Area Summer Camps – The Boredom Eliminators!
April showers bring May flowers, but what do May flowers bring? Summer vacation! School will be out in just a few short months. Don’t wait to hear the dreaded “Mom! Dad! I’m bored!” It’s time to get your children enrolled in a summer camp. Lucky for you, there are many options in the area to keep the kids busy until the yellow bus comes back in the fall. Sign up today to ensure your kids enjoy a boredom-free summer!
Do your kids love driving over the Geist Reservoir and wish they could be on one of the boats they see sailing on the water? Tell them to put on their Coast Guard-approved life vest and get ready for Sailing Camp. The Indianapolis Sailing Club offers weekly Junior Sailing Camps beginning the week of June 10. The camps welcome all levels of experience. Beginners just need to be comfortable around water. Campers will enjoy sailing every day, if the weather permits, and all equipment is included except the required life vest. Sailing Camp is open to ages 8–17 years old with certain weeks designated for the 10 to 17-year-old age group. Camp is held Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. for $295. Discounts are offered for additional weeks, sibling attendance, and to Indianapolis Sailing Club members. Space is limited and slots fill up quickly for this summer opportunity. For more information and registration forms, visit http://www.indianapolissailing.org or email email@example.com.
MyArt Camp Let your budding artists bloom at MyArt Summer Camp, new this year in Fishers. MyArt has locations in Carmel, Fishers, Noblesville, and Zionsville. The Fishers MyArt is the newest addition to the MyArt family and is located at 12244 East 116th Street on the campus of Rita’s Backyard. At MyArt, a non-competitive environment and supportive instructors give students the courage to explore their creativity while also learning technique and skill. Camps are available in four-day or single-day mini-camp options. Monday through Thursday camps are held for two-and-a-half hours with morning and afternoon options available. Friday mini-camps are in the morning. At MyArt, all teachers believe that anyone can be taught how to draw if you have the passion and desire to learn! Each camp focuses on a theme and will use a variety of mediums and styles throughout the camp. The theme options include Cartooning, Animal Lovers, Rainforest Adventure, Under the Sea, Things with Wings, Angry Birds, Winged Whimsy, Pokémon, and Superheroes. All artist-led camps guide students to create at least one masterpiece per day. The four-day camp is $140, and the single-day mini-camp is $35. These fees include all necessary supplies. Students 5 years old and older are encouraged to register now while openings are available. Space is limited, so sign up today by calling Sylvia at 317-443-6831 or email Sylvia@myartindy.com. More information is available at http://www.myartindy.com.
Incrediplex Summer Adventure Camp is the place to play all day long! Held under 4 acres of indoor air-conditioned fun, this camp is designed for kids ages 6–14 years old. The action-packed camps are offered all summer on full-day weekly, half-day weekly, single full day, or single half day schedules. Activities include a four-story playground, soccer, bowling, basketball, volleyball, kickball, rock climbing, inflatables, and so much more. The Incrediplex is located at 6002 Sunnyside Road, Indianapolis, IN 46236, just a short drive from Fishers or Geist. Camp begins on May 28 and continues through August 16 from 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. with pre- and post-camp hours available for an extra fee that extends the day from 7:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. Fees are $149 weekly for full day, $89 weekly for half day, $40 daily, or $25 for half-day sessions. Additional children in the same immediate family will receive a $15 discount for each full day or $10 discount for each half day weekly camp. Registrations are accepted by calling 317-823-9555, and walk-ins are always welcome. Find out more information at www.incrediplex.com. Make this a summer of adventure your kids will never forget! Bring your kids for the whole summer, the week, or just for the day, because at Incrediplex you have so many options for fun!
Are you tired of the kids using your furniture as balance beams and trampolines? The Rec Room has a solution for those long summer days! Bring the kids to Gymnastics and Tumbling Camps at The Rec Room for four days of fun! All camps are Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m. and include a snack and T-shirt. Gymnastics sessions are designed for children ages 3 and older, and Tumbling sessions are open to those 7 years and older. Participants will be excited to show off their skills during a short performance on Thursdays for parents and guests. Campers will also enjoy the end-of-the-week Water Day! Each session is $135 per week with a $10 sibling discount and a nonrefundable $50 deposit due by May 6 with the remaining balance due on or before the first day of camp. The Rec Room is located at 9344 Castlegate Drive, Indianapolis, IN 46256. Camps are held 5 weeks during the summer beginning June 3, June 17, June 24, July 8, and July 22. Camp registration has already begun and space is limited, so call today at 317-594-5555.
At Kiddie Academy of Fishers school-aged children from 6 to 12 years old will engage in week-long themed camps that culminate in a field trip or hands-on experience related to the theme. Veteran campers are already buzzing with excitement over Bug Week; aspiring chefs are ready for Cooking Week; and sports enthusiasts are geared up for a week of Olympic fun! Kiddie Academy of Fishers is located at 11703 Olio Road, Fishers, IN 46037, and registrations for camp are accepted in person or by phone Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m. There is a $100 per child or $150 per family registration fee which includes all field trips or experiences, and camps are $190 per child for full-time weekly participants. Lunch and snacks are included in the cost, and a 10% discount is offered to siblings. Kiddie Academy staff believes that every day should be this awesome! Call Kiddie Academy of Fishers today at 317-596-3100 to secure a full-time or part-time spot for your children.
Indy Ski School Celebrating 10 years of service offers skiing and wakeboarding camps for ages 6 years and older. No boat, no problem! The Monday through Thursday camp provides all equipment except a Coast Guard-approved life vest. Instructors are Level 1 USA Waterski certified. Beginners and experienced watersport enthusiasts are all encouraged to attend. Camps are $250 and available in early morning, midday, and afternoon sessions beginning June 3. Camp drop off and pick up is at Geist Marina’s courtesy docks. Private lessons are also available. Register online at www.indyskischool.com. Contact Derek Dechert at 317-370-5478 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
At Holy Cross Summer Camp, children ages 3 through those who have completed grade 3 can participate in five weekly science-themed camps offering three-, two-, or single-day options. Science themes include dinosaurs, amazing animals, kitchen science/magic, space, and pirates. Participants will enjoy science with hands-on fun! Robotics Lego Camp is also offered for children who have completed grades 1 or higher. Programs are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday beginning June 25 and are $18 per day for each child. Registration forms will be available after Spring Break on http://hclc.info to print, complete, and return with payment to the school office at 8115 Oaklandon Road. Contact Karen Geiger with questions at 317-826-1234.
Camp Indy, a ministry of Horizon Christian Fellowship, offers an outdoor adventure camp in a Christian setting on 98 acres near 79th and Fall Creek at 7702 Indian Lake Road. Day camps are held weekly May 28 through August 2 from 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with extended care available. Campers are grouped by age offering junior camp for 4- to 6-year-olds that includes swimming, crafts, and outdoor play. Campers 7–9 years old and 10–13 years old enjoy swimming, games, and more but also select from over 20 specialty camps and sports clinics to learn specific skills and techniques. Your camper might find it difficult to choose among Canoe Paddlers Camp, Cooking Camp, Horseback Camp, Music Lovers Camp, Basketball Clinic, Cheer Clinic, Sports Fans Camp, and so much more. Camp cost ranges from $140-$200 per week depending on age and activity choices. More information and registration are available online at www.campindy.org. For questions, call 317-823-9038 or email to email@example.com.
Camp Invention is a national summer program offer by Invent Now, Inc. This summer’s program is Geo-Quest, featuring the I Can Invent: Launchitude module. This year, students will combine physics and re-engineered household items to create the ultimate Duck Chucking Device. Children entering grades 1 through 6 will have the opportunity to participate in our local camps held in Fishers at Hoosier Road Elementary on June 10–June 14 and at St. Louis de Montfort on June 17–June 21 from 9:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. The 5-day camp is offered only during these two weeks in our immediate area, so register today before it’s too late for your child to participate in this hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) content camp! Register at www.campinvention.org or call 1-800-968-4332. Costs are $220 or $250, but our readers will receive a $15 discount by using the offer code “SPRING” when you register.
Geist Sports Academy The No Bummer Summer Camp at Geist Sports Academy is offered for both preschool and school-aged children beginning at 3 years old. Full-day and half-day options with extended care are available and include arts and crafts, water play on a 20-foot slide, and theme activities. All camps end on Friday at 1:00 p.m. and include a special camp performance for family and friends. Preschool-themed camps include Princess or Superhero, Go for the Gold Gymnastics, Ooey Gooey Scientist Camp, and more! School-aged students will enjoy options of Art Explosion Camp, So You Think You Can Dance, High Flying Tramp & Tumbling Camp, and more! Each individual camper will enjoy one-half off your 3rd camp by signing up for two camps. These week-long camps are $225 for full day and $165 for half day options. Wet ‘N Wild Wednesdays are also offered as a 3-hour drop-off program from 1:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m. Kids can have fun on the trampolines, enjoy the water slide, and so much more! Call 317-823-7734 to reserve your spot, or find more information at www.geistsportsacademy.com.
Additional Area Summer Camps YMCA Day Camps: www.indymca.org/camp or call 317-577-2070.
Fishers Parks & Recreation Summer Camps: http://www.fishers.in.us/department/division.php?fDD=9-229. Call for information at 317-595-3150 or walk in at 11565 Brooks School Road, Fishers, IN 46037.
Conner Prairie Summer Adventure Camps and Art Camps: www.connerprairie.org or call 317-776-6006.
Mad Science Camp of North Central Indiana: Located at Fishers United Methodist Church at 9690 East 116th Street, Fishers, IN 46037. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or find more information at www.indy.madscience.org or 317-388-0988.