2023 Summer Camp Guide

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Summer SummerCamp Camp 2023 GUIDE

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How do I register?

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Each registrant must complete a registration form and all fees must be paid in full before acceptance into camp. Johnson City Parks and Recreation reserves the right to verify children’s ages via birth certificates on the first day of camp. Refunds will not be issued after camp begins unless it is due to a medical reason. Medical refunds must be accompanied by a doctor’s recommendation.

Visit www.myjcparks.org or scan here to register online.
the location
with the camp you are registering for or the Administrative Office for all camps.
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Center, 510 Bert St.
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Registration begins April 3, 2023 at 8 a.m.

Traditional Camps Traditional Camps

Looking for a fun and safe environment for your child this summer? Come join us for Jump Start JC! We will have a blast learning about fitness, sports, nutrition, nature, and more. Campers will enjoy large group games, arts & crafts, educational guest speakers, and fun field trips that will be sure to make this summer an unforgettable one. A camp shirt will be provided for each child and lunch will be provided for the month of June.

Carver Recreation Summer Camp

Come enjoy Carver’s Summer Camp! Campers will experience fun field trips, weekly art activities, team building, physical fitness activities, computer lab, game room, as well as the brand new Kenneth “Herb” Greenlee Splash Pad located at the Carver Recreation facility. A camp shirt will be provided to each participant as well as lunch each day. Early drop-off participants will also receive breakfast each day. All participants will receive a camp itinerary every Monday with the daily schedule for that week. Camp is limited to 80 participants.

Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave.

June 5 - July 28 (No camp week of July 3-7) | 9am-4pm

Ages 6-12

Cost: $120/camper

Early drop-off (7:30am) & late pick-up (5:30pm) are available for an additional $100/child for the full length of camp

For more information, call 423-461-8830.

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Superhero Training Camp

Specialty Camps Specialty Camps

Are you a lover of all things super? Join us as we dive into Superhero based games, training, and cape designing. Each day we will also have a guest appearance from every day superheroes such as firefighters, police officers, and more!

Freedom Hall Lower Parking Lot Field, 1320 Pactolas Road

If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

June 5 - 9 | 9am-Noon

Ages 6-12

Cost: $50/camper

Learn to Ride Bike Camp is for children who are still on training wheels and are ready to get them off! Our goal is to get participants riding on two wheels confidently by the end of the week. Safety is our priority - helmets will be provided for those that need them. Camp is limited to 12 participants.

Civitan Park, 1000 N. Broadway

If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

June 12-16 | 9am-Noon

Ages 6-8

Cost: $50/camper

Intro to Mountain Biking Camp

Johnson City Parks and Recreation and Trek Bicycle Corporation are partnering to offer this one-of-a-kind camp experience. Come learn the basics of mountain biking in this adrenaline fueled camp. Participants will learn a variety of skills while under close adult supervision. Trek bikes and helmets can be provided for those that need them. Safety is our priorityparticipants must be competent riders (i.e. must be able to ride through grass, travel in a straight line, and up short inclines). Camp supervisors will contact parents prior to camp to verify locations and schedules for drop-off/pick-up. Camp is limited to 15 participants. If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

June 19 - 23 | 9am-Noon

Ages 8-12

Cost: $50/camper

For more information about these camps, please call 423-434-5749.

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Specialty Camps Specialty Camps

Bikers and Hikers Camp

This camp is for kids who love the outdoors and are looking for a fun way to get out and hike and bike! Each day we will venture to a new park. Participants must be competent bike riders (i.e. must be able to ride through grass or gravel, travel in a straight line and up short inclines). Please be prepared by bringing your bike and helmet on the days we are biking. Camp supervisors will contact parents prior to camp to verify locations and schedules for drop-off/ pick-up.

If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

June 26-30 | 9am-Noon

Ages 6-12

Cost: $50/camper

Mix-It-Up Sports Camp

Join us for a week of flag football, soccer, pickleball, wiffleball and more! Each day the campers will learn and play two different sports, and we will end our week at the Rotary Park Splash Pad.

Camp is limited to 25 participants.

Freedom Hall Lower Parking Lot Field, 1320 Pactolas Rd.

If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

July 10-14 | 9am-Noon

Ages 6-12

Cost: $45/camper

Olympic Camp

Do you have what it takes to be an Olympian? Guests will teach us about different Olympic sports and give campers a chance to try them out. We will cover one sport each day and will also have minute-to-win-it style competitions throughout the week. We will end the week at the Rotary Park Splash Pad.

Camp is limited to 25 participants.

Freedom Hall Lower Parking Lot Field, 1320 Pactolas Rd.

If you would like to register in person, visit Memorial Park Community Center

July 17-21 | 9am-Noon

Ages 6-12

Cost: $45/camper

For more information about these camps, please call 423-434-5749.

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Nature Camps Nature Camps

Location: Winged Deer Park Meredith Pavilion, 203 Carroll Creek Rd. Ages 7-12 (Teen Adventure Quest Ages 13-15)

Time: 9am-4pm

Cost: $80/camper | Additional $20 for early drop-off/late pick-up

If you would like to register in person for Nature Camps, visit the Administrative Office at Winged Deer Park.

Wilderness Survival Camp - June 5-9

Attitude is everything when it comes to the outdoors. We will learn skills such as the ten essentials, shelter building, outdoor fire skills, smart trail food choices, water preparation, and more. As we hike, we will study interesting plants and animals that we find on the trails as they relate to survival. Our three field trips will emphasize moving quietly and ‘reading the woods’ with some cool-down swimming time.

Rad Reptiles and Amazing Amphibians CampJune 12-16

Junior Naturalists CampJune 19-23

We will explore how we are all connected to the natural world. Our speakers will cover topics such as ecosystems, food webs, animal adaptations, the incredible water cycle, tree identification and more. Our three field trips will explore the many connections in the natural world, swimming, watchable wildlife, picnics and more.

From snakes and salamanders to turtles, toads, and more, learn about the remarkable adaptations that reptiles and amphibians use to survive on land and in water. We hope to find some of the coolest critters on the planet as we explore our parks and meet some resident animals. Our three field trips will put us ‘out in the field’ where we should catch and release some herps while studying their habitats and

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Nature Camps Nature Camps

Location: Winged Deer Park Meredith Pavilion, 203 Carroll Creek Rd. Ages 7-12 (Teen Adventure Quest Ages 13-15)

Time: 9am-4pm

Cost: $80/camper | Additional $20 for early drop-off/late pick-up

If you would like to register in person for Nature Camps, visit the Administrative Office at Winged Deer Park.

Creek Crawling and Pond Dipping CampJune 26-30

We live in the salamander capital of the world! Their noisier cousins, frogs and toads, live here as well. Many insects start out in water before becoming an adult. Let’s explore different habitats and meet some of these guys! Our field trips will enable us to spend time with some amphibians, aquatic insects, stream-side fieldwork and swimming.

Geology Rocks! Camp - July 10-14

Our local geographic area will be discussed with staff and incredible guest speakers as we learn about sinkholes, karst, gems, rock types, ground water flow and some cave critters. Three fantastic field trips will get us wet, let us explore a cave, learn about surface water, the awesomeness of bats, swimming and more!

Please bring an additional $6 for entry to the Appalachian Caverns and optional money for the gift shop.

Teen Adventure Quest - July 17-21

Join us for the challenge, a sense of belonging, and an opportunity to make incredible connections, as we hike, swim and explore. Get immersed in the outdoors as the week builds towards our grand finale of river rafting on the Nolichucky! This is a very action packed week that will allow you to test your limits as we explore our local area with daily field trips! Please bring an additional $12 for entry to the Appalachian Caverns GET MUDDY TOUR and optional money for the gift shop.

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Langston Centre Camps Langston Centre Camps

Musical Code of Liberation

Students will be introduced to creating music using Python programming language and block coding. Using the EarSketch platform, students will learn the language, write code, learn programming best practices, and create an original song. The goal of this camp is to introduce campers to computer science in a fun and engaging manner. At the end of camp, students will receive a flash collection of songs from each camper that elected to share with their peers. Camp is limited to 12 participants per session.

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

Session 1: June 5-9 | 9am-1pm

Session 2: June 19-23 | 9am-1pm

Rising Grades 6-12

Cost: Free Langston Cares Camp

All camps listed below are limited to 20 participants.

CSI Camp

Campers will participate in Community Enhancement and Service projects.

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

June 12-16 | 9am-1pm

Rising Grades 3-12

Cost: Free

Around the World Camp

Take a trip around the world, learning about other cultures through arts and food.

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

June 26-30 | 9am-1pm

Rising Grades 3-12

Let’s Go Flying! Camp

Come explore exactly how a plane flies and the many facets of aerodynamics. We will end the week by taking campers flying in a real airplane.

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

July 10-14 | 9am-1pm

Rising Grades 3-12

Students will put their investigative skills to the test to solve the cold case of the contaminated

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

Learn about robots and coding with Sphero! Students will use block coding to control Sphero robots and put their skills to the test at the end of the week with an obstacle course.

Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

Rising Grades 3-12

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Preschool Camp Preschool Camp

SPROUTS.ALL.OUT.

Preschool Summer Camp

SPROUTS.ALL.OUT. is an exciting, enriching, messy and fun summer camp designed for preschoolers ages 3-5. Campers will enjoy unique, one-of-a-kind experiences all summer long! Every week is based around a special theme with coordinating activities and guest speakers. Choose one week or join us for the whole summer! Snacks will be provided each day and campers will receive a T-shirt for their participation. Each week is limited to 15 participants.

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Ages 3-5

Cost: $60/week

Ocean Week - June 5-9

Explore the ocean and all its wonders with awesome ocean week activities!

Jungle Jammin’! - June 12-16

Join us on a jungle-tastic adventure and expedition! We will move and sound like lions, exotic birds, monkeys, elephants, and more. Listen to jungle stories, craft animal art projects and masks, make drums, create some outrageous jungle rhythms, and sing fun jungle inspired tunes.

Boom Science - June 19-23

Let’s see the fun side of science and explore the world in an interactive environment to learn while we play!

super-powers? Then this is the camp for you! Come and make capes, masks, and puppets as we become superheroes for the week.

End of Summer Bash - July 17-21

This week we will be sharing lots of waterthemed games and activities as we end the summer with playing outside in the sun!

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Camp Ability Camp Ability

This camp is part of the Therapeutic Recreation program and is designed for campers with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Join us for a week of classic summer camp activities! We will build new friendships, foster independence, and learn new skills through activities like sports, arts & crafts, group games, dance, and science experiments. All activities will be adapted so all campers can participate. Camper to staff ratio will be 1:2-3, therefore camp is limited to 12 participants. Once campers are registered, parents/guardians will be contacted to complete a camper assessment.

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

July 24-28 | 9am-Noon

Ages 7-12

Cost: $40/camper

Athletics Camp Athletics Camp

Tennis Camp

Join us for a 6-week tennis camp!

All skill levels welcome.

Pete Zannis Tennis Center

505 Liberty Bell Blvd.

Monday through Friday, June 5-July 14

8am-11:30am

Ages 3 through Adults

Cost: $50/city resident $55/non-city resident

Aquatics Camp Aquatics Camp

Junior Lifeguard Camp

This camp is designed to allow campers to build endurance and a foundation of knowledge & skills for future lifeguarding. The week will be spent building endurance and learning the skills and techniques used to perform on-land and in-water rescues. The final day will be spent shadowing lifeguards at Legion Street Pool.

Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Road

July 10-14 | 9am-1pm

Ages 11-14

Cost: $50/camper

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REGISTRATION FORM

Camp Registration Information: Please check the boxes below for all camps in which you wish to enroll your child. Also check the appropriate boxes if you need early drop-off/late pick-up services (additional fees apply). Early drop-off begins at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up ends at 5:30 p.m. There are no early drop-off/late pick-up services offered for half-day Camps. Walk-in registrations will be accepted at the following locations Monday-Friday: Carver Recreation 423-461-8830 (10 a.m.-6 p.m.), Memorial Park Community Center 423-434-5749 (7 a.m.-6 p.m.), and Winged Deer Park 423-283-5815 (8 a.m.-5 p.m.). For full details, please refer to the 2023 SUMMER CAMPS GUIDE. *Please note no camps will be offered between July 3-7 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

Jump-Start JC Camp: ages 6-12 $200

June 5 - July 28 (Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Freedom Hall Auxiliary Gym, 1320 Pactolas Road

Early Pick-up/Drop-off (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Entire Session (June 5-June 30 / July 10-28)

Week 1 only (June 5 - 9)

Week 2 only (June 12 - 16)

Week 3 only (June 19 - 23)

Week 4 only (June 26 - June 30)

Week 5 only (July 10-14)

Week 6 only (July 17-21)

Week 7 only (July 24-28)

Fees Total: $

Carver Recreation Camp: ages 6-12 $120

June 7 - July 28* (Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Carver Recreation Center, 322 W. Watauga Ave.

Early Pick-up/Drop-off (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Entire Session (June 5-June 30 / July 10-28)

Week 1 only (June 5 - 9)

Week 2 only (June 12 - 16)

Week 3 only (June 19 - 23)

Week 4 only (June 26 - June 30)

Week 5 only (July 10 - 14)

Week 6 only (July 17 - 21)

Week 7 only (July 24 - 28)

Sprouts.All.Out. - Preschool Camps: ages 3-5

June 5 - July 21 (Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert Street

Ocean Week (June 5 - 9)

Jungle Jammin’ (June 12 - 16)

Boom Science (June 19 - 23)

Messy Summer Fun (June 26 - 30)

Little Superheroes (July 10 - 14)

End of Summer Bash (July 17 - 21)

Fees Total: $

Nature Camps: ages 7-12 (13-15 Teen Adv. Quest)

June 5 - July 21 (Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

Meredith Pavilion, 203 Carroll Creek Road, Winged Deer Park

Wilderness Survival (June 5 - 9)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Rad Reptiles & Amazing Amphibians (June 12-16)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Junior Naturalists (June 19 - 23)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Creek Crawling and Pond Dipping (June 26 - 30)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Geology Rocks! (July 10 - 14)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Teen Adventure Quest (July 17 - 21)

Early drop-off/late pickup (7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Fees Total: $

Half-Day Camps

June 1 - July 21 (Weekdays, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.)

Superhero Training Camp (June 5 - 9)

Freedom Hall Lower Parking Lot Field, 1320 Pactolas Rd.

Learn to Ride Camp (June 12 - 16)

Intro to Mountain Biking Camp (June 19 - 23)

Bikers and Hikers Camp (June 26 - 30)

$80 $80 $80

$20 $20 $20

$50 $50

Junior Lifeguard Camp (July 10-14) $50

Freedom Hall Pool, 1320 Pactolas Rd. (Weekdays, 9a.m.-1p.m.)

Mix-It-Up Sports Camp (July 10 - 14)

Freedom Hall Lower Parking Lot Field, 1320 Pactolas Rd.

Olympic Camp (July 17 - 21)

Meredith Pavilion, 203 Carroll Creek Rd., Winged Deer Park

Camp Ability - Therapeutic (July 24 - 28)

Ages 7-21 / call (423) 461-4851 with questions

Memorial Park Community Center, 510 Bert St.

Fees Total: $

GRAND TOTAL FOR ALL CAMPS: $

See opposite side for free camp options, participant information, and waivers.

$40
$100 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20 $20
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Fees Total: $
$80 $80 $80 $20 $20 $20
$60 $60 $60 $60 $60 $60
$50 $45 $50 $40

Langston Centre Camps: FREE (NO CHARGES)

June 5 - July 28 (Weekdays 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.) / Langston Centre, 315 Elm St.

Musical Code of Liberation: Session 1 (June 5-9) - Rising Grades 6-12

Musical Code of Liberation: Session 2 (June 19-23) - Rising Grades 6-12

Langston Cares Camp (June 12-16) - Rising Grades 3-12

Around the World Camp (June 26-30) - Rising Grades 3-12

Let’s Go Flying! Camp (July 10-14) - Rising Grades 3-12

CSI Camp (July 17-21) - Rising Grades 5-12

Sphero Coding Camp (July 24-28) - Rising Grades 3-12

PARTICIPANT INFORMATION AND WAIVERS: Please provide the following information essential to the safety of your child.

Child’s name

Home address

Email address

Mother’s name

Father’s name

Guardian’s name (If applicable)

T-shirt

Emergency contacts and/or persons, other than you, authorized to pick up your child.

Name

Name

Other information about your child

Is your child a beginner swimmer?

Does your child have food allergies? Yes Yes No No Comments Please list

Does your child require medication(s) during the day? If yes, please list names and dosage information below. Yes No

Does your child have any special needs or medical concerns/limitations we should be aware of? Yes No

If yes, will they require one-on-one assistance? Yes No Please explain

WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS: Assuming the risk and legal liability and waiving and releasing all claims for injuries, damages, or loss, which might be sustained as a result of any and all activities connected with and associated with the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program (including transportation when provided), I/we recognize and acknowledge that there are certain risks of physical injury to participants in this program, and I/we voluntarily agree to waive and relinquish all of my/our claims against the City of Johnson City, the Parks and Recreation Department, it’s officials, agents, volunteers, and employees. I/we read and fully understand the above assumption of risk and waiver and release of all claims.

I/we give permission for (print participant’s name) to participate in the Johnson City Parks and Recreation Summer Camp Program.

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