Parks & Rec. offers a variety of day camps each summer.  Complete details below.


Tennis Camp
Girls Volleyball Camp
Sports & More Kids Camp
"Just Get Outdoors" Nature Adventure Camp
Youth Drama Camp Sewing Camp
Softball Camp Camp Chickababa
Soccer Camp Football Camp
Marsh Madness Basketball Camp
Track & Field


Tennis Camps

For Interclub or Intermediate Level Players


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These weekly camps are designed to improve the level of play for experienced tennis players. Those in interclub or those who just want to improve their game are welcome to sign-up.

Dates: Mondays through Thursdays
May 25-28 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. May 29)
June 8-11 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. June 12)
June 15-18 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. June 19)
June 22-25 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. June 26)
July 13-16 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. July 18)
July 20-23 (Rain day/Bonus day: Fri. July 24)
Times & Costs: 8:00- 9:00 AM Ages 6-10 $45/wk or $200 all 6 weeks
9:00-10:30 AM Ages 11-14 $60/wk or $250 all 6 weeks
10:30 AM - Noon Ages 15-18 $60/wk or $250 all 6 weeks
Registration Deadline: At least one business day before each camp week begins
Location: Springbrook Park Tennis Courts – Alcoa
Instructor:
Marty Durand



 

Sports & More Kids Camp

For 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.

Dates: Week 1: June 2-5  (4 days – Tues-Fri)
Week 2: June 9-12  (4 days – Tues-Fri)
Time: 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Drop-off begins at 7:45 AM)
Location: Everett Recreation Center
Cost: $80.00 per week (includes camp T-shirt)
Additional week discount: $77.00 (does not include T-shirt)
Additional sibling discount: $77.00
Camp Director:
Geoff Hamm
 

 

Youth Drama Camp

For Ages 6-12

Campers will participate in activities including storytelling, movement, acting and theater games.  Older campers will experiment with pantomime, character and scene interpretation, voice, reader's theatre, stage areas and body positions. Performing experience is not required.  A performance will be held on Friday at Maryville High School Theater.  Campers will be dropped off and picked up at Everett Recreation Center Monday through Thursday and at Maryville High School on Friday.  A snack, lunch and water bottle should be brought each day.

Dates:
June 15-19 for Ages 6-10
June 22-26 for Ages 8-12
Time:
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Mon-Thurs)
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM (Friday - Performance at 1:00 PM)
Location:
Everett Recreation Center (Mon-Thurs)
Maryville High School Theater (Fri)
Cost:
$80.00 per week (includes camp T-shirt and supplies)
Second sibling discount: $77.00
Camp Director:
Sherry Petrowski, Maryville High School Drama Instructor
 

 

Softball Camp

For Rising 3rd-8th Graders

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.

Dates: June 15-17  (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:00 AM – Noon
Location: MHS Softball Field behind John Sevier Elementary School
Cost: $60.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Directors:
Dave Allen, MHS Softball Staff
  

 

Soccer Camp

For Ages 5-11

This camp will provide technical and tactical instruction with emphasis being based upon individual ball control and skill development. Campers should bring a water bottle each day.

Dates: June 8-11 (4 days – Mon-Thurs) Rain date: Fri. June 12
Time: 5:00-8:00 PM
Location: Everett Athletic Complex
Cost: $65.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Director:
Geoff Hamm



Marsh Madness Basketball Camp

For Boys & Girls Ages 6-13

Campers will learn valuable skills at their respective positions and basic fundamentals of the game of basketball.  Boys and girls will be instructed separately. Campers should bring lunch or may purchase something from the concession stand.

Dates: June 22-25  (4 days – Mon-Thurs)
Time: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Alcoa High School
Cost: $80.00 (includes camp T-shirt & basketball)
Camp Directors:
Former Lady Vol Dawn Marsh & Micah Marsh, former Alcoa High School player and coach



Girls' Volleyball Camp

For 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 (4 days – Mon-Thurs)
Time: 1:30-5:00 PM
Location: Alcoa High School Gym
Cost: $75.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Second sibling discount: $72.00
Camp Directors:
Kandis Schram, Maryville College Volleyball Coach &
Kristin Henderson, Maryville College Asst. Volleyball Coach


"Just Get Outdoors" Nature Adventure Camp

For 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 and learn about horses. 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: June 1-4  (4 days – Monday through Thursday)
Time: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Location: Harmony Family Center at Montvale (formerly Camp Montvale)
4901 Montvale Road – 15 minutes from downtown Maryville
Cost: $115.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Second sibling discount: $112.00
Camp Director:
Liz Domingue, Naturalist/Wildlife Biologist and special guests



Creative Sewing Camp

“Silly Monsters, Mustaches & Masks"

For Rising 2nd – 5th Graders

Campers will have fun and get creative as they learn hand and machine sewing skills. We’ll work on a variety of projects – silly monsters, a mustache travel pillow, an “operation incognito” spy kit, and more! Sewing experience is not necessary. Campers should bring a snack and drink each day.

Dates: June 8-12
Due to purchase of materials, registration ends May 25.
Time: 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM
Location: Springbrook Recreation Center
Cost: $160.00 (includes camp T-shirt and all supplies)
Camp Director:
Aimee Davis, creator and teacher at The Crooked Stitch, serving Knox and Blount counties with sewing lessons and other sewing events.


Handmade Fun For You and Your Doll

For Rising 2nd – 5th Graders

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This fun camp will include several projects made just for 18-inch dolls, such as the popular American Girl products. Bring your 18-inch doll as you sew and craft a small collection of fun accessories! Learn new sewing machine skills and choose your materials to make each piece fit your doll’s personality. Each camper will learn a variety of hand & machine sewing skills along with some other crafty happenings. Campers will have fun bringing their dolls to life while expressing their dolls' personalities! Sewing experience is not necessary. Campers should bring a snack and drink each day.

Dates: July 13-17
Due to purchase of materials, registration ends June 29.
Time: 9:00 AM – Noon
Location: Everett Recreation Center
Cost: $180.00 (includes camp T-shirt and all supplies)
Camp Director:
Aimee Davis, creator and teacher at The Crooked Stitch, serving Knox and Blount counties with sewing lessons and other sewing events.


 

Camp Chickababa

For Disabled Persons Ages 6 & Older

This camp includes therapeutic and fun activities adapted for those with disabilities. Activities include arts & crafts, indoor and outdoor games, music, ability appropriate field trips and more. Campers should bring a lunch and drink each day. Space is limited each week. Registration accepted on a first-come, first-served basis with 2014 campers given first priority until May 15. After that time, new participants will be accepted as space allows.

Dates: Week 1: June 29 – July 2 (No camp July 3)
Week 2: July 6-10
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Everett Recreation Center
Cost: Week 1: $65.00
Week 2: $80.00
(includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Director:
Robin Gaines




Future Stars Football Skills Camp

For 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: June 29 – July 1  (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Everett Athletic Complex
Cost: $60.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Directors:
Ricky Upton and Jeffrey Booker

East Tennessee Quarterback & Receiver School

For Rising 6-8th Graders

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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: July 6-8  (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Maryville High School
Cost: $60.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Directors:
Maryville High School Football Staff



Track & Field Camp

For Boys and 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 13-15  (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Maryville Jr. High School Track
Cost: $60.00 (includes camp T-shirt)
Camp Directors:
Maryville High School Track Staff