Area summer camp offerings listed

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By Angye Morrison

We’re looking for information on local summer camps and day programs for children and teens in and around Gadsden County. Know of one? Part of one? Give us a call at 627-7649 or send us the information via e-mail to editor@gadcotimes.com. We’ll help you get the word out!

Some camps we’ve heard of in the area that you may be interested in are:

Camp Timpoochee (4-H) • June 14-18

Sponsored by UF/IFAS Liberty County 4-H; general camp for kids 8-18. Features swimming, canoeing, hiking, snorkeling, campfires, recreational games. Cost is $210, due by June 1. Call 643-2229.

4-H Food and Fitness • July 20-22

Sponsored by UF/IFAS Liberty County 4-H; day camp, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Fee is $20, deadline is June. 1. Call 643-2229.

4-H Wildlife and Recreation Day Camp • June 21-25

For ages 10-18; Cost $65. Runs 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Plant ID, archery, air rifle, wildlife ID, shotgun, canoeing, compass reading, fishing, conservation, forestry and aquatic science. Call 606-5213.

ACT Prep Class • June 8-11

For ages 14-18, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Cost is $399. Call 681-6543.

Adam Rich Softball Camp • June 14-18, June 21-25, July 12-16

Day camp for ages 12-14. Catching, hitting, pitching, fielding. Will be held at Chiles High School, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., and 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday. Fee is $175. Call 556-3895.

Southern Ball Academy • June 21-25

Advanced baseball hitting camp. For ages 10-15. 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $160. Call 386-8174.

Southern Ball Academy • June 7-11

Baseball camp. For ages 7-13. 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. Fee is $170. Call 386-8174.

TCC All-Star Summer Camp • June 7-25

Sports, water activities, arts and crafts, cooking, special events. For ages 6-11. From 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost is $110 per week. Call 201-8082.

Challenger Learning Center • June 14-18, July 19-23

Astronaut training for missions to the Moon and Mars using the Challenger simulator. Learn about planets and moons and see IMAX and Digital Dome shows. Hands-on activities. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily for rising first-eighth graders. Fee is $190 per week. Call 645-7777.

GameSpeed Basketball • Every Sunday and Thursday, June 7-Aug. 9

For boys and girls 8-18. Focus on shooting, ball handling, footwork, offense and defense. Cost is $300 for 14 workouts. Enroll by June 4. Call 407-718-4414.

Camp Fierce at The Dance Studio • June 7-11

Performance camp for ages 8-11. From 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Fee is $180.  Call 562-9556.

Camp Flastacowo Travel Camp • June 7- Aug. 13

For ages 13-16. Low and high ropes challenges, canoeing, snorkeling, hiking, mountain boarding, kayaking, sailing, tripes to area rivers and beaches, and the Florida Caverns. From 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily. Fee is $230. Call 644-6892.

Camp Ooey Gooey • June 7-11

For ages 9-12; from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Cost is $160. Activities, games and snacks that are squishy, sticky and slimy.

CheerCo All-Stars • June 7-11, June 14-18, June 21-25

Cheerleading camp for ages 3 and up. full day of instruction from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Team building, games, crafts, pizza party, skate day, parent performance and T-shirt. Cost is $160 for full day, $90 for half day. Call 894-5867.

Gym Force Cheerleading Day Camp

Full day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Basics, along with tumbling, jumps and stunts for kids 5-12. Full day costs $160, half day is $90. Call 877-4255 for dates and details.

Mark Krikorian Soccer Academy Day Camp • June 7-10

Held at Florida State for kids 5-18, from 9 a.m. to noon. Fee is $225. Call 645-3200.

Foundation for Dreams Summer Program • June 14-Aug. 6

Day camp for kids in grades K-8. From 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Provides academic enrichment, with assistance in math, reading and writing. Arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor activities, games, computers, story and movie times. Includes breakfast and lunch. Cost is $65 per week. Call 212-4764.

FSU Flying High Circus Camp • June 21-July 17,  July 26-Aug. 13

 For kids 7-17. Learn everything from juggling to trapeze. Camp runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $250. Call 644-4525.

FSU Music Camp • June 13-July 11

For middle and high school students. Band, orchestra, chorus, jazz, marching band. Hours and fees vary. Call 644-9934.

Happy Trails Horse Camp • June 7-11, 14-18, 21-25; June 28-July 2, July 12-16 and 19-23; Aug. 2-6 and 9-13

From 8 a.m. to noon, Mon.-Thurs. and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday. Cost is $275 per week. For kids 7-13 years. Learn to saddle, bridle and care for a horse. Lessons in western riding. Call 893-0771.

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