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Barton Basketball Camp

Barton offers basketball camps for boys and girls ages 8-16. Fundamentals Camp is June 17-20 and June 24-27. Shooting Camp is June 17-20 and June 24-27. This year’s camp will be held at Greenfield School because of renovations at Barton’s Wilson Gymnasium. For more information contact Coach Ron Lievense at 252-399-6524 or rlievense@barton.edu.

Barton Tennis Camp

This year’s camp is June 3-6 and is held at Barton’s tennis facility. Contact Coach Lee Underwood at 252-299-1260 for more information.

Boys Residential Soccer Camp

McMichael Soccer Academy will hold a residential camp at Barton College June 7-9. For more information visit www.mcmichaelsocceracademy.com.

Arts Council of Wilson

The Arts Council of Wilson will offer a variety of performing arts and visual arts camps for kids starting in kindergarten. This year’s performing arts camps feature “Magic Tree House: The Knight at Dawn Kids” and Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty Kids.” Visual arts campers will learn about silk scarf painting, comic art and paper craft and will have a paint party. For details, call 252-291-4329, ext. 101 or stop by the Boykin Center during business hours.

The Singers Studio

The Singers Studio will have several camps and classes this summer with topics including stage combat, Shakespeare and singing for dancers. One camp will include creating and performing an original show. For more information contact the studio at 252-230-0691 or singersstudionc@gmail.com.

Deans Farm Market

Deans Farm Market is offering two weeks of farm summer camp, June 24-28 and July 22-26. Both weeks will be full of playground fun, arts and crafts, games, visiting fields, harvesting food to cook and eat. Contact Courtney Sharp at 252-205-0031 or email deansfarmmarket@yahoo.com for a registration form.

NCSU Wilson Engineering Summer Camp

N.C. State University College of Engineering partners with Wilson Community College and the Upper Coastal Plain Learning Council for this week-long camp featuring engineering activities. The camp is housed at Wilson Community College June 17-21 for elementary and middle school students. For more information call Betty Jones at 252-813-8934 or Kathy Lawson 252-813-7510.

First United Methodist Church

FUMC Weekday Preschool is offering two summer camps for children age 2 through kindergarten: Fun on the Farm, June 3-6, and Silly Science, July 15-18. Contact Lorie Daniel at loriedaniel@fumcwilson.org, call 252-291-4588, or visit www.fumcwilson.org/preschool for more information.

Save-A-Youth

SAY will offer seven weeks of themed summer camp, recreational activities, academic fun and field trips for school-aged kids, K-12. For more information and to register call the SAY office at 252-265-9764.

Hunter’s Dance

Hunter’s will be offering dance, tumble and hip-hop classes starting at age 18 months. Students can also sign up for Broadway Bound Camp, Grinch Choreography Camp, Tumble Team Camps and Hunter’s Competitive Dance Company Camp. For more information, contact Hunter’s Dance at 252-237-3578, email hunter@huntersdance.com or see complete summer camp details at www.huntersdance.com.

Wilson Tobs

The Tobs will offer Hitting and Pitching Camp June 25-26 and All-Around Camp June 10-14 and July 15-19 for boys and girls interested in baseball. For more information contact Donta Lewis at 252-291-8627 or Donta@wilsontobs.com.

Dance Studio B

Dance Studio B’s summer camps will feature characters and music from favorite moves for ages 4 to 7. Mini camps are available for 2- and 3-year-olds. Summer intensives will be offered in ballet, contemporary, tap, tumbling, clogging and musical theater for ages 8 and up. Contact the studio at www.dancestudiob.org, Studio_b_nc@yahoo.com or 252-291-3363.

Land of Learning Child Care

Land of Learning will be offering a full-day summer camp program including field trips, guest speakers and more. To register a child call 252-291-1990 or stop by the center.

The SPOT

The SPOT offers Summer Camp June 3 to July 3. Camp includes the splash zone, sports, science and technology, activity-based learning in math and reading. Love A Sea Turtle Camp is July 8-12 and July 15-19 and includes kayaking, biking, swim lessons, hiking, health and fitness and cooking classes. For more information call 252-991-4018. Register at www.thewilsonspot.org.

Brand Performing Arts Center

Join BPAC for the new all-week dance, tumble and cheer educational summer programs that will run June 3 to Aug. 23. Camps are for age 18 months to adult. Various themes each week include JoJo Siwa, Fancy Nancy, Vampirina and much more. Call 252-206-0687 for information on registration.

Westview Lanes

Westview Lanes will offer a weeklong bowling camp teaching kids the fundamentals from how to hold the ball to the correct way to post a shot. Camp runs July 15-19. For more information contact the center at 252-991-6054.

Wilson Family YMCA

The YMCA is offering gymnastics camp for kids ages 3-5, K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grades this summer. Camps stress progressive skills. Summer boot camp classes are also offered for teens offering a great workout as kids go through a series of stations. Call 291-9622 for more information.

Community Christian

Community Christian will have summer camp June 10 to Aug. 2 for ages 5-12. Camp will include field trips and fun activities, weekly themes such as sports animal planet, daily academic enrichment and weekly Bible devotions. Call 252-399-4812 or email terristrickland@ccscyclones.com for more information.

Brick Scholars

Brick Scholar summer camps are for kids in K-6 grades and are designed to increase STEM skills. Camp themes include animal safari, super heroes, “Star Wars,” theme parks and coding. For more information call 252- 230 6865 or email megan@brickscholars.com.

Camp Don Lee

Camp Don Lee in Arapahoe offers a Christian camping experience each summer. The camp is affiliated with the N.C. Conference of the United Methodist Church. Call 252-249-1106 or visit donleecenter.org for more information.

Partners Taekwondo

Wilson’s new taekwondo business offers five-day programs including lessons, arts and crafts, reading and more. Busy Bees campers will take weekly field trips as well. Call 252-674-1175 for more information. Partners Taekwondo is located beside Hobby Lobby.

Greenfield School

Greenfield’s summer camps begin on June 3. Programs are offered for students in preschool through middle school. Camp topics include soccer, wilderness survival, basketball and tennis. The preschool camp is titled Little Adventures. Contact Greenfield School 252-237-8046 for more information.

Imagination Station

The museum’s new educators will take campers on nature walks, around-the-world journeys and field trips to living conservatories. Campers will also go hunting for fossils and explore the oceans. Imagination Station offers week-long camps, both full- and half-day, for ages 5-12. Find out more and to register at www.scienceandhistory.org or by calling 252-291-5113.

Education Exchange

Keep your child’s academic skills strong during the summer starting in June. Call 252-991-6668 for information on educational opportunities for grades K-12 and adult.

Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club

The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club will be offering a 10-week summer camp program starting June 10. Camp will include weekly field trips for all ages, weekly swimming, boys and girls scout classes, nutrition classes where the kids will learn healthy eating along with cooking nutritious meals and STEM classes for all ages. The summer camp will also offer mentoring classes and a newly educational walking program. To register your child please come by the Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club or call 252-243-5443.

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