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Thursday, February 28, 2013

Easter Events for Kids: Things to do around Louisville and Southern Indiana for Easter

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The Easter Bunny! Get your one free photo with the Easter Bunny!
There will be Easter Egg Hunts, Crafts for the kids - March 23rd-31st

March 16th at noon - Easter Hop at Animal House

Photos with the Bunny at the malls:
Oxmoor Mall  March 16-30th

St. Matthews Mall  March 16-30th

Green Tree Mall March 14th-30th

Jefferson Mall March 9th-30th

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt at Rivervalley Christian Church - March 22nd (7:30-9) Bring your family for games, food and a lot of fun!  Bring your own basket and flashlight.  Designed for kids 5th grade and under. 

 photo IMG_2380_zps539f973c.jpgSPAK Accessible Easter Egg Hunt March 23rd  11-1pm at Kosair Charities front lawn 982 Eastern Parkway.

Easter Egg Hunt Emmanuel Assembly Of God
5701 Johnsontown Rd Easter Egg Hunt on March 23rd at 1pm. Ages 2-10 Come and join the Fun! Rain or Shine!

FREE Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, Mar. 23rd at 501 Romara Place in the City of Lyndon. Not only will they offer the Easter Egg Hunt, but from 10am until 1:00pm there will be a petting zoo, music, jumpy, refreshments, face painting, games and more. The Easter Bunny will be there to share the fun. Free Parking with Shuttle service to & from Romara Place....be sure to bring your own basket

Buffalo Trace Easter Egg Hunt
Buffalo Trace Distillery will hold the Annual Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 23rd. Festivities start at 1:00 p.m., with the great hunt getting underway in the Gardens of Buffalo Trace at 1:15 p.m. Don't miss out of all the fun and refreshments! FREE

Southwest Family YMCA  March 23rd Community Easter Egg Hunt this Saturday, from 3-5 pm at the SW Family YMCA! It's free and open to the community!

3rd Annual EggstREVaganza is March 24 (Palm Sunday) immediately following 11a worship. Revolution Church will provide meat (BBQ pork and chicken fingers) and drinks.  Magic show at 1pm with egg hunt (indoor), face painting and balloon animals to follow-12:30p-2:30p.

March 24th 1pm - Q103.1 and Wild Eggs are hosting an Easter Egg Hunt.  You can also win Sesame Street Live tickets. For ages 2-10.  It's at the Wild Eggs Landis Lake location.

March 25th - Shawnee Library Eggs-tra sweet event for kids age 5-9, 6:30pm

March 30th - Harvey Brown Presbyterian Church Egg Hunt and Pancake Breakfast starting at 9am.  (Egg hunt for 5th grade and under)

Easter Parade:  on March 30th. The Parade begins at approximately 11:30 A.M. on Frankfort Ave from Stiltz to Haldeman.

Easter Egg Hunt in City of New Albany - March 30th, noon-3pm -  Bunny Fun stations will be set up along the pedway to entertain kids 3 - 10 years old. Egg hunt with prizes begins at 12:30 pm sharp!  Mr. Rabbit will be there. It’s Free! Bicknell Park

Jeffersontown Easterfest - March 30th - 1-3pm activities and refreshments, all free

Easter EGGspress Train ride - March 30th - 2pm (2 options, prices vary).  Kentucky Railway Museum

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt in Jeffersonville at Richard Vissing Park for ages 3 and up on March 30th at 7:30pmFREE Bring your own flashlight.

Easter Egg Hunt, at All About Kids, dates not posted on their website yet
Typically - Ages 6 and under, older siblings can play in open gym, there is a fee (I believe ~$6 in advance)
Designated areas for 1-2 yr olds, 3-4 yr olds, and 5-6 yr olds.
Indoor event, door prizes and photo ops with the Easter Bunny

Galt House Easter Brunch - March 31st 10am -4pm, even with a petting zoo after brunch!  Adults $35, Children $15, kids 3&under are free

Crowne Plaza Easter Brunch - March 31st - 11-2:30pm  Adult are $32.95, seniors over age 55 are $30, and kids ages 5 and under are free. Egg hunts on the hour!

Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt
 eat Joe Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant, March 31st - Annual Giant Easter Egg Hunt  and the Easter Bunny will be there too. Don't forget to call and make your reservations for the Dining Room or Buffet at 923-5255!  

Lots of churches offer Easter egg hunts so be sure to google your local churches and check the times for Easter Sunday services while you are there.  We will be adding more info for Easter Egg Hunts as we learn about them!

Always double check with the event’s websites to get additional info if a RSVP or ticket is needed, pricing, time etc. If you know of other local events please Submit them by clicking HERE.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Kentucky Derby Festival Events for Kids and Families

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 For our updated recommendations, see here

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We have partnered with the Kentucky Derby Festival to make sure that you know everything there is to know about the abundance of fun that leads up to The Kentucky Derby on May 4th at Churchill Downs.

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What is a Pegasus Pin?  They are nifty little annual pins that you wear to gain admission to some of the events.  Events will list if they require a Pegasus Pin for admission.  You can find them at Kroger, that's the easiest but they are often sold at the events as well. They are sold individually or in family packs. Kids under the age of 6 do not need pins!

LouFamFun's Kentucky Derby Festival album on Photobucket

Giveaways coming to Louisville Family Fun in March
All post updates about the festival, contests &
winners will be posted HERE

Basketball Classic Tickets (which includes Night of Future Stars)
Tons of wristbands for the Meijer Family Fun Zone 
Tickets for seats at the Pegasus Parade
Family Packs of Pegasus Pins
Free entries for the miniFun Run

McDonald's Thunder Preview Party - one of our favorite festival events! Read our past review here.  April 4th at Bowman Field from 5-9pm.  Entry is a Thunder Funder Cup from McDonald's (Kentuckiana locations) or a Pegasus pin. 

The Basketball Classic - April 19th at 7pm at Freedom Hall. This is the opportunity to see premier high school basketball talent.  Tickets are on sale now.  If you get a ticket to this event, you can also go to the Night of Future Stars on April 18th at 7pm at Floyd Central High School.

Fest-A-Ville on the Waterfront - Weekdays starting April 25th 11 AM - 11 PM, Saturday 7:30 AM – 11 PM, Sunday 1 PM – 11 PM. at Waterfront Park. Concerts with national talent, family fun, food, kids’ inflatable playground, midway rides and more. Admission is free with a 2013 Pegasus Pin 

Also, April 29th is Discovery Day!

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 photo KDFimagesdiscoveryday2_zps89bbdfec.png Check back for special LouFamFun info and a savings opportunity for Discovery Day!
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Information about the Meijer Family Fun Zone: Read more about this in our review from last year. This is part of Thunder over Louisville  on April 20th and takes place on the Belvedere. It is not open to the public, you must have a wristband.  Wristbands cannot be purchased, only won through Kentucky Derby Festival partners.
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Kraft will have a cooking demo • Beef Council doing cooking demo • Radio station with van will be present • 2 large inflatables • Face painters •  Meijer tent doing food giveaways • Freebies from LouFamFun • Sportacus from the Sprout Channel brought in by Produce for Kids will also be there doing appearances • And wristband recipients have access in the Kentucky Center for the Arts for restrooms and concessions.

Thunder Over Louisville - one of the largest annual fireworks displays in North America! April 20th on the Waterfront. See our review from last year. Click here for information about the air show and fireworks!

Great BalloonFest - April 25-27th
miniFun Run - a new event! - Sunday April 28th at 11:30am. Registration is $20 before 4/15. It's for kids ages 3-14. They can participate in a non-competitive fun run! The miniFun Run provides a great course for families to be active together. Participants receive a runners bib, finishers medal and a 2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Family miniFun Run t-shirt.

Children's Tea with the Kentucky Derby Festival Princesses - April 28th at the Crowne Plaza from 1-3:30pm.  Tickets tend to sell out, reservations required. 502-299-0708

The Louisville Youth Orchestra Concert is April 28th at 4pm at the Iroquois Ampitheatre and admission is a pegasus pin. Relax with your family in this lovely setting, bring a picnic and enjoy the music.

The Pegasus Parade Preview Party - April 30th Kentucky Exposition Center South wing.  Admission requires a Pegasus Pin (and don't forget the $8 KEC parking fee) - a great way to get up close to the parade floats and get excited about the event!  Click here to read our past review.  Private Group Tours 9:00 am – 1:00 pm. Open to the Public 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm.  To schedule a private group tour call 502-572-3828.

The Great Steamboat Race - May 1st - race starts at 6pm.  The Belle of Cincinnati and The Belle of Louisville compete on the Ohio River! You can ride the boats for a ticketed fee or you can find a spot on the river to watch the race!

The Pegasus Parade - May 2nd at 5pm along Broadway from Campbell to 9th in downtown Louisville.  A wonderful parade celebrating our city and the Kentucky Derby.  You can get tickets for seats or bleacher seats but you can also find a spot along the parade route at no cost.  Here's our review from last year so you can learn more about the experience. 

This informational post will be kept as a special page on our website so you can find it easily along our red menu bar.


The LouFamFun $10 Challenge - February - Kitchen Science Experiments

 photo image2_zps0578dc07.jpeg photo image1_zps217b549d.jpegMost of my $10 ideas involve the great outdoors, but today was bitterly cold. Instead, I decided to do something messy, fun and educational in the comfort of our home. I found some great "kitchen science" ideas online and presented them to my kids, who decided right away that they wanted to make a volcano. I also wanted to attempt to make our own bouncy balls. We headed to Kroger and picked up the materials we needed. This is where I must stop and say that I technically failed the $10 challenge because I went over by 6 cents. To be fair, I had pretty much all of the supplies I needed at home already. It was all pretty basic stuff, but I purchased it all anyway because I wasn't allowed to just pocket the money, of course.

 photo image5_zps57a89855.jpeg photo image4_zps207b446d.jpeg photo image3_zpsbeb75456.jpegTo form the 'cone' of the volcano, we mixed flour, salt and cooking oil and molded it around a plastic bottle from our recycle bin. The kids selected some of their plastic animals and placed them around the volcano just for fun. Then we filled the volcano with water, a bit of food coloring, dish soap and baking soda. Pouring vinegar on top activated the volcano, which bubbled and oozed down the side of the cone. The kids were so delighted that I actually emptied it out a few times and did it over. It was a fun bonding experience as well as a great way to teach them a little bit of chemistry.

 photo image6_zps02cfcb90.jpegThe homemade bouncy ball project was a bit tricky. It involved a mix of glue, Borax and cornstarch. We also added food coloring just for fun. My son enjoyed getting the sticky mixture all over his hands, but my daughter opted to let me roll her ball. The end result was lackluster. We made balls, but they were not quite shaped right and didn't bounce much at all. I think we'll try this again another day to see if we can master it.

 photo image7_zps6a26c18c.jpegThe three of us spent a couple of hours laughing, learning and making a mess in the kitchen, without consuming a single calorie. We'll definitely do more kitchen science in the future!

By guest contributor: Brandy

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

Maple Syrup Festival at Leane and Michael's Sugarbush Farm

Every year during the last weekend of February and the first weekend in March Leane and Michael's Sugarbush farm (Salem, IN) hosts their Maple Syrup Festival. Admission and parking is free, and we found the event to be extremely family friendly for all ages.

 We started with a pancake/waffle breakfast (kids under 5 eat free) and then headed outside to the activities. For kids there is a scavenger hunt which yields maple syrup cotton candy as a prize, bean bags toss, branding wood, coloring, candle making, a maze, Jacob's ladder, a swing and much more. For older children and adults you can take a tractor ride or take a hike to see where the maple syrup is tapped. There are some vendors, but nothing pushy and items are very unique. Most activities are free or cost a nominal fee. Before you leave stop by the store and load up on fantastic maple syrup that comes in four grades, maple syrup cookies and candy. Dress warmly, wear shoes for mud and have fun!

MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL -March 2 & 3, 2013, 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
321 N. Garrison Hollow Road, Salem, IN 47167
Telephone: (812) 967-4491 Toll Free: 1-877-841-8851
 e-mail: sugrbush@wcrtc.net
 web site: www.LMSugarbush.com

By guest contributor: Tanya

February Family Book Review: Chef Nancy’s Kids’ Club Cookbook + Family Ideas for Helping Others

 photo ChefNancy_zps84c1e2a3.jpgFebruary’s family book feature is a kid’s cookbook, written by Louisville’s Chef Nancy Russman and illustrated by Christina Bayens called Chef Nancy’s Kids’ Club Cookbook. I thumbed through it and loved it! Then I handed it to my nine-year-old daughter who was immediately drawn to the cool smoothies and iced drink recipes. This cookbook is broken down into the categories snacks, wraps/sandwiches, and sweets and drinks. Every recipe in the book is catered to children and requires no use of a cutting utensil, such as a knife. They are easy ideas to make eating healthy foods more fun. I love the simplicity of it. It would be great for any age child, but I thought of older children, perhaps at the babysitting age, who can use this cookbook to easily create snacks for younger children or younger siblings with simple ingredients and make it fun to eat in the process. Throughout the book she also gives tips on hand washing and proper handling of food, plus a key to measurements and a note keeping section for kids’ favorite recipes of their own.

Remember, this book is written and illustrated by a local author/illustrator team and published by Butler Books here in Louisville. If you’d like to purchase this book, click here, and continue supporting Louisville locals. Chef Nancy Russman, otherwise known as Chef Nancy, has been helping kids eat healthy for a long time. I met Chef Nancy many years ago at a children’s librarian meeting in which she told us about her endeavors around the city to make sure kids don’t go hungry each day. She started the program Kids Café. It is a program housed in schools and neighborhood places to make food accessible to kids who need a meal. Chef Nancy’s mission is that no child feels the pain of hunger and she wants to make eating about feeding your brain. So, with inspiration from Chef Nancy’s efforts, LouFamFun thought it would be neat to highlight some ways that Louisville families can get out in our community and help other families out!

Places in and around Louisville and Southern Indiana in which your family can get involved by helping others, together. Sign up to help serve a meal for families in need. Here is a list of places to help get you started!

Kids Cafés, a program that is run with help through the Dare to Care Food Bank. They could use volunteer help in many different ways; if you’d like to help serve meals at one of the fourteen Kids Café locations, you’re encouraged to contact the site directly, or email johnna@daretocare.org

Adopt-a-Meal through the Ronald McDonald House. They are many ways to volunteer with this charity, from just donating food to prepare a meal all the way to preparing a meal for the families right in the kitchen at the Ronald McDonald House. According to the Adopt-a-Meal Guidelines, children under 6 are not permitted in the kitchen. But families with older children can do this, and families with younger children can help in other ways, even from home. You can contact the Administrative Assistant, Rebecca Washer, for more information rebecca@rmhc-kentuckiana.org, 502.561.7657.

Volunteer with ministries such as Jeffersontown Area Ministries, Fern Creek/Highview United Ministries, or the United Crescent Hill Ministries. Churches in many parts of town offer a weekly free meal to the community, to anyone who needs it. My daughter’s Girl Scout troop has been earning service hours by volunteering at Beulah Presbyterian Church in Fern Creek. Their meals are served on Tuesday nights from 4:30-7pm. Jeffersontown United Methodist Church offers a similar outreach on Wednesday nights from 5:30-6:30pm. Find a church or other organization in your neighborhood where you and your family can donate your time to helping in the kitchen, serving, or cleaning up afterwards. Your time is invaluable and will definitely be accepted and appreciated!

Volunteer to serves meals to the community through The Lord’s Kitchen outreach ministry

Wayside Christian Mission. There are a countless number of ways to volunteer here. Call or email them to see how families can get involved together. (502) 584-3711

Check out this list of some Random Acts of Kindness ideas. Maybe your family would like to do a RAK in lieu of helping serve a meal. Whatever you choose, you will gain something far beyond your expectations.

By guest contributor: Erin

Monday, February 25, 2013

CONTEST! KidStuff Sale Gift Certificate and FREE registration to sell!

PhotobucketKidStuff Sale is Kentuckiana's longest running consignment sale events!  Their huge Louisville sale is March 21-24th.  You won't want to miss this event. Do you have items to sell? They can help you get the CA$H out of your toy box and closet! Everyone is welcome to shop, sell or volunteer. Visit www.KidStuffSale.com  email info@KidStuffSale.com or call 502.KID0 (5430)

KidStuff Sale Events: Buy what you need…sell what you don't!

We have a KidStuff Sale $25 shopping gift card and free registration to sell at the Louisville event for a lucky reader!  

Good luck!

Sunday, February 24, 2013

WINNERS! LEGO KidsFest Tickets

 photo 20120617-0091LKFMW12-art-Copy_zpscefc04b0.jpgThe LEGO KidsFest, a giant traveling LEGO expo, is excited to be coming to Louisville, KY, April 5-8th at the Kentucky Exposition Center. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, LEGO Ninjago, and LEGO Friends. There are group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering three acres of space.  If you haven't seen, we have a discount code for you, view it here.

We have two winners from our contest that ended on Friday 2/22.  The lucky winners are........

Friday 4-pack: Amanda Clarke
Saturday mornign 4-pack: Justin Pendygraft

Please email info@louisvillefamilyfun.net with your address to claim your prize!

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Family Book time for March - Dr. Seuss

 photo seusslibrary_zps044b0600.pngOn Friday, March 1, the Main Library location of the Louisville Free Public Library is hosting a Dr. Seuss Family Pajama Party! Step into the library after hours for a Seuss-extravaganza. The pj party is from 6pm-8pm and will include anything and everything Seuss! From wacky crafts, games, and activities to Seuss snacks, this is a sure bet for fun for families. And when is the last time you were in the library after it closed?? Be sure to wear your pajamas! Check out the website or call 502-574-1620 for more information.

Through the Kohl’s Cares charity, Louisville Family Fun received some cool prizes in keeping with the theme of Dr. Seuss and his birthday, which is March 2. Stay tuned for another opportunity to attend a Dr. Seuss story time while supporting the fundraising efforts of the Louisville Children’s Museum at the same time. Mark your calendars for March 20th at 10:30am to enjoy some story time at The Parent-Teacher Store. LFF will be giving away four great prizes at the story time, courtesy of Kohl’s. Kohl’s donates 100% of the profits of its plush toys and books, “Hats Off to Helping Kids,” to kid’s health and education initiatives all over the United States.

 Also check out the Library's annual Read with Me program. It is a self-contained reading program that encourages preschool and kindergarten-aged children and families to create a habit of reading together. Pick up a Read with Me flier and sticker sheet at any LFPL library location and start reading today.

By guest contributor: Erin
photo courtesy of LFPL.org/kids

Friday, February 22, 2013

Things to do this weekend in and around Louisville - February 22,23,24

February is coming to a close.  Shall we start a daily countdown to spring? I can't wait to hang outside all of the time with the kids.  I know, I know...soon I'll be complaining about those darn Ohio Valley allergies.  It's all relative!

If the weather cooperates this weekend, you can pop over to The Parklands and check out the PNC Achievement Center for Education and Interpretation.  This new building opens to the public today and will be staffed with park rangers to provide free learning and fun when you visit the park.  Hit the playground nearby and see what this new facility has to offer, sounds good to me! I am loving watching that park vision come to life.

And, don't forget, take advantage of the $5 museum row admissions while you still can! Kentucky and Indiana residents get this perk through the end of the month.  Click here for more information about which museums participate and links to those museums.

You know, LIMO rhymes with FROYO. Kinda of?  Well, Sunday, it's Daddy-Daughter Date Night at Sweet Frog Clarksville.  Daddies and their girls (any age!) are encouraged to come dressed in style. There are prizes and photo opportunities and yes, LIMOS!  It's all free, except if you get some froyo - Daddy will have to treat his girl to that part.

Have a fabuLOUs weekend with your family, whatever you choose to do!

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Summer Camps in Louisville 2013: Art, Music, Dance, or Theater

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Musical Milestones

Musical Milestones has something musical to offer children of all ages of early childhood during the summer months!  You can tailor your class schedule to your own summer schedule!!

Come join us for one (or all) of our Musical Playdates!  Join in with your children in merry music making by singing, dancing, playing instruments and creative movement.

Musical Playdates also include an arts/craft activity for ages 2 and up.

Piano/Keyboard Camp for 5-7 year olds also available. 
Find out if your child is ready for the keyboard before you make a commitment to this area of study.

You do not need to own a piano!  Keyboards are provided for each child during class time.
Classes are limited to 6 and provide a fun, relaxed and stress free learning environment.

Check out the summer schedule at our website www.musicalmiletones.info

For more info, please call me at 502-819-4214

PhotobucketUptown Art

Start with a blank canvas.  Add your favorite wine, some of your best friends, and leave with your own masterpiece at the end of a fun filled evening!  Our talented instructors will teach you step-by-step as you paint in a relaxed group setting.  We also offer private parties, bachelorette parties, corporate team building events, bridal events, kids birthday parties, and kids day camps!  Go to www.uptownart.com to book one of our nightly classes or to get more information for our private parties.  You'll have a BLAST at Uptown Art!  Located in the Highlands with a NEW LOCATION opening in New Albany this Summer!

The Speed Art Museum

The Speed Art Museum’s Summer Art Camps are back! Drawing! Painting! Printmaking! Photography! Architecture and More Fun! Look for the Speed Specialty Art Camps at the Clifton Center, June 10th – 14th. Speed Art Camps will also be at The Frazier & the Jewish Community Center starting June 10th- August 2nd. Find enrollment information at our website! Camps are for Grades 3rd -8th. Enrollment Starts Now! REMEMBER - Camps are tax deductible! www.speedmuseum.org/SummerCamp

Let your dreams take center stage!
June 17 – July 19

The Louisville Ballet School offers workshops for children just beginning their journey as well as those who have a growing passion for dance. Classes are designed to develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness while instilling a love for dance and the arts. Sessions available for children ages 3 - 16. Cost: $65 - $400

Louisville Ballet School, 4121 Shelbyville Road

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Classic Melodies Day Camp
Once again we will be offering our performing arts day camp at Classic Melodies. Camp dates have been set for June 24th-28th from 9a.m. to 3p.m. daily. Campers will be exposed to disciplines in Dance, Voice, Theater and Musical Theater. Also we will be having our activity of the day such as Water, Movie, Dance, & Inflatable Day and much more! Come learn the arts in a fun and camp environment. Summer camp is a great time to be exposed to many different disciplines. This years theme is "Seussical"
Where: Classic Melodies, 1191 Hillview Blvd. #6 Louisville, KY 40229
When: June 24th-28th
Who can attend: Ages 4-9
Cost: $149 includes Lunch

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Classic Melodies Overnight Camp
Our overnight Performing Arts Camp consist of 6 days of intensive training in the students chosen disciplines of acting, singing, dancing, instrumental music and/or musical theater. Top teachers in each discipline will provide the students with a focused and fun learning environment. In addition, students will enjoy traditional camp activities such as swimming, zip lining, archery, talent shows, dances, camp fire sing along and more!!! Broadway caliber experience!
Where: Camp Cedar Ridge, 4010 Routt Rd. Louisville,KY 40299.
When: June 9th-15th
Who can attend: Ages 10 & Up
Cost: $349 includes Lodging & 3 Meals a Day

ky museum of art and craft logo photo kymuseumofartandcraftlogo_zpsa58a91da.jpgContact: Melodie Stacy 502-955-7494 Email: classicmelodies@aol.com Web: www.classicmelodies.org

Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft
KidArt Camp
June 24 – 28: Grades K-3rd,
July 29 – August 2: Grades 3rd – 5th
Full Day and Half Day Camps This week long camp is designed for elementary school age children to explore with paint, fiber, wood, mixed media and more. 

Clay Camp
July 8 – 12: Grades K-3rd
August 5 – 9: Grades 3rd – 5th
This week long camp is designed for elementary school age children to learn a variety of clay techniques; coil-building, slab-building, experimenting with textures, and more.

Blackacre Art Week 
July 22 – 26: Grades 6th – 8th
Middle school students have an opportunity to work with professional artists to complete four different projects during this weeklong camp. This camp is on location at Blackacre Nature Preserve.


Art @ the Beach at duPont Manual High School. June 10-14. Grades 3-12. 8:45-3:25. $275.

Assumption High School   Art, Graphic Design, music theatre, drama and sports. Grades 3-11. $75-$110. Camps in June and July.

Bellarmine University  They have some fun art options like cartooning as well as academic camps.  June and July, options for 4th graders and up.  

Oldham County Schools Arts Center    Half day options for ages 4-17, can combine for a full day.

Sacred Heart School for the Arts Dance, drama, art, music. Ages 3 and up. $55 and up depending on class.  Lots of options!

Spot 5 Art Studio   Many options for painting for various ages. Many art options from painting to photography.  Starting the week of June 3.

Stage One Family Theatre Camps Ages 4-18.  Learn by doing: 
comprehensive drama/theatre education includes interactive, participatory exploration

Walden Theatre Camps for kids age 5-18 for art, imagination, theater, acting, comedy and more. 

Louisville Visual Art Assoiciation  Classes for elementary, middle and high school students, fees start at $120.  June 10 - August 2.

Derby Din­ner Play­house Ages 5-17, full day camps.

Elite Dance  Ages 4 - 16 in June and July

Suzuki String Insti­tute  Ages 3–18. Uni­ver­sity of Louisville School of Music for vio­lin, viola, and cello.

McClanahan School of Irish Dance  Ages 3 1/2 -  12. Introduction to Irish Dance. June 18 - 20. $85 per child.

The Artist In You  Ages 6-14. Art projects ranging from pottery painting to food-art and games.  $225 a week from 9-3 Monday through Friday.  

Encore Youth Camps  Ages 4-17.  Three different options depending on child's age.  Kids participate in dance, drama, and music classes and also learn about set and costume design.  The 2-week camp ends with a musical theater performance.  

Drama By George   Options for kids and teens.Various options, dates, prices, and locations.

Clint Vaught’s Young Actors Institute June 10 – June 21. Ages 10-17. Contact: 485-6392.

Everyone's An Artist Camp  June 10 - June 14.  9-11:30  Ages 4-6.  $100 per child.

L.O.V.E Camp for Littles June 24 - 28. 9-11:30. Ages 4-6.  $100 per child.

Earth Mother, Father Sun July 15 - 19. 9-11:30. Ages 4-6. $100 per child.

Lessons from the Lorax July 22 - 26. 9-11:30.  Ages 4-6.  $100 per child.

The Bard's Town Theatre  June 10 - 20. Ages 7-12. Monday - Thursday 9-4. $375.  

We have more camp posts! See all of them HERE

Did we miss a camp listing? Interested in featuring your camp? Email lauren@louisvillefamilyfun.net

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Review of Gasthaus German Restaurant

We were lucky enough to get reservations at the Gasthaus German Restaurant for a Friday night. It's in a strip mall near the intersections of 264 and Brownsboro Road.  From the outside it doesn't look like anything special, but on the inside it is very unique. Amongst the tables, there are two small chalets inside the restaurant with tables inside, a very small bar area, tons of German decorations, and a lot of family pictures (the owners have 5 children that were raised in Germany). The servers seem to be from Germany or Europe (my husband ordered in German without any strange looks), and they all wear traditional Dirndl dresses.

There were people waiting outside the restaurant for it to open, but we were all seated as soon as it opened - 6pm on the dot. We looked over the menu and ordered our food. The menu warns that everything is made fresh to order, so we expected a bit of a wait for our food to arrive. The wait didn't seem long between courses, however we did spend over 2 hours at the restaurant. We all enjoyed our entrees, but the best was yet to come.

The desserts are all displayed on a table as you enter the restaurant. The dessert menu has all the possible desserts listed, but each night, they tell you which fresh desserts have actually been made that day. When we went, there were about 10 desserts offered. Our table ordered about 5 of them and we shared them. My personal favorite was the Sunken Chocolate Soufflé. The food was the most delicious food I've eaten since our trip to Germany several years ago. It is authentic, German food cooked and served by Germans, in a German environment.

Every entree was delicious, the service was fantastic, and the environment is unique. I'd highly recommend Gasthaus German Restaurant for a special occasion, a date night, or if you're looking for authentic German food. It can also be very educational for kids to see what people eat in other countries and cultures. They have very limited hours, so be sure to check for open times and make a reservation. Opening hours are for dinner only, Tuesdays-Saturdays 6pm until 9:30pm. They are closed Sundays and Mondays. Reservations are highly recommended, especially for large parties and on weekends!

A word of caution: When we opened our menu, there was a photocopy of a newspaper article about teaching kids proper manners for restaurants. We got the impression they did not want crying, unruly kids dinning in their restaurant. There were also only two options for kids' meals, however we ordered a smaller portion of another entree on the menu for our kids' meal. At the end of our meal, the waitress thanked us for our children behaving so well. This may be a better place for a date night if your kids are not used to being patient and quiet during restaurant visits.

By guest contributor: Caryn

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Gym Time for Young Toddlers – A Round-Up of Various Louisville Offerings

PhotobucketMy second child, a boy, is so different than my creative-soul 9 year-old daughter. Everything that everyone told me about having a boy was absolutely true. This little boy of mine: let’s just say I have already dubbed him a gymnast, and I have high hopes for the Olympics some day! With him, I wanted to find some gymnastics experiences that are age appropriate. He is under two, and I know there are lots of options in Louisville for kids 2-3 and up. But since he is a monkey at heart at such an early age, I wanted to explore exactly what is out there for his age-range, 12 months-24 months. I tested out four options that are suitable.

My Gym offers a free demo class so I signed up my tot to check them out. He falls in the age range of 14-23 months, so we attended a Waddlers class. This age group meets on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:15am. You can request a demo class, which is free. I like the option they give you to try the class before you commit to monthly fees. We had such a great time! I knew that my young toddler would probably really be into it, because of his obsession with climbing on everything he sees. If you’re familiar with My Gym, it’s a neat space as it’s very open and spacious with lots of age appropriate climbing structures, balls all over the place, slides, and stairs and mats to climb up and over, a ball pit, etc. The class starts with just play time and free range of the gym, and then moves into a circle time in which the teacher sings a greeting song and the kids do some stretches. They work on a skill that they are practicing; at the class we attended it was doing hand stands. They moved into free range again, then Mr. Bill came out and they did two separate stations where the toddlers could work on jumping and doing a tumble, both assisted. Or, they could do a tumble on the rocking horse mat. They hooked up some neat swings from the ceiling and the toddlers each got a chance to swing, and could go back and forth between that activity and a bouncing activity on a mat down one of the slides. It was FUN! I enjoyed watching my little one get so excited at everything and the instructors were super with the kids. We had a blast, and I do think I’m going to sign my toddler up for classes now that I have had a chance to see what we would get out of it. The class lasted one hour. They offer 4 week sessions with 45 minute classes for $56 or 60 minute classes for $60 which includes 1 structured class and 1 free play per week. My Gym also hosts Parent’s Night Out a couple of times a month. It is for children at least 16 months old through 8 years old; cost=$25 for 1st child, $10 for 2nd child, $5 per additional child.
My Gym Louisville is located at 11770 Shelbyville Road Suite 101 in Middletown. You can call (502) 614- 6001 for more info and to sign up for a demo class.

 photo IMG_5605_zps4fa77ba9.jpgAt Sky Zone Louisville, they began offering a Toddler Jump Time back at the end of November. It's a jumping time for toddlers only, ages 5 and under specifically. I finally got the chance to take my little boy, who is 17 months old, to this jump. I must admit I was a wee bit skeptical about this at first because of his age. He LOVED it! That is an understatement. And, momma loved it too! But beware: you will sweat. I had no idea how much of a workout that was going to be! (I made a note to NOT wear jeans and a sweater next time) I was pleasantly surprised as well to see a lot of moms and dads there with little ones around the same age as my son. Since he is under 2 years old, I thought he would be the youngest one there and would still get trampled or feel intimidated even by preschoolers. That was not the case and it helped me feel more comfortable with him there. He loved the balls! The staff had put out large colorful beach balls and some smaller basketballs and he just spent the entire time walking from one square to another trying to retrieve balls! He liked the feeling of swaying up and down but really doesn’t have the concept down of jumping yet. I on the other hand jumped my heart out and it was so much fun! It’s a great deal for this momma because with my little guy in tow, we can both jump for $8.00 (adults jump FREE.) I actually can’t wait to go back with the rest of my family because my 9 year old daughter will love it, and my husband will love the basketball jumping pit! LouFamFun reviewed Sky Zone when it first opened; you can read that here. As stated there is a small snack area and we had to check out the restrooms while there and they were very clean and had a clean baby changing table – a plus for me. If you’re looking for a fun way to pass an hour this winter, check this toddler time out. Toddler Jump time is every Friday, 11am-12pm.
Sky Zone Louisville is located at 2671 Technology Drive in Jeffersontown, 502-909-3500.

Kentucky Gymnastics Academy has an Open Gym time for ages 1-5. I was led to check this place out when one of the LouFamFun writers highlighted it in the $5 per kid post. When I saw they have open gym and ages 1+, I had a desire to check KGA too. I checked them out during their Monday morning time slot; they have times each morning of the week which is very convenient. WOW! Was it fun, and for 5 bucks you just can’t beat it. Especially on dreary, cold, is it going to rain/sleet/freeze rain/hail/ snow times during Louisville’s winter season. They let you have free reign on any of the pieces of equipment; the only “rule” was that you can’t bring balls over to the huge trampoline. They had rocking horses, tons of balls, a small trampoline, lots of climbing mats and landing mats, a couple of slides, a basketball goal. Your child can jump into the foam pit or take a stab at the bars or balance beams. If you have a climber, you might want to check out this play time to see if you have a future gymnast on your hands! Miss Barbara was wonderful and sang a fun little song at the end of the session and gave out hand stamps. My little boy had never had a stamp before (first time for everything!) and he kept saying “muss” all the way home. “Muss” is 17mo talk for Mickey Mouse. Have fun exploring with your child because parents participate; it is $5 per child or you can buy a $20 pass for five visits (which means you get 1 free!) The Open Gym schedule for ages 1- 5: Mon-9:30-10:30am; Tues-10am-11am; Wed-10am-11am; Thur-10am-11am; Fri-9:30am-10:30am & 10:45am-11:45 am. They also offer a Homeschool Open Gym, preschool classes, as well as structured boys and girls gymnastics.
KGA is located at 1920 Stanley Gault Parkway, #103 in the Middletown area, 502-254-1010.

To be updated: Noah's Ark indoor play area at Southeast Christian Sports and Fitness Building, Blankenbaker Campus.  This indoor play area at SECC is a lifesaver for my family. We started taking our daughter there when she was a toddler and then sadly she outgrew it over the past couple of years. Now that we have another little one, it's perfect for us. Our seventeen-month-old loves this climbing structure and the space inside where he can roam and run a little bit. There is also a smaller area enclosed for real little ones, ages 0- 15 months or so. Best part? It's free! It's open to members and regular attendees who have a card to the facility. If you have friends who are members, they can bring you along as a guest. It's suitable for children up to age 7. There is also a food court seating area on the main floor where I've seen moms and kids eating lunch together: vending machine and Wi-Fi available. There is also a free monthly storytime on the first Monday of every month at 10:30am.

Other sites that host open gym and/or play times include:

All About Kids offers a Preschool Open Gym on Monday-Friday from 12pm-1pm. It is strictly for ages 5 and under. There are two locations: Louisville on Blankenbaker Parkway and the newest in Crestwood, Oldham County. (502) 809-1386 (They also offer their inflatable fun zone that includes preschool open gym at both locations that runs from 10-2pm. Details can be found at these links - Louisville - Oldham. Pricing is $6)

KaZoing! Party and Play has five Open Plays every week: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 10am-12pm and an additional afternoon time on Wednesday from 4pm-6pm. The cost is $6 per child for ages walking and up. A parent or guardian must stay. Their website says this weekly playtime will be going through May 31st. Your child can play in the inflatable room, the Tot Lot play room, and make a craft. Located at 3600 Chamberlain Lane, Suite 218. (502) 412-1500

At Puzzles Fun Dome, there is a $5.00 entrance fee for children 12-23 months old. Parents enter for FREE. The best deal is for a regular child’s admission: $6.99 Monday-Thursday all day and Fridays before 2pm. Children under 12 months old are free. They have climbing structures, inflatables, and an art studio among many other options. Located at 11530 Bluegrass Pkwy in Jeffersontown. (502)261-7144

Louisville Gymnastics offers parent & child gymnastics classes for this age group (18 months – 2 ½ years) Check out their times and prices here. Located at 2722 Chamberlain Lane in Middletown. (502) 426-2214

By guest contributor: Erin

Note: prices are subject to change by these businesses. Please check their website or give them a call!

Monday, February 18, 2013

CONTEST! LEGO KidsFest Tickets!

 photo 20120617-0091LKFMW12-art-Copy_zpscefc04b0.jpgThe LEGO KidsFest, a giant traveling LEGO expo, is excited to be coming to Louisville, KY, April 5-8th at the Kentucky Exposition Center. This hands-on, educational, all-ages LEGO extravaganza features millions of LEGO bricks not to mention lots of construction zones, dozens of life-sized LEGO models and displays, LEGO Games, LEGO Ninjago, and LEGO Friends. There are group builds such as Creation Nation and the LEGO Art Gallery, live LEGO Master Builders, and so much more covering three acres of space.  If you haven't seen, we have a discount code for you, view it here.

 photo 20110617-0073LKFPP11_BrickPile-1_zpsa5add224.jpg ACTIVITIES at LEGO KidsFest
• LEGO® Model Gallery: 40 life-sized models made entirely from LEGO® bricks
• LEGO® Master Builders: live demonstrations and activities from the crew who gets paid to play
• Creation Nation: build your own creation to add to a custom map of the U.S.
• Race Ramps: build your own custom car, then race it down the ramp against friends and family
• LEGO® Games Arena: roll the dice to play LEGO® board games
• Construction Zones: creative free build, play and display areas
• LEGO® DUPLO®: younger visitors can explore imagination through building
• LEGO® Retail and KidsFest Marketplace: purchase LEGO® merchandise and official KidsFest tour goods
• Brick Pile: a gigantic pile full of LEGO® bricks for creative play and enjoyment
• Monochromatic Builds: bricks of a single color to foster group creativity
• LEGO® Friends: fantastic displays that combine lots of LEGO® and DUPLO sets

 photo 20110619-0075-2LKFPP11_Museum_zpsc7be1895.jpgThis week, we are giving away 2 family 4-packs of tickets to LEGO KidsFest here in Louisville.  One winner will receive tickets to the Friday afternoon/evening session, the other winner will receive tickets to the Saturday morning session.
(Each session has the same exhibits and activities)

Read my review of this event from last year, we went in Cincinnati and it was AWESOME!

Good luck!

Sunday, February 17, 2013

WINNER! All About Kids Open Gym Pass

PhotobucketAll About Kids is a great option for parents looking to get their kids active.

The open gym schedule for Louisville can be found HERE.

The open gym schedule for Oldham County can be found HERE.

Both are tons of fun and leave your kid begging for nap time!

The lucky reader that has won the   Open Gym Pass, valued at $50,  is Michael Kelley

Please email info@louisvillefamilyfun.net to claim your prize!

Friday, February 15, 2013

Things to do this weekend around Louisville - February 15,16,17

Valentine's Day is over- you are full of chocolate - but did you go out for a evening?  If not, you can drop the kids off at Hwang's Martial Arts (4 locations) for a party from 6-10pm (ages 5 and up) and you can have a night out!  The kids will have pizza, play dodgeball and do crafts, so much fun.  It's $15 at the door!  Information and sign up sheet here.

How about shopping the KidStuff Sale in Southern Indiana?  It's a great way to find bargain items for spring and summer, full details here.  Definitely hit the half price time!

At the Kentucky Science Center on Sunday, they have a fabuLOUs activity for kids in grades 6-8 from 2-4pm.  It's all about the science behind those video games they love.  It's free for members or just $2 for non-members (plus admission).  Details here.

Also, you need to go shopping for Mocha Monday! It's a new event from LouFamFun with Heine Brothers' Coffee. We will have this every 3rd Monday of the month to benefit a local charity.  This month, it's The Center for Women and Families.  Details are on the flyer below and the wish list of items they need is below as well. No donation is too small, toiletries are also welcome.  I hope to see you Monday.

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Thursday, February 14, 2013

Magical Forest Toddler Area at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve &Flying Squirrel special event

Recently, the Creasy Mahan Nature Preserve held one of its monthly
free educational programs along with a dedication to their new Magical Forest toddler area. This month's program happened to be about squirrels. There was a great presentation by Second Chances Wildlife Rehabilitation Center along with 2 live flying squirrels and a large gray squirrel. The presentation had great audience participation, and she handled the kid's questions and comments wonderfully. The free kids programs are definitely worth the visit.

Then we had the dedication of the Magical Forest toddler play area. This area is in the Nature Center building which is already full of interesting display of animals and their habitats. The toddler area was built and painted by volunteers working over 300 hours, and inspired by local children's books author and volunteer, the late Joe Yurt. It's a wonderful little area with children's books and toys, with beautiful and fun paintings on the walls. Make sure you head over to Creasy Mahan and check it out. Most of their events are free, along with their playground, 8.5 miles of trails, and acreage to enjoy 365 days a year. Check their calendar for upcoming events.

By guest contributor: Caryn

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Summer Camps in and around Louisville, Kentucky 2013: General Camps



Hwang’s Martial Arts

Hwang’s Martial Arts summer camp is an all-inclusive enrichment program where kids have fun as they get in shape, build leadership skills and develop positive attitudes.
Camp provides basic Taekwondo lessons plus bi-weekly field trips to area attractions like the Louisville Zoo, local pools and parks. Students form long-term friendships as they develop important life skills — all in a fun, positive environment.
Come for one week or stay for all weeks!  Drop off times are between 7:30 A.M. and 9:00 A.M. Pick up is between 5:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. For more info visit us at http://www.hwangsmartialarts.com/all-day-summer-care.html and connect at facebook.com/Hmalouisville.

PhotobucketLouisville Ballet School – St. Matthews

Let your dreams take center stage!
June 17 – July 19

The Louisville Ballet School offers workshops for children just beginning their journey as well as those who have a growing passion for dance. Classes are designed to develop coordination, musicality, and kinetic awareness, as well as instill a love for dance and the arts.

Children ages 3 - 8 will discover an exciting mix of dance, visual arts, and storytelling through movement. Students ages 8 - 16 will be immersed in the grand tradition of classical ballet, learning choreography that has been the foundation of our art form for two hundred years. Summer dance programs fill up quickly. Register now to reserve your child’s place in class. Cost: $65 - $95 & $195 - $400.

Louisville Ballet School, 4121 Shelbyville Road

Photobucket JCC Summer Camp

JCC Summer Camp has something for every child.
Traditional camp for children 20 months through 6th grade includes arts ’n’ crafts, sports, free swim and more! Children 2 years old through 3rd grade receive swim lessons during traditional camp.

Specialty camps include: Football, Soccer, Theatre, Dance, Horseback Riding, Lego, Sailing and more. All specialty camps swim daily.
Middle School camps include: Community Service and Counselor in Training program.
Call for brochure and information.
3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205 •   502.459.0660 • http://www.jcclouisvillecamp.org/

ymca logo photo ymcalogo_zps2963c892.jpgYMCA Of Greater Louisville Summer Camp 

The Y offers day camp in over 40 locations in three counties for children from ages 3 to 16. Y campers take part in imaginative activities and field trips that nurture their spirits, challenge their minds and strengthen their bodies. Your child will enjoy summer activities including sports, swimming and arts and crafts and learn the importance of healthy choices and staying active. Register by May 8 and receive a free backpack. Visit ymcalouisville.org or call 502-587-9622 for more information. 

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Camp Piomingo

The YMCA of Greater Louisville’s premier overnight camp offers coed programs for children ages 6 to 16. Nestled in the beautiful woods of Otter Creek Outdoor Recreational Area, Camp Piomingo builds self-esteem, promotes friendship and instills in your child an appreciation of nature – all in a safe, fun and nurturing environment. Activities include swimming, bicycling, archery, arts and crafts and of course the traditional final campfire. Camp starts the week of June 9. Register today at ymcacamppiomingo.org or call 800-411-5822 for more information.

creasey mahan logo photo creaseymahanlogo_zpsd356788f.jpgCreasey Mahan Nature Preserve Nature Camp 2013 at Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve Tuesday, June 11 to Friday, June 14 9am – 2 pm Campers entering 1st Grade through entering 6th Grade Join us for 4 fun-packed days on 170 acres of forest, fields, ponds and surprises! Hiking, archery, LEGOS, nature crafts, tie dye, games, yummy fried pies, and so much more– everyday is a real adventure. Register early to save your spot.

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Montessori School of Louisville
Mix children, the arts and some fresh air, and you have a recipe for summer fun! Come and enjoy a variety of programs which develop a positive self-concept, including Yoga one afternoon each week. Each camp program is planned thematically, with off-site field trips organized over the course of the summer. Destination Discovery is a safe, nurturing, educational program for children ages 3 – 10 years. Call to receive your Destination Discovery information package - (502) 640-8585 or e-mail office@msl-edu.org.

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Chance School
For children ages 2 years through 5th grade, Chance School makes summer magical. Your child's natural curiosity leads to outrageous fun and a deeper love of learning. Each week, a child-friendly theme features exciting activities in art, nature, games, music, drama and stories. At Chance School Summer Under the Trees, the learning abounds with hands-on discovery. Join us for one or more weeks June 10 - July 26. Click here for a full brochure and link to online registration  http://chanceschool.org/before-after-school/summer-camp/

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Asia Institute – Crane House and Los Monitos

Contact Person: Nicole Markle
Grades: 3rd – 6th Grades
Who: Aspiring World Travelers
What: (description, 50 words or less) Seeking aspiring international agents for a two-week camp. Participants will learn how to travel internationally through rigorous (and fun) language and culture training. Camp will include daily briefings, food tastings, international etiquette, skills training and more!
When: A Two-week Camp offered twice June 17 – 28 July 15 - 26
Where: Asia Institute –Crane House 1244 South Third St. Louisville, KY 40204
Transportation: No
Cost: $349 per camp

evangel creative learning center photo EvangelCreativeLearningCenterLogo_zpsfc22e544.pngRegistration: Call 502-893-0933 or visit www.losmonitos.com/spycamp

Camp Learn a-Lot! 
Ages: 2 Years - Kindergarten May 28th - Aug. 9th Our specially designed Preschool Wing is transformed into a camp setting. This includes a "Base Camp" area with weekly additions for learning and development such as "Campfire", "Corral", "Fishing the Wild Stream", and a "Farmers Market." Children will love our art/craft classroom, library time, and field trips. We also offer weekly swim lessons. Contact Elizabeth Breen @ 502-968-5451 or elizabeth.breen@ewpc.us for more information.

global game changers photo globalgamechangersLogo_zpsf3a2caf0.pngGlobal Game Changers
Global Game Changers week-long half-day camps for ages 5-10. Sessions: June 24-28, July 22-26, August 5-9 Join us for a fun and interactive experience using games, crafts, and imaginative play. Make an “I’m a Superhero!” Video! Each camper receives an Ignite Good!™ Jar and Make Me a Superhero Activity Kit. $125/camper St. Matthews Pavilion 4121 Shelbyville Road Register online or call 502-558-7975.

Click here for a list of special needs camps

Oldham County YMCA : variety of programs

Camp HiHo for 5-13 year olds. 

Frazier Museum Camp for rising 1st graders through 6th graders, 9:00 - 4:00. $190/week. Variety of options in June, July, and August.

Jefferson Memorial Forest - summer camps for ages 4-15

Kentucky Humane Society   ages 6-16

Locust Grove Day camps in collaboration with Jefferson Memorial Forest.  July 8 - July 12

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

Kentucky Science Center  June 10th - August 16th, Ages 4-14

Louisville Zoo - Variety of day camps throughout the summer, half and full day options in June, July, and August for kids in grades 1-7. $130/half day, $200/full day per week.

Rocksport - rock climbing daycamp

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

Lego camps! June 17-21. Grades K-6. 8:30-11:30. Cost $175.

Cedar Ridge Camp Tra­di­tional day camp in a nature set­ting. Ages 7–13 

Montes­sori School of Louisville  Ages 3–12 The hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm.

Sew Much Fun  Age 11 & Up

Smiley Camp 9:30 - 2 for 6 weeks (2 consecutive 3-week sessions) beginning in mid-June

American Heritage Girls Summer Camp July 21st - 26th

Camp Invention  Hands on science fun. June 24-June 28. For children entering grades 1-6. $220.

Chick-fil-a Camp WinShape 1st-6th graders. Last week in July. Lost to choose from like science, crafts, gymnastics, photography, etc. 


Did we miss a camp listing?  Interested in featuring your camp?
Email lauren@louisvillefamilyfun.net