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Summer Camp and Activities Planning Guide

GET READY . . . SUMMER IS  QUICKLY APPROACHING! We are excited to bring you the 5th Annual Summer Camp and Activities Planning Guide! In it you will find many local and regional day camps, workshops, dance lessons, sports camps and instructional opportunities. This is a great opportunity for your child to find a new and exciting learning or sports activity, and they will create memories for a lifetime. The Summer Camp and Activities Planning Guide can be found on our website also. If you do not see your favorite camp listed, please let us know, and we will have them included. We always value your input, and we love to hear what you think.

Visit us online at www.BHamKidsandFamily.com Aldridge Gardens Summer Camps

(205) 682-8019

3530 Lorna Rd., Hoover, AL 35216 www.aldridgegardens.com Fairies and Wizards, American Girls, Space Camp and more! We’ve got it all at Aldridge Gardens! Half-day camps are one week long, between June 2 and 27. For children entering grades 1, 2 or 3, and led by certified teachers.

Alabama Ballet  2726 First Ave S., Birmingham, AL 35233

(205) 322-1874

www.alabamaballet.org Tutus &Tiaras - Does your little one dance around the house pretending to be the Sugarplum Fairy? Then send your child to Alabama Ballet's "Tutus & Tiaras". For one week, children ages 4-7 will take ballet classes, create ballet-oriented crafts, and learn how dancers use pantomime. At the end of the week, parents are invited to observe as the children put on a show.

Birmingham-Southern Conservatory Music & Theatre, p19 (205) 226-4960  900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, AL 35254 www.bsc.edu June 16-20, 2014, 9:00am-3:00pm, K5-5th Grade, Classes include piano, choir, hand bells, music history, dramatic games, improvisation and story-telling. Performance on Friday, June 20 at 2pm.

Cameron Oaks Farm, p34

(205) 966-6213

6491 Hwy 51, Wilsonville, AL (205) 966-6213 Come join the Cameron Oaks Family! We offer day camps for kids of all ages - from beginners to more advanced riders. Kids will enjoy at least one lesson daily, and they will participate in games, crafts, and learn about horses and their care.

Camp Fletcher

(205) 428-1059

6491 Hwy 51, Wilsonville, AL (205) 966-6213 Come join the Cameron Oaks Family! We offer day camps for kids of all ages - from beginners to more advanced riders.  Kids will enjoy at least one lesson daily, and they will participate in games, crafts, and learn about horses and their care.

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(205) 387-1806

105 DeLong Road, Nauvoo, AL www.campmcdowell.com Since 1948, Camp McDowell has been a vital gathering spot for the Diocese of Alabama. It is on the banks of Clear Creek, nestled in beautfitul woodlands adjacent to the Bankhead National Forest. Campers will tell you that Camp McDowell is supportive Christian community where young people learn to be themselves, and where they develop an abiding respect for the integrity and individuality of all living things.

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Visit us online at www.BHamKidsandFamily.com Camp Winnataska, pg 5

(205) 640-6741

260 Winnataska Drive Pell City, AL 35128 www.winnataska.org Camp Winnataska, an overnight Christian Camp for boys and girls ages 6-15, offers horseback riding, ropes courses, swimming, canoeing, archery, riflery, recreational games, outdoor activities, canteen, and nightly theme nights such as Country Nights, Indian Night, and Glow Night.

  GradePower Learning, pg 15

(205) 620-2373

349 Huntley Parkway, Pelham, AL 35124 www.gradepowerlearning.com GradePower's Summer Learning Programs can help. Whether it's math, reading, ACT/SAT Prep, Catch Up & Get Ahead, or Study Skills, we have something for every student from preschool through high school. Call today to enroll! 205-620-2373.  

Helena School of Art - Art Camp, pg 25

(205) 914-4409

774 2nd Street, Helena, AL 35080 artinhelena.wikispaces.com Art Camp will inspire your child to reach beyond their comfort zone and create art that is unique only to them. They will be given many projects and games to motivate and inspire their "out of the box" thinking.

Ice Skating Basic Skills Summer Camp, pg 11

(205) 620-6448

500 Amphitheater Road, Pelham, AL 35124 www.pelhamciviccomplex.org The Ice Skating Basic Skills Summer Camp is for children 6 and up who are beginners to Freestyle 4.

Levite Jewish Community Center Day & Specialty Camps (205) 879-0411 3960 Montclair Birmingham, AL 35222 www.bhamjcc.org For over 50 years, LJCC Summer Day Camps have offered educational, entertaining, and inspiring experiences for kids. We have traditional camps as well as specialty camps such as magic, cooking, theatre, soccer, tennis, art, sports, Mad Science, fitness, self defence and safety.

My Enchanted Forest Princess Camp, pg 27

(205) 802-5844

2814 18th Street South, Homewood, AL 35209 www.myenchantedforest.com Do you have a princess in training? Join us for fun filled one or three day camps this summer. There will be princess makeovers & instruction with a real grown up princess, crafts, a tea party and a graduation ceremony.

Meadowbrook KinderCare Summer Camps, pg 27

(205) 995-8598

1700 Corporate Drive, Birmingham AL 35242 www.kindercare.com/our-centers/birmingham/al/301261/ Join us for exciting and educational summer camps. Weekly fieldtrips, arts/crafts, Reading and science enriched programs. All meals included. Family discounts. Open from 6:30 am until 6:00 pm M-F.

RMTC’s Broadway Bootcamp, pg 27

(205) 324-2424

3028 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233 www.redmountaintheatre.ort   RMTC's Broadway Bootcamp is two full weeks of acting, singing, and dancing for ages 7-18. In this high-quality workshop, students rotate between six professional instructors that range from Birmingham's best to seasoned professionals from New York and Los Angeles.

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Visit us online at www.BHamKidsandFamily.com Samford University - Music Preparatory Camps, p 29

(205) 726-2810

800 Lakeshore Drive Homewood, AL 35229 www.samford.edu/arts/prepmusic/ Adventures in Music (Grade 1-12) Piano & Voice Students June 10-14 (piano) & July 8-12 (piano or voice) Ensemble, theory, music literature, guest artists, private lessons

Samford University - Music Preparatory Camps, p 29

(205) 726-2810

800 Lakeshore Drive Homewood, AL 35229 www.samford.edu/arts/prepmusic/ All Aboard For Music (ages 3-6) July 15-19. Introduction to music with guest artists, singing, movement to music; special class for preschoolers currently taking piano

Summer at Highlands, pg 2

(205) 956-9731

4901 Old Leeds Road, Birmingham, AL 35213 www.highlandsschool.org Throughout the summer, choose from a variety of camps including arts, sports, intellectual and just plain fun. We strive to offer camps and activities that will enable children to continue to learn while having a great time! Traditional day camps available! Morning and afternoon extended care.

Tea Party Castle Princess Camp, p 31

(205) 529-0081

23 Olmstead Street, Birmingham, AL 35242 www.teapartycastly.com/alabama At our princess camp, girls ages 5 and up have fun while learning true inner beauty with manners, etiquette, and more. A princess directs singing, crafts, and games! This 2 day camp will be held in early August.

Tribe Spirit Summer Camp

(205) 868-2370

3280 Ridgeway Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209 www.acetribe.com Tribe Spirit Summer Camp is a fun-filled week of cheering, dancing, and tumbling on top of games, arts & crafts, and more. Our weekly themes put a fun and exciting twist on all the week’s activities. Campers are sure to come home tired and happy.

The Tutoring Center, pg 21   

(205) 987-9577

2804 John Hawkins Parkway Suite 100 Hoover, AL 35244 (near Academy Sports) www.hoverAL@tutoringcenter.com Summer Is The Best Time TO Learn. We will offer One-To-One Tutoring in Regular Math, Higher Math, Reading, Writing, Phonics, Study Skills, Enrichment, And ACT Prep. Courses.

The Tutoring Club, pg 5  

(205) 981-7155

410 Inverness Corners, Birmingham, AL 35242 www.tutoringclub.com You can make next year different! Summer is an excellent time for students to catch up or move ahead. An investment in 2-4 hours a week can pay dividends throughout the coming year. *Reading *Writing *Math *Algebra 1/2/Trigonometry *Sciences *ACT/SAT Prep Register Now K-12

YMCA Hargis Day Camp  

(205) 678-6512

928 Hargis Dirve Chelsea, AL 35043 www.ymcabham.org/hrdaycamp Summer Day Camp that really is Camp! Traditional Camp weekly sessions ages 5-13 begin late May and mid August. Activities include hiking, swimming, canoeing, fishing, archery, and arts and crafts. "Navigator" camp sessions are offered throughout the Summer and include Rock Climbing(6th grade & Up), Outdoor Survivor, Lost and Found, fishing and mtn biking and top shot (4th grade & up).

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