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Summer camp listings: Inside Columbia County

A Child's World

Posted: April 24, 2013 - 12:08am
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Cub Scouts practice their skills on the BB gun range during the weeklong day camp at Wildwood Park in 2012. Camps for all ages can be found this year.  Photo by Jim Blaylock
Photo by Jim Blaylock
Cub Scouts practice their skills on the BB gun range during the weeklong day camp at Wildwood Park in 2012. Camps for all ages can be found this year.

Summer Camp Guide

Courtesy of Augusta Family Magazine

A Child’s World

Locations:

• 925 Stevens Creek Rd., Augusta, (706) 863-9485.

• 4124 Madeline Dr., Augusta, (706) 210-7000.

• 4204 Columbia Rd., Martinez, (706) 860-0059.

• 4689 Hardy McManus Rd., Evans, (706) 364-4216.

• 325 Old Wrightsboro Rd., Grovetown, (706) 868-9966.

Summer Camp. Ages 4-12. May 20-Aug. 9. Hours vary by location. Call for complete details.

Aldersgate United Methodist Church: 3185 Wheeler Road; www.aldersgateum.com; (706) 733-4416.

Themed Camps. K-5th grades. Call for details.

Artsy Me: 4275-B Washington Road, Evans; www.artsymestudio.com; (706) 432-6396.

iCreate Camp. Call or check Web site for details.

Augusta Cheer Academy: 4150 Washington Road, Suite 4, Evans; www.augustacheeracademy.com; (706) 364-1138.

Call or check Web site for camp information.

Augusta Christian Schools: 313 Baston Road; www.augustachristian.org; (706) 863-2905, ext. 136

Musical Camp. Rising 4th-6th graders. June 10-14. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (performance Friday night). $150.

Worship Band Camp. Rising 9th-12th graders. June 17-22 (Monday-Saturday). $125. Dinner served Saturday for camp attendees.

Camp Invention. Rising 1st-6th. June 17-21. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $220. The camp is directed by Bonny Baxley, bonnybaxley@augusta
christian.org. For more information, or to register online, visit www.camp
invention.org.

ASAP Summer Camp Program. Rising 1st-6th graders. May 28–August 8, Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-6 p.m. $125 per week; 9 a.m.–3 p.m., $75 per week. There is a $50 non-refundable registration fee. Friday is Water Fun Day. Contact Gina London at ginalondon@
augustachristian.org for information.

Athletic Camps: The Augusta Christian athletic department offers numerous summer camps. Most cost $80 for Augusta Christian students or $90 for non-students. Call the school for information on individual camps.

Augusta Jewish Community Center: 898 Weinberger Way, off Furys Ferry Road, Evans; www.augustajcc.org; (706) 228-3636.

AJCC Day Camp. Ages 3-13. Eleven 1-week sessions from May 22-August 2. Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Early drop off and late stay available for an additional fee. $160 per week for regular 5-day camp; $100 May 22-24 (no camp May 20-21); $130 per week May 28-31 (no camp May 27) and July 1-5 (no camp July 4); $225 per week for specialty camps. Visit Web site for info on specialty camps to be offered.

AJCC Mini Camp. Ages 3-4. Eleven 1-week sessions from May 22-Aug. 2. Monday through Friday 9 a.m.-1 p.m. $125 per week for 5-day camp; $75 May 22-24 (no camp May 20-21); $100 per week May 28-31 (no camp May 27) and July 1-5 (no camp July 4).

Augusta Players: www.augustaplayers.org; (706) 826-4707; summercamp@augustaplayers.org or info@augustaplayers.org.

Theatre Camps. Ages 6-high school. June 17-28 at Wesley United Methodist on North Belair Road in Evans, and July 8-19 at Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd on Walton Way. Cost $300-$350. Master Class available for experienced teens.

Augusta Preparatory Day School: 285 Flowing Wells Road, Martinez; www.augustaprep.org; (706) 863-1906.

Camps include creative, arts, academic enrichment and sports. Visit Web site for latest camp information and online registration, or contact Erin Price, program manager, at Erin.price@augustaprep.org.

Augusta Sailing Club: www.augustasailingclub.org; contact Jim Holder at (706) 651-0587 or cv.jholder@mainsheet.net.

Sailing Club Camp. Ages 8-14. Four weekly camps in June and three weekly camps in July. Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $250, $25 discount if registered by April 30. Registration is limited and registration forms are available on the club’s Web site.

Augusta West Dance: 262 Furys Ferry Road; www.augustawestdance.com; (706) 860-0998.

Dance Camp. Ages 3-7. June 10-14: Angelina Ballerina. June 17-21, Cars. July 8-12, Princess Power, July 15-19, Happily Ever After. Ages 8-12. July 17-21, A Night at the Movies. July 8-12, So You Think You Can Dance. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. First week $150, each additional week $100.

Bricks 4 Kidz: www.Bricks4kidz.com/augusta; Jeremiah Griffin, jgriffin@beicks4kidz.com or (706) 513-5789.

Weekly themed half-day camps May 22-Aug. 2. Check Web site for details.

Camp Invention: At Blue Ridge Elementary School, 550 Blue Ridge Drive, Evans; www.campinvention.com; (706) 868-3709, ext. 1820;
pmcknight@ccboe.net.

Camp Invention Geo-Quest Program. Rising 1st-6th. June 10-14. 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. $220..

Columbia County Ballet: 639 Furys Ferry Road; www.columbia
countyballet.com; (706) 860-1852.

Princess Dance Camps. Ages 3-7. Weeks offered in June & July. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon. First camp $110, second camp $100. Featuring Cinderella and Sophia the 1st. Call for information.

Summer Intensive. Classical ballet and Pointe, ballet for boys only, partnering, hip hop and modern technique. Call or visit Web site for more information.

Evans Piano Camp

Carol Gage: (706) 863-9550 or prgage@comcast.net

8-Week Piano Camp. Wednesdays, June 5-July 31. $160 for eight half-hour sessions. Students must have access to a piano or electronic keyboard. All instruction materials included. References provided.

Family Y: www.thefamilyy.org; (706) 922-9622.

Financial assistance is available for all Family Y programs. Check Web site for full camp listings.

Camp Lakeside: (706) 922-9595

Weekly camps and specialty day camps for ages 7-17 at Camp Lakeside – 88 acres on Clarks Hill Lake in Lincoln County.

Camp Marshall: Ages 5-12. Weekly, May 22-Aug. 2. $85 per week members, $110 per week non-members. Campers will enjoy arts and crafts, games and sports, devotion and character development activities. Location: Wesley United Methodist Church, North Belair Road, Evans.

Girl Scouts:

Camp Tanglewood, 4687 Columbia Road; www.gshg.org. Kathleen Cullinan, 912-236-1571 or kcullinan@gshg.org.

Summer resident camp opportunities are open to girls in second–12th grades, whether or not they are Girl Scouts. Camp Open House, April 13, 1-4 p.m. Free.

S’mores Camp. Grades 2-12. May 31-June2. $40. Hawaiian theme.

BeaYOUtiful Camp. Grades 6-12. June 2-7. $250.

Art Week. Grades 2-5. June 2-7. $250.

Camping Through the Years. Grades 2-8. June 2-7. $250.

Night Owls. Grades 4-12. June 9-14. $275.

Health and Fitness. Grades 2-12. $250.

Gymnastics Gold: 124 Cedar Lane, Martinez; www.gymnasticsgold.com; (706) 650-2111.

Camp Flip Flop. Ages 4-13. Begins May 22. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Early drop-off at 7:30 a.m. and late pick-up at 5:30 p.m. for no additional charge. Weekly themes with exciting games, crafts, gymnastics, movies, water days and much, much more. Please call for specific dates and pricing.

Half-Day Preschool Camp. Ages 3-5. Begins May 22. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Call for specific dates and pricing.

Summer Gymnastics Classes. Check Web site for dates and times.

Haydens Gymnastics Academy: 4300 Evans To Locks Road, Evans: www.haydensgym.com; (706) 868-0608.

Camp Haydens. Ages 5 and up. Ten one-week sessions beginning May 20–July 29. 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 3-day or 5-day option. Half-day available. $55 registration fee. Camp cost varies according to days and pick-up time.

Junior Camp Haydens. Ages 2-5. Tuesday-Thursday, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Seven one-week camps. $25 per day or $65 for week.

Hilltop Riding Stables: North Range Road, Fort Gordon; www.fortgordon.com; (706) 791-4864.

Horse Camps. Ages 7-13. May 28-31, June 3-7, June 10-14, June 17-21, June 24-28, July 8-12, July 15-19, July 22-26, July 29-Aug. 2. 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $200 for active-duty military, Department of Defense employees and retired military. $225 for others. May 28-31 is $160 for active-duty military, Department of Defense employees and retired military. $180 for others.

Kane & Co.: 4321 Evans to Locks Road, Evans; www.kanecodance.com; (706) 447-9007; Kelly@kanecodance.com.

Princess Power. Ages 3-5. June 17-21. $100.

Glamour Girlz. Ages 6-9. June 23-27. $100 per week.

Kindermusik by Musical Impressions, Inc.: Martinez United Methodist Church, Washington Road; Nancy Cleveland, (706) 228-4877 or musimp@bellsouth.net.

Summer Adventure Camps. June and July. Ages 18 months to 7 years. Call or email for details.

Musical Theatre Workshop: 3817 Martinez Blvd., Martinez; www.onwiththeshow.biz; Mickey Lubeck, (706) 231-1759.

Weekly camps, $125 for first child, $100 for each additional sibling. Tuition due at registration. Limited space.

Fables and Foibles Camp. Ages 7-9 and ages 10-12. May 27-31. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Audition Prep for Acting, Voice and Dance. Ages 8-10, ages 11-13 and ages 14-17. June 10-14. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Godspell Camp. Ages 9-12 and ages 13-17. July 22-26. 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Oxford/Grade Power Learning: 4272 Washington Road, Suite 2, Evans; www.oxfordlearning.com;
evansga@oxfordlearning.com; (706) 650-2225.

Summer Brain Camp. Preschool-6th grade. May 29-Aug. 2. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Skills improvement in language arts, math, art, music and science.

Petersburg Racquet Club: 421 The Pass, Martinez; www.prc
tennis.com; (706) 860-9288; garyh@prctennis.com.

Pee Wees. Ages 4-5. Eight one-week sessions May 27-July 26. No camp July 1-5. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 8:15-9 a.m. Non-members $36 per week or $15 per day. Members $28 per week or $12 per day.

Play Program. Ages 6-18. Eight one-week sessions May 27-July 26. No camp July 1-5. 9 a.m.-noon. Non-members $140 per week or $32 per day. Members $110 per week, $26 per day.

Performance Program. Ages 9-18. Eight one-week sessions May 27-July 26. No camp July 1-5. 9 a.m.-noon. Nonmembers $140 per week or $32 per day. Members $110 per week, $26 per day.

High Performance. Ages 10-18. Eight one-week sessions May 27-July 26. No camp July 1-5. 9 a.m.-noon. Nonmembers $140 per week or $32 per day. Members $110 per week, $26 per day.

Portman’s Music Academy: 4020 Washington Road, Martinez; (706) 738-1651

Preschool Music Camp. Ages 4-6. June 24-28, 9:30-11:30 a.m. $100.

Music Camp. Rising 2nd-5th grades. June 24-28. Noon-2:30 p.m. $145.

Guitar Camp. Rising 4th-6th grades, June 3-7, July 8-12. Rising 7th-9th grades, June 17-20, July 15-19. 9:30 a.m.-noon. $145 per week.

Rock Camp. Ages 12-18. June 10-15. 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $250 (includes lunch).

Band Camp. Rising 7th graders, July 22-26, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Rising 8th graders, July 22-26, 12:30-2:30 p.m. $100.

Stephanie’s Dancers: 717 Industrial Park Drive, Evans; www.stephanies
dancers.com; (706) 650-0366; stdancers@aol.com.

Call or visit Web site for camps and details.

Superior Academy: 4158 Washington Road, Evans; (706) 364-8127; www.superioracademy.com.

Young Warriors weekly camps, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 23-Aug. 2. No charge for late pickup. $25 per day, $144/week for 1-3 weeks, $134/week for 4-7 weeks, $119/week for 8-10 weeks. Call for details. Discount for April registration.

A World of Hope Christian Learning Center: New Hope Baptist Church of Harlem; 671 Robinson Ave., Grovetown; (706) 868-8955.

Summer Enrichment Camp. Ages 4-12. Five weekly sessions May 27-July 26. 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. $95 per week. Extended-day rates available. Call or visit for details.

Camp information is provided by the organizations and is subject to change.

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