Parks & Rec. offers a variety of day camps each summer in June and July.  Complete details below.  


Tennis Camps
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


"Just Get Outdoors" Nature Adventure Camp

For Ages 8-12

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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 31 – June 3 (4 days – Tues-Fri)
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





 

Sports & More Kids Camp

For Ages 5-14

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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: for returning campers, please notice the change in camp schedule from past years. Our daily schedule begins and ends earlier this year – in an effort to make scheduling easier for working parents, as well as kids who are participating in more than one camp.

Dates: Week 1: June 7-10   (4 days – Tues-Fri)
Week 2: June 14-17 (4 days – Tues-Fri)
Time: 7:30 AM – 2:00 PM (Drop-off begins at 7:15 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
   

Beginner Tennis Camps

For Ages 6-14

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Space Limited to 8 participants per class!

Dates & Times:
Session 1: Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 31, June 1 & 2       (Rain Date: June 3)  
9:30-10:45 AM Ages 6-10 and 6:30-7:45 PM Ages 11-14
Session 2: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 6, 7 & 8              (Rain Date: June 9)
9:30-10:45 AM Ages 11-14 and 6:30-7:45 PM Ages 6-10
Session 3: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 13, 14 & 15         (Rain Date: June 16)
9:30-10:45 AM Ages 6-10 and 6:30-7:45 PM Ages 11-14
Session 4: Mondays & Wednesdays, June 20, 21 & 22        (Rain Date: June 23)
9:30-10:45 AM Ages 11-14 and 6:30-7:45 PM Ages 6-10
Cost:
$45.00 per session ($3 Discount for additional siblings)
Location: Caroline Haynes Tennis Courts at John Sevier Park
Instructor:
Janie Beswick


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.

  Monday through Thursday (Bonus day/Rain day on Friday)
Dates: Session 1: June 6-10
Session 2: June 13-17
Session 3: June 20-24
Session 4: June 27 – July 1
Session 5: July 11-15
Times & Costs:   8:00-9:00 AM  Ages 8 & Under $45/wk or $150 all 5 weeks
  9:00-10:30 AM  Ages 11-14 $60/wk or $200 all 5 weeks
10:30 AM - Noon  Ages 15-18 $60/wk or $200 all 5 weeks
10% Discount for additional siblings.
Registration Deadline: Payment must be received at Parks & Rec. or on-line at least one business day before each camp session begins. No payments accepted at courts.
Location: Springbrook Park Tennis Courts – Alcoa
Instructor:
Marty Durand


Soccer Camp

For Ages 5-11

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This camp will provide technical and tactical instruction with emphasis being based upon individual ball control and skill development. Shinguards are required. Bring soccer ball, water bottle, cleats and tennis shoes. Dress comfortably.

Dates: June 6-9 (4 days – Mon-Thurs) Rain date: Fri. June 10
Times: 5:00-6:30 PM for Ages 5-10
6:30-8:00 PM for Ages 11-16
Location: Pearson Springs Park
Cost: $35.00 includes camp T-shirt
Camp Director:
Geoff Hamm



 

Softball Camp

For Rising 3rd-8th Graders

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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 13-15 (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:00 AM – Noon
Location: MHS Softball Field at John Sevier Elementary School
Cost: $60.00 includes camp T-shirt
Instructors:
Dave Allen, MHS Softball Staff
  

Drama Camp

For Ages 6-12

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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 20-24 for Ages 6-10
June 27 – July 1 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
 


 

Marsh Madness Basketball Camp

For Boys & Girls Ages 6-13

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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 27-30 (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

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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 27-30 (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


“Sew Your Room” Camp
NEW! Creative Sewing Camp

for Ages 8-13

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Come learn the basics of sewing (and other fun hand crafts) and create projects to decorate your room. We will be making functional projects (think pillows & other stuffies) and fun projects (think wall art & banners and maybe even some doll clothes). We will work on hand sewing skills, hand craft skills and basic sewing machine skills. Campers should bring a water bottle and snack each day. No experience is necessary and all supplies are included.
Sewing experience is not necessary.

Date: July 5-8 (4 days – Tues-Fri) (Registration Deadline: June 28)
Time: 9:30 AM – Noon
Location: Everett Recreation Center
Cost: Cost: $150.00 includes all supplies
Instructor:
Aimee Davis



 

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, and more. Campers should bring a snack and drink each day. Space is limited each week. Registration accepted on a first-come, first-served basis with 2015 campers given first priority until May 15. After that time, new participants will be accepted as space allows.
Note: for returning campers, please notice the changes in schedule and location. Due to the earlier schedule, we will not take a lunch break during this camp.

Dates: Week 1: July 5-8 (No camp July 4)
Week 2:
July 11-15
Time: 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Location: Springbrook Recreation Center
Cost: Week 1: $65.00
Week 2: $80.00
Cost includes camp T-shirt.
Camp Director:
Katlyn Barnes




Future Stars Football Skills Camp

For Rising 2nd – 5th Graders

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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 5-7 (3 days – Tues-Thurs)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Everett Athletic Complex
Cost: $60.00 includes camp T-shirt
Camp Director:
Ricky Upton


East Tennessee Quarterback & Receiver School

For Rising 6-8th 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: July 11-13 (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: Maryville High School
Cost: $60.00 includes camp T-shirt
Instructors:
Maryville High School Football Staff



Track & Field Camp

For Boys and Girls Kindergarten through Rising 9th Graders

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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 11-13 (3 days – Mon-Wed)
Time: 6:00-8:00 PM
Location: Maryville Jr. High School Track
Cost: $60.00 includes camp T-shirt
Instructors:
Maryville High School Track Staff