Summer is here! And don’t we all deserve a little bit of fun after the year we have had? Moms, no need to play the role of “cruise director” this summer with your littles – summer camps are back and better than ever this year!
To help you find the perfect summer camp for your little (or big!) ones, we’ve compiled a list of some amazing camps in and around the Atlanta area. Whether you’re searching for an academic camp to prevent mid-summer brain drain or an athletic camp to help get some wiggles out, we’ve got you covered.
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Description: After a year of zooming, social distancing and way too much time indoors, your girl deserves a summer of outdoor exploring, play and camp magic. Girl Scout Summer Camp has an adventure for every girl. You can register at girlscoutsummer.com.
Ages: Grades K-12
Phone Number: (800) 771-1139
Location: Multiple Locations
Description: At campMODA, young designers learn design and STEM skills that will help them face real-world challenges, so today’s young designers can become the changemakers of the future. Using cool technology like Minecraft, LEGO, and Tinkercad, campers will learn how to think like a designer while exploring topics like coding, engineering, architecture, history, game design, robotics, and more. Camps take place online; visit the website for a schedule and more information!
Ages: Rising 2nd – 12th graders
Phone Number: (404) 979-6455
Description: My Cool World Summer Art Camps are creativity-filled ”art-ventures” packed with authentic global art projects & activities! Learning about the world through art inspires curiosity, open-mindedness, and appreciation for other cultures. Each session will be packed with fun, authentic experiences that combine cultural crafts, storytelling, music, activities and lots more to teach children about the wonders of a new country.
Phone Number: (404) 434-5561
Location: Multiple locations including Buckhead (St James UMC and Peachtree Rd UMC), Sandy Springs (Sandy Springs UMC), and Decatur (Emory Presbyterian Church)
Description: Whether in-person or online, our summer camps are a fun way for youth and teens to learn PERSONAL FINANCE lessons. Covering everything from earning to investing your student will walk away with a great deal of new knowledge and an interest in building better money habits. Sign up today.
Phone Number: (678) 218-1291
Location: Multiple locations (Marietta, Chamblee, Dunwoody, Downtown)
Description: THE SUMMER OF FUN!!! This summer at The Dojo will be a summer kids will never forget. Kids deserve a “redo” from last summer. We’ll have daily games, karate classes, and tons of activities to keep your kids up and moving with the same great energy you expect from The Dojo Camps! We’re taking every precaution to make sure that our environments are sterilized and in compliance with all CDC, state, and federal guidelines. Our staff has been specifically trained to create an amazing balance of fun and safety. You can rest easy knowing that your kids are with us.
Phone Number: (678) 858-8744
Location: Multiple locations (Milton and Cumming)
Description: Hi-Five Sports brings an exciting 30+ year tradition to the Alpharetta with our new 7,500 square foot indoor Sports Zone facility at North Point Mall! Our experienced, patient, and passionate coaching staff will divide campers into balanced teams to learn the fundamentals of and compete in a wide variety of sports and activities. Come join in the fun at Hi-Five this summer, contact us for early-bird and sibling discounts!
Ages: Rising Kindergarteners – 3rd graders
Phone Number: (470) 417-0194
Location: North Point Mall; 1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Description: IDEA Lab Kids provides STEAM-powered camps ranging from Cooking School, Robotics, Drones, 3D Printing, Art Studio, Coding, Programming, Movie Production, Engineering, and Science. All camps feature our uniquely developed curricula that encourage and enable campers of all ages to learn through inquisitive hands-on activities utilizing science, math, critical thinking skills…and a great deal of IMAGINATION!
Phone Number: (770) 694-6331
Location: 3150 Highlands Pkwy. SE, Smyrna, GA 30082
Description: Each weeklong day camp hosted at Computer Museum of America in Roswell is designed to ignite and enhance your youngster’s interest in all things STEAM! For Engineering Day, your child will design a blueprint for a minicomputer prototype to be used by an astronaut assigned to pilot a mission to Mars. Students will receive hands-on experience with a Raspberry Pi minicomputer, draw scaled plans, present their solution, and test their creations….and that’s just one day!
Ages: Rising 4th – 8th graders
Phone Number: (770) 695-0651
Location: 5000 Commerce Parkway, Roswell, GA 30076
Description: Summer is the perfect time to come out and give rowing a try! At the Atlanta Juniors boathouse, we offer one-week camps throughout the summer. During each camp, participants will learn the fundamentals of rowing. Additionally, each camper learns about the sport, equipment, terminology, and safety of moving boats on and off the water. We begin a basic workout program, and everyone has a chance to get out on the Chattahoochee River.
PREREQUISITES: NONE! Camps are co-ed for students ages 12-18. Campers are grouped each session by age, size, and skill level. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable athletic wear and bring a water bottle.
Phone Number: (770) 835-5769
Location: 245 Azalea Drive, Roswell GA 30075
Description: Take center stage! Spend summer at the Tony Award-winning Alliance Theatre. With in-person camps for ages 4-18, your young actor will exercise their imagination and unlock their creative potential. Enhanced safety protocols will be in place including masking, social distancing, and increased hand sanitization.
Phone Number: (404) 733-4700
Locations: Woodruff Arts Center, Museum School, The Galloway School, The Lovett School, Episcopal School
Description: Calling all girls and non-binary students who are rising 10th – 12th graders! Have you ever wanted to learn how to change the world while becoming part of a supportive, global sisterhood? Now you can!
This summer, Girls Who Code is welcoming girls and non-binary students from diverse communities around the world to participate in our FREE Virtual Summer Immersion Program (SIP). Join Black, Latinx, cis, trans, and other students for two weeks to learn the computer science skills you need to make an impact while getting an inside look into the tech field.
**You can join our waitlist** even with the app deadline passed! Each week starting April 19th, we’ll pull a select number of students off the waitlist and offer them a seat in SIP. There’s still time to make magic happen, so fill out the form to be added to our waitlist today!
And if making your own plans is more your style, be sure to select that you’re interested in our brand new Self-Paced Program. With the Self-Paced Program, you can learn to code at your own pace and still join our life-long community of coders. We’ll be reaching out to everyone on the waitlist who expressed interest in Self-Paced in mid-May. Now is your chance!
Ages: Rising 10th-12th Graders
Contact email: [email protected]
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