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Summer Camps for Kids in Stone Mountain, Georgia

by Shawna Sparlin, studioD

One way to beat summer boredom is to send the kids to camp. Attending a day camp helps children make friends, learn skills and try new activities. Families in the Stone Mountain area of Georgia have many options of day camps to choose from, ranging from camps that emphasize sports to those that stress religion.

Creative Arts Camps

Art Station Day Camp caters to little artists of all skill levels. Children can participate in visual, literary and performing arts activities. Children from ages 5 to 13 can enroll in one of the four week sessions. Activities include drawing, painting, puppet making, collage and pottery. Art Station has half- and full-day sessions with free child care offered before and after each daily session. All of the classes are taught by professional artists.

Sports Day Camps

Hoop Action Basketball offers summer sessions that teach the core principles and fundamentals to players of all skill levels. The sessions start with the basics of dribbling, passing and rebounding and lead up to team play in a more advanced class. All classes are designed to teach skills while building the confidence of every player. Children will participate in competitive games that are played in a positive and encouraging environment.

Religious Day Camps

St. Timothy's School offers a summer day camp for children ages 6 months to 12 years of age. The camp has weekly sessions that run throughout the summer and they provide the children with breakfast, lunch and a snack. Activities range from academics, arts and crafts, swimming, sports and they offer weekly field trips. The camp offers free child care before and after each daily session. All campers will also receive a free camp T-shirt.

Specialty Day Camps

Parents can encourage a life long love of learning by sending their children to FasTracKids Summer Day Camp. The program offers both week long and individual sessions that teach children math and astronomy. Some of the topics the kids can explore are Our Wonderful Earth, Discovering Snowflakes and High Up in the Sky. All classes give children a hands-on learning experience that combine the use of technology with natural elements. Each session runs for three hours daily.

About the Author

Based in Phoenix, Shawna Sparlin has been writing parenting articles since 2010. Her articles have been used to create curriculum for Parenting Awesome Kids, a support group for parents raising children with Autism. She holds an A.S. in criminal justice from Kaplan University.

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