Kids Summer Activities Aug. 1

Published: Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 11:26 AM.

Workshops for students

The All About Middle School Workshop presents practical solutions to areas that cause anxiety about entering middle school. This fast paced, fun filled program will help students cope with academic, physical, social changes and deal with peer pressure, achieve a balance between schoolwork and activities and more.

The Study Skills Workshop for grades 4-12 teaches skills to help improve attitude, school performance, self-esteem, etc. Examples of skills taught are organization, motivation, time management, homework habits, concentration, how to study, cooperation, note taking, memory skills, writing papers, test taking, and more.

The cost of the eight-session workshops are $195 and taught by Gayle Wylie, a certified school psychologist and guidance counselor. Meeting times are tailored to student’s schedule. For details or to register, email or call 404-433-0925.


Camp SkyWay

An Adventure Day Camp at Camp Helen State Park for campers ages 5-12 also has a Counselor In Training Program for campers ages 13-15. Campers choose their own activities, from cooking to football, for morning activities and give back to Camp Helen State Park in the afternoon. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 4-8. Visit for complete information, email or call 878-9241.


Theatre Camp

Students will learn the basics of improv, creating solid scene work, and fun characters from The Rep’s improve instructors during camp Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays through Aug. 8 at Seaside Meeting Hall Theatre, 216 Quincy Circle.

Elementary age, seven and up, attend from 1:30-2:30 p.m. with middle and high school students from 2:30-3:30 p.m. Cost is $20/day or $50/3 classes a week.


Biophilia Center

The E. O. Biophilia Center in Freeport and Abrakadoodle present camps from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesdays for ages 4-12. Cost is $45/student. Preregistration advised at or call 835-1824.

• Aug. 6: All About Owls Camp

• Aug. 13: Who’s Afraid of the Dark

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