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Monday June 27, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - African Dance and Drum for Young Men
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - West African Dance
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - West African Dance
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - Where the Wild Things Are (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Skate Camp - Ages 6-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 6-8
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Bishop Park (June 27th-July 1st)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W4 Carnival Pictures (June 27 - July 1)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 4: June 27-July 1
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 4: Be a Star
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 4: All About Animal Care (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W4 Wild at Art (June 27 - July 1)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Wild at Art
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 4 (June 27-July 1)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - BHZ Cribs (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (June 27-July 1)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Daughter's 4th birthday
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM    Tennis-Adult - Monday Adult Beginner/Intermediate Clinic June 27th
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Karate - Adult Karate
Interested in learning martial art, working hard, self-defense techniques, and have a desire to improve yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally? Come to East Athens Community Center for a free youth and adult karate class!
 
Tuesday June 28, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - African Dance and Drum for Young Men
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - West African Dance
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - West African Dance
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM    Discovery Box Rental
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - Where the Wild Things Are (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Skate Camp - Ages 6-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 6-8
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Bishop Park (June 27th-July 1st)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W4 Carnival Pictures (June 27 - July 1)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 4: June 27-July 1
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 4: Be a Star
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 4: All About Animal Care (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W4 Wild at Art (June 27 - July 1)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Wild at Art
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 4 (June 27-July 1)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - BHZ Cribs (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (June 27-July 1)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Chestnut Mountain Academy SG Zoo Tour
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    MP - Shelter #2 CCSD Office of Early Learning
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Bishop Park Tennis 101 Summer
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Bishop Park Tennis 201 Summer
 
Wednesday June 29, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - African Dance and Drum for Young Men
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - West African Dance
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - West African Dance
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - Where the Wild Things Are (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Skate Camp - Ages 6-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 6-8
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Bishop Park (June 27th-July 1st)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W4 Carnival Pictures (June 27 - July 1)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 4: June 27-July 1
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 4: Be a Star
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 4: All About Animal Care (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W4 Wild at Art (June 27 - July 1)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Wild at Art
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 4 (June 27-July 1)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - BHZ Cribs (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (June 27-July 1)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Wednesday Adult Beginner/Intermediate Clinic June 29th
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Classic City Roller Girls
 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Table Tennis - Table Tennis
Do you enjoy playing table tennis? If you play for fun or desire more competition, come play with the Athens Georgia Table Tennis Club on Wednesday from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings at East Athens Community Center. 
 
Thursday June 30, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - African Dance and Drum for Young Men
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - West African Dance
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - West African Dance
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - Where the Wild Things Are (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Skate Camp - Ages 6-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 6-8
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Bishop Park (June 27th-July 1st)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W4 Carnival Pictures (June 27 - July 1)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 4: June 27-July 1
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 4: Be a Star
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 4: All About Animal Care (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W4 Wild at Art (June 27 - July 1)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Wild at Art
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 4 (June 27-July 1)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - BHZ Cribs (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (June 27-July 1)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro Mustic
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - June
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 11:59 PM    Memorial Staff
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading Classes
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Karate - Adult Karate
Interested in learning martial art, working hard, self-defense techniques, and have a desire to improve yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally? Come to East Athens Community Center for a free youth and adult karate class!
 
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: JMCC Lynch @ ATC/Brick
 
Friday July 1, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 5:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - African Dance and Drum for Young Men
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - West African Dance
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - West African Dance
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - Where the Wild Things Are (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Skate Camp - Ages 6-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 6-8
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Bishop Park (June 27th-July 1st)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Explorations in Contemporary Art: Session 5B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W4 Carnival Pictures (June 27 - July 1)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 4: June 27-July 1
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 4: Be a Star
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 4: The Fantastic Five (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 4: All About Animal Care (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W4 Wild at Art (June 27 - July 1)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Wild at Art
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 4 (June 27-July 1)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - BHZ Cribs (June 27-July 1)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (June 27-July 1)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM    Tennis-Adult - Friday Fun Tennis (Beginner) July 1st
 
Saturday July 2, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Athens Farmers' Market
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Birthday party
 
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: JMCC Lynch @ BP/Bagley
 
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: OVP Fulton Combo @ ATC/Muilenburg-Smith
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro Mustic
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Picnic Shelter 1
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    baby shower
 
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Picnic Shelter 3
 
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM    Daughter's 3rd Birthday Party
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday party
 
Sunday July 3, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Connor's 4th Birthday Party
 
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM    Family function
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Jonathan birthday
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: BP/Davis-Dean @ BP/Hale-Messer
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: OVP/Dean Combo @ BP/Himsl
 
Monday July 4, 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 5: Be a Baller
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 1
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Karate - Adult Karate
Interested in learning martial art, working hard, self-defense techniques, and have a desire to improve yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally? Come to East Athens Community Center for a free youth and adult karate class!
 
Tuesday July 5, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W5 Carnival Food (July 5 - July 8)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 5: July 5-8
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Science Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 5: Be a Baller
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 5: Looking for Lost History (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W5 Let's Get TECHnical (July 5 - 8)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Let's Get TECHnical
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 5 (July 5-July 8)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat? (July 5-8)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 5-8)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
Wednesday July 6, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W5 Carnival Food (July 5 - July 8)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 5: July 5-8
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Science Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 5: Be a Baller
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 5: Looking for Lost History (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W5 Let's Get TECHnical (July 5 - 8)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Let's Get TECHnical
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 5 (July 5-July 8)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat? (July 5-8)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 5-8)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Sandy Creek Mini Camps (4-6 years) - Week 3: Splash Party (4-6 years)
Mini-Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center. 4 sessions will be offered. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Early and late care are NOT available.  SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 15-17 Fairy Tale FunFee Fi Fo Fum! We’ll bring fairy tales to life using our natural environment during this mini- camp. Listen to a short story then bring it to life by building fairy houses, meeting a live dragon and completing a fairy tale obstacle course.  June 22-24  Animal OlympicsParticipate in activities to test your skills against animals.  Come see if you can run faster than a turkey and hop better than a toad. Be as active as animals this week as we participate in Olympic activities.  July 6-8  Splash PartyEscape the heat with this week of water fun.  Relay games, creek walks, and muddy fun.  Explore the water in search of nymphs, tadpoles, and other living creatures.  See what lurks in the water during this water week.  July 20-22 Habitats are Hip Habitats can be big or small! Flip over logs, use binoculars to see what is inside a nest, and use a magnifying glass to discover what is living under a rock.  The nature center is alive with hip habitats.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Table Tennis - Table Tennis
Do you enjoy playing table tennis? If you play for fun or desire more competition, come play with the Athens Georgia Table Tennis Club on Wednesday from 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings at East Athens Community Center. 
 
Thursday July 7, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W5 Carnival Food (July 5 - July 8)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 5: July 5-8
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Science Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 5: Be a Baller
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 5: Looking for Lost History (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W5 Let's Get TECHnical (July 5 - 8)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Let's Get TECHnical
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 5 (July 5-July 8)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat? (July 5-8)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 5-8)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: Braselton @ ATC/Gattiker/Muilenburg Thursday
 
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Sandy Creek Mini Camps (4-6 years) - Week 3: Splash Party (4-6 years)
Mini-Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center. 4 sessions will be offered. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Early and late care are NOT available.  SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 15-17 Fairy Tale FunFee Fi Fo Fum! We’ll bring fairy tales to life using our natural environment during this mini- camp. Listen to a short story then bring it to life by building fairy houses, meeting a live dragon and completing a fairy tale obstacle course.  June 22-24  Animal OlympicsParticipate in activities to test your skills against animals.  Come see if you can run faster than a turkey and hop better than a toad. Be as active as animals this week as we participate in Olympic activities.  July 6-8  Splash PartyEscape the heat with this week of water fun.  Relay games, creek walks, and muddy fun.  Explore the water in search of nymphs, tadpoles, and other living creatures.  See what lurks in the water during this water week.  July 20-22 Habitats are Hip Habitats can be big or small! Flip over logs, use binoculars to see what is inside a nest, and use a magnifying glass to discover what is living under a rock.  The nature center is alive with hip habitats.
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro Mustic
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Cheerleading Classes
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Karate - Adult Karate
Interested in learning martial art, working hard, self-defense techniques, and have a desire to improve yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally? Come to East Athens Community Center for a free youth and adult karate class!
 
Friday July 8, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W5 Carnival Food (July 5 - July 8)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 5: July 5-8
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Science Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 5: Be a Baller
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 5: Land of the Lost History (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 5: Looking for Lost History (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W5 Let's Get TECHnical (July 5 - 8)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Let's Get TECHnical
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 5 (July 5-July 8)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat? (July 5-8)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 5-8)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Sandy Creek Mini Camps (4-6 years) - Week 3: Splash Party (4-6 years)
Mini-Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center. 4 sessions will be offered. 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Early and late care are NOT available.  SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 15-17 Fairy Tale FunFee Fi Fo Fum! We’ll bring fairy tales to life using our natural environment during this mini- camp. Listen to a short story then bring it to life by building fairy houses, meeting a live dragon and completing a fairy tale obstacle course.  June 22-24  Animal OlympicsParticipate in activities to test your skills against animals.  Come see if you can run faster than a turkey and hop better than a toad. Be as active as animals this week as we participate in Olympic activities.  July 6-8  Splash PartyEscape the heat with this week of water fun.  Relay games, creek walks, and muddy fun.  Explore the water in search of nymphs, tadpoles, and other living creatures.  See what lurks in the water during this water week.  July 20-22 Habitats are Hip Habitats can be big or small! Flip over logs, use binoculars to see what is inside a nest, and use a magnifying glass to discover what is living under a rock.  The nature center is alive with hip habitats.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 2 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Grand Slam - Grand Slam-July 8
Grand Slam is a summer program, exclusively for Athens-Clarke County Middle and High School students. Join us for an evening of games, giveaways, guest speakers, life enrichment activities, music, refreshments, sports, and more.  Program Schedule5:45 PM: Doors Open6:15-8:45: Organized Games & Activities at Lay Park8:45-9:00 PM: Student Dismissal and Parent Pick-up
 
Saturday July 9, 2022
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Athens Farmers' Market
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Birthday 4 year old
 
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    Birthday party
 
9:00 AM - 7:00 PM    4 year old birthday party
 
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM    Allegro Mustic
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Birthday Party-Wildlife
 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Hiking - Secret Creek Adventure Memorial Park
Take a hike with Leisure Services.
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    1 year old birthday party
 
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3: Transit - Melanie Hopp
 
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 1
 
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 2
 
12:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Community Event
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Community Event
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Reserved
 
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Community Event Gym
 
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Baby Shower
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Mother’s birthday
 
Sunday July 10, 2022
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM    2nd Birthday Party
 
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM    MP Picnic Shelter 3
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Youth Baseball Training
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Youth Baseball Training
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Reserved
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Teddy Bear Picnic
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Wood Brooks Birthday Party
 
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo: BP/Himsl @ BP/Carabello
 
Monday July 11, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - Ballet for Grace
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - Advanced Modern/Ballet
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - The Very Hungry Alligator (July 11-15)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 9-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Tennis Center (July 11th-15th)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Studio Art Practice: Session 6A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Studio Art Practice: Session 6B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W6 Carnival Rides (July 11 - 15)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 6: July 11-15
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Ocean Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 6: Be an Influencer
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 6: H20 Pirates (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 6: H20 Pirates (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 6: Water Wanderers (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W6 Plugged In (July 11 - 15)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Plugged In
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 6 (July 11-July 15)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Theatre Camp (Ages 13-17) - Teen Encore Camp
Join Athens Creative Theatre this summer for our teen summer camp programs where we will explore various facets of the performing arts and work to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of theatre. Teen camps at ACT are designed as one week intensives with campers spending their days immersed in their theatre discipline whether that be working in scripts for performance camps or spending time constructing sets in our technical theatre camp. Teen Encore Camp: Explore the world of technical theatre in this one week intensive focused on scenic artistry, props, costuming, and all things behind the scenes. Campers will be introduced to the broad range of technical theatre skills and will get hands-on experience through projects and activities as we explore the various skills necessary to produce live theatre from a technician's perspective. Teen Drama Camp: A one week intensive camp focused on adding valuable skills to the developing actor's "tool-kit". Campers will explore the range of human emotion through theatre games and activities, develop their script reading and comprehension skills through monologue and scene work as well, and developing improvisational skills. Teen Drama Camp is a place to grow as a young actor and to build skills amongst peers.Participants will receive a theatre camp guide via email in the weeks prior to their scheduled camp session which will include camp rules/needs, pick-up and drop-off information, and other helpful tips for getting the most out of your summer camp experience. 
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Sense-ational Safari (July 11-15)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 11-15)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM    SG Zoo Tour: Georgia Cyber Academy
 
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Bronze - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM    Athens Area Pickleball
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM    Tennis COTA - COTA Mixed/Summer Combo
 
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM    Karate - Adult Karate
Interested in learning martial art, working hard, self-defense techniques, and have a desire to improve yourself physically, emotionally, and mentally? Come to East Athens Community Center for a free youth and adult karate class!
 
Tuesday July 12, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - Ballet for Grace
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - Advanced Modern/Ballet
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Heard Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Lay Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - The Very Hungry Alligator (July 11-15)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) have amazing senses! Let's dive into animal senses and how they're used in sense-ational ways!Week 6 (July 25-29, 2022): The Giving MeShel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree" teaches us that we can give back to others. What can we do for our planet?Camp registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. Camp hours are from 9:00am-12:00pm daily. Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Soccer Camp - Ages 9-12
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Summer Sports Mini-Camp - Tennis Camp Tennis Center (July 11th-15th)
Sports Mini-Camps are different types of outdoor sports camps that include Basketball (Indoor), Flag-Football, Soccer, Skate, Tennis, and Triathlon. Camps are offered from 9a-12p. Location may very. For more information please contact the Youth Athletics Staff.Basketball- Basketball Camp is designed to help you achieve your basketball goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your position skills and confidence.Flag-Football- Flag Football Camp is designed to help new players learn the fundamentals of football while having fun.Soccer- Soccer Camp is designed to help you achieve your soccer goals. Whether you're new to the sport and want to learn the basics or are more experienced and are looking to advance your skills and confidence. Skate- Campers will learn fundamental skateboarding skills and improve upon existing skills. Helmet and skateboard are required for participation. Roller Blades, Roller Skates, Bicycles and Scooters are not permitted.Triathlon- Camp will meet at Bishop Park, campers will practice two sports a day (running, biking or swimming) and we will have a mini triathlon at the park on Friday. Participants need to be proficient in swimming (swim 50m without stopping), biking (bike 1 mile) and running (run 1/4 mile) prior to the start of camp. Participants must provide their own swim suit, bicycle, helmet and running shoes. Any questions regarding Basketball, Flag Football, Soccer, Skate, or Triathlon Camp please contact:Tamika Drake706-338-4138Tennis- Summer Tennis Camp is a camp for all skill levels. The camp includes development of fundamental strokes, personal instruction, games, and match play in a positive fun environment. Please bring a water bottle, sunscreen, hat, and proper tennis shoes.Any questions regarding Tennis Camp please contact:Cameron Williams762-400-7662
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Studio Art Practice: Session 6A
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM    Art Camps - Studio Art Practice: Session 6B
Summer Art Camp 2022Explorations in Contemporary Art: 5-7 Year oldsExciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of contemporary art while developing fundamental art skills, learning about new artists and new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges.  Projects are designed to use various media including drawing, painting, mixed media and 3-D. Studio Art Practice: 8-11 Yr olds   Exciting hands-on art projects will allow young artists to have fun exploring the world of art while developing fundamental art skills, learning new vocabulary and meeting creative challenges. Young artists will learn a variety of techniques, using a selection of media, in studio art classes taught by professional teaching artists. Students are invited to question, explore, investigate, and solve problems as they create art and learn about professional-level studio practices.  There will be opportunities to work in 2D and 3D media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics and more. Please pack both a snack and a lunch each day for your child as well as a refillable plastic water bottle. Please have young artists wear clothes appropriate for messy art fun (they might get paint or other permanent marks on them).  We will use smocks when possible, but they may not prevent stains on clothing.Attention Parents/Guardians:  We will send out text/email reminders and updates through the MyRec software.   Please make sure that notifications have not been turned off and confirm your settings are correct.  If not, you will miss out on valuable information pertaining to your child’s class.For teen activities during SUMMER 2022 Click HereWe do recommend signing up for the waiting lists, as open spots do come up.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Carnival at Heard Park - W6 Carnival Rides (July 11 - 15)
Are you ready for a week full of carnival fun? If you answered "yes", then Carnival Camp is for you! This summer will be full of engaging experiments, crafts,   activities, and carnival classics to give campers the experience of a real carnival. Join in on this camp for some carnival fun!Week 1  June 6-10: Carnival GamesCarnival game week will consist of learning about classic arcade games and the science used to create them. Each group will create an arcade game that will be featured in our end of the summer carnival. Week 2 June 13-17: Carnival Games"Carnival games continued"Week 3 June 20-24: Carnival MagicAbracadabra! This week is about learning the various forms of illusions and magic! Each group will make their own form of an illusion and learn magic tricks. Week 4 June 27-July 1 : Carnival PicturesPhoto week will consist of campers making their version of a photo booth. Campers will construct a photo booth, paint self portraits, and explore art through a carnival viewpoint.Week 5 July 5-8: Carnival Food Campers will explore the world of carnival foods. Each group will create their own signature Carnival food for a taste test competition.Week 6 July 11-15: Carnival RidesNothing screams fun like a roller coaster ride! This week groups will work together to create a roller coaster that will be put on display.  Week 7 July 18-22: Carnival Animals"Bear" with us as we learn about animals that you might see at a carnival. Campers will take a trip to Bear Hallow Zoo and the Nature Center.Weeks 8 July 25-29: Camp Carnival It's carnival time! Let's take some of the winning projects and incorporate them into our very own Carnival.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp Rock Adventures at Rocksprings Park - Week 6: July 11-15
Are you looking for an adventurous and exciting summer experience?  Camp Rock Adventures is back to combine education, skill, creativity and exploration for a remarkable summer season.  Our summer journey will include outdoor games, space exploration, robotics, gardening & other escapades.  Each camper will track their summer accomplishments with our unique Camp Rock Adventures merit badge system.  Does your camper have what it takes to collect them all?  Sign up for all eight weeks if you accept the challenge. Click this link for early drop off and/or late pick up at Camp Rock Adventures
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-a-palooza Gymnastics Day Camp at Bishop Park - Ocean Week
Parents, are you looking for weekly camps to engage your child where they will receive excellent supervision and meet new friends? Well, Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy has got an eight week summer line-up of exciting day camps for students 6 through 12 years! Each day is filled with gymnastics challenges, arts & crafts, group games, and team work! No previous gymnastics is required. Only a willingness to try and an overall interest in gymnastics. Checkout out our themes!Week 1: May 31-June 3 Ninja Week (No camp May 30): One of our most popular themes! This week will fill up quickly! Campers will enjoy creating and developing challenging ninja courses and engaging in friendly competitions to see who will be crowned Ninja Champion by the end of the week!Week 2: June 6-10 Jungle Cruise: This week campers are welcomed to an exciting week of adventure! We have transformed ACGA into a fantasy adventure through the Amazon! Come and swing on the bars; climb across the beam marsh, and dodge the wildlife obstacle courses! It will take a creative mind to enjoy this fun-filled week!Week 3: June 13-17 Disney Week: What summer is complete without the great adventures of the Magical World of Disney? Come and join us as we flip and flop to our favorite Disney tunes. Campers will enjoy choreographing routines to their favorite shows!Week 4: June 20-24 Pirates & Mermaids Week: Ahoy ye pirates and mermaids! Join our crew aboard the ACGA vessel as we set sail for an open sea adventure of cartwheels, rolls, games and so much more! Each day, campers will engage in tons of gymnastics fun and themed crafts!Week 5: July 5-8 Science Week (No Camp July 4): Does your camper like to learn how things work or what makes a bottle of coke explode when mentos are placed inside of it? This week it's all about science! Well, maybe it's not ALL about science. We will be teaching some great gymnastics too!Week 6: July 11-15 Ocean Week: This week of gymnastics camps we will incorporate exploring sea life and ocean theme activities while teaching our campers cartwheels and more!Week 7: July 18-22 Encanto Week: Every child has a unique gift! Come to camp this week and discover your own unique gift of character, strength, kindness, friendship, confidence, and more all while meeting new friends and learning gymnastics!Week 8: July 25-29 Super Heroes & Villains: The question of who is in control, Super Heroes or Villains, still remains. So, once again, we invite them back to settle the score the gymnastics way! Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff, we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year. Maintaining up to date skill development and safety awareness is a top priority. COVID-19 Policy Students temperatures taken. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication 48-hours before returning.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Camp-Funtastic Be a Pro at Lay Park - Week 6: Be an Influencer
Join us at Lay Park this summer for Camp-Funtastic where campers will become pros at their dream jobs through recreational games, crafts, and activities.  Week 1: June 6-10 Be a KeeperJoin us as we step into the shoes of a zoo keeper! Campers will learn about the unique wildlife that make up a zoo through a variety of games, scavenger hunts and crafts. Week 2: June 13-17 Be a HeroCampers become real life hero's this week! Who doesn't dream of being a first responder as a child? With a combination of guest speakers, group competitions, and visiting the fire department campers will get a first hand look at being hero's.    Week 3: June 20-24 Be the Artist Let's get creative! Campers will become artists for the week. With a combinations of hands on art projects, visiting The Lyndon House Art Center, and talking to local artists!Week 4: June 27-July 1 Be a StarCampers will celebrate being a star all week. Whether they are a star dancer, DJ, or singer, campers will explore fun games involving music of all forms.  Week 5: July 5-8 Be a BallerFrom basketball and football to volleyball and kickball, campers will become athletes this week.  Week 6: July 11-15 Be an Influencer In a world of technology and social media influencers why not join them? Campers will use technology to step into the virtual world of YouTube and podcasting with a variety of group games and hands on group projects.   Week 7: July 18-22 Be a Top ChefBon appetit! Let's mix things up a little this week! Campers will snafty, making snack crafts, and have fun cooking up some fun foods. Don't worry with all the snacks there will still be plenty of running around with fun food themed gym games! Week 8: July 25-29 Be an Astronaut  Blast off! Let's rocket into space this week! Campers will learn about the universe with a combination of crafts and group games. Click here for early drop off and/or late pick up for Camp Funtastic Lay Park
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (7-8 years) - Week 6: H20 Pirates (7-8 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park.June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp.June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature.July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Day Camps (9-12 years) - Week 6: H20 Pirates (9-12 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. If your children love the outdoors and lead an active lifestyle, this camp is for them. All sessions include swimming, canoeing, hiking, archery, crafts and outdoor games. (weather permitting)At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Outdoor AdventuresHike different trails, learn the basics of canoeing, and see live animals. Complete a scavenger hunt and explore outdoor activities at Sandy Creek Nature Center and Sandy Creek Park. June 13-17 Stellar TrekkersTrek to Mars and back as we launch adventures at camp. Enjoy a planetarium, perform activities that let you train like an astronaut. Take a swim, battle aliens and enjoying being outside in this stellar week of camp. June 20-24 Blue PlanetOur blue planet Earth is 75% full of water. This week at camp explore water worlds of fresh and salt water animals. Hike through the creek, go fishing, feed fish, see aquatic creatures. It is a water world of adventure.June 27-July 1 The Fantastic FiveCompare your senses to animal senses to see how our senses match up to theirs. Stop to smell the flowers. Feel the water of Lake Chapman. Taste your camp lunch. Listen to the birds. See wildlife in nature. July 5-8 Land of the Lost HistoryVisit the Log House and Brick Factory ruins to see what life was like during the time over a hundred years ago. Explore animals of the past. Play games from the 1800s and make period crafts. Let history teach you about days gone by.July 11-15 H20 PiratesArrgh Matey! This week of camp is full swash buckling obstacles and challenges. See if you can solve the mystery of the missing pirate treasure by the end of the week. Explore our creeks, lakes and rivers. Underwater adventure awaits!July 18-22 BioblitzWe’re surrounded by amazing ecosystems. Count animals, search through habitats. Explore space, navigate through water ways. Join in an amazing camp wide race during this bioblitz week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Sandy Creek Teen Camps (13-15 years) - Week 6: Water Wanderers (13-15 years)
Camp is held at Sandy Creek Nature Center & Sandy Creek Park. Sessions are June 6–July 22, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Early and late care is available. Registration is limited to 3 weeks per camper. SCNC Members receive a 10% discount. Designed as an outdoor oriented and active camp. Campers will swim, enjoy outdoor games, hike, and more. Weekly themes focus on the outdoors, nature, science, and outdoor recreation. Sessions include swimming, kayaking, hiking, archery, and outdoor skills/activities. (weather permitting) Participants visit local parks, trails, unique places all around town & beyond.At this time, campers will not be required to wear masks or socially distance. Camps will operate at full capacity. Staff will continue to monitor COVID-19 conditions.June 6-10 Nature LabFor this camp week, the outdoors becomes your lab for nature exploration. Kayak Lake Chapman in search of creatures from the microscopic to larger than life. Check out native wildlife throughout the Athens area and meet some local scientists & discover what’s unique about our local plants & animals.  June 13-17 Spatial Webs – Finding ConnectionsAs humans, we’re all connected to each other and the world around us. GPS units, maps, drones, cameras, and even social networks help us understand, relate to, and be part of all aspects of life. Use these devices to create your personal map of places from space to your own backyard.   June 20-24 Around AthensTrek around the Classic City and discover unique natural sites, museums, parks, and more. Hike the Greenway, discover local art, and visit special sites that make our city an amazing place. We have miles of new trails and other venues to visit. Maybe you have a favorite place to share with your fellow campers this week.  June 27-July 1 All About Animal CareDo you ever wonder how we take care of our venomous snakes? Interested in what we feed to our animals? Discover what it takes to keep our animals fed and exhibits maintained. Set up an aquarium and terrarium for the week with our animal caretaker. Take a trip to Bear Hollow Zoo & see what it takes to be a zookeeper. Check out farm animals at a local rehab center and see how they run their operation.  July 5-8 Looking for Lost HistoryFrom the ruins of a 1915 brick factory to the oldest log home in Clarke County, we’ll explore places, people, and clues about Athens’ human and natural past. Visit an active archaeological site and help with an active excavation. Discover prehistoric traces of long ago cultures and learn how Athens’ early residents lived. Meet with an expert on genealogy and get some help discovering your roots. Search for traces of life long ago and check out technology available to us today to help with our search.  July 11-15 Water Wanderers Let the soothing sounds of water lead you on an adventure this week. Follow the sounds of a rushing waterfall, explore a creek to find where it flows and kayak around the quiet coves of Lake Chapman. Use nets, fishing gear, and depth finders to learn what lives in the lake & creek, Trace raindrops from the sky to the sea using a larger than life giant map. Follow the path of stormwater to our local creeks & rivers and see how you can help improve the quality of the Oconee River, our watersource.  July 18-22  CampopolyJoin in a week long camp-related game that continues throughout the week. Each day, campers will plan out destinations and activities for the following day. Using a unique gameboard made just for this week, we’ll keep track of our progress and work toward participating in as many activities as possible. Biology, ecology, limnology, and other “ologies” are just a part of this week.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Heard Park - W6 Plugged In (July 11 - 15)
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Being able to navigate through both physical and mental challenges we face at camp each week. Campers will work together to create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style. Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without camping! Our campers will participate in a variety of camp related activities, such as, basic survival skills, tent building, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more.Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and participate in various ways of expression. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a technology takeover. Campers will learn how code robots, fly drones, and use other technology in our teen tech lab.  Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on the latest hot topics, and create an Athens “Teen Camp” Documentary using different forms of digital media. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teen Camp at Lay Park - Plugged In
Week 1 June 6-10: In It to Win ItLet’s put our creative minds to the test by using TEAMWORK! Campers will  participate in minute to win it challenges together and create the best product or business a teen can offer, Shark Tank style.  Week 2 June 13-17: Out-the-DoorsThere’s no summer without getting outside! We'll venture into nature and learn ways to enjoy the scenery, such as basic survival skills, kayaking, hiking, cooking our own food, and more. Week 3 June 20-24: We are the ChampionsGroup games galore! We will have friendly competitions against fellow campers here at Lay and at Aaron Heard Park. Games include kickball, basketball, dancing, and more. Week 4 June 27-July 1: Wild at ArtDiscover yourself by unleashing your imagination. We will explore the world of art and express ourselves in various ways by painting, acting, and making music. Week 5 July 5-8: Let's Get TECHnicalCould you go a day with no technology? Probably not! That’s why we’re experiencing a tech takeover. Campers will try out new equipment outside and within our Teen Tech Lab in order to complete exciting projects. Week 6 July 11-15: Plugged InCome and get plugged in on the most popular social avenues and technology. Campers will learn how to design and print teen camp t-shirts, create a podcast on hot topics, and film an Athens “Teen Camp” documentary. Week 7 July 18-22: All About the TeensTeens, here’s your chance to create and carry out a whole week of camp! Campers will use teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving to create a week of summer fun for all. Week 8 July 25-29: Blast From the PastThis last week ties in with the previous 7 weeks of camp. We will show our team spirit as we reflect on our favorite activities, sports, bonds created, and camp memories!*A $10.00 trip fee is required for each week (this is not scholarship eligibe).**Participants must have the following items: backpack, sneakers, swimsuit & towel.Click for early drop-off and/or late pick-up for this camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Teens In Action - Teens In Action - Week 6 (July 11-July 15)
A service based teen camp where participants learn the importance of volunteering and the impact their efforts have on the community. Mornings are spent volunteering with local non-profits and government organizations.  Afternoons feature a variety of recreational activities. Teens may register for a maximum of two weeks.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Theatre Camp (Ages 13-17) - Teen Encore Camp
Join Athens Creative Theatre this summer for our teen summer camp programs where we will explore various facets of the performing arts and work to foster a deeper understanding and appreciation of theatre. Teen camps at ACT are designed as one week intensives with campers spending their days immersed in their theatre discipline whether that be working in scripts for performance camps or spending time constructing sets in our technical theatre camp. Teen Encore Camp: Explore the world of technical theatre in this one week intensive focused on scenic artistry, props, costuming, and all things behind the scenes. Campers will be introduced to the broad range of technical theatre skills and will get hands-on experience through projects and activities as we explore the various skills necessary to produce live theatre from a technician's perspective. Teen Drama Camp: A one week intensive camp focused on adding valuable skills to the developing actor's "tool-kit". Campers will explore the range of human emotion through theatre games and activities, develop their script reading and comprehension skills through monologue and scene work as well, and developing improvisational skills. Teen Drama Camp is a place to grow as a young actor and to build skills amongst peers.Participants will receive a theatre camp guide via email in the weeks prior to their scheduled camp session which will include camp rules/needs, pick-up and drop-off information, and other helpful tips for getting the most out of your summer camp experience. 
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Wander-ful World of Wildlife at Memorial Park (7-11 Year Olds) - Sense-ational Safari (July 11-15)
Join us this summer at Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo! Explore outdoor and nature-based activities from swimming and hiking to animal encounters and more. Week 1: June 6-10, 2022“Nature's Night Shift”Do you ever wonder what animals are out after dark? What they do under the cover of darkness? Bring your flashlight and learn all about the animals that work the "night shift." You will meet some of our nocturnal animals in the zoo, test your skills as a night animal, and more!Week 2: June 13-17, 2022“The Bear Necessities”Animals are built for survival. What special adaptations do they have that help them meet their needs? Let's explore the amazing adaptations of animals through tours of Bear Hollow Zoo, creating our own animal with special adaptations, and more!Week 3: June 20-24, 2022“ZBI: Zoo Burrow of Investigation”Calling all Special Agents! Pull out your magnifying glass as we investigate a mystery! Use evidence and clues to solve animal related cases. Look for animal tracks and more to help identify the culprit!Week 4: June 27- July 1, 2022“BHZ Cribs”Welcome to their homes! Learn about the habitats of the many animals at Bear Hollow Zoo! Tour through the zoo and see all of the fun spaces our animals live in! You will create your own outdoor crib, go on outdoor adventures, and more. Week 5: July 5-8, 2022“Bon Appetit! What Do Animals Eat?”It takes skill, strength, and smarts to survive in the wild, especially when you aren't at the top of the food chain! Let's learn about the food web and see how Bear Hollow Zoo caters to some pretty big appetites around here!Week 6: July 11-15, 2022“Sense-ational Safari”What do you hear? What do you see? Let's explore how animals use their senses in sensational ways! Use your senses, test your skills, and see how you compare to the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo!Week 7: July 18-22, 2022“Life Cycles of the Smooth and Scaley”Are you ready to learn all about the sleek and shiny creatures we have in the zoo? Meet our reptile and amphibian friends this week and learn all about their lifestyles and life cycles. Week 8: July 25-29, 2022“Once in a Wild”Get ready for a zoo-venture! A new mission will help us learn about the animals at Bear Hollow Zoo and teach us how we can help be the best conservationists we can be and make a WILD difference!Camp registration is limited to 4 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily. Early Drop Off (7:30 am to 9:00 am) and/or Late Pick Up (4:00 pm to 5:30 pm) are available for an additional fee.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules/needs. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.Can't wait to have a zoo-per summer!Click here to sign up for early and/or late pickup for Memorial Park's Wander-ful World of Wildlife camp.
 
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM    Zookeeper Camp (12-13 Year Olds) - Zookeeper Camp (July 11-15)
Calling all future zookeepers! Find out what it's like to be a zookeeper: fun, rewarding, and messy! Campers will explore what it takes to be a zookeeper with hands-on learning in husbandry, training, enrichment, and more!Week 1: June 6-10, 2022Week 2: June 13-17, 2022Week 3: June 20-24, 2022Week 4: June 27-July 1, 2022Week 5: July 5-8, 2022Week 6: July 11-15, 2022Week 7: July 18-22, 2022Week 8: July 25-29, 2022Camp registration is limited to 2 weeks per camper. Campers must bring a bag lunch. Camp hours are from 9:00am-4:00pm daily.Participants will receive via email a guide to camp including what to bring daily and camp rules. You will also receive a pickup tag to display in your vehicle at drop off/pick up times on the first day of camp.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:50 AM - 10:35 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 9:50am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Parent & Tot 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
10:40 AM - 11:25 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 10:40am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
11:30 AM - 12:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 11:30am - Bishop
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Gold - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM    Gymnastics - Xcel Silver - July
Here at Athens Clarke Gymnastics Academy we believe every child is important and valuable. We pledge to coach and develop each child that walks through our doors regardless of their level of talent. Our main goals are to provide a clean, safe, fun learning environment and to build the self esteem of every child. We develop healthy, happy children from the inside out! We teach developmental gymnastics and use it to develop coordination, confidence, self-esteem, respect for others, sportsmanship, improve reading skills and much more in our students. Our Staff We have the best instructors and coaches in the industry with well over 100 years of combined experience! Our staff has been carefully hand selected because of their previous experience in gymnastics, working with children, and knowledge of the sport. The most important reason they were chosen is because of their desire to work with children and to make a difference in their lives. As a staff we work hard so your children can play hard. We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for trusting us. We pledge to be good role models for your children and to keep their safety and well-being our number one priorities. Staff members attend state, regional and national training programs throughout the year as well as monthly training because maintaining up-to-date skill development and safety awareness one of our top priorities. Health Policy If your child has been sent home from school due to a high fever, s/he is not allowed to participate in gymnastics until s/he has been fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 48-hours. If a participant or family member has been exposed to anyone testing positive for COVID, the participant/family member must take a COVID test. If the results are negative, the participant/family member must stay out of class until fever free for 24-hours without the use of anti-fever medications before returning to class or the facility. If a participant or family member receives a positive COVID test, they are required to stay home for 5-days and must be clear of fever for 24-hours without medication. Required to wear a mask for 5 days before returning to class or the facility. Students and anyone observing will have temperatures taken upon entering the Gymnastics facility. Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will not be allowed to enter the facility and must be fever free without the aid of fever reducing medication for 24-hours before returning.
 
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Birthday Party
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Late Pickup Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM    Red,White, and Blue
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM    EALL Games
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 5:30pm - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 5:30pm Lay Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
5:30 PM - 6:16 PM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 5:30pm Heard Park
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Bishop Park Tennis 101 Summer
 
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM    Tennis-Adult - Bishop Park Tennis 201 Summer
 
Wednesday July 13, 2022
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    SCNC Day Camp Hold
 
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM    TIA Camp Hold
 
6:30 AM - 7:30 AM    Adult Lap Swim - Adult Lap Swim
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Both Early Drop Off and Late Pickup
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop Off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM    Early Drop Off and/or Late Pickup for Registered All Day Campers - Early Drop off Only
You must be registered for one of the Summer Camps below prior to adding early drop off or late pickup.  The Early Drop-Off OR Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $15 ACC Residents / $22.50 Non ACC Residents Both Early Drop-Off AND Late Pick-Up Fee per camper: $25 ACC Residents / $37.50 Non ACC Residents You may sign up for extended supervision on the morning of the first day of camp.Extended supervision fees are not scholarship eligible.Extended Supervision is available at the following camps:Heard Park and Community Center All Day and Teen CampLay Park Community Center All Day and Teen CampMemorial Park All Day CampRocksprings All Day and Teen CampSandy Creek Nature Center All Day and Teen Camp
 
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM    Dance Camps: Half Day - Ballet for Grace
Our Half Day camps give students the ability to participate in 4 hours of concentrated dance study! Choose from a variety dance forms including, Ballet, Modern, Jazz, Tap, West African Dance and Drum and Hip Hop. All dance wear is required prior to class. Pack your child a lite non-microwavable lunch full of proteins and/or some fresh fruit and water. 
 
8:30 AM - 4:00 PM    Dance Camps: Accelerated Programs 1-4 - Advanced Modern/Ballet
These camps are reserved for students who participate in our Accelerated Dance Programs 1-4.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Heard Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Lay Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Memorial Park
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Kinderswim - Kinderswim 9am - Rocksprings
The Athens-Clarke County Leisure Services Kinderswim program is a free initiative started with the goal of helping ACC children learn how to swim. The program is offered to all Athens-Clarke County 5-year-old children at no cost.  The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at all of the ACCLS pools. Participants who complete at least seven of the nine lessons will receive a free pool pass for the remainder of the pool season.Rules & Tips  - All swimmers are required to wear a swimsuit. Cotton is not allowed in the pool.  - Participants cannot register after the first two lessons to ensure swimmers have adequate time to learn to swim safely.  - Participants should bring their own towels.  - Although there is no cost, participants must register online.  - Participants must be 5-years-old to take part in Kinderswim.
 
9:00 AM - 9:45 AM    Swim School - Swim School Session 3 - 9am
Athens-Clarke Leisure Services offers small group swim lessons for children ages 3 and up. All lessons are taught by certified lifeguards. Classes are scheduled on a first come, first serve basis. Your child must be 3 years old or older and potty trained to participate in Swim School.The lessons are broken into three, 45-minute classes a week for three weeks, for a total of nine lessons, and are available at the Bishop Park, Lay Park, and Heard Park pools.
 
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM    Story Safari Mini Camp at Bear Hollow Zoo (4-6 Year Olds) - The Very Hungry Alligator (July 11-15)
Join us this summer at Bear Hollow Zoo as we trek through literary children's classics and learn about native wildlife!Week 1 (June 13-17, 2022): Goodnight ZooAre you curious about nocturnal animals? Which animals are awake when we're asleep? This week we'll explore the differences between diurnal and nocturnal animals!CANCELED: Week 2 (June 20-24, 2022): Dr. Zoo-eussFrom "If I Ran the Zoo" to "What Pet Should I Get?", this week we're inspired by the one and only Dr. Seuss! We'll navigate the world of Dr. Seuss through animal classification to adaptations to pets versus wildlife!Week 3 (June 27-July 1, 2022): Where the Wild Things AreLet the wild rumpus start! Like Max, we'll traverse habitats and learn about the wildlife that live there! There's nothing quite like home sweet habitat.Week 4 (July 11-15, 2022): The Very Hungry AlligatorWhat do animals eat? An homage to Eric Carle's caterpillar, we'll learn about the differences between carnivores, omnivores, and herbivores and learn what our zoo animals eat!Week 5 (July 18-22, 2022): Black Bear Black Bear What Do You See?DJ, Athena, and Yonah (Bear Hollow's resident bears) hav