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KNOXMOMS.COM:SUMMERCAMPS

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PROVIDER

CAMP

LOCATION

TYPE

DESCRIPTION

AGES

COST

DATES

CONTACT

Backstage DanceCompany

RockStar Tumbling& CheerCamp

Knoxville 37918

Dance

Learntotumbleandcheerwithrockstarstyle.Kidswillbalancetumblingactivitieswithrockstardanceandcheerskills.Makeasurprisecrafttobewornatthe endoftheweekfortheparentshowcase.

3.5-10 years

$110(3.5-6 years)$150 (6-10years)

1-3p.m.July25-28 (3.5-6years);9a.m.noonJuly18-21orJuly 25-28(6-10years)

865-524-2300 http://www. backstage danceco.net

Backstage DanceCompany

Introductory HarpCamp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Learnthefundamentalsofplayingtheharpandpropertechnique.Practiceona 22-stringfullyleveredHeatherHarp.

7years &up

$90

Backstage DanceCompany

Beginning PianoCamp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Beginningpianocampteachesnotevalues,rhythms,notes,properhandpositionsandsongswithafunapproachwithgames,andone-on-oneinstruction withinstructoratpiano.

6years &up

$70

Backstage DanceCompany

Preschool PianoCamp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Yourchildisreadytobeginpianolessonsiftheyknow:Howtocountandrecognizenumbers1-5,andknowthefirst7lettersofthealphabeta-g.Learnhowto startreadingmusic,notes,counting,rhythmsandone-on-oneinstructionwith theheadinstructor.

4-5years

$70

noon-1:30p.m.June 6-10,June13-17, June20-24orJune 27-July1 9-10a.m.June13-17 orJune27-July1; 6-7p.m.June6-10or June20-24 10:30-11:30a.m.or 7-8p.m.June13-17, June27-July1

865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net 865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net 865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net

Backstage DanceCompany

Introduction totheGuitar Camp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Learnproperplayingposition,fingerplacement,notes,startlearningchords,and songsontheguitar.

6years &up

$70

Backstage DanceCompany

VocalTechniqueCamp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Vocaltechniqueclassthatwillteachparticipantsproperbreathingtechnique, vocalexercisestohelpstrengthentheirvoice,notereading,vocalprojection,and workingonsongsusingthemicrophoneandstagepresence.

7years &up

$70

9-10a.m.June6-10or June20-24:6-7p.m. June13-17orJune 27-July1 6-7p.m.July11-15, July18-22orJuly 25-29

865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net 865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net

Backstage DanceCompany

Preschool Musicand Movement Camp American GirlDoll Camp

Knoxville 37918

PerformingArts

Preschoolmusicandmovementclassesincludesinging,movingtomusic,playingrhythminstruments,storytimeandcraftactivity.

2-5years

$70

9-10a.m.Mon.-Fri. July11-15,July18-22 orJuly25-29

Knoxville 37918

Artsand Crafts

Activitiesincludelearningdancesandsongsandplayingdoll-relatedgames.Createbraceletsandheadbandsfortheirdollsandthemselves.AmericanGirlbook storytime.Paint,stamp,sculpt,collageanddraw.Bringyourfavoritedoll.

5-10years (girls)

$140

9.30a.m.-noon July18-21

BeardenUnited Methodist Church

Bearden SchoolAge Program

Knoxville 37919

General

ThemedactivitiesandfieldtripstoSpringbrookPool,KnoxvilleZoo,BigMama’s Karaoke,WonderWorksandDollywoodSplashCountry.Christian-based,low teacher-camperratio.

5-12years

$120,$75 registration fee,$75 activityfee

May26-Aug.12

865-661-8175 http://www. backstage danceco.net 865-524-2300 http://www. backstage danceco.net 865-588-6717 http://www. beardenumc childcare.com

BeaverRidge United Methodist Church

Summer T-N-T Program

Knoxville 37931

General

Fieldtrips,movies,crafts,games,specialprograms,andlotsoffuniswhatT-N-T isallabout.ChildrenmayattendoneortwodaysperweekTues-Thurs.

RisingK5thgrade

$150/1dayper week,$300/2 daysperweek

9a.m.-1p.m. May31-July28

865-531-2052 http://www. beaverridge umc.org/

BeaverRidge United Methodist Church

Summer ParentsDay OutProgram

Knoxville 37931

General

Eight-weekprogramprovidingchildcareoneortwodaysperweekTuesday -Thursday.Learnthroughplay,makenewfriends,docrafts,listentostories, dance,sing,laugh,andplay.

12months (walking)pre-K

$250/2days perweekor $140/1dayper week

9a.m.-1p.m. May31-July28

865-690-1060 http://www. beaverridge umc.org

BeckCultural Exchange Center

S.P.A.R.K. (Summer Performing ArtsReadinessKamp) BijouChildren’sTheatreCamp

Knoxville 37915

PerformingArts

Artsprofessionalswillcultivateanddeveloptalentedyoungartiststoperform theirworksonaprofessionallevel.Traininmusic,acting,dance,speechand communications.Stageafulloriginalmusicalproductiontitled“Illumination” withprofessionallighting,costumesandlivemusic.

6-18years

$350

9a.m.-3.30p.m. July11-July29, Performance:6p.m. July30

865-973-4644 http://www. nmpwebs.com/ optasia.html

Knoxville 37902

PerformingArts

Theatergames,playwritingandperforming.Learnhowtowrite,directandperformoriginalplay,performedforfamilyandfriendsonthefinaldayofthecamp ontheU.S.CellularStageattheBijou.

9-13years

$150per session

9a.m.-3p.m. June27-July1, July25-July29

865-523-2665 http://www. knoxbijou.com

BlountMemorial WellnessCenter atSpringbrook

WellKid Summer Camp

Alcoa 37701

General, Sports

ActivitiesvaryfromJuniorBootCamptoJuniorYoga.Kidsalsowillgetdailynutritionandhealtheducation.Thecampwillclosewithapoolpartyforthekids.

6-12years

$35/dayor $150/perweek nonmembers

8a.m.-4p.m. June13-17

865-980-7100 http://www. blount memorial.org

BluePoint Stables

BluePoint Stables Summer Camp

Kingston 37763

Animals

Learnpersonalresponsibilityanddeductivereasoningskillswhileparticipants carefortheircamphorse.Assignedtheirownhorsetocareforforthedurationof theirtimeatcamp.Learnhowtogroom,saddle,lead,cleanstallsandfeedtheir horse.TheDayCamperswillattendadailyridinglessonand,OvernightCampers willattendtwodailylessons.Bothgroupswillenjoyseveraltrailrides,includinga picnictrailride.Campersalsowilltakepartindailystablemanagementlessons includingcurriculumaboutfarrier,veterinaryandnutritionalcare.

6-18years

$325/week summerday camps; $640/week overnight camps

Mother/Daughter OvernightCamp: May7-8;DayCamp: May30-June3,June 20-24,June27-30, July25-29; OvernightCamp: June13-17,July5-8, July9-15,Aug.1-4

865-466-3609 http://www. bluepoint stables.com

Backstage DanceCompany

BijouTheatre

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7years &up $70 6-7p.m.July11-15, July18-22orJuly 25-29 6years &up $70 9-10a.m.June13-17 orJune27-July1; 6-7p.m.June6-10or June20-24...