Leadership Academy Camps
Leadership Academy creates camps that connect children to nature, makes friends and develops social skills for children ages 5-17. We believe that play and outdoor exploration increases creativity, confidence, social intelligence and grit. Our goal is to get children outside, exploring, learning, playing and having fun so that they develop a strong sense of self and a deeper connection to nature. Our camps are Camp Twigs, Nashville Sail Camp, Mountain Bike Camp, and Teen Leaders.
4187 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville • 615-856-4772
Leadership Academy loves connecting kids with nature! Every day at Camp Twigs is filled with imaginative play, exploring in the creek, seeing local wildlife, building forts, making crafts and forming friendships! Camp Twigs is where your child develops a true love and affinity for the natural world and will feel like they belong in it. Our campers learn outdoor skills, such as fire-building, campfire cooking, using hand-tools, setting up a tent, bird watching and more. Day campers will be grouped with qualified, energetic, and passionate counselors who will foster a sense of appreciation of the parks and the outdoors. For children ages 6-12 years old.
Nashville Sail Camp
Located at Hamilton Creek Marina • 615-856-4772
Nashville Sail Camp is a learn to sail camp for beginner sailors. Qualified instructors will teach curriculum is based on US Sailing Level 1. Along with boat navigation, safety, and points of sail, your child will learn valuable problem solving, creative thinking techniques and teamwork. Campers spend their days in a group of peers, with caring camp staff and certified instructors to learn to sail with plenty of hands-on sailing experience! For ages 7-17.
Have fun, make friends and learn Leadership Skills at camp. Teen Leadership Adventure teaches principles of leadership through two unique and fun programs, Leaders in Training (13-16) and Counselors in Training (15-17). Under the direction and support from the Teen Mentor, Teen Leaders participate in camp activities, at a leader level, learning both advanced skills and how to teach and talk about beginning skills. Teen Leaders will learn to be a role model to younger campers, lead games and songs and complete a service project with their peers while journaling about their experience. Being a Teen Leader can be a transformational journey that takes teens to the next level of their leadership development. This program takes place at Camp Twigs and Nashville Sail Camp.
Mountain Bike Camp
Deep Well Trailhead, Percy Warner Park, Nashville • 615-856-4772
Is your camper ready to hit the trail? Our Mountain Bike Camp is a great way to enjoy nature and improve skills. Camp is for all levels of experience, from beginner to experienced. Qualified instructors teach bike maintenance, set-up and a variety of riding techniques to help campers get out on the trails. The camp day is set up with classroom sessions, skill assessments, drill practice, hands-on bike work, trail rides and classic camp activities including games, songs, and crafts. Campers must provide their own bike, helmet and required safety gear. For ages 11-17.