Day trips, camps and classes for ages 3-17
This summer, Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is offering 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 Soar Adventure Tower (6/27), white water rafting (7/9), 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 Breakout Games, bowling, skating, Top Golf, Mammoth Cave and more. All trips leave from the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. To view a list of 12 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, Art Zoo, Crazy Chemistry, Super Hero Science, Video Game Design, Web Design, Jedi Training Camp, Garden to Spoon, Robot Building, 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.
Disney Favorites Performing Arts Camp
With catchy tunes and dances from Disney favorites like Mary Poppins, Snow White and Jungle Book to the latest favorites like Frozen and Moana, these one-week camps will have kids singing and dancing through musical numbers. Daily instruction will lead up to a Friday showcase performance for parents and friends. A July camp for ages 3 to 6 is July 16-20 at the Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave. in Franklin. Camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the fee is $200. To register, go to www.wcparksandrec.com, #11751.
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, Trolls Dance, Broadway Dance and Sampler Dance at the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd. and the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Drive. Camp weeks: July 9-12, July 16-19, or July 23-26. To view a list, go to the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Hairspray to Hamilton Camps
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. Two camps will be offered, each presenting a musical revue on the last day for parents and friends: June 25-29 (#11752) or 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.