Below is a list of summer camps available in and around Carroll County. Remember… it is not too soon to sign up!
ABC CARE INC.
June 16-Aug. 23. Ages 2-14. Offering full day and extended day. Camps are located in Hampstead, Mt. Airy, Sykesville, and Westminster. Information: Kristine Gesuele or Sylvia Nunnelee, 410-751-3700 or email@example.com.
ABC Care Cascade Water Camp. Ages: Entering Kindergarten to 8th grade. Swimming lessons two, three or four times a week. Field trips on Mondays for sports-themed activities. Daily swimming in spring fed lake or pool. Tuesday-Friday, as well as Splash N’ Play Zone. Hiking, nature activities, sign language, arts and crafts and stream exploration. Lunch available for purchase Wednesday-Friday. Available all ten weeks, June 16-Aug. 22. Open House dates April 5, May 3 and June 7. Cascade Lake, 3000 Snydersburg Road, Hampstead. Transportation available from the Glyndon area and intersection of Falls Road and Shawan Roads in Cockeysville.
North Westminster Location
ABC Care Adventure Camp. Ages: Entering Kindergarten through 8th grade. Swim lessons once a week. Field trips twice a week, including one weekly swim trip to Cascade Lake. Arts and crafts, sign language classes and clubs. Available eight weeks, June 16-Aug. 8. Transportation from St. John School to Cascade Water Camp Aug. 11-15 and 18-22. Open House dates April 5, May 3 and June 7. Camp is located at the Carroll Lutheran School.
South Westminster Location
ABC Care Deer Park Swim Camp. Ages: Entering Kindergarten to 5th grade. Swimming lessons twice a week. Mondays are sports-themed activity days. Swimming in spring fed lake or pool Tuesday-Thursday, as well as Splash N’ Play Zone. Hiking, nature activities, sign language, arts and crafts and stream exploration. Lunch available for purchase Wednesday-Friday. Available all ten weeks, June 16-Aug. 22. Open House dates April 5, May 3 and June 7. Deer Park United Methodist Church, 2205 Sykesville Road.
ABC Care Amazing Race Camp. One week, limited enrollment. Ages 11-13 (grades 6-8). Daily field trips to locations centered around a theme with activities geared towards older children.
ABC Care Fierce Fabulous Friday Field Trips. Grades 4-8, with limited enrollment. Selected sites on Fridays with specific field trip locations to be announced. Fun day of field trips, team building activities and adventure.
Mt. Airy Location
ABC Care Adventure Camp. Ages: Entering Kindergarten through 5th grade. Swim lessons once a week. Swim/field trips twice a week, including at least one swim trip a week to Cascade Lake. Arts and crafts, sing language and clubs. Available all ten weeks, June 16-Aug. 22.
ABC Care Explorer Camp. Ages: Entering Kindergarten through 8th grade. Swim lessons once a week. Swim/field trips twice a week, including at least one swim trip a week to Cascade Lake. Arts and crafts, sing language and clubs. Available all ten weeks, June 16-Aug. 22.
AVA WANAS MONTESSORI SCHOOL
June 9-Aug. 29. Ages 2-5. Full day. 7590 College Road, Sykesville, MD. Contact: Marie Atalla, 410-970-6181, firstname.lastname@example.org or www.avawanasmontessori.com. Specialty camp will incorporate natural living. Extended day.
BETH TFILOH SUMMER CAMPS
June 23-August 15. Camps for ages 4-14. A wide variety of activities, including sports, arts and crafts, boating, and nature. Everyone swims twice a day, one for instruction and one for fun. The younger campers enjoy playground, splash pad, music and Tarbut (Jewish culture). Sixty acres of outdoor fun. 400 Delight Meadows Road, Reisterstown, MD. For more information: www.btcamps.org.
Nursery Camp Ages two, three and four. Program includes structured activities such as physical education, water play with water tables and sprinklers, story tie, arts and crafts, singing, nature and Friday Kabbat Shabbat. There is no transportation for Nursery Camp.
Kinder Camp Ages four through entering kindergarten. See Lower Camp for information.
Lower Camp-Day Camp Art, singing, Tarbut, swim lesson, sports, dance, splash pad, boating, nature.
Upper Camp-Senior Camp Archery tag, survival skills, ropes course, arts, sports, boating, nature. Daily swimming instruction. Senior Campers participate in special events such as color war, talent show, field trips and carnival.
J.V. Sports Camp. Grades second and third. Variety of different sports, activities and games to learn the basic of popular sports, develop new skills and discover the sports they like best. Included are basketball, football, floor hockey, archery, tennis racquet baseball, soccer, lacrosse and more.
Varsity Sports Camp. Grades four through eight. Skill building, competitive play and fun. Football, baseball, golf, soccer, tennis.
Art Camp. Grades three through eight. Ceramics, figure sculpture, glassblowing, face and hand casting, copper enameling, macram, batik.
Survival Camp. Grades five through eight. Hands-on program that includes fire building, knife skills, climbing rappelling towers, caring for animals, constructing a campsite, preparing and cooking food, riding ziplines, camping out under the stars.
Theater Camp. Grades three through eight. Acting lessons, audition tips, voice direction, character development memorization skills, blocking and more.
Travel Camp. Grades five and six during weeks 1, 2 and 3; Grades seven and eight during weeks 6, 7, and 8. Four day a week program taking daily field trips visiting amusement parks, water parks, laser tag, baseball games and more.
Trip Camp. Grades nine and ten. Visit during Week 4 Cedar Point Amusement Park, Sandusky, Ohio; Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; and Wildwater Kingdom in Aurora, Ohio. Week 5 will visit Six Flags in New Jersey; a Broadway show in New York; Coney Island; Sahara Sam’s Water Park in New Jersey.
Leadership Training Program. Teens entering grades nine and ten. Program consists of developing skills and attitudes necessary to becoming a counselor assistant or instructor aide.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUB OF WESTMINSTER
June 15-Aug. 17. Ages 6-12. 25 Union Street, Westminster, MD. Different camp theme each week; full day of programs. Contact: Sean Davis, 410-386-0135 or email@example.com.
CARROLL COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL SUMMER ARTS CAMP
All camps are held at the Carroll Arts Center in downtown Westminster. Explore all aspects of the arts, from theater to arts and crafts projects. Registration forms available at the Arts Council or on the website after March 1 or by phone, with credit card. Tuition assistance available through the Tom Holder Memorial Arts Scholarship Fund. Carroll County Arts Council, 91 W. Main Street, Westminster, MD. 410-848-7272 or www.carrollcountyartscouncil.org.
Arts Adventures. Ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Camp Director is Susan Williamson. Full day of arts, crafts and cultural activities. Campers will spend the week drawing, painting and crafting; visiting local art galleries, and working with guest artists and artisans. A bus trip to a museum will finish out the week.
Theatre Camp. Ages 8-12. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Activities pertain to all aspects of the theatre, from making props and designing costumes to learning to use technical equipment with lighting and microphones. Improv games and drama exercises will help prepare actors for the “big show” – a play that campers will perform on the last day of camp on the Carroll Art Center’s stage.
Creative Kids Camp. Ages 5-8, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Camp Director: Sandy Oxx. Campers enjoy sing-a-longs, arts and crafts, drama games, special guests, movies and gallery activities. Popsicles, face-painting and walks to the park round out a week of fun, culminating in a performance for parents, as well as the “premiere” of the camp movie. A DVD is sent home with each camper.
CARROLL COMMUNITY COLLEGE SUMMER KIDS@CARROLL &TEEN COLLEGE
June 23-Aug. 8. Ages 3-15. More than 100 half and full-day summer enrichment programs to include classes in arts and creativity, cooking, technology, woodworking, American Girl, Harry Potter, performance digital development, robotics, science and career exploration and more. Carroll Community College, 1601 Washington Road, Westminster, MD. Information/schedule/register: 410-386-8100 or www.carrollcc.edu/summerkids.
CARROLL COUNTY DANCE CENTER
June 30-Aug. 2. Ages 6 and up. 6933 Warfield Avenue, Sykesville. Students will study a variety of dance forms, ballet, can-can, tap, jazz, modern and more. Will learn to design costumes and scenery for an end of season performance. Contact: Becky Eckrote, 410-795-3255 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CARROLL COUNTY 4-H CAMPS
Younger Residential Camp: June 23-26. Ages 8-11 as of January 1. Older Residential Camp: July 14-18. Ages 10-14 as of January 1. Campers will join the youth-focused 4-H camp family at Hashawha Environmental Center, which features canoeing, archery, outdoor games, crafts, youth-led educational lessons, songs, campfires and other events and activities. Scholarship assistance available. Information: Extension Office, Jim Serfass, email@example.com, or 410-386-2760 or 888-326-9645. Applications: http://extension.umd.edu/carroll-county/4-h-youth/4-h-camps. University of Maryland Carroll County Extension Office, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster.
CARROLL COUNTY JUNIOR DAY CAMP
June 30-July 3. Ages 8-11 years as of January 1. For youth interested in learning more about agriculture, the campers will learn about various products and industries through hands-on experience. Information: Extension Office, Jim Serfass, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 410-386-2760 or 888-326-9645. Applications: http://extension.umd.edu/carroll-county/4-h-youth/4-h-cq amps. University of Maryland Carroll County Extension Office, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster.
CARROLL COUNTY CLOVER 4-H DAY CAMP
July 7-10. Ages 5-7 as of January 1. Young campers can explore the outdoors and learn about nature through hands-on lessons and activities. Each day’s schedule will include games, crafts, outdoor exploration, and other fun learning opportunities. Information: Extension Office, Jim Serfass, email@example.com, or 410-386-2760 or 888-326-9645. Applications: http://extension.umd.edu/carroll-county/4-h-youth/4-h-cq amps. University of Maryland Carroll County Extension Office, 700 Agriculture Center, Westminster.
CARROLL COUNTY FARM MUSEUM LIVING HISTORY CAMP
July 7-11, Grade 3; July 14-18, Grade 4; July 21-25, Grade 5. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Children will experience some of the skills that were necessary for rural farm life 150 years ago. Campers may do chores and work with a blacksmith, dip candles, learn the art of tin smithing, and make hand-crafted projects. Farm Museum, 500 S. Center Street, Westminster, MD. Registration/information: 410-386-3880.
CARROLL HOSPICE CAMPS
Contact: Kathy Bare, Carroll Hospice, 292 Stoner Avenue, Westminster, MD, 410-871-7231. First preference given to Carroll County residents.
Camp T.R. Weekend Overnight Experience. June 6-8. Ages 7-15. Free. Provided by Carroll Hospice, Camp T.R. offers a safe place for children and adolescents to share feelings, ask questions and learn positive coping and grieving skills after the death of a loved one. Work with grief through art, music and crafts; also enjoy hiking, swimming, and naturalistic programs. Based at Hashawha Environmental Center, 300 John Owings Road, Westminster, MD.
Healing Hearts Day Camp. Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Ages 7-13. A free day-long camp held by Carroll Healing Hearts Day Camp is based in Westminster.
CARROLL INDOOR SPORTS CENTER
Opportunity to participate in small group, age-specific activities, as well as team games, in a variety of sports including soccer, softball, kickball, dodge ball, aerobics, lacrosse, running, track & field, basketball, volleyball and field hockey. Daily and weekly rates available. 515 Old Westminster Pike, Westminster, MD. 410-857-5098 or check website www.carroll-indoor.com.
CELEBREE LEARNING CENTERS SUMMER CAMP
June 16-Aug. 22. Ages 5-12. Thematic summer camp – ten weeks, ten themes. Swimming/water fun, sports, science adventure, arts and crafts, cuisine, and more. Information: Eldersburg – 410-552-6420; Hampstead – 410-374-5026; Mt. Airy – 301-829-6804; Westminster – 410-871-1334; Tech Court – 410-386-0601; or firstname.lastname@example.org.
FULL MOON FARM SUMMER CAMP
One week in July and August. For the beginner through intermediate horseback rider, ages 7-14. Riding every day with an instructor, games on and off horseback, horse-related arts and crafts, and educational horse related activities. 4327 Louisville Road, Finksburg, MD 21048. 410-795-8371 or www.fullmoonfarm.com.
McDaniel Music Camp. June 22-28. Grades 7-12. Either commute or reside on campus. Campers are split into two bands, a medium-level group and an advanced ensemble. Tuition: Commuting students with a meal plan – $550. Camp residents – $700. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is due by May 31 to hold a place. Information: Linda Kirkpatrick, 410- 857-2550 or email@example.com. Additional information: www.mcdanielmusiccamp.com.
McDaniel Orchestra Camp. July 13-19. Ages 12-20. A week of music and fun playing in one of two orchestras with highly acclaimed conductions. Remain a second week for Chamber Music and Collaborative Piano Studies, July 20-26. Reside in campus dormitories or commute daily. Information: Lynn Fleming, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 301-922-0398. Additional information/application: www.mcdaniel.eduorchestracamp.
Common Ground on the Hill Traditions Week. June 29-July 4 and July 6-11. Festival weekend is July 12-13. Information: 410-857-2771 or www.commongroundonthehill.com.
Green Terror Swim Camp. Ages 9-18. Residential camp: June 15-19; Day camp – June 23-27. Campers will learn about technique, nutrition, goal setting, how to train effectively, and much more. Information: Jeff Hiestand, 410-386-4616 or email@example.com.
Green Terror Basketball Boys’ Day Camp. June 23-27 and Aug. 5-9. Ages 7-17. Times: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23-26 and Aug. 5-8; 9 a.m.-noon, June 27 and Aug. 9. Gym opens 8 a.m. and closes at 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and opens 8 a.m. on Friday. Lunch provided. Fee based. Information: Kevin Curley, 410-857-2573 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Green Terror Basketball High School Elite Camp. July 6-8. Boys entering grades 9-12. Overnight camp. Registration 3-4 p.m. July 6 and ends July 8. Fee-based. Contact Kevin Curley, 410-857-2573 or email@example.com.
Green Terror Girls’ Basketball Day Camp. June 18-20, ages 8-16. McDaniel College head coach Becky Martin will hold this annual basketball camp on campus. Camp fee, including lunch: $160 for early registration discount. A non-refundable $50 deposit must be paid by June 10 to lock in early registration. Walk-up registration: $175. Information: Becky Martin, 410-857-2577 or firstname.lastname@example.org or go to the McDaniel College website under Women’s Basketball Section to download camp brochure.
Sports International Kicking, Punting, and Long Snapping Camp. June 28-29. Ages 8-18. Receive technical instruction from an elite coaching staff made up of elite college coaches and former or current college players. McDaniel College. Information: 301-575-9400 or www.footballcamps.com.
Sports International Passing and Receiving Camp. June 28-30. Receive technical instruction from an elite coaching staff made up of elite college coaches and former or current college players. McDaniel College. Information: 301-575-9400 or www.footballcamps.com.
Summer Science Academy. Session 1; June 16-20 “Forensic Science” or “Space & Rocketry”; Session 2: June 23-27 “Forensic Science” or “Robotics”; Session 3: July 7-11”Forensic Science” or “Real World Physical Science Lab”; Session 4: July 14-18 “Engineering Lab: The Science of Building Things”. Students 9th-12th grades are eligible, overnight or commuter. McDaniel College. Registration deadline: May 30, 2014. Information: www.mcdaniel.edu/ssa email: email@example.com or phone 410-857-2400.
National Kicking. July 18-20. All ages. Information: Coach Gene Muriaty, 781-837-4963 or their website: kickpunt.com.
Nike Field Hockey All Girls Camp. July 11-14. Ages: 11-18. Campers are trained individually in all of the major fundamental areas of the game: hitting, 1v1 elimination skills, passing, scoring and defensive skills. Camp is open to individuals and teams. Players are grouped appropriately by age and ability. Information: 800-645-3226 or http://www.ussportscamps.com/fieldhockey/nike/mcdaniel-college-nike-field-hockey-camp/.
MERRITT ATHLETIC CLUBS
All camps are located at 1388 Progress Way, Eldersburg. Merritt offers several choices for all ages in Eldersburg. Receive a 10% discount for all full week camps if you register prior to March 31, 2014. For more information, please contact Sherri Lively, Camp Director at 410-549-8855. Call for dates.
Sports and More Camp. June 30-July 3. Ages 7-14. A multi-Sports program professionally developed for area youth. You’ll enjoy indoor and outdoor sports instruction. Soccer, lacrosse, basketball, flag football, dodge ball, swimming and more.
Cheer Camp. June 23-27. Ages 8-12. A-W-E-S-O-M-E, awesome! Awesome are we after a week of cheer camp! Campers get ready to get your “cheer” on and learn all there is to know about how to be a true cheerleader. They will learn the fundamentals of cheerleading – jumps, chants, dances, and safety – in addition to learning Pom and Dance routines, with a final performance on Friday afternoon. Cheerleaders will also make several crafts related to cheerleading. Come join in the F-U-N!
Elite Soccer Camp. Half-Day Camp. Ages 7-13 (time 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Soccer camp offers players a chance to improve their skills in a fun environment. This camp will benefit both experienced players and those that are new to the game. There will be a fundamentals and conditioning period each day when campers will receive instruction from a talented and experienced coaching staff. Staff members will consist of former All-County and All-State players and current club coachers. Campers will play in structured games each day.
Elite Basketball Camp. Half-Day Camp. Ages 7-13 (time 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.) Learn basketball fundamentals, along with introductory to advanced skills development. This camp will work on basketball performance skills such as speed, agility and endurance while incorporating strength training, plyometrics and coordination. Designed for all skill levels.
Elite Racquetball Camp. Half Day Camp. Ages 7-13 (time 8:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.) If you are ready to learn about racquetball or just improve your game, this camp is for you. Learn skills such as forehand, backhand, footwork, serve techniques and so much more. No prior knowledge of the game needed. You will learn what you need to enjoy the sport and improve your play.
Outdoor Adventure Camp. Ages 9-14 (this camp will leave Merritt 4 out of 5 days). Spend the week getting comfortable in the great outdoors. We will spend time hiking, canoeing, go on a geo-cache hunt, and other outdoor activities. Campers will be involved in activities that will develop their creativity, self-confidence, leadership abilities, and genuine love of the outdoors. Campers must be entering 5th grade in the fall of 2014.
Charm City Adventure Camp. Ages 9-14 (this camp will leave Merritt 4 out of 5 days). Spend the week touring Baltimore. We will tour Camden Yards, visit a museum, each lunch by the water, have a picnic and learn the history of Ft. McHenry, and tour the city on the awesome Duck boat tour. Come see all that Charm City has to offer. Spaces are limited. Sign up early to reserve your spot. Camper must be entering 5th grade in the fall of 2014.
D.C. Adventure Camp. Ages 9-14 (this camp will leave Merritt 4 out of 5 days). Spend the week learning about our Nation’s Capital! Campers take field trips to Washington D.C. to explore famous monuments, government buildings, and the Smithsonian museums. Campers will enjoy linking their field trip experience with special projects they complete on non-travel days. They will also swim on non-travel days. Spots are limited. Sign up early! Camper must be entering 5th grade in the fall of 2014.
American Girl Camp. Ages 6-12. What does it mean to be an American Girl? Girls will discover for themselves through the stories of the American Girls that we all have common characteristics and interest. Campers will learn the importance of being themselves and how they can make a difference wherever they are. We will do crafts, play games, swim, and much more.
American Girl Doll of the Year Camp Ages 6-12. Calling all American Girls! Bring your doll and spend a fun week learning about recent American Girl Dolls of the year. Each day campers will use their artistic talent and creative thinking to create crafts that illustrate each doll. We will also swim and do other activities. Your doll won’t want to miss it!
Cake-tastic Creations Ages 6-12. Do you have a budding Cake Boss? Does your child aspire to be the next great cake decorator? This is the camp for you! Campers will spend the week learning basic techniques of cake, cupcake, and cookie decorating. They will learn to use fondant and gum paste. Each baker will receive their own decorating kit and will have the opportunity to showcase their talents on the last day of camp.
CSI Camp Ages 7-12. Ever wonder how detectives figure out “who dunnit”? Interested in problem solving, evidence collection, and how crime science works. Through a series of discussions, demonstrations, and hands-on-activities, campers will do just that. Campers will learn the art of crime solving as they learn about fingerprints, trace evidence, handwriting analysis, deductive reasoning, and more.
Secret Agent Spy Camp Ages 7-12. Attention boys and girls! Your missionÉshould you choose to accept itÉ is to train as a Secret Agent with your friends. Please report to Merritt Athletic Club for this thrilling spy camp, filled with fun, creative projects, drawings, and puzzles to solve. Test your secret agent skills on a decoding scavenger hunt! This document will self-destruct in 30 seconds.
Amazing Race Camp Ages 7-12. Are you ready for the challenge of the summer? Kids will work together in teams to complete physical and mental challenges in and around Merritt while racing the clock. Similar to the popular TV show, teams will compete to outsmart and outpace each other in each challenge earning clues to a final all out worldly crossword. Each day will focus on different themes and traditions from around the world and Friday will end in a final showdown.
Project Design Challenge Ages 7-12. Do you have a passion for fashion? This camp is for you? Campers will practice sketching techniques, develop personal artistic styles, and create original fashion design through fun and encouraging “inspiration challenges”. Our fashion show will feature finished products – each camper’s original, wearable design.
Fairy Tale Camp Ages 4-7. Every day campers will become a prince/princess. In this morning camp, your fairy god mother will read you stories, teach you dance, and help you do crafts. Campers will explore their perfect fairytale story using their imagination and inspire their love of dance.
Full Day Summer Dance Camp Ages 5-10. This camp is for children who love to dance and want explore all different types of dance. Technique in the studio will vary daily and students can expect to learn a variety of different dance styles. Along with dancing, every day will include a craft and pool time. At the end of each week, there will be a performance for family and friends!
Masterpiece Art Camp Ages 5-13. Merritt’s Masterpiece Art Studio Camp has been extremely popular for over 10 years. This camp encourages campers to let out their inner artist, regardless of their previous knowledge or background. We foster individual expression while teaching new skills, ideas, and techniques. Each week’s artwork correlates with the theme of the week. At the end of the week, family and friends are invited to come see to an Art Show where their child artwork will be put up on display. There will also be pool time each day!
Musical Theater Camp Ages 8-12. For children who love to sing, act and dance, this camp allows students to learn techniques through games and scene study. Students will also study improv, learn theater terminology and much more! At the end of the week, family and friends are invited to see a performance where the children will dance and sing! There will also be pool time each day!
Special Day Camp June 30 – Crazy Science Day; July 1 – Luau Camp July 2 – Teddy Bear Day; July 3 – Adventure Day. 9-11 a.m. Ages 4-6.
Superhero Camp Ages 4-6 (Afternoon Half Day Camp) Up, Up and Away! Become a superhero for an afternoon with this dynamic camp. Campers will participate in relays, obstacle courses, games and fitness tests. Every day there will be a themed craft to add the fun. Your camper will learn about their favorite superheroes and embark on adventures each day!
Wee Art Ages 4-6. (Morning Half-Day Camp) Is your little one a budding Picasso? Let them spend the week exploring the wonderful world of art. Each day your little artist will learn and work with a new technique and medium. On Friday, they will participate in an art show.
Space Spectacular Ages 4-6 (Morning Half Day Camp). Has your little camper ever wondered what it was like to walk on the moon? Or what Saturn’s rings are really made of? Spend the week with us and find out all about the exciting universe. We will discover fun facts, play games, eat space food, and so much more.
Jr. Dino Camp Ages 4-6 (Morning Half Day Camp). Become an archeologist and travel back in time to learn about these prehistoric animals and what the earth was like when they roomed here. We will learn about specific dinosaurs and their habitats, dig for fossils, make dinosaur eggs, and many other dino activities.
Critter Camp. Ages 4-6 (Morning Half Day Camp) Come and learn about critters; big and small, cute and cuddly, and creepy crawly.
Water, Water Everywhere Camp. Ages 4-6 (Morning Half Day Camp). Splish and splash during this fun week of water adventure. Not only will we spend time in the pool but we will also learn all about water, play games with water, and use water to make some amazing art.
Jr. Merritt Parrot Camp. Ages 4-6 (Afternoon Half Day Camp). They will enjoy indoor and outdoor activities including science and nature exploration, arts and crafts, swimming, and so much more. Weekly themes such as the circus, going green, celebrating the USA, the Olympics, and more.
PINEY RUN NATURE CAMP
July 7-11, 14-18, 21-25, 28-Aug. 1, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Completed grades K thru 8. Nature-themed day camps. Additional fee for early drop-off and late pickup. Piney Run Park and Nature Center, 30 Martz Road, Sykesville, MD. Information: 410-795-6043 or email Pineyrunpark@ccg.carr.org.
RIVER VALLEY RANCH
Ages: 7-17. Visit website for detailed information about the 2013 offerings. Register online. 4443 Grave Run Road, Manchester, MD. Information: 443-712-1010 or www.rivervalleyranch.com.
MILLS FARM THERAPEUTIC RIDING
June. Ages 5-11. Limited to 12 children for the week. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Activities include horseback riding, crafts, water play, bike and pizza day. Fun games on horses. Registration now; each child must have a completed med/registration form. 2890 Runnymeade Drive, Westminster. Information: 410-209-0373.
SUNSHINE KIDS CAMP
Call for dates. 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. at no extra charge. Camp starts formally at 9 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m. School-age children, pre-kindergarten and K-7. Children play an active part in deciding which clubs, sports and activities will be offered. Before and after school care provided. Open House every Saturday March through May, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 175 Klee Mill Road, Sykesville, MD. Information: 410-549-0844 or www.sunshinekidsclubcamp.com.
TACTICC’S EDUCATIONAL THEATRE FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES SUMMER CAMPS
1129 Liberty Road, Sykesville, MD. $50.00. Information: 443-920-3203. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: www.tacticc.org.
Broadway Bound Youth Intensive Session II: Disney’s Peter Pan Jr. July 21-25, July 28-Aug. 1 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Grades 3-9. Tuition: $475.00; early deadline April $425. Performers will pull off a full length musical, Peter Pan. Classes in musical theatre, dance, acting and technical theatre. Parent meeting and auditions May 27, 6-9 p.m. Performance is Aug. 1 – 7 p.m.; Aug. 2 – 3 and 7 p.m. and Aug. 3 – 2 p.m.
Broadway Bound Musical Theater Teen Intensive Session III. July 14-18 (possibly July 19, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.), July 21-25 – 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Grades 7-12 (recent graduates also accepted). Audition ONLY. Tuition: $475.00; if paid in full by April 1 $425. Students will be cast, rehearse and put up a full length musical. Classes in acting, auditioning skills, dance, musical theatre and technical theatre. Performance is July 25 – 7 p.m.; July 26 – 2 and 7 p.m.
Students who participate in Session III will receive expert training from professionals in the field of musical theatre. They will be cast, rehearsed and put up a full length musical in two weeks for the Eldersburg community. Students will receive master classes in acting, auditioning skills, dance, musical theatre and technical theatre.
TAMI GEE’S SUMMER STUDIO OF DANCE
Mid-July to Mid-August. Ages 3 and up. 3000 Gamber Road, Suite 7, Finksburg, MD. Classes and workshops include ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, lyrical, modern, hip-hop, musical theatre. Half and full day workshops available. Contact Tami Moore, 410-876-4689 or email@example.com.