Get Ready for Summer with SJ/C Kids Camps

May 10, 2018

St. Joseph's/Candler is excited to host several summer camps for kids starting in June. Whatever your interest is, we have something for you!

African-American Health Information & Resource Center Camps

  • Arts & Crafts
    • June 4th – June 7th
  • Jewelry Making
    • June 11th – June 14th
  • Digital Illustration Camp
    • July 8th – July 7th
  • Children ages 9 to 12
  • 9:00 am – 11:00 am each day

Health Kids Cooking Camp

  • Session 1
    • June 18th – June 22nd
  • Session 2
    • June 25th – June 29th
  • Session 3
    • July 16th – July 20th
  • Children ages 9 to 12
  • 8:30 am – 1:00 pm each day

All African-American Health Information & Resource Center Camps are FREE. For more information, please contact Sr. Donna Banfield, SBS, at 912-447-6605.

Camp FUN (Fitness & Understanding Nutrition)

Campers ages 5 -13 participate in a two week camp utilizing the We Can! Program (Ways to Enhance Children’s Activity and Nutrition). We integrate fun/engaging/creative exercise games and activities with nutrition topics and hands-on demonstrations led by Exercise Physiologists and Dieticians.

Topics include:

  • Balancing Energy In and Energy Out - Balancing What We Eat with How We Play/Move
  • Hydration - Exposing the Hidden Sugars in Everyday Beverages
  • How to Make Healthy Food Choices
  • MyPlate Activities
  • Portion Control

Supervised Fitness Activities include: Rock Climbing, Canoeing, Zip Lining, Color Run, Swimming

DATE: June 11th to June 15th  and June 18th to June 22nd
LOCATION: Islands YMCA, Wilmington Island
COSTS: $40 Registration fee, Member $240/Non Members $350
Scholarships available. 

For more information, please contact Kristen Maynard at 819-8800.

TrainSmart Summer Strength & Conditioning Camp

If your child is currently involved in a sports team and wants to improve his/her game, then this camp is for your child. The Wellness Center is offering a very unique, fun and challenging summer sports camp experience. This camp is designed for the younger athlete, 8-13 years of age, who wants to work on their overall strength, speed, agility, and conditioning. The camp is divided into two sessions, Speed & Agility training in the morn­ing followed by Strength Training and Conditioning in the afternoon. Both sessions are taught by certified fitness trainers. Spaces are limited.

Camp Date & Time: June 4th – 8th                8:45 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: $135 (TrainSmart t-shirt included)
Morning Drop Off: 8:30 am at the Memorial Day School gym at 6500 Habersham Street
Afternoon Pick-Up:  3:00 pm in the Memorial Day School gym
What to Bring:  Athletic shoes for both indoor and outdoor activities. Wear loose fitting, and comfortable clothing.
Lunch: Bring a healthy lunch and water bottle (recommended)

Registration for Train Smart is online only, please visit

For more information, contact Patrick O’Neill at 912-819-8834.

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