Experience the fun of creatures big and small. Learn the care and respect that every animal needs. Make friends with tortoises, kittens, bunnies, ponies, and snakes! And if you would like you can even milk a goat! 

Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create unique artwork! Come with enthusiasm – Leave as an artist! Students will learn color, design, and other art elements through fun and messy processes. Use your imagination and a variety of materials to create different projects. Paint, sculpt, make collages and explore texture.

Dive into the excitement of our lively basketball class! Led by enthusiastic instructors, this dynamic session blends skill development with friendly play, creating a fun and inclusive environment for all levels of players. 
  • Ages 6 to 9 → 8:30am
  • Ages 10 & up → 10:30am

Let your child's creativity bloom in our Cake Decorating class! A sweet blend of fun and frosting awaits as they turn ordinary cakes into edible works of art. Join us for a deliciously delightful adventure! 

Fuel your child's sense of adventure in our Kids Outdoor Skills class! From mastering knot-tying to setting up tents and building fires, this hands-on course is a thrilling journey into essential outdoor skills. Let your little explorers discover the joy of self-sufficiency in a fun and safe learning environment!

Energize your child's spirit with our Cheer class! Join the excitement as young participants learn lively cheers, pom-pom routines, and basic stunts in a supportive and fun-filled environment. Boost confidence, coordination, and team spirit in this dynamic introduction to the world of cheerleading!

Can you crack the code or solve the clues? Use your skills to solve a mystery daily! Work in groups to solve a series of FUN comprehension and puzzles! Using critical thinking skills, problem solving, and reading comprehension, kids will complete a series of challenges. 

Led by expert instructors, children explore various dance styles through fun activities and routines. Join us for a dynamic, confidence-building experience filled with rhythm and creativity!

Try different ways of building cars to compete against your teammates in a variety of ways! Whose car is the fastest? Whose car is the toughest? Whose car looks the coolest? Find out with Energy Zone!

Explore a new creative way to turn everyday objects into art! Whether it's old clothespins, pinecones, or paper towel holders, everything can be made into SOMETHING! Fun for all ages! 

Turn off that device and have some fun the "old school" way. Enjoy some friendly competition with some good old board games. Compete with students, develop strategies, and enjoy yourself - away from a screen!

Don't just play games - create your own! Explore game design and coding apps.
  • Ages 8 and up

Learn about hair care, basic manicures and pedicures, and the proper shades of makeup!

Learn to make friendship bracelets and necklaces, hair wraps, beaded bracelets, earrings, chokers, and anklets for yourself or a friend!

Learn the duties and responsibilities of a firefighter! Sponsored by the Meridian Fire Department. 

Learn the duties and responsibilities of a police officer! Sponsored by the Lauderdale County Sheriff's Department.

The perfect combination of fun and creativity. Kids will learn the basics of cooking, such as measuring and kitchen utensils, while making delicious, bake-free treats!

Do you want to build a skyscraper or an entire village? All of you who are aspiring engineers and contractors should join the fun of building with LEGOs and your imagination!

Mosaics uses small pieces of rock, stone, paper, tile and other items to make large, beautiful, and creative pieces of art. Create stepping stones, frames, and trinket boxes in this class!

Come explore the world of music and get in touch with your inner musician. Get hands-on experience with real instruments – bang on the drums or strum a ukulele while learning about music and sparking your creative side. Sponsored by the Meridian Symphony Orchestra.
  • Percussions - 8:30am

  • Strings - 10:30 am

It oozes – but doesn’t stick – between your fingers. Explore the chemical reactions from slime recipes. Spark your child’s interest in science by appealing to the appalling. Discover the weird and wacky world of science with different hands-on projects each day – and they’ll bring some of it home!

This class will introduce your child to well-known art masters such as Picasso, Monet, Van Gogh, and DaVinci in a fun and interactive way. Develop your artistry as you learn basic drawing techniques and painting skills. Create your masterpieces like the masters!

Tailored for young enthusiasts, this engaging session combines skill-building, teamwork, and loads of fun on the court, introducing the next generation to the joy of this fast-paced and dynamic sport.

Do you like to work with your hands, design, and paint? Let your imagination take off as you mold, build, and add detail in this three-dimensional class!

Meet me in the lab! Experiment with making lots of crazy concoctions. Make gruesome goo, monster bubbles, and an active volcano. Students use their creative minds and scientific methods to implement their own crazy experiments. There will be demonstrations, hands-on activities, and group discussions that will make learning science fun!

Make and package bath and body products using all-natural recipes. Make body scrub, bath balls, lip gloss, lotion, and hand salve from scratch! Enjoy the spa experience!
  • Ages 8 and up

During this fun and everchanging week, kids will be introduced to a new sport every day to learn the very basics, and most of all... HAVE FUN! Develop self-esteem and a healthy attitude about team building and sportsmanship. Slip and slide on an inflatable water slide on the final day of camp!

Learn and practice basic grips, forehand and backhand strokes, how to serve and volley. Bring your own racket and wear tennis shoes!

Learn about the creatures of the oceans while creating arts & crafts depicting life at the beach and in the sea!

Be a part of fun physical activities that teach individual and team building skills. Not your regular sports – these are all WACKY SPORTS! The last day of the week is WATER DAY – splish splash on the inflatable water slide!

Build your very own rocket. Learn scientific facts about rockets and how they work. You will LAUNCH your rocket – family and friends are invited to the blast-off day!


Printable Class LIST

  • Registration opens on April 6 at 2:00 PM
  • The deadline to register is May 19
  • Please evaluate your schedule before submitting your registration, changes will not be allowed after registration is processed. Phone and paper registrations are not available. No refunds.


College 4 Kids Interviews

College 4 Kids is the most fun two weeks of summer. Don't just take our word for it, hear from our little experts! Register by May 19 for a summer of fun!