Huntsville Summer Camps - Children's Activities

Day Camps for Kids - Huntsville

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Summer is a time to relax and take it easy, get outdoors more and find a new schedule. It's also a time to try to keep the kids entertained! Here's some great camps that the kids will love while discovering new talents and skills and, maybe, learning something along the way.

Calhoun Community College
21st Century Virtual Journeys
All session held at the Aerospace Training Center on Calhoun's Decatur campus.
Robotics Camps
June 9-June 13, 2008
Youth Symphony Camp
June 23 – June 27, 2008
3D Modeling Camp
July 7-July 11, 2008
Robotics Camp
July 14-18, 2008
3D Animation Camp[b
21-25, 2008
(3D Modeling is required)

The EarlyWorks Museum Camps : Call 564-8124

Burritt on the Mountain Camps :
Phone: (256) 536-2882
For those who've completed Grades K & 1:
- Snakes, Turtles, and Toads--May 28-30 from 1-4 pm, June 11-13 from 9 am-12 pm, July 28-30 from 1-4 pm
- Bonkers for Bugs--May 28-30 from 9 am-12 pm; June 11-13 from 1-4 pm; July 28-30 from 9 am-12 pm

For those who've completed Grades 2-5
Wild, Wonderful World of Animals--June 2-6 from 10 am-3 pm
ART-i-FACTS--July 21-25 from 10 am-3pm

For those who've completed Grades 1-5
- Cousin & Kin Camp--June 30-July 2 from 9 am-1 pm

For BOYS who've completed Grades 5-8
Hands on the Farm--June 23-27 from 10 am-3pm

For GIRLS who've completed Grades 5-7
Pins, Pots, and Petticoats--July 14-18 from 10 am-3pm

For GIRLS who've completed Grades 8-12
Victorian Variety--July 14-18 from 10 am-3pm

Huntsville Botanical Gardens :
info 430-3572

Arts Council
For more info: Contact 519-ARTS

For more info: 256-883-YMCA
YMCA Camp Chalakee (Guntersville Lake) Weekly Sessions
Heart of the Valley YMCA Summer Day Camp weekly sessions

Sci-Quest Summer Camps
Junior Scientists in the Making for children ages 4-14.
Single day programs, mini camps, half day camps, and full day camps. Due to overwhelming demand, Sci-Quest has arranged to provide MORE SUMMER CAMPS in 2008. Members receive a 10% discount on all education programs and camps.
Phone: 256-837-0606 ext. 227

Fantasy Playhouse Children's Theater Academy
Artsplash Camps for ages 4 ½-6 are June 9-13 and June 16-20. Performance Workshop for ages 10-14 is July 14-29. Weekly Theater, Music, dance, stage makeup, sewing, Kindermusik® and Sign2Me® classes for ages 1 ½-18 will run June 9-July 25.
Phone 256-539-6829

Huntsville Museum of Art
Museum Academy Creative Studio Artworks--summer schedule includes art classes for preschoolers through adults. The Museum Academy’s programs are held in our Chrysler Corporation and Colonial Bank classrooms, on the Plaza Level of the Museum, overlooking Big Spring International Park.
Phone: To register, call 256-535-4350 ext. 222

Carnegie Visual Arts Center: Camp Carnegie in Decatur
Camp sessions available. Call 256-341-0562 for schedule and registration information.

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Auburn Tiger Sport Camp
From football and basketball to tennis and swimming, your child will learn fundamentals of team play, sportsmanship and skills of the sport ... all from Auburn coaches and players.

Bob Jones High School Summer Camps
Baseball & Football camps available for ages 6-12.

Movie Makers: A Filmmaking Workshop for Kids
Four consecutive Saturdays: July 7, 14, 21, and 28 (9 am to 4pm) for Ages 10 to 14. Class size is limited. Deadline to sign up is Friday, June 15.
Contact Don Tingle at 256-837-4359 for more information.

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TPH Summer Hockey Camps
Innovative on-ice training, hockey specific off-ice curriculum and educational opportunities that have included sports psychology, opportunities in hockey, nutrition, importance of maximum academic effort and other up to date topics for participating players and their families. Several July camps to choice from.

Excel School of Fine Arts
Excel Summer Session of Excellence in Vocal, Guitar, Piano, Theatre Arts, and Kindermusik. Excel's eight weeks Summer Session is June 4th-July 2th.<br/>Excel School of Fine Arts: for more information, call 880-ARTS.

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Here's some more camps to check out for summer fun for your children

Huntsville Skating School Summer Camp on Ice
For ages 4 & up:
Where:Benton H. Wilcoxon Municipal Ice Complex
Pre-registration required. Call 883-3774 for more information.

Pine Hill Day Camp
Pine Hill Day Camp is the place for the fun and adventure that most children just dream about. Serving north Alabama, USA, our 120 secluded acres of rolling fields, beautifully wooded hills, and 50 caring counselors and support staff are devoted to having wholesome fun in the out-of-doors. Pine Hill campers (ages 4 - 16) enter Camp daily with a sense of expectation, and return home in the afternoon full of confidence and fun.
For more information, call (256) 778-8433.

U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Chose between Space Camp or Aviation Challenge. Youth programs ages 9-18; Child/Parent Programs for ages 7-11. Most camps last 5 days beginning on Sunday and run all year-round.

Space Camp is a four, five, or six day program jam-packed with astronaut training for young people. Activities include simulated Space Shuttle missions, IMAX® movies, training simulators (like the 1/6th Gravity Chair), rocket building and launches, scientific experiments, and lectures on the past, present, and future of space exploration.

Aviation Challenge is a four, five, or six day program that teaches the basics of flight dynamics, land and water survival, and team work. Includes simulated missions.
Register Online or Call 1-800-63 SPACE.

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Weekly themed day camps from May 23-August 5.
Registration Fee: $15 Members/$25 Non-members
Weekly Fees: $95 Members/$115 Non-members
Daily Fees: $20 Members/$30 Non-members
Multi-Child Discount $75 per child for Members ONLY

Sports Camps

Alabama Youth Soccer
Ages 9-14

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