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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Summer Camps in Louisville Kentucky 2012: General Day Camps

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General summer day camps in Louisville / Kentuckiana for 2012

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Jewish Community Center of Louisville

PhotobucketExperience the magic of JCC Summer Camp with something for every child.
JCC Summer Camp offers traditional camp for kids 20 months through 6th grade with arts ’n’ crafts, sports, free swim, swim lessons and more!
Children 2 years old receive private swim lessons twice a week, children 3 and 4 years old receive group
swim lessons three times a week and children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade receive group swim
lessons daily.
Specialty camps are also offered which include: Football, Soccer, Theatre, Dance, Horseback Riding, Lego, Sailing and more. All specialty camps swim once a day.
Also, Middle School students have their own camps which include: Community Service, and Counselor
in Training program.

Beautiful campus with two outdoor pools, baseball and soccer fields, basketball and tennis courts, as
well as indoor gymnasiums, auditorium and more! Call for brochure and information.
3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205 •   502.459.0660 • http://www.jcclouisvillecamp.org/




PhotobucketHwang’s Summer Camp helps kids develop life skills such as confidence and respect in a fun & positive environment. Campers learn Taekwondo from the best instructors, trained by Olympian Grandmaster Jung Oh Hwang. Each week offers exciting field trips, and everlasting friendships.
Signups for camp is flexible. Try one-week of all day summer camp or sign up for the entire summer. Drop off times are between 7:30 A.M.-9:00 A.M. Pick up times are between 5:00 P.M.-6:00 P.M. For more info visit us at http://www.alldaycamp.com/ and connect facebook.com/Hmalouisville

2931 S. Hurstbourne Parkway
502.499.-7787

2813 N. Hurstbourne and Westport Road
502.412.7755

7321 Preston Highway
502.966.5222

4226 Shelbyville Road
502.893.6000


PhotobucketThe Temple Preschool Summer Camp provides a quality summer enrichment program with an environment that encourages intellectual, social-emotional, spiritual and physical experiences for the preschool child, age 2-Kindergarten.  This goal will be met by providing a variety of daily activities which will include indoor and outdoor play, games, teacher directed activities, small group activities, art much, cooking projects, and special visitors.  Additionally, every week we will have a water play day with a water table, bubbles, sprinklers and other water activities.  Each week we will spend time reading children’s stories and creating projects relating to the theme.  Our highly qualified and experienced staff will be leading the children in age appropriate activities.   The Temple is conveniently located in the East End, just minutes from the Watterson Expressway and the Gene Snyder.  Call 423-1444 for more information about the Summer Camp and Preschool Enrollment.


PhotobucketHistoric Locust Grove offers a variety of camps with different things to learn. Options for kids 6 and up.

Woodworking Camp (half-day) June 18 to 22 Ages 11-14 - 9:30am – 11:30am Ages 7-10 - 12:30pm – 2:30pm Cost: $85 ($75 Locust Grove members) Build a birdhouse, or a stool, or another fun project out of wood.

Nature Camp at Locust Grove (full day) in collaboration with the Jefferson County Memorial Forest Monday, June 25 – Friday, June 29 Camp Day: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Pick-up: 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm Ages 6-12 Cost: $195 Travel back in time more than 100 years to discover nature and people through Locust Grove. To register call Gina Tate at the Jefferson County Memorial Forest Welcome Center, 502-368-5404, or visit www.memorialforest.com for more information.


Pioneer Camp (half-day) July 9 to 13, 9:00am – 12:00pm Ages 7-10 Cost: $90 ($80 Locust Grove members) Explore the past through crafts, hands-on activities, and demonstrations.

Book Arts Workshop for Kids (2 full days) Ages 9 - 13 Dates: Monday, July 16 & Tuesday, July 17  9:00 am - 4:00 pm Cost: $85 ($75 Locust Grove members) Make your own book! A two-day workshop in the art and technique of making books, papermaking, printing, binding, stamping, paper marbling, and more.

Junior Re-enactor Camp (half-day) Tuesday, July 24- Thursday, July 26 9:00 am-12:00 noon Ages 10-14 Cost: $60 ($50 Locust Grove members. In this 3-day camp, junior historians will learn the basics of re-enacting the past.

To register, call us at (502)897-9845 for a registration form, or send email to Mary Beth Williams at williams@locustgrove.org Registration open. More camp details at the Locust Grove website!



PhotobucketLouisville Ballet School - Summer Dance Programs June 11 – July 13
Introduce your child to dance with arts, crafts and new friends! Louisville Ballet School offers workshops designed to develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness, as well as instill a love for dance and the arts.

Children (ages 3-5) will discover an exciting mix of creative dance, arts and crafts, and narrative storytelling through movement – all inspired by the wonderful world around us.

Children (ages 6-8) will explore a blend of creative dance and pre-ballet exercises along with visual art projects to discover the art of storytelling through dance while sharing in the traditions of the full-length classical ballets.

Students (ages 8-13) with prior dance experience will discover the art of storytelling through dance while learning traditional folk dances, repertoire from full-length classical ballets, and dance styles including modern, character dance, Flamenco, and Pilates.

Students (ages 11-16) with previous dance training will experience the exciting life of a professional dancer - joining in the grand tradition of classical ballet by learning repertoire from full-length classical ballets as well as exploring contemporary dance styles to enhance strength and versatility.

All classes take place in our St. Matthews studios. Summer Dance Programs fill up quickly so register now to reserve your child’s place in class. Register via email to school@louisvilleballet.org, by fax to (502) 583-0006, in-person at our studios or by mail.

 Louisville Ballet School
4121 Shelbyville Road
(502) 583-3150, ext. 245
school@louisvilleballet.org
www.louisvilleballet.org/DanceSchool

PhotobucketSummer Camps at The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft


KidArt Camp- The Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft is excited to offer a new format for summer camps this year. We will be offering both morning and afternoon sessions; Morning sessions will introduce kids to a variety of media with a different project each day. Afternoon sessions will offer more in-depth learning on a focused subject. Kids will have the option of attending one or both sessions each week. Kids staying all day will have lunch from 12:00-1:00.


$85 Members/$100 non-members per half-day session


June 11th-15th
Morning session (9:00-12:00) – Grades K-2nd
Afternoon session (1:00-4:00) – Clay Focus (grades 1-6)

June 25th-29th
Morning session (9:00-12:00) – Grades K-2nd
Afternoon session (1:00-4:00) – Fiber Focus (grades 1-6)

July 9th-13th
Morning session (9:00-12:00) – Grades 3rd-5th
Afternoon session (1:00-4:00) – Printmaking and Graphic Arts Focus (grades 1-6)

July 30th-August 3rd
Morning session (9:00-12:00) – Grades 3rd-5th
Afternoon session (1:00-4:00) – Clay Focus (grades 1-6)


In addition, we will be offering a week at the end of the summer where kids can register by the day, for those who are unable to attend for an entire week.
Cost: $20 member/ $22.50 non-member
August 6th-10th
Morning session (9:00-12:00) – All ages (register by the day)
Afternoon session (1:00-4:00) – All ages (register by the day)

BLACKACRE ART WEEK - July 23rd-27th - Grades 6th-8th - 9:15-4:15 - $160 without bus, $180 with bus. Blackacre Art Week is a week long day-camp for middle school students with an interest in art and nature. Set at beautiful Blackacre Nature Preserve in eastern Louisville, this exciting summer camp gives kids the opportunity to create art with four professional artists, while exploring the beauty of the preserve.
To register or for more info, call 502.589.0102 or go to www.kentuckyarts.org/education-camps

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Oldham County YMCA : variety of programs

Camp HiHo for 5-13 year olds.

Frazier Museum Camp for rising 1st graders through 6th graders

Jefferson Memorial Forest - summer camps for ages 5-12.

Kentucky Humane Society – Camps for Kids ages from 6-16 (2012 info not listed at of Feb '12)

Locust Grove Day camps for ages 7-14 various themes throughout the summer  (2012 info not listed at of Feb '12)

Springale Church has affordable day camps for kids 3 and up (potty trained)

Louisville Nature Center - Day camp for ages 4-12 providing lots of hands-on learning about the local wildlife and habitats found in Beargrass Creek State Nature Preserve

Louisville Science Center has a camp available June to August 12.

Louisville Zoo - has variety of day camps throughout the summer for all ages.

Planetarium - Website says it offers summer camps, but the information has not been released yet.

Rocksport - rock climbing daycamp

YMCA - variety of ages.

EP Tom Sawyer State Park offers camps in June & July. For more information contact the Recreation Office at 429-7270.

Lego camps!  For ages 5-12 at various locations! (2012 info not listed at of Feb '12)


Click HERE for our Sports Camp listings!

Click HERE for our Academic Camp Listings!

Click HERE for our Art, Music, Dance and Theater Camp Listings!

Please let us know if there are others to add!  You can get a featured spot for your camp by emailing info@louisvillefamilyfun.net
Note, this is published in February and some businesses have not updated their information. Also, we will add to this list as we find more!

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