Basketball Camp *FULL*

Grades 1-5 (completed)

Dawson's Recreation Ministry is crazy for Basketball! We invite children of all skill levels in grades 1-5 (completed) to kick off their summer with a half-day, Basketball Camp (no experience required).

Basketball Camp I:  May 29-June 1   |  Tuesday - Friday  |  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

For the seventh year in a row, we are pleased to welcome back Lee Burgess, Assistant Athletic Director and Head Coach for Brevard College Men's Basketball ( to lead another outstanding basketball camp. Lee is a former basketball coach for Samford and has been the Head Coach for Brevard College for the past 6 years. Lee uses his talents and experience to develop basketball skills in young players as well as influence them to grow in their faith.

Basketball Camp II:  July 9-July 12   |  Monday - Thursday  |  9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

We are pleased to welcome Mo Finley, (One Finley Way Sports, and Romeo Penn (PennPoint Sports, to lead outstanding basketball camp. You may have seen these two at Dawson on the court working with local youth from our area. Both Mo and Romeo are former professional basketball players and are now nationally/internationally known basketball skills trainers. These two godly men use their talents and experience to develop basketball skills in young players as well as influence them to grow in their faith.

Cost:  $100

Registration & Payment:  Click HERE!


Camp Dawson  *FULL*

Grades 1 – 5 (completed)

Camp Dawson I:  June 11-15  |  Monday - Friday  |  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Camp Dawson II:  June 25-29  |  Monday - Friday  |  8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Day Camps are held at the beautiful wooded Camp Dawson, near Calera, just the place for a summer adventure. Each morning campers will meet at the Family Recreation Center on Dawson's campus and travel by bus to Camp Dawson. A variety of activities for campers to choose from each day like archery, swimming, BB guns, recreation, crafts, high ropes course, and rock wall climbing are sure to satisfy every camper.

Cost:  $165


BIG Art Camp  *FULL*

Grades 1 – 5 (completed)

BIG Art Summer Camp I:  June 18-21  |  Monday - Thursday  |  9 a.m. – Noon

BIG Art Summer Camp II:  July 9-12  |  Monday - Thursday  |  9 a.m. – Noon

Children of all skill levels come back year after year to learn about art and create their very own masterpieces. Led by experienced teachers Jimmy & Nancy McGowan, campers explore various forms of artistic expression such as drawing, painting, sculpture, origami, and multi-media collage. At the end of the week your artist will have many fantatic pieces you will want to display for everyone to see.

Cost:  $100


Dawson Ballet School Summer Camp  *FULL*

5 years – Grade 2

July 30-Aug 3  |  Monday - Friday  | 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Dawson Ballet School Summer Camp is a delight whether your little dancer is a first-time ballerina or has experience. Snacks will be provided, as ballerinas can work up quite an apetite and crafts time give those little feet time to rest. Enjoy a ballet recital at the end of the week and see what your little ballerina has learned at camp.

Cost:  $100



Contact Kathleen Camp, Recreation Ministry & Program Coordinator, at (205) 879-1758 or