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BIRMINGHAM PARENT'S 2018 SUMMER CAMP DIRECTORY Day Camps Advent Episcopal School 2019 Sixth Ave. N. Birmingham, AL 35203-2701 205-252-2535 Info@AdventEpiscopalSchool.org adventepiscopalschool.org/ summer Dates: June- July • Panther Camp Ages: K- 3rd Grade • Summer Solstice Ages: 4th-8th Grade Our summer programs offer students a wide variety of activities and classes during the day, such as art, basketball, swimming, chess, Chinese & more. Celebrate summer with Advent! Alabama Ballet 2726 First Ave. S. Birmingham, AL 35233 205-322-4300 libbaowen@alabamaballet.org www.alabamaballet.org • Junior Camp June 25-July 6 Ages: 8-12 $285 -1 week Or $475-2 weeks • Tutus & Tiaras July 16-July 20 July 23-July 27 Ages: 4-7 $250 weekly Offering 2 camp options where dancers will take age appropriate dance classes - ballet, theatre dance, modern, tap & jazz. Younger classes will create ballet-oriented crafts. Family performances held on the last day. Alabama School of Fine Arts Summer Program 1800 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35203 205-252-9241 www.asfaschool.org Dates: June 4-22 Ages 7 - 15 “S.T.E.A.M. through Summer” with ASFA programs in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math. Camps for creative writing, dance, music, theatre arts, visual art, math-science and computer science/game design. Specific descriptions, fees, dates, times at www.asfaschool.org Aldridge Gardens Summer Camps 3530 Lorna Rd. Hoover, AL 35216 205-682-8019 dmcdonald@aldridgegardens.com aldridgegardens.com

Dates: June 4-June 29 Ages: 5K- 5th grade June will be a full month long of excitement, entertainment and, of course, education at Aldridge Gardens. We have plenty of camps to choose from for boys and girls. All teachers have Alabama Certification in Education. Birmingham Dance Theatre 1694 Montgomery Hwy. Suite 200 Hoover, AL 35216 ​205-​822-3012  ​BDTdance5678@gmail.com www.BDTdance.com Dates: June & July Ages: 2-18​ Offering beginner-advanced dance classes in hip-hop, jazz, ballet, cheer/dance team prep, tumbling, plus special Toddler Camps and preschool ballet & tap classes. Birmingham Museum of Art 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods Jr. Blvd. Birmingham, AL 35203 205-254-2565 www.artsbma.org artcamp@artsbma.org Dates: June and July The only summer experience that gives your camper immediate access to our collection of original artworks from around the world! Give your child a summer of endless inspiration! Birmingham Zoo 2630 Cahaba Rd. Birmingham, AL 35223 205-397-3877  www.birminghamzoo.com/education camps@birminghamzoo.com Spring Dates: March 26 – 30 Summer Dates: weekly, day June 4 - Aug. 3 Ages: Entering 4K -12th grade Experience up-close animal encounters, hands-on science activities and nature play. The best place for summer learning and fun is a Birmingham Zoo Camp!   BOOST Kids Occupational Therapy & Yoga Explore & Inspire Summer Camp! 1623 2nd Ave. N., Suite F Birmingham, AL 35223 205-767-9207 office@boostbirmingham.com www.boostbirmingham.com Dates: July 9-13 (ages 3-6) and July 16-20 (ages 7-12) Organized and run by an occupational therapist, this camp ad-

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dresses social skills, coordination, and self-regulation with different fun themes daily! Kiddos explore to be inspired: Music Monday, Science Tuesday, Sports Wednesday, Cooking Thursday, Yoga Friday.  Camp Couture 2024 Morris Ave. Birmingham, AL 35203 205-250-5232 campcouture@heidielnora.com www.mycampcouture.com Dates: June 4- July 27 Ages: 5-16 Camp Couture is a fashion-focused summer day camp. Designed and created by fashion designer, Project Runway alum, and TLC TV host, Heidi Elnora. Camp Couture gives young people the knowledge to explore their design dreams. Camp Fliptastic At Head Over Heels Gymnastics   500 Caldwell Mill Trace Birmingham, AL  35242 205-981-2720 office@headoverheelsgyms.com www.headoverheelsgyms.com • Mity Mites - Ages 3-6 June 5-7 & July 10-12  • Camp Fliptastic - Ages 5-12 June 11-15 & July 16-20  • Circus Camp - Ages 6-14 June 18-22   • Ninja Camp - Ages 6-12 June 25-29  • Science of Motion Gymnastics Camp - Ages 8-14 July 23-27  • Combo- Circus/Gymnastics/ Ninja Camp - Ages 6-12 July 30-Aug 1  Daily themes, fantastic staff, creative crafts, circus arts and plenty of gymnastics make our summer camp all day fun!!

• SESSION 1: June 4 – 8 ($295) • SESSION 2: June 11-15 ($295) • SESSION 3: June 18-22 ($295) Monday-Friday, 9 AM – 4 PM Ages: 7-17 This summer theatre intensive is designed to give children the opportunity to explore all aspects of working in live theatre with classes offered in: acting, singing, dancing, hip-hop, improv, stage-combat and more! The Dance Foundation 1715 27th Court S. Homewood, AL 35209 205-870-0073 info@thedancefoundation.org www.thedancefoundation.org Our non-competitive dance education nurtures creativity, engages the imagination, and promotes social and developmental skills in a safe and enriching environment for self-expression and collaboration.

Camp Indian Springs 190 Woodward Dr. Indian Springs Village, AL 35124 205-260-8548 campindiansprings119@gmail.com campindiansprings119.com Dates: May 29-July 27 Ages: 5-13 Campers are active and engaged in outdoor and indoor play as well as off-campus activities designed to entertain, develop and promote growth in each camper.

Discovery Hall Programs Day Camps 101 Bienville Blvd. Dauphin Island, Alabama 36608 DHPSummer@disl.org disl.org/dhp/summer • Oceans Alive! (ages 5-8) June 8, July 13, or July 30 • BIO Blitz (ages 8-10) June 15, July 12, or July 31 Survivor: Dauphin Island (ages 10-13) June 14, July 13, or August 1  Reel in a hands-on adventure with Discovery Hall Programs summer day camps.   Fresh Air Family’s Gross Out Camp P.O. Box 321038 Birmingham, AL 35232 205-540-6642 verna@freshairfamily.org www.grossoutcamp.org Dates: Summer 2018 Ages: 1st- 4th grades Gross Out Camp is an award-winning science camp focusing on hands-on field biology with creek walks, animal shows, icky chemistry, and stinky experiments. Multiple locations for your convenience. Nothing is more fun than learning! 

Camp VST at Virginia Samford Theatre 1116 26th Street S. Birmingham, AL 35205  205-251-1228  stars@virginiasamfordtheatre.org  www.virginiasamfordtheatre.org/ vststars/camp-vst 

Hands-On at the Hillsboro School - Camps 73 Elvira Rd. Helena Al. 35080 205-864-7330 admissions@thehillsboroschool.org www.thehillsboroschool.org Hands-on fun--what every child continued on page 16

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