Summer Camps 2018

Registration begins March 1st at 8:00 a.m.!

How to Register for Camp:

Registration Locations


Main Office

Patterson Community Center

2310 Memorial Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN 37129


697 Veterans Parkway

Murfreesboro, TN 37128


521 Mercury Blvd.

Murfreesboro, TN 37130


Refund Policy

- A full refund will be given when patron cancels more than one week prior to the activity, event, facility rental, program, other rentals and/or services. 

-A $5.00 administrative fee or 5% charge of the total fee paid, whichever is greater, will be assessed to the patron when canceling or dropping out of the activity, event, facility rental, program, other rentals and/or services one week or less prior to activity, event, etc.

- A prorated fee will be assessed to the patron once the program, class or activity has begun and patron cancels or drops out of said program, class or activity.

Sports Camp at Sports*Com- FULL

At Sports Camp, participants ages 8-14, explore a variety of sports and activities from the traditional to the unconventional. Emphasis is on sportsmanship, good attitudes, teamwork and Fun. Children will play sports like dodge ball, flag football, kickball, softball/baseball, and floor hockey, along with many other active games. They will also enjoy a fun afternoon of swimming in the Sports*Com pool. This camp is one of the best, affordable camps in Murfreesboro. Sign up early to secure your child’s spot.
Ages: 8-14
Date: June 4-8 FULL
June 11-15 FULL
June 18-22 FULL
July 9-13 FULL
July 16-20 FULL
Drop-off Time: Between 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Pickup time: Between 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fee:             $65.00 + $25.00 activity fee
Contact:        Murfreesboro Athletics, 615-907-2251,

Jr. Lifeguard Camp

Are you tired of the same old summer camps? Do something unique and learn how to save lives! Become an American Red Cross Junior Lifeguard! At this camp you will learn First Aid, CPR, water rescues, and you will be able to tell your friends you are a certified Junior Lifeguard! You will receive an official Jr. Guard Shirt. * This course does not make you CPR certified, but the basics of CPR will be taught.
Ages:            11-14
Dates:        Camp 1 – June 11 – 15
Camp 2 – July 9 – 13
Time:            9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Drop off:       8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Location:       Sports* Com
Fee:             $40.00 + $10.00 Activity Fee
Contact:        Cody Saffel, 615-895-5040,

Ultimate Babysitters’ Club- Full

Whether you want to start your own babysitting business, or just want know what you are doing when left in charge of your younger siblings or cousins, this class will give you the skills that you need to be an Ultimate Baby Sitter. This week-long class will include certification in infant and child CPR, AED and first aid, as well as in Child and Babysitting Safety, all through the American Safety and Health Institute. We’ll also go over some activities to help you entertain your little charges. Space is limited to ensure adequate training. Registration is required by the Friday prior to the class.
Ages: 12 and up
Date:        June 18– June 22- 


July 16-July 20-


Time:            9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location:       Sports*Com
Fee:             $40.00 + $10.00 activity fee. Space is limited to ensure adequate training.
Registration is required by the Friday before the class (6/15 or 7/13).
Contact:        Allison Davidson, 615-895-5040 or

Heritage Camp - FULL

Unleash your Pioneer Spirit! Pioneer crafts, games, local history, hiking on the greenway, gardening, Dutch oven cooking, Farmers’ Market field trip, and dress-up day.
Age:             8-11
Date:            July 30-August 3
Day:             Monday-Friday
Time:            9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Fee:             $40.00 + $10.00 Activity Fee
Location:       Cannonsburgh Village
Contact:        Shelia Hodges, 615-890-0355,

Cheer Camp at Sports*Com- FULL

Come get the Cheer Spirit at Cheer Camp. We will have experienced cheer instructors to teach the beginning cheerleader or the more advanced. Your little cheerleader will be learning chants and cheers, tumbling, choreographed dance, and most importantly, fun. The week will end with a show for all family and friends to see what their cheerleader has learned.
Ages:            8 - 14
Date:            July 23–27
Time:            8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:       Sports*Com
Fee:             $40.00 + $10.00 Activity Fee
Contact:        Sami Maxey, 615-907-2251,

Adventure Camps I and II- FULL

High Adventure awaits you this week.  Learn new outdoor skills that will test your courage, make your heart race, get you laughing, and help you to appreciate what the great outdoors has to offer.  Climbing, kayaking, ropes courses, zip lines, hiking, and much more.  ** 12 year olds can only register for 1 Adventure Camp. **
Adventure Camp I- FULL
Ages:            10 – 12 years
Dates:           June 4 – 8 or June 18 – 22 - BOTH FULL
Time:            9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee:             $100.00 + $ 50.00 equipment fee
Contact:        Lauren Hughes, 615-217–3017,  
Adventure Camp II: - FULL
Ages:            12 – 14 years
Dates:           July 9 – 13
Time:            9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee:             $ 100.00 + $ 50.00 equipment fee (days only)
Contact:        Lauren Hughes, 615-217–3017,

Wildlife Camp- FULL

Love animals?  Love the outdoors?  Wildlife Camp is calling your name.  Strengthen your appreciation of Tennessee’s wildlife and outdoor sports by spending the week with us.  Enjoy fishing, kayaking, reptile research, hiking, skeet shooting, birds of prey program, outdoor cooking, and archery.  Experience the outdoors in a new way this summer.
Ages:          9 – 12 years
Dates:           June 11 – 15
Time:            9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Fee:             $100.00 + $ 50.00 equipment fee
Contact:        Lauren Hughes, 615-217–3017,


Explorers Camp- FULL

Take this week to really EXPLORE the outdoors.  We will combine adventure and wildlife activities that are sure to bring out the explorer in every kid.  Enjoy kayaking, bouldering, hiking, Campout Day and more.  Learn about all the animals that call Tennessee home, while enjoying new friends as you share laughs and make memories during this fun-filled week.  Then, try to talk your parents into staying the night with you Friday for the (optional) Family Campout to share all the skills and knowledge you learned this week.
Ages:           8 – 9 yrs.
Date:            June 25 – 29
Time:           9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Fee:             $75.00 + $25.00 equipment fee (additional fee for Family Campout)
Location:       Wilderness Station
Contact:        Lauren Hughes, 615-217–3017,

TEENS: Summer Kayak Club

Hey Teens!  Summer’s around the corner, and it’s time to find something to do in the great city of Murfreesboro.  How about spending your time and energy on the waterways that are around us?  Every week we will embark on a new adventure along the Stones River.  Learn kayak paddle strokes, how to read the river, and water safety techniques while meeting new friends.
Registration begins March 1st and is filled on a first-come basis.  Limited to 8 participants.
Age:             13-18
Dates:           Thursdays, May 31 – June 28
Time:            2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Locations:     Will vary.
Fee:             $75.00 + $25.00 activity fee for 5 adventures (includes a T-shirt).
Contact:        Call the Wilderness Station to register, 615-217-3017.
                    Lauren Hughes, 615-217–3017,

History through the ARTS Camp

Come learn about history through different art forms! We are taking a hands-on approach to history through music, dance, art, and even fashion. Learn about the past and find creative ways to relate it to the present. Discover a unique passion for the importance of history!
Ages:            7-13
Days:            Monday-Friday
Date:            June 4-8/July 9-13
Fee:             $50 per week + $25 activity supply fee.
Time:            8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Location:       Bradley Academy Museum & Cultural Center
Contact:        Vonchelle Stembridge, 615-962-8773,

EXPRESS Yourself CAMP!- Canceled

This camp’s focus is to offer healthy ways to express emotions in a safe environment. Through hands-on activities that involve expressing oneself through music, art, dance, and poetry, campers will leave with creative tools useful throughout life. We will also have guest speakers from inspiring local artists who will share about their forms of creative expression. From painting a memory, to playing a drum in a “sad” or “happy” way, or dancing to a poem recitation, this will be a time to explore how deep and how wide creativity can take us.
Ages:            9-12
Date:            July 16-20
Day:             Monday-Friday
Times:        8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location:       The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center
Fee:             $40.00 + $10.00 supplies fee
Contact:        Katlyn Stevenson, 615-893-7439, x 6104,

Regards to Broadway Camp! _FULL

Celebrate Broadway musicals past and present with this entertaining and educational revue. Regards to Broadway features show tunes from a century of blockbusters like Gypsy; Kiss Me, Kate; My Fair Lady; Ragtime; and The Wiz. During this week-long camp, students will improve skills that will help them with performing in a musical in the future. Vocal training, acting classes, games, choreography, auditioning, preparing for and performing Regards to Broadway will make this week a fun and fulfilling experience.
Ages: 10-17 
Dates: June 25-29
ay:             Monday-Friday
Times: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Drop-off will begin no earlier than 8:30 a.m.
Location: The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center
Fee: $75.00 + $50.00-dollar supply fee. Cost reduced to $50.00 + $50.00 supply fee if Perform Murfreesboro Member.
Contact:        Susan Hicks, 615-893-7439, x 6104,

Tennis Camps

The Adams Tennis Complex offers summer programs including Summer Camps for kids from 5 to 18 years of age, as well as Adult programming. Call for more details.
Contact: Adams Tennis Complex, 615-546-4000,