- $99 for a one-week summer gymnastics camp ($200 value)
From the weeks of June 9-August 11, camp runs from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and is available for kids ages 5 and up. Hot lunch is provided on Fridays; kids should pack lunch all other days of the week.
Peak Gymnastics Academy
Parents often go to great lengths to help keep their children's passions alive, but most probably haven't opened a gym to do so. When gymnastics buffs Angie and Wayne Meshaw found out that the gymnastics training center their two little daughters attended closed, they opened up their own shop: Peak Gymnastics Academy. They even shipped over the girls' familiar coaches and teammates. Today, these instructors continue to immerse their students in a supportive environment. This time, though, they have a 10,000 square-foot facility packed with shining new bars, beams, and a competition-style bed trampoline at their disposal.
Intensive day-camps and classes teach basic through advanced skills in tumbling and gymnastics, improving flexibility and coordination at the same time as discipline and confidence. Meanwhile, private and small-group training sessions hone specific skills, such as how to somersault through a stuffed-animal tea party without breaking any saucers.