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SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Parks & Rec. offers a variety of day camps each summer in June and July.  Complete details below (but are subject to change).  Refer to our refund policy for information on class withdrawals and cancellations.

Thanks to our 2020 sponsor!

"JUST GET OUTDOORS"

NATURE ADVENTURE CAMP (Ages 8-12)

This is a fun, outdoor camp that teaches participants about our environmental surroundings in a fun and positive atmosphere. Campers will learn about stream and forest ecology with emphasis on plant and animal biology and animal signs and tracking in a fun camp setting that also includes nature crafts. Campers will also participate in low ropes course activities.

 

A snack, lunch, and water bottle should be brought each day. Rain gear and an extra set of clothes should be brought in a bag with the child’s name on it the first day and left with the camp director.

Dates

May 26-29, 2020 (4 days Tues-Fri)

Location

Harmony Family Center at Montvale (formerly Camp Montvale)

4901 Montvale Road – 15 minutes from downtown Maryville

Time

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Campers can be dropped off between 8:15-8:30 AM each morning.

Cost

$125.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Second sibling discount: $117.00

Camp Director

Liz Domingue, Naturalist/Wildlife Biologist, and Special Guests

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CAMP CHICKABABA (For Individuals with Disabilities Age 6 & Older)

Dates

Location

Week 1:  June 22-26, 2020 (Monday-Friday)

Week 2:  June 29 - July 3, 2020 (Monday-Friday)

Everett Recreation Center

This camp includes therapeutic and fun activities adapted for those with disabilities. Activities include arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor games, music and more. Campers should bring a snack and drink each day. Registration is limited and will open in early April for returning 2019 campers. New participants will be accepted beginning May 11 as space allows.

Time

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Cost

$80.00 per week

Camp Director

Kyna Humphrey

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Thank you to our camp sponsor!

EAST TENNESSEE QUARTERBACK

& RECEIVER SCHOOL (Rising 6th - 8th Graders)

The purpose of this camp is to provide instruction related to passing and receiving the football. The camp will focus on introducing drills and techniques that will help develop skills related to Quarterback and Receiver play. No food available on site except snacks, which will be available to purchase. Campers need to bring a water bottle, cleats, and tennis shoes for indoor Plyometric training each day.

Dates

June 8-10, 2020  (3 days Mon-Wed)

Location

Maryville High School

Time

8:00-11:00 AM

Cost

$75.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Instructors

Maryville High School Football Staff

EAST TENNESSEE FOOTBALL SCHOOL

FOR OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

(Rising 6th - 8th Graders)

The purpose of this camp is to provide specific instruction related to positions played along the offensive and defensive lines. The camp will focus on introducing drills and techniques that will help develop the necessary skills to be a successful lineman on either side of the ball. Sports drinks and water will be available to purchase on site. Campers are welcome to bring healthy snacks and/or their own drinks, but breaks will be short.  Campers need to bring a water bottle, cleats, and tennis shoes for indoor Plyometric training each day..

Dates

June 8-10, 2020 (3 days Mon-Wed)

Maryville High School

Location

Time

8:00-11:00 AM

Cost

$75.00 includes camp T-shirt

Instructors

Maryville High School Football Staff

FUTURE STARS FOOTBALL

SKILLS CAMP (Rising 2nd - 5th Graders)

The purpose of this camp is to provide basic fundamental instruction for all offensive and defensive positions relating to the game of football. Our goal is that each camper gains a better understanding of the football positions that they are interested in through various skills and drills. There will be a 20-minute break between the defensive and offensive instruction at which time snacks and drinks will be available to purchase. Campers need to bring a water bottle, cleats, tennis shoes, and a bag to keep personal belongings in each day. Quarterbacks are encouraged to bring their own league regulation ball if they have one with their name on.

Dates

July 6-8, 2020  (3 days Mon-Wed)

NEW Location

Alcoa High School, 1325 Faraday Street, Alcoa, TN 37701

Time

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Brian Gossett, AHS Offensive Line Coach

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GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL CAMP (Rising 5th - 9th Graders)

This camp, intended for all player levels, is designed to teach and enhance one’s volleyball skills and overall performance on the court. Participants will be grouped according to age if numbers allow. Campers should bring a snack and a water bottle each day.

Dates

June 22-25, 2020  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Location

Alcoa High School Competition Gym at the Middle School

532 Faraday Street, Alcoa

Time

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Cost

$75.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Second sibling discount: $72.00

Instructors

Maryville College Coaching Staff

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MARSH MADNESS

BASKETBALL CAMP (Boys & Girls Ages 6-13)

Dates

Location

June 22-25, 2020  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Alcoa High School Competition Gym at the Middle School

532 Faraday Street, Alcoa

Campers will learn valuable skills at their respective positions and basic fundamentals of the game of basketball.  Campers should bring lunch & a water bottle or drink or may purchase something from the concession stand.

Time

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost

$80.00 includes Camp T-shirt & Basketball

Camp Directors

Dawn Marsh, Former Lady Vol

Micah Marsh, Former Alcoa High School Player and Coach

MLK YOUTH SUMMER DAY CAMP

Dates

June 1 - July 17, 2020 (Monday-Friday)

For Ages 6-12.  Activities include a Literacy program, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics), computer lab, swimming, field trips, games, arts & crafts and more!  Breakfast and lunch provided.  Children should dress comfortably and bring a water bottle each day.

Location

Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 209 E. Franklin Street Alcoa, TN 37701

Time

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Cost

$35.00 per child per week / $60.00 per week for 2 children

Pre-registration and payment are required before the start of each week.  Limited space available.

Camp Directors

Lilli Brown and Derek Williams

CAMP FLYER

SOCCER CAMP (Ages 5-16)

This camp will provide technical and tactical instruction with emphasis being based upon individual ball control and skill development. Shinguards are required. Campers should also bring a soccer ball, water bottle, cleats and tennis shoes and dress comfortably.

Dates

June 1-4, 2020  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Location

Pearson Springs Park

Times

4:30 - 6:00 PM for Ages 5-10

6:00 - 7:30 PM for Ages 11-16

Cost

$35.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Geoff Hamm

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SOFTBALL CAMP (Rising 3rd - 8th Graders)

Dates

Location

Time

June 15-17, 2020  (3 days Mon-Wed)

MHS Softball Field at John Sevier Elementary School

9:00 AM - Noon

Participants will learn the fundamentals of throwing, fielding, hitting, base running and sliding.  Campers should bring cleats and tennis shoes, glove, softball pants or sweats (for sliding drills), bat and helmet (optional), a snack and water bottle each day.

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Nick Payne, MHS Softball Staff

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SPORTS & MORE

KIDS' CAMP (Ages 5-14)

Campers of all skill levels will participate in an exciting sports-filled camp. Sports stations will be set-up to give children the opportunity to experience as many different activities as possible. Campers will focus on teamwork, individual achievement, and sportsmanship. Our goal is to give your child the most positive sports experience possible, while keeping it fun! Campers should bring lunch and drinks each day. No food available on site except for snacks, which will be available for a small fee.  Note: Registration deadlines are Monday, June 1 & June 8.  If space is available after those dates, campers may register at the Parks & Rec Administrative Office only, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday with an additional charge of $5.00 per camper.

Dates

Week 1:  June 2-5, 2020  (4 days – Tues-Fri)

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 1

 

Week 2:  June 9-12, 2020  (4 days – Tues-Fri)

Registration Deadline: Monday, June 8

Location

Everett Recreation Center

Time

7:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Drop-off begins at 7:15 AM)

Cost

$83.00 per week includes Camp T-shirt

Additional week discount: $80.00 (does not include t-shirt)

Additional sibling discount: $80.00

Late Registration: $5.00 per camper

Camp Director

Geoff Hamm

TRACK & FIELD CAMP

(Boys & Girls Kindergarten through Rising 9th Graders)

The purpose of this camp is to provide instruction related to competing in track and field. The camp will focus on introducing drills and techniques that will help develop speed, proper running form, success in field events (shot put, discus, long jump, high jump, and triple jump), and other important necessities for competing in track and field, and will include instruction for both sprinters and distance competitors. Campers will need to bring a water bottle or something to drink.

Dates

July 6-8, 2020  (3 days Mon-Wed)

Location

Maryville High School Track located at Coulter Grove Intermediate School

Time

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Instructors

Maryville High School Track Staff

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PERFORMING ARTS CAMP ( Ages 7-12)

This is a popular camp for the young performing artist! Campers will develop skills that will last a lifetime as they learn a variety of performing arts skills – theatre, dance, music, prop making/design, circus skills, and more – taught from professionals in each area. Campers will follow a main track, with electives in specific areas of focus.   CLICK HERE  for other important information about the camp.

 

Elective preferences will be assigned in order of registration, and some could fill up quickly. Space is limited, and early registration is highly recommended. Campers should bring a snack, lunch and water bottle each day.

Dates

June 22-26, 2020  Registration deadline: Monday, June 15

Location

Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa, TN 37701

Time

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Cost

$90.00 per week includes supplies   Second sibling discount: $88.00

Camp Director

Cindy Johnson

Camp Instructors

Professionals in each teaching area.

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WRESTLING CAMP (Ages 6-14)

Campers will learn proper wrestling positions; top, bottom and neutral, and various techniques such as pinning and combinations.  Campers will also participate in drills and a takedown tournament/live wrestling session.

Dates

June 1–4, 2020 (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Location

Alcoa High School Competition Gym at the Middle School

532 Faraday Street, Alcoa

Time

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes camp t-shirt

Instructors

Brian Gossett and Alex Cate

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The Parks and Recreation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information or disabling condition in employment opportunities or in the provision of parks and recreation services.