Camps

Camp Midway is offered on the beautiful campus of Midway College in Midway, Kentucky. Children will enjoy their time on our 200 acre campus and parents will enjoy knowing their kids are in a safe environment, having fun and learning at the same time while making wonderful memories and new friends.

Camp Midway 2015

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Equine “Between the Ears” Camp (co-ed)

Have you ever wondered how a horse thinks? Does learning to care for and ride a horse appeal to you? Then Midway College’s “Between the Ears” equine camp is for you! Campers will learn the basics about how to care for a horse, and will be involved in both riding and non-riding activities. Structured age appropriate activities will encourage campers to gain a new perspective about horses. Riding experience is not necessary as camp activities are designed for the beginner rider. Through a combination of riding exercises, basic equine care, and other instructional activities, campers will learn to work in partnership with the horse. No experience required.

June 8–12 - Ages 8-10, Limit 8 campers per camp ($450)
June 15-19 - Ages 11-12, Limit 8 campers per camp ($450)

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“Advanced Horsemanship” Equine Camp (co-ed) NEW!

Would you like to improve your riding skills? Or even bring your horse to camp and work with a college-level coach? Then Midway College’s “Advanced Horsemanship” equine camp is the one you should join. (Boarding rates available upon request) Campers will advance their riding skills under the instruction of Midway College’s coaches. There will be additional unmounted activities that will improve overall horse management skills. For this camp, riding experience is required. Campers must be riding at the intermediate to advanced level, and be able to control a horse at the walk, trot, and canter independently for an extended period of time. Campers must have a minimum of 6 months of weekly riding lessons, or the equivalent. Campers may be able to board their personal horse for the week of camp at the college’s facilities (for an additional fee), or they may choose to ride the college’s horses instead. Individuals interested in bringing their own horse will need to fill out supplemental forms.

June 22-26 - Ages 13 & up, Limit 10 campers per camp ($450)
June 29-Jul3 - Ages 13 & up, Limit 10 campers per camp ($450)

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Girl Power! Camp (girls only) NEW THEMES!

Midway College has been focused on developing leadership skills and empowering young women for more than 165 years. These week-long day camps will focus on developing independence, building self-confidence and teaching girls to be leaders through a wide variety of fun, hands-on activities.

The theme of week one, “Kentucky Proud”, will explore what makes Kentucky special. Kentucky Proud exploration could include Agriculture, Sports, Appalachia, Equine, State Symbols, Historic Sites, and famous Kentuckians, just to name a few. We will snack on locally grown foods and represent our favorite Kentucky high school or college team in fun camp games. Come prepared to celebrate the great state of Kentucky!

Week two’s theme “Girls Through the Decades” will examine what it was like for the girls and women of the 1940s, ’50s, ‘60s, ’70s and ’80s. Each day campers will experience a different decade through food, fashion, film, music, dance, and games. This camp will provide a great opportunity for campers to interact with their parents and grandparents about what life was like when they were growing up!

June 8-12 Theme - “Kentucky Proud” (Ages 6-12) $250
June 22-26 Theme – “Girls through the Decades (Ages 6-12) $250

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Write On!/Get Your Read On! (co-ed)

Enter in to get the best of both worlds- combining story world imagination with real world information. There will be hands-on experiences using literature to improve math, social studies, and science thinking skills. Cultural studies will be explored through a wide variety of children’s books. Activities include writing and development projects. Edit and publish a newspaper. Design, illustrate, and script your own book, then bind it. Be a storyteller by telling your story and listening to professionals craft a story. We’ll get dramatic and explore stories through Reader’s Theater on the stage and with props. This will be a fun week of developing strong writing skills.

June 29- July 3 (Ages 8 & up) $250

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Theatre Camp (Co-ed) NEW!

Calling all drama queens and kings! If center stage is where you shine and you love the spotlight, then Midway’s Theatre Camp is for you! Explore theatre movement and acting techniques, while taking on a role in a short play. Or, if you prefer to work behind the scenes, there are props and costumes and sets to create. Cast and crew work together to produce a quality show for the entertainment of their friends and family to be presented by the end of the week.

July 6-10 (Ages 6-14) $250

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“Forces of Nature” Science Camp (co-ed) NEW!

“How can a heavy airplane fly? Why do you see someone hit a baseball before you hear the crack of a bat? Do you ever wonder about how things work? Machines? Animals? People? Come work in the lab and outdoors to learn about the physics of the world around you through active, hands-on experiments. Design a boat. Take your favorite doll or action figure bungee-jumping. Test your ability to engineer a structure. Unleash your own forces of nature!!”

July 6-10 (Ages 8-11) $250
July 13-17 (Ages 12-14) $250

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Art Camp: Dribble, Drabble, Paste, Stamp (co-ed) NEW!

Here is your opportunity to personally explore art in a variety of media forms. Transform a
collection of found objects into art! Spend time sitting under a tree having thought provoking discussions of how are the arts play a part of daily life. Study art in nature and in the museums. Campers will enjoy a variety of art projects and bring home their treasured works of art at the end of camp. Some off campus field trips may be included in this camp.

July 13 – 17 (Ages 7 & up) $250
July 20 – 24 (Ages 7 & up) $250

Camp Details
Camps run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Early drop off at 7 a.m. and late pick up until 6 p.m. is available at an additional cost of $5 per day per child for early drop off and $5 per day per child for late pick up. Camp registration includes daily lunch, a t-shirt, a certificate of participation, and a souvenir photo.

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Sports Clinics (All Sports Clinics are run by College Coaches)

Archery Clinics (co-ed)
Saturday June 27 and Saturday July 11
9 a.m. – 4p.m.
$75 per date

Archery participants must bring their own bow.

NEW! Basketball Camp/Clinics (co-ed)
June 8-11 (Ages 5-12)
9 a.m. - Noon
$125 per clinic set

Sport Clinic Details
Sport Clinics run for the times indicated above. There is no early drop off or late pick up. Lunch is provided for Archery Clinics only. Clinic participants will receive a certificate of participation and a t-shirt.

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