By Natalie Simms
A final look at the remaining summer camps:
The YMCA offers two options for kids. Kinder Camps is for ages 3-5 and is designed for the younger child and includes daily swim lessons, arts & crafts and supervised playtime. Kinder Camp is offered as half-day or full-day program. Day Camp is for ages 6-12 and provides a full day of fun at YMCA Camp Bryant. Camp includes archery range, playing fields and nature trails, as well as swimming. There will be 11-week-long sessions through Aug. 1. Visit http://www.ymcarome.org/ for session dates and registration. Phone: 706-232-2468.
Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Association
Parks and Rec is offering a variety of day camps at a number of locations in the county. Camp offerings include sports, tennis, golf, gymnastics, LEGO, kid vs. wild outdoors adventures, and sassy girl or princess camp. Complete camp information is online at http://issuu.com/rfpra/docs/summer_camp_guide_2014_small. Phone: 706-291-0766.
- Traditional Summer Camp
- Choose one week or join us for the entire summer! Each week has a central them and will include a field trip, swimming, recreational games, contests and more.
Dates: May 27-Aug 1- no camp the week of July Fourth.
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Cost: $100/week. Location: Anthony Recreation Center
Darlington offers a combination of traditional day camps and specialty sports camps, including some overnight camps. Day camps include those focused on sports, arts and academics. With 15 camps to choose from, there is something for every student. Visit http://www.darlingtonschool.org/summer/ for a complete list of camps, dates, cost and registration. Phone: 1-800-36-TIGER.
Shorter University offers a number of sports camps for boys and girls. Athletic camps include basketball, baseball, tennis, softball, soccer and football. For athletic camps, visit http://www.goshorterhawks.com/sports/2013/6/3/Camps.aspx?tab=camps for complete list and details.
Berry hosts a number of sports camps through their Athletic Department. Camps available include baseball, basketball, softball, football, lacross, soccer, volleyball and equestrian. Visit http://www.berryvikings.com/information/camps/index for the complete list and details.
Pottery by Lisa
Local artist Lisa Brown Ingram will be hosting a kids and youth pottery camp this summer through her Pottery by Lisa business, 205 Hood Drive. The youth camp for ages 11-15 will be July 14-18. Cost is $215. For details and registration, visit http://potterybylisa.squarespace.com/summer-camp/.