Welcome to Camp

Please, call us at 615-856-4772 for any questions.

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We believe that time spent outdoors focused on imaginative play helps children grow in confidence, creativity, social intelligence, and grit.

Camp Bells Bend Beaman is an outdoor adventure camp located in two of Nashville’s most spectacular parks. Dividing their days between Bells Bend Park (Monday-Wednesday) and Beaman Park (Thursday-Friday), campers spend an entire week reveling in the beauty and joy that nature has to offer.

Camp is for ages 6-12 and runs Monday-Friday 9:00 am-4:00 pm with options for extended hours and shuttle service from East Nashville. Children will spend the day outdoors, engaged in play and education and increasing their appreciation and respect for nature. To encourage independence and creativity, the schedule and activities remain flexible. Through their time at camp, kids develop confidence, grit, determination and valuable social skills – all the while getting sweaty, muddy and stronger!

The Great Cook-Out: Once a week, campers at Camp Bells Bend Beaman will have the opportunity to cook their own lunch over the fire! To foster a sense of community, all kids and counselors will bring different ingredients and the group will cook and eat together-family style. From fire-roasted hot dogs to Dutch oven baked beans to classic s’mores, the possibilities are endless. The kids will learn the basics of campfire cooking all while enjoying the delicious fruits of their labor!

Camp Bells Bend Beaman is one of the summer camps offered by Leadership Academy in June. Join the fun in July at Camp Two Rivers.

Camp Information

Day Camp is Monday-Friday from 9:00 am-4:00 pm

Price: $285/week (Flex Pricing & Payment Plans, Sibling Discounts Available)

Ages: 5-13

2020 Day Camp Dates:

  • June 1-5, 2020
  • June 8-12, 2020
  • June 15-19, 2020
  • June 22-26, 2020

Optional Add Ons:

Shuttle Service (Best Value!)

East Park – Camp Bells Bend Beaman shuttle service from East Nashville. Pick-up/Drop-off is at East Park, which is conveniently located for our East Nashville parents.

Drop off as early as 7:45 am and pick up as late as 5:15 pm and includes counselor supervision and extended care included. The shuttle departs at 8:25 am and arrives at 4:25 pm. This can be added during registration.

$90/week Learn more about our shuttle service

Extended Care

We offer extended care drop off as early as 7:45 am and pick up as late 5:15 pm for car rider campers. $50/week

The staff was great, and Campbell is still talking about it.

Chris Guerin

Jackson loves your camps and we can’t wait to come back next year.

Andrea Gardiner

Max had a blast. He rates this the best camp he’s ever gone too and can’t wait to go back!

Yolanda Mara

I loved that she had the opportunity to experience this camp. I love how she was exposed to different things in nature and other outdoor activities.

Nicole Northern

Activities Include:

Nature Education




Animal Tracking

Fort Building

Creek exploring


Leadership Academy’s Camp Bells Bend Beaman is a partnership with Nashville Metro Parks.

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