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 4th through June 22nd, Session II: June 25th through July 13th
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: 4-8 and July 16-20, Outdoor Adventurer Camp: June 25-29
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.
Each summer the Henry Arts Alliance has two different camps for those who love to sing, dance, act, paint and more. Exploring the Arts Summer Camp offers a little bit of all types of artistic experiences from dance to drama while the Visual Arts Summer Camp lets campers work with professionals to create works of art. Each camp runs for one week and times vary depending on the age group. This is the 24th year that Henry Arts Alliance has held a summer arts camp with the goal of fostering a love for the arts in a fun and creative environment.
Dates: June 18 – 22, 2018
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 22 – 7:00 pm for the finale
Location: McDonough Presbyterian Church for June 18 – 21; the Henry County Performing Arts Center for June 22
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 15-19, 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 June 4 to July 27. 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: June 4-July 27
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 5-13. 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.
Hours and Locations vary.
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 11-14, Session 2: June 25-28, Session 3: July 9-12, Session 4: July 23-25
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 McDonough location is offering free admission from 5-8 p.m. each Monday beginning June 4 through July 30 as part of their Family, Fitness & Fun promotion. The Stockbridge Family Fun Center will begin this promotion May 31 and every Thursday through August 2. With these free admission events 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.-5:00 p.m.
Location: Drip-Thru Coffee, 50 Hwy 138 West, Stockbridge, GA
Contact: 404-784-0188, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.