BY SAGE GARVEY
Who ’ s Ready for Summer Camp ?
SURE , SUMMER CAMPS ARE FUN FOR KIDS — BUT THEY ’ RE ALSO SO MUCH MORE .
Camps teach teamwork and resiliency . They ’ re an opportunity to make new friends and connect with others .
Camps also foster independence , develop lifelong skills , offer screenfree activities , prioritize healthy living , and increase self esteem .
HERE ARE A FEW OF OUR FAVORITE CAMPS :
CAMP QUALITY Kentuckiana ( 502 ) 507-3235 campqualityusa . org Camp Quality is a wonderful experience that offers so many opportunities to children who are diagnosed with cancer . This camp breaks down walls and allows kids to be , well , kids . Your child will experience many activities and be immersed in a community filled with love , support , and so much fun !
AWESOME SPORTS AND CAMPS Clarksville ( 812 ) 218-8000 awesomesportsandcamps . com From dancing to martial arts to even kickboxing , your kid can really get active in Clarksville with Awesome Sports and Camps . Let them get training to become a master at martial arts , or let them dance to the beat and twirl their heart out dancing ! And if you enroll your kid over the summer and find you want to do it further into them doing school , then they can continue doing it into school weeks !
YMCA ( 502 ) 587-6700 ymcalouisville . org There is so much to enjoy about YMCA camps , because they are all different kinds of lengths , as well as adaptable to the age demographic between kindergarten and 8th grade !
DERBY DINNER PLAYHOUSE PERFORMING ARTS ACADEMY derbydinner . com / classes wallace @ derbydinner . com A one-week performing arts camp exploring drama , music , and dance . Taught by Derby Dinner Playhouse theatre professionals , the camp culminates in a final sharing on the Derby Dinner stage .
KENTUCKY SCIENCE CENTER Louisville ( 502 ) 561-6100 kysciencecenter . org This camp is definitely one for science fans from Pre-K to 8th grade .
CAMP X 2022 - SAINT XAVIER HIGH SCHOOL Louisville ( 502 ) 637-4712 saintx . com This camp offers many different kinds of opportunities , including archery , basketball , baseball , football , tennis , swimming , and volleyball . There ’ s theater for those kids who prefer to be onstage , coding for tech fans , and if your youth is interested in Cryptocurrency , there ’ s a camp to teach them about the basics .
FRAZIER HISTORY MUSEUM Louisville ( 502 ) 753-5663 fraziermuseum . org This camp is for historians and researchers and curators alike . The museum hosts camps with varied activities and lessons within each .
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