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Memorial Day Moment of Remembrance

For the families and friends of those who died in service to America, every single day is Memorial Day, they are forced to carry on without a loved one. The least we can do is pause at 3pm today for a Moment of Remembrance.

 

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EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Remember Memorial Day

 

The Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Service. The largest Memorial Day celebration in Georgia is back again this year. Come and see the Faces of War Memorial, the ceremony, and the musical performances by the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Chattahoochee Celtic Pipes and Drums.

Cost: FREE

Location: Roswell City Hall-617 Atlanta Street Roswell, GA 30075

Time: 10 am-2 pm

www.roswellmemorialday.com

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Marietta Fire Museum!

Marietta Fire Museum The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department. Inject some learning into Spring Break with the history of these heroes.

Cost: FREE

Time: Open M-F 8am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays by appointment

Where: 112 Haynes St. Marietta, GA

For more info: http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Splish splash!

Sewell Pool and Splash Pad opens today! Make a splash in the summer heat at Sewell Pool and Splash Pad.
Cost: $3.50 kids 2-17, $4.50 adults
Location: 2055 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.
Time: 1-7:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 1-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday. Groups and rentals are available.
For more information, call 770-528-8465.

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER Frugal FunMom Field Trip of the Day: Pick a flick!

 

Merchant’s Exchange – Picture Show. Celebrate the end of the school year with a mid-day matinee! It’s great for kids, and great for your wallet! Current titles include Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Paddington and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water.

Cost: Everyday: $1.75 Tuesday: $1.00

Location: 4400 Roswell Road Marietta, GA 30062

Time: Mon-Fri 2 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat-Sun 11:30 am – 10:30 pm

More information: http://www.pictureshowent.com/?theater_id=2 or (770) 977-2977

 

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

 

She’s back! EAST COBBER’s Frugal FunMom Field Trips, May 22-May 29

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Summer fun has just begun, but the natives are already getting restless! Make this a summer to remember without busting your budget with help from EAST COBBER’s Frugal FunMom! 

 

 

Friday, May 22

Merchant’s Exchange – Picture Show. Celebrate the end of the school year with a mid-day matinee! It’s great for kids, and great for your wallet! Current titles include Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb, Paddington and The Spongebob Movie: Sponge out of Water.

Cost: Everyday: $1.75 Tuesday: $1.00

Location: 4400 Roswell Road Marietta, GA 30062

Time: Mon-Fri 2 pm – 10:30 pm; Sat-Sun 11:30 am – 10:30 pm

http://www.pictureshowent.com/?theater_id=2 or (770) 977-2977

 

Saturday, May 23

Sewell Pool and Splash Pad opens today! Make a splash in the summer heat.

Cost: $3.50 kids 2-17, $4.50 adults

Location: 2055 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta.

Time: 1-7:30 p.m., Monday-Thursday and 1-5 p.m., Friday-Sunday. Groups and rentals are available.
For more information, call 770-528-8465.

 

Sunday, May 24

 

Marietta Fire Museum The Marietta Fire Museum has many items on display used by the Marietta Fire Department. Inject some learning into Spring Break with the history of these heroes.

Cost: FREE

Time: Open M-F 8am-5pm, Saturdays and Sundays by appointment

Where: 112 Haynes St. Marietta, GA

For more info: http://www.mariettaga.gov/city/fire/museum

 

Monday, May 25
The Roswell Remembers Memorial Day Service. The largest Memorial Day celebration in Georgia is back again this year. Come and see the Faces of War Memorial, the ceremony, and the musical performances by the Atlanta Wind Symphony and the Chattahoochee Celtic Pipes and Drums.

Cost: FREE

Location: Roswell City Hall-617 Atlanta Street Roswell, GA 30075

Time: 10 am-2 pm

www.roswellmemorialday.com

 

Tuesday, May 26
Stone Mountain Park – Lasershow Spectacular. This legendary staple of Atlanta family fun is available nightly throughout the summer starting May 23. Featuring forty-five minutes of high-tech visuals, the Lasershow Spectacular never disappoints.

Cost: $10 parking fee

Location: 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive Stone Mountain, GA 30083

Time: 9:30-10:15 pm

http://www.stonemountainpark.com/activities/shows-entertainment/Lasershow-Spectacular.aspx

 

Wednesday, May 27

Sparkles Family Fun Center – Kids Skate Free! Beat the heat but stay active at Sparkles this summer using their Kids Skate Free program. To get the free skating passes, simply visit the website, follow the directions and start skating! The Kids Skate Free Program allows participants to skate free on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Sundays. This skating center only allows children 10 years old and younger to participate.

Go to http://kidsskatefree.com/register/sparkleskennesaw

Cost: FREE

Location: 1000 McCollum Pkwy NW Kennesaw, GA 30144

Time: 11 am-8 pm

www.sparkleskennesaw.com or www.kidsskatefree.com

 

Thursday, May 28

Roswell – Roswell Area Pool. Spend the day at the community pool with for a great price! This 50-meter Olympic size pool has 8 lap lanes, diving well with two spring boards and a children’s wading pool with a mushroom waterfall. A concession stand is available for your convenience. The pool is open from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day, with extended fall hours.

Cost: Residents: $3; Non-residents: $4.50;Free for children under the age of 2.

Location: 10495 Woodstock Rd, Roswell, GA 30075

Time: Monday – Closed; Tuesday – Friday: 1 – 5:15 p.m. and 7:30 – 9:30 p.m.

http://www.roswellgov.com/index.aspx?NID=1230

 

Friday, May 29

Sign up for summer reading at the library! Visit your favorite East Cobb branch of the Cobb Public Library system and enroll your child in the summer reading program. Many fun events and activities are planned for all ages. This year’s themes are: for children: “Every hero has a story,” for teens: “Unmask!” and for adults: “Escape the Ordinary.”

Cost: FREE

Locations and hours vary.

To find the Library branch closest to you, visit http://www.cobbcat.org/libraries/.

 

Did you do something fun and frugal today? Email cynthia@eastcobber.com. You could inspire our next field trip!

EAST COBBER’s 2015 Summer Day Camp Guide – all you need for a summer of fun!

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Summer’s coming – are you ready?

 

ART IT OUT THERAPY
1640 Powers Ferry Road, Marietta 30067
770-726-9589 • artitout.com
June 1-July 31. Full days and Half days. Grades: Preschool-High school. Cost: $900 for 1 full day week or 2 half day week. Their unique Social Skills Summer Camp uses art therapy, play therapy, and interactive games to enrich your child’s social skills. Throughout the camp, they will teach critical social skills; provide an opportunity to practice the skills while receiving individualized coaching and valuable feedback; and use art to create tangible reminders of the skills so that they generalize into your child’s everyday life.

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THE ART PLACE – MOUNTAIN VIEW SUMMER CAMPS
3330 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066
770-509-2700 • theartplace.us
June 1 -July 31. Ages 2-adults. Cost Varies depending on camp. A facility of the Cobb County Parks,  Recreation, and Cultural Affairs Department. Check website for camp offerings.

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ATLANTA SWIM ACADEMY CAMP H20
Atlanta Swim Academy
732 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30068
770-973-3120 • atlantaswimacademy.com
May 26-July 31. 8:30-5pm. Ages 4-12. Cost: $299. Enjoy our safe, organized learning environment that also offers the benefits of physical activity! Every week we’ll explore different themes, from legendary pirate tales to mythical creatures through the ages, there’s something to excite everyone.

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CAMP INVENTION
Sedalia Park
2230 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta 30068
1-800-968-4332 • campinvention.org
June 15-18. 8am-4pm. Grades: Ages 6-11. Cost: $ 220.
Camp Invention inspires girls and boys to think BIG and imagine how they can change the world for the better one day! This one-of-a-kind weeklong experience connects science, technology, engineering and math through fun hands-on activities. The program allows students to learn about creative problem solving (and so much more!) in teams grouped by age.

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CHATTAHOOCHEE NATURE CENTER-CAMP KINGFISHER
9135 Willeo Road, Roswell 30075
770-671-9019 • chattnaturecenter.com
May 26- August 7. 9am-4pm. K-9th grade. Session prices depend on your camper’s session and age group. Check website. In addition to traditional outdoor activities, Camp Kingfisher sessions are packed-full of FUN, hands-on learning experiences. Our 6 science session themes determine the content of live animal encounters, science exploration activities, and educational hikes.

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CHEER REVOLUTION ALLSTARS-REV UP CAMPS & CLINICS
2060 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta 30066
404-804-1238 • cheerrevolutionsallstars.com
May 26-July 31. Ages: 5+. Cost: Varies, see website. Cheer Revolution’s Rev-Up Summer Camps and clinics are a full-day, full-week, experience that will help aspiring and accomplished athletes develop their cheerleading skills in all areas, including stunting and tumbling. Each session will have a different theme for the week and all recreational and sport building activities will incorporate this theme.

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CIRCUS CAMP
Various locations around Atlanta
404-370-0001 • www.circuscamp.org
Various sessions from June 1-July 31. 9am-3:30pm. Ages 5+. Cost: Price depends on type of camp. Circus Camp is a day-camp experience introducing your children to circus skills, performing arts, exercise, and visual arts. Children at any level of physical development and skill are welcome!

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CLUB SCIENTIFIC SUMMER SCIENCE CAMPS
Various locations around Atlanta
678-493-5651 • www.clubscientificatlanta.com
June 1-July 31. 9am-4pm. Ages 4-14. Cost: Half Day/$199, Full Day/$245. Day camps making science fun. Club Scientific’s 2015 Summer Camp season will offer 42 summer day camp themes. We certainly have something for everyone!

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CUMBERLAND ACADEMY
650-A Mt. Vernon Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30328
404-835-9000 • cumberlandacademy.org
Various sessions from June 15-July 31st. 9am-2pm. Cost: Price: $380/week, Adventure Camp $135/day or $625/week. Cumberland camps have a weekly theme and different field trip to engaging places around Atlanta.

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DEER RUN RETREAT
3845 Perkins Road, Thompson’s Station, TN 37179
615-794-2918 • deerrunretreat.org
June 1-July 31st. 7am-5pm. Grades: PreK-12th grade. Cost: $289 Camp Fee including $75 non-refundable deposit, Overnight camps cost varies. Check website. Adventure Day Camp activities include Outdoor Education & Survival Skills including compass orienteering, tomahawk throwing, survival hut building, fire starting and knot tying, Paintball, Archery Range & Tournament, Lake Activities, Kickball, Whiffle Ball, BB Guns, Climbing Tower, Worship and Small Group Bible Study.

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EASTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL OF BALLET CAMPS
2450 Lower Roswell Road, Marietta 30068
770-973-5404 • ebcfamily.org
June 22-26 (ages 4-5), July 13-17 (ages6-8) and July 20-24 (ages 4-5),. 9am-12pm and 9am-3pm. Ages: 4-5 and 6-8. Cost: $135-$195. Eastside School of Ballet provides dancers an opportunity to dance from a uniquely Christian perspective, giving them a positive experience to explore their God-given talents.

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EAST COBB INDOOR SPORTS CAMP
1666 Roswell Road. Building 300 Marietta, GA 30062
678-403-2632 • ecindoorsports.com
May 25-July 31. 8:30am-5:30pm. Ages: 8-12. Cost: $75/day and $250/week. Activities throughout the day. Kick Ball, Dodge Ball, Soccer, Batting Cage time, Open Play Bring a lunch and snack for each camper.

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FULLERS RECREATION CENTER
3499 Robinson Road, Marietta 30067
770-509-2737 • http://www.cobbcounty.org.
The 2015 summer camp has 8 one-week sessions starting on Monday June 1, 2015 and ending on Friday, July 31, 2015. 9am-4pm. Cost: $100/week/resident; $125/week/non-resident.

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THE GEORGIA BALLET SUMMER DANCE CAMPS
The Georgia Ballet
1255 Field Parkway, Marietta 30066
770-528-0881 • georgiaballet.org
INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED- June 1-26 and July 6-17. Ages 10+. 9:45am-6:15pm Summer Camps for 3+. Various dates and hours. Call/visit website for pricing. Summer is the ideal time to try a new dance form, begin a ballet class, or refine your dance training. The Georgia Ballet’s Summer Dance program offers camps and classes for students of all ages and experience levels.

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GEORGIA ENSEMBLE CONSERVATORY CAMPS SUMMER THEATRE CAMPS
950 Forrest Street, Roswell 30075
770-641-1260 • get.org
June 1-July 24. Times Vary. Grades: K-12. Cost: $200- $500. Summer Conservatory camps are designed to be fun while teaching a plethora of theatre skills to students of various ages and experience levels.

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GEORGIA MUSICAL ARTS CENTER MUSIC/SCIENCE/WRITING CAMPS
4180 Providence Rd Suite 320, Marietta 30062
678-719-2689 • georgiamusicalartscenter.com
June 7-July 30. 9am-4pm. Ages 5+. Cost: $275-$350. The best comprehensive educational facility at East Cobb, Marietta, Georgia, offers small-group summer camps and private lessons for students from age 5 and up including adults. Summer classes include Music, Fine Arts and Robotics Programming.

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GINEPRI PERFORMANCE TENNIS SUMMER CAMP
Olde Town Athletic Club
4950 Towne Pkwy, Marietta 30068
770-578-9901 • ginepriperformancetennis.com
May 26-July 31. 9am-2pm. Ages 5-18. Cost: $335. The program provides campers with a disciplined  approach to learning and improving each child’s tennis game. Campers will learn the training methods and practice habits required to become an accomplished player.

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HARRISON TENNIS CENTER
2653 Shallowford Road, Marietta 30066
770-591-3151 • prca.cobbcountyga.gov
May 26-July 30. Monday-Thursday. Critter Camp (4-5 years): 8:30-9am. Cost: $40/week. Mini Camp (Ages 6-8): 9:15-10:30am. Cost $75/week. Full Camp (Ages 9-17): 8:30-11am. Cost: $150/week.

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HIGH TOUCH-HIGH TECH SCIENCE CAMP
Various, visit website for details.
770-667-9443 • sciencemadefunatl.net
June 1-July 31. 9am-3pm. Grades: Rising K-5th grade. Cost $250-$260. The hands-on science  experience made fun. All summer programs are taught by Degreed Professionals.

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HYDE AND SEEK NATURE WEEK
Hyde Farm, 675 Hyde Road, Marietta, 30068
770-528-8824 • www.cobbcounty.org/parks
June 22-26, ages 3rd-5th. July 6-10, ages 6th-8th. 8:45am- 1pm. Cost $65. The week long camps are  aimed at children entering 3rd—8th grades that enjoy being outside. Camps will focus on nature and the great outdoors, so most camp hours will be spent outside. Campers will learn about nature through  hands on activities such as hiking/walking nature trails, heritage/history walks, playing nature &  conservation games, identifying wildlife, a long hike along the creek, animal demos, and more.

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JOHNSON FERRY BAPTIST CHURCH
955 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30068
770-973-6561 • johnsonferry.org
June 1-July 31. Ages 4-16. Call for pricing. Children’s Camp, Cheer Camp, Basketball Camp, Flag Football Camp and WinShape. Call/visit website for details.

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JOE CORLEY KARATE – BE AWESOME KARATE CAMP
3154 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30062
678-236-8100• atlextremewarrior.com
May 26-July 31. 9am-4pm. Ages: 6-13. Cost: $170-$249.

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KELL HIGH SCHOOL – JUNIOR VOLLEYBALL CAMP
4770 Lee Waters Road, Marietta 30066
770-653-4382• Jessica Kasprowicz@cobbk12.org
June 1-July 31. Times vary depending on age group. Grades: Elementary-middle. Cost: $125-$150.  Players will gain the basic knowledge about the sport while they have fun!

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KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY – SUMMER VOLLEYBALL CAMPS
1000 Chastain Road, Kennesaw Road, Kennesaw 30144
678-797-2187 • owlvolleyballcamps.com
July 6-18. Times vary depending on age. Grades: K-12th. Cost $50-$250.

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KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY – SUMMER FUN & SPORTS CAMPS
KSU Sports & Recreation Park, 390 Big Shanty Road, Kennesaw 30144
678-797-2917 • ksuclubsports.com
June 1-July 24. Various Sessions. For rising 2nd-7th graders. 9am-4:30pm. Cost $175 before May 15th and $200 after May 15th. Camp participants will have the opportunity to engage in sports such as soccer, lacrosse, flag football, cheer/dance, paintball, touch rugby and ultimate frisbee while gaining character education such as sportsmanship and teamwork from KSU’s own club athletes.

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LASSITER HIGH SCHOOL – SUMMER YOUTH SOCCER CAMP
2601 Shallowford Road, Marietta 30066
217-714-4308 • lassitersoccer.org/camps
June 15-18. Grades: 1st-9th . 9am-12pm. Cost: $100. The Lassiter High School coaching staff is  committed to give every player quality coaching instruction in order to help improve the player’s technical abilities and tactical awareness.

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MJCCA SUMMER DAY CAMPS
5342 Tilly Mill Road, Dunwoody 30338
678-812-4132 • atlantajcc.org
June 1-July 31. 9am-4pm. Ages: PreK-16. Weekly traditional, sports, specialty, teen, and preschool camps. Cost: $360-$485. Visit website for day camp options.

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MOOHAN MARTIAL ARTS-MARIETTA
3605 Sandy Plains Road, Suite 140, Marietta, GA, 30062
678.996.7777 • mymoohan.org
May 26-July 31. 10am-3pm and 8am-6pm. Ages: 4-14. Cost: $170/half day and $230/full day. Moohan Camp is a great opportunity for students to have a fun break while adding the disciplines of martial arts to their lives. Our program focuses on physical fitness, Tae Kwon Do, and community activities.

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MT. PARAN NORTH SUMMER SPORTS CAMP
1700 Allgood Road, Marietta 30062
678-285-3248 • mpnsports.com
June 1-July 31. 8am-6pm. Ages 6-12. Sports, games, swimming, hiking, skating, and much more! Weekly
sessions. Cost: $110/week + $50 activity fee.

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MT. ZION HOOPS2HEAVEN BASKETBALL DREAMS SUMMER CAMP
1770 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30062
770-971-1465, ext. 250 • mtzionumc.org
Basic Skills – Ages 6-9 – Jun. 8-11, 9:30 am-12:30 pm. Advanced Skills – Ages 10-14 – Jul. 6-9, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm. Basic/Advanced – Ages 6-14, Jul. 13-16, 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Basic/Advanced – Ages 6-14, Jul. 20-23, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

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NINJA QUEST FITNESS
1465 Canton Road #200, Marietta 30066
678-458-7320 • ninjaquestfitness.com
May 26-July 31. Ages: 9+. $200/half day, 8am-12pm. $350/full day, 8am-3pm. Safe organized fun environment from our certified professional instructors including pros from American Ninja Warrior.

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OUR PAL’S PLACE-CAMP O.P.P.
4508 Canton Road, Marietta 30066
678-361-7623 •www.ourpalsplace.net
June 1-July 24. Grades Rising 2nd-9th. 9am-4pm. Cost: $205-$235. Give your kids the opportunity to learn about and interact with dogs, cats and horses. Visit website for programs/schedules.

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POPE HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL CAMP
3001 Hembree Road, Marietta 30062
770-578-7920 • www.popebasketball.com
June 8 -11, June 22- 25, July 20-23. Ages: 8-15. 9am-4pm. Cost: $175-$185.

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POPE HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL CAMP
3001 Hembree Road, Marietta 30062
678-977-3988 • www.popebasketball.com
June 15-18. Ages: 7-14. 9am-3:30pm. Cost: $170

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POPE HIGH SCHOOL FENCING CAMP
3001 Hembree Road, Marietta 30062
popefencing.org/camp
July 13th -16. 9am-3pm. Grades: Rising 6th-12th grade. Cost: $200. Through fun and games learn basic fencing skills.

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POPE HIGH SCHOOL SOFTBALL SKILLS CAMP
3001 Hembree Road, Marietta 30062
Chris.Turco@cobbk12.org • popefastpitch.net
June 15-18. 9am-12pm. Ages: 5-12. Cost: $110. The camp mission is to relish in the fun of softball and increase personal skills and ability while also teaching the importance of teamwork, togetherness, and ethical play.

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POPE HIGH SCHOOL-GREYHOUNDS SUMMER YOUTH SOCCER CAMP
3001 Hembree Road, Marietta 30062
philip.thomas@cobbk12.org • popesoccer.org
June 22- 26.Grades 1-9. 9am-12pm for grades 1-5, 6pm-8:30pm. Ages: 5th-9th grade. Cost: $100. Limit 50 Campers per session.

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PRIMROSE SCHOOL OF SPRAYBERRY EXPLORERS SUMMER CAMP
2531 East Piedmont Road, Marietta 30062
770-578-4832 • primrosesprayberry.com
May 26-July 31. 6:30am-6:30pm. Ages 5-12. Call for Rates. Make new friends, learn something new and
explore the world. Call/check website for details.

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REID SHAOLIN MARTIAL ARTS
2727 Canton Road, #500, Marietta 30066
770-422-9250 • reidshaolinmartialarts.com
June 8-12, 15-19, and 22-26. Ages: 5-12. 9am-2pm. Cost: $200. A different theme each week.

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RIVERSIDE MILITARY ACADEMY
2001 Riverside Drive, Gainesville, GA 30501
770-538-2938 • cadet.com
4 week summer school program July 3-31. Ages: 7-11, young men. Cost: Varies, check website. Riverside
Military Academy’s four week Summer Opportunity and Academic Review nicknamed SOAR is designed to help young men improve study habits, grow self-confidence, enhance discipline and leadership skills in a fun and structured military school environment.

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SAFE AMERICA FOUNDATION DRIVER EDUCATION FOR TEENS
2480 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066
770-973-7233 • safeamericadrivers.org
May 26-July 24. Ages: 15-19. 9am-3:30pm. Cost: $474

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SAS BLACK OPS
1280 Field Parkway, Marietta 30066
678-659-9319 • www.sasblackops.com
June and July dates. Tuesday-Friday. 9:00am-5:00pm. Call for ages. Cost: $195. Each camp will have a specific tactical focus with training.

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SCHOOL OF ROCK EAST COBB RECORDING AND SONGWRITING CAMP
2649 East Piedmont Rd, Marietta 30062
770-579-0400 • eastcobb.schoolofrock.com
Different sessions between June 1-July 24. Ages 7-18. Cost: $425.

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SMART CLUB SUMMER ART CAMPS
Addison Elementary School
3055 Ebenezer Road, Marietta 30066
404-313-2999 • sm-art-club.com
June-July dates. Half and full days. Grades: PreK-9th. Cost: $140/half day and $239/full day. Teaming up with Creative Ignition MUSIC! Free rhythm & music in afternoon!! All high quality fine art supplies included! Full carpeted Indoor gym with all equipment & ropes! 3 outdoor playgrounds! Art & Music
Show with ice Cream Bar for Families! All Ages love our camps! We encourage positive, self-esteem building atmosphere!

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THE SPANISH ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP
The Spanish Academy (inside Chestnut Ridge Christian Church)
2663 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30062
770-751-3646 • thespanishacademy.com
Various sessions June-July . Ages 2-8. Cost: $190.

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SPORTS BROADCASTING CAMP
@ Emory University, 201 Dowman Drive, Atlanta 30322
800-319-0884 • playbyplaycamps.com
July 13-17. 9am-4pm or overnight. Ages 10-18. Cost: $595/day camp, $1225/overnight. Make sports anchor/reporting tape, PTI and play-by-play tapes. Tour pro sports facilities, meet celebrities in the industry, participate in trivia and stump the schwab contests, and much more.

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STONE SUMMIT CLIMBING TEAM SUMMER CAMP
2801 George Busbee Parkway, Kennesaw 30144
770-545-6227 • ssclimbingteam.com
June 1-July 31. 9:00am-5pm. Ages: 6-14. Cost: $320. Teaching children new skills and improving their climbing abilities.

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STREM HQ-TECHNOLOGY AND ENGINEERING SUMMER CAMPS
Mountain View Community Center
3400 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066
508-507-8736 • stremhq.com
June 8-12, June 22-26, July 13-17, July 20-24. 9am- 4pm. Ages: 7-14. Cost: $135-$250. Teaching kids how to think and create with technology.

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SUMMER UNIVERSITY CAMPS
Kennesaw State University Center
770-499-3340 • summeru.com
June 1-July 24. 9:00am-3:00pm. Rising 1st Grade-Seniors. Cost: $179-$299. An engaging combination of learning and enjoyment. Each summer, our courses are designed to give students an opportunity to explore their creativity, challenge their minds, and build new friendships.

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TERRELL MILL JUNIOR SUMMER TENNIS CAMPS
480 Terrell Mill Road, Marietta 30067
770-644-2771 • prca.cobbcountyga.gov
May 29-July 31. Ages 4-16. 9am-12noon. Cost: See Website. Beginners will learn basic strokes and strategies; advanced players will participate in advanced drills, conditioning and competition.

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TITAN SPORTS ACADEMY
1235 Kennestone Circle, Suite A, Marietta 30066
404-441-1400 • titansnation.net
June 1-July 17. Ages 8-13. 9am-5pm. Cost: $145-$225. At camp, kids will learn the basic fundamentals of baseball of fielding, pitching, catching, outfield play and hitting.

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UNITY NORTH CHURCH-CAMP NORTHSTAR
4255 Sandy Plains Road, Marietta 30066
(678) 819-9100 • unitynorth.org
July 20-24. Ages 3-10. 9am-12:30pm. Cost: $75. Campers feel the reality of God’s presence as we carry the daily topic through games, art and other activities, songs and movement.

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UPBEAT! STRING CAMP
Dodgen Middle School
1725 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta 30062
678-427-3502 • upbeatstringcamp.com
July 13-16. 8:30am-4pm. Grades 6th-12th. Cost: $255

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WALTON HIGH SCHOOL – GIRLS CHEERLEADING CAMP
1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta 30062
770-541-1228 • waltoncheerleading.com
May 27-29. K-5th grade: 1pm-4pm; 6-8 grade: 9-12pm. Cost: $80.

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WALTON HIGH SCHOOL – FOOTBALL CAMP
1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta 30062
678-463-6592 • rocky.hidalgo@cobbk12.org
July 20-24. 10am-2pm. Grades K-5th. Cost: $135. Instruction on the basics of football, teamwork and cooperation through competitive individual and group drills.

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WALTON HIGH SCHOOL – ROBOTICS CAMP
1590 Bill Murdock Road, Marietta 30062
waltonroboticscamp@gmail.com • waltonrobotics.org
June 1-4. Varies, see website. Grades: 6th-9th (varies per camp). Cost:$200-$300. Walton Robotics Team is hosting three camps targeting different areas and levels of engineering, Lego NXT, VEX Advanced, and Programming.

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WHEELER HIGH SCHOOL – CAMP GAMES
375 Holt Road, Marietta 30068
770-578-3286 • wheelermagnet.com/summer_camps.html
June 22-26. 9am-3pm. Rising 4th-6th grade girls. $250. This camp will offer students the opportunity to explore an array of science and engineering fields including Forensics, Chemistry, Engineering, and Genetics. During the camp students will attend small group application-based workshops in each of these areas.

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WHITE TIGER MARTIAL ARTS
4811 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta 30068
770-578-8000 • whitetigerma.com
June 1-July 24. Ages: Pre-School-Elementary. Cost $169. 8am-4pm.

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YMCA SPORTS CAMPS
McCleskey East Cobb YMCA
10250 E Piedmont, Marietta 30062
770-977-5991 • www.ymcaatlanta.org/summer-camp
Northeast Cobb YMCA
3010 Johnson Ferry Road, Marietta 30066
678-569-9622 • www.ymcaatlanta.org/summer-camp
May 27 – July 31. Ages 5-12. Cost $185-$235. Weekly half- and full-day pre-school, sports, specialty and teen camps. Visit website for details.

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For more Day Camp opportunities, check out our April 2015 Camp Guide HERE!

 

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$1 summer movies are back at Regal

Regal’s popular Summer Movie Express program is back for 2015. The program will run for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the Summer. Admission is only $1 and a portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute.

  • Week 1
    Nut Job
    Annie
  • Week 2
    Earth to Echo
    The Boxtrolls
  • Week 3
    Paddington
    Turbo
  • Week 4
    Rio 2
    How To Train Your Dragon 2
  • Week 5
    Mr. Peabody & Sherman
    The Book of Life
  • Week 6
    Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
    Penguins of Madagascar
  • Week 7
    Madagascar 3
    Dolphin Tale 2
  • Week 8
    Muppets Most Wanted
    Alexander and the Very Bad Day
  • Week 9
    The Lego Movie
    The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Find your closest participating theater and learn more about the Regal Summer Movie Express program.

(Reprinted from The Suburban Mom.) 

 

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Register for Sprayberry High School’s “Camp Gold Dust”

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Camp Gold Dust is one week day camp for elementary and middle school-aged boys and girls designed to expose them to the Performing Arts. Campers will be divided into age appropriate groups. Each group will learn their own songs and choreographed dances to be performed on Friday during the Gold Dust Showcase!

Camp runs July 20-24, 9am-noon daily. Cost is $85 per child.

Contact Sprayberry Drama Director, Marc Middlebrooks, for questions and to register – marc.middlebrooks@cobbk12.org.

 

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Register kids for Wild Wednesday Adventures

Hyde Farm Photo credit Elizabeth Wentz

Cobb PARKS’ Natural Resources staff is hosting Wild Wednesday Adventures for children this summer. Registration is required for all programs and you may register for one or all of the programs beginning Friday, May 15. The cost is $2 per person, per program and children must be 7 years old to participate in creek hikes.

  • Heritage Tour, Hyde Farm
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, May 27
  • Creek Hike, Nickajack Creek
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, June 3
  • Fairy Houses, Wright Center
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, June 17
  • Hiking and Biking, Corp Property
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, July 1
  • Creek Hike, East Cobb Park
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, July 15
  • Scavenger Hunt, Big Shanty Park
    9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, July 29

For more information, call Kevin Hill at 770-528-8824 or email kevin.hill@cobbcounty.org.

 

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