With all the demands of the school year, kids deserve a break. So do you. Find summer camp programs that introduce your child to topics ranging from science to performing arts. A variety of entertaining and educational summer enrichment opportunities await your child in Henry County, Georgia.
Family Support Circle offers many fun and educational summer options with their Youth Excellence Program (YEP) Summer Day Camp. YEP focuses on helping each student develop a deeper sense of self, a steadfast belief in his/her own voice, and the realization that he/she can influence change in the world. Children receive instruction on various themes ranging from health to a STEM – Zero Robotics program and then attend field trips that correlate to those themes.
Dates: Session I: June 3 through June 21, Session II: June 24 through July 12
Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm (Early drop off for before care at 7:30 AM and late pick-up for after care at 5:30 PM.)
Location: 147 Tye St, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Contact: Dr. Elna Poulard 770-378-4070, firstname.lastname@example.org
Cost: $175.00 per session per child
Junior Ranger Camp This 5-day program will introduce kids ages 6-10 to the wonders of the outdoors. Activities include hiking, frog hunting, bug catching, bird watching, craft making, geocaching, orienteering and more. Bring lunch and snacks. Camp will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. Apply sunscreen and bug spray each day.
Outdoor Adventurer Camp Does your child love to explore the outdoors? Tired of the same old summer camp? Looking for some adventure this summer? Panola Mountain State Park has the solution! If your child is interested in archery, bouldering, tree climbing, outdoor living skills, and more, this is the camp for them. Ages 10-14.
Dates: Junior Ranger Camp June: 3-7 and July 15-19, Outdoor Adventurer Camp: June 24-28
Hours: 9am-4pm (early/late care is available for a $20 fee)
Location: Panola Mountain State Park
Contact: Nature Center at 770-389-7801, email@example.com
Cost: $175/camper. Early care and late care is available for a $20 fee, which grants them drop off at 8 a.m. and pick up by 5 p.m.
It’s time to make your summer camp plans. Now is the time to sign up for Henry Arts Alliance Summer Arts Camp. Join us for another exciting year of dancing, drama, art, literature and more. We have 3 camps to choose from for completed Kindergarten through 8th grade students.
Dates: June 17 – 21
Hours: 9:00 to 12:00 for those students who have completed kindergarten through 3rd grade; 9:00 to 3:00 for those students who have completed 4th grade through 8th grade and on June 21 – 7:00 pm for the finale
Location: McDonough Presbyterian Church for June 18 – 21; the Henry County Performing Arts Center for June 21
Contact: See www.henryartsalliance.org for additional information
Cost: K-3rd grade: $125, 4th-8th grade: $175
Join Fortson 4-H Center this summer for a week of Community Camp carrying on the over fifty-year tradition of Camp Fortson. Community Camp will have opportunities for participating in high ropes activities, swimming, meeting our animal ambassadors, and making friends and memories.
Dates: July 14-18, 2018 for ages 9-13
Hours: (Overnight) Drop-off Sunday afternoon to Thursday awards ceremony after dinner
Location: Fortson 4-H Center, 999 Fortson Rd, Hampton GA 30228
Contact: 770-946-3276, Fortson@uga.edu
Cost: $295 all inclusive
GymTech Youth Gym Sports offers active acrobatically inclined children a chance to learn to tumble and vault as well as receive gymnastics lessons on bars, beam, and floor. Potty-trained children as young as 3 can participate in half-day camps while children 5-12 years old can enjoy full day options. Camps run from May 27 to July 26. Children can attend just one week or for the whole summer. Additional summer classes are also offered in dance, tumbling and ninja-Kour (parkour).
Dates: May 27-July 26
Hours: Half day 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Full day 8:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Gym Tech Youth Gym Sports, 175 Kendra Dr, McDonough, GA 30253
Contact: 678-492-2268, firstname.lastname@example.org
Henry County Parks & Recreation
The Henry County Parks and Recreation Department offers Day Camp all summer long. The Day Camp activities include arts and crafts, games, swimming, field trips and other creative means of expression and recreation. Camp is open to ages 5-12. In addition to the full day camp options, the Parks & Rec program also offers a variety of special interest camps and classes including dance, various sports, tumbling, music and more.
Dates: May 28-July 31
Hours and Locations vary.
Cost: $110 per camper
SkyCamp is a summer camp designed for children ages 5-12. Camps are held Monday through Thursday at this indoor trampoline park. Kids participate in instructor-led activities such as age-appropriate exercise and ultimate Dodgeball.
Dates: Session 1: June 10-13, Session 2: June 24-27, Session 3: July 8-11, Session 4: July 22-25
Hours: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Location: 165 Mill Rd, McDonough, GA 30253
Cost: $199 per session; $50 per day
Other Summer Activities for the Kids
The Starlite Family Fun Center locations are offering 1/2 Price Mondays at only $6 (includes rental), and Wednesdays CHEAP Skate which includes a $2.99 rental and $2.99 skate. With these low-cost options along with a list of other exciting activities, summer looks like lots of fun at the McDonough, GA and Stockbridge, GA skating rink locations.
Hours and Cost vary.
Location: 425 Plaza Pkwy, McDonough, GA 30253, 3710 N Henry Blvd, Stockbridge, GA 30281
Contact: 770-898-0100, 770-474-7655
Drip-Thru Coffee has returned with its summer reading program for children in kindergarten through eighth grade. Drip-Thru believes reading is “FUNdamental” and should be encouraged over summer breaks. Students in Grades K-8 are invited to read at least 10 books by August 31st. Parents/Guardians can register their child(ren) at the store via their Customer Loyalty Account or email@example.com. Once the log is completed, emailed and reviewed by staff, the student will receive a FREE 12oz. fruit smoothie.
Dates: June 1- August 31
Hours: 5:00 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat-Sun 7:00 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Drip-Thru Coffee, 50 Hwy 138 West, Stockbridge, GA
Contact: 404-784-0188, firstname.lastname@example.org
Kids will enjoy fun baking classes instructed by Nicole Silva, owner of Crumbles in Locust Grove, Georgia and Food Network baking competition champ.
Dates: June 3rd-5th – Llama No Drama, June 10th-12th – unicorns and Rainbows, June 17th-19th – Harry Potter , June 24th- 26th – Animal Planet, July 8th-10th – Mermaids/Under the Sea, July 15th- 17th – In a Galaxy Far Away, July 22nd- 24th – Summer Fun
Hours: 9:00 a.m.-12 p.m., Teen Camp: 5-8 p.m.
Location: 3988 GA-42, Locust Grove, GA 30248
Cost: $150 per student
Summer Camp Fun and More
With a broad choice of offerings, these Henry County summer camps will help keep your kids occupied during the school break. Find even more fun, affordable activities to enjoy during the summer and around the year by visiting the Play section of our site.