2023 Summer Camps & Programs
Spring Break 2023
Join us for a Spring Break mini-camp. Dates are March 14-15, 2023. 10:00-12:00. Ages should be between 4-12 years old. Members receive a discount of 10%. Camps are nonrefundable but store credit at a 50% reduced rate if notified of cancellation at least 1 week prior to the start of camp. Cost: $200
Summer Camp 2023
The Art Garage will host five Art Camps during the summer 2023. Signup Begins March 1st.
MASTERS CAMP: Choose from two different weeks. June 27-29 or July 25-27. Camp will run from 10am-12:30pm and it is a three-day art camp. We will create different projects each day that are inspired by Master Artists. Campers will create art through painting, crafting, and lots of mess making. Ages 4- 12. Cost: $375
Please Note: Both weeks of the Masters camp offered will have the same activities.
PAINT AND CREATE ART CAMP. Choose from two different weeks. June 13-15 or July 11-13. Camp will run from 10am-12:30pm and it 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- 12. Cost: $375
Please Note: Both weeks of the Paint and Create camp offered will have the same activities.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ART CAMP: July 18-20. Camp will run from 10am-12:30pm and it is a three-day art camp. We will create different projects each day and develop a deeper knowledge of sketching, drawing, painting, and creating. Middle School Art camp is best for children entering 5th grade-completing 8th grade. This is not recommended for young children or high school students. Cost: $375
For all Summer Camps: Balance is due 2 weeks prior to the start of camp. Non-refundable deposit of $100 is due to hold place. Camps are non-refundable but store credit at a 50% reduced rate if notified of cancellation at least 1 week prior to the start of camp.
If you sign up before April 10th, there is a for $40 discount off the cost of camp. Member discount cannot be combined with early signup discount.
Register for Spring Break or Summer Camps:
Sign up online at https://ladyelines.square.site
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Call us at 205-523-5506
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 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: 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 from 12:30pm to 2:30pm.
Camp 1: June 5-15
Camp 2: June 19-29
Camp 2: July 17-27
Call Ann at 205-657-0199 to reserve your place or contact her via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit Brushstrokes online at www.annsbrushstrokes.com.
CAPITOL SCHOOL'S SUMMER EXPLORATIONS 2023
Summer Explorations 2023 starts its 30th 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 until 1993. It has now grown to 10 weeks of four 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. 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. 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 continues across the summer. 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. DHR requires that all children ages 2.5 - 5 years be “potty-trained” as no diaper changing facilities are allowed in the Preschool.
Preschool classes (ages 2.5-5) span the 10 weeks of summer with morning and afternoon classes:
Cooking with Children’s Literature
All World Travelers
Art, Dance & Music Around the World
Wonders of Nature
Where in the World are the Dinosaurs?
Four sessions begin on May 30, June 20, July 5 and July 23. Elementary students can enroll in just one or all 8 sessions in the grade they have just completed or the grade they will be starting in August.
Fairy Tale Theater
Continent Closeup: Australia
Solar System: Out of This World
Good Vibrations: Music Time!
Going Wild With STEM
Sailing Into Summer
Ocean Explorers: STEM Style
Lego Master Builders
Health Scientists Help Build Healthy Communities
Around the World in 13 Days
Read, Play, Run
Nature Arts & Crafts
Music, Math, Fitness & Fun
Arts, Crafts & Mindfulness
Spanish Language & Culture
The Art & Science of Baking
Games Throughout History
Insects All Around Us
Middle School and High School Classes
Cooking & Baking Around the World
STRONG with Coach Jensen
Healthy Identity: Social & Emotional Skills for Teens
Reading, Writing & Experiencing Nature
Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
Note: Several classes have a $25 fee to provide travel, hands-on experiences or baking/cooking ingredients for the students.
Parents can also register their children for:
Violin lessons with Mrs. Yang Zhao ($20 per half hour or $40 per hour). Please email email@example.com.
Music lessons for piano, guitar & drums with Mr. Deric Whatley ($20 per half hour or $40 per hour)
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
See online class descriptions and register online at www.thecapitolschoolstore.com or call 205-758-2828 any afternoon and ask to speak to our Registrar, Mrs. Pearson.
CAPSTONE MUSIC ACADEMY
Capstone Music Academy offers instruction in piano, guitar, bass, drums, voice, violin, recording/production, toddler classes, band camps and more. All ages and levels welcome! Visit www.capstonemusicacademy.com for more information or call us at (205) 454-8729.
CHILDREN'S HANDS-ON MUSEUM
Children’s Hands-On Museum (CHOM) is the perfect place for children 6 to 12 years this summer! Register now to join one - or all four - of our S.T.E.A.M. Summer Camp sessions! Each session filled with new experiences!
Be a part of our Sizzlin’ Summer of S.T.E.A.M. Camp with Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math! Electricity, chemistry, physical science, art, experiments, constructions, Legos, and more … PLUS time for museum exhibit experiences every day! Let your child unleash their creativity - from the science behind the arts, to building, to music, to robots, rocks and more! To learn more visit www.chomonline.org.
June 12-16 M-F 9am-5pm
June 26-30 M-F 9am-5pm
July 10-14 M-F 9am-5pm July 17-21 M-F 9-am-5pm
Full-Day Camps: 6 - 9 years | 10 - 12 years
Camp Fees: $300 per Week. Pay by Day: $60 IF space is available.
CHOM Members receive $5 discount per child.
Registration Fee: $25 (for administration)
Registration Opens April 1, 2023.
Camp registration does not include lunch. Lunch should be brought from home. For the health and safety of all our campers please avoid the use of peanut butter and nuts in packed lunches. CHOM reserves the right to cancel camps that do not meet minimum enrollment. FAQs and Details: www.chomonline.org CHOM | 2213 University Blvd. Tuscaloosa 35401 | (205) 349-4235
Created Resources offers art classes, camps, events, and products, and Bible study resources to help children and women grow in creativity and thrive in the identity and purpose they were created for. Owner April Coleman has 19 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 open a NEW STUDIO in March located in Northport at 507 Energy Center Blvd., Suite 302, one block off Watermelon Rd. Our next session of 6-week After School and Homeschool Art Classes begins March 20, with registration open now.
Art camps are open to kids in rising kindergarten through 8th grades and will include a combination of faith-based and technique-based themes. Campers will explore a variety of fun, engaging art materials and creative techniques, including painting, sketching, sculpting, and mixed media. Campers will create multiple masterpieces that reflect their unique style and remind them that they are created on purpose, for a purpose! Sessions are new each year and do not repeat, unless noted in description. Registration for Summer Art Camps opens March 1st at www.createdresources.com. Email subscribers receive access to early registration.
Follow us for updates and special offers! Instagram: @createdresources, Facebook: Created Resources. Contact email@example.com to join our email list, to get more information about camps, classes, and events, or to book an art themed party or event for a kids’, teen, or women’s group.
CRIMSON TIDE AQUATICS
Crimson Tide Aquatics is a competitive swim team for kids 6-18 in Tuscaloosa County. We strive to build not just great swimmers, but great people. If your child can swim 1 length of the pool, then they are ready for CTA, and we can do the rest!
Location: The University of Alabama Aquatics Center
THE DANCE CENTRE SUMMER FUN!
Dance with Dorothy: May 30-June 1 for ages 3-5 and 6-9. Click your ruby red slippers together and join us at #sweethomeTDC for all things Wizard of Oz! Dance with our main characters from our recital and wear your recital costumes to continue down the yellow brick road of dancing with Dorothy.
TDC Summer Intensive/Choreography: June 5-8 for Company Members current level 3
and up. Come join us for awesome master classes with amazing guest faculty from all over the US. Advanced, Intermediate and Petite dancers. This is geared towards our company members.
Under the Sea @ TDC: June 13-15 for ages 3-5 & 6-9. Come join Ariel, Sebastian, and Flounder for some underwater dancing fun! We want to become “Part of Your World” with all things mermaids and magical! Ariel will visit and we will craft and dance Under the Sea!
Itty Bitty Beach Party MINI INTENSIVE: June 13-15 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.
Little Princess Tea Party Camp: June 20-23 for 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!!
Enchanted Encanto Camp: June 27-29 for 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”.
Hip Hop Tik Tok Camp!: July 11-13 for ages 4-6 and ages 7-10 . Hip Hop till 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!!
Under the Big Top Acro Camp: July 18-20 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!
Lights, Camera, Action: July 18-20 for ages 5-8 and 9-12. Calling all triple threats… Singing, Acting, and Dancing! This camp will offer voice lessons, acting coaching, and of course dancing! If your little actor or actress wants to be on BROADWAY this is the camp for them! This camp is great for current dancers who need exposure to voice and acting, and is also great for kids involved in theatre who need more dance exposure! Come take the stage with TDC!
Legs, Lines, and Leaps!: July 25-27
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.
Ballroom BlitZ: July 25-27
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! This camp will be split in 2 groups levels 3-5 and levels 6-8. TDC will carry the ballroom shoes needed for this camp!
*NEW* Mommy’s Day Out
For our tiniest dancers, we have designed a 2 hour “dance play date” camp. These camps are for 2-4 year olds who are not quite ready for our 3 day 3 hour camps, but still want to dance this summer. These play dates are 10-12 and $40 a camp!
Donuts with Dad
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
June 3- “Angelina Ballerina” - a sweet ballet day
June 10- “Princess Play Date”- a Royal camp where a princess will visit us!!!
July 29- “JJ does Ballet” Cocomelon dance songs and nursery rhymes!!!
visit our WEBSITE at www.thedancecentre.net and register online.
Each camp is $150 (excluding company intensive).
FLUM WEEKDAY KIDS
Summer Camp 2023: 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 grade through 12-years-old, with a safe, worry-free environment so they can “Just Be A Kid”.
At FLUM we offer:
Indoor Gym and outdoor play space available.
Weekly Swimming at Bowers Park
Weekly Water days at Shelby Park
Games and Sports
Degreed Teacher/College students for Counselors
No extra fees
June 1st - July 28th 7:30 am-5:30 pm
July 31st - August 4th close at 3:30
Enrollment Fee: $50, Tuition Fees: $100 weekly or $30 daily
Summer Camp T-Shirt $15
Camp fees include supplies and all field trips
NIKE TENNIS CAMP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA
We want you to train with the Crimson Tide! This summer we offer over and day camps for different tennis player levels and ages. The Alabama tennis camps continue to grow each year so please register early at https://www.ussportscamps.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. Camps will include daily activities off court such as bowling, movie night, pizza and games. 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.
PARAkids Summer Day Camp – Grades K-6
We are enthused to meet our new and returning campers for PARAkids Summer Day Camp 2023! We look forward to providing new and enriching experiences for all children complemented by hands-on recreational opportunities. For more information or to register, visit: tcpara.org.
PARAyouth Summer Enrichment- Grades 7-9
We are excited to announce that we will be kicking off PARAyouth’s Summer Enrichment Program for upcoming 7-9 grade students in 2023! We look forward to developing new skills while including recreation into each student’s summer schedule. We can’t wait to see you in June! For more information or to register, visit: tcpara.org.
TA SUMMER KNIGHTS
Please join us at Tuscaloosa Academy as we embark on a fun filled enriching
summer of learning, growing, and imagination. Summer Knights will offer your
child the opportunity to join in camps of athletics, enrichment, education,
imagination, and more!
The Squires (rising 1st-4th graders) and Knights (rising 5th-8th graders) have an array
of weekly camps in which to choose. Summer Knights offers both morning and
afternoon camps in a safe and inclusive environment.
Keep your child active and engaged while exploring new interests and skills! You
can find camps such as cooking, journaling, Legos, art, and STEM at Tuscaloosa
Academy, as well as clinics such as bass fishing, football skills, baseball, and
Registration will begin on April 3rd. Please visit our website
www.tuscaloosaacademy.org, for more information coming soon or email Nicole
Godwin at firstname.lastname@example.org!
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 THEATRE TROUPE SUMMER CAMPS
Join us as we learn an entire show in one week and put on a full-scale production at the end of the week starring you! This camp is perfect for kids new to the theatre world all the way up to the most seasoned performers. Everyone who registers is in the show! Cost: $255 per camp (registration fee included). Use code KL30 for $30 off.
Finding Nemo Jr. Camp: May 29 - June 2, Show date: June 3
Willy Wonka Jr. Camp: June 19 - 23, Show date: June 24
Aladdin Kids Camp: July 17 - 21, Show dates: July 21 & 22
For more information or to register, visit: www.TTTShows.com
THE UA READING CLINIC
The UA Reading Clinic provides programs during the school year and summer for children in grades K-6. Classes are designed for students who need intervention due to reading disability, characteristics of dyslexia, and dyslexia, and are individualized to meet each child's needs using structured literacy methods and dyslexia specific curriculum. Instructors include UA faculty with PhDs in literacy education who are working toward dyslexia therapist certification and UA students trained to use the S.P.I.R.E. curriculum. Email Dr. Carol Donovan email@example.com for more information or visit https://UACALT.UA.edu or https://literacy.ua.edu