suMMER dAY cAMPS

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.

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Programs and use of facilities offered by the Maryville-Alcoa-Blount County Parks & Recreation Commission comply with the current Executive Orders issued by Governor Lee, and is in compliance with guidelines from the CDC.  Compliance with the guidelines minimizes the risk of exposure to COVID-19 but cannot eliminate the potential of exposure.  Please be vigilant in protecting yourself and others.   Our staff is trying to provide the safest environment possible by following current guidelines and committing to follow any additional requirements made by federal, state, and/or local regulations.

"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.

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 24-27, 2022 (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
$135.00 includes camp keepsake
Director
Liz Domingue, Naturalist/Wildlife Biologist, and Special Guests

CAMP CHICKABABA

(For Individuals with
Disabilities Age 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.
Dates
Week 1: June 13-17, 2022  (5 days Mon-Fri)
Week 2: June 20-24, 2022  (5 days Mon-Fri)
Location
Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa, TN 37701
Time
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Cost
$95.00 per week
Director
Joseph Hendrick

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. Sports drinks and water will be available to purchase on site. Campers are welcome to bring healthy snacks and/or their own drinks, but breaks will be short.  Campers should bring a water bottle, cleats, and tennis shoes for indoor Plyometric training each day.  Quarterbacks must provide their own football.
Dates
June 13-15, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Maryville High School
Time
9:00 AM - Noon
Cost
$75.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructors
Maryville High School Football Staff

EAST TENNESSEE FOOTBALL
SCHOOL FOR OFFENSIVE AND
DEFENSIVE LINEMEN

(Rising 6th - 8th Graders)
The purpose of this camp is to provide specific instruction related to positions played along the offensive and defensive lines. The camp will focus on introducing drills and techniques that will help develop the necessary skills to be a successful lineman on either side of the ball. Sports drinks and water will be available to purchase on site. Campers are welcome to bring healthy snacks and/or their own drinks, but breaks will be short.  Campers should bring a water bottle, cleats, and tennis shoes for indoor Plyometric training each day.
Dates
June 13-15, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Maryville High School
Time
9:00 AM - Noon
Cost
$75.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructors
Maryville High School Football Staff

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
June 20-22, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Alcoa High School Football Field
Time
9:00 AM - Noon
Cost
$65.00 includes camp keepsake
Director
Brian Gossett, AHS Offensive Line Coach

Girls volleyball camp (Rising 5th-9th Graders)

This camp, intended for beginner to intermediate 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 water bottle each day.
Dates
June 13-16, 2022 (4 days Mon-Thurs)
Location
Everett Recreation Center, 318 S. Everett High Rd., Maryville
Time
8:30 AM - Noon
Cost
$85.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructors
Maryville College Volleyball Coaching Staff

Marsh Madness
basketball camp

(Boys & Girls Ages 8-12)
Campers will learn valuable skills in their respective positions and basic fundamentals of the game of basketball.  Campers should bring lunch & a water bottle or drink or may purchase something from the concession stand.
Dates
June 27-30, 2022 (4 days Mon-Thurs)
Location
Herman Thompson Gym, 532 Faraday Street, Alcoa
Time
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Cost
$85.00 includes camp keepsake
Directors
Dawn Marsh, Former Lady Vol
Micah Marsh, Former Alcoa High School Player and Coach

"GIRLS GOT GAME" BASKETBALL CAMP

(Ages 6-13)

This camp will focus extensively on the fundamentals of the game of basketball taught by high school and college coaches.  Campers should bring a water bottle and basketball each day.
Dates
July 18-20, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Everett Recreation Center, 318 S. Everett High Rd., Maryville
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Cost
$80.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructor
Raul Placeres, Maryville College Men's Basketball Coach

MLK YOUTH SUMMER DAY CAMP

(Ages 6-12)
Activities include a Literacy program, computer lab, swimming, field trips, games, arts & crafts and more! Breakfast and lunch provided.  Children should dress comfortably and bring a water bottle each day.
Dates
June 1 - July 13, 2022 (Monday-Friday)*
*No camp May 30-31, July 4-5, and July 14-15
Location
Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center
209 E. Franklin Street, Alcoa
Time
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost
$40.00 per child per week
$25.00 for Weeks 1, 6 & 7 due to no camp on days noted above.*

Pre-registration and payment are required before the start of each week. Limited space available.
Directors
Lilli Brown and Derek Williams

SOCCER CAMP

(Ages 5-13)
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 6-9, 2022 (4 days Mon-Thurs) Rain Date: Friday, June 10
Location
Everett Athletic Complex
Time
5:00-6:30 PM for Ages 5-8
6:45-8:15 PM for Ages 9-13
Cost
$40.00 includes camp keepsake
Director
Geoff Hamm

SOftball CAMP

(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 6-8, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)  
Location
MHS Softball Field behind John Sevier Elementary School
Time
9:00 AM - Noon
Cost
$75.00 includes camp keepsake
Director
Joe Michelski, MHS Softball Staff

SPORTS & MORE
KIDS' CAMP

(Ages 5-14)
Campers of all skill levels can participate in this 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 deadlines are listed below.  If space is available after those dates, campers may register at the Parks & Rec Administrative Office only, beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday with an additional charge of $5.00 per camper. 
Dates
Week 1: May 31 – June 3, 2022 (4 days Tues-Fri)
Registration Deadline: Friday, May 27

Week 2: June 7-10, 2022 (4 days Tues-Fri)
Registration Deadline: Monday, June 6
Location
Everett Recreation Center
Time
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Drop-off begins at 7:15 AM)
Cost
$90.00 per week includes camp keepsake
Late Registration: $5.00 per camper
Directors
Geoff Hamm

TRACK & FIELD CAMP

(Boys & Girls Ages 6-12)
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, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Maryville High School Track located at
Coulter Grove Intermediate School
Time
6:00-8:00 PM
Cost
$65.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructors
Maryville High School Track Staff

PERFORMING ARTS CAMP

(Ages 7-12)
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: theater, dance, music, prop making/design, circus skills, and more taught by professionals in each area. Campers will follow a main track, with possible electives in specific areas of focus. 

Space is limited, so early registration is highly recommended. Campers should bring a snack, lunch, and water bottle each day.
Dates
June 6-10, 2022  Registration deadline: Monday, May 30
Location
Springbrook Recreation Center, 1537 Dalton Street, Alcoa
Time
9:00 AM – 2:30 PM
Cost
$95.00 per week includes all materials and camp keepsake
Director
Tisha Welshan
Instructors
Professionals in each teaching area.

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 13-16, 2022 (4 days Mon-Thurs)
Location
Herman Thompson Gym, 532 Faraday Street, Alcoa
Time
5:00-8:00 PM
Cost
$65.00 includes camp keepsake
Instructor
Brian Gossett

Fitness Stars - Field day fun camp

(Ages 3-6)
Through the Stretch-n-Grow program, campers will have an EXERciting time joining us for 3 days of FIELD DAY FUN! Our days will be filled with relay races, water day games, prizes, crafts, STEM relays, and so much more. We'll race you there! This camp is perfect for both boys and girls. Campers should wear clothes that can get wet on the last day of camp.
Dates
July 11-13, 2022 (Mon-Wed)
Location
Everett Recreation Center
Time
9:30-11:30 AM
Cost
$75.00
Instructor
Christa Black & Staff
Attire
Socks & tennis shoes, T-shirt & shorts, swimsuit under clothes on Wednesday

NEW! PICKLEBALL CAMP

(Ages 11-14)
Pickleball is the fastest growing sport among all age groups, including youth. Basic skills of the game will be taught in this class.  Participants should bring a pickleball paddle, water, and a small snack each day.  (If you have no access to a paddle, please contact us). Balls will be provided. Attire: Weather appropriate athletic clothing and tennis shoes.
Dates
June 13-16, 2022 (4 days Mon-Thurs) Rain Date: June 17
Location
Pickleball Courts at John Sevier Park
Time
9:00-11:00 AM
Cost
$90.00
Instructors
Patrick Fox and Lisa Burkett

NEW! SWEET & SASSY DANCE PARTY CAMP

By: Stretch-N-Grow (Ages 3-6)

Sugar and spice and everything nice. Join us for a week of sweets! There will be sweet crafts, sweet STEM projects, sweet treats, and sassy dances featuring songs like ice cream freeze, ice cream crazy, cupcake social club and more. Fun for both boys & girls!
Dates
May 23-25, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Everett Recreation Center
Time
9:30-11:30 AM
Cost
$75.00
Instructor
Christa Black & Staff
Attire
Dance attire or comfortable activewear and socks (ballet shoes optional)

NEW! MUSICAL THEATER CAMP

(Ages 11-15)
Musical comedies involve singing, acting, and movement. Come learn the basics as we stage several scenes that always end in a song (of course)! You may discover a song you can use in a future audition!

Information on the directors and staff, the daily schedule, in addition to the musical production title will be available early March. Although registrants may audition for specific roles, everyone participating will be cast in the final production.

On the last day of camp, friends and family are invited to see the show! Details on production time and location will be provided.

Early registration is highly recommended. In order to help us learn the script and music quickly, participants will be sent information prior to camp. Auditions for specific roles will be conducted prior to camp, and music/scripts will be provided for participants to learn before camp begins.

Campers should bring a snack, lunch and water bottle each day.
Dates
July 11-15, 2022
Registration deadline: July 1, 2022
Location
Springbrook Recreation Center
*Performance will be offsite - location to be announced.
Time
9:00 AM - 2:30 PM
Cost
$135.00 per week includes supplies and camp keepsake
Directors
Ron and Chris Solomon
Additional Instructor
Mark Hamrick

NEW! SPEED & AGILITY CAMP

(Rising 6-9th Graders)
Speed is the deciding factor between average and elite performance. Whether you are trying to increase game performance or running a faster combine time to increase your chances of recruitment and a scholarship signing, getting faster is an essential component of athletic development.

At this camp, you will be trained in speed and agility skills by experienced coaches who have had a hand in developing countless Division 1 athletes in multiple sports. You will be exposed to the best and latest technology in sprint laser timing and velocity-based GPS tracking to assess how you can improve both your running speed and agility so that you can perform better on the field.

This camp will be conducted by Alcoa coaches along with current and former Alcoa athletes. No matter what your goals are for the future or what sport you play, this camp will develop your individual skills. Don't get left behind… take your skills to the next level.  

Campers should bring a water bottle and tennis shoes each day.
Dates
June 20-22, 2022 (3 days Mon-Wed)
Location
Alcoa High School Football Field
Time
9:00 AM - Noon
Cost
$65.00 includes camp keepsake
Director
Brian Nix, AHS Head Football Coach
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