Atlantis Offering Summer Fantasy Camp 2011

If you’ve been to or heard of the Atlantis Resort in Paradise Island, Bahamas you know how unique and amazing it is with tons of amenities to keep the entire family entertained.  Throw in the 2011 summer fantasy camps and it will take your children’s vacation to a whole new level! Just reading about these camps makes want to be a kid all over again! Your children will not want to miss this!

Not your typical camp counselors: Learn alongside a Seventeen Magazine Cover Girl, Improv Talents from Chicago’s famed Second City and a LEGOÒ Master Builder

From July 11 through August 4, 2011, the four-night/five-day 2011 Atlantis Fantasy Camps invite campers between the ages of 6 and 22 to pursue their dreams with a variety of different “edutainment” camp programs suited to specific age groups and interests. Campers will access the state-of-the-art 8,000 square foot kids club AKA (Atlantis Kids Adventures), the new $11-million teen club CRUSH and the world’s largest open-air marine habitat featuring more than 50,000 marine animals at Atlantis for a summer camp experience that is simply unparalleled.

One of the many new camps to the 2011 roster is the first-ever Seventeen Magazine Fantasy Camp. Girls ages 15-22 will learn from Seventeen stylists, hair and makeup pros and fitness experts July 25-28, 2011. From morning yoga to relationship and empowerment seminars, Seventeen camp counselors and ambassadors will teach campers what it means to be a Seventeen cover girl complete with their own cover shoot with a real Seventeen photographer!

Aspiring comedians are invited to learn the ins and outs and the basics of improvisation and sketch comedy at the Second City Fantasy Camp August 1-4, 2011.  Hosted by the famed Chicago comedy theatre Second City, credited with launching some of the most influential names today – Mike Myers, Tina Fey and Steve Carell– the camp aims to teach basic improvisational and sketch skills, inspire creativity and develop an ensemble through simple performance style games.

Back by popular demand from young LEGO fans, the nearly 4-day LEGO Atlantis Fantasy Camp offers kids the opportunity to work with LEGO Master Builders for tips on perfecting their building skills with epic LEGO masterpieces. The LEGO Atlantis Fantasy Camp is July 11-14, 2011.

For those campers with hopes of becoming an aquarist in the future, the celebrated Marine Adventure Fantasy Camp is back for another year with three sessions: July 11-14, July 18-21 and August 1-4, 2011. Campers will gain behind the scenes access with our Seakeeper and Marine Mammal team to learn how to prep food, feed and care for the marine life. Junior aquarists will also a guided Blue Adventure snorkel trip and Shark walk with Stuarts Cove to observe and learn how to protect these natural habitats. 

The third annual Miss Teen USA Fantasy Camp at Atlantis is a pageant preparation program endorsed by the Miss Universe OrganizationÒ which will take place the week leading up to the2011 MISS Teen USAÒ pageant, July 12-17, 2011.  This camp provides prospective pageant competitors with an unparalleled, behind-the-scenes look at the preparation required to become a national titleholder or even Miss Teen USA! 

The 6 day/5 night Miss Teen USA Fantasy Camp is $1,250 per camper, providing the campers with room accommodations, various activities, three meals a day, a special chic cocktail dress and more.  As an alternative, campers can opt to participate in the camp for $750 and stay in their family’s room.

The Hannah Mermaid Fantasy Camp, invites young guests ages 6-12 to experience what it is to look, feel and live like a mermaid.  A current resident of the Atlantis aquariums, Hannah is a professional Mermaid, ocean environmentalist and performance artist. Fascinated by the mermaid myth since she was a child, Hannah will share her mermaid expertise with campers from the secrets of creating your very first tail to mastering the art of interacting with the ocean’s majestic creatures including the dolphins at Dolphin Cay! The Hannah Mermaid Fantasy Camp is scheduled from July 18-July 21, 2011.

For more information and a full list of Atlantis Fantasy Camps or to make a reservation, please call 1-800-ATLANTIS or visit atlantis.com

 

About Atlantis, Paradise Island resort, The Bahamas

Atlantis, Paradise Island is the flagship resort of Kerzner International, a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, casinos and luxury hotels.  This unique, ocean-themed destination is located on Paradise Island, The Bahamas, and features a variety of accommodations, all built around a 141-acre waterscape comprised of over 20 million gallons of fresh and saltwater lagoons, pools and habitats.  Home to the largest open-air marine habitat in the world, there are over 50,000 marine animals in lagoons and displays, including The Dig, a maze of underwater corridors and passageways providing a journey through ancient Atlantis.  Atlantis is home to Aquaventure, a non-stop water experience consisting of thrilling water slides, a mile-long river ride with high intensity rapids and wave surges, and never-before-seen special effects.  Dolphin Cay, the resort’s interaction and education center, was created with the goal of enlightening visitors about the wonders of these remarkable ocean inhabitants.  The Cove Atlantis, a 600-room resort, features oversized rooms with a step down living space, spectacular designs by acclaimed interior architects Jeffrey Beers and David Rockwell, unprecedented services and amenities, private all-adult and family pools, lavish cabanas and breathtaking views of the ocean. 

Atlantis is also known as THE culinary destination in The Caribbean with a collection of restaurants from world-renowned chefs including Nobu Matsuhisa, Jean-Georges Vongerichten and Bobby Flay.  The resort boasts an impressive collection of luxury boutiques and shops, and the largest conference center and meeting and convention facilities in The Caribbean. 

For further information about Atlantis, Paradise Island; telephone 954-809-2000, or visit Atlantis.com.  For reservations, call your travel agent or 800-ATLANTIS.