University City

Summer Camp Guide 2012

Academic

Catawba Valley Community College

Gardening for Kids: Get involved in the basics of gardening in this fun learning about different types of vegetables, flowers and soil through experiments and art activities. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $65.

Babysitting Training: Learn the basics of baby-sitting, first aid, and earn your CPR certification. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 11-15. Dates/Times: July 10 & 11; 9 a.m.-3: 30 p.m. Cost: $65.

Beginning Sign Language: This class will introduce students to the American Manual Alphabet. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $60.

Conquering Math through Art: Math is everywhere, even in art. Learn and practice math concepts through exciting art experiences. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: June 25-28, July 9-12, 23-26; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $60.

Cooking Up a Storm: Learn to be comfortable in the kitchen and gain useful cooking skills. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 4-6. Dates/Times: July 9-12, July 30-Aug 2; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $65.

Cool Things to Do with Cardboard: Learn some creative and inventive ways of using a plain old box and create a variety of cardboard projects for extended play, imagination, and creativity. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 8-11. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $65.

Creative Writers Workshop: Discover how much fun writing can be as you learn to develop your writing abilities. 828--327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 4-6. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Crochet is Fun: Students will learn 3 basic crochet stitches and be introduced to fun items to make. 828--327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 8-11. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $60.

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation: Become a Super Sleuth as you learn about forensics and crime scene investigations. 828--327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 12-14. Dates/Times: July 9-12, 23-26; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $80.

Digital Photography: An introduction to digital photography and image manipulation. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $70.

Doll Making: Learn simplified sewing construction as you make your own cloth bear, yarn baby, sock angel, and fabric doll. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 4-7. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $65.

Fun with Math: Have fun with addition and subtraction facts through the use of games, flash cards, and hands-on activities. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades1-2. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $60.

Fun with Reading: Improve your reading and writing skills while having fun with a variety of hands-on activities. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 1-2. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Lost Art of Cursive Writing: Get an intense study in how to read and write cursive in a fun and entertaining way. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 1-4: 40 p.m. Cost: $60.

Manners are Magic: Brushing up on your manners. Knowing the basic rules of etiquette can provide you with the skills that help you feel at ease and well prepared for social situations. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 10-14. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Multiplication Fun: Students will concentrate on learning multiplication facts with various hands-on activities, games and projects. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Pet Care for Kids: Discover the basics of taking care of your pet. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Sewing: Join us in the sewing room for an intro to sewing machine basics. Use your creativity to make simple projects to take home with you. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: July 23-26, July 30-Aug 2; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $65.

Taking Center Stage: Explore all aspects of theater including creation of character, improvisation, stage makeup, puppetry, and more. Students will have opportunity to perform short scenes in class. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-8. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Teens Behind the Wheel: Class will provide classroom instruction as well as behind the wheel training. Designed for new drivers 14-17 years old. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 14-17. Dates/Times: June 23, July 14, July 28; 9 am-2 pm Cost: $70.

s 9-12. Dates/Times: June 14-July 18; 7: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $635.

Community School of Davidson

Imagine, Program and Share with Scratch: Learn the basics of Scratch, a programming language that helps young people, learn mathematical and computational ideas. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 7-9. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Lake Norman Language Academy

Food and Fun: Learn about the food, games, customs, and music of different Spanish-speaking countries. Finish by eating at a local Mexican restaurant after touring the kitchen. 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 220 N Maple St, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 6-10. Dates/Times: June 25-29; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $170.

Food and Fun Spanish camp: Learn about the food, games, customs, and music of different Spanish speaking countries. Make and taste delicious snacks from these countries. Finish the camp by eating at a Mexican restaurant 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 220 N Maple St, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 6-10. Dates/Times: Aug 20-24; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $170.

Let's have a Fiesta: Plan all the details of the party. We will be making the invitations, decorations, choosing the music, and learning some dances. On the big day, have a lot of fun enjoying a fiesta. 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 220 N Maple St, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 6-10. Dates/Times: July 30- Aug 3; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $160.

Princesses and Indians: Our princesses will be moving into a land where people speak only Spanish. In order to survive they need to learn the language. 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 216 S Main St, Davidson, NC 28036. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 5-8. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $150.

Taco Fiesta: Plan the grand opening of a restaurant. We will choose the name; make the decorations, and the arrangements for the grand opening. Make your own tacos, salsa and guacamole. 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 220 N Maple St, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 6-10. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $160.

Visiting the Pet store: We will pretend to work at a pet store while having fun. We will finish our camp by visiting a real pet store. 704-253-3361. info@LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. 220 N Maple St, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.LakeNormanLanguageAcademy.com. Age: 5-9. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $150.

Lake Norman YMCA

Science Camp: Science camp offers a great learning opportunity filled with experiments, games and science fun. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 2-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m.; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

School of Architecture, UNC Charlotte

Architecture Summer Program for High School Students: The Architecture Summer Program will introduce high school students to architecture. Students will work in a studio setting at the School of Architecture and will live in campus dorms. 704.687.0101. Rachael.Murdock@uncc.edu. 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223. www.coaa.uncc.edu/Academics/School-of-architecture. Age: 16-18. Dates/Times: June 10-15th; residential Cost: $500.

Arts

Catawba Valley Community College

Art Exploration: Be a part of the art explosion as you discover and stretch your artistic abilities in this hands-on art class. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: grades 3-4. Dates/Times: July 9-12, July 16-19; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $65.

Art of Anime: Learn the style and technique of the art of anime. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 9-14. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $60.

Painting with Acrylics: Explore the use of acrylic paints and learning about painting including color blending and still. Create your own paintings and develop your own painting style. 828-327-7037. ctoney@cvcc.edu. 2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28658. www.cvcc.edu. Age: 10-16. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $60.

Community School of Davidson

And ... ACTION.: Spend the week producing an original short film. We will write, film and edit their own motion animation movie. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: June 11-14; 9: 30 am. -1: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Art Studio Time: Spend some time in the art room being creative. Work with mediums like wire, paint, pastels, and even crayons in new ways. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $125.

Arte de Costa Rica: Using popular styles and techniques of Costa Rican art, we will create projects and learn about the culture while having fun. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: June 4-7; 9: 30 a.m.-1: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Ballet & Creative Movement Around the World.: Dancers will "travel" to three different cultures while learning traditional dance steps from each culture, basic ballet steps, and then they will create some steps of their own. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-2. Dates/Times: June 11-14; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Beginning Guitar: Designed for the beginner guitar student looking to learn the basics of guitar chords, picking and strumming techniques as well as learn a variety of songs. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 6-11. Dates/Times: June 18-21 and 25-28; 1-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Evolution of Dance: This camp will teach you dances from The Charleston to current day Hip Hop. Students will learn many dance styles and then combine them into a fun medley. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. or 1 p.m.-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Fun in Fairyland.: Venture to the land of the fairies exploring fairy crafts, music, food, games and more. It will be a magical adventure. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-3. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Making Memories: Children will learn the importance of preserving memories through album making and will have time to create their pages. Several new techniques will be taught for decorating pages and page layouts. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 2-8. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9: 30 a.m. -1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Dance Davidson

Davidson Summer Arts Camp: 3-5 yr olds: Princess, Fairy and Ballerina Camps, 5-8 yr olds: American Girl Doll, Wizard of Oz and Beauty & the Beast, 8-11 yr olds: Wicked, Annie & Cats-daily classes in dance, drama, music and art. 704-892-5632. tknox@dancedavidson.com. 140 Jackson St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.dancedavidson.com. Age: 3-11. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 9-13, July 23-27; 9 a.m.-12: 30 p.m.; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $125-$199.

Davidson Community Players' The Connie Company

The Connie Company Goes to the Circus (a clown-free event): Students explore the circus through a variety of theatre games, stories, and improvisations, learning basic acting techniques and stage production. 704-892-7953. brianna@davidsoncommunityplayers.org. 307 Armour St, Davidson, NC 28036. www.davidsoncommunityplayers.org. Age: 4-18. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 11; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Cost: $100-$195.

Future Fashion Designers

Fashion & Sewing Camps: Sewing and fashion design activities. Beginner and intermediate levels. Full day and half day. 704-799-3553. Shawnelle@hotmail.com. 123 N. Main St, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.FutureFashionDesigners.com. Age: 8-15. Dates/Times: June 11-14,,18-22, 25-29, July 9-13, 16-20, 23-27, 30-Aug 3, Aug 6-9; 9: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. or 9: 30 a.m.-3: 30 p.m. Cost: $185-$315.

Kadi Fit

Disney Dance Camp: The kids will explore different styles in the world of dance, including ballet, jazz, and hip hop to all their Disney favorites. They will also learn the importance of being active and healthy. 704-577-1283. katie@kadifit.com. 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.kadifit.com. Age: 4-6. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 1-3: 30 p.m. Cost: $115 non-member, $105 member.

Just Dance.: Come learn jazz and hip hop combinations similar to those in the Just Dance video game while incorporating lots of style, color and fun. No television, no videos. Just dance. 704-577-1283. katie@kadifit.com. 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.kadifit.com. Age: grades 1-3. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $120 non-member, $110 member.

Just Dance.: Come learn jazz and hip hop combinations similar to those in the Just Dance video game while incorporating lots of style, color, and fun. No television, no videos.. Just dance. 704.577.1283. katie@kadifit.com. 19725 Oak St, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.kadifit.com. Age: grades 4 and up. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $120 non-member, $110 member.

Lake Norman YMCA

Art Camp: More than just arts and crafts, campers will be introduced to various types, styles and techniques of art. Art will be displayed for parents each Friday. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $177-$302.

Drama Camp: Learn the fundamentals of performing a play including performance instruction, set and costume design, teamwork and directing. Includes Friday performances for parents. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: ; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $199-$302.

Lowe's YMCA

Art Camp: More than arts and crafts, campers will be introduced to various types, styles and techniques of art like drawing, photography and painting. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $195-$230.

Mooresville Art Guild

The Art Express: Learn about artists, illustrators, styles, skills and techniques. Explore and create with various materials and media. 704-663-6661. lreville@windstream.net. 103 West Center Ave, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvilleartistguild.com. Age: 6-16. Dates/Times: June11- 29, July 9-20; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $70- $100/week-materials included.

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church

Sing, Ring, Create and Play: Activities include devotion, hand bells, singing, art, drama and recreation. The campers will participate in the 11 a.m. worship on Sunday, July 15, 2012. Open to the community. 704-892-8566. mmittelstadt@mtzionumc.net. 19600 Zion Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. mtzionumc.net. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: July 9-13,; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: Free.

Sally's YMCA

Art Camp: More than arts and crafts, campers will be introduced to various types, styles and techniques of art. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Dance and Cheer Camp: Learn the art of hip hop dance, modern dance, chants, jumps and small stunts. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Go Green Art Camp: Creative activities allow campers to learn how to invent things out of common household items. Includes wood carving. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

The Town of Davidson

Pre-Piano Presto: This fun-filled piano class will teach your child rhythm reading, geographic location of the letter names on the keyboard, and will develop the five-finger dexterity of both hands. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 404 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 5-11. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 16-20; 9-11 a.m. (age 5-6), 1-4 p.m. (age 7-11) Cost: $110.

UNC Charlotte

Chamber Music for Teens Summer Workshop: A fun, interactive chamber music summer day camp for strings, woodwinds, brass, percussion, and jazz ensemble. Some experience required. Scholarships available. 704-907-8574. suitecello5@yahoo.com. 9201 University City Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28223. chambermusicforteens.uncc.edu. Age: 10-19. Dates/Times: June 11-15; 9: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $360 by March 15; $385 by May 1.

Church

Bethel Presbyterian Church Weekday Preschool

KinderCamp @ BPC Weekday Preschool: Campers will participate in camp themes which include activities in arts and crafts, music, games, stories, Bible study, science, outdoor water activities and much more. 704-895-9620. koslickjm@aol.com. 19920 Bethel Church Road, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.bethel-day.bethel-pc.org/. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: June 4-8 "The World of Eric Carle", July 9-13 "Ahoy There Mates", Aug 6-10 "Let's Have a Party"; 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Cost: $125 with a free pizza lunch on Friday.

Community in Christ Preschool

Commotion in the ocean: Campers will travel under the sea to discover the ocean's many wonders, learning about sharks, sea turtles, dolphins and other sea creatures. 704-987-0829. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.commuityinchrist.net. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: June 4-7; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100 per session.

We dig Dinosaurs: Campers will become junior Paleontologists as they explore dinosaurs up close & personal. Investigate fossils, dig up dinosaur eggs, make their own fossils and learn cool dinosaur facts. 704-987-0829. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.communityinchrist.net. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Circus of the Stars: Come join us for fun under the Big Top. Walk the tightrope, act like a clown, play fun games, even try your hand at juggling. 704-987-0829. 7621 Norman Island Drive, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.communityinchrist.net. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: Aug. 6-9; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Denver Baptist Church

Crossroads: Experience activities designed to enhance character building in a safe & fun environment. Our camp counselors will engage your child in recreation, crafts and educational field trips. 704-483-3030. smartin@denverbaptist.org. 6917 Forest Hills Drive, Denver, NC 28037. www.dbckidz.com. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 6: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $135 per week.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd

Summer camp: One week Day Camp begins with Ice Cream social Sunday evening. The Camp will be run by trained Camp Staff from Camp Agape outside Raleigh. Fun activity, singing, Bible study and more. 704-827-4751. Sheilaw@goodshepherdmtholly.org. 110 S. Main Street, Mount Holly, NC 28120. www.agapekurebeach.org/. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: June 24-29; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $125.

South Mountain Baptist Camp

Boys Camp: This week of camp for church groups includes worship, Bible study, recreation, and everything that makes camp special in the beautiful NC mountains. 828-437-8788. mary@southmountainbaptistcamp.com. 3558 Baptist Camp Road, Connellys Springs, NC 28612. www.southmountainbaptistcamp.com. Age: boys grades 2-12. Dates/Times: August 8-11; residential Cost: $110.

Children's Week: This week of camp for church groups includes worship, Bible study, recreation, and everything that makes camp special in the beautiful NC mountains. 828-437-8788. mary@southmountainbaptistcamp.com. 3558 Baptist Camp Road, Connellys Springs, NC 28612. www.southmountainbaptistcamp.com. Age: grades 2-6. Dates/Times: June 11-15, June 18-22, June 25-29, July 16-20, July 23-27, July 30-Aug 3; residential Cost: $130.

Coed Week: This week of camp for church groups includes worship, Bible study, recreation, and everything that makes camp special in the beautiful NC mountains. 828-437-8788. mary@southmountainbaptistcamp.com. 3558 Baptist Camp Road, Connellys Springs, NC 28612. www.southmountainbaptistcamp.com. Age: grades 2-12. Dates/Times: July 2-6; residential Cost: $130.

Girls Camp: This week of camp for church groups includes worship, Bible study, recreation, and everything that makes camp special in the beautiful NC mountains. 828-437-8788. mary@southmountainbaptistcamp.com. 3558 Baptist Camp Road, Connellys Springs, NC 28612. www.southmountainbaptistcamp.com. Age: girls grades 2-12. Dates/Times: Aug 5-8; residential Cost: $110.

Youth Mission Camp: This week of camp for church groups includes worship, Bible study, recreation, and includes the opportunity for campers to be involved in local mission opportunities 828-437-8788. mary@southmountainbaptistcamp.com. 3558 Baptist Camp Road, Connellys Springs, NC 28612. www.southmountainbaptistcamp.com. Age: grades 7-12. Dates/Times: July 8-13; residential Cost: $180.

The Park Church

Young Kingdom Citizens Camp: Our program provides academic instructions from NC Certified Teachers as well as a variety of daily elective classes. Field trips are planned throughout the week for each age group. 704-369-7714. dfrazier@upbc.org. 6029 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. www.theparkministries.org. Age: 5-13. Dates/Times: June 18-Aug 17; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $50 per child registration fee or $80 per family; $110 per week; sibling discount.

Others

Community School of Davidson

Don't Let the Children Drive the Bus: Create Pigeo. Dramatize Elephant and Piggie. Design clothes for Naked Mole Rat. Join us for a fun-filled week of memorable characters from author/illustrator Mo Williams. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-3. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Exploring America.: Each day will bring adventures from a different region of the United States. Read picture books, do craft activities, make and eat fun food treats-all inspired by that day's region. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-4. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Fun with My Camera: Bring your digital camera and have a great time while you learn about photography composition, exposure, depth of field and other basic skills to take awesome pictures. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 9-11. Dates/Times: July 16-19; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Just Another Day in the Castle: A fun-filled week of princess activities. Create nail art, make bath salts, and teach hair braiding skills, napkin folding as well as other princess etiquette. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-2. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Wild About Animals: Explore mammals in different environments: wild jungle beasts, farm animals, adorable pets and forest creatures. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades Pre-K-1. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $95.

Davidson College

Davidson College Day Camp at the Lake: Waterfront camp with activities including waterskiing, wakeboarding, sailing, canoeing, swimming, games and more. 704-892-5971. lejones@davidson.edu. Box 7158, Davidson, NC 28035. www.davidsonwildcats.com/ sports/2009/5/29/ GEN_0529094957.aspx?id=273. Age: grades 5-9. Dates/Times: Weekly sessions June 18-Aug 3; 8 a.m.- 4: 30 p.m. Cost: $300 per week (sibling discounts available).

Lake Norman YMCA

Babysitting Camp: Learn the important points of babysitting. Includes CPR, first aid and child abuse prevention. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 11-15, July 23-27; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $177-$302.

Beach Overnight Adventure: Head to the Atlantic Coast for activities like snorkeling, sailing, fishing and more. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 7-10. Dates/Times: July 23-27; residential Cost: $420-$588.

Boys Rock: Boys will experience fun activities like contests, cooking, skate park, science, exploring, grilling and more. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 2-6, July 23-27, Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Dance Camp: Learn the art of hip hop dance, music understanding and how to move to the music, displaying their new skills every Friday. Arts and crafts, group games and swimming also included. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 2-6, July 30-Aug 3, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $177-$302.

Field Trips Camp: Take trips to fun spots like the movies, bowling and Discovery Place. Schedule will be placed online. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $187-$316.

Girls Rock: Girls will experience fun activities like cooking, contests and crafts each week. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 2-6, July 23-27, Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Jr. Lifeguard Camp: Learn the importance of lifeguarding and how to prepare for future jobs in the field. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $199-$302.

Leaders in Training (LIT): A two week camp, Leaders in Training (LIT) engages teens in group work, problem solving and self discovery. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 8-10. Dates/Times: ; 9 a,.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $278-$389.

Lego Camp: Use creativity to build houses, trucks, cars, cities and planes. Creations will be displayed at end of each week. Also includes group games and swimming. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-3 p.m., 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Road Trippin': Campers take day-long field trips to places like the zoo, state parks, Discovery Place and other fun locations. Full schedule online. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 am.-6 p.m. Cost: $210-$316.

Lowe's YMCA

Boys Rock: Boys will travel to Lake Norman State Park everyday to experience the wilderness and learn how to set up camp sites, cook and use a compass. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 9-13, August 13-17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $195-$255.

Field Trips Camp: Take day-long field trips to the zoo, state parks, Discovery Place, mountains and other fun locations. Schedule will be posted online. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: See website; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $195-$255.

Girls Rock: Girls will participate in a variety of activities like cooking, dancing, crafts and other fun girl stuff. Drop-off begins at 7a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 9-13, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $195-$255.

Jr. Lifeguard Camp: Receive instruction in water safety, public relations, facility operations, work skills, first aid and CPR. Drop-off begins at 7a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $210-$288.

Lego Camp: Have fun with Legos and create extravagant projects with all the pieces. Full and half day options available. Drop-off begins at 7a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Swim Camp: Campers will dive into a whirlpool of fun while enjoying time in and out of the water. Includes basic swim instruction, water safety and games. Drop-off begins at 7a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 2-6, 23-27; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $195-$255.

Volunteer Camp: Campers will come together to impact the Mooresville community and families through various service projects. Drop-off begins at 7a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $210-$288.

Watersports Camp: Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades 1-10. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $375-$453.

Y Challenge Camp: This camp is a Weeklong competition between other YMCA camps. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 25-29, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $210-$288.

Sally's YMCA

Babysitting Camp: Learn the important points of babysitting. Includes CPR, first aid and child abuse prevention. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 2-6; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Boys Rock: Boys will experience the wilderness and learn to setup camp sites, cook and use a compass. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Girls Rock: Girls will participate in a variety of activities like cooking, dancing, crafts and more. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Jr. Lifeguard Camp: Teens will learn perfect strokes and skills needed for life guarding. Includes CPR and first aid certification. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Leaders in Training (LIT): Leaders in Training (LIT) engages teens in group work, problem solving and self discovery. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: See website; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Nature Camp: Explore wilderness trails, make recyclable arts and crafts, go green and learn about the outdoors. Also includes traditional camp activities. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 11-15; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Road Trippin': Campers take day-long field trips to places like the zoo, state parks, Discovery Place and other fun locations. Schedule will be posted online. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $155-$198.

Splash Camp: Dive into water basketball, boat races, relay and water games, and master the water balloon launcher. Also include traditional camp activities. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 23-27; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Teen Boot Camp: An obstacle course based program that involves jumping, crawling, hill climbing drills and body weight-assisted exercise. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 11-15; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Water Polo Camp: Learn basic water polo skills, positioning, plays and rules. Full day and half day options available. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 25-29; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

The Town of Davidson

American Girl Fashion Fun.: Travel back in time with your favorite dolls as we explore the stories of popular historic American dolls with period-themed crafts, including a keepsake box, tote bag, a sundress, and much more. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 10-Jun. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $110.

Back to Basics: Nutrition 101, Cooking Your Favorites and Starting Your Own Garden: Join Simply Nutritious' Corrine Lewis. Academic and athletic performance is linked to nutrition. Learn where food really comes from; how to make delicious popular youth dishes, and grow a garden. 704-892-3349. lwillis@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 10 and up. Dates/Times: June 11-13; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $77.

Bee-Bot and the Computer: Campers will program the computer Bee-Bot through courses and missions. We will program our real Bee-Bot to do the same thing on the floor. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades K-2. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $130.

Brickdiculous LEGO Build.: It's hard to fulfill your dreams when there aren't enough LEGO Bricks at home. This is your chance. We will have thousands of LEGO Bricks for you to build with. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 7-12. Dates/Times: June 11-15; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $195.

Fashion Drawing and Design: Everything you wanted to know about fashion design taught by former New York fashion designer, Gerry McElroy. Sketch fashion models wearing your clothing line, create your own label and more. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 108 S. Main Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $95.

Hoop-A Loopa-Hula Hoop Camp with Wendy: Learn cool hoop tricks, enjoy hooping contests and games. You'll even learn how to make your own hoop. At the end of the week, we'll get to show off your new skills with a hoop show. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: June 25-29 or July 23-27; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $92.

Juggling and Circus Skills with Steve Langley, the Great Fettuccini: Learn the basics of juggling using scarves and beanbags. You will also learn balancing skills, stilt walking, the Chinese Yo-Yo (or diabolo) and the rhythm stick along with other fun and easy tricks. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 7 and up. Dates/Times: July 23-27; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $105.

Kreative Kids Idol.: Experience the fun and excitement of competing on stage as you learn to sing and perform in solo and group numbers. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 6-11. Dates/Times: July 9-13 (ages 6-8) or July 30-Aug 3 (ages 9-11); 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $130.

LEGO Mania: Builders will dive into thousands of LEGO Bricks at LEGO Mania Camp. They'll design their own creations, learn about architecture and engineering concepts and create mosaics. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 4-7. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $195.00.

Photo Fun with Gayle Shomer: Using your digital or film camera, learn about exposure, lighting, composition, and color inside the classroom and on walking field trips to nearby parks and lake. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 9-15. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $105.

Princesses and Indians: Our princesses and Indians will be moving into a land where people only speak Spanish. In order to survive they need to learn the language. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 5-8. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $155.

Robotic Olympics with Roamer.: Students learn how robotics and programming go hand in hand as they write programs and give commands for Roamer, our robot, to follow. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 2-4. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $130.

Treasure Hunting with GPS.: Have fun using hand-held Global Positioning Systems to search for treasure caches. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 3-6. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $155.

Video Game Animation: Students dive into the world of video game animation by creating characters that dance, sing and internet with one another. Games can be posted online so that friends, parents and others can play. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 3-6. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $155.

Triple Play Farm

Girl Power: Led by educator Rosie Molinary (www.rosiemolinary.com), this camp uses relationships with horses to explore issues of confidence, leadership, and communication to help girls meet their full potential. 704-608-8441. KBatchelor@aol.com. 19516 Kistler Farm Road, Davidson, NC 28036. www.tripleplayfarm.com. Age: 10-15. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $299.

Science

Schiele Museum

Schiele Museum: Interactive themed day camps, choose one week or the entire summer. Programs include science, cultural art, outdoor activities and more. 704-866-6908. amyb@cityofgastonia.com. 1500 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054. www.schielemuseum.org. Age: 6-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; extended care available Cost: $135-$155.

The Town of Davidson

Yoga and More for Tweens with Mary Kennedy: Tweens' bodies are changing at an accelerated pace and yoga invites them to develop healthy habits. This camp is designed to be fun, flowing and dynamic. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 9-12. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $85.

CSI: Campers will begin the class by surveying the "scene of a crime." We will investigate various aspects of the crime: interviewing eye-witnesses, performing chromatography on writing samples and more. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $110.

Science Fun: Do all the experiments Mom won't let you do in her kitchen. Favorites include slime making, color tablet mixing, chromatography, fizz rockets, volcanoes, pH indicators and much more. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 6-10. Dates/Times: July 23-27; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $110.

Special needs

Camp LUCK Inc.

Camp LUCK: A medically supervised one-week-long summer residence camp for children with significant heart disease within the Charlotte Region. 704-201-4047. campluck@gmail.com. 1299 Camp Cherokee Road, Kings Mtn State Park, Blacksburg, SC 29702. www.campluck.com. Age: 7-14. Dates/Times: Aug. 5 -10; residential Cost: .

NC Lions Inc.

Camp Dogwood for the Blind & Visually Impaired: Summer recreation program for Blind and VI North Carolina residents. One week overnight sessions at a 60 acre wooded retreat center on Lake Norman. Hotel style amenities. 800-662-7401 ext. 230. information@nclionscampdogwood.com. 7050 Camp Dogwood Dr, Sherrills Ford, NC 28673. www.nclionscampdogwood.com. Age: 18 and up. Dates/Times: June 3-Aug 11; overnight Cost: $100 for Blind/VI, $150 for sighted companion.

Sports

Baseball

Lake Norman YMCA

Baseball Camp: Focus on skills like throwing, fielding and hitting. Learn defensive scenarios and game situations. Include daily scrimmages. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades 2-5. Dates/Times: July 2-6, Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lenoir-Rhyne University

Lenoir-Rhyne Baseball Camps: Summer baseball camps. 828-328-7136. paul.knight@lr.edu. LRU baseball fields, Hickory, NC 28601. www.lrbears.com/. Age: 6-17. Dates/Times: June 18-21, 25-28, July 16-19; 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., half day options Cost: $90 half day, $180 full day.

Lowe's YMCA

Baseball Camp: Learn the basic techniques of our national pastime including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting and positioning. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Mooresville Recreation Dept. / Mike Hartshorne

Baseball Camp: This camp focuses on improving skills of baseball. Activities include hitting, throwing, catching, pitching, foot work, live scrimmages and many more fundamentals with the game. 704-663-7026. mhartshorne5@gmail.com. 1474 N. Main Street, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: 5-7. Dates/Times: July 9-13; 8-11 am. Cost: $75.

Baseball Camp: Baseball activities include hitting, throwing, catching, pitching, foot work, live scrimmages and many more fundamentals with the game. 704-663-7026. mhartshorne5@gmail.com. 1474 N. Main Street, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: 8-12. Dates/Times: July 23-27; 8-11 a.m. Cost: $80 early reg. $90 after July 15.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/Lake Norman High School

Baseball Camp: Offensive and defensive areas will be emphasized, as well as catching, conditioning, and running. Individual and group instruction will be used to grow the players in the game of baseball. 704-663-7026. rlittle@iss.K12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $75 early reg. $85 after June 10.

Basketball

Community School of Davidson

Basketball for Girls: Learn the basics of basketball. Discover skills like shooting, passing, and dribbling while having fun. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9: 30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $100.

John Lentz

John Lentz Basketball Camp: Fundamental skill work, competition games and 5 on 5 games 828-328-7122. lentz@lr.edu. Shuford Gymnasium 625 7th Ave. NE, Hickory, NC 28601. Age: 7-15. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. (Mon.-Thurs.) Cost: $175.

Lake Norman YMCA

Basketball Camp: Focus on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Daily scrimmages. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Basketball Camp: An action-packed week of skill development and games. Learn handling, passing, shooting and rules of the game. Drop off begins at 7a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Rodney Monroe

Basketball Camp: Instructor: Rodney Monroe. He graduated high school as Maryland's all-time leading scorer with over 3,000 points. He earned a scholarship to NC State Univ, and is the all time leading scorer 704-663-7026. rodmyl@aol.com. 210 Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org/. Age: 7-15. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 am.-noon Cost: $100 early registration; $115 after July 8.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Jeff Prince

Basketball Camp-Co-Ed: Enjoy basketball skills, drills, fun and games in this immensely popular camp. Limited to 50 campers. 704-663-7026. jeff.prince@sandvik.com. 132 Swift Arrow Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: 8-14. Dates/Times: July 9-12; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $105 early reg. $120 after July 1.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Lake Norman High School

Baseball Camp: Improve your fundamentals and develop a stronger understanding of the game of baseball. 704-663-7026. rlittle@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $75 early reg, $85 after July 8.

Girls Basketball Camp: This camp mixes instruction with games and competitions to ensure that the week is one that will be remembered as one filled with fun. Campers are grouped according to skill and age. 704-663-7026. rtinucci@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: grades 3-9. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $100.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Lakeshore Middle School

Girls Basketball Camp: Players will be grouped according to age and/or abilities. Basic basketball skills, 3-on-3 play, 5-on-5 team play, shooting fundamentals and offensive skills. 704-663-7026. scash@iss.k12.nc.us. 244 Lakeshore School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: grades 4-8. Dates/Times: June 19-21; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $70 early reg. $80 after June 11.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Larry Garloch

Instructor Larry Garloch is a former Davidson College Basketball Coach and has extensive experience in working with kids of all ages to sharpen their basketball skills. 60 camper limit 704-663-7026. dhucks@ci.mooresville.nc.us. 210 Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 7-15. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $75 early reg. $90 after July 22.

Pharr Family YMCA

Sports Half-Day Camp-Basketball Skills Camp: Beat the buzzer throughout the week as we focus on ball handling skills, shooting, defense, and having fun in the Pharr YMCA gymnasium. 704-822-9622. hdunn@gastonymca.org. 208 Main St., McAdenville, NC 28101. www.gastonymca.org/. Age: grades 2-5. Dates/Times: July 9-13; half day Cost: Members $80; non-members $90.

Todd Starkey Women's Basketball Camps at Lenoir-Rhyne University

Todd Starkey Women's Basketball Camps at Lenoir-Rhyne University: The camp is broken into four sub-camps, Elite, Day, and Team camp. Each offers a basketball experience for girls of all ages, all abilities, and all skill development needs. 828- 328-7384. katie.pate@lr.edu Associate Head Women's Basketball Coach Katie Pate. Shuford Gymnasium on the campus of Lenoir-Rhyne University 625 7th Ave., Hickory, NC 28601. www.lrbears.com/ page.asp?articleID=217. Age: 7 years-grade 12. Dates/Times: Elite Camp: June 10-13. Day Camp: June 11-14. Team Camp: June 14-16.; Elite Camp: 6-8: 30 p.m., Day Camp: 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., Team Camp: 4: 30-9: 30 p.m. Cost: Elite Camp $135. Day Camp $195. Team Camp $75.

Bowling

Mooresville Recreation Department/George Pappas' Victory Lanes

Bowling Camp (Advanced): Improve your bowling score: refine your approach, choose proper equipment, make spares & lane condition adjustments. Advanced instruction by Right Approach Training Academy staff. Lunch served daily. 704-664-2695. econklingpvl300 @windstream.net. 125 Morlake Dr., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 6-15. Dates/Times: July 9-11, July 30-Aug 1; 9: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Cost: $80 early reg. $90 after July 1.

Bowling Camp (Beginner): Learn bowling fundamentals like choosing the correct ball, proper starting position, approach, arm swing and proper release. Instructors from Right Approach Training Academy. Lunch provided daily. 704-664-2695. econklingpvl300 @windstream.net. 125 Morlake Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: 6-15. Dates/Times: June 18-22, 25-29, July 23-27,Aug 6-10; 9: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Cost: $110 early registration; $120 after June 10.

Cheerleading

Community School of Davidson

Cheerleading: Cheerleading-Campers will participate in dance, cheers, stunting, tumbling, games and crafts. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: . Dates/Times: June 18-19; 9: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Lake Norman YMCA

Cheerleading Camp: Cheerleaders will have fun learning and polishing their cheers, jumps and stunts, performing for sports campers and parents every Friday. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/ lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: June 11-15, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Cheerleading Camp: Learn chants, jumps, dance and small stunts. Full and half day options available. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6: 00 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte. org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 11-15, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

University City YMCA

Cheerleading Camp: Campers will learn chants, cheers, basic stunts and a cheer dance. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycitydaycamp@ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymcacharlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 5-10. Dates/Times: varies; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $161-$209.

Fencing

Davidson Parks and Recreation

Fencing Olympic Sport beginner: Students learn footwork and blade work. They can try out their skills by fencing during the camp. Camp is run by the Charlotte Fencing Academy. Equipment provided. 704-596-9956. info@charlottefencing.com. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.charlottefencing.com. Age: 8 and up. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $185.

Football

Charlotte Christian School

Charlotte Christian Knights Football Camp: Experience a week of camp with Head Football Coach Jason Estep and his staff. Campers will learn the game including stance, starts, blocking, tackling, passing, receiving, kicking, and more. 704-366-5657. allycia.brown@charchrist.com. Charlotte Christian School 7301 Sardis Road, Charlotte, NC 28270. www.charlottechristian.com. Age: grades Pre-K-5. Dates/Times: June 11-15; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $165.

Lake Norman YMCA

Flag Football Camp: Highlights the basics of football, without the contact. Learn passing, receiving, running and rules of the game. Traditional pool and lake activities included. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: June 11-15, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Flag Football Camp: Practice basic fundamentals like passing, catching, blocking, offense and defense. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 11-15, July 16-20; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Mooresville Recreation Department/ Lake Norman HS

Football-Youth Camp: Designed for the developing player as they learn the game of football. Position specific skills and age specific fundamentals will be stressed. Pads will not be used. 704-663-7026. rmcneely@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: June 13-15; 9 am.-noon Cost: $70 early reg, $85 after June 6.

Football-Speed Development Camp: Camp designed to assist athletes to increase speed through drills and other speed development information. Pads will not be used. 704-663-7026. rmcneely@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 5-8. Dates/Times: July 13th; 8: 30 am.-noon Cost: $30 early reg, $35 after July 5.

Football Camp-Middleschoolers: Basic/advanced fundamentals related to their Offensive and Defensive position areas will be emphasized. Prepares players for the upcoming season. Football pads will be used. 704-663-7026. rmcneely@iss.K12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: June 19-22; 8: 30 a.m.-noon Cost: $85 early reg., $100 after June 11.

Football Camp: Football skills and fundamentals will be stressed and worked daily. LN Coaches will evaluate players by position as well as teach LN offense and Defense terminology. 704-663-7026. rmcneely@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grade 9. Dates/Times: June 11-12; 3-6 p.m. Cost: $50 early reg. $60 after June 3.

Pharr Family YMCA

Sports Half Day Camp-Flag Football Skills Camp: Spend a week improving your football skills through a camp that is focused on repetition, conditioning, and skill improvement. 704-822-9622. hdunn@gastonymca.org. 208 Main St., McAdenville, NC 28101. www.gastonymca.org. Age: grades 2-5. Dates/Times: June 18-22; half-day. Cost: Members: $80; non-members: $80.

Golf

Lake Norman YMCA

Golf Camp: Designed for beginners to intermediate junior golfers looking to learn golf basics. Golf equipment will be provided if needed. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/ lakenorman. Age: grades 4-7. Dates/Times: June 25-29, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.- 3 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $209-$312.

Mike Thurston PGA

Hampton Heights GC Junior Golf: Instructors are PGA Professional Mike Thurston, Lenoir Rhyne Golf Coach Travis Bland and other area school coaches. Provides fun fundamental instruction. 828-328-5010. mtt@charter.net. 1700 5th St. NE, Hickory, NC 28601. Age: 6-15. Dates/Times: June 11-14, 18-21, July 9-12, 16-19; M T Th 9 a.m.-noon Cost: TBD.

Sally's YMCA

Golf Camp: Learn the rules and etiquette of golf while practicing swing and techniques. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte .org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 2-6; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Gymnastics

Lake Norman Gymnastics Academy

Flip 'n Fun Summer Camp: Gymnastics rotations, games, daily physical challenges, snack time and playtime in our loose foam pit, on the trampolines and the climbing rope. 704-483-1008. lkngymnastics @bellsouth.net. 443 N. Pilot Knob Rd, Denver, NC 28037. www.lkngymnastics.com. Age: 3-16. Dates/Times: June 11-15, 25-29, July 9-13, 23-27, Aug 6-10, 20-24; 9 a.m.-noon; 9 a.m.-1p.m.; 9 a,m,-4 p.m., Cost: call for details.

Lake Norman YMCA

Gymnastics Camp: For kids who enjoy gymnastics at a basic level. Campers will have fun polishing skills on the bars, beam, floor, vault and tumbltrak with Friday performances for parents. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymca charlotte.org/ lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $177-$302.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Mary Ellen Shalvey

Gymnastics/Tumbling Mini Camp: For beginners. Basic tumbling and floor exercise, gymnastics related dance, low balance beam. Guest speaker on the last day. Instructor: Mary Ellen Shalvey 704-663-7026. mshalvey@iss.k12.nc.us. 210 Talbert Pointe Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org/. Age: grades 3-5. Dates/Times: June 13-15; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $50 early registration, $60 after June 5.

Pharr Family YMCA

Gymnastics Half-Day Camp: Gymnastics all morning with games, crafts, and snack, too. Register for one week or all six weeks. 704-824-1131. jbrackett@gastonymca.org. 208 Main St, McAdenville, NC 28101. www.gastonymca.org. Age: 3-11. Dates/Times: June 11-15, 25-29, July 16-20, 23-27, Aug. 6-10, 13-17; 9 a.m.-noon, early drop off available Cost: Members, $80 per week. Non-members, $90 per week.

Horseback riding

Lenux Stables & Riding Academy, Inc.

Summer Horsemanship Camp: Open to Beginner-Advanced Riders. Fun, loving Horses. Skilled, trained Instructors. State of the Art Facility 704-947-7433. Info@LenuxStables.com. 10610 Kerns Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. www.LenuxStables.com. Age: Tiny Tots Camps ages 3-5. Full day camps ages 6-17. Dates/Times: ; Tiny Tots Camps 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Full Day Camps 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Lacrosse

Lake Norman YMCA

Lacrosse Camp: Campers will receive expert teaching, repetition of fundamentals and game experience. Innovative instruction and healthy competition. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymca charlotte .org/lakenorman. Age: grades 6-7. Dates/Times: July 2-6, Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Lacrosse Camp: Put hand and eye coordination to the test while practicing cradling, passing, pick-ups, shooting and footwork. Drop off begins at 7a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan @ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymca charlotte .org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: July 2-6, July 9-13; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Sally's YMCA

Lacrosse Camp: Practicing cradling, passing, pick-ups, shooting and footwork. Must provide sticks and helmets. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymca charlotte.org /sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Miscellaneous

Lake Norman YMCA

Kids Triathlon: Campers will improve swim stroke and learn to bike, run and take care of their bodies. Campers can register for the August 2012 Lake Norman YMCA Kids Triathlon. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Varies by age; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Tee-Ball Camp: Focus on skills like throwing, fielding and hitting. Learn defensive scenarios and game situations. Includes daily scrimmages. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth@ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymca charlotte.org/ lakenorman. Age: grades K-1. Dates/Times: July 2-6, August 6-10; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Mooresville Rec Dept/Embassy Board Shop

Embassy Skateboard Camp: Skateboard instruction provided by team members from the Embassy Board Shop. A custom made learning experience for any ability level. 704-660-8399. theembassy boardshop@ gmail.com. 750 West Iredell Avenue, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.Mooresville Recreation.org. Age: 7-14. Dates/Times: June 11-15, 18-22, July 9-13, 16-20, 23-27; 9 am.-noon Cost: $75 early reg. $85 after June 1.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Brawley Middle School

Cross Country/ Distance Running Camp: This camp takes a journey through five of the most challenging and beautiful cross country courses in the area. All levels welcome 704-663-7026. mshalvey@iss.k12.nc.us. 664 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresville recreation.org. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 8 a.m.-noon Cost: $126 early reg, $135 after June 10.

Sally's YMCA

Baseball and Softball Camp: Learn the basic techniques of our national pastime including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting and positioning. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymca charlotte.org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: Aug 20-24; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

University City YMCA

Baseball and Softball Camp: Learn the basic techniques including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting and positioning. Campers must provide own gloves. Drop off begins at 7 a.m.; pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. university citydaycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymcacharlotte .org/university city. Age: 6-12. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 9-13, 23-27; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $161-$209.

T-ball Camp: Learn the basic techniques of our national pastime including throwing, catching, fielding, hitting and positioning. Campers must provide own gloves. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymcacharlotte .org/universitycity. Age: 5-6. Dates/Times: July 2-6; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $161-$209.

Triathlon Camp: This 2-week camp provides training each day for an end-of-week "mini-triathlon." Campers can register for the August 2012 Lake Norman YMCA Kids Triathlon. Drop off begins at 7 a.m. pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymcacharlotte .org/universitycity. Age: 11-15. Dates/Times: July 23-August 3; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $324-$421.

Multiple sports

Lake Norman YMCA

All-Sports Camp: Each day will be devoted to a different sport: soccer, flag football, baseball, basketball and tennis. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte .org/lakenorman. Age: grades K-12. Dates/Times: July 9-13, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Teen Sports Camp: Develop skills in different sports throughout the week. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www. ymcacharlotte .org/lowes. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 25-29; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $210-$288.

The Town of Davidson

Soccer or Baseball or Basketball or Bowling or Fencing: Soccer-Weeks of June 11 or July 9 or July 30. Baseball-Week of July 16. Basketball-Week of July 9 or July 16. Bowling-Weeks of June 25 or July 23. Fencing-Week of June 18. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. varies by camp, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: varies. Dates/Times: varies by camp; varies Cost: varies by camp.

University City YMCA

All Sports Camp: Play and learn the basic skills of a new sport each day. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycitydaycamp@ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymcacharlotte.org/universitycity. Age: 6-12. Dates/Times: Aug 13-17, 20-24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $161-$209.

Soccer

Davidson College Soccer Coaches

Davidson Soccer Camps: The six camps are directed by the Davidson College Soccer Coaches and hosted at Davidson College. Range of players is beginner to advanced. davidsonsoccer@hotmail.com. www.davidsonsoccercamp.com. Age: 5-18. Dates/Times: half day, full day, overnight. Cost: $165-$415. discounts available.

Lake Norman YMCA

Soccer Camp: Focus on the fundamentals of dribbling, passing, shooting and defending. Training, scrimmages and games will reinforce skills learned each day. Includes traditional camp activities. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson Street, Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymca charlotte.org/ lakenorman. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 23-27; 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; 9 a.m.-4: 30 p.m., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $145-$251.

Lowe's YMCA

Soccer Camp: Hit the field for a fun-filled week of soccer. Learn dribbling, goal keeping, passing and positioning. Drop off begins at 7 a.m. pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan@ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte .org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 23-27, Aug 20-24; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $120-$255.

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots Camp: Creatively introduces children to the sport of soccer in a fun way, while building character development and physical skills. Primary Coach: Jon Beyerle 704-996-7500. jonbeyerle@soccershots.org. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org. Age: 6-8. Dates/Times: June 18 -22; 9: 45-10: 15 a.m. Cost: $65 early reg, $75 after June 10.

Mooresville Recreation Department/ Brawley Middle School

Soccer Camp: Participants are divided into small skill groups and receive individualized attention throughout the day. Activities are designed to incorporate skills to increase each player's skill level. 704-663-7026. jbaldwin@iss.k12.nc.us. 664 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 1-6. Dates/Times: June 18-21; 8: 30-11 a.m. Cost: $100.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Soccer Shots

Soccer Shots Camp: Creatively introduces children to the sport of soccer in a fun way, while building character development and physical skills. Primary Coach: Jon Beyerle 704-996-7500. jonbeyerle@soccershots.org. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 6-8. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9: 45-10: 30 a.m. Cost: $65 early reg. $75 after July 29.

Soccer Shots Camp: Creatively introduces children to the sport of soccer in a fun way, while building character development and physical skills. Primary Coach: Jon Beyerle 704-996-7500. jonbeyerle@soccershots.org. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: Aug 6-10; 9-9: 45 a.m. Cost: $65 early reg. $75 after July 29.

Soccer Shots Camp: Creatively introduce children to the sport of soccer in a fun way, while building character development and physical skills. Primary Coach: Jon Beyerle 704-996-7500. jonbeyerle@soccershots.org. 1600 Bellingham Drive, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 3-5. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9-9: 45 a.m. Cost: $65 early reg. $75 after June 10.

Pharr Family YMCA

Sports Half-Day Camp-Soccer Skills Camp: Conditioning, foot speed, and dribbling skills will be put to the test through this fun week long camp. 704-824-9622. hdunn@gastonymca.org. 208 Main St., McAdenville, NC 28101. www.gastonymca.org/. Age: 2-5. Dates/Times: Aug 20-24; half day. Cost: Members, $80; non-members, $90.

Sally's YMCA

Soccer Camp: Learn basic skills like dribbling, goal keeping, passing and positioning. Full and half day options. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte .org/sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., or 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $98-$198.

Softball

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Carolina Comets Softball

Softball Camp-Elem: Fundamentals of softball including infield, outfield, pitching, catching, hitting, base running and more will be covered as well as situational play and lots of fun games. 704-663-7026. rdmcguffey @yahoo.com. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3rd; 8 a.m.-noon Cost: $80 early reg. $90 after July 22.

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Carolina Comets Gold Softball

Softball Camp: Fundamentals of softball including infield, outfield, pitching, catching, hitting, base running and more will be covered as well as situational play and lots of fun games. 704-663-7026. rdmcguffey@yahoo.com. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; 1-5 p.m. Cost: $80 early reg. $90 after July 22.

Tennis

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Lake Norman HS

Tennis-Mini Camp: Beginner/ Intermediate level fundamentals of tennis. Campers will be grouped by age and skill level. 704-663-7026. lcarroll@iss.k12.nc.us. 186 Doolie Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org/. Age: grades 4-9. Dates/Times: June 13-15; 9-11: 30 a.m. Cost: $70 early registration, $80 after June 5.

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Ray Smith

Tennis Camp: Beginner/ Intermediate level fundamentals of tennis. Strokes, rules, scoring and game strategy will all be covered. Campers will be grouped by age and skill level. 704-519-6602. mooresvilletennis@gmail.com. 220 N. Maple Street, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org. Age: 7-15. Dates/Times: June 25-29, July 16-20; 9 am.-noon Cost: $125 early reg, $135 after July 8.

Skybrook Swim and Racquet Club

All day summer camp with Tennis focus: 6: 1 ratio, tennis, crafts, sports, swimming, movies, and more. Sibling and multiple week discount. Deposit required at sign up. Full or half days. 704-948-5661. skybrooktennis@carolina.rr.com. 830 Skybrook Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078. www.skybrook swimand racquetclub.com. Age: 4 and up. Dates/Times: Weekly June 11-Aug; 8: 30 a.m.-5: 30 p.m. Cost: $235/week full day; $150/week half days.

Volleyball

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Lakeshore Middle School

Girls Volleyball Camp: Basic volleyball skills, 3-on-3 play, and team play will be covered as well as serving, passing, and setting. Players will be grouped according to age and/or volleyball abilities. 704-663-7026. scash@ci.mooreville.nc.us. 244 Lakeshore School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org/. Age: grades 4-6. Dates/Times: July 31-Aug 2; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $70 early reg. $80 after July 23.

Mooresville Rec Dept/ Kelli Hull

Volleyball Camp: Learn sound Volleyball fundamental skills in a fun environment. Limit of 40 704-663-7026. mooresvillevb@gmail.com. 201 Talbert Pointe Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.MooresvilleRecreation.org. Age: grades 7-9. Dates/Times: June 18-22; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $70.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Brawley Middle School

Volleyball Camp at the Lake: Players will be grouped according to age and/or volleyball abilities. Basic volleyball skills, 3-on-3 play, and team play will be covered as well as serving, passing, and setting. 704-663-7026. donnarobertson@iss.k12.nc.us. 664 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 4-6. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $110 early reg. $120 after June 17.

Volleyball Camp at the Lake: Players will be grouped according to age and/or volleyball abilities. Basic volleyball skills, 3 on 3 play, and team play will be covered as well as serving, passing, and setting. 704-663-7026. donnarobertson@iss.k12.nc.us. 664 Brawley School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 7-9. Dates/Times: June 25-28; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $110 early reg. $120 after June 17.

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Lakeshore Middle School

Girls Volleyball Camp: Basic volleyball skills, 3-on-3 play, and team play will be covered as well as serving, passing, and setting. Players will be grouped according to age and/or volleyball abilities. 704-663-7026. scash@iss.k12.nc.us. 244 Lakeshore School Road, Mooresville, NC 28117. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 7-8. Dates/Times: Aug 7-9; 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $70 early registration, $80 after July 30.

Pharr Family YMCA

Sports Half-Day Camp-Volleyball Skills Camp: Focus on the specific skills needed to improve your game. Spend the week learning proper techniques, scrimmaging, and having fun. 704-822-9622. hdunn@gastonymca.org. 208 Main St., McAdenville, NC 28101. www.gastonymca.org. Age: grades 4-8. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 3; half day Cost: Members,: $80, Non-members, $90.

Wrestling

Mooresville Recreation Dept/ Mooresville High School

Wrestling Camp: Wrestling basics will be covered in this camp, conducted by Coach Ben Watson. Wrestling Room at the Mooresville High School Annex. 704-650-1559. benwatson@mgsd.k12.nc.us. 160 South Magnolia Street, Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: 5-17. Dates/Times: June 18-20; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $75 early reg. $85 after June 10.

Traditional

Cherryville YMCA

Camp Whadjado: Camp includes theme days, swimming, group games, teambuilding, crafts, and family activities. The Y focuses on new friends, learning new skills, and character development. 704 435-9620. jatwell@gastonymca.org. 700 E. Academy St., Cherryville, NC 28021. www.gastonymca.org /summer-camp. Age: 3-15. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $85-$100.

Community School of Davidson

American Girl Doll Camp: If your daughter loves American Girl dolls or any other doll, she will love this week long day camp loaded with fun filled activities for herself and her doll. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 2-5. Dates/Times: July 23-26; 9;30 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $120.

Around the World in 4 days.: Come and explore various countries and cultures from around the world through fun and interactive projects, crafts and food. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 6-8. Dates/Times: June 18-21, 25-28; 9: 30 am. -1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Happy Day Camp: Have a great time with outside water fun, story time, crafts, playground time, with their friends. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades 1-3. Dates/Times: June 5-6; 9: 30 a.m. -4: 30 p.m. Cost: $100.

Nature Explorers: Children will learn about science and nature each day. Themes will include birds, pond life, farm animals and soil. Each day we will cook a recipe for snack, read books about our theme, make a craft. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-4. Dates/Times: July 30-Aug 2; 9: 30 am. -1 p.m. Cost: $100.

Ready, Set, Play.: Campers will work together to complete balloon games, cooking activities, nature scavenger hunts, relay races, board games, and more. csd.ase@gmail.com. 565 Griffith St., Davidson, NC 28036. www.csdnc.org. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 11-14; 9: 30 am. -1 p.m. Cost: $108, includes $8 for supplies.

Gaston County Family YMCA

Camp Chi-Rho, Ohana, Ogopogo, and Whadjado: Summer day camp at the Y focuses on new friends, learning new skills, and character development. Activities include theme days, swimming, group games, create arts and crafts, & family activities. 704-865-8551. jjwoodruff @gastonymca.org. 201 S. Clay St., Gastonia, NC 28052. www.gastonymca.org/ summer-camp. Age: 3-15. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $99-$120 per week.

Gaston County Family YMCA Central Branch

Camp Chi-rho: Camp includes theme days, swimming, group games, teambuilding, crafts, and family activities. The Y focuses on new friends, learning new skills, and character development. 704-865-8551. jjwoodruff @gastonymca.org. 615 W Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28052. www.gastonymca. org/summer-camp. Age: 3-15. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $105-$125.

La Petite Academy- Concord

Adventures in Fun: Field trips twice a week, educational school readiness program, sessions in sports, arts, music, science, and more. Breakfast, lunch and afternoon snack included. 704-786-1517. 7466@lapetite.com. 3505 S. Ridge Ave, Concord, NC 28025. www.lapetite.com. Age: grades K-age 12. Dates/Times: June 11- Aug 24; 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $155 per week.

Lake Norman YMCA

Preschool Camp: Campers will experience fun-filled days of swimming, healthy activities, games and crafts. Camp counselors will teach children to discover, build skills and play together in a Christian setting. 704-716-4418. lakenormanyouth @ymcacharlotte.org. 21300 Davidson St., Cornelius, NC 28031. www.ymcacharlotte .org/lakenorman. Age: 2-4. Dates/Times: May 29-Aug 24; 8: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Cost: $54-$231.

Lincoln Charter School

Lincoln Charter School Summer Day: Exciting field trips and fun games are what your summer vacation will be all about. Sign up for a day or the week. 704-900-9730. tiffany.joffe@lincolncharter.org. 7834 Galway Lane, Denver, NC 28037. www.lincolncharter.org. Age: 5-12. Dates/Times: June 4-Aug 3; 7 am-6 pm Cost: 1/2 day-$20, full day-$40, full week-$140.

Lowe's YMCA

Day Camp: Enjoy a full day of activities like swimming, outdoor fun, crafts, games and swimming. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan @ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte.org/lowes. Age: grades K-6. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $185-$240.

Preschool Camp: Explore a new theme, create with art, explore and take adventures to the gym and playground. Located at Peninsula Baptist Church. 2, 3, and 5 day options available. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan @ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte .org/lowes. Age: 2-4. Dates/Times: June 4-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost: $58-$123.

Teen Adventure Camp: Camper will experience various challenging adventures on land and water. Drop off begins at 7a.m., pick up ends at 6: 00 p.m. 704-716-4043. ashley.morgan @ymcacharlotte.org. 170 Joe V. Knox Ave., Mooresville, NC 28117. www.ymcacharlotte .org/lowes. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: July 2-6; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $210-$288.

McCrorey Family YMCA

McCrorey Family YMCA Day Camp: Camps offered: Traditional Day Camp, Sports, Dance, Gymnastics, Cheer, Themed & Teen. 704-716-6511. rebecca.grobe@ymcacharlotte.org. 3801 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, NC 28216. www.ymca charlotte.org/ branches/mccrorey/ youthdev/camp/ daycamp/daycamp.aspx. Age: 3-grade 12. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; Full Day: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Half-Day 7: 30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Half-Day 1-6 p.m. Cost: varies.

Monroe Parks & Recreation

Summer Fun: Each week is filled with trips, crafts, sport activities and games. Possible daily activities include: swimming, basketball, floor hockey, Frisbee golf. Trips-Carowinds, Sky High Sports, Laser Quest and more. 704-282-4649. dreynolds@monroenc.org. 899 N. Johnson St, Monroe, NC 28110. Age: 5-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 7 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $75 per week, plus cost of main trip.

Mooresville Recreation Department

Just Keep Movin': A morning camp focused on fitness and sports. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. Supervised lunch for those staying for playground or TALONS programs. 704-663-2670. tfarmer@ci.mooresville.nc.us. 220 N. Maple St., Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 1-9. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 10 (no July 2-6); 8: 30-11: 30 a.m. Cost: $30.

Summer Playground: A 1/2 day camp featuring arts & crafts, swimming, sports, active and passive games, fun fitness, and more. 704-663-2670. tfarmer@ci.mooresville.nc.us. 220 N. Maple St., Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 1-7. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 10 (no July 2-6); noon-5: 30 p.m. Cost: $50 per week.

Summer TALONS: A 1/2 camp for teens. The focus for rising grades 8&9 is leadership skills, teambuilding, etc. The focus for rising grades 10 is life skills and volunteering, etc. Traditional camp activities also. 704-663-2670. tfarmer@ci.mooresville.nc.us. 220 N. Maple St., Mooresville, NC 28115. www.mooresvillerecreation.org. Age: grades 8-10. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 10 (no July 2-6); noon-5: 30 p.m. Cost: $40 per week.

Morrison Family YMCA

Morrison Family YMCA Day Camp: With over 60 camp options, including full and half-day offerings, we're sure your child will have an awesome summer. 704-716-4650. morrisoncamps@ymcacharlotte.org. 9405 Bryant Farms Road, Charlotte, NC 28277. www.ymca charlotte.org/ morrison. Age: 2 years-grade 10. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 20; Full and half day options Cost: varies-see website.

Camp Arcadia: Arcadia is an educational camp where a warm, family atmosphere and close guidance foster personal growth and self confidence. The program offers 22 activities, wilderness trips and more. Girls only. 203-956-0939. louise.johnson @camparcadia.com. PO Box 158, Casco, Me. www.camparcadia.com. Age: 7-13. Dates/Times: June 21-Aug 8th; with various session dates in that range; residential-2 to 7 week sessions Cost: $2,500-$7,000.

Primrose School at Eastfield Village

We'll have lots of fun, field trips, friendship, and fabulous activities, with new themes every week. 704.947.3266. mhouck@PrimroseEastfieldVillage.com. 13105 Eastfield Village Lane, Charlotte, NC 28269. www.PrimroseEastfield Village.com. Age: 5-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 23; 7 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: Call for details.

Rock Hill Parks, Recreation & Tourism

CRAVE Fun in the Summer Sun: Emmett Scott Recreation Center offers a fun 8-week day camp with educational curriculum, arts and crafts, swimming, sports activities, field trips and more. Registration required. 803-329-5661. lmayes@cityofrockhill.com. 801 Crawford Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730. www.rockhillrocks.com. Age: 6-13. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug. 3; 7 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $600.

Sally's YMCA

Day Camp: Enjoy weekly themes, field trips, sports, arts, dance, swimming and more. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org /sallys. Age: grades K-5. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Preschool Camp: Campers will experience days filled with swimming, healthy activities, games and crafts in a Christian setting. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman @ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org /sallys. Age: 3-4. Dates/Times: ; 8: 30 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. Cost: $98-$118.

Teen Day Camp: Teens will enjoy weekly themes, field trips, sports, arts, dance, group games, swimming and more. Drop-off begins at 7 a.m., pickup ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-7309. julie.foreman@ymcacharlotte.org. 1601 Forney Hill Road, Denver, NC 28037. www.ymcacharlotte.org /sallys. Age: grades 6-10. Dates/Times: June 18-22, July 23-27, Aug 13-17; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Simmmons Family YMCA

Simmons Family YMCA Summer Camp: Our goal in summer camp is to nurture the potential of every child and teen 704-716-6616. sandra.mcphaul @ymcacharlotte.org. 6824 Democracy Drive, Charlotte, NC 28229. www.ymca charlotte.org/ branches/simmons/ youthdev/daycamp/ summercamp/ summercamp.aspx. Age: grades K-10. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; varies Cost: varies.

Siskey YMCA

Siskey YMCA Summer Camp: We offer a meaningful and enriching experience for all campers. 704-716-4329. chris.goodrum@ymcacharlotte.org. 9760 Happy Valley Drive, Charlotte, NC 28270. www.ymca charlotte.org/ branches/siskey/ youthdev/camp/ camp2012/ camp.aspx. Age: grades K-7. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; varies Cost: varies.

Socrates Academy

Summer Camps: Socrates Academy offers a variety of Academic, Athletic and Artistic Camps. CAMMP Math, TGA Golf, Music, Greek Language, Mad Science, Athena's Path, Young Master Chess, Drama, Kindergarten Readiness 704-321-1711. shaney@socratesacademy.us. 3909 Weddington Road, Matthews, NC 28105. www.socratesacademy.us. Age: grades K-8. Dates/Times: July 23-27, July 30-Aug 3, Aug 6-10; 9 a.m.-noon, 1-4 p.m. Cost: $125- $300.

South Gaston Family YMCA

Camp Ogopogo: Camp includes theme days, swimming, group games, teambuilding, crafts, and family activities. The Y focuses on new friends, learning new skills, and character development. 704-865-2193. ladkins@gastonymca.org. 3210 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28056. www.gastonymca .org/summer-camp. Age: 5-15. Dates/Times: June 11-August 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $105-$125.

Stowe Family YMCA

Camp Ohana: Camp includes theme days, swimming, group games, teambuilding, crafts and family activities. The Y focuses on new friends, learning new skills, and character development. 704-822-9622. mdavria@gastonymca.org. 196 YMCA Dr, Belmont, NC 28012. www.gastonymca .org/summer-camp. Age: 3-15. Dates/Times: June 11-August 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $120-$145.

Stratford Richardson YMCA

Day Camp: Campers will also participate in swimming, youth fitness, group games, character development, field trips, mentoring and educational enrichment activities. Ask about My Y Pricing. Drop off 7 a.m. pick up 6 p.m. 704-716-4800. judith.artis@ymcacharlotte.org. 1946 West Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208. www.ymca charlotte.org/ branches/stratford richardson/youthdev/ camp/daycamp/ overview.aspx. Age: 5-12. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 22; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: Members, $105. Non-members, $136.

The Town of Davidson

Cooking for Tweens and Teens with Personal Chef Vera Samuels: This cooking camp provides young people with basic cooking skills that inspire self-efficiency and self-confidence. All campers will walk away with the ability to duplicate recipes in their own homes. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 7-9. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 1-4 p.m. Cost: $105.

Exploring Our World Through Crafts, Games & More: If you are looking for a little variety in your child's camp experience, then this is the camp for them. Lots of crafts, and science activities. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 1-2 or 3-5. Dates/Times: June 11-15 (grades 3-5), or June 25-29 (grades 1-2); 1-4 p.m. (June 11-15) or 9 a.m.-noon (June 25-29) Cost: $105 per week.

LEGO Machines: From Ferris Wheels to Drawbridges to Crazy Contraptions, whatever it is, we are going to make it move. You will use gears, treads and motors. We will have the 3,263 piece LEGO Carousel on hand to build. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 416 Armour Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 7-12. Dates/Times: July 16-20; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $195.

Olympics: This year is an Olympic year and the children will celebrate by making team flags, hats, and spirit wear, participate in games, relay races and learn new songs. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 1-2 or 3-5. Dates/Times: June 11-15 or June 25-29; 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $105 per week.

Preschool Camps: Themes vary by week. Themes include: Princess, Construction, Dinosaur, Sea, Reptile, Space, Insects, Pirate, Pets and other Pals, Let's Get Moving, It's A Jungle Out There. and Down on the Farm. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: 3-6. Dates/Times: June 11-14, 18-21, 25-28, July 16-18, 23-26; 9 a.m.-12: 30 p.m. or 1: 30-5 p.m. Cost: $105 per week.

Treasure Island: A fun filled week on Treasure Island. We will find treasures and create our own pirate costumes. We will sing songs & play games and create our own friendly parrot mascot. 704-892-3349. cwhalen@townofdavidson.org. 565 Griffith Street, Davidson, NC 28036. www.d-recs.org. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: July 9-13 (grades 1-2), or July 23-27 (grades 3-5); 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $105 per week.

Town of Huntersville

Town of Huntersville Summer Day Camp: This traditional recreation day camp offers creative group activities as well as opportunities for individuals 704-766-2220. parks@huntersville.org. 14200 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. www.huntersville.org. Age: grades 1-5. Dates/Times: June 18-Aug 17; 8: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $90-$115.

Town of Huntersville Teen Adventure Camp: Through field trips & programs participants will develop self-confidence, independence, friendship and the abilities to cope together as a group 704-766-2220. parks@huntersville.org., Huntersville, NC 28078. www.huntersville.org. Age: grades 6-9. Dates/Times: June 18-July 20, July 25-August 17; 8: 30 a.m.-4: 30 p.m. Cost: $700 resident. $800 non-resident.

Union County 4-H

Farm Week: Explore the farm life of Union County, travel to different farms and learn how they work and about the people that keep them working. See horses, chickens, goats, cows, and many other animals. 704-283-3735. lisa_eubanks@ncsu.edu. 3230 Presson Road, Monroe, NC 28112. Age: 8-10. Dates/Times: June 18-20; 9 a.m.-3p.m. Cost: $50.

University Child Development Center

Camp Kennedy: Campers will be introduced to storybook characters at all levels of reading comprehension. Campers will also participate in a summer book club. 704-549-4029. stellafogle@univchilddev.com. 8303 University Executive Park Drive, Charlotte, NC 28262. Age: 4-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 6: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $155 per week.

University Child Development Center-Highland Creek

Camp Kennedy: Campers will be introduced to storybook characters at all levels of reading comprehension. Campers will also participate in a summer book club. 704-875-3338. jambeethomas @univchilddev.com. 6025 Clarke Creek Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28269. Age: 4-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 6: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $155 per week.

University Child Development Center-Northcross

Camp Kennedy: Campers will be introduced to storybook characters at all levels of reading comprehension. Campers will also participate in a summer book club. 704-896-8942. ginajones@univchilddev.com. 16701 Northcross, Huntersville, NC 28078. Age: 4-12. Dates/Times: June 11-Aug 24; 6: 30 a.m.-6: 30 p.m. Cost: $155 per week.

University City YMCA

Day Camp: Campers will be divided into age-appropriate groups while they participate in archery, arts and crafts, group games, devotion and swimming. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., Pick up ends at 6 a.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymca charlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 5-10. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Day Camp w/Swim Lessons: Enjoy traditional day camp activities along with 45-minutes of swim instruction in the indoor pool each day. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., Pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymca charlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 5-7. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $177-$230.

Middle School Day Camp: Traditional camp for middle schoolers. Includes swimming, archery, arts and crafts, devotion and group games. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymca charlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 11-13. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

Preschool Camp: Includes swimming, arts and crafts, devotions, group games and much more. Must be potty trained by first day of camp. Full and half day options available. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., Pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycitydaycamp@ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymca charlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 3-4. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $95-$188.

Teen Day Camp: Traditional day camp for teens. Includes swimming, archery, arts and crafts, devotions and group games. Drop off begins at 7 a.m., pick up ends at 6 p.m. 704-716-6700. universitycity daycamp @ymcacharlotte.org. 8100 Old Mallard Creek Road, Charlotte, NC 28262. www.ymca charlotte.org/ universitycity. Age: 14-15. Dates/Times: August 13-17, 20-24; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: $145-$188.

YMCA

Camp Thunderbird: Camp Thunderbird has nationally recognized water programs, including wakeboarding, water skiing, sailing, kayaking, canoeing, water slides and "the Blob." Day and Resident camp offered. 800-732-3588. campers@campthunderbird.org. 1 Thunderbird Lane, Lake Wylie, SC 29710. www.campthunderbird.org. Age: Resident camp, 7-16. Day camp, 5-12. Dates/Times: June 4- August 10; Overnight and Day Options Cost: Resident: $875/week Day: $375/week.

YMCA Camp Harrison: A traditional resident camp. Campers choose from over 21 land activities including: archery, paintball, ropes course, sports and crafts. Adventure tracks including The Dude Ranch are also offered. 800-514-1417. campharrison@ymcacharlotte.org. 7901 S NC Hwy 18, Boomer, NC 28606. www.campharrison.org. Age: ages 6-16. Dates/Times: June 6-August 11; resident Cost: $825/week.

YWCA Central Carolinas

YWCA Youth Summer Camp: 10 weeks of full-day programming which includes academically-based learning as well as fun leisure activities. 10 camp locations in Mecklenburg and Union County. 704-525-5770. troebuck@ywcacentralcarolinas.org. 3420 Park Road, Charlotte, NC 28209. www.ywcacentralcarolinas.org. Age: 5-12. Dates/Times: June 14-Aug. 17 and June 13-July 20 (depends on location); 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: Free (families must meet eligibility requirements).

Others

Camp Judaea: Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Camp Judaea provides a high-quality, fun and educational Jewish and Zionist program to children and staff members. 404-634-7883. info@campjudaea.org., Hendersonville, NC 28792. www.campjudaea.org. Age: 7-15. Dates/Times: June 18-July 12 and July 16-Aug 9; resident.

Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert: Camp Lincoln and Camp Lake Hubert have a 100-year plus history of creating fun and adventure in Minnesota's lake country. Land, water and wilderness activity offerings. 800-242-1909. camp@lincoln-lakehubert.com. P.O. Box 1308, Lake Hubert, Minnesota, NC 56459. www.lincoln- lakehubert.com. Age: 5-17. Families also. Dates/Times: 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8-week sessions, June through August.; resident Cost: Varies.

Johnston Family YMCA Summer Camp: We offer a meaningful and enriching experience for all campers. Our well-trained, energetic staff will help your child. 704-716-6374. johnstondaycamp@ymcacharlotte.org. 6824 Democracy Drive, Charlotte, NC 28229. www.ymca charlotte.org/ branches/johnston/ youthdev/camp/ summercamp/ camp2012.aspx. Age: 3-17. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; Varies by camp Cost: varies.

Ms Dee Dee's After School & Summer Camp: Now enrolling. Three calendars for different age groups. Facebook us. 704-882-9386. ascwdeedee@aol.com. 6810 Creft cir, indian trail (Lake Park), NC 28079. www.msdeedees afterschool.com. Age: 4-14. Dates/Times: weekly June 11-Aug 24; 7 a.m.-6 p.m. Cost: $200 one time activity fee & $125 weekly tuition.

Rockbrook Camp for Girls: Historic overnight girls camp in the NC mountains with horseback riding, outdoor adventure, crafts, and sports. Established in 1921. 2-, 3-, and 4-week sessions. ACA Accredited. 828-884-6151. office@rockbrookcamp.com. 3460 Greenville Highway, Brevard, NC 28712. www.rockbrookcamp.com. Age: 6-16. Dates/Times: June 3-August 9; Cost: $2,500-$4,700.

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