Before getting into what’s going on in Wilson County this week I would like to first start off with saying, THANK YOU! Thank you to our readers, advertisers and members of the community who allow Wilson Living to share their stories. We always wonder as each issue hits whether readers will enjoy what they’re seeing. As subscriptions have been pouring in and our website inundated with inquiries you answered with a resounding, YES!
Summer is upon us and that means schools out. Whether you work outside the home or stay at home with your children, the question of what you can do to keep kids stimulated over their summer hiatus becomes a hot topic. Lucky for Wilson County there are plenty of options that will fit any budget, interest and schedule.
If you have a sport enthusiast in your home, summer is the perfect time to help them hone their game. Cumberland University offers a variety of sports camps including baseball, softball, soccer and volleyball. To learn more about these and other camps offered at Cumberland University log onto www.cumberland.edu/visitors/summercamps or call 615-547-1366.
If you have a budding Picasso or Rembrandt at home you will definitely want to check out The Art Mill located right off Lebanon’s historic downtown square. Summer camp themes vary week to week. For more information on class schedules or to book your private party, call 615-444-8828 or visit their website, www.theartmillatlebanon.com.
Two local private schools are also offering a variety of summer camps to fit just about any age group. Lebanon’s newest private school, Cedars Preparatory has a wide range of classes and camps. Whether you are looking for a 3 hour camp or an all day learning extravaganza, Cedars Preparatory may have just what you’re looking for. A full description of classes and fees can be found by logging onto www.thecedarsprep.com or visit the campus located at 410 West Main Street in Lebanon.
Friendship Christian School has several options for your preschooler through 8th grade child this summer. Daily camps are open to all children Pre-K3 through 6th grade and they begin June 7 and run through July 29 from 7:15am-5:30pm. Friendship will also host several sports camps including baseball, soccer and football for elementary through 8th grade children. For the full schedule of camps and pricing visit their website, www.friendshipchristian.org, call 615-449-1573 or visit their campus located 5400 Coles Ferry Pike in Lebanon.
We are hard at work on the July/August issue of Wilson Living Magazine. A good portion of this issue will focus on politics and the upcoming elections. We have special ad rates for candidates wanting to reach our more than 50,000 readers. Call 615-969-6751 for more information.