From superhero training and outdoor adventures to the wizarding world of Harry Potter, GPS Specialty Camps are designed to help ignite her inner spark! She will meet great friends, make lasting memories, and delve into new interests and abilities.
Get ready to go, go, go! Explore fun new interests and talents both on campus and off as you learn about the city you love and survey the great outdoors. Filled with plenty of engaging and interactive activities, Adventure Chattanooga is perfect for girls who like to learn new things and are ready to go full steam ahead!
Grades: 4-7 Dates: June 28- July 2 Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost: $295 Instructor: Denise Collins, Balance Studios
Join us for Balance Studios Spark Camp where you recognize your inner light and let it shine. Through yoga, journaling, and art, you will learn tools to navigate the tween and teen years with gratitude, positive thinking, and confidence.
In this magical camp, you will explore the worlds of unicorns, dragons, and mermaids. Through yoga, we’ll explore a variety of creature poses as we move into faraway mystical realms. In art, let your imagination sparkle and fly as we create paintings, collages, and more!
What does it take to be a superhero? A little exercise, a little creativity, and a lot of heart! Come train with us. Together we’ll save the day as we create comic strips and design costumes and lend our friends a helping hand. Superheroes to the rescue!
Grades: Pre-K-5 Dates: June 28 - July 2 Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost: $275
As a discovery camper, you will have places to go and things to see and do! Learn about Chattanooga through discovery as you visit local parks and spend time singing and crafting, learning fun facts, and discovering fun in your hometown! You won’t believe all there is to see, do, and discover in the Scenic City.
Grades: 3-6 Dates: June 14-18 Time: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Cost: $295 Instructor: Kate Kerekes, GPS Spanish Teacher & Dean of the Freshman Class
Accio, Harry Potter fans! Join us for a week of fun, imagination, and magic in Harry Potter Camp. During the week, you will leave the Muggle world and enter into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, where you will live as Harry, Hermione, Ron, and all of the beloved characters of the iconic series. Be sorted into your house, play quidditch, attend Hogwarts classes, learn spells, and more. If you are a fan of Harry Potter, this camp is for you! Come immerse yourself in the magical world with us!
Grades: 6-9 Dates: June 7-11, June 28- July 2 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $325 Instructor: Crisler Torrence, Director of Rock/Creek Adventures & Rentals
Exclusive to GPS, Rock/Creek Adventure Camp is perfect for campers who enjoy biking, paddling, and hiking. Throughout the week, you will adventure through Chattanooga and the surrounding area on our special tours! Ride through iconic parts of downtown Chattanooga and across the pedestrian bridge through Coolidge Park while learning about city history, geology, Tennessee River ecology, and more. Paddle around downtown and explore Maclellan Island, the Art District Bluff, and our iconic bridges. On the Hike and Hydrology Tour, enjoy an easy hike in the woods featuring big buffs, mature trees, and a study of one of Chattanooga's oddest water-moving contraptions. On our Lula Lake Excursion, stroll past huge trees, along towering bluffs, and down to the base of a 100-foot tall waterfall, featuring special access not available to the public.
Grades: 6-10 Dates: June 14-18 Time: 9 a.m.-noon Cost: $210 Instructor: We R CPR Instructors
The Safe Sitter program teaches you everything you need to know to be safe when you are home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting for hire. Learn life-saving rescue skills such as how to rescue someone who is choking as well as helpful information including what to do during severe weather. These babysitting lessons are filled with fun activities and role-playing exercises. Learn first aid and even use CPR manikins to practice CPR or choking rescue.
Let's celebrate the end of summer with ice cream, games, and water activities! Summer Celebration Camp will be a great way to spend your last week of summer before the new school year begins! Come have fun with us at GPS!