Summer Camp Options

Agnes Scott College, the Little Shop of Stories and other places offer camps for your kids.

Decatur and Avondale Estates offer a variety of summer camps for kids. Here are a few of the options.

Little Shop of Stories Camp

When/where: Weeklong camps throught the week of July 30 at the Little Shop of Stories at 133A East Court Square Decatur GA 30030. Note: There are no camps the week of July 4.

Why go: These are themed camps, such as American Girl Camp, Pirates Camp, Magic Treehouse Camp and Hogwarts Camp for the Harry Potter fans.

Price: Each camp is $280 with the exceptions of Camp Hogwarts and Camp Half-Blood, which are $330.

Agnes Scott College Sports Camps

When/where: Weeklong camps through the week of Aug. 6 at Agnes Scott College at 141 E. College Ave., Decatur, GA 30030. No camps the week of July 4.

Why go: You child will receive instruction from college coaches and athletes in  basketball, soccer, baseball/softball, tennis and swimming.

Price:  $185 per child per week or $125 half-day per week.

YMCA Day Camps

When/where:  at the Decatur-DeKalb Family YMCA at 1100 Clairemont Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030.

Why go: The YMCA offers an array of sports and specialty camps for kids interested in swimming, soccer, gymnastics and arts and crafts.

Price: Fees vary per camp. Half day programs available. See the YMCA website for details.

Circus Camp

When/where: In Decatur, at the Friends School at 862 Columbia Drive. 

Why go: Circus Camp is a day-camp experience designed to introduce children to circus, performing, and visual arts in a safe and noncompetitive environment. Camper age begins at 5 years old and includes teens. Any level of physical development and skill is welcomed.

Price: Base price of $250 per child, but extras cost more.

City of Decatur Summer Camps

When/where: Day camps are offered in one-week sessions at Glenlake, McKoy and the Beacon Hill Complex and in two-week sessions at Ebster Rec Center.

Why go: It's close to home. Child care is offered until 6 p.m. at many camps.

Price: Varies, but financial assistance is available.




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