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Basketball [ages 7+]

Come and join our FUN and fundamental basketball class at KBIA’s own basketball court. This one-hour weekly class teaches techniques but also emphasizes games and team dynamics.

1 hour per day—1 day per week—$20 per week


Boatbuilding [ages 9+]

Wooden boat building is a unique technique. Join this class and participate in a summer-long project to build a boat!

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$100 per week


Bookmaking [ages 9+]

Explore this hands-on technique and create your own sketchbook. Each student will create a unique book that can accommodate art, journaling, or scrapbooking.

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Bundled Class Schedule [ages 4–10]

Back by popular demand, specific classes are bundled together to give children a 3-hour (or, with tennis, 4-hour) period of KBIA programming with supervision included between classes. Parents drop off their child at the first class and pick them up at their last class. Continuous supervision is provided by KBIA, led by our Bundle Coordinator throughout the day.

Drop off for all Morning Bundle children should be in the location of their age group’s specific class as indicated in the table below. If a child takes the 12:30 PM tennis class as part of the Bundle, parents should drop off their child at 9 AM at KBIA and pick their child up at Edgcomb at 1 PM. KBIA staff will supervise children changing clothes, eating lunch, and walking them to Edgcomb for their lesson.

If you wish to add Tennis, members will need to register for the Bundle (either Swim or Reading) IN ADDITION to the 12 PM Tennis Walk to Edgcomb and the 12:30 PM Tennis Stroke Development class.

Time Ages 5-6 Ages 7-8 Ages 9-10
9-10 AM Creative Arts (M/W/F)
Pottery and Sculpture (Tu/Th)
Nature Swimming or Reading
10-11 AM Nature Swimming or Reading Creative Arts (M/W/F)
Pottery and Sculpture (Tu/Th)
11-12 PM Swimming or Reading Creative Arts (M/W/F)
Pottery and Sculpture (Tu/Th)
Nature
12-12:30 PM Lunch, optional change and walk to Edgcomb
12:30-1 PM optional Tennis
 

We offer either a Swimming or Reading bundle. The Swimming Bundle includes a half-hour swim lesson and a half-hour of supervised time to change clothes, have a snack, and play. The Reading Bundle has a 1-hour reading class at the same time the swim classes occur. NOTE: KBIA cannot provide supervision for children outside of class time or transport them to classes unless they are enrolled in the Bundle OR KBIA Adventures.

Class Requirements: Bag lunch, water bottle, sunscreen.
+ if taking swim lesson: swimsuit & towel
+ if taking tennis: tennis sneakers, tennis whites, & racquet
   (each article of clothing, except shoes, must be at least 90% white;
     non-tennis shoes are not permitted on courts as they cause damage)

$330 per week for swimming bundle—$335 per week for reading bundle


Counselor in Training (CIT) [ages 13+]CIT

In order to participate in the CIT program, a child must enroll in the class. The CIT program for ages 13 to 14 emphasizes on-the-job training, supervised instruction, and lessons in CPR and First Aid. CIT classes will be divided between 13- and 14 year-olds. We offer a combined 13/14-year-old afternoon CIT class for those who have a schedule conflict with the morning classes. Each CIT will be assigned 12 or more flexible hours of service activities per week. CITs are required to register for the CIT class, as well as complete a CIT Interest Form (available here). CITs must enroll in at least two consecutive weeks, but are encouraged to take as many weeks as possible.

1 hour per day—2 days per week, plus flexible service hours—$120 per week


Creative Arts [ages 4–10]Creative Arts

Students will explore art concepts such as shape, color, line and texture. They will create nature-themed art projects that require multiple steps. Projects may take two to three class periods to complete. Some classes will begin with reading a children’s story that makes a connection to the art project.

Sample projects may include a hermit crab house, a bird feeder made from recycled materials, papier mâché sea creature, batik ocean wall hanging, garden gazing ball, plaster casting in a mold or model magic fish sculpture.

1 hour per day—3 days per week—$75 per week


Diving [ages 7+]Diving

Learn the art and grace of diving. Covered dives include the pike, back dive, flips and more. WSI-certified instructors supervise and model appropriate techniques, with emphasis on technique and safety. Class levels are age- and skill-appropriate. Children must be able to comfortably swim in the deep end.

30 minutes per day—5 days per week—$65 per week


Drama [ages 5+]

Drama class returns – geared toward all levels of experience and fun! Beginner Drama (ages 5-8) is a class where emerging actors act out their favorite nursery rhymes and explore movement through traditional circle games and songs. Pantomime and imagination games are also played. Drama Class (ages 7+) helps up-and-coming actors explore vocal expression and emotions while acting out character play and improvisation.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$85 per week


Drama – Advanced [ages 9+]

More experienced actors can take the two-week Advanced Drama class to learn how to prepare for a role, use movement, vocal exercises, and character study to develop short scenes, skits, and monologues for class and camp performances. Sessions run week 2&3, 4&5, and 6&7.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—2 weeks per session—$146 per session


Drawing [ages 9+]Drawing

Drawing is the most basic course that enhances every artistic activity. Instruction covers basic volume, light and shadow. Mediums include pencil, ink, pastel and some watercolor wash. Learn to quickly capture the world at large!

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Family Cove Walk [all ages]Cove Walk

  • Saturday, July 9, 2022; 12 PM to 2 PM
  • Sunday, July 24, 2022; 1 PM to 3 PM
  • Saturday, August 6, 2022; 12 PM to 2 PM

This summer join us for a Cove Walk, a great activity for families with kids of all ages. Explore the cove between Lord’s Point and Strawberry Island at low tide with KBIA’s marine biologist and visit tide pools with clams, lobsters, snails and more, while learning about the ecology and history of this unique area. Please register at the office prior to the walk. Cove Walks are scheduled around low tides. Walks are open to the public, so please help us spread the word.

2 hours—$25 per family


Golf [ages 5+]Golf

We are happy to partner with Webhannet Golf Club to offer weekly golf lessons to our KBIA community. Our overall program mission is to create and maintain a fun and safe environment for all our junior golfers who participate, while incorporating the core values that golf has to offer – honesty, integrity, sportsmanship and respect.

  • Ages 5-8: This class will teach the juniors the basic fundamentals of the golf swing which includes – grip, balance and good foot work. It will also focus on improving motor skills through various activities, for example, kicking a soccer ball, hopping, and skipping.
  • Ages 7-10: This session will continue to teach the basic fundamentals of the golf swing for both pre-swing and in-swing, while continuing to focus on improving motor skills. This class will also begin to introduce the golf course and teach junior golfers terminology, various formats and the rules of golf.
  • Ages 9+: This age group will continue to focus on pre-swing fundamentals while introducing more in-swing fundamentals based on individual experience and ability. This class will have access to the golf course to learn more about the rules of golf, terminology, and begin to learn the individual component of the game.

Class Requirements: Collared shirt, sneakers and clubs [at least a wood, 6 or 7 iron, and a putter].

1 hour per day—2 days per week—$69 per week


Island and Seaside Exploration [ages 7+]Island Exploration

Each trip explores one or more of the islands in Stage Harbor, have time at the Cape Porpoise pier, and visit either the Wells Reserve at Laudholm or the Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge.

Class Requirements: Please bring a towel, hat, sweatshirt and a bag lunch and water. Wear water shoes or sneakers (not flip flops), and a bathing suit.

If a child needs a booster seat, please provide it as this class requires transportation in staff or parent vehicles.

5 hours per day—1 day per week—$99 per week


Jewelry – Beyond Beads [ages 7–10]Jewelry -- Beadworks

This beginner jewelry class will explore a variety of sustainable materials as well as traditional metals to create original art to wear! Using basic hand tools and traditional fabricating techniques, students will be inspired by examples from around the world of new directions in jewelry making. Students who previously took this class or are currently making jewelry at home are invited to bring an example of their favorite piece to our first class. (There will still be some beads!)

Each student will be assigned a toolbox labelled with their name to use for the duration of the class and materials will be individually packaged.

2 hours per day—1 day per week—$58 per week


Jewelry Design [ages 11+]

This class will introduce students to more advanced jewelry and metalworking techniques. We will learn mold making and cast lead free pewter into sand and plaster molds. A variety of “cold connections” such as riveting and tabbing will be explored as well as the texturing and finishing of metal. Basic skills will be reinforced from earlier classes. If students have any previous experience working with metal they are invited to bring examples of their work to the first class.

Students can create jewelry or small sculptural work. Each student will receive an individual tool box for use during the class. Materials will be individually packaged.

2 hours per day—1 day per week—$58 per week


Kayaking [ages 7+]Kayaking

A fun class that teaches the basics of kayaking while stressing safety. This class will provide kayakers with the necessary skills to paddle safely, efficiently and with confidence. Participants will learn how to enter, exit, and maneuver their kayak. Once the kayaker has learned the basic skills, they will continue to strengthen their abilities through water games and races in the cove.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

1 hour per day—2 days per week—$50 per week


Kayaking Trip [ages 9+]kayaktrip

This class is for our more experienced paddlers and will allow them to go on a three-hour trip that includes paddling to a destination and beaching the kayaks for a snack break. We typically kayak over 2 miles on this trip and always leave the Cove, so children should be comfortable paddling in the open ocean.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

3 hours per day—1 day per week—$75 per week


KBIA Adventures [ages 5+]

Our popular KBIA Adventures program keeps children age 5 and older actively engaged in between their KBIA classes. This program allows you to choose classes à la carte. In addition to providing fun activities, the staff is responsible for dropping off and picking up children from their classes. The staff also ensures Adventures kids are properly hydrated and protected from the sun.

Weekly enrollment in KBIA Adventures is available for full days (8 AM to 4 PM) or half days (8 AM to 12 PM, and 12 PM to 4 PM). In order to participate, children must also register for a minimum number of classes that occur during their session. The minimum is four classes for full-day attendees, and three classes for half-day attendees. Daily arrangements are also available, with permission of the Program Administrator; enrollment is limited.

Please check your child in and out with the Tent Coordinator every day. For your child’s safety, supervisors can only release your child to adults designated by you in writing on the Contact Information & Release Form. IDs for pick-up are required. Late fees are charged at a rate of $10 for each 15 minutes or fraction thereof.

Class Requirements: Please bring a bag lunch and snacks, swimsuit, towel, sunscreen, change of clothes, and a water bottle. Note that we provide water but cannot offer refrigeration.

Full week (5 days per week):

  • Full day (8 AM to 4 PM)—$187 per week
  • Half day (8 AM to 12 PM / 12 PM to 4 PM)—$115 per week

Single day:

  • Full day (8 AM to 4 PM)—$46 per day
  • Half day (8 AM to 12 PM)—$25 per day
  • Half day (12 PM to 4 PM)—$30 per day

Note: fees do NOT include the price of minimum class registrations.


Leathercrafts [ages 7+]

Learn to make decorative or useful leather items such as a face mask, a miniature canoe, a game board, wallet, pouch, wristband, drum or backpack. With a little imagination, the possibilities are endless.

1½ hours per day—1 day per week—$45 per week


Marine Biology [ages 5+]

Explore the cove between Lord’s Point and Strawberry Island at low tide with KBIA’s marine biologist and visit tide pools with clams, lobsters, snails and more, while learning about the ecology and history of this unique area.

Class requirements: Wear closed-toe water shoes, bring a water bottle, and arrive with sunscreen applied.

2 hours per day—1 day per week—$49 per week


Model Making [ages 9+]

Designed as a two-day class for older students, each week the class will create a new project using wood and a variety of tools, along with your creativity and imagination. Participants will complete and bring home a new project every week.

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$100 per week


Mosaics [ages 9+]

Learn the ancient art of mosaic! In this class, students age 9 and older will design and create a tile out of a variety of mosaic components (beach glass, shells, driftwood, pebbles, etc).

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Nature [ages 4+]

Age-appropriate science experiences intended to increase knowledge of biology, geology, and chemistry and teach an appreciation of nature. Weekly themes include Seashells and Sea Glass, Trees of Maine, Insects & Spiders, Wildflowers, and Sea Birds.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$115 per week


Painting [ages 9+]

This class will serve as an introduction to water-based painting techniques, including color use, light and dark, and how to create an interesting composition using unusual found objects. Art history will also be discussed.

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Pottery & Sculpture [ages 4+]Pottery & Sculpture

Children will explore a variety of clays while creating various one-of-a-kind pieces daily/weekly. The children will take part in a clay journey where the sky is the limit, imagination nurtured and curiosity encouraged! This class is full of choices, therefore the children will choose to create real and fantasy animal sculptures, a mini dwelling, pinch pots, a slab jar, a tea cup & saucer, coil vessels, a small musical clay instrument, a mask, frogs, fish, seahorses, Maine birds, wall pockets, spiral hearts, lobsters, crabs, starfish, mobiles, sailboats, seals, seagulls, sand pipers, clay faces with expressive qualities and clay picture frames. They will embed stones, sticks, smooth sea glass, driftwood, and shells into some of their pieces. The children will learn about design, pattern, texture, line and colour and at the same time experience various hand-building techniques such as; how to knead, roll out and join clay together. We will focus on having fun while creating unique clay treasures to remember KBIA.

1 hour per day—2 days per week—$60 per week


Powerboating [ages 9+]Powerboating

Open to students ages 9+, our Powerboating classes are taught by a certified Coast Guard Captain who infuses fun into every outing!

  • Critter Cruise: Learn all about lobstering and other critters that get caught at sea by pulling traps and seeing the sites in this interactive class!
  • Island Picnic at Sea: Island Picnic at Sea is a chance to go out with a Captain in a motorized boat to a picnic spot.
  • Fishing: Trolling, live bait and bottom fishing are just a few of the techniques that we’ll explore. Open water, near shore, river, and bay fishing are addressed. Participants learn about proper rigging, rod set-up and local fishing areas. Fishing rods are provided.

Class requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2 hours per day—1 day per week—$90 per week


Power Squadron [ages 11+]

Classes include instruction on safe boating and coastal navigation. Participants will learn about outboard motors, hull design, anchoring and the rules of the road. GPS and other navigational tools will be introduced. Instruction on how weather impacts boating and the Coast Guard’s rules and recommendations.

Class requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2 hours per day—3 day per week—$170 per week


Printmaking [ages 9+]

Explore the art of printmaking. Lessons will cover printing techniques such as collagraphs, gelatin prints, and stamping. These techniques will be used for lots of fun projects including designing fabric, embellishing sketchbooks, and creating works of art.

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Puppets [ages 9+]

Dive into mixed media creation while designing and building your own puppets!

2 hours per day—2 days per week—$90 per week


Reading [ages 5+]Reading

Budding readers begin their journey in reading and writing. Fun, hands-on literacy activities such as read-out-loud, shared reading, songs, poems and much more. More experienced readers have fun integrating reading while they create a project. Watch their creativity blossom as the story comes to life through their work.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$85 per week


Sailing – Sea Fleas [ages 4–6]

In row boats, with instructors, children are taught to be comfortable on the water. Class includes a visit to nearby Strawberry Island, where they pretend to be in search of buried treasure! Each class is 4 days a week (3 days are 45 minutes long and the last day of the week is 1.5 hours).

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

4 days per week—three 45-minute classes and one 90–minute class–$75 per week


Sailing — Gollywobblers [ages 7–8]

This course focuses on teaching basic sailing skills and principles. The curriculum includes learning basic nautical terms, parts of the boat, rigging and unrigging, finding wind direction, learning to steer with a tiller, practicing tacking and jibing, water safety, and knot tying.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2 hours per day—3 days per week—$165 per week


Sailing — Topsails [ages 9+]Topsails

This course is designed for young sailors who may have some previous sailing experience. The curriculum allows sailors to further develop their understanding of sailing fundamentals, including rigging, boat handling, landing and departing the dock, points of sail, reading the weather, seamanship, water safety, basics of racing and sportsmanship.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2½ hours per day—3 days per week—$205 per week


Sailing — Laser Sailing [ages 11+]

This class is designed for both sailors who have mastered the fundamentals of sailing and are ready for more independence and for older novice sailors who are comfortable on the water and eager to jump into the sport. Instruction focuses on boat handling skills, including sail trim and boat speed, so that each participant can become proficient and confident in solo sailing. Both games and drills will be integrated into the class for guaranteed fun and learning! The class will sail in the cove and will also venture into the ocean when conditions allow. This is not racing class but would serve as a precursor to racing, and a great stepping stone onto the race team. The Laser sailboat is meant for one person who weighs over 100 pounds and/or is five feet tall. As Topsails will be run concurrently, if in the opinion of the staff the student is more appropriate for the Topsails class, the child will be reassigned to that class.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2½ hours per day—3 days per week—$205 per week


Sailing – Cruisin’ with a Crew [ages 11+]

Children are invited on a journey to set sail on a Precision sailboat. Teamwork and communication will be emphasized as the crew works together to sail along the Kennebunk coastline. This is a perfect class for new sailors starting on the water at an older age or for more experienced sailors to enjoy a fun outing with friends and work as a team.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

2½ hours per day—1 day per week—$60 per week


Sailing — Opti Race Team [ages 9+]Opti Race Team

This racing-focused class utilizes Optimist Class dinghies and will travel to select MIRC Regattas on Wednesdays. Parents are expected to be able to and willing to drive to off-campus competitions.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

3 hours per day—3 days per week—$250 per week


Sailing — Race Team [age 11+]Race Clinic

This class will address the needs of our most experienced racers in a three day-a-week racing course. A five day-a-week is available by invitation only (please inquire if interested).

Participants will train at KBIA and travel to competitive, often multi day, off-site regattas. This course requires a multi-week commitment. Parents are expected to be able to and willing to drive to off-campus competitions.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

Team 1: 3½ hours per day—3 days per week—$275 per week
Team 2: 3½ hours per day—5 days per week—$367 per week


Sailing – CIT Sailing Instructor Training Course [ages 13–14]

This course is designed for youth sailors who want to move into a Waterfront Sailing Counselor position. In addition to fine-tuning your own sailing skills, you will acquire new skill sets that will prepare you to teach sailing classes. With an overall emphasis on safety, students will practice knot tying, powerboating, rigging, running races, and will problem-solve live and fluid situations such as changing seas and weather conditions. Students are expected to spend two additional hours during the week assisting on the Waterfront, putting their skills to work. Two weeks of enrollment over the course of the summer qualify you as an incoming Waterfront counselor candidate.

Prerequisites: One season of Laser Sailing; students can fulfill this prerequisite while taking the Waterfront sailing Counselor in Training Course.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

3½ hours per day—2 days per week—$150 per week


Sailing – Family Sunset Sail [all ages]

On select Thursday and Friday evenings when the water is high, we are offering the opportunity for families to learn how to rig and sail as a unit in a small-class setting. This is open to new and returning sailors alike – so please join us on the water!

  • Thursday, July 7, 2022; 5 PM to 8 PM
  • Friday, July 8, 2022; 5 PM to 8 PM
  • Thursday, July 21, 2022; 5 PM to 8 PM
  • Friday, July 22, 2022; 5 PM to 8 PM
  • Thursday, August 4, 2022; 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
  • Friday, August 5, 2022; 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own life jacket and closed-toe water shoes.

3 hours—$300


Sand Creations [ages 4–10]Sand Creations

Learn how to build and play games using sand, sticks, rocks, shells and other fun objects. We’ll make sand sculptures of animals, fish – even ourselves! We’ll also create and play on a miniature golf course and hopscotch court.

1½ hours per day—1 day per week—$33 per week


Sand Castle Building [ages 7+]sandcastle

This class is for older children who want to build HUGE structures at Mother’s Beach!

1½ hours per day—1 day per week—$33 per week


Stand Up Paddleboarding [ages 9+]Stand Up Paddleboarding

In the protected cove, participants will learn the basics of this popular sport that combines a surfboard and a long paddle.

Class Requirements: Closed-toe water shoes and life jacket (we have a limited supply but can’t guarantee a PFD in the correct size will always be available).

1 hour per day—2 days per week—$75 per week


Stand Up Paddleboarding Trip [ages 9+]

An exciting class for our more experienced paddlers; participants are guided on a long paddle outside the cove. Enjoy three hours of paddling in the open ocean to a destination where paddleboards will be beached for a snack break. Great ready for an adventure!

Class Requirements: Closed-toe water shoes and life jacket (we have a limited supply but can’t guarantee a PFD in the correct size will always be available).

3 hours per day—1 day per week—$95 per week


Starfish [ages 4–5]Starfish

Starfish for ages 4 and 5 is a weekly morning drop-off program designed for preschool age children. The program meets daily from 8:30 to 11:30 AM. A Starfish morning includes a 30-minute swim lesson, story time, nature time and a craft project. The Starfish program is staffed at a 4-to-1 ratio to ensure appropriate supervision of children at all times.

This year we will again offer the option to add a tennis lesson, which would extend to 12:30 PM and includes walking to Edgcomb with KBIA staff to be picked up by a caregiver after the lesson. To add this option, members will need to register for Starfish IN ADDITION to the 11:30 AM Tennis Walk to Edgcomb and the 12 PM Tennis Stroke Development class.

Class Requirements: Please bring a snack, drink, and a swimsuit and towel.

3 hours per day—5 days per week—$335 per week


Surfing [ages 9+]Surfing

Pearling, catching a rail, walking the board — learn these terms and more as you begin to develop your surfing skills. Practice correct paddling, standing on a board and exiting a wave. Emphasis is on safety and technique. Surf etiquette as well as the differences between board and surfing styles is also taught.

Aquaholics provides our surfing lessons each week – located at Gooch’s Beach. All wetsuits and boards are provided; but don’t forget a towel and sunscreen!

1½ hours per day—1 day per week—$81 per week


Swimming [ages 2+]Swimming

Following the American Red Cross standards, featuring six levels of training, lessons are conducted from pre-beginner to advanced swimmer. Progress is charted, and level completion rewarded. Many of our instructors hold WSI Certification and are aided by Counselors and CITs, for a low student-teacher ratio. Class levels are age- and skill-appropriate. The pool is heated to 78 degrees.

Class Requirements: Children must be potty-trained; swim diapers are not permitted for sanitary reasons.

30 minutes per day—5 days per week—$65 per week


Parent/Child Swim [ages 2–4]

Along with a parent/caregiver, children ages 2 to 4 are invited to participate in our parent-child swim class to help ease the little ones into a positive and fun swimming experience. Private lessons are also available for this age group.

Class Requirements: Children must be potty-trained; swim diapers are not permitted for sanitary reasons.

30 minutes per day—5 days per week—$65 per week


Lap Swim [ages 15+]Lap Swim

Once again, the pool will be open mornings and evenings for lap swim. We offer registrations for either Monday, Wednesday, and Friday OR Tuesday and Thursday. Of course, should you desire, you could sign up for both and come all 5 days of the week!

45 minutes per day—2 days per week—$30 per week
45 minutes per day—3 days per week—$45 per week


Teen Night [ages 13–14]

Teens get together for some fun and to connect with their peers in an informal setting. Activities may include pizza, campfires, concerts with local musicians, casino night, barbecues, beach games and more. Teens help select their own activities and design events throughout the summer.

Thursdays, 7 PM to 9 PM—$30 per night


Tennis, Stroke Development [ages 4+]Tennis, Advanced

Our tennis program is organized into skill- and age-appropriate classes. All classes are held at Edgcomb Tennis Club, a 10-minute walk from KBIA.

  • Ages 4–6 (30 minutes) This introductory tennis class uses a smaller court and smaller balls and will focus on fun hand-eye skills, teaching all the tennis fundamentals — emphasis on FUN!
  • Ages 7–10: (30 minutes) This quick-start program uses a smaller court and different tennis balls to make the game accessible to our youngest players. This class further develops fundamentals while kids have fun playing interactive games.
  • Ages 7+: (1 hour) This level uses a green ball designed for beginners who have graduated from the red ball program. Further work on fundamentals come from playing fun games, as well as net volley and base line challenges.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own tennis racquet and wear proper tennis whites (all items of clothing need to be 90% white) and tennis shoes (shoes can be any color; however, non-tennis shoes are not permitted on courts as they cause damage). Participants will not be allowed to enter the courts unless properly dressed. Please bring your own water bottle.

30 minutes per day—5 days per week—$56 per week
1 hour per day—5 days per week—$88 per week


Tennis, Match Play [ages 9+]Tennis Team

For children who have solid strokes, the ability to maintain a rally and want the challenge, this class will allow participants to play competitive games while getting pointers from the tennis staff. Participants must bring their own tennis raquet and wear proper tennis whites and sneakers. Matches against local clubs will be offered – and all children enrolled in this class or the Advanced Tennis class in the AM will be invited.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own tennis racquet and wear proper tennis whites (all items of clothing need to be 90% white) and tennis shoes (shoes can be any color). Participants will not be allowed to enter the courts unless properly dressed.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$88 per week


Tennis, Game Play [ages 9+]

Game Play is a class designed for tennis players who love playing tennis games. Throughout the week, players will have the opportunity to play a wide variety of fun, fast paced games to work on their tennis skills and fitness. The class is designed for players who know how to consistently hit a forehand, backhand, and volley.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own tennis racquet and wear proper tennis whites (all items of clothing need to be 90% white) and tennis shoes (shoes can be any color). Participants will not be allowed to enter the courts unless properly dressed.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$88 per week


CIT Tennis Training [ages 13+]

This half-hour weekly class is designed to give CITs interested in becoming Tennis counselors exposure to tennis teaching techniques and games. While designed for CITs, current counselors working at KBIA in other areas who want exposure to Tennis are also welcome to attend.

Class Requirements: Participants must bring their own tennis racquet and wear proper tennis whites (all items of clothing need to be 90% white) and tennis shoes (shoes can be any color). Participants will not be allowed to enter the courts unless properly dressed.

30 minutes per day—1 day per week—included with CIT fee, but separate registration required


Titles & Tidepools [ages 5–6]

This class is a stimulating combination of reading and marine biology. Explore our cove to learn about the plants and animals that live there, collect shells and sea glass and then use these beautiful treasures to develop a story. Illustrate and write your own book or journal to take home as a lasting reminder of your summer at KBIA.

Class Requirements: Closed-toe water shoes or old sneakers are a must, and bring a beach pail!

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$85 per week


Toddlers & Tales [ages 2–4]

Developed with our youngest participants in mind, Toddlers & Tales is designed to introduce new stories and all-time favorites to toddlers in a fun, inclusive environment. Parents are invited to join but are not required.

30 minutes per day—5 days per week—$35 per week


Tween Night [ages 11–12]

A night of entertainment designed to build friendships and keep the Jr. Teens active. Activities include pizza, beach games, music, bonfires, crafts, and more. Jr. Teens will help select their own activities and design other events throughout the summer. KBIA Staff provides support for these events.

Tuesdays, 7 PM to 9 PM—$30 per night


Woodworking [ages 7–10]woodworking

Each week create a new project using wood and a variety of tools, along with your creativity and imagination. Participants will complete and bring home a new project every week.

1½ hours per day—1 day per week—$46 per week


Word Wizards [ages 11+]

Back again this year due to overwhelming requests, a reading class for ages 11 and older will include fun and challenging reading games.

1 hour per day—5 days per week—$85 per week


Yoga [ages 15+]

Join our yoga class for adults age 15 and older, two days per week, on the lawn to take in the gorgeous views! Register in the office, at least one day prior to class, you can sign up for one day or more. Mats will be available to borrow or bring your own.

1 hour per day—$15 per class—2 classes offered per week