Williamson County Schools will host
several summer programs and camps this year to keep students
mentally and physically active during the summer months.
These activities foster student interest and growth in
academics, athletics and the arts. Below is a list of some
of the summer programs and activities that will be offered this
SACC DAY CAMP
begun for an exciting summer camp hosted by the Williamson
County Schools School Age Child Care (SACC) program.
Let the Games Begin is a 10 week long summer day camp that
will be held May 29 through August 3 at numerous locations throughout Williamson
The camp will
include a balance of child selected activities as well as staff
directed games, crafts and enrichment projects. SACC day
camp is open to Williamson County residents whose children have
completed kindergarten through 5th grade. Pre-K students
who have attended a Williamson County Schools pre-K program may
for additional information including how to register for this
year's SACC day camp.
ENCORE is back for another summer!
The district's popular summer enrichment program will be held at
10 schools this year. Registration has begun at several
locations so anyone interested should contact the individual
school for additional details. Below is a list of the
dates and times for ENCORE camps this summer.
June 18-29 (This is a full
two week session)
Heritage: June 11-15
July 9-13 & July 16-20
July 16-20 & July 23-27
Sunset and Nolensville:
& July 9-13
(Both are located at
BHS SUMMER FRESHMAN ACADEMY
April 20 is the deadline for students to
apply for the 2012 Summer Freshman Academy at Brentwood High
School. This annual event gives rising freshmen an
opportunity to experience fundamental concepts through engaging
activities and integrating core content subjects.
The Summer Freshman Academy will be held June 11-14 from 8 a.m.
until noon each day. There is no cost to attend, but space
is limited. Select this
LINK for more
information about the Freshman Academy or to print off an
ESL SUMMER'S COOL
Williamson County Schools will once again offer ESL Summer's
Cool! enrichment classes for English language learners.
Funded by a federal grant, this program is free and only for
students who are enrolled in Williamson County Schools for the
2011-12 year and receive direct ESL services.
At ESL Summer's Cool!, students will continue to
develop their English language skills in speaking, listening,
reading and writing while participating in academic study and
These optional classes are May 29 through June 22. Classes
are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. The
summer school program will be held at Kenrose Elementary in
Brentwood and Longview Elementary in Spring Hill.
Anyone interested in registering for ESL Summer's Cool!
can pick up a registration form at their child's school.
The deadline to register is May 11.
GIRLS TEC CAMP
The annual Girls TEC Camp for female
students who will be entering eighth grade next year will be
held June 4-8 from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. This year's camp
will be at Centennial High School. Girls will learn about
networking, communications, engineering, architecture,
technology, law and hospitality, to name a few. The cost is
$50, which includes lunch each day and a t-shirt.
REGISTRATION is May 4. Space is limited and
reservations will be held according to the date the application
is received. Contact Rebecca
Collins at 472-4063 for more information.
KIDS ON STAGE SUMMER ACADEMY
Founded in 1996, the Kids on Stage Summer
Academy is one of the most popular summer camps in the county.
The mission of this camp is to provide world-class experiences
in the visual, performing and technical arts that empower
students to be self-disciplined and lifelong learners.
Classes are often taught by award winning artists, songwiters
and musicians. This year's Summer Academy will be held
June 4-9 and June 11-16 at Hillsboro School in Leiper's Fork and
is open to all Williamson County students in grades two through
12. Additional information and on-line applications can be
found by going to the Kids on Stage
or by contacting Gene Cotton at
WILLIAMSON COUNTY SHOW CHOIR CAMP
Get ready to sing!
The Williamson County Show Choir Camp will make its debut this
summer for students in grades four through eight. This
unique camp will be held June 18-20 at Centennial High School.
Those who attend will take classes in voice, solo coaching,
stage make-up, hair, audition preparation and dance. The
week will conclude with a performance Friday, June 20. The
camp runs from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day. The cost
is $150 per student ($100 per aditional child).
To register, parents
must complete the
REGISTRATION FORM and return it to the Centennial
High School Choral Department at 5050 Mallory Lane in Franklin,
TN 37067. For more information, contact Mindy Hoover at
472-4272 or Marylee Atenhan at 472-4600 or email your question
Calling all aspiring students of the
theater! Registration has begun for the second annual
Young Actors Yearly Camp. This year's camp will be held
July 16-20 at Independence High School in Thompson's Station and
is open to all Williamson County students in grades one through
Classes are taught by students in the Independence High School
theater program and may include improvisation, comedic acting,
puppetry, theatrical dance and make-up, to name a few. The
camp runs from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. each day and will conclude
Friday, July 20 at 4 p.m. with a special student showcase for
parents and friends. The cost is $125 per student ($100
for each additional child).
To register your child, complete the
CHILD INFORMATION FORM
and return it to the IHS Theater at 1776 Declaration Way,
Thompson's Station, TN 37179. For more information, contact Rebecca Tertzakian at
or (615) 472-4600 ext. 2521.