Monday, December 18, 2017

2017 Camp Directory

Ballet Mississippi’s Summer Workshops 

201 East Pascagoula Street, Suite 106 

Jackson, MS 39201 

601-960-1560, balletms.com, Ages: 3-18, Ballet Mississippi is holding a number of one and two-week summer workshops for children ages 3-18 at both our Jackson and Madison locations. Space is limited and classes fill up quickly. Register online today! 

Classes for dancers ages 3-9 include basic ballet vocabulary as well as exercises, which develop strength, coordination and flexibility. Musicality and joy of dance are emphasized throughout the classes. Classes for dancers ages 10-18 includes ballet technique, pointe, classical variations, jazz, and Pilates. Madison Square Center for the Arts: June 26-29 (Ages 3-9) Mississippi Arts Center: July 10-13 (Ages 3-9) & June 12-23 (Ages 10 & Up) 

 

Bennett’s Water Ski and Wakeboard Camp 

18605 Barnett Rd., Zachary, LA 70791 

225-654-9306, skibennetts.com 

Ages: 8 years and up, Weekly camps on private manmade lakes in a safe and supervised facility. 40 years in business. Room and board. Coed camp. All ability levels welcome. 

 

Blazers Soccer Camps 

Belhaven University Soccer Bowl 

1500 Peachtree St. Jackson, MS 39202 

601-609-4575, blazerssoccercamps.com, Ages: Boys & Girls 6-15 

Spring Break Camp: March 13-16, Summer Camps 2017: July 10-13 & July 17-20, Beginner 9 am - 12 pm ($120); Advanced 9 am - 5 pm ($170); Register Online Early for Discounts, Girls Team Camp for HS/Club/Rec: June 26 - 29. Call 601-502-6571 to customize a camp for your team’s specific needs! 

 

Camp Bratton-Green 

1530 Way Rd, Canton, MS 39046 

601-859-1556, www.graycenter.org 

Ages: 5-16, Camp Bratton-Green is a place for young people to learn and grow in the love of God. There is a reason we are one of the only camps with so many volunteer staff members; it’s because they were once campers themselves. Being too old to attend as a camper never stopped anyone from experiencing Bratton-Green, and giving back to the spiritual growth experience that is deeply-rooted in all who attend Camp Bratton-Green, camper and staff alike. Special Sessions are for campers with mental and/or physical disabilities and countless interactions between Christ and human take place there. When people who, under everyday circumstances, wouldn’t spend time together find themselves living in the close, loving quarters of camp, we are able to glimpse the living Christ at work in the world. Special Sessions have, for many people in the diocese, been a source of inspiration, learning, service, and love. 

 

Camp Gumbo 

5065 Espy Ave, Long Beach, MS 39560, 228-452-9442, coastepiscopalschool.org, Ages: 6-12 

From 8:30am-4:30pm. Early arrival and aftercare available. Music, soccer, legos, art, and much, much more for kids to enjoy. Lunch provided. There will be 4 activity periods to keep your campers entertained and active throughout the day. Each day will end with a group camp activity. Each Friday is sure to bring a new adventure with a carnival, a field day, or a fiesta. What an exciting place for your child to spend their summer days. 

 

Camp Walk About 

171 Baylor School Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405, 423-267-8505 

www.baylorschool.org/summer/overnight-camps/camp-walkabout/index.aspx, Ages: 8-16 

Camp Walkabout is a no-experience-necessary avenue to all things outdoors! Campers will find themselves climbing the world renowned Tennessee Wall sandstone one day, exploring local caves the next, and paddle boarding the mighty Tennessee River Gorge the next. Camp Walkabout truly is the most fun a camper can have in the summer! Come learn new skills, meet new friends and make memories to last a lifetime this summer at Camp Walkabout! 

 

Creatisphere Art Academy 

1060 N Guillemard Street 

Pensacola, FL 32501 

850-429-1222, Firstcityart.org 

Ages: 7-14, Creatisphere is the ultimate summer art experience! The dynamic program includes classes in pottery, drawing and illustration, sculpture, photography, glassblowing, design and tech lab, paper-making and mache, mural art, collage, mixed media, fashion design, painting, fiber art and textiles, printmaking and more! FCAC will partner with the Mess Hall for select weeks. 

DATES: Week long camps May 29 - Aug 4th, 9 am - 4 pm. Aftercare available until 5:30 for an additional fee. Sign up before March 31 and receive an early bird special! Visit the website for full details. 


Gulf Coast School of Art, The Art Institute of Visual Learning
228-206-0459
GulfCoastSchoolofArt.com 

 

Institute for Marine Mammal Studies 

228-896-9182, Gulfport MS 

 

Jackson Zoo Camp 

2918 W Capitol Street 

Jackson, MS 39209 

601-352-2580, ext. 240 

jacksonzoo.org/camp 

Ages: Various levels from 6-15 years 

The wild world is full of animal curiosities and wonders to be discovered at the Jackson Zoo. 

Each week of camp is jam packed full of fun and educational activities, games, hikes, animal encounters, crafts, group projects, keeper talks and so much more! Over a dozen different camps for different ages over a 5 week period in May and June, each under $200 per child. Early and after care is available. 

 

KidFit Summer Camp 

2 Tower Plaza, Long Beach, MS 39560 

228-868-1498, http://www.the-energy-club.com/summer-camp.html 

Ages: 5-12, Fitness and fun for kids including field trips, swimming, yoga, dance, crafts, games, and much more. Build and sharpen character, strengthen confidence, and create lasting memories. 

 

KROC Summer Day Camp 

575 Division St, Biloxi, MS 39530 

228-207-1218, krocmscoast.org 

Ages: 5-12, Sports, swim, art, culinary, theatre and music camps available. Lunch and two snacks provided. $80 registration fee includes a camp t-shirt, and all camp field trips. 

 

Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) 

401 N. West Street, Jackson, MS 39215, 601-359-7074 

 

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Camps 

http://www.mgccc.edu/community/summer-camps/ 

 

Renée's Culinary Art Institute for Youth
228-206-0448
exclusivelyrenees.com

Sea Camp 

703 East Beach Dr 

Ocean Springs, MS 39564 

228-818-8833, gcrl.usm.edu/mec/summer.camps.php, Ages: 1st-12th 

USM Gulf Coast Research Laboratory Summer Camps Sea Camp 1st-6th, Shark Fest 7th-12th, Shaggy’s Angler Camp 7th-12th. 

 

Summer Adventure Camp 

17065 W. Wortham Rd 

Saucier, MS 39574, 228-539-8200 

LittlePeoplesMS.com 

Ages: 6-12, Daily field trips. Breakfast, lunch, & snacks provided. Camp is limited to 30 students, so enroll now. 

 

The Salvation Army Kroc Center 

575 Division St, Biloxi, MS 39530 

228-207-1218, krocmscoast.org 

Ages: 5-12, Dates: May 30 - Aug 11, 2017, Hours: Mon - Fri from 7:30am - 6:00pm. Registration / Field Trip Fee: $80 (non-refundable). Per Week: $75 for Members, $90 for Potential Members. Per Day: $18 for Members, $22 for Potential Members. Includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips and a camp Kroc T-shirt. 

 

Twin Lakes Summer Camp 

155 Milner Road 

Florence, MS 39073 

601-845-6858, twinlakescamp.org 

Camper Ages: 5-15 

Twin Lakes Summer Camps have been voted as a yearly “Family Favorite” for the last 20 years! Twin Lakes is focused on providing an environment that is both safe and fun, while being intentionally grounded in Biblical teaching. For the past 47 years, Twin Lakes has shown the love of Christ to campers from a variety of  backgrounds. During their session, each camper participates in each of our exciting activities - Horseback riding, Wild Wilderness Adventure, Games, Challenge Course, Riflery/Archery, Rock Climbing, Waterfront, Leather crafts and Kayaking. Biblical narratives serve as the theme each week, and come to life during assembly times as the whole camp experiences a Bible adventure. The loving, highly qualified staff are carefully selected and genuinely enjoy developing relationships with each child and seeking to help him/her make the most of their week at camp.

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