Summer Fun

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Hurray! School is out for summer. Time for a slower pace and lots of fun in the sun.  But what happens on rainy days, or at those moments you realize the kids’ brains are turning to mush, or on the mornings you hear those dreaded words, “Moooooooommmmm, I’m bored!” No need for those worries. We’ve got you covered with tons of ideas for family fun in Tally this summer. Enjoy this list, share it with friends and comment below with your ideas too. Happy Summer!

Camp Challenger Summer Camps

When: Jun. 1, 2020, 9:00 am - Aug. 7, 2020, 4:00 pm
Where: 200 S. Duval St.
Cost: $180+
Registration: Register Online

Looking for a way to keep your child engaged all summer long? Camp Challenger features 10 weeks of hands-on, high-tech activities, unique experiences, enthusiastic teachers and tons of fun! Themes include Minecraft, robotics engineering, coding, geology, gaming, art and design, summer Olympics, movie magic, American history, astronomy, technology and much more. Register now to guarantee an unforgettable summer break for your child!

CAMP INFORMATION

  • One week of Camp Challenger is $180; Additional weeks are $170 each; Cost includes lunch daily
  • Camp hours are 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday-Friday
  • Morning and evening extended care is available
  • Sibling & membership discounts available
  • 10 weeks available for students who have completed grades K-8
  • 2 weeks available for students who have completed grades 9-12

Conservation Adventures Camp

When: Jul. 6, 2020, 8:00 am - Jul. 31, 2020,
Where: Joe Budd Youth Conservation Center, 639 Pond Road, Midway, Florida 32343
Cost: $195
Registration: Visit the website for registration instructions

Conservation Adventures Camp focuses on four different activities: boating, fishing, wildlife discovery and archery. Campers will have the opportunity to experience hiking in the wildlife management area, kayaking and fishing Joe Budd Pond,, and learning the sport of archery. This camp is for campers that love the outdoors and want to learn more about how to conserve the environment. Campers will leave with a love for the outdoors and skills that will last a lifetime.

3rd–5th grade: July 6 – 10 or July 13 – 17
6th grade – 8th grade: July 20 – 24 or July 27 – 31

Contact:
8509334322
fyccn@myfwc.com
Website

Freshwater Fish Camp

When: Feb. 21, 2020, 8:00 am - Feb. 21, 2020, 5:00 pm
Where: Joe Budd Youth Conservation Center, 639 Pond Road Midway, FL 32343
Cost: $195
Registration: Visit the website for registration instructions

Fish Camp is all about fishing. Topics will include tackle assembly and use, knot tying, casting, and angling techniques. While most of the day will be spent fishing, campers will learn a valuable information about fish identification, fish feeding preferences, tackle selection, fish handling, and fish cleaning. Boating safety, oaring, trolling motor operation and boat fishing techniques will be covered. Campers are provided with all gear necessary for fishing. Each participant will receive a rod and reel, and each camper will be given a tackle box full of tackle. at the close of Camp, campers take their fishing equipment home to use for future fishing. Our goal is to have participants leave camp equipped to be successful anglers.

3rd–5th grade: June 8-12 or June 15-19
6th–8th grade: June 22-26 or June 29-July 3

Contact:
8509334322
fyccn@myfwc.com
Website

Survival Camp

When: Aug. 3, 2020, 8:30 am - Aug. 7, 2020, 4:30 pm
Where: Joe Budd Youth Conservation Center, 639 Pond Road, Midway, Florida 32343
Cost: $195
Registration: Visit the website for registration instructions

Survival Camp focuses on teaching campers how to maintain a calm and positive mental attitude in a survival situation. Campers will have the opportunity to learn basic survival skills such as how to start a fire, how to build a shelter, how to endure the elements, and how to handle emergency situations. The campers will build upon their skills throughout the week and to prove their skills on Thursday, they will “survive” one night of tent camping at the Joe Budd Wildlife Management Area. This camp is a fantastic way to build upon your outdoor skills.

6th–8th grade
Space is limited!

Contact:
8509334322
fyccn@myfwc.com
Website

The Tallahassee Ballet Summer Camps

When: Jun. 30, 2020, 9:00 am ,
Where: The Tallahassee Ballet, 1940 N. Monroe Street, Suite 78, Tallahassee, FL, 32308
Cost: $125
Registration: Registration now open. Call 850-224-6917 ext: 23 or visit tallahasseeballet.org/school

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 15, 2020
The Tallahassee Ballet School’s Summer Dance Camps provide a memorable experience for young dancers. Campers will be enchanted by music, ballet, creative movement, tumbling, drama, costumes & props. Students will showcase their skills in a brief performance at the end of the week.

June 29-July 3 9am-12pm Lion King Camp (3-4 yrs)
June 29-July 3 9am-12pm Lion King Camp (5-7yrs)
July 6-10 9am-12pm Swan Lake Camp (3-4yrs)
July 6-10 9am-12pm Swan Lake Camp (5-7yrs)
July 13-17 9am-12pm Frozen 2 Camp (3-4yrs)
July 13-17 9am-12pm Frozen 2 Camp (5-7yrs)
July 20-24 9am-12pm Star Wars Camp (3-4 yrs)
July 20-24 9am-12pm Star Wars Camp (5-7)
July 27-30 9am-12pm Princess Camp (3-4yrs)
July 27-31 9am-12pm Princess Camp (5-7yrs)

Contact:
850-224-6917 ext: 23
meagan@tallahasseeballet.org
Website

The Tallahassee Ballet Summer Class Session

When: Jun. 15, 2020, 9:00 am - Jul. 23, 2020, 12:00 pm
Where: The Tallahassee Ballet, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 78, Tallahassee, FL 32303
Cost: $70-100/class
Registration: Registration is now open.

2020 Summer Classes – Monday-Thursday – June 15-July 23
The Tallahassee Ballet School provides students with a kinetic understanding of how their bodies move through space and builds from the classical ballet principles and technique. Ballet assists in developing the muscles and posture that allow dancers to move with grace and poise.

The Tallahassee Ballet School follows the ABT® National Training Curriculum.

For the full schedule of Summer Class please visit: https://tallahasseeballet.org/school/summer-programs/

Contact:
850-224-6917 ext: 23
meagan@tallahasseeballet.org
Website

The Tallahassee Ballet Summer Intensive

When: Jun. 1, 2020, 9:00 am - Jun. 12, 2020, 3:30 pm
Where: The Tallahassee Ballet, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 78, Tallahassee, FL 32303

The Turning Pointe Series is The Tallahassee Ballet’s Summer Intensive Workshop program designed to provide in-depth professional training opportunities for the experienced dancer. Faculty and staff of The Tallahassee Ballet – along with special guest artists and master teachers – provide a full range of excellent dance training in ballet, repertoire, pointe, classical variations, contemporary, hip-hop and body conditioning. Classes focus on proper alignment and posture of classical dance, with an emphasis on musicality, style and expression.

June 1-5 & 8-12, 2020

Young Dancemaker’s Workshop (Dancers ages 11-14)
June 1-5 & 8-12, 2020, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Tuition: $700
The Young Dancemaker’s Workshop includes four classes a day: Ballet Technique, Contemporary/Jazz/Hip Hop, Repertory, and Conditioning/Pilates.

Pointe for Young Dancemaker’s (Dancers ages 12+*)
June 1-5 & 8-12, 2020, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $300
Intensive class for dancers who are at least 12 years old with at least one full year of pointe training. Students will be engaged in a serious study of ballet terminology, proper execution of intermediate steps, and various classical enchainment. Requirement: Must be enrolled in Young Dancemaker’s Workshop.

Advanced Dancemaker’s Workshop (Dancers ages 15+)
June 1-5 & 8-12, 2020, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Tuition: $700
The Advanced Dancemaker’s Workshop includes five dance classes a day: Conditioning/Pilates, Ballet Technique, Ballet Repertory, Jazz/Contemporary, and Hip-hop. Dancers will be challenged with the most intense program of instruction. This is a rigorous workshop for the most serious of dance students.

No auditions are required for the Turning Pointe Series. Dancers are expected to follow appropriate ballet class etiquette, including arriving at the studio at least 15 minutes prior to class and being fully prepared to begin at the start of class. Female dancers must wear black leotards, pink tights and proper ballet slippers and/or pointe shoes (if appropriate). Hair must be in a neatly secured style. Males must wear white/black t-shirts, black tights and black ballet slippers.

For more information, contact Hope Eltomi at hope@tallahasseeballet.org or 850-224-6917, ext. 22.

Contact:
850-224-6917 ext: 22
hope@tallahasseeballet.org
Website

The Tallahassee Ballet Summer Workshops

When: Jun. 15, 2020, 9:00 am - Jun. 22, 2020, 5:00 pm
Where: The Tallahassee Ballet, 1940 North Monroe Street, Suite 78, Tallahassee, FL 32303

The Tallahassee Ballet School’s Summer Workshops are a week of focused training geared toward furthering the student’s dance technique and creating well-rounded dancers. In addition to daily ballet classes, each Workshop is tailored to offer a variety of age-appropriate classes including pointe, variations, jazz, contemporary, nutrition, and ballet history.

SUMMER 2020 WORKSHOP DATES
Workshop B – Beginning Pre-Pointe & Pointe – June 15-19, 2020 – 9am-5pm – $325
Workshop A – Student & Pre-Pointe – June 22-26, 2020 – 9am-5pm – $325

Contact Meagan Helman at meagan@tallahasseeballet.org, (850) 224-6917, ext. 23, for more information.

Contact:
850-224-6917 ext: 23
meagan@tallahasseeballet.org
Website

Tots and Trails

When: Jun. 1, 2020, 7:30 am - Aug. 7, 2020, 5:30 pm
Where: 2205 Thomasville Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32308 and 8005 Oak Grove Rd, Tallahassee, FL 32312
Cost: $50 to Register; $189+ / week
Registration: Register online

Tots and Trails is a nature and science experiential summer camp. This camp gives kids ages K-5 the chance to explore outdoors while learning about the environment, sustainability projects, and forming friendships and leadership skills.

Contact:
8504913444
becca@totsandtrails.com
Website