Scratching your head on what to do with the kiddos this summer? Don’t panic! Our annual Summer Camp Guide is jam-packed with local camps that will cater to all of your child’s interests — and even teach them a new skill or two! From sports camps to nature, science, art camps and more, our guide is a handy resource for keeping the kids happy and occupied during summer vacation.
A ONE-OF-A-KIND EXPERIENCE: AVIATION SUMMER CAMP
Aviation Summer Camp June 15-19 open to youth ages 12-18. Introduction to all things aviation with hands-on projects and involvement. Professional pilots, engineers and educators provide a rewarding experience for any youth interested in aviation. For more info please visit EAA690.org or call Gay Roberts 770-630-8567 Email: [email protected]
YOUR CHILD WILL FLIP OVER GGA SUMMER CAMP
Open to boys and girls ages 4 to 13. Camp will run Tuesday, May 26th through Friday, July 31st. The GGA camp experience includes structured gymnastics instruction and recreational games and activities. Half-day and full-day sessions are available.
EXPLORE DIFFERENT ART MEDIUMS AND CREATE ONE-OF-A-KIND PROJECTS
Join Eye Candy Art Studio for their summer Art Camp for a fun exploration through different art mediums, such as clay sculpture, glass fusion, tie-dye, canvas and pottery painting, and much more! Located in Historic Downtown Duluth. Perfect for ages 6+, $190/week or $45/day. Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free Eye Candy shirt with full week enrollment.
CRITICAL SKILLS LEARNED THROUGH STEAM
Children learn best through experience. The Goddard School embraces this philosophy by helping children explore and discover their interests through play. Their F.L.EX.® Learning Program (Fun Learning Experience) provides well-rounded learning opportunities in a safe, nurturing environment.
OVERNIGHT CAMP FOR BOYS AND GIRLS IN NORTHWEST GEORGIA
Imagine a home away from home where your child feels secure, welcome and reassured. That’s Camp Woodmont! Located in Northwest Georgia, Camp Woodmont is a traditional, overnight camp for boys and girls ages 6-14. It features horseback riding, high-ropes/climbing, sports, dance, crafts, canoeing, archery and more! Camp Woodmont is accredited by the ACA (American Camp Association).
X-TREME SCIENCE AND STEM CAMP
Taught by degreed professionals for grades 1-6, campers will explore: robotics, chemical reactions, fossils, rockets, virtual reality, engineering games, stop-motion animation, forensics, space, geysers, tech lab, touch real cow hearts, kidneys, eyeballs and brains and more!
IMAGINATIONS WILL SOAR IN THE ALL-NEW CAMP INVENTION® PROGRAM, ELEVATE!
Campers in grades K-6 will collaborate in hands-on STEM activities exploring concepts of flight, Earth’s ecosystems and sports innovations. Visit Invent.org/camp or call 800-968-4332 to register. Use promo code LOCAL25 to save $25 (expires 3/31) or LOCAL15 to save $15 (expires 5/12).
A DYNAMIC CULINARY EXPERIENCE FOR KIDS 8-16 YEARS
Campers stay for one- or two-week sessions where they enjoy themed programming including culinary competitions, hands-on cooking lessons, master classes, outdoor sports activities and interactive challenges. Past contestants of MasterChef and MasterChef Jr. assist campers by giving culinary support. Join them at one of their five locations in the U.S. For more information, CLICK HERE.
SUMMER CAMP ROCKS AT ADRENALINE CLIMBING!
Age-appropriate outdoor adventures! Ages 8-13. Each one-week program is jam-packed with field trips.
PRINCESS CAMP ADVENTURE
Your princess will have a magical adventure beginning each day at the castle. You will delight in watching her twirl and dance with Miss Bernie, sing with Fairy Godmother and create lovely crafts with Rainbow Fairy. The week concludes with a Royal Ball with parents as the honored guests.
A JEWISH DAY CAMP LIKE NO OTHER
Sports, waterplay, art, ropes course, music, field trips, dance, cooking, and more – ITC’s progressive programming allows campers to choose their activities, while forming strong connections to each other and Jewish role-model counselors. Three locations offered – Intown, Sandy Springs, North Fulton with before/after care and FREE bus. Discounted rates until 4/30!
CHILDREN'S THEATRE DRAMA CAMPS
Ages 4-14 can perform, sing, dance and create this summer, with 6 camp shows to choose from. Sing, dance and act in ANNIE, FROZEN and DESCENDANTS. Hone your acting and comedic skills in HARRY POTTER, STAR WARS and IMPROV. Learn from professional theatre instructors in a supportive environment! Multiple locations: Lilburn, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta, Johns Creek.
SUMMER PRODUCTION OF GODSPELL FOR TEENS
Perfect for young artists looking for in-depth training and specialty workshops with professional directors and performers, or a new-to-theatre but passionate artsy teen who wants to take part in a ground-breaking artistic experience this summer! Over a two-week period, students will stage this epic show and perform it for the community. Audition info on website.
HAVE A BLAST THIS SUMMER AT CODE NINJAS!
For kids ages 7 to 14. From Minecraft and Minecraft modding, Roblox to themed Game Building Clubs like Harry Potter and Pokemon to building a website and learning Python, they have something for everyone! Download their complete guide at Camps.ninja.
THE BEST CAMPS FOR STEM
Club SciKidz offers four themed camps for grades PK-5. This year’s themes include: By the Beautiful Sea, Cosmic Cookie Dough, Robot Rumble and Coding Kaleidoscope. American Girl camp is available for campers grades 1-5. Campers in grades 5-8 can choose one of the ivy league camps from their Tech Scientific division. Concentrations include: Veterinary Medicine, 3D Printing, Chemistry, Rocketry, Drones, Stop Motion Animation, Harry Potter, American Girl, Minecraft with Java Programming, Advanced LEGO Robotics and more. Each day campers rotate through four classes which incorporate science, technology, art and an exciting outdoor component. Pre-camp and Post camp hours are available.
FUN AND CONVENIENT - THE WAY YOUTH SPORTS SHOULD BE
Camps, Leagues And Clinics offered throughout Gwinnett County.
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Attend the best multi sports camp in Gwinnett this summer. They cover all ability levels and wrap it in an action-packed, fun-filled day. Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30p.m. Cost: $180 (field trip included) *Extended hours an additional $25 (7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.). Camp kicks off May 26th. #Thebestplayhere
SEWING & CREATIVE CAMP
Specialty camp of sewing and hands- on activities. Learn to develop a life skill that will be valued for many years to come. During morning sessions, campers will learn how to use a sewing machine and sew themed projects. Afternoon sessions consist of creative crafting, games and more. No experience necessary. Half-day and full-day camps. Supplies included with registration, sewing machines provided. Ages 8-14. Limited spots available.
OVERNIGHT EQUESTRIAN CAMP FOR GIRLS
Valley View Ranch Equestrian Camp in Cloudland, Georgia, has been a horse lovers’ paradise since 1954. Overnight camp for girls ages 8-17. Located on 600 acres offering riding in English, Western, Barrels, Vaulting, and Trails. CHA instructors teach beginner to advanced riders. Spend up to six hours a day riding and caring for your OWN camp horse. The Jones family are third generation horse lovers, camp administrators, and equine educators making girls’ dreams come true!
LEARNING IN A “NEIGHBORHOOD” ENVIRONMENT
INK has been a mainstay in the community for 18 years, as a venue for children, their families and educators to play, learn, imagine and grow in a “neighborhood” environment. Through play, children are motivated to learn and develop life skills that will shape the adults they will become. Children of all ages, abilities and experiences can develop their full potential through exciting, hands-on learning. New exhibits include a revamped bank experience presented by Pinnacle Bank and a nod to manufacturing and HR with ZF Industries. Hours are Monday – Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm, and Sunday 1:00-5:00 pm. Admission is $9.00 (including tax) per person Monday – Saturday & $6.00 (plus tax) per person on Sundays. 999 Chestnut St., Suite 11, Gainesville, GA
ACTIVE PLAY. ENRICHING EXPERIENCES. TRUE RELATIONSHIPS
KEEPING ACADEMIC SKILLS SHARP, AND STIMULATING YOUR CHILD’S CREATIVE AND TECH ABILITIES
Keen Academy STEAM K-5 Summer Camp offers two models: All summer at a Gwinnett County School location (TBA) or a 2-week immersion experience in their Suwanee location. Each include math, ELA, science experiments/concepts, technology, arts and crafts, field trips and much, much more. 3555 Lawrenceville Suwanee Road, Suite 402.
ATTENTION ASPIRING VETERINARIANS: TIGER TAILS HAS THE WORKSHOP FOR YOU!
Visit their Future Veterinarians Workshop to interact in an animal hospital setting and learn more about animal science. Dive in, dig deeper and learn more about what it takes to become a veterinarian. For more information please email [email protected]
THERAPEUTIC SUMMER CAMPS FOR ALL AGES
Mind and Motion offers six weeks of summer camps for all ages and abilities. Each week will address an important skill set through participating in meaningful activities with their peers. The groups are led by occupational therapists and the themes/dates can be found on Mind and Motion’s website. 5050 Research Court, Suite 800, Suwanee.
FUN THEMED CAMPS FOR CHILDREN AGES 2 & UP
Georgia Dance Unlimited offers fun themed camps at several locations in Gwinnett County. The 2020 themes include Beautiful Ballerina, Magical Princess, Rainbows and Unicorns, Big Bows in a Candy Store, Hair Up, Rotten to the Core and more! Day and evening camps available for ages 2 and up.
MYSPORT SUMMER CAMPS
Each week kids have an opportunity to experience a variety of sports and activities in a fun safe environment, with nearly 100,000 square feet of indoor air-conditioned space to play! A weekly field trip is also included in the fun! 3640 Burnette Road, Suwanee.
FUN FOR YOUR KIDDO OR TEEN THIS SUMMER AT THE ACTOR’S SCENE!
TAS Summer Acting Camps provide an opportunity to learn various aspects about acting, film, improv and comedy — all while having a blast in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere. Join them! 4484 Commerce Drive, Buford.