ATLANTA (WAOK)-It’s graduation time and for those who are not quite ready to walk across the proverbial stage, it’s also time to get ready for summer vacation. If you are a parent who chooses to enroll your son or daughter into summer camp, here are some suggestions you may want to investigate. Some are free, most are not. (prices vary)
Arrow Global Entertainment Xtreme Performance Arts Summer Camp. The camp aims to educate and inspire Atlanta-area youth through singing, songwriting, dancing, and recording arts instruction. The program will also include fitness classes, field trips to regional points of interest, celebrity guest appearances, and camp participation from Sammie, Dondria, and Jacob Latimore.
Camp is for children ages 7 – 17. Register at www.arrowglobalentertainment.com. or call 732-469-5955 ext 227. Deadline to register is June 21st. $$$
DTLR, and 3 Atlanta-based NFL stars will hold their annual FREE football clinic. Atlanta Falcons Starter Jonathan Babineaux/2013 NFC Divisoin South Champ, former Atlanta Falcons Chauncey Davis and former Baltimore Ravens Daniel Wilcox will give teens hands-on NFL techniques. The camp also includes information on the college recruitment process, SAT/ACT preparation and a new workshop on the perils of social media. Camp is for 8 – 12 grade students
Saturday, June 8. Pre-registration is required at www.DTLR.com/football
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta offers more than 100 camp options open to ALL GIRLS! Girls can choose the summer camp experience that best meets their needs. Activities offered at camp vary by age, but favorites include horseback riding, arts and crafts, hiking, swimming, archery and canoeing. Summer camps begin in early June and run through August 6. Girls can choose between day camps, or overnight camp experiences. $$$
Camp locations include:
Camp Timber Ridge— Mableton, GA
Camp Misty Mountain – Armuchee, GA
Camp Pine Acres – Acworth, GA
Camp Meriwether – Luthersville, GA
Camp Pine Valley – Meansville, GA
To learn more visit www.gsgatl.org . Space is limited register today!
ARTHUR LANGFORD, JR. TEEN LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE.
Applications are now being accepted for high school students in the Atlanta Metropolitan area to attend the 2013 ARTHUR LANGFORD, JR. teen leadership institute. This FREE leadership camp runs over a ten week period. This is the 13th year for the camp. It starts on the first Saturday in June. Participants must be 14 to 18 years of age. All participants will receive a laptop computer at the completion of the camp. For application: www.uyac2.org
French Summer Camp – starts June 17 Alliance Francaise d’Atlanta-Roswell is a non-profit organization celebrating French-American culture. The organization holds language classes, hosts public readings and arranges international trips. $$$
Atlanta Academy Summer Camp – starts June 3; Registration now open for The Atlanta Academy Summer Camps! The Atlanta Academy offers a summer of fun for children 3 years old through 8th grade. Camps are available throughout the summer from 8AM – 5PM. Visit www.AtlantaAcademy.com or call 678.461.6102 for more information. $$$$
Studio 23 Dance Summer Camp – starts June 3; Dance and musical theater camps ages 3-teen. Weekly camps starting the week of June 3 and will run through the week of July 19,10am-1pm. Themed camps include dance, crafts and imaginative play. $$
National Computer Camp at Oglethorpe University This is the camp’s 35th year.
The focus of NCC is 2D/3D video game design, computer programming, digital video production, Android App programming, web page design, A+ and Network+ certification, software applications including animation, Flash & graphics. We offer all levels of programming. Attend 1 or more weeks with an age appropriate continuous curriculum suitable for all levels. Coed 7-18, beginner to advanced, residential & day programs. Optional sports program. $$$