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Adventure Camp

Location: 570 Milner Road Versailles, KY 40383
Cost:
Spring Adventure Camp $90/day, $400/week
Summer Adventure Camp 1 $500/week
Summer Adventure Camp 2 $500/week
Nature Resilience Camp $300/week
Adventure Seekers Camp $500/week
Summer Adventure Camp 3 $500/week
Fall Adventure Camp $500/week

Spring Adventure Camp 8-12
Summer Adventure Camp 1, 8-12
Summer Adventure Camp 2, 8-12
Nature Resilience Camp, 6-9
Adventure Seekers Camp, 13-16
Summer Adventure Camp 3, 8-12
Fall Adventure Camp 8-12

Spring Adventure Camp April 1-5
Summer Adventure Camp 1 June 3-7
Summer Adventure Camp 2 June 24-28
Nature Resilience Camp June 17-21
Adventure Seekers Camp June 24-28
Summer Adventure Camp 3 July 22-26
Fall Adventure Camp Sept. 30-Oct. 4

8-830 a.m. drop off
430-5 p.m. pick up
https://lifeadventurecenter.org/camps/

We will be spending the week all over our 575-acre campus including experiences at our challenge course, canoeing, archery, equine experiences, mindfulness, environmental education and so much more! All activities are intentionally sequenced to help your camper build resilience, connection, and communication skills

Bethany ore
Bethany@lifeadventurecenter.org
859-873-3271

Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center

Location: 125 Aldersgate Camp Road, Ravenna, KY 40472
Cost:
Grand Camp $220 for first two participants +$40 each additional.
Discovery Summit, three tier option based on what you can pay. $215/$245/$265
Discovery Imagineer, three tier option based on what you can pay.
$325/$395/$465
Adventure & Encounter, three tier option based on what you can pay. $325/$395/$465
Middle School & Ignite, three tier option based on what you can pay. $325/$395/$465
High School & Empower, three tier option based on what you can pay. $325/$395/$465

Grand Camp: 5-99.
Discovery Camp: 3rd-4th grade.
Adventure Camp: 5th-6th grade.
Middle School: 7th-8th grade.
High School: 9th-12th Grade.

Grand Camp 1, June 2-4
Grand Camp 2, June 5-7
Grand Camp 3, June 16-18
Grand Camp 4, June 19-21

Discovery Imagineer, June 9-14
Discover Summit, June 30- July 3

Adventure 1, June 2-7
Adventure 2, June 9-14
Adventure Encounter June 16-21

Middle School 1 June 2-7
Middle School Ignite June 9-14
Middle School 2 June 16-21

High School 1 June2-7
High School Great Outdoors 1 June 9-14
High School Great Outdoors 2 June 16-21
High School Empower June 23-28

Grand Camp drop off 3 p.m.
High School & Middle School Camp 4 p.m.
Discovery & Adventure Camp drop off 5 p.m.

Pick up starts at 11 a.m. (You can start arriving at 10:30 a.m.)

https://www.aldersgatecamp.org

Each camp is unique in its own way, but Aldersgate if full of adventure, wonder, play, and friends. We provide opportunities to zip-line, cave, team-build, creek play, develop life long friends, grow a connection with God and so much more!

Don Gras
office@aldersgatecamp.org
606-723-5078

Awesome Inc U's Week of Code

Location: Awesome Inc
348 E Main St. Lexington, KY 40507
Cost: $375 Sibling Discount
$449 Early Bird
$549 General Admission
$150 off for UK Employees, use code "uk-summer"

What if your child spent their summer learning to make apps instead of playing them? This four day camp, designed for 9-16-year-old students, introduces the fundamentals of coding. Students will create websites, mobile apps, and video games all while having fun with our energetic team.

Kyle Raney
learn@awesomeinc.ort
859-960-4600

Blue Grass Christian Camp

Location:
Lexington Day Camp: 2800 Tates Creek Rd, Lexington, KY 40502
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass: 7463 Ashes Boonesboro Road, Lexington, KY 40509

Cost: Lexington Day Camp: $250
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass: $275
We are so excited to add an off-site Day Camp right here in Lexington! This day camp is held at Centenary Church. Each day begins bright and early (arrival is between 7:30 a.m. and 8:00 a.m.) and will be a fun and exciting day filled with games, crafts, and activities everyone will enjoy. Our format allows younger kids to experience some aspects of our overnight 7/11 Camp but offers the peace of mind that comes with knowing parents will be there at the end of the day (5:30 p.m.) On Friday, campers will be transported to Blue Grass Christian Camp to experience the giant swing, zip-line, and pool! If your child wants to know what camp is all about, this is the week for you!

We also offer our Power Kids Day Camp located on our own property just outside of Lexington. It's just a short drive out Athens-Boonesboro Road on the Fayette Co. / Clark Co. border. Geared for ages 5 to 9 I can think of no better way to spend one or possibly, two or three weeks of the summer.
Your kids will begin each day bright and early (arrival is between 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.) and experience a whirlwind of activities, including pool time, legendary Carpetball tournaments, and much more. Day Camp exposes younger kids to some aspects of our overnight 7/11 Camp but offers the peace of mind that comes with knowing parents will be there at the end of the day (4:00 p.m.) Day Camp also incorporates a missions element into the day where kids will be introduced ways they can help other children in our community.


Lexington Day Camp @ Centenary: June 3-7
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass/Session 1: June 16 - 21
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass/Session 2: June 23 - 28
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass/Session 3: June 30 - July 5

Lexington Day Camp: arrival is between 7:30 and 8:00 a.m / end of the day 5:30 p.m.
On Site Day Camp @ Blue Grass: arrival is between 8:30 and 9:00 a.m. / end of day 4 p.m.

http://bluegrasschristiancamp.org

Our format allows younger kids to experience some aspects of our overnight 7/11 Camp but offers the peace of mind that comes with knowing parents will be there at the end of the day. If your child wants to know what camp is all about, the join us for the BEST WEEK OF THE SUMMER!

Keith Johnson
keith@bgchristiancamp.org
859-909-0161

Camp Livingston

Location:
4998 Nell Lee Road
Bennington, IN 47011

Camp Livingston is less than 2 hours from Lexington.

Cost:
Mini-Session 1 or 2 - $2950
Session 1 or 2 - $5650

There are many generous grants and scholarships available to help support each family. Please reach out and we will talk you through all relevant options.

Camp Livingston offers programs for children currently in 1st-11th grade (rising 2nd-12th grades next year, or ages roughly 7-17).

Mini-Session 1: June 12 - June 23
Session 1: June 12 - July 7
Mini-Session 2: July 10 - July 21
Session 2: July 10 - Aug. 4
Family Camp Weekends: May 24 -26 and Aug. 30 - Sept. 1

Camp Livingston is an overnight/sleepaway camp.
www.camplivingston.com

Camp Livingston sits on 680 acres of beautifully wooded land in Bennington, Indiana and features a waterfront with water skiing and tubing; a low and high ropes course and climbing wall; a swimming pool; endless hiking trails; a baseball diamond, tennis courts, a volleyball court, basketball courts, archery and athletic fields; a state-of-the art theater; and an arts and crafts center. Everyday at Camp Livingston, campers form lifelong friendships, develop new skills, and build their self-confidence as they cultivate a strong and enduring sense of Jewish identity.

Abby Solomon
abby@camplivingston.org
812-427-2202

Camp Shalom

Location: 124 N. Ashland Ave.
Lexington, KY 40502
Cost: $275/week
with additional discounts available
10%
Ages 4-15. (must be potty independent)
July 8 - Aug. 2
Camp hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Early drop off begins at 7:30 a.m. Late stay is until 5:30 p.m. (Both for additional fee)

https://jewishlexington.org/camp-shalom/

Camp Shalom is open and inclusive to children of all faiths.
Our non-denominational program is for children of all backgrounds to come together to learn about Jewish culture, history and identity.

Susan Voglesong
susan@jewishlexington.org
859-268-0672 ext. 204

Cincinnati Reds Camp

Location: Frederick Douglass High School, 2000 Winchester Road, Lexington, KY 40509
Cost: $425
UK20 - $20 discount
6-14
July 15-19
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. (8:30 a.m. drop off; 3:15 p.m. pick up)
www.reds.com/camps

Cincinnati Reds Camp is back for its 13th summer! During the weeklong camp campers will receive 30 hours of baseball/softball instruction, a full Reds uniform, 4 tickets to a Reds game, and VIP trip to Great American Ball Park on Friday of camp week.

Tyler Wells
twells@reds.com
855-846-7337

Explorium Summer Camp

Location: 440 W. Short St., Lexington, KY 40507
Cost: $300-325 per week (based on Museum Membership status)
Kindergarten-5th grade
May 30 - Aug. 9
9 a.m. - 5 p.m., with optional early drop off
www.explorium.com

Fun, educational camps that ignite imaginations while exploring hands-on arts, humanities, and STEM activities.

Mary Franey
mfraney@explorium.com
859-258-3253

Inkspire Writing Camp

Location:
Lexington: Broadway Christian Church, 187 N. Broadway (near Opera House)
Richmond: TBA
Winchester: Central Baptist Church, 101 W. Lexington Ave. (near Court House)

Cost: $185
Grades 3-12
Lexington: June 17-21
Richmond: June 24-28
Winchester: July 29-Aug. 2

9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Small fee for early drop off
No late pick up.
www.whywrite.org

We design all our experiences of storytelling, art, music, and writing with two words in mind: fun and memorable. All students will have writing published on our website.

Jacqueline Hamilton
jacqueline@whywrite.org
859-935-5153

Kids Rock Band Camp

Location:
Wildwood Music Therapy, 2375 Professional Heights Dr. Ste 134 (Rooms B+C), Lexington, KY 40503

Cost: $190, $20 Sibling Discount

Participants will each have the opportunity to try out the instruments in a modern rock band, as well as practice playing together as a small ensemble. No experience is required and all instruments needed for camp will be provided. Instruction will include strengths-based exploratory, multisensory, and creative learning strategies and is designed with inclusivity in mind.

Nora Veblen
nora@wildwoodmusictherapy.com
859-212-3260

Kids Ukulele Camp

Location:
Wildwood Music Therapy, 2375 Professional Heights Dr. Ste 134 (Rooms B+C), Lexington, KY 40503

Cost: $180, $20 Sibling discount
Elementary School Age
June 17-21
9:30 a.m. - noon
https://www.wildwoodmusictherapy.com/purchase/p/kids-ukulele-camp

This camp will mostly utilize basic ukulele chords (especially C, F, G, and Am) and strum patterns and is designed for beginner through early intermediate ukulele players with neuro-inclusivity in mind. Instruction will include strengths-based exploratory, multisensory, and creative learning strategies and instruments needed for camp will be provided. Other camp activities will include creative arts-based activities and opportunities for socialization and connection building with group members.

Nora Veblen
nora@wildwoodmusictherapy.com
859-212-3260

Lexington Tennis Club Summer Tennis Camps

Location: Lexington Tennis Club
410 Redding Rd.
Lexington, KY 40517
Cost: 5-day camps cost $220 for the week
3-day camp costs $135
Camps for children ages 6-12 (Red Ball 6-8, Orange Ball 9-10, Green/Yellow Ball 10-12)

We have eight 5-day camps starting the week of June 3, running through the week of July 29. We have one 3-day camp the week of July 1-3.

Camp hours are from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily. Early drop-off is offered for $10 a day or $40 a week. No late pick-up is offered.

https://ltctennis.com/

Campers will be introduced to all tennis strokes as well as scorekeeping through drills & games. Players will also participate in activities to help develop hand-eye coordination, balance, & agility. Campers spend two hours on court and two hours swimming and playing games.

Dee Jones
dee@ltctennis.com
859-272-4546 ext. 252

Little Apple Theatre Camp

Location: Lexington: TBA Near UK campus

Cost: $225
Grades 4-9
July 8-12
9 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Small fee for early drop-off
No late pick-up.
www.whywrite.org

We focus on the lifelong importance of developing a stage presence as we focus on listening, scriptwriting, and performing a modern adaptation of a beloved classic: Alice in Wonderland. Final free performance for friends and family.

Jacqueline Hamilton
jacqueline@whywrite.org
859-935-5153

Pre-College Academic Experience in Math and Science

Location: 400 East College Street
Georgetown, KY 40324
Cost: $800 (need based grants are available)
15-18
June 16-28
Residential
https://www.georgetowncollege.edu/paems

PAEMS is a residential two-week program in mathematics and science for highly-motivated students entering their sophomore, junior, or senior years of high school. Students preview college life as they work alongside Georgetown faculty to explore advanced topics in math and science while also exploring the Bluegrass region.

Tracy Livingston
tracy_livingston@georgetowncollege.edu
859-608-8292

SOAR Academy (Scholars On Academic Ride) Summer Program

Location: 1975 Haggard Ct
Lexington, KY 40505
Cost: $350 per session (2 weeks) $50 non-refundable registration


Kindergarten- 6th Grade (rising)
Session 1- June 3-14
Session 2- June 17-28
Session 3- July 1-12
Session 4- July 15-26

8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(Early drop off 7:30 a.m. and late pickup 4 p.m. available for additional cost)

http://www.soaracademylex.com/

SOAR offers an 8-week summer program geared towards STEM and Literacy enrichment to help prevent the “summer lag.” Our campers still get to enjoy traditional and fun camp activities daily, however we throw in fun enrichment such as educational field trips, project based learning, hands on experiments, and more. In our inclusive 8-week program, everything is included that your camper will need for success, including field trips, activities, breakfast, lunch, and snacks.

Maya Smith
maya@soaracademylex.com
859-346-2112

The Academy Gymnastics and Cheerleading

Location: 949 National Avenue, Ste #165
Cost: $175 WEEKLY + INCIDENTALS
10%
Active day camp for kids 4-12 for the full summer, You choose the weeks you attend.


We offer four types of camps, the children choose a "theme" each day. We off Gymnastics, cheerleading, Farm , and All Sports!
Gymnastics Camp:

This camp is for those kids who have a desire to learn all aspects of Gymnastics. Children are broken up into groups based on age and ability, and there is instruction in all aspects/events of Gymnastics. We work on Floor, Bars, Balance Beam, Vault, Conditioning, Strength, Flexibility, and overall improvements of the skills.

​​Cheerleading Camp:

This camp is for those kids who have a desire to learn all aspects of Cheerleading. Children are broken up into groups based on age and ability, and there is instruction in all aspects/events of Cheerleading. They will learn Tumbling, Stunting, Sideline and Floor Cheers, Routine, Jumps, Motions, and more.

ALL Sports Camp:

This camp is for those kids who have a desire to learn and play a variety of sports. Children are broken up into groups based on age and ability, and there is instruction in all aspects/events of Multiple Sports. They will learn the rules, play skills, technique, and further knowledge of a multitude of sports such as Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Football, Gymnastics, Track and Field events, and more. We meet with the kids on Monday morning and discuss with the children the sports they are interested in learning more about, and playing and those chosen sports are what we make sure to cover during the week. We teach these sports in a way that everyone can be successful, while getting a better understanding of all sports.

​​​Farm Day Camp:

We will transport them from our Gym in Lexington.
This camp will be a true “Day on the Farm”…. We will hike, Play in the waterfall, Take care of the animals with grooming and feeding, Ride horses, Build a bonfire, Ride 4 wheelers, do projects on the farm, and more…..plenty of fun to be had on the farm!

Our camps begin June 3 through August 9. Basically all dates that Fayette County schools are out for the summer.

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Early hours are available from 7:30 a.m. for an extra charge of $50 for the week

www.theacademylex.com

We are celebrationg 24 years of our Camp experience this year.
Active day camp for kids 4-12 for the full summer, You choose the weeks you attend.

John Ireland
lexgym@aol.com
859-361-3217