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Sports, theater, science and nature — no matter what interest a child has, chances are there is a summer camp for them. For COVID-19 precautions, check the camp websites. To submit a summer camp, email the details to acopley@hdmediallc.com.

WEEK OF MAY 30 

Hometown Heroes Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, June 1-4, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will meet some local heroes and learn how they keep us safe in the community. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/

WEEK OF JUNE 6 

Music with Movement Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 7-11, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will find their groove as they learn new dance moves and ways to stay active. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/

Salvation Vocation Summer School, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 7-July 30, at Salvation Army, 1227 3rd Ave., Huntington. Eight-week course will build a tiny home. For grades 6-12. Cost, $50. For more information, call 304-529-2401 or email HuntingtonWV@uss.salvationarmy.org. Sign up at TSAHuntingtonWV.org.

“Hansel & Gretel" Set Design Camp, 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, June 7-11, Music & Art Academy, 2986 5th Ave., Huntington. For ages 5-12. Campers will design three scenes and make props that are needed for the production of “Hansel & Gretel." Cost, $75. Visit www.musicandartwv.com.

WEEK OF JUNE 13 

Splish Splash Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Emphasizing swimming instruction and safety, this week is sure to help prepare campers for their next swim.  Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Superheroes,  8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.  For ages 3-5. Instructor, Maria Whaley. Explore dance, music, creative drama and arts and crafts built around a superhero theme. Cost, $60 early bird or $85 after May 21. Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Drawing Bootcamp,  8:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 8-18. Instructor, Nancy Adams. Focuses on realistic drawing skills and will work at the camper’s level and interests with the goal of producing a portfolio of their best works.  Cost, $80 early bird or $105 after May 21.  Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Drawing With Color,  12:30-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 8-18. Instructor, Nancy Adams. Introduces color theory and using color media to create realistic drawings and illustrations. Drawing Boot Camp and Drawing With Color can be taken together. Cost, $80 early bird or $105 after May 21.  Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Runway Fashion, 12:30-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 8-14. Instructor, Kelsey Bender. Learn how to apply makeup, experiment with hairstyles, create accessories, have a fun photo shoot and work the runway. Cost, $100 early bird or $125 after May 21. Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Two-Week Production Camp: G2K Cinderella, 8:30 a.m. to noon or noon to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 14-25, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 7-18. Director, Matt Hammond. From audition to show time, Production Camp takes you through every aspect of being in a musical production. You’ll be singing, dancing, creating sets, learning about how to apply theatrical makeup, developing your character and studying lights and sound. Camp will end with a production of “Getting to Know… Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella” at 7 p.m. June 25. Cost, $375 early bird or $400 after May 21.  Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Summer Science Adventures: Fun with Numbers, Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Marshall University College of Science.  Grade-appropriate fun with math. Grades 3-4, 9 a.m. to noon; grades 5-6, 1-4 p.m. Cost, $145. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/

Camp “Hansel & Gretel” Show Time, 10 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday, June 14-18, Music & Art Academy, 2986 5th Ave., Huntington. For ages 5-12. Cost, $75. Visit www.musicandartwv.com.

JUNE 14-AUG. 17

River Valley Child Development Services Summer Camp: 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday, June 14, through Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021 5th Ave. W., Huntington. Activities, STEM, lessons, learning opportunities and on-site field trips. Nutritious breakfast, lunch and snack provided. Weekly cost, $140 five days a week, $144 four days a week, $108 three days a week, $72 two days a week, $36 single day. LINK childcare subsidy is accepted through this program. Additional one-time payments: $15 enrollment fee and $10 supply fee. Enrollment deadline is June 4. Contact Kenzie Phelps at mphelps@rvcds.org or 304-942-8052.

WEEK OF JUNE 20

Wild and Wonderful Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. From knot tying, nature walks and pitching tents, to kayaking and climbing, campers will learn new skills and enjoy a variety of adventure activities. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Piano Jump Start, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 21-25, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 8-12. Explore piano for complete beginners. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Camp Out!, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 21-25, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 5-8. Students will create a vast array of 2-D and 3-D projects in multiple mediums. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Coastal Creations, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 21-25, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 9-14. Students will create a vast array of 2-D and 3-D projects in multiple mediums. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Summer Intensive, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Huntington Dance Theatre, 825 4th Ave., Huntington. For ages 8 and older. Cost, lower division $110, upper division $175. This summer intensive will bring several guest instructors in the areas of ballet, pointe, contemporary and hip hop. No audition required. For questions, email huntingtondance1981@gmail.com or call 304-522-4230. To register, visit https://www.huntingtondance.org/summer-programs

Virtual “Design to Production” camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 21-25, hosted online by Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. For ages 9-16. Participants will engage directly in all aspects of manufacturing -- from developing their own product ideas, through the design and testing phase of new products to prototyping, manufacturing and marketing. Cost, $60. A limited number of full scholarships are available thanks to the support of Suddenlink by Altice. Visit http://www.rcbi.org/2021camps. For more information, contact Deacon Stone at dstone@rcbi.org or 304-781-1659.

Astro Dance: Out of This Galaxy!, 8:30-10:30 a.m. Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 3-5.  Instructor, Maria Whaley. Explore dance, music, creative drama with arts and crafts built around an outer space theme. Cost, $60 early bird or $85 after May 21. Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

And… 5, 6, 7, 8!!!, 8:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland.  For ages 6-12. Instructor, Maria Whaley. Explore different styles of dance including tap, jazz, ballet and more as you get a great workout. Cost, $85 early bird or $110 after May 21.  Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Yoga, 8:30 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Paramount Arts Center, Ashland. For ages 9-15. Instructor, Crescent Holbrook. Learn basic yoga poses and their significance, while getting a great workout.  Cost, $85 early bird or $110 after May 21.  Visit https://www.paramountartscenter.com/summercamps/

Summer Science Adventures: Animal Rescue Camp, Monday-Friday, June 21-25, Marshall University College of Science. Meet different kinds of animals, both pets and wildlife, and learn how to help them. Grades 3-6, 1-4 p.m. Cost, $145. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

WEEK OF JUNE 27

Sports of All Sorts Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 28-July 2, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will be introduced to the fundamentals of a variety of sports. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Pirates and Princesses Camp, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, June 28-July 2, Huntington Dance Theatre, 825 4th Ave., Huntington. For ages 3-7. Cost, $60. The week includes story time, crafts, healthy snacks and a dance party. For questions, email huntingtondance1981@gmail.com or call 304-522-4230. To register, visit https://www.huntingtondance.org/summer-programs

WEEK OF JULY 4 

Recess at the Rec Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 5-9, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. A week of classic schoolyard fun.  Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Lemonade Stand Camp, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 5-9, Huntington Dance Theatre, 825 4th Ave., Huntington. For ages 3-7. Cost, $60. The week includes story time, crafts, healthy snacks, and a dance party. For questions, email huntingtondance1981@gmail.com or call 304-522-4230. To register, visit https://www.huntingtondance.org/summer-programs

Summer Skills Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, July 6-9, Cabell County Career Technology Center, 1035 Norway Ave., Huntington. Classes offered in electrical technology, carpentry/woodworking, coding app and game design, robotics, graphic design, crime scene investigation, forensic science, collision repair, facility maintenance, hairstyling, welding, aerospace technology, machine trades and HVAC. Free for rising fifth- and sixth-graders. Camp for rising seventh- and eighth-graders is offered July 12-16. Register at http://ow.ly/yqcz50EEjM5

WEEK OF JULY 11 

Fun and Fitness Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will learn many ways to make fitness fun. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Get Up and Move!, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 12-16, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 5-8. Use some favorite children’s books to create a whole world of imagination. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Woodland Friends, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 12-16, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 5-8. Students will create a vast array of 2-D and 3-D projects in multiple mediums. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

The Rhythm Nation, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 9-12. Students will play hand drums, bucket drums, and other percussion instruments while learning about different musical styles. Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Art Around the World, 1-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, First Baptist Church Ashland. For ages 9-14. Learn about and create art from other cultures.  Cost, $80. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Theater, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, Beech Street Christian Church Life Center, Ashland. For ages 8-16. Cost, $150. Visit https://www.aspireconservatory.com/summer-camps/.

Virtual “Design to Production” camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, hosted online by Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. For ages 9-16. Participants will engage directly in all aspects of manufacturing -- from developing their own product ideas, through the design and testing phase of new products to prototyping, manufacturing and marketing. Cost, $60. A limited number of full scholarships are available thanks to the support of Suddenlink by Altice. Visit http://www.rcbi.org/2021camps. For more information, contact Deacon Stone at dstone@rcbi.org or 304-781-1659.

Summer Skills Camp, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, Cabell County Career Technology Center, 1035 Norway Ave., Huntington. Classes offered in electrical technology, carpentry/woodworking, coding app and game design, robotics, graphic design, crime scene investigation, forensic science, collision repair, facility maintenance, hairstyling, welding, aerospace technology, machine trades and HVAC. Free for rising seventh- and eighth-graders. Register at http://ow.ly/yqcz50EEjM5.

Summer Science Adventures: Passport to Japan: Language, comics and coding, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 12-16, Marshall University College of Science. Language immersion half-day camp with emphasis on Japanese comics, animation and coding. For grades 6-8. No charge, scholarships only. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

Summer Science Adventures: ACT boot-camp, 1-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 12-16, Marshall University College of Science. Identify your math strengths and weaknesses, build on existing skills, play fun and challenging math games, daily practice in an average pacing of 1 question per minute, and reassessment at the end of the week so students are prepared to continuing studying independently.  For all ages, but grades 9-12 suggested. Cost, $300. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

WEEK OF JULY 18 

Aqua Adventure Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 19-23, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Swimming, slip and slides, water balloons and more. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Virtual “Design to Production” camp, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 19-23, hosted online by Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI) at Marshall University. For ages 9-16. Participants will engage directly in all aspects of manufacturing -- from developing their own product ideas, through the design and testing phase of new products to prototyping, manufacturing and marketing. Cost, $60. A limited number of full scholarships are available thanks to the support of Suddenlink by Altice. Visit http://www.rcbi.org/2021camps. For more information, contact Deacon Stone at dstone@rcbi.org or 304-781-1659.

Summer Science Adventures: Lego Robotics, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 19-23, Marshall University College of Science. Open play, daily building challenges and learn how to code and robotics.  For grades 6-8. No charge, scholarships only. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

WEEK OF JULY 25 

Olympic Games Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 26-30, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. The world’s most popular sports and challenges. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Summer Science Adventures: Discover the Wonders of Water!, 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Friday, July 26-30, Marshall University College of Science. This camp will introduce topics such as water conservation, ocean currents, stream ecology, aquatic life, wetlands, green infrastructure and stormwater pollution. For grades 3-5. Cost, $145. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

Summer Science Adventures: Microbiology, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, July 26-30, Marshall University College of Science. Work in a real laboratory using microscopes and college-level lab equipment while learning about the microbial world.  For grades 6-8. No charge, scholarships only. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

WEEK OF AUG. 1 

Animal Planet Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 2-6, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will learn about different animals. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

Nutcracker Workshop, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 2-6, Huntington Dance Theatre, 825 4th Ave., Huntington. For ages 10 and older. Cost, $75. The community workshop is for all local dancers who would like to experience what it is like to be in the Nutcracker. Dancers will learn choreography from several segments of the show. For questions, email huntingtondance1981@gmail.com or call 304-522-4230. To register, visit https://www.huntingtondance.org/summer-programs

Summer Science Adventures: How Does My Garden Grow?, Monday-Friday, Aug. 2-6, Marshall University College of Science. Learn all about growing food – from planning a garden to planting and caring for crops all the way through harvesting. K-2, 9 a.m.-noon; grades 3-6, 1-4 p.m. Cost, $145. Visit https://ssawv.com/summer-science-adventures-2/.

WEEK OF AUG. 8

Picnic and Paddle Camp, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, Aug. 9-13, Marshall Rec Center. For ages 5-12. Campers will learn about paddling canoes and play outdoor games. Cost, $140 members and $170 nonmembers. Visit https://www.marshall.edu/campusrec/healthy-herd-youth-camp-summer-2021/.

 

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