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Sandy Springs to Offer a Variety of Summer Camp Options

May 23, 2022

Sandy Springs to Offer a Variety of Summer Camp Options

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. (May 23, 2022)—The school year is just about over in Sandy Springs and summer vacation is knocking on the door! For families looking to complement their summer plans with camp options, there is still space available in the City’s popular summer programs.

Ranging from traditional summer day camps to specialty camps, there are more than 30 camps offering something for everyone at convenient locations and competitive prices.

“The City’s camp options offer value and quality,” Recreation and Parks Director Michael Perry said. “Our dedicated staff work to ensure that each camper has a positive experience, and nothing makes us happier than seeing children return year after year to participate.”

This season’s summer camp offerings include:

  • All-Star Summer Camp
    Each week will include a field trip to the movie theater, kayaking, water day, and themed-based special guests or an additional field trip. Themes include space and science, sports and animal planet, sports and symphony of the five senses, gold rush, world explorers and sports, and under the sea.
  • Super Summer Sports Camp
    Focusing on sports and athletics, each day our staff will strive to help each camper with confidence, communication, cooperation, responsibility, honesty, and goal setting. 
  • STEAM + Reading = STREAM!  
    Challenge Island: play the games, face the trials, and meet the challenge of the magic isles! Choose from these exciting summer camp themes: STEAM tank entrepreneur, Slimetopia camp, MINE island, Xtreme STEAM, STEAM-Warts, world cruise, and shark camp.
  • Summer Hangout
    Sandy Springs Middle School will be an activities center Monday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for middle schoolers to hang out with friends, play games, exercise, and just have a good time away from home that will be supervised and fun. 
  • Soccer Summer Camp
    Activities include soccer drills, skills games, and tournaments. Children should bring their lunch, snacks, and drinks each day.
  • Lacrosse Camp
    Campers will learn and develop their lacrosse game from our Sandy Springs Youth Lacrosse staff in a great week of lacrosse and fun!
  • Gymnastics Camp
    A variety of gymnastics and dance camps available to master skills and build confidence!
  • NextGen Broadway Summer Camp
    NextGen Broadway is a musical theatre camp for the next generation of artists and audiences. There are two sessions available based on age group. The camp will end with a final performance held in the Studio Theatre at the Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center!
  • Tennis Summer Camp
    Designed to be a dynamic week of instruction and fun. Students work on tennis fundamentals such as footwork, stroke production, shot selection, and tactics. Tennis Academy of the South staff incorporate games, point play, and drills to make learning enjoyable. Instruction encourages students to learn basic tournament skills such as putting the ball in play, keeping the ball in play, and scoring. Friday afternoon fun days include a mini tournament, hitting for prizes, and refreshments. Weeklong sessions are offered Monday through Friday throughout the summer from late May to early August. Enrollment is open to beginners ages 5 to 14.

To learn more and to register, please visit the Recreation and Parks Department’s registration website.

For information about the City of Sandy Springs, please visit www.sandyspringsga.gov, or call the Citizen Response Center at 770-730-5600. Follow breaking news and traffic alerts on Twitter and community news on Facebook.

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Media Contact:
Jason Fornicola, Communications Director
jfornicola@sandyspringsga.gov
770.206.1473

 

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