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Bowling Green Summer Camp Listing



What an amazing array of activities our Bowling Green community offers to our children with enrichment camps of all kinds! Summer doesn’t have to be a time to regress, but instead can be a time to inspire, unplug and recharge, and illuminate the possibilities for their futures. The following camps are offered in and around Bowling Green for all ages and interests. But do plan ahead, many registrations are already underway and classes will fill up. Take advantage of these amazing opportunities!


The Arts

ARTS ALIVE TEEN CAMP
Arts Alive! Teen Extreme Camp is a fun and challenging camp that’s purpose is to impassion, equip, and train the Christian leaders of tomorrow. Through group Bible studies, team challenges, theatrical exercises and performance, and outreach events, students are impelled to discover, increase and apply their talents and gifts for kingdom purposes and for the greater glory of God. Keeping the roster small allows us to identify and encourage each individual student’s gifts and help them improve in areas where they are weaker. Ages 13-18. Two session: June 10-21 or July 15-26. 9am-6pm. $300.
[email protected] • 270-535-3212 • www.artsaliveky.com

ARTS ALIVE CHRISTIAN THEATRE CAMP
Our full day camp for tweens gives them more opportunity to experience the world of theatre, explore God’s truths, and find their own confidence and voice! A challenging class for both new and experienced performers, our camp includes a blend of theatre games, physical and mental challenges, Bible studies, worship, and production of a short play – complete with costumes, props, set, makeup, lights and sound – and everything in just 5 days. This camp challenges young people to dream bigger, work harder, accomplish more than they ever thought possible, and find joy in doing it all for the glory of God. Ages 10-12. Two sessions: June 3-7 or July 8-12. 9am-5pm. $200.
[email protected] • 270-535-3212 • www.artsaliveky.com

ARTS ALIVE CHRISTIAN THEATRE CAMP
Youth ages 6-8 will meet half days Monday through Friday to explore he world of the stage. Throughout the week they will discover the magic of theatre while rehearsing, building a set, and finally presenting a short play with a Christian theme. Instruction for this age group focuses on building confidence, stage presence, and public speaking skills, as well as the art of developing a character and portraying it on stage. Students are led to discover how God has uniquely gifted them and encouraged to use those gifts for the purpose of His kingdom. Ages 6-9. Three sessions: June 24-28 8:30am-12:30. June 24-28 2-6pm. July 1-5 2-6pm. $100.
[email protected] • 270-535-3212 • www.artsaliveky.com

ARTS ALIVE LITTLE STARS CAMP
The “Little Stars” get their own chance to experience life in the spotlight. It takes a lot of courage just to stand up in front of a crowd but we want young people to know that it is Christ who gives us strength to face our fears. While building confidence through theatrical games and fun, the “Little Stars” campers will rehearse a short play, paint a set, put together a costume and perform for family and friends at the end of the day. Ages 4-5. Two sessions: June 3-7 or July 1-5. 9am-Noon. $100.
[email protected] • 270-535-3212 • www.artsaliveky.com

ART MATTERS SUMMER ART CAMP
• June 3-7 – Morning 9am-Noon - Portraits and Pours – Ages 12 and up. Afternoon- 1-4pm- Get Surreal – Ages 6 and up.
• June 10-14 – Morning 9am-Noon – Mexican Modernism – Ages 6 and up. Optional family field trip to the Frist Museum on Saturday.
• June 17-21 – Morning 9am-Noon – Those Roaring 20s! – Ages 6 and up. Afternoon 1-4pm – Paris Is Always a Good Idea! – Ages 6 and up. June 20 parents will transport their young artists for pickup and drop off at the Downing Museum and Baker Arboretum in BG.
• June 24-28 – Afternoon 1-4pm – The Art of the South – Ages 6 and up.
• July 8-12 – Morning 9am-Noon – Japanese Printmaking and More – Ages 6 and up. Afternoon 1-4pm – Vincent Van Gogh and Japonisme – Ages 6 and up.
• July 15-19 – Morning 9am-Noon – The Amateur Naturalist – Ages 6 and up. July 16 parents will drop off and pick up campers at The Birch Room at Lost River Cave in BG.
• July 22-26 – Morning 9am-Noon – Ancient Arts of India - Ages 12 and up. Afternoon 1-4pm – Traditional Arts of New Zealand - Ages 6 and up. At 4pm on July 26, Strawberry Fields Yoga will welcome folks to return or stay at Art Matters a bit longer for a Kirtan-Closing Ceremony with live music.
Art Matters Community Studio and Gallery • 270-781-0361 • www.ArtMattersCommunityStudioGallery.com

BG ONSTAGE
BG Onstage offers a variety of theatre camps/classes for ages 6-adult. BGOS is dedicated to bringing education theatrical opportunities to students and adults through classes, performances, lessons, camps and workshops. Summer camp dates and times TBA.
www.bgonstage.com • 270-904-1382

KENTUCKY MUSEUM SUMMER CAMP
The Kentucky Museum is offering two weeks of summer camp in June. June 3-7 and June 10-14 from 8:30am-Noon. Ages 6-12. June 3-7 is Hand building with clay. Get your hands dirty learning hand building techniques to create functional and decorative pieces. Children will make and glaze pottery which will be fired after camp. Parents will pick up their children’s pottery at a later date. June 10-14 is the Art of Drawing. We will teach students basic drawing techniques. They will use various drawing instruments like pencil, charcoal, ink and pastel while working on different types of papers and boards.
Kentucky Museum • 270-745-2594 • [email protected]

MANGA ART WORKSHOP
Draw with an expert. This interactive manga workshop is hosted by Mark Crilley (author & illustrator of the Akiko series). It is a two-day progressive workshop. July 18-19. Ages 9-12 (9-11am) and Ages 13-18 (5-7pm). Bob Kirby Branch
Warren County Public Library • [email protected] www.warrenpl.org/camp

PTK SUMMER ARTS DAY CAMP
• Teen Week. June 3-7, 10am-3pm. Ages 6th-12th grade. $150. Register before May 3 and it’s only $125.
• Young Artists and Tween Week. Ages K through 5th grade. Younger students are permitted to apply. Campers younger than kindergarten age will be asked to interview with Producing Artistic Director, must be able to attend camp for the entire day and be able to memorize lines. June 10-14. 10am-3pm. $150. Register before May 10 and it’s only $125.
Producing Artistic Director Amber Turner • [email protected]

SkyPAC PERFORMING ARTS CAMP
From arts and crafts to theatre and dance, there’s something for campers of all ages at SkyPAC. 
•Pop-Up/Pop Art Visual Arts Camp. Partnering with professional artist Morgan Conwell in this half-day session at the Capitol Arts Center where campers explore a variety of Pop Art styles, techniques and artists. Ages 7-12. June 10-14. $150 (by May 24)/$175 (after).
•Chicago-based Compass Creative Dramatics returns to SkyPAC for two full weeks of performing arts camps featuring The Jumping Jack and The Beanstalk in June and Cinderella Saves The World in July. Includes daily participation in workshops and rehearsals and culminates with a full-staged musical production. Ages rising 1st-12th Grade. June 17-22 or July 8-13. &175 (by May 24)/$200 (after).
•Just Add Water Visual Art Camp conducted by professional artist Morgan Conwell is half day sessions where campers focus on the magic of watercolor and the science behind it. Ages 7-12. July 15-19. $150 (by May 24)/$175 (after).
SkyPAC • Tiffany Deaton 270-904-7009 • [email protected]

THEATRE CAMP @ KIRBY
Warren County Public Library is excited to announce the return of Theatre Camp at the Bob Kirby branch. In partnership with BG OnStage, participants will learn the basics of acting, and work together to produce a stage production by the end of the week. All participants are guaranteed a part in the play but space in our camp is limited. Participants are required to attend the camp every day. Ages 12-17. June 17-21. 9am-Noon. Bob Kirby Branch.
Warren County Public Library • [email protected] • www.warrenpl.org/camp

UKULELE CAMP
Learn how to play one of the most accessible stringed instruments – the ukulele. Led by resident musician Carlos Martine (owner of New Sound Music Studio). Ages 8-13. June 17-21. 1-3pm. 
Warren County Public Library • [email protected]www.warrenpl.org/camp

XCLAIM! SUMMER PERFORMANCE CAMPS
Mainstage Mirror Acting Camp – June 3-7, Ages 7-18, 9:30am-3pm. $125.
WEE Theatre Camp – June 3-7, Ages 4-6, 9:30am-Noon. $75.
Broadway Bound Musical Theatre Camp – June 10-14, Ages 7-18, 9:30am-3pm. $150.
XClaim, Inc. • [email protected] • Jim Flowers 270-996-9238 • www.xclaiminc.com

WKU SUMMER DANCE INTENSIVE
SDI 2019 features WKU dance faculty and supports local guest artists with two-hour workshops in various dance styles. Guest artists include Maria Hall and Matumbe Himons of Sankofa Dance (African dance) and Kourtney “Koko” French of Ink Movement (hip hop). Ages 9th-12th grade. June 16-22. $775 overnight or $575 commuter.
WKU Fine Arts • Amanda Clark 270-745-2956 • [email protected]

WKU SUMMER STRING INSTITUTE
The WKU Summer String Institute is a concentrated week of study for violin, viola, cello and bass students ages 4-18. Choose from one of two sessions. Twinklers, a half-day session for beginners and early violin and cello students ages 4-10 or Young Musicians a full-day session for students with at least 1 year of experience, ages 9-18. $150 Twinklers. $200 Young Musicians. July 22-26.
Andy Braddock • 270-745-5939 

Athletics

HILLTOPPER SOCCER ACADEMY
Our camps and clinics focus on the development and improvement of your skills as a soccer player. Our camps are highly instructional and will serve all ages and skill sets. The Hilltopper Soccer Academy is open to any individuals regardless of ability. We coach the FUNdamentals of the game in a positive encouraging environment using our student-athletes as role models and mentors. Each camp is hosted by our college staff here at WKU. 
• Elite Individual and Goalkeeper Camp. Ages 7th-12th grade. July 8-10. $295-$325.
• Girls Competition Camp. Ages 7th-12th grade. July 10. $120.
• Girls Team Camp. Ages 7th-12th grade. July 10-14. $345-$425.
• Half Day Camp (Commuter only). Boys and Girls ages 5-12. 8:30-11:30am. July 16-19. $115.
Will Beddingfield • 270-745-3185 • www.wkusoccercamps.com

RICK STANSBURY BASKETBALL CAMPS
Rick Stansbury Basketball Camps offer an opportunity for players to receive valuable instruction on the fundamental skills of basketball. Campers will be made aware of the characteristics that define successful players. Organized games between campers will provide a competitive outlet after specific drills have been practiced. Contests built into drills capture the learner’s attention, which results in attentive practice. Drill progressions will be aimed toward recognizing and developing good habits in all aspects of the game. General courtesy, respect for teammates and opponents and the importance of hard work will be taught to the campers through example by the Hilltopper coaches.
• Day Camp. Ages 1st-8th grade. June 24-27. 8:30am-3:30pm. $225 includes lunch each day.
• Overnight Camp. Ages 5th-12th grade. June 16-19. $290 includes meals.
Hilltoppers Basketball • Martin Cross • 270-745-2132 • [email protected]

SOUTHERN KENTUCKY SOCCER CLUB SUMMER CAMP
The summer camp is tons of fun with plenty of touches on the ball, lots of skill, and decision making, and a chance to let the kids be creative with a soccer ball. Don’t worry there’s plenty of shade and water at Lover’s Lane, so they have areas to cool down. Dates TBD.
Lovers Lane Soccer Complex. Ages 5-12. 9-11am. $125.
Southern Kentucky Soccer • www.skysoccer.org

SUMMER TENNIS CAMP
A camp designed to introduce the game of tennis. Focus will be on the basics of tennis play, with fast paced interactive games integrated into instruction. Lessons are taught at Kereiakes Park, 1220 Fairview Avenue. Ages 6-16. June 3-14, June 17-28, July 8-19, July 22-August 2. 7:45-9:30am or 5:15-7pm. $50 per session.
Bowling Green Parks & Recreation • www.bgky.org • 270-393-3624

UCA CHEER CAMP AT WKU
At UCA, cheerleading is our passion and spirit is our game. The most talented staff in the country is ready to infuse that love into you and your squad. Let UCA take you from camp to game day, competitions to special events, instilling leadership skills at every step that last a lifetime. July 21-24. $369 (overnight) or $245 (instruction only). July 25-28. $359 (overnight) or $235 (instruction only). 
www.ucavarsity.com

WKU BASEBALL CAMPS
Youth camps will include fundamental baseball instruction, hitting drills and batting practice, defensive drills, pitching mechanics, skills competition and games. Ages 5-12. June 10-13 or July 15-18. 9am-Noon. $130 for one camp or $230 for both.
Tommy Winterstein • 270-745-2493 • [email protected]

WKU LIL VOLLEY TOPPER CAMP
This camp is designed for beginners and will introduce campers to fundamental areas of the game of volleyball in a fun, exciting environment. Campers will work with court coaches and will be divided into appropriate age groups. Afternoon care available til 5:30pm for an additional $100. Ages: K-6th grade. June 3-5. 9am-Noon. $100.
Lady Topper Volleyball Camps • 270-745-7090 • [email protected]

WKU VOLLEYBALL ALL SKILLS CAMP
The All Skills Camp is designed to offer campers a solid skill foundation in all areas of the game. Fundamental instruction will be provided for passing, setting, serving, hitting and blocking. The camp will also include team and game situations and will cater to all skill levels while placing each camper in a group based on their level of skill. Ages 7th-12th grade. June 10-12. 9am-4pm. $215.
Lady Topper Volleyball Camps • 270-745-7090 • [email protected]

WKU VOLLEYBALL ELITE CAMP
The Elite Camp is designed for high school players with at least three years of playing experience and/or players with travel team club experience. Elite camp will cover all volleyball fundamentals as well as game situations but at a more challenging level. Ages 9th-12th grade. July 10-12. 9am-4pm. $215.
Lady Topper Volleyball Camps • 270-745-7090 • [email protected]

WKU VOLLEYBALL TEAM CAMP
Ages 9th-12th grade. July 10-12. 9am-5pm. $190.
Lady Topper Volleyball Camps • 270-745-7090 • [email protected]

Science and Technology

AIR & SPACE CAMP
Explore amazing aircraft, interact with esteemed professionals in the field, participate in fun STEM and aeronautics-based activities and more all during this two-day camp. Camp occurs onsite at Aviation Heritage Park. Ages 7-11. June 11-12. 9am-Noon. 
Warren County Public Library • [email protected]www.warrenpl.org/camp

AVIATION HERITAGE PARK SUMMER CAMP
Held at the Bowling Green-Warren County Regional Airport, the camp gives students the opportunity to learn about aviation related topics such as aircraft instruments, aircraft design, aeronautical maps, aviation careers, flight simulators, NASA space, and even gives students a chance to fly a real airplane with an FAA Certified Flight Instructor. Ages 10-17. July 10-11. 8:30am-3:30pm. $274. Scholarships available.
Samantha Tabor • 270-842-1101 • [email protected]

SCHOOL’S OUT SCIENCE CAMPS
School’s Out Science Camps presented in partnership with Warren County Public Schools.
• LEGO IMAGINERS. Put your imagination to the test as you build, design and engineer using these favorite construction tools – LEGOs. Cumberland Trace Elementary. Ages 1st-2nd grade. June 17-21. 8:30am-2pm. $150.
• MASTERS OF DISASTERS – Explore through experimentation and simulation what nature has to offer. Cumberland Trace Elementary. Ages 3rd-4th grade. June 17-21. 8:30am-2pm. $150.
• ANIMATION CREATION – Venture into the world of “animation creation.” Design from the ground up and learn each and every step involved from basic sketches and story boarding to computer programming. Cumberland Trace Elementary. June 17-21. 8:30am-2pm. $150.
Kentucky Science Center • 502-561-6100 • www.kysciencecenter.org

STEM CAMP
A super-fun, hands-on approach to technology that offers a wide variety of projects so that all attendees can experience the thrill of creating something awesome. Ages 7-16. Free
• Bob Kirby Branch – June 10-14, June 24-28, or July 22-26. 9am-Noon.
• Graham Drive – July 1. 1-4pm.
• Smith’s Grove – July 2. 9am-Noon.
• Main Library – July 8-12. 9am-Noon.
Warren County Public Library • [email protected]www.warrenpl.org/camp

Academic

CAMP EXPLORE
Camp Explore is a one-week summer day camp designed for advanced ability and high interest children who were in grades 1-3 in the previous year. The experience features hands on and minds on instruction to engage children in learning at advanced levels. Students explore a wide range of subjects from math and science to art and theater during their day. Ages 1st-3rd grade. June 3-7. 9am-2pm. $375.
Center for Gifted Studies • [email protected] • 270-745-6323 • www.wku.edu/gifted

CAMP INNOVATE
Camp Innovate is a one-week summer day camp designed for advanced ability and high interest children who were in grades 3-5 during the previous school year. The experience features hands on and minds on instruction to engage children in problem solving and learning at advanced levels. Students explore a wide range of subjects from math and science to art and theater during their day.   Ages 3rd-5th grade. July 8-12. 9am-2pm. $375.
Center for Gifted Studies • [email protected] • 270-745-6323 • www.wku.edu/gifted

LITTLE LIBRARY CAMPS
This camp will involve a new theme relevant to your child’s kindergarten preparedness and getting the most out of the library for your preschooler. Join us for STEM and motor skill development, preschool yoga, social emotional learning and more. Ages 3-5. 
• Main Library – June 17-21. 10am-11:15.
• Bob Kirby Branch – July 8-12. 10am-11:15.
Warren County Public Library • [email protected]www.warrenpl.org/camp

SCATS
The summer camp for academically talented middle school students. A two-week camp, SCATS offers high-ability students who have finished grades 6-8 a unique learning environment to explore new ideas, develop concepts, make friends and share experiences. Students may choose the residential or nonresidential option. SCATS class offerings change each year but always range from the arts and humanities to mathematics and sciences. From a list of about 30 classes, students rank their top ten choices and are placed in four, which they attend every weekday. Ages 6th-8th grade. June 9-21. 
Center for Gifted Studies • [email protected] • 270-745-6323 • www.wku.edu/gifted

VAMPY
The summer program for verbally and mathematically precocious youth. A three-week residential camp, VAMPY offers high-ability students who have finished grades 7-10 the chance to focus on one course during six class hours each weekday plus a nightly hour-long study hall. Classes are taught by highly motivated WKU faculty and area high school teachers who are thrilled to have equally highly motivated students.  When not in class, campers participate in a wide range of activities that bring them together as a community.
Ages 7th-10th grade. June 23-July 13. 
Center for Gifted Studies • [email protected] • 270-745-6323 • www.wku.edu/gifted

WKU SUMMER FORENSIC INSTITUTE
At the end of WKU’S nine-day speech and debate camp, a student will have most or all of a performance ready to compete. More importantly the student will also have gained the knowledge to prepare that event on their own or help others. That is what makes the WKU SFI different. We work hard at this camp. Debaters will learn the methods of argumentation, orators will research and write their own speeches, and interpers will select from our extensive library and build a performance from scratch. Our aim is to demystify forensics and provide a stage for voices unheard. Ages: junior high and high school. July 13-21. $950 (residential) or $450 (commuter).
WKU Forensics • Garner Newman • [email protected]www.wkuforensics.com/sfi

WRITING WORKSHOP
Write with an expert! Phil Bildner, author of Marvelous Cornelius among many other works, hosts this interactive, two day, writing workshop. This is a progressive workshop that spans two days. Ages 12-18. July 11-12. 9am-Noon. 
Warren County Public Library • [email protected]www.warrenpl.org/camp
 
XPOSURE HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM WORKSHOP
High school students from Kentucky and throughout the nation come to learn and practice journalism at WKU’s Xposure Journalism Workshop, now in its 36th year. Students who participate in Xposure show an interest in journalism and come to the workshops from a variety of backgrounds, including those under-represented in US Newsrooms. The 12 students selected stay on campus and work in the state-of-the-art newsroom of the award-winning College Heights Herald and WKUHerald.com, Talisman magazine and WKUTalisman.com and Cherry Creative. There is no cost to students.
WKU School of Journalism & Broadcasting • Chuck Clark • [email protected]


Traditional Camps

BAREFOOT REPUBLIC DAY CAMP
Our camps intend to facilitate Christ-centered relationships between children from diverse racial, cultural and social backgrounds. We offer a variety of athletic, artistic and outdoor adventure activities. Ages Rising Kindergarten – 6th grade. July 1-5. 9am-4pm. $250. Scholarships available.
[email protected] • 270-434-3800 • www.barefootrepublic.org

BAREFOOT REPUBLIC OVERNIGHT CAMP
Barefoot Republic’s mission is to facilitate Christ-centered relationships between individuals from diverse racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds through an equally diverse platform of artistic, athletic and team-building programs. We offer partial and full scholarships to 50% of our campers as we hope that the other 50% paying campers bring in the diversity that we seek in our mission. Our overnight campus is located in Allen County. We serve incoming 3rd-1th graders in weekly sessions. Cost for the 3rd-5th grade session is $549. Cost for junior/senior high session $649.
• May 27-June 1. Senior High I (Rising 9th-12th grade)
• June 2-June 6. Elementary I (Rising 3rd-5th grade)
• June 10-16. Junior High I (Rising 6th-8th grade)
• June 17-22. Junior High II (Rising 6th-8th grade)
• July 1-6. Senior High II (Rising 9th-12th grade)
• July 8-13. Junior High III (Rising 6th-8th grade)
• July 16-20. Elementary II (Rising 3rd-5th grade)
[email protected] • 615-599-9683 

CAMP BIG RED
Our day camp allows campers to experience positive group interactions in a safe environment. We give campers the opportunity to develop teamwork skills, experience fun adventures, and create new lasting friendships through arts and crafts, daily recreational activities, special events, sports as well as field trips. The Camp Big Red staff is a high-energy, dedicated team, certified in adult and child CPR/AED and first aid. Ages 6-12. June 3-7, 10-14, 17-21, 24-28, July 1-5 (no camp July 4), July 8-12, 15-19, 22-26, 29-August 2. M-F 7:30am-4:30pm.
Sean Sherwood • 270-745-6547 • www.wku.edu/imrec/campbigred/calendar.php

GASPER RIVER CATHOLIC YOUTH CAMP
Week long camps (5th grade and up – Sunday to Friday) $425. Discounts available.
Explorer Camp (3rd-4th grade) $250. Discounts available.
Explorer Camp (3rd -4th grade) Be prepared for an action-packed half week of camp. Youth who will participate in lessons about their faith mixed in with swimming, arts & crafts, canoeing on the river, hiking, archery, team building games, parachute games and much more. June 9-12. June 16-19. July 21-26.

Expedition Camp (5th-6th grade) Get set to take a week-long expedition in adventure and faith. Youth will participate in vertical playground, zip line, low elements, team building games, hiking, archery, canoeing on the river, arts & crafts and much more. Campers will participate in lessons about their faith and adoration. June 2-7, July 7-12, July 14-19. July 21-26.
Quest Camp (7th-8th grade) This week-long adventure combines learning about your faith and even more exciting adventure opportunities. Youth will participate in rappelling, low elements, giant swing, vertical playground, zip line, team building games, hiking, archery, canoeing on the river, arts 7 Crafts and so many exciting experiences. Quest campers also get to participate in adoration and the sacrament of confession. June 2-7, June 30-July 5. July 7-12. July 21-26.
Camp L.I.F.E. (9th-12th grade) Live It For Eternity! This week-long camp provides many opportunities for young men and women to grow as people and to grow closer to God. Large and small groups and personal time with God all take place in an ideal setting. These campers will combine their faith will all the activities camp has to offer, such as kayaking and canoeing on the river, rappelling, Jacob’s ladder, giant swing, vertical playground, zip line, low elements, team building games, campfires, skits and tons more. Campers will also participate in lessons about their faith, adoration and the sacrament of confession. June 9-14. June 16-19 (mini). June 23-28. June 30-July 5.
Gasper River Catholic Retreat Center • 270-781-2466 • [email protected]

HOLY TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL SUMMER CAMP
“Blast Off” into God’s Universe. HTLS Summer Camp will help children grow in their faith while they play, learn and have fun. Children will interact with other children as they learn, imagine, create and grow with one another. Our weekly crafts are inspired by the seven days of creation. Each day God made something different until the world was complete, so each week we will study a new day to see what God wonderfully made. Half and full day options. Ages 2-4 as well as children entering K-3rd grades. Weekly from June 3-July 26. 7:30am-Noon (half day) or 7:30-5:30pm (full day). $70/week (half day) or $140/week (full day). Discounts for less than five days a week.
Holy Trinity Lutheran School • 270-843-1001 • www.htlsbg.com

PBCC CAMP GOOD TIMES
Campers will be treated to swimming, weekly field trips, arts & crafts, games, talent shows, prizes and much more. Ages 5-13 (must have attended kindergarten). June 3-28 and July 8-August 2. 9am-5pm. $25/child/session.
Parker Bennett Community Center • www2.bgky.org/bgpr/community-centers/parkerbennett.php


AMERICAN RED CROSS LEARN TO SWIM PROGRAM
June and July sessions. Classes begin week of June 3 and will run through August 2. Choose either 6 classes over two weeks in AM session, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, $75 or 4 classes over one week in PM session Monday-Thursday $55.
Russell Sims Aquatic Center • 270-393-3606

CAMP HENDON
Camp Hendon provides a great opportunity for children with diabetes to get to know others who face the same challenges. Camp Hendon provides children the chance to meet and learn from adult counselors with diabetes who have gone through many of the same things the campers are experiencing and can share the ways they coped with the chores of having diabetes. Campers discover that for one week during the summer that they aren’t the only one in the world who has to prick their fingers, test their blood sugar and count their carbs. Getting three to four insulin shots is an everyday occurrence that no one thinks twice about. These children must do this every day of their life, yet at camp, so do all of their friends and den mates. Ages 8-17. June 30-July 5 at Camp Loucon, Leitchfield, KY or July 14-19 at Aldersgate Camp, Ravenna, KY. $550.
Camp Hendon • 502-544-1954 • [email protected]

CENTER FOR COURAGEOUS KIDS SUMMER CAMP
The Center for Courageous Kids is a cost free year-round medical camp designed exclusively for medically fragile children and their families located in Scottsville, KY. The Center for Courageous Kids has a mission to inspire, empower, and enhance the lives of children with serious illnesses. Free.
• Diabetes – June 2-6
• Hematology/Oncology/Immune Disorders – June 9-13
• Physical Disabilities – June 16-20
• Autism Closed Session – Alumni Campers – June 24-26
• Asthma and Siblings – June 29-July 3
• Brave Hearts and Siblings – July 7-11
• Epilepsy and Siblings – July 14-18
• Pediatric Pain Family Camp – July 21-25
• Transverse Myelitis Association Family Camp – July 27-31
The Center for Courageous Kids • 270-618-2900 • [email protected]

CHEF CAMP
Join us for four days of cooking, sanitation and safety in the kitchen. Children will learn foundational cooking skills, practicing kitchen safety and sanitation and nutrition. Ages 8-12. June 3-6, or June 10-13. 8:30am-2:30pm. $150.
Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College • Rhonda Barton • 270-901-1235

COOKING CAMP
Warren County Library is happy to partner with SOKY Marketplace and the UK Extension Office to provide this cooking camp just for Teens. Participants receive the opportunity to utilize a commercial kitchen under the tutelage of the UK Extension Office during this three-day camp. • • Teen Camp. Ages 13-18. June 24-26 or July 15-17. 1-4PM.
• Tween Camp. Ages 9-12. June 24-26 or July 15-17. 9am-Noon.
Warren County Public Library • [email protected] • www.warrenpl.org/camp

TIMELESS MANNERS ETIQUETTE CAMP
Our experts will teach your children the basics of introductions, table manners, telephone etiquette, good sportsmanship and general social skills. The course will include a graduation meal where students will practice what they have learned. Ages 7-10. June 11-14. 10am-Noon. $100
Riverview at Hobson Grove • 270-843-5565 • www.bgky.org/riverview/

JUNIOR POLICE ACADEMY
The Bowling Green Police Department sponsors a three-day Junior Police Academy each summer. Students receive hands-on instruction on basic introduction to criminal law and police procedures, personal and traffic safety, special guest speakers (K-9, motorcycle and bicycle officers, critical response team, traffic & patrol officers, detectives and crime scene processors), fingerprinting and crime scene investigation, and a tour of the Warren county regional jail. Ages 10-13. Dates TBA.
Bowling Green Police Department • www.bgky.org/police/junior-police-academy

KENTUCKY STATE POLICE TROOPER ISLAND CAMP
Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls ages 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by donations; no public funds are used. Each year the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured esteem-building activities designed to build good citizenship and positive relationships with law enforcement officers. Ages 10-12. July 1-5 for Bowling Green and Henderson.
TFC Jonathan Biven, Camp Director • 270-433-5422 • [email protected]

SPECIAL STAGES: THEATRE THERAPY FOR STUDENTS ON THE AUTISM SPECTRUM
April 1-5. 9am-Noon. Ages First Grade and Up. $75 ($90 after March 18).
PTK Producing Artistic Director Amber Turner • [email protected]

VERTICAL EXCAPE CLIMBING CAMP
Verical eXcape Climbing Camp is designed to teach kids ages 5-13 about the basics of rock climbing and rappelling along with the important of trust and communication. Each daily session will focus on developing confidence and self-esteem through small group instruction, group climbing games, team-building activities, and goal setting sessions. Ages 5-13. June 10-14, June 17-21, July 8-12, July 15-19. 9am-12:30pm. $175/week or $40/day. 
Vertical EXcape Climbing Center • 270-467-2601 • [email protected]

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