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SUMMER DAY CAMPS

Thanks to our 2017 sponsor!

Parks & Rec. offers a variety of day camps each summer in June and July.  Complete details below (but are subject to change).  Refer to our refund policy for information on class withdrawals and cancellations.  Watch for 2018 camp dates coming soon!

"JUST GET OUTDOORS"

NATURE ADVENTURE CAMP (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.

 

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 29 – June 1, 2018 (4 days Tues-Fri)

Location

Harmony Family Center at Montvale (formerly Camp Montvale)

4901 Montvale Road – 15 minutes from downtown Maryville

Time

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Campers can be dropped off between 8:15-8:30 AM each morning.

Cost

$115.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Second sibling discount: $112.00

Camp Director

Liz Domingue, Naturalist/Wildlife Biologist, and Special Guests

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CAMP CHICKABABA (For Disabled Persons Ages 6 & Older)

Dates

Location

Week 1: June 11-15, 2018

Week 2: June 18-22, 2018

Everett Recreation Center

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. Registration is limited and will open in early April for returning 2017 campers. New participants will be accepted after May 11 as space allows.

Time

9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Thank you to our camp sponsor!

Cost

$80.00 per week

Camp Director

Emily Pietzyk

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EAST TENNESSEE QUARTERBACK

& RECEIVER SCHOOL (Rising 6th - 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

June 11-13, 2018  (3 days Mon-Wed)

Location

Maryville High School

Time

8:00-11:00 AM

Cost

$75.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Instructors

Maryville High School Football Staff

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FUTURE STARS FOOTBALL

SKILLS CAMP (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

July 9-11, 2018  (3 days Mon-Wed)

Location

Everett Athletic Complex

Time

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Brian Gossett, AHS Offensive Line Coach

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INSPIRE 18 RANDALL COBB

FOOTBALL CAMP (Boys & Girls Ages 6-12)

This camp introduces children to football by teaching basic skills in a FUN and energetic environment. Certified clinicians use a series of drills to show passing, catching, and running skills in a non-contact setting. All skills and drills selected are based on USA Football's Player Progression Development Model, ensuring children are learning in an age-appropriate manner and creating an ideal atmosphere for FUN!

(Blount County residents only! with a limited number of 250 being accepted.)

Volunteers are needed to help with all aspects of the camp. Ages 16 & older may apply.  Application available below.

Dates

Saturday, May 12th

Location

Alcoa High School

Time

1:00pm to 4:00pm

GIRLS' VOLLEYBALL CAMP (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 25-28, 2018  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Location

Alcoa High School Competition Gym at the Middle School

532 Faraday Street, Alcoa

Time

2:00 - 5:00 PM

Cost

$75.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Second sibling discount: $72.00

Instructors

Maryville College Coaching Staff

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MARSH MADNESS

BASKETBALL CAMP (Boys & Girls Ages 6-13)

Dates

Location

June 25-28, 2018  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Alcoa High School Competition Gym at the Middle School

532 Faraday Street, Alcoa

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.

Time

8:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Cost

$80.00 includes Camp T-shirt & Basketball

Camp Directors

Dawn Marsh, Former Lady Vol

Micah Marsh, Former Alcoa High School Player and Coach

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SOCCER CAMP (Ages 5-16)

This camp will provide technical and tactical instruction with emphasis being based upon individual ball control and skill development. Shinguards are required. Campers should also bring a soccer ball, water bottle, cleats and tennis shoes and dress comfortably.

Dates

June 4-7, 2018  (4 days Mon-Thurs)

Rain Date: Friday, June 8

Location

Pearson Springs Park

Times

5:00 - 6:30 PM for Ages 5-10

6:30 - 8:00 PM for Ages 11-16

Cost

$35.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Geoff Hamm

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SOFTBALL CAMP (Rising 3rd - 8th Graders)

Dates

Location

Time

June 11-13, 2018  (3 days Mon-Wed)

MHS Softball Field at John Sevier Elementary School

9:00 AM - Noon

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.

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Camp Director

Dave Allen, MHS Softball Staff

SPORTS & MORE

KIDS' CAMP (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.  Note: Registration deadline is Friday, May 25.  If space is available after that date, campers may register at the Parks & Rec. Administrative Office only, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29 with an additional charge of $5.00 per camper.

Dates

Week 1: May 29 – June 1, 2018  (4 days Tues-Fri)

Week 2: June 5-8, 2018  (4 days Tues-Fri)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, MAY 25

Location

Everett Recreation Center

Time

7:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Drop-off begins at 7:15 AM)

Cost

$83.00 per week includes Camp T-shirt

Additional week discount: $80.00 (does not include t-shirt)

Additional sibling discount: $80.00

Late Registration: $5.00 per camper

Camp Director

Geoff Hamm

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TENNIS CAMPS

These weekly camps are designed to improve the level of play for experienced tennis players.   Those who have signed up for Interclub should choose the sessions that are best for them and pay accordingly.  The camps are also available to those who are not in Interclub but want to continue to improve their game.

For Interclub or Intermediate Level Players

Dates

(Bonus day/Rain day on Fridays)

Session 1: May 29 – June 1, 2018 (Tues-Fri)

Session 2: June 4-7 (Mon-Thurs)

Session 3: June 11-14, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)

Session 4: June 18-21, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)

Session 5: June 25-28, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)

Session 6: July 9-12, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)

Session 7: July 16-19, 2018 (Mon-Thurs)

Times & Costs

Ages 10 & Under   8-9 AM  $50/wk or $200 for all 7 wks

Ages 11-14   9-10:30 AM  $70.00/wk or $300 all 7 wks

Ages 15-18 10:30 AM-Noon  $70.00/wk or $300 all 7 wks

 

10% Discount for additional siblings.

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.

Cost

Sandy Springs Park Tennis Courts

Camp Director

Marty Durand

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TRACK & FIELD CAMP

(Boys & 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 9-11, 2018  (3 days Mon-Wed)

Location

Maryville Jr. High School Track

Time

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes Camp T-shirt

Instructors

Maryville High School Track Staff

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PERFORMING ARTS CAMP (Ages 10-17)

This is a popular camp for the young performing artist! Campers will develop skills that will last a lifetime as they learn a variety of performing arts skills – theatre, dance, music, propmaking/design, circus skills, and more – taught from professionals in each area.

 

The daily schedule includes up to four different learning sessions as well group or individual performance opportunities. Campers will follow a main track, then select an additional movement elective of juggling/unicycling or dance/movement.

 

Information on the instructors, staff, and daily schedule will be available early April on the website, and at the main office. Elective preferences will be assigned in order of registration, and some could fill up quickly. Space is limited, and early registration is highly recommended. Campers should bring a snack, lunch and water bottle each day.

Dates

July 2 – 6, 2018 (No camp July 4)   Registration deadline: Monday, June 25

Location

Everett Recreation Center

Time

9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Cost

$90.00 per week includes camp t-shirt and supplies

Second sibling discount: $88.00

Camp Director

Carol LaCava

Camp Instructors

Professionals in each teaching area.

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WRESTLING CAMP (Ages 6-14)

Campers will learn proper wrestling positions; top, bottom and neutral, and various techniques such as pinning and combinations.  Campers will also participate in drills and a takedown tournament/live wrestling session.

Dates

June 4–7, 2018 (4 days Mon-Thurs)

NEW Location!

Maryville High School

Time

5:00 - 8:00 PM

Cost

$60.00 includes camp t-shirt

Instructors

Brian Gossett and Alex Cate

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The Parks and Recreation Commission does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, genetic information or disabling condition in employment opportunities or in the provision of parks and recreation services.