Camps

Find a great camp for your child this summer! Our 2017 summer camp listings are presented with enhanced listings first in alphabetical order followed by regular listings. Does your camp belong on this page? Contact 502.327.8855 or advertising@todayspublications.com.

Updated for Summer 2017


Associates in Pediatric Therapy

Reading Camp: Is your child in need of intervention during the summer break to maintain or build their literacy skills? Hosted by APT Learning Resource Center & taught by a certified teacher. • Cost: $250 • Two groups, ages 4-6 & 7-9 • Louisville Main & SIGS location • 9am-11am, Tues & Thurs from June 14-30 and July 12-28 502.633.1007 • kidtherapy.org 502.633.1007 • kidtherapy.org






The Academy of Louisville

LEARNING DIFFERENCES CAMP
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays from 10-2.
The FUN of summer camp using games, music, art, hands-on science, interactive learning stations, exercise and more to address socialization, emotional intelligence, executive functioning, adaptive and life skills, fine and gross motor, sensory integration, brain training and academics/study skills.

SUMMER MINI-SEMESTERS
1 - 3 days a week; 2 hours per day KEEP THE BRAIN TRAINED! Skill Building, Enrichment, Meaningful Study Skills and Preview of
Upcoming School Year with one hour one on one time with a teacher.

SUMMER TEST PREP AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT SUMMER
ACT, SAT, HIGH SCHOOL ENTRANCE EXAMS
We see the biggest jump in scores from summer test prep.
Practice after their one on one sessions for no extra charge because
APPLICATION is just as important as CONCEPTS and STRATEGIES.

Contact us now to secure preferred times and/ or weeks!
502.897.0444 theacademytutoring@gmail.com


Camp Palawopec

A good old-fashioned fun camp in the hills of Brown County, Indiana.

Activities include swimming, mountain biking, canoeing, soccer, basketball, climbing, campfires every night, Indian lore, crafts, horses, archery, etc.

Great summer fun in a relaxed outdoor setting.
One staff for every three campers.
AGES: Ages: 8 – 15 years

COST: One week session = $695
Two week session = $1295
Three week session = $1895

DATES:
Coed sessions: June 4-10, June 11-17, July 2-8, July 9-15th, July 16-22 Boys session: June 18-24, June 25-July 1
Girls session: July 23-29
3497 N Clay Lick Rd, Nashville, Brown County, IN, 47448
812.988.2689 • camppalawopec.com • mail@camppalawopec.com



Frazier History Museum

If you’re hungry for a summer full of fun, learning, creativity and camaraderie, The Frazier’s Summer Camp of Blockbusters will be your ticket. Our Summer Camps are designed for rising 1st through 7th graders (please see individual camp descriptions for suggested age range). All camp sessions are taught by professional educators, limited to 18 children and run from 9am to 4pm with the option for extended care. Need a little extra time? Frazier Museum Summer Camp offers an extended care option from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. During this post-camp “chill out” time, children will enjoy camp-themed movies, books, and simple art projects, all under the supervision of paid summer staff.

Advance registration required and non-refundable.
 Fee: $10 per day.
To register and pay online go to fraziermuseum.org/camps or call (502) 753-5663 to register and pay by phone.

Week Long Camp Fees: Museum Members - $175 • Non-Members - $200

Day Camp Fees: Museum Members - $35 • Non-Members - $40



Summer Stretch at
Kentucky Country Day


You can find nine weeks of summer on the beautiful campus of Kentucky Country Day School. Visit www.kcd.org/summer to register or see our camp listings. You can also give us a call at 502.814.4329. We offer campus for all ages, including many camps for kindergarten-age children! In the past, camps have included Messy Fun, Field Hockey, Cooking, Soccer, American Girl, All About Animals, Ninjago, Tennis, Dinosaurs, Fishing, Chess, Minecraft, Cupcakes, Paperfolding, and more!
We also take great pride in our academic offerings for middle and
upper school-age children. In the past, we’ve offered camps such as
Decimals, Fractions, Grammar & Reading Comprehension,
Vocabulary, SAT Prep, and more. Our camps start running in June
and wrap up in August. Camps are usually one week long.
There are no camps the week of July 4.
Have questions? Give us a call at 502.814.4329 or visit kcd.org/summer.




Kentucky Science Center School’s Out Science Camps

Don’t settle for summer camps that simply occupy your child’s time when you could activate their mind. The Science Center’s camps are personal, participatory, relevant and (drumroll…) tons of fun! We promote science literacy by motivating children to ask questions, think creatively, and solve problems. Week-long camps are available all summer long for children from Kindergarten to 8th grade. Each camp has its own theme such as: Exploring the depths of the oceans, the force of a tornado, or the insides of a bug! Build a rocket, engineering with Legos, or surviving a zombie attack.
Unravel the science behind sleight of hand, the world of Harry Potter,
or supervillain plots. STEM subjects and skills best prepare your children to seize the opportunities and face the challenges of the 21st century. Make it a summer that kicks-off a life-long love of learning.
Visit KYScienceCenter.org or call 502-560-7128 to register now – these camps fill up fast!



Louisville Zoo

The Wildest Camps in Town are at the Louisville Zoo! Pre-K through 6th grade plus Teen Tuesdays Details and registration at LouisvilleZoo.org/education Louisville Zoo Spring Break Camp is April 3-7 so hurry and sign up! You can sign up now for Zoo Summer Camp too - better than ever! Safari Day Camps are weeklong from June 5 – July 28. Campers can enjoy a wide range of exciting camp topics geared toward their grade level like Animals in Disguise, Jaws & Claws, Animal Grossology, Imagi-nature, Mythical Creatures and more. There are exciting new Specialty camps like Vet Camp, Aqua-ventures, Camp Discovery, Bookworms and Backstage Pass! Teen Tuesdays are back with fun programs like Survivor-Zoo Style and Bioblitz! Safari Day Camps include Zoo walks, large animal presentations, attraction rides and up close encounters with live animal ambassadors. Extended hours continue with a convenient carline drop-off service for parents. Enroll online by April 30. Use promo code EARLYBIRD for discounted registration! With all these choices, it is easy to find a camp that will satisfy parents and kids. Enroll now to grab your favorite.



Oldham County Schools Arts Center

Summer Camps in Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, and Dance New camps every week! June 12 – August 4 Choose from over 40 camps! Are you hoping to improve your auditioning skills for the next school play? Would you like to dance like a Disney Princess? Maybe you prefer creating with your hands and would like to join a clay sculpting camp or make your own Muppet type puppet. Most camps are half-day which can be combined to create a full day camp experience. Try something new this summer! Enroll in weekly Ballet/Tap classes, and private music or voice lessons. Please call the Arts Center at 502-241-6018 for more information or visit www.ocsartscenter.org for a complete listing of camps and to register online.


Trinity High School

You can find multiple ways to Rock the Summer at Trinity High School. We offer a variety of camps for students in the third through ninth grades in both athletics and academics during the months of June and July. Visit our website at trinityrocks.com and follow the Rock the Summer link on the main page to learn more about all our camp offerings. You can also call 893-ROCK or contact the camp director to learn more. Our athletics offerings include baseball, basketball, bowling, cross country, football, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball. Our academic camp offerings include grammar and writing, math, quick recall and sci-fun. We also offer special interest camps for drum line and debate. For incoming students, we offer special opportunities including a week-long study skills course and a freshman experience course which eases the transition into high school.
For more information visit trinityrocks.com and follow the Rock the Summer link or call 893-ROCK.



Whet Your Palette

This summer we invite you to join us on an artistic adventure as we explore some of our favorite things in new and exciting ways! Back by popular demand, we will be getting down and dirty with our popular Messy Camp! Our Star Wars and Fairy Art campers will be creating things that glow... Lightsabers, stone fairy houses, wands, tiny fairies. All of our witches and wizards, in Harry Potter camp will create handmade wands and potions! Also this year, My Little Pony, Animals, Just Paint!, Boxes & Bowls, Oils, Sculpture, Large Mixed Media and much more. Our fun and talented staff will guide your young ones to discover their inner artist at our Anchorage Art House. Camps are divided into 3 age groups including TEENS this year.
Class sizes are LIMITED!

AGES: 4-16
WHEN: Up to 12 camps weekly through summer beginning:
May 29. M-F: 8-10:30, 11am-2pm & 2:30-5. (Full day & late pickup options available.) 
COST: $95-225 per camp

WhetYourPalette.com • WYPalette@gmail.com 502.438.8865 • 1415 Evergreen Rd, Lou., KY 40223 Winner of Louisville’s A-List and Today’s Woman Best For You



YMCA - Camp Piomingo

Camp Piomingo is the region’s premiere overnight camp for kids ages 6-16. Campers share outdoor adventures and experience fun activities like high ropes, the zip line, horseback riding and swimming in our awesome aquatics center. Our experienced and high-energy staff help campers gain self-esteem, make new friends and develop interpersonal and leadership skills.

Your child will grow on the inside ….
by being outside.

We offer a variety of overnight and equestrian camps from June 11 to August 5. Nestled in the beautiful woods of the Otter Creek Outdoor Recreational area just 45 minutes south of Louisville, a week at Camp Piomingo will create memories that will last a lifetime.

Visit us online at ymcacamppiomingo.org or call us at 502.942.2616. Reserve your bunk today!

The Y is for everyone. Financial assistance is available.


YMCA - Summer Day Camp

Summer is a time for great adventures! At the Y, campers will discover a sense of accomplishment and belonging, while staying active and engaged. One week or the whole summer, your child will build confidence and friendships in an enriching environment. Choose from over 30 locations in Jefferson, Bullitt, Clark, Floyd and Oldham counties. We offer a full day of exciting activities for ages 3 – 16 including field trips, swimming, sports, games and plenty of fun. Staff focus on safety and helping children thrive, while modeling our core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.

Registration opens February 15. Register online at ymcalouisville.org by April 15 and save!
Use promo code: SAVE25.

The Y is for everyone. Financial assistance is available.

Assumption High School Enrichment & Athletic Camps

Enjoy a summer of learning in a fun, safe, and caring environment. Taught by our award-winning faculty, Assumption High School is offering multiple enrichment camps in areas of drama, musical theatre, forensics, grammar, robotics, science, girl empowerment, crafts, cooking, digital photography, speech and debate, and mythology, to name a few! In addition, our top-ranked coaches will lead athletic camps in volleyball, soccer, basketball, field hockey, cross country, softball, lacrosse, cheer, track and field and archery. Affordable opportunities for every interest! Camps are available for children in grades K-11 beginning June 5 and run throughout the summer at our centrally located and easy-to-access main campus or at our nearby outdoor athletic complex. Camp size is limited and will fill up fast. Early registration is recommended. Visit ahsrockets.org for dates, details, and easy online registration or call 502-271-2675.

Aviation Camp at Bowman Field

Join us on Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21 for a two-day Aviation Camp at historic Bowman Field! Sponsored by the Louisville Regional Airport Authority and conducted by the Aviation Museum of Kentucky, campers (ages 10 to 16) will learn about flight navigation, computer flight simulation and aeronautics. Additionally, aviation camp students will have the opportunity to co-pilot an aircraft with a FAA certificated pilot (weather permitting).
When: Thursday, July 20 and Friday, July 21
Where: Bowman Field
Cost: $269 per student (ages 10 to 16)
Note: Student Financial Aid applications are accepted.
For more information and to register, visit aviationky.org and click Camp. Aviation Museum of Kentucky 859.353.0467.

Commonwealth Theatre Center

Theatre camps and workshops engage confidence & imagination for ages 4-18 through fun theatre challenges. No experience necessary. Summer Academy (ages 8-13) 3 weeks Kids work on the fully-produced play “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland," a classic tale of a little girl in a world that's wildly off-kilter. Students get the experience of rehearsing & performing a play complete with sets, props, & costumes. 7 sessions available.

Pre-School, Art, & Imagination (ages 3-11) 1 or 2 weeks Children expand storytelling foundations with a two-week Imagination Junior Academy (ages 5-7) that teaches artistic expression or can explore their inner artist (5-11) in one-week Art sessions. Plus, Pre-K camps (3-5) give young kids their first theatrical experience!

Skill-Building (ages 9-18) 1-3 weeks Young actors 9-18 hone theatre skills in a range of offerings, from a 3-week Shakespeare Intensive or the Teen Acting Intensive based on BFA program exercises. Also features Audition Skills, Scene & Song Study, & more to come!
CommonwealthTheatre.org • 502.589.0084 • enroll@commonwealththeatre.org

Derby Dinner Playhouse Performing Arts Academy - Summer Musical Theatre Camp

Derby Dinner Playhouse Summer Musical Theatre Camp is a one-week performing arts camp for students ages 7 to 17 exploring drama, music, and dance. Taught by Derby Dinner theatre professionals and focusing on creative dramatics and scenes, songs, and dance from Broadway musicals, the camp culminates in a final sharing on the Playhouse stage.

Five Weeks of Options
Week 1: June 19-23
Week 2: July 17-22
Week 3: July 24-29
Week 4: July 31-August 5
Week 5: August 7-12

Tuition: $175
Ages: 7 to 17
Time: 9am to 3pm

Limited Availability – Register today! For more information contact wallace@derbydinner.com or visit derbydinner.com/classes

DramaWorks Camps: StageOne Family Theatre

From beginners to trained actors, StageOne Family Theatre offers an array of themed drama camps this summer for ages 4-18. Classes run June 5 – July 28 and take place at the state-of-the-art Lincoln Performing Arts School, 930 E. Main Street in Louisville. Half day and full day classes are offered with full week and multi-week options.

Choose from themes like Creative Drama, Playacting, Acting for the Camera, Performance camps and more! StageOne DramaWorks Camps encourage students to explore the fundamentals of acting and movement through the use of their body, voice and imagination to gain self-confidence and poise in an atmosphere of fun and laughter.

Younger students act out stories, play games, and become characters while older students explore scene work, improv, audition prep and performance techniques – all with the professional guidance of StageOne professional artists/educators.

Registration opens February 27. Multi-booking and Family Pass discounts available! To make a reservation or to view camps go to https://stageone.org/kids/camps/ or call 502.498.2436.

Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana / JA BizTown Camp 2017

June 12-16  June 26-30  July 10-14

Ages 9-12 • 9am-4pm • $195/week

At this camp, the kids run the place. That’s because the place is Sam Swope JA BizTown®, a 7,000 square-foot mini-metropolis. JA BizTown is home to Papa John’s, Stock Yards Bank, UPS, Kroger, WDRB Fox 41 and other businesses you find in our own region. JA BizTown Camp gives kids the opportunity to experience what it’s like to work in a job and run a business. But it’s much more than that! JA BizTown Camp is an indoor, academic camp that combines classroom-style teaching with hands-on activities. Much of the camp experience includes working with other campers of different ages on group projects. Concepts learned and applied at camp: Entrepreneurship-brainstorming ideas and bringing them to life Job preparation-applying for/interviewing for a job Teamwork-working with a group to reach a goal Marketing-why and how to communicate your products or services. And much more!
Register today! jaky.org

1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd (40203) • 502.561.5437

Kentucky Humane Society Camps Are Pawsitively Fun

Children ages 6-11 love the Kentucky Humane Society’s animal-focused Lifelong Friends camp. Offered June through August, these week-long day camps help your child build a sense of kindness, respect and responsibility. Lifelong Friends (6 to 11) KHS East Campus, 1000 Lyndon Lane, Louisville Campers are immersed in animal care via hands-on activities with shelter dogs and cats, demonstrations, games, crafts, skits and more—learning compassion while having fun with friends both two-legged and four-legged. Special guests teach children about other animal species, dog training and more.

The Lifelong Friends Camp is located at the Kentucky Humane Society’s East Campus, adjacent to Westport Village. The cost is $200 a week, with extended care available for additional fees. For more information, or call 502.272.1062 or visit kyhumane.org/camp.

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