, playhouses, slides, zip line, jumpy, rock wall, ride on toys, puzzles, dress up, blocks, puzzles and more! Group games & obstacle courses! Choose one, two or three days, Half Day from 8:30am – 12:30pm, bring own snack, lunch and drinks-NO NUTS PLEASE. Stay for movie on the big screen from 12:30pm – 2:30pm includes a snack. $10 per day per child (will offer this extended stay/movie option if enough interest). Camp rates: Registration: $20. Junior rates (5-10 yrs.)- Half Day 1 day/wk. – $90/month, 2 days/wk. – $185/month 3 days/wk. – $275/month. Preschool (2-4 yrs.)- 1 day/wk. – $100/month, 2 days/wk. – $195/month, 3days/wk. – $285/month. Sibling discounts available.

West Mobile Baptist CDC Summer Camp
7501 Airport Boulevard, Mobile
251-639-6868; www.westmobilebaptist.org
West Mobile Baptist CDC Summer Camp is for children ages 4-11 and is open from 6:00am – 6:00pm. We have two summer programs. One is for school age children who have completed K4 and K5 (or are the appropriate ages for this) and the other is for those children who have completed the 1st through 6th grades (Up to age 12). The registration fee must be paid by those who are not already registered in our yearly full time program and entitles the student to care only during the summer months. Weekly rates includes two snacks daily, a hot lunch each day and all field trips. Please visit our website for more information.

YMCA Summer Camps and Programs
Hearin Chandler Family YMCA
951 Downtowner Boulevard, Mobile, AL 36609
251-344-4856; Email: ebuchnan@ysal.org
North Mobile Family YMCA
92 Saraland Loop, Saraland, AL 36571
251-679-8877; Email: cmoss@ysal.org
Campers will experience the adventure and excitement of the outdoors daily, meet new friends and express their growing independence under the supervision of qualified and caring YMCA camp staff. Camp activities include games, sports, field trips, crafts, songs, skits, swimming and water activities. Ages 5 -14. Monday – Friday, 6:00am-6:00pm. Visit www.ysal.org for more information or contact the YMCA closest to you for details.
Educational and
Miscellaneous Camps

Alabama School of Math and Science – Summer Fun Camp
1255 Dauphin St., Mobile
251-441-2128; www.asms.net
Don’t waste your summer! Spend it at AIMS Summer Camp and learn while you have fun! Kayak in Mobile Bay. Build a smartphone app. Investigate a crime. Prepare for the ACT. Design and make metal sculpture. Speak German. Create a hologram. Launch a rocket…and much more! There is something for everyone! Who can enroll? Students entering the 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades as well as incoming ASMS students may enroll. Non-Alabama residents are also eligible to apply.
This year, AIMS will run for three sessions. Students can sign up for one, two, or three weeks. Session 1 (June 8-12), Session 2 (June 15-19), and Session 3 (June 22-26) are all overnight or day camps. Day camp is 8:00 am – 3:15pm. Overnight Camp is $375 per week (all inclusive – meals, classes, activities, and lodging). The weekend stay between Week 1-2 or Week 2-3 is an additional $175, which includes trip to a water park (weather permitting) and other fun activities. Day Campers: $275 per week (this includes tuition and lunch). A $25 discount will apply (one per student) if application and all applicable forms are received by April 6.

Camp Swampy – 5 Rivers
30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort
251-625-0814; www.alabama5rivers.com
Join us for Camp Swampy. We will have both week-long camps and single day classes. The single day classes are not yet finalized, but the week long classes are scheduled for:
Session I—July 6-10, Gr 3-5 (deadline to register 6/22)
Session II—July 20-24, Gr 1-2 (deadline to register 6/6)
Registration for each session is $100 per student, and includes all supplies plus a boat tour. Sessions are scheduled 9:00am-Noon each day. Hands-on activities will help your child learn about one of our nation’s largest river deltas, the Mobile-Tensaw Delta. Email Shonda.Borden@DCNR.Alabama.gov for registration and more info.

Casey’s Center for Learning
63 Midtown Park East, Mobile (located inside Azalea City Center for the Arts)
(251) 209-1102; www.caseyscenterforlearning.org
A Rainbow of Assistance! Education needs are as varied as colors. We want to help you with every one of them. We offer learning evaluations, academic intervention, academic coaching, social skills, ADHD coaching, speech therapy, parent training, individual and small group. For more information contact Bo Dooley, Educational/Behavioral Consultant.

Gulf Coast Exploreum Science Center
65 Government Street, Mobile
251-208-6893; www.exploreum.com
Experience the most amazing, science-based summer camps in Mobile! Summertime is always full of learning fun at the Gulf Coast Exploreum! Full Summer Camp schedule, program descriptions and rates will be announced soon so visit our website or find us on Facebook for daily updates!

Kids Kount Handwriting Camp
Kids Kount Therapy Services
26420 Kensington Place, Suite C, Daphne
(251) 517-0355; kidskountmgmt@yahoo.com
Handwriting camps are managed by occupational therapist specializing in handwriting development and will include pre and post testing, pencil grip recommendations, and recommendations for classroom success. Camp will include handwriting, art, drawing, music, and fine motor and sensory development. Camps will be print only based handwriting camps. Please contact us for dates and times.

Kids Kount Summer Reading Program
Individual or Group Rates
Kids Kount Therapy Services
26420 Kensington Place Suite C, Daphne
251-517-0355; kidskountmgmt@yahoo.com
Reading instruction is managed by our speech language therapy staff with advanced knowledge in reading development using Susan Barton and Wilson Reading Programs (both Orton Gillingham based). Areas of focus include; developing strong phonemic awareness, decoding, blending, independent reading, sight words, vocabulary skills, reading comprehension. Program will be based on individual needs and goals.

Revelation Christian School
1711 Taylor Lane, Mobile
251-473-2333
We will host a two week Reading and Math camp from 8-12 PM for those students entering 3rd-5th grades. Please call our school at (251) 473-2333 for additional information.

SchoolWorks
256-252-8374; www.SchoolWorksEdu.com;
michaelann@schoolworksedu.com
Offering summer camps and programs to help with summer reading assignments, kindergarten and 1st grade preparation, ongoing tutoring, and enrichment lessons to stay on track or get ahead! We specialize in Tutoring, ADHD Coaching, Reading, Math, Organizational Skills, Study Skills, ACT, SAT prep, and Homeschool Facilitation.

St. Mary Catholic School Annual Summer Enrichment Series
107 N. Lafayette Street, Mobile
251-433-9904; www.stmarymobile.org
St. Mary Catholic School will hold its annual Enrichment Series July 27 – 31, 2015. The program from Monday through Friday, 8:00am until 11:30am. The Cost is $175 per child. A $50 deposit is required by Friday, May 8, 2015. The program is staffed by highly qualified instructors including Reading/Math Intervention Teachers and certified Reading and Math Teachers. Technology based Interactive learning that engages students will be implemented. Guided reading and writing instruction and literacy workstations targeting skill development to include comprehension and fluency will be addressed. Guided Math instruction will include reinforcement of computation, strategies for problem solving, and test taking skills using manipulative in workstations. Students may bring a snack and beverage daily. For additional information, please contact Kathryn Beagle or Linda Thornton, 433-9904, lthornton@stmarymobile.org.

Sylvan Learning Center
8020 Moffett Rd, Semmes, AL 36575, 251-649-8522
Avoid Summer learning loss. Make Sylvan a part of your summer schedule and make Back to School time a big success! Sylvan has new summer camps like Math EDGE, Robotics, and Coding.

The Mustard Seed Enrichment
189 Rochester Place, Mobile
(251)680-0954; www.themustardseedenrichment.com themustardseedenrichment@gmail.com
The Mustard Seed Enrichment provides opportunities for learning for children ages 4-8 in all areas of childhood development. These educationally based camps are designed to boost self-confidence while enhancing language acquisition, Mathematics and much more! Each camp runs from Monday-Thursday from 9:00am-12:00pm. Camp activities vary based on weekly themes such as Reader’s Theater, Music Makers, Summer Safari, Bugs and Butterflies and more.

The Think Tank Tutoring
(251) 414-4494; www.TheThinkTankTutoring.com
Start your school year with a tutor and stop the school struggles before they begin. Improve your child’s grades with affordable one-on-one private tutoring in your home. The Think Tank Tutoring and Educational Services is your solution. All subjects offered in grades K-12. We offer assistance with LD/ADD/ADHD, Homework Help and Test Prep. Specializing in Reading, Math, Algebra I&II, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Science, History and English. We use SOAR Study Skills and have Certified Teachers available. Our average student improves 2 letter grades in just 60 days! For more information call or email thinktankminds@gmail.com.

University of South Alabama -
Summer Youth Programs
251-405-9928; www.usacontinuinged.com
Join USA Center for Continuing Education for new summer camps just for kids. Our programs are led by USA faculty and other experts in the community. We engage and guide the students into their field of interest while having fun. Camp themes include: Geology for Kids, USA R.A.P (Robotics Acting and Performing), Bricks 4 Kids, Beginning and Advanced Video Editing, Mining and Crafting, ACT Academy, Dig into Archeology, and much more. Visit www.usacontinuinged.com for a Full Camp brochure on USA’s Summer Youth Programs and see our ad in this month’s issue!

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
251-968-5732; www.alabamagulfcoastzoo.com
Email: cindypzoo@yahoo.com
Elementary school age children ages 5 to 11, in full-day session from 9:00am– 3:00pm. We provide licensed teachers and trained volunteers to help children explore animal life at the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo. Meet our animal caretakers, and even greet some of our animal residents personally. Children will also participate in arts and crafts projects and special zoo-related events. There will be plenty of hands-on educational and fun activities carried out in a safe and educational environment. Applications will be available online and the cost is $175 per child. Applications will not be taken over the phone; they must be mailed or delivered in person to the zoo. For more information, visit the website, call or find us on Facebook.

Badger Kids Urban Survival Academy
Springhill College, or 251-380-3096
The Urban Survival Academy is a Community Service Project of the Spring Hill College Department of Public Safety. The objective is to provide an early educational program for elementary school children (ages 5-12). The program, which will be held on the Spring Hill College campus, will teach children about personal safety, vehicular, pedestrian, bicycle and fire safety. The skills taught at the Urban Survival Academy will empower children with the ability to avoid needless accidents and instill good safety habits at an early age. The Urban Survival Academy will host weeklong sessions. Dates: June 8-12; July 6-10; July 13-17; July 27-31, $65per child. Monday – Friday 8:30am-4:00pm. Please email lrowland@shc.edu or call for or call 251- 380-3096 for more information.

Bricks 4 Kidz
251-300-4796; www.bricks4kidz.com/mobile
Bricks 4 Kidz classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® bricks. Kids can learn and grow with our fun-filled model plans, which are designed just for us by architects and engineers! Our unique kits reinforce S.T.E.M. based principles while using LEGO® Bricks. Summer Camps available for children ages 3 – 13+. Camp themes include – JRobotics, Super Hero Academy, Angry Birdies, Comic Creator, Movie Making and Bricks 4 Girlz. Please call for dates and times. Find us on Facebook, www.facebook.com/B4KMobile.

Dauphin Island Sea Lab
101 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island
251-861-2141 (ext. 7515); www.disl.org
Email: sejohnson@disl.org
Summer fun becomes summer learning at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and our 2015 summer programs are now open for registration! Dauphin Island offers sunny beaches, a beautiful bay, fascinating marshes and the best educational staff around. There are day camp opportunities for K-8th graders, overnight programs for 5th-graders to classroom teachers, and field trips for the public. For more information on any of these programs, visit our website and click on Educational Programs > Onsite Programs. Programs fill quickly, so make your reservations today!

Delta Discoveries Summer Science/Art Camp
Five Rivers Delta Resource Center
30945 Five Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort
251-377-0054; www.alabama5rivers.com
Email: Juli Day, jujuhiker@gmail.com
Explore the wonderful world of snakes, frogs, turtles, fish, insects, birds and plants living in the Mobile Tensaw Delta through hands-on science and art activities. Session 1 will be June 8 – 12, 2015 from 9:00am – 12:00pm Session 2 will be August 3 – 7, 2015 from 9:00am – 12:00pm. Open to grades 1– 4.

Environmental Studies Center Summer Day Camp
6101 Girby Road, Mobile; 251-221-5000 (Extension 2); www.mcpsesc.com; Email: lsa8103@mcpss.com
Summer Day camps throughout the summer months for grades 1-8. Visit our website for detailed course descriptions and to confirm prices and dates.

Lindamood-Bell Learning Processes
2864 Dauphin St. Ste. D, Mobile
251-473-6808; www.lindamoodbell.com
Lindamood-Bell helps children and adults improve language processing—the foundation of all communication and learning. For over 25 years, our intensive, process-based instruction has been used to strengthen the sensory-cognitive functions needed for reading and comprehension, and has proven successful for individuals with learning challenges, including dyslexia, ADHD, and ASD. Visit www.lindamoodbell.com for more information.

Mobile Parks and Recreation Community Activities
Location TBA, Mobile, 251-208-1607
www.cityofmobile.org/parks; www.communityactivitiesprogram.com; Educational Camps. Please visit our website for more information.

Naval Aviation Museum
Flight Adventure Deck Summer Camp
1750 Radford Boulevard. Suite B, NAS Pensacola, FL 32508, 850-453-2389 (ext. 3234);
www.NavalAviationMuseum.org
Sam Shilling; SShilling@navalaviationmuseum.org
Launch your own rocket, build gliders, watch a Blue Angels practice (if available) and experience an IMAX® movie or exciting flight simulators – all in one week! Sign up for the Flight Adventure Deck Summer Camp at the National Naval Aviation Museum located on NAS Pensacola. Taught by certified teachers, students will learn the science and math of flight and expand their knowledge of Naval Aviation history with tours of Museum exhibits and aircraft. Open to children entering 5th and 6th grade. Campers will need to arrange their own transportation and must bring their own lunch. Students will receive a complimentary “Flight Adventure Deck” t-shirt at the conclusion of their camp session. Maximum of 25 students per session. Open only to those children entering the 5th or 6th grade. Please visit our website for application information, sibling discounts and refund policy. 2015 Camp dates; June 8-12, June 15-19, June 22-26, July 6-10, July 13-17, July 20-24, July 27-31, August 3-7.

Protocol- Social Etiquette/
Table Manners
251-626-3137; Director Paula Perri
Email: paulaperri123@yahoo.com
A course in social etiquette and table manners for girls and boys ages 6 – 16 years. Learn about table settings, proper use of silverware, and the importance of proper grooming and posture. Modeling courses are also offered. Call Paula Perri for more information at (251) 626-3137.

Pump It Up
741-A Hillcrest Road, Mobile
251-342-3940; www.PumpItUpParty.com/mobile-al
Summer Open Play: Begins May 25.
Monday*Wednesday*Friday all summer long! 10am-2pm, $8/child plus tax. Ages 2 – 12 welcome. Come in from the heat and enjoy some COOL jumping fun! Meet up with old friends and make some new ones too! Children UNDER 2 years old and Parents play FREE with paid admission of older sibling. Socks and signed waiver required to play. Not a drop off event, please plan to stay and monitor your children. Face Painting and other activities on various days through summer! Check our website for more information!

St. Paul’s Episcopal School –Summer Fun and Learning
St. Paul’s Episcopal School will offer Summer School Classes (math, reading, study skills, Spanish) and Enrichment Classes (music, art, computer, cooking, acting, game-ventures, super sleuths, summer serving, and more!) beginning in June. There are several Athletic Camps for all ages including Football, Basketball, Baseball, Volleyball, Softball, Soccer and Swimming. We also offer a Summer Cheer Clinic for grades PreK – 6! Summer Music Lessons On Campus – Extra-Curricular Music Director Tammy Nicholas will offer music lessons in Violin/Viola, Piano, and Guitar this summer. Visit our website for a complete List of the exciting camp details and a registration form. More classes and events will be added throughout the spring; please visit www.stpaulsmobile.net for updates! Contact Summer School Coordinator Jill Drum at jdrum@stpaulsmobile.net or 251-622-7962 for further details or questions!

U.S. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge
(800) 637-7223; www.spacecamp.com
(More details under Overnight Camps)

Mimi C. Peters Riding School at Silver Lining Farm – Summer Riding Camp
10727 El Nina Drive, Mobile
251-634-1229; www.silverliningfarm.net
Day and Overnight Camps offered June through July. Ages 5-16. Silver Lining Farm has one of the best summer camp programs in the country. Being at the farm for 5 days, a student can learn what it would take 10 weeks to learn in regular lessons. Each student is worked with one on one as well as in a group setting with games, trail rides, taking horses in the lake, and many other great activities. The campers eat lunch together and hear stories that inform how to take care of horses and their medical needs. Swimming at the beautiful lake ends each camp day. Summer Camp Dates: June 1-June 5, June 8- June 12, June 15 – June 19, June 22 – June 26, June 29 – July 3, July 6 – July 10, July 13 – July 17, July 20 – July 24 ,July 27 – July 31. Cost per Rider: $460 per week – 8:00am until 2:00pm – $200 deposit required. $750 per week overnight – Mon 8:00am until Fri 2:00pm – $400 deposit required • Extended day $25 per day additional and available upon request.

Sandstone Equestrian Center Summer Camp
9450-A Jeff Hamilton Rd., Mobile
251-633-8088; www.sandstoneequestriancenter.com
We offer horse camps throughout the year that are open to riders from very beginners to the more advanced. Most camps are 5 days long and run from 8:00am-2:30pm. Some camp activities include: Instruction in Basic English Riding, Basic Horsemanship—including feeding, grooming, saddling and first aid, Games on Horseback, Swimming, Safety when riding and handling horses, Horsey Crafts. Summer Camp Dates 2015 – June 8-11, June 22-25, July 27-30, and August 3-6. Eventing Camp- June 15-20. Please visit our website for camp forms.

Sandy Ridge Farms
8891-D Sand Ridge Rd Citronelle
(251) 610-7246 or (251) 866-5733; www.sandyridgefarms.99k.org
Camp includes learning all about the horse and how to ride; stall care, ,feeding, grooming, tacking up; participation in competitive games; health trail activities and creative art. Camp dates: June 8-12; June 15-19; June 22-26; July 13-17. Monday through Friday 8:30am -2:00pm (with Fri being “:Show Day”). Boys and girls ages 6 – 16. Cost: $160.00 day of Camp and $130.00 to be pre- paid at least one week ahead.

Valley View Ranch
Equestrian Camp
Cloudland, GA
706-862-2231; www.valleyviewranch.com
Valley View Ranch helps each camper have the full opportunity of horsemanship through instruction, time in the saddle on trails, and the care and responsibility of having her own horse, all atop beautiful Lookout Mountain. We offer several riding programs and encourage each camper to participate in all of them: English and Hunt Seat; Western Stock Seat and Barrels and Vaulting. Each girl can spend as much time as she likes with her favorite horse during her stay. Located on 600 acres of lush pastures, wooded trails, and panoramic views. One or two week sessions are available. Visit our website and find us on Facebook for more information.

Christ United Methodist Church Summer Sports Camps
6101 Grelot Road, Mobile
251-706-3326; www.christumcsports.com
Christ United Recreation Ministry offers Basketball, Cheer & Volleyball camps during the summer! Register early because spaces are limited. A light snack is provided. Please register before the registration deadline to guarantee camp shirt by the first day of camp. Turn in the registration form(s) and payment at the rec desk. Dates and Times: TBA. Please check our website for more information.

McGill Toolen Summer Sports Camps
1501 Old Shell Road, Mobile, Alabama 36604
251-445-2900; www.mcgill-toolen.org

Baseball- Dates: June 1-4, Time: 8:00am-11:00am
Where: Lipscomb Complex, Ages: Rising 3-8 grades, Cost: $100.00 (Checks payable to McT Baseball) What to Bring: Cleats, glove, (Concessions for sale)
Contact: Tim Becker beckert@mcgill-toolen.org

Track & Field -Session 1 – Dates: June 22-25/Track & Field Session 2- Dates: July 6 – 9, Time: 5pm-7pm
Where: McGill-Toolen Track and Field Ages: Rising 7-12 grades, Cost: $100 (Checks payable to Tray Morgan) What to Bring: Track Shoes, track spikes, water bottle. Contact: Coach Tray Morgan morgant@mcgill-toolen.org

Football- Dates: June 15-18, Time: 8:00am – 11:00am. Where: Lipscomb Stadium Ages: Rising 1-8 grades, Cost: $100 (payable to Caleb Ross) What to bring: Football cleats. Contact: Coach Caleb Ross rossc@mcgill-toolen.org 251-455-2924

Boys Basketball Shooting Camp-Dates: May 27-28, Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm. Where: McGill-Toolen Gym, Ages: Rising 3-8 grades, Cost: $50.00 (Checks payable to Phillip Murphy)
What to Bring: Athletic Shoes, Contact: Phillip Murphy murphyp@mcgill-toolen.org 251-445-2921

Co-Ed Soccer(Session 1)-Dates: June 1-4/Co-Ed Soccer (Session 2) Dates: July 27 – 30, Time: 9:00am-11:00am, Where: Lipscomb Stadium, Ages: Rising 1-8 grades, Cost: $80 (payable to Nate Nicholas) What to bring: Cleats & shin guards (concessions for sale) Contact: Coach Nate Nicholas nicholn@mcgill-toolen.org, 251-445-2854

Boys Basketball Individual Camp- Dates: June 1-4, Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Where: McT & CYO, Ages: Rising K-8 grades, Cost: $100 (payable to Phillip Murphy) What to bring: basketball shoes (concessions for sale) Contact: Coach Phillip Murphy murphyp@mcgill-toolen.org 251-445-2921

Volleyball(Session 1) -Dates: June 15-18/ Volleyball (Session 2) Dates: July 13 – 16, Time: 1pm – 4pm, Where: CYO, Ages: Rising 3-8 grades, Cost: $100 (payable to Kate Wood), What to bring: volleyball shoes & knee pads (concessions for sale), Contact: Coach Kate Wood woodk@mcgill-toolen.org 251-445-2923

Girls Basketball-Dates: June 8-11, Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Where: McT & CYO Ages: Rising K-8 grades, Cost: $100 (payable to Carla Berry), What to bring: basketball shoes (concessions for sale)
Contact: Coach Carla Berry berryc@mcgill-toolen.org 251-445-2922

Boys & Girls Tennis -Dates: July 20-July 23, Times: K4- K graders 7:45am-8:15am, 1-2 graders 8:15am-9:00am, 3-4 graders 9:00am-10:00am, 5-6 graders 10:00am-11:00am, 7-8 graders 11:00am-noon
Where: Mobile Tennis Center, Ages: Rising K-8 graders
Cost: $50 K4-K graders, $60 1-2 graders, $75 3-8 graders (payable to Jason Abraham)
What to bring: Athletic shoes, racket, Contact: Coach Jason Abraham; abrahaj@mcgill-toolen.org

Cheerleading- Dates: Aug 8, Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm for grades K-4, 1:00pm-4:00pm for grades 5-8. Where: McT Gym. Ages: K through 4 & 5 through 8 Cost: $50 (payable to McT Cheerleading), What to bring: water bottle (concessions for sale), Contact: Mrs. Jennifer Tolbert: tolberj@mcgill-toolen.org 251-445-2913

Inner Strength Martial Arts
9120 Airport Boulevard, Mobile
(251) 776-1978; www.innerstrengthmartialarts.info
Taekwondo for children and adults of all levels. Rick Hoadley, Master Instructor 7th Degree Black Belt in the martial art of Taekwondo has over 35 years of professional experience. *Also offering program for special needs children.* View our ad in this issue for summer specials!

St. Luke’s Episcopal School Summer Sports Camps
3975 Japonica Lane, Mobile
(Early Childhood and Lower School)
1400 University Boulevard South
(Middle and Upper School)
251-666-2991; www.stlukesmobile.com
St. Luke’s Varsity Athletic Department sponsors a variety of athletic camps throughout the summer for students of all age groups. Sports camps include football, basketball, baseball, volleyball, soccer and archery! Camp dates and costs will be posted on the school’s website (www.stlukesmobile.com) as soon as they become available. Early registration is recommended.

UMS-Wright Preparatory School
65 Mobile Street, Mobile
www.ums-wright.org
UMS-Wright Preparatory School is once again offering a variety of sports camps this summer. Campers report to the UMS-Wright Physical Activities Complex from the Old Shell Road. Download registration form at website. Each camp costs $100 unless otherwise noted.
Cheerleading- June 1-4, Mon – Thurs., 9:00am – Noon (Rising grades 1-6).
Baseball– June 1-4 Mon – Thurs., 9:00 a.m. – Noon (Rising grades 1 – 8).
Pitching – June 5 (Friday) 9:00 a.m. – Noon (Rising Grades 1 – 8). ($50)
Girls’ Basketball- June 8 -11, Mon. – Thurs., 9:00am – Noon- (Rising Grades 2 – 8).
Boys’ Basketball- June 15 – 18, Mon. – Thurs., 9:00am – Noon- (Rising Grades 2 – 8).
Fast Pitch Softball– June 15 – 18, Mon. – Thurs., 9:00am – 11:00am (Rising Grades 1-6).
Girls’ & Boys’ Soccer- June 22 – June 25, Mon. – Thurs., 9:00am – Noon (Rising Grades 1 – 6).
Football Pup Camp– July 13 – 16, Mon.-Thurs. 9:00am-Noon (Rising grades 1-4) Jr.
Volleyball- July 13-16, Monday – Thurs. 1:00pm-3:30pm (Rising Grades 3-5) MS Volleyball – July 13-16, Monday-Thurs. 1:00pm-3:30pm(Rising 6-8).
Terry Curtis Football–July 27-30, Mon.-Thurs., 9:00am-Noon (Rising grades 5-8).
Dance Camp– July 27-30, Mon.-Thurs., 9:00am-Noon (Rising Grades K4-5).
Registration forms are available www.ums-wright.org or call the Athletic Office at 470-9045.

Alabama Youth Sports Combine
2513 Leroy Stevens Road, Mobile, 251-633-6263
Alabama Youth Sports Combine is a sports training facility located in West Mobile offering Spring Break Camp and Summer Camps! Summer Camp information to be posted soon! Other programs include football, baseball, soccer, cheerleading and multi-sports conditioning. Whether you want your child to simply become a better ball player or want to get the athlete in your family trained for the big leagues, we offer sports training for children, youth, and adults. Please browse through our website and learn about all of the exciting programs we have to offer.

Auburn Tiger Swim Camp
www.auburnswimcamps.com
Email: auswimcamps@gmail.com
All camps are Sunday – Thursday for ages 9 – 18 years. 2015 Camp Dates: Session I May 31 – June 4 Resident fee is $710 and Commuter fee is $660.
Session II June 5 – 7 Resident fee is $400 and Commuter fee is $360. Session III June 7 – 11 Resident fee is $710 and Commuter fee is $660. Session IV June 12 – 14 Resident fee is $400 and Commuter fee is $360. Session V June 14 – 18 Resident fee is $660 and Commuter fee is $710.

Auburn University Sports Camps
Auburn, AL; www.auburntigers.com
There’s no better way for your child to spend the summer than on the Plains attending an Auburn Tiger sport camp. From football and basketball to tennis and swimming, your child will learn fundamentals of team play, sportsmanship and skills of the sport … all from Auburn coaches and players. Auburn University will once again offer baseball, basketball, equestrian, football, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming & diving, tennis, track & field/cross country, and volleyball camps. Go to www.auburntigers.com/camps for full information.

Auburn University Baseball Camps: Auburn, AL; 334-844-4975; www.collegebaseballcamps.com/tigers; Team Camp, June 12 – 14. Youth Camp (ages 7-12) July 10 – 12. Elite Camp July 12 – 16. High School Exposure Camp July 19 – 22.
Auburn Tiger Boys Basketball Camp: Mike Babul 334-844-9737
Equestrian Camps: Carolyn Williams: 334-844-9426; carolyn031@centurytel.net
Football Camps: 334-844-8855; www.auburnfootballcamps.com; Email: wbolt@auburn.edu
Girls’ Basketball Camps: Terri Flournoy, 334-844-9645; skf0008@auburn.edu
Auburn Tiger Golf Camp: 334-844-9657; www.auburntigers.com; June 14-17 (9th birthday through high school graduate) This camp is open to golfers of all skill levels, ages 9-18. Junior Golf Camp June 7 – 9-This camp will benefit all ages and all skill levels, beginner and advanced.
Gymnastics Camps: 334-844-5047; kurth@auburn.edu; Kurt Hettinger; Commuter or Overnight: June 7 – 11
Auburn Tiger Softball Camp: 334-844-9515; www.auburntigers.com; Email: cm3elitediamondcamps@auburn.edu
Tennis: (334) 703-1672; www.gteamtennis.com
Tiger Twirlers: 189 East University Drive, Auburn (Max Fitness) (601) 630-6994; Gayle Hammitt
Auburn Volleyball Camp: www.auburntigers.com; April Zech aly0001@auburn.edu. Please visit our website for details and registration.
Auburn Women’s Soccer Camp: (334) 844-9637; www.auburnsoccercamp.com

Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp
Challenger Sports’ British Soccer Camp is the most popular soccer camp in the country based upon one of the most innovative approaches to coaching youth soccer in the US and Canada.
City of Mobile British Soccer camp –
6/22/2015 – 6/26/2015 at Hearin-Chandler YMCA Soccer Fields (951 Downtowner Boulevard) Mini Soccer for ages 3-5 from 9:00am-10:30am. Cost – $102.00. Half Day Camp for ages 6-14 from 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost – $139.00. Full Day Camp for ages 7-14 from 9:00am-4:00pm. Cost $190.00
City of Mobile – Tetra Brazil Camp-
6/22/2015 – 6/26/2015 at Cottage Hill Park (1711 Hillcrest Road) Half Day Camp for ages 7-9 from 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost $145. Half Day Camp for ages 10-14 from 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost $145.
City of Mobile British Soccer Camp –
7/27/2015 – 7/31/2015 at Cottage Hill Park (1711 Hillcrest Road) First Kicks for ages 3-4 from 9:00am-10:00am. Cost-$90.00, Mini Soccer for ages 4-6 from 10:30am-12:00pm. $104.00. Half Day Camp for ages 6-14 from 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost – $135.00. Half Day Camp for ages 6-14 from 5:30pm-8:30pm. $135.00.
City of Mobile British Soccer Camp-
6/15/2015 – 6/19/2015 at North Mobile YMCA Soccer Fields (92 Saraland Loop, Saraland). First Kicks for ages 3-4; from 9:00am-10:00am. Cost -$95.00, Mini Soccer for ages 4-6 from 9:00am-10:30am. Cost – $110.00, Half Day Camp for ages 6-16 from ages 9:00am-12:00pm. Cost $145.00.

Faith Academy
8650 Tanner Williams Road, Mobile
251-633-7267, www.faithacademy.us
Visit our website for a list of athletic camps.

Graham’s Elite Martial Arts
1121 Dawes Road, Mobile
251-633-7837; www.grahamselitemartialarts.com/summer-camp
Summer doesn’t have to be boring. Mobile Summer Camp at Graham’s Elite Martial Arts makes it amazing with Character Development, Fitness and Fun.

LSU – Athletic Youth Camps
Baton Rouge, LA
www.lsusports.net/camps
LSU will offer several youth sports camps this summer. All camps will be held in our brand new LSU Practice Facility and the legendary Pete Maravich Assembly Center. Register early as camps fill up quickly. Visit the website above for information on specific camp details. LSU Athletic department will offer baseball, cheerleading/dance, football, basketball, golf, gymnastics, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball camps.

Mobile Bay Sailing School
4295 Marina Dr North, Mobile AL 36605
251-709-4102, www.mobilebaysailingschool.com
The Mobile Bay Sailing School, has been teaching sailing and basic seamanship skills to kids between the ages of 8 and 18 since 1982. This program is open to anyone who has an interest in learning about this wonderful sport. The program offers classes in Optimist and 420 class sailboats for beginner and experienced sailors, with opportunities for advanced students to race both classes of the boats in local regattas. Students will develop basic nautical knowledge, boat handling skills, and respect toward the sea, weather and wind. The Mobile Bay Sailing School will offer one-week training sessions with the first session beginning in June. Classes are one week, all-day sessions Monday through Friday. However, parents may choose to enroll students in half-day sessions if they prefer.

Mobile Parks & Recreation Community Activities
Location TBA, Mobile
251-208-1617; www.cityofmobile.org/parks;
www.communityactivitiesprogram.com.
Sports camps. Call or visit our website for more information.

Mobile Tennis Center
851 Gaillard Drive, Mobile
251-208-5181; www.mobiletenniscenter.net
Offering summer clinics. Please visit our website for more information.

Spring Hill College Sports Camps
Springhill College Campus, 4000 Dauphin Street, Mobile; www.shcbadgers.com
Springhill College offers numerous sports camps. They offer Boys and Girls basketball camp, Soccer Camps, Baseball, Softball, Volleyball & Cheer and Dance. Please check our webpage for more information coming soon.
Most camps TBA.
Soccer Camps – Badger Academy June 7-11 (ages 9-18),
Badger Cub Academy – June 8-12 (ages 8-18).
Basketball camp – June 22-25 – Ages 7-12: 8am-12pm; Ages 13-18: 1pm-5pm; $125

St. Paul’s Sport’s Camps
See more information under Educational Camps and Miscellaneous Camps.

University of Alabama Sports Camps
Tuscaloosa, AL; www.rolltide.com/camps/
alab-camps.html
The University of Alabama is offering several exciting sports camps including Nick Saban Football Camp, Baseball, Cheer/Dance, Golf, Tennis, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Soccer, Basketball, softball and Swimming. Visit the website listed for detailed information.

Alabama Baseball Camp: (205) 348-8849; www.bamabaseball.com
The University of Alabama has a wide selection of Baseball camps during the months of June and July 2015. Age ranges for these camps are K-12th grade. 1,2,3 and overnight camps are available. Please visit our website for dates, applications and information.

Alabama Football Camp: (205) 348-0808; www.rolltide.com;
Youth Camp (Ages 8 – 14 years), June 7 – 10
Kicking-Long Snapper Camp (Grades 9 – 12) June 6
High School Camp (Grades 9 – 12), Two sessions: May 31 – June 3 & July 13 – 16
O-line/D-Line Camp (Grades 9 – 12) June 13
Alabama Football Camp is taught by Alabama Crimson Tide Football Staff to enhance football skills, weight training and speed. There are many summer camps available through Alabama Athletics. You can obtain information and costs as well as enroll online.

Alabama Women’s Basketball Camp:(205) 348-6164; www.rolltide.com; Email: uawomenshoops@ia.ua.edu
Fundamental Camp is for grades 6 – 12th.
Day Camp is for Grades K – 5th.
Elite Camp (overnight camp) is for grades 8 – 12th.
Team Play date: Large Varsity Teams open to the first 20 teams registered.
Team Camp: Designed to allow high school squads gain valuable game experience competing against teams from all over the Southeast. Call or visit our website for registration.

University of Mobile Daniel Whelan Soccer Academy
www.danielwhelansocceracademy.com
The Daniel Whelan Soccer Academy takes place at The University of Mobile in Mobile, Alabama.
UM Residential Camp: Session 1 Date: 6/07/2015- /10/2015, Session 2 Date: 7/19/2015-7/23/2015
Price: $370.00 | Residential Camper (Overnight)
Price: $275.00 | Full Day Camper (Stays Until 8 PM)
Price: $225.00 | 3/4 Day Camper (Stays until 4:45 PM)
UM Team Camp: Date: 6/14/2015-6/16/2015
Price: $215.00 | Residential Player
Price: $190.00 | Commuter Player

University of South Alabama Summer Recreation Camp
251-460-6101; www.southalabama.edu/campusrec/summercamps.html
Campus Recreation Summer Camps are located in our state-of-the-art Student Recreation Center at 51 Stadium Boulevard. The camp is open to boys and girls ages 7-13 years old. This year we are offering two camp age groups. Our South Paw Camp ages 7-10 and our Jaguars Camp ages 11-13. These camps will meet at the same times and will do some activities together such as swimming and lunch but will be divided during certain sports and activities. These camps are geared towards high-energy sports activities. Children will participate in a different activity each hour from 8:00am-4:00pm. Lunch will be provided on campus at the Fresh Food Market’s “all you can eat” buffet. Session 8 and 9 Campers will be required to bring a sack lunch to camp because the Fresh Food Market will be closed. Dates: Session dates:
Session 1: June 8-12, Session 2: June 15-19, Session 3: June 22-26, Session 4: July 6-10, Session 5: July 13-17, Session 6: July 20-24
Session 7: July 27-31, Session 8: August 2-7. Cost of Sessions 1-6
South Rec Center Members $150, Non-SRC Members $180, Cost of Session 7&8 (lunch is not included), SRC Members $115
Non-SRC Members $140

University of South Alabama Sports Camps
The University of South Alabama offers many sport camps for area youth.
Football Camps -www.jaguarfootballcamps.com
Joey Jones Football Camps at the University of South Alabama offer a wide variety of learning opportunities for football players. Youth Football Camp- Dates: July 13-15, 7-on-7 Team Camp- Dates: July 16th or 25th, Offensive and Defensive Line Team Camp- Dates: July 16. 
Located at the University of South Alabama football practice fields. Register at www.jaguarfootballcamps.com or call (251) 445-4055 for more information.

Boys Basketball- www.jaguarsmensbasketball.com
Individual Camp I – Dates: June 8th – 11th (Entering Grades: 2nd – 8th), Individual Camp II – Dates: June 15th – 18th (Entering Grades: 2nd – 8th), College Prep Camp – Dates: June 20 (Entering Grades: 9th – 12th, Boys).

Girls Basketball- www.terryfowlergirlsbasketballcamps.com
Play Day (Team Camp) – June 11th-12th, Fundamental & Shooting Camp – June 22nd-25th (Grades: 3rd-9th), College Prep (Elite) Camp – June 27th (Grades 9-12)

Baseball Camp – www.usajaguars.com
Mark Calvi Baseball Camps – Jun 8-12, July 6-10, July 20-24

Soccer Camp – usajaguars.com; Jaguar Soccer Camps are held each summer. Camps include Field Player Academy, Goal Keeper Academy, Wee Kicks Academy. Dates and times TBA

South Alabama Field & Track Camp –www.jagfieldcamp.com/summer-track-and-field-camps.cfm.
Events Covered: Pole Vault, High Jump, Hurdles, Shot Put, Javelin, Hammer, Discus, Long Jump, Triple Jump, and Distance. All campers will have the option of which events they want to train. Dates: June 15-18 (Ages: 9-19).

South Alabama Volleyball Camps –www.jaguarvolleyballcamps.com; All skills camp- July 6-7 (Grades 6-12), Position Camp – July 8-9 (Grades 7-12), Team Camp July 9-11 (Freshman, JV, Varsity), Team Tournament-July 11 (Freshman, JV, Varsity)

Alabama School of Math and Science – Summer Fun Camp
www.asms.net
(See listing under Educational Camps and Miscellaneous Camps for details.)

Beckwith Summer Camp
10400 Beckwith Lane, Fairhope
(251) 928-7844; www.beckwithal.com
James Lawrence, Summer Camp Director
(251) 616-2162; james@beckwithal.com
Join us as we begin our 43rd year of recreation, spiritual growth, and memory-filled summers through Summer Camp. Our camp sits among sweet gum trees and beautiful grasslands alongside the shores of Weeks Bay in Baldwin County. First time campers are encouraged to attend with a parent. Beckwith offers training camps, overnight camps, family camp and sailing camps for grades 1st – 12th. For detailed descriptions of camp sessions, rates, photos, and registration information, visit our website under summer camps. Session for 10-12 grade, May 31-June 5, $480; Sailing Camp for 4th grade and up, May 31-June 5 $530; Session for 2-3 grade, June 7-9, $220; Session for 7-8 grade, June 14-19, $480; Session for 4th-5th grades, June 21-26, $480; Session for 8-9 grades, July 5-10, $480; Sailing Camp for 5 grade and up, July 5-10 $530; Session for 5-6 grades, July 12-17, $480; Session for 3-4 grades, July 19-July 23, $330; Session for 6-7 grades, July 26-31, $480; Family Camp July 31-August 2, $240.

Camp Shine
Chelsea, AL
205-638-5750; www.weight.ChildrensAL.org
Offering week-long session for weight management, now celebrating our 6th year. The camp is for current and new patient’s ages 12-15 years. Campers learn healthy eating habits while preparing meals. Campers also have opportunities to participate in swimming, canoeing, hiking, arts and crafts, dance and many other activities. Limited number of campers accepted; apply early to secure your spot. Camp location/activities at Hargis Retreat made possible through a partnership with the Birmingham YMCA.

Camp Whispering Pines
Citronelle, AL
251-866-7868; www.CampWhisperingPines.com
We offer year round high ropes adventure course, low ropes team building course, paintball, indoor rock climbing wall, hiking trails, kayaks, archery and painting parties as well as dorm & hotel housing for church groups, school groups, corporate events & civic organizations. Located on 76 beautiful acres.
Summer Camps: Big Adventures Kids Camp June 15-17 $120 (1-6 grade), Girls’ Mission Camp June 29-July 3 $149 (1-6 grade), Momentum Camp July 20-24 $200, Veritas Camp July 13-July 17 $230 (6-12 grade) Registration is open to church groups and individual campers!

Lake Forest Ranch
Macon, Mississippi
(662) 726-5052; www.lakeforestranch.com
Located in the middle of a 53,000-acre pine forest on a beautiful 60-acre lake, Lake Forest Ranch is among the most beautiful settings in the south for a summer camp experience for children (ages 7-12) and teenagers (ages 11-18). LFR is an interdenominational evangelical camp that serves mostly church groups (though individual campers are welcome too) during the summer months beginning Memorial Day Weekend running to the fourth of August 2015. Horseback riding, tubing, a wonderful climbing wall, a thrilling zip line, a brand new big swimming pool, kayaking, a gym, tennis courts, archery, archery tag, crafts and many other fun activities all coupled with wonderful facilities, carefully selected godly college age staff members and a week jam packed with spiritual growth, inspiration, worship and deep friendships all add up to a life changing week of non-stop excitement and encouragement. One of the best parts of the camp experience at LFR is having deeply committed camp counselors who sincerely care about the children in their cabins and spend individual time with each of them to encourage them and pray for them. There are twelve exciting camp sessions available from which to choose. Visit the LFR website – www.lakeforestranch.com or call 662-726-5052 to discover the week that works best for your child or your church youth or children’s ministry group.

Riverview Camp for Girls
Mentone, AL
800-882-0722; www.riverviewcamp.com
Non-denominational Christian camp. More than 15 activity choices available, including riding, climbing tower and ropes course. New pool and new tennis courts. Dates: Short Term – (ages 6-12) June 7-12, June 14-19, June 21-26, June 28-July 3, July 19-24, July 26-31, (ages 6-16) May 31- June 5; Cost: $1,675. Long Term – (ages 6-16) 6/7-6/19, 6/21-7/3, 7/5-7/17, 7/19-31; Cost: $3000.00. ACA accredited. Free video and catalog.

Alpine Camp for Boys
Mentone, AL
256- 634-4404; www.alpinecamp.com;
Email: summer@alpinecamp.com
Call for CD-ROM with video; Junior Camp: (Grades 1-5) May 25-June 3, $2,700.00; (Grades 2-9) First Term: June 5-30- $4,900.00; (Grades 2-9) Second Term: July 3-28 – $4,900.00; Other: ACA accredited. Christian camp offering a well-rounded camping experience.

Camp Dixie
Elberta, AL
251-987-1201; www.campdixieministries.org
Located on the Perdido Bay. Week-long and week-end sessions run during the months of June and July. Grow spiritually, physically, emotionally and intellectually in a Christ-centered program. Swimming, canoeing, Bible study, archery, challenge course, arts and crafts, and campfires. Other activities may include model rocketry, large group games, sand volleyball and many more! Specialty Camps including Wilderness, Horse, Art and Rocketry also available.

Camp Kiwanis
800- 239-6636; www.girlscoutssa.org
All girls invited to enjoy a week at summer camp on beautiful Lake Martin. Girls will participate in activities such as archery, canoeing, crafts, sailing, hiking and swimming. All activities are designed to emphasize teamwork and leadership and promote girls of courage, confidence and character. There is a Counselor in Training (CIT) program for girls in grades 10-12. Swimming lessons are taught by a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Kamp Kiwanis is accredited by the American Camp Association. Dates: Week 1: June 21-26; Week 2: June 28-July 3; Grades: 2nd – 12th grade.

Camp Laney
Mentone, AL
256-634-4066; www.camplaney.com;
Email: info@camplaney.com
Junior Camp – Boys finishing 1st, 2nd and 3rd grade (ages 7-9) only. Session 1: June 7-13 and Session 2: June 21-June 27; $1,600; 2-week sessions – Boys (completed 1st grade-8th); 1st session: June 7-19; 2nd session: June 21-July 3; 3rd session: July 5-17; 4th session: July 19-31; $3,000. ACE accredited. Length: 1 & 2 week; Age: Boys 7-14.

Camp Mac Summer Camp for Boys and Girls
2671 Cheaha Road, Munford, Alabama
256-362-7449; www.campmac.com;
Email office@campmac.com
With the benefit of three generations of summer camping experience, we have developed a unique program which is both fun and challenging. The many details of this plan work together toward our primary goal–to help develop strong bodies, keen minds and strength of character through a dedication to Judeao-Christian values. Ages: 2nd grade – 9th grade; Dates: Junior Term (2nd-5th) 6/1-13 ($2200); 1st Senior Term (3rd – 9th grade) 6/15 – 7/11; $3750; 2nd Sr. Term – (3rd – 9th grade) 7/14 – 8/8 ($3650); 3 Week Session (3rd-9th) 7/14-Aug. 2 ($3300).

Camp Scoutshire Woods, Girl Scout Camp
Citronelle, AL
800-239-6636; www.girlscoutssa.org
All girls invited to enjoy a week at summer camp on the sand hills surrounded by pines and magnolias. Girls can participate in activities, such as horseback riding, archery, canoeing, crafts, hiking and swimming. All activities are designed to emphasize teamwork and leadership and promote girls of courage, confidence and character. There is a Counselor in Training (CIT) program for girls in grades 10-12. Swimming lessons are taught by a certified Red Cross Water Safety Instructor. Camp Scoutshire Woods is accredited by the American Camp Association. Dates: Week 1: June 7-12; Week 2: June 14-19.

Camp Skyline Ranch
Mentone, AL
800- 448-9279; www.campskyline.com
Email: info@campskyline.com
Member of Christian Camping International. Choice of 20 camp activities including horseback riding, circus, ropes course, canoeing and more. Limited enrollment. Located on top of Lookout Mountain. Founded in 1947. Adventure and fellowship in a safe environment. Rates and discounts: One week mini-sessions $1,828. Two-week session $3398. Dates: 6/7 -7/31. Length: Four 2 wk. sessions, for girls ages 6-16; Three 1 wk. Sessions for girls ages 6-8. ACA accredited.

Camp Widjiwagan
Nashville, TN; 615-360-2267; www.campwidji.org
Camp Widjiwagan sits on 320 acres and 4 miles of shoreline at the Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center. Offering day, overnight and family retreats. Co-ed programs for rising 1st-9gth graders. Activities include team building, leadership, swimming/splash park, lake sports, horseback riding, team adventures, sports, zip line, and ski and equestrian schools and much more! Dates: 5/25-8/5: Nine sessions. Summer Camp for Boys and Girls from ages 7-15.

Camp Woodmont
Cloudland, GA
706-398-0833; www.campwoodmont.com
Traditional activities – swimming, horseback riding, archery, sports, arts & crafts, drama/dance, cheerleading, nature activities, canoeing, fishing, hiking, challenge course, climbing wall, and more. Limited enrollment, caring counselors and close family-like atmosphere makes campers feel secure, welcomed and re-assured. Cabin living atop breezy Lookout Mountain. Two generations of family management. Extremely close supervision of campers, staff, and activities. Dates: 6/1-7/25: Seven –one week sessions and Three-2 week sessions. Summer Camp for Boys and Girls 6 – 14. ACA accredited.

Dauphin Island Sea Lab
www.disl.org
(See listing in Educational Camps and Miscellaneous Camps for details.)

McCallie Sports Camp
Chattanooga, TN
800-672-2267; www.mccallie.org
McCallie Sports Camp is an action-oriented boarding camp for boys ages 9-15. McCallie Sports Camp has become one of the most popular and successful camps of its type in the Southeast. A variety of athletic activities are combined with trips and other fun events. Emphasis is on fun, sportsmanship, and participation. Whether playing his favorite sport or learning a new sport, each camper leaves with a feeling of satisfaction and achievement — and has fun! MSC Session I: Monday, June 15- Saturday, June 27; MSC Session II: Monday, June 29 – Saturday, July 11; MSC Session III: Monday, July 13 – Sat, July 25.

Museum Expedition Archaeology Camp 37
205-348-7550; amnh.ua.edu;
E-mail: museum.expedition@ua.edu
THIS IS NOT YOUR ORDINARY SUMMER CAMP! Discover Alabama’s diverse natural history by participating in the 37th Annual Museum Expedition Camp! Participants will have the fun and unique opportunity to work with scientists in the field of paleontology as part of an actual scientific research project to explore the natural wonders of Alabama. Students, teachers, and adults will spend a week at the Expedition field camp working with scientists to learn excavation techniques, laboratory procedures, and specimen identification. The Museum Expedition combines real exploration, with real science to create a unique experience and lasting friendships. Middle School Camp (6, 7, 8th Grade): June 8-13; High School Camp (9, 10, 11, 12th Grade): June 15-20. Public Paleontology Camp (ages 14 to adult): June 22-27
Course Credit: Students can earn elective high school credit through advance arrangements with their school and the Expedition staff. Cost: Program tuition is $350 per week ($325 for Museum Members). Accommodations, food, and scientific equipment will be provided; a detailed list of what to bring is included in the registration packet.

Naval Aviation Museum
Flight Adventure Deck Summer Camp
850- 453-2389 (ext. 3234);
www.NavalAviationMuseum.org
(See listing under Educational Camps and Miscellaneous Camps for more information)

Seacamp
Big Pine Key, Florida
877- SEA-CAMP or 305-872-2331; www.seacamp.org
Email: info@seacamp.org
Seacamp is a non-profit, marine science education facility located on Big Pine Key in the tropical Florida Keys adjacent to Looe Key and Florida’s fragile coral reefs. Founded in 1966, Seacamp offers marine science education and summer camp experiences including SCUBA, sailing, board sailing, and arts & crafts to students from 12-17 years of age. Day camp available for ages 10–13. 2015 summer dates are June 24 – July 11, July 14 – July 31, August 3 – August 9, August 10 – August 16.

Twin Lakes Camp
Florence, Mississippi
601- 845-6858; www.twinlakescamp.org
Twin Lakes is located on waterfront property and offers Sling Shot Paintball, Challenge Course, Dirt Biking, Swimming, Horses, Riflery and Archery, Rock climbing, Super fun games and Wild Wilderness Adventures. 5-Sessions: Session 1: June 1-6; Session 2: June 8-13; Session 3: June 29-July 4; Session 4: July 6-11; Session 5: July 13-18. Overnight camps for ages 6-12. Monday thru Saturdays. Biblical teachings are woven into a week filled with exciting adventures waiting around every corner.

U.S. Space Camp and Aviation Challenge
Huntsville, AL
800-637-7223; www.spacecamp.com
National Flight Academy In-Residence Summer Program – Students experience the ultimate aviation-inspired learning adventure onboard Ambition, located on the grounds of the National Naval Aviation Museum in Pensacola. For multiple days, students will engage in real-life scenarios that combine the thrill of flight with critical thinking and STEM skills. This program is open to 7th – 12th graders. Aviation Challenge is oriented towards fighter pilot training. Dates: Runs year round; Summer Program is May 26-August 31, call for pricing. Ages: 9-up. Other: ACA accredited. Parent/child ages 7-11 weekend camps also.

WyldLife Camp
Ocklawaha, Florida
251-473-1703; mobile.younglife.org
May 31-June 5; Grades 6th-8th grade; $615
Ready for a week you will always remember? Come experience a place filled with fun, adventure, and plenty or surprises. A place where you can enjoy relaxing with your friends. A place made especially for you.

YMCA Camp Chandler
334-269-4362; www.campchandler.org
Email: campchandler@mcamontgomery.org
Camp Chandler is conveniently located just 25 miles from Montgomery, AL on beautiful Lake Jordan. Whether you are looking for individual, small group, or camp-wide fun, we definitely have something for you! Campers are grouped according to age and gender. Friendships grow as they live, share meals, laugh, and play together during a full week of fun! Campers are given the opportunity to participate in more than 20 different activities like horseback riding, skiing, archery, sailing, the high ropes course, and more. Ages 5-15.

Camp ASCCA-Easter Seals
Jackson Gap, AL
800- 843-2267; www.campascca.org; Email: info@campascca.org
Located in Alabama on Lake Martin, ASCCA is a nationally recognized leader in therapeutic recreation for children and adults with both physical and mental disabilities. Campers who have disabilities ranging from Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy, Paraplegia, Quadriplegia, Downs Syndrome, Autism, as well as mild, moderate and profound mental disabilities enjoy unique camping experience. Camp ASCCA offers campers a wide variety of recreational and educational activities, including horseback riding, fishing, tubing, swimming, environmental education, arts and crafts, canoeing, a “splash pad”, outdoor adventure elements like the zip-line, and much more. Length: 1 week; Age: 6 and up; Reduced rates available based on income.
June 21-26, Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. Camp
Session 1: June 28 – July 3, Child physically disabled (6-21 yr.) and Child intellectually disabled (6-21 yr.); Epilepsy Camp (6-18 yr.); Session 2: July 5-10, Adult intellectually disabled (19+ years); Session 3: July 12-17, Physically disabled “Teen Week” (15-22 years), “Right Moves” Sports Camp (physically disabled 10-19 years); Session 4: July 19-24, Child physically disabled (6-21 years) and Child intellectually disabled (6-21 years)
Session 5: July 26-31, Camp Mobile Rotary (Mobile area residents); Session 6: August 2-7, Adult intellectually disabled (22-35 years) and Adult physically disabled (22-35 years); Session 7: August 10-15, Adult physically disabled (19 + years)

Camp Bridges
1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham
Located at Children’s Harbor, Lake Martin, AL
205-558- 2090; www.campbridges.org
Our mission is to provide camps and programs to pre and post transplant children, teens, young adults and their families from Alabama and neighboring states. We create a fun and educational environment for heart, kidney, liver and lung transplant recipients that encourage positive self image and healthy transplant living. Those served receive and provide peer support and form lasting friendships to better cope with the unique challenges of transplantation. Teen Camp: June 7-11; Family Camp for All: June 25-28.

Camp Mash
251-599-5688; www.campmash.org
Camp M.A.S.H. is a week long recreational program for children ages 7 to 17 with a form of juvenile arthritis or a related auto-immune disease. Our camp is planned specifically for the needs of our campers in order to empower them to live life to the fullest and to build friendships with other folks who are on similar journeys with their conditions. Camp M.A.S.H. is offered at NO COST to our families. We have some set activities that are just everyone’s favorite things to do like fishing, swimming and the ropes course, as well as horses, archery, and arts & crafts. We also have some surprises each year based on that summer’s theme. You never know what we will have planned to make this the best week of your camper’s year. All activities and accommodations are fully accessible, and a medical staff team is on site around the clock. Dates – June 14-20.

Camp Rap-A-Hope
251-476-9880; www.camprapahope.org
One-week summer camp for children and teenagers ages 7-17 years who are battling cancer or who have ever been diagnosed with cancer. This camp is 100% FREE OF CHARGE. Campers usually reside along the Gulf Coast in the states of Alabama, Mississippi, Florida and Louisiana. Dates: June 7- June 13.

Camp Seale Harris
205-402-0415; www.southeasterndiabetes.org
Camp Seale Harris is a summer residential program that encourages and motivates youth to reach their full potential despite diabetes, and it teaches families how to serve as the primary educators and supporters for children & adolescents living with this illness. With the assistance of a host of volunteer staff to include physicians, nurses, diabetes educators, dieticians, pharmacists, camp counselors, teachers, and friends, youth living with diabetes can engage in the typical camp activities that all children love and expect from camp: swimming, fishing, boating, hiking, and horseback riding. Camp Seale Harris Mobile July 27-31: Ages 10-18. Camp ASCCA on Lake Martin near Jackson Gap, Alabama. Junior Camp (ages 6 – 11), June 7-12; Senior Camp (ages 14 – 17), May 31-June 5.

Camp Smile
251-479-4900; www.campsmilemobile.org
Hosted by United Cerebral Palsy of Mobile, Camp SMILE is a residential summer camp for individuals with disabilities (ages 5 – 50) and their siblings. Here, campers not only have the chance to participate in physical activities like kayaking, fishing, and horseback riding; they also meet others whose abilities and life experiences are similar to their own. Summer Camp 2015: July 7-11, 5-9 year-olds; July 14-18, 10-14 year olds; July 21-25, 15-21 year olds.

S. M. A. S. H. Summer Music at Spring Hill
Spring Hill Baptist Church
2 South McGregor Avenue
(251) 342-5320; www.shbc.cc/smash
A music day camp for children who have completed K4-6th grade
JULY 20-24, 9:30-1:30
Each day includes large group singing time, music activity and snacks. Music activities include a variety of experiences involving playing instruments, music crafts, games, movement, and LOTS MORE FUN FOR ALL! Cost: $60 for one child, $85 for two, or $120 for three or more. To register, or, for more information: www.shbc.cc/smash or contact Debbie Rice 342-5320.