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2014 Summer Camp Resources

Directory Guide and Resources

Tennessee has many summer camps and/or programs available across the state. Many camps programs are offered year- round.

Other camp resources include the following:

  • Pathfinder Database of Services: Relevant keywords may include: Arts & Music Programs, Camps and/or Summer Programs, Horseback Riding Therapy, and Sports & Recreation Programs.
  • The Summer Camps & Programs Directory is divided into the following sections listed below:

East Tennessee Summer Camp

Camps and/or Summer Programs that serve East Tennessee

Middle Tennessee Summer Camp

Camp and/or Summer Programs that serve Middle Tennessee

West Tennessee Summer Camp

Camp and/or Summer Programs that serve West Tennessee

See Also...

Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Links

  • Summer Programs and Community Activities for People with Disabilities and Families
    Curriculums designed by multi-disciplinary teams of disabilities professionals make for an experience that is fun and beneficial for participants.
  • SENSE Theatre
    SENSE Theatre is a 2-week day camp for youth, 7-18 years of age, with and without autism spectrum disorders.

    If you wish to learn what it’s like to be a counselor at one of our camps, please click here. If you are interested in applying for a counselor position for 2014, please complete this form. Please note: ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp for People with Williams Syndrome and Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute are both residential programs and require counselors to stay in the dorms with the program participants overnight. These are 24/7 positions. SENSE Theatre Camp is fully staffed for 2014 and is not accepting counselor applications.
  • Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute
    Next Steps at Vanderbilt Summer Institute is a weeklong residential college transition program for rising high school juniors, seniors, and young adults with developmental disabilities up to the age of 26.
  • National Camp Programs | Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
    Camp programs for people with disabilities in the United States.
  • Junior League Family Resource Center - Camps Directory | Tennessee Disability Pathfinder
    The Junior League Family Resouce Center located in the Monroe Carrell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Camps Directory provides information for disability and health-related camp information.
  • Children's Mental Health Week
    The national Children's Mental Health Week promotes mental wellness and good health for all children.
  • ACM Lifting Lives Music Camp
    A weeklong residential camp where campers participate in a songwriting workshop, recording session, songwriter's night and a live performance on the stage of the Grand Ole Opry.

Other Links and Resources

  • Vanderbilt Best Buddies
    Vanderbilt University's Best Buddies chapter.
  • Week of the Young Child
    The National Week of the Young Child focuses public attention on the rights and needs of young children. It is sponsored by the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), which is dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education for all young children and their families.

Printable Materials and Resources

  • Camps Flyer
    Main flyer for Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Camps.