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Vanderbilt Summer 2013 Youth programs
Thursday June 6th: Good Games Schedule
CampVandy Summer Camp (4-12)
May 27 thru August 2, 2013 – Each week has its own camp theme in which the activities and special events are based.
- May 27 – May 31 (Community Connection Week)*
Who is your neighbor? This week, campers will discover they have neighbors all around! Campers will form new friendships with their peers and counselors. CampVandy will connect to the Vanderbilt community by touring some of Vanderbilt’s exciting facitlites. Campers have the opportunity to give back to the larger world community through Soles 4 Soles and an early Winter Coat Drive to support local community help groups. People make the world go’round!
- June 3-7 (CV Spirit Week)
Back by popular demand, CampVandy Spirit Week will really get the campers up and cheering! From Costume Day to Wacky Wednesday, this week will be full of excitement! Campers will break out paint and brushes to create CampVandy Spirit Banners that will adourn our gymnasium for our Campers vs. Counselor’s Good Games Day. We got spirit-yes we do!
- June 10-14 (Olympic Week)
Grab your passport for an adventure around the world. Our first stop: Greece. Campers will learn about the history of the Olympic Games and the famous Olympic Rings symbol. After creating flags from various countries, campers prepare for a celebration of Nations Parade, The week would not be complete without CampVandy Olympics. Let the games begin!
- June 17-21 (Science and Weather Week)
Campers use their senses to exploe the universe through “interactive discovery.” Get ready to talk weather with Snowbird from WSMV Channel 4. CampVandy welcomes the Science Guy for some mad science experiments. Campers, grab your goggles and scientific rakes for our Big Big Hunt!
- June 24 – June 28 (Performance Week)
Express yourself! Music, dance, art, and comedy–all kinds of creative expressions find their way to the CampVandy’s Got Talent stage. Campers experience the talents of local artist and create their very own masterpeices.
- July 1,2,3,5 (Stars and Stripes/Military Week)**
CampVandy’s seeing red, white, and blue! This week, campers celebrate America’s independence and connect with local veterans through letter writing and art. Campers are treated to a camp-wide-cook-out featuring some of their favorite summer foods. Happy Birthday, USA!
- July 8-12 (Go Green Week)
It’s easy being green! Campers trail nature while learning ways to help preserve our wonderful planet. Get ready to make artistic creations using only recycled items. With a recycling contest and a relay race, we are sure to pave a better tomorrow!
- July 15-19 (Amazing Animals Week)
Lions and tigers and bears —oh my! Campers transform into their favorite animals through face paint and drama. A highlight of the week—CampVandy welcomes the Nashville Zoo!
- July 22-26 (Fitness + Nutrition Week)
Get ready, get ready, get ready! The aroma of popcorn is in the air. Clowns, games, prizes, and music provide the ingredients for a fun and exciting CampVandy Carnival. Campers enjoy a special magic show.
- July 29 – Aug. 2 (Black & Gold Back 2 School Week)
Celbrate good times–come on! CampVandy savors the final week before the end of summer. Campers reflect on their summer break and create vision collages for their upcoming school year. Waterslides, games, and activities are sure to bring the summer to a magnificent close.
*CampVandy will be open on Mon., May 27, Memorial Day Holiday
** Week 6 will be pro-rated for the Independence Day Holiday, NO camp that day.
For more information on our CampVandy Summer Program and for a copy of our registration packet, please click here
CampVandy Lead Summer Camp (Teen 13-15)
June 10 – 14, 2013 – CampVandy Lead is an opportunity for Teens to begin the transition from childhood into young adults while continueing to enjoy all the fun and excitement of summer camp.
For more information on our CampVandy Lead Program and a copy of our registration packet, please click here.
S.O.F.A. (Teens 13-15)
July 8 – 12, 2013 – Sports, Outdoors, & Fitness Activites camp that is geared towards the young adult which will get them off their home sofa and into a week of action.
For more information on our S.O.F.A. Program and for a copy of our registration packet, please click here.
CampVandy Swim School Transfer Program
CampVandy participants signed up for CampVandy Aftercare Service can be transferred from CampVandy to the Vanderbilt Swim School for the 4 pm class only. Parents must purchase CampVandy Aftercare Services Monday – Thursday to be able to participate in the CampVandy Swim School transfer program. Participants MUST be transferred for the ENTIRE week they are registered for camp to receive this service.
Please check the Vanderbilt Swim School Group Lessons Spots Available for available classes at that time. Registration forms and payments must be received in the VSS Office to book a swim school class. Group lessons registration is conducted on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Vanderbilt Swim School (VSS) offering a wide variety of classes and times to suite your need and schedule. For more information on classes, dates and times, please check out our website.
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CampVandy’s mission is to provide a safe and secure unique opportunity for children to learn valuable skills while making new friends through themed programs that are challenging, educational and fun. We believe CampVandy provides an opportunity for personal growth, increased self-esteem and friendship building. We hope to create a space for young people to learn how to work as a group while gaining confidence in their unique abilities as individuals. We specialize in “FUN”.