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2020 Summer Camps & Activities Guide

March 5, 2020

Please be advised:  Our 2020 Summer Camps &  Activities Guide is updated daily, so bookmark this page and check back often!

We have partnered up with some amazing summer camps in our area to showcase the benefits their programs have to offer. Camp helps kids to develop their own unique interests, learn amazing new skills, offers a new way to build friendships,  encourages mental and physical activity, reinforces independence and empowerment as well as builds confidence. So whether you are looking for a full-time camp or just a week or two to entertain your kids you have come to the right place. Read on to learn more! 




Hickory Ballet and Performing Arts provides quality instruction in ballet and the performing arts for the Hickory community. Enjoy age-appropriate classes led by qualified instructors in a fun & nurturing environment.

Dates: 
Weekly June 17 - Aug 2
Ages:
3 Years Old - 12th Grade
Category: 
Dance, Music, Drama
Location: Inside Foothills Gymnastics, 920 29th Ave NE



Treetop Adventure on Lake Hickory is dedicated to providing your kids with an unforgettable summer adventure. Enjoy daily Aerial Adventure Challenge Courses (zip-line), water activities, hiking and more! 

Dates: 
Weekly June 15 - Aug 10
Ages:
7 - 13
Category: 
Outdoor Adventures
Location: 
6663 Valwood Road, Conover




Ann Freeman Dance Acadamy Summer Dance Experience for ages 3-9 years old, with a variety of types of dance, including ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, modern, hip hop, and more.

Dates: 
Weekly beginning in June
Ages:
3-9
Category: Dance
Location: 
532 10th Street Blvd. NW Hickory NC 28601





Camp Invention: A nationally acclaimed summer program from the National Inventors Hall of Fame® (NIHF), Camp Invention provides children in grades K-6 with opportunities to collaborate and explore STEM concepts through fun, hands-on challenges designed to build confidence, persistence and creative problem-solving skills.


Dates: Vary by Camp, Click the pink link above for more details! 
Ages: k-6th Grade
Category: Stem
Location: Conover, Sherrills Ford, Statesville, Marion





Art Buzz Kids Camp by Wine & Design: Keep the Kids busy making memories and masterpieces this summer! Pick between six weeks full of fun and educational art activities that correlate to the theme of the week! Dollhouses, wizards, under the sea & more! Click the pink link to learn more.


Dates: Vary by Camp, Click the pink link above for more details! 
Ages: 5-12
Category: Art
Location: Hickory




Hickory Museum of Art Art Camps for children & teens. juniorHMA Summer Art Camp program (4-13) offers 20 different themes like FUNdamentals of Photography, Ooey Gooey Mudworks, and POP! Goes the Easel, Lights. Camera. Action!, Art Explosion, Draw–Paint–Sculpt, and Paint a Masterpiece, while createHMA Summer Workshops provides teens (12-17) with the opportunity to experiment with specific art mediums like photography, painting, pottery, and more.

Dates: Weekly Starting June 15th 
Ages: 4-17
Category: Art
Location: Hickory

Hickory Half-Day Summer Camp
Kids 9-13 will enjoy playing sports, hiking, and doing arts & crafts during these week long half-day summer camps. Locations vary.
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Brighter Days Children's Camp
is a special half-day camp for kids ages 5-17 who have suffered the loss of a significant loved one. Children will participate in fun activities such as playing games, fishing, paddle-boating, making crafts and interacting with the horses at the farm.
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Hickory Crawdads Baseball Camp Presented by Barkley Baseball School 
Summer Camp for children ages 5-14, teaching the fundamentals of all aspects of baseball. All skill levels welcome.

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Our Big Backyard Summer Camp
This VIRTUAL Summer Camp for children ages 6-10 promotes environmental awareness, art, and creativity!  

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