Compiled by Jennifer Helm
“Beetles, Bugs, & Butterflies,” a free two-week course, 1:30-3 pm Tues. & Thurs. Jun. 15-24 (children entering grades 4-6) & Jul. 20-29 (children entering grades 1-3) at Belmont Univ. To register, call 460-6221.
Camp Widjiwagan, two-week sessions for kids ages 6 & older, takes place at the Joe C. Davis YMCA Outdoor Center. Activities include climbing an alpine tower, a ropes course, a water trampoline, & more. For information, call 360-CAMP.
Chattanooga Parks & Recreation offers summer art camps at Warner Parks for ages 6-17 Jun. 28-Aug. 13. Sessions are age-specific; call (423) 697-1325 for details. $125 per session; registration deadline is Jun. 14.
“Children’s Farm Workshop,” for ages 10-13, features games & pastimes typical of 19th-century childhood at The Homeplace-1850, Land Between the Lakes. Resv. req.; call (502) 924-2020.
Cumberland Science Museum offers summer science camps for families & individuals. For information, call 862-5177, or visit http://www.csmisfun.com.
“Dutch Touch” Soccer Camps, for boys born in 1988 or later, features trainers from the Netherlands, Jun. 13-18 & Jun. 20-25 at the Univ. of Memphis. $456 per week. For information, call Chris Bartels at (901) 678-4141.
Goodpasture High School offers summer basketball camps for boys & girls in grades 2-12. Session I (girls) is 9 am-3 pm Jun. 7-11; Session II (boys) is 9 am-3 pm Jun. 14-18; Session III (coed shooting & drills) is 9 am-noon Jun. 21-23. Fees: $110 Sessions I & II, $60 Session III. For information, call 868-3700.
O’More College of Design offers a design camp for children, beginning Jun. 14. For information, call 794-4254, ext. 48.
Will Perdue Basketball Camp, for boys in grades 3-9, takes place 8:30 am-2:30 pm Jun. 28-Jul. 2. $130. For information, call 264-6328.
5th Annual Summer Youth Conservatory, feat. classes in acting, voice, creative writing, & creative movement, Jun. 14-25 for grades 1-6 ($85) & Jul. 12-30 for grades 7-12 ($110) at the Arts Center of Cannon County. To register, call Michael at (800) 235-9073.
Williamson County Parks & Recreation offers summer day camp, 7:30 am-5:30 pm Mon.-Fri. at various schools, Jun. 7-Aug. 6. $350 for 8 weeks, $50 per week, $12 per day; registration is held 7:30 am-5 pm Mondays, Wednesdays, & Fridays in May. For information, call 790-5719.
Vanderbilt Univ. boys’ soccer camps take place Jun. 21-Jul. 17. For information, call 322-4727.
American Red Cross offers a variety of classes in health and safety, volunteer services, and disaster relief services throughout the summer. For information, call 327-1931.
Blair School of Music offers summer evening classes in sight-singing for beginners, & an introduction to music theory (includes computer-assisted technology). Registration is Jun. 27 in the Blair office. For information, call 322-7651.
Cheekwood offers classes in art & gardening for all ages. 1200 Forrest Park Dr. For information, call 356-8000.
Downtown YMCA offers three-week adult swimming classes beginning on the first Tuesday of each month. Classes meet on Tues. and Thurs. “Intro to Swimming” meets 6:00-6:30 pm & “Beginner Swimming” meets 6:45-7:15 pm. $45, $30 members. For information, call 254-0631.
“Home on the Range,” a summer reading & discussion group, meets 7-9 pm Mon. Jun. 14-Jul. 26 in Lipscomb University’s Swang Center, Room 111. For information, call Carolyn Wilson at 279-5837 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scarritt-Bennett Center offers a variety of gardening classes throughout the summer. Call 340-7471 for dates and details.
Studio Workshops in the Country, classes in mosaic, concrete forms, monotype, & woodcarving, are offered throughout the summer in Bell Buckle. For information, call Sheri Warner Hunter at (931) 389-9649.
Volunteer State Community College offers scuba classes throughout the summer: “Advanced Open Water” begins Jun. 19, “Scuba Life-saving and Management” begins Jul. 23, & “Search & Rescue/Recovery” begins Jul. 23. Classes require prerequisites; call 230-3338 for information.
YWCA offers “Travel in Style,” a class on vacation planning, 9:30-11 am May 29 ($60, $30 members); basic CPR, 6-8 pm Jun. 21 ($60, $30 members). To register, call 269-9922, ext. 232.
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