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2016 Summer Camp Directory 

Blue Point Stables Riding Camp

Located in Lenoir, TN, we offer riding lessons, horse boarding, horse sales, horse camps, horse shows, horse breeding, horse leasing and more!

Address: 2727 Town Creek Rd W, Lenoir City, TN 37771

Phone:(865) 376-9312


Boy Scouts of America – Great Smoky Mountain Council


Camp Buck Toms

Located in the mountains about an hour and a half away from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Camp Buck Toms is a gem. It is owned and operated by the Great Smoky Mountain Council. With its heavily wooded mature forest, thriving wildlife, lake, great program facilities and a mature staff this is the place to spend summer camp with your unit!

The facilities at Camp Buck Toms are second to none. Whether it’s swimming in our private cove branching off of Watts Bar Lake, hiking the trails and viewing the Indian mounds of the tribes that once inhabited the lands, talking to someone halfway around the world at our Ham Radio Shelter, or having dinner in our wonderful Dining Hall, we guarantee that our amenities go hand in hand with our world class program. We have fantastic shooting sports ranges, a mountain bike program, a wilderness COPE course with over a dozen complex elements, a fishing pier complete with fish attractions, and a climbing tower over sixty feet tall!

Please contact  Jennifer Williams at for any questions or concerns, or 865-588-6514.


Bricks 4 Kidz day camps build on the universal appeal of LEGO bricks, the importance of STEM, and the innate creativity and curiosity in kids while exploring fun weekly topics such as Mining and Crafting, Galaxies Far Away, Dinosaur Brick Land, Pocket Brick Monsters, Teenage Brick Turtles, and more. For a more advanced challenge, kids even come for a week of Jr. Robotics, Advanced Robotics, or Stop-Motion Animation. Come Learn, Build, and Play the Bricks 4 Kidz way!

Location: 9648 Kingston Pike Ste 5, Knoxville, TN 37922


Phone: (865) 250-8560


Bridgemont Camp

BridgeMont is a Christ-centered camp committed to the discipleship of children and families. We are located in a quiet cove easily accessible to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Our programs include summer camps for kids and retreats for groups year-round.  We also cater meetings and trips for outdoor enthusiasts and other social gatherings.

Check out dates here:!register-for-camp/cwgn

Tel: 865-453-8841

Location​​​​​​:  3620 Katy Hollar Rd Sevierville, TN 37862


Camp Arrowwood

Camp Arrowwood is a dynamic 5 night residential camp open to campers between the ages of 8-14. Our excellent staff help campers to have a life-changing experience here that they cannot experience anywhere else. We take our jobs very seriously and safety is paramount in everything we do. We would love to chat with you about our program. Contact us today!-For 2016 we will have five camp sessions with a maximum of 48 campers per session.

-Each session begins on Sunday and ends Friday.

(All sessions run Sunday-Friday)

Session 1   June 26  –  July  1

Session 2    July   3  –  July  8

Session 3    July  10  – July 15

Session 4    July  17  – July 22

Session 5    July  24 –  July 29

Cost: $515 all-inclusive

Phone: 865-429-9105

Location: 3601 Lyon Springs Rd Sevierville, TN 37862

Camp Knoxville Catholic High School

Join the summer fun at Knoxville Catholic High School!  Our summer camps are open to the community and provide a safe place  to explore new interests and improve skills. Contact us at for general inquiries. Register online at

Art Camp: Book Arts & Printmaking

June 20 – June 23 (9:00 am to 12:00 noon)

Rising 5th through 8th grades

$125 per camper

In this camp, students will learn about creating artful books using a variety of colorful and exciting materials. Young artists will explore a variety of printmaking techniques such as monoprint, block printing, and screen printing.

Band Camp

June 13 – June 17

Morning Session:9:00 to 11:30 am

Afternoon Session: 12:30 to 3:00 pm

Rising 5th grade (beginners): 9:00 to 11:30 am – $100

Rising 6th through 8th grades (leadership camp): 9:00 to 11:30 am – $50

Rising 6th through 8th grades (current band students): 12:30 to 3:00 pm – $100

Morning sessions introduce the fundamentals for how to successfully play a band instrument. This session will also serve as a leadership camp for current middle school band students. Afternoon sessions are designed for current band students moving into grades 6 through 8. There will be a concert on the last day of camp. Middle school students who plan to attend the leadership camp in the morning and the afternoon session should bring a sack lunch.

Math Refresher

July 18 – July 22

Six 90-minute sessions

6th grade through Calculus

$200 per student

This week long camp is for students who wish to clean out the summertime cobwebs before school starts.  We offer individual classes ranging from 6th grade through Calculus, including multiple levels of Algebra and Geometry.  Each class is 90 minutes per day and has a limit of 18 students.

Robotics: Lego Mindstorm

June 13 – June 16

9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Rising 5th through 9th grades

$250 per student

Campers will work in small teams (based on experience level) to design, build, program, and test autonomous robots using the LEGO Mindstorm Invention System. Under the supervision ofFIRST Robotics Competition volunteers, your child will develop STEM skills.  This 4th annual camp is under the direction of Mr. Douglas Parris, mentor to the KCHS Robotichauns – one of the southeast’s leading robotics program.  The program is tiered to meet the needs of novices and returning campers.

Writing Workshop – The Essay: Step by Step

Session 1: July 11 – July 15 (9:00 am to 12:00 noon)

Session 2: July 18 – July 22 (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Rising 9th through 12th grades

$200 per student

This workshop is recommended for those students who struggle with transcribing their ideas into a coherent, cohesive essay which communicates those ideas clearly to the reader. This workshop is also a perfect preparation for rising freshman or sophomore English students as they encounter the challenge of high school writing. Choose the session that works best with your summer schedule.

Writing Workshop – Writing about Literature/Using Sources

Session 1: July 11 – July 15 (1:00 pm to 4:00 pm)

Session 2: July 18 – July 22 (9:00 am to 12:00 noon)

Rising 9th through 12th grades

$200 per student

This camp is ideal for students who struggle to articulate and organize their thoughts when writing about literature. The camp will also offer instructions and practice in MLA formatting and citations. And finally the camp would be ideal for those students who wish to discuss and write about summer reading prior to the beginning of school.

All Sports Camp

July 25 – July 29

9:00 am to 4:00 pm (drop-off as early as 8:00 am; $5 charge per day for 5:00 pm pick-up)

Rising K through 8th Grades

$175 per camper (family pricing available)

KCHS is excited to offer this very popular camp for a second year in a row. This camp focuses on introducing a variety of sports to kids in a safe environment.  This camp uses a proven formula that combines working on fundamentals and skills training with an equal amount of time playing a variety of fun and competitive games (to apply these skills). Besides skill development in multiple sports, there will also be a consistent focus on sportsmanship and fun. In today’s culture, kids are often pressured to concentrate on one sport. The All Sports Camp provides an opportunity to experience new sports and explore other interests. Learning from some of the Southeast’s top coaches, along with talented high school athletes, is the perfect recipe to build confidence in any young athlete.

Basketball – Boys

June 13 – June 15

Ages 8 to 10: 9:00 to 11:30 am

Ages 11 to Rising 8th Grade: 12:30 to 3:00 pm

$100 per camper (family pricing available)

Learn the fundamentals of basketball from KCHS Head Coach Mike Hutchens, his staff, and players during the 28th Annual Basketball Camp. Boys will learn the following skills: defensive footwork, team rotation, box-out techniques, shooting, passing, catching, dribbling, moving without the ball, and attitude.

Basketball – Girls

May 31 – June 2 (6:00 to 9:00 pm)

Ages 8 to 16

$100 per camper (family pricing available)

Learn the fundamentals of basketball from KCHS Head Coach Alex Bowers, his staff, and players. Whether you are a newcomer to the sport or a varsity level player, the Lady Irish Basketball Camp will help players of all ages develop and improve their skills.

Baseball Camp

June 20 – June 22, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon (8:30 am registration on June 20)

Rising 3rd through Rising 8th Grade

$100 per camper

Learn the fundamentals of baseball – or fine tune skills – with KCHS Head Coach Caleb Moore, his staff, and players.

Cheer Camp

July 20 – July 22, 9:00 am to 12:00 Noon (8:30 am registration on July 20)

Rising K through Rising 8th Grade

$75 per camper

Learn a new cheer and dance for a performance, along with working on jumps with the KCHS Varsity Cheerleaders and Head Coach Emily Broussard.

Knoxville Youth Dance Camp

June 27 – June 29, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Rising K through 5th grades

$75 per dancer (includes camp t-shirt)

Knoxville Youth Dance Camp is a 3-day camp open to boys and girls grades kindergarten through 5th.  Your dancer(s) will train under our talented staff of highly trained professional dancers and choreographers. Our camp offers a variety of dance styles, including Jazz, Hip-Hop, Pom, and more!

Knoxville Dance Camp

July 7 – July 9, 8:00 am to 12:00 noon

Middle and High School individuals and teams

$175 per dancer for 3-day camp; $15 per drop-in class

Knoxville Dance Camp is a 3-day camp open all high school and middle school dance teams and individuals who wish to further their dance technique. Your dancer(s) will train under our talented staff of highly trained professional dancers and choreographers. Similar to a private/college campus dance camp, we offer both pep-rally and field style routines, technique sessions in multiple dance genres, and more!

Smith & Smith Catholic Football Camp

July 7 – July 8, 8:00 to 11:30 am

Rising K through 8th grade – Boys and Girls Welcome

Campers will receive direct instruction from Harrison Smith (Minnesota Vikings) and Lee Smith (Buffalo Bills), and other NFL players! KCHS Head Football Coach Steve Matthews, his staff, and players are opening the gates to Blaine Stadium free of charge for your child to learn more about the game from pro athletes. Participants will learn basic fundamentals of football, along with speed and agility drills, and all aspects of being successful on the field.

Lacrosse Camp – Girls

June 14 – June 16, 8:30 to 11:30 am

Rising 3rd through 10th grade

$75 per camper (family discount: $50 for each additional sibling)

Beginner-level players will learn stick skills, ball handling, and playing techniques from some of East Tennessee’s most experienced and respected Lacrosse coaches.  Equipment (except a mouth guard) is provided and campers will keep a water bottle and t-shirt.  The camp will be held on Knoxville Catholic’s Hollin Field in Blaine Stadium.  Please bring a mouth guard and a light snack.

Lady Irish Fastpitch Softball Camp

June 15 – June 17, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

7 years old through rising 8th grade

$100 per camper ($125 for day of registration)

Join the Lady Irish Softball players and staff this summer for a 3-day instructional camp!  Under the direction of KCHS Head Coach Sarah Bailey, a former Lady Vol and NCAA 2-time First Team All American, campers will develop skills that will enable them to improve immediately as a fastpitch softball player.  Participants will build their game knowledge in small group settings, playing skill-specific games to maximize fun and development.  Each day will end with everyone’s favorite…Crazy Olympics!

Volleyball Camp – Girls

July 11 – July 13, 9:00 am to 12:00 noon

Rising 3rd through 8th grades

$125 per camper

This camp will emphasize fundamental skills: passing, setting, hitting, individual defense, and serving.  Campers will work in groups based on skill level.  Players should bring a light lunch and knee pads.

Youth Wrestling Camp

June 20 – June 22 (8:30 am – 12:00 noon)

Rising 2nd through 9th grades – Boys and Girls Welcome

Free of Charge

During this three-day camp, your child will be safely taught the basics of the sport of wrestling. This camp will accommodate beginners as well as those with experience. We will cover the rules of wrestling, takedowns, reversals, and pinning combinations.

Camp Central

Jr. Chef Academy

June 27 – June 29

9:30 – 11:30 am

Entering 3rd – 6th grades

$35 per person

Learn the basics of kitchen safety and proper food handling. Each chef will receive their own apron and hat! Participants will help in preparation for weekday  meals served at Central.

Mega Sports Camp

June 20 – June 24

5:30 – 7:30 pm

Entering 1st – 6th grades

$25 per person

Choose Basketball, Flag Football or Soccer as your focus. Coaches will work with you & challenge you to become a better player. Friday will be a sports jamboree for the entire family with fun games, activities & food

Preschool Mega Sports

July 25 – July 27

9:00 – 11:30 pm

Age 3 by August 2015 – Kindergarten


A 3 day introduction of soccer, basketball and other team sports for preschoolers age 3 thru 5.

Music and Arts Camp

July 10 – July 14

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Entering 1st – 6th grades

Sunday 4:00 – 6:00 pm


Scholarships available

Designed for all interest levels, this camp will be an exciting week culminating with a showcase performance Thursday evening at 6:00 pm!

Our theme will be Hans Bronson’s Gold Medal Mission encompassing our summer Olympics in the arts!

Preschool Summer Adventure

July 11 – July 14 and

July 18 – July 21

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Age 6 weeks – Entering Kindergarten

Be part of the adventure this summer with our loving, fun, safe, Christian environment day camp. Capacity is limited for each class – register early!

Tennis Camp

May 31, June 1 & 2

4:30 – 6:30 pm

Entering 1st – 6th grades


Want to learn a new sport or better your tennis skills? Join Tennis Camp!

VBS at Central

June 6 – June 9

9:00 am – 12:15 pm

Age 4 by August 2015 – Entering 6th grades

Carnival Kick-Off June 5

Closing Celebration June 9

At Deep Sea Discovery, kids dive into God’s Word to see how He has been with His people every step of the way. Hands-on service projects and sea science will help kids experience a VBS adventure like no other!

Camp Discovery

Camp Discovery (Fully Accredited) offers Eight- week long summer “Sleep Over” Camps for ages 7-90 individuals with Mental and Physical Special needs

Location: Gainsboro, TN


Phone: Camp Discovery-(931) 268-0239    Camp Applications- Chester Lowe- (615) 504-1727

Email:  (Chester Lowe, Tennessee Foundation Vice President of Operations)

Camp Nakanawa

Ann and Pepe Perron, owners and directors of Camp Nakanawa for over 20 years providing an environment for girls to gain skills while at the same time build strength of character and a sense of unselfishness.

Nakanawa has touched the lives of young ladies from all over the world. We invite you to share in this special place called Camp Nakanawa.

Our Two Week Programs are divided into Junior Camp for girls 8 to 11, and Intermediate Camp for girls 12 to 14.  This is a great introduction to camping and to Nakanawa!  For many two week campers, this is their first time at a resident camp.  All Two Week campers take a full slate of classes in addition to enjoying special events such as an Overnight, the Cookout, and Activity Meets.  We focus on fun while stressing basic ideals and values.  We strive to help every girl gain self-confidence and high self esteem through her achievements.

On the last day of the Two Week Session, each camp presents a Musical for visiting parents and guests before the Final Awards Night.

Address: 1084 Camp Nakanawa Rd, Crossville, TN 38571

Phone:(931) 277-3711

Camp Webb

Camp Webb offers a whole summer of fun.  With over 80 different camps – your camper could come for 1 week or as many as 8, and enjoy a wide variety of activities!  Explore the outdoors and swim in our Adventure Camp, or try something more specialized with our Sports or Specialty camps.  We also offer Mini camps for an afternoon or fun!


Location: 9800 Webb School Drive Knoxville, TN 37923

Camp Wesley Woods

Residential camp that focuses on small group camping, encouraging family values, group building, and developing relationships with God. Featuring 7 weeks of camp for rising 1st through 12th graders. Day camp, half-week & full-week programs. Basecamp, high adventure, & special needs camps. Have fun! Make friends! Grow in faith! 329 Wesley Woods Road, Townsend, TN 37882.

Phone: (865) 448-2246.

Phone:(865) 448-6556.

Fax: (865) 448-3904.

Camp Widjiwagan

Our goal is to provide a safe, fun, magical and educational experience for all guests and children who come to Camp or the Outdoor Center. Each day, we work to demonstrate the Y’s core values of Caring, Honesty, Respect and Responsibility while practicing a “Kids and Guests First” philosophy.

Located on 320 beautiful acres on Percy Priest Lake just outside Nashville, Tenn., the Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center and YMCA Camp Widjiwagan is owned and operated by the YMCA of Middle Tennessee.

Address: 3088 Smith Springs Rd. Antioch, TN 37013

Phone: 615-360-2267

Design Matters! Camp

Design Matters! Camp is for Lego-lovin’, out-of-the-box thinking, process-minded, creative, curious and motivated high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.  This week-long, immersive experience is for students who look at the world differently and imagine ways to improve it.  It is for those who are drawn to using creativity to solve problems and design to impact society.

Big Orange for a Week

Design Matters! Camp is hosted by the UT College of Architecture and Design in its award-winning building in the heart of Big Orange Country.  It provides an immersive experience in both design instruction and college life for motivated students who want to learn about design in the built environment and the considerations that shape it.

Students stay in a well-appointed residence hall on UT’s campus, and during the week, they will be engaged in a variety of activities that challenge their thinking about design, hands-on instruction in design, field trips to area locations for design interpretation and activities on the UT campus.  Students will learn more about design thinking and the many career options open to graduates with design degrees.  The camp concludes on Friday, July 15, with a celebratory lunch for campers and their families.

Scholarships and Registration

Now in its eighth year, Design Matters! Camp is the only summer camp of its kind in the region.  Scholarships are available (deadline May 2), and registration is very limited.  Register today at  For reduced tuition, register before April 15.

The UT College of Architecture and Design is celebrating its 50th year of influencing design around the world.  For more information, visit

What: Design Matters! Camp

When: July 10-15, 2016 (overnight camp)

Who: Rising high school sophomores, juniors and seniors

Where: University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Contact: 865-974-3232, 865-974-5265,


Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont (Overnight)


Phone: 865-448-6709

Address: 9275 Tremont Road, Townsend, TN 37882 (we are about 50 minutes from Knoxville).


Dates –

Firefly Camp (Age 5-8 + parent) — Beginning July 5th

Family Camp July 11-16, 2016

Discovery Camp (Ages 9-12) June 13-18, 2016 — June 27-July 2, 2016 — July 18-23, 2016

Teen High Adventure (Ages 13-17) July 18-23, 2016

Backcountry Ecological Expedition (Ages 13-17) June 27 —July 2, 2016 July 5-July 10, 2016

Wilderness Adventure Trek (Ages 13-17) June 13-18, 2016 — June 27-July 2, 2016

Field Ecology Adventure (Ages 13-17) July 18-28, 2016

Girls in Science (Ages 12-15) June 13-18, 2016

Ijams Nature Center

Located minutes from downtown Knoxville on 300 acres of beautiful woodlands with nature trails, a winding creek, rock climbing, historic buildings, a lake, and animal exhibits, Ijams Nature Center offers a unique setting for its Summer Outdoor Adventure Day Camps.

Each week will offer an activity-packed, fun-filled session of educational, environmental, and outdoor activities. Activities and crafts will vary with each session as the theme changes. Campers enrolled in multiple sessions will have a new and exciting experience each week of the summer.

Location: 2915 Island Home Avenue Knoxville, TN 37920

Check out the full list and description of Ijams camps (including late July and August) on their website.


Isha Summer Program for Children-
A Week-long Residential Yoga Camp Just for Kids!

Isha Summer Program for Children is a residential yoga camp for children ages 7-13 hosted by the Isha Institute of Inner-sciences classical yoga retreat located on 1400 forested acres of Tennessee’s breathtaking Cumberland Plateau.

Grounded in powerful yet simple yoga practices, Isha’s program for children celebrates the natural gifts within every child, encouraging and nurturing a sense of wonder through exploration in nature, hands-on creative projects, and team activities.  Children become more responsible and responsive to individuals and situations, develop a deeper love and respect for the interconnections of life, and improve their overall health, wellbeing, and confidence.

The Isha camp includes daily yoga classes and wholesome vegetarian meals. Activities include hikes to bluffs, waterfalls, and caves; arts & crafts; music & dance, swimming, team games and more! Each child takes home a simple but powerful yoga practice that they can use throughout the year for optimal health and inner peace.

Dates:  Camp I- July 10-17
Camp 2- July 24-31

Phone:  931-570-4438

KidsU at the University of Tennessee

Our award-winning Kids U summer camps are exclusive opportunities for area youth in grades 3-12. Children come to UT and learn from college faculty, staff, and graduate students in fields such as art, chemistry, cooking, anthropology, photography, microbiology, computers and veterinary medicine. Camps are offered for one week in the morning or afternoon.

Please register early. Class sizes are limited, and camps fill up quickly.

Knoxville Museum of Art: Summer Art Academy

Contact Information:

Knoxville Museum of Art

1050 World’s Fair Park Drive

Knoxville, TN 37916

865.525.6101 ext. 241,

Knoxville Racquet Club Tennis and Adventure Camp

The Knoxville Racquet Club Summer Tennis and Adventure Camp is designed for boys and girls ages 6 – 12 of all abilities, whether they are new to the sport or have been playing competitively. The camp will emphasize stroke development, tennis fundamentals, agility, and most of all FUN!  The ultimate goal is for the kids to learn about the game of tennis, improve their ability, and to see how much FUN tennis can be. The camp will be directed by David Thornton.


Location: 5535 Lonas Dr.  Knoxville, TN 37909

La Petite Academy Summer Camps

Knoxville, TN 37931. 1-877-861-5078.

Onsight Rock Gym

Location: 5335 Western Avenue, Knoxville, TN, 37921

Phone: 865-888-9123





TIMES:: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM




All camp participants will receive a Onsight Rock Gym Summer Camp T-shirt

A healthy snack is included daily (Generously provided by Whole Foods Market Knoxville)

Lunch will not be provided

Price includes all necessary rental equipment

Onsight members receive a 10% discount

Siblings receive $10 off each additional registration after one full price registration


Knoxville Zoo

Location: 3500 Knoxville Zoo Drive, Knoxville, TN 37914


We like to MOVE IT!  That is, move like the animals and have fun exploring the way they move.  Join us this summer and see just how and why those animals move the way the do and have some fun exploring new ways to move it!

To register, call 637-5331 and press 8, Monday through Friday during business hours.  For more information, please visit our website at

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies


Location: 88 River Rd, Gatlinburg,TN 37738


Phone:  865-430-8808

The Little Gym of Knoxville and Farragut

Knoxville Location: 7240 Kingston Pike #212 Knoxville, TN 37919 (865) 583-1166

Farragut Location: 215 Brooklawn Street Brooklawn Village Shopping Center Farragut, TN 37934 (865) 966-4FUN

Website Knoxville:

Website Farragut:

The Muse Knoxville

Location: 516 North Beaman Street Knoxville, TN 37914


Get out of the heat and into the S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math)!  Camps for ages 3-13 at The Muse are discovery-based, hands-on, educational and FUN! Registration begins March 1st.

Tate’s Day Camp

Located on N. Cedar Bluff Road in West Knoxville. All camps run from 8:30 AM-4:00 PM. (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Tate’s is accredited by the American Camp Association and provides weekly themes that include traditional camp activities like swimming, arts & crafts, archery, zipline, climbing tower, hillside slip’n slide, and more. (865) 690-9208,,,, Twitter: @TatesCamp

Pirates and Princesses

Ages 3-13. May 23-27. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Errrr matey – adventure awaits us in every port where “X” marks the spot and buried treasure is within our reach. Shiver me timbers! Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Star Wars (4 days)

Ages 3-13. May 31-June 3. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). The Jedi Knights and Princesses have called for help from all corners of the galaxy as they sense a strengthening of the once fallen Empire. Will you be ready to answer the call? Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Slime & Grime

Ages 3-13. June 6-10. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). When you combine one part science and two parts imagination with some household knowledge and a little dirt, the outcome is some excitingly unusual activities, games and experiments that are sure to capture your attention and make you say WOW!  Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

CSI: Camp Scene Investigation

Ages 3-13. June 13-17. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Suspicion lurks around every corner as mystery and intrigue creep into the camp.  Keep your eyes open for clues and prepare to process the evidence, and whatever you do, be alert for strange and mysterious happenings. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Child vs. Wild: Olympic Style

Ages 3-13. June 20-24. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Based in part on the television show, Survivor, tribal alliances are formed and spirit fills the air as tribes participate in competitions to gain points throughout the week.  Some challenges involve skill and energy while others involve thought and problem solving. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.


Ages 3-13. June 27-July 1. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Crank up the volume and hold on to your six-string as we travel from Motown to Hollywood without ever leaving our 52-acre city of the stars.  Participate in celebrity dress up day; have the opportunity to perform in talent shows; or join a fan club and cast your vote for the next Tate’s Icon. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Holiday Hoopla (4 days)

Ages 3-13. July 5-8. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Raise the flag, carve the jack-o-lantern, prepare to trick or treat, deck the halls, hang the stockings and load the sleigh as we feature a four-day holiday celebration. Even Rudolph can’t wait for this week of holiday hoopla. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.


Ages 3-13. July 11-15. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Fire up the cotton candy machine and crank up the music and games because it’s time for the Tate’s Carnival, which includes an inflatable obstacle course, dunking booth, and special games. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Harry Potter

Ages 3-13. July 18-22. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Calling all young wizards to come and meet the magical sorting hat before venturing to the land of fiction where campers of all ages will enjoy dress up days, Hogwarts crafts, Quidditch and the Tate’s Triwizard dodgeball tournament. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Wild Water

Ages 3-13. July 25-29. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Load the Super Soakers, spray down the slip’n slide, and fire up the pool parties for some wet and wild summer fun. Swimming and traditional camp activities are included.

Tate’s Adventures in Robotics

For rising 4th-5th graders. May 23-27. Robotics is 8:30 AM-2:00 PM with additional camp activities until 4:00. (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). Campers will follow the Design Process to build and program robots of different shapes and sizes to develop growth in problem-solving skills that involve math, engineering, physics and logic as they work toward their goals.

Counselor-In-Training Program

For rising 9th-10th graders. Session 1: May 31-June 17; Session 2: June 20-July 8; Session 3: July 11-29. 8:30 AM-4:00 PM (Early care from 7:30 AM and extended care until 6:00 PM included). This leadership training program incorporates real life work experience into a fun and energetic camp environment by combining hands-on opportunities, team building, and problem solving into life skills that participants will use forever.

UT Volunteer Your Voice Summer Camp

Dates: June 6-10, 2016

The UT Volunteer Your Voice Summer Camp is a one week camp for children ages 8-15 with speech, language and/or hearing disorders.  Camp includes 2 half-days (8:30-11:30am) at the UT Hearing and Speech Center and a 3 day/2 night stay at the Great Smoky Mountain Institute at Tremont!  Campers receive daily group and individual therapy sessions plus constant opportunity to practice their speech/language targets in “real-life” situations.  Check out the website for more information!


Location:  University of Tennessee Hearing and Speech Center   1600 Peyton Manning Pass  Knoxville, TN  37996

Phone:  865-974-4641


White Stables

Day Camps:

June 6-10, 8:30am-4pm

max 8campers, ages 10-16


June 14-17, 10am-1:30pm

max 8campers, ages 6-9


Intensive Riding/Gymkhana

June 20-24

max 6riders, ages 10+, must be able to walk, trot.



June 27-July 1, 12:30pm-3pm

max 6riders, ages 10+, must be able to walk, trot, canter


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