Jun 1

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2021 Youth Summer Camp

2021 Youth Summer Camp

Jun. 1, 8:30AM – Jul 29, 4:30PM

What are your plans for the summer? Join Albany Recreation & Parks for their 2021 Youth Summer Camp! This fun and creative camp is open to participants 7 to 12 years of age. Camp begins Tuesday, June 1, 2021, and comes to a close on Thursday, July 29, 2021. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day! Early registration begins Saturday, April 17, 2021, at the 2021 Albany Summer Showcase from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The early registration fee is $100 per participant. General registration begins May 1, 2021. The general registration fee is $120 per participant. Campers will participate in activities covering: S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math), Sports, Gardening, Fitness and more! For more information, please contact Ta'Shelya Bynum at (229) 894-1957 or Morris Hicks at (229) 894-0148. We can't wait to see you there! Go >

Jun 14

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The X For The Boys Summer Program

The X For The Boys Summer Program

Jun. 14, 12:00AM – Jul 26, 11:59PM

2021 SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION IS OPEN! This program is open to boys ages 11 to 17. Eligible participants must live in the Albany, GA area. There are only 40 spots available, so register today! Deadline to register is May 31st or until all 40 spots are filled! Go >

Jul 22

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Viking Night

Viking Night

Jul. 22, 12:00AM

Come out to Twisted Timber July 22 for Viking Night! Join us for an exciting night of Viking costumes and VIking music! Go >

Jul 22

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Turtle Island Summer Camp

Turtle Island Summer Camp

On multiple days

Turtle Island (Ages 5-12): Can you hear the drums? Thump, thump, thump. Each drum beat represents mother earth’s heartbeat. Ancient tribes believed earth was carried on the back of a turtle. Join us for a week of adventure where campers dip into the rich local Native American history and the culture’s deep ties to the animal kingdom with tracking, primitive technology, art creations, shelter building & more! When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 22

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Summer Camp: Creature Connections

Summer Camp: Creature Connections

On multiple days

Up in the sky! It’s a bird-no, it’s a plane-no, really, it’s a plane! Amazing animal adaptations have inspired much of modern day science and life. Explore the world of technology as we meet these amazing animals and discover how their super abilities revolutionized the world. Each day of camp includes a trip to the aquarium or science museum, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, snack, a Flint RiverQuarium water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Need a late pick up? After-camp care is available until 6 pm. To register: https://flintriverquarium.regfox.com/summer-camp-2021 Go >

Jul 22

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SOS: Saving our Species Summer Camp

SOS: Saving our Species Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New- Saving our Species (SOS) (Ages 5-12): Animals across the world are in trouble, but you can help! Zoos and aquariums are leading the charge to save our species through research and conservation. Spend the week meeting animals and learn how you can help zoos make a global impact. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 22

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Stash, Dash, & Cache Summer Camp

Stash, Dash, & Cache Summer Camp

On multiple days

*New Dash, Stash, and Cache (Ages 5-8): Darting from here to there, storing and hiding food for the future. Squirrels, like many others crafty, caching creatures adapt and survive. Campers will learn how squirrels and other critters around the world work year round preparing for whatever comes there way. When school is out Chehaw is the place to be. Each day of camp includes a trip to the zoo, animal encounters, crafts, games, activities, a snack, a Chehaw water bottle, and a cool camp T-shirt! Children will have fun while learning through hands-on activities. Full Day sessions are from 9a- 3p. Half day sessions are from 9a- 12p and open to campers age 4. Need a late pick up? After camp care is available until 6 pm for $10 per day or $40 for the entire week. Members receive 10% off each camp plus half price on after camp care. Save big on any camp session, register one camper for 4 camper sessions and receive $50 in savings. Team Chehaw is committed to the safety of our campers, staff, and zoological collection. We are using the CDC Summer Camp Guidelines and AZA COVID-19 Zoological Guidelines. Go >

Jul 22

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AMA Summer Art Camps

AMA Summer Art Camps

On multiple days

Keep your child busy, having fun and creating art while school's out with Albany Museum of Art Summer Camps! There's a camp (likely more than one) that will fit your child's age and interests. Discounts are available for a camper's sibling(s) attending the same camp. You also can sign up for lunch or bring a brown bag lunch. AMA Summer Art Camps start Memorial Day week and continue through the week July 19-23. No camps are planned for the week of July 5-9 because of the Independence Day holiday We will follow health safety guidelines that are in place at the time of each camp. Go >

Jul 22

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Downtown Albany Splash Pad

Downtown Albany Splash Pad

On multiple days

Looking to cool off this summer? Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, the Festival Spring Fountains provide a splash pad that is perfect for families looking to cool down in the summer heat. Go >

Jul 22

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Wetherbee Planetarium

Wetherbee Planetarium

On multiple days

The Wetherbee Planetarium is proud to be considered a valuable educational resource in South Georgia, sharing not just fulldome educational films, but also producing live presentations on a wide variety of astronomy topics. Go >

Jul 22

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Imagination Theater- Watermelon Magic

Imagination Theater- Watermelon Magic

On multiple days

The Imagination Theater at Flint RiverQuarium is proud to present: Sea Lion Rescue. The showings are Thursday-Saturday at 10:30 A.M. and 1:30 P.M. For more information on the showings, visit flintriverquarium.com or follow the link to the website. Go >

Jul 22

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Imagination Theater- Alligator Kingdom

Imagination Theater- Alligator Kingdom

On multiple days

A magic carpet ride into one of the last great black water swamps on earth-- the great Okefenokee. Venture into a stunning landscape forged by fire and ruled by ancient predators. Go >

Jul 22

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YMCA Boot Camp

YMCA Boot Camp

On multiple days

We have a new summer class alert! Join Ken for Boot Camp in the aerobics studio on Thursdays at noon! If you can't make it at noon, join Dan at 5:40am for Boot Camp on the tennis courts! YMCA Boot Camp instructors, Dan Gillan and Ken Kirsch will be hosting classes with strength and cardio workouts, tires, kettlebells, and bodyweight exercises. Remember that ALL fitness classes are FREE with a YMCA membership, or purchase a 6 class punch card for only $25! Go >

Jul 22

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Driskell Pool and Spray Park Activities

Driskell Pool and Spray Park Activities

On multiple days

Make a splash with Albany Recreation & Parks this summer! Registration is now open for Youth Swim Lessons and Water Aerobics beginning Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Public swim hours are available Tuesday through Saturday from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. A completed registration must be on site before entrance is allowed. Parent/ guardian signatures are required on membership applications for public swim admittance. Admission for public swim is $1.00 and children ages 3 to 7 years old must be accompanied by an adult or legal guardian 18 years of age or older at all times on pool grounds. Children under the age of 3 years old are not allowed on the premises. Public Swim Hours of Operation: Tuesday- Saturday 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. 2:45 P.M. - 4:15 P.M. 4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Water aerobics sessions are $5.00 per session on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:15 P.M. to 7:15 P.M. Participants must be 16 years or older. Refunds will not be issued unless a session is canceled by Albany Recreation and Parks Department. Youth Swim Lessons are $25.00 per individual $20.00 for two participants in the same home and $15.00 for three or more participants within the same home. Fees must be paid in full at the time of registration. No refunds will be provided unless the session is canceled. The swim lesson schedule is Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 3:15 P.M. to 4:15 P.M. from July 6, 2021 to August 5, 2021 Driskell Pool and Spray Park is located at 1021 S. McKinley Street For more information, please contact the administrative office of Albany Recreation & Parks at (229) 430-5222 or send an e-mail to arpd@albanyga.gov. Go >

Jul 22

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Trivia Thursdays

Trivia Thursdays

On multiple days

Come to Pretoria Fields for trivia and show off your brain power while enjoying locally made brews at Trivia Thursdays! Go >