TIFTON — Summertime and living is easy — and so is finding a fun and educational summer activity for children and teens in Tift County.

Seamless Summer Meals Program

Address: TBA

Ages: all children up to 18

Dates: Mon.-Fri. noon-12:30 p.m.

Contact: 229-387-2400

Cost: Free

Tift County Pre-K Summer Transition Program

Address: Tift County Pre-K Center (506 W. 12th St.

Ages: Rising Kindergarteners

Contact: Sherri Willis, 229-387-2410

Cost: Free for students who meet eligibility requirements.

Teen Summer Challenge at Planet Fitness

Address: Planet Fitness, 1912 Larkin Rd.

Ages: 15-18

Dates: May 15-Sept. 1

Tiftarea Academy Basketball Camp 2019

Ages: Kindergarten-6th grade

Dates: May 20-22, 9 a.m.-noon

Contact: Mike Patrick at 229-263-0751 or Amy Strenth at 229-206-0927

Cost: $80

Tiftarea Academy Panther Baseball Kids Camp

Address: TA baseball field

Ages: 5-13

Dates: May 27-30, 9 a.m.-noon

Contact: Chance Benson at cbenson@tiftarea.org

Cost: $80

Tiftarea Academy Panthers P.E. Camp

Ages: Kindergarten-6th grade

Dates: May 28-30, 9 a.m.-noon

Contact: Mike Patrick at 229-263-0751 or Amy Strenth at 229-206-0927

Cost: $80

Lady Panther Softball Kids Camp

Address: TA softball field

Ages: 5-13

Dates: June 3-6

Contact: Chance Benson at cbenson@tiftarea.org

Cost: $80

Tiftarea Academy Camp

Address: Tiftarea Academy cafeteria

Contact: Jacqueline Beals at jbeals@tiftarea.org

• Let’s Craft and Create!

Ages: rising pre-K to rising 2nd grade

Dates: June 4-6, July 11-13 9 a.m.-noon

Cost: $75 for one week, 150 for both weeks

• It’s A Paperfest!

Ages: rising 3rd graders to 6th graders

Dates: June 4-6, June 11-13, 1-3:30 p.m.

Cost: $70 for one week, $140 for both weeks

• Summer Band “Quick Start”

Ages: grades 6-12 who have registered for band in the 2019-2020 school term.

Dates: June 10-14

Contact: swyles1@gmail.com

AMC Summer Movie Camp

Address: AMC Classic Tifton

Dates: Wednesday mornings, June 5-July 31

June 5- Trolls; June 12- Wonder Park; June 19- Hotel Transylvania 3; June 26- Peter Rabbit; July 3- Smallfoot; July 10- Lego Movie 2; July 17- Teen Titans Go! To The Movies; July 24- The House with the Clock in its Walls; July 31- How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.

Contact: 229-382-5203

Cost: $4

Camp Wiregrass

Address: Georgia Museum of Agriculture

Ages: 4-12

Dates: 8 a.m.-3 p.m. May 27, June 3, June 10, June 17, June 24

Contact: Sara Hand at sfhand@agac.edu or 229-391-5208

Cost: Animal Antics (ages 4-5) $60; Time Travelers, Animal Adaptations (ages 6-8) $110, Living Off the Land and Time Travelers (ages 9-12) $110.

Mother’s Love Kidz Klub Summer Camp

Address: 1925 Whiddon Mill Road

Ages: Kids who completed 4-year-old pre-K through 12

Dates: May 28-August 2, Mon.-Fri- 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Contact: 229-382-0675 or motherslovetifton@gmail.com

Cost: Daily/weekly rates

Tiftarea YMCA Summer Swim Lessons

Address: YMCA pool

Ages: 6 months-12

Dates: May 27-Aug. 1

Contact: Kim Abate at 229-391-9622 or kim@tiftareaymca.org.

Cost:

Maggie Campbell’s Gingerbread House Summer Transition Program

Address: 719 S. Ridge Ave.

Ages: Rising Kindergarteners

Dates: June 3-July 12, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Contact: Jennifer Ezekiel, 229-388-9494 or Jennifer Ivey at 229-386-5816 or 229-848-0987

Cost: Free for students who meet eligibility requirements.

Herring Memorial Church Greenhouse Project

Address: 9 Tifton-Eldorado Road

Ages: 4-18

Dates: June 3-June 28, Mon-Fri. 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Contact: 229-339-1739

2019 Future Blue Devil Baseball Camp

Address: Tift County High School

Ages: 5-12

Dates: June 3-7, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Contact: Register on Facebook, for more information contact bluedevilbaseballcamp@gmail.com

Cost: $100 before June 1, $115 after June 1

South Tifton Learning Center Summer Programs

Address: 2304 Dorminey St.

Ages: 4-14

Dates: June 3-26, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Contact: Melanie Lester at 229-388-1515 or southtiftonlearningcenter@gmail.com

• Lester Summer Camp

Cost: $30 weekly per child

• Lester STEM/STEAM Programs

Cost: $40

• Ma’ Myrtice Reading Club

Cost: $10 per hour

Brumby Tennis Camp

Address: Brumby tennis courts (3602 Fulwood Rd.).

Contact: 229-392-2100 or mbrumby@friendlycity.net

• Beginners, Advanced Beginners and Intermediate

Dates: Mon.-Thurs. June 3-6, June 10-13, June 17-20 (5-6 year olds with parent), June 24-27, July 1-4, July 8-11; 8-9 a.m. for first-time and beginners, 9-10 for rising 3rd, 4th, 5th graders

Cost:$ 40 per weekly session

• Advanced Team Players

Ages: For those who hope to or have played on a school team

Dates: Tues. and Thurs. starting June 4, 6-8 p.m.

Cost: $20 per weekly session

ABAC Tennis Camp

Ages: Middle and high school aged kids

Dates: June 10-13

Cost: $200

Contact: dwhite@abac.edu.

Urban Elevation

Address: 2425 Emerson Obynes Road

Ages: 14-18

Dates: Every Tues. and Thurs. 4:30-7:30 p.m. (closed June)

Contact: 229-392-4028, bryant@urbanelevation.org, www.urbanelevation.org

Tiftarea Gymnastics Academy Summer Camps

Address: 732 E. 5th St.

Ages: 3 and up (must be potty trained)

Dates:

• Kids Night Out, Friday nights, 7:30-10 p.m. ($15 per child)

• Skills Enhancement, May 27-29, 1 a.m.-noon

• Ninja/Parkour, June 10-12, 9 a.m.-noon

• Disney Gymnastics Week, June 24-26, 9 a.m.-noon

• Red, White and Blue Week, July 8-10, 9 a.m.-noon

Contact: 229-396-5589 or info@tiftgymnasticsacademy.com

Cost: $75 per week with $25 registration fee for non-members

Coastal Plains RESA Summer Program

Ages: 1st-5th grade

Dates: June 3-June 28, Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Contact: 229-546-4094 ext. 115, shannawatson@cpresa.org, 229-546-4094 ext. 131. sonyastory@cpresa.org, www.cpresa.org

Cost: Free for qualified families

Tift County Recreation Department Summer Day Camp

Address: TCRD Multi-Purpose Gym

Ages: 5-12

Dates: May 28-July 26

Contact: 229-382-3262 or dayvia.marin@tiftcounty.org

Cost: In-county $68 per week per child, $61.20 per additional child; Out-of-county $85 per week per child. $20 per day for drop-ins.

Baldwin Drive Aquatic Center Pool Season

Dates: June 5-August 5; Fitness Swim (lap swimmers only) Tues., Thurs., Fri. noon-1 p.m. Open Swim (all ages, 18 and under must be accompanied by adult) Tues., Thurs., Fri. 1-30-5 p.m.; Sat. 1-5 p.m. Family Swim (couples or parent/grandparent with child only), Sun. 1:30-5:30 p.m.

Contact: 229-382-3262 or recreation@tiftcounty.org.

Cost: Weekday: $2 per person. Sat.: $3 per person. Sun.: $3 per person or $10 for family of four

Tifton Housing Authority Summer Youth Programs

Ages: K-12th grade (must be Tifton Housing Authority resident)

Dates: June 3-July 25

Contact: 229-382-5434

Tifton-Tift County Public Library Summer Reading Program

Address: 245 Love Avenue

Ages: 0-12

Dates: May 31-July 18. Performance Thursdays, all ages, 2-3 p.m. Imaging the Universe Workshop Mondays, ages 7-12, 4-5 p.m. Community Story Time Thursdays, ages 1-5 with caregiver, 10-10:45 a.m. Wrap-up Party Thursday, July 18, 2 p.m.

Contact: 229-386-3243

Cost:

WinShape Day Camp

Address: Northside Baptist Church (4605 Murray Ave.)

Ages: Campers who have completed Kindergarten-8th grade

Dates: June 17-21, 8 a.m-5 p.m.

Contact: winshapecamps.org

Cost: $219

The Salvation Army Camp Grandview

Address: Jasper, GA

Ages: 7-12

Dates: June 17-22

Contact: 229-386-1503

Cost: Free for 10 children

Rogue Wrestling Camp

Address: 8th Street Middle School

Ages: 3rd-9th grade

Dates: July 10-12, 4-7 p.m.

Contact: zac.matrin@tiftschools.com or bking@tiftschools.com

Cost: $50

Worship Camp

Address: Northside Baptist Church (4605 Murray Ave.)

Ages: Children who have completed grades 1-5

Dates: July 15-19, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact: Register at nbctifton.info

Cost: $49 (spots are limited)

Tift Theatre production of The Aristocats

Address: Tift Theatre for the Performing Arts

Ages: Beginning 1st grade through completed 9th grade

Dates: July 8-27, Mon.-Fri. 1-5 p.m. Performances July 26, 7 p.m. and July 27 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Contact: Kaylee Stokes at 229-326-1982 or kstokes@tifton.net

Cost: $150 for first child, $125 for second, third child is free.

Tiftarea Academy Kiddie Cheer Camp

Address: TA big gym

Ages: rising K4-5th graders

Dates: July 22-26, 9 a.m.-noon

Contact: Jessica Parker at 229-425-8180

Cost: $60

Tift Regional Health System Healthcare Heroes Summer Camp

Address: TRHS Learning and Development Department (907 E. 18th St.

Ages: High school students grades 10-12

Dates: July 29-31

Contact: Chrissy Dent at 229-353-5042 or christina/dent@tiftregional.com

Cost: $50

Vacation Bible School

• Northside Baptist Church “In The Wild”, June 2-6 from 5:45-8:30 p.m. Register at nbctifton.info.

• First Baptist Church “Roar!”, June 3-7, 9 a.m.-noon for completed Pre-k-5th grade. Register at fbctifton.org/vbs.

• St. Anne’s Episcopal Church “To Mars and Beyond,” June 3-7, 6-8:30 p.m. Register at tmab.cokesbury.com.

• Victory Baptist Church “Amazing Encounters in the Wild” June 16-21. Sun. 5-7 p.m., Mon.-Thurs. 6-9 p.m. Fri. 7-8 p.m.

• First United Methodist Church “Roar!” June 24-28, 9 a.m.-noon for completed Pre-k-5th grade. For more information contact 229-251-8610.

• Beulah Hills Baptist Church “Bigheart Farms” June 24-28, 5:30-8 p.m. at Matt Wilson gym and classrooms. Register online on Beulah Hills’ Facebook page.

• Tift Avenue Church of God “Finish” July 21-24. Register on-site July 21 at 6:30 p.m.

Tiftarea YMCA Summer Camps

Address:  First United Methodist Church and First Baptist Church

Ages: 5-13

Dates: May 28-Aug. 2

Contact: Jason Bishoff at 229-391-9622, 229-387-9690 or jason@tiftareaymca.org.

Cost: $90 per week for members, $105 per week for potential members, $20 registration fee per child, $10 daily drop-in fee

Tiftarea YMCA Summer Sports Camps

Contact: Jason Bishoff at 229-391-9622, 229-387-9690 or jason@tiftareaymca.org.

Cost: $45 for YMCA member, $65 for program participant, $25 for summer camp participant.

• Basketball ages 9-16

Address: First United Methodist Church

Ages: 9-16

Dates: June 3-7, 9 a.m.-noon

• Cheer

Address: Hunt Park

Ages: 5-11

Dates:June 10-14, 9 a.m.-noon

•Soccer

Address: Hunt Park

Ages: 9-14

Dates:June 25-29 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.

• Basketball

Address: First United Methodist Church

Ages: 5-10

Dates: July 9-13, 1-4 p.m.

Tift County 4-H Summer Activities

Address: 1468 Carpenter Rd. S.

Dates: May-July

Contact: 229-391-7980 or uge4277@uga.edu

• Dairy Quiz Bowl

Practice Dates: May 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23

Contest Day: June 7, Athens, GA

• Senior Camp

Address: Rock Eagle 4-H Center

Dates: May 27-31

• Reward Trip to the All American Fun Park

Ages: All active 4-Hers

Dates: June 3, 9:15 a.m.-3 p.m.

• DPA/State Congress Practive

Dates:June 4, 5, 19; July 16-18

• SWD 4-H Softball Tournament

Ages: 7th-12th graders

Dates: June 6

Cost: $10

• 4-H2O

Address:Tift County Extension Office

Dates: June 11-13

• Junior Camp

Address: Camp Jekyll

Ages: 7th and 8th graders

Dates: June 17-21

• Camper Fun Day

Address: Tift County 4-H office

Ages: Registered Cloverleaf campers

Dates: June 18, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

• Cloverleaf Summer Camp

Address: Camp Fortson, Atlanta

Dates: July 8-12

Cost: $390

Southern Regional Technical College Kids Camps

Contact: Ashley Britt at 229-386-3169 or abritt@southernregional.edu

• STEAM Camp for ages 4-8

Dates: July 9-10, July 16-17, July 23-24, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $120

• Awesome Art for ages 4-8

Dates: July 8, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Dino Day for ages 4-8

Dates: July 15, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Etiquette for ages 6+

Dates: July 10, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $65

• Junior Chef Camp for ages 4-8

Dates: , 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Lego Camp for ages 4-8

Dates: July 22, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Home Economics for ages 9-13

Dates: June 3-7, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Cost: $350

• Drone Academy for ages 9+

Dates: June 18-19

Cost: $125

• STEM in Motion for ages 9+

Dates: June 20, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Kids Cake Decor for ages 9+

Dates: June 24-25, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Cost: $50

• STEM- Sea Perch for ages 9+

Dates: July 15, 17, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $150

• Home Economics for ages 9+

Dates: July 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Cost: $25

• Crime Scene Investigation for ages 9+

Dates: July 16-17, 8:45 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $80

• Camp Wildlife for ages 9+

Dates: July 22-23, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $100

• Babysitting 101 for ages 11+

Dates: June 13, June 22, July 18, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

Cost: $65

• Engineering Camp for ages 11+

Dates: June 10-12, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $65

• Industry Ready for ages 13+

Dates: June 18-19, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $50

• Ag. Ready for ages 13+

Dates: June 25-26, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $50

• Healthcare Ready for ages 13+

Dates: July 9-10, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $50

• Business Ready for ages 13+

Dates: July 16-17, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Cost: $50

• Diesel Tech I for ages 17+

Dates: June 3-6, Jule 10-13, Jule 17-20, 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Cost: $399

• Diesel Tech II

Dates: July 8-11, July 15-18, July 22-25, 5:30-8:80 p.m.

Cost: $399

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