Kids Lessons, Classes, and Camps

From Gymnastics and Craft Classes to Athletics, CrossFit Kids, Swim

and Dance Lessons, and more, we have you and your kids covered!

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Day Camps

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Sandhills Best, located at Carolina Dojo Martial Arts Center in Aberdeen, offers Full-Day camps for those days when your kids are not in school.  Children will have plenty of quiet time to complete their virtual learning lessons plus time for lots of fun activities including Martial Arts, Dance, Fitness, Indoor Games, and much more!  Hours are 8am - 5pm with early drop off starting at 7:30am and extended pickup ending at 6:00pm.  Click the image for more information.  

Day Camps

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Rugg Rats Drop-in Childcare Center in Southern Pines isn't offering drop-in childcare just yet, but they are excited to help out parents with their Day Camps!  Children ages 5 and up are welcome.  They will receive assistance with their virtual learning lessons and participate in crafts and other fun activities during the day.  Click the image or call 910-695-0014 for more information.

Day Camps

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Southern Pines Recreation & Parks offers a variety of camps throughout the year.  For school children on the traditional calendar, they offer Full Days Off School camps. Youth in grades 5K-8 have fun in beautiful Campbell House Park at the Train House Community Center. Campers enjoy games, sports, arts and crafts, free play and activities. 8am-5:30pm.  To register and to see what seasonal camps are available, click the image above.


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Little Pines Academy, Moore County's newest preschool, is open to children ages 2-5. Their focus is on developing the whole child academically, socially, and creatively.  They offer an academic curriculum-based preschool that also includes art, music, brain breaks and yoga! The school day also includes plenty of outside play on their 6,000 square foot playground and indoor play on their 32-foot soft play structure! Their goal is to encourage habits and interests that help create physically and mentally healthy and happy children!

Crossfit Kids

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CrossFit 611  not only offers classes for adults, but also includes classes  for kids and teens.  Kids classes are for ages 3-12 and Teen classes are for ages 13-18.  Children who participate in CrossFit tend to perform better in athletics, have less injuries and often show increased cognitive function.  Plus, they have a lot of FUN!  

Art Lessons

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The Joy of Art Studio in Southern Pines is a wonderful creative space for both children and adults.  Joy offers a variety of art classes and teaches art skills, art history, crafts, fibers and mixed media. Her studio is always buzzing with creative energy.  

Sports Programs

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The National Athletic Village in Southern Pines offers a variety of indoor and outdoor sports programs for children throughout the year including youth Futsol, JNAV tots, homeschool and JNAV Multi-sport programs.  In the summer, check out their flexible camps!

Swim Lessons

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FirstHealth Fitness Center offers swim lessons for children ages 3-12. Their fully certified aquatics staff is dedicated to making swim lessons a positive experience for you and your child.  They also offer Lifeguard & Water Safety Instructor Training Classes.

Soccer Programs

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365 Soccer Academy has camps and programs for kids ages 3-12 designed to teach the fundamentals of soccer in an age-appropriate, fun setting. They also offer private sessions and birthday parties!  All programs are run by experienced coaches who create an encouraging environment for children of all ability levels. Growing confident, respectful citizens is top on their list!

Day Camps

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Sandhills Gymnastics is excited to announce the launch of Sandhills After School, “Balancing School and Play”.  They have two programs for students in Kindergarten through 5th grade.  The Virtual Assist Camp will run from 8:30am to 2:30pm and After School Camp will run from 2:30pm to 6:30pm. Throughout the day, students will work on their virtual school work with assistance from qualified teachers, engage in physical education and activities from amazing coaches in their regularly sanitized 11,000 square foot gym, and meet some new friends along the way!

Day Camps

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The NAV is excited to offer day camps to help families during COVID.  They believe that children who are active and healthy will have a better work ethic as well as more energy.  Camps are offered full and half day and offer educational games, study hall, exercise, low staff-to-student ratio.  Click the image or call 910-5853212 to register.

Performing Arts Classes

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Seven Lakes Dance, established in 1997 proudly boasts the title of 10 Time National Champions!  They offer jazz, tap, hip hop, ballet, pointe, & tumbling along with voice, piano and pageant preparation, plus competition classes for more advanced students.  They strive to help each student improve their physical and emotional strength, sense of responsibility, confidence and self worth.

Performing Arts Classes

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The Encore Center in Southern Pines (Moore County's ONLY performing arts center) offers a full range of  Dance, Theater, Music, and Art classes for all ages in one convenient location.  They even have KINDERMUSIK classes for babies/toddlers.  They pride themselves on their talented, educated, and understanding teachers.  Visit our Entertainment Venues page to see their upcoming theater performances!

Fitness Classes

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My Gym offers a variety of fitness classes for children as young as infants all the way up to age 10. Their goal is to create an environment where children feel loved and supported so their self-esteem and confidence can flourish.  Along with classes, they also offer camps and birthday parties!  Join and you have access to over 600 locations worldwide!

Gymnastics Classes

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Sandhills Gymnastics in Aberdeen has been "Providing Fit Flippin' fun Since '91"!  Year after year, they put out regional, state and national competitive gymnasts.  They offer a wide range of classes from toddlers up to  teens and they also have a Dragon Skills Ninja Kids Class which includes gymnastics, martial arts, and free running.  

Group Painting Classes

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Wine and Design's "Art Buzz Kids" program is a fun opportunity for kids to paint their very own masterpiece!  They have hundreds of simplified images appropriate for kids of any age. Classes last about an hour and a half and the kids can bring in snacks.  Click the image to see if there's a class to take the kids to today.

Harp Lessons

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Give your child the opportunity to try something unique with harp lessons from the talented Eryn Jones Fuson. Eryn has been a professional harpist for 16 years with experiences in songwriting, recording, and performing and she has been teaching lessons for 12 years.  She has rental harps available and lessons are held in-studio, in-home, or online!  Adult lessons are also available, no musical experience required.