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 2014

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

Have you ever wondered how a horse thinks? Does learning to tack and ride a horse appeal to you? Then Midway College’s “Between the Ears” equine camp is for you! Campers will learn about a horse’s perspective in horsemanship, riding and non-riding activities. Structured age appropriate activities will encourage campers to gain new perspective about horses.
Riding experience is not necessary, as the camps are beginner level and will introduce horse science, equine crafts, and strengthen leadership skills. Through a combination of riding exercises, basic equine care, and other instructional activities, students will learn to work in partnership with the horse.

June 9-13 (ages 10-14) $400
June 16-20 (ages 10-14) $400
June 23-27 (ages 10-14) $400
June 30-July 3 (ages 6-9) $350

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Girl Power! Camp (girls only)

Midway College has been focused on developing leadership skills and empowering young women for more than 165 years. This week-long day camp will focus on developing independence, building self-confidence and teaching girls to be leaders though a wide variety of fun, hands-on activities. Week ones’ theme “Think Outside the Box” will have the girls using their imaginations and creative spirits in all types of games and activities. Week two’s theme “Olympic Village 2014” will have the campers create their own Olympic village, competitions such as curling and discus throwing and an opening and closing ceremony with flags of their nation and awards.

June 9-13 Theme -Think Outside the Box(ages 6-12) $200
June 16-20 Theme-Olympic Village 2014 (ages 6-12) $200

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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 16-20 (Ages 8 and up) $200
June 23-27 (Ages 8 and up) $200

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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 14-18 (Ages 6 and up) $200
July 21-July 25 (Ages 6 and up) $200

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Wild World Explorer Camp (co-ed) NEW!

Campers will engage in identifying mystery mammals using lots of hands-on materials such as skulls, furs, and tracks. Imagination, creativity, and nature education will work together in this fun camp week. Campers will explore the great outdoors and engage in some hands-on learning from wading in Midway's stream and observing live wildlife. Campers will explore animal survival strategies like sneaking and stalking through Project Wild experiences while learning how to track animals, learn their calls, and understand how wildlife live from local experts. Some off campus field trips may be included in this camp.

July 7-11 (Ages 6-12) $225
July 14-18 (Ages 6-12) $225

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Science Goes Splat, Fizzle & Pop Camp (co-ed) NEW!

In this camp, campers will explore physical and chemical science. Campers will explore gravity and other physical science concepts as they build a catapult to launch things, build and throw paper airplanes, make goo and other crazy mixtures. A variety of science experience designed to get the kids excited, having fun, and yes, getting messy, with hands on activities.

July 28-Aug 1 (Ages 6-12) $200

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Camp Midway Soccer Clinic NEW!

When: June 23-26

Time: 9-12

Where: Midway College Soccer field

For: Boys/Girls Youth ages 6-14

Instructors: Coaches Trip Rogers/Jim Tussey and Midway College soccer players

Costs: $85 includes T-shirt and certificate

Philosophy of camp: To improve play through effective training and fun games.

Presentation: This camp is design to improve each camper’s skill levels in the areas of ball manipulation, 1 v 1 attacking skills, first touch, speed of play and possession.

Bring: drink, soccer guards and shoes, ball and a fun attitude.

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Camp Midway Archery Clinic NEW!

Coach Cliff Tompkins, Level 3 USA NTS Archery Certified Coach, NASP Certified, and USCA Collegiate certified Archery Coach at Midway College, is offering an Archery Camp for all interested girls and boys who will be entering 6th – 12th grades in Fall, 2014. You will learn USA competition preparation, mental skills, equipment tuning, and National Training System (NTS), and have fun learning the many disciplines of Archery. There will be a competition during the last 2 hours of the camp with awards to recognize top scorers.

We ask that participants bring bows and arrows if they have them. We will have a few bows and arrows for campers to shoot if they do not have their own. There will be demonstrations by one of Midway College’s top archers in Compound and Recurve Shooting. Participants will have an opportunity to shoot a Recurve bow if they are tall enough and strong enough to shoot it.

When: June 28

Time: 9-5 (includes lunch)

For: Open to students entering 6th – 12th grades

Instructors: Members of Midway College's National Ranked Archery Team

Costs: $40 per Archer

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