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Summer Day Camps


 Thank you for your interest in Carson-Newman Summer Camps!  We are very excited for this summer!  If you have questions about Carson-Newman Summer Camps, please contact our office at 865-471-3589. To register online, follow the link below!


2019 Summer Camp Schedule 

Each camp is a fun-filled week that begins at 9:00am each day and ends at 4:00pm. The cost of camp is $80, which includes lunch each day. Our camp program is designed for children ages 5-12. 

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Early Drop off Program:

The Early Drop Off program allows for children to be dropped off earlier in the morning. You will be able to drop off your child at 8:30 am instead of 9:00am each morning. There is an additional cost of $10 for the week per child enrolled in the Early Drop Off Program.

Late Pick Up Program:

The Late Pick Up Program allows for children to be picked up later after camp ends. You will be able to pick up your child at 4:30pm instead of 4:00pm each day. There is an additional cost of $10 for the week per child enrolled in the Late Pick Up Program.

Junior Camp Counselors

This program is designed for 13-18 year olds to gain camp experience and enjoy camp from a new perspective! They will have the opportunity to participate in camps in a leadership role, and learn valuable life lessons from the full time counselors. This is a great chance for older students to experience responsibility and learn in a controlled environment. Cost for this camp is only $65 and that covers their meals for the week. They can sign up for as many weeks as they'd like, but only six junior counselors can hold a position each week.

What to bring/wear:

  • Water Bottle
  • Tennis Shoes (or any shoes they can run in safely)
  • Comfy clothes (t-shirt and shorts)
  • Personal medical supplies as needed

Camp Descriptions:

 Indoor/Outdoor Sports

  • Learn to play many different sports while understanding the importance of teamwork and sportsmanship!

 Around the World

  • Join the counselors on a journey around the globe learning about different cultures!


  • Use teamwork and leadership skills to battle other teams in a fun, competitive environment!


  • Become a chef by mastering basic cooking skills and creating the perfect camp lunch!


  • Learn basic gymnastic skills while developing self-confidence and a positive attitude!


  • Put your intellect to the test with games and activities based on the popular TV show!

 Star Wars

  • Gain the skills needed to make the journey from Padawan to Jedi Master!


  •  Learn popular dances through the ages and put on a performance for parents and guests!


  • Train to be the ultimate Superhero through both physical and mental challenges!

 Adventures in Science

  • Through games and experiments, understand the amazing world of science!

 Musical Theater

  •  Combine your musical and acting abilities to be able to put on a show stopping performance!

 Secret Agent

  • Spend a week learning important skills needed to be a top secret agent!

Art Explosion

  • Experience art through the centuries and learn to make artwork of your own!

 B.O.L.D.- Basics of Leadership Development

  • Learn skills such as communication and leadership and put them to the test through team activities!

 Under the Sun

  • Choose from a variety of mini-camps where anything is possible, like becoming a pirate, a princess, or even a rock climber!

Outdoor Recreation

  • Bring out your inner Mountain Man and learn outdoor skills such as hiking and camping! 

Directions to Camp:

Traveling East (from Knoxville) on 11-E:

Turn left onto George Avenue. (Immediately before Taco Bell)

Follow George Ave. until you see the white columns at Carson-Newman directly ahead. Turn left onto Ken Sparks Way (formerly known as College Street).

Butler-Blanc Gym is the first building on your right. You can park in the church parking lot on the left and follow the sidewalk around to the front of Butler-Blanc, where camp begins! 

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