Welcome to the Downtown Kids Camp info page!
*THANKS FOR YOUR INTEREST IN OUR CAMP! UNFORTUNATELY, WE ARE HAVING TO CANCEL OUR SESSIONS THIS SUMMER BUT PLAN ON RENEWING OUR PROGRAM AT A LATER DATE~ FUTURE PLANS WILL INCLUDE MORE SCHOLARSHIP OPTIONS AND BETTER COST INCENTIVES FOR THE WORKING PARENT! HAVE A GREAT SUMMER WITH YOUR FAMILY & KEEP CHECKING OUT OUR UPCOMING EVENTS! PEACE!*
The Downtown Kids Yoga & Arts Camp is a collaboration of 5 different & eclectic downtown businesses to offer your kids a very cool experience in the arts this summer!
From noon until 5:30pm, Monday-Friday, your kids will participate in Yoga, Art, Music & Acting Classes as well as having a wonderful lunch upon arrival! Camp will be held at the Glowing Body Yoga Studio with it’s two beautiful studios & each class will be facilitated by teachers specializing in their field.
There will be 3 one-week sessions and you can sign up for 1, 2 or 3 of them!
Session 1: June 13-17
Session 2: June 20-24
Session 3: June 27-July 1
Tuition includes all classes, materials, full lunch, snacks & a tee shirt for each camper.
Sign a camper up for 2 sessions and receive a 10% discount on the entire tuition; sign up for 3 sessions and receive a 15% discount on the entire tuition.
Sign siblings (2 children) up for a session and receive a 10% discount on the total. Sign siblings up for 2 sessions and receive a 15% discount, or sign siblings up for 3 sessions and receive a 25% discount on the total.
Please come by any of the participating businesses for more information and a registration form OR go online to glowingbody.net and sign up online!
The Actors Co-op
Formed in 1997 by a group of like-minded actors, the Actors Co-op currently produces theatre in found spaces. The Actors Co-op focuses on work that is inventive, entertaining and thought-provoking. The Actors Co-op is please to once again be working with young people through Downtown Kids. Our work within this camp will be focused on improvisational play, classical text incorporating movement and imagination.
Burning Fork Studio
Lahla Deakins is the owner and artist for Burning Fork Studio. Burning Fork Studio is dedicated to making art accessible, by featuring art for use in everyday life in its retail space, and by offering classes for children and adults to share the enjoyment of creating handmade art. Deakins is the former director of the Pike County Artisan Center in Pikeville, KY, where she also taught the children’s After School Arts Program. www.burningforkstudio.com
Dancing Spider Yoga
Ajeet Khalsa has been teaching yoga, dance and fitness to children and adults for over 20 years and loves to see students smiling, jumping and creating together. She currently holds regular classes for both kids and adults at the Glowing Body Yoga Studio and she will be collaborating with UT this year on a kids yoga program. Ajeet has also written a children’s book and regularly designs the kids’ yoga activities at various music festivals and gatherings in the US.
Just Ripe is a food shop in downtown Knoxville, providing groceries and prepared foods, with a focus on local and regional products. Our prepared foods are natural, seasonally driven, and crafted from available local and regional ingredients. We are providing good food choices with convenience!
Owner Matt Morelock opened ‘Morelock Music’ after 10 years as DJ and ‘Blue Plate Special’ host at WDVX Radio in downtown Knoxville. Through his experience in radio, as a traveling musician, as a music teacher, and as a music fan, Matt has gained valuable experience and met thousands of musicians…expect several special guests during the music class at the Downtown Kid’s Camp!
The Glowing Body Yoga Studio
The Glowing Body Yoga Studio has been offering the Knoxville community a wide variety of yoga classes, private lessons, massage and other healing arts for the last 3 years! The studio continues to grow and expand into new avenues with Yoga Alliance certified Teacher Training programs, workshops, live music shows, retreats and most recently, the Downtown Kids Yoga and Arts Camp! We are happy to host this addition to our roster and look forward to giving your kids the best possible program available!