Spring Break Day Camps for Kids in Forsyth County, GA for 2015

spring break camps cumming gaIt’s hard to believe that spring break is just around the corner! Here is a list of spring break camps in the Cumming, GA area if you will be home for the break. I will update this page as camps are announced.

Planning a trip to Disney? Check out my Disney World travel tips before you go.

Going camping? See how we rented a camper on-site at Sugar Mill Creek RV Resort & Campground in North Georgia, saving lots of time and money while still experiencing a fun camping adventure! Share with us where you are going and offer tips!

Here are some great spring break camps in the area if you are seeking things to do for the kids.

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation – Offering spring break camps for lots of interests – drawing, painting & singing camp, clay camp, gym fit & fun camp, speed & agility camp, outdoor survival, science olympiad, tree climbing. Summer camps are also listed here. 770-781-2215.

Sweet & Sassy – Spring Break camp yet to be announced, Summer camps – 1 week in June, and 2 in July!! Call 770-781-0300.

United Futbol Academy – Soccer camps for all ages. Polo Fields – 6050 Majors Road, Cumming, GA 30040. Call 678-648-7033.

Artistic Adventures Spring Break Camp and Canvas Painting Classes. 1581 James Burgess Road, Suwanee, GA 30024. 404-642-6564. Spring Break Camp – April 6-10, 1-4 $155. We’ll be focusing on Vincent van Gogh and Paul Gauguin – two friends in the South of France! Explore the paintings these great artists created while working together in their studio of the South and learn about subject matter like landscape, portrait and architecture. Explorations include drawing, watercolor and acrylics. Also check out their summer art and pottery camp schedule!

Flowered Rock Farm Spring Break Horseback Riding Camp. 678-755-8726, 3450 Bentwood Drive, Cumming, GA 30041. Spring break riding camp April 6 – 109am to 3pm each day.  The camp is for ages 6 to 14 and the cost is $400. We are also having a horse wedding in the camp that week that the campers will get to participate in.  All of the details and registration is listed on our website at www.floweredrockfarm.com.   Please let me know if you would like any other information.  We also have a Mother’s Day Riding Retreat for moms and kids the day before Mother’s Day. The information for that is listed on our site as well.

Carrington Academy offers spring break and summer camps. Our camps offer fun filled programs for children ages 5-12. Each week, campers jump into action, participating in exciting sports programs, exploring nature, becoming involved in performing and creative arts, playing a part in group activities and attending special events. Spring break camp for school age children will be held April 6-10, 2015. Call the school for more details. Summer Camp – Our summer campers have the opportunity to expand their horizons, embark on new adventures, and have fun. Our exceptional program and dedicated staff create an environment that forges lifelong friendships among our campers. We create a summer experience that is unforgettable! Camp activities include sports & games, arts & crafts, science & cooking, songs & skits, field trips and swimming. Located at: 4410 Front Nine Drive, Cumming, GA 30041.

2014 Spring Break Camps in Forsyth County, GA

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Spring break is just around the corner! Unbelievable! Here is a list of spring break camps in the Cumming, GA area if you will be home for the break.

Planning a trip to Disney? Check out my Disney World travel tips before you go. Going camping? See how we rented a camper on-site at Sugar Mill Creek RV Resort & Campground in North Georgia, saving lots of time and money while still experiencing a fun camping adventure! Share with us where you are going and offer tips!

Here are some great spring break camps in the area if you are seeking things to do for the kids.

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation – Offering spring break camps for various sports – Spring Break Lacrosse Camp, Spring Break Dance Camp, Big Thinkers Science Camp, Fun & Games Camp. Summer camps are also listed here. 770-781-2215.

Sweet & Sassy – Back by High Demand… GLAM CAMPS! We are running the camp the week of Spring Break, 1 week in June, and 2 in July!! We are taking sign-ups NOW!! 770-781-0300.

Uniquely Inspired Pottery & Art Studio – 3480 Keith Bridge Road (in Publix shopping Center at Hammond’s Crossing.) Family Canvas Painting, March 31st – April 4th, 10:30am-11:30am. All supplies included. Work on a painting together, 1 Adult & 1 Child $20+tax per day. 1 Adult & 2 Children $30+tax (2 12×16 canvases) per day OR $40+tax  (3 12×16 canvases) per day. Reservations & Prepayment Required. 678-947-5499. Check out our facebook page for paintings under events. www.facebook.com/uniquelyinspired

United Futbol Academy – Soccer camps for all ages. Polo Fields – 6050 Majors Road, Cumming, GA 30040. 678-648-7033.

Artistic Adventures Spring Break Camp and Canvas Painting Classes. 1581 James Burgess Road, Suwanee, GA 30024. 404-642-6564. Journey into the world of Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse in this dynamic art camp.  While learning about the great rivalry between the two artists and their styles of paintings, your child will create masterpieces emulating these art Masters.  March 31 – April 4 1:00 – 4:30  $155.00. Canvas session exploring Robert Delaunay’s abstract painting.  Send the kids,  or paint with them and create a Diptych by each painting half of the canvas. Monday March 31, 10-12, $25.00. Reservations Required. Add a little sun to the week as we paint one of Georgia O’Keefe’s sunflower paintings. Friday April 4, 10-12, $25.00. 

Flowered Rock Farm Spring Break Horseback Riding Camps. 678-755-8726, 3450 Bentwood Drive, Cumming, GA 30041.

Glazed & Fired paint your own pottery & art studio has published their spring break camp schedule. Call the Studio to reserve a spot. 678-208-6096.

 

Family Friendly New Year’s Eve Events in Cumming, GA

happynoonyearThere are lots of fun ways to ring in the new year with the kids! Here are a few family friendly New Year’s Eve events in Forsyth County, GA.

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration at Stars & Strikes – Kids celebration and countdown to Noon. There is a Prize Filled Balloon drop at Noon and an apple juice toast. $25.00 game cards for $14.00!

11:00 am – 1:00 pm – NOON Year’s Eve Party at Sweet & Sassy at The Collection Forsyth – Don’t forget to sign your daughter and her friends up for our Noon Years Eve party! Parties are on December 31 and January 1st from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm with a Countdown to Noon, Fashion Show, Limo Rides and much more! $30 per girl. Book your spot today! (770)-781-0300.

11:00 am – 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 1:00 am – Roll into 2013 at Let’s Roll Skate & Fun Center!

Also check out my Pinterest page for fun New Year’s printables!

 

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for November 29 – December 1, 2013

santa arrival and tree lighting collection forsythThe weekend after Thanksgiving officially kicks off the holiday season. There are lots of fun things to do in Forsyth County, GA this weekend. From shopping events to Santa sightings, the holiday season has begun!

Friday, November 29

8:00 am – 12:00 pm – Sweet & Sassy Black Friday Drop & Shop from 8am-12pm! Availability is limited so save your spot soon! 770-781-0300. Makeovers, Spa Pampering, Scavenger Hunt, Make your own spa item, runway show, limo ride, snacks/drinks & more.

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Kinsey Family Farm – pick out a Christmas tree or wreath, enjoy roasted marshmallows and shop their market for items like Sweets by Sarah’s pumpkin rolls, salsa, jams, honey and much more!

9:00 am – dark – Bottoms Christmas Tree Farm – pick out a tree, go for a hayride, roast marshmallows, see the animals and more!

Saturday, November 30

Mia’s Pizza and Eats – Small Business Saturday – All day on November 30th, buy any large pizza get a free small cheese pizza. Limit 2 per customer. dine-in or take-out only. All customers can enter our drawing to win a free pizza each month for a year, a $216 value. We’ve also joined with five other local businesses to encourage you to shop small.  Read on to find out more about the deals Creations Bakery, Good Grub Subs, Lauren Boyd Photography, MBH Yoga, and Donut Depot are offering.

9:00 am – 12:00 pm – Home Depot Kids Workshop. Have fun building a small toolbox for the holidays at this special holiday Kids Workshop!

  • FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12.
  • Please do not arrive before 9:00 a.m.
  • Workshops teach children do-it-yourself skills, tool safety and instill a sense of pride and accomplishment.
  • All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, and a Workshop Apron.
  • One workshop kit, and apron per child, while supplies last.
  • Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, and apron.
  • Kids Workshop activities are scheduled on a first come/first served basis.
  • Thank you for registering online to help us better plan our craft kit quantities needed.

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Kinsey Family Farm – pick out a Christmas tree or wreath, enjoy roasted marshmallows and shop their market for items like Sweets by Sarah’s pumpkin rolls, salsa, jams, honey and much more!

9:00 am – dark – Bottoms Christmas Tree Farm – pick out a tree, go for a hayride, roast marshmallows, see the animals and more!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble story time. Join us as we read stories from Disney’s new movie, Frozen! Great for all ages!

3:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Santa Arrival and Tree Lighting at The Collection Forsyth. Kick off the holiday season with this annual tradition. Complimentary kids activities, music, entertainment and more!

Sunday, December 1

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Kinsey Family Farm – pick out a Christmas tree or wreath, enjoy roasted marshmallows and shop their market for items like Sweets by Sarah’s pumpkin rolls, salsa, jams, honey and much more!

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Grinch Day at Barnes & Noble. Join us for a reading of Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas on Sunday, December 1. Enjoy Grinch-themed activities, treats and more!

ALL WEEKEND

Blink Midwinter Christmas Lights – opens on Thanksgiving night!

NORTH GEORGIA

North Georgia Premium Outlets After-Thanksgiving Weekend Sale featuring Midnight Madness

Fri, Nov 29 – Sun, Dec 1
Don’t miss the biggest sale of the year. Enjoy exceptional holiday savings and extended shopping hours, plus, experience Midnight Madness as stores open their doors at midnight right after Thanksgiving ends. Plan Ahead!
– Select stores open as early as 8pm on Thu, Nov 28 Thanksgiving Day. Click here to view a list of stores opening plus holiday shopping hours.
– Visit the Deal of the Day Calendar and discover exclusive holiday offers all season long.
– Check the Directions & Transportation page for additional/off-site parking during this sale event.

i Shop Lollipop Shop & Drop

Black Friday, November 29th

Time: 9am -4pm

Ages: 3-12

Price: $45 OR $8.00/hour

Shop until you drop. . . . .WITHOUT THE CHILDREN

It’s hard to compete with the incredible sales of the big guys, but we can do something they can’t do! We can provide a safe, fun-fllled, memorable day for the children while you take advantage of great sales. Our trusted staff will have activities scheduled for each age/ skill level. Lunch and snacks included. Call 706.216.2032 to make a reservation

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for June 28 – June 30, 2013

11Alive comes to Forsyth County, GAThe weekend is almost here and there are lots of fun things in store for families in Forsyth County, GA!

There is also lots of Forsyth County news!

The newest restaurant in Forsyth County opens today – Branchwater in Vickery Village. It will be a new date night location for sure.

There is a casting call for extras for an Adam Sandler – Drew Barrymore movie filming at Lake Lanier this summer.

11Alive will broadcast its first Forsyth County show on Friday, June 28! The crew will broadcast live 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. from the Cumming Playhouse, 101 School St in Cumming, GA. And we welcome a new farmers market this weekend at Vickery Village!

Friday, June 28

11:00 am – 3:00 pm – NEW Farmers Market at Vickery Village – A new farmers market debuts this week! Come stock up for the weekend on farm fresh produce, local meats, poultry, and eggs as well as local artisan products such as bread, cheese, jellies, probiotic drinks, soaps and more.
Also, order fresh wild caught seafood for delivery at the market from Tom’s Awesome Seafood.

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm – Brookwood Farmers Market – Caney Creek Preserve. Family Friendly Activities, Entertainment, and over 30 Vendors!!! Check their Facebook page for updates. New this year – fun activities for kids!

Sweet & Sassy GNO’s every Friday in June – 7 – 9 pm – $30 per girl, party up-dos, runway show, group dancing, sweet treats, shimmery make-up, just-a-polish, craft, limo drive around. Reservations required – Summertime makeovers – hair, make-up, nails, and of course lots of glitter!, Craft, pizza and drinks, and a LIMO RIDE!! Call 770-781-0300 to sign-up.

Saturday, June 29
6:30 am – 12:00 pm – Cumming Farmers Market – Wednesdays and Saturdays, Cumming Fairgrounds parking lot, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming, GA. Support local farmers and check out the tasty produce, fragrant flowers and more!

9:00 am – 6:00 pm – Red, White & Blue Sale at No Longer Bound Thrift Store – raffles, door prizes, food, fun for kids!

10:00 am – 11:30 am – 4th of July Hat Craft – Michaels Kids Club. Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10:30am – 11:30am. See a store associate to join the fun!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble – Hands-On Learning Event: Phonics LeapFrog Letter Factory – Join us for a special learning event. We will be exploring the world of phonics with LeapFrog Letter Factory. Space is limited, please contact our store to sign up. Great for ages 3 to 6.

1:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Independence Day Free Family Fun Carnival at Atlanta Diamond Design at The Collection Forsyth, 410 Peachtree Parkway, Ste 120, Cumming, GA – FREE Face-painting, crafts, carnival-style games, prizes, popcorn, treats, and a chance to win a $1,000 diamond in our “Diamond Island” Game; $5 buys you a cup of sand guaranteed to have a gemstone in it worth more than $5, so every cup is a winner. But one lucky winner will get a $1,000 diamond!

Sunday, June 30

4:00 pm – Pooches on the Patio – The Ridge, 1035 Turner Road Cumming GA 30041. Come and have dinner on the patio and your dog is allowed to join you!  $5.00 cover charge per person to benefit the Humane Society of Forsyth County.

Spring Break Camps in Forsyth County, GA for the Week of April 1st, 2013

fowler park in cumming gaIt’s hard to believe spring break is just around the corner! Here is a list of spring break camps in the Cumming, GA area if you will be home for the break.

Planning a trip to Disney? Check out my Disney World travel tips before you go. Going camping? See how we rented a camper on-site at Sugar Mill Creek RV Resort & Campground in North Georgia, saving lots of time and money while still experiencing a fun camping adventure! Share with us where you are going and offer tips!

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Spring Break Day Camps in Cumming, GA

SPRING BREAK SKATEBOARD CAMP | Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, if you love skateboarding or have always wanted to learn, this camp is for you! Participants will learn basic skills, skating games, etiquette/safety and equipment mechanics. Participants will be in groups based on age and skill level. If needed, skateboard and helmet rentals will be offered at half the regular price. Instruction provided by FC Skate Shop. To Register Call: 770-844-2008 or online www.fcskateshop.com.
AGES DAYS TIME DATES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR FEE
5-17 Tu-F 10am-12pm April 2-5 Fowler Skate Park R. Saunders $80

SPRING BREAK FUN AND GAMES CAMP | Campers will play games, art and other fun activities. Bring a lunch, two snacks and a change of clothes each day.
GRADE DAYS TIME DATES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR FEE ACTIVITY
K-5 M-F 9am-4pm Apr 1-5 Fowler Park S. Scoggins $115

SPRING BREAK DANCE CAMP | This camp will teach the basic warm-ups, stretches, steps and
routines of sport dance teams. A Camper Showcase will be held on Wednesday for parents and awards given to all campers. Campers may purchase a pizza lunch each day for $5, paid at the camp.
AGES DAYS TIME DATES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR FEE ACTIVITY
10-12 M-W 9am-2pm Apr 1-3 Sharon Springs Park A. Bell, A. Jordan $125

SPRING BREAK FOOTBALL CAMP | This camp will teach the fundamentals of football with drills and games, concentrating on the campers’ total development. A Camper Showcase will be held on Wednesday for parents and awards given to all campers. Campers may purchase a pizza lunch each day for $5, paid at the camp.
AGES DAYS TIME DATES LOCATION INSTRUCTOR FEE
7-9 M-W 9am-2pm Apr 1-3 Sharon Springs Park A. Bell $125

SPEED and AGILITY CAMP | This camp is designed to improve speed, agility, power and balance. This camp is ideal for athletes of any sport or fitness level.

AGES DAYS TIME DATES LOCATION

8-15 M-Th 4:30-6pm from Apr 29-May 2, M. Taylor $60, Vickery Creek Middle Vickery Creek Middle

8-15 Tu-Th  4-5:30pm from May 28-30,  M. Taylor $45, Vickery Creek Middle Vickery Creek Middle

2013 SUMMER CAMP

March 1 | View camps and register online.
April 1 | Camp brochure available and all other registration begins.

Sweet & Sassy Spring Break Camps

spring break camp in forsyth county gaMarch 29 – Rock N’ Pop

March 30 – Princess Party

April 5th – Rainbow Loom Day

April 6th – Luau Party

Time: 5 pm – 8 pm, $30.00 per girls, see their Facebook page or website for more information.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekend Events for Cumming, GA for February 8 – February 10, 2013

IMG_3626Daffodil blooms are sprouting everywhere and Valentines are on our minds as we prepare for school Valentine’s Day parties, Father – Daughter dances and more. Here is a roundup of fun Valentine weekend fun.

Thursday, February 7 – Saturday, February 9

Green with Envy Kids Consignment Sale at Lakewood 400 Antiques Market in Cumming, GA.

Saturday, February 9

Food for Thought Pickup! For those families donating food for Food for Thought, Saturday is pick up day! Have your orange bag out on your porch by 9:00 am

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow. Wheel of Love. Valentine’s Day is right around the corner! Bring your child to Lowe’s and they can build this special Wheel of Love!

10:15 am – Hampton Park Library – Books & Babies Program. Books & Babies is a baby storytime specifically designed to promote babies’ physical, social, and mental development. At baby storytime we’ll sing songs, learn interactive rhymes, and read books that are specifically tailored to babies’ developmental needs. Advance registration is required.

10:00 am – 11:30 am- Michaels Kids Club – VALENTINE’S PARTY HEART LOVE BUG BAG, 10AM – 11:30AM, on the 1/2 hour. Let your kids explore their creativity while you shop! Only $2 per child reserves 30 minutes for your creative kid. Sessions starting every half hour from 10AM – 11:30AM. See a store associate to join the fun!

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble special Valentine’s Day story time.

11:15 am – Cumming Library – Ready Reading Rangers Rocking Robots storytime. Fun stories, songs and activities for ages 4 – 6.

2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Sharon Forks Library – Paper Sack Scrapbook Valentine’s Program. For grades 5 and up. Celebrate Valentine’s Day by creating a paper sack scrapbook and filling it with everything you love! Registration required.

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Arby’s New Look Remodel Celebration – 15% sales to go The Place, bring the kids for a little clowning around and register to win an IPAD.

2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Duct Tape Roses Teen Valentine’s Program at Hampton Park Library. Grades 6 and up – registration is required. Make long-lasting duct tape roses!

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Sweet & Sassy – Valentine’s Girls Night Out this Saturday! Call to save your spot today! 770-781-0300. Valentine’s hair, makeup and nails, pizza, decorate cookies, runway show and ride in a limo! $30.00 per girl.

Sunday, February 10

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm – Prom with a Purpose – or Dresses Make a Difference – formal dress consignment sale, proceeds go to children with cancer. Windermere Lodge, 4463 Village Center Ln, Cumming, GA 30041.

New Year’s Eve Events for Kids in Forsyth County, GA

There are lots of fun ways to ring in the new year with the kids! Here are a few family friendly New Year’s Eve events in Forsyth County, GA.

10:00 am – 1:00 pm – Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration at Stars & Strikes – Kids celebration and countdown to Noon. Prize Filled Balloon drop at Noon and an apple juice toast. $20 game cards for $13!

1:00 – 3:00 pm – NOON Year’s Eve Party at Sweet & Sassy at The Avenue Forsyth – Their First Time slot for the Noon Year’s Eve event is filled up, but they opened up a second slot from 1-3! Call now to book your daughter’s spot!! 770-781-0300

11:00 am – 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm – 1:00 am – Roll into 2013 at Let’s Roll Skate & Fun Center!

Also check out my Pinterest page for fun New Year’s printables!

Weekend Events in Cumming, GA for December 7 – December 9, 2012

Festive holiday events are in full swing in Forsyth County, GA this weekend! What do you have planned? If you know of any other fun things to do this weekend, please comment and share!

Friday, December 7

4:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Christmas in Cumming Arts and Crafts Show at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Sweet & Sassy’s Girl’s Night Out at The Avenue Forsyth. Activities include: Spa Pampering, Winter Makeovers, Rudolph Craft, Hot Chocolate and Marshmallows, Group Photo, Runway Show, Dancing and a LIMO RIDE!! Only $25 per girl! Come in your favorite PJs. For reservations, call 770-781-0300.

7:00 pm – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth special event – Polar Express storytime. Join us for a heart-warming holiday tradition, our Polar Express Storytime, on Friday, December 7 at 7:00 pm. The evening will include holiday treats and activities.

Saturday, December 8

8:00 am – 11:00 am – Breakfast with Santa. Santa Claus is coming to the Sexton Hall Enrichment Center and Forsyth County Senior Services invites families to welcome him.

10:00 am – Lowe’s Build and Grow clinic. Build a gingerbread house for the holidays!

10:00 am – 5:00 pm – Christmas in Cumming Arts and Crafts Show at the Cumming Fairgrounds.

11:00 am – Barnes & Noble at The Avenue Forsyth storytime – Mousetranaut. Join us for a fun Storytime as we read Mark Kelly’s Mousetranaut. Bring a friend; it is sure to be a fun time.

11:00 am – 5:00 pm – Christmas on the Farm at Warbington Farms. Live music, vendors, and regular weekend activities such as hayrides, petting zoo, and pony rides. Festival will be from 11-5, Santa will be there from 12-4. Warbington Farms, 5555 Crow Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041.

12:00 pm – 4:00 pm – A Native Nativity “Cherokee Christmas” with Save the Horses. Native Stories, Flute, Crafts, Native Dance, Drumming, Singing, Face Painting, Horses, “Thunder” – The Red Nosed Buffalo, Visit the Magic Manger and meet a menagerie of animals up close and personal. 1768 Newt Green Rd, Cumming, GA.

1:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Complimentary Pictures with Santa and Carriage Rides at The Avenue Forsyth.

ALL WEEKEND

5:30 pm – Blink Midwinter Christmas Light Show

5:00 pm – 10:00 pm – Lake Lanier Islands Magical Nights of Lights

Kinsey Family Christmas Tree Farm Open for Holidays


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