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Summer fun: Events nearby

Fun nearby
There’s more fun this summer, in surrounding counties.
Reed Gold Mine Junior Prospectors Camp
9621 Reed Mine Road, Stanfield, 704-721-4653.Reed Gold Mine presents its second annual one-day summer day camp for children ages 9-11 on June 25 to give children an inside look at Reed Gold Mine’s past.
Campers will step back in time and gain hands-on experience of gold mining in the 1800s. Activities will include using log rockers, panning for gold, designing money and specialized tours designed just for campers.
Date: June 25
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Ages: 9-11 years
Cost: $25
Deadline to register: June 1
Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration forms and further information about the camp are available online at www.reedmine.com.
Reed Gold Mine is located in southeastern Cabarrus County, 12 miles south of Concord.
SMACK: Summer Musical Arts Camp for Kids
Concord First Assembly Main Campus, Concord, 704-793-4740Complete information and registration forms available for download at www.smackinfo.com.Intune Productions announces its second season of SMACK, Summer Musical Arts Camp for Kids. On June 16, kids from all over the Cabarrus County area will be given the opportunity to participate in an authentic Broadway-style musical.
This two-week interactive camp at Concord First Assembly’s main campus will culminate with a ticketed performance on June 27, at 7 p.m..
Kids in grades 1-12 will work together with hands-on instruction from a staff of working professionals.
They will present “Willy Wonka,” the well-beloved musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic story.
SMACK offers this opportunity to the first 100 interested cast members.
The Arts Experience ‘Rockin’ Reality’ camp
Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-795-2789. www.ArtsExperience.org.
The Arts Experience presents “Rockin’ Reality” June 23 -27.
At this performing and visual arts day camp, campers will rock into reality as they sing, dance, act and create art just like on reality TV. The stars are sure to shine brightly at the Summer Showcase.
Rising K through first grade: half day, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m..
Rising second-eighth grade: full day, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Registration fee: $75 full day and $50 half day. This fee is non-refundable and is inclusive in the cost of camp.
Cost: $110 for half day, (includes camp T-shirt); $185 for full day (includes camp T-shirt).
Register online at www.Arts Experience.org.
Camp Cannon
Cannon School, 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord. 704-721-7198.
Camp Cannon offers children and their parents the solution for summer fun. Youngsters aged 3 to 18 can experience a host of engaging humanities, arts and crafts, athletics, adventure and day camps in a safe, secure environment between June 9 and July 25.
Cannon School’s 65-acre campus is an ideal location for a summer of wonder. Virtually all of its athletic fields, wooded wetlands, and state-of-the-art classroom facilities serve as a rich learning environment. Camp Cannon’s staff and counselors create exciting, enriching and imaginative age-appropriate programs.Camp Cannon is partnering with Math CAMMP, Discovery Place, Charlotte Fencing Academy, The Arts Experience and Camp Cheerio to offer exceptional opportunities for children to learn new skills in unique and memorable ways. Young athletes can take to the field or court during baseball, basketball, golf, lacrosse, soccer and volleyball camps.Princess Tea Party returns for a second year of etiquette lessons, while a new twist is added this year with a Superhero Camp. Park Road Books and children’s author Rick Riordan will introduce Camp Half-Blood to the Charlotte region and members of Cannon School’s faculty will offer fascinating new programs, including foreign language camps, scrapbooking, sculpting, jewelry-making and beading and Christmas in July.
Cannon School is on Poplar Tent Road near the Cabarrus/Mecklenburg county line.
Call 704-721-7198 or visit www.campcannon.com for a list of all camp offerings and to register. Parents can customize full- or half-day programs from a vast menu of options, including overnight camp adventures.
Town of Davidson Parks and Recreation Summer Programs 416 Armour St., Davidson. 704-892-3349.
Town of Davidson Parks and Recreation offers a wide variety of summer camps and programs.
Offerings include preschool recreation, outdoor recreation, soccer, basketball, baseball, boy’s lacrosse, fencing, bowling, golf, arts, crafts, games, nature.
Other camps include Celebrating the Art of World Cultures, Pre-Piano Presto, Audio Engineering, Rock n’Roll, Kreative Kids Singing, Funtogrophy for Youth, One Minute Filmmaking for Teens, Forensic Science: CSI, Sizzling Summer Science, Blast Off to Space, Red Hot Robots and Making Good Decisions.
For a complete listing of dates, times, locations and fees, go to www.d-recs.org.

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