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Specialty Camps

Specialty Camps are a great way to provide your child with fun and enriching activities that engage their imagination and creativity.  We offer options for children and teens to be entertained, educated and active. We also offer a variety of other programs which may be found in other areas of the website.  Please see Health & Wellness, Music Classes, Recreation Classes, and Art Classes for more programs.

Refund Policy: The following policy applies to the Summer Specialty Camps and/or Programs: Theater Camps, Boredom Busters, J.E.A.P.'S., Smart Kids 101, Arts and Crafts, Parker-Anderson, Youth Tech, Mr. Bond’s Science Guys, Little Scholars and Habitat Yoga, Timberland Park Day Camp, Dance Camps and Youth Sports Camps. It does not replace the policy found on page 6-7 of the Patron Handbook and this policy does not apply to the General Summer Day Camp or Camp Will. Please take a moment to look over the Specialty Camp Refund Policy before registering for any of the following camps.

Franklin Offerings:

summer youth techYouth Tech Camps
Franklin Recreation Complex
Click HERE to register!

Youth Tech Inc. is an interactive computer camp that focuses on providing enrichment opportunities to students in the world of computers. This summer we have partnered with them to host 6 fun camps at our Franklin location! Learn the basics of animation and digital design in the Animation camp or create virtual apps and write your own programs in the iCODE camp; there's just so much to choose from and learn!

For more information about Youth Tech Inc. visit www.youthtechinc.com.

summer smart kidsSmart Kids 101
Franklin Recreation Complex


To register for the Franklin classes go to: www.smartkids101.com - Find a Local Class.
For more information call 615-424-5680.
Instructor: Megan Davis

SUMMER PRESCHOOL ART CAMPSColor Wheels Pre-K Art Camps
Franklin Recreation Complex
2 day camps 6/4 - 7/24
9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 4-6
Cost $28 per camp
Click HERE to register!

Color Wheels educational art experiences give children the opportunity to broaden their art education and encourage and enhance their artistic skills. Each preschool camp offers a different theme and a variety of education art experiences using an assortment of medium. For more information contact Shelley Egly at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com

SUMMER COLOR WHEELSColor Wheels Camps
Franklin Recreation Complex
Wednesdays - Fridays
5/30 - 7/27
1:00pm-4:00pm
Ages: 6-11
Cost $100 per camp
Click HERE to register!

Color Wheels educational art experiences give children the opportunity to broaden their art education and encourage and enhance their artistic skills. Each elementary camp offers a different theme and a variety of education art experiences using an assortment of medium. For more information contact Shelley Egly at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com

summer literarture wedsColor Wheels LiterARTure Wednesdays
Franklin Recreation Complex
Wednesdays 5/30-7/25
9:30am-10:30am
Ages: 2.5-5 year old
Cost $6 per class
Click HERE to register!
**Program is for children ages 2.5 to 5 yrs and their caregiver. Only register the child who will be attending class.**

Join Ms. Shelley for a new program sure to delight your little ones! You and your child will enjoy a favorite storybook and create collaborative art together.

For more information contact Shelley Egly at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com


SUMMER HABITAT YOGAHabitat Yoga Camps
Franklin Recreation Complex
Story Time Yoga Camp: 6/11-6/15
9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 4-8
Cost: $160 per camp
Click HERE to register!
Each day we will use a story to inspire our yoga practice and help us stretch, breathe, move, and play through the poses and games. Throughout the week we will read books, create short stories as a group, and illustrate our stories and adventures.

Artful Yogis Animal Adventure Camp: 7/23-7/27
9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 6-10
Cost: $160
Click HERE to register!
Join us for a week of art, yoga, games, and adventures as we explore a new biome every day and learn about the animals that live there! First, we'll use our bodies to create animal shapes through a fun yoga practice, then we'll draw, paint and build to bring animal art to life! Instructor: Habitat Yoga Staff, habitatyoga.com

For more information call 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 

summer MS  AMY ART ZOOMs. Amy's Art Zoo
Franklin Recreation Complex
June 18th - June 22nd
9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 6-11
Cost: $90 + $15 Supply fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Draw and paint giraffes, penguins, zebras, elephants and more! Explore different mediums including markers, paints, pastels and mixed media. At the end of the week you and your guests are welcome to the art Zoo Art Show. Take a walk through the zoo to view all the creations made during the week. Instructor: Amy Stielsra- amystielstra@bellsouth.net or visit www.amystielstraart.com

For more information contact 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 

summer ms amy recycled artMs. Amy's Recycled Art Camp
Franklin Recreation Complex
July 16th - July 20th
9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 6-10
Cost $90 + $15 Supply fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Clean out your junk drawers to make Recycled Artwork Masterpieces! We will glue, paste, rip, cut and sculpt. Art made of broken toys, scrap papers and fabrics, food wrappers, coins, bottle caps, etc., will be displayed at the end of the week in the Recycled Art Show. Instructor: Amy Stielsra- amystielstra@bellsouth.net or visit www.amystielstraart.com

For additional information contact 615-790-5719 ext. 2020


 


summer parker andersonParker-Anderson Summer Enrichment Camps
Franklin Recreation Complex
Cost $125 per camp
Click HERE to register!

Parker-Anderson Enrichment motto is "Fun Comes First" with the intention of educating through hands-on learning. This summer we have partnered with them to offer SIX awesome camps! Learn to make potions in the Hogwarts Academy, test out you culinary skills in the Cooking Academy, or build robots and cars in one of the building workshops!

For more information about Parker-Anderson Enrichment please visit www.parker-anderson.org . For questions about these great classes please call 615-887-0510 or email Duncan at Nashville@parker-anderson.org .


 

summer CRAZY CHEMISTRYMr. Bond's Science Guys
Crazy Chemistry
Franklin Recreation Complex
June 25th - 29th
8:30am-11:30am
Ages: 5-12
Cost $160 + $20 Supply Fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Explosions, bubbling potions, chemical reactions! Kids make elephant toothpaste, freeze fruit with liquids nitrogen, create 20 foot geysers with cool chemicals and learn about the elements on our huge periodic table. Totally hands-on and age appropriate.

For more information contact Shelley at 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 

summer CSI NashvilleMr. Bond's Science Guys
CSI Nashville
Franklin Recreation Complex
June 26th - 29th
12:00pm-3:00pm
Ages: 5-12
Cost $160 + $20 Supply Fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

This is the most fun you can have at a crime scene! Kids collect clues, identify suspects and solve crimes. Tons of cool science experiments with DNA, finger printing, fiber analysis, anatomy and much more. Kids will get their own CSI equipment to keep. Totally hands-on and age appropriate.

For more information contact Shelley at 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 

summer engineering campMr. Bond's Science Guys
Engineering Camp
Franklin Recreation Complex
July 9th - 13th
8:30am-11:30am
Ages: 5-12
Cost $160 + $20 Supply Fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Be an engineer! Learn how engineering is in everything we do! Hands on learning where kids will design bridges, create robots, and test out circuitry with DIY dough circuits.

For more information contact Shelley at 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 

summer youtubeMr. Bond's Science Guys
Saw It On Youtube!
Franklin Recreation Complex
July 9th - 13th
12:00pm-3:00pm
Ages: 5-12
Cost $160 + $20 Supply Fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Have you ever you ever wondered how all of those crazy cool science experiments are done? And if you can do them in real life? Well now kids can do it themselves! Mr. Bond's Science Guys take science experiment videos from online and make them happen in real life! Did you see it on YouTube, well let's Do It at Camp!

For more information contact Shelley at 615-790-5719 Ext 2020


 




Performing Arts Center (Academy Park) Offerings:


Julia Nolan Camps  updatedPerforming Arts Center at Academy Park

Cost $200 per camp

Disney Favorites Performing Arts Camp:
Ages: 3-8

July 16th - 20th 9:00am-12:00pm
We'll be singing and dancing through the best movie musicals Disney has to offer! With Catchy tunes and danced from movies like Mary Poppins, Snow White, & Jungle Book to the newest favorites like Frozen, Moana, and more! Daily instruction will include singing, dancing, and acting in preparation of a special showcase for parents, family, and friends at the end of the week. 

"Hairspray to Hamilton" Musical Revue:
June 25th - 29th 9:00am-2:00pm
July  23rd - 27th 9:00am-2:00pm

Ages: 7-17

Warm up your vocal cords because you're going to want to sign up for this brand new musical revue written and directed by Julia Nolen & Shana Purkey. This Broadway style intensive summer camp will showcase a wide range of music - from energetic group numbers to stirring ballads. Whether you love new smash hits like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, & Wicked or classics like A Chorus Line and Hairspray, there's something sure to please everyone. This camp will fill up fast, so don't wait!

 


Lion King Jr  PosterStar Bright Players Jr. Presents:
The Lion King Jr.
June 29th & 30th starting at 7:00pm
June 30th & July 1st starting at 2:00pm
Cost: $8 per person
Tickets must be purchased online and will be available soon!

Williamson County Performing Arts Center
112 Everbright Ave.
Franklin, TN 37064

Auditions will be held June 3rd beginning at 5:30 in the Williamson County Enrichment Center in the Banquet Hall. Click HERE to register for auditions!

For more information, contact Hannah Impeartrice at HannahI@williamson-tn.org




Timberland Park Offerings:

timberland day campTimberland Park Day Camp
Timberland Park: Natchez Trace mile marker 437.2
June 11th - June 15th
9:00am-12:00pm
Ages: 7-12
Cost: $45
Click HERE to register!

Do you want to form a closer connection with the natural world and also learn about the area you live in? If so, this will be the perfect camp for you. You will learn how to observe things in nature, play games, learn about the history of the area, wander through creeks, and much more! This is a fantastic way to gain confidence while outdoors

For more information contact Michael Culbreth at 615-232-4154


 




Nolensville Offerings:

Summer  Art with KatArt with Kreative Kat
Nolensville Recreation Complex
Tuesdays 6/5-8/21
Age: 8-15

Cost: $15 per class
Click HERE to register!

Join Kat in making beautiful art using pencils, watercolors, acrylics, and more! Kids will realize their potential as young artists and learn about composition, perspective, and color combinations in a fun way! For information about each project and to register, click the link next to each class. Instructor: Katrin Keiningham. For more information contact Katrin at katrinkeiningham@gmail.com
or at 615-500-8525.

UPDATED NV Flyer Theater CampsNolensville Recreation Center
Cost $200 per camp

Disney Favorites Performing Arts Camp:
Ages: 3-8

June 4th - 8th 9:00am-12:00pm
We'll be singing and dancing through the best movie musicals Disney has to offer! With Catchy tunes and danced from movies like Mary Poppins, Snow White, & Jungle Book to the newest favorites like Frozen, Moana, and more! Daily instruction will include singing, dancing, and acting in preparation of a special showcase for parents, family, and friends at the end of the week. 

"Hairspray to Hamilton" Musical Revue:
June 11th - 15th 9:00am-2:00pm
Ages: 7-17

Warm up your vocal cords because you're going to want to sign up for this brand new musical revue written and directed by Julia Nolen & Shana Purkey. This Broadway style intensive summer camp will showcase a wide range of music - from energetic group numbers to stirring ballads. Whether you love new smash hits like Hamilton, Dear Evan Hansen, & Wicked or classics like A Chorus Line and Hairspray, there's something sure to please everyone. This camp will fill up fast, so don't wait!

For more information contact Hannah Impeartrice at hannahi@williamson-tn.org 


Parker Anderson CampsParker-Anderson Enrichment Camps
Nolensville Recreation Complex
Cost $125 per camp
Click HERE to register!

Parker-Anderson Enrichment motto is "Fun Comes First" with the intention of educating through hands-on learning. This summer we have partnered with them to offer SIX awesome camps! Learn to make potions in the Hogwarts Academy, test out you culinary skills in the Cooking Academy, or build robots and cars in one of the building workshops!

For more information about Parker-Anderson Enrichment please visit www.parker-anderson.org . For questions about these great classes please call 615-887-0510 or email Duncan at Nashville@parker-anderson.org .


 

Mr  Bond Chemistry CampsMr. Bond's Science Guys Camps
Nolensville Recreation Complex
Cost $160 + $20 Supply Fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Our brilliant summer camps offer kids the time and opportunity for inquiry based science experimentation. These camps are full of fun, bizarre experiments, explosions, bubbling potions, chemical reactions, and some FUN-damental forces! Hands-on learning is what we do, making science fun, cool, and easy!

For more information contact Erin Williams at 615-786-0200 ext. 2417 or at erinw@williamson-tn.org.


 

Art Zoo FlyerMs. Amy's Art Zoo
Nolensville Recreation Complex
June 25th - June 29th
9:30am-11:30am
Ages: 6-10
Cost: $90 + $15 Supply fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Draw and paint giraffes, penguins, zebras, elephants and more! Explore different mediums including markers, paints, pastels and mixed media. At the end of the week you and your guests are welcome to the art Zoo Art Show. Take a walk through the zoo to view all the creations made during the week. Instructor: Amy Stielsra- amystielstra@bellsouth.net or visit www.amystielstraart.com

For more information contact Erin Williams at 615-786-0200, ext. 2417


 

Youth Tech CampsYouth Tech Camps
Nolensville Recreation Complex
Click HERE to register!

Youth Tech Inc. is an interactive computer camp that focuses on providing enrichment opportunities to students in the world of computers. This summer we have partnered with them to host 6 fun camps at our Nolensville location! Look at the world of video game design and development in the Video Game Design camp or design your very own app in the NEW Application Design camp; there's just so much to choose from and learn!

For more information about Youth Tech Inc. visit www.youthtechinc.com.
Babysitting SummerBaby Sitting 101
Nolensville Recreation Complex
August 6th
1:00pm-4:00pm
Ages: 12-16
Cost $60

Click HERE to register!

Is your 12-16 year old ready to start a business? Do you want to make sure he/she has the best possible training to get a great start? Babysitting 101 is your answer for a comprehensive training program. We'll teach safe practices in starting a business, what kids of various ages like to do, simple first aid, emergency situations, and answer common babysitting problems with solutions! For more information contact Erin Williams at 615-786-0200 ext. 2417 or at erinw@williamson-tn.org.


 




Longview Offerings:

You   Me Paint Night LVYou + Me Paint Night
Longview Recreation Complex
Thursday, July 12th

6:00pm-8:00pm
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $20 per pair
Click HERE to register!
***Please only register the child that will be attending***

Join us for a fun night of adult + child partner art. Open to parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., - paint a pair of canvases that fit together to create one colorful piece you both are sure to love!

For more information you can email colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com or call 615-790-5719, ext. 2020


 

 

 


Fairview Offerings:

Parker Anderson   FVParker Anderson Enrichment Camps
Fairview Recreation Complex
Ages: 6-12
Cost: $125 per camp

Parker-Anderson Enrichment motto is "Fun Comes First" with the intention of educating through hands-on learning. This summer we have partnered with them to offer FOUR awesome camps! Learn the periods of the dinosaurs, do some yoga, learn the way of the Jedi or build robots and cars in one of the building workshops!

Jurassic (Dinoworld) Camp!
Monday-Friday, June 4th-8th
Jedi Training Camp!
Monday-Friday, June 11th-15th
Kids Yoga Camp!
Monday-Friday, June 25th-29th
Robot CarCreator Camp!
Monday-Friday, July 23rd-27th


Smart Kids Camps  AllSmart Kids 101
Fairview Recreation Complex
Smart Kids 101 is a life skills training program which is based in the middle Tennessee area. We train kids ages 5-16 in the areas of manners, safety, and babysitting. Our programs are fun with lots of hands-on activities and visual training. Click the titles to register!

Safe Kids 101
Thursday, July 5th 1:00pm-4:00pm
Ages: 9-13
Cost: $35.00
Babysitting 101
Friday, June 15th 1:00pm-4:00pm
Ages: 12-16
Cost: $60.00
Polite Kids 101
Friday, June 22nd 1:00pm-4:30pm
Ages: 9-13
Cost: $35.00
Kids PotteryKids Pottery Camp
Fairview Recreation Complex
Monday-Thursday, June 18th-21st & July 9th-12th
Age: 6-17

Cost: $20 per camp + $25 supply fee payable to instructor
Click HERE to register!

Are you looking for something fun and creative to do this summer? Try working with clay; there are no mistakes and it lends itself to all skill levels. We will work on hand built pieces as well as wheel thrown pieces. No experience necessary! Instructor, June Lusty. For more information, please contact June at 794-4269 or leatherbones_clay@yahoo.com


PetPaloozaPetpalooza Art Camp
Fairview Recreation Complex
Wednesday-Friday, June 27th-29th
1:00pm-4:00pm
Age: 6-11

Cost: $100
Click HERE to register!

We'll create art inspired by our favorite furry friends: dogs, cats, rabbits, and more! Projects will include string art, collage, canvas painting, watercolor painting, cartoon drawings, etc. Students may bring a peanut-free snack and a drink. For more information contact Shelley Egly at colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com


You   Me Paint Night FVYou + Me Paint Night
Fairview Recreation Complex
Thursday, June 28th

6:00pm-8:00pm
Ages: 5-12 years
Cost: $20 per pair
Click HERE to register!
***Please only register the child that will be attending***

Join us for a fun night of adult + child partner art. Open to parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., - paint a pair of canvases that fit together to create one colorful piece you both are sure to love!

For more information you can email colorwheelsnashville@gmail.com or call 615-790-5719, ext. 2020


 

Chess CampChess Camp
Fairview Recreation Complex
Monday-Thursday, July 16th - 19th
10:00am-12:00pm
Age: 6-17

Cost: $60
Click HERE to register!

This  camp will be for all levels of chess players. Have fun playing and learning the game of chess with other people right in front of you! All materials will be provided by instructor and teacher from the Nashville Chess Club, Tiffany Elliot.



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