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BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids
BEST SPOTS: Summer Camps for Kids

CONYERS, Ga. -- For this week’s installment of Best Spots, we've compiled a list of the best summer camps for your children, this year.

YMCA Centers are the nation’s largest provider of child care services and there are a number of YMCA centers around the metro area. According to their website, YMCA’s provide “family-centered, values-based programs” and they support the “physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of children”. Camp charges vary depending on if membership. Check them out online and find your neighborhood center.

Aspiring athletes are all rushing to Elite Hoops Basketball camps around the city. The Elite Hoops will be directing NIKE Basketball Camps across the southeast for players entering grades 3-10. All camps are put through about two hours of Skill Development, 5-on-5 and 3-on-3 games. The Elite Hoops website lists a number of basketball camps in the metro area.

Camp Westminster is a popular Christian camp located over about 120 “rustic acres” in Conyers. The camp which is open to children and youth aged 6-17 offers an “array of activities that encourage personal growth, instill new confidence and help awaken faith”. All camp activities are based on confirming Christian values. The camp offers horseback riding and all types of outdoorsy activities. For more information visit them online.

 Dekalb County Parks and Recreation will be holding their annual summer program Camp Superstars, this year, at a number of recreation centers across the county. The camps offer a “variety of activities including field trips, swimming lessons, arts and crafts, fun with nature, sports, health and wellness clinics, team games and much more”. The camp is open to children aged 5-15 and it runs from June 1 until July 30. Breakfast and lunch are provided.

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