If you're still looking for summer camp options, you're in luck. These groups still had openings at the time of publication.
Woodland Discover Nature Camp for Grades K-2
Session 1: May 25-29. Session 2: June 8-12. • 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Woodland Discovery Adventure Camp for Grades 3-6
Session 1: June 1-5. Session 2: June 15-19. • 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Children will discover the importance of bees and insects, ride canoes, dance with ballerinas from Ballet Memphis, learn about dinosaurs, and take archery lessons.
Cost: $250/session. • Shelbyfarmspark.org/camps or call Coral O’Connor at 222-7265.
June 1- August 7. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. For ages preK-Grade 8
Campers explore the animal world participating in games, crafts, tours, keeper chats, live animal visits, and more. Bring a non-refrigerated, non-microwavable lunch.
Cost: $199/per week. Animal ABCs cost: $99. • Call 333-6576 or register at memphiszoo.org/zoocamp the Monday before camp.
June 8-12. • 9 a.m.-noon. Ages 4 & 5
Start your summer digging to uncover the secrets of the garden by participating in different themed activities. Monday: Worms & Dirt. Tuesday: Fruit & Veggies. Wednesday: Butterflies & Wildflowers. Thursday: Snakes, Slugs, & Snails. Friday: Bugs, Bugs, Bugs. Snack provided.
Cost: $32/day or $150/week. Choose individual days or come all week. • Register online at memphisbotanicgarden.com/camps or call 636-4126.
Outdoor Explorers Camp at Memphis Botanic Garden
June 15-19. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 8-10.
Grab a magnifying glass and take a closer look at the great outdoors. Opportunities to hike, splash, play, and explore the garden. Snack provided.
Cost: $175/week. Bring a sack lunch. • Register online at memphisbotanicgarden.com/camps or call 636-4126.
I Heart Hooping Hoop Camp at Memphis Botanic Garden
June 22-26. • 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Ages 8-13.
Make your own hula hoop. Go beyond waist hooping and learn the weave, vortex, and other fun moves. Show off your moves at the big finale.
Cost: $185/week. • Register online at memphisbotanicgarden.com/camps or call 636-4131.
June 8-12. • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Grades 6-12. No theatre experience necessary.
Explore the world of play on your feet with Tennessee Shakespeare Company’s professional actor-teachers. Camp culminates in a community performance.
Cost: $250. Scholarships available. • Register online at tnshakespeare.org/summerofshakespeare or call 759-0604.
Young Players Training Intensive at University of Memphis
June 15-26 • 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Grades 6-12 with some prior theatre experience.
This two-week conservatory includes sessions on acting verse, stage combat, soliloquy, viewpoints, and some song & dance. Camp culminates in a community performance.
Cost: $500. Scholarships available. • Register online at tnshakespeare.org/summerofshakespeare or call 759-0604.
June 15-19 • 8-10 a.m. for ages 5-8 & 10 a.m-noon for ages 9-12
Learn tips and techniques and fundamental skills taking part in games and competition. Snack provided.
Cost: $110. Includes T-shirt. • Call 850-9622 to reserve by June 10.
June 22-25 • Monday-Thursday, 1-4 p.m. Grades 2-6.
Join the Memphis BoyChoir and Memphis GirlChoir and work on singing, learning music theory & history, and enjoy visits by guest musicians. Children will participate in singing the National Anthem at the Memphis Redbirds game on Friday, June 26.
Cost: $75. • Register at memphisboychoir.org or call Geoffrey Harris Ward at 323-8597.