A Number Of Summer Activities For Youth Scheduled In The Area

Dated: 07/03/2016

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A Sunday article in the Johnson City Press reported that there will be plenty of activities in the area this summer for TriCities youth population. From technology classes to Vacation Bible School, area organizations will be  offering up a wealth of things to do on these long, hot, summer days. 


The JCP article notes the following opportunities, and we hope you will check these for some fun for your youngster this summer!


  • The Niswonger Foundation is sponsoring five free Summer Code and Technology Camps for middle school and high school-age students. 

  • A Girls of Code and Technology Day camp will be held for high school girls on July 5 at Gilbreath Hall of East Tennessee State University. The educational program is known as STEM-Science, technology, engineering and math. The camp will also be held at the Kingsport Higher Education Center on July 26.  The camps for middle schoolers will be held at Kingsport Higher Education Center on July 7 and the Town of Unicoi Tourist Information Center on July 28.

  • The Frank Theaters Kingsport Town Center will host free family friendly movies every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning at 10 a.m.They will show eight movies throughout the summer including Minions and Wizard of Oz. 

  • The Johnson City Public Library will also host free events for kids this summer, including free giant game nights on two Tuesdays, July 12 and July 19. Kids will play board games, Wii games and interact with some giant versions of popular games like Pacman and Yahtzee.  

  • Heritage Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School from July 11-15. The church will host a Cave Quest-themed vacation bible school designed for kids who have completed kindergarten to 5th grade. From 9 a.m. to noon. VBS kids will learn about the creatures that live in a cave and participate in outdoor sports and science experiments. The activities will be centered around the theme of caving and teach how Jesus is the Light of the world. 

  • Fairhaven United Methodist Church, 3131 W. Market St., Monday through Wednesday from 10 a.m. until noon each day. “SonSparks Lab — Discover God’s Plan for You” will be the theme. There will be classes for 4-12. Stories crafts and music will be featured and lunch will be provided each day. For information, call 928-1543.

  • Trinity Assembly of God, 617 University Parkway: Sunday through Friday from 6:30 to 8:30 nightly. “Barnyard Roundup” will be the theme. The school is to toddlers open through senior adults. It will include games, stories snack and crafts. For information, call 926-4061. Van transportation will be available with advance notice.


We hope you'll take advantage of some of these great summer activities! And as always, if you're in the market to buy or sell this summer, visit our website or call us at (423) 433-6517 and let us get you on the road to realizing your dream! 


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