School may be out in the summer but there is SOOO much to do for kids. Here we have rounded up some of the activities available for summer learning, enrichment, and just plain fun for your kids to experience this coming summer in and around Cherokee County. Plan early since spots often are filled quickly!
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Times & Dates: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. half day, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. full day. Weekly June 2-July 28.
Ages: 6 and older.
Locations: Vary throughout Cherokee and Cobb counties.
Cost: $200 half day, $300 full day.
Info: Creative technology camps include LEGO robotics, video game creation, Minecraft Mod Design, stop-motion movie making, web design and more. Register at www.bbb-atlanta.com or call (770) 826-0449.
Times & Dates: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. half day, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. full day. Weekly June 2-July 28.
Location: Bounce House, 765 Ash St., Canton.
Cost: $25 half day, $40 full day. Sibling discounts available. Pre-registration required.
Info: Before and after care available only with pre-registration. www.thebouncehouseac.com.
Dates: Impact youth leadership camp is June 14-20, Discovery day camp is June 16-20 and June 23-27.
Cost: Varies. See website for early registration discounts.
Location: 3545 Walden Ln., Acworth.
Info: Christian camp on Lake Allatoona. www.campgideon.com
Cherokee Outdoor YMCA
Dates: June 2-Aug. 1
Location: Outdoor YMCA, 201 E. Bells Ferry Rd., Woodstock.
Info: Activities include water skiing, canoeing, arts and crafts, rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, little princess and Jedi camps. (770) 345-9622. www.cherokeeymcaregistration.com.
Cherokee Tennis Center
Times & Dates: June 9-July 24.
Location: J.J. Biello Park, 155 Brooke Blvd., Woodstock.
Cost: $50 tiny tots, $160 day camp. Multiple child discounts offered.
Info: Five sessions offered June 9-July 24 with tiny tots sessions for children under age 8, and day camp for older children (770) 592-4582. email@example.com or www.cherokeetenniscenter.com.
Club Scientific Summer Camps
Times & Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. weeks of June 23, July 7 and July 14.
Location: Cherokee Charter Academy, 2126 Sixes Rd.
Cost: Starts at $245 per week.
Info: Options include 28 themes. Pre and post-camp hours available. Register at www.clubscientific.com.
Curtain Call Youth Players
Times & Dates: Times and camps vary June 2-July 28.
Ages: Sessions for elementary, middle and high school students.
Location: 2800 Canton Rd. Suite 600, Marietta.
Info: Themes range from musicals to improv. www.ccyp.org
Dance Imagination Fairytale Ballet
Location: 119 Mill St., Woodstock.
Times & Dates: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17–20, June 24-27, July 15-18 and July 22-25
Ages: 2 and older.
Cost: $40/day or $140/week. Registration begins March 24.
Info: (678) 445-2731. www.danceimagination.com.
Elm Street Drama
Dates: Weekly June 2-Aug. 1.
Ages: Juniors ages 5-7, seniors ages 8-14.
Location: Elm Street Cultural Arts Village, 8534 Main St., Woodstock.
Info: Each camper gets a T-shirt, script and DVD of final performance. Costuming provided by Elm Street. Campers will see a Main Stage performance of an Elm Street show on Wednesday mornings. (678) 494-4251. www.elmstreetarts.org.
Georgia All-Star Gymnastics Day Camp
Location: 105 Arnold Mill Park, Woodstock.
Times & Dates: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Weekly June 2 – Aug. 1.
Info: (770) 516-2654. firstname.lastname@example.org. www.ga-allstars.com.
KidZone High Adventure Day Camp
Times & Dates: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (free early drop-off at 8 a.m., late pick-up until 5:30 p.m.) weekly during the summer.
Location: Escalade Rock Climbing Gym, 3694 Kennesaw South Industrial Dr. NW, Kennesaw.
Info: (770) 794-1575. www.escaladegym.com
North Atlanta Fencing Center
Times & Dates: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Beginner/intermediate camp is June 16-21 and July 21-25.
Location: 10029 Ga. 92, Ste. 124, Woodstock.
Cost: $275 if you register by May 19 for first week, or June 23 for second week. Lunch and gear provided.
Location: 6687 Bells Ferry Rd., Woodstock.
Info: The children’s art studio will offer sessions on painting, drawing, upcycled art, collage and printmaking. (404) 867-1630. Also check Paper.Scissors.Cake’s Facebook page.
Theatre of the Sports and Stars
Times & Dates: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. June 2-July 25
Cost: Registration is $35. Camp fee is $120 per week, lunch included.
Location: Allen Temple Christian Academy, 232 Arnold Mill Rd., Woodstock.