Diversified Camps

CALVERT HOSPICE'S CAMP PHOENIX -- 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 13-15. A camp for children ages 7-15 who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Arts, hikes, crafts, experience-sharing, swimming, one-on-one attention from an adult Camp Phoenix volunteer "buddy." Information and registration packets available from Calvert Hospice. Early inquiries recommended. King's Landing Park, end of King's Landing Road, Huntingtown. Free. 301-855-1226 or 410-535-0892.

CAMP GREENWELL -- July 11 through mid-August. Ages 7-9. Day camp for children with disabilities offers accessible park environments, facilities and events, and therapeutic and educational programs. Riding and caring for horses is a major part of the camp curriculum. Sessions run two weeks each. Greenwell Foundation, 25402 Rosedale Manor Lane, Hollywood. $275. Fee includes lunch and snacks. 301-373-9775, greenwellfoundation@earthlink.net or www.greenwellfoundation.org.

CAMP ON WHEELS -- Aug. 1-5. Educational program offered by the Maryland Cooperative Extension. Ages 8-12. Campers travel to a different destination each day, exploring Port Discovery, the Chesapeake Biological Laboratory, Watkins Regional Park, bowling and swimming. Maryland Cooperative Extension, Calvert County Office, 150 Main St., Prince Frederick. $90 fee includes admission to the various attractions. 410-535-3662 or 301-855-1150.

CATHOLIC SUMMER CAMPS -- Offered by St. John Vianney Catholic Church, 105 Vianney Lane, Prince Frederick. Registration required. 410-414-9099, sjvflc@chesapeake.net or www.sjvflc.us.

* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 5-8. Camp Swish Co-ed Basketball. Grades 6-8. $105.

* 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 25-28. Camp Swish Co-ed Basketball. Grades 2-5. $105.

* 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tomorrow-July 14. Co-ed Volleyball. Grades 3-8. $130.

* 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Aug. 8-11. Girls-Only Volleyball. Grades 9-12. $150.

* 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Aug. 1-12. Co-ed Drama Camp, with director Lori Willis, in association with Follow Spot Productions. Ages 8-14. $325.

COLLEGE OF SOUTHERN MARYLAND KIDS COLLEGE -- More than 50 summer enrichment camps available at the college's three campuses for students of all ages with a variety of interests, including fine arts, science and sports. Class information, registration forms and costs are available at www.csmd.edu/KidsCollege.

GIRL SCOUT CAMPS -- An introduction to Girl Scout adventures for girls considering joining but not yet committed to a particular Girl Scout council. Ages pre-kindergarten to grade five. Camps offer badge work, arts and crafts, games, songs, hikes, sports and supervised fun. Fees range from $30-$35, with financial assistance available. Four sessions to select from, all offering the same opportunities. Bus transportation available. 800-834-1702, Ext. 23 or 24, jcarlson@gscnc.org or lmohler@gscnc.org.

* Summer Daze, July 11-15, King's Landing Park, end of King's Landing Road, Huntingtown.

* Fun in the Sun, July 11-15, Gilbert Run Park, Route 6, La Plata.

* Summer Daze, July 18-22, Patuxent River Assembly of God Church, 45020 Patuxent Beach Rd., California.

* Fun in the Sun, July 18-22, Camp Winona, Hughesville.

KINDER CAMP PROGRAMS -- Calvert County's Parks and Recreation Department is enrolling youth in a variety of summer camp programs. Call 410-586-4640 for program and camp schedules, costs and information.

Sports Camps

DUANE RHINE'S BASES LOADED CO-ED BASEBALL CAMP -- 9 a.m.-1 p.m., July 11-14. Ages 6-13. Learn fundamentals using easy-to-understand methods. All skill levels welcome. Bring a glove, favorite bat and lunch in a cooler. Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Rd., Waldorf. $130. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

FUNDAMENTAL SKILL BUILDERS CAMP -- 1-4 p.m. July 18-22. Ages 5-8. Basketball, soccer and tennis instruction with emphasis on gross motor skills such as running, jumping and throwing, as well as movement skills such as ducking, dodging, diving and weaving. Held indoors. Campers must provide their own shin guards. J.P. Ryon Elementary, 12140 Vivian Adams Dr., Waldorf. $95 fee includes a camp T-shirt. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

ICE SKATE CAMP -- 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Two sessions remaining: July 11-15 or Aug. 1-5. Ages 6-14. Age- and skill-appropriate classes with professional instruction in basic skating skills, on and off the ice instruction and games, with an end-of-the-week public performance. Capital Clubhouse Ice Arena and Multi-Recreational Sports Facility, 3033 Waldorf Marketplace, Waldorf. One week, $175; two weeks, $320; three weeks, $420. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

LIFETIME SKILL BUILDERS CAMP -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Two sessions remaining: July 11-15 or Aug. 1-5. Ages 7-12. Daily instruction provided in basketball, soccer, flag football, "wacky" sports, with a "cool down" session in the pool. Campers bring their own shin guards, swimsuit and bag lunch. La Plata High School, 6035 Radio Station Rd., La Plata. $145 fee includes camp T-shirt. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

MUNCHKIN MOVERS CAMP -- 9 a.m.-noon, July 18-22. Ages 4-5. Creative games, competitions and challenging skill-building activities designed to "ignite passion for sports." Kicking, running, jumping and throwing skills will be developed through soccer, T-ball and "wacky" sports. J.P. Ryon Elementary, 12140 Vivian Adams Dr., Waldorf. $95. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

PLAYER DEVELOPMENT SOCCER CAMP -- Two sessions: 9 a.m.-noon or 5-8 p.m., Aug. 8-12. Ages 6-13. Coached by a specialized British soccer instructor, camp provides technical and tactical awareness with emphasis on skill development. Bring cleats, shin guards and water. Thomas Stone High School, 3785 Leonardtown Rd., Waldorf. $100 fee includes soccer ball, camp T-shirt and player evaluation. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

TIGHTLINE BASKETBALL CAMP -- 9 a.m.-4 p.m. July 18-22. Ages 9-17. La Plata High School, 6035 Radio Station Rd. For children ready to hone their skills, taught by Todd Fong, assistant coach, Division II, Columbia Union College and former head coach at the College of Southern Maryland. Will help improve basic basketball skills through individual instruction, attention to specifics and general techniques. $125. Sponsored by Charles County Department of Community Services. 301-934-9305, 301-870-3388, Maryland Relay Service 711 or Relay Service TDD 800-735-2258.

Arts Camps

ARTS COUNCIL OF CALVERT COUNTY SUMMER ARTS CAMP -- 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 18-22. Hands-on visual and performing arts instruction from local professional artisans. Puppetry, cement sculpture, harmonica, manga (Japanese design) and rockets are all part of the week's schedule. Campers create their own works and projects with an end-of-the-week onstage public performance to showcase their efforts. All work will be on display at the Arts Council's CalvART Gallery, Prince Frederick Center, through Aug. 12. Huntingtown High School, 4125 N. Solomons Island Rd., Huntingtown. Arts Council members, $135; others, $150. Fee includes a camp T-shirt, art supplies and snacks. 410-257-7005 or www.CalvertArts.org.

ANNMARIE GARDEN SUMMER ART CAMPS -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Art projects appropriate to middle school ages. $75. Annmarie Garden, 13480 Dowell Rd., Solomons. 410-326-4640 or www.annmariegarden.org.

* July 18-22. "The Mural Project," students collaborate on planning and executing a large mural and write an artist's statement. The mural will be on display at the garden throughout the summer.

* July 25-29. "A Path to Self-Expression," working on an individual large canvas, students learn to express themselves through art. On July 29, student art pieces will be unveiled at a public reception.

ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL SUMMER FINE ARTS CAMP -- 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Provides enrichment activities in one of the following course areas: band, chorus, orchestra or visual arts. Students who select band or orchestra should have at least one year of previous study and bring their own instruments. Camp provides morning and afternoon snack. Sponsored by St. Mary's County public schools. Leonardtown High School, 23995 Point Lookout Rd., Leonardtown. St. Mary's County students, $125; all others, $175. Applications available by calling 301-475-5511, Ext. 112.

* July 11-15, for students who have just completed grades 6 to 8. An end-of-the-week "Evening of the Arts" on July 11 at 7 p.m. for the public.