Celebrate July with DPR
Join the Town of Davidson in celebrating our nation's independence with a homespun, small town parade and concert on the green on July 4. The parade will start at McEver Field on South Street at 5:15 p.m. followed by the concert on the green at 6:00 p.m.

Bone Makers Exercise Class

Bone Walker Plus for Healthy Bones and Body -- Improve your bones, balance, posture, memory, and mobility with this fun musical overall, wellness program, a blend of ballet, yoga and rehab modifications, with AFAA certified teacher, Vicki Buckley.
Date:         July 3, 7, 10, 14, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31
Day:          Monday and/or Friday

Summer Camps for the weeks of July 10 and 17

Summer Camps

Week of July 10

Preschool Sand and Sea

Join us as we learn about sea life and make sand and sea crafts. Each day will include singing, dancing, playing, reading, and making new friends. 

Day:          Monday - Thursday
Time:        9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Multi-sport Camp

Your child will learn the basic fundamentals of several fun and engaging sports; including soccer, basketball, T-ball, and football. Your child will also produce a variety of locomotive and manipulative skills that are fun and age-appropriate. Don't miss out on this great opportunity for your child to learn and experience the thrill of sports. 
Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Week of July 17

Basketball Camp with Larry Garloch

Former Davidson College assistant and longtime coach Larry Garloch will teach participants how to improve on their fundamental skills: passing, dribbling, shooting, and more.
Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Full Day Preteen Art Camp

Designed for the serious young artist, this is a week-long full day program that focuses on 5 areas of the arts: painting, mixed media, collages, photography, and literature. Participants have an opportunity to explore their interests while creating mini portfolios. On Friday, there will be an art gallery showing for friends and family to attend. All materials provided. Beginners welcome!

Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


Preschool Animal Adventures

Join us on our animal adventures! We will make animal related crafts. Each day will include singing, dancing, playing, reading, and making new friends.
Day:          Monday - Thursday

Time:        9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Selfie Style

Calling all fashionistas, Broadway stars, authors, artists and athletes! Selfies, like a mirror, reflect what we see on the outside, but what about what’s going on our minds and hearts? Loving the uniqueness of ourselves can be a challenge, so Bella K invites young girls to discover the secret to questions about life, strength, belief, and gratitude. Team building games, art projects and more await!
Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        1:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Soccer Camp

Recommended for all skill levels, this camp is a great opportunity for boys and girls to develop the skills necessary to play soccer.

Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (age 8-14)
                  9:00 - 10:30 a.m. (age 5-7)


Tennis Camp

Recommended for all skill levels, this beginner friendly camp is a great opportunity for boys and girls to develop the skills necessary to play tennis.
Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        2:00 - 4:00 p.m.


Joy of Baking with Tweens and Teens

This program designed by Chef Jan Leyton will teach baking from scratch. Each day new baked goods will be made. Every day will have a different theme:

  • Breakfast: scones, muffins, waffles
  • Christmas in July: making holiday cookies
  • Cupcakes: different types of cupcakes
  • Breads: both yeast and quick breads
  • Pies: on Friday everyone will take home a homemade pie for their family to enjoy.

At the end of the week all participants will receive a camp cookbook with all the recipes used during the week.
Day:          Monday - Friday
Time:        9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Mecklenburg County Therapeutic Recreation (TR)

For information on therapeutic recreation summer programs, click here to visit the Mecklenburg County TR website. TR summer camps are offered for preschool age children to young adults.

Contact Us

For more information or to register, visit us online at www.townofdavidson.org/dpr
or call us at 704-892-3349.

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