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Super Summer Camp Opportunities 2017

The Alabama Ballet
is hosting summer camps for children ages 4-12. Tutus & Tiaras is for ages 4-7 and offered July 17-21 and July 24-28 from 10am-2pm. The Cost is $250 per week. Junior Camp is for dancers ages 8-12 and is offered June 26-July 7, 10am-3pm. The cost is $475 for 2 weeks or $285 for one week. The camps will be held at the Alabama Ballet, 2726 1st Avenue South, 35233. For more information call 205-322-1874 or visit





Coach Paul Brown Camps. Learn from an outstanding teacher of fundamentals, June 19-23 Riverchase UMC, June 26-30 and July 31-August 4 Green Valley Baptist/Hoover and July 24-28 Trinity UMC/Homewood. Boys and girls ages 6-13. Full day 9am-4pm ($195), half day 9am-Noon ($125). Register at


Warrior Wrestling Club, Alabaster. Four weekly sessions for boys and girls, June 5-8 (6-12th grade), June 12-15(K-12th), June19-22 (6-12th), June 26-29(6-12th), 9am-8pm, $175 per week (includes breakfast, lunch and dinner), 2469 Highway 31, 35040, behind Southeastern Pond Management. Under the direction of Coach Shawn Weltzin, Coach of the Thompson High School 5X Alabama State Wrestling Champions along with Warrior Wrestling Club Head Coach Shad Rissler and All State Champ Counselors. Includes technique, drills and live wrestling. To register email, visit or call 845-978-4924.


Aldridge Gardens, Hoover. Weekly camps offered June 5 through June 30, Monday through Friday 9am-Noon for children entering 5K-3rd Grade. Themes include Construction in Nature, Engineering FUNdementals, Cool Art, Paper Circuitry and ever popular American Girl Doll camps. All the fun takes place at Aldridge Gardens, 3530 Lorna Road, 35216. $115 per camper for Aldridge Garden members, $135 for non-members. Visit for more information and to register. E-mail Debbie McDonald, Education Director at or call 205-682-8019, ext. 104.

Overnight Camps

Deer Run Retreat, near Franklin, Tenn. June 4 to July 28 age-graded overnight weekly camp experiences for completed grades 3–12. Campers discover their strengths, explore exciting adventures, forge friendships and complete challenges. Registration includes all activities, a themed camp shirt and a video of your camper’s week. Passionate and engaged staff and counselors lead your child to authentically grow in faith, character, confidence, respect and leadership. The staff-to-camper ratio is higher than required standards allowing for closer supervision, deeper relationships with the counselors and other campers, plus a more powerful camper experience. One- and two-week sessions. Cabin activities include zip line adventures, 45-ft climbing tower, paintball, archery range, rec games, human foosball, 33-ft leap of faith, giant swing, archery tag, lake activities (waterslide, aqua park, swimming, round Corcl boats, kayaks, canoes, zip line), age-appropriate small group Bible study. Large group activities include games, challenging cardboard boat regatta races, worship and a dynamic, challenging speaker each night. Campers also choose 1 track for the week to develop abilities in specialized areas such as fishing, wilderness skills, self-defense, drama, percussion, ukulele and more. An Open house will be held at Deer Run on Sunday, May 7, 2-4pm. Includes come and go guided walking tour and opportunity to meet the camp directors and some of the summer staff. For pricing and registration visit or call 888-794-2918. †


Impact Fellowship of Christian Cheerleaders will host Cheer Camp July 17-21 at Shades Mountain Baptist, 2035 Columbiana Rd, 35216, 9am-3pm with after care provided til 5:30pm, Mon-Thurs. Ages 5-18. To register visit, call 370-3994,

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