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Tate's Day Camp

Tate's Day Camp

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What we're all about...

Tate’s Day Camp is conveniently located on Cedar Bluff Road in West Knoxville and provides traditional camp activities for children and youth ages 3-15. We are celebrating our 40th camp anniversary in 2022. Our recipe for a FUN summer combines a dynamic staff and energetic campers with a 54-acre campus that includes three swimming pools, multipurpose court, outdoor amphitheater, game fields, pond, climbing tower, zip line, archery & marksmanship ranges, low ropes course, woods and log buildings. Some activities have age requirements. Swimming is provided to ALL campers and instructional swimming is included for children ages 3-8. Weekly themes add a primary focus that helps keep camp new and refreshing for campers attending multiple weeks. Hold on tight, the FUN is just beginning!

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Contact us

Tate's Day Camp

Chris Strevel

865-690-9208

865-670-9229

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Our camp address

Tate's Day Camp

9215 Bob Gray Road

Knoxville

TN

37923

Founded:

1982

Type:

Day

Age Range:

3-15

Campers:

Co-ed

Lodging:

No

Capacity:

300

Accreditation

American Camp Association

What we offer...

Activities

Swimming, Arts & Crafts, Zipline, Climbing Tower, Rappelling, Instructional Swimming, Low Ropes, Archery, Tree Climbing, Corcl Boating, Hillside Slip 'n Slide, Nature Study, Weekly Themes, Counselor-in-Training Program, and Board Game Camp.

Cost & Sessions

Sessions for ages 3-13:
Week 1: Jurassic Camp – May 31- June 3 (4 Day Week) / $296
Week 2: Mystery and Mayhem – June 6-10 / $370
Week 3: Wipeout 2.0 – June 13-17 / $370
Week 4: Super Heroes – June 20-24 / $370
Week 5: Child vs. Wild – June 27 – July 1 / $370
Week 6: Holidays – July 5-8 (4 Day Week) / $296
Week 7: Tate’s Got Talent – July 11-15 / $370
Week 8: Carnival – July 18-22 / $370
Week 9: Pirate Dodgeball – July 25-29 / $370
Week 10 Wild Water – Aug 1-5 / $370

Counselor-in-Training for ages 14-15 / $995 per 3-week session
CIT Session 1 June 6-24
CIT Session 2 June 27-July 15
CIT Session 3 July 18-Aug. 5

Board Game Camp for Ages 9-13 - July 18-22 / $370

Camp Q&A

How do we screen staff?

We employ a primarily college age staff that participate in a multi-stage interview process and complete a background check and a drug screening prior to being hired. Prior to camp, they must then complete a minimum 30 hour training and orientation before working with the campers.

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