Make summer plans now! Activities for ages 3-17
This summer, Williamson County Parks and Recreation (WCPR) is offering over 250 summer camps, classes, day trips and adventures for ages 3-17. Options include art, science, technology, dance, day camp, Boredom Buster field trips for ages 6 to 15 and JEAPS (Junior Excursion Adventure Programs) for adventurous 11 to 15 year olds. Camps will be offered at several locations throughout the county. The complete Summer Activity Guide and registration are available at www.wcparksandrec.com. Plan your summer now, and make sure you don’t miss any of the fun!
General Summer Day Camp 2018 – This is a nine-week program, May 29 to July 27, Monday thru Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (no camp 5/28 and 7/4) for children 5 to 12 years of age. Spaces are still available for the Walnut Grove Elementary School location, 326 Stable Rd. in Franklin. On-line registration is open at www.wcparksandrec.com. Go every day or just the days you want (minimum 5 days). See the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com for more camp details and schedules for swim days and field trips.
JEAPS and Boredom Busters – JEAPS is for adventurous 11 to 15 year olds. There are ten trips to choose from, including canoeing, rafting, Soar Adventure Tower, Treetop Adventure, Nashville Airsoft, Holiday World amusement park, the Crag, Extreme Escape and a beach party at Deer Run Camp. Boredom Busters are day trips for ages 6-15, including Breakout Games, bowling, Madame Tussauds™ Wax Museum, skating, the Nashville Zoo, Beech Bend Amusement Park and more. All trips leave from the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. To view a list of planned trips, before and after care options and registration information, go to the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Art/Science/Technology Camps – Register now for Williamson County Parks and Recreation’s art, science and technology summer camps. Choose from Painting the Great Outdoors, Recycled Art, Art Zoo, Crazy Chemistry, CSI Nashville, Super Hero Science, Video Game Design, Animation, Web Design, Jedi Training Camp, Dinoworld, Storytime Yoga, Garden to Spoon, Robot Building, Minecraft, Cooking Academy 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. Two camps will be offered for ages 3 to 6: June 4-8 at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. or July 16-20 at the Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave. in Franklin. In addition, a camp for ages 7-17 will be held June 25-29 at the Performing Arts Center. Each camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the fee is $200. To register, 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, Trolls and Broadway Dance at: the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road; the Fairview Recreation Complex, 2714 Fairview Blvd.; the Longview Recreation Center at Spring Hill, 2909 Commonwealth Drive; and the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. Camp weeks: June 4-7, June 11-14, June 18-21, July 7-12, July 16-19, or July 23-26. To view a list, go to the Summer Activity Guide at www.wcparksandrec.com.
Broadway Musical Theatre Camp
“Give my regards to Broadway” is the theme of this summer performing arts camp, designed for theatre loving kids (ages 7 to 17) to develop their confidence, character and presentation skills through ensemble performance. No experience is required. On Friday, students will perform for friends and family. This five-day camp will offer two sessions: June 11-15 at the Williamson County Recreation Complex at Nolensville, 7250 Nolensville Rd. or July 23-27 at the Performing Arts Center at Academy Park, 112 Everbright Ave. in Franklin. Each camp is from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., and the fee is $200. To register, go to 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.