SanTan Sun area parents’ guide to summer camps SanTan Sun area parents looking for camps to help their children stay active and engaged this summer will find what they seek at their fingertips with this summer camp guide.
Whether children enjoy sports, want to learn to dance or just want to play with their peers in a variety of creative activities, there’s likely a perfect match. Popular camps fill up quickly, so early registration is highly recommended.
Bear Creek Golf Complex 500 E. Riggs Rd., Chandler 480-883-8200 www.BearCreekAZ.com
EAGLE EYE: Young duffers learn to line up their putts during Junior Golf Camp at Bear Creek Golf Complex. Submitted photo Children ages 6 to 14 are introduced to the basic prin- ciples and fundamentals of golf. Putting, chipping, pitching, bunker shots and the full swing with irons and woods are taught during each session. In addition, safety, golf etiquette, sportsmanship and the rules of golf are emphasized. Camp sessions are limited in size with a maximum child-to-instructor ratio of 8 to 1. PGA Professional staffers teach all camp sessions. Classes are held in the morning, with campers grouped by age and ability level. Parents are responsible for providing clubs for their children.
Sessions run June 4-7, 11 -14, 18-21, and 25- 28; and July 2 5, 9 12 and 1619. Hours of class vary depending on age group; inquire for specifics. The individual camp session fee is $50 per week, per child. This includes PGA professional instruction and unlimited range balls during each daily one-hour class, Monday through Thursday. A golf pass may be purchased for $20 by registered campers only, for unlimited play on the Cub course during their weekly camp session. These passes are optional and are only valid Monday through Sunday of their camp
session week. Register online or in person.
Carebear Summer Camp Fulton Ranch, 244 W. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler 480-802-0058 Riggs Road, 1075 E Riggs Rd, Suite 4, Chandler 480-219-9049 www.carebearpreschool.com
From sports to water to cooking, Carebear Preschool provides a variety of summer fun for children. June 4 -8: Super Sports, for sports, games, kick ball, monkey soccer and more. Amazing Athletes will spend 30 minutes each day leading students in ath- letic fun and games. June 11-1: Animal Planet, for a week of animal adventures to learn about mammals, birds and rep- tiles. Visits include from a local veterinarian and The Reptile Guy. June 18-22, Splish Splash, the wettest week of the Carebear summer. Wear swimsuits to get soaked in the splash pad, rubber duck races and slip ‘n slide. Carebear will also have a bouncy water slide and will be visited by the Chandler Fire Department to learn about water safety. June 25-29, Carebear Cooks, giving children the opportunity to enjoy a variety of cooking experiences as they create delicious snacks. Students will use cooking tools, learn about etiquette and nutrition and learn how to make recipes and mix ingredients. July 2-6, Party in the USA, a four-day only program, as Carebear will be closed July 4. A 4th of July cele-
bration includes watermelon eating, flag making, sidewalk chalk, water games and more. July 9-13, Christmas in July, with snow “falling” Fri., July 13. Tons of snow will be delivered as part of a week of “cool” actives, winter crafts, Icee-eating, caroling between classrooms and games
Kidz Kamp Cornerstone Chandler 1595 S. Alma School Rd., Chandler 480-656-7017 www.cschandler.com
Kidz Kamp is all about relationships and fun. It is a place where children will enjoy games, crafts, music and friends while they learn that “Everything is Possible with God.” Camp takes place 9 to 11:45 a.m. June 12 through 15 for children ages 2 years through sixth grade. Early bird registration is $25 per child through May 6. Regular cost is $35 per child May 7 through June 3. Space is limited; register online using keyword “KIDZKAMP.”
Kids Inc. Fulton Ranch 4991 S. Alma School Rd., Chandler 480-821-5437 www.kidsinclearningcenters.com
Kids Incorporated Fulton Ranch continues its theme- based curriculum during the summer months. Weekly themes for June and July include: Kids in the Kitchen; Countries Around the World & International Food; We are Artists Too; Under the Sea; Let’s go Camping & Picnic Time; Chill Out; Outer Space; and
Royalty & Summer Olympics. Children will be exposed to language enrichment, math, sci- ence and creative dis- covery, art and more. Water Days begin in June. Open Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Full or half days available and rates vary by age and schedule. Not all ages have avail- ability; call or stop by for more information. Located at the northeast corner of Alma School and Chandler Heights roads in the Fulton Ranch Promenade.
Sports Camps Aspire Kids Sports Center 50 S. Hearthstone Way, Chandler 480-820-3774 www.aspirekidsports.com
Aspire offers 10 weeks of summer camps for fun, fitness, gymnastics, special guests, crafts and optional swimming in its indoor, air-condi- tioned facility. Full- day camps from 9
a.m. to 3 p.m. are $199 per week, and half-day camps from 9 a.m. to noon and 12 to 3 p.m. are $129 for children ages 4 to 12. Registration is
April 2012 5
Offer available through April 30th, 2012.
| Page 2
| Page 3
| Page 4
| Page 5
| Page 6
| Page 7
| Page 8