Summer Camp Guide

Enjoy summer camps in Central KY!  From Art Camps and Dance Camps to LEGO fun and Ninja time there are great camps all over Lexington and Central Kentucky throughout the summer.

To include your Summer Camp Listing please email Erin at [email protected]


General Camps

 4 – H Camp

Summer Camps, Clubs, and more



Aldersgate Camp


Aldersgate Camp & Retreat Center has been exciting and empowering campers of all ages for over 50 years! Located about an hour southeast of Lexington, KY, in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, join us during June and July this summer for a thrilling adventure full of activities like zip-line, horses, sports, music, campfires, Bible study, hay rides, art, swimming, fun, friends, memories, and so much more!

Camps include half-week and week-long sessions with something for everyone, including grandparents! Scholarships are available. For more information, including dates and prices, or to register, visit our website,, contact us at [email protected], or call 606-723-5078. Welcome Home to Where Faith Meets the Mountains!

Bless Your H’art Art Camps  

Bless Your h’Art! Summer Art Camps explore several art mediums and provide fun and entertainment in a mentally stimulating environment.  We offer 4 Day camps with 4 different themes. Participants will go back and forth from one project to another until 4-6 are completed. We will also have 1 Day camps to do 1-2 projects.

Contact us for our full schedule and project details. Discounts available for multi children and multi camp registrations. REGISTER BY MAY 31.

[email protected]   502-642-5330

4 Day Camps

Camp Theme:      Ages:      Dates:  Time:     Cost:
Fairies and Gardens      6-9     Jun 5-8 & Jun 26- 29 9a-12p     $130
Fairies and Gardens     10-13     Jun 5-8 &Jun 26-29 1p-4p     $130
Fun in the Sun      6-9     Jun 19-22 9a-12p     $130
Fun in the Sun     10-13     Jun 19- 22 1p-4p     $130
When I Grow Up      6-10     Jul 31-Aug 3 9a-12p     $130
Just for Tweens     11-13     Jul 31-Aug 3 1 p-4p     $130

1 Day Camps

 Projects:    Ages:    Dates:      Time:    Cost:
Stepping Stone & Garden Gnome    6-9    Jun 12 & Jul 13      9a-12p    $40
Stepping Stone & Garden Gnome    10-13    Jun 12 & Jul 13      1p-4p    $40
Just Beachy Multi Media Canvas
& Bisque
   6-9    Jun 13       9a-12p    $40
Just Beachy Multi Media Canvas
& Bisque
   10-13    Jun 13      1p-4p    $40
Tic Tac Toe Board/Hangman Game
& Magic Kingdom Canvas
   6-9   Jun 14 & Jul 26      9a-12p    $40
Tic Tac Toe Board/Hangman Game
& Creativi-Tree Canvas
   10-13   Jun 14 & Jul 26      1p-4p    $40
Fairy Garden     6-9   Jun 15, Jul 24
& Jul 27
     9a-12p    $40
Fairy Garden    10-13    Jun 15, Jul 24
& Jul 27
     1p-4p    $40
Sunny Fun Mosaic Tile Plaque    6-9    Jul 10      9a-12p    $40
Sunny Fun Mosaic Tile Plaque    10-13    Jul 10      1p-4p    $40
Space Traveler Canvas &
Scientist Tye Dye Lab Coat
   6-9    Jul 11      9a-12p    $40
Monogram Me
& Cute as a Button Frame
   10-13    Jul 11      1p-4p    $40
Splish-Splash Bubble Plate &
What’s Kraken Canvas
    6-9    Jul 12 & Jul 25      9a-12p    $40
Be-YOU-tiful Mosaic Tile Plaque    10 – 13    Jul 12 & Jul 25      1p-4p    $40

10% discount for multiple children, after the first one is paid at full price. Register for two 4 Day Camps, receive $10 off each week. Register for all three, 4 Day Camps, receive $15 off each week. Schedule multiple 1 Day Camps, get $5 off each.


Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents: KIDS FUN ART

June 26 – 30, 2017
MondayFriday 9 am – 2 pm
Ages 6 – 12

Join us for another great year of dance, music, art, drama & Spanish. This workshop is designed to get kids interested in the world through art. This year the kids will learn all about Africa, their music, dance and art. They will also have an informal performance of the story of Wangari Maathai at the end of the week.
Tuition $190
All materials, snack provided.   Kids need to bring lunch.

Bluegrass Youth Ballet presents: Fairy Tale Camp

June 12 – 16 Snow White
June 19 – 23 Cinderella
MondayFriday 9:00 am – 12 noon


At Fairy Tale Camp, students ages 3 – 6 explore classic fairy tales through dance, drama, art and music. Each week culminates in a short performance where students can share what they have learned. All materials and snacks included with tuition.
$110 for One week
$200 for Two weeks

Info: (859) 433-1515

Boys & Girls / Ages: 5-13
Fun-filled summer of camps where children learn,
build and play… with LEGO® Bricks!  Held at Best Brains Learning Center and Sayre School.  Visit website for complete camp schedule.
All camps are designed for three-hour sessions,  9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. with full day options for five days. Extended care as needed.
Discounts for siblings, full-day registration and daily options of selected camps.May 22 – Aug. 15
A Pirate’s Quest, Bat League (NEW!), Angry Birdies, Extreme Ninjas, Galaxy Far Away, Jr. Robotics (NEW!), Jurassic Brick Land, Knights/Princesses, Mining & Crafting I/II, Movie Making 101, Pocket Brick Monsters, Super Heroes, Teenage Brick Turtles, Wizards/Minions

Camp Creativity was developed by two art teachers to provide arts enrichment and learning activities for children ages 3 – 12.
Tuition per session is $150 for Half Day (9am -12pm) or $275 for Full Day (9am – 4pm) Extended day options are available.

Session 1: Pirate Parrr-ty!    May 30th – June 2nd
Ahoy ye land lubbers! We be diving under the sea to find our lost treasure! We’ll explore Davy Jones’ Locker and stumble upon the lost city of Atlantis. Create your treasure chest and fill it with artwork of pirate ships, sea creatures, painted sea shells. Imagine and build an underwater city. Yo ho ho and a bottle of paint!

Session 2: The Art of Entertainment – Theme Park and Circus Design    June 5th – 9th
Step right up! Create rides that thrill and circus acts that delight. Design colorful Willy Wonka-inspired candy treats, gleaming and glittering midway games, and shows with wondrous surprises. Dream big as you engineer roller coasters and spine chilling attractions. Come one, come all! Get your ticket to the most creative show on earth!

Session 3: Bringing Stories to Life – Puppetry, Animation, and More!    June 12th – 16th
Behind every great movie, comic book, or video game is a compelling story. But how do you transform a story from “just a story” to visual entertainment? In this camp we will explore different methods of visual storytelling- from brainstorming to drawing storyboards to bring the story to life. We will be creating puppets, learning about theater scene design, and animation.    *Please note we will be doing digital animation in the morning. Campers signed up for this session should bring a mobile device, tablet, or laptop on which to create their animation.

Session 4: Full STEAM Ahead!    June 19th – 23rd
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. When outside-the-box-thinking doesn’t quite cut it – create your own box! Imagineer your own amazing designs to conquer unique challenges. Construct your own Rube Goldberg machine, propel a baking soda rocket, get wound-up in a rubber band car, and find out how many straws it takes to support a bowling ball. The future belongs to those who S.T.E.A.M!

Session 5: Art- the Final Frontier     June 26th – 30th
Blast off to an out of this world art odyssey! We’re on mission to create intergalactic masterpieces. Boldly go were to no artist has gone before to paint galaxies far, far, away; sculpt a newly discovered alien life form; and build a space ship. Explore the farthest reaches of your imagination in this stellar camp.

Session 6: Jurassic Art    July 5th – 7th
 Stomp in to prehistoric times to explore dinosaurs and disasters! Create fossils, study ancient artifacts, and make an erupting volcano. Discover a lost world buried for millions of years!

Session 7: Hawaiian Hullabaloo     July 10th -14th
Aloha! Catch a wave to the art luau inspired by the colors and culture of Hawaii. Hang ten on your own personalized surfboard and learn to sway with the palm trees through hula dancing. Paint seashells, build a boat, and sculpt tiki mugs in the Polynesian style. Bring your sunscreen for a short week of fun in the sun. Mahalo!

Session 8: Jungle Safari    July 17th – 21st
Go wild on this expedition to the rainforest! Hop in your jeep and race in to an art adventure. Create traditional batiks, papier mache animals, and a rainforest diorama. We will learn about folk-art from Panamá by making mola collages and ceramics inspired by ancient Aztec carvings.

Session 9: Wizarding World of Art  July 24th – 28th
You have been accepted to the Hogwarts School of Art and Wizardry! You will get sorted in to your house, create your wand and join the Dueling Club. We will also create a spell book and explore the same subjects that Harry studied at Hogwarts including Care of Magical Creatures and Potions.  Learn how these subjects truly connect to our Muggle world!

Session 10: Medieval Quest  July 31st – August 4th
Embark on an epic quest to a land of mighty monarchs and noble knights. Unlock the secrets of medieval artisans as you make jeweled crowns, royal coats of arms and castle-worthy stained glass. Build powerful catapults and fortified castles fit for kings and queens. Polish your armor and prepare for great feats of innovation in a medieval legend of your own making.

Camp Curiosity
Camp Curiosity offers fun, interactive, educational programming for children 3 years old through 8th grade. We offer each child the opportunity to create a personalized, independent schedule selecting from a wide variety of activities such as athletic, arts, science and much more!

  • June 5-9
  • June 12-16
  • June 19-23
  • June 26-30
  • July 10-14
  • July 17-21

Camp Kindness

Are you looking for a unique camp for your child to attend this summer?  Camp Kindness is a hands on learning camp that will teach kids about the importance of believing in yourself and the impact you can make in the world.  Join us for one week or all four and watch your child grow this summer!  Spots are limited to 15 children each week and will fill up fast.  We give a $25 discount per week for siblings.  Save your child’s spot here.

Fur-Ever Friends  June 19 – 23
Perfectly Me  June 26 – 30
Call of the Wild   July 17 – 21
Attitude of Gratitude  July 24 – 28




Camp Walkabout
June – July 2017
Baylor School
171 Baylor School Road
Chattanooga TN 37405



Crestwood Christian Church Summer Camp

Crestwood Christian Church Childcare SUMMER CAMP is a fun and safe environment for learning and play.
Children from Infants – finished with 5th Grade. Our summer theme is “Down on the Farm”.  Camp runs with Fayette County summer break. Great location near UK and easy access to downtown Flexible programs for school age offering full, part time, and a flex plan – you pick and choose your days (minimum of 20 days). Weekly field trips for school age and many fun activities brought into the center for all ages.
Contact us for more information 859-266-8490


Explorium of Lexington

Week 1: May 22 – May 26 – Circus Science
Learn how to perform amazing stunts like tightrope walking. Explore the live of clowns and how science and art combine to create awesome circus fun!

Week 2: May 30 – June 2 – Creepy, Crawly Critters
Meet real insects, including a tarantula and hissing cockroaches, learn why scorpions glow in the dark and create the perfect home for an insect pet!

Week 3: June 5 – June 9 – Home Town Heroes
Meet local heroes from around Lexington, including Big L from the Lexington Legends, veterinarians from Banfield Pet Hospital and learn about the live of the police officers and firefighters that protect us every day!

Week 4: June 12 – June 16 – Grossology
Learn about how the human body works, how every day household items can create fun chemical messes and more as we conduct “Gross” experiments in this week’s camp!

Week 5: June 19 – June 23 – Sail the Seven Seas
Ever wanted to talk like a pirate, walk the plank or learn about ocean life? Then this is for you! Explore life on (and below) the high seas!

Week 6: June 26 June 30 – Myth Busters
Does hiding in the bathtub during a tornado REALLY work? Conduct experiments to test myths we’ve all heard of!

Week 7: July 5 – July 7 – Explorium Olympics
Explore historic and modern sports and even invent you own during this athletic-themed camp!

Week 8: July 10 – July 14 – Around the World
Travel around the globe in just a few days! We will learn all about other cultures and countries as we jet around earth!

Week 9: July 17 – July 21 – Build, Build, Build!
Perfect for your future engineers or architects! This camp will focus on building strong and stable structures. Test out buildings on an earthquake table and learn about the keys to constructing a successful bridge!

Week 10: July 24 – July 28 – Weird and Wonderful Wilderness
Explore nature without ever leaving the museum! We will examine real life insects and animals, construct “emergency” structures and discover the world around us!

Week 11: July 31 – August 4 – Fancy Fossils
Dig up some Dino bones with us and explore what life was like when the dinosaurs roamed the Earth!

Week 12: August 7 – August 11 – Sneaky Sleuthing
Brush up on your fingerprint and clue finding skills as we learn what it takes to be a life crime stopper.

Gloria Deo School for the Arts

Come, dance with us!
Registration is now open for SUMMER CAMPS and for YEAR ROUND CLASSES beginning in the fall.
The first fall class is always FREE for new students.
For more information or to register online:

KIDS CREATIVE ARTS for ages 3 – 7
Children will explore music, dance, art, creative worship, and other activities
designed to lay a foundation of love for dance and give an introduction to ballet.
First week:  July 10 – 14
Second week:  July 24 – 28
MondayFriday 9:30-12:30
Tuition:  $110/week

The young artists program is designed to train and inspire young dancers to grow technically
and artistically while developing an understanding of God’s heart for dance.  Participants will
receive daily classes in ballet technique, variations, mime, conditioning, creative worship,
contemporary dance, and dance history.
June 12 – 16
MondayFriday 9:30 – 2:30
Tuition:  $130/week

This two-week intensive for intermediate/advanced dancers consists of daily classes in ballet,
pointe, pas de deux, contemporary, variations, choreography, injury prevention, creative worship,
and choreography as well as performance opportunities at the end of the session.  Our teaching
staff includes Gloria Deo School of the Arts faculty members as well as several guest teachers
from around the country.
June 19 – 30
MondayFriday 10:00 – 3:00
Tuition:  $155/week

Lexington Children’s Theatre 

Lexington Christian Academy Camp Feathers

LCA Tates Creek Campus (Immanuel Baptist Church)
Feathers wants you to join him this summer for some fun in the sun! Camp Feathers is a fun and exciting summer camp and you won’t want to miss all the new and improved things we have going on! We invite you to join us for a jam-packed, adventure-filled, ministry-led summer camp! Open to all children in the community, Camp Feathers will offer exciting themes each week that campers will explore through science, art, music, and so much more. Campers will also enjoy weekly on-site field trips and hands-on experiences. The camp staff is comprised of a wonderful group of Christian role models who will encourage your children to be their best all summer.
Preschool – Grade 6
There is a $55 non-refundable registration fee due, payable only by FACTS account, at the time of registration. For current 2017-2018 LCA families, the registration fee is $35. There is a sibling discount of $15
Pre-Registered Rate: $40/Day $200/Week     Drop-In Rate: $45/Day $225/Week

“Creation” Summer Sessions
Session 1 June 5th – June 9th Summer Camp Kick Off!
Session 2 June 12th – June 16th Creation’s 1st Day: Day & Night
Session 3 June 19th – June 23rd Creation’s 2nd Day: Heavens & Earth
Session 4 June 24th – June 30th Creation’s 3rd Day: Land/Plants/Trees
Session 5 July 3rd – July 7th Creation’s 4th Day: Sun/Moon/Stars
Session 6 July 10th – July 14th Creation’s 5th Day: Marine Animals/Birds of the Air
Session 7 July 17th – July 21st Creation’s 6th Day: Animals/Humans
Session 8 July 24th – July 28th Creation’s 7th Day: God Rested
Session 9 July 31st – August 4th Back-to-School Bash!

Questions? Please contact (859) 422-5709 or email [email protected]

Lexington Hearing and Speech Center

“Around the World” Summer Camp for children ages three-finished second grade from May 30 – August 11, 2017
Lexington Hearing & Speech Center summer camps combines summer fun with learning about the world around us. Each week we travel to a new country and try new foods, play games and learn new words!

“Language Stimulation Summer Camps at Lexington Hearing & Speech Center”: Language Stimulation Camps are a collaborative program led by preschool teachers with certifications in deaf/hard of hearing and early childhood education that are licensed and certified through the state of Kentucky and LHSC and speech pathologists. Camps are for children ages 3-7 currently receiving speech/language services. For more information, please contact Allison Kerschbaum at [email protected] or 859-268-4545

Lexington Parks and Recreation Camps

Artkids  Ages: 7 – 12  Drop-off: 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Pick-up: 5 – 6 p.m.
• Session 1: July 10 – 14
• Session 2: July 17 – 21
• Session 3: July 24 – 28
• Session 4: July 31 – Aug. 4

Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center (1400 Gainesway Drive)
Artkids is a great way to introduce your child to the arts. Campers will experience dance, visual arts, music, theatre and the work of guest artists. In addition, participants will swim every day. Individuals may attend only one session.
Cost: $100 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Mindy Stone, [email protected], (859) 288–2935

Camp Kearney  Ages: 6 – 12   Camp Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
• Session 4: July 10 – 14
• Session 5: July 17 – 21
• Session 6: July 24 – 28
• Session 7: July 31 – Aug. 4
No camp the week of July 3 – 7
Location: Jacobson Park (4001 Athens-Boonesboro Road)
Camp Kearney is a one-week camp at Jacobson Park. Activities planned include sports, arts and crafts, archery, canoeing, team building and more. Campers may register for one session only.
Cost: $100 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Steven Rogers, [email protected], (859) 225–4073

Community Center Camps
Castlewood and Kenwick   Ages: 6 – 12  Camp Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
• Session 4: July 3 – 7
• Session 5: July 10 – 14
• Session 6: July 17 – 21
• Session 7: July 24 – 28
No camp July 4
Location: Castlewood Community Center (210 Castlewood Drive)
Kenwick Community Center (313 Owsley Avenue)
Camp activities include athletics, arts and crafts, swimming, special events, field trips, nature activities and educational components.
Cost: $100 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Jackie French, [email protected], (859) 288–2955

Kiddie Kapers Dance Camp
Dance Babies  Ages: 3 – 6  All sessions are 8:45 a.m. – noon
• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
Dance Kids  Ages: 7 – 15   All sessions are 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
Location: Tates Creek Recreation Center (1400 Gainesway Drive)
The Kiddie Kapers Dance Camp is offered for two different age groups. The Dance Babies Camp is a half-day session and includes instruction in basic ballet, tap and jazz as well as arts and crafts, story time, movement and motor skill development. Participants must be three years of age as of June 1. The Dance Kids Camp is a full-day session and includes instruction in tap, jazz, cheer dance and movement, ballet, arts and crafts and daily swimming. Previous dance instruction is not required. Participants must be seven years old by the first day of their session. Partial scholarships are available for the full-day camp only.
Cost: $50, half-day session | $100, full-day session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Mindy Stone, [email protected], (859) 288–2935

Masterson Station Park Equestrian Camp   Ages: 10 – 13   Drop-off: 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.  Pick-up: 2:45 – 3:30 p.m.
• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
• Session 4: July 10 – 14
• Session 5: July 17 – 21
• Session 6: July 24 – 28
No camp the week of July 3 – 7
Location: Masterson Station Park Indoor Riding Arena (3051 Leestown Road)
The Masterson Station Park Equestrian Program is an introductory series of lessons and classroom mini lectures (both mounted and unmounted) that will go into detail about general horsemanship. This will include stable management skills, basic first aid for the horse, and of course, riding! Each rider will have a partner and both will be assigned a horse and will be responsible for grooming, saddling and overall general care of their horse. Camp size will be held to 10 participants per week. Drop off and pick up is at the Masterson Station Park Indoor Riding Arena.
Cost: $125 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Georgia Ockerman, [email protected], (859) 253–0328

Outdoor Adventure Camps Ages: 13 – 16  Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
• Session 1: June 12 – 23
• Session 2: July 10 – 21
Location: McConnell Springs (416 Rebmann Lane)
Outdoor Adventure Camp is a two–week camp based out of McConnell Springs. Activities planned include orienteering, camping necessities, scuba diving, archery and more. Campers may register for one session only.
Cost: $175 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Kenneth Black, [email protected], (859) 225–4073

Therapeutic Recreation Fun Camps   Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Castlewood Park Camp (ages 5–12)

Woodland Park Camp (ages 13–21)
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m
Daytrippers at Dunbar Center (ages 22+).
• Session 1: June 12 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 23
• Session 3: June 26 – 30
• Session 4: July 3 – 7
• Session 5: July 10 – 14
• Session 6: July 17 – 21
• Session 7: July 24 – 28 (Castlewood and Woodland ONLY)
No camp July 4
Locations: Castlewood Park Camp (320 Parkview Avenue)
Woodland Park Camp (190 Old Park Avenue)
Daytrippers at Dunbar Center (545 N. Upper Street)
The Therapeutic Recreation Fun Camps are designed for individuals who have disabilities. Camps Castlewood and Woodland will operate from Monday through Friday. A limited number of scholarships are available for each camp. Please Note: If interested in attending camps other than the Therapeutic Recreation Fun Camps, please call 288-2928 to discuss options and availability.
Cost: $100 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Anessa Snowden, [email protected], (859) 288–2928

The Little Gym of Lexington East is a children’s gym offering activities for kids including parent/child classes, kids dance, gymnastics, sports skills and karate.



Newton’s Attic
Weekly Full & Half-Day camps
Over 30 unique STEM programs for boys and girls ages 6 -17
May 22nd – August 11th
[email protected]



YMCA of Central KY

Summer Day Camps and Sports & Specialty Camps Offered in Fayette and Scott Counties
Preschool (Ages 3-5): Full and half-day options
Youth (Ages 5-12): Full-day camp
The YMCA of Central Kentucky offers summer camps to give kids and teens in central Kentucky an adventurous, active and healthy summer – one that will surely be described as “the best summer ever” for years to come. YMCA camp programs offer youth fun and unique experiences with an opportunity to explore the outdoors, meet new friends, discover new interests and create memories that last a lifetime.
Dates: Weekly Day Camps: May 30 – August 11; For complete listing of sports and specialty camps, view the camp guide.
Preschool Locations: C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA and Whitaker Family YMCA
Youth Locations: Bar-Y Outdoor Adventure Camp, C.M. Gatton Beaumont YMCA, Gethsemane Lutheran Church, High Street YMCA, North Lexington Family YMCA, Georgetown Middle School (Scott County) and Whitaker Family YMCA


Wild Thyme Cooking Camps

In our Week Long Summer Camps our young chefs will whip, mix, knead, and cook to their hearts content. FromCooking Like a Food Network star to our Around the World Foods Camp. Kid’s will learn tried and true recipes, technique, and skills to last a lifetime.

Each week our camps are themed with camps for specific age groups. For our curious chefs (ages 4-7) we have specific camps targeted to appeal to there sense of wonder with Science in the Kitchen and Story Book days where camps revolve around books about food (i.e. bread and jam for Francis & Cloudy with a chance of Meatballs)

Our Teen Camp will focus on the ins and outs of running a restaurant inRestaraunt Possible where teams compete and learn cooking techniques, nutrition, table etiquette, & enjoy meeting with local restauranteurs.

To Sign Up Download their Forms online HERE and drop off or mail to Wild Thyme located at 1060 Chinoe Road Suite 108, along with a $25 registration fee .

Sports Camps

A+ Martial Arts USA Summer Camp
(859) 321-0168

Martial Arts USA Camp Goal is to motivate to learn and improve while enjoying the summer time fun! Through the medium of martial arts training, children get exposed to “Yes I Can!” winning attitude, self-discipline, and focus. In addition to the daily taekwondo training, we participate in exciting weekly-themed field trips, swimming and sports, reading, arts and crafts, games and more. Call or visit the website for more information and to submit the Pre-Registration Form to secure your spot as space is limited and enrollment is on first-come basis.

Weekly Themes
1)   May 22-26             Martial Arts Philosophy
2)   May 29-June 2     Wildlife & Me
3)   June 5-9                 Sports & Team
4)   June 12-16             Health & Wellness
5)   June 19-23             Aquatic Exploration
6)   June 26-30            Science Rocks
7)   July 3-7                   Kentucky Pride
8)   July 10-14              Entertainment
9)   July 17-21               Global Awareness
10) July 24-28              Aviation & Outer Space
11) July 31-Aug 4         Drama & Speech
12) Aug 7-11                 Our Community

Horse Camps Summer 2017 at Asbury University Equine Center
Wilmore, KY

Weekly  Day camps – May 30th – July 27th
Ages 7 (and finished 1st grade) through 18
Each week features varying camp types, ages & skill levels

Asbury University offers another season of our popular Summer Horse Camps.  Each camp session has a limited number of campers so please register early! 

For complete information and registration visit

Lexington Parks and Recreation  Tennis and Swim Camp  Ages: 6 – 14
Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Participants may not be dropped off earlier than 8:30 a.m. and must be picked up no later than 4:30 p.m.)
• Session 1: June 5 – 16
• Session 2: June 19 – 30
• Session 3: July 3 – 14
• Session 4: July 17 – 28
No camp July 4
Location: Shillito Park (300 West Reynolds Road)
Parks & Recreation provides three tennis instructors, tennis balls, a tennis ball machine and supervision at the pool. All participants must provide their own transportation, food and drinks, racquets, swimsuits and towel. Campers may attend only one of the four sessions. There is a maximum of 30 campers in each session. Campers will be grouped for tennis instruction according to ability. All skill levels are accepted. For more information call 288-2914.
Cost: $125 per session
Online Registration: Noon, April 18 – 8 a.m., April 20, reopens at 5 p.m., April 20
In-Person Registration: April 20, noon – 5 p.m.
Mail–in Registration: Accepted beginning 8 a.m., April 21
Contact Information: Darliene Haley, [email protected], (859) 288–2921

Nike Girls Basketball Camp at Transylvania University

Shooting Camp: July 14-16
Complete Skills Camp: July 16-19

Work with Transylvania University Head Women’s Basketball Coach Juli Fulks, staff, and players to help take your game to the next level!


Punchestown Stables
Offering a wide variety of horse related activities; Punchestown Stable’s summer camp will surely be a highlight in your child’s summer!  We will go over basic horsemanship skills; grooming, tacking, bandaging, and of course, riding.  Campers will spend the morning on our show quality lesson horses and the afternoons learning everything they could possibly need to know to become well rounded horsemen and women!  Camp will include veterinary and blacksmith presentations, horse related arts and crafts, scavenger hunts, and a mounted game day every Friday!  Let your child spend a week of their summer at our magnificent farm with our friendly and capable staff building life and relationship skills both with their peers and with our horses!June 19-23
June 26-30
July 17-21
Contact  859-971-1485 [email protected] for more information

University of Kentucky Soccer Camp

Day Camp I   June 5 – 9

Night Camp June 12 – 15

Day Camp II  July 17 – 21




University of Kentucky Swim Camp

Elite Camp:  June 4 – 9 (Overnight and Commuter)
Swim Camp 1: June 12 – 16  8 am – 5 pm
(Full/Half Day)
Swim Camp 2: June 19 – 23  8 am – 5 pm
(Full/Half Day)
The University of Kentucky’s camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants (limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender).

Urban Ninja Project

Are your kids functionally fit and capable of handling an emergency like a zombie apocalypse?

How well can they climb fences, leap over obstacles, and drag their wounded friends to safety when time is ticking?  Our camps will teach them how while having lots of fun and making new friends!!

Dates to be announced



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