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Family Resource Guide Serving Louisville and Surrounding Areas April 2018

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Summer Program Guide Blairwood Tennis, Swim & Fitness Club

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Louisville Zoo The Louisville Zoo offers Safari Day camps for grades preK-6 for spring break (4/2-4/6) and summer camps (5/29-8/3) where students can explore the wild side of animals and the natural world with Zoo walks and animal encounters. Enjoy fun themes like If I Ran a Zoo, Vet Camp, Backstage Pass, Dino-mite and the Art of LEGO® Brick Building – plus there’s extended hours and convenient car line drop off service. Earlybird discount thru April 30! Visit www.louisvillezoo. org/camps for details. See our ad on page 3.

Summer programs for Children and Adults in Tennis, Swimming and Fitness. Summer Pool Memberships, Swim Team and Tennis & Swim Camps. Childcare available while you workout, play tennis or bask in the sun! The best place in town for you and your family to spend the Summer! See ad on page 3. Offering both full and half day camps for all levels of riders. You're sure to have fun riding and making friends at any age! Bannon Woods Farm has camp sessions running weekly through June & July. Call to register at 502-363-2372 or go to www. See our ad on back cover.

Cedar Ridge Camp

Cedar Ridge is a Christian camp that encourages children to experience God’s wondrous beauty in the great outdoors. Activities include canoeing, fishing, zip line, arts and crafts, swimming, and other camp favorites. Day and sleepaway camps. Ages 7-14. (502) 267-5848 ext 386 or www. See ad on page 5.

Commonweath Theatre Center

Ever been to OZ? Get there this summer with theatre camps for ages 3-13 (Summer Academy, Junior Academy, or Preschool Camps), or try Musical Theatre, Shakespeare, Contemporary Acting and more for up to age 18. These programs are great fun for new & experienced theatre kids alike. Plenty of sessions are available, but we will fill up! 502-589-0084 or www. See ad on page 2.

Derby Dinner Playhouse

Focusing on music, dance, and drama. This week-long camp is taught by Derby Dinner theatre professionals and ends with a final presentation on the Derby Dinner stage. Ages: 7 to 17, Dates: June 11-15; June 18-22; July 16-21; July 23-28; July 30-Aug 4. Time: 9am-3pm, Cost: $175. For information visit or Wallace@ See ad on page 5.

Elite Academy of Dance & Performing Arts Make it a memorable summer by attending our Dance classes or camps. Participate in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Hip Hop, Song & Dance, Tumbling and more! In our Musical Theater camps, students will perform songs, dances and scenes. Call 425-6700 for dates & Times or visit www. See ad on page 9. 10

CAMP KGA summer camp day care. Very flexible: Full days or Half days, Monday -Friday 7am-6pm. Ages 4 and up. Your kids will have a great, active, fun filled summer. Register at or call 254-1010. See ad on page 11.

McClanahan Irish Dance Intro to Irish Dance Summer Camp: June 5-7 and July 19-21. Children will learn the basics of Irish dancing & music, create Irish arts & crafts and enjoy some Irish storytelling. Classes available for children ages 4 - 12. No experience necessary. Snacks, drinks and free camp tee provided. More info, email: or call 502-494-1246. See our ad on page 15. St. Gabriel Summer Camp Summer programs for children 3 years oldentering 6th graders. We will be focusing on S.T.R.E.A.M- Science, Technology, Robotics, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. Children will enjoy field trips, team building, sports and in school activities that will incorporate languages, cooking, computer programming and more! Sessions are available, but filling up quickly. Reserve your spot today! (502)239-1298 www. See ad on page 11.

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2018 PARTY GUIDE Crocodile Creek Gem & Fossil Mining

The most unique party in town. We are a mobile gemstone, fossil panning and mining activity. The kids get a BAG of mining ore and wash away the debris to find real gems, fossils, shark teeth and arrowheads. Party themes with special stones, prizes, decor, and fossils. Themes include our classic gemstone prospecting, new pirate theme, under sea adventure, dinosaurs,and dragons. Teachers we can bring our flumes to your school for a fun day of learning. See our ad on page 15.

Derby Dinner Playhouse

Celebrate your birthday with us! Your party will include tickets to Lunch and Show for 12 people, birthday cake, punch, & ice cream, party hats & favor, balloon bouquet, birthday card signed by the cast, a Derby Dinner character to visit your party, and time after the show for opening gifts. For price information or to book your party. Call 812-2888281. See ad on page 5.

Dixie Bowl / Ken Bowl

Spare yourself - no fuss - no mess! Hosts may bring in their own cake, ice cream, party favors and decorations if desired. Please do not bring any other food or drinks! Call now for available days and times for your party! See ad on page 15.

Elite Academy of Dance & Performing Arts

Come celebrate your Birthday Party or Special Event with us! We will plan a Dance Party around the theme of your choice and will include a dance Instructor(s), use of the party room and one Dance Room, set up,decorations, plates, cups, napkins, and clean-up after the party. Visit us at www. or call 425-6700. See our ad on page 9.

Kentucky Railway Museum

All Aboard! Celebrate your special birthday at the Kentucky Railway Museum. Enjoy a 90 minute train excursion on your own private car. Your birthday includes: Train Fare and admission to the museum and model train center for everyone in your party. A balloon bouquet for the birthday child, and goody bags for each child. 800-272-0152 www.kyrail. org. See ad on page 7.

Louisville Zoo

The Louisville Zoo is the ultimate birthday party venue for children ages 3–12. This complete package includes all the elements that you’ll need to host a wild party! Packages include Zoo admission, parking, private party space and pizza buttet. See our ad on page 9.

Party Paradise

Shouldn't a party supply store have a party room inside? We think so. If you're throwing a kids/ adults birthday party, baby shower, or any other party, check out our 900 sq. foot party room. Adjoining kitchen/restrooms, light efffects, stage, sound system, and black lights are included. Of course, we have all the party supplies you'll need to make your party epic. Call us at 491-FUNN (3866) for more information. See ad on page 15.

Uncle Red Magic

Uncle Red, Louisville’s premier birthday party magician, is available for your next party or social function. Each show is customized for the age and number of guests. We entertain children from age 5 to 100 - at a price to fit anyone’s budget. Please contact 502-551-1405 or visit www. See our ad on page 15.

Kentucky Gymnastics Academy

Our Gymnastics Party package includes invitations for up to ten kids, one hour of gymnastics at KGA with a certified coach, thirty minutes in the party area, tableware, juice boxes and treat bags. Our Open Gym Parties are also available during open gym hours. Call KGA for more information at 2541010 or visit See ad page 11.

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