Monday, February 27, 2017

Summer Camps for Oldham County Kids!


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2017 Summertime camp fun in and around the Oldham County area! Register soon before the camps reach capacity!
This summer we invite you to join us on an artistic adventure as we explore some of our favorite things in new and exciting ways! Back by popular demand, our popular Messy Camp, Star Wars and Fairy Art Camps are all back! We'll be creating things that glow...Lightsabers, stone fairy houses, wands, tiny fairies. Our witches and wizards, in Harry Potter camp will create handmade wands and potions! Also, this year, My Little Pony, Animals, Just Paint!, Boxes & Bowls, Oils, Sculpture, Large Mixed Media and more. Our fun and talented staff will guide your young ones to discover their inner artist at our Art House.
Three age groups including TEENS.  Class sizes LIMITED!

AGES: 4-16
WHEN: 12 camps weekly through summer beginning May 29. M-F: 8-10:30am, 11am-2pm & 2:30-5pm. (Full day and late pickup options.)
COST: $95-$225 per camp
502-438-8865

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Imaginations get their rocket fuel at Camp Invention! An exciting, weeklong summer adventure awaits with activities that explore connections between science, technology, engineering and innovation and sharpen their 21st century skills. A program of the National Inventors Hall of Fame, Camp Invention allows children in kindergarten through 6th grade to experience real-world problem solving, creative thinking, invention, and teamwork. Children work together to transform the terrain and ecosystem of a distant exoplanet. They take risks as budding business owners, blast rockets, air cannons, and rubber chickens, and a wire circuit to create their own Spy Gadget Alarm Box! Local, certified educators lead a week of hands-on activities that fuel children's confidence in their natural ability to dream and create. Early registration discounts available so don't miss out on this exciting opportunity. Visit campinvention.org or call 800-968-4332 for information. Use promo code INNOVATE25 by 3/20 to save $25 on registration.


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Experience 64-acres of summer fun in Goshen during St. Francis School's "Camp Curious" full and half-day camps. Open to ages Preschool through 8th grade, campers will enjoy outdoor adventures including nature walks, garden time, and visits with our farm animals.
Preschool (ages 2-years-old to 5-years old) half-day camps run June 5th - June 30th, Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. with weekly themes guiding new experiences. Themes include The Great Outdoors, Art Camp, Treasure Hunters, and Science Camp. Each week includes splash days.
Kindergarten - 8th grade camps run May 30th - July 21st with full and half-day options Monday-Friday starting at 9:00 a.m. Specialty camps include Camp Invention, Bricks 4 Kidz, Minecraft, musical theater, art, and more!
For more information, please visit www.StFrancisSchool.org or contact Marcy Jackson at 502-795-3488 or MJackson@StFrancisSchool.org


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Club SciKids: A day camp offering a variety of programs for your young scientist's interests. Interests which include Video Game Creation, Veterinary Medicine, Paleontology, Engineering, Space, Biology, Chemistry, Oceanography, LEGO Robotics and much more! Each camp inspires interest in science and technology by involving children in the creation of a multitude of experiments and take-away projects. Our goal is for kids to have fun and get excited about science. Camps for grades Pre-K-8th.
Jo Cornell Stables is located in beautiful Crestwood and is offering several different summer camps. Camp dates are: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28. 10am-1pm each day. All ages and ability levels are welcome!  Riders will learn basic riding skills, have lessons, play horse games and create some crafts. $70 per day per camper.
Contact Kristen Smith 502-396-9815
www.Jocornellstables.com


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Get Outside! Summer Camps at The Parklands of Floyds Fork
Get Outside at The Parklands of Floyds Fork! Campers in grades K-6 spend their days participating in discovery-based field experiences and science investigations into gardening, art, paddling, hiking, biking, biology and bugs! Keep your student engaged and entertained while school is out for the summer.
Get Outside! Science Camps are based in Beckley Creek Park and the PNC Achievement Center for Education and Interpretation. Drop-off locations may vary for Paddling and Adventure camps. These full day programs include hands-on classroom activities, field hikes, "Sprayground Wednesdays," and so much more!
The Parklands Summer Science Camps take place over eight weeks from June through August. Each week includes one camp for campers entering K-3 and one for 4-6 graders. Save when you register by May 5! Parklands Members receive a reduced tuition rate.
502-584-0350


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Each summer we offer two 3-day camps. There are beginner, intermediate and advanced camps for children ages 6+ - no experience necessary. Each day at camp we will break into groups by age and will spend the morning doing horse activities (learning how to brush, tack the horse, etc.) We will break for lunch and ask that campers bring a sack lunch each day. We provide afternoon snacks and drinks. In the afternoon campers will do a daily craft, play games, scavenger hunts, as well as a private 30 minute riding lesson. Please be sure campers wear long pants and close-toe shoes (tennis shoes or a boot with a heel). If it's hot, campers can bring shorts for the morning and will have time to change after lunch. We provide helmets. Reserve a spot for $50 and provide camper information including name, age, camp preference, and t-shirt size (YXS-Adult XL sizes). Mail check and information to Zubrod Stables Attn: Deveau Zubrod P.O. Box 379 Prospect, KY 40059. You may also email dzubrod@gmail.com or call 502-228-3377 www.zubrodstables.com


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Power & Grace will be offering a summer enrichment program (S.E.P.) for kiddos 3-10 years old. The goal of this program is to give kids an opportunity to maintain their momentum and enthusiasm for learning throughout the summer break. We will be touring the world this summer by learning about a different country each week. Our activities incorporate art, music, dance, sports, reading and cultural studies. All of the activities will be centered around the specific country we are studying that week. The program will be 3.5 hours a day two days a week and the tuition will be monthly.
A typical day in the program would look like this: Arrival Time/Gym Time 30 minutes, Organized Game/Physical Activity Time 30 minutes, Art/Music 45 minutes, Movement Break 30 minutes, Snack/Cultural Studies 50 minutes, Pick Up/Free Time 25 minutes. This will be a very structured environment while still allowing your child to express their creativity and release their energy! $168 per month for non/members and $155 per month for members. Rates will not be prorated for missed days. Class space is extremely limited so please reserve a spot now by registering online or calling P&G 502-434-7575.


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Give your child's summer break a dose of STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts Math) powered fun and learning in a STEAMPunks Summer Camp! These week-long day camps blend project based learning environments, hands on exploration and cutting edge technology to teach exciting subjects like Video Game Design, Circuitry and Soldering, 3D Printing, Robotics, Coding and more! Every camper will learn invaluable STEAM skills, a crucial factor in the ever expanding career fields of the future, and leave camp with a tangible project to encourage lifelong tinkering and creativity. With seasoned instructors and an arsenal of collaborative projects and fun curriculum, a STEAMPunks Summer Camp means your child's brain stays engaged in the educational "off season" and they're primed for the best summer experience of their life. Register here now! What will your child make at STEAMPunks Summer Camp?
Venues TBD, Schedule will be posted by mid-March!


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The Oldham County Family Y is excited to offer a summer of fun, friends and adventure! Campers get to spend lots of time enjoying the great outdoors, wonderful weekly themes, activities, field trips and swimming. Various themes are offered each week with corresponding field trips to places like the Louisville Zoo, Kentucky Science Center, Louisville Slugger Museum and Kentucky Kingdom (teen camp only). Camps available for several ages including, Kamp Kermit (ages 4-5), Explorers (6-10) and Teen Camp (11-14). The Oldham County YMCA has a brand new archery range, bike trails and enhanced walking trails. Camps begin June 5th and run until August 11th. Campers have fun 7am-6pm each day with enthusiastic camp counselors. Weekly fee is $135 for members and $160 for program members. Registration fee of $25 for members (thru May 4th) and $40 for program members. Use promo code SAVE25 to pay no registration fee through April 15th. For more information, contact Josh Lewis at jlewis@ymcalouisville.org 502-222-9358

At Virginia Chance School, summer is welcomed! Summer Under the Trees is an outdoor camp for the adventurous child ages 2 years through 5th grade.
Summer Under the Trees nurtures children's natural sense of wonder and fosters a lifelong connection to the outdoor world through dynamic child-initiated play and outdoor discovery.
Gather with friends and experienced teachers as we explore our beautiful 26-acre campus in a summer of outdoor games, art, music and fun!
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Take an Adventure Through Time with the J Summer Camp where there is something for every child. The J Summer Camp offers traditional camp for children 2 years through 10th grade with arts and crafts, sports, free swim, swim lessons and more!
Children 2 years old receive private swim lessons twice a week, children 3 and 4 years old receive group swim lessons three times a week and children in Kindergarten through 3rd grade receive group lessons daily.  Specialty camps are also offered which include: Soccer, Theatre, Dance, Lego, Cooking, Art and more. All specialty camps enjoy a daily swim.
We believe that all campers can participate, all campers can succeed and all campers can make a new friend. Our Yachad program integrates children with special needs fully in our regular programs. We also offer a special unit for preschoolers transitioning into Kindergarten.
Our beautiful campus includes two outdoor pools, baseball and soccer fields, basketball courts, as well as indoor gymnasiums, auditorium and more!
3600 Dutchmans Lane, Louisville, KY 40205
502-459-0660
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Fun, friendships, and exploration - all summer long! Bright Horizons Summer Camp for preschool and school-aged children offers fun and excitement for your child AND meets your expectations of convenience, flexibility, a healthy and safe environment, and experienced counselors.
Your child will enjoy a jam packed summer that includes: Field trips, special guests, and events. Cool themes including STEM, ecology, art, cinematography, cooking, theater, and more. Sports, fitness, and outdoor adventures.  Call us today to learn more! Our camps follow the local public school calendar and run throughout the entire summer vacation time period.

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Our Musical Theater camps are the perfect combination of a traditional camp experience with all of the activities mixed in with fun and excitement in singing, dancing and acting. CMPI Young Performers-Elementary ages. July 17th-21st, 9am-3pm. A broadway themed show will be performed at the end of the week for parents. This is great for girls and boys. Experience the magic of Broadway in a fun learning environment with top professionals in the industry. Students will love our daily activities too. Water day, Movie day, and so MUCH MORE!! Students may bring their own lunch. We will provide a themed snack daily. Register on our website, Classicmelodies.org




 photo st lukes_zps41qeoopq.jpgWelcome to St. Luke's Camp Maple, where you will have fun in the company of friends old and new.  All camps include hands on learning, fun outdoor activities, and free play time.  
Our camp is staffed with the same high quality teachers who work in our preschool program.  All are experienced teachers who are CPR and First Aid certified. 
Camps run Monday-Friday from 9am-1:30pm for children ages 2-10.  Each camp is theme based so one week is different than the next.  We look forward to you joining us for one or all six fun and exciting camps.
May 22-May 26 Discover your Favorite Artist
June 5-9 Nature Camp
June 19-23 Explore the World of Science
July 10-14 Culinary Camp
July 17-21 Build with Bricks
July 31-Aug 4 Space Camp





Camps listed in alphabetical order. We will update as 2017 summer camp information becomes available. Please check with each camp for any possible changes that may occur without our knowledge.

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All About Kids Sports Center (Crestwood) - Weekday Camps available for children 4 and up starting 6/5 and ending 8/11.  Camp runs 9am-5pm with early drop-off and late pick-up options.  Various themes each week! Rates starting at $49 with sibling discount.

Bricks 4 Kidz (Goshen) - June 12-16 9am-12pm grades 1-5, July 17-21 1-4pm grades 1-5.

Bright Horizons (Louisville) - See their ad above!

Camp Hi-Ho (Louisville/near Oldham line) - 9 sessions beginning 6/5 and ending 8/7.  Ages 5-13. $270 per camper, per week. 9:30am-3:15pm

Chance School (Louisville) - See their ad above!

Circle Bar C Ranch (LaGrange) -

Club Science Kidz Ky - See their ad above!

Creasey Mahan Nature Camp (Goshen) - Two sessions for children entering 1st grade – 6th grade. 6/13-19 and 6/26-29, 9am-2pm, $155 per camper, per week.

Fun-Tastic Camp (LaGrange) - Oldham County Parks and Rec camp for ages 7-9 years old (sessions 1 & 3) and ages 10-12 (session 2). Monday, Wednesday & Friday 9am-3pm. Activity, craft and go to the pool each day. $50 Session 1: 6/26-30 Session 2: 7/10-14 and Session 3: 7/24-28

Gillman's Dance Academy (Crestwood) - July 10-12 9-11am ages 3-6, July 17-20 9:15-10am ages 4-5, July 17-20 10:15-11am ages 6-8, July 24-26 9-11am ages 6-9.

Hidden Bridge Farm (Prospect) - Various camp weeks Mon-Thurs $380 Ages 6-14.

JCC (Louisville) - See their ad above!

Jo Cornell Stables (Crestwood) - See their ad above!

Kismet Farm LLC (Simpsonville) -

Oldham County 4H Camp 7/17-7/21 at Lake Cumberland for children ages 9-13 and 8 year olds entering the 4th grade, $250.

Oldham County Cooperative Ext. Kid's Cooking Camp (LaGrange) 7/10-12 9:30-11:30am, $10 supply fee, ages 9-12.

Oldham County Historical Society (LaGrange) 6/8-6/9, 6/15-16 Camps 9am-3pm are for ages 7-12 $75 each camp. 7/17-21 9am-3pm $200 per student. Held at Trimble County Gatewood Plantation for high school students.

Oldham County Parks & Rec - Various lesson dates for archery, golf and tennis.

Oldham County Schools Arts Center (Crestwood) - Theater, music, art, dance and private lessons all available this summer!  Camps are weekly June-August and available to a variety of ages.

The Parklands (Louisville/Middletown area) - See their ad above!

Power & Grace Gymnastics & Dance (Prospect) - See their ad above!

South Oldham Boys Basketball Camp at South Oldham High School (Crestwood) July 10-14 for grades 6th-8th 8:30am-12pm $60 and July 18-22 for grades 1st-5th 8:30am-12pm $60. (Grade just completed. Family Plans available.)

STEAMPunks - See their ad above!

St. Francis School Camp Curious (Goshen) - See their ad above!

Stonehurst Riding Center (Louisville) -

Valley View Farm (Crestwood) -

Whet Your Palette (Louisville/Anchorage area) - See their ad above!

Windhover Farm (LaGrange) - Pony Camp 6/7-9, 6/14-16, 6/19-21, 7/19-21, 8/2-4 9am-3pm, $175 per rider and camp.

Yew Dell Botanical Gardens (Crestwood) - Louisville Visual Arts Camp 6/12-16, 9am-12pm. For ages 7-12, $155/members and $180/non-members

YMCA of Oldham County (Buckner) - See their ad above!

Zubrod Stables (Prospect) - See their ad above!

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