Summer Camps

Parks and Recreation Director

Sheryl Ely
sely@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-4311

Lakeshore Park
5930 Lyons View Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919

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KORE

The City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation Department is excited about a summer filled with fun, friends, and amazing experiences. Summer Camp is offered for children ages 6-12 years old at ten (10) recreation centers located across the city and a teen camp for kids 13-15 years old at Cal Johnson Recreation Center camp (hosted at Green Magnet Academy).

The Knoxville Outdoor Recreation Experience (KORE) program spans over 7 weeks in June and July (excluding the week of July 1-5) and provides a wide variety of recreational activities while at the Center and includes field trips to outdoor pools and local attractions, such as Main Event, NASCAR Speedpark, Kentucky Splash Waterpark, and others. Breakfast/lunch or lunch/snack served each day.

Click here to view the 2019 KORE Summer Camp Flyer [PDF]


2019 KORE SUMMER CAMP:

Ages: 6-12 years of age (Must be 6 years old by 6/3/2019)
Teen Camp - 13-15 year olds - Cal Johnson
Dates: June 3 to July 26
NO CAMP - July 1-5 (week of July 4th)

Days/Times:
Monday thru Friday 8 a.m. to 4 pm.
Costs: City Resident Registration Fee - $20 ($30 if after June 1st)

Non-City Resident Fee - $50 ($60 if after June 1st)

Weekly Fee - $20 per week (due week before)
Summary:
* Lunch & Snack Provided Daily
* Field Trips
* No additional fees

How to Register:
Registration begins April 1st
Register at the site.  See site locations below.



  Find the KORE Summer Camp closest to you. 

Click here to view on the map.
Summer Sites
Cal Johnson Recreation Center hosted at Green Magnet Academy
507 Hall of Fame Drive
Phone: 865-522-3177

2019 Camp will be held at Green Magnet School (801 Lula Powell Drive) as Cal Johnson Recreation Center will be under renovation.  Register at Cal Johnson through May 23rd.

Cecil Webb Recreation Center

953 Baker Ave.
Phone: 865-577-0651


Christenberry Community Center 
931 Oglewood Ave.
Phone: 865-637-5991


Cumberland Estates Recreation Center 
4529 Silverhill Drive
Phone: 865-588-3442


Deane Hill Recreation Center

7400 Deane Hill Drive
Phone: 865-690-0781


Dr. E.V. Davidson Community Center
 
3124 Wilson Ave.
Phone: 865-971-4746


Lonsdale Recreation Center
 
700 Stonewall
Phone: 865-546-0696


Milton Roberts Recreation Center

5900 Asheville Hwy.
Phone: 865-546-4536


Richard Leake Recreation Center
 
3511 Alice Bell Rd.
Phone: 865-525-2031
Click here to submit payment for future weeks:  Week 2 | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6 | Week 7

West Haven Recreation Center
 
3622 Sisk Rd.
Phone: 865-546-1315



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    KORE Summer Camp

  • Ed Cothren Pool Visit

    Ed Cothren Pool Visit

  • Fun at Main Event

    Fun at Main Event

  • Kentucky Splash Visit

    Kentucky Splash Visit

  • Fun at Nascar Speedpark

    Fun at Nascar Speedpark

  • Zoo Knoxville Visit

    Zoo Knoxville Visit

  • Jump Jam Fun

    Jump Jam Fun

  • Lakeshore Park Visit

    Lakeshore Park Visit

  • Fun at Skatetown

    Fun at Skatetown

  • Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center

    Knoxville Arts & Fine Crafts Center

  • Nascar Speedpark Visit

    Nascar Speedpark Visit

  • Museum of Appalachia Visit

    Museum of Appalachia Visit

  • Fun at World's Fair Park Fountains

    Fun at World's Fair Park Fountains

  • Nascar Speedpark Visit

    Nascar Speedpark Visit

  • Fun at Main Event

    Fun at Main Event



OTHER CAMPS


ART CAMP

Ages:
sessions for ages varying from 4 to 15 years old
Costs: Prices vary
Dates: Varying dates and times throughout the summer
Location: Knoxville Arts and Fine Crafts Center, 1127B Broadway Ave.
More info: Call 865-523-1401 or visit Arts & Fine Crafts Center for more information.
Click here to view the KAFCC webpage.


IJAMS NATURE CENTER CAMPS
(This is not a City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation camp)

Ages: sessions for ages varying from 4 to 18-years-old
Costs: Prices vary
Dates: Varying dates and times throughout the summer
Places: Ijams Nature Center, 2915 Island Home Ave.
More info: Call 865-577-4717 or visit www.ijams.org for more information.


JUNIOR TENNIS CAMPS

(This is not a City of Knoxville Parks & Recreation camp)

Click here for more info