Summer camps to offer ultimate Frisbee and youth activities

Even with winter weather lingering in DeKalb, the county and several cities are opening registration for youth spring and summer camps with limited spots available in some cases.

DeKalb County Department of Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Affairs will open registration for its “Camp Superstars” summer camp program Feb. 13. At press time, summer camps—and in some cases spring camps—were also scheduled for Chamblee, Decatur, Doraville, Dunwoody, and Tucker.

According to a news release, “Camp Superstars” is a summer day camp for ages 5-15, and it runs June 3 to July 26, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. The camp fee is $66 per week; breakfast and lunch are provided.

Activities at the camp will include swim lessons, arts and crafts, fun with nature, sports, health and wellness clinics, and team games, according to the news release. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis.

To access online registration for DeKalb County’s “Camp Superstars,” visit dekalbcountyga.gov/parks and click the “Register Online” button on the department’s homepage.

City of Chamblee advertised registration for a summer camp with Atlanta Hustle – a professional ultimate frisbee team based in DeKalb. The camp will take place at Keswick Park (3496 Keswick Drive) in three sessions from June 17 – June 21, July 8 – July 12, and July 22 – July 26.

Participants will be taught the fundamentals of catching and throwing a disc and the basic rules of the sport of ultimate frisbee. Each session is $150 for residents and $200 for nonresidents. More information and registration links are available at chambleega.myrec.com.

City of Decatur has several summer camps planned, including day camps, teen leadership camps, and tennis and aquatic camps. Decatur’s camps begin as early as May and some of the camps feature employment and volunteer options.

For more information on Decatur’s camps and to register, visit: decaturga.com/parksrec/page/summer-camps.

City of Doraville is hosting spring and summer camps in 2024, with registration already open for both camps. The spring camp will run from April 1 – April 5, while the summer camp is scheduled from June 3 – July 19. The spring camp is $150 per child while the summer camp costs $125 per week. The camps will take place at Forest Fleming Arena (3037 Pleasant Valley Drive).

Visit doravillega.us to register for the camps or call 770-936-3850.

City of Dunwoody is promoting a camp scheduled for the Dunwoody Cultural Center (5339 Chamblee Dunwoody Road) and hosted by Spruill Center. The summer camp sessions listed on Spruill’s website begin as early as May and run through July. For more information, visit spruillarts.org.

Registration is also open for City of Tucker’s summer and spring camps. The spring camp is scheduled for April 1 – April 5; the summer camp will occur on weekdays from June 3 – June 28 with a second session occurring on weekdays between July 8 and Aug. 2.

Tucker’s spring camp will cost $125 per child and the summer camp will cost $500 per child, per session. For more information and to register, visit tuckerga.gov.
The recreation centers listed below are also open for DeKalb County’s “Camp Superstars” registration:

• East Central DeKalb Community and Senior Center (4885 Elam Road, Stone Mountain).
• Exchange Recreation Center (2771 Columbia Drive, Decatur).
• Gresham Recreation Center (3113 Gresham Road, Atlanta).
• Hamilton Recreation Center (3263 Chapel St., Scottdale).
• Lucious Sanders Recreation Center (2484 Bruce St., Lithonia).
• Mason Mill Recreation Center (1340-B McConnell Drive, Decatur).
• Midway Recreation Center (3181 Midway Road, Decatur).
• N.H. Scott Recreation Center (2230 Tilson Road, Decatur).
• Tobie Grant Recreation Center (593 Parkdale Drive, Scottdale).

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