Columbia County summer camps:
Augusta Prep's summer theater camp for grades 6-12 runs through July 23. Times vary. Campers will audition and be cast in a role in the play The Hobbit, then will rehearse and work on their acting skills; cost is $750 for all six weeks. Call 863-1906, ext. 223 or 863-9970.
The Children's Musical Theatre Ensemble is open to ages 6-14 through Aug. 12. Classes are 90 minutes each week at Ron Jones Academy of Ballet on Furys Ferry Road; cost is $200. Call Mickey Lubeck at 869-0089 or 231-1759.
The Family Y will offer dance and drama camp for ages 8-14. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 21-July 2 and July 12-23 at Wesley United Methodist Church. Before- and after-camp care is available. Two-week sessions offer campers basic performing arts techniques. Performances will be presented at lunch on Fridays. $160 for Family Y members; $220 for non-members. Call 738-6670.
Ron Jones Academy of Ballet is offering The Princess Series: A Ballet Workshop for Young Girls. For 5-7 year-olds, 10-11:30 a.m. June 21-25, $65. Introduction to Ballet for ages 8-12 will be 10-11:30 a.m. June 28-July 2. $75. Call 860-1852.
The Augusta Jewish Community Center will offer Art Factory Drama Camp for ages 5-8 June 28-July 2. $225; for ages 9-12, July 19-23, $225. Art Factory Art Camp for ages 5-8 is scheduled June 21-25, $225. For ages 9-12, July 12-16, $225. Call 228-3636.
Cooking camp with Karin Calloway for grades 6 and up is 1-3:30 p.m. July 26-30. $100. Call Augusta Prep at 863-1906.
Augusta Jewish Community Center will offer a Teen Leadership Camp on June 21-25 for ages 13-14; $215. Call 228-3636.
Augusta Prep academic enrichment camps are planned for middle and high school age youth. Classes focus on academic subjects such as math, middle school and high school grammar review, Spanish, writing, study skills for middle school and biology. Dates and prices vary. Call 863-6858 or visit www.augustaprep.org.
Augusta Jewish Community Center will offer Try-It Camps July 6-9, $120. Mini camps for ages 3-4 are scheduled through July 30. Full and half-day camps are available. Call 228-3636.
Augusta Prep day camps are scheduled for ages 5-12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. through July 23 except for July 5-9. Day camps offer a variety of activities, including games, archery, kitchen science, robotics, math, art and computer. Extended care is available. Call 863-1906.
Columbia County Recreation Department will offer camp for ages 6-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 30 (no camp week of July 4). Early drop off and late pick up are available. Offerings include arts and crafts, field trips, activities and games. Cost is $75 a week. Call 868-3458.
The Family Y is offering Camp Lakeside for ages 6-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 6. Before and after camp care is available. Offerings are swimming, hiking, arts and crafts, environmental education, canoeing, archery and more. Cost is $80 for Family Y members; $110 for non-members. Camp Marshall is held at Clarks Hill Lake for ages 5-12, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. through July 30. Before and after camp care is available. Activities include swimming, arts and crafts, games and weekly field trips. Cost is $80 Family Y members; $110 for non-members. Held at Wesley United Methodist Church in Evans, Camp Aiken is for ages 5-12. 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. through July 30. Before and after camp care is available. Sports, games, songs and field trips are planned. Cost is $90. 738-6670.
The Martinez Montessori Academy is offering Summer Quest 2004 for ages 4-12 from 6:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. through July 30. Themes include: Sea Adventure, Sports Challenge, Express Yourself through Art, Math Challenge and Reading Roundup. Cost is $90 per week. Call 864-0273.
Girl Scout overnight camps for girls ages 5-17 will be held at Camp Tanglewood through July 23. Girl Scout day camp for girls age 5-11 will be June 28- July 2. You do not need to be a Girl Scout to attend. For more information on programs and costs, visit www.girlscoutscsra.org or call 706-774-0505 or 800-997-2472.
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