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CampVandy Summer 2016


Summer 2016

for ages 4 – 13

Weekly Sessions: May 30 – July 29

Registration begins February 29, 2016.

CampVandy Summer has a limit of 200 children per week so be sure to register early to reserve your spot!

CampVandy is a day camp for ages 4 to 13. Space is limited so REGISTER EARLY!!

Camp Sessions

CampVandy is a day camp that runs weekly from May 30 – July 29. General camp hours are 9:00am-4:15pm each day. Activities include arts and crafts, bowling, rock wall climbing, gym games and more! Each week has a theme on which the activities and special events are based.

Week 1 May 30 – June 3: Summer Kick Off
School’s Out For The Summer! We’re excited to kick of the summer with an entertaining week of games and activities!

Week 2 June 6 – June 10: Decade Days
Grab your leather jacket, bellbottoms and your boom box and head to CampVandy! Travel back in time to enjoy our Sock Hop, Disco, and funky beats!

Week 3 June 13 – June 17: Animal Planet
Bunnies, creepy-crawlies, and owls! You never know what you might find at CampVandy this week. Special guests such as the Nashville Zoo, Reptile Guy, and more!

Week 4 June 20 – June 24: CampVandy Circus
Ladies and Gentleman, Boys and Girls, get ready for the CampVandy Circus! Face paint, carnival games, dunk tank, and more!

Week 5 June 27 – July 1: Jurassic World
T-rex, Stegosaurus, and Velociraptor! Oh MY! Campers will travel back to the land of dinosaurs where we will dig for fossils, paint dinosaur eggs, and create volcanoes!

Week 6 July 5 – July 8: Stars and Stripes
Celebrate American’s birthday with hot dogs, water slides, and the CampVandy Color Games! This week will be prorated due to shortened week.

Week 7 July 11 – July 15: All-Star Week
Campers will cheer at the pep rally, have fun at the tailgate party, and play in our Mat Ball World Series. To conclude the week campers and counselors will face off in our annual Good Games!

Week 8 July 18 – July 22: Go for the Gold!
Get ready for the 2016 Rio games and participate in the CampVandy Olympic games, Nations Parade, and more!

Week 9 July 25 – July 29: CampVandy’s Got Talent!
Whether it’s singing, dancing or magic, bring your talent to the CampVandy Talent Show! Special guests include Nashville Ballet and Nashville Puppet Show.


Cost includes activities during general camp hours (9:00am-4:15pm), a camp t-shirt, and 2 snacks a day.

Vanderbilt Affiliate (faculty/staff/Recreation and Wellness Center members): $165 per week

Community: $195 per week

$65 daily rate for all

*Balance must be paid in full at the time of registration.

Early Care and After Care

Early care hours are from 7:00am-8:30am and after care hours are from 4:15pm-6:00pm. Early and after care can be added for an additional fee of $10 per care if purchased in advance. If you purchase early care or after care the day of camp, the cost will be $15 per day.


Registration begins February 29, 2016.

To register in person, please visit the Recreation and Wellness Center between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm Monday thru Friday.

Please note: The Recreation and Wellness Center is not responsible for registration forms left at the front desk or under the door


Upon arrival, you will visit the check-in table. At this table, the staff will check to see if you are registered; you will be able to make any changes to your registration if needed. Then, you will go to the sign-in table, sign your child into camp and your child will receive a name tag.

After the check-in/sign-in process, you can go upstairs to the classroom and choose a cubby to store your child’s belongings for the day. Parents can also receive a camp schedule upstairs. All children will gather in the classroom until camp officially starts at 9:00am.


Campers will be dismissed between 3:45pm and 4:00pm each day. It is required that you sign your child out each day. We will follow the pick-up policy every day. Please make sure your pick-up lists are up to date. To add or delete any one to your pick-up list, please call the CampVandy Executive Director at 615-343-8176.

Pick-up Policy: Your name must be on the child’s pick-up list and you must present a photo ID in order to pick up your child. If you do not have you ID at pick-up, you will be asked to retrieve your ID. Counselors and CampVandy Staff are not available to walk children to vehicles at any time.

What to Bring

This season at CampVandy Holiday it is recommended that you wear tennis shoes each day and bring a packed lunch.

It is not recommended that children bring iPods, tables, phones or other personal items. CampVandy is NOT responsible for any lost or stolen items.


Drop Off/Pick up parking is available to CampVandy participants in Lot 27 (located on 25th Ave South). CampVandy front doors are the glass doors facing the soccer field. There are also meter spots on Children’s Way for extended stays or visits. The map below shows the CampVandy front door:


For further assistance or have questions, email CampVandy or call 615-343-8176