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2024 Summer Activity Opportunities

GRiT (Girls Ride Together) Biking Clinic

May 18, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Elizabethtown Nature Park
Female riders age 7 and older are welcome.
Cost: $15. To register or make inquiries, please email alyssa.fortenberry@gmail.com

GRiT (Girls Ride Together) Social Bike Ride

May 19, 3:00-5:00 p.m.
Elizabethtown Nature Park
Female riders age 7 and older are welcome. Free to all interested girls. Register in advance. To register or make inquiries, please email alyssa.fortenberry@gmail.com

Camp Invention
June 10-14, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

  • G.C. Burkhead Elementary School, June 17-21, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Creekside Elementary School, June 17-21, 8:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Meadow View Elementary School, Grades 1-6, Cost: $270
    Register: www.campinvention.org

Camp Calvary

Christian based overnight camp located in Mackville that offers Adventure Camps in June and July for grades K– College.  Includes children with mental, health, physical and/or cognitive disabilities. Camp  dates by fall 2024 grade level. Visit https://kycampcalvary.com/2024-dates to register or for more information.

4-H Camp

July 1-5. Youth between 9-14 years of age as of Jan. 1, 2024, qualify to attend. Ky. Cooperative Extension Service offers adventure and learning based 4-H Camps. Located at West Kentucky 4-H Camp, Dawson Springs, KY. Contact: 270-765-4121, Sue Ann McCandless. Cost: $200 per camper.

Ky. Dept Fish/Wildlife Resources (Conservation Camp)

June 17-21, Camp Currie, grades 4– 6 (as of April 1, 2024). Cost is $300. Visit app.fw.ky.gov/campregistration to register.

YMCA Camp Piomingo

This overnight camp located a few minutes from Hardin Co., welcomes children with ADHD and food allergies. Sessions through-out the summer for ages 6-16. Contact: (502) 942-2616 or piomingo@ymcacamppiomingo.org.

Camp Hendon (KY Diabetes Camp)

Jun 30-July 5 & July 14-19. Residential camp for campers ages 8-17 who have diabetes; financial aid is available. Activities include hiking, fishing, talent shows, dances, and more! Visit www.camphendon.org or call (502) 544-1954 for more information.

Kentucky Sheriff’s Camp

For boys and girls throughout the summer. Questions or to request applications contact the Sheriff’s Office at (270)765-5133.

Cedar Ridge Camp

Located near Louisville, this camp offers day and overnight adventure camps with a variety of outdoor activities. Ages 7-16. Contact: (502)267-5848 or www.cedarridgecamp1.com

Salvation Army Summer Youth Camp

June 24-28 for ages 7-12; July 8-11 for ages 13-17 still in school. Located at Camp Paradise Valley in Burksville, KY, the overnight camp is offered at no cost to families. Activites include canoeing, swimming, softball, horseshoes, shuffleboard, hiking trails, Gaga ball pits and more! Visit adminicamp.com to register.

EKU STEM Summer Camp

June 2-7, fall juniors and seniors. Residential STEM camp. Application requirement of a short essay and counselor/teacher recommendation. $60 registration fee if accepted/. Visit go.eku.edu/stemcamp for more information.

Victory Martial Arts

Summer programs offered. For more information, call (270) 234-3386 or (270) 872-7378.

CHHS Summer Volleyball Camp

  • June 3-7, 8:00 -10:00 a.m. (4th-6th grade) @ Central Hardin High School Gym
  • 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (7th-9th grade) @ Central Hardin High School Gym

Cost: $80 (includes tshirt). Space is limited to 80 kids per session. Individual instruction in all phases of the game of volleyball emphasizing fundamental skills and application of team strategies. Contact Coach Rineker for registration or for more information.

CHHS Boys Basketball Camp

July 22-25, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., Central Hardin High School, Grades 3-9. Cost: $80 early registration; $90 on day of camp. For more information, contact Coach Johnson, tavon.johnson@hardin.kyschools.us.

CHHS Youth Soccer Camp

June 3-5, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Etown Sports Park—Turf Fields Cost: $100 (include tshirt). Ages 6-12. Skillbuilding drills, fun games, scrimmages, and more. Players need ball, water, cleats, gym shoes, and a snack each day. For more information, contact chhsbruinboyssoccerofficial@gmail.com.

FCA Wrestling Camp

June 7-9 at Campbellsville University. For Middle & High School Age Wrestlers. Cost $270.Visit www.fcawrestlingky.org to register.

CHHS Lady Bruins Softball Camp

June 17-19, 9:00-12:00 p.m., Central Hardin Softball Complex, Ages 5-12. Cost $70 (includes shirt & snack), payment due the first day of camp. Pizza andKona Ice on the last day. To register, https://forms.gle/fhZUVbTP6gmBNvgc8. For more information, contact angela.pike2@hardin.kyschools.us.

JHHS Archery Camp

June 17-21, 9:30-11:00 a.m, John Hardin High School - Small Gym, All school-age students. Cost: $25. Tshirt included in cost. Camp discusses NASP archery safety, warm-up exercises, steps to archery success, proper shooting techniques, scoring and more.. For more information or to sign up, contact Mike Moritz at mike.moritz@hardin.kyschools.us

JHHS Volleyball Clinic

June 10-13, John Hardin High School Gym

  • Grades 4-6 (24-25 school year): 4:00-6:00 p.m.
  • Grades 7-10 (24-25 school year): 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost is $65. One-on-one and small group instruction and team play. Please contact Walter Hampton at walter.hampton@hardin.kyschools.us for more information.

JHHS Hydroponic Stem Camp

July 16-19, John Hardin High School.  For more information, contact Jeremy Hall at jeremy.hall@hardin.kyschools.us

JHHS Veterinarian Science Camp

July 24-26, John Hardin High School, For more information, contact Jeremy Hall at jeremy.hall@hardin.kyschools.us

NHHS Lady Trojans Soccer Camp

June 10-13, 5:30-8:00 p.m., North Hardin High School Soccer Field, Ages 4-12. Cost $65. Register before May 10 to get a shirt. Contact Amanda Ulam (843)475-4481 or NHHSLadyTrojanSoccer@gmail.com for more information.

EC3 Baking Camp

June 11-14, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Early College & Career Center (EC3), Grades 6th-8th. Cost $50. Make cookies, pies, quick breads, and yeast breads. Lunch provided. Space is limited. For more information, contact Roger Ramsey, roger.ramsey@hardin.kyschools.us or (270) 769-7930.

EC3 Culinary Camp

June 4-7, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Early College & Career Center (EC3), Grades 6th-8th. Cost: $50. Learn kitchen and knife safety, knife cuts, cooking methods, and sauces. Lunch provided. Space is limited. For more information, contact Roger Ramsey, (270) 769-7930 or roger.ramsey@hardin.kyschools.us

EC3 Middle School VEX Robotics Camp

June 4-5, 8:30-2:30 p.m., Early College & Career Center (EC3),Open to HCS Middle School Students for the 24-25 school year. Cost $30. Students will be study,programming, construction techniques, and build a robot to accomplish a task. HCS Lunch will be provided. For more information or to register, contact Jason Neagle at (270) 769-7930 or jason.neagle@hardin.kyschools.us

Newton’s Attic Summer STEM Camps

Offerings include robotics, coding, chemistry and pre-engineering in the areas of mechanical and electrical systems and aerospace. Programs are open to grades 1-10 weekly from Jun 3-Aug 9 at our Lexington and BCTC Georgetown locations. Please visit newtonsattic.com/summercamps/.

Summer Dance Camps @ Let’s Dance Studio

Weekly camps through June and July. Age Ranges from 3-17. Cost from $110-120 depending on camp. Fun crafts, games, songs, and dance. Visit www.letsdancestudios.org to register or for more information.

Kentucky Science Center Summer Camps

May 27-Aug 2, pre-K to 8th grade. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. KY Science Center, Louisville. Is your child ready for a fun experience at a place they love? At the Kentucky Science Center’s Schools Out Summer Camp, your child will develop skills and make friendships that will last a lifetime. Our camp encourages all campers to play, tinker, and investigate the world around them with plenty of time to explore their favorite science center. For more information or to register, visit kysciencecenter.org/summer-camp/.

Aviation Camps of Kentucky

Learn about aeronatics, navigation, NASA space, flight simulation, aircraft design, careers in aviation, and more! Open to ages 10-17 in Bowling Green, Lexington, and Louisville from June 6-28. Register at www.aviationky.org.  Spots for each course are limited.

Let’s Learn Hardin County

  • July 8-12, 9:00-11:30 a.m., Math, Cecilia Valley Elementary School
  • July 15-19, 9:00-11:30 a.m., Literacy, Rineyville Elementary School

Open for families with children ages 4-5 (An adult must attend with child at each session). Come each day for a week of fun while focusing on school readiness in Literacy or Math. Contact Carlena Sheeran at 270-769-8911 for more information.

iD Tech Camps

Tech Camps for ages 7-19 both in person or virtual. Offering courses in coding, game development and design, robotics and more, this is a tech lovers dream camp! Several courses from beginners to advanced coders offered. Visit www.idtech.com more information or to register.

Summer Academy Sports Training Camps

June 3– Aug 2, Ages 6-12. Located at Bluegrass Sportsplex. Six different weeks of camp. $175 each week, 8:15 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Learn new spots, apply those skills to organized games, inflatables, crafts, and more. Visit bgsportsplex.com/summer-camp to register.

Birdie’s Studio Summer Camp

June 24-27, 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Ages 4-12. Cost $220 with discounts for additional children. Price covers all materials, tshirt, snack, and take home crafts. Theme is Patterns & Play! Campers will explore pattern making with a wide variety of tools and mediums, enjoy low pressure creativity in small group rotations, participate in social emotional learning, stories, mindful movement, art, and much more! To register, visit birdiesKY.com.

Get Ready! Camp

June 3-28, 9:00-11:00 a.m.

  • North Park Elementary, Radcliff
  • Panther Academy, Elizabethtown

June 3-28, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

  • Heartland Elementary, Elizabethtown
  • North Park Elementary, Radcliff

Ages birth-5 and their adult caregiver. Educational program designed to help adults see how to include learning in a child’s everyday life. Children learn through play and hands on activities. Parents learn how their child grows and develops. Come and go at anytime, any days you’re available. An adult must stay with the child. No registration or fees!

 

HCS Summer Meals Program - Free meals for all children 18-years-old and younger.  Learn more information by CLICKING HERE.