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Family Resource Guide Serving Louisville and Surrounding Areas June 2018



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Summer Fun CAMP KGA We guarantee that your kids will have a great, active and fun-filled summer.

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Weekly or Daily Full or Part Time M-F: 7am - 6pm 254-1010 Kentucky Gymnastics Academy 1160 Avoca Station Court, Louisville, KY 40245

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We are a vibrant and growing Catholic school that reects a family-like culture where everyone plays a vital role and has a sense of belonging. Watch your child grow academically, socially, and spiritually PreKas they prepare for the next phase of their life. 8th Grade Now Accepting Applications for 2018-2019.

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Our 10 year old son plays club baseball and competes at a high level. My wife and I contacted Cheryl because we felt he was experiencing distractions that were keeping him from reaching his full potential at times. After just a few sessions of working with him, the transformation was amazing to say the least. She really helped him to have a renewed amount of fun for the game, which in turn has allowed him to play with much more poise and composure. Even more impressive, the tools she was able to equip him with not only helped him on the field but also carried over into his school work and ability to handle the stresses of homework and weekly tests. My wife and I would highly recommend contacting Cheryl to help give your son or daughter a competitive edge and mental focus not just in sports but in life. Since working with Cheryl Rode, I have seen improvement on and off the court like never before. I love working with her because she is very knowledgeable, understanding, and wants to see me succeed. In our sessions she has given me many tools I can use to help my game right away. I have seen extreme growth in my confidence, skill level, and in my ability to play under pressure. I am looking forward to continuing to work with her, and to keep improving. I would highly recommend her training to anyone that wants to grow and succeed in their sport or in life.

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Summer Program Guide

Bannon Woods Farm

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 See our ad on page 6.

Blairwood Tennis, Swim & Fitness Club

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 2.

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 9.

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! 502589-0084 or See ad on page 11.

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 2.

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 4256700 for dates & Times or visit www. See ad on page 11.

Kentucky Gymnastics Academy

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 3.

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. for details. See our ad on page 5.

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 9.

St. Francis School

Experience 64 acres of summer fun in Goshen during St. Francis School’s “Camp Curious” full and half-day camps. Open to ages Preschool through 8th grade, camps run May 29th - July 20th and include exciting opportunities like Camp Invention, Bricks 4 Kidz®, musical theater, art, and more! All campers will enjoy outdoor adventures including nature walks, garden time, and visits with our farm animals. For more information, please visit The Kids' Directory is Made Possible by or contact Debbie the Advertisers. Please let them know Adkins at 502.795.3860 or DAdkins@ 10 you for the Kids' Directory! you saw them in the Thank Kids' Directory! See ad page 11.

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2018 PARTY GUIDE 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 812-288-8281. See ad on page 2.

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. eliteacademyofdanceandperformingarts. com or call 425-6700. See ad on page 11.

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 254-1010 or visit See ad page 3

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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. 800272-0152 See ad on page 5.

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 5.

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 back cover.

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