Day trips, camps and classes for ages 3-17
Summer may be winding down, but Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) still has tons of classes, camps and day trips for ages 3-17. All activities are open to the public. Options include art, science, technology, dance, and one-day trips to area attractions. Camps are offered at several locations throughout the county. The complete Summer Activity Guide and registration are available at www.wcparksandrec.com. Plan the rest of your summer now, and make sure you don’t miss any of the fun!
JEAPS and Boredom Busters – JEAPS is for adventurous 11 to 15 year olds. There are six trips to choose from, including canoeing (7/18), Nashville Airsoft (7/27), Holiday World amusement park (8/1), and a beach party at Deer Run Camp (8/8). Boredom Busters are day trips for ages 6-15, including Mammoth Cave (7/19), Adventure Science Center (7/24), skating and Pump It Up (7/26), Breakout Games (7/31), and an end-of-summer trip for ziplining and paddleboarding (8/2). All trips leave from the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. To view a list of all upcoming trips, before and after care options and registration information, go to the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Register now for Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s art, science and technology summer camps. Choose from Recycled Art, Color Wheels Crazy Chemistry, Super Hero Science, Video Game Design, Garden to Spoon, Car creator-Robot Workshop, and more. Camp locations: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road; the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; the Longview Recreation Center, 2909 Commonwealth Drive in Spring Hill; and the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. To view a list of camps and a link to on-line registration, go to www.wcparksandrec.com.
Rhythm & Spirit Dance, Cheer & Tumbling Camps
Registration is now underway for Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s summer Rhythm & Spirit camps for kids ages 3 to 15. Camps include Ballerina Prep, My Doll & Me Princess Dance and Sampler Dance at the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd. and Beginner & Intermediate Sampler Dance Camps at the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Drive. Camp week: July 23-26. To view a list, go to the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Hairspray to Hamilton
Hairspray to Hamilton is a Broadway style intensive summer camp that showcases a wide variety of music-from energetic group numbers to stirring ballads from Broadway favorites like Hamilton, Hairspray and Wicked. Students will present a musical revue on the last day for parents and friends. July 23-27 (#11753) at the Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave. Camps meet Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. daily. For ages 7-17. $200 per child. Register now at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. For program registration, pass purchasing or additional information, visit www.wcparksandrec.com. You may also receive department information by “liking” Williamson County Parks and Recreation on Facebook; following us on Twitter at @wc_parksandrec or Instagram at @willcoparksandrec or on Pinterest or YouTube.