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2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County & Cumming GA

2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County & Cumming GA

We’re compiling our list of 2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County for kids in hopes of making your summer planning a little easier. Below you’ll find Summer Camps for local businesses & organizations. Camps are listed in DATE ORDER.  Our 2017 Summer Camp Sponsors are highlighted with an ad image – we’re very appreciative of their support so we can bring you this comprehensive list!

If you register for any of these camps – be sure to mention that you found them through Cumming Local!  If we’ve left off one of your favorites, please feel free to Submit the Summer Camp and we’ll work to get it added. Please note – we’ll continue to update the page as we find more camps or receive more information.

The following 2017 Summer Camps are now posted:

For more camp options all over Georgia, check out this article from our friends at 365 Atlanta FamilyThe Best Summer Camps in Georgia

*NOTE: Camps are listed in date order. Please click the link or call to be directed to more information. As always, we work hard to make sure the information provided is accurate and up to date, but errors can certainly happen. If you see something that’s incorrect, please accept our apologies & certainly let us know so we can update for future readers.

Week of May 29th

Camp: NIKE Basketball Camp (Boys)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: May 30th – June 2nd
Times: 9am -3pm
Ages: 9-15
Cost: $245
Description: This camp will focus on individual skill development with our three morning stations: Individual Skill Development, 3on3 ELITE League and Classroom/Video. Each camper will play in one 5on5 game and also participate in our national Living by Numbers contests each day. This summer camp is a perfect way to prepare for your school, church, rec or AAU season. All NIKE basketball camps maintain a player to coach ratio of 8:1 and are staffed by high school and college coaches as well as college and pro players. This camp will sell out quickly so make sure to register early. Each player will receive a NIKE camp T-shirt, NIKE skill workbook, NIKE camp certificate, and a hand written evaluation from the coaching staff.
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Camp: Emoji Ninja Warrior
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: May 30th – June 2nd
Cost: $150
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Week of June 5th

music authority

Camp: Rock Camp – Punk Revolution
Location: Music Authority – 123 Merchants Square, Cumming 30040
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am -2pm
Ages: 10-18
Cost: $400
Description: Have you ever wanted to rock out like your favorite band? Now’s your chance! Be treated like a VIP- meet your band, learn your songs, practice performance, hang out in the green-room before the concert, rock out under the lights in a 275 seat venue, and learn from the pros. It’s the coolest camp in Atlanta!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Superheroes, Stage Combat & Stunt Training Drama Camp with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Hamilton Mill Christian Church – 3809 Sardis Church Road
Buford, Georgia 30519
Dates:  June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am-3pm
Ages: 4-14 (prek4 – rising 8th)
Cost: $135-225 (half or full day options) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
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Camp: Superheroes, Stage Combat & Stunt Training Drama Camp with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Johns Creek Presbyterian Church – 10950 Bell Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Dates:  June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am-3pm
Ages: 4-14 (prek4 – rising 8th)
Cost: $135-225 (half or full day options) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
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Camp: Make ‘Em Laugh: Comedic Acting, Improv, & Sketch Comedy with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Johns Creek Presbyterian Church – 10950 Bell Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Dates:  June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am-3pm
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $225 *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: Every camper will work on comedic monologues, duo scenes, rehearse physical comedy routines like The 3 Stooges and Monty Python, create sketch comedy scenes with larger than life characters, and play tons of improv games! This is your chance to experience the funnest camp week, and perform in the funniest camp show!
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Camp: Spanish Camp (Boys & Girls) “Under the Sea”
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am – 1pm (Half Day) or 9am -4pm (Full Day)
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $135 (half Day) or $215 (Full Day)
Description: Our great learning environment offers lots of fun to those children that want to learn Spanish during the summer! The camps are hands-on and totally immersed in the Latin American Culture. The children will learn basic expressions, dances, songs, fun games and craft. The children will experience our dynamic and fun native speaking teachers! On Fridays, the children will enjoy breaking our traditional Piñata created by the students and pizza for lunch.
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Camp: The Hogwarts Experience (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $200
Description: “Are you a Harry Potter fan? Have you ever wanted to go to Hogwarts? Well, this is the week for you! The camp is complete with a sorting ceremony, quidditch, duels, and caring for “fantastic beasts.”
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Camp: Coach V’s Sports Performance Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am -3pm
Ages: 9-15
Cost: $175
Description: This skill development camp is designed for kids to come out and get some conditioning, agility, develop hand and eye coordination and other motor skills. We will work on running, jumping and strength. We will have some fun games, prizes! A t-shirt and cheese pizza each day are included in the registration price. (Please provide your own lunch if your child has any allergies to cheese pizza)
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Camp: Dunwoody Fencing Club Fencing Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: Rising 6th – 12th grade
Cost: $200
Description: The Fencing camp is great way to get acquainted with fencing, and will include basic and in-depth instruction. This is a great way to learn new skills and practice strategy. The camp is open to rising 6th grade and higher students of any school as well as home schooled students in the same age groups. No experience is necessary and equipment will be provided for new fencers. Experienced fencers are also welcome and can bring their own equipment.
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Camp: Youth Digital’s Mod Design Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: 
Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 5th – 9th
Times: 
9am -4pm
Ages: 
8-14
Cost: 
$400
Description: 
In this camp from Youth Digital, kids learn real JavaTM programming as they design and code their own Minecraft mod from start to finish. Kids can use all their craziest ideas to create their own blocks, items, mobs, and more to add whatever they can think of into Minecraft! A sword made out of Pizza? How about a mob of marshmallow minions? Make it all happen in Mod Design Camp. Kids learn the foundations of JavaTM to create their own totally custom mod! JavaTM is one of the most widely-used programming language in the world and kids will use pro development software Eclipse learn all the fundamentals of coding including instantiation, methods, parameters, loops and more to create their own mod. At the end of camp, kids will walk away with an awesome Minecraft mod that they can download and share with friends! They’ll also be able to access the online version of the course after camp, including video tutorials, interactive quizzes, and new challenges so they can keep using their new skills!
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Camp: Rocketry and Aeronautics Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 5th – 9th
Times: 
9am -noon
Ages: 
11-15
Cost: 
$125
Description: 
Basic flight and rocketry concepts and skills are taught to build elementary planes and rockets. We then will fly and launch what you build!
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Camp: Robotics Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 5th – 9th
Times: 
1pm – 4pm
Ages: 
11-15
Cost: 
$175
Description: 
Build and run robots to complete an obstacle course using VEX Robotics!!
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Camp: Redstone Medieval Adventures! (Engineering Camp)
Location: Central Park – 2300 Keith Bridge Rd Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  June 5th – 8th
Times: 9am-noon or 1pm-4pm
Ages: 3rd – 8th grade
Cost: $185
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Camp: Karate Summer Camp 
Location: Cumming Martial Arts – 5890 Bethelview Rd, Cumming 30040
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $175 (before May 1st) $195 (after May 1st)
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Camp: Nerfcraft
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: June 5th – 9th
Cost: $180
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Week of June 12th

Camp: Mini-Summer Camp – Sizzling Summer Sampler
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 2-5
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Recreational Camp – Sizzling Summer Sampler
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 6 – 8
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Recreational Camp – Dance Boot Camp ( Leaps & Turns)
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: Noon to 3pm
Ages: 9 & up
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Performing Arts Company Boot Camp
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: Times vary daily
CostInquire for pricing
Description: A weeklong boot camp being taught by some of the industry’s finest teachers from all over the United States!!
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Camp: Summertime Fun Camp
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $200
Description: A fun filled camp where your child is bound to have a blast! Activities will include playground time, gym games, outdoor hikes, relay races, daily water games, slip and slide, crafts, kid friendly movies and more! Each day we will have an afternoon snack to share – popcorn, snow cones and s’mores. We are going to have a great time making new friends and summertime memories. We hope your child can join us!
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Camp: Drivers Ed (AA Academy of Action Driving School – Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – 3:30pm
Ages: 14-16
Cost: $450
Description: This camp will cover all of Joshua’s Law requirements, including the 30 hours in classroom by AAA License to Learn curriculum, the latest DVD interactive educational videos in the industry, and 6 hours, one-on-one, behind the wheel instruction, which will consist of three 2-hour long driving appointments. The road test can be offered upon request.
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Camp: Paladin’s Top Shelf Girls Lacrosse Camp
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am -5pm
Ages: 3rd grade to 12th grade
Cost: $325
Description: Pinecrest’s all day camps run for 8 hours and include 3 sessions. Players work with experienced professional and collegiate lacrosse players as well as college and high school coaches to improve or learn new skills. The ratio of players to coaches will be 10:1 to ensure expert level coaching. Players are tiered by skill and position to focus on age and skill relevant work to improve their game. Each player will receive a Nike reversible jersey and there will be daily prizes. Lunch will be provided daily and rental equipment will be available upon request.
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Camp: Pinecrest Academy School Summer Band Clinic
Location: 
Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 12th – 16th
Times: 
9am -3pm
Ages: 
4th – 8th grade
Cost:
$249 before 4/15 | $279 after 4/15
Description: 
Students will spend a week enhancing their musical skills while learning new and exciting repertoire to perform at a final concert on Friday evening. Our special guest clinician is Mr. Josh Tyree, Director of Bands at Liberty Middle School, and author of Superior Sight-Reading, a top resource for teaching students how to become better musical readers.
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Camp: Youth Digital’s Video Game Development Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 12th – 16th
Times: 
9am -4pm
Ages: 
8-14
Cost: 
$400
Description: 
In this camp from Youth Digital, kids will create a video game just like they do in real Game Design studios. They will use Unity®, an industry-standard Game Design software, and C#, a professional programming language, to build and code their game from scratch. At the end of camp, kids will have a complete, fully functional game that they can play and share with friends. They will also be able to access the online version of the course after camp, including video tutorials, interactive quizzes, and new challenges. As kids code new features in their game, they will learn the most important concepts in programming, including if-then and conditional statements, logical operators, variables, methods, parameters, object types, and loops. They will also learn the fundamental techniques of Game Design, such as navigating and operating within a three-dimensional environment, utilizing prefabs generating custom particles, simulating artificial intelligence, and more. Not only are the kids using professional tools, but the game they make will look professional too, so they will be excited throughout the week as they create just like the pros!
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Camp: Rocketry and Aeronautics Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 12th – 16th
Times: 
9am -noon
Ages: 
11-15
Cost: 
$125
Description: 
Basic flight and rocketry concepts and skills are taught to build elementary planes and rockets. We then will fly and launch what you build!
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Camp: Introduction to Engineering (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 12th – 16th
Times: 
1pm – 4pm
Ages: 
11-15
Cost: 
$125
Description: 
This is an introduction to basic drafting, sketching, and 3D modeling and design using various tools.
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Camp: Multi-Sport Summer Camp – Session 1
Location: Windermere Lodge, 4444 Frontnine Drive, Cumming, Ga. 30041
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: Full or half day (Full day 9am-3pm, 1/2 Day 9am-12pm)
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Full Day $210 / Half Day $160
Description: Sign up today for fun in the sun at an i9 Sports camp. During each i9 Sports Multi-Sport Camp, your child will enjoy sports like Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Swimming and even sliding down the water slides at Windermere Lodge! (swimming/slides for full day campers only). Register Today, Space is limited.
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Camp: Junior Robotics: Adventure Stories!
Location: Central Park – 2300 Keith Bridge Rd Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  June 13th – 16th
Times: 10am – NOON
Ages: PreK to 2nd grade
Cost: $150
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Camp: Little Friends Club
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 14th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 3 (as of 1/1/17) – 5
Cost: $75
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Camp: Art to Heart
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: Rising 3rd to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $150
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Camp: Farm Camp
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 3rd to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $150
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Camp: Summer Challenge Camp
Location: United Futbol Academy Forsyth
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: Half Day 9-Noon or Full Day 9am – 4pm
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: Half day $125 / Full Day $200
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Camp: Summer Ball Mystery Camp
Location: United Futbol Academy Forsyth
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9-Noon
Ages: Rising U9 & Up
Cost: $150
Click here for more information 

Camp: Island Princess Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – 16th
Times: 9:30pm – 12:30pm
Ages: 3-6 years old
Cost: $150 (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
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Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
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Camp: Fieldtripalooza 1
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: June 12th – 15th
Cost: $220
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Camp: Dustin’s Place
Location: Clarkrange, TN
Dates: June 10th – 16th

Ages: 9 – 30 years old
Cost: $1800
Details: Experiential adventure camp on 200 acre working cattle ranch. Highest level of care of bachelors/masters degreed staff. Each camper has goals that they work towards during this sleep-away camp which improves independence and confidence for campers.
Click here for more information 

Week of June 19th

music authority

Camp: Rock Camp, Jr.
Location: Music Authority – 123 Merchants Square, Cumming 30040
Dates: June 19th – 20th
Times: 10am -1pm
Ages: 10 and under
Cost: $275
Description: Have you ever wanted to rock out like your favorite band? Now’s your chance! Be treated like a VIP- meet your band, learn your songs, practice performance, hang out in the green-room before the concert, rock out under the lights in a 275 seat venue, and learn from the pros. It’s the coolest camp in Atlanta!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Mini-Summer Camp – Mickey, Minnie & Me
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 2-5
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Recreational Camp – Disney Darlings
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 6 – 8
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Recreational Camp – Just Jazzy
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: Noon to 3pm
Ages: 9 & up
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
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Camp: Lil’ Luau Dance Camp
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 3- 6 (must be potty trained)
Cost: $165 (if registered by 4/15) $175 (after 4/15)
Description: Experience dancing with a luau flare with this ballet, jazz, tumbling, and hip hop camp filled with dancing, games, crafts, and more!!
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Camp: All Day Mini Dance Mania Camp
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – 1pm
Ages: 7-10
Cost: $185 (if registered by 4/15) $195 (after 4/15)
Description: Dance your heart out and experience a week of Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and much more!!
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Camp: “Beauty and the Beast” with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Hamilton Mill Methodist Church – 1450 Pine Road
Dacula, Georgia 30019
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-14 (prek4-rising 8th)
Cost: $135-$215 (half or full day option) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: It’s a tale as old as time! Belle, the Beast, Gaston, Lumiere, Cogsworth, Mrs Potts, Chip, and all your other favorite characters from the Disney cartoon movie will be onstage performing this well-known and well-loved fairytale musical in all it’s splendor! Auditions on the first day will determine which camper is cast in which part and we’ll spend the rest of the week rehearsing the show. At the end of the week everyone will combine their talents in big group numbers like Belle and Be Our Guest! Physical & vocal warmups, drama & improv games, creative play & imagination exercises, crafts, playground & outside time, and instruction in the performing arts with professional actors and teaching artists will round out the week as we prepare for our big show on Friday! All levels of experience are welcome.
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Camp: Learn Archery Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am -noon
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $125
Description: Learn basic skills to safely participate in archery. USA Archery certified instructors teach range safety, proper shooting form and fundamentals of the shot cycle. All equipment is provided.
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Camp: Coach Kane’s Soccer Academy (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 19th – 22nd
Times: 9am -noon
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $125
Description: Coach Kane’s camp will work on the fundamentals of soccer. Players will work on ball skills, shooting techniques, and small-sided games. Every day will end with a competition or a match. Campers will be learning new skills and improving their current skills. Soccer camp is always a great experience! Please come out and join us!
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Camp: Making a Musical (Boys & Girls)
Location: 
Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 19th – 23rd
Times: 
9am -noon
Ages: 
Rising 2nd to rising 7th grade
Cost: 
$150
Description: 
We hope you will join us for “Making a Musical” – the summer camp that will have your kids singing, acting, and dancing from start to finish. Bringing a musical to life in one week is no small task, and that is what we will do! Janet Gardner’s musical “The Granny Awards” combines classic childhood stories like Jack and Jill, the Three Little Pigs, Cinderella, and more with music and acting as they present an awards show. This exciting and engaging camp will allow kids not only to perform but to also help “make the musical” including costumes, props, and sets.
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Camp: Girls Art Camp
Location: 
Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates:
 June 19th – 23rd
Times: 
9am -noon
Ages:
7-11
Cost: 
$150
Description: 
Girls will enjoy creating works of art using different materials such as paint, fabric and paper maché. Art history and music will also be incorporated into the class
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Camp: Multi-Sport Summer Camp – Session 2
Location: Windermere Lodge, 4444 Frontnine Drive, Cumming, Ga. 30041
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: Full or half day (Full day 9am-3pm, 1/2 Day 9am-12pm)
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Full Day $210 / Half Day $160
Description: Sign up today for fun in the sun at an i9 Sports camp. During each i9 Sports Multi-Sport Camp, your child will enjoy sports like Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Swimming and even sliding down the water slides at Windermere Lodge! (swimming/slides for full day campers only). Register Today, Space is limited.
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Camp: X-Treme Weather
Location: Ivy League Montessori – 791 Kelly Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  June 19th – 23rd
Times: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3 to 5+ years old
Cost: $150
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Camp: Horse Play Barn Summer Camp
Location: Horse Play Barn – 2950 Holtzclaw Rd, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: Completed K through 7th
Cost: $275
Click here for more information 

Camp: Art to Heart
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: Rising Kindergarden to Rising 2nd grade
Cost: $150
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Camp: Bake Off
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: Rising 3rd to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $125
Click here for more information 

Camp: Dojomon
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: June 19th – 23rd
Cost: $150
Click here for more information 

Camp: Dustin’s Place
Location: Clarkrange, TN
Dates: June 18th – 24th

Ages: 9 – 30 years old
Cost: $1800
Details: Experiential adventure camp on 200 acre working cattle ranch. Highest level of care of bachelors/masters degreed staff. Each camper has goals that they work towards during this sleep-away camp which improves independence and confidence for campers.
Click here for more information

Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
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Week of June 26th

music authority

Camp: Rock Camp – Broadway
Location: Music Authority – 123 Merchants Square, Cumming 30040
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: 9am -2pm
Ages: 7-16
Cost: $225
Description: Join Music Authority for Broadway Camp! We’ll put together a short musical, sing, dance, act, work on props, costumes, and sets. Performance on Friday, June 30th at 7pm.
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Camp: All Day Dance Workshop
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: 9am – 3:30pm
Ages: 11 and up
Cost: $225 (if registered by 4/15) $235 (after 4/15)
Description: Explore the amazing world of dance through different genres, such as, Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and much, much more!!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Ballet Intensive (Evening Hours)
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: 5:30pm- 8:30pm
Ages: 10 and up
Cost: $190 (if registered by 4/15) $200 (after 4/15)
Description: A week long ballet intensive with technique and daily focal points (turns, leaps, turn out, etc.)
Click here for more information 

Camp: Coach V’s Sports Performance Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: 9am -3pm
Ages: 9-15
Cost: $175
Description: This skill development camp is designed for kids to come out and get some conditioning, agility, develop hand and eye coordination and other motor skills. We will work on running, jumping and strength. We will have some fun games, prizes! A t-shirt and cheese pizza each day are included in the registration price. (Please provide your own lunch if your child has any allergies to cheese pizza)
Click here for more information 

Camp: Multi-Sport Summer Camp – Session 3
Location: Windermere Lodge, 4444 Frontnine Drive, Cumming, Ga. 30041
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: Full or half day (Full day 9am-3pm, 1/2 Day 9am-12pm)
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Full Day $210 / Half Day $160
Description: Sign up today for fun in the sun at an i9 Sports camp. During each i9 Sports Multi-Sport Camp, your child will enjoy sports like Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Swimming and even sliding down the water slides at Windermere Lodge! (swimming/slides for full day campers only). Register Today, Space is limited.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Dynamic Dinosaurs
Location: Ivy League Montessori – 791 Kelly Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  June 26th – 29th
Times: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3 to 5+ years old
Cost: $150
Click here for more information

Camp: Drama Camp
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: Rising 1st to Rising 5th grade
Cost: $100
Click here for more information 

Camp: Helping Hands
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: June 26th – 29th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 3rd to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $100
Click here for more information 

Camp: Dojo Extreme
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: June 26th – 30th
Cost: $180
Click here for more information 

Camp: Tumbling Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 27th – 30th
Times: 12pm – 2pm
Ages: 5 & up
Cost: $125 (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Week of July 5th

Camp: Water Wars
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: July 5th – 7th
Cost: $115
Click here for more information 

Camp: Falcons Pro-Cheer/Dance Mini Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040

Dates: July 5th – 7th
Times: 12pm – 3pm
Ages: 7-12 years old
Cost: $85 (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information 

Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Week of July 10th

Camp: Mini-Summer Camp – Pretty Pretty Princess
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 2-5
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
Click here for more information

Camp: Recreational Camp – Me and My American Girl
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – Noon
Ages: 6 – 8
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
Click here for more information

Camp: Recreational Camp – Choreography Intensive
Location: Footprints – 4335 Bethelview Rd, Cumming
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: Noon to 3pm
Ages: 9 & up
Cost: $110 ($75 for siblings) *10% off when you mention Cumming Local*
Click here for more information

Camp: All Day Dance Mania
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – 3:30pm
Ages: 7-10
Cost: $225 (if registered by 4/15) $235 (after 4/15)
Description: Dance your heart out and experience a week of Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and much more!!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Ballet Intensive (Evening Hours)
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 5:30pm- 8:30pm
Ages: 10 and up
Cost: $190 (if registered by 4/15) $200 (after 4/15)
Description: A week long ballet intensive with technique and daily focal points (turns, leaps, turn out, etc.)
Click here for more information 

Camp: Hamilton Jr with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Johns Creek Presbyterian Church – 10950 Bell Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Dates: July 10th -14th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 8-14
Cost: $225 (half or full day option) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: Tween and teen campers will love rehearsing selections from this incredibly popular and ground-breaking musical! Campers will love showcasing their triple threat skills as they perform in their favorite numbers from the show, work on hip-hop dance moves, learn how to sing along and understand the show’s lyrics, and gain a better understanding of American history and Hamilton’s show material! Work with professional actors throughout the work on acting, dancing, singing, rapping, characterization, & more! And put it all together in a performance at the end of the week!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Summertime Fun Camp
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $200
Description: A fun filled camp where your child is bound to have a blast! Activities will include playground time, gym games, outdoor hikes, relay races, daily water games, slip and slide, crafts, kid friendly movies and more! Each day we will have an afternoon snack to share – popcorn, snow cones and s’mores. We are going to have a great time making new friends and summertime memories. We hope your child can join us!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Spanish Camp (Boys & Girls) “Creepy Bugs”
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – 1pm (Half Day) or 9am -4pm (Full Day)
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $135 (half Day) or $215 (Full Day)
Description: Our great learning environment offers lots of fun to those children that want to learn Spanish during the summer! The camps are hands-on and totally immersed in the Latin American Culture. The children will learn basic expressions, dances, songs, fun games and craft. The children will experience our dynamic and fun native speaking teachers! On Fridays, the children will enjoy breaking our traditional Piñata created by the students and pizza for lunch.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Pinecrest Paladin Basketball Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5-13
Cost: $175
Description: The Pinecrest Academy varsity boys basketball coaching staff and varsity boys and girls players are hosting our Pinecrest Academy Basketball camp. Each day includes an emphasis on footwork, ball handling, shooting and fun. We will have daily skills contests and live 3on3 and 5on5 game experience. Players will be grouped by age and ability. This will be a great place for players looking to develop skills to participate in competitive games, and will be an environment where kids can come and have fun with new friends.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Down on the Farm
Location: Ivy League Montessori – 791 Kelly Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  July 10th – 14th
Times: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3 to 5+ years old
Cost: $150
Click here for more information

Camp: Therapeutic Riding Summer Camp
Location: Brecht Staples & Dustin’s Place- 6737 Concord Rd, Cumming, 30028
Dates:  July 10th – 13th
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: 5-15
Cost: $250 ($50 off if you sign up before April 1st, 2017 or $25 off if you sign up before May 1st, 2017.)
Details:
 Team work, improving social skills, independence, core strength and safe fun outside on the farm!
Click here for more information

Camp: Horse Play Barn Summer Camp
Location: Horse Play Barn – 2950 Holtzclaw Rd, Cumming
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: Completed K through 7th
Cost: $275
Click here for more information 

Camp: Summer Challenge Camp
Location: United Futbol Academy Forsyth
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: Half Day 9-Noon or Full Day 9am – 4pm
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: Half day $125 / Full Day $200
Click here for more information 

Camp: Summer U8 Future Academy Ball Mystery Camp
Location: United Futbol Academy Forsyth
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Times: 9-Noon
Ages: Rising U9 & Up
Cost: $75
Click here for more information 

Camp: Fieldtripalooza 2
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: July 10th – 14th
Cost: $220
Click here for more information 

Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Week of July 17th

music authority

Camp: Rock Camp – British Invasion
Location: Music Authority – 123 Merchants Square, Cumming 30040
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am -2pm
Ages: 10-18
Cost: $400
Description: Have you ever wanted to rock out like your favorite band? Now’s your chance! Be treated like a VIP- meet your band, learn your songs, practice performance, hang out in the green-room before the concert, rock out under the lights in a 275 seat venue, and learn from the pros. It’s the coolest camp in Atlanta!
Click here for more information 

Camp: Tumbling Camp
Location: N-Step Dance Academy – 2623 Peachtree Pkwy #200, Suwanee 30024
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 1pm
Ages: 7 and up
Cost: $190 (if registered by 4/15) $200 (after 4/15)
Description: A week long camp of introducing or perfecting your acro/tumbling skills, such as cartwheels, handstands, walkovers, handsprings, and so much more!
Click here for more information

Camp: “The Sound of Music” with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Johns Creek Methodist Church – 11180 Medlock Bridge Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-14 (prek4-rising 8th)
Cost: $150-$225 (half or full day option) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: Sing & Dance to Do Re Mi, My Favorite Things, Edelweiss, The Lonely Goatherd, So Long Farewell, and more! With so many amazing musical numbers and a familiar story, this is sure to be a favorite camp week for your little performer! Auditions on the first day will determine which camper is cast in which part and we’ll spend the rest of the week rehearsing the show. Physical & vocal warmups, drama & improv games, creative play & imagination exercises, crafts, playground & outside time, and instruction in the performing arts with professional actors and teaching artists will round out the week as we prepare for our big show on Friday! All levels of experience are welcome.
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Camp: “Beauty and the Beast” with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location: Union Hill Community Church – 4250 McGinnis Ferry Road
Alpharetta, Georgia 30005
Dates: July 17th -21st
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 4-14 (prek4-rising 8th)
Cost: $150-225 (half or full day option) *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: It’s a tale as old as time! Belle, the Beast, Gaston, Lumiere, Cogsworth, Mrs Potts, Chip, and all your other favorite characters from the Disney cartoon movie will be onstage performing this well-known and well-loved fairytale musical in all it’s splendor! Auditions on the first day will determine which camper is cast in which part and we’ll spend the rest of the week rehearsing the show. At the end of the week everyone will combine their talents in big group numbers like Belle and Be Our Guest! Physical & vocal warmups, drama & improv games, creative play & imagination exercises, crafts, playground & outside time, and instruction in the performing arts with professional actors and teaching artists will round out the week as we prepare for our big show on Friday! All levels of experience are welcome.
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Camp: Spanish Camp (Boys & Girls) “Space and Planets”
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 1pm (Half Day) or 9am -4pm (Full Day)
Ages: 4-10
Cost: $135 (Half Day) or $215 (Full Day)
Description: Our great learning environment offers lots of fun to those children that want to learn Spanish during the summer! The camps are hands-on and totally immersed in the Latin American Culture. The children will learn basic expressions, dances, songs, fun games and craft. The children will experience our dynamic and fun native speaking teachers! On Fridays, the children will enjoy breaking our traditional Piñata created by the students and pizza for lunch.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Learn Archery Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am -noon
Ages: 9-17
Cost: $125
Description: Learn basic skills to safely participate in archery. USA Archery certified instructors teach range safety, proper shooting form and fundamentals of the shot cycle. All equipment is provided.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Pinecrest Paladin Basketball Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5-13
Cost: $175
Description: The Pinecrest Academy varsity boys basketball coaching staff and varsity boys and girls players are hosting our Pinecrest Academy Basketball camp. Each day includes an emphasis on footwork, ball handling, shooting and fun. We will have daily skills contests and live 3on3 and 5on5 game experience. Players will be grouped by age and ability. This will be a great place for players looking to develop skills to participate in competitive games, and will be an environment where kids can come and have fun with new friends.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Atlanta Braves Baseball Camp (Boys & Girls)
Location: Pinecrest Academy – 955 Peachtree Parkway, Cumming, GA
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5-13
Cost: $449
Description: Atlanta Braves Baseball Camp offers boys and girls ages 5-13 – of all abilities – the ultimate Major League Experience with one-week sessions in convenient locations around the Atlanta area. Join fellow teammates for top-notch baseball instruction combined with unforgettable moments such as meeting a current or alumni Braves player and touring Turner Field in an official Braves uniform. Each Braves Camps family will get two complimentary tickets to an Atlanta Braves game during the summer (five different Sunday game options) with the ability to purchase additional tickets at a discount. Our professional Braves coaching staff is the best in the area and committed to the individual development of each ballplayer. Our curriculum is highly organized, tailored to the age and ability of our ballplayers, and infused with positive energy every minute of the day.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Multi-Sport Summer Camp – Session 4
Location: Windermere Lodge, 4444 Frontnine Drive, Cumming, Ga. 30041
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: Full or half day (Full day 9am-3pm, 1/2 Day 9am-12pm)
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Full Day $210 / Half Day $160
Description: Sign up today for fun in the sun at an i9 Sports camp. During each i9 Sports Multi-Sport Camp, your child will enjoy sports like Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Swimming and even sliding down the water slides at Windermere Lodge! (swimming/slides for full day campers only). Register Today, Space is limited.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Animal Safari
Location: Ivy League Montessori – 791 Kelly Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Dates:  July 17th – 21st
Times: 8:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3 to 5+ years old
Cost: $150
Click here for more information

Camp: Karate Summer Camp 
Location: Cumming Martial Arts – 5890 Bethelview Rd, Cumming 30040
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: 5-12
Cost: $175 (before May 1st) $195 (after May 1st)
Click here for more information 

Camp: Grow Day Damps (A Ministry of Glisson Camp)
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 5:30pm (M-Th) 9am-12:30 (Fri)
Ages: Rising 1st to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $135
Click here for more information 

Camp: DojoPerfect
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Cost: $180
Click here for more information 

Camp: Therapeutic Riding Summer Camp
Location: Brecht Staples & Dustin’s Place- 6737 Concord Rd, Cumming, 30028
Dates:  July 17th – 21st
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: 5-15
Cost: $250 ($50 off if you sign up before April 1st, 2017 or $25 off if you sign up before May 1st, 2017.)
Details:
Horse crazy kids?! Come learn about horses, independence and social skills in a safe therapeutic environment. For typical kids with no special needs. Special needs camps available at different weeks.
Click here for more information

Camp: “Annie” Musical Theatre Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 11am – 3pm
Ages: 6-11 years old
Cost: $165 (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Camp: “Beauty & the Beast” Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: July 17th – 21st
Times: 9:30am – 12:30pm
Ages: 3-6 years old
Cost: $150 (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Camp: Day Camp
Location: Sawnee School Ballet – 433 Canton Hwy, Suite 312
Cumming, Georgia 30040
Dates: June 12th – July 21st (Closed July 3rd & 4th)
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 3 & up
Cost: $850 for all 7 weeks, $150 per week, $40 per day (Mention Cumming Local and receive a free t-shirt)
Click here for more information

Week of July 24th

Camp: Hamilton Teen Summer Stock with Forefront Arts Children’s Theatre
Location:Johns Creek Presbyterian Church – 10950 Bell Road
Johns Creek, Georgia 30097
Dates: July 24th -28th
Times: 9am – 5pm
Ages: 13-20
Cost: $250 *Save $10 when you enter CUMMINGLOCAL in the comments section of the registration form through May 1st (cannot be combined with other discounts)*
Description: America’s most-popular musical is coming to a Forefront Arts stage this summer! Teen performers will love showcasing their triple-threat skills as they perform in their favorite numbers from the show, work on hip-hop dance routines, learn how to sing along and understand the show’s lyrics, and gain a better understanding of America’s history, and “Hamilton’s” show material! Work with professional actors on physicality, choreography, projection & enunciation, character development, & more! Auditions on the first day will determine which student is cast in each part and we’ll spend the rest of the week working towards the performance on Friday night.
Click here for more information

Camp: Multi-Sport Summer Camp – Session 5
Location: Windermere Lodge, 4444 Frontnine Drive, Cumming, Ga. 30041
Dates: July 24th – 28th
Times: Full or half day (Full day 9am-3pm, 1/2 Day 9am-12pm)
Ages: 5-12
Cost: Full Day $210 / Half Day $160
Description: Sign up today for fun in the sun at an i9 Sports camp. During each i9 Sports Multi-Sport Camp, your child will enjoy sports like Flag Football, Basketball, Soccer, Kickball, Swimming and even sliding down the water slides at Windermere Lodge! (swimming/slides for full day campers only). Register Today, Space is limited.
Click here for more information 

Camp: Therapeutic Riding Summer Camp
Location: Brecht Staples & Dustin’s Place- 6737 Concord Rd, Cumming, 30028
Dates:  July 24th – 27th
Times: 9am – 2pm
Ages: 5-15
Cost: $250 ($50 off if you sign up before April 1st, 2017 or $25 off if you sign up before May 1st, 2017.)
Details:
 Team work, improving social skills, independence, core strength and safe fun outside on the farm!
Click here for more information

Camp: Full STEAM Ahead Camp
Location: Cumming First United Methodist Church – 770 Canton Hwy, Cumming
Dates: July 24th – 28th
Times: 9am – 3pm
Ages: Rising 1st to Rising 6th grade
Cost: $260
Click here for more information 

Camp: Ultimate Dodgeball Championship 
Location: Dojo – Vickery Village
Dates: July 24th – 28th
Cost: $180
Click here for more information 

Grow Day Camp (A Ministry of Camp Glisson)
Location
: Creekside United Methodist Church – 673 Peachtree Parkway
Cumming, Georgia 30041
Dates: July 24th – 28th
Times: 9am -5:30pm
Ages: Rising 1st to 6th grade
Cost: $135
Click here for more information

As always, we work hard to make sure the information provided is accurate and up to date, but errors can certainly happen. If you see something that’s incorrect, please accept our apologies & certainly let us know so we can update for future readers.

 

Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County

Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County

We are excited to share with you the ALL the details about Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County!

  • When: Sunday, March 26th to Thursday, March 30th (The private pre-sale day on Saturday, March 25th)
  • Where: Lakewood 400 Antiques Market – 1321 Atlanta Highway (Hwy 9), Cumming

Click here for the sale hours

Rhea Lana’s Cumming is one of my very favorite consignment sales in Forsyth County and Cumming GA. I thought today it would be fun for me to share with you my TOP TEN reasons why I love Rhea Lana’s Consignment Sales!

{These reasons are in no particular order}

#1 – Rhea Lana’s Cumming Consignment Sales Are HUGE!

Seriously, thousands of clothes, shoes, toys, athletic equipment, and so much more! This sale is held inside the Lakewood Antique Market and it takes up one whole side. This time around it’s spring themed. That means swimsuits, Easter outfits, outdoor toys, and much more!

#2 – The Items For Sale Are In Excellent Condition.

Rhea Lana’s Cumming has excellent guidelines for all of their items. You can take a look at their guidelines by clicking here.

#3 – The Pricing Of The Items For Sale Is Just Right!

I feel that Rhea Lana’s does a great job helping you price your items correctly. It ends up being a win-win situation. As a consignor, you make money right before Spring Break. And as a purchaser, you can get some good deals on clothes, toys, and much more!

#4 – As a Consignor, You Can Track Your Sales Online LIVE!

No more wondering where your sales are at. With Rhea Lana’s Cumming, you can track your sales as they are happening!

#5 – Rhea Lana’s Cumming Guarantee All Items Against Loss Or Theft.

Isn’t this wonderful? If you consign any items, you can know with 100% certainty your items are safe until they are sold.

#6 – They Support Local Businesses By Helping To Market Them.

You can either put postcards in goody bags or set up a vendor booth during the sale. Contact Tara for more information at tara@rhealana.com.

#7 – Rhea Lana’s Cumming Cares About Moms-To-Be

As a mom-to-be you can get a free pass to go to the pre-sale. This is awesome because you will get to be one of the first to shop before it opens up to the public. Click here to get an early pass to the pre-sale.

#8 – There’s A VIP Option For Moms That Want To Consign But Don’t Have Time.

Interested in learning more or setting this up? Contact Tara at tara@rhealana.com for more information.

#9 – As A Consignor You Can Earn Up To 70%-80% Of The Sale Price.

The average consignor makes around $270. And you will get paid on March 31st, that’s just in time for Spring Break in Forsyth County. Their database is NOW OPEN to consignors so get started and enter your items by clicking here.

#10 – The Heart Of Rhea Lana’s Cumming Is All About Service.

Their mission statement is “To serve with love and integrity families everywhere with inviting, excellent and valuable children’s consignment events.”

More information about Rhea Lana’s:

Rhea Lana’s Cumming is a semi-annual (one in spring and one in fall) children’s consignment event. We provide families the opportunity shop for and/or sell their gently used, excellent quality children’s clothing, baby equipment, furniture, shoes, toys, maternity clothes and much much more. Consigners can price their items and track their sales online throughout the sale week and then received a check for 70% of their sales on the final day. They may also pick up their unsold items on the final day or choose to donate them to a local charity. We guarantee all items. These events are very organized, our items are top notch, and we strive to offer a great shopping experience for everyone.

Connect with Rhea Lana’s Cumming: Website | Facebook | Twitter.

 

Nido Cafe Opens at Vickery Village

Nido Cafe Cumming GA

Nido Cafe Opens at Vickery Village

Nido is the latest business to open its doors at Vickery Village, a thriving 200,000 square foot mixed use development in Cumming, Georgia. And the rave reviews say it all….

“This place is ahead of the game. I went in for coffee and breakfast, and was met with excellence in every category. The service was phenomenal.  The shop has only been open for a couple weeks, but one would never know — the place runs like a well-oiled machine, wherein everyone on staff seems to truly enjoy their job. The food was impeccable.”
 
COO and Vickery resident Kevin Neel describes Nido as an escape to an authentic Spanish cafe where you’ll dine on delicious tapas, an incredible selection of Spanish wines, an extensive chocolate menu and exceptional coffee. The breakfast menu features items such as the strawberry, basil and brie egg sandwich, breakfast tacos with chorizo, avocado toast and the donut trio accompanied by milk, dark and white chocolate for dipping. For lunch and dinner, diners choose from tapas or “small plates” to share such as honey goat cheese stuffed piquillos, lobster stuffed mushroom caps, crab cakes on basil and lamb lollipops on rosemary. Even the kids get their choice of kid-friendly tapas.
Nido Cafe Vickery Village
And then it’s time for dessert.
Nido’s chocolate menu includes customer favorites such as Chocolate Soup, a cup of thick chocolate soup garnished with toasted cinnamon croutons and a ball of vanilla ice cream and chocolate & Churro sticks, dark Spanish chocolate served with cinnamon curio sticks for dipping. We spied a couple enjoying these for breakfast. Peanut butter lovers will come back again and again for the Peanut Butter Chocolate Molten Cake and the Peanut Butter Chocolate Fondue. And, of course, there’s the OMG Chocolate Espresso Cookie and the Chocolate Dipped Bacon. Yes. Two thick slices of applewood smoked bacon dipped into their amazing dark chocolate.
Nido Cafe
The restaurant decor can be described as European chic with white leather bench seating, white washed walls and chandeliers to add to your experience. Nido seats 65 including their heated terrace where you can enjoy live acoustic music on selected evenings. And for those in a hurry, Nido even offers online ordering for easy pick up, click here for more information and to order.
Co-owner Kevin Neel previously owned the popular LaCrema Tapas & Chocolate in Rosemary Beach, Florida before selling it last year. A resident of Vickery Village, Kevin and his long-time buddies, Jac Crawford and Bill Curis, worked out together regularly at the YMCA and then relaxed afterwards at area coffee shops. However, they longed for a restaurant that served the premium coffee, good food, Spanish wine and chocolate that they all enjoyed. So the three amigos decided to combine their talents, taste, and money. Together they created Nido.
“Nido” means nest in Spanish and seemed the perfect name for the restaurant which is perched high above the Vickery Village courtyard. Like a nest, it’s also comfortable, warm and a good place to stay awhile.
 “Nido fits perfectly into our vision for the Village. We are thrilled to welcome them to our community,” says Russ Scaramella, owner of Vickery Village.  “We are excited to create a unique experience for people at Vickery Village – a place where they can live, work and play.”
Vickery Village was purchased by new ownership in July 2016. Since that time, the owners have announced the expansion of Cherry Street Brewing and the Dojo as well as the opening of new tenants Nido, Pinspiration, The Phase Shop and Threads of Elegance. Happy Belly Kitchen will be the next restaurant opening in Vickery Village. The award-winning food truck concept will open its first brick and mortar store at Vickery Village in summer 2017.
Nido Cafe
Restaurant reviews for Nido can be found by clicking here
Connect with Nido Cafe Online: Website | Facebook | Instagram
Address: 5755 Clarion Street in Cumming
Phone: 850-624-4121
Hours:

Monday 7 am – 5 pm
Tuesday – Thursday 7 am – 9 pm
Friday – Saturday 7 am – 10 pm
Sunday 8 am – 5 pm
Connect with Vickery Village Shops Online: Website | Facebook 

Registration is OPEN NOW for Music Authority’s Rock Camp!

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Registration is OPEN NOW for Music Authority’s Rock Camp!

We are so excited to be able to share with you about Music Authority’s Rock Camp options for this summer.

Music Authority is offering Rock Camp for all levels! Rock Camp (Session 1 and 2) is for ages 10-18 and your student must have some knowledge of their instrument.  But don’t worry –  they don’t need to be a Rock Star just yet! Have a child under 10 who’s ready to rock? Music Authority’s Rock Camp Jr. is perfect for them as it’s for the smaller rockers ages 10 and younger. They also have added a new summer camp this year – Broadway Camp for children ages 7-16 years old.

Curious as to what happens at Rock Camp? During this week long summer camp – students will form bands, learn songs, and rehearse with their groups. Then on Friday night, they play a LIVE show as a finale. Your child will get on the big stage, under the lights at a concert venue and ROCK OUT in front of a live audience!

Please note – Space is very limited so we recommend you sign up ASAP to reserve your spot. 

Also, it’s very important to know that you DO NOT have to be currently enrolled in music lessons to attend Music Authority’s Rock Camp, however; prior knowledge of your instrument is a must.

rock camp

Rock Camp Session 1

Dates: June 5 – 9, 2017
Theme: The Punk Revolution (featuring the music of The Ramones, The Clash, Green Day, The Offspring and more)
Cost: $400

Rock Camp Jr.

Dates: June 19 – 20, 2017
Theme: For children ages 10 and under.
Cost: $275

Broadway Camp – NEW THIS YEAR!

Dates: June 26-30, 2017
Theme: For children ages 7-16. Join Music Authority for Broadway Camp where we’ll put together a short musical, sing, dance, act, work on props, costumes, and sets. Read more on this summer camp by clicking here.
Cost: $225

rock camp

Rock Camp Session 2 

Dates: July 17 – 21, 2017
Theme: The British Invasion (featuring the music of The Beatles, The Hollies, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones and more)
Cost: $400

Want a glimpse into Rock Camp? Check out this video for a peek into this fantastic summer camp:

Ready to register your child for Rock Camp? Click here to get started!

Learn more about Music Authority:

MusicAuthority-LogoMusic Authority is a single location music store and music school in Cumming, Georgia, just north of Atlanta. It sees 500 students each week and contracts with almost twenty instructors.

Aside from private lessons, Music Authority offers two Rock Camps, two Showcase Bands, two large Rock-Style concerts, a String Ensemble, a Jazz Ensemble, an adult Choir, a Teens-Only New Year’s Eve Concert, and monthly Student Jam Nights, Open Mic Nights, and Adult Jams. In August Music Authority will be open its own intimate fifty-seat performance venue.

On any given weekend Music Authority alumni can be seen playing music in small and large venues from Savannah to Los Angeles.
Since 2002 Music Authority has touched the lives of thousands of students, the young and shall we say the young at heart.

You can find the Rock Camps from Music Authority on our 2017 Summer Camp listing. 

Connect with Music Authority online: Facebook | Website

Fun Family Conversation Starters From Here’s A Question {And Book Giveaway!}

 Fun Family Conversation Starters and Book Giveaway

Family conversations can be challenging sometimes and it can be hard to start up a conversation with your family. Around October of last year, I started looking for a list of fun family conversation starters and randomly found this treasure called Here’s A Question online. I decided to purchase this 357 page book as a gift for my kids (age 5 and 7) for Christmas. Since Christmas this book has been a staple for us.

A couple weeks ago, I decided to look into the writer and company behind the book. To my surprise I found out they are a local company located in Alpharetta! After reaching out to them, they agreed to let me write up this article and provide 5 books to give away to my readers. I am thrilled to be able to share with you about this fabulous family resource. It really is one of the best family conversation starters I’ve found.

Now I know you can easily google “fun family conversation starters” and find plenty of online resources. However, I recently read this article – Parents: Get Off Your Phone by Tim Elmore and it encouraged me that it’s a good practice to put your smartphone down to really connect with your family. I think having something hand-held that’s not technology makes a big difference. Now, it’s only been a few months since we’ve been using this book at family dinners out or on road trips. But our conversations are much richer as a family because of it. I can’t wait to use it on our 6-hour drive for spring break!

Sample Questions

If you are anything like me, you might like to see some of the questions provided. Remember, these are family conversation starters. We usually pass the book around and everyone gets to ask one question. Once the question is asked, we typically have some discussion after it. The book is the ignition to simply start the family conversation.

  • What would you buy if money really did grow on trees?
  • What things would you do if you were never embarrassed?
  • Would you tell on a friend if he or she stole something?
  • Who is the most successful person you know and why?
  • How many candy bars will you eat in your lifetime?
  • Would you rather have one loving friend forever or $5,000,000?

As you can see the questions are really good. And I have to say that they are ageless. My husband and I have had fun time answering the questions as well!

Note: There are a few questions that might not be age appropriate for younger children. I usually just skip over those and know that one day they will be good to ask. One example is – “Why are girls gross at 7 and amazing at 17?” Yeah – not ready to talk to my kids about that, lol!

Ready to start the conversation with your family? Purchase your copy of Here’s A Question – Conversation Starters for Families

Book Giveaway

As I said before, I have 5 books to give away to 5 lucky readers! GOOD LUCK!

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More About Here’s a Question:

The purpose of this project is to unlock the dialogue many families, including ours, struggle to engage in. We live in a culture that moves us toward isolation and concealment. Our goal is to see families break the trend and grow closer through great conversations. Children express themselves in many ways, they are all different. But unlocking a great conversation can sometimes be challenging.

All of our efforts at Here’s a Question are designed to make your family laugh and enjoy quality time together. Whether it be around the dinner table, riding in the car or anywhere you spend time together.

Our hope is that your quality time will be enhanced and that your family will enjoy sharing, laughing, and learning about each other. We’ve found that as the kids become more comfortable answering fun questions it paves the way for us to approach the more difficult questions in life.

Connect with Here’s A Question Online: Website | FacebookTwitter | Instagram | Newsletter


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Giveaway Disclosure (The Quick Version): Giveaway will close on Sunday, March 26th at Midnight EST. Five winners will be selected from all entries and selected via random draw through Random.org. Winner(s) will be notified via email & have 48 hours from time of notification to submit their mailing address. 

Disclosure (The Longer Read): While this giveaway is being promoted on Facebook, it is in no way associated with, sponsored, endorsed or administered by Facebook. By entering this giveaway, you acknowledge this and release Facebook from any responsibility of such. Furthermore, you acknowledge that any information provided for entry is being provided to Cumming Local and not to Facebook. No Purchase necessary. Giveaway open to all residents, 18 years of age or older, in the US (although it makes most sense to enter if you’re in the Atlanta area where prize is available for redemption). This giveaway opens at time of publish and closes Sunday, March 26th at Midnight EST. Entry is only accepted via the forms listed above (completion of tasks & entry of comment on this post). Prize is valued at less than $500. The number of eligible entries received determines the odds of winning. Winner(s) will be selected via Random.Org and notified via email. Winner will have 48 hours to claim their prize & provide a mailing address for shipment. If unclaimed, a new winner will be selected in the same manner. By submission of an entry, reader acknowledges that they are 18 years of age or older and also grants Cumming Local the right to use their name in a winner’s announcement, if applicable. By submission of entry, reader agrees to hold Cumming Local harmless in the event that the prize in some way negatively impacts the winner. Giveaway hosted by Cumming Local, LLC PO Box 1100, Cumming GA 30028. Void where prohibited by law.

7 Great Dance Summer Camps At N-Step Dance Academy

7 Great Dance Summer Camps At N-Step Dance Academy

I’m thrilled to be able to share with you these 7 great dance camps offered this summer at N-Step Dance Academy. They have dance camp options for children ages 3 and up! And registration is open now! Be sure to register before April 15th to save $10.

Make sure you mention you heard about N-Step Dance Academy summer camps from Cumming Local. We are thankful for partnerships with excellent local businesses like N-Step Dance Academy!

Lil’ Luau Dance Camp  

Dates: June 19th-23rd, 2017
Cost: $175 ($165 if registered by April 15th)       

  • For ages 3-6 years old (must be potty trained)
  • From 9am-12pm
  • Experience dancing with a luau flare with this ballet, jazz, tumbling, and hip hop camp filled with dancing, games, crafts, and more!

All Day Mini Dance Mania Camp    

Dates: June 19th-23rd, 2017
Cost: $195 ($185 if registered by April 15th)

  • For ages 7-10 years old
  • From 9am-1pm
  • Dance your heart out and experience a week of Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and much more!
  • Daily packed snacks is required for each dancer
  • A week of dancing, games, movies, and more!
  • Friday pizza (additional cost), participation not required.

All Day Dance Workshop

Dates: June 26th- June 30th, 2017
Cost: $235 ($225 if registered by April 15th)

  • For ages 11 years old & up
  • From 9am-3:30pm
  • DANCE, DANCE, AND MORE DANCE!! Explore the amazing world of dance through different genres, such as, Hip Hop, Jazz, Musical Theatre, and much, much more!!
  • Daily packed lunch is required for each dancer
  • Friday Pizza (additional charge), participation not required.

All Day Dance Mania

Dates: July 10th -14th, 2017
Cost: $235 ($225 if registered by April 15th)

  • For ages 7-10 years old
  • From 9am-3:30pm
  • Dance your heart out and experience a week of Jazz, Hip Hop, Musical Theatre, and much more!!
  • Daily packed lunch is required for each dancer
  • A week of dancing, games, movies, and more!!
  • Friday pizza (additional cost), participation not required.

Tumbling Camp

Dates: July 17th-21st, 2017
Cost: $200 ($190 if registered by April 15th)

  • For ages 7 years old & up
  • From 9am-1pm
  • A week long camp of introducing or perfecting your acro/tumbling skills, such as cartwheels, handstands, walkovers, handsprings, and so much more!
  • Daily packed lunch is required for each dancer
  • Friday pizza (additional cost), participation not required.

Ballet Intensive (Evening Hours)       

Dates: June 26th- June 30th, 2017 & July 10th-14th, 2017
Cost: $200 ($190 if registered by April 15th)

  • For ages 10 years old & up
  • For levels of intermediate to advanced
  • Prerequisite of 4 consecutive years of ballet training
  • From 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • A week long ballet intensive with technique and daily focal points (turns, leaps, turn out, etc.)
  • You pick which week works best for you from the two weeks offered (either the week of June 26th or July 10th)

Performing Arts Company Boot Camp          

Dates: June 12th-16th, 2017
Cost: TBA SOON!

  • For all 2016-2017 Performing Arts Company Members
  • Times Vary Daily
  • Limited spots available for non-company dancers (5 spots) and must be approved by the Artistic Director.
  • Must have experience in dance. Please call for availability.
  • A weeklong boot camp being taught by some of the industry’s finest teachers from all over the United States!
  • A weeklong technique training in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, Lyrical, Technique, Stretch, Hip-Hop, and more!
  • Friday Pizza (additional charge), participation not required.

Please note: All camps have a $25.00 non-refundable registration fee per dancer.

Click here for more information and to register for N-Dance Academy’s fabulous dance summer camps.

More Information about N-Step Dance Academy:

N-Step Dance Academy is a dance home for both the serious and recreational dancer. We offer classes in pre-ballet, ballet, lyrical, tap, jazz, hip hop, and acro!

Connect with N-Step Dance Academy: Facebook | Website

7 Hidden Gems in Forsyth County

7 Hidden Gems in Forsyth County

The following post is written by Christina LaPlaca, a high school student and part of the Honors Mentorship Program at Forsyth Central. Today she is sharing what she believes to be the hidden gems in Forsyth County. I think we all can agree on  her choices! And as a bonus, I (Rachael) added a hidden gem to the list. 

Throughout this wonderful town in which we live, there are places where we can all go to get away and enjoy ourselves. They allow us to escape the hustle and bustle of our normal, everyday lives, even if only for a short while. Whether it be a soft and comfortable coffee shop to relax in, or a fun-filled restaurant to take everyone for a celebration, we all have special places to take our family. But what about the places that we’ve never even heard of? Well, worry no longer. This week, I’ve made it my mission to find all of the most sought after hidden gems of Forsyth County & Cumming, GA so that you and your family are able to fully enjoy this town to its fullest extent.

Marie’s Italian Deli

Located right in the heart of Cumming, Marie’s Italian Deli serves mouthwatering and authentic Italian food, never failing to disappoint anyone who walks through their door. Open for both breakfast and lunch, Marie’s offers a multitude of different options, ranging from breakfast pizzas and pancakes to calzones and Stromboli’s. No matter what time of the day, Marie’s Italian Deli has made it their mission to make sure that every one of their customers is well taken care of and filled to the fullest with delicious, authentic Italian food.

Connect with Marie’s online: Facebook | Website    

Lake Burrito

Serving both lunch and a uniquely-styled Mexican breakfast, Lake Burrito is a restaurant filled to the brim with great food and quality prices. On top of all of that, it also has an astounding atmosphere. The employees are always more than willing to do whatever they can to help make your day better, and the restaurant itself even has a welcoming and calming feel to it. Every customer always knows that the quality of their food is valued as much as their time, and so they are treated with a great amount of respect. At Lake Burrito, you’ll find that everything you need is right at your fingertips, and you’ll leave satisfied every single time.

Connect with Lake Burrito online: Facebook | Website

Baba’s Gyro and Kabob

Sometimes, we all need to spice up our dinner options and venture out of the usual “burger, tacos, and pizza” phenomenon. What better way would there be to do just that than to try out Baba’s Gyro and Kabob? Serving brilliantly prepared Mediterranean food in a comfortable and intimate setting, this restaurant will allow you the opportunity to expand your horizons while also ensuring that you’ll leave satisfied. Don’t judge this gem by the cover! Even though it shares a building with a gas station, you would never know that once you are inside the restaurant.

Connect with Baba’s online: Facebook | Website

Rendezvous Café

A little step away from your usual Starbucks, Rendezvous café is not simply a tasteful coffee shop. It is also a restaurant, highlighting many delicious specials (like Paninis, soups, salads, and pastries), while also having a cozy feel to it. There, you can either sit and have lunch with friends and family, or simply catch up on your work. It’s a great place to get away from the daily stresses life presents us with, and a place in which all of its customers can take a deep breath and relax.

Connect with Rendezvous online: Facebook | Website 

Los Rios

If you’re looking for a worthwhile, lively Mexican restaurant to take your family out to, Los Rios is most certainly a great pick. With its amazing food, low prices, and great customer service – this is a place that should most certainly go in the books. Parents and teenagers alike have both fallen in love with this restaurant; most of my friends have visited as frequently as possible! It’s most certainly the place to go when you and the whole family are craving some Mexican food. I promise that you won’t be disappointed.

Connect with Los Rios online: FacebookWebsite

Ferguson’s Meat Market

 

Even on days when you feel as though you just want to stay home with your family for dinner, Ferguson’s Meat Market is certainly the place to gather whatever it is you want, while still making sure that your meal tastes as good as any other homemade meal! From delicious selections of meat (like steaks, chicken wings and sausages), to savory southern cooked sides, this shop is the perfect place to gather everything you need to make dinner both tasty and memorable. And to make matters even better, their service is nothing short of impeccable.

Connect with Ferguson’s Meat Market online: Facebook | Website

Tipsy Da Vinci (An added gem by Rachael)

Tucked away inside of Vickery Village is this little gem – Tipsy Da Vinci. At Tipsy Da Vinci, you can enjoy a night out with friends or a date night. During your time you will mingle and relax while an artist leads you step-by-step in creating your very own masterpiece!

NEWS: They just started classes to make wood signs. We are signed up to do one at the end of March. Click here to see some pictures from these wood sign classes. And then sign up for one yourself!

Connect with Tipsy Da Vinci online: Facebook | Website

So whether you’re looking to try something new, or are simply trying to explore our city to its fullest extent, these hidden gems are most certainly wonderful places to begin. Spending time at any one of these locations will guarantee you and your family’s satisfaction, while also acknowledging the significance of these local businesses.


Christina LaPlaca is part of the Honors Mentorship Program at Forsyth Central High School. She recently shared some facts about herself. You can read that article here.

To learn more about Christina and our other contributing writers, click here.

WFHS Studio West Productions Presents “Chaplin the Musical”

Studio West Productions Presents the Hit Broadway Musical “Chaplin the Musical”

Featuring a Live Orchestra, West Forsyth High School’s Award Winning Studio West Productions is excited to present the Hit Broadway Musical, “Chaplin.” Based on the life of Charlie Chaplin, this entertaining and emotional production will take you back to a time in our country’s rich history and show audiences of today what a cultural, cinematic and historical force Charlie Chaplin was.
Charlie Chaplin came to America an unknown. He left amidst scandals and controversy. In between, Charlie Chaplin became one of the best-loved and most famous entertainers in the world. From the gritty streets and smoky music halls of London to movie screens across the world, Chaplin goes behind the camera to show how a comic genius found soaring success and later fell from grace. Chaplin provides a captivating close-up on the man who changed motion pictures forever.

Studio West’s Director, Eric Gray says, “It is very exciting to be given this rare opportunity to premiere CHAPLIN the Musical as we also did for the award winning Nice Work if You Can Get it, In both cases, I felt we had the perfect cast for the show. To bring such a wonderful and very moving story to the West Forsyth Stage is such an honor. With an emotional musical score, great dance numbers, lots of special effects with lavish costumes and a live orchestra, the evening should prove to be very memorable event. I hope our audience will come out and support the show.”

“Chaplin the Musical” will run Friday March 17 – 18 7:30pm and March 19 at 3:00 and March 24-25 at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at http://studiowestprdns.ludustickets.com/ or at the door. Adult tickets are $15.00 and Student and Senior (65+) Tickets are $12.00. To ask about group rates for 20 or more, please e-mail Kathye@bellsouth.net. All performances will be held at the West Forsyth High School Auditorium at 4155 Drew Road, Cumming, GA 30040. For more information about West Forsyth High School’s Studio West Productions, or to learn how you can contribute, go to http://www.studiowestproductions.org/ or visit or Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/WFHSStudioWestProductions.

Additional Information about “Chaplin the Musical”
Director: Eric Gray
Choreographer: James Landreau

Show times are as follows:

  • Friday, March 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, March 19, 2017 at 3:00 pm
  • Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Chaplin the Musical
Music and Lyrics by Christopher Curtis
Book by Christopher Curtis and Thomas Meehan
Produced by special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials supplied by
WILLIAM MORRIS ENDEAVOR ENTERTAINMENT, LLC

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Launches New Space Mission Exhibit

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Launches New Space Mission Exhibit With Grand Opening Weekend March 18-19

Activities to include themed builds, giveaways and an intergalactic adventure for the whole family!

Three, two, one…blast off! Atlanta-area families are invited to be among the first to experience Space Mission at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta during a grand opening weekend launch party, March 18-19. Guests can go on a celestial voyage and enjoy out-of-this-world themed builds, activities and more!

Space Mission is an intergalactic building experience where guests explore alien worlds built entirely out of LEGO® bricks. Visitors will be able to build their own spaceship, explore the mission control center and watch a LEGO® rocket blast off into outer space! The exhibit will join LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta’s galaxy of other permanent offerings, such as Pirate Adventure Island, Kingdom Quest Laser Ride, Merlin’s Apprentice Ride, MINILAND®, the LEGO® Master Builder Academy, LEGO Friends Olivia’s House and more.

  • WHAT: Space Mission Grand Opening Weekend
  • WHEN: March 18-19 Saturday, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. or Sunday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • WHERE: LEGOLAND Discovery Center Atlanta Phipps Plaza | Buckhead 3500 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
  • HOW: All activities are included with admission; pre-booking tickets is recommended for guaranteed entrance by visiting legolanddiscoverycenter.com/atlanta.

For more information, visit facebook.com/LDCatlanta or www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/atlanta/.

Click here for more information and for tickets!
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Motofest 2017: The World’s Greatest Motocross Festival

Motofest at Georgia Dome – Atlanta GA {2017}

Motofest took place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta GA from February 24-27, 2017. It was the first time ever that Supercross and Arenacross were competing in the same city on the same weekend and in the same arena. These facts make Motofest of the most historic event in the 40-plus year history of stadium motorcycle racing!

To get an idea of what this event is like, take a look at this video from the Supercross Live website:

We attended the Supercross show at the Georgia Dome. Our seats were excellent and up close to the action! This is one of those shows that keeps you on the edge of your seat always wanting more. My niece (almost 3 years old) couldn’t take her eyes off all the action. And I can’t blame her as I was the same way. And yes you will notice she has ear protection on. It gets pretty loud in there so the ear protection is definitely needed!

Motofest 2017

I would also like to add that two weeks ago, I was able to interview Clay Elliott of Drive MX Racing. He led a team competing at this year at Motofest. You can read that interview by clicking here. It was great to see his Driven MX team racing!

Motofest 2017

Overall, the whole experience was a great one! History was made and we were glad to be part of it. Many of the drivers have been competing in the Georgia Dome for over 10 years. So as you can tell – the energy in the building was amazing and it was definitely a great event for all the fans!

Motofest 2017

Interested in the race results? You are in luck since i’ve linked to them directly – click here to see all the race results

Motofest was Arenacross and Supercross’s way of biding farewell to the 25 seasons held in the Gerogia Dome. And it was a GREAT farewell! Thank you Motofest for being so good to Atlanta! See you next time at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Have you been to Arenacross or Supercross? If so, what’s your favorite part about it?


Disclosure: We were provide tickets to Supercross Live. However, my opinions are 100% my own. 

Sweet, Sinful and Safe Goodies from The Sweet Home Bakery

Sweet, Sinful and Safe Goodies from The Sweet Home Bakery

Located in Forsyth County, Cynthia Baker of The Sweet Home Bakery offers up wonderful treats you can’t resist.

Living with any sort of intolerance or allergy is NO LONGER a sentence to life without delectable deserts. I’m excited to introduce to you, Cynthia from The Sweet Home Bakery. She has a dedicated Gluten Free, Tree Nut Free, Peanut Free, Coconut Free kitchen where she creates freshly baked, mouth watering, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, donuts and rustic pies just for YOU! Each of her made-to-order items are a small batch, crafted from scratch, using only the highest quality ingredients from safe and dedicated sources.  She likes to say that if “I wouldn’t eat it everyday, I won’t use it in my baked goods.

Cynthia focuses on using ingredients that are dense in nutrition and flavor. Organic milk, sweet cream butter, fresh eggs, rich chocolate, and NON-GMO mineral & vitamin fortified Gluten Free flour blend means wonderful textures and flavor that is often BETTER than its wheat based counterpart.  The Sweet Home Bakery even has a seasonal menu which means the tasty delights are made with fresh local ingredients like delicious Georgia peaches, berries and apples.

Clean eating is a wonderful thing, but life needs a little indulgence now and again!  The Sweet Home Bakery is here to help with that. Even if you don’t have any allergies or intolerances, these treats are more nutrient dense, healthier, and more natural. I might even be as bold to say they are good for you 🙂 Of course, just my opinion! But one bite and just like me you will be saying “I can’t believe these are gluten free, dairy, and/or nut free.”

SPECIAL FOR CUMMING LOCAL READERS: You can receive $5 off your first order. Be sure to mention you heard about The Sweet Home Bakery from Cumming Local. 


Connect with The Sweet Home Bakery Online:  Website | Menu | Facebook
Email – thesweethomebakery@gmail.com

More About Cynthia, The Sweet Home Bakery:

As a diagnosed Celiac, with life threatening food allergies, I understand firsthand the frustration of never being able to just waltz into a bakery and buy something to sink your teeth into.  I also know too well what it’s like to have a fun evening with friends turn into a horrible night in the ER.

I was diagnosed prior to food labeling regulations.  Eating out was trial and lots of error. There were no physicians who could point me in the right direction to regaining my health, so I began studying alternative medicine and nutrition.  My eventual practice as a Professional Herbalist employing functional medicine, gave me years of clinical experience using the nutrition of real food to optimize health.  I authored The Get Real Cookbook, to help my clients find a solid foothold and thrive.  Clean eating is a wonderful thing, but life needs a little indulgence now and again!  The Sweet Home Bakery is here to help with that.

  • 2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County & Cumming GA

    2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County & Cumming GA We’re compiling our list of 2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County for kids in hopes of making your summer planning a little easier. Below you’ll find Summer Camps for local businesses & organizations. Camps are listed in DATE ORDER.  Our 2017 Summer Camp Sponsors are highlighted with … Continue reading “2017 Summer Camps in Forsyth County & Cumming GA”

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    Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County

    Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County We are excited to share with you the ALL the details about Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County! When: Sunday, March 26th to Thursday, March 30th (The private pre-sale day on Saturday, March 25th) Where: Lakewood 400 Antiques Market – 1321 Atlanta Highway (Hwy 9), Cumming Click here for … Continue reading “Rhea Lana’s Spring Sale in Forsyth County”

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  • Nido Cafe Cumming GA

    Nido Cafe Opens at Vickery Village

    Nido Cafe Opens at Vickery Village Nido is the latest business to open its doors at Vickery Village, a thriving 200,000 square foot mixed use development in Cumming, Georgia. And the rave reviews say it all…. “This place is ahead of the game. I went in for coffee and breakfast, and was met with excellence … Continue reading “Nido Cafe Opens at Vickery Village”

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    Registration is OPEN NOW for Music Authority’s Rock Camp!

    Registration is OPEN NOW for Music Authority’s Rock Camp! We are so excited to be able to share with you about Music Authority’s Rock Camp options for this summer. Music Authority is offering Rock Camp for all levels! Rock Camp (Session 1 and 2) is for ages 10-18 and your student must have some knowledge of their … Continue reading “Registration is OPEN NOW for Music Authority’s Rock Camp!”

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  • Fun Family Conversation Starters From Here’s A Question {And Book Giveaway!}

     Fun Family Conversation Starters and Book Giveaway Family conversations can be challenging sometimes and it can be hard to start up a conversation with your family. Around October of last year, I started looking for a list of fun family conversation starters and randomly found this treasure called Here’s A Question online. I decided to purchase this … Continue reading “Fun Family Conversation Starters From Here’s A Question {And Book Giveaway!}”

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  • 7 Great Dance Summer Camps At N-Step Dance Academy

    7 Great Dance Summer Camps At N-Step Dance Academy I’m thrilled to be able to share with you these 7 great dance camps offered this summer at N-Step Dance Academy. They have dance camp options for children ages 3 and up! And registration is open now! Be sure to register before April 15th to save $10. Make … Continue reading “7 Great Dance Summer Camps At N-Step Dance Academy”

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  • 7 Hidden Gems in Forsyth County

    7 Hidden Gems in Forsyth County The following post is written by Christina LaPlaca, a high school student and part of the Honors Mentorship Program at Forsyth Central. Today she is sharing what she believes to be the hidden gems in Forsyth County. I think we all can agree on  her choices! And as a bonus, I (Rachael) added … Continue reading “7 Hidden Gems in Forsyth County”

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  • WFHS Studio West Productions Presents “Chaplin the Musical”

    Studio West Productions Presents the Hit Broadway Musical “Chaplin the Musical” Featuring a Live Orchestra, West Forsyth High School’s Award Winning Studio West Productions is excited to present the Hit Broadway Musical, “Chaplin.” Based on the life of Charlie Chaplin, this entertaining and emotional production will take you back to a time in our country’s rich … Continue reading “WFHS Studio West Productions Presents “Chaplin the Musical””

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  • LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Launches New Space Mission Exhibit

    LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Launches New Space Mission Exhibit With Grand Opening Weekend March 18-19 Activities to include themed builds, giveaways and an intergalactic adventure for the whole family! Three, two, one…blast off! Atlanta-area families are invited to be among the first to experience Space Mission at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta during a grand opening weekend … Continue reading “LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Atlanta Launches New Space Mission Exhibit”

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  • Motofest 2017: The World’s Greatest Motocross Festival

    Motofest at Georgia Dome – Atlanta GA {2017} Motofest took place at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta GA from February 24-27, 2017. It was the first time ever that Supercross and Arenacross were competing in the same city on the same weekend and in the same arena. These facts make Motofest of the most historic event in the … Continue reading “Motofest 2017: The World’s Greatest Motocross Festival”

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  • Sweet, Sinful and Safe Goodies from The Sweet Home Bakery

    Sweet, Sinful and Safe Goodies from The Sweet Home Bakery Located in Forsyth County, Cynthia Baker of The Sweet Home Bakery offers up wonderful treats you can’t resist. Living with any sort of intolerance or allergy is NO LONGER a sentence to life without delectable deserts. I’m excited to introduce to you, Cynthia from The Sweet Home Bakery. She has … Continue reading “Sweet, Sinful and Safe Goodies from The Sweet Home Bakery”

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