The Academy Tutoring & Day
Is your child bright but school is overwhelming? Does your child not test well or need a boost in scores?
DO YOU NEED PEACE OF MIND? Make An Educational Plan for Now and Beyond With Owner Jenny Osborne, 502-897-0444
SUMMER MINI-SEMESTERS (All Ages, All Subjects)
• Skill Building, Enrichment, Meaningful Study Skills and Preview of Upcoming School Year
• Keep the Brain Trained!
• 1 – 3 Day Weekly Program for 2 hours a day (you choose the weeks)
ACADEMY SUMMER TEST PREP – Summer Prep Sees the Most Gains in Scores!
• We gladly work around other summer activities!
• ACT, SAT, HSPT, CoGat, High School Entrance Exams, GRE and other standardized tests.
• FREE UNLIMITED PRACTICE AT OUR FACILITY
ARROWSMITH PROGRAM® Conquer the Cognitive Functions that Hold Back Your Child!
Ask about our COLLEGE-BOUND SERIES & ADVOCATE PROGRAM FOR LEARNING DIFFERENCES
Visit TheAcademyofLouisville.com for more information.
Assumption Enrichment and Athletic Camps
Assumption High School is the place to be this summer! Campers will enjoy stimulating new experiences in a safe and caring environment. Assumption offers multiple enrichment camps in areas including drama, hand lettering, girl empowerment, art, 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, and archery.
There are affordable opportunities for every interest! Multiple camps are available to both girls and boys in grades K-11 beginning in early June and run throughout the summer. Camp sizes are limited and will fill up fast! Early registration is recommended.
Visit ahsrockets.org for a complete list of camps, dates, times, and easy online registration. Or call 502- 271-2675 for more information.
Aviation Camp at Bowman Field
Join us on Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18 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: Wednesday, July 17 and Thursday, July 18
Where: Bowman Field
Cost: $274 per student (ages 10 to 16)
Note: Student Financial Aid applications are accepted.
For more information and to register, visit www.aviationky.org and click Camp.
Aviation Museum of Kentucky
A good old-fashioned fun camp in the hills of Brown County, Indiana.
Activities include swimming, mountain biking, canoing, 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 = $795 Two week session = $1495 Three week session = $2195
Coed sessions: June 2-8, June 9-15, June 30-July 6, July 7-13, July 14-20
Boys session: June 16-22, June 23-29
Girls session: July 21-27
We believe each day of summer camp should be a challenging yet fun adventure, engaging your child both creatively and academically. Camp Walden provides the total package in a 7-week experience packed with a dazzling variety of programs. It kicks off in June with a colorful medley of sessions, including Science, Art, Chess, Video Game Design, STEM camps, and more!
In July, things heat up with our Theme Weeks, each providing an exhilarating, theme-centric focus: construct your own futuristic metropolis in Future Cities, embark on an adventure in the realm of Myths and Legends, and enroll in Walden School of Wizardry for an immersive, magical experience in the world of Harry Potter. With over 20 sessions to choose from, we guarantee Camp Walden will provide a memorable summer for any camper with a taste for fun and hands-on learning!
GRADES: K-8th GradeCOST: Camp Sessions (9:00am-12:00pm or 1:00-4:00pm) = $140/week • Theme Weeks (9:00am-4:00pm) = $300/weekDATES: Camp Sessions: June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21 & June 24-28 • Theme Weeks: July 8-12, July 15-19 & July 22-26
Camps at Presentation Academy
Looking for something to do over summer break? You belong with us.
American Girl Camp
June 17-21 | 9 a.m.-noon | Girls in (rising) grades 1-5
June 18-20 | 6-8 p.m. | Girls in (rising) grades 5-8
June 24-28 | 9 a.m.-noon | Girls and Boys in (rising) grades 5-9
June 24-28 | 1-4 p.m. | Girls and Boys in (rising) grades 1-4
June 17-21 | 1-4 p.m. | Girls and Boys in (rising) grades 3-5
July 16-18 | 6-8 p.m. | Girls in (rising) grades 3-8
June 5-7 | Noon-2 p.m. | Girls in (rising) grades 5-8
Theatre Improve Camp
June 24-28 | 9 a.m.-noon | Girls in (rising) grades 1-4
July 27 | 9 a.m.-noon | Girls in (rising) grades 5-6
July 27 | 1-4 p.m. | Girls in (rising) grades 7-8
For more information, visit presentationacademy.org or call Caitlin Maguire at (502) 583-5935 ext. 109.
Commonwealth Theatre Center
Commonwealth Theatre Center has exciting camps for ages 3-18 that engage confidence & imagination all summer long. No experience is necessary!
Summer Academy (ages 8-13, 3 weeks)Kids work on and perform “James and the Giant Peach” – the off-kilter classic based on the book by Roald Dahl. Students get the experience of rehearsing & performing a play complete with sets, props, & costumes. 7+ sessions avail.
Imagination Jr. Academy & Preschool (ages 3-11, 1-2 weeks)Children expand storytelling foundations with a two-week Imagination Junior Academy (ages 5-7) taking kids into the world of beloved song-filled tales and Preschool camp (3-5) invites our youngest campers to join us in the world of pretend. Several sessions available.
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 2-week Contemporary Acting based on BFA acting programs. Also avail.: Audition Skills and Scene & Song Study and more!
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 10-14
Week 2: July 8-13
Week 3: July 15-20
Week 4: July 22-27
Week 5: July 29-August 3
Ages: 7 to 17
Time: 9am to 3pm
Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana / JA BizTown Camp 2019
Weeklong Sessions, $225, June 17-21 and July 8-123-Day Session, $150, June 24-26 Ages 9-12
At this camp, kids run the place. Sam Swope JA BizTown is a 7,000 square foot mini metropolis where they hold jobs, receive paychecks and run their own businesses! JA BizTown is home to Kroger, UPS, Stock Yards Bank, LG&E, WDRB-TV and other regional corporations. By working in one of 16 JA BizTown shops, kids learn what it takes to run a successful business, manage a debit card and checking account, and work as a team.
• Indoor academic camp• Daily lessons, hands on activities and games• Afternoon snack provided
At all camps, kids will experience two complete JA Biztown simulations – with different jobs.
Concepts learned and applied at camp include: Entrepreneurship, Interviewing for a Job, Business Expenses, Marketing, Customer Service, Profit and Loss, Teamwork, Personal banking, AND MUCH MORE!
1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd (40203) | 502.561.5437
1401 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd (40203) 502.561.5437
Kentucky Science CenterSchool’s Out Science Camps
Is your child ready for a fun experience at a place they love? At Kentucky Science Center’s Schools Out Summer Camp, your child will develop skills and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Our camp encourages all campers to play, tinker, and investigate the world around them with plenty of time to explore their favorite science center.
Themes like LEGO robotics, animation, wizardry, and roller coasters make science accessible by making it fun.
Enhance your understanding of disciplines like chemistry, forensics, and engineering or find the science in other interests like puppetry, cooking, music, and dinosaurs. Summer also offers career immersion, project design, and advanced coding for high school students.
All camps are hands-on, interactive, and engaging – the best way to combat summer slide and keep your kids ready to learn all year long. Do Science with us!
Week-long camps for ages 4-14 begin May 31 and continue through August 13. Prices range from $220-$245. Call 502-561-6100 or visit kysci.org/camp to register.
The wildest camps in town are at the Louisville Zoo
Pre-k through 6th grades
Details and registration at https://louisvillezoo.org/camps
Hurry and reserve your spot for Louisville Zoo Spring Break Camps (April 1-5)
Summer Safari Day Camps (June 10-Aug. 2) are on sale now and better than ever. An exciting summer awaits campers from all grade levels with one-of-a-kind experiences and hands-on adventures. Campers can enjoy a wide range of exciting specialty camp topics geared toward their grade level including: Rockin’ Reptiles, Art Safari, Fantastic Beasts, Underwater Adventures and Jaws and Paws!
Camp sessions can include special guests, personalized visits to the animal exhibits and the Zoo’s rides and attractions. Small group sizes ensure each camper gets an enriching experience. Plus, extended hours and convenient car line drop off service makes Safari Day Camp a perfect choice for kids and parents! All programs are week long (2 weeks for grades 4-6). Enroll online by April 7 for summer camps and get a discount. Must use promo code: EARLYBIRD. Enroll now – spaces fill up quickly
Oldham County Schools Arts Center
Summer Camps in Theatre, Visual Arts, Music and Dance
New camps every week! June 10 – August 2
Are you hoping to improve acting, auditioning, or musical theatre skills? Would you like to dance like a Disney Princess? Do you prefer creating with your hands and would like to explore mixed media or clay sculpting? Would you like to have an art camp with your American Girl doll? Summer is a great time to try something new, improve your skill and have a fun time with some newly made friends!
You can do it all with over 40 camps for ages 4 -18!
Most camps are half-day which can be combined to create a full day camp experience.
Ballet/Tap classes and private music/voice lessons are also available.
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.
Summer Stretch at Kentucky Country Day School
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.
Whet Your Palette
We are in our 7th year of camp and are excited to focus on five more unique artists to our summer camp this year. Along with our camp favorites, we have added five new camp themes including our much-anticipated SLIME ART CAMP!
2019 Art Camp Themes: • Sharks or Mermaids • Glitter & Glow• Harry Potter Wizards & Magic • Slime Art• Dinosaurs or Unicorns • Superheroes• Fairytastic: Fairies • Elves & Gnomes• Lego Masterpieces • Animal Planet • It’s a Disney World • Messy Ooey Gooey Splishy Splashy
Multiple camp themes offered every week through summer. WHEN: June 3 through August 9: Morning: 8:30-11:00, Midday: 11:30-2:00, Afternoon: 2:30-5:00AGES: Age groups 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12.COST: $95-$135
All Day options and One Day camp options available.Discounts for siblings and all day camping.Space is limited. Register early!
WhetYourPalette.com | 502-438-8865
YMCA – Camp Piomingo
YMCA 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 9 – August 3. Nestled in the beautiful woods of the Otter Creek Outdoor Recreational area just 45 minutes south of Louisville, a week at YMCA 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
Your child can enjoy a happy summer that lives forever! 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 3-15 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.
Register online at ymcalouisville.org by March 31 and save! Use promo code: SUMMER.
The Y is for everyone. Financial assistance is available.
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