HOMEREGISTRATIONCamp Dates & Weekly Themes





10 Amazing 2015 Weekly Themes

Week 1 | May 26-29 | Pirates and Princesses (4 day week)
Errrr matey - hoist me black and white flag and prepare to set sail as we voyage across the Tatesibbean.  Adventure awaits us in every port where "X" marks the spot and buried treasure is within our reach. We'll have a swashbuckling good time and nobody has to walk the plank except for maybe an old counselor or two. Shiver me timbers!  And, don’t forget your eye patch.

Week 2 | June 1-5 | Star Wars: Planet of the Orks
Ambassador Zurk and Darth Maximus have joined forces to steal a precious object known as the “Orkinstone,” which is believed to provide power and authority over the Ork Empire. If successful, they will use this power to battle the Jedi. Choose your coalition and prepare to travel to the Planet of the Orks.  May the force be with you.

Week 3 | June 8-12 | Indiana Jones and the Legend of Taboo's Lost Treasure
It’s a race against the clock as all campers unite with Tennessee Jones (Indy’s brother) in the hunt for Taboo the Squirrel’s lost treasure. Suspicion hangs in the air as the suspense builds. Was spunky the skunk involved? What about Fred Red Fox? Has anyone even seen Taboo this week? Together we will search for artifacts and hopefully discover the treasure before time runs out!

Week 4 | June 15-19 | Superheroes
“Faster than a speeding camper on the zipline. More powerful than a John Deere pulling a hay wagon. Able to leap tall insects in a single bound --- Look, up in the sky . . . It's a crow . . . It's a squirrel . . . It's Superhero week!” Join us as we celebrate the superheroes of today and yesterday. Discover your own superhero powers as we join forces to fend off the evil villains.

Week 5 | June 22-26 | Child vs. Wild
Tribal alliances are formed and spirit fills the air as teams participate in friendly competitions to gain points throughout the week. Some challenges involve skill and energy while others involve thought and problem solving. Group unity and participation are essential. All eyes are focused on Friday’s closing tribal council where one team will be the victor!


Week 6 | June 29-July 3 | Christmas in July

Ho Ho Ho! Hang the stockings, decorate the tree, and gather around the pond for some old fashioned Christmas Carols as we celebrate Christmas in July. Keep your eyes open for that greedy old Grinch of Tatesville who hangs in the shadows trying to spoil the fun. He won't steal our Christmas! We'll have ornament making, apple cider, caroling and maybe even a visit from the jolly old man from the North Pole. "Merry Christmas to all and to all a good night!"

Week 7 | July 6-10 | Vaffeldagen
We didn’t invent the waffle - just the fun things that you can do with it. Due to the popularity of Vaffeldagen Day in 2014, it’s now a new weekly theme. Prepare for waffle scavenger hunts, daily challenges, waffle snacks and waffle trivia all leading up to the second annual Tate’s Day Camp Vaffelympics. Would you like extra syrup with that?

Week 8 | July 13-17 | Carnival
Fire up the cotton candy machine and crank up the music and games because it’s time for the Tate’s Carnival 2015. Step right up and try your hand at the ring toss, stop by the face tattoo stand, make a pitch at the dunking booth or maybe win a special prize at one of the game stations. These are just a few of the many activities awaiting you at the Tate’s Carnival.

registration-campdates-image2Week 9 | July 20-24 | Medieval Mania
Join our travels to the province of Discoveryshire, adjacent to the Kingdom of Exploria, where reports tell us that there is a great unrest in the region. Court jesters lead the way as the villagers join together and create team crests portraying dignity and honor. The trumpets blare as the knights and princesses enter the grand arena for the epic dodgeball battle of 2015.  It is during these times that legends are born and heroes will rise.

Week 10 | July 27-31 | Wild Water
Summer just wouldn't be complete without our most traditional and ever so popular weekly theme - Wild Water Week! So, add some extra sunscreen, gather the squirters, fill the water balloons and crank up the swimming pools because this week promises to be packed with wet and wild FUN. You will feel the excitement all the way from your head to your wrinkled toes.




Important Camp Dates

May 25 Camp Closed Memorial Day
May 26 First Day of Camp
June 19 Camper Only Campout
July 10 Family Campout
July 31 Last Day of Camp


First Child $291 per week
Second Child $271 per week
Third Child $271 per week

(Week 1 Only)

First Child $233 per week
Second Child $217 per week
Third Child $217 per week

*There is a $50 per child non-refundable registration fee that is not applied toward camp tuition.

Age Specific Activities

  • Instructional Swimming
    (ages 3-8)
  • Recreational Swimming
    (ages 3-13)
  • Arts and Crafts
    (ages 3-13)
  • Camp Singing
    (ages 3-13)
  • Weekly Themed Activities
    (ages 3-13)
  • Games and Sports
    (ages 3-13)
  • Hillside Slip'n Slide
    (ages 3-13)
  • Traverse Climbing Wall
    (ages 3-6)
  • 100 Foot Discovery Zipline
    (ages 3-6)
  • Boating
    (ages 6-13)
  • Low Ropes/Group Initiatives
    (ages 7-13)
  • Archery
    (ages 7-13)
  • Nature Study
    (ages 5-10)
  • Option Periods
    (ages 7-13)
  • 100 Yard Zipline
    (ages 7-13)
  • Tree Climbing
    (ages 9-13)
  • Climbing/Rappelling Tower
    (ages 9-13)
  • Marksmanship
    (ages 9-13)
  • Woodworking
    (ages 11-13)

Contact Info

Phone: (865) 690-9208
Fax: (865) 670-9229

Email: info@tatescamp.com



Mailing address:
Tate's Day Camp
9215 Bob Gray
Knoxville, TN 37923
(Directions to Tate's Day Camp)

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