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CampVandy Specialty Camps / Teen Camps

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  • FUN-damental Forces /  Fun with Physics Ages 12-15 July 7–11 • 12:30–3:30 p.m.(Min. 8 Campers/Max. 50 Campers)
    Our physics camp is where kids discover why things move: air pressure, gravity, electricity, magnetism, centrifugal force, friction, inertia, momentum, forces of nature—we will make Newton proud! Price $225
  • Space Camp Ages 12-15 June 9–13 • 12:30–3:30 p.m. (Min. 8 campers/Max. 50 Campers)
    Mr. Bond and The Science Guys’ space camp is ideal for young NASA engineers. Kids will build their own rocket and launch it more than 1,000 feet in the air! They learn about gravity and make a cool Newton’s Run. They will discover rocket propulsion, imagine life on a spaceship, and create their own planets to keep.Price $225

Registration Packet for Space Camp & Fun-demental click here

CampVandy Lead – TEEN CAMPS

  • CampVandy Lead for Teens 13–15 June 2–6 • June 9–13 • June 16–20 • June 23–27 (Min. 8 Campers/Max. 16 Campers)
    CampVandy Lead is an opportunity for teens to begin the transition from childhood into young adulthood while continuing to enjoy all the fun and excitement of summer camp. Young men and women will have the chance to explore exciting locations around Nashville, meet other students, and develop a sense of place within their community at CampVandy and their family at home. They will begin this journey of self-discovery through a series of fun and exciting challenges and activities. In the end, they will learn more about themselves and the world around them. Price $200 per week
  • S.O.F.A Camp for Teens 13–15 July 7–11 (Min. 8 Campers/Max. 16 Campers)
    The Sports, Outdoors, and Fitness Activities camp is designed to get 13–15 year olds off their sofas and into a week of action at the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center. Activities include canoeing, hiking, setting up a campsite, bowling, basketball, flag football, soccer, and more. Price $200
  • CampVandy Wild for Teens 13–16 July 14–18 (Min. 6 Campers/Max. 12 Campers)
    CampVandy W.I.L.D (Wilderness Immersion and Leadership Development) is designed to provide teens the opportunity to break from the typical summer experience and explore the wilderness areas around Middle Tennessee through a variety of outdoor activities. 

    Our staff will usher campers through a week of intensive leadership and skill development opportunities aimed at building self-confidence, personal and community awareness, and a connection with the natural environment. Each day, campers will engage in different outdoor activities that could include hiking, flat water boating, rock climbing, a high ropes course, and zip lining. The week culminates in a capstone service project around the greater Nashville area.

    Through taking part in these activities, campers will develop a deeper understanding of the differences between discomfort and disability, as well as perceived physical limitations. In addition, campers will cultivate a sense of global citizenship by developing an ethic of leadership and service to the world around them. Campers will step away from this experience feeling re-energized about their place in the world and their relationships with the communities in which they live.

    To quote the great wilderness educator Kurt Hahn, “A ship in harbor is safe, but that’s not what ships are built for.” Let’s explore the wilderness in which we live and tap into the unknown potential of W.I.L.D! Price $285

    Registration Packet for  CampVandy Lead, SOFA, and Wild click here