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2024 Summer Camps & Programs


Spring & Summer Camps


Early bird discount of $25 off camp registration before March 22nd. Sign up online:

Princess Art Pop Up: Glitter Glitter Glitter! Think all things sparkly and shiny. We will create princess and sparkly themed art projects all day. Bead projects, fairy houses, princess crowns, and so much more!  


Superhero Pop Up: All things brave and bold! We will make superhero inspired art all day. Comic strip drawing, making masks and capes, spin art, and much more! 


Teen Art Pop Up: These fun afternoon events are perfect for your tween and teens that love art. We will spend the afternoon making cool origami pieces, creating with clay, tie dye, and so much more! 


Baby Art Pop Up: This is a great opportunity for babies to be exposed to art in a safe environment, meet other babies, and have a little fun! 



Campers will each learn the basics of color, design, and architecture. Each camper will design and decorate their own doll house to take home at the end of the camp. June 25-27 10am-1pm 



Campers will each learn about master artists such as Van Gogh, Monet, Warhol, Pollack, Matisse, Cassatt, and many more! We will create masterpieces inspired by the masters. 

June 18-20 10am-1pm 



Campers will create summer inspired art and recycled material craft projects each day like paper fish windsocks, tie dye beach towels, and so much more. 

June 11-13 10am-1pm 





We are thrilled to offer regular dance classes at Ballet Arts & Fitness along with two dance camps this summer.  Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the beauty of dance without the stresses of homework etc. For more information visit: or call: 

205-246-0054. Summer Classes: Jun 10-27 and July 8-25


3/4 Year Olds: Ballet, Mon 4:30-5:15                                                 


5/6 Year Olds: Ballet, Mon 5:30-6:30


7-9 Year Olds:

Ballet: Tues and Thurs 4:30-5:30

Strength and Stretch: Weds 4:30-5:30

Tap: Tuesday 5:30-6:30

Jazz: Thursday 5:30-6:30


10 and Up

Ballet I: Mon 5:30, Sat 9:30 am

Ballet II: Tues 5:30, Sat 10:30 am


Intermediate and Advanced Teens

Ballet and Pointe: Weds 4:00-6:00

Strength and Stretch: Tues 4:30-5:30

Pointe Class: Thurs 4:30-5:30



7-9 Year Olds

Join us for a fun filled, dance filled, growth filled three days.  Dancers will focus on ballet technique, tap, jazz, contemporary and strength and stretch.  Tues, Weds and Thurs. 4:30-6:30 July 9-11


Intermediate /Advanced Dancers 

We will focus on building strength, beauty, and stamina in Ballet and Pointe, along with Contemporary and Jazz Dance.   Tues, Weds and Thurs. 4:30-6:30 July 9-11








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 5th and going through July28th. 

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 5th.  Gymnastics classes are available for both girls and boys ages 18 months – 18 years. We also offer 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:





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 and meet Mon-Thurs from 12:30pm to 2:30pm. 


Summer Camp dates:  

Camp 1: June 10 – June 20  

Camp 2: July 8 – July 18 


Call Ann at 205-657-0199 to reserve your place or contact her via email at Visit Brushstrokes online at




Join us for an unforgettable summer adventure at The Capitol School's renowned Summer Explorations program! Now in its 31st year, our program is not just about preventing the dreaded "summer slide" that can set students back academically. It's about igniting a passion for learning, fostering growth, and nurturing lifelong friendships.

Picture this: vibrant classrooms buzzing with excitement, where students eagerly dive into captivating lessons crafted by our team of highly qualified educators. With a curriculum designed to engage young minds, we're not just filling heads with facts; we're inspiring curiosity, building essential skills, and expanding vocabularies.

Choose from an impressive array of sixty classes spread across ten weeks, tailored to every age group from Preschool to High School. The Capitol School provides learning opportunities for your child’s Multiple Intelligences and places a strong emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), empowering students to excel in their areas of interest. Whether your child is fascinated by engineering and science or has a flair for the arts, we have something extraordinary in store for them. And with flexible morning and afternoon sessions, parents can seamlessly integrate our program into their summer schedules, making it convenient for the whole family.

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. When parents enroll for both morning and afternoon sessions and send a lunch—we provide supervision at no charge from noon until 1:00 daily. 


Five sessions begin on May 28, June 10, June 24, July 8, and July 22.  Elementary students can enroll in just one or all 10 sessions in the grade they have just completed or the grade they will be starting in August.


We haven't forgotten our tiniest learners! Our DHR-certified classes cater to children as young as 1 month old, providing a safe and nurturing environment for even the littlest adventurers.

At The Capitol School, we're not just shaping young minds; we're building a community where every child can thrive. Enroll now and watch your child soar this summer!


Preschool classes (ages 2.5-5):

Cooking Around the World

Animal Farm 

A Bug’s Life: Insect Science

Become an Author

Fairy Tale Reading Adventures

Fourth of July 



Science Surprise

Where Are the Dinosaurs?


K/1st Grades 

Dinosaur Diggers


Magic School Bus Science

Under the Sea: Fun with Math and Reading

Lego Guitars

Book Adventures

Money, Money, Money

Fairy Tales

Insects, Spiders, and Creepy Crawlers



2nd/3rd Grades

Good Vibrations: The Science of Sound

Reading Adventures: Pirates and Mermaids

A Book and A Movie

Lego: Master Builder Engineers

Entertaining Instruments

Harry Potter and the Magic of Science

Wellness Explorers: The Science of Me

Mystery Math

Read, Play, Run

STEM Fun: Summer Olympics


4th/5th Grades

Drawing Days! Learn Drawing Techniques 

The Science of Cooking Around the World

Music, Math, Fitness, and Fun

Wellness Explorers: The Science of Me

Let’s Write and Illustrate a Book Together

Harry Potter and the Magic of Science

Studio Time: Music Recording 

Let’s Create a Board Game

Books That Became Movies

Graphics and Classics


Middle and High Classes  

Outdoor Adventures

The Science of Cooking Around the World

Books and Their Movies


Graphics and Classics

Art Explorations

Middle School Math Prep


Video Editing 

ACT Prep


Note: Several classes have a $15-$25 fee to provide travel, hands-on experiences, art supplies, or baking/cooking ingredients for the students.


Parents can also register their children for Violin lessons with Mrs. Yang Zhao ($25 per half hour or $50 per hour).   Please email


Music lessons for piano, guitar & drums with Mr. Deric Whatley ($20 per half hour or $40 per hour)  Please email


See online class descriptions and register online at or call 205-758-2828 any afternoon and ask to speak to our Registrar, Mrs. Pearson.






Created Resources offers art classes, camps, events, and resources to help children and women grow in creativity and thrive in the identity and purpose they were created for. Owner April Coleman has 20 years of experience as an educator, and this business reflects her passion for teaching art, creativity, and God’s Word. Last spring, we opened a new studio located in Northport at 507 Energy Center Blvd., Suite 302, one block off Watermelon Rd. Our next 6-week session of After School and Homeschool Art Classes begins in March, with registration open now at

Summer Art Camps are open to kids in rising kindergarten through middle school and include a variety of both topical themes and faith-based themes. Campers will explore multiple fun, engaging art materials and creative techniques, including painting, sketching, sculpting, and mixed media. Each camper will create multiple masterpieces that reflect their unique style and remind them that they are created on purpose, for a purpose! Registration for Summer Art Camps opens March 1st at Email subscribers receive access to early registration in February.


Visit our website or contact to join our email list, to get more information about camps or classes, or to book an art themed party or event for a kids,’ teen, or women’s group. Follow us for updates! Instagram: @createdresources, Facebook: Created Resources. 







Frozen Adventure: May 28-May 30 for ages 3-5 and 6-9. Come into the “UNKNOWN”  and “Let it Go” with #sweethometdc Dancing with Olaf, Anna, and Elsa is always a treat. 

Cost - $175 

TDC Summer Intensive/Choreography:  June 3-10 for Company Members current level 3 and up. Come join us for awesome master classes with amazing guest faculty from all over the US.  

This is for our competitive company members. (Cost TBA)


Under the Sea @ TDC: June 11-13. Ages 3-5 & 6-9. Come join Ariel, Sebastian, and Flounder for some underwater dancing fun! We want to become “Part of Your Word” with all things mermaids and magical! Ariel will visit and we will craft and dance Under the Sea! Cost - $175 

Itty Bitty Beach Party MINI INTENSIVE:  June 11-13 for Ages 5-7 …. “Technique with A Twist”
A camp geared towards young dancers who are interested in our “itty bitty” Company.  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 Company, but is necessary for those wishing to audition.  Cost - $250 intensive - $25 audition fee


Barbie Camp: June 18-20 Ages 4-6 & 7-10 “I’m A Barbie Girl in the TDC World”. Jazz, Musical Theatre, and Hip-hop are always more fun in The TDC Barbie Dreamhouse!!  This camp will be all things Pink, Fabulous, and Fun! Cost - $175 


Little Princess Tea Party Camp: June 25-28 Ages 3-5. Calling all little princesses for a camp of fun filled activities!  Back by popular demand! Each day we will be visited by a beautiful princess who will dance with us and read her story! We will also enjoy arts and crafts, tea parties, and all things royal!! Cost - $175 


SWIFTIE Camp: July 9-11 for  Ages 4-6 & 7-10  This camp is all things Taylor Swift!!  You’ll be in your TDC Era with jazz and hip-hop jammin to all of your favorite T-Swift Jams!! Cost - $175 


Under the Big Top Acro Camp : July 16-18 for Ages 5-10 Get your ticket to the greatest show on earth! Come be a part of our CIRCUS of tumbling, dancing, and all things acrobatics!!! Learn new skills, and be a part of our show stopping performance Under The Big Top! Cost - $175 



Cinderella Ballet Camp: July 23-25 Ages 5-6 & 7-9  This is a ballet camp focused on dancers technique.  Dancers will learn excerpts from the ballet “Cinderella” as well as focus in on their training. This camp is geared towards our itty bitty and mini company members, and is a great way to get summer technique!! Cost - $175 


Legs, Lines, and Leaps! July 23-25 (This camp will be split in 2 groups levels 3-5 and levels 6-8. )

This camp is EXCLUSIVELY for company members. We will focus on strengthening, stretching, and all things technique. This camp will be broken into age levels of company members and will benefit mini- senior company dancers. Cost - TBA


Ballroom BlitZ: July 23-25 (This camp will be split in 2 groups levels 3-5 and levels 6-8.)

This camp is EXCLUSIVELY for company members. We will be bringing in ballroom experts in person and via zoom from across the country to train our company members in ballroom technique! TDC will carry the ballroom shoes needed for this camp! Cost - TBA


Preschool Play Date: For our tiniest dancers, we have designed a 1.5 hour “dance play date” camp. These one day camps are for 2-4 year olds who are not quite ready for 3 day - 3 hour camps, but still want to dance this summer. These play dates are $40 a camp! Cost - $175 


June 1- “Frozen Adventure” Playdate

July 13- “Princess Play Date”- a Royal camp where a princess will visit us!!! 


Donuts with Dad: June 15. Celebrate with Dad at our sweet Father’s Day themed event where Dad and his dancer can share dance moves, snacks, crafts and more! One day only!

$30 for 1 dancer and dad  $40 for 2 dancers with dad 

Visit our WEBSITE at and register online.




Get Grossed Out! Crawdads, slimy salamanders and roly poly races — it’s the kind of science children love: hands-on, a bit disgusting, and all taking place in the Great Outdoors. Award-winning Gross Out Camp provides children a safe opportunity to explore and study their natural world. Held outdoors at Buddy Powell Pavilion in Tuscaloosa, we will spend the day in the creek and on the trails.

Whatever the children find, is what we will study. Campers walk the trails as they look for millipedes, worms, jelly-eared mushrooms and a host of flowers and bugs. In the shallow creek, we will hunt for fossils, crawdads and other creatures. Fishing is Huck Finn-style – find your own stick! The camp is geared for children entering grades 1-4, with counselor-in-training opportunities for older kids. Gross Out Camp runs a full day, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with before- and after-care available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Fresh Air Family also offers scholarships so that all interested children can participate. There are only 20 campers per session, a perfect size for maximum learning. Sign up at We guarantee tired, dirty children! It’s the most fun you can have while learning.

WHEN: June 17-21, July 15-19

● 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with before- and after-care available 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

● Buddy Powell Pavilion 4205 Northridge Rd, Tuscaloosa, AL 35406 

● AGES: Children entering grades 1-4

● WEB: For more information and to register, visit



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-olds, with a safe, worry-free environment so they can “Just Be A Kid”. At FLUM we offer:

Arts & Crafts

Indoor Gym and outdoor play space available.

Daily Devotions

Weekly Swimming at Bowers Park

Weekly Water days at Shelby Park

Games and Sports

Reading time

Skating onsite

Degreed Teacher/College students for Counselors

No extra fees


Summer Camp 2024

Wednesday 5/29/24-Friday 8/1/24  from 7:30 am-5:30 pm **8/1/24 & 8/2/24 Close at 3:30

Enrollment Fee: $50

Tuition Fees: $110 weekly or $40 daily

Summer Camp T-Shirt $15

Camp Fees include supplies and all field trips

Contact us: 205-758-6623 or




We want you to train with the Crimson Tide! This summer we offer overnight and day camps for junior tennis players of all levels and ages. The Alabama tennis camps continue to grow each year so please register at


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. Camps will include daily activities off court such as bowling, movie night, pizza and games. Camp is staffed with current Alabama coaches, clinic coaches and college players.  The goal is to provide each camper with a unique opportunity to learn the game regardless of playing level.


Crimson Tide Junior Tennis Academy Day Camp

  • Register at

  • Day camp offered to boys and girls of all playing levels, ages 6-18 years of age. 

  • Groups include yellow ball, green ball and orange ball instruction.

  • Camp held indoors at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Facility

  • Camp staffed by current Alabama coaches and clinic staff


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

Roll Tide!



Fun, educational & creative activities for children entering k-9th grade. 

Activities, Field Trips, Indoor & Outdoor Games, Drawing & painting, Swimming & Outdoor STEM Activities.  For information about activities or to register, visit For more information:  Registration Opens March 11, 2024 


MAY 28- AUGUST 6, 7AM- 5:30PM. 


Belk Center (6th-9th) (*June 3-August 2) 2101 Bowers Park Dr, Tuscaloosa

Faucett Center (K-2nd, 3rd-5th) 13040 Eugenia Faucett Dr, Northport 

Miller Center (K-2nd, 3rd-5th) 300 Bobby Miller Pkwy, Tuscaloosa 

Phelps Center (K-2nd, 3rd-5th) 2200 Rock Quarry Dr, Tuscaloosa 

Tingle Center (K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-9th*) 21973 Hwy 216, McCalla 


Registration Fee $30, includes t-shirt & administrative fees 

PARA Members Rate: 1st child: $125/week. 2nd Child: $115/week. 3rd child + $105/week.  Or $35/day

Non-Members Rate: 1st child: $150/week. 2nd child:  $140/week, 3rd child+: $130/week or $45/day. 


Your fellow chocolate loving staff cannot wait to teach you about the wonders of chocolate and help you create your very own take home gift bag. Every Thursday in June & July, Times: 10-12 & 1-3. $65 per session. Ages 8 to adult. For more information or to register call 205-752-0211.






The Shelton State Dance Program is excited to announce their first annual Summer Dance Intensive June 12 through June 16, 2023. The Dance Intensive is designed to address the needs of students ages 14 – 18 and  prepare them for embarking on their future dance journey. The Summer Dance Intensive is comprised of learning various dance styles and techniques. Students will perform what they learn for family, friends, and community members at a final showcase on Friday, June 16 at 11:30 a.m. 


The registration fee is $125 per student with a registration deadline of May 12, 2023. Students must arrive at the Shelton State Dance Studio (Martin Room 1902) at 8:00 a.m. and sign out at 4:00 p.m. Additionally, students should bring their lunch, snacks, and water bottle. For more information, contact the Dance Program Coordinator, Miranda Zapata, at or 205.391.2255. 



June 10–14, 2024
1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m. Daily


Theatre Tuscaloosa will host Project Broadway, a summer intensive workshop for teens in which theatre professionals work side-by-side with participants to craft a unique Broadway-style musical that they write, rehearse, and perform in just one week in the Sandra Hall Ray Fine Arts Center at Shelton State Community College.


During Project Broadway, "Sister Act" director Stephen Tyler Davis will lead a team of theatre pros (including Broadway performer Jake Boyd, Executive Producer Tina Turley, “Sister Act” star Shannon Dionne, and musical director & “Mamma Mia!” star Jamie Shannon Ferguson Ertle) to work directly with teen participants to craft a unique musical theatre performance in just one week. Project Broadway takes actors a step beyond a traditional musical theatre camp, encouraging each student to discover their own voice, connect, collaborate, and make a new Broadway-style performance project through the collective creative process. 


Project Broadway will meet June 10-14 in the Sandra Hall Ray Fine Arts Center at Shelton State Community College from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, and a final performance will be offered to the public on Friday, June 14, at 6:00 p.m. in the Bean-Brown Theatre. Participants must be 13 to 19 years old by June 10.  Enrollment is limited to a maximum of 40 participants. Tuition for Project Broadway is $300, which includes two tickets to the final performance and a participant t-shirt. Register prior to May 5 to take advantage of our 10% early bird discount!  A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. Visit for more information.





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.




June 17-21 - Down the Rabbit Hole: Join us for a week of fun as we journey “Down the Rabbit Hole” to learn more about theatre! In this one week camp, students will take classes from qualified instructors in acting, dancing, singing, and more, while exploring characters, storytelling, and themes from the classic story of Alice in Wonderland. A short camp showcase will conclude our week.


June 24-28 - Under the Sea: Ahoy! In this one week camp, students will venture “Under the Sea” to explore various aspects of performance including singing, acting, dancing, and more! Stories and songs from The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, and other nautical musicals may be explored during the week. A short camp showcase will conclude our week.


July 8-12 - Willy Wonka Kids: Page to Stage! Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka KIDS follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Students that attend this camp will work together to learn a full-scale musical throughout the week.


To register or for more information visit:  TUSCALOOSACHILDRENSTHEATRE.NET



The University of Alabama Young Writers Camp fosters creativity and a range of writing and artistic skills in a fun, accepting, interactive environment. 


All rising 6th-12th graders are welcome! Students will write independently and in collaborative groups in response to a wide range of creative prompts, share their writing, and learn about the contemporary literary scene under the guidance of experienced writers in the M.F.A Program in Creative Writing. The camp will conclude with a public reading and a celebration of student work.


When: June 3-14, 10 am-4 pm

Where: English Building, campus of the University of Alabama


Cost: $200 for the two weeks of programming, which includes snacks, a T-shirt, and writing materials. Sack lunch required.


Need-based scholarships available




Registration link:



Session 1: June 10-14 | 9:00 am- 1:00 pm

Session 2: July 22-26 | 9:00 am- 1:00 pm


Campers will learn about horse safety and handling, grooming, tacking up, riding, and so much more! Each day will be filled with riding lessons, games, crafts, and FUN!! 

Camps are open to all levels; no prior experience needed. For more information, visit or text 205-306-9459. 

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