5 New Ways to Play at Leadership Academy


Leadership Academy is the perfect way for kids and teens to get outside and play! Our nature-based day camps are uniquely designed to encourage campers’ independence, build their outdoor skills, and introduce them to natural beauty. Our camps take place in some of Nashville’s most beautiful parks to give your young adventure-seekers an unforgettable summer!
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Here are 5 new ways to play at Leadership Academy this summer:

Camp Warner Park

Focused on nature education and outdoor play, Camp Warner Park is where imagination runs wild! Campers spend every day outside, exploring the grounds of beautiful Warner Park with lots of new friends. Our partnership with Friends of Warner Park makes learning fun, and helps every child realize their connection to the natural world through activities at the Nature Center. Want your child to fall in love with nature? Camp Warner Park is the perfect place for their summer fun. (Ages 6-12, Extended Care options available.)

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Camp Bells Bend & Beaman Parks

Camp Bells Bend & Beaman Parks is a one-of-a-kind summer adventure day camp. Campers will learn outdoor skills like building a fire, planting a garden, and identifying plants and wildlife. Campers can design their schedule—with each day bringing new ways to explore thousands of acres of forests and fields. Through our partnerships with Friends of Beaman Park and Friends of Bells Bend Park, we’ve teamed up with Bells Bend Outdoor Center and Beaman Park Nature Center for a summer like no other. Is your child ready to explore? Sign them up for Camp Bells Bend & Beaman Parks. (Ages 6-12, Busing and Extended Care options available.)

Nashville Sail Camp

It’s time to raise the sails and take the helm for another summer at Nashville Sail Camp! Offering daily lessons on shore and on the water from expert instructors, Nashville Sail Camp is a hands-on sailing adventure. Campers will learn their new skills on Sunfish sailboats, amidst the beauty of Percy Priest Lake. Want your child to be ready for your next family sailing trip? Nashville Sail Camp is a great way for them to gain the right skills while having fun and making new friends. (Ages 8-15.)

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Teen Leadership Adventure

Camp Warner Park’s Teen Leadership Adventure combines outdoor exploration and exciting team games with unique leadership opportunities. Teens have the chance to plan and complete a service project for Warner Parks as well as to lead an All-Camp Game for younger Warner Park Campers. Have a teen ready to take the lead? Teen Leadership Adventure is where they can learn, grow, and explore. (Ages 11-15.)

Mountain Bike Camp

Whether the teen in your family is a beginner or advanced rider, Mountain Bike Camp offers expert instruction in a beautiful, natural setting. Cyclist Doug Farrar teaches teens bike set-up and maintenance and a wide variety of tips and tricks to help them conquer difficult terrain with confidence and skill. Mini races and team challenges offer a fun way to put new skills to the test. Additionally, our unique curriculum teaches science, technology, engineering, and mathematic [STEM] concepts which are key to academic and career success. Have a cyclist in your family? Time to hit the trail at Mountain Bike Camp! (Ages 11-15.)

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Whether it’s sailing, cycling, or outdoor adventure, Leadership Academy has the perfect camp for the child or teen in your family. Our programs are designed so that everyone has a camp experience that aligns with their interest and curiosity. Extended care, busing options, and a sibling discounts mean that even the busiest families can be ready for camp in no time. Spots for our highly personalized camps fill up fast. To register, call 615-856-4772 or visit us online today! See you at Camp!


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