Department of Parks
Kids Camps Offered at E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

Press Release Date:  Friday, May 24, 2013  
Contact Information:  Nick Price,

LOUISVILLE, Ky. E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville is offering a series of Kids Camps during the summer.

Each camp is overseen by recreation staff. Camp sizes are limited to a staff-camper ratio of 6:1, so register early! The cost for each camp is $95 per week, per child. Camps run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

All children will need to bring a sack lunch, swim suit, towel, and sunscreen to camp every day (every camp includes swimming). Checks should be made payable to E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park

If you have any questions about the Kids Camps at E. P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park, call the recreation office at 502-429-7270.

Here is a description of each camp with ages and dates of the camp:


Fun Camp

What better way to enjoy summer break than with a week full of FUN!  Kids will enjoy games, sports, crafts, swimming, meeting new friends and just being kids.

Ages 7-10 June 17-21 and July 15-19


Sports Camp: Coed

This is the camp for the aspiring athlete! Campers will participate in basketball, baseball, soccer, archery, hockey and much more. Sports drills, following rules and sportsmanship will be important components to the Sports Camp. 

Ages 10-12 June 24-28

Ages 7-9 August 5-9


Nature Camp

Do you like to explore nature and want to learn more about the great outdoors? This camp will teach you the basics of species identification, habitat construction and much more! Get ready for a hike each day, with topics ranging from flowers to birds; also included in the camp is swimming each day!

Ages 7-10 July 8-12

Ages 11-14 July 22-26


Download your registration form today from (visit calendar listing for the park) or call the park recreation office at 502-429-7270 to have one emailed or mailed to you.




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