2022 Summer Camps & Programs

ALABAMA CHOIR SCHOO

 

The ALABAMA CHOIR SCHOOL presents: SHOW CHOIR CAMP for students in (rising) grades 6-12, July 25-29, 2022, Monday through Friday mornings.  $200 for the entire week, 20 hours total of in-person rehearsals, plus the final concert Friday evening the 29th at 6:00 PM. Thirty singers maximum; make your decision NOW to audition! Campers will arrive to begin at 8 AM with either music coaching or dance rehearsal for two hours, split into two rotating classes. After a half hour break, this will be followed by two hours of either music or dance rehearsal until we close at 12:30 PM each day. Campers will learn techniques for singing and dancing stamina and will put together a concert of five individual pieces this week, culminating in the aforementioned short performance showcasing their hard work on Friday evening. Camp will be taught by the staff of the Alabama Choir School, plus guest choreographer, Mary Kate McLaurine (Condra). COME JOIN US!!!

For more info or to book a simple audition, email us at AlabamaChoirSchool@gmail.com or call/text us at 205.886.9855

Doff Procter, Artistic Director

 

ART GARAGE

For Art Garage Summer Camps, sign up before April 17th for $20 off the cost of camp.  Camps require a $50 non-refundable deposit at the time of registration to reserve your spot. Register Online: https://ladyelines.square.site

DOLLHOUSE CAMP: June 14th-16th from 10am-12:30pm is a three-day dollhouse making camp. Ages 5-3rd grade approx. Cost: $250 

CRAFTS GALORE ART CAMP: June 21st-23rd from 10am-12:30pm is a three-day art camp.  We will create different projects each day.  Campers will create art through painting, crafting, and lots of mess making.  Ages 4-5th grade approx. Cost: $225

MASTERS CAMP: June 28th-June 30th from 10am-12:30pm is a three-day art camp. We will create different projects each day. Projects will be inspired by famous artists. Ages 4-5th grade approx. Cost $225

 

BAMA BOUNDERS GYMNASTICS CAMPS AND CLASSES 
Bama Bounders is located at 2005 32nd Street, Northport, next to Ervin’s Western Wear. Bama Bounders is owned by Erin Holdefer- Kightlinger and her husband Eric. Erin is a former University of Alabama gymnast and member of the 2002 National Championship team. Our gymnastics day camps are open to all ability levels. We offer a safe and fun learning environment for all of our campers! Skills will be taught on all four events - vault, bars, beam, and floor - for girls as well as rings, parallel bars, high bar, pommel horse, vault and floor for boys. Everyone gets to jump on the trampoline!! There is a different theme each week with games, activities and art projects to go along with the theme. This is a great opportunity for beginners who are new to gymnastics and want to give it a try as well as those who have been in gymnastics and are looking to improve the skills they have and learn some new ones! 


CAMP DATES: We are offering full day, half day and Preschool camps all summer long beginning the week of June 6th and going through July29th. 


FULL DAY CAMP: Monday – Friday - 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Girls and Boys ages 5-14.
Pre-Registered prices: Members - $165 and Non-Members - $175 - maximum of 20 campers per week.
Gymnastics, games, contests, arts and crafts, FRIDAY FUN DAY with a Fun Friday surprise activity each week, Pizza and so much more! 


HALF DAY CAMP: Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Girls and Boys ages 5-14.
Pre-Registered prices:  Members - $109 and Non-Member - $120 - maximum of 20 campers per week. 
Gymnastics, games, art projects, FRIDAY FUN DAY with a special Fun Friday surprise activity each week, and so much more! 


PRESCHOOL CAMP: Monday – Friday – 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon Girls and Boys ages 3 & 4 year olds (must be completely potty trained!) Pre-Registered prices - Members - $109 and Non-Member - $120 - maximum of 10 preschool campers.


Gymnastics, games, art projects, FRIDAY FUN DAY with a special Fun Friday surprise activity each week, and so much more! 
We also offer before care and after care for all of our camps for an additional fee. A $50 non- refundable deposit is required to hold your spot for our camps. 


Summer Session of classes begins Monday, June 6th.  Gymnastics classes are available for both girls and boys ages 18 months – 18 years. We also offer Girls and Boys Competitive teams, Tumbling classes, Preschool Playtime, Parent’s Night Out, Birthday Parties, Field Trips, Summer Camps and more! Please call (205) 861-2436 for summer information or if you have any questions. Visit our website for more information or to register online: www.thebamabounders.com.

 

 

BRUSHSTROKES’ SUMMER ART CAMPS
Brushstrokes is located in a spacious, bright and exciting studio in downtown Northport. Ann’s over 30 years of professional art education experience in the Tuscaloosa City and County schools blend her career knowledge and academic training into an innovative approach to art instruction. Along with after school classes, Ann also offers Summer Camp classes. Children's Summer camps are two weeks long Mon-Thurs. 


Camp 1: June 6-16   12:30pm-2:30pm
Camp 2: June 20-30  12:30pm-2:30pm  
Camp 3: July 11-21  12:30pm-2:30pm  


Teen Drawing Classes meet Thursday mornings, 9:30am-11:30am for 6 weeks. 

Students attend 6 classes with one date being a makeup day. 


June 9, 11, 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21  


Call Ann at 205-657-0199 to reserve your place or contact her via email at annsbrushstrokes@gmail.com. Visit Brushstrokes online at www.annsbrushstrokes.com.

 

CREATED RESOURCES

Created Resources offers art camps and classes and Bible study resources and events to help women and children grow in creativity and thrive in the identity and purpose they were created for. Owner April Coleman has 18 years of experience as an educator, and this business reflects the intersection of her passion for art, teaching, and God’s Word. We are excited to offer art camps to the Tuscaloosa area for the fourth year this summer! 


Art camps are open to kids in rising kindergarten through 8th grades. Girls only and co-ed camps will be offered this year. Students will explore a variety of art media and creative techniques, including painting, sketching, sculpture, and mixed media. Each camper will take home multiple masterpieces that reflect their unique style and remind them that they are loved and created on purpose, for a purpose! 


Registration for 2022 Summer Art Camps will open in March at www.createdresources.com. Camp dates, themes, and 1-day pop-up events to be announced soon. Join our email newsletter for updates! Contact April at april@createdresources.com for more information about camps, classes, or to book art themed parties and church or private events for kids, youth, or women’s groups. Follow us! Instagram: @createdresources & Facebook: Created Resources.

 

 

 

DRUID CITY SCHOOL OF BALLET 

Summer Session

June 13-30

July 11-28

 

Druid City School of Ballet offers classes for ages 3-18. Six weeks of instruction are offered during the summer. You pick the weeks to suit your schedule - a minimum of three weeks is required. Specific class times and tuition rates are available online. Register at druidcityballet.com

 

Creative Movement 3 & 4

Creative Movement is appropriate for 3 and 4-year-olds and meets once a week for 45 minutes.

 

Pre-Ballet IA

Pre-Ballet IA is appropriate for 5-7 year-olds who have less than one year of ballet experience. Class meets once a week for 50 minutes.

 

Pre-Ballet IB/II

Pre-Ballet IB/II is appropriate for 6-8 year-olds who are continuing with DCSB or have prior ballet experience. Class meets once a week for an hour and a half. This class consists of 1 hour of ballet instruction, followed by 30 minutes of ballet history and video. 

 

Beginner Ballet I/II

Beginner Ballet I/II is appropriate for 8-12 year-olds who are continuing with DCSB or have prior ballet experience. Class meets twice a week—1.25 hours of technique both days, followed by 30 minutes of ballet history and video one of the days. 

 

Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Ballet

Advanced Beginner/Intermediate Ballet is appropriate for 9-18 year-olds who are continuing with DCSB or have prior ballet experience. Class meets twice a week for two hours. This class consists of 1.25 hours of ballet technique as well as 45 minutes of Pilates, Character Dance or ballet history.

 

FLUM WEEKDAY KIDS SUMMER CAMP 2022

 

Forest Lake United Methodist Church offers an excellent opportunity for

your child to grow spiritually, emotionally and socially during the summer.

Summer Camp activities encourage physical development and continue the

learning process throughout the summer. The Weekday Kids Program

Summer Camp provides children, entering 1st -12-year-old, with a safe,

worry-free environment so they can “Just Be A Kid.”

 At FLUM we offer:

  • Arts & Camp Crafts

  • Indoor Gym and outdoor play space available.

  • Daily Devotions

  • Weekly Swimming at Bowers Park (*Contingent on COVID)

  • Weekly Water days at Shelby Park

  • Games and Sports

  • Reading time

  • Skating onsite

  • Degreed Teacher/College students for Counselors

  • No extra fees

 

Summer Camp 2022:  May 31, 2022- August 5, 2022 7:30 am-5:30 pm

Enrollment Fee: $50. Tuition Fees: $100 weekly or $30 daily. Summer Camp T-Shirt $15 Camp fees include supplies and all field trips. Contact us: 205-758-6623 or WDKSummerCamp@hotmail.com

 

I DREAM BIG ACADEMY

The I Dream Big Model: I Dream Big Academy began in 2012 with only 15 students and now serves over 200 students in the surrounding areas.

 

Due to the increasing number of students, I Dream Big Academy will have two locations. The academies will be located on the campuses of Rock Quarry and Southview Elementary Schools. I Dream Big Academy is known for offering a balanced program including fun and engaging activities, while also focusing on closing the academic gaps in reading and mathematics. All students are given a pre-assessment to determine deficiencies.  Teachers use these assessments to develop differentiated and personalized instruction that meet the needs of all students. Some of the daily activities include: coding, dance, music, art, crafts, science experiments, sports, drums, and so much more. 

Register Today: www.idreambigacademy.com ‪662 .855.1086

 

Slots will fill up FAST!

 

Date: June 6- July 22

Weekly Fee: $100.00  

Time: 7:30-5:15

Registration Fee: $30.00

 

 

 

PARAKIDS DAY CAMPS FOR YOUTH
Tuscaloosa County Park & Recreation Authority (PARA) announces that it will offer top-notch programming for youth in summer 2022. PARAkids Summer Day Camp embraces a total day camp experience by providing a quality summer childcare service highlighted by recreational and educational opportunities. As our community develops and evolves, needs for relevance and creativity in serving youth and families change accordingly.

PARA’s Youth Program Supervisor, Johnathan Herbert describes the response to a recent community needs survey with enthusiasm to create summer camp experiences that focus on the following top-rated requests:
*Engaging in discovery of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math concepts (STEAM)
*Providing access to swimming pools, parks, playgrounds, and other PARA resources
*Experiencing nature, outdoors, and environmental education in parks


PARAkids Summer Day Camps will focus on experiential learning and active lifestyles as youth engage with activities based on Hands-On Discovery, Hands-On Arts & Culture, and Hands-On Sports concepts. With access to PARA resources and with the support of community partners and services, PARAkids Youth Programs aim to provide an inclusive experience for K-6th grade children to experience the educational and recreational aspects of Tuscaloosa County.

More detailed information about enrollment can be found online by visiting https://www.tcpara.org/programs/parakids or by contacting Herbert at  parakids@tcpara.org and 205-562-3230.

 

PETERBROOKE CHOCOLATIER 

Be A Chocolatier For A Day!
Have you ever wondered what goes into making chocolate? At Camp Peterbrooke, you will have the opportunity to learn about where chocolate comes from and the science of tempering chocolate. Learn how to make a chocolate bar, dip your own decadent treats and build a chocolate gift basket to take home. Our friendly and personal staff can't wait to spend a morning teaching you about the fun and wonders of chocolate. Ages 8 to adult. In June and July, dates and times TBA. For more information or to register call 205-752-0211.

 

 

SHELTON STATE STEAM ACADEMY

Shelton State is proud to host STEAM Academy! STEAM Academy students will participate in high energy activities that incorporate math and reading skills.  Afternoon sessions will include activities in science, technology, and our new addition, the arts! High school participants will participate in ACT preparation activities. 

Session 1 June 20 – 30, 2022

Session 2 July 18 – 28, 2022

Shelton State Martin Campus

Monday – Thursdays

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

4th – 12th Grade

$250 per session

 

SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE ATHLETIC CAMPS

For more information and dates, visit sheltonstate.edu/thedome.

See what’s happening at the Dome this summer with Shelton State’s nationally recognized athletics programs! Now is the time for your young athlete to improve skills while enjoying old and new friends. See you @theDome! 

 

 

 

THE CAPITOL SCHOOL SUMMER EXPLORATIONS 2022

Summer Explorations 2022 starts its 29th year at Capitol School located in historic downtown Tuscaloosa. The program began on the campus of The University of Alabama where it was known as “Something Special” for 20 summers. It has now grown to 10 weeks of five 2-week sessions. Parents can select morning (8:00-12:00) and afternoon classes (1:00-5:00) to create a full day of classes from 8:00 to 5:00 with morning arrival starting at 7:30 a.m. and the teacher staying until 5:30 p.m. for parent pick-up. Parents can fit classes at Capitol School around morning or afternoon plans such as swimming lessons or Bible School.

Capitol School’s philosophy of providing learning opportunities for your child’s Multiple Intelligences is evident in the many classes offered this summer. Capitol School’s emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics is an outcome of our plan to earn school-wide elementary & secondary STEM accreditation. You’ll find many STEM related classes along with reading, art, Spanish, and music.

We haven’t forgotten the babies!  We offer DHR certified classes for young children ages 1 - 36 months.  Children can enroll by the month for June, July and August as long as space is available.  Limit of 5 children per class for infants and crawlers. All teachers are CPR trained with background checks. 

 

Preschool classes (ages 2.5-5) span the 10 weeks of summer with morning and afternoon classes: 
Cooking with Children’s Literature 
All About Horses
Backyard Bugs 
Marvelous Mindfulness
Fairytales

Animal Adventures

Natural Wonders

Rocking Rainbows

Intro to Montessori

Cooking with Children's Literature
DHR requires that all children ages 2.5 - 5 years be “potty trained” as no diaper changing facilities are allowed in this facility.

Elementary students can enroll in just one or all ten sessions in the grade they have just completed or the grade they will be starting in August.

 

K/1st Grades
Legos 
Fossil Finders

STEM

Fascinating Bugs

Book Adventures

Marvelous Mathematicians

Rocking Reptiles

Bubbleology

Spanish Fun

Reading Roundup

 

2nd/3rd Grades

Harry Potter

Mandarin and Chinese Culture

Math Mountain

Camp Cooks-a-Lot

Good Vibrations: The Science of Music

Lego Masterbuilders

Going Wild with STEM

Spanish Food, Arts, and Crafts

Read, Play, Run

Summer Arts and Literacy Fun

 

A special session for learners needing reading assistance: Camp Reads-a-Lot with teachers Shelli Lavender and Lauren Amundson

 

4th/5th Grades

Outdoor Adventures

Baking Around the World

Music, Math, Fitness, and Fun

Nailed It!

Marine Life Explorations

Reading Adventures

Studio Time: Recording Music

Write and Illustrate a Book Together

Around the World

Spanish Language, Music, and Film

 

Middle and High Classes 

Make Money Now

Baking Around the World

Outdoor Adventures

Nailed It!

Write and Illustrate a Book Together

ACT Prep: Reading and Science

Computer Skills and Digital Citizenship

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

 

Each two-week class costs $260 (about $6.50 an hour) or $520 for both a.m. and p.m. classes for a full day.    Note that several classes have a $20 or $25 fee to provide hands-on experiences or baking/cooking ingredients for the students.

Parents can also register their children for:
*Tutoring for your child alone or in a small group with Mrs. Shelli Lavender  ($40 per hour)
*Music lessons for violin with Mrs. Yang Zhao ($20 per half hour or $40 per hour)
*Music lessons for piano and guitar with Mr. Deric Whatley ($20 per half hour or $40 per hour)


Register online at www.thecapitolschool.com or call 205-758-2828 any afternoon and ask to speak to our Registrar, Mrs. Pearson. Five sessions begin on May 31, June 13, June 27, July 11 and July 25.  See online class descriptions and learn about our wonderful teachers at www.thecapitolschool.com .

 

 

 

THE DANCE CENTRE SUMMER FUN! 2022

Little Princess Tea Party Camp: May 31-June 2 OR June 14-16 (Ages 3-5)
Back by popular demand! Offering two separate sessions! Calling all little princesses for a camp of fun-filled activities! Each day, your dancer will be greeted by a royal princess who will join us by dancing and reading her own special story. We will also enjoy arts and crafts, tea parties, and all things royal!


TDC Summer Intensive & Choreography: June 6-12 (Intended for Company Members current Level 3 and Up)

Come join us for a series of master classes taught by amazing guest faculty from all over the US. Advanced, Intermediate and Petite dancers. This is geared towards our company members who wish to continue on the competitive track.

Itty Bitty Beach Party MINI INTENSIVE: June 14-16 (Ages 5-7)

“Technique with A Twist”

A camp geared towards young dancers who are interested in our “Itty Bitty” competitive dance team. We will catch the waves, introduce competitive dance training, and still have a beach blast enhancing technique. This camp does not require one to commit to TDC Company, but it is necessary for those wishing to audition.

Frozen Adventure Camp: June 21-23 (Ages 3-6)

Tiny ballerinas will dance "Into The Unknown” and have a FROZEN time in the middle of summer! Elsa, Anna, and Olaf will visit us and we will “Let it Go” on the dance floor!

Hip Hop Tik Tok Camp: June 28-30 (Ages 4-6 and Ages 7-10)

Hip Hop til you Drop! Let your little diva or dude come and learn the coolest moves.  We will have a blast listening to fun music and learning ways to express all of that summer energy into some super fun dance combos!


Enchanted Encanto Camp: July 12-14 (Ages 3-7)
Ballet, jazz, and musical theatre are enchanted when you use your “gifts”! Amazing music from Disney’s latest hit ENCANTO will inspire us as we go on a journey to unlock magical “miracles” with beautiful singing and dancing with our sweet home TDC “family.”

Boom Boom Pow Acro Heroes Camp: July 19-21 (Ages 5-10)

Who doesn’t love a chance to use their super powers and fight the “bad guys”? Your dancing superheroes will go on missions and save the day with the coolest dance and acrobatic moves their super powers can provide! We will be heroes on the dance floor and have a Boom Boom Pow good time!

XOMG POP Til You Drop Camp: July 26-28 (Ages 5-10)

Calling all pop stars! All the glitter, all the bows, and get ready for a SHOW! It’s a dance party every day where you can express your fabulous EXTRA sparkly pop star self! Xoxo and OMG it’s XOMG pop star camp!

Visit our WEBSITE at www.thedancecentre.net and register online.
Each camp is $150 (excluding company intensive).

THEATRE TUSCALOOSA PROJECT BROADWAY

For TEENS only, this exciting workshop will run June 13-17 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. with a performance at 6:00 p.m. on June 17. Participants will create and present their own unique musical in this new opportunity with Theatre Tuscaloosa! Cost TBA. For more information, visit theatretusc.com.

 

 

TIGER ROCK MARTIAL ARTS
Looking for a very fun activity this summer?  Martial Arts is the answer!  Looking for improved focus in school?  Martial Arts is the answer!  Looking for agility training?  Martial Arts is the answer!  Looking for the Best Summer Experience Ever! Martial Arts classes at Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts is the answer.  Classes are available for ages 4 and up. Lessons are held 6 days a week at very convenient times. Bailey’s Tiger Rock Martial Arts has 3 locations so your travel time will be minimal. There are a LIMITED number of spots available for the “Train all Summer” program. Call today for further information and to reserve your spot. Tuscaloosa – 759-4711; Northport – 339-7071; Hillcrest – 343-6449.


TUSCALOOSA CHILDREN’S THEATRE 

Spring Break Performance Camp 

Campers will work on acting, singing, and dancing as they learn

and rehearse the musical Winnie The Pooh Kids! Every camper will

be cast in the 30-minute production. Open to children 5-18. No previous stage experience needed. Max. 20 campers.

March 14-18 9am-3 pm 

Family performance March 19 10 am 

$250 per camper for 30 hours of instruction plus performance 

Before- and after-care available

Register at www.tuscaloosachildrenstheatre.net

 

Summer Theatre Skills Camp

Campers will receive instruction in dance, music, improv and acting from some of the area’s finest talent and show off their new skills at a camp showcase July 1. This is a fun and enriching camp with classes for ages 5-18. Max. 20 campers per class.

June 20-July 1 

8 am-Noon Monday-Friday

Family showcase July 1

$300 per camper for 40 hours of instruction 

Registration opens March 28, 2022 at www.tuscaloosachildrenstheatre.net

 

Questions? Call Artistic Coordinator Drew Baker at 2015-598-2500 ext. 2 or email tct.artisticcoordinator@gmail.com

All camps located at Tuscaloosa Children’s Theatre, 601 Energy Center Blvd., Northport 

 

 

UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA TENNIS CAMPS

We want you to train with the Crimson Tide! This summer we offer a variety of camps for different tennis player levels and ages. We have seen many players join us for the NIKE overnight and day camps and the Crimson Tide Junior Tennis Academy (CTJTA) Day Camp. The Alabama tennis camps continue to grow each year so please register early at www.bamatenniscamps.com to guarantee your spot.

Campers will train at one of the finest tennis complexes in the nation that features 12 lighted outdoor courts at the University of Alabama Tennis Stadium, as well as six indoor courts (next to the outdoor) at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility. Camp format and theme will be a combination of drilling, match play, instruction and fitness. The NIKE Camps will include daily activities off court such as bowling, movie night, pizza and games, while the CTJTA Day Camp will feature tennis training, competition and fun games. The Camp is staffed with current Alabama coaches, CTJTA clinic instructors and college players. The goal is to provide each camper with a unique opportunity to learn the game regardless of playing level.

All camps are open to any and all entrants, limited only by age and number of campers.

Roll Tide!