By: Wanda Campbell
Summer officially arrived on June 21, and we are continuing to offer summer camps. You can register online at www.athens.edu/CLL or give us a call at 256-233-8260. Here are the camps for July. If you hurry, you can get into How Sweet It Is! Baking Camp and Keyboarding Kamp, July 8-11.
Tee Time! Golf Camp, July 15-18, 8-11 a.m.
Whether you already know how to play the game or are a first-time enthusiast, this camp will be fun and informative. PGA instructors will be on hand to work with each camper, teaching them the basic fundamentals of grip, stance, posture, and swing. Enjoy a friendly competition to show off your newly perfected skills at the end of each camp session! RECOMMENDED AGE: 8-14 years
Slime Academy! July 15-18, 9 a.m.-noon
For all lovers of slime, this is the camp for you! We will create all different kinds of slime, everything from Silly Putty to Fluffy Slime to Floam Slime. We will discuss the different ingredients for slime and its part in helping make the sticky, soothing, gooey concoctions that we love to make. Keep your house clean and let your child get their slime fix in! RECOMMENDED AGE: 7-12 years
Words Alive! Adventures in Writing and Illustrating Short Stories, July 15-19, 1-3 p.m.
Crime! Fantasy! Horror! Mystery! Science Fiction! Spend time learning how to create your own short stories. Students will develop their own story web; and from there, the stories will take off! Learn how to use thought processes to produce and illustrate stories…And on the last day, share your stories with other campers, family, and friends. Students will also receive a book with a collection of all short stories written during the camp. RECOMMENDED AGE: 9+ years
Art Explorers, July 22-25, Session 1: 9 a.m.-noon (8-12 year olds) / Session 2: 1-3 p.m. (5-7 year olds)
This camp focuses on each child’s creativity through the use of imagination and art mediums. Campers will discover different themes and various techniques to express themselves artistically. Be prepared to get messy – each day will be a brand-new art adventure!
CSI for Kids, July 23-26, 1-3 p.m.
This camp is a real whodunit! oin us as we investigate the latest techniques in forensic science. You’ll be amazed at the mysteries you can solve simply by using your keen eye, profiling skills, and analytical expertise! Be a modern-day sleuth, and put your detective skills to the test! RECOMMENDED AGE: 9+ years
3-D Art for Mommy & Me, July 29-August 1, 9-11 a.m.
Children will work with a parent to create different 3-D projects made from various materials, such as clay, papier maché, wood, yarn, paper, found objects, and much more. Come and join us for a morning filled with fun and creativity! RECOMMENDED AGE: 5-7 years
Creative Geniuses 3-D Art, July 29-August 1, 1- 3 p.m.
Children will work with a parent to create different 3-D projects made from various materials, such as clay, papier maché, wood, yarn, paper, found objects and much more. Come and join us for a morning filled with fun and creativity! RECOMMENDED AGE: 8-12 years
By: Wanda Campbell
Center for Lifelong Learning – 121 South Marion Street, Athens, AL 35611 – 256-233-8262